Pay Fixation on Promotion after 1.1.2016 for Defence Personnel
Pay Fixation on Promotion After 1st Day of Jan 2016
The fixation of pay in case of promotion or upgradation from one Level to another in the revised pay structure shall be made in the following manner:-
(a) One increment shall be given in the Level from which an officer is promoted or upgraded and he shall be placed at a cell equal to the figure so arrived at in the Level of the rank to which promoted or upgraded and, if no such Cell is available in the Level to which promoted or upgraded, he shall be placed at the next higher cell in that Level.
(b) In case of officers receiving Non-Practicing Allowance, their basic pay plus Non Practicing Allowance shall not exceed the average of Basic Pay of the revised scale applicable to the Level 17 and 18 i.e Rs 237500/-.
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(c) In case of promotion of an officer from Level 13A to Level 14, increment for promotion shall be calculated on the pay in the Level 13A being drawn immediately prior to promotion and the sum of the pay in the Level 13A plus the amount of increment for promotion plus MSP shall determine the pay in the Level 14 and the figure so arrived at will be located in the next higher Level 14, and is such an identical figure corresponds to any Cell in Level 14, the same shall be the pay in the revised pay structure and if the identical figure is not available in Level 14, the pay in the Pay Matrix shall be fixed at the immediate next higher Cell in Level 14 of the Pay Matrix.
Source: Para 12(iii) of GoI, MoD Gazette Notification Ser No 12(E) dated 05 May 2017.