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The selected candidates for the three services, viz., Army, Navy and Air Force are given preliminary training both academic and physical for a period of 3 years at the National Defence Academy which is an Inter-Service Institution. The training during the first two and half years is common to the cadets of three wings. All the cadets on passing out will be awarded degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi as under :
- Army Cadets – B.Sc. / B.Sc. ( Computer ) / BA
- Naval Cadets – B.Tech degree*
- Air Force Cadets – B.Tech degree*
Note* : All the cadets undergoing B.Sc. / B.Sc ( Computer ) / BA Degree program shall be awarded the degree on the successful completion of Academics, Physical and Service Training at NDA. All the cadets undergoing B.Tech program shall be awarded the B.Tech degree on the successful completion of Academics. Physical and Service Training at NDA and the subsequent Pre Commissioning Training Academies / Institutions / Ships / Air Craft.
The selected candidates of the Naval Academy will be given preliminary training both academic and physical, for a period of 04 years at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala. The cadets of 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme will be awarded a B.Tech Degree on successful completion of training.
On passing out from the National Defence Academy, Army Cadets go to the Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun, Naval Cadets to Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala and Air Force cadets to AFA, Hyderabad.
At the I.M.A. Army Cadets are known as Gentlemen Cadets and are given strenuous military training for a period of one year aimed at turning officer capable of leading infantry Sub-units. On successful completion of training Gentlemen Cadets are granted Permanent Commission in the rank of Lt subject to being medically fit in “SHAPE” one.
The Naval cadets are selected for the Executive Branch of the Navy, on passing out from the National Defence Academy and are given further training at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala for a period of one year on successful completion of which they are promoted to the rank of Sub Lieutenants.
Air Force Cadets receive flying training for a period of 1½ years. However, at the end of 1 year of training they are given provisional Commission in the rank of Flying Officer. After successful completion of further training of six months they are absorbed as permanent commissioned officers on probation for a period of one year.
Terms and Conditions of Services
Army Officers and equivalent ranks in Air Force and Navy
Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training Stipend to Gentlemen Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during training period at IMA - 56,100/-p.m.
* On successful commissioning, the pay in the Pay matrix of the Officer commissioned shall be fixed in first Cell of Level 10 and the period of training shall not be treated as commissioned service and arrears on account of admissible allowances, as applicable, for the training period shall be paid to cadets
Rank Pay Band ()
Lt to Maj Lt - Level 10 ( 56,100 – 1,77,500 )
Capt - Level 10 B ( 61,300-1,93,900 )
Maj - Level 11 ( 69,400 – 2,07,200 )
Lt Col to Maj
Lt Col - Level 12A ( 1,21,200 – 2,12,400 )
Col - Level 13 ( 1,30,600-2,15,900 )
Brig - Level 13A ( 1,39,600-2,17,600 )
Maj Gen - Level 14 ( 1,44,200-2,18,200 )
Level 15 ( 1, 82, 200-2,24,100 )
HAG+Scale Level 16 ( 2,05,400 – 2,24,400 )
VCOAS / Ar
my Cdr /
Gen( NFSG )
Level 17 ( 2,25,000/- ) ( fixed )
COAS Level 18 ( 2,50,000/- ) ( fixed )
MSP to the officer is as follows Military Service Pay ( MSP ) to the officers from the rank of Lt to Brig – 15,500 p.m. fixed
Qualification Pay and Grant
Qualification Grant Final order on the issue is yet to be issued by the Govt. Hence the information will be provided after receipt of Govt order on the issue.
Qualification Pay Pertaining to Indian Air Force
Flying allowance The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying allowance as under :
|Lt & above||Level 10 and above||25,000 /- p.m. fixed|
1 Dearness Allowance Admissible at the same rates
and under the same conditions
as are applicable to the civilian
personnel from time to time
2 Kit maintenance Allowance Subsumed into the newly
proposed Dress Allowance i.e.
20,000 /- per year
Depending upon rank and area of posting, officer posted to Field Areas will be eligible for the following Field Area allces :
|Rank||Level||HAFA||Fd Area Allce||Mod Fd Area Allce|
|Lt & above||Level 10 and above||16900||10500||6300|
High Altitude Allowance
|Rank||Level||CAT - I ( PM )||CAT- II ( PM )||CAT-III ( PM )|
|Lt & above||Level 10 and above||3400||5300||25000|
Siachen Allowance Siachen Allowance will be 42,500/- per month.
Uniform Allowance Subsumed into the newly proposed Dress Allowance i.e. 20,000/- per year.
|Pay Level||Higher TPTA Cities |
( Rs. Per month )
( Rs. Per month )
|9 and above||7200 + DA thereon||3600 + DA thereon|