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 depends 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|
IAS Salary Perks
UPSC CSE offers 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
- Medical Expenses
- Free Phone Call
- Office Vehicles
- Study leave
- Abroad Study Option
- Transport Allowances
- Security Guard and Household Helpers
- Dearness Allowance (As governed by the inflation index) (at 65 percent)
- Pensions and Retirement Benefits.