SSC CGL Recruitment: Age Limit for Candidates Increased, Check Now!

By Malavikka

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has brought out a new notification with respect to the eligibility of the candidates who wish to apply for the Tier I exam. The age limit for the candidates has been increased, bringing smiles among those aspirants who were earlier disappointed with the previously stated criteria.

SSC CGL Recruitment: Age Limit Increased


Online registration for CGL 2017 has already begun at


The last date for submission of applications is 16 June 2017 for the Tier 1 exam.

SSC CGL Exam date

The exam is scheduled for 1-20 August 2017.

New notification regarding SSC CGL recruitment on candidates age limit

The latest notification regarding SSC CGL recruitment reads about increase in age limit for posts with code K, L, M and P.

This includes Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner) under CBEC and Inspector post under Department of Post.

The Commission has changed the upper age limit to 30 years for these posts. While for all jobs with codes K, L and M the age limit should be read as 'not exceeding 30 years', for Inspector post (Department of Post) the age limit can be read as '18-30 years.'

Earlier in the SSC CGL 2017 notification, the Commission has stated the age limit for all of these posts as '18-27 years.' Candidates looking forward to apply for these posts, should go through the notification available at Commission's website.

Also Read: SSC CGL Recruitment: Online Registrations Open, Apply Now!

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