With an amazing job comes great salary package. As we all know that IAS is the most sought after job that every Indian wants. But the sad part is that only a few of them are selected as a Civil Servant. The life of an IAS Officer is class apart. Not only does he receives a handsome salary package but at the same time he also gets good respect, and honour from every individual. Thus we can say that in a way, It is not just that attracts lakhs of govt. job aspirants to work as an IAS Oficer but also the powers and responsibilities that he holds. In the article, you get the idea of IAS salary in India, and also the pay scale/ salary structure of IAS officers after the 7th Pay Commission.
Aspirants can check the salary structure of the most sought after post of the UPSC Exam. The basic per month salary of an IAS officer starts at Rs.56,100(TA, DA and HRA are extra) and can go on to reach Rs.2,500,00 for a Cabinet Secretary. Candidates can check pay scale and pay level for each level of the IAS Salary. We compare the Pay band and Pay Level in the table for good understanding of the IAS Salary structure. Candidates can check the other perks, emoluments in the last para of the article.
|Grade||Post||No. Of Years||Old System||New System|
|Grade Pay||Pay Scale(INR)||Pay Level||Baisc Pay (INR)|
|Junior or Lower Time Scale||ASP/SDM/ Asst. Commissioner||1-4||5400||15600 – 39100||10||56100|
|Senior Time Scale||ADM/Deputy Secretary/ Undersecretary||5-8||6600||15600 – 39100||11||67700|
|Junior Administrative||DM/ Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary||9-12||7600||15600 – 39100||12||78,800|
|Selection Grade||DM/ Special Secretary cum director/ Director||13-16||8700||37400 – 67000||13||1,18,500|
|Selection Grade||Divisional Commissioner/ Secretary Cum Commissioner/ Joint Secretary||16-24||8700||37400 – 67000||14||1,44,200|
|Super Time Scale||Divisional Commissioner/ Principal Secretary/ Additional Secretary||25-30||12000||37400 – 67000||15||1,82,200|
|Above Super Time Scale||Additional Chief Secretary||30-33||NA||80000 (Fixed)||16||2,05,400|
|Apex Scale||Chief Secretary||34-36||NA||90000 (Fixed)||17||2,25,000|
|Cabinet Secretary Grade||Cabinet Secretary of India||37+ years||NA||90000 (Fixed)||18||2,50,000|
In the IAS Officer Salary the HRA allowance is 24 percent, 16 percent and 8 percent as per 7th Pay Commission norms. HRA depend on the city you are posted. Along with these, 7th Pay Commission has also recommended for enhancement of HRA while DA crosses 50% and 100%. As far as Transport Allowance is concerned, there is no increase. However, DA which is 125% has been merged with existing Transport Allowance. Besides these, 7th Pay Commission has discontinued the Pay Band – Grade Pay System which existed before. Candidates can check different allowances in IAS Officer Salary in the table..
|Class X||8 Cities only- 24% HRA (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Pune)|
|Class Y||Around 100 Towns (With a Population above 5 Lakhs) – 16% HRA|
|Class Z||Rural Areas – 8% HRA|
|DA||DA now crosses 50 to 100 %|
|The Transport allowance is not included in the DA which can reach upto 125% now|
It is the second most sought after job under UPSC Exam. It has more social value, Indian Revenue Service Officer also offer lucrative salary. Candidates can check the UPSC IRS salary Structure and Job Stage in the table below.
|Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 15,600 - 39100 + Grade Pay of INR 5400|
|Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 15,600 - 39100 + Grade Pay of INR 6600|
|Joint Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 15,600 - 39100 + Grade Pay of INR 7600|
|Additional Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 37400 - 67000 + Grade Pay of INR 8700|
|Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 37400 - 67000 + Grade Pay of INR 10000|
|Principal Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 75000 to INR 80000|
|Chief Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 75000 to INR 80000|
|Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax||INR 80000 fixed|
It is the only post which comes with Uniform. UPSC IPS offer a great power, respect and prestige to a candidate. Candidate can check the Salary Structure and Job Post in the table below.
|Post||Basic Pay (INR)|
|Deputy Superintendent of Police||56,100|
|Additional Superintendent of Police||67,700|
|Senior Superintendent of Police||78,800|
|Deputy Inspector General of Police||1,31,100|
|Inspector General of Police||1,44,200|
|Director General of Police||2,05,400|
|Director General of Police/ Director of IB or CBI||2,25,000|
Indian Foreign Services offer you to serve the country in the foreign country. It comes with a lot of perks, very high salary and a large number of facilities for the family.Check the salary of UPSC IRS in the table below.
|Grade||Rank||Basic Pay in INR (as of 7th Pay Commission)|
|Junior Time Scale||Under Secretary||8000|
|Senior Time Scale||Under Secretary||10700|
|Junior Administrative Scale||Deputy Secretary||12750|
|Selection Grade||Counselor Director||15100|
|Senior Administrative Scale||Joint Secretary||18400|
|High Commissioner/ Ambassador||Foreign Secretary||26000|
UPSC CSE offer a lot of perks, emoluments and very high social respect in India. Candidates can check the perks, emoluments below. There Perks, Emoluments are common for all the UPSC CSE Posts like IAS, , IFS, IPS, IRS and other posts.
Apartment (3 or 4 BHK)
Electricity and Water Bill
Free Phone Call
Abroad Study Option
Security Guard and Household Helpers
Dearness Allowance (As governed by the inflation index) (at 65 percent)
Pensions and Retirement Benefits.
We have also prepared the elaborated syllabus of UPSC Exam. Candidates can check the UPSC Prelims and Mains Syllabus to start their preparation in a right direction.
1. Does IAS get salary during traing period?
Yes, The selected candidates would get salary during the training period.
2. What are the perks of IAS Officer?
IAS Officer get many perks in the secvice, candidates can check the perks in the article.
3. What is HRA and DA for UPSC IAS Officer?
Candidates can check the HRA and DA in the article.
4. What is the salary of IAS after 7th Pay Commission.?
Candidates can check the IAS Salary after 7th Pay Commission in the article.