7th Pay Commission Pay Matrix Table

Shivani , Last updated: 02 April 2024

Introduction

The Pay Commission established by the Central Government for reviewing and proposing alterations to the salary structure for government employees. The most latest Pay Commission was instituted in 2014, and its recommendations were implemented in 2016. Presently, the salaries of central government employees and pensioners are structured according to the guidelines and adjustments put forth by the 7th Pay Commission.

What is the 7th Pay Matrix Table?

The 7th Pay Matrix Table is a representation of the salary structure for central government employees introduced by the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) in 2016. The 7th Pay Matrix Table consists of 760 cells and is a single table applicable to over 30 lakh employees. The table has 19 columns representing functional roles and 40 rows indicating pay progression within each level. The horizontal range is numbered 1 to 18, corresponding to the hierarchy, while the vertical range signifies pay progression with an annual financial increment of 3.00% within each level. The starting point of the table represents the minimum pay based on the 15th Indian Labor Conference norms or the Aykroyd formula.

Benefits of 7th Pay Commission Pay Matrix Table

The benefits Pay Matrix Table are :

• The 7th Pay Matrix helps in reducing differences between pay bands, promoting equity among employees.
• The matrix table simplifies the process of calculating revised pay, eliminates the need for complex calculations and helps in ensuring ease of implementation.
• It resolves issues related to differential entry pay, ensuring fairness and consistency in recruitment processes.
• Merging pay bands and grade pay into a composite level streamlines the salary structure, making it more manageable.
• With its transparent approach, the pay matrix provides clarity, reduces errors, and improves the efficiency of the administration process within the Indian Government.

What is Aykroyd formula?

The Aykroyd formula is a method which is used in determining the minimum pay for government employees by accounting for price changes in essential goods that influence the cost of living. The Aykroyd formula is periodically revisited to evaluate changes in economic conditions, living expenses, and inflation rates.

Significance of the Aykroyd formula in determining the minimum pay for government employees?

The Aykroyd formula is significant in determining the minimum pay for government employees. The recommendation of ₹18,000 as the minimum pay per month for government employees is based on the Aykroyd formula, which factors in various aspects of living expenses and economic conditions to ensure a fair and sustainable wage for employees.

What is the maximum pay for government officials?

The maximum pay is ₹2,25,000 per month for the Apex Scale, while for the Cabinet Secretary and other officials at the same pay level, it is ₹2,50,000 per month.

Pay Matrix Table for Employees of the Central Government

LEVEL 1 TO 5

Existing Pay Brands: PB-1 (5200 to 20200)

 GP 1800 1900 2000 2400 2800 Level 1 2 3 4 5 1 18000 19900 21700 25500 29200 2 18500 20500 22400 26300 30100 3 19100 21100 23100 27100 31000 4 19700 21700 23800 27900 31900 5 20300 22400 24500 28700 32900 6 20900 23100 25200 29600 33900 7 21500 23800 26000 30500 34900 8 22100 24500 26800 31400 35900 9 22800 25200 27600 32300 37000 10 23500 26000 28400 33300 38100 11 24200 26800 29300 34300 39200 12 24900 27600 30200 35300 40400 13 25600 28400 31100 36400 41600 14 26400 29300 32000 37500 42800 15 27200 30200 33000 38600 44100 16 28000 31100 34000 39800 45400 17 28800 32000 35000 41000 46800 18 29700 33000 36100 42200 48200 19 30600 34000 37200 43500 49600 20 31500 35000 38300 44800 51100 21 32400 36100 39400 46100 52600 22 33400 37200 40600 47500 54200 23 34400 38300 41800 48900 55800 24 35400 39400 43100 50400 57500 25 36500 40600 44400 51900 59200 26 37600 41800 45700 53500 61000 27 38700 43100 47100 55100 62800 28 39900 44400 48500 56800 64700 29 41100 45700 50000 58500 66600 30 42300 47100 51500 60300 68600 31 43600 48500 53000 62100 70700 32 44900 50000 54600 64000 72800 33 46200 51500 56200 65900 75000 34 47600 53000 57900 67900 77300 35 49000 54600 59600 69900 79600 36 50500 56200 61400 72000 82000 37 52000 57900 63200 74200 84500 38 53600 59600 65100 76400 87000 39 55200 61400 67100 78700 89600 40 56900 63200 69100 81100 92300

LEVEL 6 TO 9

Existing Pay Brands: PB-2 (9300 to 34800)

 GP 4200 4600 4800 5400 Level 6 7 8 9 1 35400 44900 47600 53100 2 36500 46200 49000 54700 3 37600 47600 50500 56300 4 38700 49000 52000 58000 5 39900 50500 53600 59700 6 41100 52000 55200 61500 7 42300 53600 56900 63300 8 43600 55200 58600 65200 9 44900 56900 60400 67200 10 46200 58600 62200 69200 11 47600 60400 64100 71300 12 49000 62200 66000 73400 13 50500 64100 68000 75600 14 52000 66000 70000 77900 15 53600 68000 72100 80200 16 55200 70000 74300 82600 17 56900 72100 76500 85100 18 58600 74300 78800 87700 19 60400 76500 81200 90300 20 62200 78800 83600 93000 21 64100 81200 86100 95800 22 66000 83600 88700 98700 23 68000 86100 91400 101700 24 70000 88700 94100 104800 25 72100 91400 96900 107900 26 74300 94100 99800 111100 27 76500 96900 102800 114400 28 78800 99800 105900 117800 29 81200 102800 109100 121300 30 83600 105900 112400 124900 31 86100 109100 115800 128600 32 88700 112400 119300 132500 33 91400 115800 122900 136500 34 94100 119300 126600 140600 35 96900 122900 130400 144800 36 99800 126600 134300 149100 37 102800 130400 138300 153600 38 105900 134300 142400 158200 39 109100 138300 146700 162900 40 112400 142400 151100 151100

LEVEL 10 TO 12

Existing Pay Brands: PB-3 (15600 to 39100)

 GP 5400 6600 7600 Level 10 11 12 1 56100 67700 78800 2 57800 69700 81200 3 59500 71800 83600 4 61300 74000 86100 5 63100 76200 88700 6 65000 78500 91400 7 67000 80900 94100 8 69000 83300 96900 9 71100 85800 99800 10 73200 88400 102800 11 75400 91100 105900 12 77700 93800 109100 13 80000 96600 112400 14 82400 99500 115800 15 84900 102500 119300 16 87400 105600 122900 17 90000 108800 126600 18 92700 112100 130400 19 95500 115500 134300 20 98400 119000 138300 21 101400 122600 142400 22 104400 126300 146700 23 107500 130100 151100 24 110700 134000 155600 25 114000 138000 160300 26 117400 142100 165100 27 120900 146400 170100 28 124500 150800 175200 29 128200 155300 180500 30 132000 160000 185900 31 136000 164800 191500 32 140100 169700 197200 33 144300 174800 203100 34 148600 180000 209200 35 153100 185400 - 36 157700 191000 - 37 162400 196700 - 38 167300 202600 - 39 172300 208700 - 40 177500 - -

LEVEL 13 TO 14

(GP 8700 TO 10000)

Existing Pay Brands: PB-4(37400 to 67000)

 GP 8700 8900 10000 Level 13 13A 14 1 123100 131100 144200 2 126800 135000 148500 3 130600 139100 153000 4 134500 143300 157600 5 138500 147600 162300 6 142700 152000 167200 7 147000 156600 172200 8 151400 161300 177400 9 155900 166100 182700 10 160600 171100 188200 11 165400 176200 193800 12 170400 181500 199600 13 175500 186900 205600 14 180800 192500 211800 15 186200 198300 218200 16 191800 204200 - 17 197600 210300 18 203500 216600 - 19 209600 - - 20 215900 - -

LEVEL 15 TO 18

(NO GRADE PAY - HAG SCALES)

 PB 67000-79000 75500-80000 80000 90000 Level 15 16 17 18 1 182200 205400 225000 250000 2 187700 211600 - - 3 193300 217900 - - 4 199100 224400 - - 5 205100 - - - 6 211300 - - - 7 217600 - - - 8 224100 - - -

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