WBSETCL JE Salary 2022: In Hand Salary, Job Profile, Perks & Allowances

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: December 26th, 2023
WBSETCL JE Salary 2022 is given in the pay scale of Rs. 36800-Rs. 106700 to the WBSETCL JE Electrical post. Read about the detailed in hand salary structure along with perks & allowances as per the latest notification.
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WBSETCL JE Salary 2022 is given in the pay scale of Rs. 36800-Rs. 106700 in Level 6 pay band. Further, the appointed candidates are on a probation period for 1 year. This post informs you about the detailed salary structure as per the 7th CPC along with the perks and allowances given to the WBSETCL JE Electrical post.

Know the WBSETCL Junior Engineer perks and allowances, job profile, work responsibilities, bond amount and more in this post.

WBSETCL JE Salary 2022

WBSETCL JE Salary 2022 has been notified by the West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL) in its official notification. The candidates who have applied for the WBSETCL JE Recruitment for Electrical Engineer should have appropriate knowledge about the in-hand salary, job profile, probation period and more. To begin with, the WBSETCL Jr. Engg. salary is in level 6 on the pay scale of Rs. 36800 – Rs. 106700/-.

In this post, we have discussed the WBSETCL JE in hand salary as per the 7th Pay Commission, perks and allowances, bond period, career growth & promotions that is given to the candidates who will be appointed through the WBSETCL JE Recruitment 2022. Read this post to have good knowledge about the WBSETCL JE electrical salary. 

WBSETCL Junior Engineer In Hand Salary

The candidates who are appointed to the post of Junior Engineer in Electrical department are given a salary of approx. Rs. 5.7 Lakh to 6.5 lakhs as starting salary. This means that the in-hand salary per month shall be approx. Rs. 49,000. The candidates are also given additional perks and allowances as admissible by the West Bengal Govt. from time to time. The table given below shows the pay scale and pay band for the WBSETCL Jr. Engineer. 



Pay band

Salary of WBSETCL Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Pay Band of Rs.36800/- Rs.106700/

Level 6

Dearness Allowance 

Varies as per the prevailing allowances 

House Rent Allowance (HRA)

Varies as per the job location in West Bengal 

Medical Allowance

Rs. 500/-

Electricity Allowance

Rs. 1200/-

Check: WBSETCL JE Selection Process 

WBSETCL JE Salary Slip 2022

The WBSETCL JE salary slip consists of the total gross salary and deduction. The gross salary consists of all the allowances + the basic salary of the employees. Deductions are like Income Tax, PF (Provident Fund) and Professional Tax. The employee gets the WBSETCL JE in hand salary = Gross salary – Deductions.

See the table below to know about the complete details.



Basic: Rs. 36800/-

Professional Tax: Rs.200/-

DA : 13% = Rs. 4784/-

PF: Rs.  4990/-

HRA : 16% = Rs.5888/-

Income Tax: Rs. 2000/-

Medical Allowance: Rs. 500/-

Electricity Allowance: Rs. 1200/-

Total Gross salary  = Rs.49172/-

Total = Rs. 7190/-

Total in hand salary = Rs.( 49172 – 7190)/-

Rs. 41982/-

WBSETCL Junior Engineer Job Profile

Upon qualifying for the WBSETCL JE written exam, interview and medical test, you will be given the appointment letter for the post of WBSETCL Junior Engineer in the Electrical department. The job profile or the work and responsibilities for the WBSETCL JE are as follows: 

  • As a Junior Engineer in the Electrical department in WBSETCL, you might be aligned to heavy stations which include some circuits, transformers etc. You will be working under your senior manager in this profile.
  • As a WBSETCL JE, under the testing team, you will be working on some projects which might be related to some trial or testing for a new setup in electrical boards.
  • You will be working to look up new opportunities in the electrical department. For example, to develop ways to reduce electricity usage in households in a cost-effective manner. 
  • Projects might also involve setting up a new electricity station in a particular area or enhancement of a specific service, or reduction of extra work.

WBSETCL JE Probation Period: Probation & Bond Amount

The candidates employed as WBSETCL JE (Electrical) shall be on a probation period for a period of 1 (one) year. During the probation, they shall be on training period. They will have to undergo extensive orientation on the job and classroom training in the Company’s training centre/establishments. Upon successful completion of the training period, they will be confirmed as permanent employees as per the Company rules.  

Employment Bond for WBSETCL JE Recruitment 2022

The candidates who will be appointed as WBSETCL Jr. Engg. (Electrical) Gr. 2 shall be required to furnish a bond of Rs. 1,00,000 (Rs. One Lakh only) at the time of joining WBSETCL for a minimum of 4 years from the date of joining including the Probation Period. 

Suggested: WBSETCL JE Syllabus 

WBSETCL Perks & Allowances for Junior Engineer

The details about various perks and allowances which are given to WBSETCL JE after joining the West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited are as follows. You must note that the candidates will be transferred anywhere in West Bengal.



Dearness allowances

13% of the basic pay

Home rent allowance

16% of the basic pay

Medical allowances 

Rs. 500/- per month

Electrical Allowances

Rs. 1200/- per month

Other Allowances for WBSETCL JE 

  • Basic Pay
  • Hill Compensatory Allowance,
  • LTC / HTC
  • EPF
  • Gratuity
  • Benefits for Indoor treatment in leading hospitals for Self & Dependents,
  • Leave Encashment
  • Children Education Expenses and other allowances as per the Rules of the Company

Also Check: WBSETCL JE Exam Pattern

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