SSC holds the Combined Higher Secondary Level(10+2) exam every year. In this article, the salary structure of SSC CHSL posts with information on allowances and perks are discussed.

For details on other bank exams, candidates can check the linked article.

SSC CHSL Salary In India After 7th Pay Commission

Before getting to know the pay scale details of the SSC CHSL, 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

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 have other allowances apart from the basic pay. These allowances are as per the guidelines set by the Government of the respective departments.

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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

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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.

Aspirants applying for the post of IAS officer can check the IAS salary at the linked article. Candidates preparing for SSC CHSL exam must check the Static GK topics for the General Awareness section preparation.

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