Department of Personnel and Training (DOP&T), has issued instructions on the need for timely confirmation of Officers in various Civil Services after probation period. Attention is drawn to the judgement of Hon'ble Supreme Court on 8.7.2010 in civil appeal No.596 of 2007 (appeal of Khazia Mohameed Muzammil v/s State of Karnataka & Another) in the matter .
The DOPT has referred their instructions vide O.M.No.18011/1/86-Estt(D)dated 28.3.1988 to the effect that confirmation will be made only once in service in the entry grade, but for some exceptions specified therein; Secondly, the instructions on timely action to confirm or extend the probation have also been issued vide O.M. No.18011/2/98-Estt.(C) dated 28.8.1998. Further, Seniority has also been delinked from confirmation in the O.M.No.20011/5/90-Estt.dated 4.11.92. Hence, the Ministry has brought the above directions of the Apex Court to the notice of all Ministries/Departments for ensuring compliance of the above instructions.
For further details, download Office Memorandum No. 18011/1/2010-Estt.C dated 30.08.2010.