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Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil ServiceArmed Forces Headquarters Civilian Staff is a group B service. The Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force) Headquarters and other inter-service bodies under the defence ministry have civilian staff who are responsible for administration. Such staff is chosen from the civil service exams held by the UPSC.

AFHQ Exam Eligibility

AFHQ eligibility for persons with disability

People with the following disabilities & Physical conditions can be selected into the AFHQ.

Category(ies) for which Identified Functional Classification Physical Requirements
(i) Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims One Arm, One Leg, One Arm One Leg, Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims Sitting, Standing, Walking, Bending, Manipulation by Finger, Seeing, Reading and Writing, Hearing/Speaking, Communication
Both Legs One Arm, Both Legs Sitting, Seeing, Hearing/Speaking, Reading and Writing, Communication
(ii) Blindness and Low Vision Blind,Low Vision Sitting, Standing, Walking, Bending, Manipulation by Finger, Reading and Writing (in braille/software), Hearing/Speaking, Communication
(iii) Deaf and Hard of Hearing Deaf, Hard of Hearing Sitting, Standing, Walking, Bending, Manipulation by Finger, Seeing, Reading and Writing, Communication
(iv)Multiple Disabilities from amongst categories (i) to (iii) above Blind, Low Vision, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, One Arm, One Leg, Both Legs One Arm, Both Legs, One Arm One Leg, Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims Sitting, Standing, Walking, Bending, Manipulation by Finger, Reading and Writing (in Braille/software), Seeing, Hearing/Speaking, Communication

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (Section Officer's Grade)

The Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service has at present the following grades:

S. No. Grade Name of the Pay Band/Scale Band/Scale (Rs) Grade Pay (Rs)
1 Principal
Director (Group 'A')
PB-4 37400-67000 10000
2 Director (Group 'A') PB-4 37400-67000 8700
3 Joint Director (Group 'A') PB-3 15600-39100 7600
4 Deputy Director (Group 'A') PB-3 15600-39100 6600
5 Section Officer (Group 'B') PB-2 (i) 9300-34800
(On initial appointment)
(ii) 15600-39100 (Non-functional scale /Grade pay on completion of 4 years approved service)
(i) 4800
(ii) 5400 (Non-functional Grade Pay)
6 Assistant (Group 'B', Non-Gazetted) PB-2 9300-34800 4600

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