SSC CHSL Salary In Hand & Benefits Details (After 7th Pay Commission Approval)

Staff Selection Commission has commenced the SSC CHSL Recruitment 2020 for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO) & postal assistant. This article will take you through the SSC CHSL Salary 2020, Pay Scale, and In-Hand Salary for appointed candidates.

  • There are four types of Job Profiles in CHSL i.e., Lower Division Clerk, Data Entry Operator, Postal/Sorting Assistants, Court Clerk.
  • The Postal/Sorting Assistant receives the highest Grade Pay among the different job profiles and is considered as the best post.
  • The SSC CHSL In-hand Salary has been revised by the Staff Selection Commission. There is a hike of 22-24 % in the CHSL salary structure after the 7th pay commission.
  • Candidates appearing for the CHSL exam are suggested to keep an eye on  SSC CHSL Cut Off Marks in order to get qualified for the next round.
  • As per the notification, the SSC CHSL work profile and salary vary for each post. The in-hand SSC CHSL job salary of the candidate depends on the place of posting.

SSC CHSL Salary 2020

The candidates who cleared the CHSL exam will also receive a number of allowances along with the SSC CHSL Post salary and that makes the job more attractive. The Allowances that they receive include Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Travel Allowance and etc.

  • The starting salary in SSC CHSL is Rs 26,068 to Rs 35, 576 depending on the post and the city of the selected candidate.
  • As per the SSC CHSL Vacancy List, a  total of 4893 vacancies have been released by the commission.
  • It is important for candidates to be aware of the SSC CHSL Jobs and salary as this will help candidates better prepare for the exam.
  • Salary of lower division clerk and data entry operator is one of the major reasons for the competition.

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SSC CHSL Posts 2020

SSC conducts the SSC CHSL Exam to hire candidates for the posts as follows:

  1. Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  2. Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
  3. Court Clerk (CC)
  4. Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant (PA/SA)

SSC CHSL Salary 2020 Details (Important Components)

It is noted that the SSC CHSL Salary per month ranges from Rs. 18,777 to Rs. 31,045. Apart from the salary, CHSL employee is entitled to get other benefits. Go through the following important CHSL Salary Components to understand the Salary Structure-

Pay Scale-Pay scale decides the employee’s salary. Some of the factors affect the person’s salary structure like what duties and responsibilities a person has to handle, what is the rank of the person at the job. The employer sets the employee’s pay scale.

Basic Pay- The basic is the person’s initial salary plus grade pay. The basic pay depends on the person’s work profile. All other evaluations depend on this pay of the person

CPC Fitment Factor- The modifications that come after the 7th pay of commission is CPC Fitment Factor. All other evaluations play a role while deciding this pay of the person.

NPS- NPS means the national pension scheme. It helps to improvise the person’s saving habits. A small amount of a person’s monthly income is prevented from him and that same amount is given to the person in his old age on a monthly basis.

CGEGIS- CGEGIS stands for Central Govt. Employees Group Insurance Scheme. It was activated on 1st January 1982. The scheme offers the person a kind of a two-way benefit process. The first one is an insurance cover in order to help the employee’s family. Second is a lump sum amount to augment their resources on retirement.

CGHS- CGHS stands for Central Government Health Scheme. This scheme provides medical facilities to the employees.

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SSC CHSL Salary: Perks & Allowances

Apart from the salary, CHSL employees are entitled to get many other perks and allowances and those are as follows:

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

HRA is a reimbursement which is provided to the employee as stay ease. House rent allowance varies for each individual depending on the place of posting.

Let us have a look at the table below to know HRA after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission.

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

Dearness Allowance (DA)

The cost of living allowance is paid as DA and it will be 17% of the basic pay. The DA will be added to the in-hand salary of CHSL employees every month. The DA has been increased to 17% in October 2019 by the Union cabinet.

Transport Allowance (TA)

The transport allowance is provided to look after the daily travelling needs of CHSL employees. As per the salary in SSC CHSL, employees posted in the metro cities will get Rs.3600 as TA whereas the employees posted other cities will get Rs.1800 as TA.

Leave Travel Concession (LTC)

Employees can avail leave travel concession if they want to travel to their hometown or any other parts of the country.

SSC CHSL Salary In Hand 2020

The In-hand salary of an employee can go up to Rs 35,576 in X cities where the living expenses are high. The following table has the entire in-hand IDC salary structure:

Post Name In-Hand Salary
Lower Division Clerk 18,777-22,411
Data Entry Operator 25,165-31,045
Postal Assistant/SA 25,165-31,045
Court Clerk 18,777-22,411

 

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SSC CHSL 2020 Grade Pay Salary

The table below has the SSC CHSL Grade Pay details of different posts:

Post Name Pay Band Grade Pay Gross Salary
LDC PB -1 (5200-20200) 1900 (Pre-revised) 22,392-26,026
DEO PB -1 (5200-20200) 2400 (Pre-revised) 29,340-35,220
Court Clerk PB -1 (5200-20200) 1900 (Pre-revised) 22,392-26,026
PA/SA PB -1 (5200-20200) 2400 (Pre-revised) 29,340-25,220

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SSC CHSL Salary After 7th Pay Commission

There is a change CHSL salary in hand after 7th pay commission. But what is a 7th Pay Commission?

Answer: 7th Pay Commission takes place as modifications (usually upward shift) in the employee’s salary structure. It is completely set up by the government, the SSC officials only

The table given below has similar information. All candidates must check the information regarding the in-hand salary of SSC CHSL after 7th pay commission below:

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

CHSL Postal Assistant Salary

The following table has salary details of SSC CHSL Postal Assistant salary:

Calculations City – X City – Y City – Z
Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic Pay 9910 9910 9910
CPC Fitment Factor 25468.7 25468.7 25468.7
HRA 6112.488 4074.992 2037.496
Transport Allowance 3600 1800 1800
Gross Pay 35181.188 31343.69 29306.2
Deductions in Salary
NPS 991 991 991
CGEGIS 1500 1500 1500
CGHS 125 125 125
Total Deductions 2616 2616 2616
Net Salary 32565.188 28727.69 26690.2

SSC CHSL Salary Of Lower Division Clerk Salary (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

After deductions, the total salary of SSC CHSL for LDC post is Rs. 21,641.28. However, this may vary depending on the job of posting. The table given below has the SSC CHSL LDC salary/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JS) salary. All candidates must check the table:

Calculations City – X City – Y City – Z
Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5201 – 20200 5202 – 20200
Grade Pay 1900 1900 1900
Basic Pay 7100 7100 7100
CPC Fitment Factor 18247 18247 18247
HRA 4379.28 2919.52 1459.76
Transport Allowance 1350 900 900
Gross Pay 23976.28 22066.52 20606.76
Deductions in Salary
NPS 710 710 710
CGEGIS 1500 1500 1500
CGHS 125 125 125
Total Deductions 2335 2335 2335
Net Salary 21641.28 19731.52 18271.76

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CHSL Data Entry Operator Salary (DEO) (GP-2400)

The following  table below has the SSC CHSL DEO Salary details:
Calculations City – X City – Y City – Z
Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic Pay 9910 9910 9910
CPC Fitment Factor 25468.7 25468.7 25468.7
HRA 6112.488 4074.992 2037.496
Transport Allowance 3600 1800 1800
Gross Pay 35181.188 31343.69 29306.2
Deductions in Salary
NPS 991 991 991
CGEGIS 1500 1500 1500
CGHS 125 125 125
Total Deductions 2616 2616 2616
Net Salary 32565.188 28727.69 26690.2

Note: Grade Pay of DEO (Other than C&AG) has been revised from 1900 to 2400

SSC CHSL Salary Structure Of Court Clerk

The details of SSC CHSL Clerk salary is mentioned in the table below.

Calculations City – X City – Y City – Z
Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5201 – 20200 5202 – 20200
Grade Pay 1900 1900 1900
Basic Pay 7100 7100 7100
CPC Fitment Factor 18247 18247 18247
HRA 4379.28 2919.52 1459.76
Transport Allowance 1350 900 900
Gross Pay 23976.28 22066.52 20606.76
Deductions in Salary
NPS 710 710 710
CGEGIS 1500 1500 1500
CGHS 125 125 125
Total Deductions 2335 2335 2335
Net Salary 21641.28 19731.52 18271.76

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SSC CHSL Salary after 7th Pay Commission- Classification of cities based on census

The table given below has the complete Salary details of SSC CHSL after the 7th pay commission of cities based on the census. All candidates must take a look:

STATES / UTs CITIES – X CITIES – Y
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad (UA) Vijayawada (UA), Warangal(UA), Visakhapatnam(UA), Guntur
Assam Guwahati(UA)
Bihar Patna(UA)
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Durg-Bhilai Nagar(UA), Raipur(UA)
Delhi Delhi(UA)
Gujarat Ahmedabad(UA), Rajkot(UA), Jamnagar(UA), Bhavnagar(UA), Vadodara(UA), Sutat(UA)
Haryana Faridabad*
Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar(UA), Jammu(UA)
Jharkhand Jamshedpur(UA), Dhanbad(UA), Ranchi(UA)
Karnataka Bengaluru (UA) Belgaum(UA), Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore(UA), Mysore(UA)
Kerala Khozhikode(UA), Kochi(UA), Thiruvanthapuram(UA)
Madhya Pradesh Gwalior(UA), Indore(UA), Bhopal(UA), Jabalpur(UA)
Maharashtra Greater Mumbai(UA) Amravati, Nagpur(UA), Kolhapur(UA), Aurangabad(UA), Nashik(UA), Bhiwandi(UA), Pune(UA), Solapur,
Orissa Cuttack(UA), Bhubaneswar(UA)
Punjab Amritsar(UA), Jalandhar(UA), Ludhiana
Pondicherry Pondicherry(UA)
Rajasthan Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur(UA), Kota(UA)
Tamil Nadu Chennai (UA) Salem(UA), Tiruppur (UA), Coimbatore(UA), Tiruchirappalli (UA), Madurai(UA)
Uttarakhand Dehradun(UA)
Uttar Pradesh Moradabad, Agra(UA), Bareilly(UA), Lucknow(UA), Kanpur(UA),Meerut(UA), Ghaziabad*, Aligarh, Allahabad(UA), Gorakhpur, Varanasi(UA), Saharanpur**
West Bengal Kolkata(UA) Asansol (UA)

The cities which aren’t found under X and Y category come under Z category

 SSC CHSL Job Profile, Promotion & Career Growth 

Let us now go through career growth in the SSC CHSL exam with promotions. This has the potential to motivate the candidate enough to go for the CHSL exam:

SSC CHSL LDC (Lower Division Clerk)

In the LDC department, the candidate will join as a lower dept employee.

  • The candidate has to make salary slips of the employees
  • Secondly, they have to make ready the official notices, papers etc
  • Also, they have to take care of the data entered in the computer
  • Moreover, they need to keep the document maintenance

Promotion

When the candidate completes the 5-year tenure, they might get promoted as a UDC (Upper Division Clerk). To get the promotion, the candidate has to pass a UDC exam conducted by staff selection commission. With this experience, one can become the Section officer which is a gazetted post.

  • Assistant/ Upper Division Clerk
  • Division Clerk
  • Section Officer

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Salary

In hand salary of LDC is approx 23,000/- monthly. Secondly, the salary increment takes places yearly

SA/PA (Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant): SSC CHSL 

Sorting Assistants / Postal Assistants (SA/PA)- In this post, the candidate is responsible for all work post offices.

  • The person at a job has to handle customer queries
  • Secondly, they have to monitor all the tasks
  • They have to make sure the data is being maintained etc.

Promotion

In case of promotions in this post, one is with the experience and another is by giving Postmaster Grade I examination.

If the aspirant is not appearing in the exam, they will get promotion as MACP after 10 years. The 2nd way is that the candidate can appear for the Postmaster Grade I examination after 5 years of joining date.

With the experience, one can have the top post & become the Chief Postmaster (Grade A) in metropolitan cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, etc.

Salary

The in-hand salary of the person is approx 32,000/- monthly

Data Entry Operator 

In this post, the candidate will have to handle the data entry work. This is a peaceful job with less job stress.

  • Firstly, the person needs to have a good typing speed
  • They have to work on MS-Excel and MS-Word
  • Also, they will prepare the reports of officers

Promotions

One can attempt exams directed by SSC for promotions. Post DEO, one will be Admin Support Assistant followed by Personal Assistant

Salary

The person’s in-hand salary is approx 33,000/- monthly.

SSC CHSL Court Clerk

The person at this job has to handle the following duties:

  • First of all, they have to maintain the courtroom record
  • They have to be dutiful towards the issuing of License or Permits
  • The meeting agendas will be set by this person etc.

Promotion

The person’s promotion will take place in the following manner:

  • Assistant Clerk
  • Bench Clerk
  • Head Clerk

Salary

The in-hand salary of the person is 20,000/- monthly.

SSC CHSL Salary FAQs

Q. What is the starting salary for the posts in SSC CHSL?

The starting salary varies depending on the post in SSC CHSL and those are as follows:

  • Lower Division Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistant – Rs. 25,767
  • Postal/Sorting Assistant –  Rs 32,715
  • Data Entry Operator – Rs 32,715
  • Court Clerk – Rs 22,411

Q. What Job Profiles are included in SSC CHSL?

The profiles that are included in SSC CHSL are as follows-Lower Division Clerk/Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal/Sorting Assistant, Data Entry Operator, Data Entry Operator- Grade A, Court Clerk. The Postal Assistant Profile receives the highest pay and considered by many as the best SSC CHSL Post.

Q. What are the Pay Band, Grade Pay, and Gross Salary of the SSC CHSL Posts?

The Pay Band for the all the SSC CHSL posts ranges from Rs. 5200-Rs. 20200 and the Grade Pay for the posts range from 1900 to 2400. As per the SSC Salary 2020, the Gross Salary range from Rs.22,392 to Rs. 35,220.

Q. What are the different Allowances that the SSC CHSL passed out candidates receive?

The different Allowances that the SSC CHSL passed out candidates receive are as follows- Dearness Allowance(DA) House Rent Allowance(HRA) Travel Allowance(TA) Other Special Allowances

Q. What is the Allowance Increment for House Rent after the 7th Pay Commission?

The Allowance Increment for House Rent after the 7th Pay Commission for ‘X’ Category Cities is 24% and for the ‘Y’ Category of Cities is 16%. The Allowance Increment for ‘Z’ Category of cities after the 7th Pay Commission is 8%.

Q. What are the responsibilities of Lower Division Clerk?

The responsibilities of Lower Division Clerk are registration of mail, Data Entry, Indexing, Registering and maintaining of the File Registers and other such important documents.

 

Q. What are the responsibilities of the Data Entry Operator?

The responsibilities of the Data Entry Operators are to working with software like MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.They are required to prepare reports and enter and maintain data.

Q. What are the responsibilities of Postal Assistant?

The responsibilities of the Postal Assistant are mailing and data maintenance. The Postal Assistant also provides customer support and monitors the tasks assigned in the department. The SSC CHSL PA salary ranges from Rs. 25,165 – Rs. 31,045 per month.

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