UP Jail Warder Salary 2021: Check In-hand salary, payscale, allowances, job profile

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sun, 28 Nov 2021 09:13 PM IST


Know the UP Jail Warder Salary 2021 along with the perks and Allowances. Get an idea of the Basic Pay and Growth Prospects of the Jail Warder of UP Police. 

Are you aware of UP Jail Warder Salary and Job Profile? UP Jail Warder examination is conducted annually to recruit candidates for the post of Jail Warder in the UP Police. Every year thousands of candidates apply for the post of UP Jail Warder in the police department. The candidates who clear all 4 stages of the examination are allotted to the post of UP Jail Warder. The reason behind opting for the UP Jail Warder is handsome in hand pay coupled with a grade pay along with the perks and benefits they are entitled to.

  1. UP Jail Warders are provided with basic pay of  Rs. 5,200-20,200.
  2. They are recruited at a Grade Pay of Rs 2,000. 
  3. Their allowances and benefits are as per the rules of UP Police.

The candidates who are finally selected as UP Jail Warder get a handsome and hefty salary by the government.

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UP Jail Warder Salary

UP Jail Warders are provided with Rs. 5,200-20,200 + Grade Pay of Rs 2,000/-. The salary structure includes the basic pay and the grade pay.


UP Jail Warders salary

Pay in Rupees



Grade Pay 


Dearness Allowance

As per the rules of the UP Police

House Rent Allowance

As per the rules of the UP Police

Transport Allowance

As per the rules of the UP Police

Professional Allowance

As per the rules of the UP Police

Special Personal Allowance

As per the rules of the UP Police

Gross Salary

25,000 - 27,000


Along with this, the employees of UP Jail Warder receive many allowances that are rewarded for their commendable work. These are:-

  • Detachment Allowances

  • Leave Encashment

  • Dearness Allowance

  • Medical Allowance

  • Travel Allowance

  • Allowance for high altitude

  • TA/DA

  • Shifting Allowance

  • House Furnishing Allowance

  • Medical Benefits

  • Gratuity

  • Leave Travel Subsidy

  • Household Help Allowance

  • Personal Accident cover


UP Jail Warder Career Growth

The employees of UP Jail Warder can be promoted to the Director-General post. The employees need to clear the departmental examination or must have work experience ( seniority) to be promoted to the upper level. The various posts of promotions of the UP Jail Warder are as follows:-

  • Head police constable

  • Assistant sub-inspector

  • Sub-inspector

  • Inspector

  • Assistant commandant

  • Deputy commandant

  • Second in the commandant

  • Commandant

  • DIG ( Deputy Inspector General)

  • IG ( Inspector General)

  • ADG ( Additional Director General of Police)

  • SDG ( Special Director General of Police)

  • DG (Director General)

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UP Jail Warder Salary FAQs

Ques 1: How much does an UP Jail Warder make per month?

Ans 1:  A UP Jail Warder makes at least Rs 25,000 to Rs 27,000 per month


Ques 2:What is the basic salary of UP Jail Warder?

Ans 2: The basic salary of UP Jail Warder is Rs.5,200-20,200. 


Ques 3:Which is the minimum pay scale for Sub Inspector in RPF?

Ans 3: The minimum pay scale for Sub Inspector in UP Policeis Rs 4200.


Ques 4:Do you get a salary after the UP Jail Warder exam?

Ans 4: No salary is only received once the candidate joins the department. .


Ques5:Is there any career growth for the UP Jail Warder?

Ans 5: Yes, the candidates can appear in the internal exam and seek promotions to the posts of Sub-inspector, Inspector, Assistant commandant, Deputy commandant etc.


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