Indian Army Salary Slip 2019 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

Indian Army Salary Slip
Indian Army Salary Slip

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 2019 for GD Clerk Soldier

As you know, Indian Army is one of the hot topic regardless of any time. Young India who want 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 all the details which are regarding the salary of Indian Army and other perks.

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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.

Indian Army has so many Vacancies which 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 participants know that how much salary they will get after they get the selection.

इंडियन आर्मी सैलरी स्लिप | Indian Army Salary 7th Seventh Pay Commission in 2019

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

Indian Army Salary Chart 2019 for Jawan

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

Ranking system in 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 promoted to the next level like.

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




Lt. colonel



Major general

Lieutenant general

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

Indian Army Ranks and Salary 2019

The salary of 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 Grade Pay & Pay Band. Basic Pay equals to Grade Pay plus Pay Band.

Indian Army Salaries 2019: 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 of Basic Pay & Grade Pay is very simple. Read the next points

  1. Grade Pay is same until you get the promotion to higher post. While Basic Pay increases every year.
  2. Grade Pay changes with respect of ability & position. Pay Scale is the measure scale of Pay.
  3. Grade is a newly added term added after 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 allowance.

Not only, you will 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 between 1600 to 3200.

A soldier also get 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 Pay :- 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 on Army Rank wise salary structure.

Indian army Salary Structure Rank Wise 2019

The salary of Indian Army Rank hierarchy is written as. The in-hand per month salary is the amount which is 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 Army with any rank. The training cadets gets 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 falls 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 the primary force in the world. There are so many young & energetic people who get the selection in Indian Army. The selection are done by Open Rallies conducted in the various states of India.

A young man who age from 17 to 21 years with good physical standards can join the Army. The selection criteria is 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 less difference for the Sepoy & Lance Naik. The pay band of both are same but the difference of grade pay in Lance Naik and Sepoy is of 200 i.e. Rs. 2200.

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 Indian Army who name 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 gets the second pay. The Basic Pay increases up to sixty percent. 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 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 Salary JAG

Indian Army JAG has been provided with 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 involves assisting the soldiers in observing Human Rights and 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 Indian Army. The Indian Army provides various attractive salary for the employees. The new joined officer get the salary on the basis of Pay band 3. The salary structure of 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 in the academy , a nominal amount of money is taken from the cadets which is used for the different purpose.

These expenses are described as below.

5 months allowance for the OfficerRs. 2000.00
Expenses on the Cloths and the Equipment

Rs. 3200.00

Epenses on various Miscellaneous during 1st Semester

Rs. 425.00


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 Equipments (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 eligibility to become the captain in 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 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 get 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 which 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 2019

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 the 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 Pharmacist 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 gets medicine for them and their family.

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

The tabular representation is given here for more better explanation.

Indian Army Salaries 2019-20 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 Indian Army are very attractive & a person who is thinking & preparing for the Indian Army have get 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 Indian Army. May this post helps you.

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