Download PROMOTION — According to Section 8 of the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974, a Civil Servant shall be eligible to be considered for appointment by promotion to a post reserved for promotion in the service or cadre to which he belongs in a manner as may be prescribed; provided that he possesses the prescribed qualifications. The word Promotion as defined in the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974 means appointment of a Civil Servant to a higher post in the service or cadre to which a Civil Servant belongs. Promotion not only implies advancement to a higher post but also involves shouldering of higher responsibility.