SSC CGL 2017 Post Preference: How to Choose Best Posts?

By | May 23, 2017

Parameters to look for while filling the preferences in this year SSC CGL exams:

Here are a few points you need to remember while applying for SSC CGL exam and filling your SSC CGL form.

Post Descriptions and Preference Order

1. Type of Work
2. Amount of work
3. Salary and benefits
4. Promotions
5. Posting
6. Transfers
7. Desk/Field job
8. Department

You have to fill total 30 different posts in order of your You have to fill total 30 different posts in order of your preference at the time of filling up of SSC CGL 2017 Application Form.

Here is the list of all the SSC CGL 2017 Post along with SSC CGL Post Descriptions and Preference Order, Grade Pay, Posting, Nature of work & Career Path.

#1. Assistant Audit Officer
Post Code – F
Grade Pay – 4800
Vacancies – Limited, This is a newly added post.
Posting – Anywhere in India
Nature of work – Desk Job, Helping in conducting audits of govt./public sector organizations, Travelling during the inspection. Many times, the assistant audit officer will be in charge of taking decisions at the section level & report it to higher officials.
Career Path – Not Defined Anywhere AO, Senior AO, DAG

#2. Inspector Examiner (CBEC)
Post Code – M
Grade Pay – 4600
Vacancies – Very few
Posting – in coastal areas
Nature of work – Clerical or file related work (If posted in Headquarters), Verifying taxations on goods passing through ports (If posted in the field), Uniform not mandatory.
Career Path – Faster promotion and 1st promotion after completing 3 years of service.

Promotion Order:
1. Appraiser
2. Assistant Commissioner
3. Deputy Commissioner
4. Commissioner

#3. Income Tax Inspector (CBDT)
Post Code – J
Grade Pay – 4600
Vacancies – More Vacancies, Good chances of home state.
Posting – Anywhere in India
Nature of work– This is one of those jobs which include both desk and field activities. The core area of your daily job responsibilities depend upon the area you get posted to. In the Income Tax Department, there are 2 separate sections for your post.
Career Path– 1st promotion after completing 8 years of service and clearing department exam.

Promotion Order:
1. Income Tax Officer
2. Assistant Commissioner
3. Deputy Commissioner
4. Commissioner

#4. Assistant (MEA)
Post Code – E
Grade Pay – 4600
Posting – in Delhi, Possibility of foreign posting for few years is very high.
Nature of work – Administration work: typing, compiling reports, emailing, calling, updating about events, maintaining the files etc.
Career Path – 1st promotion in 15-17 years (without clearing dept. exam), or about 8 years (if clear department exam).

#5. Central Excise Inspector (CBEC)
Post Code – K
Grade Pay – 4600
Vacancies – High no. of vacancies.
Posting – Across India
Nature of work– Clerical or file work (if posted in headquarter), Executive work like augmentation of central excise & Service tax etc., detection of evasion of taxes etc. (if posted in the field), Uniform (Khaki) is optional, Highly respected job.

Career Path – 1st promotion after completing 8 years of service and clearing department exam.

Promotion Order:
1. Superintendent
2. Assistant Commissioner
3. Deputy Commissioner
4. Commissioner








#6. Preventive Officer Inspector (CBEC)
Post Code – L
Grade Pay – 4600
Posting – in cities with ports/airports.
Nature of work – Clerical or file work (If posted in Headquarter), Executive work like prevention of smuggling, assessment of customs duty on goods, arrest, seize, search, detain etc. (if posted in the field- airport/coast), Duty is round the clock, Uniform is mandatory.
Career Path – First promotion after 8 years of service and clearing department exam.

Promotion Order:
1. Superintendent
2. Assistant Commissioner
3. Deputy Commissioner
4. Commissioner

#7. Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO)
Post Code – N
Grade Pay – 4600
Posting – Posting in enforcement directorate offices in 21 cities.
Nature of work – Preventing money laundering/forgery etc.
Career Path – No fixed promotion period.

Promotion Order:
1. Enforcement Officer
2. Assistant Director
3. Deputy Director
4. Director

#8. Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)
Post Code – B
Grade Pay – 4600
Posting – Anywhere in India.
Nature of work –Update case files, contact the respective department to collect required info, record keeping etc. The department monitors vigilance activities carried out by various central govt. organizations.
Career Path – No fixed promotion period.

Promotion Order:
1. Sectional officer, in about 7-8 years.
2. Undersecretary
3. Deputy Secretary
4. Director

#9. Assistant (AFHQ)
Post Code – G
Grade Pay – 4600
Posting – Delhi or other metro cities
Nature of work –Clerical work, compiling files, reports and many kinds of paperwork.
Keeping track of ongoing cases and subsequent follow-up. Job burden is less. Comes under Ministry of Defense so additional perks and benefits.
Career Path – No fixed promotion period.

Promotion Order:
1. Section Officer, After 4 years
2. Deputy Director, After 6 years
3. Joint Director, After 5 years
4. Director, After 5 years
5. Principal Director.

#10. Assistant (Ministry of Railway)
Post Code – D
Grade Pay – 4600
Posting – in cities/regional HQ
Nature of work – Clerical but above upper division clerk (LDC), Good perks such as free & discounted railway pass for travelling anywhere in India.

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