SSC GD Salary Structure: Constable In-hand Salary, Basic Pay, Job Profile

Staff Selection Commission has released notification announcing 25271 General Duty Constable vacancies for various forces into the Indian Armed Forces under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). The candidates who are interested in SSC GD Constable posts must be familiar with the job profile, salary structure, basic pay, allowances, roles & responsibilities, and promotion.

SSC GD Constable Salary 2021

The initial salary of a General Duty Constable is Rs. 23,527 per month with the basic pay of Rs. 21,700 to Rs. 69,100. Besides this selected candidates will be provided with dearness allowance, house rent allowance, and transport allowance. A GD Constable enjoys various perks like medical facilities, pension scheme, annual paid leaves, and much more. In this article, we have provided all the details of SSC GD Constable Salary 2021.

SSC GD Constable Salary Structure

The minimum basic pay of a GD Constable is Rs. 21,700 which can maximum go to Rs. 69,100. The annual package for a General Duty Constable is approximately INR 3,00,000/- - INR 6,00,000/-. Check the detailed SSC GD Constable Salary Structure from the below tabular data.

SSC GD Constable Salary 2021
Earnings Gross Amount
Basic PayRs. 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. 30 + Rs. 2214= Rs. 2369
Net Earnings Rs. 23,527

SSC GD Constable Perks & Benefits

The candidates selected for the post of General Duty Constable in various force departments are benefited with many perks like medical facilities, pension scheme, security allowances, annual paid leaves, field allowances. Having a handsome salary with numerous perks and allowances, makes the SSC GD Constable lucrative job profile for many males & females.

SSC GD Constable Job Profile & Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of an SSC GD Constable varies for different forces with the major responsibility of security of citizens in the country. Before moving to the force-wise responsibilities, have a look at the posts to be recruited through SSC GD 2021.

  1. Constable GD in Border Security Force
  2. Constable GD in Border Security Force (BSF)
  3. Constable GD in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  4. Constable GD in Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)
  5. Constable GD in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  6. Constable GD in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  7. Constable GD in Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
  8. Constable GD in National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  9. Riflemans GD in Assam Rifles – AR

However, there is no vacancy announced for CRPF, NIA, and SSB (for females only).

Job Profile of SSC GD Constable

  1. Initially, SSC GD is appointed as a security guard or escort.

  2. GD constable is supposed to supervise all the tasks and duties in the absence of Sub-inspector and Assistant Sub-inspector.

  3. GD constables may even get cases for investigations.

  4. SSC GD Constable has to work under the supervision of SHO and follow his instructions.

The detailed job profile of SSC GD Constable under various Security forces are as mentioned below:

Role of Constable in Border Security Force (BSF)

The job profile of Constable in BSF includes:

  1. To provide protection at Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh Border.

  2. The General Duty Constable has to promote the sense of security among the people residing in the border areas.

  3. To anticipate the trans-border crimes, unauthorized entry or exit at the territory of India.

  4. To anticipate smuggling of illegal items or any other illegal activities on the Border

  5. The constable has the responsibility of other Anti-infiltration duties.

  6. Collection of trans-border intelligence.

Role of Constable in Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)

The job profile of Constable in ITBP includes:

  1. Providing protection at the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh).

  2. Restoration and preservation duty in any area in the event of a disturbance.

  3. To promote vigillance on the northern borders.

  4. To anticipate smuggling of illegal items or any other illegal activities on the Border

  5. Detection and prevention of border violations.

  6. To keep a check on the illegal immigration and trans-border smuggling of illegal activities.

  7. To promote security to teh sensitive installations and threatened VIPs.

  8. The duty of GD Constable in ITBP is to maintain the peace in the assigned areas and promotion of the sense of security among the local population.

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Role of Constable in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

The job profile of Constable in SSB includes:

  1. To monitor and anticipate cross-border crimes, and other illegal activities

  2. To provide protection at the Indo–Nepal and Indo–Bhutan borders

Role of Constable in Central Reserve Police Force (CISF)

The job profile of Constable in CISF includes:

  1. To provide security to various Public Sector Units and other important infrastructures.

  2. Be in-charge of airport security at all commercial airports in India.

  3. To provide security on the Delhi Metro is handled by the CISF.

  4. To protect the Government infrastructure projects and industrial units.

  5. Special Security Group of CISF is responsible to provide security cover to the persons nominated by the Home Ministry

  6. To provide protection, safety, and security to Industrial undertaking/installations, also offer protection against fire hazards.

Role of Constable in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

The job profile of Constable in CRPF includes:

  1. To look into the internal security all across the country.

  2. To operate abroad as part of Indian Peace Keeping Force and the UN peacekeeping missions

  3. To provide VIP security services during elections from guarding of vital installations to counter-Naxal operations.

Role of Constable in Rifleman GD in Assam Rifles

The job profile of Constable in Rifleman GD in Assam Rifles includes:

  1. To provide internal security under the control of the army through the conduct of counter insurgency and border security operations,

  2. To provide internal security under the control of the army through the conduct of counter insurgency and border security operations,

  3. To provide aid to the civil power in times of emergency.

  4. To provide communications, medical assistance and education in the remote areas.

  5. In times of war, working as a combat force to secure rear areas if needed

Role of Constable in Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

The job profile of Constable in SSF includes:

  1. This unit is responsible for providing entry in Secretariat premises, posting of guards at Secretariat gates and other places of premises,

  2. To maintain the internal discipline, entry of vehicles and their parking, regulation for taking material out of Secretariat premises and protection of Secretariat property.

SSC GD Constable Promotion & Carrer Growth

GD Constable → Senior Constable → Head Constable → Assistant Sub Inspector → Sub Inspector → Inspector

The candidates shortlisted for General Duty Constable posts have to undergo probation period. On the basis of their performance in the duration as GD Constable, they can be promoted to Senior Head Constable and may have to take charge of a police station. After Senior Head Constable, the career growth is as to Head Constable, Assistant Sub Inspector, Sub Inspector,and lately Inspector. The SSC GD salary also increases with the promotion in posts.

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IBPS Clerk Salary 2021: FAQs

Q. What is the SSC GD Constable in-hand salary?

Ans. The in-hand salary for SSC GD Constable is Rs. 23,527 per month.

Q. What are the additional benefits along with basic SSC GD Constable posts?

Ans. Along with the basic salary, GD Constables are offered with Dearness Allowances, House Rent Allowance, Medical facilities, pension scheme, travel allowance, and other special allowance.

Q. What is the career growth for an SSC GD Constable post?

Ans. The promotion of GD Constable follows the pattern as GD Constable → Senior Constable → Head Constable → Assistant Sub Inspector → Sub Inspector → Inspector.

Q. What is the basic pay of GD Constable?

Ans. The minimum basic pay of a GD Constable is Rs. 21,700 and the maximum basic pay is Rs. 69,100.

Q. Does salary increases with promotion of SSC GD Constable?

Ans. Yes, the SSC GD salary also increases with the promotion in posts.