All permanent employees are earning Earned Leave at the rate of one day for every eleven days(1/11) on duty. Non-permanent employees are earning this leave at the rate of one day for every 22 days on duty for the first year and after that @ 1/11. When the person is confirmed in that cadre, the Earned Leave calculated @ 1/22 will be regularized @ 1/11. From 27/2/2007 all non permanent employees who have completed 3 years' continuous service are eligible to recalculate their Earned leave @ 1/11 for the first year. The maximum amount of EL that can be at credit at a time shall not be in excess of 300 days w.e.f. 01-11-1998. The maximum amount of EL that can be granted at a time shall not be in excess of 180 days. But, in the case of leave preparatory to retirement, it can be granted upto 300 days. During a financial year 30 days Earned leave can be surrendered in a block for leave salary. For terminal surrender it will be upto 300 days.
EL Salary: Full pay, if the person had been on duty+Dearness Allowance to that pay + compensatory allowances as admissible (No HRA if occupying Government Quarters)+special pay as admissible. If promoted during EL, monetary benefit of promotion shall be granted only from the date on which charge is assumed. (SeeKSR Rules 92&93)