SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2020 (With Latest Changes)

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2020

SSC has released the Eligibility Criteria for the upcoming CGL exam 2020. So all the candidates who are going to appeared in the CGL 2020 exam conducting by the SSC can find the Age Limit and required Education Qualification for this exam. SSC recruit the candidate for the various post in Department and Ministry of the government of India. Different departments and Ministry have different Age limit Criteria and Qualification. If you are interested to appear in the SSC CGL 2020 exam then you must check the upper and lower age limit and qualification needed by the SSC for this exam.

Age Limit

The age limit of the candidate is different for a different post in the Ministry and Departments. Candidates can check the age criteria from here according to the related post:

Ministries/Dept./ Offices/CadreCurrent Age Limit
Assistant Section Officer Not exceeding 30 years
 Assistant Section Officer 20 – 30 years
Assistant Section Officer 20 – 30 years
 Assistant Audit Officer 20 – 30 years
Assistant Section Officer 20 – 30 years
Inspector of Income TaxNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Central Excise)Not exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer)Not exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner)Not exceeding 30 years
 Inspector Posts 18 – 30 years
 Sub Inspector 18 – 27 years

Age Relaxation

There is relaxation in the age limit. Candidate can check the relaxation according to their category:

CategoryRelaxation of Age
SC/ST 5 years
 OBC 3 years
 PH 10 years
 PH + OBC 13 years
 PH + SC/ST 15 years

Education Qualification

Since SSC conduct the examination for the various post in different and Department of the government of India. So the Education Qualification needed by the different department also different. Candidate can check the education qualifications for the SSC CGL exam 2020 from the given table

Name of the PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer>Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.

Desirable Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant


Company Secretary or Masters I Commerce or Masters in Business Studies


Masters in Business Administration (Finance)


Masters in Business Economics.

Junior Statistical OfficerBachelor degree from the recognized board or the university with at least 60% marks in intermediate mathematics


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

All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

For Distance Mode Student

If you have done your bachelor from the distance mode then your university should have the recognition from the IGNOU.

Other Criteria

Apart from Education and age limit, the candidate should be the citizen of India.