SSB, NDA, CDS guidance for all entries in Defence Forces and ParaMilitary Forces
New Pay Scales
New Pay Scales of Defence Forces Officers
The Ministry of Defence has notified the new paybands along with grade-pay and Military Service Pay for Defence Forces Officers following the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission.
|Post||Pay Band||Grade Pay||Military Service Pay #|
|Lieutenant / equivalent||15600-39100||5400||6000|
|Capt / equivalent||15600-39100||6100||6000|
|Major / equivalent||15600-39100||6600||6000|
|Lt. Col / equivalent||15600-39100||7600||6000|
|Lt Gen / equivalent||37400-67000||12000||Nil|
|Vice Chiefs and Army Cdr / equivalent||80000 (fixed)||Nil||Nil|
|Service Chiefs||90000 (fixed)||Nil||Nil|
# No arears on account of Military Service Pay shall be payable.
The element of Military Service Pay shall be taken on account for purposes of fitment at the time of promotion from Brigadier/equivalent to Major General / equivalent.
@ Colonels and Brigadiers to be placed in the Revised Pay Band IV (Rs. 37400-67000/-)