Estacode (Establishment Code of Pakistan) prescribes Rules of Service for Civil Servants of Pakistan and includes guidelines for Hiring,Promotion,Discipline, Pay and Pension,Leave and Retirement etc. of Civil Servants.An overview of some terms is given hereunder.
Appointments.–Appointments to an All-Pakistan Service or to a civil service of the Federation or to a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Federation, including any civil post connected with defence, shall be made in the prescribed manner by the President or by a person authorised by the President in that behalf.
6. Probation.–(1) An initial appointment to a service or post referred to in section 5, not being an ad hoc appointment, shall be on probation as may be prescribed.
(2) Any appointment of a civil servant by promotion or transfer to a
service or post may also be made on probation as may be prescribed.
Where, in respect of any service or post, the satisfactory completion of probation includes the passing of a prescribed examination, test or course or successful completion of any training, a person appointed on probation to such service or post who, before the expiry of the original or extended period of his probation, has failed to pass such examination or test or to successfully complete course or the training shall, except as may be