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Delhi Police Head Constable Salary : Check Perks & Allowances

Dear Aspirants,

The Delhi Police Recruitment 2019 has come up with 554 vacancies for the head constable (Ministerial) position. Candidates aspiring to work in the police department in Delhi Police fulfilling the eligibility criteria and professional requirement can apply for this post. If you have any query related to the Delhi Police Head Constable salary and total in-hand salary, then your queries will be resolved in this post. Check the detailed salary structure of Delhi police head constable salary along with perks, allowances, and total in-hand salary after the 7th Pay Commission. 

Delhi Police Head Constable Salary Structure

The Delhi Police head constable is a ministerial post under Level 4 and Group C. The pay scale of this recruitment is something one aspires for. Check out the basic Delhi Police head constable salary structure in the table given below.

Post Delhi Police Head Constable (Ministerial)
Level 4
Group C
Pay Band Rs 25,500 – 81,100
Allowances DA + HRA + TA + Others
Initial Pay 25500 + Allowances


Delhi Police Head Constable In-Hand Salary after 7th Pay Commission

Now, you must be wondering about the total in-hand salary one will get after getting recruited as a Delhi Police Head Constable. Check out the table given below that depicts the approximate Delhi Police Head Constable salary (In-hand).

Post Delhi Police Head Constable (Ministerial)
Pay-scale Rs 25,500 – 81,100
Basic pay Rs 25,500
HRA (24%) ~ 6120
DA (12%) ~ 3060
TA ~ 3600
Approx. Total
In-Hand Salary
~ 35k-38k In-Hand


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Delhi Police Head Constable Salary: Allowances & Perks

Being appointed as a Head Constable (Ministerial) in Delhi Police, one is eligible for various allowances and perks. As seen from the above table, you will be entitled to the allowances  as given below:

  • House Rent Allowance
    House Rent Allowance for X category cities is 24% of the Basic pay. Hence, for Delhi Police head constable, it will be approx 6120.
  • Transport Allowance
    To make traveling convenient, the Head Constable will also be entitled to the transport allowance that will be added to the basic pay.
  • Dearness Allowance
    The Dearness Allowance is a cost of living adjustment allowance and is currently 12% Of
  • basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission.
  • Other extra allowances like petrol, diet, etc
    Apart from the mentioned allowances, the Delhi Police Head Constable also gets various other allowances as an added benefit.

Delhi Police Head Constable Career Growth

The post wise chart of the career growth is provided below. As a Delhi Police Head Constable, you will have immense opportunities and perks. The promotions are done at regular intervals and you may get a chance to climb up the ladder.





Assistant Sub-Inspector

Head Constable



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