SSC CGL Salary 2022- Check in-hand salary, job profile, allowances and other details

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SSC CGL Exam is one of the most prominent exams conducted by SSC to recruit candidates for various Group B and Group C posts. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for SSC CGL Exam should ensure that they know all the details about the exam such as SSC CGL Salary and posts along with the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and so on. Every year SSC CGL salary and posts are announced by Staff Selection Commission in its official notification for SSC CGL Exam. In this article, the SSC CGL Salary and exam details are mentioned below but before that candidates must check out  SSC Sarvottam Batch: Enroll In Live Class By Safalta here. 
  1.  The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam for the year of 2021 was held on the Second Week of April in various shifts.
  2. The salary after SSC CGL is as per the provisions of the 7th CPC.
  3. The salary after SCC CGL Varies from Pay level 4 to Pay Level 8.
  4. The salary and allowances are based on the Grade pay and nature of service. 
  5. The SSC CGL Salary includes allowances like - House Rent Allowance, Travelling Allowance, Medical Allowance etc.
SSC CGL Salary and Post are always a topic of discussion due to the number of posts and different remuneration. SSC CGL is seen by many as a mini IAS exam considering the nature of the job and prospects to get a group B post on promotion. Read this article to know all about SSC CGL salary and posts.

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Table Of Contents 

  1. SSC CGL Exam Overview
  2. SSC CGL Posts 
  3. SSC CGL Salary 
  4. SSC CGL Allowances 
  5. SSC CGL Roles and Responsibilities 

SSC CGL Exam Overview

The overview of SSC CGL Exam is as given below:

Name Of Exam

SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) 2020

Conducted by

Staff Selection Commission

Conducted For

Recruitment of Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff in central government

Exam level

All India

Vacancies

--

Selection stages

Tier-I: Online

Tier-II: online

Tier-III: Offline

Skill Test if applicable

Time for Each Stage

Tier-I: 60 minutes

Tier-II: 120 minutes for each paper

Tier-III: 60 minutes

 

 

Exam frequency

Once a year
 

Mode of exam

Online

Conducted For

Selection of candidates for Group B and C posts in ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India

Languages

English, Hindi and other regional languages

Website

SSC

 

SSC CGL Posts 

As per the official notification, the exam is conducted to recruit candidates in the government sector, directly under central governments. Various Group 'B' and Group 'C' posts are available through this exam. The details of these are as follows.

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”

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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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SSC CGL Salary 

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.

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
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

 


The detailed salary structure for various posts is as follows:

SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)

S.No

SSC CGL Posts

Ministry

Grade Pay

1

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts
Department under C&AG

4800

2

Assistant AccountsOfficer

Indian Audit &Accounts
Department underC&AG

4800

SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)

S.No

Name Of Post

Ministry

Grade Pay

3

Assistant Section Officer

Central Secretariat Service

4600

4

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

4600

5

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of Railway

4600

6

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of External Affairs

4600

7

Assistant Section Officer

AFHQ

4600

8

Assistant

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations

4600

9

Assistant

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations

4600

10

Assistant Section Officer

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations

4600

11

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

4600

12

Inspector (Central Excise)

CBIC

4600

13

Inspector(Preventive Officer)

14

Inspector(Examiner)

15

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue

4600

16

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation

4600

17

Inspector Posts

Department of Post

4600

18

Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

4600

SSC CGL Pay Level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)

S.No.

Name Of Post

Ministry

Grade Pay

19

Assistant

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations

4200

20

Assistant/Superintendent

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations

4200

21

Divisional Accountant

Offices under C&AG

4200

22

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

4200

23

Junior Statistical Officer

M/o Statistics & Program Implementation.

4200

24

Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Registrar General of India

4200

SSC CGL Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300) 

S.No.

Name Of Post

Ministry

Grade Pay

25

Auditor

Offices under C&AG

2800

26

Auditor

Other Ministry/Departments

2800

27

Auditor

Offices under CGDA

2800

28

Accountant

Offices under C&AG

2800

29

Accountant/
Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/Departments

2800

SSC CGL Post Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)

S.No.

Name Of Post

Ministry

Grade Pay

30

Senior Secretariat Assistant/
Upper Division Clerks

Central Govt. Offices/
Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.

2400

31

Tax Assistant

CBDT

2400

32

Tax Assistant

CBIC

2400

33

Sub-Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

2400

34

Upper Division Clerks

Date. Gen Border Road Organization (MoD)

2400

 


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SSC CGL Salary: Allowances 


The jobs through SSC CGL come directly under the central government, the benefits and allowances besides the basic salary is the most attractive part of any central government job. The allowances are given in addition to the basic salary and they add on to make the SSC CGL Salary more attractive and lucrative for all the posts. The candidates will be eligible for the following allowances.

  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 travelling allowance for compensating their travelling 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. 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.


The details of house rent allowances according to the various cities throughout India where candidates will serve are as follows:

HRA or House Rent Allowance 

List of Cities

Class X - 24% HRA

Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad,

Ahmedabad, and Pune

Class Y - 16 % HRA

Agra, Ajmer, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amravati, Amritsar, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Belgaum, Bhavnagar, Bhiwandi, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bikaner, Bokaro Steel City, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Durgapur, Erode, Faridabad, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guntur, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubli-Dharwad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kakinada, Kochi, Kottayam, Kolhapur, Kollam, Kota, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Malappuram, Malegaon, Mangalore, Meerut, Moradabad, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, Nellore, Noida, Patna, Pondicherry, Raipur, Rajkot, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Salem, Sangli, Siliguri, Solapur, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Ujjain, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vasai-Virar City, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal 

Class Z - 8% HRA

All other cities

 


SSC CGL Roles and Responsibilities 

The SSC CGL offers a diverse work profile. The nature of the job varies from field to office work depending upon the post. The description of roles and responsibilities is given below.

SSC CGL Posts

SSC CGL Post-Wise Job Description

Assistant Audit Officer

Works under CAG in the audit department.Responsible for inspection and conducting audits.

Assistant Accounts Officer

Largely assists with data management, maintains records of audits and data so assimilated.

Assistant Section Officer

Looks after the day-to-day office management in Departments.

Assistant 

Compiles files and reports, keeps a  track of ongoing departmental cases, etc. The nature of the job is clerical

Inspector of Income Tax

Ensuring compliance with income tax laws, Conducts raids and searches at the behest of seniors.

Inspector (Central Excise)

Prevents of excise duty, preventing smuggling. Is actively involved in raids and field operations

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Preventing forgery and money laundering

Sub Inspector

Works at the Level of thana and chauki. Gathers information and enforces law and order.

Inspector(Narcotics)

Implementation of PNDT act. Caries out inspections and raids to prevent drug trafficking.

Junior Statistical Officer

Assisting the Statistical Officer in making documents, data entry, and tabulation

Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Complies data from various sources. Oversees data to point out irregularities and mismatches.

Auditor

Audit expense details of the State Departments

Accountant/ Junior Accountant

Maintains day-to-day accounts like - Salary departmental expenses and pensions.

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks 

Clerical level post. Requires employee to maintain files & data entry

Tax Assistant

Access, modify and verify tax of individual or business

Upper Division Clerks

Maintain files, financial documents, and accounts

Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) 

Assist in Insolvency Resolution procedures and related office work in NCLT 

Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) 

 

Conduct research and look after issues related to Human rights.

Asst./ Supdt. in Indian Coast Guard

Protect and maintain sovereignty and check any violation of Maritime laws.


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How to Calculate SSC CGL Salary?

 You can now know how to calculate SSC CGL Salary based on the above-mentioned details, we have calculated the In Hand Salary after SSC CGL below for all pay levels. The details are as follows:

Pay-Level 8

Payscale

INR 47,600 to 1,51,100

Grade Pay

4,800

Basic Pay

INR 47,600

HRA (depending on the city)

X Cities (24%)

11,424

Y Cities (16%)

7,616

Z Cities (8%)

3,808

DA (Current - 17%)

8,092

Travel Allowance

Cities - 3,600, Other Places - 1,800

Gross Salary Range (Approx)

X Cities

70,716

Y Cities

66,908

Z Cities

63,100

Pay-Level 7

Payscale

INR 44,900 to 1,42,400

Grade Pay

4,600

Basic Pay

INR 44,900

HRA (depending on the city)

X Cities (24%)

10,776

Y Cities (16%)

7,184

Z Cities (8%)

3,592

DA (Current - 17%)

7,633

Travel Allowance

Cities - 3,600, Other Places - 1,800

Gross Salary Range (Approx)

X Cities

66,909

Y Cities

63,317

Z Cities

57,925

Pay-Level 6

Payscale

INR 35,400 to 1,12,400

Grade Pay

4,200

Basic Pay

INR 35,400

HRA (depending on the city)

X Cities (24%)

8,496

Y Cities (16%)

5,664

Z Cities (8%)

2,832

DA (Current - 17%)

6,018

Travel Allowance

Cities - 3,600, Other Places - 1,800

Gross Salary Range (Approx)

X Cities

53,514

Y Cities

50,682

Z Cities

46,050

Pay-Level 5

Payscale

INR 29,200 to 92,300

Grade Pay

2,800

Basic Pay

INR 29,200

HRA (depending on the city)

X Cities (24%)

7,008

Y Cities (16%)

4,672

Z Cities (8%)

2,336

DA (Current - 17%)

4,964

Travel Allowance

Cities - 3,600, Other Places - 1,800

Gross Salary Range (Approx)

X Cities

44,772

Y Cities

42,436

Z Cities

38,300

Pay-Level 4

Payscale

INR 25,500 to 81,100

Grade Pay

2,400

Basic Pay

INR 25,500

HRA (depending on the city)

X Cities (24%)

6,120

Y Cities (16%)

4,080

Z Cities (8%)

2,040

DA (Current - 17%)

4,335

Travel Allowance

Cities - 3,600, Other Places - 1,800

Gross Salary Range (Approx)

X Cities

39,555

Y Cities

37,515

Z Cities

33,67



 

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How many times is the SSC CGL exam conducted in a year?

SSC CGL exam is conducted once a year.

What is the minimum age limit to apply for SSC CGL?

The minimum age limit to apply for SSC CGL is 18 years.

What is the pay level of posts under SSC CGL?

The pay level of posts under SSC CGL ranges from pay level 8 to pay level 4.

What are the most sought-after posts under SSC CGL?

The most sought-after posts under SSC CGL are.

  • Income Tax Inspector

  • Assistant Section Officer

  • Central Excise Inspector

  • Assistant Audit Officer

How are posts assigned in SSC CGL?

Posts are assigned based on rank and preference in the SSC CGL exam.

What are the allowances after SSC CGL Examination?

Candidates are eligible for allowances like House Rent Allowance (HRA), Travel Allowance (TA) and Dearness Allowance (DA).
 

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