Indian Army releases recruitment notifications every year to recruit eligible candidates for various vacant posts. Candidates who are appointed for any posts the Indian Army Recruitments are offered with a good salary, however, Army pay grade varies from the army base to that of a military officer pay. The Indian Army Salary depends upon the trades or the ranks of the candidates who holds a post in the Indian Army. Those candidates who are holding a post in the Indian Army get a decent salary with various allowances. Therefore, being an army officer in the Indian Army has its own perks. Indian Army is one of the largest branches of Indian armed forces. It is responsible for the land-based military operations.
Check the table below to know the salary, pay scales, and allowances received by the candidate holding a post in the Indian Army.
|Rank||Pay Scale||Grade scale||Army service pay||Total hand cash (Indian Army salary per month)|
|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 Subedhaar||9300-34800 (Level 6)||4200||2000||45,000|
|Subedaar||9300-34800 (Level 7)||4600||2000||46,000|
|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 provides a decent and lucrative salary package and remuneration benefits to the employees. However, Indian army salary in India depends upon the trades or ranks of the Army personnel.
|Indian Army Grade Pay||Indian Army Basic Pay|
|It is the amount which the employees working in the government sector receive depending upon the class, category, and pay band of the employee||It is the basic income of an employee which comprises 35-50% of the total salary of the Indian army. It's a fixed amount that is paid before any reduction or increase due to bonus overtime or allowances. Starting salary is determined based on the designation of the employee|
Several other allowances and perks are received by the Army Personnel, which are mentioned below:
Additionally, an Indian Army personnel receives multiple benefits such as
Indian Army provides the best of all in everything from medical facilities to social interactions. Moreover, the salary of the Indian army officers and their pay scale depends on the time, duration, location of their service.
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