SSC CGL 2017 Posts & Post Preferences
While applying for SSC CGL 2017, one important decision to make is choosing the post preferences. There are a lot of factors that will affect your decision, like,
- Job Type
- Salary and Pay Scale
- Preferred Department for work
- Career and Growth Opportunities
- Job Posting Location
- Process of Selection
Let us look at a few top posts and the nature of work involved in each of these posts.
#1. Assistant Audit Officer
The grade pay is 4800, which means that the in-hand salary would be around 60k. The vacancies are limited, as it is a newly added post.
Nature of work - The work involves helping in conducting audits of govt/public sector organizations and travelling during inspection. Many times, the assistant audit officer will be in charge of taking decisions at the section level & report it to higher officials.
#2. Inspector Examiner (CBEC)
The grade pay is 4600, which means that the in-hand salary would be close to 55k. The vacancies are very few, and posting will probably be in coastal areas.
Nature of work - The work involves verifying taxation on goods passing through ports if posted on field and clerical file-related work if posted in headquarters.
#3. Income Tax Inspector (CBDT)
The grade pay is 4600 (in-hand salary close to 55k). Since there are many vacancies, there are higher chances of being posted in your home state itself.
Nature of work - The work, as suggested by the post title, would involve verification of income taxes.
#4. Central Excise Inspector (CBEC)
The grade pay is 4600 (in-hand salary close to 55k). There is a high number of vacancies.
Nature of work - The work would involve clerical or file work and executive work like detection of tax evasion. It is a highly respected post, and promotions are also not hard to come by.
#5. Preventive Officer Inspector (CBEC)
The grade pay is 4600 (in-hand salary close to 55k). Posting would happen in cities or ports.
Nature of work - Work would involve prevention of smuggling, assessment of customs duty on goods, arrests, searches etc. Duty is round the clock.
#6. Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO)
The grade pay is 4600 (in-hand salary close to 55k). The posting will happen in enforcement directorate offices in 21 cities.
Nature of work - The work mainly involves preventing money laundering and forgery.
#7. Sub Inspectors (CBI)
The grade pay is 4200, which means an in-hand salary of around 45k. Almost 90% of the candidates are expected to be posted in Delhi.
Nature of work - The job is very challenging and would involve working under pressure. Candidates, after selection, will undergo training for 32 weeks in Ghaziabad.
#8. Divisional Accountant (CAG)
The grade pay is 4200, which means an in-hand salary of around 45k. Selected candidates will be posted in cities of states coming under CAG. The job will involve very less transfers.
Nature of work - The work mainly revolves around auditing of works carried out by the state government. The nature of the job is relaxed, and involves minimum pressure.
#9. Statistical Investigator
The grade pay is 4200 (in-hand salary of around 45k). The vacancies are few - only 100-300 posts are created every year.
Nature of work - The work involves data collection and processing to gather useful information for the govt. to implement various schemes. Therefore, the candidates are required to have a degree in Statistics.
#10. Tax Assistant CBEC
The grade pay is 2400, which means an in-hand salary of around 20k. There is a good number of vacancies.
Nature of work - The work involves periodic administration work and assisting higher officers.
The post preference that you fill in the application form needs to chosen after a good amount of thought and reflection. The nature of work, the number of vacancies, the posting etc are the parameters that you must weigh while making the decision.
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