SSC CHSL Salary 2020: Salary After 7th Pay Commission

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam to recruits candidates who go on to fill important government posts like DEO, LDC, Postal Assistants, etc. The SSC CHSL Notification 2020 was released in December 2019.  As per the latest notification, there is a hike to 22-24 % in the SSC CHSL salary structure after the 7th pay commission. The various posts for which the successful candidates will be recruited by clearing the CHSL exam are as follows:

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

Here we are providing you with the SSC CHSL Salary 2020. You will get to know the SSC CHSL Salary, Perks and Allowances, Job Profile and Promotion in SSC CHSL.

SSC CHSL Pay Scale 2020

After the 7th pay Commission, the SSC CHSL salary structure for the posts under SSC CHSL are given below. The below table represents the pay scale of four different posts.

Name of Posts Pay Band 1 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)

SSC CHSL Salary After 7th Pay Commission: Postwise

The SSC CHSL appointed candidates will be paid the salary on the basis of the city where they have been posted. SSC has categorized the cities into three categories.

  1. X= cities with population more than 50 lakhs
  2. Y= Population within 5 to 50 lakhs
  3. Z= Population less than 5 lakhs

The SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary After the 7th Pay Commission for each of the posts is given below.

SSC CHSL Salary: In-hand Salary For LDC/JSA

he SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) in cities X, Y, and Z are given in the below table:

Criteria City X City Y City Z
Payscale Rs. 19,900 – 63,200 Rs. 19,900 – 63,200 Rs. 19,900 – 63,200
Grade Pay 1900 1900 1900
Basic pay Rs. 19,900 Rs. 19,900 Rs. 19,900
HRA (depending on the city) 24%= 4776 16%= 3184 8%= 1592
DA (Current- 17%) 3383 3383 3383
Travel Allowance 3600 1800 1800
Gross Salary Range (Approx) 31659 28267 26675
Deductions (Approx) ~2500 ~2500 ~2500
Approx In-Hand Salary ~29,159 ~25,767 ~24,175

SSC CHSL Salary: In-hand Salary For PA/SA

The SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary for the post of Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) in cities X, Y, and Z are given in the below table:

Criteria City X City Y City Z
Payscale Rs. 25,500 – 81,100 Rs. 25,500 – 81,100 Rs. 25,500 – 81,100
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic pay Rs. 25,500 Rs. 25,500 Rs. 25,500
HRA (depending on the city) 24%= 6,120 16%= 4,080 8%= 2,040
DA (Current- 17%) 4,335 4,335 4,335
Travel Allowance 3600 1800 1800
Gross Salary Range (Approx) 39,555 35, 715 33,675
Deductions (Approx) ~3000 ~3000 ~3000
Approx In-Hand Salary 36,555 32,715 30,675

SSC CHSL Salary: In-hand Salary For DEO

The SSC CHSL In-Hand Salary for the post of Data Entry Operator (DEO) in cities X, Y, and Z are given in the below table:

Criteria City X City Y City Z
Payscale Rs. 25,500 – 81,100 Rs. 25,500 – 81,100 Rs. 25,500 – 81,100
Grade Pay 2400 2400 2400
Basic pay Rs. 25,500 Rs. 25,500 Rs. 25,500
HRA (depending on the city) 24%= 6,120 16%= 4,080 8%= 2,040
DA (Current- 17%) 4,335 4,335 4,335
Travel Allowance 3600 1800 1800
Gross Salary Range (Approx) 39,555 35, 715 33,675
Deductions (Approx) ~3000 ~3000 ~3000
Approx In-Hand Salary 36,555 32,715 30,675

SSC CHSL Job Profile

SSC provides promotions from time to time. The promotion policy is different for LDC, DEO, SA/PA and Court Clerk. The promotion is held after clearing the departmental exam conducted by SSC. Check out the Job Profile and Promotional Policy For SSC CHSL.

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

  • Dealing with the clerical work and maintaining the flow of work in the office
  •  To Maintain data, files, and documents of the office in a systematic manner
  • Registration of Mails, Entering Data on Computer, Indexing in an efficient manner.

Promotion Policy: He/She is promoted Upper Division Clerk, Division Clerk, and Section Officer.

Data Entry Operator (DEO)

  • To handle office computers. He/She must be proficient in Computer Work.
  • Typing is one of the most responsibilities of the DEO post.
  • Work with software like MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Promotion Policy: The candidate could be promoted to the post of Data Entry Operator Grade B, Grade C, and Grade F (system analyst) after clearing departmental exams.

Postal Assistant (PA)/Sorting Assistant (SA)

  • Disposal of mails and maintaining the data
  • Customer support, handling customer queries and providing them a feasible solution, etc.

Promotion Policy: In this field of work, the candidate has to gain 5 years of experience and give Postmaster Grade I examination to promoted as Supervisor (LSG), Senior Supervisor, and Chief Supervisor (HSS).

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SSC CHSL Salary: Perks And Allowances

The allowance & perks offered to various posts under SSC CHSL is immense and that’s what makes it a job that lakhs of candidates apply for. Here is a list of perks and allowances received by an SSC CHSL employee.

  1. House Rent Allowance (HRA): House rent allowance varies according to the city one is living in. The HRA given to X, Y & Z category of cities is as follows:
    • @ 24% of Basic pay for X category of cities
    • @ 16% of Basic Pay for Y category of cities
    • @ 8% of Basic Pay for Z category of cities

    HRA after the 7th Pay Commission is tabulated below:

    City Category Before 7th
    Pay Commission
    After 7th
    Pay Commission
    X 30% 24%
    Y 20% 16%
    Z 10% 8%
  2. Transport Allowance (TA)
    The transport allowance is given to cater to the daily traveling needs of the employee. The Employees posted in the cities will get Rs.3600 as TA whereas the Employees posted at all other places will get Rs.1800 as TA.
  3. Dearness Allowance (DA)
    The DA is a cost of living adjustment allowance and is currently 17% Of basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission. The DA has been increased by the union cabinet to 17% in October 2019.
  4. Leave Travel Concession (LTC)
    The leave travel concession is the allowance that the Central Government employees receive for travel to their hometown or other parts of the country.
  5. Other Allowances
    Apart from the mentioned benefits, there is job stability, security and a peaceful environment to work as an SSC CHSL employee.

SSC CHSL Salary 2020: FAQ’s

Q. SSC CHSL recruitment is done for which of the posts?
Ans. SSC CHSL Recruitment is done for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO).

Q. What is the starting salary for the posts in SSC CHSL?
Ans. Post wise starting salary for LDC/JSA is Rs. 25,767, PA/SA and DEO is Rs 32,715.

Q. What are the perks and allowances received by an SSC CHSL Employee?
Ans. SSC CHSL Employee will be entitled to House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, Dearness Allowance and Leave Travel Concession.

Q. Is there any interview for the selection under SSC CHSL?
Ans. No, there will not be any Interview for any of the posts.

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