IPS Officer Salary Per Month

Indian Police Service (IPS) officers are esteemed members of the civil services who play a crucial role in maintaining public order and security. Their salary structure reflects the importance of their role and responsibilities. An IPS officer’s salary varies according to their rank and the length of their service. In addition to their basic salary, IPS officers also get various allowances such as Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), and Travel Allowance (TA), which significantly enhance their total remuneration.

IPS Salary in IndiaAccording to the latest notification-2024)
IPS Starting Salary₹ 56,100/-
IPS  salary during training period₹ 33,000- 36,000 (Depending upon deduction)
IPS  salary per monthMinimum ₹ 56,100/- to ₹ 2,25,000/- Maximum
IPS salary after 5 years₹ 78,800
IPS salary after 10 years₹ 1,23,100
IPS salary after 20 years₹ 1,44,200
IPS highest salary₹ 2,25,500 /- (DGP Fixed)
Minimum salary of an IPS Officer₹ 56,100/- ( during probation)
Perks of IPSDA, HRA/Residence, Telephone allowance, Security, Study leave, Free Electricity bills, Basic pay, House hold staff, Office Vehicle, Transport Allowance, Job security, lifetime pension, Abroad study option, service quarter, Medical expenses etc.

According to 7th pay commission, newly joined IPS officer  salary per month is ₹ 56,000 while the gross  salary is 70,000+ per month (approximately). Various deductions will be made from the gross salary IPS Officer Salary including Central Government, Health Services, NPS, Insurance Scheme and Insurance Tax. 

Therefore, let us examine in-hand the IPS Officer Salary in more detail.

Pay Component Of An IPSIPS Salary Per Month 
Basic Pay56,100 ₹
Dearness Allowance (DA) (5%)2805 ₹
House Rent Allowance (HRA) (16%)8,976 ₹
Transport Allowance (TA)3,600 ₹
Other Allowance1500 ₹
Gross Income 72,981 ₹
Deductions of Money10,000 (approximately)
The In-hand Salary of an IPS Officer62,000 (approximately)

Apart from the IPS officer salary, other factors attract the youth to become an IPS officer. In this article, we will know in detail about the salary, allowances and perks of IPS officers after the 7th pay commission. The compensation, benefits and pay scale for the post of IPS Officer are listed below for the benefit of all Civil Services aspirants.

IPS Officers Salary Post-wise

The salary of an IPS officer starts from around ₹56,100 per month. It keeps on increasing with the promotion. The salary of an IG known as an Inspector General is ₹144200. Whereas the DGP gets a salary of ₹225000 per month. IPS officers also get various types of allowances along with salary.

RankBasic Pay (Per Month)Grade Pay

The Posts and Salary-

  1. The Deputy Superintendent of Police – In this post, the IPS officer gets a salary of ₹56100.
  2. The Assistant Superintendent of Police- primary salary is ₹ 67700.
  3. Superintendent of Police/ SP Salary per month– ₹78800.
  4. Senior Superintendent of Police – ₹118500 per month salary.
  5. Deputy Inspector General of Police – ₹131100 per month salary.
  6. Inspector General of Police – There is a monthly salary of ₹144200 for this post.
  7. Additional Director General of Police – ₹205400 per month salary.
  8. Director General of Police (DGP) Salary per month- ₹225000.

IPS Salary During Training

IPS officers also get a salary during training. As per the 7th Pay Commission, the total IPS salary during the training period at the 10th level of the pay matrix is around 55,000 or more. Once they join into their cadre, it varies from state to state. The salary of an IPS officer with the implementation of the seventh pay scale has increased. Before 7th Pay, IPS Salary was around Rs.30,000.

The Job Facilities Provided to an IPS Officer

Apart from the salary, an IPS officer also gets many other facilities, but they vary, depending on the different pay bands. An IPS officer is given the facility of a house and car, but the size of the house and car is determined based on the post. Along with this, security guards, drivers and house helpers are also given to the IPS officers according to the post. According to the post, money is also received for medical treatment, telephone and electricity bills. IPS officers also get a lifetime pension after retirement.

As an example, IPS Abhishek Pallav, who is posted as Superintendent of Police ie SP in the Durg district of Chhattisgarh, has told in a video that an IPS officer gets a luxurious bungalow. It has a garden. To maintain what the gardener gets. A personal assistant is found, whose job is to set the police officer’s uniform. Apart from this, there is a police line where barbers and cobblers meet. Apart from this, a government car is available.

Holiday and Promotion

The promotion of an IPS officer is done from time to time. There is promotion at 4 years, 9 years, 18 years and 25 years. By taking academic leave, the candidate can study in the prestigious universities of foreign countries. EL is available for 30 days, CL is available for 16 days. In addition, medical leave is also available.

Free Treatment is Done in a Big Hospital

Annual Education Allowance is given for the education of the children. The medical facility is free. You can get free admission for yourself and your family members in the big hospitals of the country. Leave travel concession is given once a year. Can go anywhere in the country for a walk with the family.

Allowances and Benefits for IPS Officers

The IPS Salary also comes with plenty of advantages. A newly hired candidate will get a generous salary, allowances and benefits-

  • Dearness Compensation (DA)
  • Travel Assistance (TA)
  • House Rent Allowance(HRA)
  • Driver
  • Peon
  • Domestic Helper
  • Assistant Personal
  • Official Automobile
  • Domestic Household (Type IV to VIII) 
  • CGHS Health Center
  • Gifts
  • Delivered Funds (where IDA is applicable)
  • Turn Off Caching
  • Travelling and Touring Allowance for leave

The Overview of the Profession of an IPS Officer

The duties of a newly appointed ASP (Additional Superintendent of Police) include maintaining the law, apprehending criminals and handling accidents. The officer will be in charge of observing human and drug trafficking, smuggling, railroad policing, maintaining border security, countering terrorism and cyber crimes, apart from receiving a competitive IPS salary. An IPS officer can be hired by many organizations including the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), and others.


Aspirants must also understand that their preparation for UPSC should not be driven only by the lucrative income of an IPS officer. Being an IPS officer is a matter of pride, and many important duties are also associated with it.

FAQs on IPS Salary – IPS Officer Salary Structure

1) What is the age limit of an IPS officer?

To become an IPS, you must be at least 21 years of age and a maximum of 32 years. Without this, the reserved category also gets age relaxation, according to which you get 3 years of relaxation in the OBC category and 5 years of relaxation in SC / ST / EWS. Without India, if you are from Nepal and Bhutan then you are eligible to take the IPS exam.

2) What are IPS’s Salary and other facilities?

3) What is the lowest post of IPS?

4) Is IPS a high-rank position?

5) Who is more powerful IAS or IPS?

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