ECI Job: How to get a job in Election Commission? What is the salary of CEC in one month?

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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ECI Vacancies: The results of the 18th Lok Sabha elections are coming out today i.e. on June 4. After 44 days of continuous voting, today it will be clear whose government is going to be formed at the center. Amidst voting and electoral alliances, the Election Commission is also in the news these days. But do you know how to get a job in the Election Commission? Where does its recruitment come out? And how does one apply for it? Amidst these questions, another question must be coming to your mind that how much salary does the Election Commissioner get every month? All the questions have been explained in detail in this article.

CEC Ki Salary: How is the Chief Election Commissioner selected?

The Election Commission was established on 25 January 1950. This day is celebrated as National Voters' Day. The Election Commission is a three-member body, consisting of one Chief Election Commissioner and two Election Commissioners. The current Chief Election Commissioner is Rajiv Kumar. He took charge as the 25th Chief Election Commissioner on 15 May 2022. Eligible candidates are shortlisted for the appointment of Election Commissioner. The search committee selects five names from this and further sends it to the selection committee. After this, the selection committee, which consists of the Prime Minister, a Union Minister and the Leader of the Opposition, selects the Chief Election Commissioner. If we talk about the salary of the Chief Election Commissioner after selection, it is equal to that of a Supreme Court judge.

Recruitments are also done on these posts

Apart from the Election Commissioner, recruitments are also done from time to time for many other posts in the Election Commission. These include posts like Stenographer, Data Entry Operator, MTS to Driver, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Research Assistant. The salary on these posts ranges from Rs 20,000 to Rs 80,000 per month. However, it can be slightly less or more. Let us tell you that the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recruits for all these posts through written examination. Apart from this, some recruitments are also done on the basis of consultant and deputation.

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