SSC CGL Job Profile: Posts Description of SSC Group B & C Posts - W3i.iN


SSC CGL Job Profile: Posts Description of SSC Group B & C Posts

SSC CGL Job Profile, Post Description, Duties, Career path and Working condition: Job Profile of SSC Graduate Level Group B & Group C Posts. Here is SSC CGL Job profile of all category posts. We are going to share each and every detail a candidate should know about SSC CGL Group B and Group C posts.

All those candidates who will apply online for SSC CGL Recruitment should know what job they are going to do in future in case they shortlisted for their desire posts. Have a look at SSC Job profiles & description through SSC Graduate Level exam of all posts.
The SSC CGL 2016 Final Result has been announced recently, SSC CGL 2017 Exam is going on for filling up various Government Jobs in group B & C category.

Candidates have lots of confusion regarding SSC Job Profile through Combined Graduate Level exam. We are going to provide you job profile of all posts. Have a look at the rule on what basis Central Government Posts are classified into Group B and Group C Category.

Group B Posts: A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay; Rs.5400, Rs.4800, Rs.4600 and Rs.4200 in the scale of pay of Rs 9300 – 34800 in the Pay Band-2 come under Group B Posts.

Group C Posts: A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay: Rs.2800, Rs.2400, Rs.2000, Rs.1900 and Rs.1800 in the scale of pay of Rs.5200-20200 in the Pay Band-1 come under Group C Posts.

SSC CGL Job Profiles: Descriptions of Graduate Level Post

Job Profile of Group B Posts

Assistant Audit Officer:

Asst Auditor Officer - This is newly included posts to be filled through SSC Combined Graduate Level examination. This is the best posts under SSC CGL if someone from Commerce background. Someone who gets this job will have to work for Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG.


Preventive Officer (CBEC) – A preventive Officer/ Inspector will be in charge of gathering information & acting based on that info to prevent malpractice. The inspector may also have to report during night time for certain operations. Posting will be mostly in cities that have ports/airports such as Chennai, Cochin, kolkota & Mumbai.  

Inspector of Posts (Department of Post) – The person will be responsible for acquiring & promoting business growth for post offices that come under his/ her control. He/ She may have to travel but allowances shall be provided. There could be some slight pressure to showcase performance.

Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue) – The job profile is similar to that of an inspector job that involves inspecting, preventing & arresting those into money laundering/ forgery etc.
Posting will be only in enforcement directorate offices located at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow , Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Guwahati, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Madurai, Nagpur, Patna, Srinagar and Varanasi only.

Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics) – The person will be in charge to keep a check on the cultivation of opium poppy In India & conduct periodic checks in companies to ensure its not used illegally. They may also have to monitor the imports/ exports for any smuggling of banned narcotic drugs. Reports to the Superintendent of Narcotics / District Opium officer. Job location would be mostly in north India & local travel shall be part of the job.


Divisional Accountant (Offices under CAG) – They will be posted in offices located at various Indian cities that come under CAG.I heard they are normally seated in public works department of a state thereby auditing the expenses of works/ projects carried out by that state government. Their reports are sent to CAG head office which point out the malpractices if any. No or very less travel.

Statistical Investigator Grade-II (M/Statistics & Prog Implementation) – The person will be involve in Data collection & plotting of that info into information useful for the govt. to implement schemes is the core responsibility of this post. It may be a mix of office & field job wherein the investigator may have to visit certain areas. Overall, a decent job for those with statistics background.


Assistant (Central Secretariat Service) – These people are appointed in various ministries and are required to prepare notes, reports etc., which are then sent to their superiors (section officer, under secretary etc.,) who then pass it to minister or preserve it as record. It is a pure desk-only job & that too only in New Delhi. There is not a lot of pressure generally.

Assistant (Ministry of Railway) – The job profile of assistant in railway ministry is more clerical type but in terms of grade it is above upper divisional clerk (LDC).They get very good perks such as free & discounted railway passes for travelling anywhere in India. It is generally said that posting will be in delhi only. It is considered as one of the most favorite post by many.

Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs) - As an assistant in external affairs ministry, you would be required to do administration work only (typing, compiling reports, email, calls, update about events, maintain the files etc.,) The possibility of foreign posting for few years is high as India has its embassy/ consulate in many countries. If not, you will be posted in Delhi.

Assistant/ Cypher (Ministry of External Affairs) – Cypher assistant will have to decipher (decode) the information that may be hidden within a file sent through the internet. The findings could be useful for intelligence agencies.

Assistant (Intelligence Bureau) – It is not an investigative officer profile & will only have 90% computer related or data oriented work in the intelligence bureau. Posting could be at state headquarters in IB cell if there are vacancies or may be directly positioned in Delhi.

Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission) – This organization is charged with monitoring all the vigilance activities carried out by various central government organizations. The work of an assistant is to update the case files, liason with the respective depts. & collect the required info, record keeping & performing duties as laid by the rules.

Assistant (AFHQ) – They shall be posted in Armed Forces Headquarters in Delhi. It is purely an indoor job wherein you need to assist the section officer in imparting his duties of management, distribution & coordination of work to staff. Since AFHQ comes under the ministry of defence, you would be entitled for benefits provided to those in armed forces.

Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations) – There are few other organizations under Govt. of India such as Dept. of Personnel & Training , Parliamentary Affairs, Election Commission etc., where these assistants would be posted. Most probably the work location shall de Delhi.

Sub Inspector:

Sub Inspectors (Central Bureau of Investigation) – CBI doesn’t require any introduction as it is one of the most respected organization in India & a SI also commands an equal amount of respect. This job is similar to that of state police but since CBI is under central govt., they have more powers to investigate anti-corruption cases and other conventional crimes. The job is quite challenging and should be able to work under pressure.

Sub Inspectors [National Investigation Agency (NIA)] – The NIA is the agency that leads investigations in terrorism & other national security related issues. Since security of the country is of prime importance, the job of SI in NIA involves lot of travel, collecting evidence from sites, gather intelligence inputs regarding terrorists etc., During or after terrorist attacks, the work load could increase many fold which means you have to spend more time with the case. They have offices in each state but initial posting could be mostly in Delhi.

Job Profile of Group B Posts

The following posts DO NOT have interviews to get selected. Hence allotment is done completely based on your score in exams.
Look at the department where Group C posts are available:

  • Auditor [Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA]
  • C & AG- Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  • CGDA - Controller General of Defence Accounts
  • CGA - Controller General of Accounts.


Auditor: As an auditor, your primary role is to audit the expense reports of various state departments (in case of C & AG), accounts of defence forces (in case of CGDA) & general accounts of the country (in case of CGA).

Tax Assistant:

Tax Assistant (CBEC & CBDT) – CBDT for Central Board of Direct Taxation and CBEC for Central Board of Excise and Customs: The duties of Tax assistants in both these boards are much like that of a desk officer. The TA`s are supposed to asses, verify, modify any data related to taxes of an individual or business concern (in case of CBDT). In case of CBEC, similar work is done for goods & services. Along with these, they may also be engaged in regular administrative work & providing support to their higher officers.


Accountant/ Junior Accountant (Offices under CGA & others) – If one appointed in any ministry or other central govt. organization, job location will be in Delhi.

Accountant/ Junior Accountant (Offices under C&AG) – State postings are available.

Upper Division Clerk (UDC):

Upper Division Clerk (Central Govt. Offices/Ministries) – The is also a pure desk oriented job only. The duties of an UDC are to check the stated facts; point out any mistakes or incorrect statement of the facts; draw attention to previous cases or Rules and Regulations on the subject; to clearly bring out the the question under consideration and suggest a course of action, wherever possible. 99%, these division clerk posts exist only in Delhi.


Compiler [Registrar General of India) – With registrar general of India responsible for census, compilers are posted in Statistical division, in charge of compiling the collected information through various means.

Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics) – It shall have frequent travels to ensure non-entry of narcotic drugs into the state border. The work is similar to that of an inspector expect this person has to do more of field work than him.

This post will be useful for them who are going to apply for SSC CGL 2016 exam. Interested applicant can judge best post for them to set top preference while filling online application.