Download THE CIVIL SERVANTS (SENIORITY) RULES, 1993 — They shall come into force at once. Persons initially appointed on the recommendations of the selection authority through an earlier open advertisement shall rank senior to those appointed through a subsequent open advertisement. If two or more persons are recommended in open advertisement by the selection authority their inter se seniority shall be determined in order of merit assigned by the selection authority. Seniority in a service, cadre or post to which a civil servant is promoted shall take effect from the date of regular promotion to that service, cadre or post. Seniority in a service, cadre or post to which a civil servant is appointed by transfer shall take effect from the date of regular appointment to the service, cadre or post.