Revised 7th CPC pay matrix for Teachers in Universities and Colleges under UGC
7th CPC Pay for university teachers and Staffs under the purview of UGC has been approved by union cabinet . Pay Scales of 8 Lakh Teachers and Equivalent academic Staff in Higher educational institutions like IITs, IISc, IIMs, IISERs, IIITs, NITIE. etc. have been revised on account of implementation of 7th CPC recommendation. The press release and the 7th CPC pay revision order, pay matrix for UGC teachers issued by Department of Higher Education functioning under the Ministry of human Resource is given below
Cabinet approves revised pay scales of teachers and equivalent academic staff in Universities/ Colleges & centrally funded technical institutions
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for revision of pay scales for about 8 lakh teachers and other equivalent academic staff in higher educational institutions under the purview of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and in Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, following implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission for Central Government employees.
The decision will benefit 7.58 lakh teachers and equivalent academic staff in the 106 Universities / Colleges which are funded by the UGC/MHRD and also 329 Universities which are funded by State Governments and 12,912 Govt. and private aided colleges affiliated to State Public Universities.
In addition, the revised pay package will cover teachers of 119 Centrally Funded Technical Institutions viz. IITs, IISc, IIMs, IISERs, IIITs, NITIE. etc.
The approved pay scales would be applicable from 1.1.2016. The annual Central financial liability on account of this measure would be about Rs. 9,800 crore.
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The implementation of this pay revision will enhance the teachers’ pay in the range of Rs. 10,400 and Rs. 49,800 as against the extant entry pay due to the implementation of the 6th Central Pay Commission for the pay of teachers. This revision would register an entry pay growth in the range of 22% to 28 %.
For the State Govt. funded institutions, the revised pay scales will require adoption by the respective State Governments. The Central Government will bear the additional burden of the States on account of revision of pay scales. The measures proposed in the revised pay structure are expected to improve quality of higher education and also attract and retain talent.
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(i) Pro-Vice Chancellor: The pay of the Pro Vice Chancellor of a University, presently at existing AGP of Rs.’10,000 in PB Rs.37,400-67,000/ HAG scale, shall be fixed at Academic Level 14 Academic Level ’15, as the case may be, with the existing special allowance of Rs.4000/- per month.
(ii) Vice Chancellor: The pay of the Vice Chancellor shall be fixed at Rs.2,10,000/- (fixed) (Figures obtained by using the IOR of 2.81 on 75,000/- and rounding off the figures to nearest five thousand), with the existing special allowance of Rs.5000/- per month.
Revised pay of Principals in Colleges
The pay of Principals in Under Graduate and Post Graduate Colleges shall be
(i) Under Graduate Colleges: The pay of Principals shall be equivalent to the pay of Associate Professor i.e. Academic Level 13A with rationalized entry pay of Rs.1,31,400/- with the existing special allowance of Rs.2000/- per month.
(ii) Post Graduate Colleges: The pay of Principals shall be equivalent to the pay of Professor i.e. at level Academic Level 14 with rationalized entry pay of Rs.1,44,200/- with the existing special allowance of Rs.3000/- per month.
(i) The existing pay scale of person appointed as Principal shall be protected.
(ii) Principals would continue to have lien in their main academic post where they would continue to get notional promotions while they are functioning as principals. After completion of their tenure as principals, they would go back to their academic post and draw salary due in such respective academic posts, and would not continue to have the Principals’ pay.