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SSB Constable Salary 2021: In-hand salary, allowance, perks, and other benefits

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sat, 27 Nov 2021 06:16 PM IST


Check SSB Constable Salary along with details like in-hand salary, allowance, perks, and other benefits here with Safalta.

SSB is one of the paramilitary forces guarding our borders. Sasastra Seema Dal has released notification for 1522 posts of Constables in 2020. Candidates who have applied for the post must know SSB Constable Salary and job profile. The salary and job profile are often motivating factors for many. 
  • Constables in SSB are paid as per the provisions of 7th Pay Commission.
  • Their salary structure includes basic pay, allowances, benefits, etc. They are also eligible for a number of perks and benefits.
  • SSB Constable Salary as per the official notification has a grade pay of Rs.


    2000 and basic salary is in the range of Rs. 5200-20200.
  • Added with allowances and benefits the salary offered to constables in SSB is rewarding.

The salary and job profile of SSB Constables is covered in the space below. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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SSB Constable Salary Structure 

The salary is as per the 7 CPC. Constables get a basic salary of Rs 8460 on joining. They are also eligible for allowances like Dearness Allowance, Travel Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and other allowance. The salary structure of the constables is illustrated below.
Salary Particulars

Pay in Rupees

Pay Scale  Level 3 


5200 - 20200

Grade Pay




Dearness Allowance 28% of basic pay

Travel  Allowance 


Gross Salary

22,00- 25,000

Net Salary

23000 Approx.

Overall the salary ranges between INR 21700-69100.

SSB Constable Salary: Allowances and Benefits

They are eligible for a number of allowances and benefits. They are provided as a measure to provide them with security against the rising cost of living and reward them for their services. Allowances and benefits are 
  • Dearness Allowances
  • Hard Area allowance
  • Medical Allowances
  • Transport Allowance
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Access to Central Governments Canteens
  • Educational Aid for Children 
  • Medical facilities for family

SSB Constable Salary: Job Profile and Career Growth

Constables are recruited in various capacities like (Driver, Laboratory Asst, Veterinary, Carpenter, Plumber, Painter, Tailor, Cobbler, Gardener, Cook, Washerman, Barber, Safaiwala, Water Carrier, Waiter) the roles and responsibilities vary from post to post.  SSB offers various opportunities of time-bound promotion and encouragement for excellent work record, dedication is also provided from time to time. The hierarchy of posts in SSB is as follows:
  • Gazetted Officers (GOs)
  1. Director-General (DG)
  2. Special Director
  3. Additional Director-General (ADG)
  4. Inspector-General (IG)
  5. Deputy Inspector-General (DIG)
  6. Commandant
  7. Second-in-Command
  8. Deputy Commandant (DC)
  9. Assistant Commandant (AC)
  • Non-Gazetted Officers (NGOs)
  1. Inspector
  2. Sub-Inspector (SI)
  3. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI)
  4. Head Constable (HC)
  5. Constable
  6. Tradesmen

How to Prepare for SSB Constable 

The candidate must know the syllabus in detail and make a  plan to finish the syllabus before the exam. The exam would need multiple revisions and mock tests. Candidates can also use the Safalta app to learn and practice from home.

SSB Constable Salary FAQs

Q. What is the pay level of SSB Constable?

A. The pay level of SSB Constable is Level 3.

Q. What is the pay scale of SSB Constable?

A. The pay scale of SSB Constable is Rs. 5200 - 20200.

Q. Do SSB Constables receive any allowances?

A. Yes, SSB Constables receive various allowances and benefits.

Q. What is the last date to apply for SSB Constable Recruitment 2020?

A. The last date to apply for SSB Constable Recruitment 2020 is 21, November 2020.

Q. How many vacancies are announced for SSB Constable Recruitment 2021?

A. SSB Constable Recruitment 2021 details are yet to be released.

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