SSC CGL Salary 2022: Pay Scale, Perks, Allowances - Embibe
  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 01-08-2022
  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 01-08-2022

SSC CGL Salary 2022: Job Profile, Allowance, Pay Scale

SSC CGL Salary 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level exam annually to recruit candidates for multiple posts. Furthermore, the Commission prescribes the SSC CGL posts and salary. Candidates planning to appear for the exam should check the post-wise salary. It will help them know the pay scale for each post. Accordingly, they can know about their in-hand salary and other allowances for the applied post.

The SSC CGL exam is a national-level examination. Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for the exam at multiple exam centres throughout the country. Moreover, SSC recruits aspirants for various Group B and Group C posts in different Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations of the Government of India. Some of the posts include Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer, Assistant Section Officer, Assistant, Junior Statistical Officer (JSO), etc. Read on to find out more.

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SSC CGL Salary 2022

Due to the number of SSC CGL posts, candidates may be confused about the pay level and the in-hand salary for each post. Depending on the type of SSC CGL job profile, the officials will decide the salary. CGL salary after the 7th Pay Commission varies from a minimum of ₹18,000 to ₹2,50,000, including other perks.

Interested applicants should be aware of SSC CGL 2022 posts and the salary range that is offered. The SSC CGL salary structure consists of different payment levels. All the posts under that SSC pay scale will be eligible for a salary in the respective pay scale range. Let us check the SSC CGL pay scale along with the level of the jobs in the following paragraphs.

SSC CGL Pay Levels

The SSC conducts the CGL exam to recruit candidates for 34 Group B and Group C posts. The salary for selected candidates varies according to the position. The table below summarises the SSC CGL pay levels and the pay scales for those levels.

Pay LevelsPay Scales (in Rs.)
425,500-81,100
529,200-92,300
635400-1,12,400
744,900-1,42,400
847,600-1,51,100

SSC CGL Posts and Salary

The SSC CGL notification for 2022 has already been released in the month of December 2021. The salary package, including the SSC CGL salary in hand and the allowances, are different for each SSC CGL job profile. Candidates can check the post-wise SSC CGL salary per month, in-hand, and pay level below:

PostPay LevelGross SalaryIn Hand
Salary
Assistant Audit Officer – Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Pay Level 854,864 –
61,424
50,725 –
57,285
Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service)Pay Level 741,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Assistant – Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Assistant – Intelligence Bureau (IB) Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Assistant (Ministry of Railway) Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Assistant – Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Assistant – Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Assistant (Other Ministries/ Departments) Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Inspector (Central Excise) CBEC Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Inspector (Preventive Officer) CBEC Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –

42,044
Inspector (Examiner) CBEC Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –

42,044
Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue) Pay Level 7 41,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Assistant (Other Ministries/ Departments) Pay Level 632,667 –
37,119
29,455 –
33,907
Sub Inspector – Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Pay Level 6 32,667 –
37,119
29,455 –
33,907
Inspector of Posts (Department of Post) Pay Level 6 32,667 –
37,119
29,455 –
33,907
Statistical Investigator Gr.II – Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) Pay Level 6 32,667 –
37,119
29,455 –
33,907
Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics) Pay Level 741,003 –
46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Sub Inspector – National Investigation Agency (NIA) Pay Level 6 32,667 –
37,119
29,455 –
33,907
Inspector (Income Tax) Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Pay Level 741,003 –

46,183
36,864 –
42,044
Auditor (Offices under CAG) Pay Level 527,766 –
31,790
25,123 –
29,147
Auditor – Offices Under Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) Pay Level 5 27,766 –
31,790
25,123 –
29,147
Auditor – Offices Under Controller General of Accounts (CGA) and others Pay Level 5 27,766 –
31,790
25,123 –
29,147
Accountant /Junior Accountant (Offices Under CGA) Pay Level 5 27,766 –
31,790
25,123 –
29,147
Sr. Secretariat Assistant (Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries Other Than CSCS Cadres.) Pay Level 4 24,446 –
28,180
22,121 –
25,855
Tax Assistant (CBDT) Pay Level 4 24,446 –
28,180
22,121 –
25,855
Tax Assistant (CBEC) Pay Level 4 24,446 –
28,180
22,121 –
25,855
Compiler (Registrar General of India) Pay Level 4 24,446 –
28,180
22,121 –
25,855
Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics) Pay Level 4 24,446 –
28,180
22,121 –
25,855

SSC CGL List of Deductions

The deductions as per the SSC CGL job profile and salary structure are given below.

Particulars Deductions
National Pension Scheme 10% on Basic Pay
Employee Provident Fund 12% of SSC CGL Salary – Basic Pay + Dearness Allowance (DA).
TDS and other taxes like Education cess will be deducted.

Total Deduction = NPS+EPF+Tax (TDS)+Other deductions.

Gross Salary = Basic Pay + DA + TA + HRA

In Hand Salary  = Gross salary – Total Deduction

SSC CGL Salary Classification of City

The 7th pay commission has proposed the following HRA, which varies according to the types of cities. Cities are classified into Class X, Y, and Z based on factors like population, cost of living, and urbanisation. Check the classification of different HRA for different cities from the table below.

Class X8 Cities only – 24% HRA (Delhi, Mumbai,
Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad,
Ahmedabad, and Pune)
Class YAround 100 Towns
(With a Population above 5 Lakhs) – 16% HRA
Class ZRural Areas – 8% HRA

SSC CGL Salary per Month

The SSC CGL salary per month depends upon the employee’s job role and the city in which they have been posted. Based on the classification of the city, post and level of the employee, the salary range would be around Rs. 25,000 to 55,000.

SSC CGL House Rent Allowance (HRA)

Candidates selected through SSC CGL are entitled to HRA, which varies according to the place of posting. HRA shall not be less than Rs. 5400/- pm, Rs. 3600/- pm and Rs.1800/- pm at X, Y & Z class cities, respectively.

SSC CGL Travel Allowance (TA)

Travel Allowance (TA) admissible to candidates on qualifying for the CGL examination also varies depending on the city. The table below gives details regarding the HRA and travel allowances for SSC employees posted in different cities.

SSC CGL HRA and TA

CitiesHRA (Percentage)Travel Allowances
X (Only 8 Urban Cities)243,600
Y (Towns With a Population Over 5 lakhs)161,800
Z (Rural Areas)81,800

SC CGL Dearness Allowance (DA)

The DA is a cost of living adjustment allowance that is given to an employee. The DA admissible is 17% of basic pay under the 7th pay commission.

SSC CGL Job Profile

Candidates can check details such as job profile and classification of all the SSC CGL jobs in the following table.

PostsJob ProfileClassification of Post
Assistant Audit Officer (Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG)a) Conduct audits of govt./public sector organisations.

b) Traveling during the inspection.

Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Accounts Officer (Intelligence Bureau)The profile consists of working as an investigating officer, but most candidates will be doing computer/ data-oriented work for Intelligence Bureau.Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Section Officer (Ministry of Railway)Clerical work includes completing files and making reports.Group “B”
Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs)Administration work like, planning and examining documents, compiling reports, updating about events, noting, drafting, and communicating with the head office.Group “B”
Assistant (AFHQ)Clerical work like, compiling files, reports and many kinds of paperwork. Keeping track of ongoing cases and subsequent follow-ups.Group “B”
Assistant (Other Ministries/ Departments)Work under government organisations like the Department of Personnel & Training, Parliamentary Affairs, Election Commission, etc.Group “B”
Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)a) Assessing Income Tax payable by people or companies.
b) Conducting raids
c) Handling refund claims
Group “C”
Inspector (Central Excise) CBECa) Clerical or file-related work (If posted in Headquarters).
b) Verifying taxations on goods passing through ports (If posted in the field).
Group “B”
Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue)a) Dealing with files, making presentations, brochures. b) Assist in the raid.
c) Gather information about money laundering or any other economic crimes.
d) Visit banks for enquiries, visit courts, and help lawyers present cases.
Group “B”
Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Investigation)Work as state police with more powers.Group “B”
Inspector of Posts (Department of Post)a) Promote the business of post offices.
b) A lot of travel.
c) Performance pressure to meet numbers.
d) Take charge of 60-70 post officers
e) Assisted by two Mail overseers.
Group “B”
Statistical Investigator Gr.II (Ministry of Statistics & Prog. Implementation)The Statistical Investigator Officers posted at NSSO performs two main functions i.e., data collection and data processing.Group “B”
Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)Checking on the cultivation of opium poppy/ Conducting periodic checks in companies.Group “B”
Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA)Investigate terrorism & other national security issues.Group “B”
AuditorAudit expense reports of State Department (C&AG), Accounts of defence forces (CGDA), General accounts of the country (CGA).Group “C”
Accountant /Junior Accountant

(Offices under CGA)

Clerical work, Handles accounts, funds, pensions, loans, etc.Group “C”
Sr. Secretariat Assistant

(Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres.)

a) Maintain files in the concerned department.
b) Reply to emails received in the respective department.
c) Drafting RTI replies and sending them for approval.
d) Data entry.
Group “C”
Tax Assistant (CBDT) Assessing, verifying, and modifying tax data of an individual or business (CBDT) and goods & services.Group “C”
Compiler (Registrar General of India) a) Clerical work
b) Drafting and compiling reports
c) Conducting census.
Group “B”
Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics) a) Dispatch of Opium Consignment.
b) Regular Check of Illegal Opium Cultivation.
c) Scanning the area and ensuring there is no production of synthetic drugs or narcotics.
Group “B”

SSC CGL Selection Process

As we have gone through the SSC officer salary, let us have a look at the SSC CGL selection stages.

  • Tier I Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT 1)
  • Tier II Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT 2)
  • Tier III Exam: Pen & Paper Mode (Descriptive Paper)
  • Tier IV Exam: Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2022?

As the current exam session (SSC CGL 2022) is in progress, fresh candidates are awaiting the SSC CGL 2023 notification, which will likely release in January 2023. SSC will release the SSC CGL application form along with eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern and more details.

Candidates can apply for the SSC CGL exam by following these steps.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC CGL- ssc.nic.in.
  • Step 2: Click on the link “Apply” and select the CGL option.
  • Step 3: Select the “Examination” link and click on “Part I Registration.”
  • Step 4: Now enter the “Personal”, “Contact”, and “Educational Qualification” details, and click on the “Register” button.
  • Step 5: Candidate will receive the registration number and password via email.
  • Step 6: Log in using “Registration Number” and “Password” and select “Part-II Registration.”
  • Step 7: Now select the payment mode – offline/online and pay the application fees.
  • Step 8: Upload the scanned “Photograph” and “Signature”, and download the filled application form for future reference.

While preparing for the SSC CGL 2022 exam, the candidates need to complete all the chapters first and make sure they cover all the syllabus. Once they have finished their syllabus, they should move on to solve the practice problems and previous years’ question papers and also attempt the mock tests to evaluate their preparation.

Candidates might also check:

SSC CGL Application FormSSC CGL Eligibility
SSC CGL SyllabusSSC CGL Exam Analysis
SSC CGL Exam DatesSSC CGL Exam Pattern
SSC CGL ResultSSC CGL Cut off
SSC CGL NotificationSSC CGL Books
SSC CGL Admit CardSSC CGL Preparation Tips
SSC CGL Previous Year PapersSSC CGL Answer Key
SSC CGL Tier ISSC CGL Tier II

FAQs on SSC CGL Salary 2022

Here, we have provided some of the frequently asked questions related to SSC CGL salary.

Q.1: How much salary will the candidate get post getting the job through this exam?
Ans: The SSC CGL salary of the particular candidate depends upon the post they have applied for or been shortlisted for. The gross pay can be anything between Rs 25,000 to 1,51,100/-.

Q.2: Can I apply for more than one post in the SSC CGL Exam?
Ans:
Yes, a candidate can apply for more than one post for the SSC CGL exam if he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria.

Q.3: For which posts does the Staff Selection Commission take CGL exams?
Ans: The SSC CGL exam is taken for recruiting candidates for the different Group-B and Group-C posts at multiple departments or ministries of the Indian government.

Q.4: What are the different allowances given to employees under SSC CGL recruitment?
Ans: Candidates recruited under the SSC CGL exam get various benefits other than salaries, such as Leave Travel Allowance (LTA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), and Dearness Allowance (DA).

Q.5: Do SSC CHSL salaries vary according to the location?
Ans: Yes, the SSC CGL salary is highest in X group cities, lower in Y group cities and lowest in Z group cities.

We hope that this detailed article on the SSC CGL Salary 2022 helps you. If you have any queries, feel free to check our website or download our app. We will be happy to help you out.

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