Candidates who are wishing to apply for SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Exam 2016, are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, physical standards etc and satisfy themselves that they are eligible . Take a look at the details about the required educational qualification, age and physical standards :-
The basic educational qualification required for most of the posts in SSC CGL exam is a Bachelor‟s Degree (Graduation Degree) or equivalent from a recognized University .
|Name of the Post||Education Qualification|
|Compiler||Bachelor‟s Degree with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject from any recognized University.|
|Statistical Investigator Grade – II||Graduation with statistics as one of the main subjects .OR
Bachelor‟s Degree with Mathematics( with Statistics as a papers studied in one year/two years/all three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Graduation with Economics ( with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Graduation with Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
|All other posts||Graduation|
|Assistants(CSS)||Graduation + Computer Proficiency|
Degree obtained from open Universities/Distance Education is allowed in this exam; The university must be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU.
Candidates must acquire the prescribed qualification on or before 01.01.2016 , failing which their candidature will be cancelled.
The age limitations for SSC CGL exam 2016 is following :-
|Name of the Post||Age Limit|
|Inspector of Income Tax/ Inspector (Central
Excise)/ Inspector (Preventive Officer)/
Inspector (Examiner)/ Inspector of Posts/
Assistant Enforcement Officer/Inspector
(CBN) Compiler/ Divisional Accountant/
Auditors/ UDCs /Tax Assistants/ Junior
Accountant & Accountant /Sub-Inspector
|18 to 27 years|
|Statistical Investigator Gr.II||Not exceeding 26 years|
|Assistant/Sub Inspector in CBI||20 to 27 years|
Relaxation in age limit for SSC CGL Exam ( Chart )
|Physically Handicapped candidates ( PH)||10 years|
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 years|
Full Chart is available in the full advertisement .
If you are applying for the post of Inspector ( Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer ) or Sub-Inspector in CBI then you must be physically fit otherwise your candidature will be rejected . The following physical standard are required for these posts :-
Inspector ( Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer )
|Male||157.5 cms.||Chest 81 cms. (fully expanded with a minimum expanses of 5 cms.)Note – There is a relaxation of 5 cms. available for Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.||–|
|Female||152 cms.Height relaxable by 2.5 cms||–||48 Kgs.Note :-Weight by 2 Kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and Members of Scheduled Tribes|
|Male||1600 metres in 15 minutes||8 Kms. In 30 minutes|
|Female||1 Km. in 20 minutes||3 Kms. in 25 minutes|
Sub-Inspector in CBI
Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms
|76 cms. with expansion||