ICMR Assistant salary is paid based on Group B Level 6 pay scale. This makes it one of the most lucrative employment opportunities in the country. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has invited application for the recruitment of Assistant (Group-B Level-6) for its Institutes/Centres across the country. ICMR Research Assistants play a vital role in ICMR as they assist Programme Officer in Coordination with ICMR centres. And yes they are paid well-to-do so.
Here in this blog, we bring to you all the details regarding the ICMR Assistant salary, pay-scale, job role and other details. Candidates can know more about the vacancy @icmr.gov.in or through the detailed ICMR Assistant Recruitment Notification here.
ICMR Assistant Salary
The candidates appointed as Assistant are paid a salary in Level 6 in the Pay Matrix (Pre-revised Pay Band-2: Rs. 9300-34800/- + Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-). This translates into a minimum of Rs. 35,400 and the highest pay scale is Rs. 1,12,400. This matrix has 40 stages with minimum annual increment of Rs. 1100. The equivalent basic pay details of the 6th Pay Commission is Grade Pay 4200 and PB 9300-34800.
The salary of Central Government employees varies heavily due to the percentage of Dearness Allowance. The current DA is 17% of basic pay given to ICMR assistants.
ICMR Assistant In-hand Salary
Given the following break-downs, we’ll calculate the in-hand salary of ICMR Assistants.
- Level and Grade Pay: Level 6 (Grade Pay 4200)
- Location: Delhi
- Basic Pay: Rs. 35,400
- Dearness Allowance: Rs. 6,018 (17% of Basic Pay)
- House Rent Allowance: Rs. 8,496 (24% / X Cities)
- Travelling Allowance: Rs. 4,212 (Level-6 / A1 Cities)
- Gross Salary: Rs. 54,126
- Deduction for NPS: Rs. 4,142
- In-Hand Salary: Rs. 49,984
The only deduction from the ICMR Assistant salary is NPS (National Pension System): Rs. 4142 (10% of basic pay + DA). Net take home salary of an ICMR assistant is Rs. 49,984
This take home hand salary is based on Delhi (Metro A1 Class City).
Pay Matrix Table for ICMR Assistant
Stages: 40, with minimum annual increment of Rs. 1100.
Minimum: Rs. 35,400
Maximum: Rs. 1,12,400
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ICMR Assistant Job Description
ICMR Assistant begin their career with assisting Programme Officer associated with ICMR Institutions and centres across the country. A lot of their time go into topic specific research based on their field of work. Few of the activities includes –
- Compilation of information
- Preparation / scrutiny of reviews / monographs etc. and
- other research related work
Know more about the ICMR Assistant Syllabus here.
ICMR Assistant Recruitment Important Dates
Important timelines for the examination/test process will be as under
|Item(s) / Activities||Timeline (s)/ Remarks|
|Opening date for online registration for filling up of online application on PGIMER’s / ICMR’s websites www.pgimer.edu.in and www.icmr.nic.in.||07.11.2020|
|Closing date for online registration & submission of online applications||03.12.2020|
|Opening date for availability of admit cards for downloading from PGIMER’s & ICMR’s websites||21.12.2020|
|Date for Computer Based Test (CBT) for 80 Marks||03.01.2021|
ICMR Assistant FAQs
ICMR Assistants are paid in the pay range of Rs. 35400-112400/- per month as they move ahead in their career.
Mock Tests are vital to strengthen your selection chances. You can get 10 quality ICMR Assistant Mock Tests here.
ICMR Assistant exam date is 03.01.2021 i.e. 3rd Jan 2021.
The selection process for ICMR Assistant Recruitment 2020 is a Computer-Based Test.
The required education to apply for ICMR Assistant Jobs is three years Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a working knowledge of Computers.
In-Hand Salary of ICMR Assistant is Rs. 49,984 @ 17% DA.
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