SSC CHSL Salary, Check In-hand salary After 7th Pay Commission and other details

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sun, 04 Dec 2022 10:09 PM IST

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SSC CHSL Salary 2022: The candidates who clear SSC CHSL Exam are offered a handsome salary. The Staff Selection Commission releases the official notification for the exam which has information about SSC CHSL salary. SSC CHSL basic salary is INR 17,000 – 18,000 which is set as per the provisions of the 7th pay commission. Along with a handsome salary, there are many allowances and benefits that candidates receive. Read this article to know all about SSC CHSL salary and other details. You can now prepare for the SSC exam with us-SSC Champion Batch 2022 : Enroll in Live class by Safalta Now! 


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SSC CHSL Salary 2022

The SSC CHSL Salary increased significantly following the adoption of the 7th Pay Commission. Both the grade pay and the pay band for government employees have been revised by the government. For your reference, we have listed below the SSC CHSL Salary Post-Wise data according to the 7th Pay Commission.
After the 7th pay commission, there has been a hike of 22-24% in the salary of SSC CHSL employees. There are various posts through SSC CHSL.

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SSC CHSL salary is based on the post of the candidates. The posts are as follows:
  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)- Grade A
The salary structure as per the posts is as follows:
Post Pay Band 1 Grade Pay
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
Data Entry Operator (DEO) Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
Data Entry Operator, Grade “A” Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
 
SSC CHSL Posts SSC CHSL Pay Scales 
Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) Rs. 19,900 – 63,200/-
Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Rs. 19,900 – 63,200/-
Postal Assistant (PA) Rs. 25,500 – 81,100/-
Sorting Assistant (SA) Rs. 25,500 – 81,100/-
Data Entry Operator (DEO): Pay Level-4 Rs. 25,500 – 81,100/-
Data Entry Operator (DEO): Pay Level-5 Rs. 29,200 – 92,300/-
DEO (Grade A) Rs. 25,500 – 81,100/-


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Along with posts, salary also depends on the place of posting of the candidates. SSC has classified cities into the following categories:
  1. X= cities with a population of more than 50 lakhs
  2. Y= Population within 5 to 50 lakhs
  3. Z= Population less than 5 lakhs
The in-hand salary for various posts depending on the city is as follows:
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SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary: LDC/JSA

The in-hand salary is the amount that a selected candidate would take home after all the additions and reductions. The in-hand salary attracts the candidates the most.  The details related to SSC CHSL in-hand salary are as follows:
Criteria City – X City – Y City – Z
 Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 1900 1900 1900
Basic Pay 19900 19900 19900
DA (17% of Basic Pay) 3383 3383 3383
HRA (24%,16%,8%) 5400 3600 1800
TA 1350 900 900
DA on TA (17%) 575 575 575
Gross Pay 30608 28358 26558
Deductions 2608 2608 2609
Net Salary (In-Hand) 28000 25750 23950

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SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary: DEO

Criteria City – X City – Y City – Z
 Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic Pay 25500 25500 25500
DA (17% of Basic Pay) 4335 4335 4335
HRA (24%,16%,8%) 6120 4080 2040
TA 3600 1800 1800
DA on TA (17%) 612 306 306
Gross Pay 40167 36021 33981
Deductions 3264 3264 3264
Net Salary (In-Hand) 36903 32757 30717
 

SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary: PA and SA

Criteria City – X City – Y City – Z
 Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic Pay 25500 25500 25500
DA (17% w.e.f July 2019) 4335 4335 4335
HRA (24%,16%,8%) 6120 4080 2040
TA 3600 1800 1800
DA on TA (17%) 612 306 306
Gross Pay 40167 36021 33981
Deductions 3264 3264 3264
Net Salary (In-Hand) 36903 32757 30717
 

SSC CHSL Posts

SSC CHSL exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the following posts:
  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)- Grade A
 

SSC CHSL Allowances and Perks

Besides handsome salary, there are various perks and allowances associated with SSC CHSL posts which 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 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.

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SSC CHSL Job Profile

There are various responsibilities attached to different posts after clearing SSC CHSL Exam. The job profile of each of the posts is as follows;

 

SSC CHSL Posts  Responsibility 
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Maintaining the flow of work in an office
  • Registration of Mails, Entering Data on Computer, Indexing, Registering and Maintaining File Registers in an efficient manner
  • Dealing with clerical work
Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Preparing notes and reports
  • Working with software like MS Office etc.
  • Entering and managing data
Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • Operates in the mailing and data maintenance zone
  • Customer Support and Monitoring of all the tasks assigned in the department
 
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SSC CHSL Career Growth and Promotions

There are various opportunities for promotion after clearing SSC CHSL Exam. Along with promotions, there is a hike in salary and allowances. The post-wise details of promotions are as follows:
 

SSC CHSL Posts  Growth Opportunities 
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) They are eligible for promotion to Upper Division Clerk, Division Clerk and Section Officer.
Data Entry Operator (DEO) There are various departmental exams after clearing which DEO can be promoted to the post of Data Entry Operator Grade B, Grade C, and Grade F (system analyst).
Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA) After working for 5 years, candidates can appear for Postmaster Grade I examination to be promoted to Supervisor (LSG), Senior Supervisor, and Chief Supervisor (HSS).

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Q. What are the posts for which SSC CHSL Exam is conducted?

A. SSC CHSL Exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the following posts: Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Data Entry Operator (DEO)- Grade A.

Q. What are the allowances that candidates receive after clearing SSC CHSL Exam?

A. Candidates receive Dearness Allowance, Travel Allowance, Medical Allowance, Special Allowance, etc after clearing SSC CHSL Exam.

Q. What is the Basic Pay of candidates who clear the SSC CHSL Exam?

A. The Basic pay for LDC/JSA is Rs. 19,900 while for DEO and PA/SA is Rs. 25,500.

Q. What is the Grade Pay of candidates after clearing SSC CHSL Exam?

A. The Grade Pay of LDC/JSA is Rs.1900 and of DEO and PA/SA is Rs.2400.

Q. Are there increments in SSC CHSL Salary?

A. Yes there are increments in SSC CHSL Salary.

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