The Union Public Service Commision (UPSC) conducts the Engineering Services Examination (ESE) to recruit engineers in various Government Department. Once you crack the ESE 2019, you would be recruited as an officer in Indian Engineering Services (IES). This is one of the premier public services under the Government of India. In this article, we would talk about the IES Salary and other perks and allowances that you would under the IES Pay Scale. So, let’s check out the check out the information.
IES Salary – Some Facts That You Should Know
Let us take a look at some of the common questions that you might have about the IES Salary and other such details. However, before we begin, we suggest that you check your eligibility for IES 2019. To know about the IES Qualification, click on the link below:
What would be your in-hand IES Salary?
One of the most common questions that candidates have is what would be the starting in-hand IES Salary. After the 7th Pay Commision, the salary has increased considerably. If you crack IES 2019 and then complete your training, your starting in-hand ESE Salary would be Rs.55,135.
Would I get a salary during the training period?
The training period for IES is around two years. Yes, you would get a salary during the training period. In the training period, your annual IES Salary would be Rs. 7,90,483 (after deductions).
What is the IES Pay Scale?
After you get selected and complete training, your starting IES Pay Scale would as given in the following table:
|Pay Band||Rs. 56,100|
|DA on TA @125%||Rs.4000|
|Gross Pay||Rs. 64,200|
|In Hand Salary||Rs.55,135|
How Would My Salary Increase with Promotions?
IES is considered to be at par with IAS and IPS, as far as the salary and promotional opportunities are considered. You can rise to the highest level of public service in India. Your salary would increases as you reach higher IES posts.
|LEVEL||PAY SCALE||GRADE PAY||Timeframe|
|Junior (Entry) Level||Rs.15600 – 39100/-||Rs.5400/-||On Joining|
|Senior Scale||Rs.15600/- 39100/-||Rs.6600/-||(5-6 years after joining IES)|
|Junior Administrative Grade||Rs.15600-39100/-||Rs.7600/-||(Minimum 10 years after entry)|
|Selection Grade Pay||Rs.37400-6700/-||Rs.8700/-||(20 years or more after entry)|
|Super Time Scale||Rs.37400 – Rs.67000||Pay Rs.8700/-|
|Super Time Scale||Rs.37400 – Rs.67000||Rs.10,000|
|Super Time Scale||Rs.37400 – Rs.67000||Rs.10,000.00|
|Apex Pay Scale||Rs.80,000/-||No Grade Pay||Fixed|
|Cabinet Secretary Grade||Rs,90,000/-||No Grade Pay||Fixed|
What are the Benefits Apart from IES Salary?
Apart from a handsome IES Salary, you would get the following privileges and allowances.
- Residential Quarters (Type IV to Type VIII). If you don’t get an official residence, then you would House Rent Allowance (HRA) which would be enough to get you a spacious 2/3 BHK house in the city that you are posted in.
- Official Vehicle
- Dearness Allowance
- CGHS Medical Facility
- Leave Travel Allowance/ Tour Allowance
- Provident Fund (Where IDA Applicable)
- Leave Encashment
- Personal Assistant
- Domestic Servant
As you can see, the IES offers you the chance to live a comfortable life. If you are eligible to apply, we suggest that you should apply to know more about the IES Application Process, click on the link below:
These were some of the most commonly asked questions about the IES Salary. We hope that you got some of the answers that you had about the exam. To know more about the exam, click on the link below: