Cabinet approves revised pay scale for university teachers

Cabinet approves revised pay scale for university teachers

It seems Diwali has arrived early for all teachers of central and state universities as the government has made a decision to extend the benefits of 7th Pay Commission to them.

The new salaries will be effective 1 January 2016, quite like the pay hikes central government employees had received on the recommendation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.

In an effort to attract talent into academics and improve the quality of education in the country, seven lakh professors, assistant and associate professors in aided colleges and State universities will get the benefits, Mr. Javadekar said.

The announcement will benefit the faculty at 43 central universities, 329 state universities, besides 12,912 government and private aided colleges affiliated to state universities.

The central government cleared the pay commission recommendation for revision in salaries for teachers and academic staff.

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-This revision would register an entry pay growth in the range of 22% to 28 %. The extra Rs 1,448 crore accounts for the payment of allowances that the government has chose to retain against the advice of the pay commission.

He said the hike would be anywhere between Rs 10,000 and Rs 50,000.

Minister of Human Resource and Development Prakash Javadekar whole addressing a presser said that the revised pay package will also cover teachers of IITs, IISc, IIMs, IISERs, IIITs, NITIE, KVs. The Assistant Professors in the upper grade, who are getting Rs 56,000, will now get Rs 68,000 while a Senior Assistant Professor will now get almost Rs 80,000. "The Union government will bear the additional burden of the states on account of this revision".

Over 7.5 lakh teachers will be benefited from this decision.

For the higher education institutions funded by state governments, the revised pay scales will have to adoption by their respective state governments.

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