Info Ghar team will inform about the study leave rules in Pakistan. These rules are applicable in all provinces. Study leave granted to government civil servants by the approval of the competent authority. This leave granted to a civil servant for study and technical courses. Furthermore, this leave will not debit from the leave account of the civil servant. These rules apply in all Government Departments of Pakistan. Permanent civil servants of Pakistan are all eligible for this leave. Civil Servants can avail of extra leave on half pay for study purposes in or outside Pakistan. During the study leave sanctioning authority can make local arrangements in absence of government servants. Furthermore, study leave should not be granted to civil servers who have less than 5 years of service. Departments can sanction study leave to the servants under their control according to the rules.
Study Leave Rules for Govt Servant
Generally, study leave granted on full pay for M.S/ M.Phill studies. The period of this leave is generally for 2 years. It may be extended up to 4 years on special grounds for obtaining a Ph.D. degree. Extraordinary leave may be taken with study leave. In case, a civil servant fails to complete the degree in the stipulated period, then a grace period of 12 months is awarded to complete this study. This extra period will treat as a leave on full pay as per the leave account of civil servants. Civil servant to whom study leave granted on full pay for higher study but he fails to get the desired degree during the study leave. In this case study leave will be treated as extraordinary leave i.e leave without pay and allowances. The salaries of that period will recover from the pay and pension of a servant.
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Study leave will not be granted to civil servants who have an age above 55 years. The salary of the officer/official will draw from his place of posting. This leave granted for those courses which help the capacity building of the incumbent. Furthermore, study expenses will be borne by the candidate. During study leave, the employee will consider for promotion and pension. This leave will not affect the leave due to civil servant. The civil servant on Ex-Pakistan leaves can covert their leave into study leave. Leaves granted to civil servants of Pakistan. Study allowance is also awarded during this leave.