STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION (SOUTHERN REGION) CHENNAI-ADVERTISEMENT No.:SSC/SR/2/2014 Closing Date : 24.11.2014
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(To be advertised in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar Dated the 25th to 31st October, 2014)
STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION (SOUTHERN REGION) CHENNAI
ADVERTISEMENT No.:SSC/SR/2/2014 Closing Date : 24.11.2014
Applications are invited for the following ( Group`B' and Group’C ) posts in various Offices :
IMPORTANT NOTE ON EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Degree/Diploma etc. obtained by candidates from open Universities/ Distance Education will not be accepted unless the same is accompanied by a certificate to the effect that the course is recognized by Distance Education Council in terms of Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification No. 44 published in Gazette of India dated 08.04.1995 for the relevant period when the candidate has acquired the relevant qualification.
2. Age and relaxation in upper age limit:
Date of birth will be reckoned as on normal closing date (i.e ) 24.11.2014.
Should be within the age limit prescribed as on the closing date 24.11.2014. Age relaxation is available for Ex- serviceman candidates. The Ex-Servicemen should have been discharged or are likely to be discharged from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date 24.11.2014 on completion of his assignment. Necessary certificate/undertaking should be submitted by the Ex-Serviceman candidate in the form prescribed in D/o Personnel & Training's O.M.No. 36034/2/91-Estt (SCT) dated 3.4.91. (Appendix I and II ) Ex-S fulfilling the conditions laid down by the Government from time to time shall be allowed to deduct military service from their actual age and such resultant age should not exceed the prescribed age-limit by more than three years for Group “C” Posts and Group “B” Posts. SC/ST candidates should submit their certificate in the format prescribed by the Commission as given in Appendix – III.
Other Backward Class (OBC) for the purpose of Age Relaxation and Reservation will mean "Persons of OBC category not belonging to the Creamy Layer" as defined in Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT), dated 08.09.1993 and modified vide Govt. of India Deptt. of Personnel and Training OM No. 36033/3/2004-Estt(Res) dated 09.03.2004 and 14.10.2008.
Candidates claiming the benefit of reservation under OBC Category not covered under the Creamy Layer must ensure that they furnish the OBC Certificate duly signed by the competent Authority on or before 24.11.2014 (closing date) in the format prescribed by the Commission in the Notice as in Appendix IV. The closing date for receipt of application will be treated as the date for OBC status of the candidate and also, for assuring that the candidate does not fall in the creamy layer.
The candidates claiming OBC status may note that certificate of creamy layer status should have been obtained within three years before the closing date (i.e.) 24.11.2014.. Any deviation of the OBC Certificate from the present prescribed format will not be accepted by the Commission and will lead such applications to be treated as belonging to General (UR) category in case such candidates are within the age limit for General (UR) category. Otherwise, such applications shall be rejected.
Representations from candidates for reconsideration of their category at subsequent stages of the recruitment will not be entertained.
The Commission will however have the discretionary power to reduce/waive off any of the provisions in exceptional and deserving cases.
NOTE : 1. No relaxation in the upper age-limit is admissible for SC/ST/OBC candidates applying for UR vacancies.
2. Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/or seeking age relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the Competent Authority, in the prescribed format.
No age-relaxation is admissible to sons and daughters of Ex- Servicemen.
All persons who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1.1.1980 to 31.12.89 shall be eligible for relaxation in the upper age- limit by five years in support of which the proof of residence may be submitted along with the application to that effect.
Upper age limit is relaxable upto the age of 35 years in the case of widows, divorced women and women who are judicially separated from their husbands and who are not remarried.
Central Government Civilian Employees applying for these posts should submit an undertaking that they have informed in writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Recruitment. The Central Government Civilian Employees/ Departmental candidates seeking age relaxation (in upper age-limit) should submit a certificate from the Office where they are employed as per Appendix –VI & VII. They should continue to have the status of Central Government Civilian Employees at the time of appointment in the event of selection.
3. Fee Payable & Mode of Payment:
Rs.50/= (Rupees fifty only) in the form of Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS) which are available in all Post Offices. Any other mode of payment viz., cash, money order, cheque,DD & Postal order will not be accepted. Fee should be paid separately for each category for which applications are submitted separately.
Fee Exemption :
All Female candidates
SC/ST / PH Candidates.
Ex-Servicemen who have not already secured employment under the Central Govt. in civil side after availing the benefit given to them as ExS for their re-employment.
NOTE: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
4. MODE OF SELECTION: Candidates fulfilling, the minimum prescribed qualifications will be shortlisted on the basis of their educational qualifications, academic records, percentage of marks etc, or through a screening test at the discretion of the Commission. Candidates, thus, selected may be required to undergo a written proficiency test wherever applicable/required or considered necessary by the Commission at its discretion.
The Commission holds the discretion to fix different qualifying standards for different categories in the proficiency test wherever applicable. Candidates qualified on the basis of merit of proficiency test if any held, would be required to appear at the Interview. Final select list would be prepared in order of merit as disclosed by the aggregate marks (marks of Proficiency Test wherever applicable and Interview/skill test as the case may be) finally awarded to each candidate taking into account the number of vacancies advertised and in that order so many candidates as are found suitable by the Commission would be recommended. Provided further that SC/ST and OBC candidates who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards along with
candidates belonging to other communities will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs and OBCs which will thus comprise SC, ST and OBC candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate on merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standards.
5. How to Apply:
The applications duly filled in (Please refer to "Guidelines for filling in the Application Form" given separately.) alongwith self attested copies of certificates should be submitted to the Southern Regional Office of the Commission on or before 24.11.2014 (Closing date) at the following address:
The Regional Director (SR)
Staff Selection Commission,
2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai - 600 006.
(In the case of residents of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad the closing date shall be 01.12.2014.)
Applications Received After The Specified Time Of Closing Date Will Not Be Entertained Under Any Circumstances. The Commission will not be responsible for postal delay.