​Salary, Benefits (Residents)

Salary Structure

Residents are offered a monthly salary according to their level of training:

  • Resident I      Rs. 100,000/-
  • Resident II     Rs. 107,000/-
  • Resident III    Rs. 115,000/-
  • Resident IV    Rs. 123,000/-
  • Resident V     Rs. 131,000/-



Earned Leave: 23 working days per annum
Sick Leave: 15 calendar days per annum

Outpatient Medical Expenses

Annual maximum reimbursement limit is Rs.85,000; of this amount, a maximum of 25% is allowed to be incurred outside AKUH campuses, while the remaining should be used within AKUH campuses.​

Inpatient Medical Expenses

Aga Khan University will bear 85 percent of the admissible hospitalization expenses. The remaining 15 percent of the expenses will be borne by the employee and should be settled by the employee before the patient is discharged. However, if an employee is unable to pay the required expenses immediately, he/she can request for this amount to be deducted from his/her salary in a maximum of 12 equal installments.

The above hospitalization benefit is applicable at AKUH Stadium Road campus or secondary health care hospitals and the room entitlement for the employee and his/her dependents’ will be of general ward.

Assistance for Diagnostic Tests and Procedures Expense

All diagnostic tests and procedures which cost over Rs 7,500 will be treated as inpatient, i.e. 85 percent of the cost will be borne by AKUH and 15 percent will be charged to the employee. All eligible employees and their dependents can avail this benefit. Limits apply: expenses pertaining to dental procedures, cosmetic treatment and executive medical check-ups will not be admissible under this category.

Group Insurance

Residents are covered under the Group Life Insurance Scheme for 30 months’ last drawn salary. Additionally, coverage for temporary and permanent disability or death due to accidents is also provided. The cost of premium is fully borne by the Organization.

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