West Bengal Service Rules Part – I and Part – II

General Conditions of Service, Appointment, Occupation of Government Residence, Pay Fixation, Joining Time, Leave Rules, Retirement, Pensionary Benefits etc. are described in West Bengal Service Rules.

West Bengal Service Rules is divided into two parts, Part – I & Part – II. There are sixteen chapters in which the followings are described in detail. The Rules can also be downloaded from the link at the bottom in pdf format.

Chapter 1 – Extent of Application

1. Short Title and Commencement
2. To whom the rules apply
3. Interpretations
3A. Relaxations
3B. Abstaining from work
3C. Restoring to Strike
3D. Directions of Government
4. Repeal and Savings

Chapter 2 – Definitions

5. Definitions
6. Rate of Exchange

Chapter 3 – General Conditions of Service

7. Age on first appointment
8. Condonation of an excess in age on first appointment
9. Declaration of age
10-14.Appointment on medical certificate of fitness
15. Whole time at the disposal of Government
16. Limitations in making substantive appointment
17-24.Lien
25. Subscription to Provident Fund and other similar funds
26. Drawal of pay-date of its commencement and end
27. Omitted
28. Charge of office
29. Headquarters term defined
29A. Obligation to stay at headquarters
30-33. Journey beyond the limits of charge
34. Maximum period of continuous absence from duty
34A. Resignation
34B. Discharge after notice

Chapter 4 – Domicile

35-37. Omitted

Chapter 5 – Pay

38. Omitted
39. During a course of instruction or training
40. Of a student to be appointed to Government Service on passing through a course of training
41. Time scale of pay
42. On substantive appointment
42A. Pay fixation on promotion or appointment
42B. Benefit of next higher scale of pay in certain contingency
43. On substantive appointment on reduced scale of pay
44. When the pay of a post is changed
45. Withholding of increments
46-47. Efficiency bar
48-48A. Conditions for counting service for increments
49. Premature increment
49A. Stagnation pay
50. Counting of military service towards increments
51. Pay of police officer on re-enlistment on discharge or resignation
52. Reduction to lower stage in a time scale
53. Reduction to a lower grade or post
54-55. Pay on officiating appointment
55A. Pay on erroneous appointment
55B. Pay on re-employment after retirement
56. Pay of a temporary post
57. Pay of post carrying a pay personal to another Government employee
58. Officiating pay at reduced rates
59. Authorities empowered to sanction officiating appointment
60. Absorption of personal pay in subsequent increases of pay
61. Omitted

Chapter 6 – Fees & Remunerations

62. Circumstances in which granted
63. Conditions of acceptance
64. Sanctioning authorities

Chapter 7 – Combination of Appointments

65. Pay how regulated

Chapter 8 – Deputation out of India

65A. To whom the rules apply
66. Sanctioning authority
67. Date of beginning and end
68. Pay during deputation
69. Omitted

Chapter 9 – Dismissal, Removal & Suspension

70. Termination of service on removal or dismissal
71. Subsistence grant while under suspension
72. Pay and allowances on reinstatement
72A. Pay and allowances on reinstatement when the orders of dismissal, etc., are set aside by a court of law
72B. Pay and allowances on reinstatement by competent authority
73. Omitted
74. Leave during period of suspension or while in prison
74A. Work charged staff

Chapter 10 – Compulsory Retirement

75. For Group A, Group B and Group C service
76. For Group D service
77. Omitted
78. For Government employee holding officiating appointment s
79. Calculation of the date of retirement
79A. Re-employment of Government employees

Chapter 11 – Joining Time

80. Conditions of its grant
81. Period admissible
82. When transfer is not in a new station or does not involve a change of residence
83-84. Omitted
85. Route for calculation
86. Making over charge away from head quarter
87. While in transit from one post to another
88. When leave intervenes
89. On return from leave
90. On transfer during a vacation
91. Extension of joining time
92. When transferred to the control of another Government.
93. Pay or leave salary of Government employees holding substantive appointment.
94. Penalty for exceeding joining time
95. Pay or leave salary of Government employees having no substantive appointment
96. Non-Government employees on temporary appointment under Government

Chapter 12 – Foreign Service

97-101. Conditions of transfer
102-108. Leave and pension contributions
109-110. Leave in foreign service
111. On officiating appointment in a post under Government
112-114. Reversion from foreign service
115. Traveling allowance
116. When an addition is made to permanent staff

Chapter 13 – Service under Local Funds

117. Funds administered by Government
118. Funds not administered by Government

Chapter 14 – Passage from or to India

119, 120, 122. Free Passage – Rules for the grant of
121, 123-143. Omitted

Chapter 15 – Leave

Section – I – General Conditions

144. Extent of application
145. Government employees on foreign service or in deputation
146. When transferred from a service or post to which these rules do not apply
147. Counting of former service on re-employment
148. Omitted
149. Persons re-employed after retirement
150. Grant of special disability leave
151-152. Leave sanctioning authority
153. Cannot be claimed as of right
154. Date of beginning and end
155-157. Combination of holidays with leave and joining time
158. Recall from leave
159. Certificate of fitness to return to duty
160(1). Return from leave before due date
160(2). Absence after expiry of leave
161. Short extensions in cases of overstayals
162. Employment during leave

Section – II – Leave Rules

163-164. Extent of application
165. Leave and leave procedure
166. Definitions
167. Combination of different kinds of leave
168. Leave preparatory to retirement
168A. Leave beyond the date of retirement of quitting service
168B. Cash equivalent of leave salary in case of death in service
168C. Cash equivalent of leave salary in case of retirement on invalidation from service
169. Earned leave for Government employees serving in a department other than a vacation department
170. Calculation of earned leave
171-172. Earned leave for persons serving in vacation department
173. Half pay leave and commuted leave
174. Leave not due
175. Extra ordinary leave
176. Leave salary

Section – III – Ordinary Leave Rules 

177-194. Omitted

Section – IV – Special kind of Leave

195-196. Special disability leave
197. Study leave
198. Quarantine leave
199. Maternity leave
200-204. Hospital leave
205. Special sick leave
206. Leave to Survey parties
207. Casual Leave

Section – V – Special Provisions

208. Administrator General and Official Trustees
209. Military Officers in civil employ
210. On deputation out of India
211. Government employees whose duties are not continuous
212. Piece-workers in Government Press
213. On contract appointment
214-216. Law officers
217. Part time Government employees
218. Government employees remunerated by fees
219. During a period of probation or apprenticeship
220. Government employees paid from contingencies

Section – VI – Leave Procedure 

221. Leave Procedure

Chapter 16 – Occupation of Government Residences

Appendix 1 Heads of Department
Appendix 2 Members of clerical staff
Appendix 3 Omitted
Appendix 4 Omitted
Appendix 5 Rules for the grant of additional leave to Government employees for the study of Scientific, Technical or similar problems or in order to undertake special courses of instructions
Appendix 6 West Bengal Government Servants Conduct Rules, 1959
Appendix 6A West Bengal Services (Duties, Rights and Obligations of the Govt. Employee)
Appendix 7 Rules prescribing Leave Procedure
Appendix 8 Concordance showing the source of each rule in the West Bengal Service Rule Part – I
Appendix 9 Omitted
Appendix 10 Casual Leave Rules
Appendix 11 Special Casual Leave Rules

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Comments

  1. Asimkumar Mukherjee says

    not a comment, but asking for an information…..if anybody can help….when married couples, both govt employees, reside 150km away, both of them are eligible to H R A. It was lowered from the limit of 250 km in compliance of a judicial judgement in july 2011. I am badly in need of that Govt Order/Circular no and date where this 150 km was stipulated. Otherwise my daughter will lose her HRA Rs 6000/- per month

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