Usually, the first thing we have any queries about the salary offered. The IAS (IAS) -arguably one of the most prestigious for India to pursue a career is no different. Fortunately, after the implementation of 6th Pay Commission, IAS salary has increased significantly and now, along with the prestige and perks, a third “P” is pay.
After all, once you clear all the important IAS exam, you definitely stand a handsome remuneration and their social importance of their work to society at large to be worth keeping.
An IAS officer, read on to learn about the salary.
IAS salary structure consists of four scales:
- Junior Scale.
- Senior scales.
- Super time scale.
- Super time scale up.
- Each of these scales consists of the different salary bands.
Pay Band: Rs 15600-39100 Grade Pay Rs 5400
Once you start out as a new recruit IAS, this is what your salary will be. Salaries mentioned here are just the basic pay. To get a more comprehensive picture of IAS remuneration you relevant HRA, DA, and may add other allowances. Typically, IAS officers are a very comfortable residence for which they will have to pay only a token rent to get. 5-6 bedroom house with garden in a living and paying rent of just 500-600 imagine!
Also, as an IAS officer, you will get to use official vehicles. It saves on transportation costs. IAS seemingly small basic salary does not look so small, after all, does it?
Senior Time Scale | Pay Band: Rs 15600-39100 Grade Pay Rs 6600 IAS officer usually after 7-9 years of service are encouraged to the senior time scale.
Junior Administrative Grade | Pay Band: Rs 15600-39100 Grade Pay Rs 7600 to the level you typically secretary and a deputy commissioner at the state secretariat in the city at leisure.
Selection Grade | Pay Band: Grade Pay Rs 8700 to Rs 37,400 to 67,000 in the selection grade IAS Joint Secretary of the State Government or the Central Government as the Deputy Secretary will be. As Joint Secretary in the Department can be given independent charge of a few wing.
Super Time Scale
Pay Band: Grade Pay of Rs 10,000 to Rs 37,400 to 67,000
Super Time Scale is one of awe and power. At this stage of IAS hierarchy, you likely will be some state department secretary or joint secretary in the position can be positioned in the center. To give you some context: it takes about 20 years to reach the super time scale of IAS and then become eligible for salary.
Salary Band: the scale is three salary bands.
Rs 37400-67000. Grade pay of Rs 12,000.
Apex pay scale of Rs 80,000 (fixed). Pay no grade.
Cabinet Secretary grade of Rs 90,000 (fixed). Pay no grade.
All IAS officers are lucky enough to enjoy the pay scale. Super time scale of IAS officers in the senior secretaries, chief secretaries, secretary in the central government, the cabinet secretary and the highest position in the life of an IAS officer can aspire to include.
Perks, benefits and perks enjoyed by IAS officers
What are non-monetary perks of being an officer?
Rent-free accommodation. Or very low rent housing. Yes, you have some collector in the district you live in, with a garden will have a king-size home, home helps, maybe even more fountains. 1500-2000 worth about you all will enjoy these very low rent.
For public and private use of the vehicle. Strictly speaking, you can not use government vehicles for personal use, but hardly any of this rule is observed by an officer of the Indian Administrative Service. Most of them, as well as the use of his official vehicle for personal use. After all, there in his official car to his friend’s house to go to the market or there is no harm.
Free power. What is the rate of electricity in your area? In Delhi, it is Rs 5 per unit. Electrical appliances and light bulbs going on but nothing to pay for electricity bills with tens Imagine living in a huge house. IAS officer as well enjoys this feature.
Perks of PSUs. IAS officers looking after the affairs of public companies all the benefits that regular employees of the public sector only made for IAS officers are entitled to enjoy the benefits of the addition.
A note about IAS salary
IAS salaries offered in the private sector should not be made direct comparisons between compensation. IAS officers several perks, features, and other advantages that are hard to quantify receive. For example, as stated above, IAS officers with only a token rent, rent-free accommodation or housing, official vehicles, household help, free electricity, and other such facilities that private authorities to earn pocket groove.
Also, as an IAS officer, if you are moving any one PSU, PSU, you are entitled to the same benefits as other employees. The IAS is an added bonus.