To be a part of the Indian army is a great deal for everyone. Youth love to be a part of the Indian army. Most soldiers come from rural areas. There was one question what would be the salary we get after joining the Indian Army. It has a simple answer. The rank of army officers plays a key role to decide salary packages. In this post, we will come to know about the salary structure in the Indian Army. So read this article to know the deep information about salary structure.
Indian Army GD Salary
Rank is a system in which a soldier’s status and his job are to be decided. On the basis of their rank, they are paid. We can say that Indian army officers get their salary, additional perks, and benefits on the basis of their rank. You can check your salary online mode but firstly, you will have to identify your rank status. In this post, we will help you in the process of identifying your rank.
If you are ambitious and preparing for the Indian army exam then you must know the salary structure so that you can understand what will be your position. You have already known about the army post such as Captain, Colonel, Naik Subedar, Sepoy, Subedar, etc. Indian army issued thousands of vacancies in order to get more army soldiers. There is a grade pay level ranging is 3 to 18 and the pay scale ranges from Rs 21,700 to 2,50,00
Cash In-Hand, Pay Scale, Grade Pay Of Indian Army
Here is the list of Indian Army posts including Payscale, grade pay, army service pay, and cash-in-hand. You could see the salary of army soldiers depends on the post. If you are in a good post such as captain or major then you will get a good amount of Rupees.
|Indian Army Post||Pay Scale||Grade Pay||Army Service Pay||Cash In-hand|
|Sepoy||5200-20200 (Level 3)||1800||2000||25,000|
|Naik||5200-20200 (Level 4)||2400||2000||35,000|
|Havaldar||5200-20200 (Level 5)||2800||2000||40,000|
|Naib Subedar||9300-34800 (Level 6)||4200||2000||45,000|
|Subedar||9300-34800 (Level 7)||4600||2000||50,000|
|Subedar Major||9300-34800 (Level 8)||4800||2000||65,000|
|Lieutenant||15600-39100 (Level 10)||5400||6000||68,000|
|Captain||15600-39100 (Level 10 B)||6100||6000||75,000|
|Major||15600-39100 (Level 11)||6600||6000||1,00,000|
|Lieutenant Colonel||37400-67000 (Level 12)||8000||6000||1,12,000|
|Colonel||37400-67000 (Level 13)||8700||6000||1,30,000|
|Brigadier||37400-67000 (Level 13A)||8900||6000||–|
|Major General||37400-67000 (Level 14)||10,000||–||–|
Indian Army Rank Wise Salary
You can see the Indian Army Salary on the basis of rank and level. Below I have mentioned all things related to the salary rank-wise of the Indian army.
|Indian Army Rank||Pay Scale||Total In-hand Cash
(Indian Army Salary per month)
|Indian Army Sepoy Salary||Level 3||21,700|
|Indian Army Lance Naik Salary||Level 3||21,700|
|Indian Army Naik Salary||Level 4||25,500|
|Indian Army Havaldar Salary||Level 5||29,200|
|Indian Army Naib Subedar Salary||Level 6||35,400|
|Indian Army Subedar Salary||Level 7||44,900|
|Indian Army Subedar Major Salary||Level 8||47,600|
|Indian Army Lieutenant Salary||Level 10||56,100|
|Indian Army Captain Salary||Level 10 B||61,300|
|Indian Army Major Salary||Level 11||69,400|
|Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel Salary||Level 12||1,21,000|
|Indian Army Colonel Salary||Level 13||1,30,600|
|Indian Army Brigadier Salary||Level 13A||1,39,600|
|Indian Army Major General Salary||Level 14||1,44,200|
|Indian Army Lieutenant General Salary||Level 15||1,82,200|
|Indian Army General Salary||Level 18||2,50,000|
What Is The Meaning Of Grade Pay And Basic Pay In the Indian Army?
- Indian Army Grade Pay=> Grade pay is the amount received by the employees of the government based on their category, class, and pay band.
- Indian Army Basic Pay => Basic pay is the base income of an employee, comprising 35-50% of the total salary. It is a fixed amount that is paid prior to any reduction or increases due to bonuses, overtime, or allowances.
Allowances – Indian Army
Indian army receives a different kind of allowance and perks. It is like compensation for various activities that they receive.k Below I have mentioned all kinds of Allowances that the Indian Army gets over time.
- Field Area Allowances (25% of Basic pay )
- Parachute Pay (Rs. 1200)
- High Altitude Allowances (Rs. 5600)
- Counterinsurgency (Rs. 6300)
- Kit Maintenance Allowances (Rs. 400 Every month)
- Siachen (Rs. 14000)
- Special Forces (Rs 9000 Every month)
- Flying Pay (Rs. 9000)
- Transportation Allowances (Rs. 1600 to Rs. 3200)
- lifelong Pension
- Death Cum Retirement Gratuity and Foreign Postings.
- Casual Leave of 20 Days
- Encash of Leave up to 300 Days of Last Pay Drawn
- Study Leave of up to 2 Years with Full Pay and all Benefits
Other Benefits For the Indian Army
A soldier, the government of India gives them some other benefits apart from the job benefits. Additional benefits are described below:-
- This is also counted under the additional benefit list as Low-Interest Loans
- The second is Free Hospital Facilities.
- The first benefit of joining the Indian Army is Air/Rail Travel Concession.
- The last one is Canteen Facilities, Rations, etc.