Definition of Ex-Servicemen (ESM): HCS exam
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Definition of Ex-Servicemen (ESM): HCS exam

Definition of Ex-Servicemen (ESM):-
(as per instructions No. 36034/5/85-Estt. (SCT) dated 14.04.1987, No. 12/99/8-2GSII dated 08.11.1988 and No. 12/18/2006-4GSII dated 08.01.2008) 
?An‘ ex-serviceman‘ means a person, who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union and (i) who retired from such service after earning his / her pension; or (ii) who has been released from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
(iii) who have been released otherwise than on his own request from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; or (iv) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagements, otherwise than at his own request or by way of
dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, and has been given a gratuity‘; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army of the following categories. Namely:-
I. Pension holders for continuous embodied service
II. Persons with disability attributable to military service; and
III. Gallantry award winners.

Note:-ESM candidates of Haryana claiming benefit under this category must have valid Identity Card and Discharge Book / Certificate showing the date of entry into military and date of release, on the last day of submission of online application form and will have to produce the same as and when required by the Haryana Public Service Commission.

The reservation for ESM will be utilized in the order given below:-
(as per instructions No. 945-GS-II-72/6451 dated 06.03.1972)

(i) Disabled ex-servicemen with disability between 20% to 50%
(ii) Up to two dependents of Service personnel killed / disabled beyond 50%
(iii) Other ex-servicemen.

1. Disabled ex-servicemen will mean ex-servicemen who while in the Armed Forces of the Union, were disabled in operations against enemy or in disturbed areas or in peace time but disability attributable to military service. (Govt. Instructions No. 12/3/81-2GSII dated 14.01.1983).
2. The Dependents will include besides wife/widow, dependent sons / daughters.

(b) It is made clear that the Dependent of ESM candidates will be considered in their own category i.e. General / SC / BC-A / BC-B Category candidates for all intents and purposes. However, in case of non-availability of suitable Ex-servicemen of Haryana, their dependent sons and daughters of the same category (the definition of words ?

Dependent of Ex-serviceman? is defined vide Haryana Govt. letter No. 12/37/39-GSII dated 21.11.1980 which is given in the instructions for candidates) who fulfill all the conditions of qualifications, age etc. prescribed for the posts in question will also be considered on merit against the reserved posts for ESM and this entitlement would be available to one dependent child only.
Definition of DESM of Haryana:-

(i) a person may be working on an ad-hoc basis against the post advertised or some where also;
(ii) a person may be unemployed at the time of making the application but he may have other sources of income viz; from agriculture, trade, property, bank balance etc.
(iii) an unemployed person who is a member of the joint family may also constitute to the pool of the family income be lending help;
(iv) a person who has already done his graduation or is doing post graduation and is getting merit scholarship for the studies/
(v) a person who is member of the joint Hindu Family and remains dependent upon the Karta till there is partition in the Joint Hindu Family and is obliged to pass on all his income to the karta and draw a money for his subsistence from the pool of the joint Hindu Family with the consent of the karta.
(vi) a candidate who is a member of the Joint Hindu Family is employed on a ad-hoc basis but he is otherwise dependent of his father.

Note: As per Haryana Govt. letter No. 12/8/03-4GSII dated 01.12.2003, the income limit is Rs. 6000/- per month.

(v) The persons recruited from 01-01-1963 onwards as whole time Cadet Instructors in the N.C.C. and who are released after the expiry of their initial/extended tenure will also be entitled for relaxation in age limit for purpose of employment under the State Government.

The period of service rendered by them in N.C.C. may be deducted from their actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the prescribed upper age limit of a particular post by more than three years, they may be deemed to be satisfying the conditions for
appointment to that post in respect of the maximum age. Such of the whole time Cadet Instructors in N.C.C. who are released from the N.C.C. before expiry of their initial / extended tenure would also be given these concessions subject to the conditions that they have served in the N.C.C. for the period of not less than six months prior to their release from the N.C.C.