SSC CGL Posts 2021 – Job Profile, Salary, Preference | Everything You Need

Every year Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE), to recruit various Group B and Group C officials under Indian Government. SSC CGL is one of the biggest exam in INDIA which give opportunity to students to live their dream life, with a respected job and perks, benifits associated with it.

In this article, we shall briefly know about the various SSC CGL posts and job profile for the different posts under SSC CGL exam.


SSC CGL Jobs – Posts Description

Under the combined Graduate Level Exam, conducted by SSC; officials are selected for the various Group B and Group C posts in different ministries and departments under Government of India. List of SSC CGL Posts are as below:

SSC CGL PostDepartment/ MinistryClassification of
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit and Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministrial)
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit and Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministrial)
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service, Intelligent Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of Externam Affair, AFHQGroup “B”
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”
Inspector (Central Excise)CBIC Group “B”
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcemet, Department of RevenueGroup “B”
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme ImplementationGroup “B”
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of IndiaGroup “B”
AuditorOfficer under C&AG, CGDAGroup “C”
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministries/ DepartmentsGroup “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksGovernment DepartmentsGroup “C”
Tax AssistantCBDT/CBICGroup “C”
Upper Division ClerkGovernment DepartmentsGroup “C”

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SSC CGL Posts – Salary and Pay Level

The salary of officials selected through SSC CGL exam is based on 7th CPC pay matrix and on the basis of pay matrix a pay level is decided for each post, which is as under:

SSC CGL Pay LevelPosts AssociatedPay Scale (in Rs.)
Level-08Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer47600 – 151100
Level-07Assistant Section Officer, Assistant, Inspector of Income Tax, Inspector of Central Excise, Preventive Officer (Inspector), Assistant Enforcement Officer, Sub Inspector, Inspector Posts44900 – 142400
Level-06Assistant/Superitendent, Divisional Accountant, Sub Inspector (NIA), Junior Statistical officer, Statistical Investigator Grade-II35400 – 112400
Level-05Auditor, Accountant, Accountant/Junior Accountant29200-92300
Level-04Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerk, Tax Assistant, Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics), Upper Division Clerk25500 – 81100

SSC CGL Post Wise Job Profile

Those candidates who are preparing for SSC CGL exam, must have the knowledge of their roles and responsibility on being selected for any SSC CGL post. Therefore, we are here breifly highlights the SSC CGL Post Wise Job Profiles.

SSC CGL Post Wise Job Profile
SSC CGL PostSSC CGL Post Wise Job Description
Assistant Audit OfficerAAOs need to perform audits in government/ public sector organisations. Apart from being a Gazetted post; this post includes too much travelling.
Assistant Accounts OfficerThis post include data entry, data processing and recording transactions along with assisting with audits or fact checking.
Assistant Section OfficerASO is completely a clerical job and this is the lowest post in Central Sectetariat Services.
AssistantThis post includes different clerical responsibilities in different departments. Record Maintaining, Compiling files, keep track of ongoing cases etc.
Inspector of Income TaxTo assessing income tax payable by people or companies. Managing TDS and refund claim. May include travel during raid/ notice serving.
Inspector (Central Excise)This post include checking of invasion of excise duty, preventing unfair means and assisting raid teasm.
Assistant Enforcement OfficerPrevent forgery and money laundering.
Sub InspectorThe main duty at is post is to gather information and make enquiries.
Junior Statistical OfficerTo Assist seniors in drafting, data entries and tabulation.
Staitstical Investigator Grade IIDrafting Documents, preparing survey reports, editing and compiling existing data.
AuditorTo assist AAO/ Sr. AO during audit otherwise keep track of records in office. May include too much travel.
Accountant/ Junior AccountantPassing of various bills viz. salary, other allowances, OE, pension relaed etc.
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerkIt is a clerical post. Main work is to Maintain files and data entry.
Tax AssistantTo assist Inspectors by accessing, modify and verify tax of various individual or business.
Upper Division ClerkMaintaining of files and other documents.

SSC CGL Post wise Salary (As per 7th CPC)

Salary is always a point of interest for the aspirants of SSC CGL salary and getting a handsome salary is dream for all. Therefore, here we are briefly describing how the salary for each post is calculated and how much lump sum salary will you take home.

Calculation of Salary:

There are two components in the salary ,one is gross salary (includes total amount of salary) and another is net salary (take home salary after compulsory deductions).

The salary for each post is calculated on the basis of Basic Pay. As described above in pay scale section (for eg. pay scale for AAO 47600-151100) in this; 47600/- is the basic pay.

The Gross salary part in salary includes Basic Pay + Dearness Allwance + House Rent Allowance + Travelling Allowance + DA on TA.

For Net Salary/ Take Home Salary there are some deductions viz. National Pension Scheme (NPS 10 percent of basic pay) + Professional Tax (200 or 250) + CGEGIS (20/30/60).

And after removing the deductions from Gross salary you will get your net salary.

Frequently Asked Question for SSC CGL Posts

  1. What is the Age limit to apply for SSC CGL?

    The age limit to apply for the SSC CGL posts is differs for different SSC CGL posts. The minimum age to apply for SSC CGL is 18 years.

  2. What are the best posts under SSC CGL Exam (SSC Post Preference)?

    The best post under SSC CGL is as follow:
    1. Income Tax Inspector (Challenging and enjoyable)
    2. Assistant Section Officer (Desk Job, Clerical Work)
    3. Central Excise Inspector
    4. Assistant Audit Officer (Best, if travelling is not an issue)
    5. Assistant Enforcement Officer

  3. Can a 12th pass candidate can apply for the SSC CGL Exam?

    No, a candidate should possess at least Bachelor’s degree to apply for the SSC CGL exam.

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