Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi, 10th May 2012
Subject: Procedure to be followed in cases of Direct recruitment through Selection by UPSC – seeking of Ministries Representatives comments etc.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has been following the procedure of seeking the comments of the concerned Ministries/Departments about the shortlisted candidates for direct recruitment by selection through interview and also for nomination of a representative for briefing the Presidents of Interview Board.
2. The UPSC has now decided to dispense with the above procedure. Clarification, if any, in respect of the recruitment case will now be sought by the Commission from the concerned requisitioning Ministries / Departments prior to the publication of the advertisement for the post for which recruitment action is to be taken.
3. All Ministries/Departments and Union Territories may bring the above decision to the notice of all requisitioning authorities.