Staff Selection Commission offers a great opportunity to all the students who are preparing for government jobs starting from 10th class up to graduation. It offers a wide range of spectrum to every student who can be recruited to different ministries, departments and organizations making it the most desirable job among the students.
Not only it has the government job stability & security but also it offers a handsome salary with additional perks & benefits. It provides different options of exams to students like MTS for 10th passed, CHSL for 12th passed, CGL for graduation and above, JE for all the engineering students etc.
Aspirants must be eager to know the pay scale offered by SSC. Let us have a look at each post’s salary structure one by one.
Salary for any posts has one basic formula which is the sum of all the components like Basic salary, allowances offered to that particular posts with several deductions like tax, funds. After the addition of 7th pay Commission, there is a hike in every posts salary structure.
MTS (Multi Tasking Staff) is a group C post that falls in the grade pay of 1800. And after adding allowances like House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, Dearness Allowance in basic salary which lies between 18000-22000 the in-hand salary can be calculated. There are several deductions in the total salary such as NPS (National Pension System), Provident Fund, Gratuity.
The Percentage of HRA depends upon the cities that you are posted to.
|Classification of Cities / Towns||Rate of HRA per month as a percentage of basic pay|
SSC MTS Salary Slip
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CHSL exam is conducted to recruit 12th passed students for pots like sorting and postal assistants, DEO, LDC etc. They lie in the grade pay of 2400/-. For LDC it is 1900/-. The pay band in which all the posts lie are 5200-20200.
House Rent Allowance criteria remain the same for CHSL posts as that of MTS.
The Dearness Allowance (DA) however depends upon the living cost and inflation in the recent market.
|Lower Division Clerk (LDC)||3383/-|
|Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)||3383/-|
|Postal Assistant (PA)||4335/-|
|Sorting Assistant (SA)||4335/-|
|Data Entry Operator (DEO)||4335/-|
|Data Entry Operator (Grade A)||4335/-|
X Cities – 3600/-
Y Cities – 1800/-
Z Cities – 1800/-
Other Allowances they get are provisioned to CHSL employees are National Pension System, Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS), Leave Travel Concession (LTC), Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).
Click here to know the SSC CHSL Salary in detail.
SSC Postal Assistant Salary Slip
Through SSC CGL different posts are provided to recruited candidates in Group B and Group C which lies in five different pay levels from 4 to 8 starting from 25,500/- to 1,51,100/-. Allowances are also offered according to the post and the cities they are posted to. The percentage of allowances remains the same as discussed above in the post. Currently, the DA is 17% of basic pay as per the 7th pay commission.
|Pay level of posts||Pay scale|
|8||47600 to 151100|
|7||44900 to 142400|
|6||35400 to 112400|
|5||29200 to 92300|
|4||25500 to 81100|
One of the most preferred jobs among CGL aspirants is Assistant Section Officer in the department Central Secretariat Service.
It lies in the pay level-7 having grade pay of 4600/-in Group B. After promotion, it will have a grade pay of 5400/-. It is a non-transferable job.
Assistant Section Officer Salary after 1st Increment
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The Tax Assistant is also one of the influential posts that come under CBDT which lies in the pay level 4 with grade pay of 2400/-. TA is liable to work related to the assessment of taxes or in non-assessment. He / She is promoted as Senior Tax Assistant after completion of 3 years. Allowances are applicable under this post are the same as that of the other. House Rent varies according to the city you are posted in. After the 7th Pay commission, the starting basic pay is 25,500/-.
Tax Assistant Salary Slip
The department of CBEC (Central Board of Excise & Customs) has one popular post that is Position of GST or Central Exercise Inspector which lies in the pay level 7 with the grade pay of 4600/- with starting basic of 44,900/-. After applying for all the allowances in the salary, the gross amount lies in the range of 67,521/- to 60,925/-.
CGST Inspector Salary Slip
Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation is a Group B post that lies in the pay level 7 same as that of a CGST inspector. Promotion happens after every 4-5 years. There is an extra allowance known as Special Security allowance which is given to the SI posts. Under this, they are entitled to get 20% of basic pay.
Sub-Inspector Salary Slip
There is one more post that also comes in the list of dream jobs for lakhs of candidates which is Income tax inspector. In CBDT, it is a group C post lying in the same grade pay of 4600/- with basic pay of 44,900/-. This post has a great career growth. One has to clear the departmental exam to become Income Tax Officer. It takes around 6-8 years to get your first promotion depending upon the zone you are posted in. The salary slip shown below is the salary of ITI after 9 years.
Income tax Inspector Salary after 9 years