After the implementation of the 7th CPC, there have been many changes in the NDA Salary. Check out the latest and updated Rank Wise NDA Officer Salary in India, NDA Pay Scale 2023 and Perks & Allowances well-discussed below on the page.
Aspirants who are planning to join the prestigious Indian Army, Navy or Air Force, must go through the detailed In-hand NDA Salary 2023, current Pay Scale and numerous allowances offered to the Officers. The salary in the National Defence Academy varies from rank to rank.
UPSC NDA Salary 2023
There is a monthly stipend offered to NDA cadets but not in the academy, it is provided as lump sum once they get appointed in defence services. NDA Graduates join respective academies (AFA, IMA, INA).
After becoming commissioned officers & as per the 7th pay commission, one may be honoured with in hand salary of around 1 lakh per month. We the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com is providing all details about NDA Salary 2023 on this page. Have a look!
NDA Salary 2023
The monthly stipend of an NDA cadet is fixed at Rs 56,100 /- (Starting pay in Level 10). Gentlemen Cadets are entitled for stipend of Rs. 21,000/- p.m. during training period at Indian Military Academy (IMA) and Officers Training Academy (OTA). After the successful completion of NDA Training, salary of NDA cadets in the Pay matrix of the officer commissioned will be fixed in the first Cell of Level 10. It must be noted that the NDA training period is not treated as commissioned service and arrears on account of admissible allowances (as applicable) are paid to the cadets for the training period.
Rank-Wise NDA Salary:
The rank-wise salary of NDA Officers and equivalent ranks in the Air Force and Navy is tabulated below:
|NDA Posts or Ranks
|NDA Officer Salary (Per Month)
|Stipend during the training of the candidates in IMA
|INR 56,100/- to INR 1,77, 500/-
|INR 61,300/- to 1,93,900/-
|INR 69,400/- to 2,07,200/-
|INR 1,21,200/- to 2,12,400/-
|INR 1,30,600/- to 2,15,900/-
|INR 1,39,600/- to 2,17,600/-
|INR 1,44,200/- to 2,18,200/-
|Lt. General HAG Scale
|INR 1,82,200/- to 2,24,100/-
|INR 2,05,400/- To 2,24,400/-
|VCOAS/ Army Cdr/ Lt Gen (NFSG)
|INR 2,25,000/- Fixed
|INR 2,50,000/- Fixed
The fixed Military Service Pay (MSP) is as follows-:
|NDA officers Military Service Pay(MSP)
|MSP is paid to the officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier
|INR 15,500/- fixed per month
NDA Salary – Allowances & Perks:
Apart from the salary of NDA officers, various allowances and perks are also accredited to them based on their field and nature of work and area of posting. Highlighted below are the NDA allowances and perks availed by candidates on joining Indian Navy, Army and the Airforce.
|Allowances to NDA Officers
|Admissible at the same rates and under the same conditions as are applicable to the civilian personnel from time to time.
|Kit Maintenance Allowances
|INR 20,000/- Annually with Dress Allowances
|Rs 10,500/- Per Month
|Special Forces Allowance
|Rs 25,000/- Per Month
|Para Jump Instructor Allowance
|Rs 10,500/- Per Month
|Rs 3,400/- Per Month
|Para Reserve Allowance
|Rs 2,625/- Per Month
|Technical Allowance (Tier-I)
|Rs 3,000/- Per Month
|Technical Allowance (Tier-II)
|Rs 4,500/- Per Month
NDA Salary Structure (Flying Officers):
Qualification Pay And Grant:
Officers possessing prescribed Qualification receive lump sum Qualification Grant of Rs. 6,000/-, 9,000/-, 15,000/- or 20,000/- as their qualification. The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in Army Aviation Corps receives pay as per qualification.
Aviators (Pilots) Qualification Pay:
|Master Aviation Instructor
|Senior Aviation Instructor
|Senior Aviation Instructor
|Aviators holding Master
Flying Allowance for Army Aviators (Pilots):
To know about NDA Cadets Salary, have a look on table below.
|Flying Allowance (in Rupees)
|Brigadier & above
|Major to Colonel
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NDA Salary – Perks & Allowances
Compensatory Field Area Allowance
Compensatory Field Area Allowance is given on the basis of rank and area of posting. Those aspirants who are posted at highly active Field Area Allowance, they receive Rs. 6,780/- to Rs.8, 400/- p.m., Compensatory Field Area Allowance is given Rs. 4,200– 5,200/-p.m. , Compensatory Modified Field Area Allowance: Rs. 1,600/ – 2,000/- p.m. Those who are at High Altitude they receive uncongenial climate allowance. Candidates who are placed at High Altitude category I (9000 feet to 15000 feet and uncongenial Areas below 9000 feet) they receive Rs. 1,060– 11,200 p.m.
Candidates are given uniform allowances in which Initial Outfit allowance is given Rs. 14,000/- and Renewal outfit allowance is received Rs. 3,000/- once in every three years.
High Altitude Allowance
|Rs 3,400/- pm
|Rs 5,300/- pm
|Rs 25,000/- pm
Counter Insurgency Allowance
|Counter Insurgency Allce in Peace Area
|Counter Insurgency Allce in Field Area
|Counter Insurgency Allce in Modified Field Area
|Rs 10,500/- pm
|Rs 16,900/- pm
|Rs 13,013/- pm
- Siachen Allowance Rs 42,500/- per month.
- Uniform allowance Rs 20,000/- per year.
- Ration in Kind In peace and Field areas
Candidates who are not benefited with the facility of Government accommodation they receive transportation allowance for distance within 1 Km from the duty place or campus housing and that are Rs. 7200+DA p.m. in ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ class cities and Rs. 3600+DA thereon per month at other places.
Beside this Compensatory (City) and Dearness Allowances are same as that of Civilian Gazetted Officers and a kit maintenance allowances is given Rs. 400/- p.m.
Allowance for Army Aviators (Pilots)
Candidates who are selected for the Army Aviation Corps they receive flying allowance, and below are the following flying allowance of Army Aviators (Pilots)
- Brigadier & above – Rs. 10,500/-
- Major to Colonel – Rs. 14,000/-
- Captain – Rs.11,000/-
- Lieutenant – Rs. 9,000/-
Children Education Allowance: Rs. 2250/- per month per child for two eldest surviving only. CEA is admissible from Nursery to 12th Class
Hostel Subsidy: Rs. 6,750/- per month per child for two eldest surviving only. CEA is admissible from Nursery to 12th Class.
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Candidates who are selected for training are required to pay Rs. 4250/ for one time premium and Army Group Insurance fund provide insurance of Rs.8 Lacs.
Premium of Rs. 770/- per relegated term that is additional will be paid immediately, in case of relegation
When Gentlemen Cadets are moved for further training at IMA, the insurance fund provides insurance of Rs. 40 Lacs without any payment from them.
Aspirants will be rewarded with the Pension, gratuity and casualty in according to the rules in force by them time to time.
Leave will be admissible in accordance with the rules in force from time to time.
NDA Promotion Opportunities
|Minimum Service Required for Promotion
|Indian Air Force
|On being Commissioned
|After 2 years of service
|After 6 years of service
|13 years of service
|Group Captain (Selection)
|26 years of service
|Colonel (Time Scale)
|Captain (Time Scale)
|Group Captain (Time Scale)
|Air Chief Marshal
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Ques 1: What is NDA full form?
Ans: National Democratic Alliance (NDA)
Ques 2: What is the salary after NDA?
Ans: Candidates will get Rs.56,100/- to Rs.1,77, 500/-
Ques 3: What is the NDA selection procedure?
Ans: Candidates will be selected for NDA on the basis of performance level in written test/ SSB Interview.
Ques 4: Is NDA is good Career Opportunity?
Ans: If you are willing to serve your country, NDA is one of the best career options.
Ques 5: What are NDA subjects?
Ans: Mathematics and General Ability Test
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