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35 Vacancies for the post of Executive/Legislative/Committee/Protocol Assistant on Direct Recruitment basis in Lok Sabha Secretariat < 02.11.2016_to 01.12.2016

Written By Ajit Kumar on Friday, October 28, 2016 | 8:21 PM

Advt. No. 4/2016
Online applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens for filling up 35 vacancies
(08 SC, 01 ST, 13 OBC and 13 UR) for the post of Executive/Legislative/Committee/Protocol
Assistant on Direct Recruitment basis in Lok Sabha Secretariat which is a level 7 post in the Pay
Matrix (Provisional) [in the Pay Band of Rs. 9300-34800 (PB-2) + Grade Pay : Rs. 4600/- (prerevised)].

The reservation of vacancies for physically challenged persons is as under :
No. of vacancies reserved : 02
01 Hearing Impairment PD - (Partially deaf)
01 Visual Impairment LV - (Low Vision)

Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
Desirable : Certificate in computer course recognized by All India Council for Technical Education
(AICTE)/Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Courses (DOEACC) or courses
equivalent to 'O' Level in terms of syllabus and duration of course as prescribed by DOEACC.
UPPER AGE LIMIT : 27 years.
*The post is also suitable for physically challenged persons with Locomotor Disability as per details given below :
Functional classification
I. Both Legs affected but not arms [BL]
II. One leg affected (Right or Left) [OL]
 (i) Impaired reach
 (ii) Weakness of grip
 (iii) at axic
III. One arm affected (Right or Left) [OA]
 (i) Impaired reach
 (ii) Weakness of grip
 (iii) at axic
However, physically challenged persons with Locomotor Disability will not be entitled to avail relaxation in age and/or qualifying
marks prescribed in this advertisement.

Eligible candidates will be required to appear in the examination as per the following
scheme :
I. Preliminary Examination :
Subject Marks Time
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
General English
(50 Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions in each part)
50 Minutes
The Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying examination. Only those candidates who
obtain the minimum qualifying marks in each component and aggregate in the Preliminary
Examination will be called for the Main Examination. The marks secured by the candidates in the
Preliminary Examination will not be counted while preparing the final selection list.
II. Main Examination :
Paper Subject Marks Time
I English Essay, Precis, Comprehension and Grammar 150 3 hours
II Constitution of India 100 3 hours
In paper-I, English Essay, Precis, Comprehension and Grammar will be of 60 marks, 40
marks, 25 marks and 25 marks, respectively. The Paper-II on 'Constitution of India' will be
descriptive type. Though the Question Paper-II will be in English, the candidates will have the
option of answering the same either in English or in Hindi. All the answers of this paper must be
written in one medium i.e. English or Hindi. Candidates will have to obtain the minimum
qualifying marks in each of the papers of the Main Examination.
From amongst the candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in each of the
above two papers of the Main Examination, selection will be made on the basis of the overall
performance of candidates in the Main Examination, subject to the availability of vacancies. The
candidates belonging to OBC, SC and ST categories who will be availing the benefit of their
category in marks obtained for qualifying the Preliminary Examination and/or Main Examination
and/or in age, will not be entitled to occupy UR vacancy.

I. AGE AND QUALIFICATIONS : Age and qualifications will be reckoned
as on 01.12.2016.
II. AGE RELAXATION: The UPPER AGE LIMIT specified above is for General candidates.
Relaxation of 03 years for OBC candidates and 05 years for SC/ST candidates is
permissible in UPPER AGE LIMIT.
Further relaxation in UPPER AGE LIMIT to Physically Challenged Persons, Government
Employees and ex-Servicemen will be as indicated hereunder:
(i) Physically Challenged Persons: The upper age limit will be relaxable up to a maximum of
10 years in the case of physically challenged persons having disability mentioned in this
advertisement. (The physically challenged persons with Locomotor Disability will not be
entitled to avail this age relaxation.)

(ii) Government/Public Sector Undertaking employees: The upper age limit is further relaxable
up to 5 years (depending upon the extent of their continuous service) to the candidates in
Government Service/Public Sector Undertakings who have rendered not less than 3 years
continuous service on regular basis as on 01.12.2016 and they should continue in their
service till their final selection. Persons who are appointed on ad-hoc/daily wages/hourly
paid/ contract basis are not eligible for age relaxation.
NOTE: Applicants in Government Service or in service in Lok Sabha and Rajya
Sabha Secretariats should have completed 3 years of continuous regular service in
Government and/or in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats, for claiming age
relaxation as Government servants as per provisions in para 5 II(ii) above.
(iii) Ex-Servicemen: Length of military service plus 3 years (upto the maximum of 45
Ex-serviceman means a person who has served in any rank whether as a combatant
or non-combatant in the regular Army, Navy, Air Force of the Indian Union, and:
(a) who retired from such service after earning her/his pension. This would
also include persons who are released/retired at their own request after
having earned their pension; or
(b) who has been released, otherwise than on her/his own request from such
service as a result of reduction in establishment; or
(c) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period
of engagement, otherwise than at her/his own request or by way of dismissal
or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, and has been given a
Armed Forces Personnel in the last year of service in the force who
have been permitted to seek re-employment are eligible to apply.
Employees of Lok Sabha Secretariat : No AGE LIMIT. However, the candidate must have
completed three years’ continuous regular service in the Lok Sabha Secretariat.

(a) All the candidates who are declared qualified in the Preliminary Examination will be
required to furnish copies of her/his certificates, degrees, mark sheets etc., duly attested by
a Gazetted Officer or First Class Magistrate at the time of Main Examination failing which
the candidature of such candidate(s) will be cancelled by Joint Recruitment Cell. The
candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that result of the qualifying
examination was declared on or before 01.12.2016 and she/he has been declared passed,
will also be considered to have the required qualification. The candidates will be required
to submit both certificate/degree as well as marks sheet(s) in respect of each educational
qualification mentioned in the application.

(b) Only the Matriculation or equivalent examination certificate will be accepted as
proof of date of birth. No other document will be accepted for this purpose. In case, the
date of birth is not mentioned in the Matriculation or equivalent examination certificate of a
candidate, she/he may submit attested photocopy of the certificate of her/his any other
higher educational qualification containing the required information alongwith attested
photocopy of Matriculation or equivalent examination certificate and also an attested
photocopy of an affidavit to the effect that the date of birth is not mentioned in the
Matriculation or equivalent examination certificate issued by the concerned Education
The name of the candidate and her/his parents filled up in the application form by
the candidates shall be the same as mentioned in the Matriculation Certificate. In case, there
is a discrepancy between the name as recorded in the Matriculation Certificate and as
entered in Degree and/or PG Degree and/or other certificates, the following steps must be
taken :
(i) In case of minor discrepancy in the name due to a spelling error i.e. {(Mohan and
Mohun) or (R. Mathur and Ramesh Mathur)}, an attested photocopy of an affidavit
to the effect that both the names belong to the same person, shall be furnished.
(ii) In case of a major discrepancy related to the addition or deletion of part/parts of any
name i.e. {(Ram Kumar and Ram Kumar Singh) or (Ajay Kumar and Ajay Kumar
Singh Rana)}, an attested photocopy of Gazette Notification to the effect that the
person has changed her/his name henceforth, shall be furnished.
(iii) In case of certificates issued by the State of Maharashtra, the name of the candidate
is sometimes inclusive of the name of the father and/or name of the mother. In such
cases, an attested photocopy of an affidavit to the effect that the names on both
certificates belong to the same person, shall be furnished.
(c) The applicant availing age relaxation on the basis of her/his service in a Government
Department/Public Sector Undertaking/Lok Sabha Secretariat will be required to furnish a
certificate from her/his office in respect of length of her/his service as on the last date for
receipt of applications.
(d) The physically challenged persons shall submit the ‘Disability Certificate’ in the
prescribed format (ANNEXURE). Otherwise, these candidates will not be allowed any
benefits available to persons with diabilities.
(e) The ex-Servicemen should submit a copy of Discharge Certificate and the Armed
Forces Personnel in the last year of Service in the Force shall submit a copy of the
permission to seek re-employment.
(f) In the event of any information furnished by a candidate being found false or
incorrect at any stage or not satisfying the eligibility conditions according to the
requirements mentioned in this advertisement, her/his candidature/appointment is liable to
be cancelled/terminated. The applicants are also cautioned that they may be permanently
debarred from the examinations conducted/to be conducted by Lok Sabha Secretariat and/or
their appointment may be cancelled, in case they fraudulently claim eligibility for a post.

Candidates claiming to be SC/ST/OBC must ensure the following conditions :
(i) The name of the candidate and her/his father in the certificate should be strictly as
recorded in the Matriculation Certificate.
(ii) The caste and/or sub caste name should be strictly according to the Central
List as is available on the website i.e. socialjustice.nic.in in respect of SCs, on
tribal.nic.in in respect of STs and on ncbc.nic.in in respect of OBCs.
(iii) The residential clause in SC/ST/OBC certificate should be duly filled up.
 (iv) In case, SC/ST/OBC certificate is issued to a candidate residing in a State on the
basis of the relevant certificate issued to her/his parent in another State, relevant
migration clause should have been duly filled up.
(v) The certificate should have been signed by a competent authority not less than
Tehsildar with legible stamp of her/his designation either in Hindi or in English.
(vi) The certificate must contain a round seal of the concerned issuing authority/office.
In case of a round seal in regional language, another seal in either English or Hindi
may also be affixed.
 (vii) In case of an OBC certificate issued prior to 02.12.2013, a fresh certificate
incorporating therein the relevant provisions of DoPT OM Nos. 36033/3/2004 - Estt.
(Res.) dated 14.10.2008 and 36033/1/2013- Estt.(Res.) dated 27.05.2013 pertaining
to Creamy Layer must be got prepared inter-alia satisfying the above mentioned
conditions at (i) to (vi).
(viii) If the SC/ST/OBC/Disability certificate is/are in language other than English/Hindi,
the candidates should submit a attested translated version of the same either in
English or Hindi.
The candidates submitting caste/category certificate not satisfying the above conditions will
be treated as 'General' category candidates and will not be provided any benefit available to
the caste/category mentioned/claimed by her/him in the application.
In case, in the OBC certificate furnished by a candidate it has been mentioned that
the caste the candidate belongs to is recognized as OBC under the Resolution(s) of the
concerned State Government, however, actually the said caste is also recognized as OBC
under various Resolutions of the Ministry of Welfare, Government of India, the candidate
may submit revised certificate up to 180 days after 01.12.2016. However, the result for any
stage(s) of examination declared prior to the submission of the revised certificate will not be
revised by JRC
V. CUT OFF PERCENTAGE OF MARKS: The minimum cut off percentages of marks in
Written Test in an examination is 50%, 45% and 40% for vacancies in General, OBC and
SC/ST categories, respectively. The above percentages are relaxable by 5% in case of
physically challenged persons of relevant disability and category for appointment against
the vacancies reserved for physically challenged persons. (The physically challenged
persons with Locomotor Disability will not be entitled to avail this relaxation in marks.)
These percentages are the minimum marks which a candidate is required to secure in each
paper/component and aggregate in the written test. However, the cut-off percentages may
be raised in individual component/paper/aggregate to arrive at reasonable vacancy :
candidate ratio.
In case sufficient number of eligible candidates prefer to take examination in Chennai,
Kolkata and Mumbai, Joint Recruitment Cell may hold the preliminary examination in these
cities also besides Delhi. In the eventuality of insufficient number of eligible candidates for
the post opting for taking examination in any of these three cities, those candidates will
have to take examination in Delhi. The choice once made by the applicant with regard to the
examination centre shall be final. No request for change in date, time and centre of
examination will be accepted under any circumstances. Joint Recruitment Cell will,
however, have final discretion in the allotment of examination centre to the applicants on
the basis of number of applications received for a particular centre.

VII. NUMBER OF VACANCIES: The number of vacancies specified in respect of the post is
subject to change.
VIII. In case, the number of eligible candidates for the said post are less than or equal to the
approved norm for calling the candidates for the Main Examination, the Preliminary
Examination may not be held.
of application online by the applicants shall not give them the right to be called for
Selection Process. Lok Sabha Secretariat reserves the right to cancel the programme of
recruitment to the said post at any stage without any prior notice and without assigning any
reason therefor. Lok Sabha Secretariat also reserves the right to modify the advertisement
or part of it at any stage, if considered necessary.
X. Canvassing in any manner would lead to summary rejection of application and candidature
at any stage.
XI. The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi at New Delhi will have the jurisdiction to settle and decide
all matters and disputes related to this recruitment process.
The scrutiny of applications with regard to eligibility criteria i.e. age, educational
qualification, category, etc., will be undertaken by Lok Sabha Secretariat at the time of
preparation of final result. At that time, if any claim made by a candidate in the application
is not found substantiated or supported by relevant documents/ certificates then her/his
candidature will be cancelled and the decision of Lok Sabha Secretariat in this regard shall
be final. No correspondence will be entertained with the candidates who are found
The candidates who are declared qualified for appointment shall be required to
produce original documents/certificates/mark-sheets/degree(s), etc. before the appointment
for verification of the correctness of the attested copies submitted by her/him and also to
verify the correctness of the information furnished by her/him in the application for the said
post. In case any discrepancy is found, her/his candidature shall be cancelled.
Further, the appointment of the selected candidates will be subject to being found
medically fit as per the prescribed procedure in this regard. They will be required to
undergo medical examination, prior to being appointed after due selection.


I. Eligible applicants are required to apply online only under the link
Recruitment → Apply Online. No other means/mode of application will be accepted. Before
applying, the applicants are advised to thoroughly go through this advertisement to ensure
that she/he fulfils all the eligibility conditions for the post. The admission of candidates at
all stages of examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed
eligibility conditions.
II. The applicant shall upload her/his latest photograph and signature in the space provided in
the application form. Before uploading, the applicants are advised to go through the
guidelines in this regard.

III. Applicants are required to have a valid and active personal email id and Mobile
Number for filling in the application. Applicant will receive registration confirmation by
SMS/email. Therefore, the candidates are advised to furnish correct Mobile number/e-mail
address to receive the registration confirmation. This email id and Mobile Number should
be valid for the duration of this recruitment process. The Lok Sabha Secretariat may send
intimation regarding date of examination, etc., through the email id/Mobile Number filled in
the application. Under no circumstances, the candidate should share/mention email
id/Mobile Number to or of any other person.
In case the applicant does not have a valid and active email id, she/he shall create the same
before applying online.
IV. Candidate may click ‘Submit’ box after ‘Declaration’ in the online application format only
after ensuring that the information filled in by her/him is in order and no correction is
required. After submission of application, no correction/modification in the information
filled in the application shall be allowed. No request in this regard shall be entertained
under any circumstances. The Lok Sabha Secretariat will not be responsible for any
consequences arising out of furnishing of incorrect and incomplete details in the application
form or omission to provide the required details in the application form.
V. An applicant should submit only one application. If due to unavoidable circumstances any
applicant submits multiple applications, her/his only that application with higher
‘Registration Number’ shall be entertained by Lok Sabha Secretariat. Her/his earlier
application(s) shall stand rejected.
VI. The online application can be filled up from 02.11.2016_to 01.12.2016 till 05:00 p.m. after
which the link will be disabled. To avoid last days' rush, which may result in thwarting
attempt to fill online application due to heavy traffic on server, candidates are advised to
submit application well before the last date. No request for extension of time after the last
prescribed date shall be entertained.

Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her
photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.
_ Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
_ The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably with white background.
_ Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
_ If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade,
so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows
_ If you have to use flash, ensure there‟s no “red-eye”
_ If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
_ Photograph with cap, hat and dark glasses are not acceptable. Though religious head wear is
allowed but it must not cover your face.
_ Resolution 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
_ Size of file should be between 20KB–50KB
_ Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more
than 50 KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc.,
during the process of scanning.
_ The applicant has to sign on white paper with black ball point pen.
_ The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person on his/her
_ The signature will be used by Lok Sabha Secretariat to put on the Admission Letter/Card and
wherever required for examination purposes.
_ Resolution 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
_ Size of file should be between 10KB – 20KB
_ Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB
_ Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
_ Set Color to True Color
_ File Size as specified above
_ Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload
editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).

_ The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is : image01.jpg or
image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse
over the file image icon.
Candidates using MS Windows/MS Office can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not
exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. Scanned
photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using „Save As‟ option in
the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 20KB (signature) by using
crop and then resize option [Please see points (I) & (II) above for the pixel size] in the „Image‟
menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also.
If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
The candidate should fill in all the details correctly and also upload photograph and signature as
(i) There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
(ii) Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”
(iii) Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo / Signature file has been saved.
(iv) Select the file by clicking on it
(v) Click the „Upload‟ button
Your Online Application will not be registered/submitted unless you upload your photo and
signature as specified.
Note :
(a) In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate‟s application will be
(b) In case the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his/her application and
re upload his/her photograph or signature.
9. In case of any difficulty experienced in submission of On-line application, candidates may contact
the helpline telephone no. 011-23034521.
10. Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application form after
registering. But the printout of the application should not be sent to the Lok Sabha Secretariat.

11. The information in respect of provisionally eligible candidates as well as the rejected
applications will be uploaded on the website http://www.loksabha.nic.in under the link
Recruitment → Advertisements and Notices.
12. The provisionally eligible candidates shall be issued e-Admission/Call Letter only. No hard
copy of Admission/Call Letter shall be sent by post. The provisionally eligible candidates
will have to download their respective e-Admission/Call Letter from the website
http://www.loksabha.nic.in under the link Recruitment → Online Admission/Call Letter.
The candidates must bring the same [affixing their self-attested/attested recent passport size
photograph (in original) which they have uploaded in their On-Line Application at the time
of applying to the LSS] and hand over to the invigilator on the day of examination(s),
without which no candidate shall be admitted for the examination. The candidate must
carry a valid photo ID proof such as PAN Card/Passport/Voter ID Card/Driving
Licence/Aadhaar Card/Permanent Identity Card issued by a University/College or any other
valid proof of identification having a latest photograph of the candidate, at the time of
The applicants/candidates will be solely responsible for receiving, downloading and printing
of Call Letters/Admit Cards for selection process/any other information. Joint Recruitment
Cell will not be responsible for any loss of email sent due to invalid/wrong email ID
provided by the candidate or delivery of email to spam/bulk mail folder or for delay/non
receipt of information if the candidate fails to access her/his mail/LSS website in time.
13. The applicants are advised to keep on visiting the website
http://www.loksabha.nic.in Recruitment from time to time for information
relating to :
(i) Cancellation or addendum or corrigendum to this Advertisement, if any;
(ii) Dates of Preliminary and Main Examinations (about 30 days prior to the date of
Examination); and
(iii) Result of the Examination.


Recent PP size
Photograph (Showing
face only)
of the person
with disability
Certificate No. Date :
This is to certify that I have carefully examined Shri/Smt./Kum. _______________________________________
Son/wife/daughter of Shri ___________________________________________________________________________
Date of Birth __________________ Age ______________years, male/female_________________________________
Registration No. ______________ permanent resident of House No. _______________ Ward/Village ___________
Street__________________ Post Office __________________District ____________ State ____________________,
whose photograph is affixed above, and am satisfied that he/she is a case of ________________ disability. His/her
extent of permanent physical impairment /disability has been evaluated as per guidelines and shown against the
relevant disability in the table below:
Sl. Disability Affected Part of Diagnosis Permanent physical
No. Body impairment/mental
disability (in %)
1. Locomotor disability @
2. Low vision #
3. Blindness Both Eyes
4. Hearing Impairment $
5. Mental retardation X
6. Mental-illness X
(Please strike out the disabilities which are not applicable)
2. This condition is progressive/non-progressive/likely to improve/not likely to improve.
3. Reassessment of disability is :
(i) not necessary,
(ii) is recommended/after ________ years __________ months, and therefore this certificate shall be valid till
_______________ _________________ ________________
(DD) (MM) (YY)
@ e.g. Left/Right/both arms/legs
# Single eye/both eyes
$ Left/Right/both ears
4. The applicant has submitted the following document as proof of residence:-
Nature of Document Date of Issue Details of authority issuing certificate
5. Sh./Smt./Kumari _____________________meets the following physical requirements for discharge of his/her
duties :-
(i) F-can perform work by manipulating with fingers. Yes/No
(ii) PP-can perform work by pulling and pushing. Yes/No
(iii) L-can perform work by lifting. Yes/No
(iv) KC-can perform work by kneeling and crouching. Yes/No
(v) B-can perform work by bending. Yes/No
(vi) S-can perform work by sitting(on bench or chair). Yes/No
(vii) ST-can perform work by standing. Yes/No
(viii) W-can perform work by walking. Yes/No
(ix) SE-can perform work by seeing. Yes/No
(x) H-can perform work by hearing/speaking. Yes/No
(xi) RW-can perform work by reading and writing. Yes/No
(xii) C- can communicate Yes/No
 (Please strike out which is not applicable)
(Authorised Signatory of notified Medical Authority)
(Name and Seal)
{Countersignature and seal of the CMO/Medical Superintendent/Head of
Government Hospital, in case the certificate is issued by a medical authority
who is not a government servant (with seal)}
impression of the
person in whose
disability certificate
is issued.
Note : In case this certificate is issued by a medical authority who is not a government servant, it shall be valid
only if countersigned by the Chief Medical Officer of the District.
Note : The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide notification number S.O. 908(E), dated 31st
December, 1996.
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