About Job profile of Assistant in CSS ( Central Secretariat Service )
CSS Stands for Central Secretariat Service. After clearing SSC CGL exam and minimum cut off mark for this job, you can try your hand on this post which is Assistant in CSS. Initially, your joining would be as assistant of CSS but there is more future scope if you would be able to show your skills
Job Profile of Assistant in CSS
You have to do totally boring work. It is Kind of Clerical work. You also have to pass typing test for this post. Your whole day would be busy with files. Your job duties also include preparing answers to RTI questions filled by the public. On an average, you have to give 3 hours to this type of work with answerable to Cabinet also regarding Cabinet questions. You totally have to follow your senior’s rules, if they asked to repeat any work for any problem; you have to. You can’t demand any reason on that.
Plus point for UPSC Aspirants
If you also want to try for the UPSC on the same time after joining; this should be the most preferable choice for you. Most of the Jobs posting available in Delhi, so you can also join coaching center here. Working hours is also comfortable with 9 to 5 timing and there would be holiday on Saturday and Sunday which is benefited for the UPSC aspirants. If you are not obsessed with money and want to enjoy your social life with family; this could be also your preferred post. This job is totally corruption free with no under table Income. This post is also mentioned as best Posts for girl with more than 90 % of probability to get posted in Delhi.
Salary chart of the Assistant in CSS and future growth prospectus:
This is Grade B job and under the pay band of 9300-34800. Basic pay is 4800. As already mentioned, Assistant comes under the pay Band-2. Salary in digits which we are going to present is according to 6th pay commission. Basic salary of His/her would be Rs. 12,540. Excluding this, Assistant also allowed to get DA, Travel allowance, HRA; and all things vary according to Govt. Offices policies. After combing all type of allowances, Total take home salary would be Rs. 37540. In case of children, you would be also eligible for Children allowance (1250 for 1 child, 2500 for 2 children). After 7th pay commission, Expected increase in salary is 1.5 to 2.5 times.
Promotion chart of Assistant in CSS:
If you want to get promotion to Section officer (Grade pay- 4800 ) within 5-7 years; you have to pass Inter Department Test which is conducted by the UPSC. Otherwise, it would take 10-12 years to get promotion. However, there would be more than 200 vacancies every time during recruitment; but their eligibility criteria and Competition would be also high. There are more chances to switch your department if you are not interested in particular department as there would be vast options in CSS; like Ministry of consumer affairs, home, finance, education, civil aviation, law etc. After getting promotion to under secretary, free air tickets would be provided to you by Government.