Pay Fixation in the New Pay Structure as per 7th Pay Commission
Pay Fixation Rules in 7th Pay Commission
What is Initial Pay Fixation?
When an employee joining in Central Government Services, the initial pay fixation has been done for determining the first-month salary. The new pay fixation on initial as per rule 7 of CCS (RP) Rules 2016.
How to fix Pay Fixation on Promotion?
When an employee gets promotion his pay will be fixed as per the method of calculation prescribed by the rule 13 of CCS (Revised Pay) Rules.
How to fix Pay Fixation on Increment?
When an employee is eligible for annual or promotional increment, his pay will be fixed as per the latest revised pay rules.
How to fix Pay Fixation on Pay Commission?
When an employee in service, new pay commission recommendations is eligible for him and his pay will be revised as per the recommendations of the new pay commission.
Fitment Benefit (1.86) Calculation in 6th CPC – Click to read detailed report
7th Pay Commission Pay Fixation Formula
Method of Fixation of Pay as per 7th CPC
- Point 1: Multiple current basic pays (as on 31.12.2015) with fitment factor of 2.57 and rounded off to next rupee
- Point 2: Find the Pay Matrix Level accordance with the Grad Pay
- Point 3: Match the value of Point 1 with the eligible Pay Matrix Level pay hierarchy (equal or higher value)
- Point 4: The selected value is the revised pay as on 1.1.2016
Pay fixation rules have been changed after implementation of the 7th pay commission. The new rules adopted to all categories of Central Government employees will be regulated as per Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules 2016.
Pay Fixation Example
An employee ‘T’ in GP 4200, drawing pay of Rs. 20,000 in PB-2. The Basic Pay is Rs. 24,200 (20,000+4200). After multiplying by 2.57, the amount fetched viz., Rs. 62,194 would have been located in Level 6 and T’s pay would have been fixed in Level 6 at Rs. 62,200.
Fitment Factor for CG Employees
The uniform Fitment factor of 2.57 is being proposed to be applied uniformly for all employees. It includes a factor of 2.25 on account of DA neutralisation, assuming that the rate of Dearness Allowance would be 125 per cent at the time of implementation of the new pay. [Para 5.1.27 in 7th CPC Report]
Dopt Orders on Pay Fixation
The Department of Personnel and Training issued orders and circulars from time to time in various situations regarding the pay fixation on promotion or MACP to Central Govt employees. Click to view all Dopt orders circulars
Fitment Factor for Defence Personnel
The starting point of a Sepoy (and equivalent), the entry-level personnel in the defence forces, has been fixed in the Defence Pay Matrix at Rs.21,700. The fitment in the new matrix is essentially a multiple factors of 2.57. This multiple is the ratio of the new minimum pay arrived at by the Commission (Rs.18,000) and the existing minimum pay (Rs.7,000). The fitment factor is being applied uniformly to all employees. An identical fitment of 2.57 has also been applied to the existing rates of Military Service Pay (MSP), applicable to Defence forces personnel only [Para 5.2.7 in 7th CPC Report]
Fixation of Pay on promotion in 7th Pay Commission
Staff Side suggestion
Fixation of Pay on promotion: In the case of Promotion from one grade to another in the revised pay structure, the fixation is presently done as under:-
(a) One increment equal to 3% of the sum of the Pay in Pay Band and Grade Pay will be computed and rounded off to the multiple of 10. This will be added to the existing Pay in the Pay Band.
(b) However, the Pay so fixed must not be less than the minimum of the Pay Band to which he is promoted.
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Rationalization Applied in the Present Pay Structure
7th CPC Pay Fixation Tables
Pay Fixed on the Date of Promotion or Date of Next Increment
Ready reckoner table for fixation of pay on promotion
- VII Pay Fixation Tables: Promoted from Level 1 to 2
- VII Pay Fixation Tables: Promoted from Level 2 to 3
- VII Pay Fixation Tables: Promoted from Level 2 to 4
- VII Pay Fixation Tables: Promoted from Level 4 to 5
- VII Pay Fixation Tables: Promoted from Level 5 to 6
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FAQ related to 7th CPC Fitment Factor
Question: How is the fitment factor calculated after the 7th pay commission?
Answer: The 7th pay commission recommended the fitment factor as 2.57. The fitment factor is the important figure to convert the basic salary from 6th CPC to 7th CPC as on 1.1.2016.
Question: How do you calculate salary with fitment factor in 7th CPC?
Answer: After the implementation of the 7th pay commission, the old basic pay multiplies with the fitment factor 2.57 and match the basic salary in the pay matrix table according to their pay level.
Question: How calculated the fitment factor in the 7th CPC?
Answer: The percentage of Dearness Allowance as of December 2015 was 125%. The 7th CPC recommended to raise 14.29% and fixed fitment factor as 2.57.
Question: How can I revise my basic salary in 7th pay commission?
Answer: Revision of new salary in 7th pay commission is based on pay matrix table. Multiply your basic pay with a fitment factor of 2.57. And match the figure (equal or higher) according to your pay level in pay matrix table.