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SSC CPO Salary 2023: In Hand Salary, Structure, Promotion


SSC CPO Salary 2023: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the Central Police Organization (CPO) salary details in its official notification. The salary of the CPO is one of the major factors that attract a huge number of applicants. While applying for the examination, candidates are curious about the in-hand salary. Those planning to appear in the exam for the post of Sub Inspector(SI) in Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI can check the pay structure and job roles from this page.

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Students who pass this exam can earn a starting salary of Rs. 35,400. Along with the good pay scale, the Commission also provides different types of allowances such as House Rent Allowances, Dearness Allowances, and much more. Read this article for all the important information regarding salary, allowances, job roles, etc.

SSC CPO In-Hand Salary

The salary for SSC CPO positions includes the in-hand salary, basic structure, and allowances. The amount is calculated based on gross salary minus deductions. Hence, the in-hand salary is Rs 41231. This can go up to Rs. 1,12,000. The table below contains complete information about in-hand salary as per the 7th pay commission:

PostGroupGrade PayIn-hand Salary
Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Male/ Female)‘C’ Non-GazettedRs. 4200Rs. 35400-112400
Sub Inspector in CAPF‘B’ Non-GazettedRs. 4200Rs. 35400-112400
Assistant SubInspector (ASI) in CISF‘C’ Non-GazettedRs. 2800Rs. 29200-92300

SSC CPO Salary Structure During Training

The gross salary and grade pay of both Sub-Inspector in all CAPFs (BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, etc.) and Delhi Police are the same.  The CPO income during training is significantly lower than the earnings after training. The income increases significantly after the training. The salary details for Sub-Inspectors during their training period are listed in the table below:

Post CAPFs Basic DA @ 17% Mess Allowances Washing Allowances Deductions – NPS
(10% of Basic+DA)
Total (In-hand Salary)


Delhi Police












The table below shows the salary details for Assistant Sub-Inspector training in the CISF:

PostCAPFsBasicDA @ 17%Mess AllowancesWashing AllowancesDeductions – NPS
(10% of Basic+DA)
Total (In-hand Salary)
Assistant Sub-InspectorsCISF2920049643033450341634231

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Candidates can attempt SSC CPO Paper 1 mock tests at Embibe by following the steps provided below:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the “Getting a Government Job” menu bar.
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “SSC” from the Dropdown and click on “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Select “SSC CPO Paper-I” and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Test” from the header section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any SSC CPO Paper-I subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the test.

SSC CPO Income and Emoluments After Training

SSC CPO salary of a Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police or CAPFs depends on where he/she is posted after training. The main reason is the variation in HRA and TA from city to city. The Sub Inspector salary as per the 7th Pay Commission after training is tabulated below:

Basic / AllowancesX CityY CityZ City
Basic Salary354003540035400
DA6018 (17% of basic)6018 (17% of basic)6018 (17% of basic)
DA on TA612306306
Gross Salary541264918846356
Salary in Hand SSC CPO SI497044476641934

SSC CPO Job Profile

Aspirants selected through the SSC CPO exam will be appointed as Sub Inspector with either the Delhi Police, the CAPF or Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF. The CAPF includes the following forces:

  • BSF (Border Security Force)
  • CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)
  • ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)
  • SSB (Seema Suraksha Bal)
  • CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)

Roles & Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of different forces are given below:

Border Security Force1. Protects the border between India and Pakistan.

2. Promotes a sense of security among the citizens.

3. Prevents trans-border crimes and assists in the control of refugees
Central Reserve Police ForceCRPF is responsible for controlling riots and Naxalites.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police1. Protects the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)

2. Promotes the sense of security among citizens by providing security at northern borders.3. Prevents the violation of the border.4. Prevents trans-border smuggling, anti-national activities, and illegal immigration.

Seema Suraksha Bal1. Protects Indo–Nepal and Indo–Bhutan borders.

2. Prevents cross-border crimes, smuggling, and anti-national activities.

Central Industrial Security Force1. Provide security to various PSUs and other important infrastructures.

2. Protects Government infrastructure projects and industrial units.

SSC CPO Promotion

Candidates are liable to be promoted to the rank of Sub Inspector after five years of continuous service. Candidates have very little chance of getting their first promotion before at least 7-8 years of service. Aspirants can also get promotions through departmental exams as well to fast-track the process. The promotion of the aspirants from ASI to SI is carried out on the basis of Zonal Security.

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FAQs on SSC CPO Salary Structure 2023

Here, we have enlisted some of the most frequently asked questions related to SSC CPO Salary 2023.

Q: What is the salary of an SSC CPO?

A: The basic salary for CPO is Rs. 35,400 with a gross salary of Rs. 47,496.

Q: Does SSC CPO Salary vary as per location?

A: Yes. SSC CPO salary may vary slightly according to the location of the posting.

Q: What are the posts in SSC CPO?

A: There are two posts in SSC CPO Recruitment 2023:
1. Sub Inspector
2. Assistant Sub Inspector

Q: Does SSC CPO salary increase with time?

A: Yes. SSC CPO salary will increase periodically. The salary is also revised periodically.

Q: From where can I get a detailed SSC CPO job profile?

A: Candidates can check the SSC CPO job profile from this article.

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