Copy of the order from the Department of Personnel and Training on the revised DPC guidelines is reproduced below. ARTEE through its letter no ARTEE/GS/DG(AIR)/2005/07 dated 17/06/05 has requested Director General, AIR to ensure the necessary modifications in the Recruitment Rules for Engineering Cadres wherever applicable.
of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department
of Personnel and Training) New Delhi -110001 February 16,2005.
Subject:- DPC Guidelines - No supersession in promotions-regarding.
The undersigned is directed to refer to DOP&T OM No.35034/7/97-Estt(D)
dated 8.2.2002 on the above noted subject and to say that in accordance
with the decision of the Government not to permit supersessions in promotions,
all Ministries/Departments were requested to take immediate steps to
amend the Service/Recruitment Rules of various services/posts/grades
so as to appropriately incorporate the mode of promotion as 'selection'
in place of 'selection by merit' and 'selection -cum- seniority', as
the case may be, to bring them in conformity with the above decision
of the Government and to make promotions accordingly. To facilitate
the amendments to the relevant Service Rules/Recruitment Rules, consultation
with DoP&T before carrying out the required amendments was dispensed
[Refer SwamysnewS April 2002 (page numbers 13 to 17; chapters 57 & 58) for the existing & revised guidelines. (Excerpts available at www.arteeindia.org also)]