Eligibility of Superintendent (BS-17) to Participate in SOPE:
Government of Pakistan, Cabinet Secretariat Establishment division has issued Notification No.7/5/2014-T-V dated 29th December, 2016 in connection with Eligibility of Superintendent (BS-17) to Participate in (SOPE) Section Officers Promotional Examination.
According to this notification, the undersigned is directed to refer to the subject cited above and to say that a query has received in this division about Eligibility of Superintendent (BS-17) to participate for Section Officers Promotional Examination (SOPE). It is clarified that grant of BS-17 to Superintendent is not a promotion within the meaning of section-9 of the civil servant act, 1973, therefore, for all practical purposes, the Superintendents granted/ placed in BS-17 are the substantive holders of the post in BS-16 and are eligible for taking SOPE subject on completion of all other conditions/ codal formalities.
This issues with the approval of competent authority.