Divide all the employees working under central government into categories or groups based on post. The classification is more important aspect that entitlement of various pay, perks, facilities and concessions. 6th Pay Commission recommended the classification of posts as 4 categories. But, the Central Government abolished ‘Group D’ posts.
As per CCS Rules, the posts are classified into three categories (previously four categories) such as Group A, B and C. This classification is based on the recommendation of 6th CPC. The posts are divided into three categories, based on the revised pay band and grade pay as recommended in 6th CPC.