Job options after the SSC CGL exam
The Staff Selection Commission offers good career options in many government organizations by conducting the SSC CGL examinations every year. There are around 34 posts offered by the SSC CGL. The candidates are required to fill in their post preferences while applying for the SSC CGL exam. Many aspects like salary and benefits, working conditions, duties, posting area, growth, and promotion are the deciding factors while choosing your preference. The different job profiles that come under the SSC CGL are discussed below:
- Auditor: This post is present in offices in CAG and CGDA. The classification of this post is Group “C”. The grade pay of the auditor is Rs 2800 and the salary under the pay-level 5 is Rs 29,200 – Rs 92,300. The main duty of the auditor is to audit expense reports of the State Department (CAG), Accounts of Defence forces (CGDA), and General Accounts of the country.
- Statistical Investigator Grade-II: The responsibilities of a Statistical Investigator include collecting, editing, and compiling data to gather useful information for the government to implement the required schemes. The statistical investigator prepares survey reports as and where required. The grade pay of the statistical investigator is Rs 4200 and the salary in the pay scale 6 is Rs 35,400 – Rs 1,12,400.
- Junior Statistical Officer: This post comes under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. The classification of this post is Group “B”. The grade pay of junior statistical officer is Rs 4200 and the salary in Pay level 6 is Rs 35,400 – Rs 1,12,400. The main job role of the Junior Statistical Officer is to assist the statistical officer in drafting documents, data entry, and tabulation.
- Inspector: This job role comes under the Bureau of Narcotics and the classification of this post is Group “B”. The grade of the inspector (narcotics) is Rs 4200 and the salary in the pay scale 7 is Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400. The main responsibility of the inspector is to check the cultivation of opium poppy and conduct periodic checks in the company. The inspector also checks the smuggling of banned drugs.
- Sub-inspector: The subinspector works as state police with more powers. The main responsibility of the subinspector is to collect information and conduct inquiries and investigations. It is a challenging job and the duration of the training period is 32 weeks. The grade pay of the sub-inspector is Rs 4600 and the salary under the pay level-7 is Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400. The classification of this post of Group “B” and comes under the Central Bureau of Investigation.
- Assistant Enforcement Officer: The classification of the post of Assistant Enforcement Officer is Group “B” and comes under the Department of Revenue and Directorate of Enforcement. The major job role of the Assistant Enforcement Officer is to prevent forgery and money laundering. The person can be posted in Enforcement Directorate offices in 21 cities across India. The grade pay of the AEO is Rs 4600 and the salary under the Pay Level-7 is Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400. The employees are promoted in the following order: Enforcement Officer, Assistant Director, Deputy Director, and Director.
- Inspector (Central Excise): The main role of the inspector (Central Excise) is to check if there is any kind of invasion of excise duty, preventing smuggling, and assisting raid teams. The responsibilities also include clerical roles like file work, and maintaining documents, etc. The grade pay is Rs 4600. The salary of Inspector (Central Excise) under Pay level-7 is Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400. The classification of this post is Group “B” and comes under the CBIC.
- Inspector of Income Tax: It is a group “C” post under the CBDT. The grade pay of an Income-tax officer is Rs 4600 and the salary under the pay level-7 is Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400. The duties of an Income Tax Inspector include assessing, verifying, and processing IT records of individuals and businesses and conducting raids when needed. The person manages TDS and refund claims.
- Assistant: This post comes under Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations and the classification of the post is Group “B”. The Assistant in AFHQ must assist the Section Officer and help him in delivering his tasks. The job role includes different clerical responsibilities like compiling files, reports, keeping track of ongoing cases in various departments. The salary of the Assistant under Pay level 7 is Rs 44,900 – Rs 1,42,400.
- Assistant Section Officer: The classification of Assistant Section Officer post is Group “B” and comes under central secretariat service, intelligence Bureau, ministry of railway, ministry of external affairs, and AFHQ. The grade pay is Rs. 4600 and the salary range is Rs. 44,900 – Rs. 1,42,400. The duty of an Assistant Section Officer is to prepare notes, reports, and send them to the seniors.
- Assistant Accounts Officer: The post of Assistant Accounts Officer comes under the Indian Audit and Accounts Department under CAG. The classification of the post is Group “B” Gazetted (Non-ministerial). The job role includes data entry, processing, and recording transactions, and assisting with audits and fast-checking. The Assistant Account Officer handles accounts, funds, pensions, and loans. The grade pay is Rs 4800 and the salary is Rs 47,600-Rs. 1,51,100.
- Assistant Audit Officer: This post is classified as Group “B” Gazetted (non-ministerial) post. It comes under the Indian Audit and Accounts Department of India. The job role of an Assistant Audit Officer is to assist audits in government and public sector organizations. The grade pay of an assistant audit officer is Rs 4800 and the salary is Rs. 47,600 – Rs. 1,51,100.
The above posts are the most sought-after job roles by the candidates depending on the responsibilities and the salary. If you are looking for other job roles, you can visit this website to understand more about exams and preparation. You can consider other job roles too under the SSC CGL exam. Other posts include Accountant/ Junior Accountant, Senior Secretariat Assistant, Tax Assistant, and Upper-division clerks under the Group “C” classification of posts.