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UP Lekhpal Salary 2022, Check In-hand salary, allowances, payscale and other details

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sat, 06 Aug 2022 12:01 PM IST


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Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) conducts the UP Lekhpal Recruitment Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates for the post of Lekhpal. Every year lakhs of candidates apply for this exam and UP Lekhpal's salary is a major factor that makes this exam one of the most sought after one. UP Lekhpal salary is Rs 15,000 – Rs 60,000 + Grade Pay Rs. 2000/- per month. Along with a good salary, there are various allowances and perks that candidates recruited as Lekhpal are entitled to receive. Read this article to know all about UP Lekhpal salary and other details. If you are preparing for UP Lekhpal Exam, then download the following free E-Books to boost your preparation:

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UP Lekhpal Salary 2022

As per the 7th pay commission, UP Lekhpal will receive a handsome amount of salary. UP Lekhpal salary is Rs 15,000 – Rs 60,000 + Grade Pay Rs. 2000/- per month. The details of the salary structure are as follows:

UP Lekhpal Salary under 7th Pay Commission

Pay Band 7th CPC
1S – 1 to 8 Rs 15,000 – Rs 60,000
2S – 9 to 15 Rs 30,000 – Rs 1,00,000
3S – 16 to 23 Rs 50,000 – Rs 1,50,000
4S – 24 to 30 Rs 1,00,000 – Rs 2,00,000
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The above table shows the revised salary structure after the 7th pay commission. The salary under the 6th pay commission was as follows:

UP Lekhpal Salary under 6th Pay Commission

Pay Band 6th CPC 
1S – 1-8 Rs 5200 – Rs 20210
2S – 9-15 Rs 9300 – Rs 34800
3S – 16-23 Rs 15,600 – Rs 39,100
4S – 24-30 Rs 37,400 – Rs 67,000
The details related to the salary:
Allowances Amount
Pay Band (7th CPC) 1S – 1 to 8 Rs 15,000 – Rs 60,000
2S – 9 to 15 Rs 30,000 – Rs 1,00,000
3S – 16 to 23 Rs 50,000 – Rs 1,50,000
4S – 24 to 30 Rs 1,00,000 – Rs 2,00,000
Salary in-hand Rs 15,000 – Rs 60,000 + Grade Pay Rs. 2000/-
DA(Dearness Allowance) Rs.6,076 (28% of Basic pay)
HRA(House Rent Allowance) RS. 2000-4000
TA(Travelling Allowance) Rs.1500-Rs.3000
PF Deduction(10% of basic) 2170

UP Lekhpal Allowances and Benefits

The job of a lekhpal requires a lot of dedication and hard work as it is a field job. Other than a handsome salary, there are various allowances and benefits that UP Lekhpal are paid to ensure that they can work efficiently. The allowances are as follows:
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Travel Allowance
  • Medical Facilities
  • Pension
  • Travel Concession
According to the UP Government's directives, the UP Lekhpal would receive a pension under the New Pension Scheme. Along with all of these advantages, UP Lekhpal also enjoys services like leave travel concession, group insurance HRA, and medical facilities. A house construction loan and conveyance expenses are also provided to UP Lekhpal.
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UP Lekhpal Job Profile

Lekhpal is an administrative post where the candidates have to work in rural areas. There are various roles and responsibilities that a Lekhpal has to fulfil. The job profile of UP Lekhpal includes the following:
  • Reporting to the Revenue Officer
  • Maintenance of village revenue account and land records
  • Writing revisions related to mutations and partitions
  • Conducting surveys
  • Inspecting fields
  • Revising official maps
  • Provide assistance during natural calamities and agricultural distress

UP Lekhpal Promotion

Experience is the only factor considered when UP Lekhpal is promoted. The promotion pyramid scheme is not used by the government of Uttar Pradesh. A fundamental framework for promotion in government services is represented by a pyramid. To get promoted to Revenue Inspector status, a Lekhpal must pass departmental tests.
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What is the salary of UP Lekhpal?

As per the 7th pay commission UP Lekhpal receives approximately Rs. 21,742.

What is the grade pay of UP Lekhpal?

UP Lekhpal receives Rs. 2000 as grade pay every month.

Is there any probation period that UP Lekhpal has to serve?

No, there is no probation period for UP Lekhpal.

What are the allowances that UP Lekhpal receives?

The various allowances that UP Lekhpal receives include House Rent Allowance, Travel Allowance, Medical Facilities, Pension, Travel Concession etc.

Is there scope for promotion of UP Lekhpal?

Yes there are departmental exams which the UP Lekhpal can clear to be promoted to Revenue Inspector.

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