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Frequently Asked Questions


  1. Service Pensioner
  2. Family Pensioner
  3. Disability Pensioner
  4. Civil Pensioner

  1. To personnel who have rendered less than 15 years qualifying service.
  2. To individuals who are discharged in large number in pursuance of govt. policy with less than 15 years of qualifying service without sanction of President.
    1. of reducing the strength of establishment of army
    2. of reorganization which results in disbandment of any unit/formation.
  3. World War veterans who have rendered less than 15 years of qualifying service and were retrenched from service.
  4. Hony rank pension not admissible to those who are conferred Hony. Rank after the date of discharge except Hony Naib Subedar.
  5. Who are dismissed from service under Army Actí1950 and corresponding AF/Navy Act.
  6. Who are declared deserter

  1. No family pension is admissible in cases where the ex-servicemen was not a pensioner on the date of his death.
  2. Two family pensions are not admissible for the same person and same casualty.
  3. Family pension not admissible to the 2nd widow whom the deceased had married during the life time of the first widow.
Family pension not admissible to parent where deceased has left behind widow and children.

  1. No disability pension is admissible to those whose invaliding disability has been rejected or accepted at less than 20%
  2. Those who are discharged at their own request.
Disability pension sanctioned for a limited period can not be continued unless a Fresh PPO is issued on recommendation of a Resurvey Medical Board.

  1. Those who are superannuated or invalided out of service with less than 10 years service are not entitled to any pension
  2. Those who are retired /retire with less than 10 years service are not entitled to any pension
  3. Individualís who are recruited locally by Indian Embassies abroad are not entitled to any pension
Disability pension sanctioned for a limited period can not be continued unless a Fresh PPO is issued on recommendation of a Resurvey Medical Board.

Common questions / queries raised by pensioners during the monthly seminar of retiring commissioned officers and their clarification

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