Compassionate Appointment is an appointment which is made under the OM No.ABP 357/80/VOL-I/303 dated 02/03/2009 issued by the Personnel (B) Department . A Government Employee who died in harness, compassionate appointment is made against his eligible wife/husband and son/daughter against the 5% vacancy of the total.
The eligible candidate may apply to the concerned authority within the period of one year from the date of death. Legal hair certificate and death certificate to be produced to place the proposal in DLC. After recommendation of DLC the proposal to be placed before SLC for approval/ recommendation for appointment.