Career Tips : Salary, Allowances, and Perks of IAS Officers


Indian Administrative Service ie Indian Administrative Service is considered to be the most important government service department in the country. To become an IAS officer, the candidate must be a graduate. After this, he has to pass the Civil Services Examination (CSE) of UPSC with a good rank.

Administrative officers are paid based on scales, such as junior scale, senior scale, and super time scale, apart from this there are different pay bands in the pay scales.

IAS officers also get a very good salary and many types of perks and facilities. According to the Seventh Pay Commission, the basic salary of an IAS officer is Rs 56,100 per month.

If allowances like TA-DA are counted, the salary of an IAS officer at the beginning of the job is more than one lakh rupees. While talking about the top post of bureaucracy or bureaucracy, the salary of a cabinet secretary reaches around Rs 2,50,000 per month.

These officers get all the facilities like bungalows, cook, peon, staff, etc. Apart from this, they also get the free telephone, internet facilities, and travel.