SSC CHSL Salary In-Hand After 7th CPC

Lucrative SSC CHSL salary, perks, allowance as well as job security is the major reason that attracts lakhs of applicants to fill the Combined Higher Secondary Level(10+2) exam conducted by the SSC every year. Candidates aspire to grab a promising career through CHSL exam because of the SSC CHSL Payscale being offered.

This article will give the SSC CHSL salary structure of different posts with information on allowances and perks are discussed. There are other government exams that also have a great designation, career, and salary.

SSC CHSL Salary After 7th Pay Commission

Before getting to know the SSC CHSL pay scale details, candidates should know the various posts present after clearing the CHSL exam.

The various posts are :

  • Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
  • Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)- Grade A

Candidates can visit the SSC exams page for more details regarding the exam.

After the 7th pay Commission, the SSC CHSL salary structure for the above-mentioned posts are given below:

Post Pay Band Grade Pay
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
Data Entry Operator (DEO) Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)
Data Entry Operator- Grade A Rs. 5200-20200 Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)

The salary structure of the SSC CHSL posts also has other allowances apart from the basic pay. These allowances are as per the guidelines set by the Government of the respective departments.

The various allowances that are a part of the salary structure are as follows:

1. Dearness Allowance

2. House Rent Allowance

3. Transport Allowance

4. Special Allowance

After the 7th pay commission, the allowances increment for House rent are as follows:

City Category Before 7th Pay Commission Post 7th Pay Commission
X 30% 24%
Y 20% 16%
Z 10% 8%

Where X= cities with population more than 50 lakhs

Y= Population within 5 to 50 lakhs

Z= Population less than 5 lakhs

SSC CHSL Salary Structure

Post Name Basic Pay City HRA TA Gross In-Hand Salary
LDC / JSA 19900 X 4776 1350 26026 22411
19900 Y 3184 900 23984 20369
19900 Z 1592 900 22392 18777
DEO / PA / SA 25500 X 6120 3600 35220 31045
25500 Y 4080 1800 31380 27205
25500 Z 2040 1800 29340 25165

Candidates appearing for other exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission can go through the given link for relevant details.

SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary Post-Wise (with Deductions)

SSC CHSL In Hand Salary of LDC/JSA (Pay Level-2)

Calculations City – X City – Y City – Z
In-Hand Salary 28000 25750 23950
 Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 1900 1900 1900
Basic Pay 19900 19900 19900
DA (17% w.e.f July 2019) 3383 3383 3383
HRA (24%,16%,8%) 5400 3600 1800
TA 1350 900 900
DA on TA (17%) 575 575 575
Gross Pay 30608 28358 26558
Deductions
NPS (10% of Basic+DA) 2328 2328 2328
CGEGIS 30 30 30
CGHS 250 250 250
Total Deductions 2608 2608 2608
Net Salary (In-Hand) 28000 25750 23950

SSC CHSL In Hand Salary of Data Entry Operator (DEO) (Pay Level-4)

Calculations City – X City – Y City – Z
Net Salary (In-Hand) 36903 32757 30717
 Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic Pay 25500 25500 25500
DA (17% w.e.f July 2019) 4335 4335 4335
HRA (24%,16%,8%) 6120 4080 2040
TA 3600 1800 1800
DA on TA (17%) 612 306 306
Gross Pay 40167 36021 33981
Deductions
NPS (10% of Basic+DA) 2984 2984 2984
CGEGIS 30 30 30
CGHS 250 250 250
Total Deductions 3264 3264 3264
Net Salary (In-Hand) 36903 32757 30717

SSC CHSL Salary for Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA) Salary (Pay Level-4)

Calculations City – X City – Y City – Z
Net Salary (In-Hand) 36903 32757 30717
 Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic Pay 25500 25500 25500
DA (17% w.e.f July 2019) 4335 4335 4335
HRA (24%,16%,8%) 6120 4080 2040
TA 3600 1800 1800
DA on TA (17%) 612 306 306
Gross Pay 40167 36021 33981
Deductions
NPS (10% of Basic+DA) 2984 2984 2984
CGEGIS 30 30 30
CGHS 250 250 250
Total Deductions 3264 3264 3264
Net Salary (In-Hand) 36903 32757 30717

SSC CHSL Posts- Responsibilities & Growth

The responsibilities and growth opportunities for various SSC CHSL posts are given below:

Post Responsibilities Career Growth
Lower Division Clerk Dealing with the clerical work and maintaining the flow of work in the office

Registration of Mails, Entering Data on Computer, Indexing, Registering and Maintaining File Registers in an efficient manner.

Section Officer after meeting necessary eligibility criteria set by SSC
Data Entry Operator Work with software like MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Preparation of Notes and Reports and entering and managing the data.

System Analyst after clearing necessary exams.
Postal Assistant Operates in the mailing and data maintenance zone.

Customer Support and Monitoring all the tasks assigned in the department.

Chief Supervisor after meeting the requisites set by the SSC.

SSC CHSL Promotion & Career Growth

  1. Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) is promoted to Upper Division Clerk, Division Clerk, and Section Officer.
  2. Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA) – after gaining 5 years of experience and giving Postmaster Grade I examination candidate will be promoted to Supervisor (LSG), Senior Supervisor, and Chief Supervisor (HSS).
  3. Data Entry Operator (DEO) – candidates are promoted to the post of Data Entry Operator Grade B, Grade C, and Grade F (system analyst) after clearing departmental exams.

For details on the SSC Salary of other exams conducted by the Commission, check the link provided. Aspirants applying for various government exams can check the linked article for post-wise salary structure for examination.

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Frequently Asked Questions – SSC CHSL Salary 2021

Q 1. What is the starting SSC CHSL salary offered to a candidate recruited through the CHSL examination?

Ans. Post wise starting salary for LDC/JSA is Rs. 25,767, PA/SA, and DEO is Rs 32,715.

Q 2. What is the amount of Travel Allowance do a candidate gets apart from Basic Pay?

Ans. if a candidate is posted in X city the Travel Allowance will be Rs 3,600 and if the posting is in Y or Z City, candidates get 1,800 as Travel Allowance.

Q 3. What are the perks and allowances received by an SSC CHSL Employee?

Ans. House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, Dearness Allowance, and Leave Travel Concession are a few allowance and perks entitled to a candidate on being selected in SSC CGSL exam.

Q 4. What percentage of Basic Pay is considered under HRA for different categories of cities?

Ans. As per the government norms, a candidate posted in X cities gets 24 per cent of Basic pay. For Y and Z cities, candidates get 16 per cent and 8 percent of Basic Pay, respectively.

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