CAPF SI/ASI Salary Chart in CISF BSF SSB ITBP Delhi Police CRPF 2017

The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to uniform nomenclature of five security forces in India under the authority of Ministry of Home Affairs. They are the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).  They take care of our security often in poor conditions.  The CAPFs have their own cadre of officers, but they are headed by officers of the Indian Police Service.  The recruitment of the candidates in the CAPF is done by the Union Public Service Commission as well the Sashastra Seema Bal for the various posts according to the qualification of the candidates. For the higher levels posts, it is done via army.

If you are a young, enthusiastic, energetic male/ female looking for a charming, challenging and self- fulfilling career,  Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) is   a great career option for you. It has the thrill of the army, the charm of social prestige and the comfort of a  well paid job with perks and privileges almost at par with the army. Under the control of the Central Government, the conditions of job in CAPF are far better than any State Government job of a similar grade in the police.  Apart from meeting day to day challenges of the job, the officers appointed under CAPF examination have  the prospect of scaling up the career graph to the level of DIG ,IG and  ADG  before they retire. Thus,   for a person with a flair for a disciplined job profile, and love for an adventurous career, CAPF offers a golden opportunity to do things that one wants to do as a uniformed officer.

In this post we will provide the details of CAPF SI/ASI Salary Chart and the allowances offered to them by the Government.

CAPF SI/ASI Salary Chart in CISF BSF SSB ITBP Delhi Police CRPF 2017


Recently, the Government of India has approved grant of Risk/Hardship Allowance to the combatized personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), including Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), upto the rank of Commandant, based upon their area of deployment in difficult areas.

The Risk Allowances in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas include Counter Insurgency Operation (CI Ops) Field Area Allowance and Counter Insurgency Operation.

(CI Ops) Modified Field Area Allowance as detailed below :  (in Rs. Per month)

Rank CI(Ops) in MFAA CI(Ops) in FAA
CT 3750 2875
HC 4500 3450
ASI 6750 5200
SI 6750 5200
Inspector 6750 5200
AC 7875 6050
DC 9000 6925
21C/Commandant 9750 7500


Perks & Allowances :-

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Free Ration
  • Leave Travel Concession
  • City Compensatory Allowance
  • Leave Travel Concession
  • Pension after completion of requisite service
  • Gratuity and Accumulated Leave encashment
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Washing Allowance, etc.

Salary Structure :-

Before going to the Salary lets have a glance at the various forces which comes under CAPF .

I)  Border Security Force (BSF) –  The primary role of the Border Security Force is to police border areas of the country, except the mountains. It has all police powers in its jurisdiction. It has 245,000 personnel in 186 battalions, and is headed by an Indian Police Service Officer.

II)  Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB)  –  The objective of the Sashastra Seema Bal (English: Armed Border Force) is to guard the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan Borders. It has 82,000 personnel and 73 battalions, as well as some reserved battalions.

III)  Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) :  The Indo-Tibetan Border Police is deployed for guarding duties on the border with China from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Diphu La in Arunachal Pradesh covering a total distance of 2488 km. It has 77,000 personnel in 56 fighting and 4 reserve battalions.

IV)  Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) :  One of the largest industrial security forces in the world, the Central Industrial Security Force provides security to various Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and other critical infrastructure installations across the country. It has a total strength of about 165,000 personnel in 132 battalions.

V) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) :  The Central Reserve Police Force is the largest of the Central Armed Police Forces units with 325,000 personnel in 245 battalions. The Central Reserve Police includes:

  • The Rapid Action Force (RAF), a 10 battalion anti-riot force trained to respond to sectarian violence.
  • The Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA), a 10 battalion strong anti-Naxalite/COIN force

Pay Scale in CISF BSF SSB ITBP Delhi Police CRPF 2017:

Sub-Inspector : The position takes pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200 and is classified as Group `B’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.

Assistant Sub-Inspector : The position takes pay scale of s 5200-20200 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of s 2800 and is classified as Group ‘C’.


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