Step guide for processing of the proposal for framing and amendment of Recruitment Rules
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
New Delhi the 31st March, 2015
Sub: Step guide for processing of the proposal for framing / amendment of Recruitment Rules.
The undersigned is directed to state that this Department has issued guidelines on framing/amendment/relaxation of Recruitment Rules vide OM No. AB -14 017/48/2010-Estt.(RR) dated 31.12.2010 which inter-alia provides thirteen column Schedule (Annexure-I) to be annexed with the notification of the Recruitment Rules. A detailed step guide (column-wise) for processing of the proposal for framing / amendment of Recruitment Rules is enclosed. The step guide material may be used for filling up thirteen columns Schedule (Annexure-I) to be annexed with notification part of the recruitment rules for various posts under Ministries / Departments.
2. Hindi Version will follow.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Step guide for processing of the Proposal for framing / amendment of Recruitment Rules
Column 1: Name of post
The name of the post is to be kept as per the model RRs issued by this Department for common categories of posts. In case of the post where model RRs are not issued the name of the post is to be kept as approved in the creation order of the post.
Column 2: Number of post
The number of post is to be filled in as per the existing RRs and taking into account the number of the posts created/abolished/upgraded thereafter. Copy of the orders needs to be placed on file while referring the RRs on file to DOPT to substantiate the numbers of the post.
Column 3: Classification of the post
Classification of the post is to be made as per the existing instructions.
Column 4: Pay Band and Grade Pay/Pay Scale
The entry Pay Band… (Rs……. ) and Grade Pay Rs………… /Pay Scale is to be made as per the CCS (RP Rules), 2008.
Column 5: Selection post or Non-Selection post
The entry Selection or non-Selection will come only where promotion is either the sole method of recruitment or one of the methods.
The method will be selection in the following circumstances:
(i)When promotion is from a lower Group to a higher Group (e.g. promotion from Group C to Group B post, or from Group B to Group A post)
(ii)Promotions within Group B and Group A except where it is to a Non-functional Grade:,
The method will be non-Selection in the rest of the promotion cases.
For Non–functional selection grade, entry will be placement on Seniority basis subject to suitability/fitness.
Column 6: Age limit for Direct recruits
Group C posts — between 18 years and 25 years*
* In case of post being filled up by all-India Open Competition, it would be — between 18 year and 27 years.
Posts in Grade pay Rs.4200, Rs.4600 and Rs.4800 – 30 years
Posts in Grade pay Rs.5400 – 35 years
Posts in Grade pay Rs.6600 – 40 years
Posts in Grade pay Rs.7600 – 50 years
Posts in Grade pay above the Grade of Rs.7600 — Preferably below 50 years**
**Ministry/ Department may examine the age limit requirement at the time of framing of RRs and incorporate specific age limit higher than 50 years.
NOTE: Apart from the age concessions admissible to the SC/ST/OBC category (which is covered under the Saving clause of the notification of the RRs), the following age concessions applicable for Government Servants need to be incorporated:
For Group C posts —
(The upper age-limit is relaxable for departmental candidate upto 40 years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government)
For Group A & B posts — (Relaxable for Government servant upto 5 years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government)
The following entry to be incorporated in all the RRs (where recruitment is made other than UPSC/ SSC) in the form of a Note:
Note: The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the closing date for receipt of applications from candidates in India and not the closing date prescribed for those in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of J&K State, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub-division of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands or Lakshadweep.
The following entry to be incorporated in the RRs (where recruitment is made by UPSC/ SSC) in the form of a Note:Note: The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be as advertised by UPSC/SSC.