Hiring over-qualified people to Group 4 posts will hit efficiency: Madras HC

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Madurai, Jul 11 (PTI) It's unfortunate that post-graduates were applying for government jobs in Group-4 category due to unemployment, the Madras High Court observed Thursday, and said appointment of "over-qualified" people to these posts will affect efficiency in public administration.

It cited that degree holders were recently appointed as sweepers in the high court services and the court was unable to extract work efficiently for better administration.

If over-qualified candidates are appointed to perform Group-4 services, undoubtedly the efficiency level in public administration would be hit, Justice S M Subramaniam said.

Similarly, under-qualified candidates cannot be allowed to handle a bigger responsibility, the judge said...