Clarification of One Advance Increment on Possession of Higher Qualification

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority has issued Notification No. FO(B&F)/10-126/A-I/Vol-48/3738-3837 dated 26-11-2015 in connection with Clarification of One Advance Increment on Possession of Higher Qualification.

With reference to above mentioned Department letter of the dated 09-01-2014, one advance increment was granted to the employees of BPS-16 and below on acquiring higher qualification. Clarification of the same is as under:

Clarification of Advance Increment on Possession of Higher Qualification

S. No Query Clarification
1 From which the employees who possess higher qualification prior to issuance of above referred letter dated 09-01-2014 are entitled for increment? The advance increment on acquiring higher qualification under office order dated 09-01-2014 is admissible with effect from 9th January 2014 or from the date of announcement of result of higher qualification which ever is later.
2 Whether the Senior Superintendents are entitled for advance increment on possession Master Degree? Since the Senior Superintendents are promoted from the post of Assistant under 100% promotion quota, their prescribed qualification under relevant service rules is same as that of Assistant i.e Graduation; accordingly they are entitled for advance increment on acquiring higher qualification.
3 What is equivalency of DAE? Whether a Junior Clerk whose prescribed qualification in service rules is matric is entitled to advance increment on the basis of DAE or not? The DAE is equivalent to intermediate accordingly, all the employees who possess the qualification of DAE and their prescribed qualification in the service rules is Matric/below matric are entitled to advance increment.


Claraficication Advance Increment



  1. Arshad says:

    This notification is admissible to WAPDA employees only. Federal employees could get advance increments only before 2001.

  2. yargul says:

    I have joined federal government service in 2007 assistant. I have done my master in December I eligible for one advance increments? ?. Please clarify thanks

  3. Zafarullah says:

    Respected madam please ye bataeye k kia new appoint police constable ko 2008 k initial basic par adhoc allowance 50% allow he ya nhe. please reply

  4. Aabid H. Soomro says:

    Wao.... That's is a very good news....

    Can someone inform whether the same idea is being implemented/adopted in other federal Govt departments too???

  5. naveed says:

    I have joined FG service in 2008 as Assistant.
    I have done my Masters in 2007.
    Am i eligible for one advance increincrement..??
    As the required qualifiation for the post of Assistant is graduation.
    Plz clarify

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