After Considering it’s earlier decisions on the subject, the Hon’ble Supreme Court, in the case of summarised the law on change of date of birth as under:
(i) application for change of date of birth can only be as per the relevant provisions/regulations applicable;
(ii) even if there is cogent evidence, the same cannot be claimed as a matter of right;
(iii) application can be rejected on the ground of delay and latches also more particularly when it is made at the fag end of service and/or when the employee is about to retire on attaining the age of superannuation.
Copy of the judgement