Revislon of pay of teachers in degree level Englneerlng colleges and
other degree level technical lnstitutlons lncludlng Architecture, Town
Planning, Pharmacy and Applied Arts and Crafts Instltutlons etc.
foilowlng the revlslon of pay of Central government employees on
the recomrnendatlons of Sixth Central Pay Cornmlsslon.
(i) There shall be only three designations in respect of teachers in universities and
colleges, namely, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and hofessors. However,
there shall be no change in the present designation in respect of Library and Physical
Education Personnel at various levels.
(ii) No one shall be eligible to be appo~nted, promoted or designated as Professor,
unless he or she possesses a Ph.D. and satisfies other academic conditions, as laid down
by the University Grants Commission (UGC) from time to time. This shall, however, not
affect those who are already designated as 'Professor'.
(iii) The pay of teachers and equivalent positions in Universities and Colleges shall be
fixed according to their designations in two pay bands of Rs. 15600-39100and Rs.
37400-67000with appropriate "Academic Grade Pay" (AGP in short). Each Pay Band
shall have different stages of Academic Grade Pay which shall ensure that. teachers and
other equivalent cadres covered under this Scheme, subject to other conditions of
eligibility being satisfied, have multiple opportunities for upward movement during their
(iv) Posts of Professors shall be created in under-graduate (UG) colleges as well as in
post-graduate (PG) colleges. The number of posts of Professors in a UG College shall be
equivalent to 10 percent of the number of posts of Associate Professors in that College.
There shall be as many posts of Professors in each PG College as the number of
Departments in that College. No new Departments shall be created in UG or PG Colleges
without prior approval of the UGC.
(v) Up to 10% of the posts of Professors in universities shall be in the higher
Academic Grade Pay of Rs. 12000 with eligibility conditions to be prescribed by the UGC.
(vi) National Eligibility Test (NET) shall be compulsory for appointment at the entry
level of Assistant Professor, subject to the exemptions to the degree of Ph.D. in respect
of those persons obtaining the award through a process of registration, course-work and
external evaluation, as have been/ or may be laid down by the UGC through its
regulations, and so adopted by the University. NET shall not be required for such
Masters' programmes in disciplines for which there is no NET........Contd.
8. Other terms and conditions:
(i) Each annual increment shall be equivalent to 3% of the sum total of pay in the
(ii) Each advance increment shall also be at the rate of 3% of the sum total of pay in
the relevant Pay Band and the AGP as applicable and shall be non-compoundable.
(iii) The number of additional increment(s) on placement at each higher stage of AGP
shall be as per the existing scheme of increment on promotion from lower Pay Scale to
higher Pay Scale; however, in view of the considerable raise in effective pay between the
two Pay Bands, there shall be no additional increment on movement from the Pay Band
of Rs. 15600-39100to the Pay Band of Rs. 37400-67000.
(iv) All issues relating to grant of advance increments to teachers engaged in
engineering/ technical courses in the university system shall be subject to
recommendations of the Committee separately constituted by the Central Government
for pay review of teachers in technical education.
(b) Pay 'fixation formula':
The pay 'fixation formula' recommended by 6th Central Pay Commission as
accepted by the Central Government shall be adopted for teachers and equivalent
positions in the Library and Physical Education Cadres.
(i) Allowances such as Leave Travel Concession, Special Compensatory Allowances,
Children's Education Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Deputation
Allowance, Travelling Allowance, Dearness Allowance, area based Special Compensatory
Allowance etc, as applicable to teachers and Library and Physical Education Cadres, shall
be at par with those accepted by the Central Government for Central Government
employees on the recommendations of 6th central Pay Commission and shall be
applicable from 1.09.2008.
(ii) For teachers and equivalent positions in Library and Physical Education cadres in
UGC maintained universities/colleges and institutions deemed to be universities, the
rates of allowances as applicable to Central Government Group 'A' employees shall be
(iii) Teachers and equivalent positions in Library and Physical Education cadres, in
UGC maintained universities/colleges and institutions deemed to be universities, with
visual, orthopedic hearing or other disabilities under the provisions of 'Persons with
Disabilities (Protection of Rights, Equal Opportunities and Full Participation) Act, 1995'
shall be entitled to twice the normal rate of transport allowance as accepted by the
Central Government on the recommendations of 6th CPC for Central Government
Employees with disabilities............Contd.