Pay Scale & Allowances

Indian Army Officer’s Pay Scale & Allowances

After the 7th pay commission, there are huge changes in the payment structure as mentioned below. Being a Lieutenant in India army at the age of 21 is indeed a dream job for many. Let’s have a look at pay scale of Indian army officers

The Pay scale and Promotion criteria
Sr. No. Rank Pay Scale / Level of Pay Promotion Criteria
(I) Lieutenant Level 10 (56,100-1,77,500) On Commission
(II) Caption Level 10 B(61,300-1,93,900) On Commission of two(02) Years
(III) Major Level 11 (69,400-2,07,200) On Commission of six(06) Years
(IV) Lt. Colonel Level 12 A(1,21,200-2,12,400) On Commission of thirteen(13) Years
(V) Colonel(TS) Level 13 (1,30,800-2,15,900) On Commission of twenty(20) Years
(VI) Colonel Level 13 (1,30,800-2,15,900) On Selection basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service conditions
(VII) Brigadier Level 13 A(1,39,600-2,17,600)
(VIII) Major General Level 14 (1,44,200-2,18,200)
(IX) Lt. General Level 15 (1,82,200-2,24,500)
(X) V COAS Level 17 (2,25,000)(Fixed)
(XI) COAS Level 18 (2,50,000)(Fixed)