Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Ordnance Factory Board,
10-A, S K Bose Road,
Calcutta 8th April 1999.
The General Manager,
Ordnance Factory Staff College
A copy of DOP&T OM No. 15012/6/98-Estt.(D) dated 21st December 1998 received under M of D ID No. 24(16)/95-(D)(Apptts) dated 21-01-99 is forwarded herewith for your information and necessary action.
Asstt. Staff Officer/A
For Director General,Ordnance Factories.
Copy to :-
The Addl.DG /OEF HQrs., Kanpur.
The Addl.DG/AV HQrs. , Madras
Section :- A/I, HQrs./NG, HQrs./G, A/NI, A/M, A/W, A/W(School)
TO BE PUBLISHED IN PART II, SECTION 3,
SUBSECTION (i) OF THE EXTRAORDINARY
GAZETTE OF INDIA DATED THE 21 st DEC�1998.
No. 15012/6/98-Estt. (D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
New Delhi, the 21 st Dec,98.
N O T I F I C A T I O N
G.S.R���.(E)����: - In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309, and clause (5) of article 148, of the constitution, and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Account Department, the President hereby makes the following rules regulating the upper age limit for recruitment to the Central Civil services and civil posts under the Union, namely:-
1. These rules may be called the Central Civil Services and Civil Posts (Upper
Age � Limit for Direct Recruitment) Rules 1998.
2. They shall come into force on the 1st day of April 1999.
1. These rules shall apply to all Central Civil Service and Civil Posts under the
2. These rules shall not apply to direct recruitment to any Central Civil Service or Civil port under the Central Government, for which action for recruitment is initiated through open advertisement or otherwise before the 1st day of April, 1999.
3. These Rules shall not apply also to recruitment to Armed Forces of Para
Military Forces namely Assam Rifles, Border Security Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force and Indo-Tibet ion Border Police.
The Upper age Limit for recruitment by the method of Direct open Competitive Examination to the Central Civil services and Civil posts specified in the relevant Services/ Recruitment Rules on the date of commencement of the Central Civil Services and Civil posts (upper Age Limit for Direct Recruitment) Rules 1998, shall be increased by two years.
Note : - �Direct Open Competitive Examination� for the purpose of these rules shall mean direct recruitment by Open Competitive Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission or the Staff Selection Commission or any other authority under the Central Government and it shall not include recruitment.
Through Limited Departmental Examination or through short listing or by interview or by contract or by absorption or transfer or deputation.
All rules regulating the method of recruitment of persons to the Central Civil Services and Civil posts under the Union including those in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department and the rules governing open Competitive Examinations shall stand amended to the extent provided for in Rules 3.
If any question rises as to the interpretation of those rules, the same shall be decided by the Central Government.
Joint Secretary to the Govt. of India.