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SSC CGL Transfer Policy : SSC CGL is one of the most popular graduate-level government exams. Every year lakh candidates appear in the examination and get shortlisted for different positions in the state and central government departments. Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Graduate Level exams to select Group “B” and “C” non-technical posts in different government departments.

Aspirants of the examination have many doubts regarding the location of their job, ranking, and SSC CGL transfer policy. In this blog, we will give you detailed information regarding the transfer policy for the SSC CGL.

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CGL Posts promotion

After joining the services in government departments, candidates have two ways to receive promotions from the department. Two ways to be eligible for the promotion are as follows:

  1. Departmental examinations are conducted for the promotion of employees after every 3 to 5 years. Candidates who have joined the position of the inspector are generally promoted to the post of Deputy Superintendent.
  2. Promotions are also given to the employees based on their service tenure. However, tenure-based promotions take longer periods as compared to departmental exams. 
  3. 1st promotion is given after the service tenure of 5 to 10 years depending on the particular department. Second and third promotions are usually given within the span of 3-5 years.

Benefits of Promotion 

  • Employees are promoted to higher positions and with the promotions, they become gazetted officers.
  • Employees enjoy all the perks and benefits of the officer just after their promotion.

SSC CGL Transfer Policy

At the time of joining, candidates are posted in a particular circle of the department. Employees have to serve in that particular circle for a fixed period of time. Although, there are different criteria in the SSC CGL Transfer policy and posting. They are as follows: 

  • In case of transfer within a zone, employees have to serve in a particular office for at least 3 years. After which they can apply for the normal transfer.
  • If an employee wants to transfer to a different zone, he/she needs to complete their service of 5 to 8 years in the zone of the posting.
  • For women, the transfer policy is lenient and they are often given a zone of their choice. They are generally posted near their residing zone.
  • Employees can also demand transfer on the grounds of their medical fitness and the location of their spouse. Employees having medical difficulties can demand transfer to their home zones.

We hope that the information provided in the blog cleared up your doubts regarding the SSC CGL Transfer Policy. If you are an aspirant, you can give SSC CGL mock tests and prepare for the exams.

SSC CGL Exam Important Information

NameStaff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL)
Conducted byStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeBoth online and offline
Exam DurationTier-I: 60 minutes, Tier-II: 2 hours 15 minutes ( Paper – I)
Purpose of Exam To select candidates for Group-B and -C posts in various departments of the Government of India
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No.011-69999845
Official Website

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get a posting in foreign after clearing SSC CGL?

Yes, candidates can get posted in foreign countries. For that, you need to clear Foreign Language Proficiency Test and undergo a training of 30 days. 

Is there any non-transferable post in SSC CGL?

Yes, Candidates joining the post of Assistant Sectional Officer (ASO) do not get transferred.

Can Employees get transferred on the ground of marriage?

Yes, employees can demand a transfer to live with their spouse

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