SSC CPO Salary

SSC CPO Salary Structure: Check details of SSC CPO Job Profile, SSC CPO Salary Structure, Career Growth, Allowance, Promotion after 7th Pay Commission.

SSC CPO Salary: Job Profile, Allowances, Career Growth

Every year Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the notification of Central Police Organisation (CPO) vacancies for the post of Sub-Inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector. Along with the notification the Commission also release CPO SI-ASI salary. After the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, the basic salary for CPO is ₹ 35,400 with a gross salary of ₹ 47,496.

In this article, we will provide you with all the necessary and important details regarding SSC SI and ASI salary, important dates, the benefits, salary structure, posts, promotion process, work profile, and all the other important details.

Note that SSC CPO Notification 2020 is released.


SSC CPO Salary: SSC CPO Important Dates

The important dates for SSC CPO 2020 are tabulated below:

Events Dates
SSC CPO Recruitment Notification Release 17th June 2020
Online Registration Starts 17th June 2020
Online Registration Ends 16th July 2020
SSC CPO Paper, I Admit Card Releases August 2020
SSC CPO Paper I Exam Date 29th September to 1st October 2020 & 5th October 2020 (CBE)
SSC CPO Paper, I Result Declaration October 2020
SSC CPO Physical Efficiency Test & Medical Examination Test October 2020
SSC CPO Paper II Admit Card Releases November 2020
SSC CPO Paper II Exam Date 1st March 2021
SSC CPO Paper II Result Declaration April 2020

SSC CPO Salary Structure 2020

Below is the post wise salary/ pay scale:

Post Name Group Salary/ Pay Scale
Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Male/ Female) ‘C’ Non-Gazetted ₹. 35400-112400/
Sub Inspector in CAPF ‘B’ Non-Gazetted ₹. 35400-112400/
Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF ‘C’ Non-Gazetted ₹. 29200-92300/

SSC CPO Salary And Emoluments After 7th Pay Commission: SSC CPO Sub Inspector Salary

The salary as per the 7th Pay Commission is tabulated below:

Basic / Allowances X City Y City Z city
Basic Salary 35400 35400 35400
Da 0 0 0
HRA 8496 5664 2832
TA 3600 1800 1800
DA on TA 0 0 0
Gross Salary 47496 42864 40032
NPS 3540 3540 3540
CGHS 225 225 225
CGEGIS 2500 2500 2500
Deductions 6265 6265 6265
Salary in Hand SSC CPO SI 41231 36600 33767


SSC CPO Salary: Basic Allowances Provided

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.

  • @ 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 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 12% Of basic Pay under the 7th Pay Commission. 

Transport Allowance (TA)

The rate of transport allowance per month various 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 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.

Children Education Allowance/Hostel subsidy

  • 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 hostel. Whenever DA increases by 50%, CEA shall increase by 25%.

Dress Allowance

Rs.10,000/- (Annual) Constable to Inspector in the month of 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 zone are given an extra allowance.

SSC CPO Salary: List Of Posts Under SSC CPO

The various posts under SSC CPO are as under:

  1. SI in Delhi Police
  2. Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
  3. SI in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)
  4. SI in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  5. Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)
  6. SI in SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)
  7. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

SSC CPO Salary: SSC CPO Promotion Procedure

Aspirants are selected for the ASI post and join the CISF. Candidates are liable to get promoted to the rank of sub-Inspector, basically after five years of continuous service. The promotion of the aspirants from ASI to SI are carried out on the basis of Zonal Security and candidates have very little chance of getting your first promotion before at least 7-8 years of service. Aspirants can also get promotion othrough departmental exams as well to fast-track the process.

SSC CPO Salary: SSC CPO Work Profile

SSC CPO Work Profiles are mentioned belowAspirants selected through the SSC CPO exam will be appointed as a Sub Inspector with either the Delhi Police, the CAPF or as Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF. The CAPF includes the following forces:

1. BSF (Border Security Force)
2. CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)
3. ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)
4. SSB (Seema Suraksha Bal)
5.CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)

The roles and responsibilities of different forces are given below:

Sub Inspector of Delhi Police: Delhi Police Sub-inspector is responsible for maintaining law and order.

Border Security Force 1. Protects the border between India & Pakistan.2. Promotes the sense of security among the citizens.

3. Prevents trans-border crimes and assists in the control of refugees

Central Reserve Police Force 1.CRPF is responsible for controlling riots & Naxalites.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police 1. Protects the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)2. Promotes the sense of security among citizens by providing security at northern borders.3. Prevents the violation of the border. 4. Prevents trans-border smuggling, anti-national activities, and illegal immigration.
Seema Suraksha Bal 1. Protects Indo – Nepal, and Indo – Bhutan borders.2. Prevents cross-border crimes, smuggling, and anti-national activities.
Central Industrial Security Force 1. Provide security to various PSUs and other important infrastructures.2. Protects Government infrastructure projects and industrial units.

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 provided you the complete information regarding the SSC CPO Salary & SSC CPO Job profile.

Frequently Asked Questions On SSC CPO Salary

Below are the FAQs that candidates generally search:

Q: What is the salary of SSC CPO?

A: The basic salary for CPO is ₹ 35,400 with a gross salary of ₹ 47,496.

Q: From where can I know SSC CPO Salary?

A: Candidates can check SSC CPO salary from this article.

Q: What are the posts in SSC CPO?

A: There are two posts in SSC CPO recruitment 2020:
1. Sub Inspector
2. Assistant Sub Inspector