7th Pay Commission: Matrix Pay Table for Armed Forces Personnel
7th CPC Pay Matrix Table for Defence Personnel
Pay Matrix Table for Defence Personnel : 7th Pay Commission has recommended the new pay structure for Defence Personnel with minimum of Rs.21700 and maximum of 250000.
Finance Ministry issued an important Resolution after approval of Cabinet Committee on 7th CPC Recommendations on 25.7.2016.
The Government of India accepted the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission and amended the pay matrix table against the demand of Armed Forces Personnel and Officers.
The index of Rationalisation (IOR) of Level 12A and 13 of Defence Pay Matrix enhanced from 2.57 to 2.67. The Defence Pay Matrix also extended to 40 stages similar to the Civial Pay Matrix.
The major difference between the Civilian and Defence Pay Matrix Table is number of stages. The number of stages (indicated as ‘Index’ in Pay Matrix Table) recommended in Civilaian Pay Matrix Table is 40. But, in the Pay Matrix Table for Defence Force Personnel is only 24. After demanding on this issue, the Government accepted to amend the number of index from 24 to 40.
Two Gazette Notifications were issued by the Ministry of Defence on 5.9.2016 ragarding revised pay rules for Personnel Below Officer Rank (PBOR) of Armed Forces. and Officers of Armed Forces.
After long time, on 16th May 2017 the Department of Expenditure has issued an important Resoultion regarding the revision of Pay Matrix Table. The Defence Pay Matrix (Except Military Nursing Service(MNS), which has 24 stages extended to 40 stages similar to the Civil Pay Matrix. The Index of Reationalisation (IOR) of Level 12A and 13 of Defence Pay Matrix also enhanced from 2.57 to 2.67. Rectified the factual errors appearing in Level 10B and Level-12 of the pay matrix of MNS and in view of the changes in the IOR in the Defence Pay Matrix, the first stage of corresponding Levels of Pay Matrix of MNS shall also changed. The IOR of Level-13 of Civil Pay Matrix shall also be enhanced from 2.57 to 2.67. Accordingly, the Civil Pay Matrix revised. The Department of Defence issued a final Resolution on Pay Matrix to Defence Personnel on 22.6.2017
Modifications of Level-12A and 13 in Pay Matrix Tables created more confusion and the Ministry of Defence issued a clarification order on 2.7.2018.
Meanwhile the Ministry of Defence published separate Notifications for Army, Navy and Air Force on Revised Pay Rules 2017.
We created the matrix table in simplified form for easy understanding…