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Kendriya Sainik Board:
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
Department of Personnel
& Administrative Reforms

New Delhi-1, the 15 Dec.1979.

In exercise of the power conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules for regulating the recruitment of ex-Servicemen in Central Civil Services and Posts, namely:
1. Short title and Commencement.
  1. These rules may be called the Ex-Servicemen (Re-employment in Central Civil Service and Posts) Rules, 1979.
  2. They shall be deemed to have come into force on the first day of July, 1979.
2. Definitions. In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires:
  1. "Armed Forces of the Union" means the Army, Navy and Air force of the Union.
  2. "disabled ex-Servicemen" means an ex-Serviceman who while serving in the Armed Forces of the Union was disabled in operations against the enemy or in disturbed areas
  3. "ex-Servicemen" means a person who has served in any rank (whether as a combatant or as non-combatant), in the Armed Forces of the Union, including the armed forces of the former Indian States, but excluding the Assam Rifles, Defence Security Corps, General Reserve Engineering Force, Lok Sahayak Sena and Territorial Army, for a continuous period of not less than six months after attestation, and
    1. has been released, otherwise than at his own request or by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or has been transferred to the reserve pending such release, or
    2. has to serve for not more than six months for completing the period of service requisite for becoming entitled to be released or transferred to the reserve as aforesaid; or
  4. "Para-military forces" means the Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Central Industrial Security Force, Secretariat Security Force, Assam Rifles and Railways Protection Force
  5. "reserved vacancies" means vacancies reserved under rule 4 for being filled by ex-Servicemen.
3. Application. These rules shall apply to all the Central Civil Service and Posts, Group 'C' and Group 'D' and to the posts of the level of Assistant Commandant in all Para military forces.
4. Reservation of Vacancies.
  1. Ten percent of the vacancies in the posts of the Assistant Commandant in all Para-military forces; ten percent of the vacancies in each of the categories of Group 'C' posts and of such posts in each group 'C' service; and twenty percent of the vacancies in each of the categories of Group 'D' posts and of such posts in each Group 'D' service, including permanent vacancies filled initially on a temporary basis and temporary vacancies which are likely to be made permanent or are likely to continue for three months and more, to be filled by direct recruitment in any year shall be reserved for being filled by ex-Servicemen:

    Provided the percentage of reservation so specified for ex-Servicemen in category of posts shall be increased or decreased in any one recruitment year to the extent to which the total number of vacancies reserved for ex-Servicemen, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (including the carried forward reservations for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) and for any other categories taken together falls short or is in excess as the case may be, of fifty percent of the vacancies in that category of posts filled in that year:

    Provided further that in case of an increase in the reservation for the ex-Servicemen under the preceding proviso, the additional vacancies so made available for them shall be utilised first for the appointment of disabled ex-Servicemen and if any such vacancies still remain unfilled thereafter the same shall then be made available to other ex-Servicemen.
  2. Out of the vacancies reserved for being filled by ex-Servicemen, vacancies shall be reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in accordance with such orders as are issued in this behalf by the Central Govt from time to time:

    Provided that if any ex-Serviceman belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribes is selected, his selection shall be counted against the overall quota of reservation that shall be provided for the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Govt form time to time.
  3. No vacancy reserved for ex-Servicemen in a post to be filled otherwise than on the result of an open competitive examination, shall be filled by the appointing authority by any general candidate, until and unless the said authority: