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SSC CGL Salary 2023, Check Perks, Allowances and Benefits

Last updated on 13-Sep-2023

SSC CGL Salary

SSC CGL Salary 2023: As per the SSC Exam Calendar, the SSC CGL 2023 Tier 1 exam will be conducted from 14th July to 27th July 2023. The notification has been released on 3rd April 2023 and registration has started. Therefore candidates need to check their preferences in selecting the posts when filling out the application form. SSC CGL is conducted for the posts in Grade B and C. There are 5 pay levels for SSC CGL posts which are Pay Levels 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. 

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SSC CGL Salary Structure

The salary structure of SSC CGL varies from 25,500 to 1,51,000. In addition to the basic pay, the SSC CGL post also offers allowances in the form of a dearness allowance, HRA, travel allowance, etc.

Pay Levels of SSC CGL

Pay LevelsPay Scale
425,500-81,100
529,200-92,300
635400-1,12,400
744,900-1,42,400
847,600-1,51,100
Pay LevelGross SSC CGL Salary Range (Approx)
 X CitiesY CitiesZ Cities
Pay Level-439,55537,51533,675
Pay Level-5 44,77242,43638,300
Pay Level-653,51450,68246,050
Pay Level-766,90963,31757,925
Pay Level-870,71666,90863,100

Read more about SSC CGL Eligibility,  Exam Pattern here, and Syllabus here

Classification of Cities

HRA for the various SSC CGL posts will vary according to the types of cities thus affecting the salary of SSC CGL jobs. Cities are classified into Class X, Y, and Z based on various factors like cost of living, population, cost of living, and the level of urbanization. 

City TypeExamples
Class X - 24% HRA

Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad,

Ahmedabad, and Pune

Class Y - 16 % HRAAgra, Ajmer, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amravati, Amritsar, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bareilly, Belgaum, Bhavnagar, Bhiwandi, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bikaner, Bokaro Steel City, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Durgapur, Erode, Faridabad, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guntur, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubli-Dharwad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jamshedpur, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kakinada, Kochi, Kottayam, Kolhapur, Kollam, Kota, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Malappuram, Malegaon, Mangalore, Meerut, Moradabad, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, Nellore, Noida, Patna, Pondicherry, Raipur, Rajkot, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Salem, Sangli, Siliguri, Solapur, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Ujjain, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vasai-Virar City, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal 
Class Z - 8% HRAAll other cities

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SSC CGL Salary ( After 7th Pay Commission)

Here is a detailed calculation of the salary of various posts of SSC CGL as per the city of posting.

Posts & DepartmentGrade PayNet in hand salary (After 7th pay commission)
Assistant Audit Officer- Under C & AG4800

65318 (X)

59434 (Y)

55626 (Z)

Assistant Accounts Officer4800

65318 (X)

59434 (Y)

55626 (Z)

Assistant Section Officer- Central Secretariat4600

  

61888 (X)

58296 (Y)

54704(Z)

Assistant Section Officer- Intelligence Bureau4600
Assistant Section Officer -  Railway4600
Assistant Section Officer -  Ext. Affairs4600
Assistant Section Officer -  AFHQ4600
Assistant -  Other Ministries4600
Inspector of Income Tax - CBDT4600
Inspector (Central Excise) -  CBIC4600
Inspector (Preventive Officer) -  CBIC4600
Inspector (Examiner) -  CBIC4600
Assistant Enforcement Officer -  Dept. Of Revenue4600
Sub-Inspector -  CBI4600
Inspector of post -  Dept. of Post4600
Inspector -  Narcotics4600
Assistant -  Other Ministries4200

  

49543 (X)

44636 (Y)

41804 (Z)

Divisional Accountant -  Under C & AG4200
Junior Statistical Officer -  Statistics4200
Statistical Investigator Grade II - Registrar General of India4200
Sub-Inspector -  NIA4200
Auditor -  Under CGDA2800

 

41526 (X)

37115 (Y)

34779 (Z)

Auditor -  Under C & AG2800
Auditor -  Under CGA & Others2800
Accountant/Jr. Accountant -  Under C & AG2800
Accountant/Jr. Accountant -  Under CGA & Others2800
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ UDC -  Central govt. offices2400

 

36742 (X)

32627 (Y)

30587 (Z)

Tax Assistant - CBDT2400
Tax Assistant - CBIC2400
Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics2400
Upper Division Clerks -  Border road org.2400

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What is the SSC CGL Salary Per Month Pay Level Wise?

The SSC CGL monthly salary for various posts are as follows:

SSC CGL Salary: For Pay level 8 (Rs 47,600 to Rs 151100)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 4,800
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 47,600
  3. HRA Depending on the city:    X (24%)  – 11424
                                                         Y (16%) – 7616
                                                         Z  (8%) –  3808
  4. DA (17%) – 8092
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx

  • X cities – 70,716
  • Y cities – 66,908
  • Z  cities – 63,100.

SSC CGL Salary Postwise For Pay level 7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 4,600
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 44,900
  3. HRA Depending on the city:  X (24%)  – 10,776
                                                      Y (16%) –  7,184
                                                      Z (8%) –  3,592
  4. DA (17%) – 7633
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 66,909
  • Y cities – 63,317
  • Z  cities – 57,925

SSC CGL Salary Postwise For Pay level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 4,200
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 35,400
  3. HRA Depending on the city:   X (24%)  – 8,496
                                                       Y (16%) –  5,664
                                                       Z (8%) –  2,832
  4. DA (17%) – 6018
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 53,514
  • Y cities – 50,682
  • Z  cities – 46,050

SSC CGL Salary Post-wise For Pay Level 5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 2,800
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 29,200
  3. HRA Depending on the city:    X (24%)  – 7,008
                                                           Y (16%) –  4,672
                                                           Z (8%) –  2,336
  4. DA (17%) – 4,964
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 44,772
  • Y cities – 42,436
  • Z  cities – 38,300

SSC CGL Salary Postwise For Pay Level 4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)

  1. Grade Pay: Rs 2,400
  2. Basic Pay: Rs 25,500
  3. HRA Depending on the city:    X (24%)  – 6,120
                                                           Y (16%) –  4,080
                                                           Z (8%) –  2,040
  4. DA (17%) – 4,335
  5. Travel Allowance – Cities 3600 other paces 1800

SSC CGL Salary Postwise | Gross Salary Range Approx: 

  • X cities – 39,555
  • Y cities – 37,515
  • Z  cities – 33,675

What is the SSC CGL Increment Per Year?

The following is the increment in the SSC CGL posts every year

  • Twice DA hikes at the rate of 1% or 2% at the end of every 6 months. 1% means 500 and 2% means 1000.

SSC CGL Salary - Perks and Allowances

Apart from the basic salary, the candidates also receive certain benefits and allowances. The list of such allowances are as follows:

  • Dearness Allowance ( 31% as per the latest update)
  • HRA ( 8-24% depends on the location of posting)
  • Transport Allowance
  • LTC

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FAQs

What qualification in the education background is required to appear for the SSC CGL exam?

The minimum educational qualification required to appear for the SSC CGL exam is graduation.

What kind of government jobs will a candidate qualify for by clearing the SSC CGL exam? +

Clearing the SSC CGL exam qualifies a candidate to Group–B and Group–C posts in the various departments of the Government of India.

In what languages is the SSC CGL exam conducted? +

The SSC CGL exam is conducted in both English and Hindi mediums.

How many exam tiers are there in the SSC CGL? +

The SSC CGL exam comprises of 2 tiers, both of which are online.

When is the SSC CGL 2023 notification is released? +

SSC CGL 2023 Notification has been released on the 3rd April 2023

What is the start date for SSC CGL 2023 application? +

The SSC CGL 2023 online application procedure started on 3rd April 2023 and ends on 3rd May 2023.

What is the last date for SSC CGL 2023 application? +

3rd May 2023 is the last date for SSC CGL 2023 application.

What are the vacancies released for SSC CGL 2023? +

Approx 7500 vacancies has been released in the SSC CGL 2023.

What is the SSC CGL New Exam Pattern 2023? +

1. SSC CGL will now have only 2 tiers- Tier I and II. Tier - III and Tier - IV have been removed.
2. Tier - 2 Exam Pattern changed. Additional subjects of Reasoning, General Awareness and Computer Proficiency added.
3. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of overall performance of candidates in Tier-II Examination only.
4. Sectional Cut off introduced in Tier- 2. This means Tier-1 is qualifying in nature now.
5. Changes in Negative Marking in Tier-2.

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