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NDA Salary Structure, Allowance and Other Benefits 2021

 NDA Salary Structure 2021: We all love the word Hero, but who really is the real hero, do we know? In fact, the real heroes are our soldiers, who are stationed at the border of the country for their motherland. Our soldiers are selflessly dedicated to protecting the nation. If you also want to join the army, then NDA (National Defence Academy) is the most suitable institute for you. It serves as a guide to your difficult efforts.

The NDA exam is the first step to join the Indian Army. Through this, all three army, air and navy can be recruited in the country. The NDA exam is conducted twice every year by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). Where qualified candidates are recruited for three years of rigorous training. It is a very prestigious post where best salary, as well as allowances and other benefits, are provided.

Cadets are given a stipend of 56,100 per month while training at IMA. Salary and pay scales vary, which are mentioned in the description below:

NDA Salary Structure 2021 – Army, Navy, Air Force

NDA Posts or Ranks

Salary of NDA Officer (Per Month)

Stipend during the training of the candidates in IMA

INR 56,100/


INR 56,100/- to INR 1,77, 500/- 


INR 61,300/- to 01,93,900/- 


INR 69,400/- to 02,07,200/-

Lieutenant Colonel

INR 01,21,200/- to 02,12,400/-


INR 01,30,600/- to 02,15,900/- 


INR 01,39,600/- to 02,17,600/-

Major General

INR 01,44,200/- to 02,18,200/- 

Lt. General HAG Scale

INR 01,82,200/- to 02,24,100/- 

HAG+ Scale

INR 02,05,400/- To  02,24,400/-

VCOAS/ Army Cdr/ Lt Gen (NFSG)

INR 02,25,000/- Fixed


INR 02,50,000/- Fixed

NDA Officers Military Service Pay


MSP to the officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier

Rs 15,500/ per month fixed