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ICAR Scientists: Pay Package & Career Advancement

Updated on October 16, 2017
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Pay scales for ICAR Scientists are adaptions from UGC scales for teachers and these pay scales are reviewed by a select committee of ICAR and recommended for implementation after minor changes in original UGC pay scales. Union Cabinet chaired by PM has approved on October 11, 2017, a pay increase of 22-28% in the salaries of university teachers. Pay revision of ICAR Scientists may take 2-3 months and supposed to be implemented in early 2018.

As per the reports appearing in the media, the revised pay scales for the teaching staff will be implemented from January 1, 2016 and it will enhance the teachers' pay in the range of Rs. 10,400 and Rs. 49,800. Approved pay package would be applicable from January 1, 2016 and pay of an Assit. Professor would jump by 10,396 with a GP of 6000 while that of an Assoc. Professor by Rs. 24000.

Approved pay package is similar to what was leaked few months back to media and a snapshot of same is available below in the blog "Commentary on...recommendations". Pay hike is as follows.

1. Assistant Professor (GP 6000): Rs. 10396/-

2. Assistant Professor (GP 7000):Rs. 12420/-

3.Associate Professor (GP 9000):Rs. 23652/-

4. Professor (GP 10000): Rs. 28130/-

5. Vice Chancellor : Rs. 49800/-

Note: Great similarities exists between ICAR and UGC scales except few differences in terminology. ''Assistant Professor" is "Scientist", Associate professor as per UGC scales is Associate professor whether he possess Ph.D. or not but an ICAR Scientist with Ph.D. is Senior Scientist and without Ph.D. an ICAR Scientist is 'Scientist' only.

Salient features of ICAR pay scales:

  • Only three designations in respect of Scientists, namely, Scientist, Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist.
  • The term “Research Grade Pay” (RGP) shall be used in place of "Grade Pay" for the Scientists.
  • Different RGP's of Rs. 6000, Rs.7000, Rs. 8000, Rs.9000, and Rs.10000 have been approved as RGP for Scientists.
  • Five non-compoundable advance increments shall be given at entry as Scientist on or after 1.9.2008 for the degree of Ph.D. obtained in the relevant discipline. At entry level, Scientists possessing M.Phil or post graduate degrees such as M.Tech/M. Sc.(Ag)/M.V.Sc/M.F.Sc (with 4 years bachelor and 2 years Masters programmes shall be given 2 non-compounded advance increments.
  • Those who acquire these degrees in the relevant discipline while being in service shall be allowed three non-compounded advance increments for Ph.Ds and one increment for M.Phil or post graduate degree acquired in the relevant professional course.
  • Those who have already availed the benefit of advance increments as per existing policy for acquiring Ph.D./M. Phil during service or who have availed benefit at entry level for possessing these degrees would not be entitled to benefits under this scheme.
  • While the revision of pay will take effect from 1.1.2006, the allowances (except DA) and advance increments etc. shall take effect from 1.9.2008.Revised rate of travelling allowance shall be applicable from the date of notification.
  • The ICAR Scientists holding veterinary qualifications (B.V.Sc./M.V. Sc.) would be paid non-practicing allowance in accordance with MOF, Dept. of Expr. OM no. 7(19)/2008-E.III(A) dated 30.2.2008.

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Other webpages with similar information:

UGC's Revised 6th CPC Pay Package: Fitment Tables for Teaching & Associated Cadres

The pay of incumbent teachers placed in different categories, librarians, assist. and deputy librarians, assist. and deputy registrars, registrars, group A staff belonging to various cadres of physical education and examination sections, shall be fixed....

Gazette Notification on the Acceptance of 7th CPC Recommendations by the Government of India for its employees

Government has recommended to ensure that the actual rise in pay of Doctors and Railway employees at the time of initial pay fixation must be about 14.29 percent..........

CSIR Scientists Pay Package & Career Advancement

Departments like Space and Atomic Energy and DRDO were allowed to devise their respective Merit Promotion Scheme (MPS) on the lines of FCS..

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Revised ICAR pay scales

Pay Fixation of ICAR Scientists:

Pay in the revised scales is to be fixed as per provisions of CCS (RP) Rules, 2008.

In absence of Fitment tables, the following guidelines are to be followed:

i) Pay of Scientists in 8000-13500 scale to be provisionally fixed in PB III as per Fitment Table S-17 dated 30.8. 2008 (though GP is not mentioned by ICAR notification here but it has to be replaced by RGP)

ii) Pay of Scientists in 8000-13500 scale to be fixed provisionally in PB III as per Fitment Table S-19 dated 30.8. 2008 (though GP is not mentioned by ICAR notification here but it has to be replaced by RGP)

iii) Pay of Scientists in 12000-18300 scale or above to be fixed provisionally as follows:

a) The pay in Pay Band/Scale may be determined by multiplying the existing basic pay as on 1.1.2006 by a factor of 1.86 and rounding off the resultant figure to the next multiple of 10

b) If the minimum of the revised Pay band/scale is more than the amount arrived at as per (a) above the pay shall be fixed at the minimum of the revised Pay Band/Pay Scale

After release of Fitment tables, actual amount of arrears for scientists placed in PB IV may be more than that fixed in the above manner, if it happens so, the excess amount will be paid on receipt of Fitment Tables.

Career advancement scheme:

This scheme is effective from 1.1.2009. Since score card system has been implemented for career advancement, it has been observed that many deserving Scientists fail to score the minimum score due to their casual approach in filling the prescribed proforma. It takes lot of time and requires great attention to individual items since many items score very low score (0.5 -2 marks/item). NAAS scoring is another important aspect for research papers. Hence, scientists need to publish their research papers in journals having good NAAS score.

Eligibility to move from lower RGP to higher RGP:

1. From RGP 6000 to 7000:

a) 4 years for those possessing Ph.D.

b) 5 years for those possessing M. Phil/M.V. Sc/M.Sc (Ag)/M.F. Sc/M. Tech

c) 6 years for those neither having M. Phil nor Ph.D

2. From RGP 7000 to 8000:

5 years in RGP of 7000

3. From RGP 8000-9000:

Three years service in RGP of 8000

4. From RGP of 9000 to 10000:

Three years service in RGP of 9000 and after acquiring Ph.D.

Revised Pay of future recruits:

Sr. Scientists recruited directly as per revised qualifications (to be notified separately by ICAR) shall be placed in pay band Rs 37000-67000 + RGP of Rs 9000.

Sr. Scientists recruited as per existing qualifications shall be placed first in Pay band Rs 15600-39100 (with a minimum pay of Rs 22320) + RGP of Rs 8000 and after completion of 3 years to be placed in Pay band Rs 37400-67000 with RGP of Rs 9000

Principal Scientists/Project Coordinator or equivalents, recruited directly with revised qualification, to be notified by ICAR, shall be placed in 37400-67000 (Minimum Rs 43000) with RGP of Rs 10000.

Principal Scientists recruited on or after 1.1.09 with existing qualifications will be placed in Rs 37400-67000 (Minimum Rs 39690)with RGP 10000 ,

Note: All revised incentives for Ph.D. and M. Phil after 1.9.2008 and revised CAS will be effective from 1.1.2009

Table S-17

Table S-19

Fitment tables issued by MHRD/UGC also applicable to ICAR Scientists in Rs 12000-18300
Fitment tables issued by MHRD/UGC also applicable to ICAR Scientists in Rs 12000-18300
Fitment tables issued by MHRD/UGC also applicable to ICAR Scientists in Rs 12000-18300
Fitment tables issued by MHRD/UGC also applicable to ICAR Scientists in Rs 12000-18300
increment in 6th CPC
increment in 6th CPC

To help scientists, Senior Research fellows (SRF) and Research Associates are hired by ICAR. Following rates were applicable between 01-04-2007 and 31-03-2010

Senior Research Fellow:

1. Post Graduate in subjects other than Veterinary Science: Emoluments: Rs. 12000/- per month for 1st & 2nd year; Rs. 14000/- per month for 3rd year

2. Post Graduate in subjects other than Veterinary Science: Emoluments: Rs. 14000/- per month for 1st & 2nd year; Rs. 15000/- per month for 3rd year

Research Associates:

1. Post graduates: Rs 17000/-per month

2. Doctorates: Rs 18000/-per month

Above rates has been revised w.e.f. 01.04.2010 and currently applicable rates are as follows:

Senior Research Fellow:

1. Post Graduate in subjects other than Veterinary Science: Emoluments: Rs. 16000/- per month for 1st & 2nd year; Rs. 18000/- per month for 3rd year

2. Post Graduate in subjects other than Veterinary Science: Emoluments: Rs. 18000/- per month for 1st & 2nd year; Rs. 20000/- per month for 3rd year

Research Associates:

3. Post graduates: Rs 23000/-per month

4. Doctorates: Rs 24000/-per month

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      Dr. R.S.Mehta 5 months ago

      Under distortion transfer policy of ICAR, I got transfer from ICAR-NRCSS, Ajmer to ICAR-CAZRI, Jodhpur and accordingly joined duty on 05.04.2017 at ICAR-CAZRI, Jodhpur and on 26.04.2017 I have been posted at ICAR-CAZRI Regional Station Pali 70 KM away from CAZRI, Jodhpur headquarter.Please confirm whether Iam eligible to claim second transfer TA and joining time from CAZRI, Jodhpur to ICAR-CAZRI RRS Pali

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      Dr D P Singh 5 months ago

      I was a direct entrant as Scientist S-2 in Feb 1972,then direct S-3 in September 1979 and got promoted as S-4 on assessment from July 1985. On 1.1.86 my pay was fixed on 4500 with next increment on

      July 1986 while pay of those S-3s who cold not be promote to S-4 got fixed on 4500+150=4650 pm. S-4 being senior grade was denied antidating of the increment equal to those S-3s who were junior to me. The reason given was that becoming S-4 lost the advantage of antidating because S-3 S-4 are two separate grades. The most important point is that during 4cpc Grades S-3 and S-4 were merged. It's really funny that despite being senior my increment date was from July ie 6 month later every year.

      I understand in the previous cpcs in such situations seniors were

      promoted/ or increment antidated to them. The above anamoly continued till my retirement ( March 2007) and resulted in fixation of my pension relatively at lower level. It's a heavy loss financially and psychologically of course.

      Is there any principle/ rule to set this embarrassing situation corrected

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      Dr. Raghupathi.D 7 months ago

      The health index- of average Indians life span has been extended 65 years, because of medical advancement. The superannuation at 60 years of age is pre-mature retirement, at this age, normally an individual's wisdom exhuming stage and willing to share one 's acquired accumulated experiences, with the fellow colleagues, students and family members. Ordering such ripened individuals to go home, in my opinion it is pre-mature harvest of fruit. To enjoy the fullest use of it for organizational development, the superannuation has to go up to 65 years, not 60.

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      Funny Guy 9 months ago

      I joined ICAR as Scientist S 3 during November 1979 through direct selection by ASRB , I got promoted as Scientist S 4 during July 1985 after five yearly assessment conducted by ASRB. From January 1986 I became principal Scientist with implementation of UGC Scales. I served as Head of the Division (1979 to 1984 ) and as Project Coordinator (1984 to 1994). During 1994 suddenly ICAR found that I am not qualified to be a Head of the Division or Project Coordinator after serving in these positions with distinction for more than 14 years as I am not having Ph.D degree although I had more than 50 publications in International Journals apart from more than 100 papers in Indian Scientific journals. I was not given charge as officiating Director when the position fell vacant and person who worked as Junior to me under my supervision and guidance was given charge as officiating director which was great humiliation for me. I swallowed my pride and continued to work with great humiliation till my retirement due to family responsibilities and personal commitments.

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      a hard workinf ICAR Scientist 9 months ago

      What is the future of ICAR for pay commission? whther ICAR will get 7th pay commission or not?

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      MSR 10 months ago

      Some scientists join as a Sr Scientist in ICAR through Direct recruitment in PB-3 during 2006-2009. In some institute service rendered as Assistant Prof. in University in pay scale of 12000-18500 have been taken into consideration for granting PB-4 with RGP 9000 inICAR. But in some institute within ICAR itself scientists required to serve for three year as Sr Scientist in PB-3 with RGP 8000 for grant of PB-4. Some on may clarify what is correct on following aspect

      1. Whether scientist is to serve for three year in PB-3 with RGP as Sr Scientist for grant of PB-4 in RGP 9000

      2. Whether service rendered as Assist Prof. pre revised scale of 12000- 18500 in university may be combined with service rendered as Sr. Scientist in PB-3 with RGP 8000 in ICAR for grant of PB-4 wit RGP 9000.

      MSR

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      Gandu 13 months ago

      ICAR is a wonderful organisation. The problem with ICAR is that they will go on repeated changing qualifications and service rules at will which will be great humiliation to very senior scientific staff

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      Ganesh 13 months ago

      Dear Crusador,

      I am scientist of ICAR did inservice Ph D on 27/2/2009 and got benefit of 3 non compounded Ph D increments. I got Sr. Sci post through direct recruitment (AGP 8000/-) at another ICAR institute on 1/09/2012. After that I got Sr. Sci (PB-4,AGP-9000/-) selection through direct recruitment at my parent institute on 1/8/2013. I was getting Ph D increments benefit in PB-3 and in PB4 till to date. Now they have refixed my pay of PB4 and withdrawn Ph D increments and recovery will be started from back date i.e from 1/08/2013. Please advice whether the benefit of Ph D increments taken in PB3 should be continued after entering in PB4 OR not?

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      Sri 15 months ago

      My age is 53 years, & working in SAU as Astt.professor . Can i be eligible for Senior scientist post by direct selction

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      dr sk tak 15 months ago

      I would like to know about inservice phd incentives beacuse we are serving in SKNAU.jobner without any phd benifit, please attach UGC regulation amended in this context OR help otherwise,

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      crusador 23 months ago

      Dear Asha, ICAR has changed the designation of SMS and nobody is clear about the fate of old SMS. Pl. wait for clarifications from ICAR in this regard and other way is to move court but it is not advisable at this stage. So please wait for some time.

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      asha tulala 2 years ago

      Dear crusader, i was appointed as SMS in a ICAR funding NGO at Bhagavathula charitable trust,andhra pradesh in this month .Shall i get pay according to next PRC in future? What about job security?

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      B A Monpara 2 years ago

      I am in need of your guidance in the following matter:

      I am working in the Junagadh Agricultural University(State Govt. Undertaking) and benefited with Career Advancement Scheme before 1.1.2006 from Associate Professor to Professor (PROMOTION) in the Pay sale 16400 -22400, which was in 6th Pay commission revised in pay band 37400-67000 + 10000 AGP and now I am drawing basic pay 69,720/- (59720+10000 AGP). To remove the world “PROMOTION” from my designation, I appeared in direct selection and have been selected as Professor and it equivalent post in the same pay band 37400-67000 + 10000 AGP in the same university, i.e. Junagadh Agricultural University with probation period of two years. I joined my new duty on 24.03.2015. Now, my pay is fixed as 69,720/-(59720+ 10000AGP) at 24.03.2015 with Date of Next Increment 1-7-2016. So, there is no monitory benefit due to direct selection, but I do have loss of one increment which was due on 1-7-2015 in original position.

      Kindly guide me that pay fixation done by authority is correct or not. If no, then what should be my protected pay on 24.03.2015 and Date of Next Increment?

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      Dr. Koshy 2 years ago

      Please provide me with a copy of the IV th CPC UGC package and the CAS introduced along with that.

      Pl use my email ID kshy_mathai@yahoo.co.in

      Dr. Koshy M

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      puneet 2 years ago

      does npa counts for icar sr scintist retirment benifit...

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      Dr. S.K. Kalra 2 years ago

      I joined ICAR IN May, 1978 as sr Cientist in the pay scale of 1100-1600 and was assed for S3 after 5 years in the scale of 1500-2000 but was clubbed with S2 after IVth CPC We went to court (Dr SM Ilyas & othrers, 1992) and ICAR was directed to give S3 scientist the scale of Rs. 4500-7300. and court stated that S2& S3 can not be combined. In the Vth CPC, I was placed in the scale of 16400-22400. While in the VIth CPC again, they are talking about 19 years of service and sanctioned my pension along with Scientist S2. It appears that ICAR has developed habit of frustrating their scientists even after retirement . I wonder whether the order of supreme court is being overlooked rather violated when they had expunged the ICAR order of combining S3 and S2. Pl continue your crusade against ICAR which has perhaps the most court cases whose employees seeking justice.

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      Samatha 3 years ago

      I am working as a bank clerk since 3years.My qualification is B.sc MPC. Am i eligible to appear for ICAR Assistant D exam? If eligible, then please tell me the initial gross salary payable?

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      susmita mandi 3 years ago

      Is there any increment facilities in the post of sms of kvk?

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      MSR 3 years ago

      I worked as a training Associate in the pre revised pay scale of 2200-4000 in KVK of NGO for 15 month from Jan 1992 to March 1993 and subsequently joined ICAR as scientist in the same pay scale . However, I got one increment in KVK but in ICAR, I was appointed in the minimum of the pay scale. I represented the institute where I was place but they denied pay protection and the I represented to ICAR for pay protection but no reply received even after sending 2-3 reminder. I have got three promotion in ICAR but my past 15 month service in KVK, NGO not considered in CAS. However, I got three promotion based on service in ICAR. Can I again pursue the matter for pay protection and counting of past service of 15 month in KVK NGO even after passing more than 20 years. Please guide so that I may take up the matter accordingly.

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      AKSLK 3 years ago

      Dear Crusador

      Can you upload the order of UGC which says or explains that Associate professor becomes eligible for Professorship on the day of award of Ph.D. if one completes 3 years as Associate professor in 9000 AGP

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      M Sinha 3 years ago

      Hello Crusador

      I am trying to varify my father's pension. Born on 10.01.1931 he retired on 31.07.1991 as Pr. Scientist in ICAR. He expired on 01.Sep.2012 at the age of 81 years. Could you please guide us to calculate correct amount of the family pension (my mother is currently 81 years old).

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      Dr.Vinita Singh 3 years ago

      Sir,

      I have joined as Assistant Professor in 27 Nov.2001,and Ph.D. awarded on 13 july 2006.According to ICAR norms when will I get my selection grade.Will it be nine years after joining?

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      crusador 3 years ago

      Dear AKSLK, it appears you could not get it correctly. There is anomaly in CAS system of ICAR & UGC. In case of direct recruitment to PS, a Senior Scientist becomes eligible only if he has served for three years in RGP of Rs 9000 after getting awarded Ph.D. However, in case of UGC CAS, an Associate Professor would become eligible the day he gets awarded Ph.D. after completing three years in AGP of Rs 9000/-.

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      AKSLK 3 years ago

      Dear Crusador

      Can you clear the rule based on which you say that Senior Scientist having completed 3 years or more will get PS the day he acquires PhD.

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      M A Anjana 3 years ago

      I am selected as a Asstt. Prof. in SAU in Aug, 2001 and got Sr. Scale in Aug, 2007, copleted my Ph D in Oct., 2010. Please clarify that in which year I got AGP 8000 and AGP 9000. I fullfil all the other requirements for the CAS e.g. Tainings etc.

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      nagendra 3 years ago

      sir

      please guide me and give me an explanation to my question

      a person from Sr.scientist got promoted to PS after 3 years of service with rgp 9000 after aquiring phd under CAS in this case his rgp is raised to 10000 now his pay becomes 40240 + 10000 rgp will he get one increment @ 3% for this enhanced 1000 rgp or both for pay+rgp? one annual increment is already given on 1.7.13 but university given the promotion in november 2013 clearly saying that monetary benefit from 3.2.13(date on which he completed 3 years service) will he get increment if yes then how many

      pay as on 2.2.13. is 40240 + 90000

      as on 3.2.13 pay is 40240 + 10000 ( completed 3 years)

      pay as on 1.7.13 is 41270 + 9000 ( after annual increment)

      please tell me how to caliculate his monetary benefits and arrears

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      crusador 3 years ago

      Dear Nagendra, no increment is admissible to PS. One is entitled for three advance increments if he acquires Ph.D during the continuance of the cadre of Sr. Scientist. Increments are admissible only to Sr. Scientists. Its a tricky situation if one becomes PS on the day of award of Ph.D. However, one has to complete three years in 9000 RGP after the award of Ph.D. in the ICAR. As per UGC pay package, all the teachers are designated as "Associate professor" and they becomes eligible for Professorship on the day of award of Ph.D. if one completes 3 years as Associate professor in 9000 AGP.

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      nagendra 3 years ago

      if a person completes 3 years of service in agp 9000 after acquiring phd , and promoted as ps in cas how many increments will be given to that person

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      HR 3 years ago

      Dear crusader

      I joined as assistant prof in june 2005 and did my refresher courses as requirement. in sixth pay to move from AGP 6000 to 7000 u need to do an orientation and a refresher which when we did was not needed. I am eligible foe AGP 7000 from June 2009i.e. 4 years with Ph.D. Our SAU finally says after asking for our Self appraisal performa that I am not eligible as I did not do my orientation and all recruited after 2005 were in the same category. Please let me know as to who has to conduct the orientation? My university conducted orientation programme in 2010 and in three batches . They gave the promotion from stage 1-2 from the date of completion of orientation putting juniors first and seniors after coz the seniors got the chance to complete their orientation in third batch. Kindly guide as we are at a great loss as in 2014 we are eligible for stage three and if they count the orientation we go behind for two years in promotion

      Thanks

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      AKSLK 4 years ago

      Dear Hub Manager

      Thanks for your advise. I am seriously considering to move to court within near future. Some similar cases (2-3) I am in contact but I dont have any idea about others who are directly selected Sr. Sci.

      Once again Tanks very much.

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      crusador 4 years ago

      Dear AKSLK,

      This is difficult to understand why ICAR is treating its Scientist's differently when it is following UGC pay package. It has to follow UGC pay package in toto. UGC has designated lecturer (SG) as Associate Professor but ICAR designated its Scientists(SG) as Scientist. This clause has made all the difference. This discrimination, however, will not stand a single hearing in the court. You do not have any other option left at your hand and the legal way remains the only path left to redress your grievances. As per the reliable sources, many employees have represented their case but failed to get any assurance. You may get in touch with Scientists having similar fate and associating their cases with you strengthen your case in the court.

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      AKSLK 4 years ago

      Dear Crusador

      Pl. refer my problem stated (direct selected Sr. Scientist (2001), placed in PBIV with RGP 9000 - w.e.f. 01.01.2006, completed PhD in 2011). I am denied by ASRB and ICAR for CAS after completion of PhD.

      Can you quote similar cases in ICAR n University.

      Do I move to court for justice.

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      Dr.D.Uma Maheswara Rao 4 years ago

      Dear crusader,

      In response to your comment on my previous query. I worked in an NGO KVK since April, 2000 in pay scales 8000-275-13500 till jan,2006 and 15600-39,100 with AGP 5,600(there is no CAS at NGO KVKs) and subsequently I was selected as Program coordinator in the same KVK through interview and palced in 15,600-39,100 AGP 8000 IN April,2012.But due insecurity in the NGO KVK, I was shifted to SAU after selected as Assistant professor (15,600-39,100 AGP 6000) in june,2013.since the SAU dont consider my NGO KVK experience for direct selection as Associate professor at SAU. The SAU oficials told that NGO KVK experience will be considered for CAS and will be promoted as Associate proessor through CAS after probation declared at SAU.

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      Dr.D.Uma Maheswara Rao 4 years ago

      Sir,

      In response to your comment on my previous query. I worked in an NGO KVK since April, 2000 in pay scales 8000-275-13500 till jan,2006 and 15600-39,100 with AGP 5,600(there is no CAS at NGO KVKs) and subsequently I was selected as Program coordinator in the same KVK through interview and palced in 15,600-39,100 AGP 8000 IN April,2012.But due insecurity in the NGO KVK, I was shifted to SAU after selected as Assistant professor (15,600-39,100 AGP 8000) in june,2013.since the SAU dont consider my NGO KVK experience for direct selection as Associate professor at SAU. The SAU oficials told that NGO KVK experience will be considered for CAS and will be promoted as Associate proessor through CAS after probation declared at SAU.

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      AKSLK 4 years ago

      Dear Crusador

      As mentioned earlier, I am directly recruited Senior Scientist in 2001 by virtue of possesing M. Tech and reqd experience. Got PBIV+ 9000 w.e.f. 01/01/2006. Completed PhD in 2009. Not considered for career advancement scheme, reason given by council to further complete 3 years as a Sr. Sci. in PBIV+9000 after date of award of PhD. I am representing from last 1 and half yr. ICAR says they are clarifying with MHRD. I am not hopeful they will come out with positive. I am in huge loss.

      What should I do? Do I move to court for justice?

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      crusador 4 years ago

      Your case is not very clear to understand. You say on one hand that you are promoted to AGP 8000 and you also say that you have joined in a lower AGP in university. Past service is counted in ICAR and also in the universities but you need experience in the AGP 8000 to get promoted to AGP 9000. First of all you need to get your pay protected and fixed in the AGP 8000 and then think of promotion to AGP 9000.

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      Dr.D.Uma Maheswara Rao 4 years ago

      Sir,

      I worked as program coordinator in an NGO-KVK for 13 years and promoted to the scale 15600-39100 and AGP 8000. Now i joined as scientist in the university with a scale of 15600-39100 with AGP 6000 in 2013. will my previous service in NGO-KVK will be considered for CAS and will be given the scale of 37400-67000 AGP 9000 after probation

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      Dr.a.k.singh 4 years ago

      Directly recruited Senior Scientist July 2009 with Ph.D. I am eligible for Ph.D. increments. So far I did not get any. I had done Ph.D. while in service without taking leave.

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      Dr.A.K.Singh 4 years ago

      any one in ICAR joined after july 2009 as senior scientist got PB-4

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      Ranjit 4 years ago

      I am presently working as Principal Scientist in ICAR. I was Sr. Scientist with more than 4 years service as on 1.1.2006. Then I was recruited as Principal Scientist thrugh Direct Recruitment (by ASRB) with effect from 25th June, 2007.

      I was placed in PB IV with a pay of Rs. 37400 + RGP of Rs. 9000 as on 1.1.2006. Subsequently, As per the MHRD notification (as provided at XIV), I should have been given a minimum pay of Rs. 43000 + RGP of Rs. 10000 from the date of my joining the post of Principal Scientist i.e. 25.06.2007 as I was directly recruited. However, contrary to the rules, I was denied Minimum pay of Rs. 43000 + 10000, and instead given only 40890 + 1000o as on 25.06.2007 as per the Fitment Table 5. Now, I would like to know whether Fitment Tables can be referred to for fixing pay as on 25.06.2007 , i.e. one and half year later to 1.1.2006.

      Please clarify this and suggest me as to what to do to get justice in this case.

      Thank you and expecting a clarification from any one at an early date.

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      rao 4 years ago

      Can u give details on how scientists got ph. d increments twice in the earlier policy.

      As per the present policy a scientist/ Assistant Professor who joins without Ph.D and completes the Ph.D after 14 years gets a pay of PB4 with 3 increments. On the other hand one who joins with Ph.D, would be receiving a pay of PB4 with 2 increments after 14 years of service. Though both of them appears to be having 14 years of service, the one joined without Ph. D avails a study period of 3 years out of these 14 yeras and actually working for 11 years only for the organisation.

      Though on paper it appears that Ph.D degree holders are given benefits, major benefits in terms of service, increments for longer period of service are given to those who join without Ph.D.

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      crusador 4 years ago

      Benefit of increments is allowed once in service life. Some of the Scientists got it twice and due to this reason increments were withdrawn. Disparity is already there.Several Scientists(SG) were placed in PB IV w.e.f. 1-1-2006 whereas many with Ph.D. got promoted through CAS as Sr. Scientist w.e.f. 1-1-2006 and placed in PB III with RGP of 8000. Such Scientists got placement in PB IV on 1.1.2009 after completion of 3 years in RGP 8000. Funny thing is such Scientists became eligible for PS just after completing 3 years in PB IV say on 1.1.2012. On the other hand Scientists (SG) placed in PB IV with RGP of 9000 had to serve 3 complete years in RGP 9000 after award of Ph.D. This is in complete violation of equal pay for equal work. ICAR is adopting UGC package but UGC has changed the designation of Lecturer (SG) to Associate Professor on placement to PB 4 and it made them eligible to Professor on the date of award of Ph.D. Hence, ICAR is not following UGC in toto and changing UGC regulations to its whims and fancies for ICAR Scientists.

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      rao 4 years ago

      As per guidelines, increments on account of Ph D are withdrawn when one moves to Ph.D. as there is a significant jump in pay scales. Movement from PB 3 to PB 4 is also given to those who are in Selection grade. If Ph.D incremnts are given to Selection grade in PB 4 and removing the same benefit to all others who completed Ph.D before coming to PB4, would it not be creating disparity in pay and demotivating.

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      crusador 4 years ago

      Yes for Sr. Scientist cadre only since Ph.D. is essential requirement for principal Scientist post.

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      rao 4 years ago

      Can increments for Ph.D completion be given in Pb-4 category, specially for Selection Grade Lecturers.

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      Sudhanandh. V.S 4 years ago

      Sir, Kindly give information about th revised SRF and JRF fellowship under MoES(Ministry of Earth Science). Weather SRF after three year of service has eligible for any additional salary increment. Kindly send me the order.

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      AMIT 4 years ago

      Joined on 02/04/2007 with Ph.D. How many increments I will get for Ph.D.?

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      crusador 4 years ago

      Dear Dr Ajay Kumar Singh, You'll become eligible for PB IV after completion of 3 years service in RGP of 8000.You'll be assessed by DPC in your institute according to revised score card by ICAR. I'll suggest you to go through the revised score card and plan your work and activities considering marks assigned to different activities. As per the revised score card, you have to publish several leaflets (3), bulletin of not less than 21 pages (3), act as Co-PI or PI in a minimum number of research projects etc. I'll advise you to have a look at revised score card available at ICAR site.

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      crusador 4 years ago

      Dear AKSLK , You will be eligible for promotion to PS in PS only after Nov 2014. Had you been in an university or college, you could be promoted to Professor in Nov 2011 (date you were awarded your Ph.D.). This anomaly is due to the change of designation of Scientist (SG) to Scientist after implementation of 6th Pay revision. UGC has changed designation of lecturer (SG) to Associate Professor after placement in PB IV irrespective of the fact whether he has Ph.D. or not but ICAR's change of designation is costing its Scientists (non-Ph.D) placed in PB IV on or after 2006 several years of loss for promotion to PS. If ICAR scientists take up matter for legal justification, they are likely to get what college & university teachers have already achieved.

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      Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh 4 years ago

      Recently I joined ICAR as Senior Scientist ( pay band – 3 of Rs. 15600 - 39100 with RGP of Rs. 8000) through direct selection by ASRB. When and how I will get pay band – 4 of Rs. 37400 – 6700 with RGP of Rs. 9000.

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      Rajeshwar 4 years ago

      I feel there is clear violation of rules by ICAR with regards to fixation of pay for principal scientists recruited directly during 01.01.2006 - 31.12.2008 under ICAR system. ICAR follows the UGC pay structure in toto for its scientists. The MHRD/UGC provides for fixation of pay of directly recruited professor (equivalent to principal scientist in ICAR) at not less than Rs. 43000 with effect from 01.01.2006. The ICAR, however, ignores this and wishfully creates confusion by unnecessarily bringing in terms like with "existing qualification and revised qualification" A principal scientist directly recruited in 2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011 was actually recruited on the basis of the qualification in force at the time of recruitment. It is beyond anybody's understanding as to how qualifications for recruitment to a particular post are linked to pay fixation. Minimum Pay is specfic to the post and not the qualification. It appears that the sole aim of ICAR is to discourage merit in science and deny legitimate minimum pay of Rs. 43000 to all directly recruited principal scientists who faced competition and got selected on the basis of their merit. Further, the MHRD in its letter to UGC (No. 1 - 36/2009.U.II, dated 26th Aug., 2010) has given direction to allow Rs.43000 as entry level pay in the pay band of Rs. 37400 - 67000 (PB-4) plus grade pay of 10000 (identical with the pay band and grade pay of principal scientist under ICAR)to directly recruited principals of UG and PG colleges appointed on or after 1.1.2006. ICAR also needs to issue similar direction at the earliest. But in all probability, it will not act for sure. Can anybody throw some light as to how to get justice in this matter? Expecting some useful replies.

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      AP 5 years ago

      Why do ICAR has downgraded its own Scientists giving them lower designation (Scientist) than College & Universities' Associate Professors (after 6th pay revision). ICAR Scientists will be at loss of at least 3 years if they becomes eligible for PS serving 3 years in PB IV with RGP 9000/- after award of Ph.D. They will also become Junior to Associate Professors in case of lateral movement from UGC to ICAR system when both are governed by UGC pay package. ICAR Scientists may get justice from the court in case ICAR does not resolve the anomaly.

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      AKSLK 5 years ago

      Dear Dr. Crusador

      Iam a direct recruited Senior Scientist (non PhD possessing M.Tech and required experience through ASRB). Placed in PBIV in 2006. Acquired PhD in Nov 2011. Am I eligible for promotion for Principal Scientist.

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      crusador 5 years ago

      Hi Chaitali, emoluments are updated above in this article for SRF and RAs. To provide you hand-on information, these are as follows.Following rates were applicable between 01-04-2007 and 31-03-2010

      Senior Research Fellow:

      1. Post Graduate in subjects other than Veterinary Science: Emoluments: Rs. 12000/- per month for 1st & 2nd year; Rs. 14000/- per month for 3rd year

      2. Post Graduate in subjects other than Veterinary Science: Emoluments: Rs. 14000/- per month for 1st & 2nd year; Rs. 15000/- per month for 3rd year

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      Chaitali 5 years ago

      Please, give information about JRF, SRF pay scale under ICAR.

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      DR. ANIL MOOLCGANDANI 5 years ago

      Is M.Sc.(Ag), M.V.Sc.,M.F.Sc. a professional degree as per the ICAR and is ICAR a relevant statutory body? IS M.V.Sc EQUIVALLENT TO M.Phil degree

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      crusador 5 years ago

      Dear Dr A K Singh, I have inserted for your convenience the circular for increment above in this hub.

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      crusador 5 years ago

      Dear Dr Rajeshar ICAR is empowered to recruit Scientists either with existing or revised qualifications. That's why ICAR has revised score cards for such recruitment's. UGC has made this provision in its notification and ICAR is just following it.

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      crusador 5 years ago

      Dear Satyjit, ICAR is a statutory body and M.Sc. Ag is a professional degree provided one has graduated with 4 years course in agriculture (B.Sc. AG). Conditions for career advancement are explained above in this hub.

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      satyajitbelsare 5 years ago

      Sir, I have done my M.F.Sc.(Aquaculture)in 2006 and currently i am working as Assistant Professor in State Agriculture University in Maharashtra. I joined my services on 5/10/2007. Sir, i would like to clear some of the doubts regarding pay scale of Assistant Professor in 6th pay commission GR

      i)Is M.Sc.(Ag), M.V.Sc.,M.F.Sc. a professional degree as per the ICAR and is ICAR a relevant statutory body?

      ii) What are the other conditions laid down by UGC/ICAR for upward movement of a Assistant professor (with postgraduation in professional course) from AGP of 6000 to an AGP of 7000 after completion of 5 years of service?

      iii)Is it so that, if post-graduation in a particular subject is a mandatory requirement at the time of recruitment, the incumbent will not be eligible for 2 non-compounded advance increments?

      Thanking you in anticipation for your reply regarding these issues.

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      Dr.A.K.Singh 5 years ago

      I do fall whoes increment lies between Feb and June.Thus eligible for one increment w.e.f.01.01.06.

      Date of increment 03.02.2005 in 10000-325-15200 scale

      Am I right(ICAR Employee)

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      Rajeshar 5 years ago

      I feel there is clear violation of rules by ICAR with regards to fixation of pay for principal scientists recruited directly during 01.01.2006 - 31.12.2008 under ICAR system. ICAR follows the UGC pay structure in toto for its scientists. The MHRD/UGC provides for fixation of pay of directly recruited professor (equivalent to principal scientist in ICAR) at not less than Rs. 43000 with effect from 01.01.2006. The ICAR, however, ignores this and wishfully creates confusion by unnecessarily bringing in terms like with "existing qualification and revised qualification" A principal scientist directly recruited in 2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011 was actually recruited on the basis of the qualification in force at the time of recruitment. It is beyond anybody's understanding as to how qualifications for recruitment to a particaly post are linked to pay fixation. Minimum Pay is specfic to the post and not the qualification. It appears that the sole aim of ICAR is to discourage merit in science and deny legitimate minimum pay of Rs. 43000 to all directly recruited principal scientists who faced competition and got selected on the basis of their merit. Further, the MHRD in its letter to UGC (No. 1 - 36/2009.U.II, dated 26th Aug., 2010) has given direction to allow Rs.43000 as entry level pay in the pay band of Rs. 37400 - 67000 (PB-4) plus grade pay of 10000 (identical with the pay band and grade pay of principal scientist under ICAR)to directly recruited principals of UG and PG colleges appointed on or after 1.1.2006. ICAR also needs to issue similar direction at the earliest. But in all probability, it will not act for sure. Can anybody throw some light as to how to get justice in this matter? Expecting some useful replies.

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      crusador 5 years ago

      Dear Dr Singh, Revised CAS is applicable w.e.f. 1.1.2009 and your case is to be considered as per CAS applicable after implementation of 6th CPC. If I am not wrong, you will be assessed by DPC (NOT ASRB) after completion of 3 years in RGP 8000.

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      Dr.A.K.Singh 5 years ago

      I have joined NBPGR on 02.07.2009

      and now I am approaching to complete 3 years on 30.06.2012 in Research grade pay 8000.(PB-3)

      When I will get PB-4,Research Grade Pay 9000

      (w.e.f. 01.07.2012)

      draksingh54@yahoo.co.in

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      crusador 5 years ago

      There is one more interesting thing about policies. Several PS have moved to court to claim seniority based on acquiring Ph.D. earlier than others and also advance increments. In all such cases, ICAR has given its opinion to court stating that ICAR does not discriminate its Scientists based on Ph.D.

      A story was in circulation during Rajiv Gandhi regime. People tried to grab some benefits on account of Ph.D. However, Rajiv Gandhi (then PM) refused it saying it will demoralize Scientists and create discrimination. ZDuring Rajiv's regime such element could not succeed but they got it done after Rajiv's death. However, this change of policy is said to harm work culture in universities and ICAR both.

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      crusador 5 years ago

      Hi CAS,its really funny situation. ICAR has adapted UGC scales and then tries to amends some of UGC recommendations. There is a lot of discrepancy in its saying and doings. Earlier ICAR has different pay package for its scientists and it was somewhat similar to scientists of other organizations like CSIR & DRDO. Scientists were accessed after every five year and promoted to next scale. Then ICAR adapted UGC scales under pressure from Scientists forum. Now ICAR follows UGC pay scales in toto but inserts its own clauses. UGC changed designation of Assist. professors/Lectures SG to Associate Professors who have completed 6 years on or after 1.1.2006 but ICAR did not do it. It did not clarify whether Scientists in Scientist (SG) will be automatically become Senior Scientist or they have to be reassessed for change of designation.

      Let's focus on your question. There was a circular from ICAR stating that Scientists serving as the Scientist (SG) have to serve 8 years as Senior Scientist after acquiring Ph.D. to become eligible for Principal Scientist post. However, ICAR amended this rule later and stipulated that eligibility for the PS will be Senior Scientist with with 8 years of experience or a Scientist with Ph.D . having 8 years of experience as senior scientist or in equivalent pay scale of Rs 12000-18300. This made Scientist (SG) eligible for promotion to PS after they acquire the Ph.D. if they have completed the required period. This makes sense that scientists with Ph.D. having served 3 years in RGP 9000 eligible for promotion under CAS.

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      CAS 5 years ago

      Dear Crusader, you have mentioned in the hub that a Scientist may move from RGP 9000 to RGP 10,000 after serving 3 years in RGP of 9000 and after acquiring Ph.D. If a scientist has served 3 years in RGP 9000 and acquired Ph.D. on last day of 3rd year, is he eligible for CAS for the RGP 10000/-.

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      crusador 5 years ago

      comment section was off for sometimes and being made functional on request of our viewers. Please post comments but provide replies to the questions you're aware of.It consumes lot of time to provide answers to all questions. Hence, now onwards relevant questions will be taken up for a reply.

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      Sunil 6 years ago

      Dear Crusader,

      I have put in 11 years of service in ICAR as on 17th December 2010.I have completed my Ph.d in June 2010. Please clarify whether i am eligible for grade pay of Rs 8000 from July 2011 (I have completed 5 years in grade pay of 7000 as on 17th December 2010).

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      Dr. Y.P. Singh 6 years ago

      Sir,

      I joined the ICAR in 1986. I have been promoted from senior scientist to principal scientist from 23.11.07 in May 2010. My pay was 47170 + 9000 in May 2010 when I was senior scientist after fixation in June 2010 I got 46650 + 10000. It seems inappropriate as basic pay can not be reduced. Kindly let me know the clarification for the fixation of my pay.

      Pl. reply on my email : ypsingh1777@gmail.com

      Dr. Y.P. Singh

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      Ashok singh Agronomy 6 years ago

      I joined Assistant Professor on 02.02.2003. I had Ph.D. degree at the time of joining. I got senior scale (10000-15200)on 02.02.2007 after completion of 4 year service.Let me know, in the career advancement scheme which is effective from 1.1.2009, when I will get Rs.7000 AGP; whether on 02.02.2007 or 1.1.2009?

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      Dr. S. P. Singh 6 years ago

      KVK SMS in 6th pay commission in the scale 15600-39100 in GP- 5400 will provided the Carrear Advancement Scheme(CAS)in ICAR, KVKs.

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      Dr (Mrs) Deepali Agrawal 6 years ago

      Dear Crusador

      I have as a SMS In kvk on 24.1.2007 as a pay scale of 8000-275-13500. Before joining the post i have the M. Phil degree as well as Ph.D. degree. I am not taking any increment for Ph.D. and M. Phil. kindly send the reply How many increments will be given by the university six( Four for Ph. D. and two for M. Phil) or four.

      Thanking you

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      Dr RAJU PRASAD 6 years ago

      I JOINED Ranchi vety college as assiatnt prof ON 19 nov 2005 WITHOUT Ph D DEGREE. I got Study leave from 1.9.2009 for Ph.D degree. According to new regulation I am eligible for Sr Scale (GP-7000) on 18th NOV 2010. But API score/ PBAS ( UGC regulation 30th june 2010.) became zero for teaching during study leave .So please write me that what is the regulation to get Sr. Scale during study on full pay with usual increament.

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      RK SINGH 6 years ago

      DEAR SIR

      I JOINED ICAR AS SCIENTIST ON 23RD OCT 2001 WITHOUT Ph D DEGREE. I GOT SR. SCALE IN 2007. NOW I HAVE COMPLETED MY Ph DEGREE ON 25.4.2011. SO, PLEASE LET ME KNOW THAT AS PER NEW GUIDELINES, WHEN WILL I GET THE SENIOR SCIENTIST DESIGNATION AND WHAT WILL BE MY PAY STRUCTURE. MOREOVER, CAN I GET TWO ADVANCE INCREMENT FOR SENIOR SCIENTIST DESIGNATION, WHICH WAS ALLOWED EARLIER.

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      Dr. R.S.Mehta 6 years ago

      Dear sir

      As per old CAS for scientist,there was provision of two increments for designation of Sr.Scientist but in new CAS w.e.f Jan 2009, there is no provision of two advance increments for Sr. Scientist through CAS. I was Scientist (SG) w.e.f 12.4.2004 to 29 Sept 2009. Consequent upon acquiring Ph.D, I have been designated as Sr. Scientist by folowing the procedure as prescibed in CAS 2000. I am in dilemma whether grant of these two advance increment is applicable for me because in this case there is only change of designation rather than grade pay. Therefore, kindly clarify whether I am elogible for two advance increments of grant of designation from Scientist ( SG) to Sr. Scientist or my case will also be treated as per policy prescribed in new CAS 2009.

      With thanks

      Your sincerely

      Dr. R.S.Mehta

      Sr. Scientist

      NRCSS, Ajmer ( Raj)

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      crusador 6 years ago

      Dear Dr R S Mehta, you became eligible for Principal Scientist after completion of minimum requirement of three years in PB IV. ICAR has already modified in one of its circular the eligibility for PS. First ICAR gave clarification that one has to serve as Senior scientist for 8 years to become eligible for PS post but later on it issued a circular that a Scientist who has served either in the scale of Sr. Scientist or equivalent scale becomes eligible for PS post. If you have a look at recent advertisements (20110 for the post of PS, you will observe that essential requirement is not Senior Scientist but scale of Sr. Scientist or equivalent. However, one need to possess Ph.D, as an essential qualification for PS post.

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      Dr.R.S.Mehta, Sr. Scientist 6 years ago

      Dear sir,

      I joined as ARS on 12.4.93, got scientist ( SG) on 12.4.2001. As per sixth pay comission of UGC, I got PB-4 on 12.4.2007. Completed Ph.D on 29.9.2009. ICAR, provided designation of Sr. Scientist on 29.9.2009.As per new CAS 2009 of ICAR/UGC PS/Professor can become after rendering service as reader/ Sr Scientist for three years in PB4. Accordingly I cmplete three year in PB-4 on 12.4.2010 but as Sr Scientist, I complete three year on 29.9.2012. Kindly clarify what will be date of my promotion as Principal Scientist through CAS.Kindly send reply on email also rsmagron@yahoo.co.in

      From

      R.S.Mehta

      Sr. Scientist (Agronomy)

      NRC on Seed Spices, Ajmer ( Rajasthan)

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      Senior Scientist,ICAR  6 years ago

      DEAR CRUSADOR,

      WILL YOU PLEASE TELL WHEN NEW REGULATIONS RELATED TO CAS FOR ICAR SCIENTISR WILL COME OUT.There are many scientists whose promotion is due from 1.1.2009.

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      Dr.  6 years ago

      I have joined as Programe Coordinator in KVK in Aug, 2008 in the sacle 12000-420-18300. As on date what will be my revised basic pay.

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      Dr Raja 6 years ago

      Joiend as associate professor as diret recurit post. Now they are offering the pay as 15600 +AGP 8000. the basic last draw is calculated, not the 22320/. in the University SKUAST.

      which one is right.

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      Dr Rajesh  7 years ago

      I am working as Sr. Scientist for the last 4 years under ICAR long term project.The post is co terminus with project other wise I am a regular employee of the univeristy.

      Kindly guide me that as per new rules( in new scale) of CAS whether I am eligible for Principal Scientist or not .

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      Dr. Rajan 7 years ago

      Dear Crusador,

      Your clarification on fixation of pay at Rs. 39690/- for those directly recruited (between 1.1.2006 and 31.12.2008)Principal Scientis/Professor needs some more clarity. A directly recruited Principal Scientist was recuited as per the qualifications in force at the time of recuitment. How can ICAR deny pay of Rs. 43000/- for directely recruited Principal Scientists of 2006 or 2007 by saying they were not recruited as per the revised qualifications?. Where are the revised qualifications?. If qualifications are revised now, can they be applied with retrospective effect for the Principal scients directly recruited way back in 2006 or 2007?. Please see that injustice done to people like me is undone at the earliest. Many thanks for efforts.

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      Sahil 7 years ago

      Dera crusador

      Thanks for your clarification. Some Scientists have joined as Sr Scientist through direct selection after 1.1.2009. Will the upgradation to PB4 be done also for them automatically or they need to undergo CAS again. In both the cases Direct recruitment has been done with the existing qualification only. Because ICAR has not notified any revised qualification for Sr Scientist recruitment so far.

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      crusador 7 years ago

      Dear Saha, You have to complete 5 years service in SS scale.

      Dear Dr Rajan, your pay was fixed at 39690+10000 because ICAR did not advertise PS post till date with revised qualifications. Directly recruited PS with existing qualifications are to be fixed at the minimum of Rs 39690.

      Dear Sahil, you'll be automatically placed in PB IV. I'm shortly going to publish subsequent clarification from UGC/ ICAR at ITRF; www.collegeteachers.in. Please visit the site for details

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      Dr. Rajan 7 years ago

      I am working as principal scientist under ICAR system( equivalent to professor under UGC). As on 1.1.06, I was senior scientist with more than 5 years service in the pre-revised pay scale of 12000 -420 -18300 and as such my pay was revised fixed at 37400 + 9000 (GP) on 1.1.2006. Subsequently I was selected as Principal Scientist through direct recruitment on 26.06.2007. My pay in the principal scientist cadre wwas fixed at 39690 + 10000 (GP). Clearly I am denied the pay of Rs. 43000 + 10000 as specified in MHRD and UGC pay scale. Can anybody suggest me as to what I shoud do to get justice in this regard.

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      KP Saha 7 years ago

      Dear Crusador,

      I joined ICAR as ARS Scientist in Nov. '99 with M.Sc. (Ag.) qualification. Completed 6 years in Nov. 05 and promoted to scientist (SS). Completed 9 years in Nov. 2008 and awarded Ph.D. in Aug. 09. Can I be promoted to Sr. scientist by DPC from the date of PhD viva-voce (Aug. 09)? OR Do I need to wait upto Nov. 2010 (5 years from date of promotion to Sci.(SS) on Nov. 2005)?

      Kindly answer and quote similar cases if any.

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      Sahil 7 years ago

      Dear Crusador

      I have become Sr Scientist in Sept, 2008 through direct selection. As per the ICAR regulation I am suppose to get PB 4 in Sept, 2011. Can you please clarify me whether I need to undergo another CAS or it will be done automatically - in the light of ICAR regulation and clarification on 16th October, 2009.

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      crusador 7 years ago

      Dear Manish, it will take 5 years to become eligible for senior Scientist. You'll be eligible for being placed in 8000 GP (PB 3) in year 2012 and 9000 GP (PB 4) in 2015.

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      manish 7 years ago

      I am a scientist senior scale from 2007. Asper regular recruitment theough career advance scheme how many years it will take from senior scale to senior scientist? pl. advise.

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      Dr R.K. Mishra 7 years ago

      As Associate professor on 1-1-2001 myself and one of my colligue has the same basic of Rs17040 but he recieved the incentives of 2 increments (420+420=840) in lue of family planing (in 2001) and subsequently placed in basic of Rs 17880. I want to know that the additional increment of family planing will be considered for his pay fixation as on 1-1-2006 or we both will be placed on same basic pay . pl explane the critaria for pay fixation in this situation as per UGC norms.

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      uc 7 years ago

      Any news about the status of directly recruited readers after 1-1-2006. They will be put in P-IV or not from date of joining ??????????????

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      Dr.V.Kumar 7 years ago

      Perhaps you could not understand UGC REGULATION PROPERLY.An ICAR Senior scientist is equivalent to an Asso.Professor (presently)and all the asso.Professor who come either directly or through CAS will remain in PB3 (AGP/RGP 8000) for thee years. After three years in agp/rgp 8000 they would be promoted to PB4 WITH AGP AS 9000.According to my knowledge seperate regulations would come in due corse of time for ICAR scientists and for Agrl. Universities also.

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      SS 7 years ago

      Pls see this link http://www.asrb.org.in/administrator/uploads_dir/1...

      After regulation ICAR Scientist should have only 3 designation - Scientist, Sr Scientist and Principal Scientist. Directly recruited Sr Scientist will be in PB4 with RGP of Rs.9000. But this advt says ICAR is going to recruit Sr Scientist (Direct) in the pay scale of 15600-39100 + RGP Rs 8000. What kind of Sr Scientist is going to be recruited by ICAR in this pay scale?

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      saahil 7 years ago

      New UGC regulations are extremely confusing???? especially for directly recruited Associate professors.

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      raj 7 years ago

      What about pay protection in new UGC notification??????

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      akvish 7 years ago

      Hi ,

      Any update on the pay scale of Associate Professor/Senior Scientists (directly recruited) after 1.01.2006 under ICAR/UGC? what is the status of draft UGC Regulation submitted for Gazzet notification is there any news!!

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      DR SM 7 years ago

      Hi Crusador,

      Any update on the pay scale of Associate Professor/Senior Scientists (directly recruited) under ICAR/UGC? Can you, please, upload the latest UGC Regulation or Gazzet notification on this !!

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      Sandeep Kumar 7 years ago

      Dear Sir, I joined the SAU in Jan 2007 and completed PhD in July 2007. Now my basic pay is fixed as per follows:

      jan, 2007 - (PreRevised is 8000, Revised is 15600 (From fitment table)

      July, 2007 - PreRevised is 8550, Revised is 15910 (again from fitment table)

      Please tell whether it can be fixed again on 15910 in July, 2007 or not.

      July, 2008 - Increment of 3% on 15910.

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      Arbind 7 years ago

      I joined as lecturer in School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development of Nagaland University (A central University) in September, 2000 with M.Tech degree.Am I eligible for two advance increments