UPSC Result 2024: What Is The Salary Of An IAS Officer And What Other Perks Do Civil Servants Get?

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Updated on Apr 17, 2024, 21:18 IST- 4 min read
UPSC Result 2024: What Are The Perks, Salary And Power Of Being An IAS Officer?

UPSC Result 2024: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has unveiled the conclusive outcomes of the eagerly awaited Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2023. Aspirants who underwent the personality evaluation can now view their outcomes on the official UPSC website, upsc.gov.in.

The recruitment campaign for this year, purposed to fill 1,105 vacancies across diverse governmental sectors, underwent a meticulous selection regimen. Those who cleared the preliminary examination held on May 28, 2023, proceeded to undertake the mains examination in September 2023. Only individuals succeeding in the mains phase were summoned for the personality assessment, conducted from January 2 to April 9, 2024, encompassing a total of 1026 candidates.

Being an IAS officer is a big deal and is a respected profession in the country. The life of an IAS officer is filled with many challenges. It takes hard work of hundreds of days and nights before one can become an IAS officer.

However, despite a reputed position and the power that comes with it, many of us still wonder “What are the perks an IAS officer enjoys?”. From a prestigious title and attractive salaries, here are all the perks and powers enjoyed by IAS officers.

UPSC Result 2024: What Are The Perks, Salary And Power Of Being An IAS Officer? UPSC Result 2024: What Are The Perks, Salary And Power Of Being An IAS Officer?

IAS Officers Salary

IAS officers are the top officers of the Indian administrative structure and according to the 7th Pay Commission, an?IAS officer’s basic salary is Rs 56,100 per month. The salary of IAS officers depends on years of service, and it can rise up to 1,50,000. The levels range from junior scale, senior time scale and junior administrative grade.

In addition to the basic salary,?IAS officers also get Dearness Allowance, HRA (based on the city of residence) and various other allowances.?The salary of an IAS Officer?increases with time and grade.

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Grade Pay Scale
Grade Pay Scale Grade Pay
Junior Time Scale 50,000 – 1,50,000 16,500
Senior Time Scale 50,000 – 1,50,001 20,000
Junior Administrative Grade 50,000 – 1,50,001 23,000
Selection Grade 1,00,000 – 2,00,000 26,000
Super Time Scale 1,00,000 – 2,00,000 30,000
Above Super Time Scale 1,00,000 – 2,00,000 30,000
Apex Scale 2,25,000 NA
Cabinet Secretary Grade 2,25,000 NA

IAS officer pension

IAS officers are provided with a?lifetime pension facility. The retirement facility for all public servants (with the exception of the armed forces) has been renovated since January 1, 2004. As a result, since January 1, 2004, Indian administrative service officials and other government employees must pay 10 per cent of their salaries to pension and the Government contributes 14 per cent to it.

IAS officer's security

They are allotted?3 home guards and 2 bodyguards?for themselves and their families. If they have a threat to their lives, STF Commandos may be called in for their security.

IAS officer residential places

IAS officers are allotted bungalows or residential units according to their ranks, pay scale and seniority. They additionally can benefit from the service of house cleaners, cooks, grounds-keepers, safety officers, and so forth.

Travel benefits of IAS officers

They are provided affordable stays at government quarters or guest houses or such establishments regardless of whether they are travelling for official or unofficial reasons.

IAS officer's electricity bill

Unlike private-sector employees, IAS officers are?not required to pay the bill for regular household services they use. For example, electricity is either absolutely free or heavily subsidised for their official residence.

IAS officer vehicle

The vehicle given to the IAS officer can not be used for their personal use; it has to be used only for the government or official work. And in case they use it for personal use they have to pay some nominal charges to the government. According to a?Tribune India?report, Officers can pay?Rs 1 per km for use of official vehicles for their personal work.

Jobs in other Government organisations

A retired IAS officer also gets a job in other government departments. After retiring they are appointed to the posts like CAG, CEC, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and UPSC CIC in various commissions.

However, it is solely the decision of that IAS officer whether he/she wants to continue with their work post-retirement or not.

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Note: Details mentioned here are as per the information available.?

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