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Indian Army Salary 2022 – Chart, Grade Pay, Rank Wise Salary Per Month

Indian Army Salary  

Those who are curious to know about Indian Army Salary 2022 have come to the right place!!! In this article, we have discussed in detail everything about the current India Army Pay Scale according to 7th Central Pay Commission, Salary Chart, Grade Pay and Rank Wise Salary Per Month.

The Indian army usually releases a huge number of vacancies through the official Recruitment Notifications via its official portal – joinindianarmy.nic.in. You must be very well aware of the fact that the Indian Army Salary depends upon the post an employee is designated to. On an average, an Indian Army servant earns Rs.80, 951 per month.

Rank Wise India Army Salary Per Month

There are a wide range of ranks in the Indian Army which include Sepoy, Lance Naik, Naik, Havaldar, NaibSubedar, Subedar Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Captain, Major, Brigadier and others Positions in different departments. Here we have provided the Rank Wise Indian Army Pay Scale 2022 for all ranks.

National Defence Academy & Naval Academy (NDA & NA) is a great learning sub-division of Indian Army where you are awarded by stipend during training period also. In this article, we have provided all the authentic information regarding the Indian Army Salary 2022 including rank wise pay scale, salary after the 7th pay commission, grade pay and basic pay, allowances, perks and benefits, etc.

Indian Army Salary

Rank Wise Indian Army Salary 2022:

RankPay BandGrade PayMilitary service payCash In
Sepoy5200 – 202001800200025,000
Lance Naik5200 – 202002000200030,000
Naik5200 – 202002400200035,000
Havaldar5200 – 202002800200040,000
NaibSubedar9300 – 348004200200045,000
Subedar9300 – 348004600200050,000
Subedar Major9300 – 348004800200065,000
Lieutenant15600 – 391005400600068,000
Captain15600 – 391006100600075,000
Major15600 – 39100660060001,00,000
Lieutenant Colonel37400 – 67000800060001,12,000
Colonel37400 – 67000870060001,30,000
Brigadier37400 – 6700089006000
Major General37400 – 6700010,000
Lieutenant General67000 – 79000

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 NDA Training Period Salary:

During the training period in NDA, cadets are awarded by below mentioned stipend, so please have a look!!

Amount DistributionSalary In India
Pocket allowance for five monthsRs. 2000.00
For items of clothing and equipmentRs. 3200.00
Incidental Expenditure during 1st  SemesterRs. 425.00
TotalRs. 5625.00

Out of the given following amount on the above table some of the money is refundable only if the financial aid is sanctioned to the cadet.

Amount DistributionAmount
Pocket allowance for five months at Rs.400.00 p.m.Rs. 2000
For items of clothing and equipment approximatelyRs. 475

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Salary Package For Para Commando

An Indian Army Soldier Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100 P.M
Special Forces Rs. 9,000 per month
Parachute Pay Rs. 1,200
Counterinsurgency 6,300
High Altitude 5,600
Transport Allowance 1,600 to 3,200.

 Indian Army Rank Wise Salary 2022

Salary For Lieutenant

Pay Band 15600-39100
Grade pay 5400
military service pay 6000
Cash in hand 65000 (approx.)

Salary For Captain

Pay Band 15600-39100
Grade pay 6100
military service pay 6000
Cash in hand 75000 (approx.)

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Indian Army Havildar Salary

Pay Band 5200 – 20200
Grade pay 2800
military service 2000
X group pay 1400
Cash In hand 40,000 (approx.)

Salary For Naib Subedar, Subedar, Major Subedar:

 NaibSubedar 9300-34800 4200 2000 45,000
 Subedar9300-34800 4600 2000 50,000
 Major Subedar9300-34800 4800 2000 65,000

 Indian Army Sepoy Salary 2022

Pay Scale 5200-20200
Grade Pay 1800
Army Service Pay 2000
Total Cash (Salary) 25,000

Lance Naik Salary

Pay Scale 5200-20200
Grade Pay 2000
Army Service Pay 2000
Total Cash (Salary) 30,000

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Indian Army Naik Salary 2022

Pay Scale 5200-20200
Grade Pay 2400
Army Service Pay 2000
Total Cash (Salary) 35,000

 Indian Army Major Salary 2022

Pay Scale 15600-39100
Grade Pay 6600
Army Service Pay 6000
Total Cash (Salary) 1,00,000

Indian Army Salary Structure For Lieutenant Colonel

Pay Scale 37400-67000
Grade Pay 8000
Army Service Pay 6000
Total Cash (Salary) 1,12,000

Indian Army Colonel Salary 2022

Pay Scale 37400-67000
Grade Pay 8700
Army Service Pay 6000
Total Cash (Salary) 1,30,000

Indian Army Brigadier Salary 2022

Pay Scale 37400-67000
Grade Pay 8900
Army Service Pay 6000
Total Cash (Salary) N/A

Indian Army Major General Salary 2022

Pay Scale 37400-67000
Grade Pay 10,000
Army Service Pay N/A
Total Cash (Salary) N/A

Indian Army Salary For Doctors:

PharmacistRs 440,000
Staff NurseRs 246,000
Medical OfficerRs 930,000

Salary Of Indian Army Officers After 7th Pay Commission

Cost to Company [CTC]

  • The CTC for a Lieutenant would be approximately Rs. 65000/- per month.
  • This includes Basic Pay, DA, Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Tech Pay, House Rent Allowance and Transport Allowance.
  • These rates are not statutory and are subject to change.

Grade pay

  • Grade pay remain fixed until promotion and Salary decided according to grade pay.
  • Grade pay is divided into many categories by government and every government employee gets his/her salary according to the grade pay.
  • Indian army grade pay starts from 1800 and ends up to 10,000.
  • Sepoy grade pay is 1800 and read the full article below for full details.

Basic Pay

Basic pay is not grade pay basic pay increased every year and salary and pension of a government employee depends on basic pay too.


The rates of allowances applicable to officer are as under:

AllowancesTo Whom ApplicableIndian Army Salary
Field Area AllowanceOfficers Posted to Fd AreaRs. 4200/-PM
High Altitude/ Uncongenial
Climate Siachen
Officers Posted in High
Officers Posted in Siachen
Rs. 11200

Rank In Indian Army

There is rank of Indian army and below is the full salary chart.

Soldier/sepoy25k (approx.)
Lance naik30k (approx.)
Naik35k (approx.)
Havildar40k (approx.)
naibsubedar45k (approx.)
Subedar50k (approx.)
subedar major (SM)65k (approx.)
Lieutenant68k (approx.)
captain75k (approx.)
major100k (approx.)
lieutenant colonel112k (approx.)
colonel130k (approx.)

Other benefits and facilities of Indian Army Employee

Apart from the Salary, Army personnel receive various benefits, perks and facilities by the government. Along with the HRA, transportation facilities, the following are some extra allowances and perks granted to the Indian Army Personnel:

  • Transportation Allowances -Rs. 1600 to Rs. 3200
  • Counterinsurgency – Rs. 6300
  • Kit Maintenance Allowances – Rs. 400 per month
  • Field Area Allowances – 25% of Basic pay
  • Parachute Pay – Rs. 1200
  • High Altitude Allowances – Rs. 5600
  • Siachen – Rs. 14000
  • Special Forces – Rs 9000 per month
  • Flying Pay – Rs. 9000
  • Casual Leave of 20 Days
  • Encash of Leave up to 300 Days of Last Pay Drawn
  • Study Leave of up to 2 Years with Full Pay and all Benefits
  • Lifelong Pension
  • Death Cum Retirement Gratuity and Foreign Postings

Grant of Monetary Allowances Attached with various posts independence Gallantry Awards

(a) ParamVir ChakraRs. 3000/- pm
Each Bar to Param Vir ChakraRs. 3000/- pm
(b) Ashok ChakraRs. 2800/- pm
Each Bar to Ashoka ChakraRs. 2800/- pm
(c) MahaVir ChakraRs. 2400/- pm
Each Bar to MahaVir ChakraRs. 2400/- pm
(d) Kirti ChakraRs. 2100/- pm
Each Bar to Kirti ChakraRs. 2100/- pm
(e) Vir ChakraRs. 1700/- pm
Each Bar to Vir ChakraRs. 1700/- pm
(f) Shaurya ChakraRs. 1500/- pm
Each Bar to Shaurya ChakraRs. 1500/- pm
(g) Sena MedalRs. 500/- pm
Each Bar to Sena MedalRs. 500/- pm

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