Definition of Pension
Pension shall include gratuity except when the term pension is used in
contradistinction to gratuity but does not include dearness relief.
Authy: Based on Rule 3(O) of C.C.S (P) Rules & DP & P.W. notification no.42 (30) P&PW/89/E dt. 22.1.91
Grant of Pension is Subject to Good Conduct
Future good conduct shall be an implied condition for every kind of grant of pension.
The minimum qualifying service required to earn retiring pension in case of permanent regular commission officer is 20 Years and 15 Years in the case of late entrants and in respect of EC/S.S.C. officers granted commission from ranks is 12 years (including rank service).
Authy: Govt. of India MOD letter no. 17(4)/2008(2)/D(Pen/Pol) dt. 12.11.2008
Definition of Late Entrants
A late entrant is an officer who is retired on reaching the prescribed age limit for compulsory retirement with at least 15 Years service qualifying for pension but whose actual qualifying service is less than 20 Years.
Authy: Rule 15 P.R.A. modified.