University Grants Commission,
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi -110002.
Subject:- Replacement of the pre-revised pay scale of Rs. 22400-24500 by a
new HAG scale of Rs. 67000-79000 -regarding.
Sir, 1.Iam directed to say that the pay scales of the teachers and equivalent
cadres in universitiesand colleges following the revision of pay scales of Central Government
employees on therecommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission were revised vide this
Ministry's letter No. 1-32/2006-U.ll/U.l(i) dated 31.12.2008. According to these orders, as per para
2 (a) (xv), 10% of theposts of Professors In a Universities shall be in the higher Academic Grade
Pay (AGP) of Rs. 12000.
2. Government of india vide its Gazette Notification dated 16Ih July, 2009
have amended theCCS(Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 according to which the Pay Band -4 (Rs.
37400.67000) with grade payof Rs. 12000 per month has been replaced by the new HAG scale of Rs. 67000
(annual increment @3%) -79000 with no grade pay.
3. It has now been decided, with the approval of the Ministry of Finance
(Department ofExpenditure) to extend HAG scale of Rs. 67000-79000 without any grade pay in
place of AGP of Rs.12000 per month. The AGP of Rs. 12000 per month does not exist any more.
ather conditions ofeligibility to move the above scale of pay will remain the same. However,
the ceiling of 10% of suchposts in the Central Universities and the criteria for eligibility and for
performance evaluation for thiswill remain unchanged.
4. Accordingly, there is a need to amend/rnodify the UGC Pay Regulations,
2010 to incorporatethese orders. Itis requested that the UGC Pay Regulations, 2010 may be
modifiedlamended and thismay be brought to the notice of all concerned.
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