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CRPF Constable Salary 2022, Know in-hand salary, payscale, allowances and other details

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The Central Reserve Police force or (CRPF) is a paramilitary force with 313,678 employees in 247 different battalions and is controlled by the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is the largest central armed forces that include nearly 15 ranks in the department and CRPF Constable is one of its ranks. The main reasons people prefer working in CRPF is to gain respect while some do it for job security whereas others do it because of the impressive CRPF salary  and additional benefits/ allowances. The candidates who are willing to apply for the post of constable under CRPF must be well aware about the CRPF Salary structure and various perks and benefits. Read the article further for the CRPF Constable Salary. General Knowledge Ebook Free PDF: Download Here

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CRPF Constable Salary 2022
CRPF Constable Allowances and Benefits
CRPF Constable Job Profile
CRPF Constable Job Profile and Career Growth

CRPF Constable Salary 2022

Annual Package of CRPF Constable

The 7th pay commission controlled the basic salary of the CRPF constable.

The salary structure of a CRPF Constable may range between INR 15,600 to INR 60,600. 

Salary Structure of CRPF Constable

Under the 7th pay commission the candidates are recruited at a pay band of INR 7,200. The pay scale ranges from about INR 15,600- INR 60,600. They are also provided with various allowances which adds to their basic salary. Thus , the net salary of the CRPF Constable is about INR 30,000-35,000.

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It depends upon the place of posting because the high risk areas have more monetary benefits.

Pay Band 


Grade Pay 

Rs. 7,200

Pay Scale 

Rs.15,600 - RS.60,600

Basic Salary 


Transportation Allowance 

Rs. 3,780


Rs. 6,375

Dearness Allowance 

Rs. 1275

Net Salary 



CRPF Constable Allowances and Benefits

Other than salary packages the selected candidate also receives various benefits and allowances which are given below.

  • Education facilities for the wards of CRPF employees

  • Accommodation facility

  • Medical allowance

  • Uniform allowance

  • Leave encashment service to the retired employees

  • Dear allowances

  • Transportation Allowance. 

  • City compensation allowances

  • Detachment allowance

  • Ex gratia payment

  • HRA


CRPF Constable Job Profile 

The duties of a CRPF constable is to maintain law and order, Counter Insurgency Operations, and security arrangements during General Elections in the country. Various duties performed by the CRPF Constable are:

  • Riot control.

  • Crowd control.

  • Counter Militancy/Insurgency operations.

  • Dealing with Left Wing Extremism.

  • Rescue and Relief operations at the time of Natural Calamities.

  • Overall coordination of large-scale security arrangements especially with regard to elections in disturbed areas.

  • Protection of VIPs and vital installations.

  • Checking environmental degradation and protection of local Flora and Fauna.

  • Participating in the UN Peacekeeping Mission.

  • Fighting aggression during War time.


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CRPF Constable Promotion and Career Growth

There is a difference between the promotion avenues for CRPF Constable Tradesman & CRPF Constable Technical Personnel.  Given below is the promotional hierarchy for CRPF Constable Tradesman & Technical along with minimum service required for promotion as per the last recruitment pattern.

CRPF Constable Tradesman Promotional Avenue


Qualifying service for Promotion.

Constable to Head Constable

Must have completed a minimum of 9 years satisfactory service in the rank

Head Constable to SI

Must have completed a minimum of 5 years satisfactory service in the rank.

Sub Inspector to Inspector

Must have completed a minimum of 5 years satisfactory service in the rank





What is the scope for Promotion and Career Growth for CRPF Constable?

The promotion and career growth for CRPF Constable depends as per the rank . The details are mentioned in the article.

What will be the duties of the CRPF Constable?

Various duties of the CRPF Constable are riot control ,Crowd control,Counter Militancy/Insurgency operations,Dealing with Left Wing Extremism,Rescue and Relief operations at the time of Natural Calamities ,Overall coordination of large-scale security arrangements especially with regard to elections in disturbed areas,Protection of VIPs and vital installations ,etc.

What are the major allowances given to CRPF Constable?

The major allowances given to CRPF Head Constable are Transportation Allowance ,HRA ,Dearness Allowance etc.

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