The Government of Pakistan Cabinet Secretariat Establishment Division issued the notification No. 1/9/80-R.II( ), on 2nd June 1983 in Rawalpindi. This notification is about the minimum length of service for eligibility in the promotion of officers. Further details of this notification are as below;
Minimum Length of Service for Eligibility in Promotion of Officers.
In pursuance of Rule 0-A of the Civil Servants (Appointment, Promotion and Transfer) Rules, 1973 and in Suppression of the instructions laid down in the Establishment Division’s Office Memorandum No. 1/9/80-R.II( ), dated the 12th January 1981, the President is pleased to decide that the minimum length of service for promotion to various grades shall be as follows:-
For grade 19 — 5 years in grade 17
For grade 19 — 12 years in grade 17 and above
For grade 20 — 17 years in grade 17 and above
For grade 21 — 22 years in grade 17 and above
Where the initial appointment of a person not being a person in government service takes place in a period in grade 18,19 or 20, the length of service specified in this office memorandum shall be reduced by the following period:-
First Appointment in & Reduced By
- Grade-18 — 5 years
- Grade-19 — 12 years
- Grade-20 — 17 years
- Where the initial appointment of a person already in government service takes place, on recommendations of the Federal Public Service Commission, in a post in grade 10, or 20, the length of service notified in this office memorandum shall be reduced by the periods specified in proviso (i).
- Where the first appointment of a person other than a person covered by proviso (ii) was made to government service in grade 16 and one-fourth in grade 15 and below may be counted as service in grade 17 for computing length of service for the purpose of promotion only.
Joint Secretary to the Government of Pakistan