Download INITIAL APPOINTMENT (PUNJAB GOVERNMENT) — Initial appointment to all posts in grades 1 and above shall be made on the basis of examination or test to be held by the appropriate committee or the board, as the case may be, after advertisement of the vacancies in newspapers, or in the manner to be determined by the Government. A candidate for initial appointment to a post must possess the prescribed educational qualifications and experience and also, except as provided in the rules framed for the purpose of relaxation of age limit, must be within the age limit as laid down for the post.