Download THE INITIAL APPOINTMENT TO CIVIL POSTS (RELAXATION OF UPPER AGE LIMIT) RULES, 2008 — These shall come into force with immediate effect. The age relaxation under category (iii) specified in rule 3, shall be subject to full justification in support of the proposal; and a certificate to the effect that no eligible candidates within the prescribed age limits are / were available. The certificate shall be provided by the concerned Departments. Age relaxation in respect of overage candidates shall be sought prior to their appointment. For the purposes of these rules, age of a candidate shall be calculated from the closing date of submission of applications for a particular post. The cases of age relaxations, beyond the competence of Administrative Departments, shall be sent to the Establishment Department through the Administrative Department concerned.