Government of India

Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training



Lok Nayak Bhavan,

New Delhi-110 003

Dated, the July 27, 2005

O  R  D  E  R


Sub:-    Lateral entry of Stenographers belonging to CSSS in the Grades of  Section Officer & Under Secretary of CSS.



The Government had set up a ‘Group of Officers’ on Cadre Structure of Central Secretariat Stenographers Service (CSSS), in October, 2003. The Group submitted its report in February, 2004. The Report of the ‘Group’ has been considered by the Government and inter-alia the following decisions have been taken;


(i)                  To discontinue the lateral entry of CSSS officers into Central Secretariat Service (CSS) at the level of Under Secretary of CSS.

(ii)                To allow only those Stenographer Grade ‘C’ who are graduates to participate in the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for the Section Officer’s Grade of CSS.


2.         Necessary notification relating to amendment to the CSS Rules will be issued separately.





Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Ministry/Department of ……….

DS/Director (Admn./Estt.)

New Delhi.