FInance Divisions (Regulation Wing), Government of Pakistan finally issued notification for M.Phil allowance which has been fixed at the rate of 25% of Ph.D allowance. The notification was issued on July 1, 2016. This notification is for federal government employees only.
As per notification, this M.Phil allowance will not be admissible to those who are getting Ph.D allowance. Ph.D. allownace is Rs. 10,000 per month. Further, the M.Phil allowance will also not be admissible to those who have got benefit of advace increments possessing on or acquiring M.Phil degree prior to December 1, 2001.
This M.Phil allowance is applicable in case when the M.Phil degree is recognized by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. The notification has been circulated among all ministries, departments and also to provincial governments.
However, the employees of Government of Punjab shall enjoy M.Phil allowance @ 50% of Ph.D. allowance and the same stands notified vide Letter N. FD.SR-I/9-47/2013 dated October 1, 2013.