Government of the Punjab, Services & General Administration Department has issued Notification on 20-12-2017 in connection with Validity Period of Merit List. Detail is as under:
I am directed to refer to the subject noted above and to state that the Provincial Ombudsman, Punjab has observed in a case that at the time of recruitment all members of the recruitment committee may sign the merit list along with date and the authority should indicate the validity of the merit list.
2. Para-13(vi) of the Recruitment Policy-2004 reads as under:
“The merit list shall be signed by the Chairman as well all members of the Section Committees”.
3. Sub-para-ix of para-VIII of Contract Appointment Policy=20004 provides that
“The merit list shall remain valid for a period of 190 days from
The date of recommendations of the relevant Selection
Committees and the appointing authority shall complete the
Process of appointment within the said period”.
4. I am, therefore, to request to kindly ensure compliance of the above mentioned provisions of the Recruitment and Contract Appointment Policy (s) in in letter and spirit.
Special thanks to Mr. Zahid Khan for sending the copy of the Notification of Validity Period of Merit List.