February 2, 2013

Indian Army Officer's Pay Scale & Allowances


Indian Army has a better life for you if you dare to join the Indian Army. After the 6th pay commission, the pay scale of an Indian army officer has increased. Not only pay scale, there are multiple allowances for Indian army officers. As a matter of fact, the CTC for a Lieutenant would be approximately Rs. 65000/- per month.



Being a Lieutenant in India army at the age of 21 is indeed a dream job for many. Let's have a look at pay scale of Indian army officers.

Indian Army Officer's Pay Scale & Allowances

Indian Army Officer's Pay Scale & Allowances

The promotion from Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel is on time scale basis and thereafter on selection basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service condition. The pay scale and promotion criteria is as follows: -


RANK PAY BANDS/SCALE GRADE PAY MSP
LIEUTENANT PB-3/15600-39100 5400 6000
CAPTAIN PB-3/15600-39100 6100 6000
MAJOR PB-3/15600-39100 6600 6000
LT COLONEL PB-4/37400-67000 8000 6000
COLONEL PB-4/37400-67000 8700 6000
BRIGADIER PB-4/37400-67000 8900 6000
MAJOR GENERAL PB-4/37400-67000 10000 NIL
LT GENERAL /
HAG SCALE
67000 - (annual
increment @ 3%) -
79000
NIL NIL
HAG + Scale *
*Admissible to
1/3rd of total
strength of Lt Gens
75500 - (annual
increment @ 3%) -
80000
NIL NIL
VCOAS / Army
Cdr / Lt Gen (NFSG)
80000 (fixed) NIL NIL
COAS 90000 (fixed) NIL NIL


Allowances as applicable

The rates of allowances applicable to officer are as under:
Allowances To Whom Applicable Rates
Field Area Allowance Officers Posted to Fd Area Rs. 4200/-PM
High Altitude/ Uncongenial
Climate Siachen
Officers Posted in High
Attitude/Uncongenial
Climate
Officers Posted in Siachen
Rs. 11200




Rs.14000/-PM
Flying Pay Officers Posted as Army
Aviators
9000PM
Parachute Pay Officers Posted in Active Parachute BNs/Regt 1200PM
Special Forces Allowance Officers posted in Special Forces 9000PM
Transport Allowance Officers Posted in
Peace Stations
Rs3200/-+DA PM in A1/A cities and
Rs 1600+DA PM at other places
House Rent Allowance To officers not provided
Govt. Accommodation
10-30% of Basic Pay (Pay Band + Grade Pay + MSP)
Kit Maintenance Allowance All officers 400/-PM
Uniform Allowance
(Outfit Allowance)
All officers Initial 14000/- and
3000/- every Three Years
Qualification Pay/ Grant for Service Courses All officers undergoing specified courses Rs 6000 to 20000/-
Instructional Allowance All Officers Posted as
Instructors
1800/-


NOTE: In the case of allowances specific to Defence Forces, the rates of these allowance have been further enhanced by 25% as Dearness allowance has gone up by 50%.

Cost to Company [CTC]: The CTC for a Lieutenant would be approximately Rs. 65000/- per month. This includes Basic Pay, DA, Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Tech Pay, House Rent Allowance and Transport Allowance. These rates are not statutory and are subject to change.

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