Updated news as per 17 dec 2008 on UGC pay revision is that, Reports are approved by mhrd, check out new pay scales here. ugc pay ugc, ugc pay commission, aifucto, ugc pay scale, the economics times
Good News for Readers in college/university that UGC made some changes in their pay band, now the Ball is in HRD court. wait and watch this space, further read on,
University Grants Commission on Wednesday accepted the report of its Pay Review Committee.
Readers in colleges/universities could have got a better deal, UGC made some changes in the pay band.
UGC will now send its recommendation to the HRD ministry.
HRD ministry to accept the recommendations after consulting the finance ministry.
UGC's Pay Review Committee has recommended a minimum of 70% salary hike along with a host of increments and allowances to teachers. At the entry level, an assistant professor (earlier called lecturer) would get at least Rs 5,000 more than a newly recruited IAS.
The committee said the Centre should bear 100% burden of states for the next five years. In fact, if states implement all recommendations effectively, the committee said the Centre should bear 50% of salary burden for another five years.

The report puts premium on youth, creates new posts like senior professor, professor of eminence, makes career growth faster for those with impeccable academic credentials, scoffs at the trend of contract teachers, makes research easier, recommends pension after 20 years of teaching and wants teachers to get assessed by students. Now one can become professor within 15 years of joining the profession unlike the earlier 17 years.
reports TOI. UGC OKs pay hikes; teachers to earn more than newly recruited babus
Enjoy teachers and Happy Diwali..