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FUNDAMENTAL RULES Vol – I

CHAPTER IX COMPULSORY RETIREMENT


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F.R. 56. [(1) Subject to the provisions of sub-rule (3) every Age of
superanuuation.
Government servant other than a class IV Government servant shall
retire from service on the afternoon of the last day of the month in
which he attains the age of fifty-eight years:

Provided that a Government servant whose date of birth is


the first of a month shall retire from service on the afternoon of the
last day of the preceding month on attaining the age of fifty-eight
years:

Provided further that scientific, technical and other personnel


having speical or expert knowledge in any field may, with the
sanction of competent authority, be given extension of service
beyond the age of fifty-eight subject of their physical fitness and
suitability for work; but such extension shall not ordinarily beyond
the age of sixty years.]
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[(1-a) Subject to the provisions of sub-rule (3), every
Government teacher shall retire from service on the afternoon of the
last day of the month in which he attains the age of sixty years:

Provided that a Government teacher whose date of birth is


the first of a month shall retire from service on the afternoon of the
last day of the preceding month on attaining the age of sixty years.]
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[Explanation.- For the purpose of this sub-rule "Teacher"
means a Government servant, by whatever designation called,
appointed for the purpose of teaching in an educational institution
run by the Government including technical or medical education
institution in accordance with the recruitment rules applicable to
such appointment and shall also include the teacher who is
appointed to an administrative post by promotion or otherwise and
who has been engaged in teaching for not less than twenty years

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Substituted by F.D. Notification No.380-76--R-I-IV, dated 30.3 76. effective from 1.4.76.
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Inserted by F.D. Notification No.1758/3471/84/R-I/IV, dated 28.9.84.effective from 5.9.84.
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Substituted by F.D. Notification No.377/1756/87/R-I/IV, dated 22.7.87effective from 5.9.85.

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provided he holds a lien on a post in the concerned


School/Collegiate/Technical/Medical education service.]
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[(2) A class IV Government servant shall retire from service
on the afternoon of the last day of the month in which he attains the
age of sixty years:

Provided that a Government servant whose date of birth is


the first of a month shall retire from service on the afternoon of the
last day of the preceding month on attaining the age of sixty years.]
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[(3) (a) A Government servant may, in the public interest be
retired at any time after he attains the age of fifty-five years without
assigning any reason by giving him a notice in writing.

(b) The period of such notice shall be three months:

Provided that such Government servant may be retired


forthwith and on such retirement the Government servant shall be
entitled to claim a sum equivalent to the amount of his pay plus
allowances for the period of the notice at the same rates at which he
was drawing them immediately before his retirement or as the case
may be, for the period by which such notice falls short of three
month.]

F.R. 57 [Deleted]

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Substituted by F.D. Notification No.380-76--R-I-IV, dated 30.3.76 effective from 1.4.76.
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Substituted by F.D. Notification No.380-76--R-I-IV, dated 30.3.76 effective from 1.4.76.

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