7th Pay Commission Transport Allowance Rate Chart with effect from 1.7.2016 for Central Govt Employees
The revised rates of transport allowance for all groups of Central Government employees as per the 7th pay commission.
DA hike 31% from July 2021
The Union Cabinet Committee decided to provide the Dearness Allowance at the rate of 31 percent from July 2021 to all Central Government employees and pensioners. [Click to know more]
Revision of Transport Allowance from July 2021
Pay Matrix Level 1 and 2
- Other Cities: 900 + 31%
- TPTA Cities: 1350 + 31%
Pay Matrix Level 3 and 8
- Other Cities: 1800 + 31%
- TPTA Cities: 3600 + 31%
Pay Matrix Level 9 & above
- Other Cities: 3600 + 31%
- TPTA Cities: 7200 + 31%
How to calculate Transport Allowance in basic salary?
Calculation of Transport Allowance on Basic Salary as per the recommendations of 7th pay commission with effect from 1st July 2017.
Calculation Formula for Transport Allowance per month:
- Rate of Transport Allowance = A
- Percentage of Current Dearness Allowance = D
Transport Allowance = A + [(A x D)/100]
Transport Allowance = [(Dearness Allowance x Rate of Transport Allowance)/100] + Rate of Transport Allowance
For example, if an employees’ basic salary is Rs. 49,000 in pay level 6 and he is working in Metro:
- Transport Allowance = 3600 + (3600 x 17) / 100
- The amount of Transport Allowance is Rs. 4212 per month.
Transport Allowance Enhanced to Pay Matrix Level 1 and Level 2
According to the order issued by the Department of Expenditure on 2nd August 2017, employees who are drawing of Rs. 24,200 and above in Pay Matrix Level 1 and Level 2 shall be eligible for grant of Transport Allowance at the rate of Rs. 3600 plus Dearness allowance per month for metro cities and Rs. 1800 plus Dearness allowance per month for all other cities.
Amendment order regarding Transport Allowance on 2.8.2017 (7440 issue settled) – Click to View the Order
Transport Allowance Calculation Formula
DA on Transport allowance calculation: The existing percentage of Dearness allowance is applicable for Transport allowance also. Apart from the amount of Transport allowance, the specific percentage of Dearness allowance will be calculated from the rate of TA and added to the Transport Allowance. A simple formula is given below for better understanding the calculation:
Amount of Transport Allowance = TA + [(DA% x TA)/100]
|Rates Transport Allowance as per 7th CPC|
|7TH CPC PAY MATRIX LEVEL||TPTA CITIES||OTHER CITIES|
|Level-1 (Basic Pay Below 24200)||1350 + DA||900 + DA|
|Level-1 (Basic Pay 24200 and above)||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-2 (Basic Pay Below 24200)||1350 + DA||900 + DA|
|Level-2 (Basic Pay 24200 and above)||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-3||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-4||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-5||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-6||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-7||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-8||3600 + DA||1800 + DA|
|Level-9||7200 + DA||3600 + DA|
|Level-10||7200 + DA||3600 + DA|
|Level-11||7200 + DA||3600 + DA|
|Level-12||7200 + DA||3600 + DA|
|Level-13||7200 + DA||3600 + DA|
|Level-13A||7200 + DA||3600 + DA|
|Level-14||7200 + DA||3600 + DA|
TPTA Cities: *Ahmedabad (UA), Bengaluru (UA), Chennai (UA), Coimbatore (UA), Delhi (UA), Ghaziabad (UA), Greater Mumbai (UA), Hyderabad (UA), Indore (UA), Jaipur (UA), Kanpur (UA), Kochi (UA), Kolkata (UA), Kozhikode (UA), Lucknow (UA), Nagpur (UA), Patna (UA), Pune (UA), Surat (UA).
|Rates Transport Allowance as per 6th CPC|
|6TH CPC GRADE PAY||A1/A CITIES||Other Cities|
|GP 1800||600 + DA||300 + DA|
|GP 1800 (Band Pay 7440 and above)||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 1900||600 + DA||300 + DA|
|GP 1900 (Band Pay 7440 and above)||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 2000||600 + DA||300 + DA|
|GP 2000 (Band Pay 7440 and above)||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 2400||600 + DA||300 + DA|
|GP 2400 (Band Pay 7440 and above)||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 2800||600 + DA||300 + DA|
|GP 2800 (Band Pay 7440 and above)||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 4200||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 4600||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 4800||1600 + DA||800 + DA|
|GP 5400||3200 + DA||1600 + DA|
|GP 5400||3200 + DA||1600 + DA|
|GP 6600||3200 + DA||1600 + DA|
|GP 7600||3200 + DA||1600 + DA|
|GP 8700||3200 + DA||1600 + DA|
|GP 8900||3200 + DA||1600 + DA|
|GP 10000||3200 + DA||1600 + DA|
Which are all higher TPTA cities?
As per the 7th pay commission recommendations on Transport allowance, 19 cities are classified under the A1 category. *Ahmedabad (UA), Bengaluru (UA), Chennai (UA), Coimbatore (UA), Delhi (UA), Ghaziabad (UA), Greater Mumbai (UA), Hyderabad (UA), Indore (UA), Jaipur (UA), Kanpur (UA), Kochi (UA), Kolkata (UA), Kozhikode (UA), Lucknow (UA), Nagpur (UA), Patna (UA), Pune (UA), Surat (UA).
Which cities are classified as A1 category?
The list of below cities is classified as ‘X Class’ Cities for the purpose of HRA. Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Greater Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune
How to calculate the Transport allowance?
The amount of Transport allowance is calculating as per current rates prescribed by the Government from time to time. At present, Two types of categories A1 Cities and Other cities and then three types of categories in the pay level.
What is the current rate of Transport Allowance?
The minimum and maximum rates of Transport allowance are Rs. 900 and Rs. 7200. And according to the pay matrix level, the rates of Transport Allowance are providing Rs. 900, 1350, 1800, 3600, 7200.
Is DA included in Transport Allowance?
Yes, the percentage of Dearness Allowance is calculated on the amount of Transport Allowance and provide Transport Allowance added with this amount.