Check Indian Army Salary as per Rank Grade - Complete Chart

People join India Army so that they may serve their own mother land. However it is but obvious that those who wish to join Indian Army also want to know the Rank-wise Salaries with Complete Grade. Here on this page, we are providing you the complete information regarding the salaries they pay to the soldiers of different ranks.

There is no doubt that salaries in Indian Army is very good. The situation has improved far better after 6th and 7th pay commissions. Indian Govt is very sensitive about the economic needs of security personnel. Besides the salaries, they get various facilities in terms of increments and post retirement facilities.

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In this article, we shall talk about the Pay Scale/ Grade Pay / Basic Pay.

However before that you must know what the meaning of these terms is -

Grade Pay ( GP) - It's a total pay that depends upon category/ pay band / nature of employment.

Basic Pay - This is the total of Grade Pay & Pays in the Pay bands.

First of all get to know the Pay Scale of Jr Commissioned Officer (JCO)  or OR 

Lance Naik (Pay Band 1)

LN gets the Pay of Rs 5200 – 20200 with the Grade Pay Rs  2000. Besides he gets for Military Service Rs 2000 with X group pay Rs 1400.

Salary of Sepoy or Rifleman (Pay Band 1) in Indian Army 

After getting recruited as Sepoy or Rifleman, the youngsters get the following salary.

Pay Structure is Rs 5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs 1800. For Military Service, Rifleman gets Rs 2 k with X (Technical) group pay Rs 1400.

Complete Salary of Naik (Pay Band 1)

Pay Structure is Rs 5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs 2400. For Military Service, Naik gets Rs 2 k with X  Group Pay Rs 1400.

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Havildar (Pay Band 1) - Salary with Grade Pay and other Services 

For Havildar post, the Pay Structure is Rs 5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs 2800. For Military Service, Havildar gets Rs 2000/- with X Group Pay Rs 1400.

Naib Subedar (Pay Band 2)

Pay Structure is Rs 9300 - 34800 with Grade Pay Rs 4200. For Military Service, he receives Rs 2000/- with X Group Pay Rs 1400.

Subedar (Pay Band 2)

For this post, Pay Structure is Rs 9300 - 34800  with Grade Pay Rs 4600. Subedar gets Rs 2000/- For Military Service with X Group Pay Rs 1400.

Subedar Major (Pay Band 2)

For Subedar Major Pay Structure is Rs 9300 - 34800  with Grade Pay Rs 4800. For Military Service, Subedar Major gets Rs 2000/- in addition X Group Pay Rs 1400.

Captain (Pay Band 3)

Pay - Rs 15600-39100  with Grade Pay Rs 6100. For MS, a Captain gets Rs 6 k.

Lieutenant (Pay Band 3)

Pay Structure is Rs 15600-39100  with Grade Pay Rs 5400. For Military Service, Lieutenant gets Rs 6 k.

Check Average ( Approximately ) Salaries of Top Notches in Indian Army -

  • Army Officer - There are army officer in various categories. Here the average salary per month is Rs 8,900.
  • Major - He gets Rs 10,21,000 per annum.
  • Engineer - An engineer in army gets salary Rs 35,000 per month.

As we have already said that besides the salaries, there are many direct and indirect facilities Indian Army Personnel get.

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