SSC CGL Salary Structure for All Posts

SSC CGL Salary Structure 2021: SSC CGL provides a wonderful opportunity for the candidates who want to chase a government job for their better and settled future. Its attractive salary and perks are an added bonus that attracts the candidates to apply for SSC CGL posts. There are numerous posts that come under the classification of SSC CGL and every year the recruitment process is carried on for thousands of vacancies. Any candidate before applying to any government job wants to know the salary packages, benefits, and allowances provided along with the salary.

SSC CGL Salary 2021

The candidates must go through the complete article to gain every pinch of knowledge about the grade pay, basic pay scale, and perks attached to the SSC CGL posts.

SSC CGL Salary Detail- Posts and Basic Pay

Sr No. SSC CGL Posts Basic Pay Scale Grade Pay
1. Inspector of Income Tax Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
2. Inspector (Examiner) [CBEC] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
3. Inspector (Preventive Officer) [CBEC] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
4. Inspector, (Central Excise) [CBEC] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
5. Inspector of Posts [ Department of Post] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
6. Assistant Enforcement Officer Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
7. Inspector [Central Bureau of Narcotics] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4200
8. Divisional Accountant [Offices under CAG] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4200
9. Statistical Investigator Gr.II Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4200
10. Assistant [Ministry of Railway] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
11. Assistant [Central Vigilance Commission] Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
12. Assistant (Central Secretariat Service) Rs 5200-20210 Rs 2400
13. Assistant (Intelligence Bureau) Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
14. Assistant (Ministry of Affairs) Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
15. Assistant (Selection Officer) Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
16. Assistant (AHFQ) Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
17. Upper Divisional Clerk Rs 9300-34800 Rs 4600
18. Auditor (C& AG, CGDA, CGA) Rs 5200-20210 Rs 2800
19. Tax Assistant (CBEC & CBDT) Rs 5200-20210 Rs 2400
20. Junior Accountant Rs 5200-20210 Rs 2800

Calculation of SSC CGL Salary 2021

Let us take an example of Class X City- Delhi with a Grade Pay 4600
Suppose the Basic Pay for the post is Rs. 44,900, so the provided House Rent Allowances will be 24% of Basic Pay i.e Rs. 10,776 (according to assumed post and city)
The transport allowance provided will be Rs. 3600 (As the assumed Grade Pay lies in between Grade Pay of 2000 to 4800).
Dearness allowances – 0 (Dearness allowance is merged with the basic pay and will be revised after every six months)


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Now let us Calculate the Amount Provided as Gross Pay –

Gross pay is the total sum of all the allowances and basic pay. For the above example, the gross pay

Deduction: Unlike every government job, SSC CGL also deducts various funds from your gross pay to be used in the future and remains safer with the government. Mainly NPS (National Pension Scheme)- 10% of basic salary, Employee Provident Fund (EPF)- 12% of basic pay, Education Cess- 3% of basic pay, TDS, etc will be deducted from your gross pay every month.

Distribution of Allowances:

House Rent Allowance: The 7th Pay Commission has finalized the rate of HRA that varies on the classification of cities proposed by the government. The cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Pune are classified in group X and will be provided with 24% of HRA excluding the basic pay. Group Y includes 100 towns with a population of 5 lakhs will be provided with 16% of HRA and that of rural areas falling under group Z will be provided with 8% of HRA.

Traveling Allowance: The selected candidates for group X cities will be provided with Rs 3600 transport allowances while the other two will be given Rs 1800 traveling allowance for compensating their traveling to cities.

Medical Allowance: The reimbursement of all medical expenses of the treatment to the government employee or their family will be done by the government once the employee claim for it.

Special Security Allowance: In case the candidate is working for some special organization, such as CBI, IB, or any Security agencies he will be provided with an extra 20% of Basic Pay as Special Security Allowance (SSA) in their gross pay.

Pension: This is the most attractive benefit of any government job because even after your retirement in your old age you will be provided with a handsome amount every month for your expenses and a part of this will be deducted from your salary every month.

I hope this article has cleared your confusion regarding the salary package for SSC CGL posts to some extent.

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