How To Get The Incremental Salary From The University?

My wife is working in Punjabi University Patiala as Assistant Professor Since 4th February 2010 on Contractual Basis. She has been appointed by the proper channel through advertisement in the newspaper. At that time, she was an MBA Holder and ... Read More

My wife is working in Punjabi University Patiala as Assistant Professor Since 4th February 2010 on Contractual Basis. She has been appointed by the proper channel through advertisement in the newspaper. At that time, she was an MBA Holder and pursuing Ph.D. She has been given extension time to time with no break. In November university relieved her saying that she is not qualified for the post as per UGC norms (although she was on an extension that time). We filed a case in High Court CWP/25696/2013 for the same and it is linked with Supreme Court same nature of Case SLP (C)/7277/2014. She had completed her Ph.D. and has been awarded Degree in March 2014 (Now she is eligible as per the UGC Norms) Now the university has revised the salaries of all contract assistant professors from 21600 to 30000 from 1st July 2018 Its been a year she did not get the incremental salary as University says that you are under court case. Please guide for the same that how we should proceed to get our rights.
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Karishma Pandit

Karishma Pandit

  • Sector-1, Noida

If your wife did not get the incremental salary you can file the suit before the court under the civil contempt of court as the court order is violated by the university.

For more clarification, you can consult our expert in employment law in India who will guide you for the same.

Answered on 13 Jul 2019


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