ALERT : SSC CGL Exam 2017 Age Limit increased by 3 Years


GOVT/SSC has increased Age Limit by 3 Years for CGL Exam 2017


GENERAL : 18-30 Years (earlier its was 18-27 Years)

OBC: 18-33 Years (earlier its was 18-30 Years)

SC/ST: 18-35 Years (earlier its was 18-32 Years)

AGE WILL BE COUNTED from 01 Aug 2017 for CGL exam 2017.
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Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) had issued a Notice for the same, here is the Official text :


The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M. of even number dated 31S` May, 2016 issued in pursuance of meeting in DoPT on the issue cited in subject above. All the participant Ministries/Departments were requested to send a proposal for amendment of the Recruitment Rules for the posts having Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-, 4600/- and 4800/- which are part of CGLE so as to revise the upper age limit as 30 years, in consonance with the guidelines on framing/amendment of Recruitment Rules dated 31.12.2010.
Further, DoPT vide OM dated 14.09.2016 requested all participating Ministries / Departments to convey the status for amendment of the RRs of the posts carrying Grade Pay Rs. 4200, 4600 & 4800/- and to furnish a copy of the notification of the Recruitment Rules.
A statement containing the details of the posts for which recruitment rules are required to be amended is enclosed. The cadre controlling authorities of respective Ministries/Departments are requested to inform this Department about the current status of amendment. A copy of the notification issued for amendment in RRs may be sent to this Department latest by 10.01.2017.
Name of the Post Grade Pay Ministry/Department Existing Upper age
NEW Upper age
Assistant 4600 Central Vigilance Commission 18-27 years 18-30 years
Assistant 4600 M/o Home Affairs 21-27 years 21-30 years
Assistant 4600 M/o Railways 18-27 years 18-30 years
Assistant 4600 M/o External Affairs 18-27 years 18-30 years
Assistant 4600 M/o Defence 18-27 years 18-30 years
Assistant 4600 Other Ministries 18-27 years 18-30 years
Inspector of Income Tax 4600 D/o Revenue 18-27 years 18-30 years
Inspector (Central Excise)
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Inspector of Posts 4200 D/o Posts 18-27 years 18-30 years
Divisional Accountant 4200 D/o Expenditure 18-27 years 18-30 years
Inspector 4200 Central Bureau of Narcotics 18-27 years 18-30 years


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