SSC CPO Salary Structure 2019 | SI/ASI Work Profile, Promotions & Career Growth

Every year SSC (Staff Selection Commission) releases the vacancies for CPO (Central Police Organisation) to recruit liable and suitable candidates. SSC CPO (Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation) includes the posts of SI (Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police, SI (Sub Inspector) in CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces) and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force). SSC CPO has released approximately 1223 vacancies to be filled through the recruitment drive of 2019-20 year.

SSC CPO Salary Structure 2018 - SI or ASI Work Profile, Promotions & Career Growth

SSC CPO – Job Profile

List of SSC CPO Posts for 2019

A. Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police

B. Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)

CAPF is a Paramilitary Force which is come under Union Home Ministry. It is not directly a wing of the Military. The CAPF includes the following below posts.

Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)

Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)

Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

C. Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

SSC CPO Post Preferences

It is structurally defined as below in the table. The post code (preference for post as indicated in the application form) for below post is A, B, C, D, E, F, G respectively.

Post Code Post Department
A SI Delhi Police

SSC CPO Job Profile – Roles & Responsibilities

Sub-Inspector(SI) in Delhi Police Job Profile

  • Maintenance of law and order
  • Recruitment is not only for Delhi but for whole country.
  • Delhi Police come under home minister.

 Sub-Inspector (SI) in Border Security Force (BSF) Job Profile

  • Protection of the border between India & Pakistan
  • India’ s first line of defence.
  • Crucial Force

Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Job Profile

  • Provide security to various PSU’s and other important infrastructures.

Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Job Profile

  • Anti-riot & anti-Naxal force
  • This is also an important force.

Sub-Inspector (SI) in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF) Job Profile

  • Protection of the border between India & China (Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)

Sub-Inspector (SI) in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Job Profile

  • Protection of Indo-Nepal & Indo-Bhutan borders
  • It prevents cross-border crimes, smuggling and anti-national activities and illegal immigration.

Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) In CISF Job Profile

  • ASI is the backbone of the force as they play the role of moderator between the team in the field and the control room.
  • CISF is no longer a PSU-centric organisation.
  • Airport Security
  • Industrial Security
  • Search Operation – when they get the order from their higher officers
  • Power of Seizure – Seize anything illegal and take suspect into the custody.
  • Clerical Jobs

SSC CPO Salary Structure & Pay Scale 

After Clearing SSC CPO Exam, you will be appointed in one of the post and get the regular good salary.

SSC CPO SI (In Delhi)Salary In Hand

Salary is generally same for both men and female for the post of SI (Sub-Inspector) in Delhi Police. [Sub-Inspector (Executive) – (Male/Female) in Delhi Police]

Post Name Level Grade Pay Group Salary
SI In Delhi Police (Men/ Female) 6 4200 ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 35400 – 112400

SSC CPO SI (In CAPF) Salary In Hand

Salary of SSC CPO SI in CAPF is also same as SI in Delhi.

Post Name Level Grade Pay Group Salary
SI In CAPF 6 4200 ‘B’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 35400 – 112400

SSC CPO Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI in CISF) Salary In Hand

Post Name Level Grade Pay Group Salary
ASI In CISF 5 2800 ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 29200 – 92300

SSC CPO Salary After 7th Pay Commission – SI Salary

As you all know that salary of all the government employees has been increased after the 7th Pay Commission announced in country.

SSC CPO SI Salary In Delhi Police, BSF, CRPF, SSB, ITBP, CISF (During Training Period)

Post Sub-Inspector
Basic 35400
DA 1770
Mess Allowance 3033
Washing Allowance 450
Deduction – NPS (10% of Basic) 3540
Total (In-Hand Salary) 37113

SSC CPO ASI Salary In Hand (During Training Period)

Post Asst. Sub-Inspector
Basic 29200
DA 1460
Mess Allowance 3033
Washing Allowance 450
Deduction – NPS (10% of Basic) 2920
Total (In-Hand Salary) 31223

After completion of training, SSC CPO Salary depends on the location where the SI and ASI posted.

SSC CPO SI Salary In Hand (After Training)

Cities X City Y City Z City
Basic Salary 35400 35400 35400
DA 0 0 0
HRA 8496 5664 2832
TA 3600 1800 1800
Gross Salary 47496 42864 40032
NPS 3540 3540 3540
CGHS 225 225 225
CGEGIS 2500 2500 2500
Deductions 6265 6265 6265
Salary In Hand 41231 36600 33767

HRA – 

X Cities 24% = 8496

Y Cities 16% = 5664

Z Cities 8% = 2832

SSC CPO ASI In CISF (After Training)

Basic Pay – 29200


X Cities = 24% = 7004

Y Cities = 16% = 4672

Z Cities = 8% = 2336


6% = 1752

TA AND OTHER ALLOWANCE = 3800.3500, 3300

Total Salary

X Cities – 29200 + 1752 + 7004 + 3800 = 41756

Y Cities – 29200 + 1752 + 4672 + 3500 = 39124

Z Cities – 29200 + 1752 + 2336 + 3500 = 39124


X Cities – 37956 – 2920 = 35036

Y Cities – 39124 – 2920 = 36204

Z Cities –  36488 – 2920 = 33568

SSC CPO Promotions & Career Growth

As we all know the promotion is a main key to our career growth, every person wants to be up to the higher level for more respectable position. So all aspirants desires to know the promotion level for career growth in the SSC CPO. Most of the candidates applies the application form after seeing own capability and growth in promotion.

Promotions depends on the career records and performance of the person. Selected Candidate will get regular promotion after joining over the period.

Delhi Police SI Promotion

Delhi Police SI Promotion

It is very rare that person can be promoted to the rank of Additional DCP but there are some instances to achieve this also.There are number of factors on which the promotion depends like number of vacancies, your work profile.

SI CAPF Promotion 

Promotion of SI in CAPF has the same criteria as for the BSF. In BSF, there are promotion examination that you need to clear to get the promotion.

ASI CISF Promotion

ASI In CISF Promotion

But the chances of promotion are few as the promotional exercises are carried out on the basis of Zonal Security. So mostly it takes 7-8 years for the first promotion. Departmental exams and seniority factor comes into play for promotion.

Candidate can also get the promotion Out-Of-Turn(OTP) if he/she has performed very well like extraordinary activities – catching of terrorists, killing of naxal, busting of gangs of criminals, tackle the unprecedented situation like encounters, seizing of drugs, IPL Betting Culprits etc. Departmental Promotional Committees takes the decision of a particular person depends on the records of history and achievement taken by him/her.

SSC CPO 2019 Salary Details With Explanation

Pay Scale : The pay scale is a platform that determines the salary or wages of an employee. There are certain factors on which pay scale of employees depends.

The level of employment in terms of responsibilities, seniority, rank or status, the difficulty of the specific work performed. Pay scale of an employee is decided by an employer depending on above factors.

Basic Pay : Basic Pay = initial pay of an employee + grade pay

Basic pay is a fixed amount of money paid to an employee by an employer in return of work performed. It varies on the basis of job profile.

HRA :  House Rent Allowances (HRA) is the reimbursement for employees which is given to ease the stay at the place of posting.

If an employee uses the facility of the house on lease or leased flats from the employers, then that employee can not avail himself/ herself this allowance (HRA).

NPS : National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a government-backed voluntary saving scheme that aimed to introduce saving habits for retirement amongst the citizens. This is designed to encourage systematic saving during the employee’s working period with an aim to offer old-age income or fixed retirement income to all the citizens of India.

CGEGIS : Central Government Employee Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS) came into force on 1st Jan 1982. This scheme provides for two benefits.

(i) first one is insurance cover to help their families

(ii) second one is lump sum payment to afford their life resources on retirement.

All the employees who had entered Central Government Service after 1st November 1980 will be compulsorily covered under the scheme from the date it came into force i.e. from 1st Jan 1982.

CGHS : Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) was started under the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 1954 with the objective of providing comprehensive medical care facilities to Central Government employees, pensioners and their dependants residing in CGHS covered sites.

SSC CPO Salary Structure 2019 – Classification of cities based on Year 2011 

S. No. States/UTs Cities-X Cities-Y
1 Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad (UA) Vijawada (UA), Warangal (UA), Visakhapatnam (UA), Guntur
2 Assam   Guwahati (UA)
3 Bihar   Patna (UA)
4 Chandigarh   Chandigarh
5 Chattisgarh   Durg-Bhilai Nagar (UA), Raipur (UA)
6 Delhi Delhi (UA)  
7 Gujarat   Ahmedabad (UA), Rajkot (UA), Jamnagar (UA), Bhavnagar (UA), Vadodara (UA), Sutat (UA)
8 Haryana   Faridabad*
9 Jammu & Kashmir   Srinagar (UA), Jammu (UA)
10 Jharkhand   Jamshedpur (UA), Dhanbad (UA), Ranchi (UA)
11 Karnataka Bengaluru (UA) Belgaum (UA), Hubli-Dharwad, Manglore (UA), Mysore(UA)
12 Kerala   Khozhikode (UA), Kochi (UA), Thiruvanthapuram (UA)
13 Madhya Pradesh   Gwalior (UA), Indore (UA), Bhopal (UA), Jabalpur (UA)
14 Maharashtra Greater Mumbai (UA) Amravati, Nagpur (UA), Kolhapur (UA), Aurangabad (UA), Nashik (UA), Bhiwandi (UA), Pune (UA), Solapur
15 Orissa   Cuttack (UA), Bhubaneswar (UA)
16 Punjab   Amritsar (UA), Jalandhar (UA), Ludhiana
17 Pondicherry   Pondicherry (UA)
18 Rajasthan   Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur (UA), Kota (UA)
19 Tamil Nadu Chennai (UA) Salem (UA), Tiruppar (UA), Coimbatore (UA), Tiruchirappalli (UA), Madurai (UA)
20 Uttarakhand   Dehradun (UA)
21 Uttar Pradesh   Moradabad, Agra (UA), Bareilly (UA), Lucknow (UA), Kanpur (UA), Meerut (UA), Ghaziabad*, Aligarh, Allahabad (UA), Gorakhpur, Varanasi (UA), Saharanpur
22 West Bengal Kolkata (UA) Asansol (UA)

The cities which are not categorized under X and Y category falls under Z category.

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