Joint Director and Deputy Director, Group ‘A’ post Recruitment Rules, 2021 : Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology


(Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification Directorate) 


New Delhi, the 1st July, 2021

G.S.R 468(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution and in supersession of Standardisation, Testing and Quality Certification  Directorate (Group 'A' posts) Recruitment Rules, 2001. In so far as they relate to the posts of Joint Director and Deputy Director, except as  respects  things  done  or  omitted  to  be  done  before  such  supersession, the President hereby makes the following rules  regulating  the  method  of  recruitment  to  Group `A’ posts of Joint Director and Deputy Director in the Standardisation Testing and Certification Directorate Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, namely:-

1. Short title and commencement.— 

(1)  These  rules  may  be  called  the  Ministry  of  Electronics and Information Technology, Standardisation, Testing and Quality Certification Directorate, Joint Director and Deputy Director, Group ‘A’ post Recruitment Rules, 2021.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Number of posts, classification and  level  in  the  pay  matrix.—  The  number  of  said  posts, their classification and level in the pay  matrix attached thereto shall be as specified in columns (2) to (4)  of the said schedule.

Joint Director and Deputy Director

3. Method of recruitment, age-limit, qualifications, etc.— The method of  recruitment,  age limit, qualifications  and  other  matters  relating  thereto  shall be  as  specified  in  columns (5)  to  (13) of the aforesaid Schedule.

4. Disqualification.— No person, -

a) who, has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living;  or

b) who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, shall be eligible for appointment to the above said posts:

Provided that the Central Government may, if satisfied  that  such  marriage  is  permissible under personal law applicable to such person  and  the  other  party to  marriage  and that there  are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of  this rule.

5. Power to relax.— Where the Central Government, is of the opinion that it is necessary  or expedient so to do, it may, by order, for the reasons to be recorded in, writing, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of  persons.

6. Saving.— Nothing in these rules shall affect  reservation,  relaxation  of  age-limit  and  other concessions required to be provided for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, the Other Backward Classes, the Ex-Servicemen  and  other  special  categories  of  persons  in  accordance  with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time in this regard.


Name of the Post.

Number of Post.


Level in the pay matrix.

Whether Selection Post or Non Selection Post.

Age limit for direct recruits.

Educational and other Qualifications required for direct recruits.











Level-12 in



Not applicable.




the pay





matrix (Rs.

*Subject to variation

Group ‘A’,

Gazetted, Ministerial.






Whether age and educational qualifications prescribed

Period of Probation, if any

Method of Recruitment: Whether by Direct Recruitment

In case of Recruitment by promotion/ deputation/ absorption and grades from which promotion/ deputation/

If a Departmental Promotion Committee exists, what is its composition.

Circumstances in which Union Public Service Commission

for direct recruits will apply in the case of


or by

promotion or by

Deputation/ absorption and percentage of the

vacancies to be filled by various methods

absorption to be made.

is to be

consulted in making recruitment







Not applicable.

Not applicable.

Promotion failing which by deputation.


Deputy Director with five years regular service in level-11 in the pay matrix (Rs. 67700-208700/-) in

Laboratories / Centres under Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification Directorate).

Note 1 : Seniority does not entitle the

incumbent for promotion to a higher post unless he fulfils the eligibility condition prescribed by the relevant rules.

The incumbent must be eligible for promotion having regard to the qualifications prescribed for the post before he can be considered for promotion. Seniority will be relevant only amongst persons

eligible. Seniority cannot be substituted for eligibility nor it can over-ride it in the matter of promotion to the next higher post.

Group ‘A’ Departmental Promotion Committee (for promotion) consisting of:

1. Director

General, STQC Directorate,

Ministry of Electronics

and Information Technology- Chairman

2. Scientist “G” of STQC Directorate OR Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology- Member

3. Joint Secretary to the

Government of India from a Ministry other than the

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology- Member

Not applicable.

[F.No. 2(6)/2018-PA(TB)]
ARVIND KUMAR, Dir. Genl. STQC Directorate.


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