8th CPC Fitment Factor Calculator is a tool to calculate the expected fitment factor for the 8th Central pay commission on the basis of expected DA as on 01.01.2026 and expected Pay increase likely to be recommended by the 8th CPC.

## 8th CPC Expected Fitment Factor Calculator

The Expected Fitment Factor for the 8th CPC and the Expected Pay in the 8th CPC can be Calculated.To Calculate the expected Fitment Factor after 8th CPC a comparative study of increase in Pay as recommended by previous CPC is given herewith.

Pay Commission | % Pay Increase Recommended |

2nd CPC | 14.20 % |

3rd CPC | 20.60 % |

4th CPC | 27.60 % |

5th CPC | 31.00 % |

6th CPC | 54.00 % |

7th CPC | 14.27 % |

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 Fitment Factor and Expected Pay after 8th CPC.

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

Also looking at the current Dearness Allowance(DA), the expected DA from 01.01.2026 may be assumed to be between **62% to 66%**. Consider the following Scenarios :

Scenarios | Expected Dearness Allowance(DA)on 01.01.2026 | Likely Pay Increase Recommendation by 8th CPC |

Very Optimistic | 66% | 24% |

Very Passimistic | 60% | 12% |

Normal Expectation | 63% | 18% |

Now based on the above possibilities, we may Calculate the expected **fitment factor** after 8th CPC using the following 8th CPC Fitment Factor Calculator.

#### Also Check the 8th CPC Expected Pay using this 8th CPC Expected Pay Calculator

**8th CPC Expected Fitment Factor Calculator** **Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)**

What is the Expected Fitment Factor in 8th CPC? |

The expected Fitment Factor in 8th CPC 1.92. |

What was the Fitment Factor in 7th CPC? |

The Fitment Factor in 7th CPC was minimum 2.57. |

On What Factors the Value of Fitment Factor Depends? |

The value of Fitment Factor depends on Prevailing DA rate as well as the Pay Increase decided by the Commission/Government. |

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