MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(Department of Personnel and Training)
New Delhi, the 4th August, 2010.
G.S.R. 655(E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution, and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rules regulating the educational and other qualifications for direct recruits to the post of Lower Division clerk in the Ce ntral Civil Services and Civil Posts in connection with the affairs of the Union, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement. —
(i) These rules may be called the Central Civil Services and Civil Posts, Lower Division Clerk (Educational and other Qualifications for Direct Recruitment) Rules, 2010.
(ii) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Application. — These rules shall apply to all posts of Lower Division Clerk in the Central Civil Services and Civil Posts under the Central Government and under the Indian Audit and Accounts Department.
3. Educational and other qualifications required for direct recruits to the post of Lower Division Clerk. — Notwithstanding anything contained in any recruitment rules relating to the post of Lower Division Clerk, borne on the Central Civil Services and Posts, the educational and other qualifications required for persons to the eligible to be appointed to such post of Lower Division Clerk by the method of direct recruitment shall be as under :-
‘(i) 12th class pass or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board or University ;
(ii) should pass type writing in English with a minimum speed of 35 words per minute or in Hindi with a minimum speed of 30 words per minute on computer (35 words per minute and 30 words per minute correspond to 10500 KDPH/9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depression for each word)”.