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Superannuation Retirement Age Enhancement to Teaching faculty drawing UGC Scale

Superannuation Retirement Age Enhancement to Teaching faculty drawing UGC Scale GO Ms 39 Dated: 29.07.2023 Superannuation of Teaching faculty Who are Working in Universities and  drawing UGC scale enhanced from 62 years to 65 years 


Enhance the age of superannuation of regular teachers working in the Universities of the State of Andhra Pradesh under the administrative control of Higher Education Department from 62 years to 65 years


Higher Education Department - Enhancement of age of superannuation of regular Teachers working in the Universities of the State of Andhra Pradesh under the administrative control of Higher Education Department and who are drawing UGC scale of pay in Universities in the State, from 62 years to 65 years - Orders - Issued.


HIGHER EDUCATION (U.E) DEPARTMENT G.O.Ms.No.39 Dated:29-07-2023 


Read the following:-

1.G.O.Ms No.59, Higher Education (UE) Department, dt.24-12-2014. 

2.From the A.P. State Council of Higher Education, e-file bearing Computer No.1619039.


In the reference 1" read above, Government issued orders enhancing the age of superannuation of regular university Teachers in the State from 60 year to 62 year with effect from 02-06-2014.


In order to keep up expertise and also to retain the senior most faculty in the A.P. State Universities for some more time that facilities maintaining the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) grading and harness the Central Government Grants, the Secretary, A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), in the letter 2nd read above, has informed that the 6th Central Pay Commission constituted by the Government of India recommended the enhancement of the age of superannuation for teachers to 65 years. The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Goverment of India addressed the Lr.No.1-32/2006-U.II/U.1(1), dt.31.12.2008 to University Grants Commission, New Delhi communicating the scheme of revision of pay scale for teachers and equivalent cadre in Universities and Colleges following the Revised Pay Scale of Central Government Employees. Accordingly the UGC implemented to the revised pay scales to all the central universities and centrally funded institutions and informed all the states to implement the same to the universities and colleges implementing UGC scales. The University Grants Commission pay scales are being implemented by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to the teachers of all State Universities and Colleges wherever UGC scales are applied. Therefore, the Secretary, APSCHE viewed that the State Government has the authority and jurisdiction to decide the enhancement of age of superannuation from 62 to 65 years to the University teachers, and requested the Government to examine the remarks and to take appropriate decision in the matter. 


Government after careful examination of the matter, hereby enhance the age of superannuation of regular teachers working in the Universities of the State of Andhra Pradesh under the administrative control of Higher Education Department from 62 years to 65 years. The enhanced age of superannuation is applicable only to the Teaching faculty, who are drawing UGC scale of pay in Universities in the State.


The Registrars of all the Universities in the State under the administrative control of Higher Education Department are advised to place the matter before the Executive Councils of the respective Universities and take necessary action in the matter accordingly.


This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (HR.IV-FR&LR) Department, vide their UO No. FIN01-HR/99/2022-HR-IV (Computer No.1729683) Department, DL.28.07.2023.


Download G.O.Ms.No.39 Dated:29-07-2023

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