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Procedure to Grant Incentives for Higher Qualification

Higher Education

Update: Illustrations for Fixation of Pay for phD

Government of West Bengal
Education Directorate
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake City
Kolkata-700091

Memo No. 986-ED/2016 Dated, 24th November, 2016

In order to implement Memorandum No. 892-End(U)/1U-79/13 dated 04.11.2016 and Corrigendum No. 896-End(U)/1U-79/13 dated 08.11.2016, regarding grant of incentives for Ph.D/ M.Phil and other higher qualifications (OHQ) to the teachers, following procedure is to be followed by the incumbent and the college:

1. For Govt. Aided/ Sponsored Colleges:

A proposal along with following documents is to be submitted to the Director of Public Instruction, Govt. of West Bengal.

(a) First Pay Fixation memo;

(b) Revised Fixation memos regarding revision of Pay Scale and CAS;

(c) Non-Drawal Certificate from the Principal/TIC;

(d) Non-Drawal Certificate from Principal/TIC of all previous colleges, in case of change of College;

(e) Certificate of Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and OHQ (whichever is applicable) and Provisional Certificate from the Appropriate Authority of Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and OHQ awarding University mentioning date of award of Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and /OHQ, in case the date of award is not mentioned in the Certificate of Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and OHQ;

(f) Relevance Certificate from the Ph.D/M.Phil Degree awarding University, in case the Ph.D/M.Phil Degree is not in the core subject of the incumbent in which initial appointment was given;

(g) Resolution of Governing Body (GB) recommending grant of incentives in favour of the incumbent. Resolution of GB by Circulation will not be entertained;

(h) Proposed fixation taking due incentives into consideration.

2. For Government Colleges:

(a) Appointment Letter;

(b) Joining Report;

(c) Fixation, Revised Fixation memos regarding revision of Pay Scale and CAS, if any;

(d) Non-Drawal Certificate from the Principal/OIC/Office;

(e) Non-Drawal Certificate from Principal/OIC/DDO of all previous Colleges/Offices, in case of change of College;

(f) Certificate of Ph.D/M.Phil Degree/OHQ (whichever is applicable), and Provisional Certificate from the Appropriate Authority of Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and OHQ awarding University, mentioning date of award of Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and /OHQ in case the date of award is not mentioned in the Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and OHQ Certificate;

(g) Relevance Certificate from the Ph.D/M.Phil Degree awarding University, in case the Ph.D/M.Phil Degree is not in the core subject/discipline of the incumbent in which his/her initial appointment was given.

3. Whom to apply:

(a) In case of Govt. Aided/ Sponsored Colleges:

The Principal/TIC will forward the application of the incumbent alongwith all documents mentioned under clause 1, above to the Director of Public Instruction for re-fixation and re-fixation may be made by the Office of Director of Public Instruction. West Bengal considering the proposal and eligibility of the incumbents.

(b) In case of Govt. Colleges:

The incumbents will submit the prayer to the Principal/OIC of the College along with all documents mentioned under clause 2 above, and the Principal/OIC will process the claim of the teachers and re-fixation may be made following their eligibility.

4. Other Higher Qualification (OHQ) means and includes:

LL.M (Master of Laws), M. Tech (Master of Technology), M. Arch (Master of Architect), M.E (Master of Engineering), M.V.Sc. (Master of Veterinary Science), M. D (Doctor of Medicine).

5. Illustrations for fixation:

Advance increments, on acquiring Ph.D/M.Phil Degree and OHQ shall be calculated on non-compounded basis but will be merged with the Basic Pay (Pay in the Pay Band+AGP)

For Example:

(a) If a candidate is appointed as an Assistant Professor during 01.01.2006 to 31.08.2008 in the service with Ph.D/ M.Phil Degree, the calculation of 4/2 non-compounded increments admissible to him/her may be guided by sl. no.(i) below.

(b) If a candidate has been awarded Ph.D Degree during 01.01.2006 to 31.08.2008 while in service after three years of his/her joining the service as Assistant Professor and serving with three annual increments on the day of award of Ph.D Degree, the calculation of 2 non-compounded increments admissible to him/her may be guided by sl. no.(ii) below.

(c) If a candidate is appointed as an Assistant Professor on and after 01.09.2008 in the Pay Band of Rs. 15600-39100+AGP of Rs. 6000/- with Ph D Degree, the calculation of 5 non-compounded increments admissible to him/her may be guided by sl. no. (iii) below.

Sl. No Degree Pay in the Pay Band (PB) Academic Grade Pay (AGP) Basic Pay No. of Increments @ 3% (i.e. Rs. 648 R/O to Rs. 650 in case of entry level) of Basic Pay Admissible Total Basic = 1+6+AGP
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Incumbent joined with or acquired Ph.D/M.Phil Degree during 01.01.2006 to 31.08.2008
(i) Ph.D (Entry Level)
M.Phil (Entry Level)
15600
15600
6000
6000
21600
21600
4 X 3% of Col.5=648
4 X 650 = 2600
2X3% of Col.5=648
2 X 650 = 1300
15600+2600 +AGP 15600+1300 +AGP
(ii) Ph.D (In Service) 15910 6000 22420 2 X 3% of Col.5=672.6
2 X 680= 1360
15600+1360 +AGP
Incumbent joined with or acquired Ph.D/M.Phil Degree on and after 01.09.2008
(iii) Ph D
(Entry Level)
15600 6000 21600 5 X 3% of Col.5=648
5 X 650 = 3250
15600+3250 +AGP
(iv) Ph. D
(In Service)
18020 6000 24020 3 X 3% of Col.5=720.8
3 X 730 = 2190
18020+2190 +AGP
(v) M. Phil/ LL.M/ M.Tech etc. (Entry Level) 15600 6000 21600 2 X 3% of Col.5=648
2 X 650= 1300
15600+1300 +AGP
(vi) M.Phil/ LL.M/ M.Tech etc. (In Service) 18020 6000 24020 1 X 3%ofCol.5 = 720.8
1 X 730 = 730
15600+730 +AGP

(d) If a candidate has been awarded Ph.D Degree while in service after three years of his/her joining the service as Assistant Professor and serving with three annual increments on the day of award of Ph.D Degree, the calculation of 3 non-compounded increments admissible to him/her may be guided by sl. no.(iv) below:

(e) If a candidate is appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Pay Band of Rs. 15600-39100+AGP of Rs. 6000/ with M.Phil Degree or Other higher qualifications such as LL.M./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.E./M.V.Sc. and M.D. Degree, the calculation of 2 non-compounded increments admissible to him/her may be guided by sl. no. (v) below.

(f) If a candidate has been awarded M.Phil Degree or Other higher qualifications such as LL.M./M.Tech./M.Arch./ M.E./M.V.Sc. and M.D Degree after three years of his/her joining the service and serving with three annual increments on the day of award of degree of M.Phil and OHQ, the calculation of 1 non-compounded increment admissible to him/her may be guided by sl. no. (vi) below.

Sd/- Jayasri Raychaudhuri
Director of Public Instruction
Govt. of West Bengal

No. 986-ED dated 24.11.2016, Source