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What is the Salary Structure of Army Officers after 6th Pay commission? What is the Pay Scale of Officers serving in Indian Army

If you dare to join Indian Army as an officer, then Indian Army can offer you a great career and lifestyle better than you think.  After the 6th pay commission, the pay scale of an Indian army officer has increased. Not only pay scale, there are multiple allowances for Indian army officers. As a matter of fact, the CTC for a Lieutenant would be approximately Rs. 65000/- per month.

Army Officers Salary

The rank wise pay scale of Army officers after the Sixth pay commission is mentioned below:

LIEUTENANT PB-3/15600-39100 5400 6000
CAPTAIN PB-3/15600-39100 6100 6000
MAJOR PB-3/15600-39100 6600 6000
LT COLONEL PB-4/37400-67000 8000 6000
COLONEL PB-4/37400-67000 8700 6000
BRIGADIER PB-4/37400-67000 8900 6000
MAJOR GENERAL PB-4/37400-67000 10000 NIL
67000 – (annual
increment @ 3%) –
HAG + Scale *
*Admissible to
1/3rd of total
strength of Lt Gens
75500 – (annual
increment @ 3%) –
VCOAS / Army
Cdr / Lt Gen (NFSG)
80000 (fixed) NIL NIL
COAS 90000 (fixed) NIL NIL


Indian Army Allowances 2017 Officers

Allowances To Whom Applicable Rates
Hard Area Allowance Officers Posted in Hard Area 6750/- PM (25% of Basic Pay
High Altitude/Uncongenial Climate Siachen Officers Posted in High Altitude/Uncongenial Climate Officers Posted in Siachen 11200/-14000/-PM
Highly active Field Area Allowance Field Area Allowance Modified Field Area Allowance Officer Posted at Highly Active Field Area Officer Posted at Field Area Officer Posted at Modified Field Area 6780/-PM4200/-PM1600/-PM
Flying PayParachute Pay Officers Posted as Army Aviators Officers Posted in Active Parachute BNs/Regt 9000/-PM1200/-PM
Special Forces Allowance Officers posted in Special Forces 9000/- PM
Transport Allowance All Officers Rs. 3200/-+DA PM in A1/A cities and Rs 1600/-+DA PM at other places
House Rent Allowance To Officers not provided Govt. Accommodation 10-30% of Basic Pay (Pay Band + Grade Pay + MSP)
Kit Maint Allowance All Officers 400/- PM
Uniform Allowance (Outfit Allowance) All Officers Initial 14000/- and 3000/- every Three Years
Qualification Pay/Grant for Service Courses All Officers undergoing specified courses Rs. 6000/- to 20000/-
Instructional Allowance All Officers Posted as Instructors Officers Posted in Siachen 1800/-

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