SSC CGL 2020 Assistant Section Officer (ASO) vacancies have been realized by SSC in multiple departments along with various other vacancies. SSC CGL ASO post is categorized under Group ‘B’ and the grade pay is also much higher than other posts available.
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SSC CGL is a national level entrance exam organized by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for recruiting the candidates for various posts. The exam is held online (computer-based) mode. Once the final result out, shortlisted candidates on the basis of their marks secured in the exam are called for Interview round. The final selection is done based on the overall performance of the candidate.
SSC CGL 2020 ASO has more than 700 vacancies being diverse under various departments of the ministry. Earlier these posts came under the heading Assistants but the post has been amended with the name Assistant Section Officer.
|Name of Post||Ministries/Deptt/ Offices/ Cadre||Grade Pay (GP)||UR||SC||ST||OBC||Total|
|Assistant Section Officer (ASO)
||Central Secretariat Service||4600||284||36||24||27||371|
|Ministry of Railway||4600||13||0||5||9||27|
|Ministry of External Affairs||4600||76||14||10||20||120|
SSC CGL 2020 Assistant Section Officer cut off is expected to be higher as analyzed from the previous year’s cut-off. The reason for a hike in cut off is the higher grade pay as compared to other posts in SSC CGL.
Factors, that examination authority considers to eliminate candidates and decide cut-off is:
|Department/ Posts||Category||Vacancy||Cut Off Marks|
|Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service (CSS)||UR||299||498.5|
|Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service (CSS)||OBC||169||472|
|Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service (CSS)||SC||80||434|
|Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service (CSS)||ST||49||402.75|
Central Secretariat Service is considered to be the backbone of the Central Govt. Bureaucracy and administrative work. It is one of the best “Assistant” posts offered in the SSC CGL Exam.
Monitoring and review of the implementation of policies/schemes. The assistant section officer Officers as a part of permanent bureaucratic setup are expected to perform on all counts i.e.:
Thus, apart from better skills in noting, drafting, and interpretation of rules and regulations by members of CSS, the CSS members ensure continuity in the policies of the Government of India.
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ASO Pay Scale comes under 4600 grade pay, after the 7th Pay Commission. On the basis of which the salary will be as following:
|Basic + Allowances||X Category||Y Category||Z Category|
|DA on TA||0||0||0|
|Salary in Hand||51961||46569||42977|
SSC CGL ASO job profile is considered to be the most respectable post offered by the Staff Selection Commission. Listed below are benefits of an ASO:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.