BSNL Junior Engineer Salary in hand Pay, Pay Scale, and Job Profile

I am getting many messages on our facebook page about BSNL JE Salary in hand after 7th CPC. Today, I going to share the monthly payment, work profile, facility, and job details of Junior Engineer post in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.

If you are an engineer, you can check here the BSNL JTO Salary structure which I have shared a few days back.

We also know the Diploma Engineers in the BSNL with the name of Telecom Technical Assistant (TTA). This post is a Group-C or Class-III equivalent post as compared to central government position structure.

The selected candidates may be asked to work in the field or office job depending on the requirement of the Telecom PSU.

The starting salary is better as compared to the private sector jobs but than other leading PSUs and central government department Diploma Engineers.

Post Details

Post Name Junior Engineer/ Telecom Technical Assistant
Post Type Group-C/ Class-III
Post Cadre Non-Executive
Work Profile Supervisory
Work Type Field Duty/ Office Work
Monthly Payment Decent
Job Security Better

BSNL JE Salary after 7th CPC

You may be aware of 7th Pay Commission in the central government department. The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is Company under the direct control of Govt of India.

In the case of Public Sector Undertakings, the Pay Revision Committees (PRC) report get implemented. The BSNL Junior Engineers are waiting for the 3rd PRC benefits. Currently, they are receiving the salary as per the 2nd PRC guidelines.

As per last notification, the Pay Band for the BSNL JE post is 13,600 – 25,420/-. 

The newly joined TTAs will get entry Basic Pay of Rs 13,600/- per month. Apart from this, they will also receive the IDA as per the rate finalized on July 2019.

BSNL offers the quarter facility to the employees working in the Company. The JEs who don’t want to stay in the government quarters will get the House Rent Allowances. 

At present HRA rate for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Employees are 10% or 20% or 30% depending on the location of posting.

Let’s check the BSNL Junior Engineer Salary in tabular form.

Portion of Pay Amount
Pay Scale 13,600 – 25,420/-
Entry Basic Pay 13,600/-
Dearness Allowances (As on September 2019) 19,951/-
House Rent Allowances 1,360 Or 2,720 Or 4,080/-
Transport Allowances 400/-
Total Salary Rs. 35,311 – 38,031/-

Hence, I can say that a newly joined Junior Engineer would get a total salary of Rs 35,311 – 38,031/- per month from the date of appointment in the service.

Apart from the above payment, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited also contributes to the retirement benefits of the employee. As of now, it is contributing monthly the towards four-component mentioned in the table.

EPF Contribution Rs 4,026/-
Gratuity Rs 1,610/-
Pension Rs 1,678/-
PRMB (Post Retirement Medical Benefits) Rs 1,107/-
Total Rs. 8,421/- Per Month

So, for a newly recruited JE, BSNL is depositing around Rs 8,421/- per month against superannuation benefits.

Facilities and Benefits

  • Outdoor Medical Reimbursement Scheme for the family members
  • Indoor medical treatment scheme for self and dependents
  • Rent-free Landline connection
  • Internet Facility at lower rates
  • Free Mobile Connection
  • Government quarters as per eligibility and availability

Job Profile

A newly recruited BSNL Junior Engineer has to work as per the instructions from the superiors. They may get posting in following sections of the Telecom PSU.

  • Landline/Broadband Line Maintenance groups
  • Optical Fiber Maintenance Team
  • Mobile Tower, Switches, BTS/BSC/MSC Maintenance
  • Telephone Exchange, Power Plant, and Infrastructure Maintenance
  • Planning
  • Computer Networking
  • Data Centres

He/she has to work in 6 days a week. The office timings will be from the morning at 9:30 AM till evening at 6:00 PM.


A Junior Engineer will get the opportunity to appear in the Limited Internal Competitive Examination (LICE) after the completion of five-year regular service in the organization. 

After the first promotion, he/she will be in JTO post, which is a Class-II cadre executive post.

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