Salary in Indian Navy

“Indian Navy offers tremendous amount of opportunities at very young age. This article talks about the salary in Indian Navy” If Indian Army is the most dominant ground force in our country, Indian Navy spearheads our defence on the seas. The myriad roles of the Indian Navy ranging from fighting to providing relief operations, which can be categorized under four major groups:

  • Constabulary
  • Military
  • Benign
  • Diplomatic

Indian Navy Salaries

The Indian Naval officers are entitled to fairly decent salary ranges, with variations based on their ranks and other factors presumably:

RankPay Band and ScaleGrade PayMilitary Pay service
AdmiralFixed 90,000NilNil
Vice AdmiralPB-4/37,400-67,000INR 12000Nil
Vice Admiral (C-IN-C/VCNS)Apex Scale, Fixed 80,000NilNil
Rear AdmiralPB-4/37,400-67,000INR 10000Nil
CommodorePB-4/37,400-67,000INR 8900INR 6000
CaptainPB-4/37,400-67,000INR 8700INR 6000
CommanderPB-4/37,400-67,000INR 8000INR 6000
Lieutenant CommanderPB-3/15,600-39,100INR 6600INR 6000
LieutenantPB-3/15,600-39,100INR 6100INR 6000
Sub LieutenantPB-3/15,600-39,100INR 5400INR 6000

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Indian Navy Perks and Benefits

Asides from the highly lucrative pay band scales along with grade pays etc, the Indian Naval officers are very rightfully rewarded with great perks

  • Canteen facilities
  • Furnished government accommodation (Desirable Locations)
  • Free ration
  • Free medical facilities for family as well
  • Up to 300 days leave encashment
  • Sports facilities
  • Clubs
  • Mess
  • 60 days leave per year
  • Group insurance
  • 20 days casual leave
  • Pension benefits

Allowances in Indian Navy

Allowances ranging from INR 400 per month to as high as INR 14000 a month are given to Naval Officers belonging to varying ranks. Let us know more on the exact kinds and rates of allowances meant for each of them:

Individuals Getting the AllowanceAllowanceRate
Ships/Clearance DiversDivingINR 600/1200 per month
Qualified SubmarinerSubmarineINR 13500-21000 per month
Technical OfficerTechnicalNR 3000-4500 per month
Qualified AircrewFlyingINR 13500-21000 per month
All OfficersUniformINR 24000(Initial) and INR 7500 Every 3 year
Qualified MarcosMarcosINR 13500-21000 per month
All officers on board sailing shipsSea GoingINR 6300-7800 per year

Educational Qualification to Join Indian Navy

You have to pass the National Defence Academy entrance examinations (NDA I and NDA II) conducted by UPSC
Other qualifications include:

  • Unmarried Male
  • Possession of sound mental and physical health
  • Passed out 12th examinations or else recognized board exams with Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
  • Should be between 16.5- 19 years of age (upper age limit relaxations exist for reserved candidates only)

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EduWomen's Entry into Indian Navy:

cation Wing:

  • 21-25 years of age
  • Masters or a minimum of 50% score in Mathematics (BSc) or Physics (BSc) or Computer Application or else B.Eng or B.Tech in Mechanics, Electronics etc

Engineering Wing:

  • 19-25 years of age based on different wings
  • Btech/BE in Mechanics/ Aerospace Engg/Naval Architecture/ Civil Engg/Mechanical Engg

For entry at the Executive level you should be within 19.5-27 years, with educational requirements varying for further levels.

*Salaries, allowances and perks are subject to change without prior notice.

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Last Updated: 14/05/2015