11 November 2010

Replacement of the pre-revised pay scale of Rs.22400-24500 by a new HAG scale of Rs.67000-79000

NO. 1-7/2010-IFD/U.ll
Government of lndia
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Higher Education
New Delhi, dated the 4th October, 2010

The Secretary,
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.


1.Iam directed to say that the pay scales of the teachers and equivalent cadres in universities and colleges following the revision of pay scales of Central Government employees on the recommendations 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 the posts 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 the CCS(Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 according to which the Pay Band -4 (Rs. 37400.67000) with grade pay of Rs. 12000 per month has been replaced by the new HAG scale of Rs. 67000 (annual increment @ 3%) -79000 with no grade pay.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 of Expenditure) 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 of eligibility to move the above scale of pay will remain the same. However, the ceiling of 10% of such posts in the Central Universities and the criteria for eligibility and for performance evaluation for this will remain unchanged.

4. Accordingly, there is a need to amend/rnodify the UGC Pay Regulations, 2010 to incorporate these orders. Itis requested that the UGC Pay Regulations, 2010 may be modifiedlamended and this may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

Yours faithfully,
.(Rajender Kalwani)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

 Source - DoHE