Consolidated Instructions on Probation/Confirmation in Central Services
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 21 st July, 2014
The undersigned is directed to say that this Department has been issuing instructions/guidelines from time to time laying down principles to be followed in probation/confirmation of persons appointed to services and posts in Central Government. All such instructions issued till date have been consolidated under easily comprehensible headings for the facility of reference and placed as Annexure
to this O.M. The number and
date of the original O.M's has been referred in the relevant instructions for easy reference in the context. All Ministries/ Departments are requested to bring the above guidelines to the notice of all concerned.
2. There may be posts in various Ministries/Departments/Organizations where the norms
specified in the Recruitment Rules are different from those prescribed in the Annexure. In
such cases, the norms specified in those Recruitment Rules shall prevail.
3. Hindi version will follow. .