Salary in Indian Navy

Indian Navy offers tremendous amount of opportunities at very young age. This article talks about the salary in Indian Navy.

  • 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:

Rank Pay Band and Scale Grade Pay Military Pay service
Admiral Fixed ₹ 90,000 Nil Nil
Vice Admiral PB-4/ ₹ 37,400 – ₹ 67,000 ₹ 12,000 Nil
Vice Admiral (C-IN-C/VCNS) Apex Scale, Fixed ₹ 80,000 Nil Nil
Rear Admiral PB-4/ ₹ 37,400 – ₹ 67,000 ₹ 10,000 Nil
Commodore PB-4/ ₹ 37,400 – ₹ 67,000 ₹ 8,900 ₹ 6,000
Captain PB-4/ ₹ 37,400- ₹ 67,000 ₹ 8,700 ₹ 6,000
Commander PB-4/ ₹ 37,400 – ₹ 67,000 ₹ 8,000 ₹ 6,000
Lieutenant Commander PB-3/ ₹ 15,600 – ₹ 39,100 ₹ 6,600 ₹ 6,000
Lieutenant PB-3/ ₹ 15,600 – ₹ 39,100 ₹ 6,100 ₹ 6,000
Sub Lieutenant PB-3/ ₹ 15,600 – ₹ 39,100 ₹ 5,400 ₹ 6,000

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 Allowance Allowance Rate
Ships/Clearance Divers Diving ₹ 600/1,200 per month
Qualified Submariner Submarine ₹ 13,500-21,000 per month
Technical Officer Technical ₹ 3,000-4,500 per month
Qualified Aircrew Flying ₹ 13,500-21,000 per month
All Officers Uniform ₹ 24,000(Initial) and ₹ 7,500 Every 3 year
Qualified Marcos Marcos ₹ 13,500-21,000 per month
All officers on board sailing ships Sea Going ₹ 6,300-7,800 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)

 

 

EduWomen’s Entry into Indian Navy:

  • 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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