Salary of PCS Officer in Punjab Latest Pay Scales

Salary of PCS Officer in Punjab Latest Pay Scale and Allowances released by the Govt. of Punjab

Hello Civil Services Aspirants, in this post I am going to clear your queries regarding the Salary of PCS Officer in Punjab. Recently, the Punjab Public Service Commission has announced the Punjab State PCS Exam Notification 2020.

After a long time, 77 vacant vacancies are released which will be fulfilled through Punjab PCS Exam. Many students who prepare hard for this exam search online for the complete details regarding this exam like:

  • Starting Salary of PCS Officer in Punjab
  • Pay Scale, Grade Pay, and Allowances Applicable
  • Salary during the Probation period

There are many other queries going on in the mind of applicants who are working hard to serve in the civil administration. So now I am going to show you the complete salary structure of Punjab PCS Officer.

Salary of PCS Officer in Punjab

According to the rules mentioned in the official notification, Notification No. 7/204/2012-4FP1/66, Dated 15/01/2015 Govt. of Punjab, Department of Finance (Finance Personnel-I Branch) Chandigarh, and Notification No.1/62016-4P.P.1/834680/1 dated 07/09/2016 Govt. of Punjab, Department of Personnel PP-I Branch Chandigarh, fixed
emolument equal to Minimum of the Pay Band without any Grade Pay or any allowance will be paid during the probation period of 3 years.

It is also clear that Annual increment or any other allowance except traveling allowance will not be paid during the probation period of 3 years. However, this issue is under litigation. So, there may be some change in rules in due course, but so far the Rules stand.

After the completion of the probation period, Punjab PCS officers starting basic salary is Rs. 21000. In addition to this, the officers are entitled to dearness allowance, House Rent Allowance, Transport Facility / Allowance.

The total in-hand salary comes out to be approx. Rs. 45000 per month. In addition to that, there are so many additional benefits.

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Travelling Allowance (TA)
  • Daily Allowance
  • Overtime Allowance (OTA)

The pay scale of PCS Punjab State Govt Officers is at par with the last CPC, hence it is good.

Different Pay Scales of PCS Officers

After serving for some years, IAS/PCS officers are promoted to the following scales:-

(a) Senior Time scale: After a few years of experience, PCS Officers are promoted to this scale, which is Rs.15600-39100 with 6600 as grade pay.

(b) Junior Administrative Grade pay is 7600/- with the constant pay band as above.

(c) Selection grade officer will get a hike in salary with Rs.37400-67000 with 8700 as grade pay.

(d) Super Time Scale at this position the pay is Rs.37400-67000 with 10000 as grade pay.

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