Minimum 2 Years Service required for Promotion GO 175

Minimum 2 Years Service required for Promotion GO 175. Public Services –State and Subordinate Services –Prescription of minimum service for promotion / appointment by recruitment by transfer to next higher class, category of grade – Ad-hoc Rule re- issued. G.O.Ms.No.175 Date: 27.11.2017.  Earlier the rule was Minimum three years of Service was required for promotion, but from now onwards Minimum Two Years Service is enough for Promotion to higher Cadre.

Minimum 2 Years Service required for Promotion GO 175

Read the following:
  • 1. G.O.Ms.No.627 G.A.(Ser.A) Department, Dated:21.12.1983 
  • 2. G.O.Ms.No.230, G.A.(Ser.A) Dept., Dt: 31.05.2014 
  • 3. From the Secretary, APPSC Letter No.819/RR/2017 Dated.08.11.2017.
  1. According to the policy enunciated in the G.O. 1s t read above, in certain special /adhoc rules relating to various State and Subordinate Services, a provision was made to the effect that the minimum period of service was reduced from ‘five years to ‘three years’ and since the above adhoc rule position created certain confusion, and to keep the matter beyond doubt without giving scope for any other interpretation, in the G.O.2nd read above, an ad-hoc rule was issued that minimum period of service wherever prescribed in the said rules for a member of a service from the lower category, class or grade, to the next higher category, class or grade, whether such appointment is made either by promotion in the regular line or by recruitment by transfer from any other service, that period shall be three years in the category, class or grade from which such promotion or transfer is made. 
  2. 2. Government with a view to avoid administrative difficulties and in the interest of administration it is decided to issue an ad-hoc rule reducing the minimum required service from 3 years to 2 years. 
  3. 3. Accordingly, the following notification will be published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette: 
  • In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution of India and of all other powers hereunto enabling and in supersession of the ad-hoc rule issued in G.O.Ms.No.230, G.A.(Ser.A)Department, dated:31.05.2014, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following ad-hoc rule: 
  • The ad-hoc rule hereby made shall come into force with immediate effect. 
  • All the Departments who are following the Ad-hoc rules framed in G.O.Ms.No.230 G.A.(Ser.A) Department, dated:31.05.2014, shall issue separate rules prescribing minimum service in the feeder cadre / category as 2 years. 
“Not withstanding anything contained in the relevant Special Rules for the State and Subordinate Services and in supersession of the Ad-hoc rule issued in relation to prescribing minimum service for promotion/appointment by transfer, no member of service is eligible for Promotion/appointment by transfer from the lower category, class or grade, to the next higher category, unless he has put in not less than two years service in such lower category, class or grade.”



    1. Sir, I have completed 2 years of service in AP Forest Department. Please kindly provide the GO to Promote from Office Subordinate to Junior Assistant.

  2. Is this applicable for initial appointment?

  3. Compassionate appointment - Junior assistant to senior assistant promotion kosam yanni years service vundali sir.

  4. Sir.
    నేను apsp లో కానిస్టేబుల్ గా ఉంటూ webequpment pc గా సెలెక్ట్ అయ్యా నేను pc to Arsi promotion pondataniki enni years cheyyali..