Dept of Posts decides to discontinue the existing Scheme of relaxation of standard in favour of SC & ST Group ‘C’ officials including MTS in the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination
Department of Posts has issued a Circular on Discontinuing relaxation in the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
1. All Chief Postmasters General,
2. All Postmaster General,
3. The Director, RAKNPA, Ghaziabad-201002.
Subject: Discontinuing the existing Scheme of relaxation of standard in favour of SC & ST Group ‘C’ officials including MTS in the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination.
I am directed to refer to this Departments letter No. 26-02/1981-SPB-l dated 04.05.1981 vide which a provision for review of results of the SC/ST candidates who fail in the departmental competitive examination even after applying the relaxed standard was introduced. Such reviews are to be conducted, in case, required number of SC/ST candidates do not qualify even on the basis of relaxed standard.
2. The provision of reviewing of results of failed SC/ST candidates has been revisited by the Postal Services Board and the following has been decided:
i. Discontinue the Scheme introduced vide letter No. 26-2/1981-SPB-l dated 04.05.1981 as per which the result of failed SC/ST candidates is reviewed for different cadres and subsequent clarifications issued in this regard.
ii. The vacancies remaining unfilled in a Division, on account of non-availability of passed meritorious SC/ST candidates in that Division, may be offered to the surplus SC/ST candidates of other Divisions.
iii. For unfilled backlog SC/ST vacancies, special examination may be conducted as per the requirement.
3. All the Circles are requested to bring these instructions to the notice of all concerned for compliance.
Assistant Director General (SPN)