IFS 7th CPC Salary | IFS Pay Level | IFS Annual Increment | IFS Medical Allowance | IFS Retirement Benefits
- Junior Scale Officer: Rs. 56,100 (Pay Level 10)
- Senior Scale Officer: Rs. 67,700 (Pay Level 11)
- Junior Administrative Grade Officer: Rs. 78,800 (Pay Level 12)
- Grade IV Officer: Rs. 1,23,100 (Pay Level 13)
- Grade III Officer: Rs. 1,44,200 (Pay Level 14)
- Grade II Officer: Rs. 1,82,200 (Pay Level 15)
- Grade I Officer: Rs. 2,25,000 (Pay Level 17)
Indian Foreign Service
(a) Appointment will be made in Junior Time Scale on probation for a period of at least two years, which may be extended, if required. Successful candidates will be required to undergo training in India for approximately twelve months. Thereafter, they may be posted as Third Secretaries in Indian Missions abroad to pursue training in Compulsory Foreign Language. During their period of training the Officer Trainees will be required to pass one or more departmental examinations before they become eligible for confirmation in Service.
(b) On the conclusion of his/her period of probation to the satisfaction of Government and on his/her passing the prescribed examination, the Officer Trainee is confirmed in his appointment. If however, his work or conduct is found to be unsatisfactory, Government may discharge him from the Service or may extend his period of probation for such period, as they may deem fit.
(c) If, in the opinion of Government, the work or conduct of an Officer on probation is unsatisfactory or shows that he is not likely to prove suitable for the Foreign Service, Government may either discharge him forthwith or may revert him to his substantive post, if any.
(d) Scale of pay:-
|Sr. No. Scales||Details|
|1. Junior Scale||Level 10 in the pay matrix (as per 7th CPC)|
|2. Senior Scale||Level 11 in the pay matrix (as per 7th CPC)|
|3. Junior Administrative Grade||Level 12 in the pay matrix (as per 7th CPC)|
|4. Grade IV||Level 13 in the pay matrix (as per 7th CPC)|
|5. Grade III||Level 14 in the pay matrix (as per 7th CPC)|
|6. Grade II||Level 15 in the pay matrix (as per 7th CPC)|
|7. Grade I||Level 17 in the pay matrix (as per 7th CPC)|
NOTE 1.—An Officer Trainee will be permitted to count the period spent on probation towards leave, pension or increment in the time-scale.
NOTE 2.—Annual increments during probation will be contingent on the probationer passing the prescribed test if any and showing progress to the satisfaction of Government.
NOTE 3.—The pay of the Government servant, who held a permanent post other than a tenure post in substantive capacity prior to his appointment in IFS, will be regulated, subject to the provisions of F.R. 22-B(i).
(e) An officer belonging to the Indian Foreign Service will be liable to serve anywhere in or outside India.
(f) During service at Indian Embassies and Consulates abroad, IFS officers are granted Foreign Allowance commensurate to their ranks in order to cover the additional cost of living at the station where the officer is posted as well as the expenditure incurred at home, while serving abroad. In addition, the following facilities are also admissible to these officers:
(i) Free accommodation according to diplomatic rank.
(ii) Medical attendance facilities under the Assisted Medical attendance Scheme.
(iii) One set of Home Leave Passage is normally given during each posting abroad for self and entitled family members, in addition to two single Emergency Passages during an officer’s entire career for self or an
entitled member of his/her family to travel to India on emergencies.
(iv) Annual return air passage for children between the ages of 6 and 22 studying in India to visit their parents in stations abroad during vacation, subject to certain conditions.
(v) Children Education Allowance for a maximum of two children between ages 3 and 20 studying at the station of the officer’s posting in any of the schools approved by the Ministry of External Affairs.
(g) Central Civil Services (Leave Rules, 1972) as amended from time to time, will apply to members of the Service, subject to certain modifications. For service abroad, IFS officers are entitled under the IFS (PLCA) Rules, 1961 to an additional credit of leave to the extent of 50 per cent to Earned Leave admissible under the C.C.S. (Leave) Rules, 1972, for the period of effective service rendered abroad.
(h) Retirement benefits will be as per Government of India norms as amended from time to time.