For Bank and Government Exams


SSC CGL 2017 - Nationality

A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the Ist January, 1962 with the

intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka,

East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (

Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and

Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a

person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of


A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the

Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility

certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.