Commentary on the UGC Pay Revision of University and College Teachers in India

Updated on November 17, 2017
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Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human resource development (MHRD), Govt. of India has informed the secretary, University Grant Commission vide OO. No. 1-7/2015-U.II(1) dated 2nd November, 2017, scheme of revision of pay of teachers and equivalent cadres in Universities and colleges following the pay revision of CG employees on the recommendation of 7th CPC. It would be applicable to teachers in the Higher Educational Institutions under the purview of the UGC. Approved revised pay and other service conditions are as follows.

i) In Universities and Colleges, there shall be only three designations, namely Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors. Order also stated that designations of Library and Physical Education Personnel at various levels will remain unchanged.

ii)The rationalized entry pay for Assistant Professor in the pay band of Rs. 15600-39,000 with AGP of Rs 6000, 7000 and rs. 8000 will be Rs. 57,700, Rs. 68,900 and Rs. 79,800, respectively.

iii) The rationalized entry pay of Associate Professor in Pay Band of Rs 37400-67,000 with AGP of Rs 9000 will be Rs. 1,31,400 whereas entry pay of Professor in same pay band with AGP of Rs. 10,000 will be Rs 1,44,200.

iv) Those Professors who are placed in HAG will draw entry pay of Rs 1,82,200.

iii) The pay of Vice Chancellor will be fixed at Rs. 2,10,000 with the existing Special Allowance of Rs. 5000/- per month.

vi) Revised pay and revised rate of Dearness Allowance shall be 1.1.2016

vii) The pay of Principals in Under Graduate shall be equivalent to
the pay of Associate Professor with the existing special allowance of
Rs.2000/- per month.
viii) The pay of Principals in Post Graduate Colleges shall be equivalent to the
pay of Professor with the existing special allowance of Rs.3000/- per
month.

vii) Arrear payment shall be made during the current year.


Pay Fixation Method (7th CPC)

  • In the new system as per 7th CPC, concept of academic pay and pay band is changed to Academic level and Cells. The first academic level (Corresponding to AGP of Rs 6000) is numbered as AL 10. Other levels are 11, 12, 13A, 14 and 15. Fitment factor or Index of Rationalization is 2.67 for AGP less than Rs.10,000 and 2.72 for the AGP of Rs 10,000 and above.
  • The pay matrix is shown in the table shown below in the snap.
  • On January 1, 2016, the existing pay (Existing Pay in Pay Band + AGP0 in the pre-revised pay as on 31st December, 2015 shall be multiplied by a factor of 2.57. The figure (product so arrived) is to be located in the Academic Level (corresponding to pay band and AGP in the new Pay Matrix. Equal or next higher cell in the Academic Level (if equal is not available) shall be the revised pay. In case figure arrived is less than the first cell then pay shall be fixed in the 1st Cell of that Academic Level.
  • If more than two stages are bunched together, one additional increment (3%) may be given for every two stages bunched.

To understand 7th pay fixation in better way, please visit Gazette notification on the acceptance ... of employees.


UGC 7CPC PAY MATRIX
UGC 7CPC PAY MATRIX

Promotion

Whenever an employee gets a promotion, he would be given a notional increment in his existing Academic Level of Pay (moving to next higher cell) and the pay in the cell be located in the new Academic Level to corresponding post (promoted one).

Increment

Important change as per 7th CPC is that there shall be two dates for grant of increment namely, First January and first July of every year. Earlier there was a single date for grant of increment ( First July).However, increment date will depend on the date of appointment, promotion or grant of financial up-gradation.Rate of increment is 3 percent. Annual increment is given in the pay matrix table.

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Library staff 7th CPC
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      Abdul Rashid 

      7 days ago

      Any updates regarding implementation of 7th CPC for POlytechnic lecturers? can anybody spell out?? why so much delay in announcing the 7th CPC by AICTE

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      Dual das 

      9 days ago

      Starting salary of Assistant Professor above the salary of Higher Secondary School Head Master.

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      manaxa 

      13 days ago

      Incentives to teachers as provided in the earlier Regulations of 2010 and subsequent amendments have been retained. They include incentives for M Phil/PhD. This statement was given by Union Minister for Human Resources Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar said at a press conference on 13nth june 2018. (Link https://www.moneycontrol.com/)

      From the above line can we mean that those who have completed the phd after jan 2016 also will get phd increment in the seventh pay commission . Pl anyone clarify my doubt

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      Babu Rao Basala, Retd. Principal Guntur AP 

      13 days ago

      I request FEDCUTA & other national Teachers' organisations should immediately alert the various States / UTs branches on the wanton delay in implementing 2016 UGC revised scales from Jan 2016 in their respective States/UTs. Indian Higher Edn. Teachers are really great, for , they give priority to their teaching work rather demanding what they deserve. But our sincere efforts & a little persuasion are needed to impress upon the state govts, to issue implementation proceedings, lest the time ahead will slip into election commission's purview and state / UT govts, will be handcuffed. So My dear teachers, you start your efforts by meeting local Legislators to pursue their CMs in this matter. It is an Alert to All India University & College Teachers' Association.

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      Kalirajan 

      3 weeks ago

      Today TN Govt is set to implement the recommendations of 7th pay commission.

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      Dr. Amit 

      3 weeks ago

      Date of joining: 03.04.2007. MY Pay Band+AGP (24690+7000=31690) AS ON 31.12.2015. AGP ON 03.04.2016 is 8000 and 03.04.2019 will be 9000 (Associate professor).

      Please fixed my salary on 01.01.2016 and then as per above till July'2019. Please help me.

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      P. Chait 

      3 weeks ago

      Starting salary of Assistant Professors above the salary of I.A.S. Officers.

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      Rajamoni 

      3 weeks ago

      What is salary comparison?

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      Manaxa 

      3 weeks ago

      Incentives to teachers as provided in the earlier Regulations of 2010 and subsequent amendments have been retained. They include incentives for M Phil/PhD. This statement was given by Union Minister for Human Resources Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar said at a press conference on 13nth june 2018. (Link https://www.moneycontrol.com/)

      From the above line can we mean that those who have completed the phd after jan 2016 also will get phd increment in the seventh pay commission . Pl anyone clarify my doubt

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      Rajamoni 

      3 weeks ago

      What is salary comparison?

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      Rajesh 

      4 weeks ago

      What indicate Assistant Professor's salary?

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      Dual das 

      5 weeks ago

      assistant professor expect 2 lakh as starting salary

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      Tariq 

      5 weeks ago

      Can anybody please confirm whether M. Phil/P.HD increments are reinstated. Any official order issued?

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      Dr. Mayya from Surathkal 

      5 weeks ago

      Revision of Pension of Central Govt supported Faculty:

      http://mhrd.gov.in/sites/upload_files/mhrd/files/c...

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      SPARTAN 

      6 weeks ago

      Are these guys gone mad, one said Asst.Prof. Salary 2.78 lakh, other said it is 1.98 lakh, and other guy said it is 2.4 lakh, are these guys serious. are you talking about professor salary or Asst. Prof. Salary, if you are talking about Asst Prof. Salary, and you are a Prof. I am sorry to say , that you guys have to grow ...

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      Dr. Lalith 

      7 weeks ago

      Assistant Professor expect 2.78 lakh as a starting salary.

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      Mr. A.K. Khan 

      8 weeks ago

      Is there any news regarding AICTE 7th Pay?

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      Sk. Mainuddin 

      8 weeks ago

      What about AICTE????

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      Prof. Saiad Kan 

      8 weeks ago

      Assistant Professor expect 1.98 lakh as a starting salary.

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      Dr.M.D. Vama Gan 

      8 weeks ago

      Assistant professor expect 2.40 lakh.

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      Prof. Shine 

      2 months ago

      Assistant Professor and Junior Scientist expect same salary.

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      tk 

      2 months ago

      How about order on revised allowances and order for pre2016 pensioners? Should not FEDCUTA take up the issues with MHRD?

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      sanat 

      2 months ago

      can any one tell when aicte will come up with notification on 7th cpc?????????????????//

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      Ramu 

      2 months ago

      Where is House Rent Allowance (HRA)??????????????

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      .F. M. Drader 

      2 months ago

      Junior Scientist expect 1.05 lakh

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      Dual das 

      2 months ago

      How do you compare Assistant Professor's salary with other job?

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      DR.X.Vahdas 

      2 months ago

      Microsoft Engineer is the expected job of indians

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      Dr.P.Pirabaharan 

      2 months ago

      Dear RTM Sir,

      I agreed your statements.

      i am also expect the news about state university.

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      Viswanadham 

      3 months ago

      Election commissioner is not pH

      Why compare different categories?

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      F.M Drader 

      3 months ago

      Salary of assistant professor above the salary of election commissioner.

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      RTM 

      3 months ago

      Anony sir, U have mentioned that , in all central universities they have withdrawn the increments from those have completed Ph.d in the year 2016 but joined before 2016 and got Ph.d increment. Is it authentic news sir. K is let it be.

      What about the state university status. Still now they have not implemented seventh pay for higher education. Whether any state university have withdrawn withdrawn the increments from those have completed Ph.d in the year 2016 but joined before 2016 and got Ph.d increment. Any news about this

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      Anony 

      3 months ago

      Not at all RTM. as you have not acquired the Ph.D. degree in the last pay commission then how are you expecting your Ph.D. increments to get after 1/1/ 2016. It is already withdrawn in all the Central universities w.e.f. from 1/1/2016. If ur Ph.D. is awarded after 1 Jan, 2016 then your Ph.D. will be withdrawn because you failed to submit in the last pay commission course of time. In fact you may enquire it from the teachers who are working in the Central universities.

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      W.F. Redsen 

      3 months ago

      Pension is entirely different from salary.

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      R V Srinivasan 

      3 months ago

      There's no mention about pension fixation for retired teachers till now (April 18)

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      ppirabaharan 

      3 months ago

      Absolutely correct RTM sir,

      The incentive rules of Ph.D only after the State government implements dates.Those who are all joined before Jan 2016 should eligible to get Ph.D incentives.

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      RTM 

      3 months ago

      How can they withdraw the increment from the staff who joined before 2016 but completed phd after 2016 Anony. Becaz When sixth pay implemented , 6th pay recommend eligibility for assistant professor was Phd . 6th pay implemented effect from 1.1.2006. But Tamilnadu government implemented 6th pay on oct 2009. But lot of assistant professor joined in government colleges in the period of 2006 to sep 2009 in M.phil qualification(as per 5th pay). But the tamilnadu government follow the 6th pay eligibility after oct 2009 only( ie after the implementation date) . Now our phd incentive also having the same situation as 2006. Then they should implement the phd incentives rules only after the State government implements dates.

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      Anony 

      3 months ago

      No Increment to the teachers who joined before 1/1/2016 and awarded Ph D After 1/1/2017given date. All increments after 1/1/2016 is withdrawn becoz the Ph D is done after 1 Jan 2016.

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      RTM 

      3 months ago

      I think in Central universities they have already implemented seventh pay commission for teaching faculty. Whether they have given Ph.d incentives for faculty who joined in service before 2016 but completed Ph.d after 2016. . If anybody knows authenticall information about such cases pls reply .

      Because Tamilnadu government still not implemented seventh pay for college teachers. Here lot of teachers who joined before 2016 but compled their Ph.d in 2016 got Ph.d increments in 2016 it self . But when the state implements seventh pay for them , what about their status whether the government cut and recover their Ph.d incentives or as they joined before 2016 they are eligible for Ph.d incentives what they already got.

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      Babu Rao Basala Guntur AP 

      3 months ago

      Hope that other States & UTs implement the Revised UGC scales very soon. Congrats to the Teachers of J&K

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      RTM 

      3 months ago

      I think in Central universities they have already implemented seventh pay commission for teaching faculty. Whether they have given Ph.d incentives for faculty who joined in service before 2016 but completed Ph.d after 2016. . If anybody knows authenticall information about such cases pls reply .

      Because Tamilnadu government still not implemented seventh pay for college teachers. Here lot of teachers who joined before 2016 but compled their Ph.d after 2016 got Ph.d increments in 2016 it self . But when the state implements seventh pay for them , what about their status whether the government cut and recover their Ph.d incentives or they are eligibe for Ph.d incentives what they already got.

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      Prof. V. Gopalan 

      3 months ago

      Dear Sirs, whether 80% assistance for Pay Revision is assured by MHRD to States ? if not, how can we get the benefits of revised scales, for just 50% ? ....Can any one explain this implication ?

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      Dr J.V 

      3 months ago

      How many states actually implemented or are implementing Revised UGC scales- Will Professors (of colleges/Universities) of Different States & Union Territories , give informatio

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      C. J 

      3 months ago

      One who appointed before 1.1.2016 the pay is multiplied by the factor 2.57 including Ph.D. incentives.

      One who joined after 1.1.2016 the pay is fixed as 57700 whether he has Ph.D. or not. This is UGC New pay guidelines.

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      Dr.P.Pirabaharan 

      3 months ago

      Those who obtained Ph.D before the announcement of seventh pay regulation is eligible for the increment is correct.

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      RP 

      3 months ago

      But in government colleges the person who completed phd in 2016 got phd incentives in 2016 itself. what is their status when seventh pay implements

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      Anony 

      3 months ago

      You are also not eligible for phd Increment. In a nutshell those who are awarded phd after 1/1/2016 are not entitled for increment in any way..

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      ppirabaharan 

      3 months ago

      I am also having the same doubt like L S & R P , I joined on Sep 2009 and I completed my Ph.D on July 2016. Whether I am eligible for Ph.D incentives or not . Pls any one clarify my doubt.

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      Anony 

      3 months ago

      You've are not eligible for phd Increment. As ur phd is awarded after 1/1/2016. So no increment..

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      Dr. G. Logiswaran 

      3 months ago

      Even after five months, orders were not issued by MHRD and UGC for the revision of pension and family pension who have retired from Higher Educational Institutes/Central Universities/State Universities after getting UGC scales of pay

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      Viswanadham 

      3 months ago

      Will somebody remind the govt about university professor? It's ridiculous that they have forgotten a section of senior citizens.

      Will they revise their pension for their heirs only and not during their life time.

      Shame on the central government and the HRD ministry.

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      RP 

      3 months ago

      I am also having the same doubt like L S. I joined on Dec 2008 and I completed my Phd on oct 2016. Whether I am eligible for phd incentives or not . Pls any one clarify my doubt.

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      L s 

      3 months ago

      what about the incentive who had appointed Jan.2007is they are going to award phd degree in 2017

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      Anonymous 

      3 months ago

      Any news about phd increments ? A news in the air, a new notification will be displayed soon in coming days..

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      Dr Virendra Kumar Singh 

      3 months ago

      The previous revision stressed the removal of stagnation but the latest revision will compel many of our colleagues to stagnate at an early stage,I mean, after earning merely four or five increments.In my opinion, there shouldn't be any upper limit for the same.

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      KKV 

      3 months ago

      which states implement new scales, any information, share with all

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      Dr Raghu 

      3 months ago

      Teacher Unions and Leaders Please respond to the major issues raised by Dr Baburao basala

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      Dr VK 

      3 months ago

      well explained Prof. BabuRao Basala. It's a point to take note of by all Teaching fraternity & Unions. State governments must do justice in this matter.

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      Babu Rao Basala Guntur AP 

      3 months ago

      2006 UGC notification permitted 10% of teachers working in UG colleges to be placed in Professor[AGP 10K] grade with all required qualifications. In such a case how can the Head of the UG college Principal be placed in AGP 9000 equivalent pay matrix starts at 1,31,400 as his sub-ordinate Professor's 2016 UGC pay starts at 1,44,200. So the Principals of UG/PG & Professor scale should alike in 2016 UGC revised pay scales. If the UG/PG college Principal post is filled on rotation, the Professors working at both places be made Heads of the Institutions, dispensing with the much practiced Seniority procedure, which again becomes violation of fundamental right. In UG Colleges rotation of Principal post is detrimental to the interest of the degree colleges, with regards to discipline(as +2 stage students just join here), work culture, accountability, enforcing rules & finally achieving set goals.

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      Babu Rao Basala Guntur AP 

      3 months ago

      The revised 2016 UGC pay scales notification needs rectification, of course to be carried out by State Govts/UTs, since the education in India is in Concurrent list of our constitution with the adoption of the 42 Amendment to the Constitution in 1976. the UGC notification degraded the UG Principal status by placing it in equivalent pay matrix of AGP 9000, instead of placing it on par with AGP 10000. It is a concern to the UG Principals, who have been placed in AGP 10000 on regularization as Principal even before 1-1-2016. Hence the State Govts/UTs should exercise their Legitimate Constitutional Right and continue the UG college Principal Status by treating it equivalent to PG College Principal envisaged in 2016 UGC pay revision. Moreover All the Teaching Posts whether they are in UG Colleges or in PG colleges, are NOW treated alike as Asst. Prof, Asso.Prof, & Prof. in UGC notification. So the Difference shown between UG Principal & PG Principal is REDUNDANT, both should be placed in equivalent May Matrix of AGP 10000, by Not Disturbing the present structure of pay scale of UG college Principal.

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      Dr. Jaghan 

      3 months ago

      What the assistant professor yearn?

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      Avm 

      3 months ago

      UGc 7 pay cpmmision anounced what About AICT E pay for Enginnering and Polytechnic?

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      Pr. Will Sem 

      3 months ago

      What the Election Commissioner Yearn?

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      Dr. G. Logiswaran 

      3 months ago

      No orders were issued for pensioners to get benefit of 7th CPC. After issuing orders on 2-11-2017 for the presently working University Teachers, it is now (27th Mar 2018) 5 months have lapsed, but orders were not issued for pensioners. Why this disparity? Pay and Pension are treated on par for paying income tax. Pension is considered as deferred pay as promulgated by Supreme Court. But there is a long wait for the pensioners to get the benefits of 7th CPC. The chain is also too long. MHRD will send orders to UGC. Then UGC will send to State Governments. then the State Govts will send to concerned Universities. Then the Universities will issue orders. The financial crunch will come in the way of implementation at any point while passing through the above chain

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      ranjan 

      3 months ago

      odisha govt has formed a committee 3/4 days back to look into ugc 7th pay recommendation and has asked the committee to submit its report within 45 days.

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      Babu Rao Basala, Retd. Principal, Guntur AP 

      3 months ago

      Dear UGC Teaching Fraternity....., Its time to reinvigorate, stand steadfast, unite as one....to demand immediate implementation of 2016 UGC scales in all States/UTs. If we miss this opportunity, just before General Elections, no politician or bureaucrat shall look into our just demand. So UGC Working /Retired Teachers across the country should leave their inhibitions at-once, form at-least as 10 member group, should meet their MLAs of their respective States/UTs and see that our pleading is forwarded to the Chief Ministers for immediate implementation. There shall not be any consideration or proffer or benefaction by any Govt., unless and until people demand forcefully to redeem their just requisition.

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      Babu Rao Basala Retd. Principal, Guntur AP 

      3 months ago

      1) There may not be much hike for those who retired before 1-1-2016, since those who were retired in Jan 2016 and later, shall have marginal increase in their pension. 2) The Teachers' Union Leaders of DUCTA & FEDCUTA may kindly enlighten the UGC scale working/retired teachers across the country...on... how many States/UTs in the country are going to implement the 2016 UGC scales in their own States/UTs..& suggest/advise steps to be initiated by Teachers' Associations for putting pressure on their respective State/UT Govt.s for immediate implementation. The ensuing General Elections in the country shall forcibly make Politicians heed & accede our demand.

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      dr s k nayak 

      3 months ago

      What about the pension of university professors retired on or before 31.12.2015 ?

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      D. E. Proud 

      4 months ago

      Vice- Chancellor is the top job compare to Doctor.

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      tk 

      4 months ago

      dear prof vandita varma

      How far the news is true? Any document available.Pl upload

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      VanditaVarma 

      4 months ago

      Congratulations!

      Today morning DU received sanction letter for full grant from UGC to give revised Pay and arrears.

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      Mohanan 

      4 months ago

      when compare engineers salary with doctor, doctor is the expected posession.

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      Dr RAjiv Kaul 

      4 months ago

      what about allowances (TA/DA) for college teachers going on official temporary duty. UGC and AICTE must declare it at the earliest, otherwise nobody will go on essential temporary Duty and it will install the exam work.

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      Anonymous 

      4 months ago

      Really.....we didn't not expect this from govtment. They are cheater.

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      worried 

      4 months ago

      pray that this govt don't win next election. Otherwise they gonna ask you to raise your 100% salary from student fee, for sure. This time they have made it to 30% for trial basis.

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      Ranjit Mitrs 

      4 months ago

      Can I know whether retired college and university teachers in West Bengal will get revised pension? If yes, then whether a separate notice is issued by the govt.for the revision of pay of retired teachers.

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      Bd 

      4 months ago

      Who all are in ugc/aicte? Teachers or beourocrats? Who all have raised the issue to introduce API? Teachers or beourocrats? What our teachers association are doing? Are they not policitically biased? Are they not indirectly support to implement pay commission effect for teachers at the end, i.e., after several years than other central govt. Employees gets the due Everytime? All the stringent rules regarding promotion and incentives admissibility who all are proposing?

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      Anon 

      4 months ago

      Dear Manaxa

      In both cases, there will be no increment. Such a cheap decision made by ugc.

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      manaxa 

      4 months ago

      Pls clarify my doubt. Who will not get phd increments. Whether who have completed phd after 2016 (but joining before 2016) or those who joined after 2016.

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      Viswanadham 

      4 months ago

      How can the govt neglect the pensioners? Is it the govt's consideration towards senior citizens?

      Hats off to the Government.

      The govt employees got benefits.

      But university staff got the scales after waiting for more than a year, but till now there is no sign of relief to pensioners.

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      Anon 

      4 months ago

      Prof Spartan

      I really agree with you. Now where those senior professors who are getting PhD increments ? they are silent coz they are happy. All are selfish fellow !!

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      SPARTAN 

      4 months ago

      If we dont talk about Ph.D. inrements here, then where can we?

      So there should be unity amoung indian teachers, when delay in revised pay.

      But, When it comes to increment, some of senior prof. say that there is no increment needed. "How come SOME senior prof expect to be united when you are not in the position to support newly joined assistant prof. for their increment.

      Therefore the the rule according to some senior prof, who already getting increments as follows, "ëverybody should be united (including those who are not going to get increment) to get revised pay, After that we (Some super senior prof who aginst giving increments) will not support newly joined Assistant Prof. for their increments".

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      Babu Rao Basala Retd.Principal Guntur AP 

      4 months ago

      You are right Prof tk... As implementation is delayed, this discussion ensued. Let's continue to share our views, since our views shall not alter already approved frames of 2016 UGC RPS. Its only a means of solace, we seek in, for abnormal delay in implementation. We Teachers love, respect fellow Teachers. Long live Unity among Indian Teachers. Certain anomalies should be addressed by the UGC before actual implementation process starts.

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      tk 

      4 months ago

      Let us not discuss any further on PH. increment. Let us talk about delay in implementation of revised pay and allowances.

      What is the stand of FEDCUTA in the matter.

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      Bd 

      4 months ago

      We the teachers are famous to find fault with other teachers, know all ugc rules. But ever we think that nobody can be in a permanent position in college.. university before attending 30 years of age and struggling for PhD degree on ground. On contrary, in research labs, a msc or btech fellow joins as scientist and going up without publishing even a single paper. They get pay commission effect in time whereas professors? Hence PhD increment is logical or not may not be decided by beourocrats but a few senior professors whose careers are over, enjoyed whatever. How they will come to know mental agony of new professorial cadre. PhD before 2006 and after 2016 will not get anything but completed between 2/06 to 2016 got some increments. Now everybody will be deprived in getting any incentive. PhD should be mandatory for scientists. But funny part is this highest qualification is now mandatory for college teachers and research to be done by teachers in addition to their regular teaching assignments. But scientists will enjoy various incentives. Great..

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      DK 

      4 months ago

      What I understand is..the correspondents are Not against Govt. sanctioning Ph.D increments, but the rule position in RPS2016 UGC scales is explicit derivative effort made by them. PhD degree holders deserve special incentives, but it is made Qualifying border line for placements in Degree colleges/Universities by UGC, hence this discussion.

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      Bd 

      4 months ago

      Can anybody say what aicte is doing? Why delay?

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      Spartan 

      4 months ago

      Correct, so therefore those who are saying no special increments needed for Ph.D,, will give back the increments which they received until now to govt. also they will request govt to stop their special increments which they are receiving for their Ph.D. (Our Point here is the rule should be same for every one. What I can see here is those who are getting increments saying that increment is not needed, it is no good, it shows how matured their mind is. FYI I am already getting increments and I wish it to be continued for everyone)

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      Basala Babu Rao Retd. Principal Guntur AP 

      4 months ago

      Prof Dave, You are right, when Ph.D is made mandatory , how can we expect sops like special increments. The earlier awarded increments automatically become redundant.

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      Dave 

      4 months ago

      Regarding Ph.D. increment, if Ph.D. in mandatory qualification for recruitment in college/University, how can you ask for additional increments? Think twice, no scope of additional increments for ph.d. Govt. is on right track. And, don't expect any more in future also.

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      4 months ago

      Modi govtment ruined the carrier of newly appointed assistant professor. It is said that the increment for PhD holder has been withdrawn according to the 7th pay commission. Is there any logic behind this ? If there is a rule, that should be equal to all.why should those phd holder suffer who joined after 1.1.16.its totally unjustified. Every one should protest against 7th pay commission.

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      Dave 

      5 months ago

      For retired teachers, UGC will issue separate order. In sixth pay also, UGC has issued a separate order for Pre-Post 2006 UGC teachers.

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      Prof. P.K.Chidambaram, Retd: Principal, Govt. of Puducherry 

      5 months ago

      There is no mention about the revised pay of RETIRED college Principals and teachers in the letter dated 2nd November, 2017 of the Director of Higher Education, MHRD, New Delhi addressed to the Secretary , UGC. and

      copied to the CS of all Govts. It is requested that the revision of pay of retired college teachers be announced WITHOUT ANY DELAY, as many retired college teachers are in their advanced age and are anxious to reap the benefit of revised pay effective from 1-1-2016.

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      Govindan, Scientist 

      5 months ago

      Professor ji,...."Even my state 99%------not alloting three increments".....What does it mean Mr Professor ? Sorry to say that your expression needs clarity. I request the UGC should at-once conduct Crash Refresher Programs in ENGLISH to 'improve the higher education teachers' teaching ability/expression' to All HE College/University teachers across the country By Retired English Lecturers & Professors. This could give face lift to HE Teachers & avert the disaster of Indian students making fun of their own teachers in very near future. Let all of us uphold the status of Indian Guru parampara in our rich learned society. Let's all remember the Great Ancient Indian Alma Mater Taxila .

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      N.L.BANDIYA 

      5 months ago

      sir, I want to clearify Ph d three increments since 1/01/2006.There is no clear orders for the same in all states.Even my state 99% increments are giving only one college in my state i.e MP not alloting three increments. pl suggest me.Thanks.

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      Dr. S. Mayya from Surathkal 

      5 months ago

      *DUTA Press Release; 8 February 2018*

      *Teachers and karamcharis "Halla Bol" at the UGC against the negative recommendations of 7th Pay Revision*

      More than four thousand teachers and karmacharis marched from Feroz Shah Kotla to the UGC today while the meeting of the full Commission was taking place. Protesting against the negative recommendations of 7th Pay Revision Notification, the vibrant DUTA-DUCKU programme reflected the dismay and the anguish of the university community about the implications of the funding formula by which the universities are being forced to generate resources to the tune of at least 30%.

      Teachers and Representatives of Jamia Teachers’ Association (Prof. Musheer Ahmad, President, and Dr. Veermani, Joint Secretary), IGNOUTA (Prof. C R K Murthy, President) and Aligarh Muslim University Teachers’ Association (Prof. Mujahid Baig, President). Many students also joined the protest in solidarity with their teachers and against the fee hike which may result from the recent Government policies. 

      Teachers and karamcharis are anguished about the delay in disbursement of revised salaries as per the 7th Pay Revision. There is a growing fear it may get further delayed because of the 30-70% funding formula notified by the MHRD.  As per the MHRD Office Memorandum (13.01.2017), the Central Universities are supposed to get only 70% of the enhanced financial burden on account of the Pay Revision, the rest to be met by the Universities through self-generation of resources. This is an unprecedented attack on the character of the public-funded institutions as it threatens to reduce funds to institutions of higher learning. Also State Universities have been allocated only 50% of Central assistance and that too for a reduced period of 39 months, i.e. till 31.03.2019, as opposed to the Central assistance of 80% for 51 months in the last pay revision. Withdrawal of public funding will push the burden of maintaining Central and State Universities on students, it will increase the expenditure of parents and students towards education manifold. Exponential fee hike will push a large section of students out of higher education. 

      The negative recommendations of 7th Pay Revision Notification have pushed teachers on a war-path. Withdrawal of advance increments for MPhil/ PhD will affect the career progression of teachers who will join the profession late but with higher qualifications. The glaring anomalies of the last pay revision have not been addressed, resulting in downgrading of Assistant Professors at every level. The pay revision has created a situation of compulsory stagnation for all senior teachers, including Associate Professors, Professors and Principals very soon. The fitment formula for incumbent teachers on 1.1.2016 is retained at 2.57 which amounts to a measly 14.27% increase: the lowest in independent India. This is starkly in contrast to the last two pay revisions where the minimum increase across all categories of teachers was 40% in basic pay.  Allowances for teachers have been delinked from Central Govt employees and the MHRD notification stipulates that till the Ministry of Finance decides on the revised allowances of teachers, all allowances will be paid according to the pre-revised pay structure. Also, it is shocking that the MHRD notification contains no reference to the revised pension benefits for teachers in accordance to the provisions of the 7th Pay Revision. 

      It is also the first time that the report of the Pay Review Committee was kept in complete secrecy. The DUTA could get a copy of Chauhan Committee Report only recently through an RTI filed by a faculty member. However, even without making it public the Government had already set up another committee to look into the service conditions and it is not clear what the Government intends to do with promotional avenues for teachers. Teachers across the country have been denied promotions for the past 10 years because of the irrational API. Nothing short of a complete Roll Back of the API which has led to dilution of academic standards and downgraded teaching is acceptable. The retrospective implementation of API in Delhi University must be addressed and the issue of the counting of past services must be settled.

      The Budget speech of the Finance Minister of 1st February made it clear that the policy thrust will be on commercialisation of Higher Education, turning public funded institutions of repute into teaching shops and replacing grants with loans for creating infrastructure. While the budget allocation to schemes like Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA) and Institute of Excellence has increased manifold, the budget allocations to the UGC, IITS, IIMs and RUSA have either been reduced or have remained stagnant. Teachers are exercised about the fact that the budget allocation to the UGC does not reflect the additional expenses required for implementing the 7th Pay Revision.

      The DUTA will use now mobilise intensively amongst students and parents. The DUTA-DUCKU have now given a call of a Joint Rally from Mandi House to Parliament Street on 16 February, 2018. The DUTA has started inviting students and students' organisations to join the movement. The DUTA will also mobilise Members of Parliament for the 16 February Rally. The DUTA warns the Government against anti-people education policies and negative service conditions. 

       

      Rajib Ray

      President

      Vivek Chaudhary

      Secretary

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      Professor Rigzuu Jasmin 

      5 months ago

      Pension of retired university members will be revised within 3 months...before June 2018

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      TS 

      5 months ago

      Any news regarding AICTE notification?

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      Dr S N Bhalla, retd Professor, AMU, Aligarh 

      5 months ago

      Sir,

      When the pension of retd university teachers is likely to be revised?

      Thanks

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      SHAILESH V ACHARYA 

      5 months ago

      What about seventh aicte pay commision

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      Bd 

      5 months ago

      What happened to aicte notification? By December end, detailed notification was due covering all aspects like cas etc. Where are those notification? Really time has come to merge ugc and aicte to put under mhrd. At least, in time pay hike would be implemented.

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