Candidates who were declared selected by State Service Commission (PSC) in Year 2012 after qualifying all requisite tests and fulfilling eligibility criteria for the posts of Court Manager are still waiting for their appointment letters. Selectees claimed of having completed all formalities including medical fitness tests and verification of character and antecedents. Aggrieved candidates have asked Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister and Chief Minster to intervene.
“We have been selected by PSC for the posts of Court Manager in the department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs vide notification number 45-PSC-(DR-S) of 2012 on June 27, 2012. We have completed every process and requisite procedure but appointment orders have not been issued in our favor till date”, a delegation of selectees told a local news agency, KNS. They said that inordinate delay has become the reason of their mental distress.
They said that advertisement of posts was published on February 2, 2012 vide notification number 03-PSC of 2012 and screening tests were conducted on June 3 in which around 2000 candidates had appeared across Jammu and Kashmir, adding, “Based on the screening test 80 candidates were called for an interview by PSC from 24th July to 26 July 2012.”
Giving the account of the stages they had to gone through for final selection, selectees said, “On the basis of performance in interview coupled with the weight-age in respect of academic merit and other related parameters, along with the twenty four selected candidates was published by PSC vide notification number 45-PSC (DR-S) of 2012 on July 27, 2012.”
They said that all the selectees have completed medical fitness test and verification of character and antecedents by the police and CID were completed in the month of November, 2012, yet appointment orders were not issued to them.
Delegation of selectees said that they have written a letter to Chief Minister and the Minister holding concern portfolio demanding their immediate intervention in the interest of justice. Efforts to contact Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister didn’t materialize as the Minister was unable for comments.