Rank
 
Part A

Part B

Total Points

(A + B)

No. of ISI or Scopus publications*

Scientist I

40

10

50

4-6

Scientist II

88

22

110

9-14

Scientist III

144

36

180

15-24

Scientist IV

208

52

260

21-35

Scientist V

280

70

350

28-47

*Approximate number of ISI or Scopus-indexed journals. Must accumulate the minimum points, or not less than 80% coming from Part A and maximum points or not more than 20% coming from Part B.
 
For Upgrading or Promotion
 
 
Rank
 
Part A

Part B

Total Points

(A + B)

No. of ISI or Scopus publications

Scientist II

48

12

60

5-8

Scientist III

56

14

70

6-10

Scientist IV

64

16

80

7--11

Scientist V

72

18

90

8-12

Incremental cumulative points. For example, if Scientist I is applying for promotion to Scientist III, the total points needed is 130 points [60 points (S1 to S2) + 70 points (S2 to S3)].