West Bengal Service Rules

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

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

Chapter 4 – Domicile

35-37. Omitted

Chapter 5 – Pay

  1. Omitted
  2. During a course of instruction or training
  3. Of a student to be appointed to Government Service on passing through a course of training
  4. Time scale of pay
  5. On substantive appointment
    42A. Pay fixation on promotion or appointment
    42B. Benefit of next higher scale of pay in certain contingency
  6. On substantive appointment on reduced scale of pay
  7. When the pay of a post is changed
  8. Withholding of increments
    46-47. Efficiency bar
    48-48A. Conditions for counting service for increments
  9. Premature increment
    49A. Stagnation pay
  10. Counting of military service towards increments
  11. Pay of police officer on re-enlistment on discharge or resignation
  12. Reduction to lower stage in a time scale
  13. 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
  14. Pay of a temporary post
  15. Pay of post carrying a pay personal to another Government employee
  16. Officiating pay at reduced rates
  17. Authorities empowered to sanction officiating appointment
  18. Absorption of personal pay in subsequent increases of pay
  19. Omitted

Chapter 6 – Fees & Remunerations

  1. Circumstances in which granted
  2. Conditions of acceptance
  3. 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

  1. Termination of service on removal or dismissal
  2. Subsistence grant while under suspension
  3. 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
  4. Omitted
  5. Leave during period of suspension or while in prison
    74A. Work charged staff

Chapter 10 – Compulsory Retirement

  1. For Group A, Group B and Group C service
  2. For Group D service
  3. Omitted
  4. For Government employee holding officiating appointment s
  5. Calculation of the date of retirement
    79A. Re-employment of Government employees

Chapter 11 – Joining Time

  1. Conditions of its grant
  2. Period admissible
  3. When transfer is not in a new station or does not involve a change of residence
    83-84. Omitted
  4. Route for calculation
  5. Making over charge away from head quarter
  6. While in transit from one post to another
  7. When leave intervenes
  8. On return from leave
  9. On transfer during a vacation
  10. Extension of joining time
  11. When transferred to the control of another Government.
  12. Pay or leave salary of Government employees holding substantive appointment.
  13. Penalty for exceeding joining time
  14. Pay or leave salary of Government employees having no substantive appointment
  15. 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

  1. Funds administered by Government
  2. 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

  1. Extent of application
  2. Government employees on foreign service or in deputation
  3. When transferred from a service or post to which these rules do not apply
  4. Counting of former service on re-employment
  5. Omitted
  6. Persons re-employed after retirement
  7. Grant of special disability leave
    151-152. Leave sanctioning authority
  8. Cannot be claimed as of right
  9. Date of beginning and end
    155-157. Combination of holidays with leave and joining time
  10. Recall from leave
  11. Certificate of fitness to return to duty
    160(1). Return from leave before due date
    160(2). Absence after expiry of leave
  12. Short extensions in cases of overstayals
  13. 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

  1. Administrator General and Official Trustees
  2. Military Officers in civil employ
  3. On deputation out of India
  4. Government employees whose duties are not continuous
  5. Piece-workers in Government Press
  6. On contract appointment
    214-216. Law officers
  7. Part time Government employees
  8. Government employees remunerated by fees
  9. During a period of probation or apprenticeship
  10. Government employees paid from contingencies

Section – VI – Leave Procedure

  1. 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