Pay & Perks

Pay Scale of Sailors

All the sailors have been divided into two group viz 'X' and 'Y'. Artificer Apprentices fall under 'X' group and rest of the sailors in group 'Y'. Pay scales in respect of sailors as per NI 1/S/08 are as follows:-

'X' Group (Artificer Apprentices Sailors)

RANK PAY BAND Pay in Pay Band
(Rs.)
Grade Pay
(Rs.)
MSP
(Rs.)
'X Group Pay
(Rs.)
Apprentice PB-1 5200 - 20200 2000 2000

1400

Artificer V PB-1 5200 - 20200 2400 2000

1400

Artificer IV PB-1 5200 - 20200 2800 2000

1400

Art III - I PB-2 9300-34800 3400 2000

1400

Chief/Art PB-2 9300-34800 4200 2000

1400

MCPO II PB-2 9300-34800 4600 2000

1400

MCPO I PB-2 9300-34800 4800 2000

1400


Pay of Recruits During Training

All recruits shall receive a stipend during their training period at the rate of Rs. 5700 per month. On successful completion of training Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Group 'X' pay (if applicable), Dearness Allowance and allowances of the trade to which they stand allotted less the stipend already paid. The rate of stipend will be increased by 50% every time the DA payable on revised pay band goes up by 50%.

Pay Scale of Sailors

All the sailors have been divided into two group viz 'X' and 'Y'. Artificer Apprentices fall under 'X' group and rest of the sailors in group 'Y'. Pay scales in respect of sailors as per NI 1/S/08 are as follows:-

'Y' Group (SSR/MR/NMR)

RANK PAY BAND Pay in Pay Band
(Rs.)
Grade Pay
(Rs.)
MSP
(Rs.)
Seaman II PB-1 5200 - 20200 2000

2000

Seaman I PB-1 5200 - 20200 2400

2000

Leading Seaman PB-1 5200 - 20200 2800

2000

Petty Officer PB-1 5200 - 20200 2800

2000

Chief Petty Officer PB-2 9300-34800 4200

2000

MCPO II PB-2 9300-34800 4600

2000

MCPO I PB-2 9300-34800 4800

2000


Pay of Recruits During Training

All recruits shall receive a stipend during their training period at the rate of Rs. 5700 per month. On successful completion of training Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Group 'X' pay (if applicable), Dearness Allowance and allowances of the trade to which they stand allotted less the stipend already paid. The rate of stipend will be increased by 50% every time the DA payable on revised pay band goes up by 50%.

ALLOWANCE TO WHOM GRANTED RATE PER MONTH (On the basis of Rank)
Instructional Deputed as Instructor at Training Establishments/ institutes listed in Govt. letter 900-1500
Submarine Qualified Submariner 10500-12600
Flying Qualified Aircrew 10500-12600
Marine Commando Qualified as MARCO 10500-12600
Diving Ships Diver, Clearance Diver I, II & III 600-900
Sea Duty Sailors serving onboard ships
(Sailing Only)
3000-5400
Hard Area Sailors posted in Nicobar and Lakshadeep Group of Islands 25% of Pay in
Pay Band+GP+MSP
CILQ Married sailors not alloted Govt. Married Accomodation 2400-8100 (On the basis of Classification of Cities & Rank)
Transport All Sailors (400-1600) + DA

Honorary Commissioned Officers

In case of promotion to Honorary Commissioned rank after 01 Jan 2006, one additional increment will be given as in all other cases unless this amount is less than Rs. 15,600 i.e. minimum of PB-3, the pay will be stepped up to Rs. 15,600. In addition, Grade Pay and MSP will be admissible.

Revised Pay Scale Honorary Commissioned Officer

RANK PAY BAND Pay in Pay Band
(Rs.)
Grade Pay
(Rs.)
MSP
(Rs.)
Hon SubLieutenant PB-3 15600 - 39100 5400

6000

Hon Lieutenant PB-3 15600 - 39100 6100

6000

Note : 1. On being awarded Honorary Commissioned, these officers can claim Rs. 8000/- towards outfit allowances on a contingent bill from ship's imprest.

2. On grant of Honorary Commission KMA will be ceased vide Regulation 271 of pay and allowances (Navy) 1966 edition.

                    (a)     Hon Sub Lieutenant (SD)      Rs. 10500/-

                    (b)     Hon Lieutenant (SD)      Rs. 10850/-

On commissioning, these officers can claim Rs. 8,000/- towards outfit allowance on a contingent Bill from ship�s imprest.

Note :- Basic pay of all ranks is taxable.

Perks of Sailors

During the entire period of training and thereafter, sailors are given books, reading material, uniform, food and accommodation etc free of cost.

On completion of each phase of training sailors get annual leave on free railway warrant.

Sailors are entitled to medical treatment and Leave Travel Concession for self and dependents, Group Housing benefits, and other privileges at Government expense.

Insurance cover of Rs. 25,00,000 is given by IHQ MOD (Navy) at a nominal premium of Rs.2500 per month.

Sailors also have the privilege to avail up to 60 days Annual Leave and 30 days Casual leave every year subject to service exigencies.

Other benefits include pension after completion of requisite service, gratuity and Accumulated Leave encashment Post retirement.

Children education fee and house rent allowances are also admissible.