Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment ‘D’ Division
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Compassionate Appointment
S.No. Question Answer
Introduction and Objective
1. Under what provisions of Government, appointments on compassionate grounds are regulated?
The appointments on compassionate grounds against a post in Central Government are regulated in terms of the provisions of “Scheme for Compassionate Appointment under Central Government” issued under Department of Personnel & Training O.M. No. 14014/6/1994-Estt(D) dated 09.10.1998, as amended from time to time. All the instructions on compassionate appointments have been consolidated vide OM.14014/02/2012-Estt(D) dated 16.01.2013 and are available on the Department’s website www.persmin.nic.in (OMs & Orders > Establishment > (A) Administration (III) Concessions in Appointments (a) Compassionate Appointments).