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_ MINISTRY OF IiniANCE
(Department of Expenditure)
(Controller General of Accounts)
NOTIFICATION '
New Delhi, the 11th July, 2000
G.S.R. 614(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by the
proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, and in Supersession of the Central
Civil Accounts Service (Group ‘C’) Recruitment Rules, 1978, in so far as they
relate to Lower Division Clerk, Accountant and Senior Accountant, except as
respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the
President hereby makes the following rules regulating ' the method of
recruitment to the post of Lower Division Clerk, Accountant and Senior
Accountant in the Central Civil Accounts Service, namely :—
1. Short title and commencement.—(l) These rules may be called the
Central Civil Accounts Service (Group ‘C’) Recruitment Rules, 2000.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the
Official Gazette;
2. Definitions—in these rules unless the context otherwise requires,
(a) “Appointing autlhoritiy’I’wshall have the same meaning as it has in
the Central Civil-Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965;
'(b)
“Cadre” means the cadres of Lower Division Clerk, Accountant
and Senior Accountant respectively. Each Ministry shall have its own separate -
and independent cadres of Lower Division Clerk, Accountant and Senior
Accountant comprising of total number of posts, as specified in the Annex-ure to
these rules, in the respective grades of Lower DivisiOn Clerk, Accountant and
Senior Accountant; ' ' ' '
“Government” means the Government of India;
(C)
(d) “Commission” means the Staff Selection Commission or any other
recruiting agency for. the cadres covered by these rules, which the Government
may constitute;
(e') “Controller General ,ofAccounts” means the Controller General of
Accounts in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance and includes
Additional Controller General of Accounts or Joint Controller General of
Accounts authorised by the Controller General of Accounts to exercise powers
under these rules:

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(t) “Ministry” means a Ministry in the Government of India and
includes a Department of the Ministry or an Office specified in the Annexure to
these rules;
. (g) “OrganisedAccounts Services” includes the Accounts Services in
the Departments of Audit and Accounts, Defence Accounts, Railway Accounts,
Post and Telegraph Accounts and Telecom Accounts in the Government; _
(h) “Schedule” means Schedule annexed to these rules;
(i) _ “Service” means the Cehtral Civil Accounts Service (Group T").
3. Number of posts, classification and scale of pay.~ Number of said
posts, their classification and scale of 'pay attached thereto shall be as
specified in columns 2 to 4 of the Schedule annexed to these rules.
_ 4. Method of recruitment, age limit, educational qualifications, etc.—-— The
method of recruitment, age limit, educational qualifications and other matters
relating thereto shall be as specified in columns 5 to 14 of the said Schedule
5. Regulation of promotion. (1) Promotion in the cadres of Lower
Division Clerk, Accountant and Senior Accountant shall be regulated by the
Controller General of Accounts as prescribed under this rule.
'(2) (a) Where promotion is based on seniority-cum-fitness, each Ministry
shall hold a Departmental Promotion Committee meeting each year to consider
all eligible candidates with minimum qualifying service in the feeder grade as
per column 12 of the Schedule and prepare a select list of the candidates found
fit for promotion in order of their seniority and forward the same to the
Controller General of Accounts. -
(b) _From the said select lists, _the Controller General of Accounts
shall prepare a Combined select list of candidates in accordance with the
provisions contained in sub-para (0) below. -
(c) The combined select list shall be prepared by merging names from
the select lists of the ministries in order ol‘ seniority. The number of candidates
to be included in the Combined select list shall depend on the total number of
vacancies available in respective cadres in the Ministries on a date specified by
the Controller General of Accounts. The inter-5e seniority ot‘ the candidates
from different Ministries in the Combined select list shall be determined on the
basis ol‘ length ol‘ service rendered by them in the feeder grade and in terms ol‘
general principles for determining seniority in this regard as laid down by the
Government from time to time:

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Provided that inter-se seniority of the candidates from the same
Ministry shall be retained in the Combined select list.
((1) The Controller General Of Accounts shall allocate candidates to
the Ministries from the Combined select list.
(3) (a) Where prdmotion is based on departmental qualifying
examination, each Ministry shall, in accordance with the directive of the
Controller General of Accounts, forward to it a list of candidates considered fit
to appear in the departmental qualifying examination. '
(b) The Controller General of Accounts shall conduct departmental
qualifying examination from time to time and prepare a list of successful
candidates who secure percentage of marks as determined by the Controller
General of Accounts.
(c) From the list of successful candidates prepared as per sub-para (b), a
select list of candidates in order of their seniority as per sub-para (d) beiow
shall be prepared. The-'number of candidates in the select list shall be restricted
to the total number of vacancies available under the departmental qualifying
examination quota UttltiSS otherwise ordered by the Controller General of
Accounts.
(d) In the select list, the inter—se seniority ofthe candidates from different
Ministries shall be determined on the basis ot‘the length of service rendered by
them in the feeder grade and in terms of general principles for determining
seniority in this regard as laid down by the Government from time to time:
Provided that inter-se seniority ot‘ the candidates from the same
Ministry shall be retained in the select list;
(e) The Controller General Of Accounts shall allocate candidates to the
Ministries from the select list.
'(4) (a) where promotion is based on departmental competitive
examination. each Ministry shall. in accordance with the'directhe ot‘ the
Controller General ot‘Accounts. forward to it a list oiicandidates considered tit
to appear in the departmental eompetitix'e examination.
(b) The Controller General ol‘ Accounts shall conduct the departmental
competitive examination than time to time and prepare a list ot‘ candidates in
order ot‘their merit in the examination. '
(c) 'l'he number ol' candidates in the select list shall be restricted to the
total number ol‘ \aeaneies available under the departmental eompetitne

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examination quota unless otherwise ordered by the Controller General of
Accounts. '
(d) The Controller General of Accounts shall allocate candidates from the
select list to the Ministries.
6. Transfer.'(l) the Lower Division Clerks, Accountants or Senior
Accountants shall be liable to serve any part of lndia.
(2) The Controller General of Accounts may, if satisfied that it is
necessary or expedient in public interest'so to do, by order, and for reasons to
be recorded in writing, transfer a Lower Division Clerk, Accountant or Senior
Accountant, as the case may be, from one Ministry to the other in the same
grade.
8. Disqualification.—- No person,-
(a) who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having
a spouseliving; or -
(in) who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a
marriage with any person,
shall be eligible for appointment to the said post '.
Provided that the Central government may if satisfied that such marriage
is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other
party to the marriage, and that there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any
person from operation of this rule.
8. Power to relax.~Where the Central Government is of the opinion
that it is expedient so to do, it may, by order, for reasons to be recorded in
writing, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or
category of persons.
9. Sm-ings.*—Nothing in these rules shall affect reservations,
- relaxation of age limit and other concessions required to be provided for the
Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Ex—
servieemen and other special categories of persons in accordance with the
' orders issued by the Government from time to time in this regard.

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Schedule“
5 Name of push
Number of post. Classification. _ . , Scale of Pay.
._ I 2 3 4
: l.u\\'\.‘l‘ Division Clerk l E2] * (2000) General Central Service Rs.3050-?5-3950-E
* subject to variation
dependent on work load
Group ‘C' Non-Gazetted-
Ministerial
I“ lietlicr selection-
; cum-seniority or
5 selection h)‘ merit
I or nun-selection
Whcther-li—c'nefit ofadded
years ofscrvicc admissible
under rule 30 of('cntral (.‘ivil
Services (I’cnSionJRuIc-s, I‘JTZ.
Age limit for direct recruits.
Educational and
qualification requ
direct recruits.
j Nun-sulcc'liun
1
as advertised by Staff Selection
Commission.
a 6 7 8
N0 Between 18 and 2? years (i)MatricuiaLio-n
equivalent
Note : The crucial date for recognised Boa
determining the age limit shall be university.
(ii) Typing speed
words per minute in
or 25 words per Il'
Hindi.

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Whether age and
educational qualifications
prescribed for dircct
recruits will apply in the
case of promotccs.
Period of probation, if
any.
Method
whether
of recruitment
by direct
recruitment _ or by
promotion or by
deputationi'deputation and
percentage of posts to be
In case of recruitment
promotioni'deputatiomr
transfer grades fr
which promot
ftransfer! deputation to
made.
filled by various methods. @-------—--——-————--~
9 I 10 ll 12
Yes. to the extent indicated 2 years (I) 80% in each vcadre by Posts remaining until
in column II. Note : Matriculate Group direct recruitmen by direct recruitrr.
‘D' staff promoted as through Staff Selcctio through Staff Select
Lower 'Division Clerks Commission. Commission may be fif
through limited through deputation
departmental competitive taking persons
. examination and on appropriate grade f1
seniority basis are required
to pass type test conducted
by Staff Selection
Commission within their
probation. Those who fail
to qualify. shall stand
reverted to the post which
they were holding prior to
their promotion as Lower
Division Clerk.
(2) 5% in each cadre shalt
be filled by promotion on
the basis of limited
departmental competitive
examination.
other Organised Accot
Services and (jovernrr
departments
____________________________.~
Promotion from amor
the Group ‘D’ staff \
possess Matriculation
equivaient -qualiiicati
and have rendered iive yr
of regular service as (in
'D’ as per procedure I
down in sub-rulc(4}of1
5.

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3
4
1004 ( 2000)*
*sUbject to variation
dependent on work load
General Central service
Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted-
Ministerial '
R5.4000-100-6000
7
8
Nun-selenium
Np
Between 18 and 27 years
Note : The erueiai date for
determining the age limit shall be
'as advertised by Staff Selection
Commission.
Bachelor’s degree fi
recognised Universit

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THE GAZETTE OF INDIA : EXTRAORDINARY
[PART lI—SEC. 361]
ANNEXURE
Posts of Lower Division ClerkI AccountanUSenior Accountant in each Ministry
SI. MiniSlrylDepartmerIt Number Of posts of Number Of posts of
No. Lower Division Accounlann’Senior
Clerk _ Accountant
1. AGRICULTURE 31 15?
FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES 3 11
2. CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES 90 624
3. CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND 54 583
CUSTOMS
4. CHEMICAL AND FERTILIZERS 3 4
5. CIVIL AYIATION 14 68
TOURISM
6. MINES AND MINERALS
COAL 3 33
MINES 31 269
'I. MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND
INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 30 135
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY 26 90
DEPARTMENT OF SUPPLY I88 536
S. CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING 8 38
OFFICE
9. ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS 9 44
[0. EXTERNAL AFFAIRS 16 105
II. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2 19
12. FINANCE 28 I99
13. CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC 23 BI
DlsTRIBUTION
14. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 23 In
15. HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE 54 233
16. HOME AFFAIRS RI 459
1?. INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING T5 290
[8. INDUSTRY 20 9a
19. LABOUR 20 s:
20. LAw. JUSTICE AND COMPANY AFFAIRS III 44
21. NON-CONVENTIONAL ENERGY 2 s
SOURCES
22. PERSONNEL. PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND 21 TI
PENSIONS
23. PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS 2 s.
24. PLANNING IR 68
STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME
IMPLEMENTATION
25. POWER 14 50
20. RURAL AREAS AND EMPLOYMENT T 34
22. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 30 mo
2 . STEEL f1 :0
29. SURFACE TRANSPORT 22 ms
30. URBAN OEYEIOPMENT N9 4% |
31- WATER RESOURCES 3."- II?!
22.. SOCIAL II'STICE AND EMPOWERMENT i R .
TOTAL ms ‘
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