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Filing up of vacant posts in Central Government Ministries/Department – DOPT

Action taken report on Filing up of vacant posts in Central Government Ministries/Department – DOPT Order dated 21st January, 2020

F.No. 43014/03/2019- Estt(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi,
Dated 21st January, 2020

Office Memorandum

Subject: Filing up of vacant posts in Central Government Ministries/Department-reg.

Attention is drawn towards this Departments OM No. 39020/18/2016-Estt.(B) dated 19th December, 2016 regarding timely and advance action in filling up the Direct Recruitment (DR) vacancies. It was, inter-alia, requested therein that advance action may be taken by the Ministries/Departments and their Attached and Subordinate Offices for reporting vacancy position with respect to Direct Recruitment (DR) posts to the concerned recruitment agency i.e. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC) etc, for filling up of such Direct Recruitment vacancies in a timely manner.

2. The Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth in the meeting held on 23.12.2019, has directed to take time bound action to fill the existing vacancies in various Ministries/Departments.

3. Accordingly, all the Ministries/Departments are requested to fill up the existing vacancies in the concerned Ministries/Departments, their Attached and Subordinate Offices, in a time bound manner. It is also requested that a report with regard to action taken to fill up the existing vacancies, may be sent to this Department, as per format given overleaf, by 5th day of every month. The first such report should reach this Department latest by 5th February, 2020.

(Rajbir Singh)
Under Secretary to the Government of India’
Tel No.: 2309 3175


Secretaries of all the Ministries/Department in the Government of India.

Copy to:

The Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, New Delhi.
The Chairman, Staff Selection Commission, Block-12, CGO Complex, New Delhi.

Copy also to:

Shri SGP Verghese, Director, Cabinet Secretariat, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

Action taken report with regard to filling up of existing vacancies for the month of ……… 2020

Total vacancies as on 01.01.2020

Vacancies filled up till date

Remaining vacanices

Action taken to fill up remaining vacancies

Reasons for delay


Direct Recruitment



Direct Recruitment



Direct Recruitment



Direct Recruitment


Group A
Group B
Group C



The information may be furnished separately in respect of Ministry/Department and its attached and subordinate offices.

Source: dopt.gov.in

Also check the following links related to this topic:

Vacant Posts in Central Government in Different Categories

Filling Up Of Vacant Posts – Minister’s Clarification

Transfer under Rule 38 against vacancies for filling up through Direct recruitment exam by SSC

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