Download THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVANTS ACT, 1974 — It applies to all civil servants wherever they may be. Civil Servant means a person who is a member of a civil service of the Province or who holds a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Province. Appointments to a civil service of the province or to civil post in connection with the affairs of the Province, shall be made in the prescribed manner by the Governor or by a person authorized by him in that behalf. A person appointed on probation shall, on satisfactory completion of his probation, be eligible for confirmation in a service or a post as may be prescribed. Confirmation of a civil servant in a service or against a post shall take effect from the date of the occurrence of a permanent vacancy in such service or against such post or from the date of continuous officiation, in such service or against such post, whichever is later. Seniority on initial appointment to a service, cadre, or post shall be determined in the prescribed manner. 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.