New Delhi, the 28th February, 2002

    G.S.R 76. - In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the constitution and in supersession of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules 1963, in so far as it relates to the post of Assistant except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the President hereby makes the following rules regulating the method of recruitment to the post of Assistant in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, namely:,

    Short title and commencement- (1) These rules may be called the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Assistant Recruitment Rules, 2002.

    (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

    2. Number of post, classification and scale of pay ,-The number of the said post , its classification and the scale of pay attached thereto shall be as specified in columns 2 to 4 of the schedule annexed hereto.

    Methods of recruitment, age limit and qualifications, etc,_ The method of recruitment, age limit, qualifications and other matters relating to the said post shall be as specified in columns (5) to (14) of the said schedule.

    Disqualification:_ No person, _

    (a) who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living, or

    (b) who having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, shall be eligible for appointment to the said post:

    Provided that the Central Government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and that there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

    Power to relax:- Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may, by order, for reasons to be recorded in writing in consultation with the Union Public Service Commission, relax any of the provision of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons.

    Saving- Nothing in these rules shall affects reservations, relaxation of age limit and other concessions required to be provided for the Scheduled castes, Schedule Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Ex-Servicemen and other special category of persons, in accordance with the orders issued by Central Government from time to time in this regard.


    Name of post Number of post Classification Scale of pay Whether selection by merit or selection-cum-sonority or non selection post Age limit for direct recruitment









    * Subject: to variation on dependent on workload.

    General Central Service, Group’B’Non-Gazetted Ministerial

    Rs 5500-175-9000/-

    As prescribed by Staff Selection commission for combined graduate level examination (Relaxable for Government servants up to five years in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government).

    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 and Spiti District and Pangi sub-division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshadweep)

    Whether benefit of added years of service admissible under Rule 30 of the Central Civil Service (pension) Rules, 1972

    Educational and other qualification required for direct recruits

    Whether age and educational qualifications prescribed for direct recruits will apply in the case of promotees

    Period of probation, if any

    Method of recruitment whether by direct recruitment or by promotion or by deputation or absorption and percentage of the posts to be filled by various methods.

    7 8 9 10 11

    Not applicable

    Essential: As prescribed by Staff Selection Commission for combined graduate level examination.

    Note: The qualifications are relax- able at the discretion of the Staff Selection Commission in case of candidate otherwise well qualified.

    No Two years for direct recruits and promotees

    (i) 50%by promotion failing which by deputation; and

    (ii) 50% by direct recruitment on the basis of open competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.

    In case of requirement by promotion or deputation or absorption, grades from which promotion or deputation or absorption to be made.

    If a departmental Promotion Committee exists what is its composition Circumstances in which Union Public Service Commission to be consulted in making recruitment
    12 13 14


    Upper Division Clerks’ with five years’ regular service in the grade.

    Note: where juniors who have completed their qualifying or eligibility services are being considered for promotion, their seniors shall also be considered for promotion, provided they are not short of the requisite qualifying or eligibility service or two years , whichever is less, and have successfully completed their probation period, if prescribed.


    Officers under the Central of State Government or Union Territories: -

    (a)(i) holding analogous posts on regular basis in the parent Cadre /Department; or

    (ii) With three years' service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in the scale of pay of Rs.5000-8000/- or equivalent in the parent cadre/Department; or

    (iii) with six years’ service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in the scale of pay RS.4500-7000/- or equivalent in the Parent cadre/Department; or

    (iv) with ten years’ service in the grade rendered after appointment there to on a regular basis in the scale of pay of Rs. 4000-6000 or equivalent in the parent cadre/Department; and

    (b) Possessing the educational qualifications prescribed under column 8.

    Note: - The department Officers in the feeder category who are in the direct line of promotion shall not be eligible for consideration for appointment on deputation. Similarly, deputationist shall not be eligible for consideration for appointment by promotion.

    (Period of deputation including period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some of other organization or department of the Central Government shall ordinarily not to exceed three years. The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation shall be not exceeding 56 years as on the closing date of receipt of applications)

    (For considering Promotion or confirmation): -

    1. Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs-Chairman

    2. Deputy Secretary, (Admn.) Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs-Member

    3. Nominee of other Ministry or Department of the rank of Under Secretary and above-Member

    Consultation with Union Public Service Commission necessary while appointing officer from state Government or Union Territories on deputation basis

    [F.NO.F.4 (1) 2001-Admn]

    P.S. MALHOTRA, Under Secy.

    Note. - Principal rules of the Ministry were published in the Gazetted of India, vide notification no.G.S.R.1850 dated 29th November 1963 and subsequently amended from time to time and last such amendment was made vide Notification No.GSR457 (E) dated29th may 1995