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7th Pay Commission: Rates of House Rent Allowance

7th Pay Commission: Rates of House Rent Allowance

House Rent Allowance for Central Government Employees

“HRA is a compensation for expenses in connection with the rent of the residential accommodation to be hired/leased by the employee and is graded based on the level of the employee”


HRA paid from 2008 @ 30% for X (population of 50 lakh & above), 20% for Y (5 to 50 lakh) and 10% for Z (below 5 lakh) category of cities as per 6th CPC Recommendations. Now, 7th CPC has recommended reduction in the existing rates to 24% for X, 16% for Y and 8% for Z category of cities.

7th CPC HRA Rates w.e.f. 1.7.2017
City ClassificationHRA Rates
‘X’ Cities24% of Basic Pay
‘Y’ Cities16% of Basic Pay
‘Z’ Cities8% of Basic Pay
The rates of HRA will not be less than Rs.5400/-, 3600/- & 1800/- at X, Y & Z class cities respectively.

The rates of HRA will be revised to 27%, 18% and 9% for X, Y & Z class cities respectively when Dearness Allowance (DA) corsses 25 percent and further revised to 30%, 20% and 10% when DA corsses 50%.

Special orders on continuance of HRA at Delhi ‘X’ class city) rates to Central Government employees posted at Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida and Gurgaon, at Jalandhar (‘Y’ class city) rates to Jalandhar Cantt. at “Y” class city rates to Shillong, Goa & Port Blair and HRA at par with Chandigarh (‘Y’ class city) to Panchkula, S.A.S. Nagar(Mohali)

The allowances relating to CILQ. FAA and SNLQ henceforth stand abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed provisions for Housing for Personnel Below Officers Rank (PBORs)

NPA & MSP: Add-ons like NPA, MSP, etc. should not be included while working out HRA [Para 8.7.16 of 7th CPC Report

HRA Calculation with minimum pay of all levels in Pay Matrix.
Pay MatrixMinimum Pay24%16%8%
Level-1180005400
4320
3600
2880
1800
1440
Level-2199005400
4776
3600
3184
1800
1592
Level-3217005400
5208
3600
3472
1800
1736
Level-425500612040802040
Level-529200700846722336
Level-635400849656642832
Level-7449001077671843592
Level-8476001142476163808
Level-9531001274484964248
Level-10561001346489764488
Level-116770016248108325416
Level-127880018912126086304
Level-1312310029544196969848
Level-13A131100314642097610488
Level-14144200346082307211536
Classification of Cities and Towns as per the percentage for the purpose of determining HRA

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A*=STATES/UT, B*=CITIES CLASSIFIED AS “X”, C*=CITIES CLASSIFIED AS “Y”
A*B*C*
Andaman
& Nicobar Islands
Andhra
Pradesh
Telangana
Hyderabad
(UA)
Vijayawada
(UA)
Warangal
(UA)
Greater
Visakahapatnam (M.Corpn.)
Guntur
(UA)
Nellore
(UA)
Arunachal
Pradesh
AssamGuwahati
(UA)
BiharPatna (UA)
ChandigarhChandigarh
(UA)
ChhattisgarhDurg-Bhilai
Nagar (UA)
Raipur
(UA)
Dadra
& Nagar Haveli
Daman
& Diu
DelhiDelhi(UA)
Goa
GujaratAhmadabad
(UA)
Rajkot
(UA)
Jamnagar
(UA)
Bhavnagar
(UA)
Vadodara
(UA)
Surat (UA)
HaryanaFaridabad*
(M.Corpn.)
Gurgaon*
(UA)
Himachal
Pradesh
Jammu
& Kashmir
Srinagar
(UA)
Jammu(UA)
JharkhandJamshedpur
(UA)
Dhanbad
(UA)
Ranchi
(UA)
Bokaro
Steel City (UA)
KarnatakaBengalore/Bengaluru
(UA)
Belgaum
(UA)
Hubli-Dharwad
(M.Corpn.)
Mangalore
(UA)
Mysore
(UA)
Gulbarga
(UA)
KeralaKozhikoda
(UA)
Kochi (UA)
Thiruvanathapuram
(UA)
Thrissur
(UA)
Malappuram
(UA)
Kannur
(UA)
Kollan
(UA)
Lakshadweep
Madhya
Pradesh
Gwalior
(UA)
Indore
(UA)
Bhopal
(UA)
Jabalpur
(UA)
Ujjain
(M.Corpn.)
MaharashtraGreater
Mumbai (UA),
Pune (UA)
Amravati
(M.Corpn.)
Nagpur
(UA)
Aurangabad
(UA)
Nashik
(UA)
Bhiwandi
(UA)
Solapur
(M.Corpn.)
Kolhapur
(UA)
Vasai
–Virar City (M.Corpn.)
Malegaon
(UA)
Nanded-waghala
(M.Corpn.)
Sangli
(UA)
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
OdishaCuttack
(UA)
Bhabaneswar
(UA)
Raurkela
(UA)
Puducherry
(Pondicherry)
Puducherry/
Pondicherry
(UA)
PunjabAmritsar
(UA)
Jalandhar
(UA)
Ludhiana
(M.Coprn.)
RajasthanBikaner
(M.Corpn.)
Jaipur
(M.Corpn.)
Jodhpur
(UA)
Kota
(M.Corpn.)
Ajmer (UA)
 Sikkim
Tamil NaduChennai
(UA)
Salem (UA)
Tiruppur
(UA)
Coimbatore
(UA)
Tiruchirappalli
(UA)
Madurai
(UA)
Erode (UA)
Tripura
Uttar
Pradesh
Moradabad
(M.Corpn.)
Meerut
(UA)
Ghaziabad*
(UA)
Aligarh
(UA)
Agra (UA)
Bareilly
(UA)
Lucknow
(UA)
Kanpur
(UA)
Allahabad
(UA)
Gorakhpur
(UA)
Varanasi
(UA)
Saharanpur
(M.Corpn.)
Nodia*
(CT)
Firozabad
(NPP)
Jhansi
(UA)
UttarakhandDehradun
(UA)
West
Bengal
Kolkata
(UA)
Asansol
(UA)
Siliguri(UA)
Durgapur
(UA)

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