5.(i). A candidate must hold at least a Second Division or Grade “C” Bachelor ’ s degree in any faculty of one of the Pakistani Universities or an equivalent degree or comparable educational qualifications of a foreign University recognized by Higher
Education Commission, Islamabad.
Note: In case the candidate does not hold the required degree on or before the cut off date, he/she shall be required to produce a certificate from the duly authorized officer of the concerned degree awarding institution, to the effect that the candidate has fulfilled all the requirements of the said degree and has/had cleared/passed the examination for the said degree on or before the cut off date. The
candidate however would be required to produce the said degree before the final result is declared by the Commission.
(ii). A candidate who has obtained a Thir d Division (or ‘D’ grade) in his/her Bachelor’ s Degree will be eligible for the Examination in cases where he/she has obtained a higher Division
in Master’ s Degree.
(iii). The matter as to which foreign degree is comparable and equivalent to corresponding Pakistani degree shall be decided by HEC. Therefore, an equivalence certificate issued by HEC may be attached with application form.
6(i). Candidates for the examination must be a citizen of Pakistan or a person deriving his/her nationality from the State of Jammu and Kashmir .
(ii). A candidate who has married a person who is not a citizen of Pakistan shall not be eligible for appointment provided that a person who marries a “foreign national of any country recognized
by Federal Government” with the prior permission of Government may be regarded as eligible for appointment.
(iii) (a). Seats earmarked for prescribed provincial/regional quotas shall be allocated to candidates on the basis of the domicile certificate issued by the competent authority in accordance with
the law and the rules.
(b). A candidate who has acquired the citizenship of Pakistan by registratio n under the Pakistan Citizenship Act and the Rules made thereunder should attach to the application an attested copy
of the certificate of citizen-ship. A candidate who has not been registered as a citizen of Pakistan but claims that he/she should be deemed to be citizen of Pakistan under the Pakistan Citizenship Act
should submit proof to the effect that he/she fulfills the conditions on the basis of which he/she claims to be deemed as a citizen of Pakistan. A candidate who derives his/her nationality from the
State of Jammu and Kashmir should attach to the application a certificate issued by the Kashmir Affairs Division duly signed by the Deputy Secretary (Admn ) in support of his/her claim.
(c). Only those candidates shall be considered for vacancies reserved for Azad Jammu and Kashmir whose application forms for the Competitive Examination are accompanied by domicile
certificate alongwith Permanent Residence Certificate, issued by the Kashmir Affairs Division duly signed by the Deputy Secretary (Admn) of that territory. No such certificates shall
be accepted at any later stage.
(d). Domicile once claimed by a candidate and accepted by the Commission for the purpose of admission to an examination shall be final. No change will be allowed at a subsequent examination
(e). Domicile claimed by a candidate and accepted by the Government (Federal/Provincial/Regional/Local as the case may be) at the time of first entry into Government service shall be treated as final for the purpose of candidature and allocation and no subsequent change in his/ her domicile will be accepted.