(b) When an employee is transferred on his/her own request but without arranging mutual exchange, he/she will rank junior in the gradation list of the new unit to all officials of that unit on the date of joining in the new unit including all persons who have been approved for appointment to that grade on that date.
(c)The five year service condition eligibility prescribed in para (a) above may in deserving cases, be relaxed with the personal approval of the Head of the Circle.
(d) Temporary Transfer of employees, who have not completed 5 years of service in the cadre may, in exceptional and deserving cases, be permitted with the approval of the Competent authority as provided under Para (9) below.
(e) If the old and the new unit form parts of a wider unit for the purpose of promotion to a higher cadre, the transferee (whether by mutual exchange or otherwise) shall retain his/her original seniority in the gradation list of the wider unit.
(f) An employee transferred from one recruiting unit to another will not have any claim to go back to his/her old unit before completion of 5 years of service in the new unit. A declaration to the effect that he/she accepts the seniority on transfer in accordance with this rule, and that, he/she will not have any claim to go back to the old unit, shall be obtained before an employee is transferred under this rule. Any special privilege to which an official may be entitled by virtue of his/her position in the gradation list of the unit from which he/she is transferred will ordinarily, be forfeited on his/her transfer to the new gradation list.
(g)Transfer of employees to their parent recruiting unit who have been transferred either under the erstwhile Rule 38 of P & T Manual Vol. IV or under Rule 8 of the instant policy, for claiming the benefit of promotion, having qualified in the departmental examination while working in the parent unit, shall be permitted subject to the condition that the employee has made such a request within six (6) months of the declaration of result of the examination or finding a place in the select panel in cases where wait -listing of qualified candidates is applicable. The transfer back to the Parent recruiting unit shall be considered under Rule 8 and shall be further subject to the condition that the employee will not seek transfer under Rule 8 from his/her parent unit before completion of 5 years of service in the new cadre.
(h) Transfer of an employee from one arm of service to another within or outside the circle can be allowed only with the personal approval of the