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SSC CPO Salary 2024, Job Profile and Career Growth

SSC CPO Salary 2024: The Staff Selection Commission has released the latest SSC CPO Notification 2024 on 4th March 2024 with 4187 vacancies. Candidates interested in preparing for SSC CPO 2024 can get detailed information about SSC CPO Salary 2024 in this post. The SSC CPO is a prestigious job that offers a lucrative SSC CPO Salary 2024 package and a range of allowances and benefits. The starting SSC CPO Salary 2024 for candidates is Rs. 35,400, with a gross salary of Rs. 66,498. The in-hand salary, after deductions, is approximately Rs. 60, 000. Read the detailed salary structure for SSC CPO 2024 below.

SSC CPO Salary 2024

Are you curious about the SSC CPO Pay Structure and SSC CPO Salary 2024 for SSC CPO positions? Want to know about the job description for SSC CPO? This article will offer you information on the various SSC CPO jobs, PayScale, SSC CPO Salary, along with the career growth and Job profile.

Various Posts/Departments under SSC CPO

The SSC CPO Recruitment is done to appoint sub-inspectors and assistant sub-inspectors across various departments of the Delhi Police, CAPF and CISF. The various posts and departments under the SSC CPO exam are given below:

  • SI(Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police
  • SI(Sub Inspector) in CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces) that includes BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB
  • ASI(Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF(Central Industrial Security Force).

SSC CPO Salary Structure 2024

The Basic Salary Structure along with the level, group & pay scale is given below. Along with the salary, candidates are entitled to many allowances and benefits. The basic Salary structure for SSC CPO Posts has been provided in the table given below:

Posts Level Group Pay Band Pay Scale
Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF 6 B Pay Band 2 Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-
Sub Inspector (Executive)
(Male/ Female) in Delhi Police
6 C Pay Band 2 Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-
Assistant Sub-Inspector
(Executive) in CISF
5 C Pay Band 1 Rs.29,200-92,300

SSC CPO Post Wise In Hand Salary

The in-hand salary of the candidates finally selected in various posts through the CPO exam differs according to the designation and the departments. The salary breakup of all posts under the SSC CPO 2024 has been provided below. The approx. in Hand salary of all the posts are as given below:

Post SI (Sub Inspector)
in Delhi Police
SI (Sub Inspector)
in CAPFs
ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector)
PayScale Rs.35,400-1,12,400/- Rs.35,400-1,12,400/- Rs.29,200-92,300
Basic pay Rs 35,400 Rs 35,400 Rs. 29,200
HRA 9558 X Cities (27%)- 9558
Y Cities (18%)- 6372
Z Cities (9%)- 3186
X Cities (27%)- 7884
Y Cities (18%)- 5256
Z Cities (9%)- 2628
DA 16284 (46% of basic) 16284 (46% of basic) 13432 (46% of basic)
TA 3600 Cities- 3600
Other Places- 1800
Cities- 3600
Other Places- 1800
DA on TA 1656 1656 828
Gross Salary 66,498 X CIties~ 66,498
Y Cities~ 63,312
Z Cities~ 57,498
X CIties~ 55,772
Y Cities~ 50,516
Z Cities~ 47,888
Deductions Approx 5-6k Approx 5-6k Approx 5-6k
Total In Hand Salary
~60k In Hand X Cities~ 60k In Hand
Y Cities~ 57k In Hand
Z Cities~ 51k In Hand
X Cities~ 49k In Hand
Y Cities~ 45k In Hand
Z Cities~ 41k In Hand

SSC CPO Basic Allowances Provided

The allowance & perks vary according to the post in SSC CPO exam. SSC is a reputed government organization that offers a lucrative package for candidates. Here is the list of allowances added up to the basic pay while working as an SSC CPO Employee:

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

House rent allowance will depend on the class of city you are living in. HRA shall not be less than Rs. 5400/- pm, Rs. 3600/- pm, and Rs.1800/- pm at X, Y & Z class cities respectively.

  • @ 27% of Basic pay for X category of cities
  • @ 18% of Basic Pay for Y category of cities
  • @ 9% of Basic Pay for Z category of cities

HRA shall be revised to 27%, 18% & 9% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and further to 30%, 20% and 10% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when DA crosses 50%

Dearness Allowance (DA)

The Dearness Allowance is a cost of living adjustment allowance and is currently 46% Of Basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission. It differs according to the category of the city the candidates are posted in as the cost of living varies accordingly.

Transport Allowance (TA)

As the post of SI and ASI requires a lot of travel on-site and off-site, the government provides a transport allowance to the candidates to compensate the expenses incurred. The rate of transport allowance per month varies according to the place you are living in as mentioned below:

  • Employees posted in the cities: Rs.3600+DA thereon
  • Employees posted at all other places: Rs.1800+DA thereon

Diet allowance/Ration Money

Diet Allowance or Ration money is provided to the CPO employees to cater to their diet needs. The Diet allowance of Rs 101.5 is provided to SI in Delhi Police. Ration money of Rs.97.85 per head per day is admissible to SI in CISF.

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Children’s Education Allowance/Hostel Subsidy

The government provides support to the candidates to build a good lifestyle for themselves and their families. It is a well-known fact that children are the center of every family and their careers and future is the most important focus of the family. The details regarding the Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy provided to the selected candidates is provided in the points below.

  • CEA @ Rs.2250/- per month (Total Rs.27000/- per annum) for children studying class Nursery to 12th class. Whenever DA increases by 50%, CEA shall increase by 25%.
  • Hostel subsidy @ Rs.6750/- per month (Total Rs.81000/- per annum) for children studying in the hostel. Whenever DA increases by 50%, CEA shall increase by 25%.

Dress Allowance

As the SI and ASI jobs are uniformed posts, the appointed candidates will need to maintain their uniforms regularly. The government provides a dress allowance of Rs.10,000/- (Annual) Constable to Inspector in July of every year.

Risk /Hardship Allowance

The risk/hardship allowance is given according to the region. The sub-inspectors working in remote and dangerous areas are given this allowance according to the level of risk. Officials posted in areas of high-risk zones are given an extra allowance.

SSC CPO Job Profile

SSC CPO allows you to work for the betterment of the country. You will be working at a prestigious post of sub-inspector, working as an investigating officer and dealing with the crime-related issues of the country. Take a look at the Job Profiles of various organizations under SSC CPO:

Delhi Police

  • Works as an investigating officer and maintains law & order in the NCT Delhi
  • Protect citizens and prevent criminal activities
  • Maintain harmony among people and resolve their issues

Role of Central Armed Police Forces

The candidates appointed under the SSC CPO will be posted under the following armed forces. The details are as follows

Border Security Force (BSF)

  • Ensuring the security of the borders of India
  • Can be posted in difficult terrains to prevent trans-border crime
  • Prevent smuggling and other illegal activities

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

  • Control the crowd and riot-like situations as & when required
  • Rescue and relief operations during disasters
  • Duty during general elections
  • Insurgency operations
  • Vital installations, etc.

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

  • Provide security to the industrial units and government infrastructure of the country
  • Includes Industrial sectors like thermal power plants, mines, steel plants, PSUs, etc

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

  • Maintain security along India-Tibet border
  • Check illegal immigration from Tibet

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

  • Prevent cross-border crimes such as smuggling, etc
  • The investigation related to anti-national activities across the border
  • Maintain security & brotherhood among people across the border

SSC CPO Career Growth

The career growth in the Police Department with pay scale is given in the below chart. The growth from a Sub Inspector to an Inspector takes almost 15 years of impeccable service and record.

DG (2,25,000/)

ADG (1,82,200-2,24,100)

IG (1,44,200-2,18,200)

DIG (1,31,100- 2,16,600)

Sr. Comdt (1,23,100- 2,15,900)

Comdt (78,800 – 2,09,200)

DC (67,700- 2,08,700)

AC (56,100-1,77,500)

Insp (44,900-1,42,400)

SI (35,400-1,12,400)

ASI (29,200-92,300)

We hope that this article provides you with complete information regarding the SSC CPO Salary 2024 & SSC CPO Job profile. For any other information related to the SSC CPO exam, stay tuned with SSCADDA.

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Which post is best in SSC CPO?

SI (Sub Inspector) post is best in SSC CPO.

What is the Assistant Sub Inspector in-hand salary?

In hand salary mentioned in article above.

What is the salary of SSC CPO?

Check post wise SSC CPO salary structure mentioned in this article above.

Is SSC CPO good job?

SSC CPO is a good career option. Because they give a good salary along with several perks and benefits for candidates who are posted in different departments of the Staff Selection Commission and its promotion chances are really good.

Does SSC CPO have pension?

Yes, the SSC CPO offers future assured with pension makes the SSC CPO Recruitment 2024 more appealing for lakhs of candidates


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