Over 4.75 lakh vacancies in Central government departments to be filled soon, check details

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New Delhi, March 12, 2020 :  Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that over 4 lakh 75 thousand vacancies will be filled soon. This information was given in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

During the year 2019-20, three recruiting agencies namely, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Staff Selection Commission (SSC) & Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have made recommendations for  recruitment to the following posts:-

UPSC 4,399
SSC 13,995
RRBs 1,16,391
TOTAL 1,34,785

Besides, the SSC, RRBs, Department of Posts and Ministry of Defence have commenced the  process for filling up of additional 3,41,907 vacant posts.

All Ministries/Departments of Government of India have been advised to take advance action for reporting vacancy position with respect to direct recruitment (DR) posts to the concerned recruitment agencies i.e. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC) etc. for filling up of such vacancies in a timely manner.

Recently, in January 2020, all Ministries/Departments of Central Government have been requested to take time bound action to fill the existing vacancies in respective Ministries/Departments and their attached/ subordinate offices.