Indian Navy Basic Salary, Sailor Total Income, Incentives details
The Indian Naval officers are handed over the salaries according to their ranks and other factors respectively.
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- 1 Career in Indian Navy
The main motive of navy is to defend the country against external threats through waters. It does not only defend the country through external threats but also provides smart intelligence information as regarded to defence matters from variety of sources.It also helps other civilian and defence forces a physical and platform support.The Navy provide a lot of opportunities to lot of young people as commanding officers in ships , pilots in aircraft and captains in fighter planes.Navy also provides offers in other fields like medical doctors and nurses,paramedicals, IT officers, observers, Technical officers and engineers,executive officer and submarine technical officers.
|Rank||Pay Band / Scale||GRADE PAY||Military Pay Service|
|VCNS/ C-IN-C/ Equivalent||APEX/80000||NULL||NULL|
|Vice Admiral||HAG SCALE/67000-79000||NULL||NULL|
|Vice Admiral and Equivalent||HAG+SCALE/75500-80000||NULL||NULL|
Aside from very high pay scale, Navy officers are also provided with great perks
- Medical facility for self and family for free
- Canteen facilities
- Ration facilities
- Mess / Club facilities
- Sports facilities
- Group Insurance
- Furnished Govt, Accomodarion at best location
- Pension with all benefits
- 60 days of paid annual leave
- 20 days of paid casual leave
- Leave Encashment upto 300 days
Allowances ranging from INR 400 to increasing up to 14000 per month are given to Naval Officers as verified according to their ranks.
|Allowance||To whom granted||Rate per month|
|Hard Area||Officers Posted In Lakshadeep And Nicobar Islands||25% ofPay in Pay Band +Gp + Msp|
|House Rent|| Married Officers Not In Possession Of Govt.
| 10%-30% Of Pay In Pay Band+Gp+Msp+Npa
(BASED On Classification Of Cities)
|Instructional|| Deputed As Instrutcor At Training Establishments/
Institutes Listed In Govt. Letter
|Marcos||Qualified As Marcos||13500-21000|
|Sea Going|| All Officers Serving Onboard Ships
|Technical||Tier I Course Qualified/
Tier Ii Course Qualified
|Transport||Officers Commuting On Their
|Uniform||All Officers||24000 (Initial) &
7500 (Every 3 Yrs)
|Rank||Pay Band||Pay In Pay Band (Rs.)||Grade Pay (Rs.)||MSP (Rs.)||‘X’ Group Pay (Rs.)|
|Apprentice||PB-1||5200 – 20200||2000||2000||1400|
|Artificer V||PB-1||5200 – 20200||2400||2000||1400|
|Artificer IV||PB-1||5200 – 20200||2800||2000||1400|
|Art III – I||PB-2||9300-34800||3400||2000||1400|
Rank wise pay scale of ‘Y’ Group (SSR/MR/NMR)
|Rank||Pay Band||Pay In Pay Band (Rs.)||Grade Pay (Rs.)||MSP (Rs.)|
|Seaman II||PB-1||5200 – 20200||2000||2000|
|Seaman I||PB-1||5200 – 20200||2400||2000|
|Leading Seaman||PB-1||5200 – 20200||2800||2000|
|Petty Officer||PB-1||5200 – 20200||2800||2000|
|Chief Petty Officer||PB-2||9300-34800||4200||2000|
Indian Navy holds a solid hierarchy of ranks allotted to officers which commands authority and is a career ladder to climb sternly.
- Admiral of fleet (Honorary-wartime rank)
- Vice admiral
- Rear admiral
- Lieutenant commander
- JCO Officer Ranks
- Master cheif petty officer 1st class
- Master cheif petty officer 2nd class
- Cheif petty officer
- Petty officer
- Seaman 1
- Seanab 2
To join Indian Navy you have to pass NDA (National Defence Academy) Entrance Exam conducted by UPSC.
Other Qualifications Include;
Should have passed 12th class examinations with Physics,Chemistry and Maths
Should be between 16.5 to 19 years of age
Should be between 21-25 years of age
Should have upto 50% of marks in Mathematics ( Bsc) or Physics (Bsc) or Computer
Application or B.Eng or B.tech in Mathematics and Electronics
Indian Navy Engineering Wing Qualification:
19-25 years of age as based on different wings
BTech\BE in Mechanics\Aerospace Engg\Naval Architecture\Civil
Indian Naval Commands
Western Naval Command
The Western Naval Command whose headquarters are in Mumbai is controlled by or headed by Flag Officer Commanding In Chief ,its other units and authorities are in Gujarat,Karwar,Goa and Mumbai.
Eastern Naval Command
The Eastern Naval Command headquarters can be located at Vishakapatnam and it headed by Flag Officer Commanding In Chief and its other units and authorities are in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal.
Southern Naval Command
The Southern Naval Command headquarters are located in Kochi,and is headed by Flag Officer Commander In Chief and its units and authorities are in Goa, Chilka, Coimbatore, Ezhimala, Goa, Jamnagar, Lonavala, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Kochi.
Other Important Headlines
Largest ‘Make in India’ deal for naval utility choppers of Rs.20K-cr
A proposal that has taken in mind to Ministry of Defence that Navy requires 110 naval utility choppers and according of reports 94 had to be made in India making it the biggest ‘Make In India’ and the amount of Rs.20K cr. is estimated . There are 11 companies involved in this project including Mahindra, Tata, L&T and Reliance are responded by initial information.
Salaries, Allowances and Perks are subject to change with prior notice.