SSC GD Constable Salary 2022 : Check In-hand salary, job description, allowances

What is SSC GD Constable Salary? Published by: suzan poudel Updated Tue, 04 Jan 2022 09:06 PM IST
SSC General Duty exam is conducted to recruit suitable candidates in paramilitary forces like BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, and other organizations under Home Ministry like NIA, SSF, and Rifleman in Assam Rifles. This is an all-India Level Exam and with a lack of candidates appearing for the exam. SSC GD Constable Salary is a major incentive besides other things for why candidates are lured towards SSC GD Exam. Candidates applying for the SSC GD Constable exam must be curious to know the SSC GD Constable Salary. The organization under the SSC GD exam are:
  1. Border Security Force (BSF)
  2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  3. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  4. Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  5. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  6. National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  7. Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
  8. And recruitment for riflemen ( general duty ) will be for Assam Rifles.
The details related to salary are as follows:
  1. The SSC GD Salary is as per the provisions of 7 the CPC.
  2. The initial salary of a General Duty Constable is Rs. 23,527 per month.
  3. The basic pay for SSC GD Constable is Rs. 21,700 to Rs. 69,100. 
  4. Allowances that are given to Constables are Dearness Allowances (DA), Housing Renting Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance, and other Allowances.

The candidates who are selected through this recruitment serve all over the country and will be offered a plethora of opportunities for their personal development. In this article, we have explained all about SSC GD  Salary and Career Growth. Read this blog to know everything about the SSC GD Recruitment and Salary. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our daily FREE Current Affairs.  

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SSC GD Salary Structure

The annual package for a General Duty Constable is approximately INR 3,00,000/- - INR 6,00,000/-. The SSC GD salary varies for different posts on a number of criteria. . The SSC GD salary for various GD Constables is as given below:

SSC GD Constable Salary 2022
Earnings Gross Amount
Basic Pay Rs. 21,700
Transport Allowance Rs. 1,224
House Rent Allowance Rs. 2,538
Dearness Allowance Rs. 434
Total Earnings Rs. 25,896
Deduction- CGHS, CGEGIS, Pension Rs. 125 + Rs. 3

SSC GD Salary- Allowances 

The candidates selected for the post of General Duty Constable in various force departments are to a number of Allowances and Benefits. The allowances are paid over and above the basic salary. They are paid in order to meet various expenses and hedge against the rising cost of living. The allowances in addition to the SSC GD Constable Salary is as follows:
  1. Transportation Allowance
  2. Medical Facilities
  3. Pension schemes
  4. Annual paid leaves
  5. Security allowances
  6. Field allowances

SSC GD Constable Salary: Job Profile 

In addition to knowing the SSC GD Constable Salary candidates must know the Job profile related to the post. The job profile will help to keep candidates motivated. 
  • A General Duty Constable appointed through SSC is to undertake the duties of a guard or escort.
  • GD constable has to supervise all the tasks and duties in the absence of Sub-inspector and Assistant Sub-inspector.
  • In certain cases they might also get cases to investigate
  • SSC GD Constable has to work under the supervision of SHO and follow his instructions.
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Apart from these the Constables Constable GD appointed in Border Security Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Indo Tibetan Border Police Force, Sashastra Seema Bal, Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Rifles, Secretariat Security Force, National Investigation Agency have specified tasks and duties. That are coverd below:
SSC GD Constable Salary - Post  Responsibility 
GD Constable in BSF To protect the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh Border, promotes a sense of security among the people living in border areas, prevent trans-border crimes, unauthorized entry into or exit from the territory of India, prevent smuggling,anti-infiltration duties,collect trans-border intelligence.
GD Constable in ITBP To protect the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh), restore and preserve
order in any area, Vigilance on the northern borders,detection and prevention of border violations, checking for illegal immigration and trans-border smuggling, providing security to sensitive installations and threatened VIPs, maintain peace in the assigned areas, and promotion of the sense of security among the local populace.
GD Constable in CISF Provide security to various PSU’s and other important infrastructures,be in-charge of airport security at
all commercial airports , protect the Government infrastructural projects and industrial units.
Special Security Group (SSG) To provide protection, safety, and security to Industrial undertaking/installations, also offer protection
against fire hazards.
GD Constable in SSB To monitor and prevent cross-border crimes, and other illegal activities, to protect the Indo–Nepal and
Indo–Bhutan borders
GD Constable in CRPF To look after the internal security, operate abroad as part of Indian Peace Keeping Force and the UN peacekeeping missions, provide VIP security to election duties, from guarding of vital installations to the counter-Naxal operations.
GD Constable in Assam Rifles To provide internal security under the control of the army through the conduct of counter insurgency and border security operations, provide aid to the civil power in times of emergency, and provide communications, medical assistance, and education in remote areas. In times of war, working as a combat force to secure rear areas if needed
GD Constable in SSF This unit is responsible for entry in Secretariat premises, posting of guards at Secretariat gates and other places of premises, maintaining the internal discipline, entry of vehicles and its parking, regulation for taking material out of Secretariat premises and protection of Secretariat property

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SSC GD Constable Salary - Career Prospects 

The General Duty Constable has the scope of promotion after a certain period of service in different CAPF departments. They will be promoted on the basis of their performances and the duration of their services. Oftentimes the candidates have to appear in the departmental exams to get promotions.

The various career prospects that an SSC GD Constable will get with the promotion are :
  1. Senior Constable
  2. Head Constable
  3. Assistant Sub Inspector
  4. Sub Inspector
  5. Inspector
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SSC GD Constable Salary - FAQ 

Q. What is the basic pay of SSC GD Constable?

A. The basic pay of SSC GD Constable is  Rs. 21,700 to Rs. 69,100.

Q. What is the gross salary of SSC GD Constable?

A. The gross salary of SSC GD Constable is Rs. 25,896.

Q. What are the allowances that an SSC GD Constable enjoys?

A. The various allowances that an SSC GD Constable enjoys are as follows: Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Travel Allowance, Medical Benefits, Paid Leaves, Pension.

Q. What is the grade pay of an SSC GD Constable?

A. The grade pay of SSC GD Constable is Rs. 4,600.