Are you an aspirant of police service? SSC conducts a recruitment drive every year for Sub Inspector(SI) in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector(SI) in CAPF, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, and many more. Generally, before applying for any post, candidates tend to check the salary details and their job profile. Hence, we have explained post-wise SSC CPO Salary 2020 along with the Perks and Allowances on the basis of the posts in the CPO Exam.

SSC offers various CPO posts with different SSC CPO Job Profile. Hence, it is important for candidates to be aware of the roles and responsibilities of their desired post.

SSC CPO Salary 2020

  • SSC CPO Salary in hand has been increased after the implementation of the 7th pay commission.
  • As per the notification, the salary varies for each CPO post. The SSC CPO in-hand salary of the employee depends on the place of posting.
  • Candidates can check the SSC CPO Vacancy 2020 to know post-wise vacancies released by the commission.
  • Every year lakhs of students appear for the SSC CPO Exam due to its high paid salary and job profile.
  • Here we are providing SSC CPO In Hand Salary Structure and career growth opportunities for posts under SSC CPO.

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SSC CPO Pay Scale 2020

Check out the following table to know the salary structure of SSC CPO 2020 with the Group, Level, and Pay Scale.

Posts Group Level Salary/Pay Scale
Sub-Inspector, Delhi Police(Male/Female) C, NonGazetted 6 Rs 35400-Rs 112400
Sub-Inspector, CAPF B, NonGazetted 6 Rs 35400-Rs 112400
Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) ,CIPF C, NonGazetted 6 Rs 29200-Rs 92300

SSC CPO Salary Structure after 7th Pay Commission

The Grade Pay of Sub-Inspector in all CAPFs i.e BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, etc. do not differ but remain the same. The following table is a representation of the  SSC CPO SI Salary after 7th Pay Hike for the posts of Sub-Inspectors under Delhi Police and CAPF 

Posts Group Grade Pay
Sub-Inspector, Delhi Police(Male/Female) C, NonGazetted Rs 4200/-
Sub-Inspector, CAPF B, NonGazetted Rs 4200/-

SSC CPO SI Salary In-Hand (Training Phase)

The following table will provide the candidates with a basic idea SSC CPO Salary Structure, basic pays, deductions, and the gross in-hand salary per month just after joining the work as a Sub Inspector. It represents the salary details of only the candidates serving the Training Phase.

Post Sub-Inspector(SI)
Basic Pay Rs.35400
Dearness Allowance@17% 6018
Washing Allowance 450
Mess Allowance 3033
Deduction -NPS:10% Basic Pay+Dearness Allowance 4142
Total Take Home Salary 40759

SSC CPO SI Salary In-Hand (After Training Phase)

There will be a few changes in the salary and perks of the selected candidates after the Training Phase gets over. The following List represents the salary details of the Sub Inspectors(SI) after the Training Phase in different cities.

Basic Salary/Allowances X City Y City Z City
Basic Pay 35400 35400 35400
Dearness Allowance 6018 6018 6018
HRA 8496 5664 2832
TA 3600 1800 1800
Dearness Allowance on TA 612 306 306
NPS 4142 4142 4142
CGHS 250 250 250
Gross Salary 54126 49188 46356
CGEGIS 30 30 30
Deductions 4422 4422 4422
Total Take Home Salary 49704 44766 41934

SSC CPO Salary Structure: Perks & Allowances

Apart from the SSC CPO SI Salary, Sub Inspectors(SI) are entitled to get the number of perks and allowances and those are as follows:

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

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

Dearness Allowance (DA)

The cost of living allowance is paid as DA and it will be 12% of the basic pay. The DA will be added to the in-hand salary of CPO employees every month.

Transport Allowance (TA)

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

Diet Allowance/Ration Money

The CPO employees will be given diet allowance in order to fulfill their diet needs. As per the salary of SSC CPO SI, Rs. 101.5 is provided as diet allowance to the employees and ration money of Rs. 97. 85 per head per day is provided to SI in CISF.

Children Education Allowance

A total of Rs. 27,000 per annum is provided for children studying from nursery to 12th class as a children education allowance for all the posts under CPO. Also, hostel subsidy of Rs. 81,000 per annum is provided for children studying in the hostel.

Dress Allowance

Employees are provided a dress allowance of Rs. 10,000 from constable to Inspector in the month of July every year.

Risk/Hardship Allowance

The risk or hardship allowance is provided to all the employees as per the post and the region they are working.


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


SSC CPO Job Profile 2020

The candidates who will be a part of CPO have to follow the below-mentioned Roles and Responsibilities-

  • The candidate is responsible for the protection of various borders of the country.
  • Maintaining the security of the border areas, for the people who are staying nearby.
  • Duties of Anti-infiltration.
  • The Armed Force of the country have to provide the security to sensitive installations and any threatened VIP
  • Preventing criminal activities.
  • Inducing the sense of security among citizens by providing security at northern borders.
  • At the time of the election, they have to Manage the election Duty and the country situation.
  • Providing security at northern borders that are close to Pakistan and China.
  • Preventing cross-border crimes, smuggling, and other anti-national activities.

SSC CPO Career Growth 2020

For the Career Growth, the authorities will conduct internal exams for the promotion on a regular basis. The promotion of the employee is based on the internal exam and the performance of the employee during the working period.

It is great to get the opportunity to be a part of the Central Police Organization. SSC CPO Salary provided supplements as an added interest to the candidates those who want to make their future with the Armed Force. Go to the following table to know the post-wise growth in SSC CPO 2020.

Assistant Sub Inspector
Sub Inspector
Assistant Commissioner of Police
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police
Deputy Commissioner of Police
Additional Commissioner of Police
Joint Commissioner of Police
Commissioner of Police


What is SSC CPO job?

It is the recruitment for the SSC CPO (Central Police Organization) different Armed Force like- Delhi Police SI (Sub Inspector), CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces) SI (Sub Inspector), CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector), etc.

What is the negative marking in SSC CPO?

Candidates have to give a penalty of 0.25 (1/4) marks for every incorrect answer from the correct one.

In how many shifts is SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam conducted?

There are a total of 2 Shifts- Morning Shift and Evening Shift. The exam will be conducted from November 23-26, 2020 in 2 shifts.

Is SSC CPO tough?

As per the previous year SSC CPO Exam Analysis, the exam was tough. And every year it is getting toughest every year. Click Here to know the complete SSC CPO Exam Analysis.

What are the qualifications of sub inspector?

For the post of sub-inspector the educational qualification, candidates must have the degree of matriculation or equivalent from the recognized institute or university. Click Here to Know the complete SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2020.

How can I check my marks of SSC CPO?

Go to the official website of SSC or click on the Direct Link mentioned in the SSC CPO Result. Candidates have to give the required credentials as Registration Number/ Roll Number and Password/ Date of Birth. The result pdf will display on the screen.

Is SSC CPO Exam Tough?

Yes, as per the previous year's question paper the exam will be tough. Although, the exam is not impossible to crack if the preparation is well and good. Click Here to do practice with the help of the SSC CPO Free Mock Test Series.

What is the duty of Sub Inspector?

The duty of the Sub-Inspector is to file the FIR against a person for all the Indian Penal Codes, Local Laws, maintaining law & orders, etc. The post of Sub Inspector in CPO will get Salary from INR 35400-112400 per month as per their seniority and performance.

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