Pay Commission

Projection of seventh Pay Commission (VII CPC) salary from the comparative Study of Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Pay Commissions

On comparing Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Pay Commissions scales and Grade Pay, it can be seen that the salaries were normally increased 2.5 to 3 times by each Pay Commissions. Here is a comparative study of last three Pay Commission scales.


4th CPC Pay scale w.e.f. 1.1.1986

Fixation of Pay on Promotion

  • In the case of promotion from one grade pay to another in the revised pay structure, one increment equal to 3% of the sum of the pay in the pay band and the existing grade pay will be computed and rounded off to the next multiple of 10. (Ref 2)

  • In the case of calculation of increments under the revised pay structure, paise should be ignored, but any amount of a rupee or more should be rounded off to next multiple of 10. (Ref 4)

Gross and Net Salary of Some Popular categories of Railway Jobs

Approximate Gross and Net Salary of Some Popular categories of Railway Jobs  after the implementation of 6 th Central Pay commission for direct recruits appointed on or after 1.1.2006.

Please keep in mind that the exact salary can be different from this as it depends on many conditions. Some of the factors that you have to keep in mind while reading the table ::

Hospital Patient Care Allowance for Railway Medical Staff

  • Admissible for following categories of Group C & D railway employees working in railway hospitals and health units / clinics w.e.f. 01-01-2008. .
  1. Radiographer.
  2. Pharmacists [except exclusive Store Pharmacists and not involved in dispensing of medicines].
  3. Laboratory Staff.
  4. Medical Technicians required to come in direct physical contact with patients [ECG, EEG, Cardiac Pump, Dialysis etc.].
  5. Ambulance Drivers.
  6. Dressers.
  7. Operation Theatre Assistants.

Non Practising Allowance (NPA) to IRMS officers

  • Non-Practising Allowance shall be paid to Railway Doctors at the rate of 25% of pay in pay band plus grade pay subject to the condition that the Basic Pay + NPA does not exceed Rs.85000/-. 
  • The term ‘basic pay’ in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed pay band plus the applicable grade pay but does not include any other type of pay like special pay, etc.  In the case of Government servants in the pay scales of HAG + and above, basic pay means the pay in the prescribed scale.