SSC CGL 2018 – Application Form, Eligibility, Apply Online

SSC CGL 2018 Application Form – SSC CGL Apply Online 2018 :

In this article you can get details of SSC CGL 2018 eligibility criteria and application process including SSC CGL application fee and modes of payment. Good news for government job aspirants out there. This year’s SSC CGL recruitment event has started. As per latest available information, the Staff Selection Commission has made all the preparations and released the SSC CGL 2018 official notification.

On the basis of latest news, we can say that this year the commission will recruit nearly four thousand candidates on various posts through this recruitment event. Posts-wise exact number of vacancies will be disclosed by the Commission at least one month before the announcement of the final results. After that we will update this page with posts-wise number of vacancies.

Like always, this year as well candidates have to attempt online application to apply for SSC CGL 2018. But before attempting online application, candidates are recommended to go through the eligibility criteria and satisfy themselves that they are eligible.

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SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria


An applicant should be either an Indian citizen or Indian origin person or a subject of Bhutan/Nepal or a Tibetan refugee. 

Age limit and relaxation

For the post of Junior Statistical Officer in Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation, candidates up to 32 years old age will be eligible to apply. For the posts of Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer in Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG, candidates should not have more than 30 years. All the candidates should note down that calculation of age will be based on the date of birth as mentioned in the secondary /10th/matriculation examination certificate. Post wise age limit and other details can be checked below.

Post NameMinistry/Dept./CadreGroupGrade PayAge limit
Asst. Audit officerIndian Audit and Accounts / CAGB (Gazetted)4800Not to exceed 30 yrs
Asst. Accounts officerIndian Audit and Accounts / CAGB (Gazetted)4800Not to exceed 30 yrs
Asst. Section officerCentral Secretariat ServiceB460020-30 yrs
AssistantsOthersB460018-27 yrs
Assistant/ SuperintendentOthersB4200Not to exceed 30 yrs
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTC4600Not to exceed 30 yrs
Inspector (Preventive officer)CBECB460018-27 yrs
Inspector (examiner)CBECB460018-27 yrs
Asst. Enforcement officerDept. of RevenueB4600Upto 30 yrs
SINIAB4200Upto 30 yrs
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsB460018- 27 yrs
Jr. Statistical OfficerMoSPIB4200Upto 32 yrs

For detailed posts and age limit click here

Relaxation in upper age limit will be given as per Government of India orders to the candidates of special categories. For category wise age relaxation, look at the table below.

CategoryAge relaxation (in years)
PH cum OBC13
PH cum SC/ST15

Post-wise Essential Qualifications

Junior Statistical OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the main subjects
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized Institute/University with minimum 60% Marks in Mathematics at intermediate/12th level
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts OfficerDesirable Qualifications: Company Secretary or cost & Management Accountant or Chartered Accountant or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Economics or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Studies
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institute/University
All other postsBachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent

SSC CGL 2018 Application Form and Process

Application forms for SSC CGL 2018 are available online with the release official notification. It is cleared that interested candidates have to fill and submit online application to apply for SSC CGL 2018 from May 5th to 4th June 2018. Online application will contain two parts:

  • Part I Registration
  • Part II Registration

Procedure to complete Part I Registration

  • Go to SSC’s official website @ OR
  • Now, read the instructions carefully before attempting Part I Registration
  • To attempt Part I registration, a candidate have to enter his/her basic information
  • Now, submit the information to receive registration no.
  • Print the registration no. to proceed with Part II Registration

Procedure to complete Part II Registration

  • Login with registration no. and password to proceed
  • After logging, fill the payment details
  • Upload scanned copies of photograph and signature
  • Now, note down the registration no. and transaction ID of the bank carefully
  • Print complete application form along with payment receipt

Note:- Candidates’ online application will be incomplete without payment of application fee (wherever applicable).

SSC CGL 2018 Application Fee & Mode Of Payment

As per Government of India orders, there will be no application fee for women candidates, applicants’ belonging to ex-servicemen, scheduled tribe, scheduled caste and physically handicapped categories. Rest of the candidates have to pay Rs. 100/- as their application fee.

The applicants applicable for the submission of application fee can pay their fee through either online or offline mode. To pay application fee online, a candidate has to use SBI net banking or credit/debit card of any bank. For offline fee submission, a candidate has to submit application fee in cash through SBI bank challan. Candidates applicable for submission of application fee should know that fee once paid will not be repaid under any circumstance.

SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus

SSC CGL 2018 Regional Helpline Numbers

Below we have provided regional help line numbers.  a candidate may dial the respective number for clarifications or query regarding filling/submitting online applications:

S.No.Regional office locationHelpline numbers
1SSC(NER), Guwahati09085073593, 09085015252
2SSC(NWR), Chandigarh09915509204, 09915509331
3SSC(KKR), Bangalore08025502520, 09483862020
4SSC(MPR) Raipur09407921504, 09407921505
5SSC(ER), Kolkata09477461228, 09477461229
6SSC(WR), Mumbai09869730700, 07738422705
7SSC(SR), Chennai09445195946, 04428251139
8SSC(CR), Allahabad05322460511, 05326541021
9SSC(NR), New Delhi01164715222, 01165021888, 01124363343, 01124360840


In the end, we just want to say that if you still have any query or feedback about SSC CGL 2018 then don’t hesitate to contact us. We wish you Best of Luck for your SSC CGL 2018.


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