8th Central Pay Commission Expected Pay Calculator

The Government of India constitutes the Pay Commission for Central Government Employees and Pensioners to provide recommendations for modifications of their Pay and Allowances after every ten years. Ever since India gained its independence in 1947, seven pay commissions have been constituted on regular basis to examine and recommend changes to Pay and Allowances of all civil and military employees and pensioners of the Indian government. The commission is generally given eighteen months from the date of its formation to submit its recommendations. Now the 8th Central Pay Commission may be announced by the government which will be due for implementation from 01.01.2026. Here an Expected Pay Calculator is given based on the upcoming 8th CPC.

8th CPC

Expected Pay Calculator for 8th CPC

To Calculate the expected pay after 8th CPC a comparative study of increase in Pay as recommended by previous CPC is given herewith.

Pay CommissionPay Increase Recommended
2nd CPC14.20 %
3rd CPC20.60 %
4th CPC27.60 %
5th CPC31.00 %
6th CPC54.00 %
7th CPC14.27 %
Average Increase = 27 %

From analysis of the past recommendations of central pay commissions, it is observed that maximum increase in pay was recommended in 6th CPC(54%) while minimum increase in pay was recommended in 2nd and 7th CPC(approx 14.2%). While average Pay increase recommended in Past CPC is 27%.

Taking clue from the past CPCs we can assume certain possibilities and come to know the expected pay after 8th CPC.

The various possible scenarios are given below and using these figures we can calculate the expected pay after 8th CPC.

Also looking at the current Dearness Allowance(DA), the expected DA from 01.01.2026 maybe between 62% to 66%

Now based on the above possibilities, we may Calculate the expected Pay Structure after 8th CPC using the following 8th CPC Pay Calculator.

 

Also Check the 8th CPC Expected Fitment Factor using this 8th CPC Expected Fitment Factor Calculator

Expected Pay Calculator for 8th CPC Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

8th CPC will be due from which Date?
8th CPC will be due from 01.01.2026.
How long the 8th CPC will take to submit it’s recommendation after it is constituted?
The Pay commission is generally given eighteen months time from the date of its formation to submit its recommendations.
What is the expected Dearness Allowance(DA) on 01.01.2026 ?
The expected Dearness Allowance(DA) on 01.01.2026 is between 62% to 66%
What is the average Pay increase recommended in Past CPCs ?
Considering from 2nd CPC to 7th CPC the average Pay increase recommended in Past six CPCs is 27%.
Which CPC has Recommended the Highest increase in Pay of Central Government Employees?
The 6th CPC has Recommended the Highest increase in Pay of Central Government Employees(54%).
Which CPC has Recommended the Lowest increase in Pay of Central Government Employees?
The 2nd and 7th CPC has Recommended the Lowest increase in Pay of Central Government Employees(14.2%)

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