Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Vacancies in Central Government

Posted On: 20 DEC 2017 2:47PM by PIB Delhi

Centralized data regarding employees who retired/resigned during last three years is not maintained.

Vacancies caused due to retirement, death, promotion etc. are required to be filled following provisions of recruitment rules for the post. The number of direct recruitments made by Staff Selection Commission and Union Public Service Commission for the last three years is as per table below:

Year

Number of candidates recommended by UPSC

Number of candidates recommended by SSC

 

Recruitment by Examination

Direct Recruitment by Selection

All India Competitive Examination

Selection posts

2014-15

5969

2303

57542

524

2015-16

5659

1207

24604

534

2016-17

4612

1123

68496

384

  

As per the available information, provisions under FR 56(j) and similar provisions under service rules have been invoked/recommended in case of 53 Group ‘A’ officers and 123 Group ‘B’ officers of Central Civil Services, during the period from 1st July 2014 till 31st October 2017.

As per the Annual Report on Pay and Allowances of Central Government Civilian Employees, the number of vacant posts in position in various Ministries/Departments is 4,12,752 out of total sanctioned strength of 36,33,935 as on 01.03.2016. 

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Shri Manshankar Ninama, Shri Harish Meena and Dr. Boora Narsaiah Goud in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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