University Grants Commission
Ministry ol Human Reource Development, Govt. of lndia
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi – 110002
1st March, 2016
The issue regarding counting of the period of active service spent on pursuing Ph.D. was considered by the UGC in its 512’n Meeting held on 4tn February, 2016.
The clarification of University Grants Commission is as follows:
“the period of active service spent on pursuing Research Degree i.e. for acquiring Ph.D. degree simultaneously without taking any kind of leave may be counted as teaching experience for the purpose of direct recruitment/promotion to the post of Associate Professor and above.”
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