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Bangalore-India

Key Facts

Capital
New Delhi
Date format
dd.mm.yyyy
Currency
Indian Rupee (INR)
VAT
the standard rate is 18%

Contributions

Employers

Pension
Pension - 12%
Total Employment Cost
Total Employment Cost - 12%

Employees

Pension
Pension - 12%
Health Insurance
Health Insurance - 4%
Total Employee Cost
Total Employee Cost - 16%

Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage
The minimum wage in India is 176 INR per day.

Payroll

Payroll Cycle
Monthly
13th Salary

Not required by law.

Income Tax

Employee Income Tax (1)
Up to 5,000,000 INR - 5%
Employee Income Tax (2)
50M - 250M INR - 15%
Employee Income Tax (3)
250M - 500M INR - 25%
Employee Income Tax (4)
Over 500M INR - 30%

Working Hours

General Working Hours

Max 48 hours per week / 9 hours a day.

Overtime

Paid double the standard wage.

Leave

Paid Time Off

20 days per year.

Public Holidays

8 public holidays.

Sick Days

Up to 15 sick days per year.

Maternity Leave

Up to 12 weeks.

Paternity Leave

A male civil servant (including an apprentice, probationer) with less than two surviving children, may be granted Paternity Leave for a period of 15 days before or up to six months from the date of delivery of the child.

Other Leave

Casual leave: up to 3 days a month / 6 days a year.

Termination

Termination Process

No specifics, process according the labor contract signed.

Notice Period

30 days.

Severance Pay

15 day’s pay for each complete year of continuous service.

Probation Period

3-6 months.

Visa

Employment Visa

Employment Visas, also known as “E” Visas, are granted to foreigners going to India for employment.