Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates
Short Essay/Letter in English and Vernacular language
NOTE-I : Paper-I will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choicequestions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi, except Part III. The Commission reserves the right to set the questions additionally in regional languages subject to technical feasibility.
NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
NOTE-III: Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English and one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
NOTE-IV:Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.
NOTE-V: Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories. The date and time of the Paper will be communicated to shortlisted candidates in due course. Commission reserves the right to set separate qualifying standard in any Part of Paper-I.
SYLLABUS : Paper-I Questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’ will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard. General Intelligence: It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
English Language : Candidates' understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested. Numerical Aptitude: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBE there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper. Paper-II: The Paper will be set in English and Hindi to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/letter in English and Hindi each. Candidates can opt to write the essay/letter in any Indian language listed in 8th Schedule of the Constitution in lieu of Hindi.
9. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BE COMPLIED BY THE CANDIDATES IN THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION Candidates must write the papers/indicate the answers in their own hand.
In the question papers, wherever necessary, the Metric systems of weights and measures only will be used.
Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets except as specified in the Notice. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Premises / Venue.
If any candidate is found to possess mobile phones or any other means of wireless communication in the working or switched off mode, his/her candidature shall be cancelled forthwith.
10. MODE OF SELECTION :
Candidates will be shortlisted for the Paper-II on the basis of their performance in Paper-I. Paper-II will only of qualifying nature. Candidates qualifying in Paper-II as per cut-off prescribed by the Commission taking into account the number of vacancies and availability of candidates. The cut-offs in Paper-I and qualifying marks in Paper-II may be different for vacancies in each State/UT will be fixed at the discretion of the Commission. Candidates for each State/UT will be finally selected based on their performance in Paper-I, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper-II.
Provided that SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, alongwith candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates will be accommodated against the general/unreserved vacancies as per their position in the overall Merit List. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates which will, thus, comprise of SC , ST, OBC and PH candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate in merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard.
Physically Handicapped (OH/VH) category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in written examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. is to be counted against reserved vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to fitness of such candidate for selection. Such candidates may also be recommended at relaxed standards to the extent of the number of vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit. In so far as cases of Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction of the military service rendered from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible against the reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age.
Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.
The Commission will maintain a reserve list for each State/UT valid for one year from the date of declaration of result or
publication of the Notice of the next recruitment whichever is earlier.
11. RESOLUTION OF TIE CASES In cases where more than one candidate secure the equal aggregate marks, tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another :-
(1) By referring to the marks in Part-III of the objective type paper.
(2) By referring to marks in Part-II of the objective type paper.
(3) Date of birth i.e. the candidate older in age gets preference.
(4) By referring to the alphabetical order of the names taking first name into consideration.
12. HOW TO APPLY :Paper Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format (Annexure-I) , For detailed instructions relating to the application form and how the application is to be submitted, Annexure - II A or Annexure - II B, for postal applications and on-line applications respectively, may be referred to.
13. ADMISSION TO THE EXAMINATION:
All eligible candidates who apply in response to this advertisement by the CLOSING DATE will be assigned Roll numbers. These will be communicated to them or placed on the website of the concerned Regional Office at least two weeks before the date of the examination. A candidate must write his/her Roll number along with his/her name, date of birth and name of the examination while addressing any communication to the Commission. Communication from the candidate not furnishing these particulars shall not be entertained.
Admission Certificates (ACs) for the Examination indicating the time table and also venues of examination for each candidate will be issued to all applicants about three weeks before the date of examination. IF ANY CANDIDATE DOES NOT RECEIVE ADMISSION CERTIFICATE FOR THE EXAMINATION OR UNABLE TO DOWNLOAD FROM THE WEBSITE OF THE REGIONAL OFFICE ONE WEEK BEFORE THE DATE OF EXAMINATION, HE/SHE MUST IMMEDIATELY CONTACT THE CONCERNED REGIONAL/SUB REGIONAL OFFICE (S) OF THE COMMISSION WITH PROOF OF HAVING SUBMITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION. (In case of Applications submitted under Certificate of Posting, the Date-Stamp of the Post-Office concerned should be clearly legible). FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DEPRIVE HIM/HER OF ANY CLAIM FOR CONSIDERATION. CANDIDATES ALSO HAVE THE OPTION TO DOWNLOAD THE ADMISSION CERTIFICATES FROM THE CONCERNED REGIONAL/SUB REGIONAL OFFICES WEBSITE. SUCH FACILITY WILL BE AVAILABLE ATLEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION. Candidates who apply on-line but are unable to download their Admission Certificates or do not receive their Admission Certificates at least one week before the date of the examination should contact the concerned Regional Office with details such as Registration ID, Transaction ID of SBI, copy of challan, etc. for obtaining the Admission Certificates. Details of deficiency in online applications, if any, will also be placed on the Commission’s website ( http://ssc.nic.in ) about two weeks before the examination.
Note: The candidates must carry at least one photo bearing identity proof such as Driving License,Aadhaar Card, Voter Card, College/University ID Card, Income Tax PAN, while attending the examination, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the examination.
14. COMMISSION’S DECISION FINAL The decision of the Commission in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, conduct of examination(s) and interviews, allotment of examination centres, selection and allotment of posts/organizations to selected candidates will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
15. COURTS JURISDICTION Any dispute in regard to this recruitment will be subject to courts/tribunals having jurisdiction over the place of concerned Regional/Sub-Regional Office of the SSC where the candidate has submitted his/her application.
16. For detailed instructions relating to Application form, instructions for filling up the application form and for on-line payment/submission of application , candidates are advised to refer Annexures-I, II A and II B.
SPACE FOR APPLICATION FORM
SPACE FOR APPLICATION FORM
Annexure – II A BROCHURE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING UP THE APPLICATION I. The Commission uses standard application form for all its examinations. Therefore, please read the instructions given in the Notice of Examination and also given below carefully before filling up the application form, in your own interest. II. Use only blue/black ball pen to write in the boxes, i.e., III. Instructions have been given for most items in the application itself which should be gone through carefully before filling up the boxes. For items for which instructions are not available, further instructions given below may be gone through carefully.
IV. Please go through the instructions given below for filling up each item numbered in the application form:-
Name of the State / UT for which application is made and Centre Code
Refer to Para-7 of the Notice of the Examination. Candidates should opt for only such centre as are included under each State/UT.
12.1. Code for seeking age relaxation.
Refer to para 4 B of the Notice of the Examination.
14. Candidates should indicate whether they belong to one of the minority communities notified by Govt. namely Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, or Zoroastrians (Parsis). 16. VH/Cerebral Palsy candidates should specify the medium in which they desire to take the Written Examination. Scribe will be arranged by the Commission accordingly. 17. Educational Qualification and Subject Code: See Annexure – IX
Use ‘Others’ if any particular Educational Qualification or Subject is not assigned a code.
19. Address for communication Write your complete communication address including your Name in English in capital letters or in Hindi with blue/black ball pen. Do not forget to write 6 digits PIN in the boxes. 20. Photograph Paste your recent photograph of size 4cmx5cm. Do not staple and do not get the photo attested. Please note that your application shall be rejected summarily without photograph. Box for Roll Number to be left unfilled (blank) by the candidate. SIGNATURE OF CANDIDATE (WHEREVER REQUIRED)
PLEASE SIGN IN RUNNING HAND. SIGNATURE IN CAPITAL LETTERS OF ENGLISH SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND YOUR APPLICATION SHALL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED. UNSIGNED APPLICATION SHALL ALSO BE REJECTED.
Procedure for Online Submission of Application Note: The facility of Part-I Registration will be available from 10.11.2012 to 05.12.2012 (upto 5:00 PM).
The facility of Part-II Registration will be available from 10.11.2012 to 07.12.2012 (upto 5:00 PM).
The online submission of the application may be made at website ssconline.nic.in and ssconline2.gov.in. Instructions are available at the site. Candidate should read the instructions carefully before making any entry or selecting options. Candidate should supply all the required details while filling up the online form. Mandatory fields are marked with * (asterisk) sign. The filling of online application contains two parts :
Part I Registration
Part II Registration
1. In Part I registration, candidate will have to fill basic information. On submission of details, candidate shall be prompted to check the details and make any correction in the application.
2. Candidate may press “I agree” button after declaration once he/she finds that information supplied by him/her is in order and no correction is required. Thereafter no correction/modification etc. shall be allowed.
3. Then a page with Registration No. shall be generated. Note down registration number or take out the print out of the page. The application procedure is incomplete without part II registration. Part II registration requires filling of payment details, uploading of photograph and scanned signature. Candidates may note that the Registration number given by the Commission and Transaction ID of the Bank should be properly entered in the relevant space, failing which it will not be possible to link the payment with Part I registration. On-line application will be complete only if scanned signature and photo are uploaded as per instructions.
4. Candidates who have to pay application fee can pay fee online through net banking, debit card, credit card, or cash through SBI bank challan at ssconline.nic.in. and ssconline2.gov.in
5. To pay fee in cash, candidate can take printout of challan generated online after completion of part I registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of State Bank of India and then continue with the Part II registration.
6. Those who want to pay online through net banking, can go directly to part II registration after completion of part I. Candidate will have to supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part II registration. Online payment is available only for registration through ssconline.nic.in. and ssconline2.gov.in
7. As approval of the Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance has not been received for use of credit cards / debit cards, payment through these modes will not be available.
8. Those who are exempted from payment of fee can skip steps 4 to 7.
9. Then upload a recently taken scanned photograph in 8 – bit JPG format. The digital size of the file must be of resolution 100 pixel widths by 120 pixels height.
10. Then upload your scanned signature in 8 – bit JPG format. The digital size of the file must be of resolution 140 pixel width by 60 pixels height.
11. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully before filling up the application form.
12. Request for change/correction in any particulars in the Application Form shall not be entertained under any circumstances. The Staff Selection Commission will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of non acceptance of any correction/addition/deletion in any particular filled in application form whatever the reasons may be.
FORM OF CERTIFICATE TO BE SUBMITTED BY CENTRAL GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES SEEKING AGE-RELAXATION (To be filled by the Head of the Office or Department in which the candidate is working).
(Please see Para 4(B) of the Notice) It is certified that *Shri/Smt./Km. ______________________ is a Central Government Civilian employee holding the post of ---------------------------------- in the pay scale of Rs.___________________ with 3 years regular service in the grade as on closing date. Signature ___________________
(*Please delete the words which are not applicable.)
ANNEXURE- IV Form of Certificate for serving Defence Personnel (Please see Note III Para-4 (B) of Notice for the Examination)
I hereby certify that, according to the information available with me (No.) __________________________________ (Rank) ___________________ (Name) ___________________________ is due to complete the specified term of his engagement with the Armed Forces on the (Date) ____________________.
(Signature of Commanding Officer)
UNDERTAKING TO BE GIVEN BY THE CANDIDATE COVERED UNDER NOTE III PARA 4(B) OF NOTICE.
I understand that, if selected on the basis of the recruitment/examination to which the application relates, my appointment will be subject to my producing documentary evidence to the satisfaction of the Appointing Authority that I have been duly released/retired/discharged from the Armed Forces and that I am entitled to the benefits admissible to Ex-Servicemen in terms of the Ex-Servicemen Re-employment in Central Civil Services and Posts rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.
I also understand that I shall not be eligible to be appointed to a vacancy reserved for Ex-S in regard to the recruitment covered by this examination, if I have at any time prior to such appointment, secured any employment on the civil side (including Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies/Statutory Bodies, Nationalized Banks, etc.) by availing of the concession of reservation of vacancies admissible to Ex-S.
I further submit the following information:
a) Date of appointment in Armed Forces __________________
b) Date of discharge ____________________
c) Length of service in Armed Forces __________________
d) My last Unit / Corps ____________________
(Signature of the Candidate)
FORMAT FOR SC/ST CERTIFICATE A candidate who claims to belong to one of the Scheduled Caste or the Scheduled Tribes should submit in support of his claim an attested/certified copy of a certificate in the form given below, from the District Officer or the sub-Divisional Officer or any other officer as indicated below of the District in which his parents (or surviving parent) ordinarily reside who has been designated by the State Government concerned as competent to issue such a certificate. If both his parents are dead, the officer signing the certificate should be of the district in which the candidate himself ordinarily resides otherwise than for the purpose of his own education. Wherever photograph is an integral part of the certificate, the Commission would accept only attested photocopies of such certificates and not any other attested or true copy.
(The format of the certificate to be produced by Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates applying for appointment to posts under Government of India) This is to certify that Shri/Shrimati/Kumari* __________________________ son/daughter of ___________________________________ of village/town/* in District/Division *_______________________ of the State/Union Territory* ________
belongs to the Caste/Tribes_______________ which is recognized as a Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes* under:-
The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) order, 1950 ___________________
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) order, 1950 ________________
The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Union Territories order, 1951 * _______________
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Union Territories Order, 1951*______________
As amended by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Lists(Modification) order, 1956, the Bombay Reorganization Act, 1960 & the Punjab Reorganization Act, 1966, the State of Himachal Pradesh Act 1970, the North-Eastern Area(Reorganization) Act, 1971 and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Order(Amendment) Act, 1976.
The Constitution (Jammu & Kashmir) Scheduled Castes Order, 1956___________
The Constitution (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1959 as amended by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes order (Amendment Act), 1976*.
The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Castes order 1962.
The Constitution (Dadra and Nagar Haveli) Scheduled Tribes Order 1962@.
The Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Order 1964@
The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) (Uttar Pradesh) Order, 1967 @
The Constitution (Goa, Daman & Diu) Scheduled Castes Order, 1968@
The Constitution (Goa, Daman & Diu) Scheduled Tribes Order 1968 @
The Constitution (Nagaland) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1970 @
The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Castes Order 1978@
The Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Tribes Order 1978@
The Constitution (Jammu & Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order 1989@
The Constitution (SC) orders (Amendment) Act, 1990@
The Constitution (ST) orders (Amendment) Ordinance 1991@
The Constitution (ST) orders (Second Amendment) Act, 991@
The Constitution (ST) orders (Amendment) Ordinance 1996