Closing Date for Application : 04/08/2020 11:59PM

Post Details


Pay Scale Rs.15600-39100+ (GP 8400)
Class and Service of the Post:- Class-I (Gazetted) on Regular basis
Essential Qualification(s)
Should be a retired/released Ex-Indian Commissioned officer, not below the rank of Brigadier or equivalent status of the Indian Navy/Air Force failing which a retired/released Col. from the Army or equivalent rank of the Indian Navy/Air Force.
AGE: Should be below the age of 57 Years, serving personnel expected to be released from Army/Navy/Airforce within one year are also eligible.
Desirable Qualification
Knowledge of customs, manners, and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.


  1. The date of determining the eligibility of all candidates in terms of essential qualification(s), experience, etc., if any, shall be reckoned as on the closing date, i.e. 04.08.2020 for submission of Online Recruitment Applications through ORA portal.

The reserved category candidates falling under vertical reservation i.e. S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. who are appointed on their own merit and not owing to the reservation will not be adjusted against reserved points and they will be adjusted against unreserved points. S.C. / S.T. candidate appointed on their own merit (by direct recruitment or promotion) and adjusted against unreserved points will retain their status of S.C. / S.T. and will be eligible to get the benefit of reservation in future / further promotions if any. However, only such S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. / E.W.S. candidates falling under vertical reservation who are selected on the same standard as applied to general candidates shall not be adjusted against reserved vacancies. In other words, when a relaxed standard is applied in selecting S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. / E.W.S. candidates, for example in the age limit, experience, qualification, permitted number of chances in written examination (screening test / written examination), extended zone of consideration larger than what is provided for general category candidates etc., the S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. / E.W.S. candidates are to be counted against reserved vacancies. Such candidates would be deemed as unavailable for consideration against unreserved vacancies in accordance with the instructions of the Government (in the Department of Personnel) issued vide letter No. PER (AP)-C-F (1)-2/2001 dated 12th November, 2014. The candidates belonging to reserved categories falling under horizontal reservation i.e. Ex-servicemen / Wards of Exservicemen, Children / Grand Children of Freedom Fighters (W.F.F.), Persons with Disabilities, Distinguished Sportspersons and B.P.L. who acquire merit / marks on at par with the purely general candidates shall not be selected / appointed against general / unreserved posts and will be adjusted against the post reserved for respective category falling under horizontal reservation. However, it does not debar or preclude a candidate falling under vertical/horizontal reservation from applying and competing for any unreserved post subject to his / her eligibility and clearing the written test / personality test successfully without any relaxation.

For recruitment to the post to be filled up on the basis of experience, it will be necessary for the candidates to have the required experience for determining his/ her eligibility after acquiring the requisite essential educational qualification(s) or as per the notified provision(s) of the Recruitment & Promotion Rules, as the case may be.

The decision of the Commission regarding eligibility etc. of a candidate for admission to Personality Test or selection will be final and no correspondence / personal enquiries will be entertained. DIRECTOR SAINIK WELFARE Recruitment

The onus of proving that a candidate has acquired requisite degree/ essential qualification by the stipulated date, shall be on the candidate and in the absence of proof to the contrary, the date as mentioned on the face of certificate/ degree or the date of issue of certificate/degree shall be taken as date of acquiring essential educational qualification. No extra opportunity shall be provided to the candidates to produce appropriate certificates at the time of personality test(s). DIRECTOR SAINIK WELFARE Recruitment

In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/ letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the candidature/Online Application is liable to be rejected. DIRECTOR (SAINIK WELFARE) Recruitment
AGE:- As mentioned against the post.


Five years relaxation in upper age limit is admissible only to the bonafide S.C. of H.P. / S.T. of H.P. / O.B.C. of H.P. /W.F.F. of H.P. / Persons with disabilities of Himachal Pradesh. For H.P. Govt. employees and Ex-Servicemen of H.P.; age relaxation is as per Government’s instructions issued from time to time. The age relaxation for these categories is available only if there is a post reserved for these categories.

Age of a candidate shall be reckoned as on 01.01.2020.

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