Hello friends! Today we are going to look into the most important thing about Territorial Army and it is about the ranks, payments and allowances in Indian Territorial Army. The main aim of writing this post is because many aspirants have asked me the doubt regarding the rank and what are the privileges of joining Territorial army. So, i wanted to explain clearly how will you get commissioned and what is the basic salary, allowances and emoluments in Indian territorial Army.
Territorial Army Ranks Payments and Allowance Details
Following is the hierarchy of ranks
- Lt. Colonel
- Major General
- Lt. General
- Vice Chief Of Army Staff
- Chief Of Army Staff
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This is the first rank as an officer when commissioned in Territorial Army and payband scale of Lieutenant is Pay Band 3 in which payment scale is Rs.15,600-Rs.39,100 and grade pay is Rs.5400/-
After Lieutenant the next position is of Captain and Pay band is same as Lieutenant but grade pay differs. Pay Band 3 in which payment scale is Rs.15,600-Rs.39,100 and grade pay is Rs.6100/-
After Captain comes Major and Pay Band is same as Captain and Lieutenant. Pay Band 3 in which payment scale is Rs.15,600-Rs.39,100 and grade pay is Rs.6600/-
This is the 4th position in the hierarchy and Pay band for Lt. Colonel is Pay Band 4 which is Rs.37,400 – Rs.67,000/- and grade pay of Rs. 8000/-
5th position in the hierarchy is of Colonel and pay scale is same as Lt. Colonel but varies in grade pay. The grade pay for colonel is Rs.8700/-.
Brigadier comes in 6th position hierarchy wise and pay scale comes under pay band 4 and same as Colonel but varies in grade pay. The grade pay for colonel is Rs.8900/-.
After Brigadier comes Major General and he also has the same pay band as Brigadier but grade pay is different. Grade pay is Rs.10,000/-
Then comes VCOAS (Vice Chief of the Army Staff) and COAS (Chief of the Army staff) whose salaries are Rs.80,000/- and Rs.90,000/- fixed. They do not get grade pay.