GAURIPUR, March 10 � The Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) is an advertisement published on December 1, 2010 notified that a departmental (promotion) examination will be held for filling up 37 posts in Class-I Grade-III cadre of the Assam Finance Service (AFS) from among the members belonging to the cadre of i) Assam Accounts Service, ii) Assam Local Fund Audit Service, and iii) Assam Treasury (Estt) Service Personnel and accordingly the departmental examination was also conducted.
Besides other terms and condition, a candidate must submit a certificate from the appointing authority to the effect that he or she must have five years of service in the posts mentioned above. The APSC conducted the examination and the results have also been announced recently.
Out of 15 posts for members of Assam Local Fund Audit Service, only 12 candidates are declared eligible for the posts of AFS. Purnananda Chutia, a candidate who joined the Department of Audit as audit officer on 8.9.2008 was selected for AFS, who has completed only two years three months twenty three days on 31.12.2010, the reason of which was best known to the APSC.
Aggrieved with the announcement of results of the examination of APSC, some of the candidates feared anomalies and decided to file case in the High Court to challenge the results of the APSC for filling the posts of AFS.