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India Post – Postal Assistant Salary | 2023 after 7th Pay Commission – Job Profile

Postal Assistant Salary

After the implementation of the 7th pay commission, the average Postal Assistant’s Salary is Rs. 29730 even at the entry-level. Overall Postal Assistant Salary in hand includes House Rent Allowances, Transport Allowance categories and Dearness Allowance paid by the employer.

India Post – Postal Assistant Job Profile

PAs or Postal Assistant is posted in a certain post office to collect mail bags from the mail motor and dispatch. Basically, distribution is not their work.  Postal Assistants have to work like office assistant i.e. mostly office work in their routine hours.

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Postal Assistant Salary

Get to know about the Postal Assistant Salary after 7th Pay Commission from descripted details have a look-

  • Pay Scale: 5200 – 20200 + Grade pay 2400, then Pay in Pay band is Rs.7510.
  • So, Basic Postal Assistant Pay scale is Rs. (7510 + 2400) = Rs.9910.00

Postal Assistant Salary Structure

Postal Assistant – Monthly 14K – 15K
Postal Assistant 285K -304K

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If GP is Rs. 2400, then Pay band is Rs.7510
Basic Pay will be Rs. (7510 + 2400) = Rs.9910.00

Now add HRA House Rent Allowances-

HRA @ 30% of basic pay

So, HRA @ 30% of Rs.9910 = Rs.2973.00
(HRA rate in X (earlier A1) city = 30%, Y (earlier A, B1 &
B2) City = 20% and Z (earlier C) city = 10%)

Now add Dearness Allowance-

DA @ 35% of basic pay
DA @ 35%  Rs. 9910 = Rs.3468.50

Addition of TA in basic pay –

Since 7th pay commission has been introduced Payband is above Rs.7400.00 and GP is Rs.2400.00

Therefore, TA will be (Rs.1600.00 + DA), i.e., (Rs.1600.00 +
Rs.(1600.00 * 35%) = Rs.2160.00 in X grade city, where as in
rest it will be (Rs.800 + DA).

Salary in X grade city would be =
Rs.(9910.00+2973.00+3468.50+2160.00) = Rs.18511.50 or
(rounded off) Rs. 18512.00

Now, the deductions will be as follows in basic pay –

GSLI = Rs. 200.00
Professional Tax (varies from state to state) = Rs.200.00 –
CPF (contributory provident fund) or NPS (new pension
scheme), 10% of Basic salary + DA) =Rs.(9910.00+3468.50)*10%= Rs.1337.85 or Rs.1338.00

So, total deduction is about Rs.1738.00. Therefore net salary in grade X city is about (more or less a Rs.100.00 depending on Professional tax rate) Rs.16774.00.

Postal assistant will pay in metro city as follows-

9840*1.65=16236(including D.A & H.R.A)
16236+2160=18396(T A)

So the final salary including all allowances is: 18396 after deducting 10% for pension fund it would be: Rs.16556/-

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Postal Assistant Salary Promotion

Since the 7th pay commission has been introduced, increment amount % has been increased within in increase in post at higher level. Now all government employees enjoys better salary and after getting promoted at higher posts pay will be hiked.

Increment in salary will depend upon experience, ability and time period at each post. Salary increment will be done at stipulated percentage. As you will be promoted at upper level along with Postal Assistant Salary, also authority and responsibility will be increased.

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Postal Assistant Job Nature

Indian Post is one of the largest employers departments of Central Government of India. Indian Post recruits various employees at Postal Assistant jobs. But from this year recruitment of Postal / Sorting Assistant (PA / SA) has been done through Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Exam because Department of Post has decided to conduct exam through SSC.

Postal Assistants in Indian Posts have various authorities and responsibilities of office work, database entries on computers/registers, office management. PA maintains and implements different projects of Indian posts. They have to work as an office assistant i.e. mostly office works in their routine hours.

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Postal Assistant Job Profiles

  • PAPO (Postal Assistant in Post Offices)
  • PASBCO (Postal Assistant in Savings Bank Control Organization)
  • PACO/RO (Postal Assistant in Circle/Regional Offices)
  • PARLO (Postal Assistant in Returned Letter offices)
  • PAMMS (Postal Assistant in Mail Motor Services)
  • PAFPO (Postal Assistant in Foreign Post Organization)
  • SARMS (Sorting Assistant in Railway Mail Service)

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