Recruitment Policy Notification for Federal Government Vacant Posts/Vacancies
Islamabad (Saturday, October 25, 2014) – Government of Pakistan, Cabinet Secretariat, Establishment Division has issued Notification No. F.53/l/2008-SP dated October 22, 2014 regarding Recruitment Policy for Federal Govt Vacancies.
Main features of the policy guideline is given bellow:-
(i) Recruitment to posts in BPS-16 and above shall continue to be made through the Federal Public Service Commission as hitherto fore.
(ii) Initial appointment to posts which are required to be made on All Pakistan basis shall be made under rule-14 of the civil servants (Appointment, Promotion & Transfer) Rules’ 1973.
(iii) Initial appointment to posts in BPS-3 to BPS-15 and equivalent in offices which are required to serve only in a particular Province/Region shall be filled by appoint of persons domiciled in the province/Region concerned under rule-15 of the civil servants appointment, Promotion & Transfer) Rules’ 1973.
(iv) Vacancies in posts BPS-1 and BPS-02 and equivalent shall ordinarily be filled on local basis under rule 16 of the civil servants act of appointment, Promotion & Transfer) Rules’ 1973.
(v) Initial appointment shall be made strictly in accordance with the provisions contained in the Recruitment Rules of the post concerned’ In the absence of Recruitment Rules, Ministries/Divisions/Attached Departments/Subordinate Offices/Autonomous Bodies/semi-Autonomous Bodies/Corporations/Companies/Authorities etc are first required to frame the Recruitment Rules and lay down the eligibility conditions for such appointments. No recruitment shall be made in the absence of approved Recruitment Rules.
(vi) NOC from the Surplus Pool of Establishment Division shall continue to be obtained for all recruitment.
(vii) The vacancies in each Ministries/Divisions/Attached Departments etc as per the Provincial/Regional quota etc, shall be advertised through widely published National/Provincial/Regional newspapers.
(viii) Minimum of 15-days’ time limit may be given for receipt of applications.
(ix) Applicants may be required to apply on a prescribed format without being asked for copies of educational qualification etc. However, at the time of written test & interview, the candidates may be asked to bring with them original certificate/documents for satisfaction of the authority.
(x) Regional/Provincial quota, women quota, Minorities (Non-Muslim) quota and Disabled Persons quota, or any other quota prescribed from time to time, should expressly and clearly be indicated against the vacant post(s) advertised.
(xi) Required qualification and age limit as provided in the Recruitment Rules, including general age relaxation, should also be clearly laid down in the advertisement
Vacancies in posts should be filled only against the approved sanctioned strength of the said category.
(xii) Vacancies in posts should be filled only against the approved sanctioned strength of the said category.
(xiii) Ministries/Divisions/Department/Attached Department/sub-ordinate Office/Autonomous Bodies/Semi-Autonomous Bodies/Corporation/Authorities etc are required to finalize the recruitment within 60 days from the date of advertisement.
(xiv) Deficiency.in the existing Provincial/Regional representation, if any, in the Federal Services including Autonomous/Semi-autonomous Bodies may be adjusted
Administrative Ministries/Divisions shall ensure merit and transparency in the recruitment process at all levels.
(xv) Administrative Ministries/Divisions shall ensure merit and transparency in the recruitment process at all levels.
(xvi) The candidates using or attempting to use any extraneous influence at any level shall be liable to be disqualified.
(xvii) Draft advertisements to be published for recruitment may be submitted to Establishment Division for routing of same to ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage. No direct advertisements would be placed by any organization.