Sir
1. An officer movement from one Ministry to other department/Ministry through proper channel comes under public interest ?

2. An officer can avail 4 times for forwarding of his application for other department/new post in an year. If the officer applied for an outside post in the 5 th attempt and he has chosen to move for the new post. . Whether this move is a public interest?

3. If an officer applied for UPSC recruitment and moved to that other post through proper channel after 4th attempt. whether his move is in public interest.

4. Whether the above moves considered as "Transfer on public interest" and relevent rules pertaining to "Transfer on public interest "applicable?

5. What is "transfer on own interest"?