To become an IAS official, you need to crack the UPSC Civil Services exam that happens every year. The IAS exam is considered one of the toughest degrees in India and is taken by about 10 lakh aspirants each year.
The IAS official per month salary starts at € 47,250 for the post level. The basic salary rises every year to about 3% for salaried employees. For the Government's level, the maximum salary goes up to 500 202,500.
|Rating||Payment scale||Payment rate||Nr.|
|Higher or lower time scale|| 1
||5400||–||Subdivision manager or subcollector|
|Senior time scale||19659004] 15600 – 39100||6600||5||District Court (DM) or Joint Secretary of the Ministry|
|Junior Administrative||15600 – 39100||7600||9||Special Secretary or Head of Department|
|Selection Class||37400 – 67000  8700||12-15||Secretary of a Ministry|
|Super Time Scale||37400 – 67000||8700||17-20||Principal Secretary of a Large Government Department|
|Over super time scale||37400 – 67000||12000||Varies||Varies|
|Apex scale||80000 (Fixed)||NA||Varies||State Secretary, Union Secretary for Ministries in India  Cab a secret degree of ethics||90000 (Fixed)||NA||Varies||Cabin Secretary in India|