*The Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board(Class III) Service Rules, 1988


1. Short title and appointment -
(1) These rules may be called the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board (class III)** [See 3rd Amendment 2015] [See 6th Amendment 2015]#Service Rules, 1988.
[See Amendment]
(2) They shall apply to all the posts specified in Appendix 'A'.
2. Definition -
In these rules unless the context otherwise requires ,-

(a) 'ACT' means the Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets Act 1961(Punjab Act No. 23 of 1961);
(b) 'Appendix' means an appendix to these rules;
(c) 'Chairman' means the Chairman of the Board;
(d) 'Direct Appointment' means an appointment made otherwise than by promotion or by transfer of a person already in the Service of the Board or Government of India or of a State Government;
(e) 'Education Board' means the Punjab School Education Board establishment under Punjab School Education Board Act, 1969;
(f) 'Engineering Wing' means a wing of the Board entrusted with the execution of civil, electrical, Public Health and Horticulture works of the Board as well as of the committee;
(g) 'Form' means a form appended to these rules;
(h) 'Government' means the Government of the State of Punjab in the Agriculture wing of the Department of Agriculture and Forests;

* The rules were published in Punjab Govt. Gazatte (Extra.) dated 25-1988 vide Notification No. 11(4)-M1-88/9104
**Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 23/P.A. 23/1961/S. 43/Amd. (23)/2015, dated 08-04-2015.
#Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 44/P.A. 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (26)/2015, dated 18/07/2015.

(i) 'Non technical post' means a post which does not require any technical qualifications and has been shown as such in Appendix 'A';
(j) 'Recognised university or institute' means :-
(1) Any university or institute incorporated by law in India ;
(2) In case of degrees, diplomas or certificates obtained as a result of examinations held before the 15th August 1947 the Punjab, Sind or Dacca university; and
(3) Any other university or institute, which is recognized by the Government for the purposes of these rules;

(k) 'Recruiting Authority' means a Committee to be constituted by the Board with the prior approval of the Government with 1[Secretary of the Board] See Amendment as Chairman and such other members as may be specified by it from time to time for the purposes of making direct appointment to the service;
(l) 'Service' means the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board (class III) Service;
(m) 'Technical Post' means a post, which requires technical qualifications and has been shown as such in Appendix 'A'.

3. Number and character of post -
The service shall comprise the post specified in Appendix 'A':
   Provided that nothing in these rule shall effect the inherent right of the Board to add to or reduce the number of such posts or to create new posts with different categories and designations and scales of pay either permanently or temporarily with the prior approval of the Government.

1. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 76/PA 23/61/S,43/Amd. (8)/96, dated 30/12/1996
4. Nationality, Domicile and character of candidates appointed to service -

(1) No candidate shall be appointed to the service unless he is:-
(a) A citizen of India
(b) A citizen of Nepal; or
(c) A subject of Bhutan; or
(d) A Tibetan refugee who came over the January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India; or
(e) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda and the East African countries of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawai, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India:
Provided that candidates belonging to any of the categories (b), (c), (d), (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been has been issued by the Government of Punjab in the Department of Home Affairs and Justice.
(2) A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to an examination or interview conducted by the appointing authority on his furnishing proof that he has applied for the certificate but he shall not be appointed to the Service unless a certificate of eligibility is given to him by the Government of Punjab in Department of Home Affairs and Justice.
(3) No person shall be recruited to the Service by direct appointment unless, he produces:-



(i) A certificate of character from the Principal academic officer of the university college, school of institute last attended if any and similar certificates from two
responsible person not being his relatives, who are well acquainted with him in his private life and are unconnected with his university, college, school or institute.
(ii) An affidavit to the effect that he has never convicted for ant criminal offence and that he was never dismissed or removed from service of any State Government, Government of India or any public sector undertaking; and
(iii) His character and antecedents are found to be satisfactory by the District Magistrate concerned.
5. Age and Physical Fitness -
(1) No person shall be recruited to the service by direct appointment, if he is less than eighteen years of age or is more than thirty years of age on the first day of January of the year next preceding the last day of submission of applications fixed by the Committee, or unless he is within such range of minimum and maximum age limits as may be specified by the Government from time to time:
   Provided that the appointing authority may with the prior approval of the Board for reasons to be recorded in writing relax the upper age limit for a category of class of persons:
    Provided further that in case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and other Backward Classes, the upper age limit shall be such as may be fixed by the Government of Punjab from time to time.

Note:- For age limit in case of recruitment of Ex-Servicemen,
the provisions of rule 6 of the Punjab Recruitment of Ex-service Rules, 1982 shall apply.
(2) (i) No person recruited to the Service by direct appointment shall be allowed to join the Service unless he, within the period to be specified by the appointing authority has appeared for medical examination before the concerned Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer as the case may be and has been declared by the Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer as the case may be to be physically fir for the duties which he will have to perform as member of the service:
    Provided that a person appointed on purely temporary basis for a period not exceeding three months shall not be required to produce medical certificate before joining the Service.
(ii) The report of the Civil Surgeon or Chief Medical Officer in terms of Clause (i) shall be final.
6. Appointing Authority -
All appointments to the service shall be made by the 1[secretary of the Board] See Amendment.
7. Disqualification -
(a) no person who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse ; or
(b) Who having a spouse living has entered into contracted a marriage with any person shall be appointed to the Service ;
  Provided that if the board is satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and that there are other grounds or so doing, he may exempt any person from the operation of this rule.


1. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 76/PA 23/61/S,43/Amd. (8)/96, dated 30/12/1996
8. Method of recruitment and qualifications -
(1) Subject to the provisions of sub-rule (4), appointments to the service shall be made in the manner specified in Appendix 'B' ;
    Provided that if no suitable candidates is available for appointment by promotion to a post in the Service, such posts shall be filled in by direct appointment or by transfer, as the appointing authority may decide in this behalf.
(2) No person shall be appointed to a post in the service unless he possesses the    qualifications and experience as specified against that post in Appendix 'B';
(3) All appointments by promotion to the service shall be made by selection on the basis of seniority-cum-merit and no person shall be entitled to claim promotion on the basis of seniority alone.
(4) No person shall be recruited to any post in the Service by direct appointment unless he possess knowledge of Punjabi of matriculation standard or its equivalent or passes test in Punjabi Language of matriculation standard to be held by such authority as may be specified by the appointing authority in this behalf from time to time:-
    Provided that where the educational qualifications for any post to be filled in by direct appointment are less than matriculation examination the standard of knowledge of Punjabi shall be lowered accordingly:-
(5) The following percentage of posts in the Service shall be reserved for each method of appointment indicated for categories mentioned here-under, namely :-

1 & 2. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 40/PA 23/61/S,43/Amd. (3)/90, dated 30/07/1990
(a) By direct appointment :-
(i) for members of the Scheduled Castes  ....25 per cent
(ii) for members of the Backward Classes .........5 per cent
(iiii) For Ex-Servicemen .........................15 per cent
(b) By promotion :-
(i) for members of the Scheduled Castes .........20 per cent
1[(ii) for members of the Backward Classes ........2 per cent] See Amendment
  Provided that reservation in the case of sportsmen, handicapped persons, freedom fighters of fir ant other categories of person shall also be upto such percentage as may from time to time, be specified by the Government of Punjab for the corresponding service under it.

1. Omitted vide Notification No. G.S.R.37/P.A.23/1961/S.43/Amd.(25)/2015, dated 21/05/2015. Published in the gazatte dated 05-06-2015
9. Departmental Examination -
(1) Junior Engineer (Civil) / Junior Engineers (Public Health) / Junior Engineers (Electrical) and Junior Engineers (Mechanical) shall be required to pass the departmental examination 1[held by the Board] in three chances from the date of their joining. The rules, procedure and standard laid down by the Government of Punjab in that Department for their Junior Engineers in connection with the Departmental Examination will be applicable to them.
(2) The Junior Engineers referred to in Sub-rule (1) shall be required to undergo such training and clear such tests periodically during the training or at the end of the training as may be required. The syllabus of training shall be specified by the Board from time to time with the prior approval of the Government:

1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 32/P.A. 23/61/S.43/Amd. (1)/90, dated 21/06/1990. Published in gazette dated 12-07-1990.

  Provided that if a member of the Service fails to pass the departmental examination in the three chances, he shall be give one more chance as a special case, by the appointing authority to after the reasons there of to enable him to pass the departmental examination within the period of probation.
10. Probation of persons appointed to service -
(1) Persons appointed to the Service shall remain on probation for a period of two years.
  Provided that -
(a) Any period, after such appointment spent on deputation on a corresponding or a higher post shall count towards the period of probation
(b) In the case of appointment by transfer, any period of work in equivalent or higher rank, prior to appointment to the Service may in the discretion of the appointing authority be allowed to count towards the period of the probation;
(c ) Any period of officiating appointment to the Service shall be recknoned as period spent on probation, but no person who has so officiated shall, on the completion of the prescribed period of probation, be entitled to be confirmed unless he is appointed against a permanent vacancy; and
(d)  Any period of leave not exceeding six months during or at the end of probation shall be counted towards the period of probation.
(2) If in the opinion of the appointing authority the work or conduct of a person during the period of probation is not satisfactory or if has failed to pass the prescribed departmental examination within a period of exceeding two years from date of appointment, it may -
(a) If such person is recruited by direct appointment, dispense with his services or revert him to a post on which he held lien prior to his appointment to the Service by direct appointment, and
(b) If such person is recruited otherwise -
(i) revert from to his former post ; or
(ii) deal with him in such other manner as the terms and conditions of his previous appointment permit.
(3)On the completion of the period of probation of a person the appointing authority may
(a) if his work and conduct has in its opinion been satisfactory -
(i) Confirm such person from the date of his appointment if appointed against a permanent vacancy; or
(ii) Confirm such person from the date from which a permanent vacancy occurs if appointed against a temporary vacancy; or
(iii) Declare that he has completed his probation satisfactorily if there is no Permanent vacancy; or
(b) If his work or conduct has not been in its opinion satisfactory or he has failed to pass the prescribed departmental examination dispense with his services, if appointed by direct appointment or if appointed otherwise, revert him to his former post or deal with him in such other manner as the terms and conditions of his previous appointment may permit.
11. Seniority of member of service -
The seniority interse of the members of the service in each cadre shall be determined by the length of continuous service on a post in that cadre of the Service;
    Provided that in the case of members appointed by direct appointment who join within the period specified in the order of appointment or within such period as may be extended from time to time by the appointing authority subject to a maximum of four months from the date of order of appointment, the seniority based on the order of merit determined by the recruiting authority shall not be disturbed:
    Provided further that in case a candidate is permitted to join the Service after the expiry of the said period of four months in consultation with the recruiting authority his seniority shall determined from the date he joins the Service:
    Provided further that in case a candidate of the next selection has joined the Service before the candidate referred to in the preceding proviso joins the candidate so referred shall be placed below all the candidates of the next selection who joins within the time specified in the first proviso -
    Provided further that in the case of two members appointed on the same date their seniority shall be determined as follows :-
(a) A member recruited by direct appointment shall be senior to a member recruited otherwise ;
(b) A member appointer by promotion shall be senior to member appointed by transfer;
(c)In the case of members appointed by promotion or transfer seniority shall be determined according to the seniority of such members in the appointments from which they were promoted or transferred ; and
(d) In case of members appointed by transfer from different cadres their seniority shall be determined according to pay preference being given to a member who was drawing a higher rate of pay in his previous appointment and if the rates of pay drawn are also the same then by their length of service in those appointments and if the length of such service is also the same and older member shall be senior to a younger member.
Note :- Seniority of members of the Service appointed on purely provisional basis or on daily wages shall be determined as and when they are regularly appointed keeping in view the date of such regular appointment.
12. Liability of Serve -
A member of the Service shall be liable to serve at any place whether within or out of the State or Punjab on being ordered to do so by the appointing authority.
13. Leave, Pay and Other matters etc. -
(1) In respect of pay leave and other matters not expressly provided for in these rules the members of the Service shall be governed by the Punjab Civil Service Rules, as applicable to the employees of the State of Punjab from time to time.
(2) In respect of Provident fund and gratuity, the members of the service shall be governed by the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board and Market Committee Employees Provident fund and Gratuity Rules, 1965 and the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing board and Market Committees, Employees Pension, Provident Fund and Gratuity rules 1987.
14. Pay of Members of Service -
The members of the Service shall be entitled to such scales of pay as may be authorised to the Board with the prior approval of the Government from time to time. The scales of pay at present in force in respect of the members of the service are given in Appendix 'A'.
15. Discipline Penalties and Appeals -
(1) In the matters of discipline punishment and appeal the members of the service shall be governed by the provisions of the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Service (Punishment and Appeal) Rules, 1988.
(2)The authority empowered to impose penalties as specified in rule 5 of the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Service (Punishment and Appeal) Rules, 1988 and the appellate authority there under in respect of members of the Service shall be as specified in Appendix 'C'.
16. Periodic Medical check up -
(a) Every member of the service shall be liable to undergo periodical medical examination and preventive or curative treatment as he may be required to undergo.
(b) Every member of the Service shall be liable at any stage of his service when directed by the appointing authority, to undergo medical examination by the concerned Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer, as the case may be and his contribution in service shall be subject to the fitness certificate given by the Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer to the satisfaction of the appointing authority.
(c)In case any member of the service is not found fit to perform his duties , he shall be liable to be retired from service and shall be entitled to the same benefits as are admissible to employees of the Government of Punjab holding corresponding posts under the Punjab Civil Services Rules, Volume II on being retired on account of invalidity.
17. Vaccination and re-vaccination -
Every member of the Service shall get himself vaccinated or re-vaccinated when the appointing authority so directs by a general or special order.
18. Oath of allegiance -
Every member of the Service, unless he has already done so, shall be required to take oath of allegiance to India and to the Constitution of India as by law established.

19. Power to relax  -
Where the appointing authority is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may, by order, for reasons to be recorded in writing and with the prior approval of the government, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons :
 Provided that provisions relating to qualifications, and experience shall not be relaxed.
20. Interpretation -
If any question as to the interpretation of theses rules, the Government decide the same.
21. Saving Clause -
Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules appointments made to any post under a Board prior to the commencement of these rules shall be deemed to have validity been made under rules and shall not be questioned on any ground, whatsoever.


APPENDIX 'A'
[See Rule 1(2), 2(h) and (1), 3 and 14]

Sr. No.
Designation of the post
Number of posts
Whether Technical or Non-Technical
Scale of pay in rupees (Unrevised)
1 Superintendent Grade-II 7 Non Technical

Rs.800-25-850-30-1200/50-1400 (plus Rs.50 Special Pay)

2 Legal Assistant 5 Non Technical

Rs.800-25-850-30-1200/50-1400

3 Senior Auditor/Internal Auditor/ Superintendent S.A.S. 4 Non Technical Rs.800-25-850-30-1200/50-1400 plus Rs. 100
4 Personal Assistant 2 Non Technical (i) Rs.800-25-850-30-1200/50-1400
plus Rs.50 Special Pay for S.A.S. qualified
(ii) Rs.700-25-850-30-1,00/40-12,00 for non S.A.S
5 Circle Head Draftsman [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 3 Technical Rs.750-25-850-30-1000/50-1200/40-1400

Plus Rs. 100
6 Publicity Supervisor 1 Non Technical Rs.750-25-850-30-1000/40-1200/50-1300
7 Technical Assistant 7 Non Technical Rs.750-25-850-30-1000/40-1200/50-1300
8 Technical Assistant (Cotton) 1 Non Technical Rs.750-25-850-30-1000/40-1200/50-1300
9 Librarian 1 Non Technical Rs.750-25-850-30-1000/40-1200/50-1300
10 Programmer 1 Non Technical Rs.750-25-850-30-1000/40-1200/50-1300
11 Planning Assistant [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 1 Technical Rs.750-25-850-30-1000/40-1200/50-1300
12 [Assistant Secretary Market Committee] [See 6th Amendment 2015]7 32 Non Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
13 Laboratory Incharge 3 Non Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
14 Divisional Head Draftsman  (Public Health) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 19 Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
15 Divisional Head Draftsman (Electrical) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 1 Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
16 Divisional Head Draftsman (Two Planning) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 3 Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
17 Junior Engineer (Civil/Junior Engineer (Public Health) [See Amendment]  [See 2nd Amendment 2015]4 [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 176 Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
18 Junior Engineer (Electrical) [See 2nd Amendment 2015]4  [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 16 Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
19 Junior Engineer (Mechanical) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 4 Technical Rs.700-25-850/30-1000/40-1200
20 Senior Draftsman (Architect) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 2 Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850-30-1000/40-1200
21 Senior Mechanic-Cum-Technician 1 Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850-30-1000/40-1200
22 Assistant Programmer 2 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850-30-1000/40-1200
23 Laboratory Assistant 6 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850-30-1000/40-1200
24 Superintendent Grade IV (Civil)/ Superintendent Grade IV Public Health/Superintendent Grade IV (Electrical) 14 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850-30-1000/40-1200
25 Assistant/Cashier/Care Taker/Assistant (Cotton) 89 Non Technical

Rs.620-20-700/25-850/30-1000/40-1120

Cashier same scale plus Rs.50 Special Pay Care Taker same scale plus Rs.75 Conveyance allowance

26 Public Assistant 15 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1120
27 Senior Scale Stenographer 4 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1120 plus Rs.40 Special Pay
28 Grading Supervisor 24 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1120
29 Statistical Assistant 12 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1120
30 Stenographer  in the Engineering Wing in the Field 7 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1120
31 Modeller-Cum-Pattern Maker 1 Non Technical Rs.620-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1120
32 Photographer-cum-Pattern Maker 1 Non Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
33 Assistant Librarian 1 Non Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
34 Artist 1 Non Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
35 Junior Auditor 8 Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
36 Munim 1 Non Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
37 Accounts Clerk (Civil)/Accounts Clerk (Public Health) Accounts Clerk (Electrical) 34 Non Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
38 Assistant Draftsman (Civil/Assistant Draftsman (public Health) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 37 Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
39 Assistant Draftsman (Electrical) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 2 Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
  39-A [See Amendment]      
40 Assistant Draftsman (Architect and Assistant-Cum-Draftsman (Town Planning) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 4 Technical Rs.570-15-600-20-700/25-850/30-1000-40-1080
41 Divisional Accountant (Civil/Divisional Accountant (Public-Health)/Divisional Accountant (Electrical) [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 13 Non Technical Rs.1400-40-1600--50-2,300/60-2600 (Central Scale) 1080
42 Sub-Divisional Clerk /Senior Clerk of the Engineering Wing in the Field 45 Non Technical Rs.510-15-600-20-700/25-800
43 Security Officer 1 Non Technical Rs.600-20-700-25-850/30-1000-40-1120
44 Junior Scale Stenographer 6 Non Technical Rs.510-15-600-20-700/25-800
45 Data Entry Operator 8 Non Technical Rs.510-15-600-20-700/25-800
46 Crading Assistant 24 Non Technical Rs.510-15-600-20-700/25-800
47 Clerk, Typist, P.B.X. Operator, Clerk Store Project/ Clerk Engineering Wing at the Head Quarters 142 Non Technical (i) Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
(ii) 50 per cent posts in the scale of Rs.510-15-600/20-700/25-800
P.B.X. Operator same scale plus Rs.35 S. Pay
48 Computer 4 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
49 Laboratory Attendant 3 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
50 Steno Typist 59 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600 plus Rs.25 Special Pay
51 Drivers 91 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600 plus Rs.100 Special Pay
52 Restorer 1 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
53 Security Guard 2 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
54 Lift Operator 2 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
55 Machine Operator (Gestatnor)  1 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
56 Plumber [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 5 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
57 Electrician [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5   Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
58 Carpenter [See 3rd Amendment 2015]6 2 Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
59 Library Attendant 1 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
60 Assistant Sub Divisional Clerk/Clerk of the Engineering Wing in the Field 131 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
50 per cent posts in the scale of
Rs.510-15-600-20-700/25-800
61 Ferro Printer [See 3rd Amendment 2015]6 1 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
62 1[Junior Draftsmen (Civil) Junior Draftsmen (public Health) Junior Draftsmen (Electrical) Junior Draftsmen (Divisional Town Planning)] [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 35 Non Technical Rs.400-10-450/15-525/15-600
2[63 Supervisor [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5 100 Non Technical Rs.950-25-1200-30-1560-40-1800] (Revised)
3[64 Road Roller Driver [See 3rd Amendment 2015]6 7 Non Technical Rs.950-35-1160-40-1320-45-1500-50-2000-60-2060-70-2130] (Revised)
65 Surveyor [See 3rd Amendment 2015]6 10 Technical Rs.1200-40-1320-45-1500-50-2000-60-2060-70-2130 (Revised)
    [See Amendment] [See 3rd Amendment 2015]5      

1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
2. Added vide Notification No. G.S.R. 27/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (3)/90, dated 02-05-1991. Published in the gazatte dated 08-05-1991.
3. Added vide Notification No. G.S.R. 37/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (6)/95, dated 10-07-1995. Published in the gazette dated 12-07-1995.
4. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 18/P.A. 23/1961/S. 43/Amd. (22)/2015, dated 28-03-2015.
5. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 23/P.A. 23/1961/S. 43/Amd. (23)/2015, dated 08-04-2015.
6. Omitted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 23/P.A. 23/1961/S. 43/Amd. (23)/2015, dated 08-04-2015.
7. Omitted vide Notification No. GSR 44/P.A. 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (26)/2015, dated 18/07/2015.


APPENDIX 'B'
(See Rule 8)
Sr. No. Designation of Post Method of recruitment Qualification for recruitment
By direct appointment by promotion ¹[ by transfer or by taking a person on deputation ]
1 Superintendent Grade-II (i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
  From amongst the Assistant /Cashier/Care Taker/ Assistant (Cotton) who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years. From amongst the Superintendent grade II working in the Public  Civil Secretariat or Financial Commissioners Secretariat who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
2 Legal Assistant (i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
Should possess a L.L.B. Degree (Professional) of recognized University with three years experience at the Bar.   From amongst the Legal Assistant working in the Department of of the Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years.
3 Senior Auditor/Internal Auditor/ Superintendent S.A.S. (i)  By direct appointment;
(ii)  By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
Should be Graduate of recognized University and should have passed Subordinate Accounts Service Examination From amongst the Official  working in the Board or a Committee who have qualified the Subordinate Accounts Service Examination . Provided that at least one post shall be filled in the form  amongst the non-Subordinate Accounts Service Junior Auditors who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of eight years. From amongst the Subordinate Accounts Service Qualified Senior Auditors working in the Department of the Government  of Punjab or in the Office of Accountant General Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
4 Personal Assistant (i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
  From amongst the Senior Scale Stenographer who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years. From amongst the Personal Assistants working in the Public Civil Secretariat or Financial Commissioners Secretariat who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
5 Circle Head Draftsman 1[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]
  From amongst the Divisional Head Draftsman (Civil)/Divisional Head Draftsman (Public Health) who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years From amongst the Circle Head Draftsman 2[working in the department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] on  identical or similar posts who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.

1 & 2. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.

6 Publicity Supervisor (i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
  From amongst the Publicity Assistants who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years From amongst the Officials working in the Department of the Government of Punjab on  identical or similar posts who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
7 Technical Assistant (i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
  From amongst Statistical Assistant who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years From amongst the Technical Assistants working in the department of the Government of Punjab on identical or similar posts who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
8 Technical Assistant (Cotton) (i)  By direct appointment;
(ii)  By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
Should possess degree of M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics of a recognized university and diploma in Agricultural Marketing from the Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Government of India, Nagpur; Provided that preference shall be given to a candidate who has an experience of working in cotton marketing under the Government of India or any State Government for a minimum period of three years. From amongst Laboratory Incharges who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years From amongst the incumbents holding similar or identical posts under  the Government of  India or any State Government.
9 Librarian (i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
Should possess Master’s Degree in Library Science of a recognized University` From amongst the Assistant Librarian who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of ten years.  
10 Programmer (i)  By direct appointment;
(ii)  By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
Should possess Master’s Degree in Science, Statistics or Physics of a recognized university and should have an experience of working as Data Entry Operator in Government of India or a State Government or in a Institution of repute for a minimum period of two years. Provided that preference will be given to a candidate having one year’s Diploma Course in Computer Science from a recognized Institute. From amongst the Assistant Programmer who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years. From  amongst the Programmer working in the Department of the Government of Punjab or Semi Government Organization who have an experience  of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
11 Planning Assistant 1[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]
2[Omitted] 3[From amongst the Divisional Head Draftsman (Town Planning)  working in the Board having an experience of working for a minimum period of five years as such] From amongst the Planning Assistants 4[working in the Department of Public Works, Government of Punjab or in the State Government undertaking] have an experience of working as such for minimum period of two years.
12 Assistant Secretary Market Committee [See 6th Amendment 2015]8 5[(i) Fifty  percent by direct appointment; and
(ii) Fifty percent by promotion ]

Should be a Graduate in Agriculture Science of a recognized university, provided that preference shall be given to a person who has a rural background.

[See Amendment]

From amongst the Mandi Supervisors-cum-Fee collectors working in the Committees who are Graduate of a recognized university 6[ ].
From amongst the Mandi Supervisors-cum-Fee Collectors working in the Committees who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of seven years 7[ ]. [See Amendment]

 
1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
2. Omitted vide Ibid.
3 & 4. Inserted vide Ibid.
5. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 66/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (4)/93, dated 26-08-1993.
6 & 7. Omitted vide Ibid.
8. Omitted vide Notification No. GSR 4
4/P.A. 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (26)/2015, dated 18/07/2015.
13Laboratory Incharge(i)  By direct appointment;
(ii)  By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould be a Science Graduate of a recognized university with two months training in fiber testing from Cotton  Radiology Research Laboratory, Matunga, Bombay or at any other Cotton Classing Centre established by  the Government of India or a State Government ;             Provided that if no candidate having training as aforesaid is available, appointment may be made but the person so appointment shall have to get the said training before he  is given posting orders;From amongst the Laboratory Assistants who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years.
From amongst the incumbents holding similar or identical posts under the Government of India or any State Government.
14Divisional Head Draftsman  (Public Health)1[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]From amongst the Assistant Draftsman (Civil)/ Assistant Draftsman (public Health) who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years.
From amongst the Head Draftsman (Civil) 2[working in  a Deptt. of the Government of Punjab or in a state Governmenr undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
15Divisional Head Draftsman (Electrical)3[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]4[From amongst the Assistant Draftsman (Electrical) who have an experience of worming  as such for a minimum period of five years].
From amongst the Head Draftsman (Electrical) 5[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
1 & 2. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
3 & 4. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 32/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (1)/90, dated 21-06-1990.
5. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 66/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
16Divisional Head Draftsman (Two Planning)1[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]2[From amongst the Assistant Draftsman (Town Planning) working  in the Board who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years. ]
From amongst the Head  Draftsman 3[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
17

Junior Engineer (Civil/Junior Engineer (Public Health)

[See Amendment]

4[(i)  Ninety percent by Direct appointment;
(ii) Ten percent by promotion ;
Provided that if no suitable person is available for appointment to the Service by promotion, then such a post shall be filed in by transfer on deputation and the vacancy so filled in shall be counted towards the quota fixed for appointment by promotion.]

[See Amendment]

Should possess Diploma in Civil Engineering of a recognized  institute.

[See Amendment]

(a)  Two and half percent from amongst the work Mistries  working in the Board or Committees who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of eight years and who have passed the National Certificate (Theoretical Course) of Sectional Officer from a recognized Institute and
(b)  Two and a half percent from amongst the work Mistries  working in the Board or Committee who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of fifteen years.
(c) Five percent from amongst those Draftsmen (Civil), Tracers working in the Board who possess Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute.

[See Amendment]

From amongst the Junior Engineers (Civil) 5[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.

[See Amendment]

1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
2. Inserted vide Ibid.
3, 4 & 5. Substituted vide Ibid
18Junior Engineer (Electrical)

2[(i)  Ninety percent by Direct appointment;
(ii) Ten percent by promotion ;
Provided that if no suitable person is available for appointment to the Service by promotion, then such a post shall be filed in by transfer on deputation and the vacancy so filled in shall be counted towards the quota fixed for appointment by promotion.]

[See Amendment]

Should possess Diploma in Electrical Engineering of a recognized  institute. (a)  Two and a half percent from amongst the work Mistries who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of eight years and who have passed the National Certificate Course of Sectional Officers mechanical of a recognized Institute and
(b) Two and a half percent from amongst the work Mistries who have an experience of working for a minimum period of three years.
(c) Five percent from amongst the Draftsmen (Electrical) working in the Board who possess Diploma In Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute.
From amongst the Junior Engineers (Electrical) 3[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years. 
1. Inserted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 32/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (1)/90, dated 21-06-1990.
2. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
3. Inserted vide Ibid.
19Junior Engineer (Mechanical)2[(i)  Ninety percent by Direct appointment;
(ii) Ten percent by promotion ;
Provided that if no suitable person is available for appointment to the Service by promotion, then such a post shall be filed in by transfer on deputation and the vacancy so filled in shall be counted towards the quota fixed for appointment by promotion.]Should possess Diploma in Mechanical Engineering of a recognized  institute.(a)  Two and a half percent from amongst the work Mistries who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of eight years and who have passed the National Certificate Course of Sectional Officers mechanical of a recognized Institute and
(b) Two and a half percent from amongst the work Mistries who have an experience of working for a minimum period of three years.
(c) Five percent from amongst the Draftsmen or Tracers working  in the Board who possess Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute.

From amongst the Junior Engineers (Mechanical) or Sectional Officers (Mechanical) 3[working  in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years. 

[See Amendment]

1. Inserted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 32/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (1)/90, dated 21-06-1990.
2. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
3. Inserted vide Ibid.
20Senior Draftsman (Architect)2[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]3[From amongst the Assistant Draftsmen (Architect) working in the Board  who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years]
From amongst the Senior Draftsman (Architect) 4[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
21Senior Mechanic-Cum-TechnicianBy direct appointment Should possess Two years Certificate in  Farm Machinery or Machinery of Diesel  Engine or recognized Institute, with eight years experience in operation, repair and maintenance of Mechanical units in any Government, or private firm of repute after passing the Matriculation Examination.  
1. Inserted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 32/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (1)/90, dated 21-06-1990.
2. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
3. Inserted vide Ibid.
4. Substituted vide Ibid
22Assistant Programmer(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By promotion Should be a Graduate of a recognized university with one year experience in Computer Programming in a Department of the Government or in a private firm of repute:
Provided that preference will be given to a candidate having one year Diploma Course in Computer Science of a recognized institute. From amongest the Data Entry Operator who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years.
 
23Laboratory Assistant(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould be a Science Graduate of a recognized University and should have three years experience in cotton marketing and training in fiber testing at Cotton Technical Research Laboratory, Bombay.
From amongst the incumbents holding similar or identical posts under the Government of India or any State Government.
24Superintendent Grade IV (Civil)/ Superintendent Grade IV Public Health/Superintendent Grade IV (Electrical)(i) Fifty percent by promotion; and
(ii) Fifty percent by transfer on deputation From amongst the Accountants Clerks (Civil)/ Accounts Clerks (Public Health)/ Accounts Clerks (Electrical) who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years.
From amongst the Superintendents Grade IV working in a Department of Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
25Assistant/Cashier/Care Taker/Assistant (Cotton)(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationFrom amongst the Clerks/ Typist/ P.B.X. Operator/ Clerk Engineering Wing at the Head quarter quarters and Steno typists who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years and have qualified a test in such syllabus and may be specified from time to time by the Board with the prior approval of the Government .
From amongst the Assistants working in the Punjab Civil Secretariat or Financial Commissioners Secretariat who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
26Publicity Assistant(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould be a Science Graduate of a recognized University with Punjabi as an elective subject that the candidate having Diploma in Journalism o a recognized Institute will be given preference.
From amongst the incumbents holding similar or identical posts under the Government of India or any State Government.
27Senior Scale Stenographer(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationFrom amongst the Junior Scale Stenographer who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years and have the departmental test in Stenography at the speed of 100 words per minute in Punjabi Language and 60 words per minute in English language.
From amongst the Senior Scale  Stenographers working in a Department of Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
28Grading SupervisorBy Promotion From amongst the Grading Assistant who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years.;Provided that the Assistants/ Cashier/ Care Taker / Assistant (Cotton) Statiscal Assistants and Mandi Supervision-cum-Fee- Collector working in the Board or Committee who have an experience of working on any of the aforesaid posts for a minimum period of two years and who are graduate of a recognized University and possess a certificate of training course in Cotton Grading from directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Cotton Classing Centre, Government of India may also be appointed.  
29Statistical Assistant(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould posses Master’s Degree in Economics Statistics, Mathematics or Agriculture of a recognized University;
Provided that a person having one year Diploma in Computer Science of a recognized Institute shall be given preference. From amongst the Computers who are Graduates of a recognized University  and who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of eight years.
 
30Stenographer  in the Engineering Wing in the Field(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationFrom amongst the Junior Scale Stenographer who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years and who pass a test in Stenography Punjabi and English language at the speed of 100 words per minute and 60 words per minute respectively .  
From amongst the Senior Scale Stenographers working in a Department of Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
31Modeller-Cum-Pattern Maker(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould have passed Matriculation Examination and should possess Diploma in Photography of a recognized Institute.
 
32Photographer-cum-Pattern MakerBy Direct Appointment Should have passed Matriculation Examination and should possess Diploma in Photography of a recognized Institute  
33Assistant LibrarianBy Direct Appointment See Amendment Should be a Graduate in Fine Arts of a recognized University. See Amendment  
34ArtistBy Direct AppointmentShould be a Graduate in Fine Arts of a recognized University.  
35Junior Auditor(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould be a Graduate of a recognized University with Economics as one of the subject.
See Amendment
From amongst the Junior Auditors working in a Department of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
36MunimBy Direct AppointmentShould have passed Matriculation Examination and should have adequate knowledge of Landas Script prevalent in Punjab and should have an experience of working as a Munim for a minimum period of three years in a firm of repute.  
37Accounts Clerk (Civil)/Accounts Clerk (Public Health) Accounts Clerk (Electrical)(i)  Fifty percent by promotion ; and
(ii) Fifty percent by transfer on deputationFrom amongst the Sub-Divisional Clerks or Senior Clerk of Engineering Wing in the Field, who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years.
From amongst the Accounts Clerks working in the Departments of the Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
38Assistant Draftsman (Civil/Assistant Draftsman (public Health)1[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]2[Omitted]3[From amongst the Junior Draftsmen (Civil Electrical Public Health Town Planning or Architect) who possess diploma in Civil Draftsman awarded by the State Board of Technical Education or of any other recognized Institute or who possess a diploma in three years course in Architectural Assistantship awarded by the State Board of Technical Education; or by any other recognized Institute;  or who have qualified department test conducted by the Board for the post of Assistant Draftsman (Civil Public Health) and who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of twelve years.]
From amongst the Draftsmen (Civil) 4[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
2. Omitted vide Ibid.
3. Inserted vide Ibid
4. Substituted vide Ibid.
39Assistant Draftsman (Electrical)1[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]2[Omitted]3[From amongst the Draftsmen working in the Board who possess diploma in Electrical  Draftsman awarded by the State Board of Technical Education or by any other   recognized Institute or who have passed departmental test for the post of Assistant Draftsman (Electrical) ;  or who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of twelve years.]
From amongst the Draftsmen (Electrical) 4[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.

[See Amendment]

 
40Assistant Draftsman (Architect and Assistant-Cum-Draftsman (Town Planning)5[(i) By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation]6[From amongst the Junior Draftsmen (Architect/Town Planning) who possess a diploma in Architectural Assistantship awarded by the State Board or Technical Education; or by any other recognized Institute and who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of twelve years.]
From amongst the Draftsman 7[working in a Department of the Government of Punjab or in a State Government undertaking] who have an experience  of working as such for a minimum period of five years.
1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
2. Omitted vide Ibid.
3. Inserted vide Ibid.
4 & 5. Substituted vide Ibid.
6. Inserted vide Ibid.
7. Substituted vide Ibid.
41Divisional Accountant (Civil/Divisional Accountant (Public-Health)/Divisional Accountant (Electrical)By transfer on deputation From amongst the Divisional accountants working in the Office of the Accountant General Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years. See Amendment
42Sub-Divisional Clerk /Senior Clerk of the Engineering Wing in the Field(i)  Fifty percent by promotion ; and
(ii) Fifty percent by transfer on deputationFrom amongst the Assistant Sub-Divisional Clerk/Clerks of the Engineering Wing in the Field who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years.
From amongst the Sub-Divisional Clerks working in a Department of Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
43Security Officer(i)  By direct appointment;
(ii)  By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould be Commissioned officer of the Armed Force of the Union not below the rank of Lieurthnent or Captain having excellent record of service as per entries in his Army Discharge Certificate. From amongst eh Security Guards who have an experience of working as such for a minimum  period of five years
From amongst the Security Officers working in a Department of the Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
44Junior Scale Stenographer(i)  By direct appointment;
(ii)  By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould be a Graduate of a recognized University and should pass test in Stenography in Punjabi and English language at a speed of 100 words per minute.
See Amendment From amongst the Steno-Typist who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years and who qualify the test in Stenography in Punjabi and English language as such speed as may be specified by the appointing authority.
 From amongst the Junior Scale Stenographers working in the Punjab Civil Secretariat or Financial Commissioners Secretariat who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
45Data Entry OperatorBy Direct AppointmentShould be a graduate of a recognized University and should possess Certificate of Diploma Course in Computer science of a recognized Institute.  
46Crading AssistantBy Direct Appointment(i) Should be a Graduate of a recognized University; and
(ii) Should possess a certificate of Training  Course in Cotton Grading from the Directorate of  Marketing and Inspection, Cotton Classing Centre, Surat:
Provided that preference will be given to persons holding Degree in Agriculture of a recognized University.Note:- Clerks in the Senior grade and Auction Recorders working in the Board and Committees who are Graduates of a recognized University and possess a Certificate of Training Course in Cotton Grading from the Directorate of Training Course in Cotton Grading from the Directorate of Marketing and Inspection Cotton Classing Centre, Surat and who have an experience of working on either of the  aforesaid posts for a minimum period of three years may also be appointed.
 
47Clerk, Typist, P.B.X. Operator, Clerk Store Project/ Clerk Engineering Wing at the Head Quarters(i)  By direct appointment;
(ii)  By promotion; or
(ii) By transfer on deputationShould be a graduate or Intermediate Second Class or its equivalent degree of a recognized  University or should be Matriculation First Class; and
(ii) Should pass typewriting test in Punjabi language at the speed of thirty words per minutes.
See Amendment From amongst the Class IV employees of the Board who have an experience or working  such for a minimum period of five years and who have passed the Matriculation Examination and have also passed type-writing test in Punjabi language at a speed of thirty words per minute:
Provided that the promotions of Class IV employees of the Board shall  be up to such percentage of posts as is fixed from time to time by the Government of Punjab for making promotions from Class IV employees to the posts of clerks under its control. j
From amongst the Clerks working in the Punjab Civil Secretariat in or Financial Commissioners Secretariat who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
48ComputerBy Direct Appointment(i) Should have passed the Matriculation examination in First Division; and
(ii) Should have an experience of collection and compilation of data in an Institute of repute
 
49Laboratory AttendantBy Direct Appointment(i) Should have passed the Matriculation  examination, and
(ii) Should possess Diploma in Electrical Trade of an Industrial Training Institute.
 
50Steno Typist(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation(i) Should be a Graduate or Intermediate Second Class or its equivalent of a recognized University or Matriculate First Class; and
(ii) Should pass test in Stenography in Punjabi language at a speed of eighty words per minute.
See Amendment
From amongst the Steno-Typist working in the Punjab Civil Secretariat or Financial Commissioners Secretariat who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
51

Drivers

[See Amendment]

(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation
[See Amendment](i) Should possess driving licenses for driving light vehicles
(ii) Should have an experience of driving light vehicle for a minimum period of  five years and
(iii)  Should have knowledge of reading & writing Punjabi .
Provided that preference will be given  to person having higher qualification and more experience.
From amongst the drivers working in a Department of  the Government of Punjabi who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
52RestorerBy PromotionFrom amongst the Jamadars and Daftries who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years and who have passed the Middle Standard Examination.  
53Security Guard(i)  By direct appointment or
(ii) By promotionFrom amongst the ex-servicemen who have an experience of working in the Armed Forces of the Union  for a minimum period of  fifteen years and who have very good record of service.From amongst the Class IV employees who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years and who have passed the Middle Standard Examination.
 
54Lift OperatorBy PromotionFrom amongst the Jamadars and Daftries  who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years.  
55Machine Operator (Gestatnor)  By PromotionFrom amongst the Class IV employees working in the Board who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years.  
56PlumberBy Direct AppointmentShould be Middle Pass with Diploma in Plumber Trade of an industrial Training Institute.  
57ElectricianBy Direct AppointmentShould be Matriculate with Diploma in Electricity Trade of an Industrial Training Institute.  
58CarpenterBy Direct AppointmentShould be Middle Pass with Diploma of an Industrial Training Institute in Carpenter Trade.  
59Library AttendantBy Direct AppointmentShould have passed Matriculation  Examination with Punjabi  as Elective subject.  
60Assistant Sub Divisional Clerk/Clerk of the Engineering Wing in the Field(i) By Direct Appointment; or
(ii) By transfer on deputation(i) Subject be a graduate or Intermediate second class or its equivalent of  or Matriculate  of a recognized University or Matriculation First Class and
(ii) Should have passed typewriting test in Punjabi language at a speed of thirty works per minute
From amongst the Assistant Sub-divisional Clerk working  in a Department of the Government of Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
61Ferro Printer1[(i) Twenty percent by direct appointment
(ii) Eighty percent by promotion ] Should have passed Matriculation examination2[ From amongst the following categories of employees of the Board who are—
(i)  Matriculation Ferro-Khallasis with two years service as such ; Thirty percent
(ii) middle passed Ferro-Khallasis with five years service as such ; Thirty percent
(iii) matriculation peons with two year’s service as such ‘ Ten percent
(iv)  middle pass peons with five year’s service as such : ten percent]
 
1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
2. Inserted vide Ibid.
621[Junior Draftsmen (Civil) Junior Draftsmen (public Health) Junior Draftsmen (Electrical) Junior Draftsmen (Divisional Town Planning)]2[(i)  Eighty  percent by direct appointment
(ii) Twenty percent by promotion ] 3[Should have passed Matriculation examination and should possess two years Industrial Training Institute certificate in respective trade of Draftsman for which the post of the Junior Draftsman falls vacant.]4[From amongst the employees working  on class-IV posts in the Board who possess two year’s Industrial Training Institute Certificate in respective Certificate in respect of the Trade of Draftsman for which the post of Junior Draftsman falls vacant.]
 
5[63SupervisorBy Direct AppointmentShould have passed Matriculation examination]  
6[64Road Roller DriverBy Direct AppointmentShould have Heavy Vehicle Driving Licence  
65SurveyorBy Direct AppointmentShould have Diploma in Civil Engineering or Certificate of Survey from the State Board of Technical Education or any other recognized Institute.]  

[See Amendment]

 
1, 2 & 3. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (3)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
4. Inserted vide Ibid.
5. Inserted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 27/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (3)/91, dated 02-05-1991. Published in the gazatte 08-05-1991.
6. Inserted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 37/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (6)/95, dated 10-07-1995. Published in the Gazatte 12-07-1995.


APPENDIX 'C'
(See Rule 15)
Sr. No. Designation of the Post Nature of Penalty Authority empowered to Impose Penalty Appellate Authority
1 Superintendent Grade-II

Minor Penalties:(i) Censure; (ii) withholding of his promotions;(iii) recovery from his pay of the whole or part of any pecuniary loss caused by him to Board by negligence or breach of orders;(iv) Withholding of increments of pay;Major Penalties:(v) reduction to lower stage in the time scale of pay for a specified period, with further directions as to whether or not the Board employee will earn increments of pay during the period of such reduction and whether on the expiry of such period , the reduction will or will not have the effect of postponing the future increments on  his pay;(vi) reduction to a lower time scale of pay, grade, post or service shall ordinarily be a bar to the promotion of the Board employee to the time scale of pay, grade, post of service from which  he was reduce, with or without further directions regarding conditions of restoration to the grade or post or Service from which the Board employee was reduced  and his seniority and pay on such restoration to that grade; post or Service(vii) Compulsory retirement;(viii) removal from service which shall not be disqualification for future employment under the Board, Government, semi Government Departments:

(ix) dismissal from service which shall ordinary be a disqualification for future employment under the Board, Government, and semi Government Departments.

1[Secretary of Board] Government
2 Legal Assistant
3 Senior Auditor/Internal Auditor/ Superintendent S.A.S.
4 Personal Assistant
5 Circle Head Draftsman
6 Publicity Supervisor
7 Technical Assistant
8 Technical Assistant (Cotton)
9 Librarian
10 Programmer
11 Planning Assistant
12 Assistant Secretary Market Committee
13 Laboratory Incharge
14 Divisional Head Draftsman  (Public Health)
15 Divisional Head Draftsman (Electrical)
16 Divisional Head Draftsman (Two Planning)
17 Junior Engineer (Civil/Junior Engineer (Public Health)
18 Junior Engineer (Electrical)
19 Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
20 Senior Draftsman (Architect)
21 Senior Mechanic-Cum-Technician
22 Assistant Programmer
23 Laboratory Assistant
24 Superintendent Grade IV (Civil)/ Superintendent Grade IV Public Health/Superintendent Grade IV (Electrical)
25 Assistant/Cashier/Care Taker/Assistant (Cotton)
26 Public Assistant
27 Senior Scale Stenographer
28 Grading Supervisor
29 Statistical Assistant
30 Stenographer  in the Engineering Wing in the Field
31 Modeller-Cum-Pattern Maker
32 Photographer-cum-Pattern Maker
33 Assistant Librarian
34 Artist
35 Junior Auditor
36 Munim
37 Accounts Clerk (Civil)/Accounts Clerk (Public Health) Accounts Clerk (Electrical)
38 Assistant Draftsman (Civil/Assistant Draftsman (public Health)
39 Assistant Draftsman (Electrical)
[See Amendment]
40 Assistant Draftsman (Architect and Assistant-Cum-Draftsman (Town Planning)
41 Divisional Accountant (Civil/Divisional Accountant (Public-Health)/Divisional Accountant (Electrical)
42 Sub-Divisional Clerk /Senior Clerk of the Engineering Wing in the Field
43 Security Officer
44 Junior Scale Stenographer
45 Data Entry Operator
46 Crading Assistant
47 Clerk, Typist, P.B.X. Operator, Clerk Store Project/ Clerk Engineering Wing at the Head Quarters
48 Computer
49 Laboratory Attendant
50 Steno Typist
51 Drivers
52 Restorer
53 Security Guard
54 Lift Operator
55 Machine Operator (Gestatnor) 
56 Plumber
57 Electrician
58 Carpenter
59 Library Attendant
60 Assistant Sub Divisional Clerk/Clerk of the Engineering Wing in the Field
61 Ferro Printer
62 1[Junior Draftsmen (Civil) Junior Draftsmen (public Health) Junior Draftsmen (Electrical) Junior Draftsmen (Divisional Town Planning)]
2[63 Supervisor]
3[64 Road Roller Driver]
65 Surveyor
[See Amendment]  
1. Substituted vide Notification No. G.S.R. 68/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (2)/91, dated 05-12-1991.
2. Added vide Notification No. G.S.R. 27/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (3)/90, dated 02-05-1991. Published in the Gazatte 08-05-1991.
3. Added vide Notification No. G.S.R. 37/P.A. 23/61/S. 43/Amd. (6)/95, dated 10-07-1995. Published in the Gazatte 12-07-1995.