Central Government Posts – Sanctioned and Vacancy Position

Central Government Posts – Sanctioned posts, Number in position (posts filled up) and Vacancy in Central Government Departments in Group A Group B and Group C

As per available information, the details of number of sanctioned posts, number in position and vacancies in Central Government posts as on 1st March, 2011 was as under:

Number of Sanctioned Posts Number in Position Number of Vacant Posts
Group A 98977 84474 14503
Group B 228755 192728 36027
Group C 3335797 2804736 531061
Total vacancies 581591

Details of vacancy position in respect of reserved posts and details of backlog vacancies in Central Government Departments is not centrally maintained.

A Special Recruitment Drive was launched in 2008 to fill up the backlog reserved vacancies of Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other Backward Classes (OBC), which continued till 31.03.2012. The details of recruitment/ appointments made during the drive were as under:

Direct Recruitment Promotion Total
Backlog Filled up Backlog Filled up Backlog Filled up
SC 10955 7797 13458 9655 24413 17452
ST 11400 7051 17637 9791 29037 16842
OBC 22072 13740 Not applicable Not applicable 22072 13740
Total 44427 28588 31095 19446 75522 48034

The vacancies are filled as per the provisions of the Recruitment Rules and if Recruitment Rules permit lateral entry, the backlog vacancies may also be filled through the lateral entry route.

This was stated by Shri V. Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office in written reply to a question by Shri Ashok Kumar today.

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