Staff Selection Commission - General Duty
Staff Selection Commission - General Duty

SSC GD Constable Salary 2024: Structure, In-hand Salary, Basic Pay Scale

SSC GD Constable salary structure is in the range of Rs. 21,700 to Rs. 69,100. Candidates can check the important details about the pay scale here.
SSC GD Salary 2024

SSC GD Salary 2024

SSC GD Salary 2024: Candidates who are interested in Ground Duty Constable posts should be well aware of the SSC GD constable salary scale, job description, base pay, benefits, duties and promotion.

SSC GD salary ranges between INR 3,00,000 and INR 6,00,000 per annum. A General Duty Constable's starting wage is Rs. 23,527 per month, with a base pay range of Rs. 21,700 to Rs. 69,100. Meanwhile, for the Sepoy post in NCB, the salary is based on Pay Level–1 and is in the range of Rs.18,000 to 56,900.

This year, the Staff Selection Commission announced 50,187 SSC GD Constable vacancies through the official notification for the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), SSF, Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles, and Sepoy in the Narcotics Control Bureau.  Also Read: SSC GD Exam Pattern 2024

In this article, candidates can find the detailed SSC GD salary structure, in-hand salary, Post Wise Job description, along with other perks and benefits. 

SSC GD Constable Salary 2024: Basic Salary and Other Allowances

SSC constable salary structure for various CAPFs/organizations is provided in the table below:

SSC GD Constable Salary 2024



Basic Pay

Rs. 21,700

Transport Allowance (TA)

Rs. 1,224

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

Rs. 2,538

Dearness Allowance (DA)

Rs. 434

Total Earnings

Rs. 25,896

Deduction- CGHS, CGEGIS, Pension

Rs. 125 + Rs. 30 + Rs. 2214= Rs. 2369

Gross Earnings

Rs. 23,527

SSC GD Allowances and Benefits

Several Allowances and Benefits are given to the candidates selected for the position of General Duty Constable in various armed police forces. In addition to the base pay, selected candidates will also get the benefits of several allowances under the 7th pay commission. These allowances and perks are compensated in order to cover various costs and safeguard themselves from the rising cost of living. The following are the allowances in addition to the SSC GD Constable Salary:

  1. Transportation Allowance: to meet the expenses of commuting between the place of residence and place of duty.
  2. Medical Facilities: In case of health issues, the candidates can avail best healthcare facility at no cost.
  3. Security allowances: The allowance is paid to CAPFs personnel corresponding to the Risk and sensitivity of their service area.
  4. Field allowances: this allowance is received by personnel corresponding to the terrain of the deployed personnel.
  5. Pension schemes: Every month a certain amount is deducted from the monthly salary as a pension fund which can be availed at the end of the service tenure.

Here are the major allowances available for candidates selected for the SSC GD Constable post:

Allowance Type


Transport Allowance

Rs. 1224

House Rent Allowance

Rs. 2538

Dearness Allowance

Rs. 434

SSC GD Role and Responsibilities: Job Description

SSC GD is initially hired to serve as an escort or security guard. However, in the absence of the Sub-inspector and Assistant Sub-inspector, the GD constable is tasked with overseeing all tasks and responsibilities. The GD constables may even be given cases for investigation, and they must work under the direction of the SHO and follow his commands.

The following list includes a full description of each security force's SSC GD Constable job profile:

Duty of GD Constable in Border Security Force (BSF)

The responsibilities of a constable in the BSF include:

  • Protection at the border between India and Pakistan and India and Bangladesh
  • The General Duty Constable is responsible for promoting a sense of security among residents of border regions
  • To prevent transnational crimes and illegal entry or exit onto Indian territory
  • To detect any unlawful actions on the Border, such as the smuggling of illegal items
  • The constable is in charge of additional anti-infiltration tasks.
  • Gathering international intelligence

Duty of Constable in Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)

Constables in ITBP have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensuring security at the border between China and India (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh).
  • In the event of a disturbance, ITBP GD must work restoration and preservation duties in those regions.
  • To encourage the protection of the northern frontiers.
  • To encourage the protection of the northern frontiers. to detect and stop border infractions. To anticipate the smuggling of illegal goods or any other criminal operations.
  • To prevent transnational smuggling of criminal activity and illegal immigration.
  • To strengthen security for important installations and threatened VIPs.
  • The GD Constable's responsibility in the ITBP is to uphold peace in the designated areas and foster a sense of security among the local populations.

Duties of GD Constable in SSB:

The following are the duties of a constable in the SSB:

  • To keep an eye on and foresee transnational crimes and other criminal activity
  • To ensure security along the borders with India, Nepal, and Bhutan

Duty of Constable in Central Reserve Police Force constable (CISF)

In the CISF, a constable's job description includes:

  • To protect various public sectors and other crucial infrastructures.
  • Be in charge of overseeing security at all Indian commercial airports.
  • The CISF is in charge of managing security on the Delhi Metro mass transit system.
  • To protect government industrial facilities and infrastructure projects.
  • The Special Security Group of the CISF is in charge of providing security protection to the individuals the Home Ministry has selected.
  • To protect industrial undertakings and installations, additionally offer protection against fire dangers.

Duty of Constable in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

In the CRPF, a constable's job description includes:

  • To safeguard the interior security of India
  • To carry out operations as part of UN and Indian peacekeeping missions abroad\
  • Offer VIP security services during elections, including counter-Naxal activities and guarding crucial buildings.

Duty of Constable in Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

The responsibilities of a constable in the SSF include:

  • This unit is in charge of providing an entrance to Secretariat premises, stationing guards at Secretariat gates and other locations on-premises,
  • Maintaining internal security, allowing vehicles to enter and park there,
  • Enforcing rules regarding the removal of materials from Secretariat premises, and safeguarding Secretariat property.

Duty of Rifleman in Assam Rifles

In the Assam Rifles, a rifleman's job description includes:

  • To conduct counterinsurgency and border security operations in order to provide internal security under the supervision of the army,
  • To offer assistance to the civil government during an emergency.
  • To offer isolated locations with communication, medical care, and educational services
  • Working as a combat group during times of conflict to secure rear areas if necessary

Duty of Sepoy In Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB)

  • To assist the Intelligence Officer in the collection, and development of Intelligence.
  • To assist the Intelligence Officer during the Investigation, search, seizure and arrest of drug
  • traffickers having national and international ramifications
  • To assist the Intelligence Officer in the identification and destruction of illicit opium and
  • cannabis cultivation.
  • To be deployed for surveillance duties (over drug traffickers) during the day and night.
  • To be deployed for serving the summons
  • Performing the Guard duties for the safe custody of the accused.
  • Carrying out any other duties assigned by superior officers. 

SSC GD Constable 2023-24: Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) conduct the SSC GD Constable exam. There are four stages in the SSC GD selection process. In Phase 1, the SSC conducts a computer-based test. Candidates shortlisted through the CBE will have to appear for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) followed by Physical Standard Test (PET) and the Detailed Medical Examination and Document verification conducted by CAPFs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What will be the SSC GD Constable salary 2023?

A General Duty Constable's annual pay ranges between INR 3,00,000 and INR 6,00,000.

What is the government's pay scale or salary?

In accordance with the government pay structure, the pay scale for the SSC GD constable varies from Rs 21,700 to Rs 69,100.

What is the total salary of SSC GD Constable?

The base pay and all other perks are included in the SSC GD Constable's total compensation. The location of the posting and other variables may affect the income. An SSC GD Constable's total monthly pay might range from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 35,000 on average.

What are benefits and additional allowances for trainees?

During the training periods, a trainee completes their training at the center's headquarters. So they do not receive perks like risk allowance, DA, HRA, and others.

Is there an opportunity for promotion in the SSC GD Constable position?

In the SSC GD Constable, there are prospects for promotion. Depending on the performance and experience, the applicants may be promoted to the positions of Head Constable, Assistant Sub-Inspector, Sub-Inspector, and beyond.

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