Eligibility Conditions for SSC CGL Exam 2014 | Who Can Apply

Candidates who are wishing to apply for SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Exam 2014, 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 :-

Educational Qualification

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

Note :-

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 01.01.2014 , failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

Age Limitation

The age limitations for SSC CGL exam 2014 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 )

OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Physically Handicapped candidates ( PH) 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years

Full Chart is available in the full advertisement .

Physical Fitness

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 )

Physical Standards

Sex Height Chest Weight
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

Physical Test

Sex Walking Cycling
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

Sex Height Chest Vision
Man 165 cms.
Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms
76 cms.  with  expansion
  • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
  • Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
  • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.
Woman 150 cms. Same


    1. I think flexoble flat foots are allowed because its not army department even in army foot with minor curves are allowed

      1. Sir i have not completed my graduation rather i am a Bcom Hons Final Sem student. In article this is written in bold red letters
        //Candidates must acquire the prescribed qualification on or before 01.01.2014 , failing which their candidature will be cancelled.//
        On jan 1 2014 i was in Final year, so i am not eligible for the exams?


  1. sir I have done my graduation from PTU ,which provide a distance education so please tell that I am eligible or not.

  2. All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for appearing at the Interview/Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/ Provisional Certificate/ Certificate of Graduation in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the 1st January,2013, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission……..

    …….. But you mention it 01.08.2013 What about that…?

  3. I want to know if a candidate is partially deaf can he apply???
    Secondly what was the cut off for a partially deaf last year.

    1. sir, please tell me if i am elgible for CGL , i have done my graduation in two parts,. 2 year from a university and after that final year from other university.

    2. I will be graduating in June, 2016. Can i apply for the S.S.B graduate level exam in 2016, as my graduating certificates will be available after january, 2016 ?

  4. I heard that vision compulsion is necessary only for sub inspector in cbi… is that so? Or it is required for all inspector posts

  5. I have done my PG from Punjab Technical University and B.Com from School of open Learning, DU. I want to know whether i am eligible for SSC CGL-2014.

    Thanx in advance.

  6. I’m pursuing degree in Bsc final year…I’m having only one semester to clear which will be held in April 2014 when I was filling form there was no option for final year appearing candidates….does anyone have idea for it???
    Pls reply as soon as possible…

  7. sir,i saw that there is Diploma qualification in eligibilty creteria of CGL 2014 notification. i completed diploma,am i eligible for this vacancies. plz give me reply…

  8. i coplite B.C.A from Dr. C.V Roman University.
    Can i sit in Computer application subject in SSC.
    Sudip Kundu

  9. im waiting for my degree results (mass com and journalism) which is likely to come out by feb 25th dis year but as per the form the last date of sumbission is 14th. can i still apply for ssc??? please help admin

  10. dear sir,
    i m 30+ yrs old & blong to shedule caste
    i have no relaxation in filling application form
    so i want currection age relaxation
    please help me

  11. Sir I have passed B.A in the year 2011, but my computer certificate is overlapping the 01.01.2014 date, means i will get it after two month. I already had applied for CSS as my first preference. will it(computer certificate)be accepted if get the interview call for that post?

  12. sir i am UG with english lit.,social science& education(subject)& PG with education & computer diploma (PGDCA)pls tell me applying post name.

  13. hey can anybody please tell me that graduation final year student are allowed to give CGL-2014 or not..please reply as soon as possible..will be waiting.

  14. sir,i saw that there is Diploma qualification in eligibilty creteria of CGL 2014 notification. i completed diploma,am i eligible for this vacancies. plz give me reply…

  15. sir i m persuing in b tech final year & i’ll comlete my graduatation in july 2014 . am i eligible for CGL 2014 PLEASE REPLY ME.

  16. hello sir,
    i have applied SSC CGL 2014 for all posts which has given in notification by preference order.Actually am B.E graduate but in post preference i was applied Statistical(R) post too..so that i should want to face(paper 3) in TIER 2. In case if i do not willing to face paper 3 in TIER 2 Exam mean ,is that any problem has may happen in total cutoff ? weather such problem should happen mean weather which tend to affect other preference post which is applied by me?
    Please kindly guide me further at kavibharathiece1991@gmail.com

  17. sir iam complete b.com (generle) DR.BR Ambethkar open university

    last year please tell me i am eligible or not eligible

  18. Sir recently i have given exam tyb.com can i apply for ssc cgl for year 2014 and which post is more suitable for me

  19. Sir m obc category m aata hu .mane 27.4.2014 ko cgl ka pre. Exam diya h or mane 14.5.2014 ko obc ka certificate banwaya h kya koi problem to nahì ho jaegi .plzzźzzzzzzzzz replýyyyyyyyyyyyyy

  20. sir i am passed for bscit for kuvempu university 2014 . so i am elegible for ssc cgl.please regard my problems..

  21. sir please
    Help me
    Sir me BA complit hu history hon se kiya me CBI Sub inspector me apply kar shakta hu /nahi
    Or sir ssc CGL yani CBI sub inspector Her shaal vacancy niklta he sir please reply me

  22. Respected Sir

    I am a final year student (now I am in 7th semester). Can I apply for SSC CGLE 2015 as some people on the internet are saying that Final year students are not eligible for SSC CGLE. Is it true sir?? I know you have answered it. but that year was 2013.

  23. Hi

    i’m abhilash had recently completed graduated in bsc which includes mathematics computer and electronic plz tell me the formalities for applying for the ssc exam

  24. Sir please inform me that i am btech final year student and my session will complete in june .Can i fill ssc cgl 2015 exam form?

    Another question is that my spectacles no is – 0.25 .Am i eligible for CBI SUB INSPECTOR?

  25. Sir, I am 12th pass ex service man. I have a certificate of equalant graduate issued by Indian Army. Can I apply for CGL?

  26. i m JCO in army and i m retiring from army in 41yrs of age.I have done graduation and I want to become drug and narcotics inspector through ssc. I M ELIGIBLE FOR IT OR NOT?

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  28. sir i hve filled ssc 2014 in feburary but my result was declared on june.
    may i will face any problem in interview or in selection process??

  29. Yes kya me correspondance se graduation krane ke baad . combined graduation level ka exam de sakta hu. kya me iis post ke liya eligable hu.

  30. Hello sir,
    I want to appear for the Exam of Income tax officer and I am a B.com Pass course graduate.
    When and how can i apply for the same.

  31. I am appearing in b.tech and now my supply exam held in December and results will come out July 2015 can I have eligible for this

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  33. i’m getting 400 in cgl 2013. but i didnt give the preferences for inspector posts. will i get a second chance to reset my preferences ?

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  37. Respected Sir,
    I am a b.tech student of prestiguish collage IIT. I want to apply for jobs in psu such as other engineering student.
    But i have slightly SQUINT problem in my one eye.According to medical rules,SQUINT PERSON not FIT for govt, job.
    Now what should i do. My whole career is ruined due to medical rules
    Sir,i have not serious problem with my eye..

    Any job in INDIA for which i am applicable???
    sir any post in banking/ssc or any service???please help me.

  38. sir I am pursuing BCA from Sikkim manipal university ..
    and want to appear in ssc-cgl xam..suggest me my distance education degree is valid or not for this.. if it’s valid tell me…..

  39. sir, I would complete my graduation till may 2015 …. then plz tell me … can I sit in ssc cgl 2015 exam… which would be held in late 2015…. sir I m a delhi university student. … sir pllzz tell me???? its a humble request. ….

  40. Can a last year B.tech student apply for CGL exam //
    If yes which all posts under cgl can I apply with an eye defect ..

  41. I just wanted the information about the educational qualification required for SSC CGL 2015.
    What is the minimum percentage required for appearing this test if there is any?

  42. i did my bsc in biotechnology and we have computer subject in one of the papers…iam I eligible for css posts? as they mentioned that computer proficiency is essential qualification?

  43. sir,
    This is last semester,can i apply to ssc cgl “2015” my course will complete around may/june iam eligible to write the exam, i have started the preparation…………

  44. Hiii….am studying degree final …. by march ending i completed my graduation……..was i eligible for ssc cgl xam??

  45. sir ,
    i have passed the tier 1 exam of cgl 2014 and have been provided with the option on giving all three papers.so,i would like to know that is it necessary to give all the three papers,what if i don’t give exam of paper 3 i.e statistics ? Plz do provide complete information.

  46. i qualified ssc cgl 2014. my tier 2 exam will conduct in april 2015. i am eligible for paper 2 and paper3. paper 3 is for statistical investigator. it is mandatory to take part in paper 3 or not?

  47. what if in results of tier 1 ssc cgl a student have cleared the exam and in results pdf “yes” is being shown under eligibility for paper 1,2 & 3 all yet the student isn’t possessing the qualifications for the post for which paper 3 is compulsory?? please rply asap..

    thanks & regards

  48. sir,i am student of b.sc final year and degree will be completed in july-2015.can i eligible for ssc (cgl)

  49. sir , i have a bachelor’s degree in hotel management in distance education … can i apply for SSC CGl … need help … please reply.

  50. sir i lost vision of my left eye during an accident few yrs back ..am i eligible for examiner/preventive officer jobs..my right eye vision is sound

  51. I have query about marks scored in the qualifying exam. As i will get the result in month of july what should i fill in that column ?

  52. what is the scene of coloue blindness problem …..is there any problem in giving the prefrence due to this problem

  53. sir,i have done bach.of engineering from Institute of Mechnical Engineers,(INDIA)MUMBAI .it is recognised by the department of the Ministry of HUMAN RESOURSES DEVELOPMENT, govt of india.but not recognised by UGC .can i applicable for cgl test or not.

    1. Sir,let me confirm with the b.tech of computer engg or IT students will eligible for the post of (1)Compiler & (2)statical investigator grade -11.

  54. Hi everyone..
    I am a Final year graduate student of B.Com. and appeared my final exams. Jus waiting for my results and marks which will be declared in couple of weeks..
    But Im fulfilling my eligibility criteria that by August 2015 I will have my marksheet to show them..
    Can Someone guide me?

  55. hi sir
    i am complite bachler digree to commerce(b.com) and. in this my prsenteg is 46 /.what i can apply for si

  56. hello sir..maine 2015 me graduation complete kiya h… but my overall percentage is below than 50%….to kya mai ssc graduation level k form bhar sakta hu..min. percentage requirment to nai hoti h koi ….

  57. sir i completed my graduation but my marks are below than 50%…to kya mai eligible hu ssc graduation level k form dalne k liye

  58. sir maine bio se BSC kiya h kya m SSC cgl k liye apply kr skti hun? Aur agr skti hun to kis post k liye apply kr skti hun plSssss reply

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