Reservation of Vacancies in Services and Posts

Govt of West Bengal passed “West Bengal Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Reservation of Vacancies in Services and Posts), Act, 1976″ and framed Rules under the Act. This extends to the whole of West Bengal i.e. it is to be followed not only by the Public Service Commission direct recruitment for Govt. of West Bengal but also Non-PSC direct recruitment vacancies arising in State Govt. Establishments, State Govt. Undertakings, Quasi Govt. Establishments and Local Bodies. The vacancies to be filled up by direct recruitment and for promotion in the whole of West Bengal come under the purview of this reservation act except any employment in the West Bengal Higher Judicial Service, private sector, domestic service and single post cadre. There shall be reservation of 22% for members of Scheduled Caste, 6% for members of Scheduled Tribe. There is no reservation for Backward Class candidate for promotion. A separate 50 / 100 point roster shall be maintained by every establishment. 100 point roster is maintained for direct recruitment and 50 point roster is maintained for promotion. At present, there are 100 communities identified by Govt. of West Bengal as SC/ST; among which 60 communities are SC and 40 communities are ST. Here is a list of the same:-

  1. List of Scheduled Caste
  2. List of Scheduled Tribes
  3. West Bengal SC ST (Reservation of vacancies in Services and Posts) Act,1976
  4. West Bengal SC ST (Reservation of vacancies in Services and Posts) Rules, 1976

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  1. MD SHAHZADA says

    I am related with OBC A but there is no option for promotion to the OBC A holder as per 50 point roster.There is only UR SC & ST promotion which is not fair please advise me how can OBC A holder can get the promotion in Government Service of West Bengal.

  2. SUMAN ADHIKARY says

    I am Suman Adhikary from Rambhadrapur High School If any School fail to fill-up their 12th post (PH GENERAL) , It’s means S.S.C find no such a candidate for the said School and also gave a non-available certificate to the School for the first time. Now we want to change the roster for general post. What is the legal method for changing the 12th post and any circular or rules regarding this matter. I waiting you legal advice.

  3. BECHU RAM PATI says

    I AM A SCHEDULED CASTE GOVERNMENT (W.B.) EMPLOYEE (ASSISTANT ENGINEER , CIVIL) POSTING AT HOWRAH IMPROVEMENT TRUST AND AT 6TH POSITION OF GRADATION LIST .THERE ARE SIX (6) RESULTANT VACANCIES FOR PROMOTION IN THE NEXT HIGHER POST OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER IN MY OFFICE SINCE LONG TIME . I AM SERVICING IN THE POST OF ASSISTANT ENGINEER FOR TWO YEARS . IN THIS SITUATION , AS A SCHEDULED CASTE CANDIDATE WILL I BE ELIGIBLE FOR PROMOTION IN THE POST OF EXECUTIVE ENGINEER IMMEDIATELY ?

  4. says

    The previous office records of promotion is also to be considered as per the rules regarding reservation in service / promotion. For limited number of candidates it will be hard to implement the act. Decisions of the higher authority is inevitable.