This is an old news, but incase anyone is still in the dark- please know that SSC has made some changes in earlier notification of Combined Graduate level (CGL) 2014’s exam

  1. #1: last date to apply Changed
  2. #2: Education qualification changed (for Statistical investigator Grade 2)
  3. #3: Age limits changed (for some jobs)
  4. #4: Job Classification Changed
  5. Important Links

#1: last date to apply Changed

  • 24 Feb 2014: This is the Last date to apply. (But keep in mind that part 1 of online application will close @22 Feb 2014)
  • 3 March 2014: This is Last date to apply for people living in faraway areas= Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh,Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad.

#2: Education qualification changed (for Statistical investigator Grade 2)

Following aspirants are eligible to apply for above JOB

  1. Bachelor from any subject from a recognized university/institution. IF he got at least 60% in Mathematics in Class 12


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

#3: Age limits changed (for some jobs)

(new age limit) for General Category
Statistical Investigator Grade-II 32 years
Assistant Enforcement Officer 30 years
Sub Inspector in CBI 20 -30 years

The age relaxation to SC, ST, OBC, PH and other categories has been kept same as earlier system. Meaning

  • SC/ST=+5 years
  • OBC=+3 years
  • PH=10 years
  • PH+OBC=13 years
  • PH+SC/ST=15 years

same way for Ex-serviceman, Central  government (civilian) employees, JK residents, widows/divorced women et al will continue to get the age relaxation benefits according to their earlier provisions. Given in the old notification:

#4: Job Classification Changed

Before After the Change
Assistant Enforcement Officer Group ‘C’ Group ‘B’
Sub Inspector in CBI Group ‘C’ Group ‘B’

Other contents of the (old) notification are unchanged.

Important Links

  1. To apply Online:  AND
  2. SSC’s official notice about above changes: Click me
  3. For (OLD) SSC-CGL Notification: Click me
  4. For Paper application form: Click me

Basic Strategy/Studyplan for SSC CGL:

  1. General Awareness (GA/GK)
  2. Maths, Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension
  4. Reasoning, General Intelligence