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SSC CGL Examination 2015: Eligibility Criteria

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will soon conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) for the year 2015. The candidates who wish to apply for the post should know the eligibility criteria before applying.

May 5, 2015 17:40 IST
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SSC CGL Examination 2015 Eligibility Criteria
SSC CGL Examination 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will soon conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) for the year 2015. The examination will be conducted for recruitment to Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ posts. The candidates can apply for the post in the prescribed format on or before 28 May 2015 for Part I and 01 June 2015 for Part II registration respectively. 

The candidates who wish to apply for the post should know the eligibility criteria before applying. The entire eligibility criteria are noted down below, the appearing candidates can take a look at the criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality/Citizenship

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the Ist January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification

  • Compiler: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject.
  • Statistical Investigator Grade – II : Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% in Mathematics at 12th standard level: OR Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
  • All other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

A. Age Limit

(i) For Post for which age limit is 20-27 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1995

(ii) For Post for which age limit is 18-27 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1997

(iii) For Post for which age limit is 18-25 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.1997

(iv) For Post for which age limit is 21-27 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1994

(v) For Post for which age limit is 20-30 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1985 and not later than 01.08.1995

(vi) For Post for which age limit is upto 30 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1985 and not later than 01.08.1997

(vii) For Post for which age limit is upto 32 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1983 and not later than 01.08.1997

B. Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate only will be accepted by the Commission for determining the age and no subsequent request for change will be considered or granted .

C. Permissible relaxation of upper age limit as per Government orders as well as category-codes for claiming age relaxation as on the date of reckoning (01.08.2015) are as below :

Code No.

Category

Age Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit.

01

SC/ST

5 years

02

OBC

3 years

03

PH

10 years

04

PH +OBC

13 years

05

PH +SC/ST

15 years

06

(For Group B & C posts)
Ex-Servicemen(unreserved/General)

03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of application

07

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

06 years(3 years t 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application.

08

Ex-Servicemen (SC & ST)

O8years(3 years + 5 years)
after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application

12

For Group “B’ posts
Central Govt. Civilian
Employees(Genera/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

5 years

13

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

8 (5 +3) years

14

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

10(5+5) years

15

For Group “C” posts
Central Govt. Civilian
Employees(General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Upto 40 years of age

17

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Upto 43 years of age

19

Central Govt. Civilian Employees(SCIST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Upto 45 years ot age

21

Candidates who had ordinarily been
domiciled In the State of Jammu &
Kashmir(Unreserved/ General)

5 years

22

Candidates who had ordinarily been
domiciled In the State of Jammu &
Kashmir(OBC)

8 years

23

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(
SCIST)

10 years

24

For Group “C posts only.
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not
remarried(Unreserved/General)

Upto 35 years of age

25

Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried(OBC)

Upto 38 years of age

26

Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried(SC/ST)

Upto 40 years of age

27

Defence Personnel disabled in operatIon during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.(unreserved/General)

5 years

28

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.( OBC)

8(5+3) years

29.

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof( SC/ST)

10(5+5)years

D: Ex-servicemen who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts on regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are NOT eligible for fee concession. However, he/she can avail of the benefit of reservation as ex-serviceman for subsequent employment if he/she immediately, after joining civil employment, gives self- declaration/undertaking to the concerned employer about the date-wise details of application for various vacancies for which he/she had applied for before joining the initial civil employment as mentioned in the OM NO. 36034/1/2014-Estt (Res) dated 14.08.2014 issued by DOP&T.

E: The period of "Call up Service" of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for purpose of age relaxation, as per rules.

F: For any serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as Ex- Serviceman for the purpose of securing the benefits of reservation, he must have already acquired, at the relevant time of submitting his application for the Post / Service, the status of ex-serviceman and /or is in a position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from the competent authority that he would complete specified term of engagement from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION (i.e. 01.06.2015) or otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency.

G: Age concession is not admissible to sons, daughters and dependents of Ex- Servicemen.

H: A Matriculate Ex-Serviceman (includes an Ex-Serviceman, who has obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or the Air Force), who has put in not less than 15 years of service as on 01.06.2015 with Armed Forces of the Union shall be considered eligible for appointment to the Group ‘C’ posts being advertised through this examination. Thus, those Non-Graduate Ex-Servicemen who have not completed 15 years of service as on the closing date for receipt of application or would not complete 15 years of service within the time limit specified in Note-III are not eligible to apply for this examination.

I: As per Supreme Court direction dated 24.02.1995 in Appeal No.731-69 of 1994, Age relaxation will be available for the post of Compiler in O/o RGI (Registrar General of India) for retrenched Census employees as under: (i) Age relaxation by 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, (ii) Weightage of past service.

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