Benefits of an IAS officer- Salary, Facilities and Powers: Being an IAS officer is always a dream for many of our candidates in India. Ones any candidate becomes an IAS officer, he feels himself on the seventh sky. And why should not he feels like this? He has achieved a great position that is still a dream of other million aspirants. IAS exam is considered as the toughest exam in India. Many candidates are preparing for upsc exam from last four years. After all job of IAS officer is most repudiated in India. IAS officer salary, facilities and powers are like icing on the cake.

IAS officer is given many benefits that can’t be counted. And somehow it is still a big reason that why job of IAS officer is extremely favorable in India. I am not saying that everyone wants to be an IAS just for the sake of salary, facilities and powers but still they attract candidates.

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Here I am listing all the benefits of an IAS officers like perks, facility, powers and salary given to him.

Benefits of an IAS officer- Salary, Facilities, Perks and Powers

I have written salary, facilities, perk and powers in a categorized manner so that you can get a brief IDEA about IAS officers benefits and powers

Salary

Junior scale

Basic pay- 23640 INR.

H.R.A. (30%)

D.A.(80%)

T.A.-5280 INR.

And estimated salary becomes near 55000 INR.. In junior scale an IAS officer works for around 7 to 9 years.

Senior scale

Basic pay- 41640 INR. + H.R.A. D.A. and T.A.

And estimated salary becomes near 80000. In senior scale an IAS officer works for around 12 to 15

Super senior scale

Basic pay- 51520 INR. + H.R.A. D.A. and T.A.

And estimated salary becomes near 120000 INR.. In super senior scale an IAS officer works for around 17 to 20 years.

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Above super senior scale

Basic pay- 80000 INR. (fixed for an IAS) +H.R.A. D.A. and T.A.

And estimated salary becomes near 180000 INR.. Only few bright IAS are selected for above super senior time scale.

80000 is the highest fixed basic pay for an IAS officer. Only Cabinet secretary is given the basic pay of 90000 fixed.

Facilities

Rent free house

A rent free accommodation is given to the IAS Officer where he has to pay 1200-2000 per month that is like nothing or free. A big house is also given to him with gardeners, cooks and house helpers by the government.

Electricity

The electricity bill of IAS officer house is paid by the government. In the era of so costly electricity he can run free electricity without any tension of its bill.

Vehicle

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A vehicle is provided to the IAS officer for official and personal use. Yes, one should not use official vehicle for their personal use, but somehow it is fine to use it.

Perks of PSU

IAS officers enjoy all the benefits of PSU that a regular employer enjoys.

These are few of the faculties given to the IAS officers, there many more like foreign country tour, study leave, life time pension etc.

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After all job of IAS officer is not a bed of roses but still I will say he deserves more that that because have to face more pressure of political parties and MLA’s. He should be given more powers than facilities so that he can make our INDIA a great INDIA.

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