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Reservations in Group 'C' & 'D' Posts-3%.

As per the orders of Government of India reservation of 3% in jobs have been made in Gr. 'C' & Gr. 'D' posts for the Physically Handicapped (P H) persons. The category of handicapped persons benefited is the blind, the deaf and the Orthopaedically Handicapped (O H) persons as given below:

Sl. No. Category of Handicapped Percantage of Reservation
(1) The Blind 1%
(2) The Deaf 1%
(3) The OH 1%

For effective implementation of the reservation it has been adviced to maintain a roaster of vacancies arising in Gr. 'C' and Gr. 'D' posts from the year to year. This 34th vacancy may be earmarked, for the blind. Similarly, the 67th vacancy and 100th vacancy would be reserved for the Deaf & the OH respectively in a cycle of 100 vacancies. (Annexure- VIII & Annexure-IX(A) & Annexure-IX(B).

A revised instruction is also issued regarding the reservation for PH persons in various posts/services. As per the instructions, persons with disability will be given preference at the time of recruitment in the identified Gr. 'A' and 'B' posts. Other details including identification of posts, calculation of the number of vacancies, etc. are given in the instructions (Annexure-IX(C) Reservation for the physically handicapped persons in Gr. 'A ' and 'B' posts: As per the order of the Government the reservation to physically handicapped stood extended to identified Gr. 'A' and 'B' posts filled through direct recruitmentAnnexure -IX(D) and Annexure-IX(E).

Definitions of disabled for the purpose of reservation


The blind are those who suffer from either of the following conditions:

(a) Total absence of sight;
(b) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 in the better eye with
correcting lenses.
(c) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees
or worse.


The Deaf are those in whom the sense of hearing is non-functional for ordinary purposesof life. They do not hear and understand sounds at all events with amplified speech. The cases included in this category will be those having hearing loss more than 90 decibels in the better ear (profound impairment) or total loss of hearing in both ears.

Orthopaedically Handicapped

The orthopaedically handicapped are those who have a physical defect or deformity, which causes an interference with the normal functioning of the bones, muscles and joints.

Identification of jobs: In order to implement these reservations, without loss of productivity some posts are identified disability wise. (Annexure-X).
To insure sufficient recruitment of blind persons separate list has been identified for the blind and partially blind persons (Annexure-XI).

Posting of handicap candidates: As per the decision of Government of India Gr. 'C' & Gr. 'D' posts recruited on regional basis and who are physically handicapped may be given posting as far as possible near to their native place within the region subject to administrative constraints PH employees may be given preference in transfer case near to their native place (Annexure-XII).

Relaxation of ban order on recruitment to vacancies earmarked for PH persons as per the Government order regarding ban on filling up of non-operational vacant post will not be applicable in case of reserve vacancies to be filled up for PH persons (Annexure-XIII).

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