Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
New Delhi, dated the 6th January, 2004
Sub: Change in the mode of appointment/recruitment in the Assistant Grade of Central Secretariat Service (CSS)
The report of the Committee on Cadre Restructuring of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) has been considered by the Government and it has, inter alia, been decided, to change the mode of recruitment for the post of Assistant by way of 75% through direct recruitment of graduates possessing Computer proficiency, 15% by promotion of UDCs and 10% through LDCE for UDCs. As a one time exception, resultant vacancies of Assistants arising from the cadre restructuring of CSS will be filled up from UDCs by way of 50% through LDCE and 50% by seniority. Pending/current and future Select Lists will be prepared as under:-
(A) For the Select List of 2004 onwards
(a) Through direct recruitment of graduates possessing computer proficiency on the basis of All India Graduate level examination to be conducted by the Staff Selection Commission(SSC) - 75% (b) By promotion of UDCs of CSCS (on the basis of seniority) - 15% (c) Through Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE) for UDCs of CSCS to be conducted by the SSC - 10%
(B) For the Select List of 2003
(i) Normal vacancies
(a) By promotion of UDCs of CSCS (on the basis of Seniority) - 50% (b) Through direct recruitment of All India Graduate level exam. to be conducted by the SSC - 50%
: 2 :
(ii) Other than normal vacancies (as a result of Restructuring of CSS)
(a) By promotion of UDCs of CSCS (on the basis of seniority - 50% (b) Through LDCE for UDCs of CSCS to be conducted by the SSC. - 50%
(C) For the Select List of 2001 and 2002
(i) By promotion of UDCs of CSCS (on the basis of Seniority) - 50% (ii) Through DR on the basis of All India Graduate level Examination of SSC - 50%
For the Select List 2001, zone has already been fixed and a Central Panel will be prepared on the basis of information to be furnished by the cadres. The successful candidates on the basis of All India Graduate level examination, 2001 have since been nominated.
3. It has also been decided that since a specific strength of 4904 has been fixed in the grade of Assistant as a result of restructuring of CSS, vacancies falling in the category of direct recruitment for the SLs 2002 onwards will be exempted from the scrutiny by the Screening Committee as laid down in this Department’s O.M. No.2/8/2001-PIC dated 16.5.2001.
4. Necessary notifications relating to amendments to the CSS rules will be issued separately.
(Devki Nandan Gupta)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
All Cadre Authorities of CSS