SSC CGL 2017 notification released, mentions the vacancies available for the various posts. Post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) has almost 50 vacancies spread over all the categories. Check SSC CGL Posts
Basic eligibility criteria for applying for JSO post are the following:
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At the time of applying for SSC CGL, select JSO as one of the post preferences. After clearing the requisite cut off for the three tiers of recruitment examination, candidates will be required to attempt the fourth tier which is the computer/ skills test. Check SSC CGL Cut Off
Vacancies for the post in the M/O Statistical and Prog. Department for the various categories is released in official SSC CGL 2017 notification. This post was declared to be suitable for people suffering from color blindness.
The following table shows the details corresponding to the vacancies.
|Group of post||Group C|
|Department Name||Statistical & Prog. Implementation|
|Post Name||Junior Statistical Officer|
To be able to successfully obtain the post of JSO, aspirants will be required to clear necessary cut off of all the three tiers of SSC CGL 2017 examination and also clear the fourth tier which is the skill test. Check SSC CGL Exam Pattern
Factors affecting SSC CGL Cut Off:
Every year, the cut off set for every post is subject to change. The cut off is primarily decided on the following factors.
The necessary cut offs in Tier I and Tier II examination for obtaining the post of the JSO is shown in the below tables.
Cut off marks required in Tier I for qualifying to Tier II for various categories is shown in the below table.
|Cut off marks||114.00||113.00||125.50||92.00||97.00||20.00||68.00||137.00|
Cut off marks required in Tier I + Tier II for qualifying for the posts of Statistical Investigator/Compiler for various categories is shown in the below table. Also shown is the number of candidates qualified for Tier III of the SSC CGL 2016-17.
|Cut off marks Tier I + Tier II (Paper 1 + Paper 2 + Paper 3)||423.00||397.00||471.00||364.00||230.23||267.50||554.75||-|
|Number of Candidates Available||190||89||495||13||13||12||442||1254|
172 OBC candidates and 11 SC candidates who have provisionally cleared the UR cut off are placed in their respective categories.
Candidates selected for the post of Statistical Investigator (Grade II) post must be flexible to be posted anywhere in the country since the job entails work nationwide.
National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) takes charge of the vast majority (almost 80%) of the postings of the Junior Statistical Officers (JSOs). The rest of the postings are allotted in the various Ministries, Departments and Organizations within the Union government. The basic work that is to be discharged by the JSO posted by the NSSO can be categorized into two types.
This part of the work requires dedicated and intense field work. Activities and distribution of work are handled by the Field Operations Division (FOD) of the NSSO.
Data processing is basically a non-field, behind the desk job. Activities surrounding this aspect are taken care of the Non-Field Operations Department.
Along with the monthly salary, JSOs also have the following incentives, benefits and allowances.
JSOs are offered posts under the Subordinate Statistical Service (SSS) Cadre. Overall, per month salary of candidates appointed as JSOs will be close to INR 30,000. There are many perks, benefits, and advantages.
The line of promotional growth opportunities and the corresponding designation is shown below. As we descend down the line, the work load and the responsibilities increase substantially.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.