No. AB.14017/44/2011-Estt. (RR)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public
Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel
Dated the 5th September, 2013
..... .OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Modified Flexible
regarding qualifications for
Reference is invited to the
instructions on Modified Flexible
Complementing Scheme for
Scientists issued in this Department
OM No. AB.14017/37/2008-Estt. (RR)
dated 10th September, 2010 based
on the recommendations of the 6th
CPC. The guidelines prescribe
thequalifications for Scientists as
Scientists & Engineers
Persons who possess
academic qualification of atleast
Masterís Degree in Natural/
Agricultural Sciences or Bachelors
Degree in Engineering/Technology/
Medicine and hold scientific posts
defined in the guidelines.
2. References have been received in
this Department seeking
clarifications as to whether M.Sc.
(Electronics ) and M.Sc.
(Applied Electronics) falls within the
applicable qualifications of Modified
FCS. The issue has been examined
by this Department in consultation
with Department of Science
& Technology. It has been decided
to include degrees of M.Sc.
(Electronics) and M.Sc.
as subjects under Engineering
equivalent to Bachelorís Degree in