The age prescribed for retirement for all Central Government employees on superannuation is 60 years.
Retirement is effective from the afternoon of the last day of the month in which age of superannuation is attained.
An employee whose birth date is the first of the month shall retire on the afternoon of the last day of the preceding month.
[Retirement on the afternoon of last day of the month in which superannuation falls.
It has been decided that as from 1st day of November, 1973, the Civilian Government servants in Groups `B', `C' and `D' services of posts and as from 1st days of April, 1974, the Civilian Government servants in Group `A' services or posts, shall retire from service with effect from the afternoon of the last day of the month in which their date of retirement according to Fundamental Rule 56 falls, without prejudice to clauses (j), (k), (l) and (m) of that rule.]