CGLE 2020 - Intimation regarding pre­ appointment formalities for the post of Assistant Section Officers' (ASO) Grade (Group B, Non-Gazetted) of  CSS

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
CS.I Division

2"d Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, Ne.rDelhi -110003.
Dated 23rd November, 2022.

The Successful candidates of COLE, 2020
Nominated to Assistant Section Officers'
Grade of CSS (as per Annexure-I)
Subject: Combined Graduate Level Examination , 2020 - Intimation regarding pre­ appointment formalities for the post of Assistant Section Officers' (ASO) Grade (Group B, Non-Gazetted) of Central Secretariat Service (CSS).
Dear  Candidates,

Congratulations 011 your success i11 the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 20201

I am directed to say that you have been allocated and nominated for appointment  to Assistant Section Officers' Grade of Central Secretariat Service by Staff Selection Commission on the basis of Combined Graduate Level Examination (COLE), 2020  as per the list attached. The allocation has been made on the basis of your rank in the merit list, eligibility, preference for services expressed by you and availability of vacancy. Though utmost care has been taken while preparing the list annexed, yet you are advised to cross check the particulars pertaining to yourself with the result declared by SSC.
Intimation regarding pre­ appointment formalities for the post of Assistant Section Officers
2. All the successful candidates nominated for the Assistant Section Officers' Grade of CSS are pre-registered  on the Online Portal . The candidates are required to fill-up/upload and submit the following documents online:
  • (i) Willingness to join the post.
  • (ii) Attestation Form (AF)
  • (iii) Medical Fitness Certificate
2.1 The candidates, who are presently residing in Delhi or those who indicate having resided in Delhi in the point number 10 of the AF should additionally fill the "Delhi Police Verification Form" given in the portal. The detailed guidelines for filling up/uploading of the aforesaid forms through the Portal are given in Annexure-11.

3. All the candidates  residing outside Delhi are required to appear before the Civil Surgeon/Principal Medical Officer/Chief Medical Officer of the District where the candidates are presently residing, for medical examination, to determine their fitness for the Government service. The candidates are required to give a statement and declaration regarding his/her health in the attached form in the presence of Medical Officer. The medical certificate of fitness should be in the prescribed format, a specimen of which is attached (Annexure-111).The CMOs concerned are also requested to take up the Medical Examination of the candidates concerned on the strength of this letter. Incase any other authority letter is required by the Office of medical authority concerned, the undersigned may be contacted through mail at [email protected]. The candidates must send the Original Medical Certificate to the undersigned by speed post/registered post within the specified period.

3.1 Candidates presently residing in Delhi, as per the information furnished in their Application form submitted to SSC, will be informed about their medical  examination through  the online portal.

3.2 However, if the candidate is already in Government service, instead of obtaining a fresh medical report, they may produce this letter to their Controlling Authority to enable them to forward an attested copy of their medical examination report (with attested photograph) obtained at the time of the appointment, to the undersigned. The candidates must ensure that the said medical examination report furnished to the previous employer should have been issued by Civil Surgeon/Chief Medical Officer or equivalent.

3.3 Further, candidates residing outside Delhi who wish to get their medical examination conducted in Delhi, may opt for the same in the willingness form. However, it may be noted that no TA/DA will be provided by the Department in such cases. Further, they will have to undergo their Medical Examination on allotted date and time.
4. Candidates should ensure that the requisite documents/ information as sought vide paras above, are submitted/uploaded on the online portal latest by 05th December, 2022. In case of any query, candidates may contact the undersigned.
The Under Secretary CS.I (A)
CS.I Division,
Dartment of Personnel & Training,
2" Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Tel: 011-24642705
5. It may also be noted that mere submission of willingness and other documents will not entitle any candidate to claim appointment to the post which will be subject to the fulfillment of stipulated terms and conditions.

6. The eligibility of candidates shall be determined for consideration for appointment based on the information furnished in the attestation form. If found eligible, candidates will be offered appointment to the post of Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service subject to the verification of character and antecedents/claim for EWS/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/PwBD status. The formal offer of appointment will be sent to you separately by this Department. Alongwith the offer of appointment, the candidates will be intimated about  the Ministry/Department to which they are being posted.

7. The candidates will have to undergo the foundation course organized by the Institute of Secretariat Training and Management  (ISTM) or any other Institute(s) nominated for this purpose, as and when organized. The Foundation Course is compulsory and has to be completed as a part of the successful completion of probation in service.

8. The candidates must note that in case, at any stage, it is found that the candidate's certificate is fake or candidate has furnished false information, he/she shall be liable to be proceeded against, under  the relevant rules, leading to such penalty  as may  be decided, which now extends to the termination of his/her appointment. Such action shall also  be  without  prejudice  to  any  other punitive action as may be attracted in such cases.

9. Attention is also invited to this Department's OM No. 11012/7/91-Estt.(A) dated 19.05.1993 as amended from time to time which already stipulates the action that can follow on furnishing of false information or submission of false certificates. The operative part of the said OM is reproduced below:-

"Wherever it is found that a candidate who was not qualified or eligible in terms of the recruitment rules etc. for initial recruitment in service or had furnished false information or produced a false certificate in order to secure appointment, he should not be retained in service. If, he is probationer or a temporary Government servant, he should be discharged or his services should be terminated. If he has become a permanent Government servant, an enquiry as prescribed in Rule 14 of CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965 may be held and if the charges are proved, the Government servant should be removed or dismissed from service. In no circumstances should any other penalty be imposed"

10. The offer of appointment when made, will be provisional for the candidates who have claimed/availed the benefits of any type of reservation for posts and service i n terms of the follwing instructions as may be relevant to them:-
  • (i) EWS Candidates:- The appointment is provisional and is subject to  the due verification of Income and asset certificate by DoP&T

  • (ii) SC/ST Candidates: - The appointment will be provisional and is subject to due verification of SC/ST certificate by DoP&T.

  • (iii) OBC Candidates:- This Department has issued OM No. 36012122/93-Esn.(SCT) dated 8th September, 1993; OM No. 36033/3/2004-Estt.( Res) dated 14th October, 2008 and other extant instructions in this regard from time to time. In accordance with these  instructions, only Non­ Creamy Layer OBC candidates are entitled to get the benefits of reservations earmarked for Other Backward Classes (OBC). The allocation is, therefore, provisional to this extent and is subject to further verification of OBC certificate by DoP&T

  • (iv) PwBD Candidates:- The appointment will be provisional and subject to due verification of concerned certificate by DoP&T.
Yours faithfully,

(George D. Toppo)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

NOTE: I . Candidates may please note that further updates/information in regard to appointment to the post of ASO on the basis of CGLE-2020 will be placed only on the website of DoP&T ('s new) and also - About us - Central Secretariat --­ Central Secretariat Service - Recruitment (DR Assistants). They are, therefore,  advised  to regularly visit DoP&T's website for any updates.

2.         Candidates should indicate their All India Rank of CGLE 2020 in all their correspondence with this Department, including in the subject of email.

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