The technical allowance shall be granted on the following conditions:
a) The employee must have a university degree or equivalent or post- secondary diploma or equivalent in his area of specialty
b) He must be working an engineer, assistant engineer, technician, or as an agricultural or assistant agricultural engineer, or a supervisory job.
c) He must not be occupying a post of undersecretary or assistant undersecretary.
UAE Nationals performing engineering, technical and agricultural jobs shall be granted a technical allowance according to the following criteria:
Firstly: Occupants of engineering jobs in all specialties including computer engineering, agricultural engineering, as well as jobs that require a university degree or equivalent, in the field of computer, electronics or geology. The allowance granted is 50% of the basic salary and up to AED 5000 maximum
Secondly: Occupants of engineers jobs in IT, agricultural guidance - holders of post- secondary diploma. The allowance granted is 30% of the basic salary and up to AED 2500 maximum