Tehsildar is derived from two words that are “tehsil” and “dar”. The Arabic meaning of Tehsil is “Revenue Collection” and dar a Persian word is with meaning” holder of a position”. The Tehsil office maintains the fiscal and administrative powers over the villages and municipalities. It is the great executive agency for all land and revenue records.
Most of the Indian States (MP, UP, CG, MH, Bihar, Rajasthan AP, Telangana) issued Civil Services notification yearly or bi-yearly for the recruitment of Tahsildar. It gives great opportunities to those candidates who want to work in Government department and take experience in that post. By this candidates have to show their skills and abilities in this department by performing various duties. Before applying for this post you must know about the duties and powers of Tehsildar.
Tahsildar Salary after 7th CPC
In the most of the Indian States, Tehsildar is a Gazetted Group B post recruited through the State Public Service Commission administrative examination. The pay for the most of the states are similar but not the equal due to individual Pay Commission implementation in each state. As most of the states have revised the salary of Government employees after 7th CPC. The below table depicts the monthly salary of the Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Bihar, Rajasthan, Orissa, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh.
|Name of State||6th CPC Pay Scale & Grade Pay||Grade Pay||6th CPC Initial Basic Pay||7th CPC Basic Pay||Gross Salary Per Month in Rs|
|Uttar Pradesh||9,300-34,800||4,800||14,100||47,600||65,000 – 90,000|
|Orissa||9,300-34,800||4,600||13,900||44,900||63,000 – 88,000|
|Haryana||9,300-34,800||4,600||13,900||44,900||63,000 – 88,000|
|Bihar||9,300-34,800||4,600||13,900||44,900||63,000 – 88,000|
|Maharashtra||9,300-34,800||4,300||13,600||38,100||54,000 – 80,000|
|Rajasthan||9,300-34,800||4,200||13,500||37,800||53,000 – 78,000|
|Gujarat||9,300-34,800||4,200||13,500||35,400||50,000 – 75,000|
|Chhattisgarh||9,300-34,800||4,200||13,500||35,400||50,000 – 75,000|
|Madhya Pradesh||9,300-34,800||3,600||13,830||36,200||51,000 – 76,000|
|Andhra Pradesh||28,940 – 78,910||NA||NA||28,940||46,000 – 58,000|
|Telangana||28,940 – 78,910||NA||NA||28,940||46,000 – 58,000|
A Tehsildar is also known as an executive magistrate. He is one of the most important government functionary officers. They are responsible for the proper maintenance of revenues, records, and accounts. It is one of the reputed profile as Tehsildar works as a revenue officer in state govt department and other state-level Class II (GROUP B). Along with this, they are one of the electoral registration officers for his state and Taluk. They are appointed by the financial commissioners. So, that’s all about the job profile of Tehsildar. Let’s now proceed to know their key roles and responsibilities.
Duty & Responsibility of a Tahsildar
- They are responsible for the recovery of government dues under various rules & act laid down by the Government.
- They inspect Patwaris and trained them in their related fields.
- The most important duty of Tehsildar is to collect revenues like land revenue, canal revenue etc. and perform various others duties related to that area.
- They also supervise that action regarding assessment, reimpositions or revision of various rules can be followed by their subordinates or not.
- To keep safe all government money and property in the custody is the main duty of the Tehsildars.
- In case of any misconduct they directly report to the sub-divisional officer.
- To keep in touch with District Collectors and sub-divisional officers related to all important social, economic and political movements in Tehsil.
How to become Tahsildar
In order to be a part of Government Administrative & Civil services, Tehsildar is the most suitable post for the young graduates. Any full-time graduates with any discipline can apply for the post. Even one can apply for the other states PSC jobs provided that he/she must aware of the local language of that state.
The age limit may vary state to state & category wise too, however, in the most of the state’s age should not be less than 21 years or more than 40 years for the General Candidate of domicile of the state.
If you fulfill all these conditions then you are eligible for this posts through preliminary and mains examination in Individual state Public Service Commission department. So, that’s how you can proceed to be a Tehsildar.
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