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Grant of revised AICTE pay scales to the Civilian Professorial staff – MoD Order

7th CPC: Grant of revised AICTE pay scales to the Civilian Professorial staff of  Technical Institutions – Ministry of Defence Order dated 26.11.2020

Government of India
Ministry of Defence
(Department of Defence)

B Wing, Sena Bhawan,
New Delhi,

Dated, the 26th November, 2020


The Chief of Defence Staff,
Ministry of Defence,
New Delhi-110011

The Chief of Army Staff,
Integrated HQrs of Ministry of Defence(Army),
New Delhi-110011

The Chief of Naval Staff
Integrated HQrs of Ministry of Defence(Navy),
New Delhi-110011.

Subject: Grant of revised AICTE pay scales to the Civilian Professorial staff of (i) College of Military Engineering (CME), Pune; (ii) Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow; (iii) Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (MCEME), Secunderabad; (iv) Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala; (v) Naval College of Engineering (ai part of INA, Ezhimala); and (vi) EME School, Baroda


I am directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter No. 3/3/2009/D(Civ-11) dated 10.11.2010 on the above mentioned subject and to state that in view of the revision of pay AICTE pay scales in the Technical Institutions as notified vide Ministry of Human Resource Development’s (MHRD) letter No. 1-37/2016-TS. ll dated 18.01.2019 read with their letters of even number dated 29.01.2019 and All India Council for Technical Education’s (AICTE) Notification No. 61-1/RIFD/7th CPC/2016-17 dated 01.03.2019, the President is pleased to further revise the pay scales of Civilian Professorial Staff of the training institutions as mentioned in the subject of the letter. The revised pay scales and other provisions shall be as per the following paragraphs.

2. Designation: –

There shall be only three designations in respect of Civilian Professorial Staff, namely Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors.

3. Revised Pay: –

(I) Pay Fixation Method:

The revised pay structure for different categories of Civilian Professorial Staff is based on the following: –

  • The formula followed by the 7th CPC is followed in the academic pay structure, moving from the concept of Pay Band and Academic Grade Pay to that of Academic Levels and Cells.
  • The first academic level (corresponding to AGP of 6000) is numbered as academic level 10. Similarly, the other academic levels are 11, 12, 13A1, 14 and 15.
  • Each cell in an academic level is at 3% higher than the previous cell in that level.
  • The index of Rationalisation (IOR) is 2.67 for present AGP of less than 10,000 and 2.72 for the AGP of Rs. 10,000 and above.
  • The entry pay for each level is as follows:
Level Academic Grade Pay(Rs.) Entry Pay(Rs.)
10 6,000 21,600
11 7,000 25,790
12 8,000 29 ,900
13A1 9,000 49,200
14 10,000 53,000
15 67,000


  • The Pay Matrix based on the above propositions on Academic Levels, Cell and Entry Pay is at Annexure.
  • For fixation of pay of an employee in the Pay Matrix as on 01st January, 2016, the existing pay (Pay in Pay Band plus Academic Grade Pay) in the pre­ revised structure as on 31st December, 2015 shall be multiplied by a factor of 57. The figure so arrived at is to be located in the Academic Level corresponding to employee’s Pay Band and Academic Grade Pay in the new Pay Matrix. If a Cell identical with the figure so arrived at is available in the appropriate Academic Level, that Cell shall be the revised pay; otherwise the next higher cell in that Academic Level shall be the revised pay of the employee. If the figure arrived at in this manner is less than the first cell in that Academic Level, then the pay shall be fixed at the first cell of that Academic Level.

In cases where in revision of pay, the pay of Government Servants drawing pay at two or more stages in pre-revised Pay Band and Grade Pay or scale, as the case may be, gets fixed at same Cell in the applicable Level in the new Pay Matrix, one additional increment shall be given for every two stages bunched and the pay of Government Servant drawing higher pay in the pre-revised structure shall be fixed at the next vertical Cell in the applicable Level as per Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure OM No. 1-6/2016-IC dated 07.09.2016 and subsequent clarification issued vide DoE’s OM No. 1-6/2016-IC/E-lllA dated 07.02.2019.

(II) Revised pay for Civilian Professorial Staff:

Sl No. Existing Pay Revised pay
1 Assistant Professor (at Rs 6000 AGP in PB Rs.15,600-39, 100) Assistant Professor-Grade-1 (at Academic Level 10 with rationalized entry pay of Rs. 57,700/-)
2 Assistant Professor (at Rs 7000 AGP in PB Rs.15,600-39,100 Assistant Professor-Grade-2 (at Academic Level 11 with rationalized entry pay of Rs.68,900/-
3 Assistant Professor (at Rs 8000 AGP in PB Rs.15,600-39,100 Assistant Professor-Grade-3 (at Academic Level 12 with rationalized entry pay of Rs.79,800/-
4 Associate Professor (at Rs 9000 AGP in PB Rs.37,400-67,000 Associate Professor (at Academic Level 13A1 with rationalized entry pay of Rs.1,31,400/-
5 Professor (at Rs 10000 AGP in PB Rs.37,400-67,000 Professor (at Academic Level 14 with rationalized entry pay of Rs.1,44,200/-


4. Increment: –

  • The annual increment is given in the Pay Matrix at 3%, with each cell being higher by 3% over the previous cell in the same level, rounded off to nearest The annual increment to each employee would move up in the same academic level, with an employee moving from the existing cell in the academic level to the immediate next cell in the same academic level.
  • There shall be two dates for grant of increment namely, 01st January and 1st July of every year, instead of existing date of 1st July, provided that an employee shall be entitled to only one annual increment on either one of these two dates depending on the date of appointment, promotion or grant of financial up-gradation.

5. Promotion: –

When an individual gets a promotion, his new pay on promotion would be fixed in the Pay Matrix as follows:

On promotion, he would be given a notional increment in his existing Academic Level of Pay, by moving him to next higher cell at that level. The pay shown in this cell would now be located in the new Academic level corresponding to the post to which he has been promoted. If a cell identical with that pay is available in the new level, that cell shall be the new pay; otherwise the next higher cell in that level shall be the new pay of the employee. If the pay arrived at in this manner is less than the first cell in the new level, then the pay shall be fixed at the first cell of that level.

6. Career Advancement Scheme(CAS): –

Stages of promotion under the CAS of incumbent and newly-appointed Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors shall be as per the eligibility and CAS Promotion Criteria prescribed in para 2.9 and para 5.2 of AICTE Notification No. 61-1/RIFD/7th CPC/2016-17 dated 01.03.2019.

7. Incentives for Ph.D and other higher qualifications: –

Incentives for Ph.D and other higher qualifications shall be applicable as prescribed in para 2.22 of AICTE Notification No. 61-1/R IFD/7th CPC/2016-17 dated 01.03.2019.

8. Service conditions and other allowances as applicable to Central Govt servants: –

For all matters of service conditions and other allowances other than those mentioned in the foregoing paragraphs, namely pay scales, incentives for Research Qualifications and upward movements under CAS, the Civilian Professorial Staff will continue to- be governed by the rules applicable to Defence Civilians in other Defence Establishments.

9. Date of implementation of revised pay and allowances and payment of arrears:

  • The revised Pay and revised rates of Dearness Allowance under this scheme shall be effective from 01.01.2016.
  • Other allowances such as Leave Travel Concession, Special Compensatory Allowances, Children’s Education Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Deputation Allowance, House Building Allowance, Travelling Allowance shall be applicable from the date as notified by the Central Government/respective State and UT Government from time to time.
  • Payment of arrears shall be made during the financial yea r e. 2020-2 1, after deduction of admissible income tax.
  • An undertaking shall be taken from every beneficiary under this scheme to the effect that any excess payment made on account of incorrect fixation of pay in the revised Pay Level or grant of inappropriate Pay Level and Pay Cells or any other excess payment made shall be adjusted against the future payments due or otherwise to the beneficiary.

10. Recruitment Rules: –

Appointment/recruitment to all posts of Civilian Professorial Staff will be carried out as per the qualifications prescribed under the AICTE Scheme for the respective posts. The concerned Headquarters/ Directorates may review the RRs to be in line wit h AICTE scheme.

12. Further modifications/amendments, if any to the MHRD scheme of revision of pay of teachers as per 7th CPC issued vide MHRD letter No. 1-37/2016-TS.ll dated 01.2019 read with their letter of even number dated 29. 01.2019 and AICTE Regulations notified vide AICTE Notification No. 61-1/RIFD/7th CPC/20 16-17 dated 01.03.2019 shall be applicable automatically to the teachers/Civilian Professorial Staff of the above mentioned Defence Technical Colleges.

13. Anomalies, if any, in the implementation of this Scheme may be brought to the notice of the concerned Headquarters/Directorates for clarification/decision of the Central Government.

14. Any clarifications on points other than pay and allowances will be provided by the concerned Division(s) dealing with the subject(s).

15. This issues with the approval of Ministry of Finance (Deptt. of Expenditure) vide their UO Note 10(18)/E. 111(8)/2017 dated 23.11.2020 and concurrence of Defence (Finance)(AG/PA) vide their ID No. 1(48)/201 O-AG/PA/59 dated 24.11.2020.

Yours faithfully

(Vimala Vikram)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Copy for information & necessary action: –

  • Secy, Defence Finance, Ministry of Defence
  • JS(E), Ministry of Defence
  • JS(Trg) , Ministry of Defence
  • E-ln-C, DG Signals, DG EME, Naval HQ CP(G)
  • Principal Director of Audit(Army)
  • Principal Director of Audit(AF&N)
  • DFA(AG) , DFA(Navy) , CGDA, All controllers of Defence Accounts
  • OSD(CP), Ministry of Defence
  • D (IT) Ministry of Defence: with the request that this OM/communication may be uploaded on the website of MoD at location “MoD>DoD>Employees Corner>Seventh CPC” for wider dissemination .   Co also to:-

Annexure to MoD letter No. 3(2)/2017/D(Civ-ll) dated : 26.11.2020

Pay Matrix

Pay Band(Rs.) 15,600-39,100 37,400-67,000 67,000-79,000
Grade Pay(Rs.) 6,000 7,000 8,000 9,000 10,000 0
Index of Rationalisation 2.67 2.67 2.67 2.67 2.72 2.72
Entry Pay (Rs.) 21,600 25,790 29,900 49,200 53,000 67,000
Academic Level 10 11 12 13A 14 15

Rationalised Entry Pay (Rs.)

57,700 68,900 79,800 1,31,400 1,44,200 1,82,200
2 59,400 71,000 82,200 1,35,300 1,48,500 1,87,700
3 61,200 73,100 84,700 1,39,400 1,53,000 1,93,300
4 63,000 75,300 87,200 1,43,600 1,57,600 1,99,100
5 64,900 77,600 89,800 1,47,900 1,62,300 2,05,100
6 66,800 79,900 92,500 1,52,300 1,67,200 2,11,300
7 68,800 82,300 95,300 1,56,900 1,72,200 2,17,600
8 70,900 84;800 98,200 1,61,600 1,77,400 2,24,100
9 73,000 87,300 1,01,100 1,66,400 1,82,700
10 75,200 89,900 1,04,100 1,71,400 1,88,200
11 77,500 92,600 1,07,200 1,76,500 1,93,800
12 79,800 95,400 1,10,400 1,81,800 1,99,600
13 82,200 98,300 1,13,700 1,87,300 2,05,600
14 84,700 1,01,200 1,17,100 1,92,900 2,11,800
15 87,200 1,04,200 1,20,600 1,98,700 2,18,200
16 89,800 1,07,300 1,24,200 2,04,700
17 92,500 1,10,500 1,27,900 2,10,800
18 95,300 1,13,800 1,31,700 2,17,100
19 98,200 1,17,200 1,35,700
20 1,01,100 1,20,700 1,39,800
21 1,04,100 1,24,300 1,44,000
22 1,07,200 1,28,000 1,48,300
23 1,10,400 1,31,800 1,52,700
24 1,13,700 1,35,800 1,57,300
25 1,17,100 1,39,900 1,62,000
26 1,20,600 1,44,100 1,66,900
27 1,24,200 1,48,400 1,71,900
28 1,27,900 1,52,900 1,77,100
29 1,31,700 1,57,500 1,82,400
30 1,35,700 1,62,200 1,87,900
31 1,39,800 1,67,100 1,93,500
32 1,44,000 1,72,100 1,99,300
33 1,48,300 1,77,300 2,05,300
34 1,52,700 1,82,600 2,11,500
35 1,57,300 1,88,100
36 1,62,000 1,93,700
37 1,66,900 1,99,500
38 1,71,900 2,05,500
39 1,77,100
40 1,82,400


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