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The Central Civil Services (Classification, Control & Appeal) Rules, 1965

No.11012/7/2008-Estt.(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
(Department of Personnel & Training)

North Block, New Delhi, Dated the 17th April, 2009

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Classification of posts under the CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965.

Under the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965, all Central Government posts are classified into four categories, viz., Groups "A", "B", "C" and "D". This classification at present is based on the norms prescribed by the Department of Personnel and Training vide S.O. 332(E) dated 20.04.1998 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary.

2. As per clause (4) of the Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 notified vide notification No G.S.R. 622(E) dated 29.8.2008, the pay band and grade pay or the pay scales, as applicable, of every post/grade specified in column 2 of the First Schedule thereto shall be as specified against it in columns 5 and 6 thereof. Consequent upon the notification of the said rules, it has become necessary to prescribe revised norms for categorization of posts into the abovementioned four categories based on the pay band and grade pay or the pay scales as applicable, as approved by the Government. Accordingly, an Order classifying the various Central Civil Services posts into Group "A", "B", "C" and "D" based on the revised norms of pay has been notified in the Gazette of India Extraordinary vide S.O. 946 (E) dated 09.04.2009. A copy of the Order is enclosed. All posts in the Central Civil Services would now stand classified strictly in accordance with the norms of pay band and grade pay or pay scales as prescribed in the said Order.

4. In some Ministries/ Departments, posts may exist which are not classified as per the norms laid down by this Department. If, for any specific reason, a Ministry/Department proposes to classify the posts differently, it would be necessary for that Department to send a specific proposal to Department of Personnel and Training giving full justification in support of the proposal within three months of this O.M. so that the exceptions to the norms of classification laid down in S.O. 946 (E) dated 09-04-2009 can be notified.

(P.PRABHAKARAN)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
(Department of Personnel & Training)

ORDER

New Delhi, the 9th April, 2009

S.O. 946(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause 5 of article 148 of the Constitution read with rule 6 of the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the Department of Personnel and Training number S.O. 332(E) dated the 20th day of April, 1998, and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the President hereby directs that with effect from the date of publication of this order in the Official Gazette, all civil posts under the Union, shall be classified as follows:-

Sl. No. Description of Posts Classification of posts
1.(a) A Central Civil post in Cabinet Secretary's scale (Rs. 90000- fixed), Apex Scale (Rs.80000-flXed) and Higher Administrative Grade plus scale (Rs. 75500-80000); and Group A
(b) A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pays:-
Rs. 12000, Rs. 10000, Rs. 8900 and Rs. 8700 in the scale of pay of Rs. 37400-67000 in Pay Band-4, and Rs. 7600, Rs. 6600 and Rs. 5400 in the scale of pay of Rs. 15600-39100 in Pay Band-3.
2. A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pays:-
Rs. 5400, Rs. 4800, Rs. 4600 and Rs. 4200 in the scale of pay of Rs. 9300-34800 in Pay Band-2.
Group B
3. A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pays:-
Rs. 2800, Rs. 2400, Rs. 2000, Rs. 1900 and Rs. 1800 in the scale of pay of Rs. 5200-20200 in Pay Band-1.
Group C
4. A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pays:-
Rs. 1300, Rs. 1400, Rs. 1600, Rs. 1650 in the scale of pay of Rs. 4440- 7 440 in 1S Scale.
Group D (till the posts are upgraded)

Explanation: For the purpose of this order Pay Band, in relation to a post, means the running Pay Bands specified in Part A, Section 1 of column 5 of the First Schedule to the Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008.

[F.No. 11012/7/2008-Estt.(A)]

C.B. PALIWAL, Jt. Secy.



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