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SSC CHSL 2020 For Lower Division clerk (LDC): Job, Salary, Promotion

by Dhrubajyoti Haloi
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SSC has released the date for SSC CHSL 2019-2020 For Lower Division clerk (LDC) and other posts. Here we will exclusively about LDC. Now according to ssc, the Exam date for SSC chsl 2020 starts from 16 march 2020.


Lets talk about eligibility. The eligibility is simple for ssc chsl 2020. You have to pass class 12. You marks is not a concern. You just have to be 12 pass from a recognized board or university. Here are some important dates for SSC CHSL 2020

SSC CHSL 2019-20
 Dates for Online Application 3rd December 2019 to 10th January 2020
Last date for making online fee payment 12th January 2020
Last date for submission of offline Challan 14th January 2020
Last date for payment through Challan 16th January 2020
Date of Computer Based Examination(CBT) (Tier-I) 16th to 27th March 2020
Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper) 28th June 2020 (Descriptive Paper)

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Now let me explain how the salary structure works for LDC. LDC Stands for Lower Division Clerk. Now Lower Division clerk has a decent salary and it will generally have salary of 23000 per month at the beginning.


Name of Posts Pay Level Pay Band
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)  Level-2 Rs. 19,900-63,200

SSC CHSL For Lower Division Clerk: Promotion Policy

Promotion policies for all SSC CHSL jobs are great. Now what are promotion policies? Its process of getting your promotions. And SSC CHSL jobs have a great promotion policies. Depending on the job your promotion policies will change.


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Here is detail information on how much salary does lower division will get or is getting at the beginning. Let me clarify that salary may be higher or lower based on your city where you get the job. But difference will not that high

Salary Details- SSC CHSL Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) and Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA)
Details City X City Y City Z
Pay Scale 5200 – 20200 5201 – 20200 5202 – 20200
Grade Pay ( latest) 1900 1900 1900
Basic Pay  (latest) 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 For Lower Division Clerk
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

Job profile for Lowe Division Clerk

You job at strating will be that general clerk does. From making reports to analysis the reports. Most of the works will be related office documents. Here is the list of works you can be assigned

Job Profile: The works are as follows

  • Signing Documents
  • Maintaining Official Documents
  • Receiving Official Mail
  • Sending Official Mail
  • Preparation of Official Documents

SSC CHSL Lower Division Clerk: Allowances

The allowances for Indian government jobs are as follows

  • Dearness Allowance
  • House Rent Allowances
  • Transport Allowances
  • Other Special Allowance

Here is the chart on how much the salaries have increased.

Category of Cities HRA Before 7th Pay Commission After 7th Pay Commission
X 30% 24%
Y 20% 16%
Z 10% 8%


There is a general record for ssc to release its admit card 10 to 15 days before the exam. Now Exam this year will be conducted from 16 march 2020. Check the result Here.

Frequently asked question for ssc chsl
Which post is better in SSC Chsl?
Ans: This is a subjective question. But if working hard is not a problem then i prefer DEO because DEO and Postal Assistant will have almost same types of salary But what i feel that at the highest promotion DEO get some great responsibility which will eventually reduce the work load to.
Postal Assistant is the highest post at the staring and it the ebst promotion policy for SSC CHSL. And it has a great change to be GAZETTED Officer at the 2nd promotion that is 5 years. But the work load and responsibilities will increase. No based on your comfort you can chose anyone.
Does a clerk get a house after clearing SSC Chsl?
Ans: YES they get houses or Quater as we say in Local language. But its not permanent, Because you may transfer so you this houses will change and a amount of salary will be cut for this house. But its worth it because a very minimum amount is charged.In this amount you will not get any house of these level.


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