Indian Army JCO/ OR Salary and Rank 2016 : Pay & Allowances

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Indian Army JCO/ OR Salary and Rank – Pay & Allowances: If you are searching for the salary of newly recruited candidate in Indian Army then you are at the right place here the salary and other allowances are discussed, the basic level of getting recruit is Sepoy after promotion Naik, Havildar, Naik Subedar and so on…

The time period of Jawaan service in military is 19 years to take retirement or at the age of 42 years if he not got promotion. To serve more in Army Jawaan needs to take promotion

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Indian Army JCO/ OR Salary and Rank : Pay & Allowances

Rank Basic Pay Grade Pay Y Group Military Service (MS) Pay Grade Pay  for X Group Only Dearness Allowance (DA)
Group X Group Y
Sepoy 5200-20200/- 5200-20200/- 2000/- 2000/- 1400/- As admissible (113% wef 01 Jan 15)
Naik 5200-20200/- 5200-20200/- 2400/- 2000/- 1400/- -do-
Havildar 5200-20200/- 5200-20200/- 2800/- 2000/- 1400/- -do-
Naib Subedar 9300-34800/- 9300-34800/- 4200/- 2000/- 1400/- -do-
Subedar 9300-34800/- 9300-34800/- 4600/- 2000/- 1400/- -do-
Subedar Major 9300-34800/- 9300-34800/- 4800/- 2000/- 1400/- -do-
Honorary Lieutenant 19530/- 5400/- 6000/- -do-
Honorary Captain 20190/- 6100/- 6000/- -do-

Soldiers

Ranks Insignia Retirement Age
Infantry and other arms Cavalry and armour
Sepoy Plain shoulder badge only After 19 years service or at the age of 42, whichever is sooner.

Other ranks

Other ranks in the Indian army include non-commissioned officers (“NCOs”) and ordinary soldiers (“sepoys” or “jawans”)

Non-commissioned officers

Non-commissioned officers (“NCOs”) are soldiers promoted to positions of responsibility, and are equivalent to junior non-commissioned officers (sergeants and corporals) in Western armies.

Ranks Insignia Retirement Age
Infantry and other arms Cavalry and armour
Havildar Daffadar Three rank chevrons After 26 years service or at the age of 49, whichever is sooner.
Naik Lance daffadar Two rank chevrons After 24 years service or at the age of 49, whichever is sooner.
Lance naik Acting lance daffadar Single rank chevron After 22 years service or at the age of 48, whichever is sooner.

Junior commissioned officers (JCO)

Junior commissioned officers are commissioned as officers from the ranks and are broadly equivalent to warrant officers in Western armies.

Ranks Insignia Retirement Age
Infantry and other arms Cavalry and armour
Subedar major Risaldar major Gold national emblem with stripe After 34 years service or at the age of 54, whichever is sooner.
Subedar Risaldar Two gold stars with stripe After 30 years service or at the age of 52, whichever is sooner.
Naib subedar Naib risaldar One gold star with stripe After 28 years service or at the age of 52, whichever is sooner.

Commissioned officers

Ranks Insignia Notes Retirement Age
Field marshal National emblem over a crossed baton and saber in a lotus blossom wreath. Only two appointments have ever been made. Not applicable. Life Long
General National emblem over a five-pointed star, all over a crossed baton and saber. Held only by the Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army. Pay Band 90,000 fixed at equivalent to Cabinet Secretary of India

Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 18, 2,50,000

3 years as COAS or at the age of 62, whichever is earlier.
Lieutenant general National emblem over crossed baton and saber. By selection.

36 years of commissioned service required.

Lieutenant generals appointed as Vice Chief of Army Staff/Army Commanders/Equivalent at Pay Band 80,000 Apex Grade fixed. Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 17, 2,25,000

HAG + Scale: Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of Lt Generals 75500-(annual increment @ 3%) –80000 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 16, 2,05,400

Lt General/HAG Scale: 67000-(annual increment @ 3%) -79000 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 15, 1,82,200

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Major general Five-pointed star over crossed baton and saber. By selection.

32 years of commissioned service required.

Pay Band 37,400-67,000 GP 10,000 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 14, 1,44,200

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Brigadier National emblem over three five-pointed stars in a triangular formation. By selection.

25 years of commissioned service required.

Pay Band 37,400-67,000 GP 8,900 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 13A, 1,34,400

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Colonel National emblem over two five-pointed stars Colonel & above are Selection Grade.

15 years of commissioned service required for selection. Duration of Time Scale promotion to Colonel is 26 years of commissioned service.

Pay Band 37,400-67,000 GP 8,700 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 13, 1,25,700

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Lieutenant Colonel National emblem over five-pointed star. on completion of 13 years reckonable commissioned service.

Pay Band 37,400-67,000 GP 8,000 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 12A, 1,16,700

Major National emblem. on completion of 6 years reckonable commissioned service.

Pay Band 15,600-39,000 GP 6,600 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 11, 69,400

Captain Three five-pointed stars. on completion of 2 years reckonable commissioned service.

Pay Band 15,600-39,000 GP 6,100 Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 10B, 61,300

Lieutenant Two five-pointed stars. on commissioning into Indian Army as an Officer in Pay Band 15,600-39,000 GP 5,400

Proposed level & pay in 7th CPC: Level 10, 56,100

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