(Department of Revenue)


New Delhi, the 18th December, 2015

G.S. R. 991(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution and in Supersession of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Income Tax Department (Group C Post), Recruitment Rules, 2003 relating to Notice Server except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the President herby makes the following rules regulating the method of recruitment to the posts of Notice Server in the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Notice Server Group C posts, Recruitment Rules, 2015.

               (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Number of posts, Classification and scale of pay.- The number of the said posts, their
classification and the scale of pay attached thereto shall be as specified in columns (2) to (4) of the Schedule annexed to these rules.

3. Method of recruitment, age limit, other qualifications, etc.- The method of recruitment, age limit, qualifications and other matters relating thereto shall be as specified in columns (5) to (13) of the said Schedule:

Provided that the recruitment by promotion against post in the Region of a Cadre Controlling Authority Shall be made only from amongst persons belonging to the cadres of that region, as indicated against column 11 of the Schedule.

4. Disqualifications- No person,‑

(a). who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse riving; or

(b). who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, shall be eligible for appointment to the said posts,

Provided that the Central Government may, if 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 for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

5. Power to relax.- Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may, by order and for reasons to be recorded in writing, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons.

6. Saving- Nothing in these rules shall affect reservations and other concessions required to the provided for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Ex-servicemen and any other special categories of persons, in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time in their regard.


Name of the
Number of post Classification Pay Band and Grade Pay Whether Selection or Non-Selection post
1 2 3 4 5
Notice Server [34321*(2015)

*Subject to variation depending on workload

General Central Services, Group ‘C’ Non-Ministerial Pay Band-I,

Rs. 5200-20200 + Grade Pay of

Rs. 2000.

Not Applicable
Age limit for direct recruits Educational and other qualifications required for direct recruits Whether        age      and       educational qualification prescribed for direct recruits      will   apply   in   the    case   of
Period of probation, if
6 7 8 9
Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable
Method of recruitment : whether by direct recruitment or by promotion or by deputation/ absorption and percentage of the posts to be filled by various methods ‘ In case of recruitment by promotion/ deputation/absorption, grades from which promotion/ deputation/ absorption to be made
10 11
100% by Promotion Multi-Tasking Staff in Pay Band –I Rs. 5200-20200+ Grade Pay of Rs. 1800 with five years regular service in the Grade.


1. Promotion to the grade of Notice Server will be made region wise.

2. For the purpose of reckoning five years regular service in the grade, the service rendered by an inter-region transferee in the old region shall not be counted in the new region which he has joined on such

transfer, if the transfer is on the request of the Officer concerned.

3. Where juniors who have completed their qualifying or eligibility service are being considered for promotion, their seniors would also be considered, provided they are not short of the requisite qualifying or eligibility service by more than half of such qualifying or eligibility service or two years whichever is less and have successfully completed their probation period for promotion to the next higher grade along with their juniors who have already completed such qualifying or eligibility service.

If a Departmental Promotion Committee
exists, what is its composition
Circumstances in which Union Public              Service
Commission to be consulted in making recruitment
12 13
Group       ‘V      Departtnen Promotion
Committee (for promotion):‘ Not Applicable.
I. AddinCIT(Hcirs.) nominated by      the – Chairman
2.   Dy. C1T to be nominated by the Pr. CCIT(CCA) -Member
3.     Local Dy. Commissioner of C&CE – Member
4. One SCJST Officer not
below the             rank of
DCIT or Liaison Officer as nominated by the – Member

[F. No. HRD/CM/I21/08/2014-15/Dy. No.I 604/2015-Ad. VII]


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