IAS is a very lucrative job, at the same time includes a lot of responsibilities also. Therefore IAS Officers are given a Spacious Bungalow, Security Personnels, Driver, official Car, medical facilities and much more.
The Salary of an IAS Officer ranges from a minimum of Rs. 56,000 to Rs. 2,50,000 maximum.
At the beginning of his career, IAS Officers during their training at LBSNAA receives a special pay advance of RS 45000/- per month after deducting Mess and hostel charges.
During the very first posting as an SDM, an IAS Officer receives a salary of RS 56,000 /-. and all the other facilities such as Driver, Bungalow, Official Car, Bills etc.
After the first promotion to the post of Additional District magistrate an IAS Officer draws a salary of Rs 67,700.
After the next Promotion to the post of District Magistrate, after around - 10 to 12 years of service, an IAS Officer receives a salary of Rs 1,18,500 pm./-
After the next promotion to the Post of Divisional Commissioner, an IAS Officer receives a salary of Rs 1,44,200.
As an Additional Chief Secretary, an IAS Officers draws a salary of Rs 2,05,400.
After getting promoted to the post of Chief Secretary, an IAS Officer recives a hansome salary of 2,25,000.
This is the Topmost Rank at which an IAS can be promoted to. At this post an IAS Officer enjoys a salary of Rs 2,50,000 after around 35+ years of service.
– Office Vehicles: Every IAS officer will be provided 1 to 3 vehicles along with a driver/chauffeur.
Security: 3 home guards and 2 bodyguards are allotted. STF commandos can also be provided in case of any threat. Moreover, if the IAS Officer is posted as District Magistrate/Commissioner, then the entire police force is at his/her disposal.
– Electricity Bills: Completely free or heavily subsidised for their official residence. – Phone Bills: Officers are provided 3 BSNL SIM cards with free Talktime, SMS, and Internet services. Moreover, a free BSNL landline connection and a broadband connection are also provided for them at home.
– Household Staff: IAS officers also get personal household staff to take care of the daily chores at their official residence or service quarter.
– Study leave: Officers also have the option to take 2-4 year study leave after they have served for 9 years in the service. IAS Officer can utilise this leave to study at a reputed foreign university. The entire cost of education will be borne by the government
– Unofficial Benefits: IAS officers are also invited to all the major events in the district or zone within their jurisdiction including free tickets and entry passes for parties, concerts, cricket matches, and others.