The Staff Selection Commission has reportedly introduced some changes in the eligibility criteria for the combined graduate level (CGL) exam.
As per reports, SSC has changed the age limit for the CGL exam. According to the commission's notification, the lower age limit for the post of tax assistant has been increased by two years. Earlier, the age limit for the same was between 20 years and 27 years.
Following the change, the lower age limit to apply for the position is now 18 years but the upper age limit is still the same at 27 years.
The CGL exam is conducted at different stages Tier I (the preliminary exam), Tier II (main exam), Tier III (descriptive test) and Tier IV (computer proficiency test/skill test).
Candidates who will qualify in all these tests are called for the next round or document verification.
This year only, a total of 25.97 lakh candidates had registered for the exam of which 8.37 lakh reportedly appeared for the exams conducted by SSC.
Every year, SSC releases vacancy notifications for various posts. The commission conducts the CGL exam every year for recruitment to non technical to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations of the Government of India.