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What is the life after clearing SSC CGL Exam? Check all the details here

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Thu, 04 Aug 2022 08:24 PM IST


Get to know what is Life After SSC CGL here with Safalta. SSC CGL result will be out soon. Candidates must gear up for the life after the examination.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was established in 1975, it is mandated to select staff for various Group B and Group C posts that come under various ministries in the Government of India. SSC also recruits for non-ministerial posts. Each year SSC conducts pan India exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC JE, SSC GD, SSC CPO, SSC MTS, and SSC Stenographer exam. One of the most reputed and sought-after exams conducted by SSC is the CGL exam or Combined Graduate Level Examination.  The Result for SSC CGL 2020 will be out soon. Now the candidates must know what is life after SSC CGL.


Knowing of the possible lief and changes after clearing th examination can cat as the source of inspiration for those who are preparing for the examination. SSC CGL is the access point to a few of the most sought-after jobs in India. The exam is made for recruitment to Central Government hence the candidates after SSC CGL will be eligible for the most handsome salary and lucrative term of conditions.

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This space will cover all the aspects and enhance the understanding of candidates on Life after SSC CGL so that they stay motivated and work hard to achieve their dreams.  If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our  SSC Sarvottam Batch: Enroll In Live Class By Safalta Now!

Table of Contents

  1. Life After SSC CGL
  2. What is Life After SSC CGL?
  3. Life After SSC CGL: Salary and Posts
  4. SSC CGL Benefits and Allowances

Life After SSC CGL

While SSC CHL Examination is on of the most sought-after examinations each year approx 15 lack candidates apply for the examination. The exam process through a long and tedious one has 4 tiers that often extend for over a year. Candidates are required to put in countless amount of hours, and vigorous practice in order to finally get selected in SSC CGL. The life after SSC CGL in the true sense does justice to the toil that candidates do and the amount of hard work that they have to put in. The candidates can get an idea of SSC CGL life by the fact that this examination is referred to as MINI IAS by many. The life after examination may take you to top government offices like - Election Commission, Union Public Services Commission, and CAG.  Below we have talked of the possible life in terms of individual changes and experiences and possible changes in the terms of financial and job profile. 

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What Is Life After SSC CGL?

Let's look at the possible scenarios in the personnel life selected candidates before looking at the attached salary and job profile with the post. The Life after SSC CGL examination may witness changes that are most satisfying and fulfilling for many. The candidates and family members often go through an intense emotional experience after clearing SSC CGL Examination. Getting a job in central government might mean this for you:
  • Feeling of Pride and Sense Of Accomplishment: The SSC CGL is, unlike any other examination, the competition is tough and the examination process is a long-drawn one. Candidates who clear examination can rightly feel a sense of accomplishment after the examination.
  • A Matter Of Joy For Parents: The process of examination is such that in the hard work of candidates the family is invested too. That might mean financial and emotional investments by many. The selection in SSC CGL Exam is surely a matter of joy for Friends and family.
  • Status and Social Recognition: Getting a government job is a matter of respect in India. The society around you will positively recognize you for your hard work and caliber you have to work in the topmost government examination.
  • Free time for yourself: After getting appointed, SSC employees generally work for 5 days a week from 9 to 5. Hence candidates can now finally be able to invest time in their interests hobbies and leisure time to spend with family, which is often denied during the preparation phase.
  • Stress-Free Life: After clearing the exam, students get finally relieved to be appointed in a reputed government department. All the worries come to an end as now they have a stable, secure government job that they have been desiring for years.
  • Responsible Citizen: As a government employee, one tends to understand the responsibilities as they are now part of the government. Hence, it makes them responsible citizens.
Life after SSC CGL is most looked after because of the responsibilities that the job offers. Candidates wonder as to why this exam is termed as Mini IAS and what are the monetary benefits after the examination. Let's look at the handsome salary and responsibility after the SSC CGL examination.

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Life After SSC CGL: Salary And Posts

The various posts are associated with different salary structures. The pay levels depending on grade differ, they range from pay level 8 to pay level 4. The amount offered as salary also differs due to the amount of basic pay, allowances and other benefits offered The salary details for various posts are given below.
SSC CGL Post Department/Ministry Classification 
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Accounts Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQ Group “B” 
Assistant  Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations  Group “B” 
Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C” 
Inspector (Central Excise) CBIC Group “B”
Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B”
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B” 
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B”
Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation Group “B”
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Registrar General of India Group “B”
Assistant National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)  Group “B”
Research Assistant National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)  Group “B”
Asst./ Supdt. Indian Coast Guard Group “B”

Various Group 'C' Posts are given below 
Posts  Department/Ministry Classification
Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA Group “C” 
Accountant/ Junior Accountant Other Ministry/ Departments Group “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks  Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres Group “C” 
Tax Assistant CBDT/ CBIC Group “C”
Upper Division Clerks Government Departments Group “C”

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The salary details related to the various posts is as follows:
Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100) Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Accounts Officer
Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400) Assistant Section Officer 
Inspector of Income Tax
Inspector, (Central Excise)
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Sub Inspector
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400) Assistant/ Superintendent
Divisional Accountant
Sub Inspector(NIA)
Junior Statistical Officer
Statistical Investigator Grade-II
Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300) Auditor
Accountant/ Junior Accountant
Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100) Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks
Tax Assistant
Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
Upper Division Clerks
To Be Updated Soon Salary For  Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) 
Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) 
Asst./ Supdt. in Indian Coast Guard

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SSC CGL Benefits and Perks

In addition to the Salary, candidates will have various benefits and perks that are the best in class. The detailed benefits and perks that might change life after SSC CGL are as follows:
  1. House Rent Allowance: The 7th Pay Commission has finalized the rate of HRA that varies on the classification of cities proposed by the government. The detailed calefaction of HRA is mentioned below.
  2. Travelling Allowance: The selected candidates for group X cities will be provided with Rs 3600 transport allowances while the other two will be given an Rs 1800 traveling allowance for compensating their traveling to cities.
  3. Medical Allowance: The reimbursement of all medical expenses of the treatment to the government employee or their family will be done by the government.
  4. Special Security Allowance: In case the candidate is working for some special organization, such as CBI, IB, or any Security agency he will be provided with an extra 20% of Basic Pay as Special Security Allowance (SSA) in their gross pay.
  5. LTC benefits: Officers recruited through SSC CGL enjoy the benefit of LTC. It allows them to travel within or outside India after a certain period of time. This enables the employees to refresh their mind and break the monotony of their lives.
  6. Pension: This is the most attractive benefit of any government job because even after your retirement in your old age you will be provided with a handsome amount every month for your expenses and a part of this will be deducted from your salary every month.
  7. Medical facilities: Once you join the government job, all your medical bills will be taken care by the government. You become a member of the medical care schemes launched by the government from time to time.
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We hope that the article helped you with the answers you were seeking regarding the life of SSC employees. Candidates must stay motivated and work hard in order to achieve and live a life that they have dreamt of as Life After SSC CGL. 

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