SSC CGL Posts: Every year Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC CGL Exam to recruit candidates for various combined graduate level posts under Group B and Group C under the Government Ministries, Departments and Offices. Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) is one of the sought-after exam in India conducted by SSC. The SSC CGL posts include Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Account Officer, Assistant, Income Tax Inspector, Excise Inspector, Junior Statistical Officer, Auditor, UDC, etc. Candidates who are willing to appear in the SSC CGL Exam must be aware of the different duties and responsibilities and salary structure.


SSC CGL Exam is conducted is one of the National Level Exam conducted for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various organizations, departments, offices under the Government of India. We have tabulated below the list of different posts for which the SSC CGL exam is being held along with the SSC CGL post description and Department.

Assistant Audit OfficerGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
Assistant Accounts OfficerGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
Assistant Section OfficerGroup “B” Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQ
Assistant Group “B” Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations 
Inspector of Income TaxGroup “C” CBDT
Inspector (Central Excise)Group “B”CBIC
Assistant Enforcement OfficerGroup “B”Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
Sub InspectorGroup “B”Central Bureau of Investigation
InspectorGroup “B”Central Bureau of Narcotics
Junior Statistical OfficerGroup “B”M/ Statistics & Programme Implementation
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIGroup “B”Registrar General of India
AuditorGroup “C”Offices under C&AG, CGDA
Accountant/ Junior AccountantGroup “C”Other Ministry/ Departments
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Group “C”Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres
Tax AssistantGroup “C”CBDT/ CBIC
Upper Division ClerksGroup “C”Government Department

SSC CGL Posts- Job Profile

After clearing the SSC CGL exam, candidates can opt for SSC CGL Posts. There are more than 30 job positions under this exam. Thus, Applicants who aspire to appear in the SSC CGL Exam must know the job positions they can get through this exam and prepare accordingly. 

SSC CGL Posts- Job Profile
PostsJob Profile
Assistant Audit Officer
  1. Conduct audits of govt./public sector organizations.
  2. Needs to assist audits in government/public sector organizations. Also needs to travel during an inspection.
Assistant Accounts Officer
  1. The profile consists of working as an investigating officer but most candidates will be doing computer/data-oriented work and recording transactions.
  2. Assisting with audits or fact-checking
Assistant Section Officer
  1. It is a desk job and includes completing files and making reports.
  1. They have to compile reports, files keeping track of ongoing cases, etc.
Inspector of Income Tax
  1. Assessing Income Tax payable by people or companies.
  2. Conducting raid
  3. Handling refund Claims.
Inspector (Central Excise)
  1. Checking for any kind of invasion of excise duty.
  2. Verifying taxations on goods passing through ports.
Assistant Enforcement Officer
  1. Dealing with files, making presentations
  2. Preventing forgery and money laundering.
  3. Visit banks for inquiries, visit courts, and help lawyers present cases.
Sub Inspector
  1. Collect information and make inquiries and investigations as state police with more powers.
  1. Illegal manufacture and transport of opium.
  2. Conducting periodic checks in companies.
Junior Statistical Officer
  1. To assist the Statistical Officer in tasks like data entry and tabulation, drafting documents etc.
Statistical Investigator Grade-II
  1. Preparing survey reports, editing and compiling existing data, Drafting Documents, etc.
  1. Auditing the details of expenses of the State Departments
Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  1. Handling accounts, salary allowances, office expenses, pension-related issues
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks
  1. Maintain files in the concerned departments, Drafting RTI replies, data entry etc.
Tax Assistant
  1. Modify, Access and verify the tax of individuals or businesses.
Upper Division Clerk
  1. Maintain files, financial documents and accounts, drafting and compiling reports.

SSC CGL Posts - Salary

Lucrative SSC CGL salary, perks, allowance as well as job security is the major reason that attracts lakhs of applicants to fill the Combined Graduate Level exam conducted by the SSC every year. Candidates aspire to grab a promising career through CGL exam because of the SSC CGL Payscale being offered.

SSC CGL Salary for Pay Level 8

Pay LevelSSC CGL PostsMinistryGrade Pay
Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG4800
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit &Accounts Department under C & AG4800

SSC CGL Salary for Pay Level 7

Pay LevelSSC CGL PostsMinistryGrade Pay
Pay Level 7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service4600
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence Bureau4600
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Railway4600
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External Affairs4600
Assistant Section OfficerAFHQ4600
AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4600
AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4600
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4600
Inspector of Income TaxCBDT4600
Inspector (Central Excise)CBIC4600
Inspector(Preventive Officer)
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue4600
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation4600
Inspector PostsDepartment of Post4600
InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics4600

SSC CGL Salary for Pay Level 6

Pay LevelSSC CGL PostsMinistryGrade Pay
Pay Level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4200
Assistant/SuperintendentOther Ministries/Departments/Organizations4200
Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AG4200
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)4200
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Program Implementation.4200
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of India4200

SSC CGL Salary for Pay Level 5

Pay LevelSSC CGL PostsMinistryGrade Pay
Pay Level 5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)AuditorOffices under C&AG2800
AuditorOther Ministry/Departments2800
AuditorOffices under CGDA2800
AccountantOffices under C&AG2800
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/Departments2800

SSC CGL Salary for Pay Level 4

Pay LevelSSC CGL PostsMinistryGrade Pay
Pay Level 4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.2400
Tax AssistantCBDT2400
Tax AssistantCBIC2400
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics2400
Upper Division ClerksDate. Gen Border Road Organization (MoD)2400

SSC CGL Salary Structure

Gross & In Hand Salary After 7th CPC
Pay Level of PostsPay Level 8Pay Level 7Pay Level 6Pay Level 5Pay Level 4
to Rs.1,51,100
to Rs.1,42,400
to Rs.1,12,400
to Rs.92,300
to Rs.81,100
Grade Pay48004600420028002400
Basic payRs. 47,600Rs. 44,900Rs. 35,400Rs. 29,200Rs. 25,500
HRA (depending on the city)X Cities (24%)11,42410,7768,4967,0086,120
Y Cities (16%)7,6167,1845,6644,6724,080
Z Cities (8%)3,8083,5922,8322,3362,040
DA (Current- 42%)Rs. 19,992Rs. 18,858Rs 14,868Rs 12,264Rs 10,710
Travel Allowance
  • Cities- 3600
  • Other Places- 1800

Gross Salary

Range (Approx)

X CitiesRs. 1,15,936Rs. 92,371Rs. 70,578Rs. 63,014Rs. 56,225
Y CitiesRs. 1,09,824Rs. 87,209Rs. 66,927Rs. 59,372Rs. 53,109
Z CitiesRs. 1,03,712Rs. 82,047Rs. 63,276Rs. 55,731Rs. 50,111
In Hand Salary Range (Approx)X CitiesRs. 1,01,259Rs. 80,998Rs. 62,171Rs. 54,827Rs. 48,440
Y CitiesRs. 96,136Rs. 77,188Rs. 59,075Rs. 52,262Rs. 46,187
Z CitiesRs. 91,012Rs. 73,379Rs. 56,979 Rs. 49,696Rs. 43,935


Important Links
SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 for Tier-1 & 2 SSC CGL Previous Year Question Papers
SSC CGL Salary, Perks & AllowancesSSC CGL Previous Year Cut-Off



Ans. The various SSC CGL Posts include Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Account Officer, Assistant, Income Tax Inspector, Excise Inspector, Junior Statistical Officer, Auditor, UDC, etc.

Ans. Yes, You can apply for more than one post for the SSC CGL exam if you fulfill the eligibility criteria required for that post.

Ans. In the article we have discussed the salary structure of various Group B and Group C posts included under SSC CGL Exam.

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