FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)SSCSSC EXAM RULES

AGE LIMITS & EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (SSC EXAMS)

AGE LIMITS & EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (SSC EXAMS)

1. COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL (CGL) EXAM 

AGE LIMIT

  • 18-27 Years
    1. Auditor (CAG)
    2. Auditor (Other Ministries/Departments)
    3. Auditor (CGDA)
    4. Accountant (CAG)
    5. Accountant/Jr Accountant (Other Ministries/Departments)
    6. Senior Secretariat Assistant (UDC)
    7. SI in CBN
    8. Tax Assistants (CBDT)
    9. Tax Assistant (CBIC)
  • 20-30 Years
    1. Assistant Section Officer (CSS)
    2. Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
    3. Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)
    4. Assistant Section Officer (Railway)
    5. Assistant (Other Ministries — Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
    6. Sub Inspector (CBI)
  • Upto 30 Years
    1. Assistant Audit Officer (AAO)
    2. Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)
    3. Income Tax Inspector (ITI)
    4. Excise Inspector
    5. Preventive Officer (PO)
    6. Examiner
    7. Inspector in CBN
    8. Inspector Posts (IP)
    9. Assistant Section Officer in Intelligence Bureau (IB)
    10. Assistant Section Officer (Other Ministries — Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
    11. Assistant (Other Ministries — Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
    12. Assistant (Other Ministries — Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
    13. Assistant/Superintendent (Other Ministries) (GP 4200)
    14. Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO)
    15. SI in National Investigation Agency (NIA)
    16. Divisional Accountant
  • Upto 32 Years
    • Jr Statistical Officer

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

1. ASSISTANT AUDIT OFFICER & ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER
a) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree
b) Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics

NOTE: During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify the ‘Subordinate Audit Service Examination’ in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

2. Jr Statistical Officer
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

3. ALL OTHER POSTS
Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

NOTE-I: For the following posts Computer Proficiency Test has also been prescribed as an essential qualification; and for Tax Assistants, DEST is a must to qualify. Both of these tests are just qualifying.

  1. Assistants Section Officer (CSS)
  2. Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
  3. Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)
  4. Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under M/o Corporate affairs
  5. Assistant (GSI) in M/o Mines
  6. Excise Inspector
  7. Preventive Officer
  8. Examiner

NOTE-III: NO EDUCATIONAL/PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IS NEEDED FOR CPT/DEST.

 

2. SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam

AGE LIMITS

20-25 for each post for UR

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM A RECOGNIZED UNIVERSITY OR EQUIVALENT

For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only: Male candidates must possess and also carry a valid Driving License for LMV (Motor cycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. Otherwise they will not be allowed to undergo Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.

 

3. JE EXAM

AGE LIMITS


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS



LIST OF EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATIONS
9NOTE-I: ExS who have done various courses from Armed Forces which are certified by competent Authority to be equivalent to Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering are eligible to appear in the Examination.

 

4. Jr HINDI TRANSLATORS EXAM

AGE LIMIT

30 years

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

For post code A (Junior Translator in Central Secretariat Official Language Service (CSOLS)

post code B (Junior Translator in M/o Railways (Railway Board)

post code C (Junior Translator in Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) 

post code D (Junior Translator/Junior Hindi Translator in subordinate offices who have adopted Model RRs of DoPT for JT/JHT)

1. Master’s degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level

OR

Master’s degree in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level

OR

Master’s degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of a examination at the degree level

OR

Master’s degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level

OR

Master’s Degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi and English as compulsory or elective subjects or either of the two as a medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level

2. Recognized Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & vice versa or two years’ experience of translation work from Hindi to English and vice versa in Central or State Government Office, including Government of India Undertaking.

For post codes E (Senior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Ministries/ Departments / Offices)
1. Master’s degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level

OR

Master’s degree in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level

OR

Master‟s degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of a examination at the degree level

OR

Master’s degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level

OR

Master‟s Degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi and English as compulsory or elective subjects or either of the two as a medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level

2. Recognized Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & vice versa or three years’ experience of translation work from Hindi to English and vice versa in Central or State Government Office, including Government of India Undertaking.

 

5. CHSL (10+2) EXAM

AGE LIMIT

18-27 Years for all posts for UR

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

12th Standard or equivalent examination

NOTE: NO EDUCATIONAL/PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IS NEEDED FOR DEST/TYPING TEST

 

6. STENOGRAPHERS (GRADE ‘C’ & ‘D’) EXAM

AGE LIMITS

18-27 for each post for UR

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

12th standard pass

NOTE: NO EDUCATIONAL/PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IS NEEDED FOR STENOGRAPHY TEST.

 

7. MTS EXAM

AGE LIMIT

18-25 years

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

10th standard or equivalent examination

 

COMMON POINTS FOR ALL EXAMS

NOTE-I

The age limits for competitive examinations held for recruitment by UPSC/SSC etc. in the first half of the year is the first day of January of the year in which the examination is held; and if the examination is held in the second half of the year, the crucial date will be the first day of August of the year in which the examination is held.

If an examination is held in two parts on two different dates of the year, the crucial date for determining the age limits will normally be the 1st of January when both parts of the examination fall in the first half of the year, and when both parts of the examination fall in the second half of the year the crucial date for determining the age limits will be the 1st of August .

It may sometimes happen that due to exigencies of the circumstances an examination, which is normally held during the first half of the year, is shifted to the second half. In such a case, the date of determining the age limits would still be the 1st of January.

NOTE-II

The Degree obtained through open universities/Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.

NOTE-III

Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the educational qualification as on the date of reckoning of the educational qualification given in the advertisement of the exam will not be eligible and need not apply.

NOTE-IV

The candidates who are able to prove by documentary evidence that the result of the educational qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut off date and he/she has been declared passed will also be considered to have met the required educational qualification.

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Maha Gupta

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2 Comments

  1. July 27, 2015 at 10:09 PM

    Hello sir
    How much time will ssc take to announce final result of CGL-14?? I know it is difficult to say but any idea ??
    thank you

    • Maha Gupta
      July 28, 2015 at 12:36 AM

      Around 20 says after the final interview or CPT whichever is later. So you can say the result will be out between 20th Aug to 31st Aug.