Circular of Policy for Grant of Time Scale BPS-01 to BPS-16 Federal Employees has been issued on 22 August 2022 by Finance Division.
Policy for Grant of Time Scale BPS-01 to BPS-16 Federal Employees
As per Regulation Wing of Finance Division, instructions issued vide their OM No. 9(7)R-I/2014-233/2022 dated 28th May 2022, the Prime Minister of Pakistan has been pleased to accord approval to the grant of higher time scale to BPS-01 to BPS-16 all civil servants of the Federal Government thrice during their service as per the following pattern:
|Number of Time Scale
|First Time Scale
|On completion of 10 years of service in the current substantive pay scale
|Second Time Scale
|On completion of 08 years of service after the grant of 1st Time Scale or last promotion
|Third Time Scale
|On completion of 08 years of service after the grant of 2nd Time Scale or last promotion
Apart from other conditions, Time Scale from BPS-01 to BPS-04 will be admissible subject to the following conditions:
|Time Scale will not be granted from a back date i.e it will not be effective before the date of the Time Scale Committee’s meeting
|Time Scale promotion will be admissible thrice in the whole service. On each eve of promotion, one chance of the Time Scale will be considered lapsed.
|A civil servant who is already availing the benefit of Time Scale Policy or move-up /placement of higher grades like in case of civil servants in BPS-01 to BPS-04, Drivers / Dispatch Riders, Superintendent, and health personnel, he/she has to give irrevocable option whether he/she want to continue with old time scale/move-up/placement or new time scale policy.
|Each Ministry /Division/Department may ensure to seek an irrevocable option with one month of issuance of this policy.