How to fill Post Preference for SSC CGL 2016. 3 Best Post Preferences Lists.

How to fill Post Preference for SSC CGL 2016. 3 Best Post Preferences Lists.

Best Post Preference for SSC CGL 2016: Master List Male, Female, Best Post Preference for SSC CGL: Who should use Master List,Master list for filling Post Preference ssc cgl 2016, ssc cgl filling Post Preference for Delhi/Metros. ssc cgl filling Post Preference for Office Job Profile.

Dear Exam Nerds Followers,

The Staff Selection Commission(SSC) has started the online registration process for the Combined Graduate Level 2016 examination(SSC CGL 2016). You can apply for more than 30 posts in various Ministries/Departments/Organizations of India.

With the online registrations in full swing for various Grade B and C posts, you might have come across one important piece, that you need to specify your post preference for these jobs at the time of filling the application form for SSC CGL. Owing to this, there is widespread confusion and chaos prevailing among the SSC CGL applicants regarding Post Preference in the application form.

“How to fill post preference for SSC CGL.”, “What should be my post order for SSC CGL”, “I want to work in Metros/Coastal areas only, what should be my post preference for SSC CGL.”, “I want higher salary in SSC CGL, then what should be post preference.” are common questions in all SSC CGL related forums.

Obviously this is an extremely important decision and possibly can alter your entire life as your final allotment will be based on this post preference that you fill now, so you have to be 100 % sure about what is going to be your preference order.

To help guide you fill the perfect post preference, we have come up with the different lists of post preferences based on any/several requirements you may have like Job location, job profiles, field/office work and salary. 

Best Post Preference for SSC CGL 2016: Master List

We have researched about the different posts, their pros and cons and have come up with a master list that you can fill in your application. In this list we have shown location, job type and job profile to help you make the best decision. (We will come up with detailed job profiles too).

Best Post Preference for SSC CGL: Who should use Master List.

This list will be ideal for the following group of aspirants:

  1. Can work anywhere in India. This means you will be as comfortable working in a Metro/State Capital as a small coastal village.
  2. Can do field as well as office work.

Since the above two constraints (Place and Work type) are removed, this makes the master list the best list for Candidates willing to work in the best possible job with the highest salary and promotion chances. If you belong to this category, use the following master list for filling your SSC CGL post preference in the application form.

Master list for filling Post Preference ssc cgl 2016: Male

This list is for Male Candidates. For list of Post Preferences for female candidates scroll down.

Pref Code Post Name Group GP
1     M Inspector Examiner (CBEC) B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: Coastal Regions
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
2 J Inspector Income Tax (CBDT) C 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
3 L Inspector Preventive Officer B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: Coastal Regions
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
  • Uniform Job
4 F  Assistant Audit Officer (CAG) B 4800
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Tier 1 or 2 Cities
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
  • Only CGL Job with 4800 Grade Pay
5 E Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi as well as Foreign Posting for 03 years
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
6 N Assistant Enforcement Officer C 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: Posting in Coastal Regions
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
7 B Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi and other Metro cities
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
8 K Inspector Central Excise (CBEC) B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
9 D Assistant in Ministry of Railway B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Posting in New Delhi in Rail Bhawan
  • Free AC Passes
10 G Assistant in AFHQ B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi other Metro cities
11 C Assistant in Intelligence Bureau B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals
12 H Assistant in other Ministries B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or Tier I Cities
13 O Sub Inspector in CBI C 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job (Mainly Field Job)
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic but reputed job
14 A Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • Clerical Work
  • POSTING: New Delhi in various Ministries
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
15 Q  Divisional Accountant in CAG Office C 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals or Tier I or Tier II Cities
  • Good Promotion Chances
16 S Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job, Mainly Field Job,
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic but reputed job
17 % Sub Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency) B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job (Mainly Field Job)
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic but reputed job
18 I Assistant in other Ministries B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or Tier I or Tier II Cities
  • Hectic job
19 P  Inspector of Posts (Dept of Post) B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic Job
  • Good Promotion Chances
20 R Statistical Investigator Gr II B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • Frequent Travelling
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic Job
Note – You have to give the Paper of Stats, if you opt to apply for it
21 U Auditor in CGDA C 2800
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals or Tier I or Tier II Cities
22 T Auditor in C&AG C 2800
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals or Tier I or Tier II Cities
23 V Auditor in CGA & Others C 2800
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals or Tier I or Tier II Cities
24 W Accountant / Junior Accountant in C&AG C 2800
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals or Tier I or Tier II Cities
25 X Accountant / Junior Accountant in CGA C 2800
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals or Tier I or Tier II Cities
26 # Sub Inspector Narcotics C 2400
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job (Mainly Field Job)
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic but reputed job
27 Y Senior Secretariat Assistant C 2400
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • Clerical Work
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Good Promotion Chances
28 Z Tax Assistant in CBDT C 2400
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic Job
29 @ Tax Assistant in CBEC C 2400
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic Job
  • Timely Promotion
30 $ Compiler in Registrar General of India C 2400
TYPE OF JOB: Office JobPOSTING: Mainly Delhi Posting

Note – You have to give the Paper of Statics, if filled this Post

Master list for filling Post Preference ssc cgl 2016: Female

Pref Code Post Name Group GP
1 F Assistant Audit Officer (CAG) B 4800
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Tier 1 or 2 Cities
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
  • Only CGL Job with 4800 Grade Pay
2 E Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi as well as Foreign Posting for 03 years
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
3 D Assistant in Ministry of Railway B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Posting in New Delhi in Rail Bhawan
  • Free AC Passes
4 B Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi and other Metro cities
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
5 G Assistant in AFHQ B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi other Metro cities
6 C Assistant in Intelligence Bureau B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals
7 H Assistant in other Ministries B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or Tier I Cities
8 A Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • Clerical Work
  • POSTING: New Delhi in various Ministries
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
9 J Inspector Income Tax (CBDT) C 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
10 K Inspector Central Excise (CBEC) B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
11 N Assistant Enforcement Officer C 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: Posting in Coastal Regions
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
12 L Inspector Preventive Officer B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: Coastal Regions
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
  • Uniform Job
13 M Inspector Examiner (CBEC) B 4600
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: Coastal Regions
  • PROMOTION CHANCES: Good
14 I Assistant in other Ministries B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or Tier I Cities
15 Q  Divisional Accountant in CAG Office C 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office Job
  • POSTING: Delhi or in State capitals or Tier I or Tier II Cities
  • Good Promotion Chances
16 P Inspector of Posts (Dept of Post) B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic Job
  • Good Promotion Chances
17 % Sub Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency) B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job (Mainly Field Job)
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic but reputed job
18 O Sub Inspector in CBI C 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job (Mainly Field Job)
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic but reputed job
19 S Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job, Mainly Field Job,
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic but reputed job
20 R Statistical Investigator Gr II B 4200
  • TYPE OF JOB: Office as well as field Job
  • Frequent Travelling
  • POSTING: All India Posting
  • Hectic Job
Note – You have to give the Paper of Stats, if you opt to apply for it

Post Preference List for SSC CGL: Metros

This Preference List for SSC CGL is ideal, if you want to stay only in DELHI/OTHER METROS. Now this list is prepared keeping in mind that working in a metro is your TOPMOST priority. It may happen that these posts pay less than the others mentioned in the master preference list.  Checkout the list here:

ssc cgl filling Post Preference for Delhi/Metros.

Pref. Post Name Code
1 Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs E
2 Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission B
3 Assistant in Ministry of Railway D
4 Assistant in AFHQ F
5 Assistant in other Ministries H
6 Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service A
7 Compiler in Registrar General of India C

Post Preference List for SSC CGL: Office job

This preference list for SSC CGL is ideal for those who just DO NOT WANT TO WORK IN THE FIELD. Doing a office job is their top most priority and hence will be satisfied with a lower salary/location. That said it is ideal for Female candidates as it would involve no field work.

Remember just because the following posts are office job posts, it doesn’t means all of them are lower salary and hence lower importance. They are amazing posts for brilliant candidates, so do not feel shy to apply for them.

ssc cgl filling Post Preference for Office Job Profile.

Pref Post Name Code
1 Assistant Audit Officer (CAG) F
2 Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs E
3 Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission B
4 Assistant in Ministry of Railway D
5 Assistant in AFHQ G
6 Assistant in Intelligence Bureau C
7 Assistant in other Ministries H
8 Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service A
9 Divisional Accountant in CAG Office Q
10 Assistant in other Ministries I
11 Auditor in CGDA U
12 Auditor in C&AG T
13 Auditor in CGA & Others V
14 Accountant / Junior Accountant in C&AG W
15 Senior Secretariat Assistant Y
16 Compiler in Registrar General of India $

Click here to apply now for SSC CGL 2016 Recruitment. 

Friends, we hope the above lists help you make the best decision to fill post preference for SSC CGL 2016 examination. If you have any queries regarding post preferences for ssc cgl, please ask them in the comments section below and we will be glad to tell you the best post preference for your ssc cgl attempt.

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