Brief Particulars related to Central Engineering Services


This post is about following services:-




(a) PROBATION-The selected candidates will be appointed on probation for two years. They would be required to pass the prescribed departmental examination during the period of probation. On satisfactory completion of their probation they could be considered for confirmation or continuance in their appointment. Government may extend the period of probation of two years. If on the expiration of the period of probation or of any extension thereof, Government are of opinion that the officer is not fit for permanent employment/ retention or if at any time during such period of probation or extension. They are satisfied that the officer will not be fit for permanent appointment/ retention on the expiration of such period or extension they may discharge the officer or pass such order as they think fit.

(b) PROMOTION- As things stand at present, all officers appointed in Central Engineering Service Group ‘A’ are eligible for promotion to the next higher grade viz., Executive Engineer after completion of five years service in the grade of Assistant Executive Engineer subject to availability of vacancies and on condition that they are otherwise found fit for such promotion.

(c) LIABILITY TO SERVE IN DEFENCE SERVICE- Any person appointed on the results of this competitive examination shall, if, so required be liable to serve in any Defence Service or post connected with the Defence of India for a period of not less than four years including the period spent on training, if any.
Provided that such person :
(i) shall not be required to serve as aforesaid after the expiry of ten years from the date of appointment;
(ii) shall not ordinarily be required to serve as aforesaid after a training the age of forty years.

The following are the rates of pay admissible:—
(i)  I.T.S. (A.E.E.)-Pay Band 3- Rs15,600-39,100+Grade
Pay of  Rs5,400/-
(ii)  S.T.S. (E.E.)-Ordinary Scale Rs15,600-39,100+Grade
Pay of Rs6,600/- Non-functional selection Grade-
Rs15,600-39,100+Grade Pay Rs7,600/-
(iii)  Junior Administrative  grade  (S.E.)  Rs37,400-
67,000+Grade Pay of Rs8700/-
(iv)  Senior Administrative  Grade  (C.E.)  Rs3,400-
67,000+Grade Pay of Rs10,000/-
(v) Higher Administrative Grade
Additional D.G.— Rs67,000-(Annual increment @
3%) 79,000/- Additional director General (works
Special)  Rs75,500-(Annual increment  @ 3%)-80,000
Director General (Works)— Rs80,000/- (fixed)

These posts are common to all the three disciplines
i.e., Civil, Electrical,  Mechanical and Architectural.

(e) Nature of duties and responsibilities attached to the posts in Central Engineering Service (Group A) and Central Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Service (Group A).

(i)Central  Engineering  Service  Group A.— Candidates  recruited  to  this  Service  through Engineering Services Examination are employed in  the  Central  Public  Works  Department  on Planning,   Designing,   Construction   and Maintenance  of  various  civil  works  (of  Central Government)  comprising  residential  buildings, office buildings, institutional and research centres, industrial  buildings,  hospitals  and  development schemes, aerodromes, highway and bridges etc. The candidates start their service in the Department as Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil) and in the course  of  their  service  are  promoted  to  various senior ranks in the Department.

(ii) Central Electrical and Mechanical/Engineering Service Group ‘A’.—Candidates recruited to this Service through Engineering Services Examination are  employed  in  the  Central  Public  Works Department on Planning, Designing, Construction
and  Maintenance  of  electrical  components  of various  civil  works  (of  Central  Government) comprising of electrical installations, electrical sub- stations and power houses, air-conditioning and refrigeration,  runway  lighting  of  aerodromes, operation of mechanical workshops, procurement and  upkeep  of  construction  machinery  etc.  The candidates start their service in the Department as Assistant Executive Engineers (Electrical) and in the course of their service are promoted to various senior ranks in the Department.

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