According to Circular No. 17-GAD of 2016 Dated: 14.03.2016 Amendment in the Gazetted and Subordinate Service Recruitment Rules has been clarified by additional secretary to the government, Haris Ahmad Handoo, (KAS).
In terms of SRO-438 dated 11.12.2015, an amendment in the Gazetted and Subordinate Service Recruitment Rules was carried out by incorporating a provision for conducting written test by the selection agencies for selection against all the advertised posts.
To clarify whether SRO-438 dated 11.12.2015 shall be applicable to the posts advertised prior to 11.12.2015 (date of issuance of SRO-438), Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs was consulted in the matter, which has advised as under:-
Accordingly, all the concerned selection agencies are advised to follow the aforementioned opinion of Department of Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs.