There are many speculations related to the much awaited 7th pay commission pay scales. Here we have presented expected pay scales of Indian Air Force officers as per upcoming 7th pay commission.
IAF officers 7th pay commission pay scales
Flying Officer pay scale
Presently Flying Officer of Indian Air Force is kept in the pay scale of 15600 - 39100. Apart from pay scale, Flying officer gets grade pay of 5400 rupees and 6000 rupees as MSP.
In the 7th pay commission pay scale of flying officer is expected to be 40000 - 100000. Similarly grade pay of a Flying Officer of Indian Air Force is expected to be fixed as 13500 rupees and Military Service pay is expected to be around 15000 rupees.
Flight Lieutenant pay scale
6th pay commission pay scale of Flight Lieutenant of Indian Air Force is 15600 - 39100 rupees. Flight Lieutenant gets 6100 rupees as grade pay and 6000 rupees as MSP.
A Flight Lieutenant of IAF is expected to get 40000 - 100000 rupees pay scale in the 7th pay commission. Also grade pay of Flight Lieutenant may be fixed as 16000 rupees and MSP may be fixed at 15000 rupees.
Expected 7th pay commission pay scale of Squadron Leader
Pay scale of a Squadron Leader of Indian Air Force as per the 6th pay commission is 15600 - 39100 rupees. Experts are expecting that a Squadron Leader may get 40000 - 100000 rupees pay scale in the 7th pay commission.
Presently Squadron Leader gets 6600 rupees as grade pay and 6000 rupees as MSP. After implementation of 7th pay commission a Squadron Leader is expected to draw 18000 rupees as grade pay and 15000 as MSP.
Wing Commander pay scale
A Wing Commander of IAF falls under Pay Band 4 and gets 37400 - 67000 rupees as pay scale. It is expected that a Wing Commander will get his pay scale fixed in the pay band of 95000 - 170000 rupees in the seventh pay commission. Additionally a Wing Commander of Indian Air Force gets 8000 rupees as grade pay and 6000 rupees as MSP. In the seventh pay commission, Wing Commanders may get a hefty 21000 rupees as grade pay and 15000 rupees as MSP.
Group Captain 7th pay commission pay scale
A Group Captain of IAF gets 8700 rupees as grade pay and 6000 rupees as MSP along with pay band of 37400 - 67000.
In the 7th pay commission pay of group Captain may be revised as 95000 - 160000 rupees pay scale, 24000 grade pay and 15000 rupees MSP.
Air Commodore pay
An Air Commodore of Indian Air Force presently placed in pay scale of 37400 - 67000. Grade pay of an Air Commodore is 8900 and MSP is 6000 rupees.
Pay scale of an Air Commodore rank officer may be revised to 95000 - 160000 rupees. Also grade pay might be fixed as 25000 rupees. Military Service Pay may be fixed as 15000 rupees.
Air Vice Marshal
An Air Vice Marshal of IAF is also placed in pay band 4 in the sixth pay commission. He draws pay scale of 37400 - 67000 rupees. Grade pay of 10000 rupees is admissible for an Air Vice Marshal. There is no MSP given to AVM of Indian Air Force.
In the upcoming seventh pay commission an AVM may be placed in the pay band of 95000 - 160000 rupees. Grade pay of an AVM is likely to be fixed as 30000 rupees. MSP may not be provided to Air Vice Marshals.
Air Marshal pay scales
There are three pay scales fixed for Air Marshals of Indian Air Force. Air Marshal with HAG scale has been placed in the pay band of 67000 - 79000. In the next pay commission this pay band may get revised to 160000 - 200000. An Air Marshal does not get any grade pay or MSP.
Air marshals with HAG + scale are placed under pay scale of 75500 - 80000. Pay scale may get revised to 180000 - 210000.
Apex scale Air Marshal gets fixed pay scale as 80000 rupees. In the seventh pay commission pay scale of Apex scale Air Marshal may get fixed to 220000 rupees.
Air Chief Marshal and marshal of Indian Air Force pay scale
At present the Air Chief Marshal and Marshal of Indian Air Force gets 90000 basic pay. Basic pay is expected to be revised to 250000 rupees per month in the next pay commission.
So here were the expected 7th pay commission pay scales of commissioned officers placed in the Indian Air Force.