Crucial date for deciding eligible service for appearing Postmaster Grade I . Clarification from DOP .Click the link below
Orders have been issued by Directorate, clarifying the crucial date for assessing the eligibility of Postal Assistants for appearing in the Postmaster Grade-I Examination, 2011 to be held on 12.06.2011. As per the new order, the crucial date for assessing the eligibility of the candidates for the purpose of Postmaster Grade-1 Examination 2011 would be 18.05.2011.
The Directorate order is posted below:
No: 4-08/ 2011-SPB-II
Ministry of Communications and IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg
All Cheif Postmasters General
Sub: Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for Postmaster Grade – I – Crucial date for deciding the qualifying service for the Examination – regarding.
I am directed to refer to Directorate’s letter No: A-34012/ 3/ 2011-DE, dated 13.04.2011 regarding conduct of Postmaster Grade I Examination, 2011 to be held on 12.06.2011 for the existing vacancies in Postmaster Grade-I.
2. Clarification has been sought by certain Circles regarding the crucial date for assessing the eligibility of Postal Assistants for appearing in the Postmaster Grade-I Examination, 2011 to be held on 12.06.2011.
3. The matter has been examined in the Directorate. As per the Directorate’s order No. 13-2/2010-PE.1 dated 25.11.2010, the General line posts would be deemed to have been designated as Postmaster Grade-I, Postmaster Grade-II and Postmaster Grade-III with effect from the dates those are filled up. Therefore it has been decided by the competent authority that the crucial date for assessing the eligibility of the candidates for the purpose of Postmaster Grade-1 Examination 2011, to be filled up on the basis of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination would be the closing date for dispatch of the applications by nodal oficers to CMC, ie.18.05.2011. Such Circles who have prescribed the crucial date other than 18.05.2011, are adviced to issue another circular calling for the applications from only such officials, who have become eligible during the period 01.01.2011 to 18.05.2011, by asking them to apply by 2nd June, 2011. Due to paucity of time, the Circles on receipt of applications shall issue hall tickets to the eligible candidates to appear in the examination after consulting the CMC telephonically regarding the Roll Number(s) to be assigned and the venue for examination. It should be immediately followed by a written communication to CMC indicating the names, Roll Numbers so assigned along with a copyof the application submitted by the candiates.In case of any contigency, the Circles may contact DDG(RP) [Tel. No: 23096101]
4. Further, according to the Dept of Personnel & Training
22011/3/98-98-Estt. (I) dated 17.09.1998, the crucial date for determining
eligibility of officers for promotion in case of financial year-based vacancy
year would fall on January 1st immediately
preceeding such vacancy year, the first of the vacancy year, ie.January 1st itself would be taken as the crucial
date irrespective of whether the ACRs are written financial year wise or
calender year wise. As such, the crucial date for determining eligibility of
Postal Assistants for appearing in the Postmaster Grade-1 Examination to be
conducted in the subsequent years ie. during the year 2012 and thereafter would
be 1st January of the
year, to which the vacancies pertain to.
B P Sridevi