Responsibilities of an SSC CGL Officer

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  • Apr 05, 2021
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Responsibilities of an SSC CGL Officer

SSC CGL is a national-level examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission of India for recruiting graduates in various government departments through Grade-‘B’ and ‘C’ posts.  The Staff Selection Commission conducts the exam in four stages called Tiers. The first two Tiers of the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam are conducted in online mode. The next two Tiers of the exam are held in offline mode. Since the exam is quite challenging, many students resort to SSC CGL Online Courses to complete their curriculum and strengthen their preparation. 

Many young individuals around the country aspire to get posted as a CGL officer since all government jobs come with an attractive list of benefits. It also follows with numerous responsibilities. In this article, we will be discussing the roles & responsibilities of being an SSC CGL Officer.

There are many posts that come under the SSC CGL. The roles and responsibilities of each of them are different. 

Post NameJob Description
Group A
Assistant Audit OfficerTo coordinate with the Audit Officer/ Senior Audit Officer in the conduction of financial, performance, and compliance audits.
Assistant Accounts OfficerTo work in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department under Controller and Auditor General (CAG). You will be undertaking a diverse role, such as assisting the senior officials and reporting them on the department’s finances.
Group B
Inspector (Examiner) (CBEC)Clerical or file related work, Examination of items, Tax verification in and out of the port.
Income Tax Inspector (CBDT)To verify individual IT records processing, assessing, business concerns, participating in raids, etc.
Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)Their responsibility involves administration work typing, reports compiling, email, calls, event updating, file maintenance, etc.
Inspector (Central Excise) (CBEC)Taxes/Returns inspection filed by companies, clarifying the authority of the submitted claims, data processing, record maintenance, etc.
Inspector (Preventive Officer) (CBEC)To gather information and subsequent action based on it to prevent malpractice.
Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO)Field job that includes inspecting, preventing, arresting those into money laundering/ forgery, etc.
Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)Updating the case files, liaison with the respective departments, collecting the required data and information, maintaining records, etc.
Assistant in AFHQThe job is an indoor one in which you need to assist the section officer in imparting his duties of management, coordination of work to staff and distribution.
Assistant in Ministry of RailwayClerical but above Upper Division Clerk (LDC). Good perks such as free & discounted railway pass for travelling anywhere in India, Considered one of the most favourite posts.
Assistant in Intelligence BureauData-oriented work (90% computer work) in the intelligence bureau.
Assistant Section Officer (CSS)It is a desk job. They are appointed in various ministries to prepare notes, reports, etc.
Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Officer (SFIO)Assistants perform crucial office work in the Serious Fraud Investigation Offices. They are not in charge of the investigation but have to maintain detailed records about each aspect of the investigations that the office is conducting.
Sub Inspectors (CBI)The job of an SI is analogous to the post of state police. But, under the central government, CBI has more authority and power to examine cases and investigations. The job profile is highly challenging, involving various risks, and the candidate has to deal with work pressure.
Assistant (Other Ministries)These candidates are posted with organisations under the public sector such as the Dept. of Personnel & Training, Election Commission, Parliamentary Affairs, etc.
Divisional Accountant (CAG)Desk job. Auditing expenses of works/ projects carried out by the state government.
Inspector (Narcotics)Keeping track of opium poppy cultivation in India, conducting periodical/regular checks in companies to ensure they are used wisely and not for illegal purposes. They also have the role of monitoring imports/ exports for smuggling activities.
Assistant (Other Ministries)These candidates are posted with organisations under the public sector such as the Dept. of Personnel & Training, Election Commission, Parliamentary Affairs, etc.
Sub Inspector in the National Investigation Agency (NIA)The job profile of SI in NIA involves collecting evidence, involving artificial intelligence techniques, examining issues minutely to get hold of the root. Workload post a terrorist activity can lead to increased work pressure.
Statistical InvestigatorA candidate on this post has to handle both office & fieldwork. It involves statistics degree, data collection and processing to gather helpful information for the government to implement schemes.
Inspector (Department of Post)They are responsible for acquiring & promoting business growth for post offices that come under his/ her control.
Group C
Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)They are responsible for keeping track of opium poppy cultivation in India and conducting periodical/regular checks in companies to ensure they are used wisely and not for illegal purposes. They also have the role of monitoring imports/ exports for smuggling activities.
Auditor (C&AG)To prepare the audit expense reports of the State Dept. (C&AG)
Auditor (CGDA)To prepare the audit expense reports of the State Dept. (CGDA)
Auditor (CGA)To prepare the audit expense reports of the State Dept. (CGA)
Tax Assistant (CBEC)To assist the higher-level officers, work for goods and services with periodic admin work.
Tax Assistant (CBDT)To assist the higher-level officers, work for goods and services with periodic admin work.
Accountant/ Junior Accountant (Offices under C&AG)The job is a desk job involving responsibilities like cross-checking the stated facts, figuring out the mistakes or wrong statements of the facts, etc.
Accountant/ Junior Accountant (CGA & others)They are responsible for Clerical Passing of various bills, salary allowances, office expenses, Dealing with pensions and GPF matters, Receipts and Payments accounting of civil ministries.
Senior Secretariat AssistantThey are responsible for checking facts, identifying errors, drawing attention to previous cases or rules and regulations on the subject, clearly bringing out the question under consideration, and suggesting a course of action.
Compiler (Registrar General of India)The compilers are posted in the department of Statistical division. They are in charge of compiling different pieces of information collected from various sources.

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