ISRO Scientist Salary & Pay Scale after 7th CPC

The Government of India formed in the ISRO the year 1969 by renaming the erstwhile Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) which came into existence in 1962.




To get a Scientist Position in Indian Space Research Organisation, one has to apply online through ISRO’s Official website for appearing in the written examination. The written test qualified candidates will need to appear in the personal interview. For final selection in the organization, one has to secure minimum 60% in the interview round, and the management will call the candidates for appointment on the basis of merit list.

ISRO Scientist Salary in hand

Those who join this esteemed department under Govt of India, they will get the appointment letter in the 7th CPC Pay Matrix Level -10 with an entry basic pay of 56,100.

Apart from the basic pay the Scientist in ISRO also gets the perk, Professional update allowances, dearness allowances, HRA (if applicable), transport allowance, and fund contribution from the department, etc.

Component Salary Structure
Pay Matrix Level Level – 10
Post Type Group-A/ Class-I/ Gazetted Post
7th CPC Entry Pay 56,100
DA 6,732
HRA (if applicable) 4,488 – 13,464
Perk 13,464
Professional update allowances 1,875
Transport Allowance 3,600 – 7,200
NPS Contribution by Employer 8,800
Gross Salary Rs. 95,059 – 1,07,635/-


By totaling all the component of salary, the gross pay for the ISRO Scientist ‘SC’ post would be Rs 95,059/- per month. The actual salary in hand may be a less due deduction for income tax, provident fund contribution and the applicability of HRA, TA, etc.

Facility and Benefits

  • Provident Fund,
  • New Pension Scheme,
  • Medical facilities for self and dependents,
  • Subsidized canteen,
  • Transport allowance (Only if official transport is not availed),
  • House Rent Allowances (If applicable),
  • Leave Travel Concession,
  • Group Insurance, and
  • Advance for construction of the house.

ISRO Promotion Levels

Scientist ‘SC’ is the lowest group-A cadre post in the space organization India, the immediate higher post grade is ‘SD’ than ‘SE’ and so on. The whole list of Scientist hierarchy present in the ISRO and their respective pay level and grade pay is shown here in the tabular form.

Sr. No Post Name Old Pay Band Grade Pay 7th CPC Pay Level Revised Entry Pay
1 Distinguished Scientist 75,500 -80,000 16 2,05,400
2 Outstanding Scientist,
Additional Secretary, DOS
67,000-79,000 15 1,82,200
3 Scientist/Engineer-H,
Scientist/Engineer-G,
Medical Officer G,
Chief Medical Officer,
Joint Secretary, DOS
37,400-67,000 10,000 14 1,44,200
4 Scientist/Engineer –SG, Medical Officer-SG 37,400-67,000 8,900 13A 1,31,100
5 Scientist/Engineer-SF,
Medical Officer-SF,
Director-DOS,
Controller,
Registrar,
Sr. Head, P&GA
37,400-67,000 8,700 13 1,18,500
6 Scientist/Engineer-SE,
Medical Officer-SE,
Assistant Engineer
Technical Officer-E
Library Officer-E
Dy. Secretary, DOS, Head,
P&GA,
Joint Director (OL),
Head, Catering
Sr.Principal Private Secretary
15600-39100 7,600 12 78,800
7 Scientist/Engineer-SD,
Medical Officer-SD,
Technical /Library Officer- D,
Junior Engineer,
Sr. Officers in Administrative area,
Sr. Hindi Officer
Sr. Catering Manager
Principal Private Secretary Station
Officer-II /Fire Officer-II, Nursing
Supdt.
15600-39100 6,600 11 67,700
8 Scientist/Engineer –SC,
Medical Officer-SC,
Technical /Library Officer- C,
Officers in Administrative area,
Catering Manager, Sr. Technician B, Sr. Draughtsman B, Sr. Nurse B, Sister C,  Sr. Pharmacist B, Sr. Lab Technician B, Sr. Radiographer B, Station Officer-I
15600-39100 5,400 10 56,100

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