Public Service Commission, Uttaranchal v. Jagdish Chandra Singh Bora & Anr. Etc.

Public Service Commission, Uttaranchal  v.  Jagdish Chandra Singh Bora & Anr. Etc.

CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3034 OF 2007                                                                                                                          With CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3036 OF 2007                                                                                                                    JUDGEMENT on March 3, 2014.

This appeal has been filed by the Public Service Commission, Uttaranchal, Haridwar (herein after referred to as ‘PSCU’) challenging the judgment dated 2nd March, 2006 of the High Court of Uttaranchal at Nainital. By the aforesaid judgment, the High Court has given a direction to the appellant to give weightage of 10 bonus marks to the trained apprentice candidates as per the “Uttaranchal Subordinate Service [Emergency Direct Recruitment (First Amendment)] Rules, 2003” in the selection held by UPSC; and after adding 10 marks, merit list of the selected candidates be prepared and recommended for the appointment to the Government. The bench of Justice Surinder Singh Nijjar and Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai said that, we are of the opinion that the judgment rendered by the High Court is unsustainable in law and the same is hereby set aside. The appeals are allowed with no order as to costs...read more