PBS Incentive Publication Claim


To improve quality of research publication and innovation for MYRA assessment by publishing high quality scholarly works that are MYRA approved Indexed Journals and to produce intellectual materials registered in MyIPO.

Scheme of Rewards

Scheme of Rewards

Types RM

Web of Science (WoS)

  • Q1
  • Q2
  • Q3
  • Q4


  • Q1 – Q4
ERA 100.00
Registered IP 1000.00
Commercialized Product 2000.00

Criteria and Clauses

  1. The reward will be provided based on respective journal quartile.
  2. The reward will be provided based on the following quartile. However, for paper appearing in both indexed databases, the higher quartile will be recognized as seen in 2.0 Scheme of Rewards.
  3. The journal must be active/covered in WoS or SCOPUS or ERA when the paper is published in the said journal.
  4. Paper must be printed and published in the said journal. Paper under review or accepted is not eligible for consideration.
  5. Publication reward application must be received by RMC in the year the paper is published.
  6. The reward is only for PBS staff. PBS student and authors from other institutions are not eligible to apply for this reward.
  7. The publication reward is in terms of cash reward.
  8. All publication incentive applications from academic staff will only be accepted after the staff had met their KPI of publishing three Citation-Index Journal (CIJ) publications per year.
  9. The publication reward is considered a perquisite from employment and the amount taxable shall fall under the current Perquisites from Employment by Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB). It is the responsibility of the Principal author /Co-Author(s) to declare the reward amount received to IRB as publication reward is in terms of cash reward.

Incentive Publication/Innovation Claim Checklist

Process Flow for Incentive Claim