7th Pay Commission: Minimum qualifying service for promotion norms revised for central govt staff

As per revised norms, the minimum qualifying service for promotion from Level 1 to Level 2 in the 7th CPC Pay Matrix is 3 years. Similarly, for promotion from Level 6 to Level 11, the minimum qualifying service is 12 years.

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The Centre has decided to revise the norms prescribing minimum eligibility service required for promotion of central government employees as per the 7th CPC Pay Matrix and Pay Levels.

The decision came ahead of expected hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) for the central government employees. The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) has issued an office memorandum in this regard on September 20.