On June 1,2011 the General Administration Department had revised the eligibility for the Secratariat Assistant, LDC and Last Grade Servants posts. But the delay in amending the special rules as required by the revised eligibility had been forcing the PSC to go by prevailing eligibility critiria while issueing notification for requirement to these posts.
Earlier, the candidates was requires to pass just SSLC to apply for LDC posts. Under the revised eligibility norms, a candidate should have passed +2 to apply.
The issue came to the PSC's notice only when it decided to notification for LDC posts. The PSC wrote to the government on this account and sought its opinion.
Upon which the government issued the order on July 23, stating that SSLC would be enough to apply for LDC posts,reverting its earlier revision.