ISRO Scientist and Engineer Salary Pay Scale Pay Matrix Allowance Under 7th Pay Commission
ISRO! One of the most reputed and prestigious organizations of the world. Working on this organization itself is a dream come true for a lot of individuals. This is not just another government job. You will have all the government facilities and securities. But the best thing you will have is respect! It is not really easy to get a job in ISRO. Especially with such a lot of engineers clearing off their B.Tech every year. The competition has become really intense. In this article we will discuss about the different posts and designations in ISRO and their salaries. ISRO is the biggest organization in India, which deals with space programs. And being a potential engineer or scientist, you can opt for these centers of ISRO, Space Applications Center, Liquid Propulsion Systems Center, National Remote Sensing Center, ISRO satellite center, Satish Dhawan Space center, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center.
The objective of ISRO is to enhance space technology. And the applications of space technology in national task have a lot of notable programs. The above centers recruit scientists, engineers and researchers for different posts. Now, a lot of people would be curious to know the different salaries. The engineers, researchers, and scientists working in ISRO are divided into two grades. One is called SC and the other is SD. The different centers of ISRO do not necessarily have difference in salaries. The classification is based on academic qualifications and posts. The engineers of both these divisions are included in same pay band of Rs 15000-39000. But, the grade pays might be different. The SC division allows a grade pay of Rs 5400. But the SD division offers a grade pay of Rs 6600.
ISRO Scientist and Engineer Pay Scale
Scientists or Engineers with special training in Industrial safety are also offered the same grade pay and pay band as Mechanical and Electronics Engineers. And this is same for a Chemical Engineer posts also. All these employees are included in SC category. A scientific assistant at SDSC will be provided with a pay band of Rs 9300-34800. The grade pay is Rs 4600. And the amount in hand is Rs 29481. The candidate needs to have a first class in B.Sc in Mathematics and Computer Science. The pay band and grade pay is same for a candidate with specialization in Library Science. If you have a first class in Maths, Chemistry and Physics, you can also try for the post of Scientific Assistant in ISRO.
The perks and benefits at ISRO
ISRO offers a wide range of benefits and perks for its employees. The perks and benefits might change according to a change in designation. But the basic amenities will remain the same. These are the following benefits that will be offered to you. A group insurance, subsidized canteen for the employees, House Rent Allowance, and for those who do not opt for HRA, they will be offered with housing facilities, a leave travel concession. The employee is also offered with transport allowance and in case the candidate is not taking the transport allowance, free transport services will be offered. ISRO employees are offered with medical benefits for both family and self, for specific the candidates are included in New Defined Contribution Pension Scheme.
Benefits for interviewing candidates from outstation
In different posts ISRO mentions travel benefit. But that will be for the outstation employees coming to work. In some cases, candidates are provided with Bus Fare, while sometimes they are provided with Second Class Railway fare. Sometimes if a candidate coming for interview, is from outstation, he/she is provided with train or bus fare. But that must be mentioned specifically in the online application. So if you are checking for vacancies in ISRO, please notice if such benefits are mentioned in that post or not. To qualify for a post of Engineer in ISRO, you have to complete your B. Tech in Computer Science/ Electronics/ Mechanical Science. Then you have to clear the entrance examination of ISRO. The upper age limit of this examination is 35. The salaries mentioned above might change, according to promotions. Sometimes according to the regulations of pay commissions also, the salaries change.
A tabular overview of salaries in ISRO for different designations
|SL NO||Designation||Annual average salaries|
|1.||Scientist/Engineer||Rs 578000-Rs 620000|
|2.||Scientist or Engineer of SC division||Rs 572000-Rs 733000|
|3.||Engineer SC Reserved||Rs 430000- Rs 468000|
|4.||Engineer/ Scientist Intern||Rs 19000- Rs 21000 (on a monthly basis)|
|5.||Scientists SD||Rs 700000- Rs 750000, with an annual average of Rs 730000|
|6.||Scientist Reserved||Rs 33000- Rs 37000 on a monthly basis|
|7.||Mechanical/Electronics engineers and scientists||Grade pay Rs 5400 and Pay band Rs 15600-39000|
|8.||Scientists with M.Sc in Analytical and Organic Chemistry,||Grade pay Rs 5400 and Pay band Rs 15600-39000. But they will be governed within the New Defined Contribution Pension Scheme.|
|9.||LPSC Engineers||A consolidated salary of Rs 25000 per month|