SSC CGL Age Criteria 2017: Age Limit Increased from 27 to 30 Years!

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has officially increased age limit for SSC CGL 2017 Exam from 27 years to 30 years. Age limit for SSC CGL will be reckoned from 1st August, 2017 (01.08.2017). Earlier the Upper Age limit of CGL Exam for the post carrying Grade pay of  Rs 4800, Rs 4600 and Rs 4200 was 18- 27 years. We have discussed below in detail Upper Age limit for SSC CGL exam 2017. SSC has also released a notice related to the age criteria of some posts. In the notification, it is mentioned in the notice that age criteria for the post code H and I which was 27 Years is now exceeded to 30 years. There are some other changes given as well. Please check the official notification by clicking on the below link.

SSC CGL Official Notification (12th June 2017)

SSC CGL Age Limit 2017




Age Limit

A Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts officer Indian Audit &
Accounts & CAG
30 years
B Assistant
Section Officer
CSS/MEA/Railway/IB / AFHQ/ other Ministries
20-30 years
ITI/ Excise/Preventive Officer/Examiner
/Asst. Enforcement Officer/
Inspector of Posts
CBDT/ CBEC/Revenue Dept./ Dept. of Posts 30 years
Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
Up to 30 years
Inspector Narcotics 18-27 Years
Assistant/Superintendent Other Ministries 30 years
Sub Inspector NIA 30 years
Divisional Accountant CAG 30 years
Assistant Other Ministries 18-27 years
C Junior Statistical Officer M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation 32 years
D Tax Assistant CBEC 20-27 years
Tax Assistant CBDT 18-27 years
Auditor CAG/CGDA/Other departments 18-27 years
Sub Inspector Narcotics 18-27 years
You can see that for the maximum posts of gradepay 4800,4600 and 4200 of SSC CGL, age limit is up to 30 years.

SSC CGL Age Relaxation

There is age relaxation in SSC CGL 2017 under various categories. You can check age relaxation according to SSC official notice below:

Age Relaxation

Category Years
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Handicapped (PH)
10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years

SSC CGL Age (Date of Birth

You can check your eligibility for the posts with your date of birth by checking the below table.
Age Limit Date of Birth
18-27 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.1999
20-27 year He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.1997
20-30 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1987 and not later than 01.08.1997
32 years He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1985 and not later than 01.08.1999


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