Salary of Constable and Sub Inspector in the Assam Police Department

If you are reading this article, you must be preparing for the Assam police constable post, sub-inspector or jail warder or you are already working in Assam police department and want to know the salary after 7 pay commission. As per official data, there are around 52183 employees working in the department, whereas, the sanctioned strength is of 64988. Hence there is a shortfall of around 12805 employees at various positions.


Recently Assam Government issued notification for Assam police recruitment 2018 for 5759 number of post in the armed and unarmed police department, jail, and sub-inspector. If you are 8th pass and not yet applied for the post, you can apply before date 02 June 2018.

Let’s see the salary duties of each post in Assam police department. Both SI and Constable may be posted in these branches fo Assam Police

A sub-inspector may be posted in various sections

  • Radio Department
  • The Bureau of Investigation
  • Battalions
  • Border
  • Police Commissionerate
  • Special Task Force
  • Criminal Investigation Department
  • Railway Police
  • Village Defence Organization
  • Special Branch
  • Vigilance and Anti Corruption
  • Fire & Emergency
  • CM’s Special Vigilance Cell
  • River Police
  • Training and Armed Police

Assam police constable salary

If you want to be constable in the Assam police department, you should be 12th pass. You have two choices to join armed or unarmed forces as a government employee.

You will have to appear in a physical screening test & physical measurement test.


PMT is just to check out height weight and any chronic disease. There are no marks for Physical Measurement test. However physical screening test is conducted manually with Race and Long Jump and 40 marks are assigned to it. Following are the criteria for the race.

Race for Men: 3.2KM, Women candidates: 1.6KM

Long Jump for Men: 335cm for men, Women Candidates: 244cm

Above test passed out candidate has to appear in the written test well whose details are here under

  • Total number of questions: 100
  • Mark associated with each question: 0.5
  • Level of Questions: 9th & 10th Standard
  • Total Marks: 50
  • Negative Marking: No

There are 10 marks allocated for extracurricular activities such as outstanding marks in 10th or 12th board examination, NCC trained candidates, proficiency in computers and the ITI and diploma or Diploma in Engineering certificate holders.

After successful selection in the examination process, the candidate is appointed as a Constable in Assam Police department. The basic pay of police constable before 7th CPC was 5200-20200 with GP of 2200. As the 7th pay commission already implemented for Assam Government employees. The revised pay scale is 14000 – 49000 with Grade Pay of 5600 in pay band -II.

The following table contains breakup of salary for the constable, Jail Warder & Sub Inspector post

Assam Police Salary after 7th CPC
Post NameOld Pay Band & Grade PayRevised Basic PayMin. Gross Salary per Month
Constable14,000 – 49,000 GP 5,60019,60027,500
Sub Inspector (SI)14,000 – 49,000 GP 8,70022,70032,000
Jail Warder14,000 – 49,000 GP 5,00019,00026,500

Read: Delhi Police Constable Salary

On including dearness allowance and house rent allowance employee provident fund the total salary of constable comes around Rupees 27,500/- per month.

Apart from this employee will also get a yearly increment at the rate of 3% on his/her basic pay.

After 1st promotion Constable can become a Head Constable. The promotion totally depends on the available vacancy in the upper cadre.

Assam Police Sub Inspector salary

The Sub Inspector is a group C post in The police department. He mostly assigned the charge of a police station. The Constable and head constable directly report to him.


If you want to be a sub-inspector in the Assam Police department you must be a graduate from any discipline. Your age should be between 20 to 24 years old. However, there is a relaxation for the candidate belonging to the reserved category. To become an SI one should be a graduate from government recognized University or college. And he/she should apply online registration form official website.

The first step in the selection process is written the examination. Thereafter like a constable, there is a physical screening test, physical measurement test & written paper. The Physical Measurements is qualifying in nature and there are no marks associated with them. However, there are 20% marks associated with a Physical screening test. Here are the weigtage marks for Assam SI Police Recruitment test

Assam Sub Inspector Selection Criteria
Sr. No.Name of TestWeightageMarks Allotted
1Written Test50%100
2Computer Proficiency15%30
3Extra Curricular Activity15%30
4Physical Efficiency Test20%40
Total100%200

After successful selection in the Assam Sub Inspector exam candidate appointed as ASI in the police department in the revised pay of 7th CPC  14000-49000 with Grade pay 8700 in the Pay Band –II.


The total per month salary is shown in the table mentioned above.

You can see that a Sub Inspector in Assam gets the gross salary of 32,000 per month. If he takes government residential quarter, he will won’t get HRA. Other BRA will be paid and added to salary as per government of India Guidelines.

Jail Warder Salary

Jail Warder is also is group C post in pay band two whose pay scale is 14000-49000 with grade pay of 5000. The candidate must have age between 18 to 38 years and 10th class pass. For the female candidates, the minimum qualification is just 8th pass or equivalent from government recognized board. The salary breakup of Jail warder in Assam already shown with the Constable pay breakup in the 1st table of this article. So a Jail warder gets total Rs 26,500 Per month.

2 thoughts on “Salary of Constable and Sub Inspector in the Assam Police Department

  1. A radio- communication AP ASI just promoted SI with a service length 32 yrs. What shall be his basic and gross salary with all allowances?

    • You need to add yearly increments and should have the expected CDA rates of that time than only one can calculate the salary.

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