SSC CGL Assistant in AFHQ Job Profile, Salary, Pay Scale, Career


SSC CGL Assistant in AFHQ Job Profile: The Staff Selection Commission announced over 30 Group B and C Category Posts with multiple job vacancies for SSC CGL 2016. We hope SSC aspirants have submitted their application online. While filling post preferences, there are a number of job profiles you wish to know about. In this article, we will be talking about Assistant in AFHQ Job Profile, Recruitment Exam, Salary and Career Path. Here, AFHQ stands for Armed Forces Headquarters.

A number of candidates must have multiple doubts and queries regarding the key responsibilities of a Assistant in Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ). Do you have any of the following doubts.

  • What are the necessary Education Qualifications required for applying for the post of Assistant in AFHQ?

  • How to get recruited for the post of Assistant in AFHQ?

  • What is the Job Description of an Assistant in AFHQ?

  • What is the Salary of an Assistant in AFHQ?

  • What is the career path of an Assistant in AFHQ?

If yes, let us go step by step and understand what an Assistant in Armed Force Headquarters (AFHQ) do.


Assistant in AFHQ Job Profile


To get recruited in the Armed Forces Headquarters, is an achievement in itself. You will be working in the administrative department of AFHQ where you will be assigned a set of tasks and duties on a daily and weekly basis. Most of your tasks will be involving a lot of clerical paper work and at times, you might have to travel places for document verification or project.

Your job profile will be limited to a desk job with little to no field work. Now, let us discuss about the recruitment procedure of an Assistant in AFHQ through SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination 2016.


SSC CGL Assistant in AFHQ Recruitment Procedure 

You need to have a complete graduation degree from a recognized college or university if you wish to apply for the post of an Assistant in AFHQ. The recruitment procedure for the post of Assistant in AFHQ involves SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 Examination, followed by document verification of the shortlisted candidates.

SSC CGL Tier 1: The SSC CGL Prelims will be an objective paper of 200 marks with 4 equal sections, which are, Reasoning, General Awareness, Numerical Aptitude and English Comprehension. You need to qualify in this exam in order to move to the next level.

SSC CGL Tier 2: Competition will get intense at this level. You will attempt 2 Papers and they will be based on Arithmetical Ability and English Language. You can read about it in detail from the link provided below.


Read: SSC CGL Exam Syllabus 2016 [Detailed] 

A cumulative score achieved in Tier I and Tier II SSC CGL Exams will be considered while creating the merit list. The candidates will be considered for the post of Assistant in Other Ministries after document verification. If you are preparing for the upcoming SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2016, get familiar with exam syllabus.


Read: SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2016 [Detailed] 

We hope candidates are now well aware of the recruitment procedure. Let us revert our attention towards the career of an Assistant in AFHQ.

Assistant in AFHQ Salary, Pay Scale and Allowances    

The salary breakdown of an Assistant in Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) is as follows.

  • Pay Scale: Rs. 9,300 – 34,800/-
  • Grade Pay: Rs. 4,600/-
  • Initial Pay: Rs. 9,300/-
  • Total Pay: Rs. 13,900/-

Apart from the regular fixed pay, an Assistant also enjoys a bunch of perks, benefits and allowances.

  1. DA on Total Pay above (around 107%)
  2. Transport Allowance (TA)
  3. House Rent Allowance (if not provided with quarters)

According to current pay scales, you would get a salary of around 40,000/- per month initially.


Assistant in AFHQ Work Environment


The job profile of an Assistant in AFHQ is quite similar to that of an Assistant in Central Secretariat Service (CSS).

You need to work as per your regular office schedule and complete tasks as are assigned by your superiors. There will be minimal pressure on you as your decision making powers are limited. You can have a perfect work-life balance while working with Armed Forces Headquarters as an Assistant.


Assistant in AFHQ Career Path and Opportunities 

As an Assistant in AFHQ, the first promotion can take anywhere between 7 to 8 years. You will be promoted to the level of a Section Officer. Further, your career progression can be along the following line.

  • Deputy Director
  • Joint Director
  • Director
  • Principal Director

As you will move high in this organisation, your decision making power will also go higher.

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