Pondicherry, like Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Delhi Police Service is also centrally administered. Selected officers are appointed to the Pondicherry Civil Services.
|S.No||Grade||Scale of pay|
|1||Junior Administrative Grade||Rs. 3700-125-4700-150-5000|
|2||Grade I (Selection Grade)||Rs. 3000-100-3500-125-4500|
|3||Grade II||Rs. 2000-60-2300-EB-75-3200-100-3500|
Sanctioned strength of Puducherry Civil Service: 62 ( JAG posts = 9; Grade-I, II = 37; Reserves like deputation, leave and training = 16)