NDA Officer Salary | Starting Remuneration, Pay Scale (7th Pay Commission) Per Month, Rank Wise Allowances

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NDA Officer Salary

Checkout the updated NDA Officer Salary Now!!! Before applying for the post of NDA Officers, it’s better to know NDA Starting Remuneration. Also some changes are made because of 7th Pay Commission. To know the NDA Officer Rank Wise Salary, you need to go through this page. I am sure can’t imagine the NDA Officer per month Salary. Various Allowances and perks are given to the NDA Officer per month by the Indian Government. Along with the good NDA Officer Pay Scale, candidates are admissible for high status in the society. You may go through this page that is created by the team of indguru.com to know the complete NDA Officer Salary Structure.

NDA Officer Pay Scale

Rank Pay Bands/ Scale
Lieutenant PB-3/ Rs. 15600 – 39100/-
Captain PB-3/ Rs. 15600 – 39100/-
Major PB-3/ Rs. 15600 – 39100/-
LT Colonel PB-4/ Rs. 37400 – 67000/-
Colonel PB-4/ Rs. 37400 – 67000/-
Brigadier PB-4/ Rs. 37400 – 67000/-
Major General PB-4/ Rs. 37400 – 67000/-

NDA Officer Grade Pay and MSP:

This is the Grade Pay and MSP paid to the NDA Officer after qualifying National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination. Along with Grade Pay and MSP, candidates will be also admissible for other allowances. Grade Pay of the officers increased are increased according to the Pay Band. After implementation of 7th pay Commission the promotion period has been decreased the promotion is extensive to rank of Colonel.

Rank Grade Pay MSP
Lieutenant Rs. 5,400/- Rs. 6000/-
Captain Rs. 6,100/- Rs. 6000/-
Major Rs. 6,600/- Rs. 6000/-
Leiutant Colonel Rs. 8,000/- Rs. 6000/-
Colonel Rs. 8,700/- Rs. 6000/-
Brigadier Rs. 8,900/- Rs. 6000/-
Major General Rs. 10,000/- NIL

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Allowances Available for NDA Officer:

Candidates are admissible for various allowances such as A kit maintenance allowances, Compensatory Field Area Allowance, Uniform allowance, Transport Allowance, Insurance and Retirement Benefits. Allowances for the NDA Officers got the enhancement of 50%. Recently Sikkim State Government has announced that candidates, who will be recruited against all Officers entry scheme through NDA Exam, will be given incentive of INR 1.5 lac.

Allowances for Army Aviators (Pilots)

Candidates, who work as Army Aviators (Pilots), under the Army Aviation Corps will be given the allowances as following below:

Brigadier and above INR 10,500/-
Major to Colonel INR 14,000/-
Captain and Equivalent INR 11,000/-
Lt. and Equivalent INR 9,000/-

A kit maintenance allowances

Kit maintenance allowances of Rs. 400/- p.m. will be given to the candidates.

Compensatory Field Area Allowance

All the candidates will be admissible for Area Allowance on the basis of rank and area of posting:

Allowance Charges
Highly active Field Area Allowance Rs. 6,780 – Rs. 8,400/- p.m.
Compensatory Field Area Allowance Rs. 4,200 – 5,200/- p.m.
Compensatory Modified Field Area Allowance Rs. 1,600 – 2,000/- p.m.

High Altitude/Uncongenial Climate allowance

Candidates will get High Altitude/Uncongenial Climate allowance (9000 feet to 15000 feet and uncongenial Areas below 9000 feet): Rs. 1,060– 11,200 p.m.

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Uniform allowance

NDA Officers will get Initial Outfit allowance of Rs. 14,000/- and Renewal outfit allowance of Rs. 3,000/- for every three years

Transport Allowance

Only those, who are not having Government lodging facility within a distance of 1 KM from the place of duty, will be admissible for transport allowance. In ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ Class Cities, candidates will get Rs. 3,200/- per month and at other places Rs. 1,600/- per month


During 3 years training at National Defence Academy, officers will get for insurance of Rs. 8 Lacs on payment of one time premium of Rs. 4250/- by Army Group Insurance fund.

Retirement Benefits

All the NDA Officers are given Pension, gratuity and casualty pensioner award. It can be changes or increased as per rules of Government.

What is Qualification Pay and Gran for NDA Officer?

Qualification Grant

Those Officers, who possess required qualification, can get Qualification Grant from the Government. For NDA Officers Qualification Grant is Rs. 6000/-, 9000/-, 15000/- or 20,000/- as per their qualification.

Qualification Pay

Qualification Pay is given to the officers, who are appointed as Army Aviators (Pilots) under Army Aviation Corps. Follow the below given table to know the Qualification Pay.

Class/ Grade Qualification Pay
Master Aviation Instructor Rs. 500/- p.m.
Senior Aviation Instructor Class I Rs. 400/- p.m.
Senior Aviation Instructor Class II Rs. 280/- p.m.
Aviators holding Master Green Card Rs. 200/- p.m.
Aviators holding Green Card Rs. 280/- p.m.

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