Assistant in AFHQ is one more Assistant post offered through SSC CGL. This is a Group-B, Non-gazetted post like all other Assistant posts offered through SSC CGL Exam in a pay band of 9300-34800 along with 4600 Rs. grade pay. If you are wondering about the full form of AFHQ, it is Armed Forces Head Quarters. AFHQ is the office under the ministry of defence.
Salary of Assistant in AFHQ
Salary has been revised effective from 1/1/2016 in 7th pay commission. According to which the starting basic salary of Assistant in AFHQ would be 44,900 Rs in 7th pay commission. DA (Dearness Allowance) would be 0% from 1/1/2016 but it would be revised from July-2016 and so on. Apart form DA you’d also get HRA ( Housing Rent Allowance ) and TA ( Travelling Allowance ) which are different for various class of cities. You would also get TA/DA in this post while on tour. Keep watching this space to know more about Salary and other benefits of Assistant in AFHQ in 7th pay commission.
Work profile of Assistant in AFHQ
This being an Assistant post, your work would be just like Assistant in CSS or any other Assistant post. You would deal with so many files, reports and do many kinds of paper and clerical work.
Promotion of Assistant in AFHQ
Like any other Assistant post, your first promotion would be of Section Officer. You should get that promotion in around 7-8 years but there isn’t much info available regarding Assistant in AFHQ promotion so all these are speculations. Do try to know more about promotion of Assistant in AFHQ and let me know if you find something useful for all candidates. Further promotions in this post would be of Deputy Director, Joint Director, Director and Principal Director. All these posts involve more or less file work but your responsibilities and decision taking capacities would increase with each promotion.
Where to put Assistant in AFHQ post in your SSC CGL preference list if you are a female candidate
If you are interested in working and living in Delhi, it should be after Assistant in CSS or Assistant in MEA and after other Assistant posts of your choice. If you are ok with working anywhere or if you want a posting at some other place which is your home state or town, I recommend that you keep it after ITI, Central Excise Inspector, Divisional Accountant and Auditor if you like.
Assistant in AFHQ post in preference list of a male candidate
Conclusion of Assistant in AFHQ post profile
This is general information we have gathered about Assistant in AFHQ job. You should try to get more first hand information before opting for this job. You can also share your knowledge about this job in the comments section. It can really help other aspirants in making their preference list.
Best luck for the bright future.