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SSC CGL 2018 Notification

Last update : May 07, 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Notification is Out!
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SSC CGL 2018 - The Staff Selection Commision(SSC) has released the notification for CGL 2018 - Combined Graduate Level Examination 2018 in Employment News Paper. As per  SSC revised calendar, the online application form submission will be started day after day of official notification declaration. The SSC CGL 2018 Online registration will be open for about 01(one) Month. Keep checking out the this page for the further updates. The eligible and interested candidates can apply from the link given on this page below.

The SSC CGL 2018 recruitment process will be completed in four tiers. The Staff Selection Commission will conduct the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2018 (Tier-I) from 25 Jul to 20 Aug 2018 


Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the admit card for the SSC CGL 2018 (Tier - 1).

SSC CGL 2018 - Important dates : 

Application  (Online) Submission Starts
Last Date of Application Fee Submission
04 June 2018
Last Date of Application Form (Online) Submission
04 June 2018
SSC CGL 2018  Tier - I Exam Date
04 -12 Jun 2019
SSC CGL 2018  Tier - II  Exam Date
SSC CGL 2018  Tier - III (Descriptive)
SSC CGL 2018 Tier - IV (Skill Test)TBD


SSC CGL 2018 - Post , Pay Scale and Total Vacancies : 


A - Assistant Audit Officer(F),

  Assistant Accounts Officer ($) 

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG
4800Not > 30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer (A)
Central Secretariat Service
460020-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(C)
Intelligence Bureau
4600Not > 30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(D)
Ministry of Railway
460020-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(E)
Ministry of External Affairs
20-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(G)
AFHQ (Armed Forces Head Quarters)460020-30 years
B - Assistant(H)
Other Ministries/ Deptt.
460018-27 years
B - Assistant(>)Other Ministries/ Deptt.
460020-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer (<)Other Ministries/ Deptt.
4600Not > 30 years
B - Inspector of Income Tax (J)
4600Not > 30 years

B - Inspector - Central Excise (K), 

Inspector - Preventive Officer (L), 


18-27 years
B - Assistant Enforcement Officer(N)Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
4600Upto 30 years
B - Sub Inspector(O)Central Bureau of Investigation
460020-30 years
B - Inspector Posts(P)Department of Post
460018-27 years
B - Inspector (S)
Central Bureau of Narcotics
460018-27 years
B - Assistant (I)
Other Ministries/ Deptt.
18-27 years
B - Assistant/Superintendent (&)
Other Ministries/ Deptt.
4200Not > 30 years
B - Sub Inspector(%)National Investigation Agency (NIA)
4200Upto 30 years
C - Junior Statistical Officer(R)M/O Statistics & Prog. Implementation
4200Upto 32 years

D - Auditor(T), 

Accountant/Jr. Accountant(W)

Offices under C&AG
280018-27 years
D - Auditor(U)
Offices under CGDA 
280018-27 years

D - Auditor(V)

Accountant/Junior Accountant(X)

Other Ministries/ Deptt.
280018-27 years

D - Sr. Secretariat Assistant

 OR Upper Division Clerks(Y)

Central Govt. Offices/Ministries 

other than CSCS Cadres. 

240018-27 years
D - Tax Assistant (Z)CBDT
240018-27 years
D - Tax Assistant (@)CBEC
240020-27 years

SSC CGL 2018 - Eligibility Criteria : 

Age Limit

Age Limit will be calculated as of 1st Aug 2018 :

Age Limit  20-27 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.1998
Age Limit  18-27 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.2000
Age Limit  20-30 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.2000
Age Limit  Upto 30 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.2000
Age Limit  Upto 32 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.2000

There are permissible relaxation of upper age limit as per Government orders. Here are the most common relaxations :

01SC/ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03PH10 years
04PH OBC13 years
05PH SC/ST15 years

For more details on age relaxation. Please check out the Official Notification given below.



Essential Qualification as of  1st Aug 2018 :


Assistant Audit Officer  OR Assistant Accounts Officer

Essential Qualifications:  Bachelor Degree from a recognized University or Institute

Desirable Qualifications:  C.A. or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters In Commerce or  Business Studies or Business Administration (Finance) or Business Economics.

Junior Statistical Officer
Bachelor Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard  OR Bachelor Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
All Other Posts
Bachelor Degree from a recognized University or equivalent

*The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification on or before 1st August 2018.


A candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India, 
  • A subject of Nepal, or A subject of Bhutan, or
  • Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • 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.

SSC CGL 2018 -  Application Form and How to Apply : 

The interested and eligible candidates who want to appear for the exam need to submit their application online. The candidate should read the instructions carefully to avoid making any mistakes on submission.The SSC CGL 2018 application form is divided into two parts.

  • Part 1 : Registration -  The candidate needs to register using the basic information and preference of posts. This will generate a registration no and candidate must note down the registration no. for the future references.
  • Part 2 : Application form submission - The candidate is required to fill the payment details and upload scanned photograph and signature.
  • Apply for SSC CGL 2018 -  Click here (Official Link).

After completing the SSC CGL Part-2 Registration, Applicant should take the print out of the submitted application form.

SSC CGL 2018 -  Application Fee : 

The Application fee for SSC CGL 2018 is Rs. 100 only. The Candidates can make the payment through State Bank of India only either in the form of challan, generated on line, or through SBI Net Banking. The Payment can also be made through any Credit or Debit Card.   

All Women candidates and candidates belonging to SC, ST, PH, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee.


SSC CGL 2018 - Official Notification