Indian Army Salary Slip 2020 Per Month Structure- Rank Wise Grade Pay, Allowances Chart

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Indian Army Salary Slip per month details – Rank Wise 7th seventh Pay Commission Salary, Grade Pay Scale  | Indian Army Basic pay

Rank Wise 7th seventh Pay Salary, Grade Pay of GD Clerk Soldier (Jawan), Lieutenant, captain, major, lieutenant colonel, colonel, brigadier, major general, lieutenant general.

Indian Army Salary 2020 for GD Clerk Soldier

As you know, the Indian Army is one of the hot topics regardless of any time. Young India who wants to work in Defence Forces must take care of their physique and knowledge to get the Defence Job. Here we are going to provide you with all the details which are regarding the salary of the Indian Army and other perks.

There are so many other facilities which are given to the Indian Army employee which are similar to the central govt employees. This website is going to provide you all the details of the same. So if you are preparing for the Indian Army exams, then you need to know more about the facilities for the same.

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Indian Army has so many Vacancies that are announced for the whole year. There are many lakhs people who place their application against the posts without getting all the information & do not get the desired job. A survey has cleared that more than half of participants know how much salary they will get after they get the selection.

इंडियन आर्मी सैलरी स्लिप | Indian Army Salary 7th Seventh Pay Commission in 2020

Indian Army soldiers get the best salary and perks as compared to the other government employee. If you want to work in the Indian Army, then first try to know what salary is given to what post in the Indian Army. First, know about the salary details for Army Officers then decide by which rank you want to join the Indian Army.

Indian Army Salary Chart 2020 for Jawan

Salary of Indian Army employee is based on the various ranking system which is given to Army Soldiers on the basis of promotions and posting. The ranks also change for the soldier by various factors i.e. no. of years, qualification etc.

Ranking system in the Indian army

The Indian Army ranking hierarchy is based on the promotions. If a candidate is selected as a Soldier General Duty (GD), then you will get to the training. After training, you will be promoted to the next level.

Sepoy / RiflemanLance NaikNaikHavildarNaib SubedarSubedarSubedar Major (SM)

So you are an undergraduate & a non-science stream students in class twelfth, then you can join Indian Army as Soldier General Duty (GD), then you can become Major Subedar which is the highest for a Soldier GD. During the retirement age, you will be promoted to Honorary captain. If you will become Major Subedar via Soldier GD.

In another case of being a Graduate, you can prepare for CDS or NDA. You will be sent for training & then you will be posted as a Lieutenant in some Army Unit.

Lieutenant Captain Major Lt. colonel Colonel Brigadier Major generalLieutenant general

The other two High-Level posts of Army is there. But here are going to pause this & will talk about the terms we know about.

Indian Army Ranks and Salary 2020

The salary of the Indian Army is based on the various terms which we need to see before we go on to the Salary system. These terms are Grade pay, gross salary, basic pay, etc.

The salary structure is not a complex thing to understand that most people thought. This can be easily done.

  1. Gross Salary:- The figure which you will get as salary per month is gross salary.
  2. Gross Salary = Grade Pay + Basic Pay + Monthly Allowances

The salary of a Government Employee (more specifically Central Government) is comprised of various parts i.e. house rent allowance and other miscellaneous allowances, basic pay, grade pay, dearness allowance,

  • Grade Pay:- It is an amount which is paid by Government to the Indian Army employee which depends on categories, pay band & class  (Level) of Employee. The Grade pay is calculated on the Position & class of an employ & 7th Seventh Pay Commission.
  • Basic Pay:- It is the sum of the Grade Pay & Pay Band. Basic Pay equals to Grade Pay plus Pay Band.

Indian Army Salaries 2020: Army Soldier Salary Slip Rank Wise

Post Pay ScaleGrade PayArmy Service PayTotal Cash (Salary)
Sepoy5200-20200 1800200025,000
Lance Naik5200-20200 2000200030,000
Naik5200-20200 2400200035,000
Havaldar5200-20200 2800200040,000
Naib Subedar9300-34800 4200200045,000
Subedar9300-34800 4600200050,000
Subedar Major9300-34800 4800200065,000
Lieutenant15600-39100 5400600068,000
Captain15600-39100 6100600075,000
Major15600-39100 660060001,00,000
Lieutenant Colonel37400-67000 800060001,12,000
Colonel37400-67000 870060001,30,000
Brigadier37400-67000 89006000
Major General37400-67000 10,000 – –
Lieutenant General37400-67000 – – –

What is Basic Pay & Grade Pay? What are the basic differences?

The difference between Basic Pay & Grade Pay is very simple. Read the next points

  1. Grade Pay is the same until you get the promotion to higher posts. While Basic Pay increases every year.
  2. Grade Pay changes with respect to ability & position. Payscale is the measure scale of Pay.
  3. Grade is a newly added term added after the 6th Pay commission. Basic Pay is the lowest remuneration which changes during time.

Monthly Extra Allowances of Indian Army Employees

The extra allowances that a Government Employee get as compensation for the various expenditure i.e. Transportation charges, House rental Allowances (HRA). These are some of the extra allowances.

Not only, but you will also get facilities like Accommodation & Food Allowances, Army employee gets extra allowances like Kit Maintenance which is fixed as 400 Rupees per month. The TA is from 1600 to 3200.

A soldier also gets some other allowances not just like Housing & Food but these are Kit Allowances. Kit Maintenance is given to the soldier per month i.e. Rs. 400. The Transport Allowance is given from 1600 to 3200 per month.

  • Field Area Allowance:- It is calculated from 25% of Basic Pay
  • Counterinsurgency :-  Rs 6300
  • High Altitude:-  Rs. 5600
  • Siachen:- Rs 14000
  • Flying Pay:- Rs 9000
  • Parachute Play:- Rs 1200
  • Special Forces:- Rs 9000 per month

There are some other miscellaneous charges that are not written here. We have provided enough data to you that can calculate the salary of a Soldier.

Now let’s take a look at Army Rank wise salary structure.

Indian Army Salary Structure Rank Wise 2020

The salary of the Indian Army Rank hierarchy is written as. The in-hand per month salary is the amount which is the addition of some factors & some deductions too.

Period of Training & Stipend for Cadet

Indian Army sends the new recruits to the training before they join the Army with any rank. The training cadets get a stipend which quite less than the salary. The training stipend goes around 15K to 20K. The stipend is proportionally equal to the Pay band (P.B) of particular rank on which the Cadet will join after.

Pay Scale JCO or Personnel Below Officer Rank ( PBOR )

Those ranks which fall in the category of JCO / OR are written below with their Grade Pay & Pay Band.

Sepoy (Sipahi) Conversely Rifleman (Pay Band 1)

Pay Band (PB)Rs 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 1800
X (technical) Group PayRs. 1400
Military ServiceRs. 2000
Cash In handRs. 25000 (approx)

Sepoy is the first rank in Bhartiya Army, but the salary he gets per month is good. In the ground units, a Sipahi is a primary force in the world. There are so many young & energetic people who get selection in the Indian Army. The selection is done by Open Rallies conducted in the various states of India.

A young man who ages from 17 to 21 years with good physical standards can join the Army. The selection criteria are the physical test & the written exam which needs to be cleared after they get the selection.

Indian Army Lance Naik Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 2000
X (technical) Group PayRs. 1400
Military ServiceRs. 2000
Cash In handRs. 30,000 (approx)

Sepoys are promoted to Lance Naik. There is a very little difference for the Sepoy & Lance Naik. The pay band of both is the same but the difference of grade pay in Lance Naik and Sepoy is of 200 i.e. Rs. 2200.

Army Pharmacist Salary in India

Pay BandRs 5200 – 20200
Grade PayRs. 24,00
X Group PayRs. 1400
Military ServiceRs. 2000
Cash In handRs. 35,000 (approx)

You must know that Army Pharmacist is the highest post in the above-mentioned ranks. The Grade Pay of Army Pharmacist is Rs 2400.

Indian Army Naik Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 24,00
X Group PayRs. 1400
Military ServiceRs. 2000
Cash In handRs. 35,000 (approx)

You must know that Naik is the highest post in the above-mentioned ranks. The Grade Pay of Naik is Rs 2400.

Indian Army Havildar Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 28,00
X Group PayRs. 1400
Military ServiceRs. 2000
Cash In handRs. 40,000 (approx)

Havildar has the best grade pay in the Pay Band 1. The people who consider the Post of havildar of Army better tan the Past of Indian Police havildar. All the ranks in the Indian Army who name the same are higher as compared to any Armed force like Police etc.

Indian Army Naib Subedar (NS) Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 9300-34800
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 42,00
 Military ServiceRs. 2000
X Group PayRs. 1400
Cash In handRs. 45,000 (approx)

After getting this, post the salary increase is quite presentable. The Posts get the second pay. Basic Pay increases up to sixty per cent. There is nothing common in this rank with the Indian Police.

Indian Army Subedar Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 9300-34800
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 46,00
 Military ServiceRs. 2000
X Group PayRs. 1400
Cash In handRs. 50,000 (approx)

Subedar is the most respectable rank post after SM. This post is gained after a lot of experience. The basic pay of Subedar is 4600 (i.e. 200 more than the Naib Subedar).

Subedar Major (SM)

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 9300-34800
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 48,00
 Military ServiceRs. 2000
X Group PayRs. 1400
Cash In handRs. 65,000 (approx)

A GD can reach up to Subedar Major in his whole career. This is the highest post a Soldier can get (Not in case of using a written exam). The second pay band officer gets the highest Pay band in this i.e. Rs. 4800.

Indian Army JAG Salary

Indian Army JAG has been provided with the lowest salary. They are commissioned as a 2nd lieutenants. Under 7th Pay commission, the monthly salary of JAG is 80,000 Rs. The JAG Officer deals with disciplinary and litigation to handle various legal issues of Armed Forces. They also involve assisting the soldiers in observing Human Rights and the Rule of the Law.

The salary details of JCO / OR is complete now. Let us check the salary structure of Army Officers now.

Pay Scale of Army Officers – Salary Structure Rank Wise

An Army Officer is the most Respected job in the Indian Army. The Indian Army provides various attractive salaries for the employees. The newly joined officer get the salary on the basis of Pay Band 3. The salary structure of the Indian Army Officer is described below.

Let us start with the hierarchy of rank mentioned by us in the above section.

Period of NDA Training Salary

The training in NDA allows no money to the cadets. After the cadet enters the academy, a nominal amount of money is taken from the cadets which are used for a different purpose.

These expenses are described below.

5 months allowance for the OfficerRs. 2000.00
Expenses on the Cloths and the Equipment Rs. 3200.00
Expenses on various Miscellaneous during 1st Semester Rs. 425.00
Total Rs. 5625.00

Other than all these expenses, some amount of money is refundable only if the financial aid is sanctioned to the cadet.

Expenses for 5 months of Pocket Allowance at Rs.400.00 p.m. Rs. 2000
Expenses on Cloths and Equipment (Approx) Rs. 475  

After all this, the Army cadet is sent to the commissioning academy which includes Indian Military Academy, Air Force & Navy. There he gets 21,000 per month. Now he is authorized to get the salary of a Lieutenant or Flying Officer or Sub Lieutenant. After a cadet is commissioned, the balance is paid to the cadet as the stipend. During the NDA days, a cadet does not get the salary.

Indian Army Lieutenant Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 15600-39100
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 54,00
 Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayRs. 1400
Cash In handRs. 65,000 (approx)

The rank which a candidate gets after he is recruited as a fresh officer. A candidate who is serving as a Soldier GD or JCO, OR can register offline for the post of Officer. The prior qualification of the applicant should be 12th pass or Graduation.

Indian Army Captain Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 15600-39100
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 61,00
 Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayN.A
Cash In handRs. 75,000 (approx)

The Indian Army’s eligibility to become the captain in the the Indian Army is to serve as Lieutenant in the Indian Army for at least two years. The Grade Pay of captain is more than a lieutenant i.e 6100.

Indian Army Major Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 15600-39100
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 66,00
Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayN.A
Cash In handRs. 1,00,000 (approx.)

The person who serves for 6 years in the Indian Army as Captain becomes eligible for the Post of Major. The grade pay is also increased after you become a Major i.e. 6600.

Lieutenant Colonel Army Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 37400-67000
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 8,000
Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayN.A
Cash In handRs. 1,12,000 (approx.)

A Major with service of 13 years is ready to promote for Lieutenant Colonel. The rank of a Lieutenant Colonel gets the 4th Pay Band & the grade pay of Lieutenant Colonel is Rs. 8000.

Indian Army Colonel Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 37400-67000
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 8,700
Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayN.A
Cash In handRs. 1,30,000 (approx.)

There are some aspects that are checked before a Lieutenant Colonel is promoted to Colonel. The grade Pay of Colonel is 700 more than Lieutenant Colonel i.e. 8700.

Indian Army Brigadier 2020

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 37400-67000
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 8,900
Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayN.A
Cash In handRs. 1,12,000 (approx.)

The post of brigadier is a very respectful post & it is given after a person has served for the country for a  long time. The Grade Pay of Brigadier is 8900.

Indian Major General Salary

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 37400-67000
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 10,000
Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayN.A
Cash In handRs. 1,12,000 (approx.)

The Major General is the Most respectful Job in Indian Army. The grade pay of this rank is Rs. 10,000. The Major General does not get the benefits of military services.

Indian Army Lieutenant General Salary

  1. Pay band- 67000 to 79000

The Lieutenant-General receives a Basic Pay of Rs. 67,000 to 79,000. There is no grade pay specified for this rank. Every year 3% increment is given to the Lieutenant-General.

The cash in hand Salary is not the exact amount. This may vary on the extra allowances we described above. The rank of Lieutenant General enjoys an increment of 3% every year. There are various monthly allowances like Field Area Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance, Transport Allowance,  Counter Insurgency, Special Forces, etc.

Army pharmacist salary in India

The salary details of Pharmacists are given below.

Pay Band (PB)Rs. 37400-67000
Grade Pay (GP)Rs. 10,000
Military ServiceRs. 6,000
X Group PayN.A
Cash In handRs. 1,12,000 (approx.)

This is one of the noble work in the Army. The soldiers get medicine for them and their families.

The Major General is the Most respectful Job in Indian Army. The grade pay of this rank is Rs. 10,000. The Major General does not get the benefits of military services.

ADGPI Indian Army Salary

The salary of ADGPI is the same as the Major General of the Indian Army. The pay band is PB-4/37400-67000. And Grade pay is 10,000.

Indian Army Salary Chart Rank Wise As per the 7th Seventh Pay Commission

The tabular representation is given here for a better explanation.

Indian Army Salaries 2020-21 Per Month for All Posts

Rank wise Indian Army Post
P.B.G.P.M.S.P.Cash In Hand (approx)
Sepoy5200 – 202001800200025,000
Lance Naik5200 – 202002000200030,000
Naik5200 – 202002400200035,000
Havaldar5200 – 202002800200040,000
Naib Subedar9300 – 348004200200045,000
Subedar9300 – 348004600200050,000
Subedar Major9300 – 348004800200065,000
Lieutenant15600 – 391005400600068,000
Captain15600 – 391006100600075,000
Major15600 – 39100660060001,00,000
Lieutenant Colonel37400 – 67000800060001,12,000
Colonel37400 – 67000870060001,30,000
Brigadier37400 – 6700089006000
Major General37400 – 6700010,000
Lieutenant General67000 – 79000

Be Prepared & Get the Dream Job, Perks in Indian Army

The per month salary of the Indian Army is very attractive & a person who is thinking & preparing for the Indian Army has got more details from this post. This will clear your views more than before. There are open doors for the candidates who are hard-working & deserving in the Indian Army. May this post helps you.

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