Today we are talking about the CBI Officer salary. In this, we will discuss the exam process, eligibility, exam cut off, training, job profile, salary and promotion. The term CBI stands for Central Bureau of Investigation.
Before starting with the topic let’s just take a few questions or some kind of assumption that a candidate is having about CBI. People think that they get directly appointed to the post but that’s not the truth.
You are not appointed for Inspector post directly. Firstly you have to join CBI after that you are appointed as a Sub- Inspector and after that as an Inspector.
In previous times the grade pay is Rs. 4,200/- but now the grade pay increase to Rs. 4,600/-. It is a non- Gazetted Post, it does not require any official uniform it’s a non- uniform post, that means you can wear whatever you want too.
In the CBI there are seven division where you can get posted. The division are as follows:-
- Anti-corruption division
- Economic offense division
- Special crime division
- Directorate of prosecution
- Administration division
- Policy and coordination division
- Central forensic science laboratory
CBI Officer Qualification/ Eligibility
The qualification required for CBI Officer is as follows:-
You need to give the exam of SSC CGL that means staff selection commission at combine graduate level. The exam conducts once a year, and the application will apply online on the website of SSC.
The fee structure, while you fill the form, is always the same which means the fee for general and Other Backward Class candidates is Rs. 100 and for Scheduled Cast/ Schedule Tribes/ Physical Disable and Female the fee is exempted.
You have completed your graduation in any of the streams. Your age also matters to fill up the application. Your age must be lies in between 20 to 30 years or there is age relaxation for Scheduled Cast/ Schedule Tribes/ Ex-Service Man and other backward class.
|Scheduled Cast/ Schedule Tribes||5 Years|
|Ex-Service Man and other backward class||3 Years|
There are some physical standards for the post of Sub- Inspector in a central bureau of investigation (CBI) which is as follows:-
- For Men:- 165 cms
- For Female:- 150 cms (height relaxable for hillsmen and tribals:- 5cms
- Chest:- 76 cms with expansion only for male candidates
- Vision:- Eyesight with or without glass
- Distant vision:- 6/ 6 in one 6/ 9 in the other eyes.
- Near vision:- 0.6 in one and 0.8 in the other eyes.
CBI Officer Exam Process
Now it’s time to take our discussion towards exam structure. So, in the exam, there are four stages. And the candidate has to crack all the levels to get the job.
The exam is a CBT (Computer Based Test) based. Each question carries 2 marks. There will be negative marking in the exam if you choose the wrong option, and the mark minus for paper is 0.5 on each wrong answer. The stages are as follows:-
- The preliminary exam also is known as tier 1
- Mains exam is also called tier 2
- Descriptive exam
- Skill test and documentation
The 1 stage/ tier 1/ preliminary exam is having 100 question which is of 200 marks, and the time allotted to the candidates to give the exam is only 1 hour.
|SUBJECTS||NUMBER OF QUESTIONS||TOTAL MARKS|
|General awareness||25 Question||50 Marks|
|Reasoning||25 Question||50 Marks|
|English||25 Question||50 Marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude||25 Question||50 Marks|
|TOTAL||100 Question||200 Marks|
Now, it’s time for tier two/ Mains Exam/ Stage 2. The stage two consist only two subjects. It contains 300 questions of 400 marks. The time allotted to the candidates is 2 hours for each subject.
The marks divided to each question in Quantitative aptitude is of 02 marks each and while saying about English 01 mark each question. There is a break after you complete one paper the break is of 2 hours.
|SUBJECTS||NUMBER OF QUESTION||MARKS|
|Quantitative aptitude||100 Question||200 Marks|
|English||200 Question||200 Marks|
|TOTAL||300 Question||400 Marks|
Tier 3/ Stage 3/ Descriptive Test:- The test is of 100 marks. The time allotted towards paper is 1 hour. The medium is English/ Hindi. This pen and paper mode this is not CBT.
Tier 4/ Stage 4/ skill test and documentation/ final stage under this you need to give two kinds of paper so one is CPT (Computer Proficiency Test) and the other one is DEST (Data Entry Skill Test).
CPT is for assistant section officer (CSS, MEA, SFIO, GSI, MINES). The time duration allotted toward this test is 1 hour. The test is going to hold on word processing (DEST) which is 2,000 key depression in 15 minutes (27 WPM).
DEST is for assistant in CBEC and CBTD. The time allotted towards test is 15 minutes. Both the exam are not important for the CBI but it is good to give it, to not face problem in future.
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CBI Inspector Cut- Off
So, it’s time to check the cut-off of every tier or each level. we will talk about the general cut- off of other posts, cut- off of AAO, cut- off of JSO. Cut- off in 2017. Always make sure that you score more than the cut- off so that you never face any difficulty in future.
|Other Backward Class||110.00|
Tier 2/ Stage 2/ Mains Cut- off
|Other Backward Class||379.75|
Tier 3/ Stage 3/ Descriptive Paper:-
The maximum marks required for qualifying the test is 33 marks.
Tier 4/ Stage 4/ skill test and documentation/ final stage:-
Under this you there is no cut off marks.
The final score is something like this:- T1 (200)+ T2 (400)+ T3 (100)= 700 in this will we not join T4 marks because it is not important for the viewpoint of CBI.
|Other Backward Class||528.25||478||469|
CBI Officer Job Profile
It can be possible that you get placement in Delhi headquarters (desk job+ filed job), and you want to take transfer for the current place of placement then you have to work here for 3 to 4 years after that you can able to take transfer.
Now it’s time to talk about the work profile of CBI officer.
- Support senior in investigation
- Attend join surprise checks of any department
- Secret verification of individual
- Catch absconding criminals
- Scrutinizing documents
- Complaint verification by going to the field and checking the genuineness of the complaints.
CBI Salary Training
After the selection in CBI now it’s time for training. The training starts at CBI Academy, Ghaziabad. It will be divided into 2 phases.
Phase 1:- classroom training for 22 weeks in the week you will learn about all the things which are related to your job.
Phase 2:- Under this, the training is for 10 to 11 weeks and the mode of learning will be advance with theory and fieldwork information.
CBI Sub Inspector Promotion Prospects
Promotion under CBI is the following:-
- Sub- Inspector (5 to 6 years)
- Inspector (7 to 8 years)
- Deputy Superintendent (Gazetted Rank) (5 to 6 Years)
- Additional Superintendent (4 to 5 years)
- Superintendent (4 to 5 years)
- Senior Superintendent
CBI Sub Inspector Salary and Perks
Now the most important part of the topic which is non-other then salary. There is no HRA during the training period. The salary of a CBI officer is as follows:-
- Basic salary:- Rs. 44,900
- Petrol Bill
- Mobile Bill
- SIA (20% of BS) as of now (24 to 25% expected in future)
- Maximum in hand salary:- Rs. 58,000 to Rs. 65,000
- Gross salary:- Rs. 72,000
Now, we will see some psychological benefits giving to the employee of CBI.
- High Salary
- Social Respect
- Work is interesting
- Access to correct information
- Meeting different people like high-rank officers
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Grade A officer’s salary in CBI?
Group A Officer in CBI is Posted From IPS specially. You will be eligible to be a Group A officer in this department from CBI inspector to SP in CBI after 5 years only after clearing Department exam conducted by UPSC. CBI Group A officer salary is approx Rs. 65,000 at initial stage of level 10. CBI Officers salary depends on their Grade Pay and Ranks.
I wasn’t this job,I am a interested
you can apply for CBI inspector post through SSC CGL exam. Get a good rank in SSC CGL exam and you can opt for this post.
Res Sir I am Ramesh kumar Intrusted to job under cbi deppartment but I am not a govt. officer any depp my Education only 10+2 my Age is 38 Now . I know that its imposible please tell me any kind of my lable job in cbi depp as posible . I will tried to best performance in my lavel .
sorry ramesh at this age you cnt get any job in cbi directly. if you are in reservation quota then may be you can apply through chsl exam from which you will get lower post in this type of department.
I want to ask that general class people can do this job or not???? And what is the passing marks in all the exams????
Of course you can do. Just clear the SSC CGL exam with good score and you can opt for CBI Inspector post.
I want to know the salary CBI inspector
Shreya Singh Somvanshi ,
I am in class 12th nd I also want to become a cbi officer . Nd k have faith on me that i can handle this job nd its my dream to become a cbi officer.. j just want to ask that my height is 5foot so can I become a cbi officer
yes you can by clearing SSC CGL exam.
Excuse me , I just want to ask ki group A or group B officer me difference kya hai or what is the difference between both of them in salary basis.
there is a big difference in their salary as well as promotion. Group A officers are level 10 officers & Promoted on 3-4 years maximum and their starting in-hand salary is from 56k approx whereas group B officer are level 8 officer (salary around 48k for newly joined) who either get promoted to group B by departmental exam or through State PSC exams.
What is the starting salary of cbi officer ?
it depends which post you are asking about. if you clear cgl exam and join as CBI inspector then you can see detail about in-hand salary of CBI Inspector or if someone Comes through UPSC directly then he/she will get salary around 65k Per month.
How tough is SSC CGL Exam !!!!
if you are good in maths and english till +12 then its just piece of cake for u.
What is the salary of disk job?
its same whether you opt for field job or desk job. you will get extra travelling allowances if you opt for field job.
How any salary CBI inspector ( anti corruption division)
Its almost same as CBI inspector central. All salary depends on Grade pay we get. In anti corruption division you will just get extra benefits. You can also go through CBI inspector salary to get detail.