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SSC CHSL LDC/DEO 2019: Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Vacancies, Job Profile and Promotion Policy

In this article, we are going to provide you all the information related to roles and responsibilities of SSC CHSL - Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operators (DEO) alongwith their salary structure, allowances and promotion policy.

Jun 21, 2019 11:52 IST
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SSC CHSL LDC/DEO Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Vacancies, Job Profile & Promotion
SSC CHSL LDC/DEO Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Vacancies, Job Profile & Promotion

As per the latest notification, Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold CHSL (10+2) examination for recruitment to the posts of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operators (DEO) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India. Eligible Candidates can apply for these posts from 5th March 2019 till 5th April 2019. For applying, candidates must only have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University. Below are important dates for SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exam:

SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exam

Important Dates

Opening and Closing of Online Application

5th March 2019 to 5th April 2019

Last date for making online fee payment

7th April 2019 (5.00 PM)

Last date for generation of offline Challan

7th April 2019  (5.00 PM)

Last date for payment through Challan

9th April 2019 (during working hours of Bank)

Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

1st July 2019 to 26th July 2019

Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper)

29th September 2019

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SSC has not yet announced the vacancies for SSC CHSL Posts. In this article, we will provide you all the information related to the SSC CHSL Posts (LDC, JSA, PA, SA, DEO); be it the nature of the work, pay scales, salary structure or the promotion policies. Let us first look at the Pay Scale of a SSC CHSL LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA in detail:

Pay Scale of SSC CHSL after 7th Pay Commission

Pay Scale for Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operators (DEO) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India is as follows:

Salary of SSC CHSL LDC/ JSA/ DEO/ PA/ SA after 7th Pay Commission

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)

Tentative vacancy for CHSL 2018 (FOR LDC/JSA)

SSC CHSl 2018 Vacancies

SSC CHSL 2018 Vacancies

SSC CHSL 2018 Vacancies

Allowances given to SSC CHSL – LDC/ JSA/ DEO/ PA/ SA

Apart from the Basic Pay, a LDC/ JSA/ DEO/ PA/ SA is entitled to several other benefits and allowances. These allowances will vary as per the various official rules of the respective Government Departments where the candidates are posted. Some of these allowances are:

1. Dearness Allowance

2. House Rent Allowance

3. Transport Allowance

4. Other Special Allowance

The House Rent Allowance (HRA) of all government employees will be calculated as per the criteria mentioned below in the table:

Category of Cities

HRA Before 7th Pay Commission

HRA After 7th Pay Commission

X

30%

24%

Y

20%

16%

Z

10%

8%

The three categories of cities are classified according to their population density. Let’s look at the list of cities which fall under the X, Y and Z categories:

Categories

Cities

X

(Population >= 50 Lakhs)

Bengaluru, Greater Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Kolkata

 

Y

(Population 5 to 50 Lakhs)

Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Puducherry, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Raipur, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Moradabad, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur, Kollam, Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Amravati, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Bhiwandi, Solapur, Kolhapur, Vasai-Virar Cty, Vijayawada, Warangal, Greater Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Nellore, Guwahati, Patna, Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Salem, Tirupur, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Erode, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Sangli, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Vadodara, Surat, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Srinagar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Belgaum, Malegaon, Nanded-Waghala, Aligarh, Agra, Bareilly, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Saharanpur, Noida, Firozabad, Jhansi, Asansol, Siliguri, Durgapur

Z

(Population < 5 Lakhs)

All other remaining cities

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Salary Structure of Different SSC CHSL Posts (LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA) after 7th Pay Commission

The table given below shows the Salary Structure of Different SSC CHSL Posts (LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA) after 7th Pay Commission:

SSC CHSL Post Names

Basic Pay

City

HRA

TA

Gross

In Hand Salary

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

19900

X

4776

1350

26026

22411

19900

Y

3184

900

23984

20369

19900

Z

1592

900

22392

18777

Data Entry Operator (DEO)/ Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)

25500

X

6120

3600

35220

31045

25500

Y

4080

1800

31380

27205

25500

Z

2040

1800

29340

25165

The in-hand salary of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) will be approx 23,000/- monthly. The below table shows the salary details of SSC CHSL Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA):

Salary Details- SSC CHSL Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)

Salary Details

City X

City Y

City Z

Pay Scale

5200 – 20200

5201 – 20200

5202 – 20200

Grade Pay

1900

1900

1900

Basic Pay

7100

7100

7100

CPC Fitment Factor

18247

18247

18247

HRA

4379.28

2919.52

1459.76

Transport Allowance

1350

900

900

Gross Pay

23976.28

22066.52

20606.76

Deductions

NPS

710

710

710

CGEGIS

1500

1500

1500

CGHS

125

125

125

Total Deductions

2335

2335

2335

Net Salary

21641.28

19731.52

18271.76

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The in-hand salary of Data Entry Operator (DEO)/ Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) will be approx 32,000/- monthly. The below table shows the salary details of SSC CHSL Data Entry Operator (DEO)/ Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant:

Salary Details- SSC CHSL Data Entry Operator (DEO)/ Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA)

Salary Details

City X

City Y

City Z

Pay Scale

5200 – 20200

5200 – 20200

5200 – 20200

Grade Pay

2400

2400

2400

Basic Pay

9910

9910

9910

CPC Fitment Factor

25468.7

25468.7

25468.7

HRA

6112.488

4074.992

2037.496

Transport Allowance

3600

1800

1800

Gross Pay

35181.188

31343.69

29306.2

Deductions

NPS

991

991

991

CGEGIS

1500

1500

1500

CGHS

125

125

125

Total Deductions

2616

2616

2616

Net Salary

32565.188

28727.69

26690.2

Job Profile and Promotion Policies of SSC CHSL – LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA

Let’s have a look at the different Job Profiles and Promotion Policies of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) and Data Entry Operators (DEO) under various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India.

 SSC CHSL Job Profile

SSC CHSL - Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA) Job Profile and Promotion

JOB PROFILE: The work responsibilities of a Lower Division Clerk (LDC) involves daily office tasks, for example, to maintain the data, files and documents of the office in a systematic manner. LDCs are generally the first level of clerks in any Government Organization. Below are the major roles and responsibilities performed by a Lower Division Clerk (LDC) in different government departments:

  • Dealing with the Entire Clerical Work and Maintaining the Work Flow in Office
  • Registration of Mails
  • Entering Data on Computer
  • Indexing, Registering and Maintaining File Registers in an efficient manner.
  • Receiving Documents and Maintaining the Record of the same.
  • Getting the Important Files and Documents for their Seniors.
  • Typing Official Letters, Notices, Notifications and other official documents
  • Preparation of Simple Drafts and Statements.
  • Making Salary Slips of the Staff.
  • Fetching up the important data from the library of information and bring them for the seniors.
  • Supervision of Correction of Reference Books.

PROMOTION POLICY: A lower division might get promoted to UDC (Upper Division Clerk) after his/ her completion of year tenure in a particular department. After then, to get the promotion, the candidate has to pass a UDC exam conducted by SSC. Furthermore with this experience, the candidate can become the Section officer which is a Gazetted Post. Let us see the organizational hierarchy and promotion flow of a Lower Division Clerk (LDC) in descending order:

SSC CHSL LDC

SSC CHSL - Data Entry Operator (DEO) Job Profile and Promotion

JOB PROFILE: The work responsibilities of a Data Entry Operator (DEO) involves tasks, for example, to operate data entering, maintaining, and updating on a routine basis. DEOs need to filter and manage huge amounts of user and client data of Government Organizations. That is why a DEO must be a well-trained person with a good typing speed in Hindi or English either of the languages and must have basic computer knowledge. Right from collecting and maintaining data in database, a DEO does all the tasks efficiently. Below are the major roles and responsibilities performed by a Data Entry Operator (DEO) in different government departments:

  • DEO needs to handle Office Computers. So, Candidates are required to have a sufficient knowledge of Computers.
  • Typing is one major responsibilities of a DEO. A good typing speed is must for a DEO.
  • Working with Software like MS Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Preparation of Notes and Reports.
  • Entering and Managing the Data.
  • Insert customer and account data by inputting text based and numerical information from source documents within time limits.
  • Collecting all the important information, tables and structure of the company to prepare a proper database for the company.
  • Inputting the Data and Fetching out the Outputs.
  • Scanning and printing the important documents.
  • Research and obtain further information for incomplete documents.
  • Make it easy for others to access the files and provide them relevant information about the data entered in the file.
  • Apply Data Program Techniques and Procedures.
  • Writing Letters and Handling the Work in the absence of SSC CHSL LDC.

PROMOTION POLICY: A DEO has to give different exams conducted by SSC for promotions. Let us see the organizational hierarchy and promotion flow of a Data Entry Operator (DEO) in descending order:

SSC CHSL DEO

SSC CHSL – Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) Job Profile and Promotion

JOB PROFILE: The work responsibility of a Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) basically revolves around the Postal Department of the Indian Government. Postal Assistant (PA) is a clerical cadre post that has the same rank as Sorting Assistant. For Postal Assistant (PA) Post, language proficiency is the essential criteria for the candidates and hence you may get posted in your home town in any Govt. Organizations. Below are the major roles and responsibilities performed by a Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA) in different government departments:

  • Disposal of Mails and Maintaining the Data.
  • Customer Support. Handling Customer queries and providing them a feasible solution.
  • Monitoring all the tasks that are related to your work.
  • Locating the correct address of the addressee, if not located, locating the address of sender.
  • Returning the Mail to Sender in case of not being able to locate the address of the Receiver.
  • Intra-city transmission of mail between Mail Offices and Post Offices.
  • Transmission of Foreign articles through the Post office network.

DEPARTMENTS FOR POSTAL ASSISTANTS:

  • Army Postal Service
  • Circle Office & Regional Office
  • Foreign Post Offices
  • Mail Motor Services
  • Post Offices
  • Postal Stores Depots
  • Railway Mail Service
  • Saving Bank Control Organization

PROMOTION POLICY: For getting promotion after Postal Assistant Designation, a candidate has to gain 5 years of experience and give Postmaster Grade I examination. Otherwise, the candidates have to wait and will get promotion as MACP after 10 years. Let us see the organizational hierarchy and promotion flow of a Data Entry Operator (DEO) in descending order:

SSC CHSL PA SA

So, the Job Profile of a SSC CHSL LDC/JSA/DEO/PA/SA can be a great opportunity for those candidates who are looking for a job government job with 12th Pass Qualification. SSC CHSL Posts can offer you a government job with a good salary package. Before applying to the various positions offered under SSC CHSL 2018-19 Recruitment Drive, candidates are advised to look at the eligibility criteria, age limit and the educational qualification for the respective posts.

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