Every Federal Government employee should know about the retirement rules when get employed in the upcoming year 2021. I have extracted this information related to Pakistan civil servants to facilitate about the criteria for the eligibility of retirement from Government service.
Government Employees Retirement Rules 2021 (ESTACODE)
A civil servant shall retire from service;
Retirement After 20 Years Service:
(i) on such date after he has completed **[twenty] years of service qualifying for pension or other retirement benefits as the competent authority may, in public interest, direct; or
Retirement After 60 Years of Age:
(ii) where no direction is given under clause (i), on the completion of the sixtieth year of his age.
(2) No direction under clause (i) of sub-section (1) shall be made until the civil servant has been informed in writing of the grounds on which it is proposed to make the direction, and has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the said direction.
Explanation: In this Section, “competent authority” means the appointing authority prescribed in rule 6 of the Civil Servants (Appointment, Promotion and Transfer) Rules, 1973]