IAS Salary after 7th Pay Commission

The IAS officer enjoys several benefits based on their ranking. Whenever a new pay commission is formed, the Government of India upgrades the salary of an IAS officer. The government of India issued a notification of the 7th Pay Commission on 25 July 2016. After the sixth pay commission came the summative salaries of an IAS Officer have become very favorable. According to the recent 7th pay commission, the annual rate of pay raise has been maintained at 3% and fitment factor of 2.57 would affect revision of all employees. The commission suggested 14.27% rise in basic pay at junior levels.

Civil Services Examination is conducted by UPSC every year. This exam comprises of 3 phases i.e. Preliminary, Mains, and Interview. Many candidates apply and take this exam but very few candidates are able to crack this exam.

This article covers, in detail, the Salary structure of IAS officer in India and all the basic information about IAS Officer Salary after 7th Pay commission. The table given below gives you the comparison of IAS Officer Salary after 6th and 7th Pay Commission.

The table also reveals the starting salary of an IAS officer which works out to be Rs. 47250.

Post

Grade

6th Pay commission

7th Pay commission

   

Pay Scale

Grade Pay

Pay Scale

Grade Pay

SDM (Sub Divisional Magistrate), SDO or Sub-Collector

Junior Scale

15,600-39,100

5,400

50,00-1,50,00

16,500

District Magistrate (DM) or Collector or a Joint Secretary of a Government ministry

Senior Time Scale

15,600-39,100

6,600

50,00-1,50,00

20,000

Special secretary and various Head of the Government Departments

Junior Administrative Grade

15,600-39,100

7,600

50,00-1,50,00

23,000

Secretary to a Ministry

Selection Grade

37,400-67,00

8,700

1,00,000-2,00,000

26,000

Principal Secretary of a very important department of the government.

Super Time Scale

37,400-67,00

10,000

1,00,000-2,00,000

30,000

Chief Secretary States, Union Secretaries in charge of various ministries of Government of India

Apex Scale

80,000

NA

2,25,00

NA

Cabinet Secretary of India

Cabinet Secretary Grade

90,000

NA

2,50,000

NA

Apart from salary, the IAS officers are entitled to get other facilities and incentives for IAS officers. Let’s see the facilities available for an IAS officer.

The IAS officer is provided with Official Vehicle blue and red light, jeep, car etc. Along with, there will be a petrol and maintenance. They are entitled to have free phone call facility, electricity, and household staff. They have provided with the option to take leave and study abroad. The accommodation for IAS during official trips will be arranged by the government.

After reading this article, you must have got a clear picture of the expected salary of IAS officer after 7th pay commission, starting salary of IAS officer per month, etc. Do not let the salary be your only motivation, use the power and authority that comes with it to better the country’s condition.

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