You know till today Indian administrative service (IAS) remains the most lucrative job. The best part of this job is you get enough of power to rise to the occasion whenever you find there is corruption and malpractice in the system.  For generations, this job is held as most sacred and prestigious among all the government jobs in India. Have a look how much remuneration an IAS officer getting in 2017 year below.

IAS Officer Salary

How the IAS examination is conducted?

Union public service commission (UPSC) conducts the examination of IAS. The board has introduced a new pattern of examination for this examination recently. Instead of taking two optional papers, the new pattern has introduced a single optional paper for the examination.

What level you reach after your selection in Indian administrative service?

At first, your induction in the service begins from the post of sub-divisional magistrate, which comes in the junior time scale level.  Gradually, you rise in the ladder of promotions and reach the cadre of “cabinet secretary grade”.

The entitlement of salary and perks of a fresh recruit in the service.

Let’s discuss the pay structure at first

Salary Amount
BasicDearness  Allowance

H.R.A (65%)

Travelling Perks

RS  23,640Rs 15,366

Rs 7092

Rs 5280

Total Rs 51,378

Facilities other than Salary and perks

1. Other than salary and perks you get 6 bed-room accommodations, wherever you are posted in your first posting.
2. You get government conveyance with the VIP red-bulb installed on your car.
3. You enjoy life time pensions and retirement benefits.
4. You can even take a leave up to 2 years in a foreign university.