Subject:- Clarification on Multi Tasking Staff, Recruitment Rules, 2018.
Circle / Issue
|1.||Gujarat: The percentage of
quota for method of recruitment for Posts of Administrative
offices in not mentioned in the MTS RRs 2018.
|When there is more than one mode of
recruitment or more than one source of feeder cadre, percentage of
vacancy to be filled by each mode / source is specified. Since, no
percentage has been fixed in the 2018 RRs of MTS of Administrative
Offices, entire vacancy will have to be filled up in the manner provided
under Column-10 of the relevant Schedule, i.e. First by appointment of
Casual Laborers the order specified therein, failing which from GDS
through Competitive Examination, failing which direct recruitment from
|2.||Karnataka:- Whether GDS should
satisfy all the educational and other qualifications (schedule 7 RR,
2018) prescribed for Direct Recruitment .
|3.||Punjab:- Few units like MMS
does not have GDS cadre in their establishment and the first component
for filling up of 50% posts on the. basis of seniority-cum-fitness basis
from the GDS of recruiting unit will not be possible in these units.
Whether the posts of MTS can be filled up through LDCE component in
|As per column 10 of Part II-(Posts of
Subordinate Office) of Multi Tasking Staff, Recruitment Rules, 2018, 50%
of the vacancy ls to be filled up by direct recruitment on the basis of
seniority-cum-fitness from GDS. If sufficient eligible candidates are
not available (including non-availability of candidate as mentioned by
Punjab Circle), unfilled vacancies shall be added to the number of
vacancies to be filled in by second method i.e. the number of vacancy
calculated as per the provision at (ii), viz. 25% by direct recruitment
of GDS on the basis of competitive examination m the manner provided
|4.||Karnataka:- Circulate revised
pattern and syllabus.
|The issue is under consideration by a
Committee. Further communication will be sent to Circles in due course.
|5.||Telangana:- The GDS candidates
selected for APS through Limited Departmental Competitive Examination
but temporarily deployed in civil post offices whether their deployment
should be cancelled and reverted back to GDS cadre or What further
course of action to be taken in respect of these candidates?
|In this context, clarification issued
vide letter No. No. 14-07/2017-SPN-I dated 31.01.2019 may be
|6.||Telangana:- Whether leftover
vacancies of the year 2016-17 can be offered to GDS surplus qualified
candidates as per the provisions of new recruitment rules?
|O.M No. AB.14017/13/2013
Estt.(RR)(1349) of Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT) states as under:-
“The legal position is that the posts are to be filled up as per the
Further, clarification has already been issued vide letter number
“According to cannons of law, the recruitment rules in force at the
Subsequently, after notification of RRs of MTS m Subordinate Offices
Accordingly , vacancies upto the vacancy year 2017 (April 2017-March
|7.||Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Haryana:-
Whether a common of examination may be conducted for filling the MTS
vacancies of both Administrative and Subordinate offices by calling
options from the candidates.
If a common examination is to be conducted to fill up the posts of
(i) Who will issue the roll number to the candidates as the candidates
(ii) while preparing the result, whether a common merit list will be
(iii) if a separate merit list has to be prepared, detailed procedure
(iv) if a common merit list is prepared, who will be given the first
(v) whether we have to obtain preferences from the candidates at the
(vi) whether the post of administrative offices would be filled up from
| A common examination may be held
across the Circle for filling up of vacancies both Administrative and
Issue of Roll Number
b.Circle shall issue single digit numerical code starting from 1for each
c. Candidates shall submit their application to appear in Examination in
Recruiting Division Code; followed by
Seeking Option of Candidate
a. At the time of inviting application for appearing in examination,
b. There shall be two sets of preference to be exercised by a candidate.
c. In the 1st set of preference , the candidate shall indicate the order
d. In the 2nd set of preference, rest of the Recruiting Divisions (other
e. It should be clarified that candidates should exercise preference for
f. Order of Preference once exercised shall not be changed
Preparation of Merit List and allocation of Division
a. There shall be single Merit List for the entire Circle.
b. Qualified candidates shall be allocated to their respctive parent
c. A reserve category candidate selected against an unreserved vacancy
d. After allocation of candidates as per preference for Administrative
Publication of Results
(i) Part-I showing the list of candidates in order of merit who have