[SSC-CGL] Age relaxation increased by 3 years for all categories- Gen. can give upto 30 yrs; No interviews for any post

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  1. +3 Age relaxation in SSC
  2. What about the remaining posts?
  3. Tentative dates for SSC CGL-2017 exam
  4. Revised Exam Structure of SSC CGL 2017

+3 Age relaxation in SSC

  • Earlier, in SSC-CGL exam, the age limit for general category was 27 years.
  • Now for selected post, Government has increased it to 30 years. (and subsequently, OBC, SC, ST age limits also raised by threesince their formula is tied with the age limit of general category.) Ref-circular
  • Age will be counted on 1 Aug 2017 for CGL exam 2017. (Ref-circular)
S.No. Post name Grade Pay General
Age Limit
Assistant in CVC 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
2. Assistant in MHA 4600 21-30 21-33 21-35
3. Assistant in Railways 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
4. Assistant in MEA 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
5. Assistant in Defence 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
6. Assistant in other ministries 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
7. Assistant in other ministries 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
8. Income Tax Inspector 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
9. Inspector Central Excise 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
10. Preventive Officer 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
11. Examiner 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
12. Inspector of Post 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
13. Divisional Accountant 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
14. Inspectors in Narcotics 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35

What about the remaining posts?

From last year notification, the  age limit for following posts as follows-

S.No. Post name Grade Pay Gen. OBC SC/ST
1. CSS Assistant 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35 years
2. Sub inspector in NIA 4200 18-30 years 18-33 years 18-35 years
3. SI in CBI 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
4. AAO 4800 18-30 18-33 18-35 years
5. Statistical
4200 18-32 years 18-35 years 18-37 years
  • Rest of the posts of grade Pay 2400 and 2800 will have age limit as 18-27 years. No change in their criteria.
  • Office memorandum is silent on age limit of Assistant in IB
  • For job profile, posting, promotion of all of above posts, visit this earlier article

Tentative dates for SSC CGL-2017 exam

As per exam calendar available in SSC official website.

Online form will be available Tier 1 Tier II Tier III Tier IV
11.03.2017 to  15.04.2017 19 -6-17 to 02 -07-2017
(Online Test )
5-8 September,2017
(online Test)
12.11.2017 ( DESCRIPTIVE paper ) December 2017, Skill Test
(Typing etc. for Tax Assistants, Assistants in CSS etc)

Revised Exam Structure of SSC CGL 2017

According to this SSC notification, The revised exam structure is as following

Tier Type Topics Total
Tier I Objective (MCQ) Maths – 25 Q
Reasoning –  25 Q
English- 25 Q
GK- 25 Q
Duration:  75 min
(1/4 negative marking)
200 marks
Tier II Objective (MCQ) Maths – 100 Q
English -200 Q
General Studies- Only for AAO post
 (Finance and Economics)
[Finance and Accounts for which there would be 40 questions carrying 80 marks and Economics and Governance which would have 60 questions carrying 120 marks.] Statistics – 100 Q – Only for Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler.
Duration: 02 hours
(1/4 negative marking)
200 marks each paper
Tier III Descriptive paper Essay / Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application Writing of approximately 150 words
Duration: 01 hour
(min. 33 marks essential)
Medium- either in Hindi or in English.
100 marks
Tier IV Typing
  • For the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax): Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer.
  • Minimum qualifying Data Entry Speed: 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes.

Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.

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153 Comments on “[SSC-CGL] Age relaxation increased by 3 years for all categories- Gen. can give upto 30 yrs; No interviews for any post”

  1. Dear Mrunal Sir,
    Is a public Sector undertaking employee for more than 05 years is eligible for age relaxation under for SSC-CGLE 2017 under Central Government Civilian employee category? Is there any circular or O.M. or order Copy available for that?

    Please Guide sir.

    Thanks You.

    1. Yes you are eligible. read notification properly, in that, it is mentioned.

  2. Hi mrunal sir,

    My date of birth is 20/01/1992.Please let me know if i am applicable to CAPF(AC) for the year 2017.

  3. Sir ye age limit ka notification scc ki website pe abhi nahi hai

  4. Dear Sir,
    I am in a real confusion . You have said that the cut off date for age exemption would be 01.08.2017. Now I am born on 01.08.1987, would i be eligible?? Sir, please i need a clarification since I do not want to go through the entire ordeal of competitive exam and then getting to know i am not eligible. Currently, I work as an inspector in central excise and customs and am posted at Bangalore.

  5. sir ,i am color blind .can i apply for ssc-cgl exam??

  6. Sir we don’t receive any message from SSC board for tier1result after completion of exam is fail or pass please alert messages

  7. hi…i am Oct 1984 born….i am 32 years old….am i eligible to appear for civil services prelims exam in 2017….i have attempts with me…

    1. hi…i am Oct 1984 born….i am 32 years old….am i eligible to appear for civil services prelims exam in 2017….i have attempts with me…i am a general category aspirant….kindly clarify my doubt

  8. Sir,
    Mrunal website says 52 days to go for APFC exam but I could no where find the notification for APFC 2017 ? Is there really gonna be an eexam for 2017 . Please tell where can I find notification and other details regarding the said exam

    1. It is for EO/AO in EPFO which is on 26 Feb 2017

    2. It is mrunal bhai’s mistake. It is Account officer/Enforcement officer exam he is referring to. which is to be held on 26 feb 2017. Application was invited in june 2016.

  9. hi Sir,
    my age is 30+, currently i am working in LIC as a DO(Development Officer) from last 3 years. am i eligible for age relaxation. Plz Guide.

  10. forgot to mention i am in general category

  11. EPFO notification was out in last june,exam is in 26th february 2017,admit will be out probably by last week of Jan

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  15. my dob is 6.2.1987.am i eligible for ssc cgl2017

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  25. I’m seeking my final year, and the ssc CGL notification is being released in march but my final semester will be completed by may. I want to know whether iam eligible to write the exam or not..

  26. Sir,
    Is this a prior consolation Prize for UPSC candidates having age higher than 26, before announcing that the govt. is going to accept Baswan Committee recommendation ? Is govt. gonna use this as a shield?

  27. Mrunal , sir how can I find this notice of age relaxation in CGL on its official website.
    Kindly tell pls

  28. ssc cgl pre should be qualified

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