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

No. 11012/2/2005-Estt. (A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
(Department of Personnel & Training)

New Delhi, Dated the 8th April, 2010.


Subject: Notification for amendment of rule 11 of the CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965.

The undersigned is directed to refer to clause (vi) of rule 11 of the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 and say that the provisions regarding the major penalty referred to therein have since been amended vide Notification NO. G.S.R. 55(E) dated 02.02.2010 published in the Gazette of lndia Extraordinary. A copy of the Notification is enclosed. The provisions of the major penalty in the amended clause (vi) of rule 11 of the said rules read as follows :-

"(v"(vi) reduction to lower time-scale of pay, grade, post or Service for a period to be specified in the order of penalty, which shall be a bar to the promotion of the Government servant during such specified period to the timescale of pay, grade, post or Service from which he was reduced, with direction as to whether or not, on promotion on the expiry of the said specified period -

(a) the period of reduction to time-scale of pay, grade, post or service shall operate to postpone future increments of his pay, and if so, to what extent: and>

(b)(b) the Government servant shall regain his original seniority in the higher time scale of pay, grade, post or service;"

2. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to please bring the contents of the aforementioned amendment to the notice of all concerned for information and compliance.

(A.Balaram) />Under Secretary to the Government of India