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Salary of IAS Officers

Salary of IAS Officers :

IAS jobs are the most sought after jobs in India and are the top class jobs among Indian Civil Services. 

Since implementation of 6th Pay Commission, the salary structure of  IAS officers has really improved and now they are now getting handsome salary along with many other benefits.

The salary structures for IAS Officers can be divided into the following categories :

Junior Scale : Pay Band: Rs 15600-39100 Grade Pay Rs 5400

This is the scale in which the selected candidates are initially placed.  The above are only Basic Pay.  You will also be entitled for HRA (or official accommodation) , DA  (the DA for January 2013 onwards  is 80%.   DA is revised on half yearly (January and July every year) basis depending on the inflation index) It is well known fact that  IAS officers usually get good official accommodation  and a nominal amount of about Rs500+ is deductible from the salary.

In most of the postings IAS officer is entitled for official vehicles.  Moreover, IAS officers also get number of perks, which are likely to include Electricity bills, phone bills, water bills,



Later on IAS officers are promoted to following scales :-

(a) Senior Time scale: After few years  experience, IAS are promoted to this scale, which is
Rs.15600-39100 with 6600 as grade pay.

(b) Junior Administrative Grade pay is 7600/- with the constant pay band as above.

(c) Selection grade officer will get a hike in salary with Rs.37400-67000 with 8700 as grade pay.

(d) Super Time Scale at this position the pay is Rs.37400-67000 with 10000 as gradepay.

(e) Above Super Time Scale. there are three pay bands in this scale.
->Rs.37400-67000 Grade pay of Rs.12000
->Pay scale of 80000 Fix.
->Cabinet Secretary grade of 90000 Fix.

No grade pay will be given to this scale officer.



Some Honest and Bold IAS Officers Who Made News in Recent Times :

(a) Ms Durga Shakti Nagpal, IAS of UP cadre

(b) Mr Ashok Khemka, IAS of Haryana cadre