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Time Bound Higher Grade Eligibility Rules

Scheme for Higher Grade [8th, 15th, 22th & 27th Years]

  • The first Time Bound Higher Grade on completion of Eight years of service in the entry post.
  • The second Time Bound Higher Grade on completion of 15 years of service in the entry post and the first regular promotion post/time bound higher grade taken together.
  • The third Time Bound Higher Grade on completion of 22 years of total service in the entry post and the regular promotion post(s)/time boundhigher grade(s) taken together.
  • A fourth Time Bound Higher Grade on completion of 27 years of total service in the entry post and the regular promotion post(s) /time bound higher grade(s) taken together.

Eligibility [w.e.f 01/02/2016]

  • Employees who remain in their entry posts in the scales of pay ranging from Rs. 16500-35700 to Rs. 19000-43600 will be granted four higher grades on completion of the above specified periods of service in their posts.
  • Employees who remain in their entry posts in the scales of pay ranging from Rs. 20000-45800 to Rs. 26500-56700 will be granted three higher grades on completion of the above specified periods of service in their posts.
  • Those on entry posts with pay scales ranging from Rs.27800-59400 to Rs.40500- 85000 will be granted two time bound higher grades, the first on completion of 8 years of service in the entry post and the second on completion of 15 years of total service in the entry post and first promotion post/ higher grade taken together.
  • For direct recruits against posts carrying the scales of Rs.42500-87000 to Rs.55350-101400, one higher grade promotion in the scale as shown below will be given on completion of 8 years of service.
  • For the incumbents in the posts on scales of pay above Rs.55350-101400 no Time Bound Higher Grade will be allowed.
  • If there is a regular promotion post (including ratio promotion post) in respect of the categories of posts (entry) coming under pay range from Rs.16500-35700 to Rs.32300-68700 and its scale of pay is higher than the Time Bound Higher Grade proposed , then the qualified incumbent will be given the scale of pay of the regular promotion post in the direct line of promotion as Time Bound Higher Grade scale. [Pay Revision 2014, Annexure III, Para 6]
  • Unqualified hands will be allowed the next higher scale of pay above that of the scale of pay of the post held at that time, in the standard scales of pay in Annexure I of Pay Revision Order.
  • In respect of categories of post coming under the pay scale ranging from Rs.35700- 75600 to 40500-85000 the Time Bound Higher Grade will be as specified in Table II of Annexure II. Scales of pay of regular promotion post will not be given in these cases  [Pay Revision 2014, Annexure III, Para 9]

General Conditions

  • The service rendered in the entry post and reckoned for normal increments will be treated as the qualifying service for granting Time Bound Higher Grades in that post.
  • Period of Leave on loss of pay, not reckoned for increment will not be reckoned as qualifying service for granting Higher Grade.
  • Increment bar period with cumulative effect will not be reckoned as qualifying service for granting Higher Grade.
  • Service not counted for increment as a punishment, will not be reckoned as qualifying service for granting Higher Grade.
  • Dies-non period will be reckoned as qualifying service for granting higher grade.
  • Period of Temporary relinquishment of promotion will not be reckoned as qualifying service for granting Higher Grade.
  • The term ‘entry post’ shall be defined as the post to which an employee is initially appointed in Government service by direct recruitment by the competent authority. Appointments made by PSC, “by transfer” from other categories will also be treated as equivalent to direct recruitment for allowing the benefit of Time Bound Higher Grade.
  • Those who relinquish regular promotion, whether permanently or for specified periods , will not be given the benefit of Time Bound Higher Grade promotions. Similarly, an employee who got the benefit of Time Bound Higher Grade promotion will on no account be permitted to relinquish regular promotion to that grade either permanently or for specified periods.[Pay Revision 2014, Annexure III, Para 17]
  • The employees in the entry scales of pay of Rs.17000-37500 and Rs.17500-39500 will be eligible for reckoning their last grade service also for allowing 22 years third Time Bound Higher Grade. This benefit will not be allowed to first, second and fourth Time Bound Higher Grades. The employees in the posts having the revised entry scale of Rs. 18000 - 41500 and above are also not eligible for this benefit. [Pay Revision 2014, Annexure III, Para 18]
  • The ex-servicemen who are under war/military service got appointment in the state civil service in Gazetted and Non-gazetted posts are eligible to get the benefit of first time bound higher grade by counting their war/military service.
  • In the case of inter departmental transfer, the prior service in the same post in the former department will also be reckoned as qualifying service for granting Higher Grade.
  • Provisional service in respect of those who got regular appointment prior to 01/10/1994 reckoned for granting higher grade.
  • Declaration of probation is not necessary for granting time bound higher grade. [GO(P)No.62/81(282)/Fin Dated 20/01/1981]. In such cases, pay will be fixed on the basis of pay he has actually drawn in the lower post on the date of grade promotion, but next increment will be allowed only after probation declaration.
  • Those who initially appointed in one Department, who got appointment by direct recruitment (PSC) in the same post in another Department will be eligible for TBHG by reckoning their prior service, provided the same has been reckoned for increment in latter Department. [GO(P)No.300/2004/Fin Dated 26/06/2004]

 

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