Wednesday, May 2, 2012


Department of Posts, DE Section letter No. A.34020/17/2008-DE dated 26-4-2012

Subject: Grant of Honorarium for setting Question papers, valuation & conducting Limited Departmental competitive Examinations – Revision of Rates reg.

I am directed to invite a kind reference to this office letter no. 18-4/96-DE dated 2-7-1996 wherein the rates of honorarium in connection with conducting of Limited Departmental competitive Examinations, was communicated.

2.         The issue of revision of rates of honorarium for setting up of Question papers, valuation of Answer Scripts etc and conducting of Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations has been under consideration in the Directorate for quite some time. The President is now pleased to decide in supersession of this office letter no. 18-4/96-DE dated 2-7-1996 that the rates of honorarium for the following items of work for conducting Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations will be as shown here under:

S.No.
Activity
Present Rate adopted
Revised Rate
1.
Setting of Question paper
(a) for Gr. A /Gr. B Posts
Rs 280
Rs.1000 per paper

(b) for Gr. C and dother
      De-Centralized Examinations
Rs 210
Rs 1000 per paper
2.
Preparation of key
25% of the Rte for setting
25% of Rs 1000
3.
Evaluation of Answer scripts

Rs 25 per Answer Script.
i)  Gr. A & other Gr. B Posts
7-00
ii) IP & JAO Examination
5-60
iii)De-Centralized Examinations
4-20
4.
Supervision for conducting Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations
Rs 30 Per Session
And Rs 50 per day
Rs 400 per session and Rs 600 per day
5.
Invigilators Appointed in Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations
Rs 20 per session and Rs 30 per day
Rs 250 per session and Rs 350 per day
6.
Clerical staff brought on Duty
Rs 25 per day
Rs 150 per session and Rs 250 per day
7.
Gr. D (MTS) Assistance
Rs 15 per day
Rs 150 per session and Rs 200 per day.


3.         The Provisions of FR-11 and FR-46 should be kept in view while sanctioning Honorarium and Payment of Honorarium is subject to Annual ceiling provided in Scheduled of Financial Powers & DFRs.

4.         The Additional Expenditure on account of Revision off Rates has to be met within the Allocated funds provided under respective Heads of Account.

5.         The Revised rates of honorarium for setting Question papers and Evaluation of Answer books will apply in case of all the Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations held on or after 26/4/2012.

6.         This issues with the Concurrence of integrated Finance Wing vide their Diary No. 118/FA 12-CS dated 26-4-2012..

Sd/-
(K Rameswara Rao)
Asst. Director General (DE)

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