ONGC Pay Revision order issued for board level & below board executives

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is has a total employee strength of 33,500, it has recently issued the 3rd PRC order for the executive and nonexecutive staff of the company. After the approval from the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, the Company published the Presidential order No. 11(19)/17-(RR)/CP dated 27 October 2017.

ONGC 3rd PRC Salient features

  1. The effective date of pay revision is 01.01.2017
  2. Uniform fitment benefit of 15% to all Employees
  3. A new set of Pay Scales
  4. Annual Rate of Increment will be 3% of basic pay and also applicable to promotions
  5. Revision in House Rent Allowance Rate
  6. The new ceiling for the Cafeteria approach will be 35%.
  7. PRP will be paid as per DPE Guidelines
  8. Location Based Compensatory allowance
  9. The Ceiling of Gratuity raised to 20Lakh
  10. Pay revision will be applicable for the next 10 Years i.e. 31.12.2026

Fitment Benefit

The formula for the fitment benefit is depicted in the table

Basic Pay +
increment(s) as
on 31.12.2016
(Personal Pay /
Special Pay not
to be included)
Industrial Dearness
Allowance (IDA) as
applicable on 1.1.2017
A + B + 15% of
amount C
rounded off
to the next

Revised Pay Scales

The below-mentioned pay scales are applicable from 01.01.2017 in ONGC. The correspondence between Grade, old pay scale and revised pay scale shown in the table.

ONGC 3rd PRC Revised Pay Scales from 01.01.2017
Name of PostGradeOld Pay ScaleRevised Pay Scale
Assistant EngineerE020,600 – 46,50050,000 – 1,60,000
Assistant Executive EngineerE124,900 – 50,50060,000 – 1,80,000
Executive EngineerE229,100 – 54,50070,000 – 2,00,000
Deputy ManagerE332,900 – 58,00080,000 – 2,20,000
ManagerE436,600 – 62,00090,000 – 2,40,000
Chief ManagerE543,200 – 66,0001,00,000 – 2,60,000
Deputy General ManagerE651,300 – 73,0001,20,000 – 2,80,000
General ManagerE7
Group General ManagerE8
Executive DirectorE962,000 – 80,0001,50,000 – 3,00,000
Director75,000 – 1,00,0001,80,000 – 3,40,000
CMD80,000 – 1,25,0002,00,000 – 3,70,000

Readers can check here the ONGC Salary in hand for the engineers and other grades after 3rd PRC report implementation.

House Rent Allowance

The current rate of HRA is 24%, 16% and 8% for the X, Y, and Z Class city respectively. On the increase of DA rate, same will be raised as per the information is given in the table.

ONGC Revised House Rent Allowance Rates from 01.01.2017
City ClassHRA (If DA < 25%)HRA (If DA> 25%)HRA Rate (if DA > 50%)
X – Class24%27%30%
Y – Class16%18%20%
Z – Class8%9%10%

Location Based Compensatory allowance

ONGC Location Based Allowance Rates from 01.01.2017
LocationRate (% of Basic Pay)
Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura10%
Ladakh Region10%
Arear around Capital Towns (Port Blair in A&N Islands, Kavaratti and Agatti in Lakshadweep)10%
Difficult Arear (North and Middle Andaman, South Andaman excluding Port Blair, entire Lakshadweep except Kavaratti, Agatti and Minicoy)16%
More Difficult Areas (Little Andaman , Nicobar Group of Islands, Narcondam Islands, East Islands and Minicoy)20%

Performance Related Pay

Performance Related Pay Criteria
Executive GradeCurrent ceiling (% of Basic Pay)New ceiling (% of Basic Pay)
E0 to E34040
E4 to E55050
Director (C&D)100100
Director (A&B)150125
CMD / MD (C&D)150125
CMD / MD (A&B)200150

Download 3rd PRC Order

ONGC-3rd-Pay Revision-Order-Copy PDF

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