On successful commissioning, the Salary in the Pay Matrix of the Officer Commissioned shall be fixed in first Cell of Level 10 and the period of training shall not be treated as commissioned service and arrears on account of admissible allowances, as applicable, for the training period shall be paid to cadets.
Pay (in Rs.)
56,100 – 1,77,500
Lieutenant General HAG Scale
Lieutenant General HAG +Scale
VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lieutenant General (NFSG)
Military Service Pay (MSP)
Military Service Pay (MSP) to the officers from the rank of Lt to Brig
15,500/- Per month fixed.
Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training
Stipend to Gentlemen Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service Academy i.e. during training period at IMA.
56,100/- Per month* (Starting pay in Level 10)
Qualification Grant – Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by newly proposed Higher Qualification Incentive (HQI). Order for HQI is yet to be issued by MoD.
Flying allowance – The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying allowance as under :-
Lieutenant and above
Level 10 and above
25,000/- Per month fixed (R1H1 of Risk and Hardship Matrix)
10500/- per month
Para Reserve Allce
2625/- per month
Para Jump Instructor Allce
10500/- per month
3400/- per month
Special Forces Allce
25000/- per month
Technical Allce (Tier-I)
3000/- per month
Technical Allce (Tier-II)
4500/- per month
Depending upon rank and area of posting, officer posted to Field Areas will be eligible for the following Field Area allowances :-
Rank – Lieutenant and above.
Level – Level 10 and above.
HAFA (Per month) – 16,900/- R1H2.
Fd Area Allce (Per month) – 10,500/- R2H2.
Mod Fd Area Allce (Per month) – 6,300/- 60% of R2H2.