Difference Between 7th Pay Commission and 6th Pay Commission Pay Scales and Pay Band

7th Pay Commission is the one of the main topics for the central government employees and state government employees of India. There was a lot of pay differences in 5th pay commission and 6th pay commission. This was happened in initial pay scale of central government employees, and state government employees. It is expected that, there is a difference between 7th Pay Commission and 6th Pay Commission Pay Scales and Pay Band for different posts of class I, class II, class III and class IV employees.

Mr. Justice A. K. Mathur
Mr. Justice A. K. Mathur

Difference Between 7th Pay Commission and 6th Pay Commission Pay Scales and Pay Band

House Rent Allowances in 6th Pay Commission Vs 7th Pay Commission

In 6th Pay Commission, the Government of India was providing HRA at 10%, 20% and 30%. On the other hand, the Central Government offers HRA at 8%, 16%, and 24% in 7th Pay Commission all around the country.

Many state governments have implemented this HRA structure for their state employees.

Net Salary Increase or Decrease in 7th CPC Vs 6th CPC

Based on the recommendations and information available, 7th CPC increase is marginal or nothing good at all. The Government of India employees are receiving a little increase after the implementations of 7th Pay Commission.

Due to little increase or less than what they were receiving before the implementation of 7th CPC, a few organizations have already protested against the policy of the Government of India.

DA Allowances in 6th CPC Vs 7th CPC

The Central Government of India has zeroed DA after implementation of 7th CPC recommendations. Before 7th CPC, DA was stood at 125% and it became 0% after the implementations of 7th Central Pay Commission.

Grade Pay, Pay Scale and Salary in 7th Pay Commission Vs 6th Pay Commission

SL. NO 6th Central Pay Commission w.e.f. 1.1.2006 Corresponding Corresponding 7th CPC Level in Pay Matrix w.e.f. 01.01.2016
Name of Pay Band/Scale Pay Bands/ Scale Grade Pay
1 -1S 4440-7440 1300 Level 1
2 -1S 4440-7440 1400 Level 1
3 -1S 4440-7440 1600 Level 1
4 -1S 4440-7440 1650 Level 1
5 PB-1 5200-20200 1800 Level 1
6 PB-1 5200-20200 1900 Level 2
7 PB-1 5200-20200 2000 Level 3
8 PB-1 5200-20200 2400 Level 4
9 PB-1 5200-20200 2800 Level 5
10 PB-2 9300-34800 4200 Level 6
11 PB-2 9300-34800 4200 Level 6
12 PB-2 9300-34800 4200 Level 6
13 PB-2 9300-34800 4200 Level 6
14 PB-2 9300-34800 4600 Level 7
15 PB-2 9300-34800 4800 Level 8
16 PB-2 9300-34800 5400 Level 9
17 PB-3 15600-39100 5400 Level 10
18 PB-3 15600-39100 5400 Level 10
19 PB-3 15600-39100 5400 Level 10
20 PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Level 11
21 PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Level 11
22 PB-3 15600-39100 6600 Level 11
23 PB-3 15600-39100 7600 Level 12
24 PB-3 15600-39100 7600 Level 12
25 PB-3 15600-39100 7600 Level 12
26 PB-4 37400-67000 8700 Level 13
27 PB-4 37400-67000 8700 Level 13
28 PB-4 37400-67000 8900 Level 13A
29 PB-4 37400-67000 8900 Level 13A
30 PB-4 37400-67000 10000 Level 14
31 PB-4 37400-67000 10000 Level 14
32 PB-4 37400-67000 12000 Level 14
33 HAG+SCALE 75500-80000 NIL Level 15
34 HAG+SCALE 75500-80000 NIL Level 16
35 APEX SCALE 80000(FIXED) NIL Level 17
36 CAB. SEC. 90000(FIXED) NIL Level 18

We will soon update pay difference of 7th Pay Commission and 6th Pay Commission for the following designations / posts.

::Indian Railways::

  • Assistant Station Master
  • Senior Commercial Clerk
  • Safaiwala, Group D
  • Train Driver
  • Train Guard
  • Junior Engineer
  • Senior Engineer

::Others::

  • Assistant Professor
  • IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS
  • CBSE School Teachers
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya School Teacher
  • Primary Teacher
  • Government Hospital Doctors
  • Government Hospital Nurses
  • Associate Professor
  • BSF Employees
  • Army Officers
  • Navy Officers and Cadets
  • Librarians
  • High School Teachers
  • ITI Staff including Supervisor Instructor, Foreman Instructor
  • School Principal
  • Police Sub Inspector
  • Police Constable
  • Police Inspector
  • Section Officer
  • Nayab Mamlatdar
  • Mamlatdar

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Article Title: Difference Between 7th Pay Commission and 6th Pay Commission Pay Scales and Pay Band
Article last re-published on July 29, 2017.

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