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Apr 252016

Army Pay Scale Slip Pension General, Lieutenant general, Major general, Brigadier, Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Captain, Lieutenant Under 7th Pay Commission 

It cannot be denied that there were a lot of controversies related to the pay scale of Indian Army after the 7th pay commission. In this article we are going to cover the complete details regarding their pay scale. As we are aware that the 7th pay commission has restructured the pay scale format of the Indian army we shall sow you the current pay scale that incorporates all the allowances which are applicable for the defense personnel. In the memorandum stated by Defense personnel it was clear that the Defense services needs to stand fair among the comparison with what is being provided to Civil services, or else the Defense services shall deny their legitimate share of action.

Army Pay Scale Slip Pension General, Lieutenant general, Major general, Brigadier, Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Captain, Lieutenant

  • The factors for pay scale of Army personnel

The pay levels have been distinguished in the pay matrix separately for both the Defense and Civil services and the Commission has taken up a complete different approach by merging the grade pay and also the pay bands within different pay levels. A stipend of Rs 21000 shall be provided to all the candidates every month and this comprises of the pay band of Rs 15600 and a grade pay of Rs 5400. With the successful completion of training, the candidates are offered the rank of Lt and they are entitled to get the same pay. The promotion from Lieutenant to the post of Lieutenant Colonel depends on a certain time basis. It is also based on a certain selection procedure that is subject to the completion of certain service conditions.

  • The implementation of new pay system

But there are also considerations of the above mentioned pay scale. The grade pay system shall be abolished and in place of it, there will be the inclusion of 15 new scales that will be built. In these scales, the government shall pay dearness allowance, the house rent and also the travelling allowance with other facilities. According to the new reports, the 33 years retirement formula is already active and apart from that the employees on the retirement gratuity shall be offered with half of the sixteen months salary. After the services, employees are entitled to the full pension.

The increment within pay scale for military personnel is 15-20% and also there have been announcements for the increment of basic pay, which will now be 15000 INR. Within the next two months, it will be finalized by the salary commission.

  • The pay scale of Army and Defense personnel

Rank Pay scale Grade Pay Remarks
LieutenantPB-3/15600-391005400On commission
MajorPB-3/15600-391006100After completion of 2 years
CaptainPB-3/15600-391006600After the completion of 6 years
LT ColonelPB-4/37400-670008000After the completion of 13 years
Major GeneralPB-4/37400-6700010000
  • The allowances offered to Army officers

Allowances To whom it may concernRates
Hard area allowanceOfficers who are posted in hard areas6750/- every month (25% of the overall basic pay)
High Altitude or Uncongenial climateOfficers who are posted in High Altitude climate and uncongenial climate11200-14000 per month
SiachenOfficers posted in Siachen bordersSame
High Active field areaOffers who are posted in high active field areas6780-4200/- per month
Field area allowance for modified fieldOfficers who are transferred or posted to certain modified field locations1600/- PM
Flying parachute payOfficers who are posted as Aviators of Army9000-1200/- PM
Special Forces AllowanceOfficers who are posted in special forces9000/- per month
Transport AllowanceAll officersRs 3200/- along with DA for the A1 cities and Rs 1600/- along with DA for any other locations
House rent AllowanceFor those officers who are not offered with government accommodation10-30% of the basic pay
Kit Main AllowanceAll the officers400/- Per month

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