Written By Ajit Kumar on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 8:26 PM
ADVERTISEMENT NO. 11/2017
UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
INVITES ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATIONS (ORA*)
FOR RECRUITMENT BY SELECTION TO THE FOLLOWING POSTS
(*: by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in)
1. (Vacancy No. 17061101410) Seventy-two Senior Grade of Indian Information
Service Group ‘B’ (Gazetted), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting,
(SC-11,ST-05, OBC-20 & UR-36). Of the seventy-two posts, two posts are reserved for
Physically Challenged Persons with disabilities i.e. Blindness or Low Vision viz. Blind
(B) or Partially Blind (PB) or Hearing Impairment viz. Deaf (D) or Partially Deaf (PD).
The posts are suitable for Physically Challenged Persons with disability viz.
Orthopaedically Handicapped/Locomotor Disability/Cerebral Palsy with Both legs
affected but not arms (BL) or Both arms affected (BA) or One Leg Affected (Right or
Left) (OL) or One arm affected (R or L) (OA) or Stiff back and hips (cannot sit or stoop)
(BH) or Both legs and both arms affected (BLA) or Muscular weakness and limited
physical endurance (MW) or One Leg and One Arm Affected (OLA) or Blind (B) or
Partially Blind (PB) or Hearing Impairment viz. Deaf (D) or Partially Deaf (PD). The
posts are permanent. The posts are located in different Media Units of the Ministry all
over the Country. Pay Scale: Rs.9300-34800/- in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs.4600/-
(Pre-revised) corresponding to Level.7 in Pay Matrix. The post belongs to Indian
Information Service, Group ’B’ - Gazetted. Age: 30 yrs. The recruitment to the above
vacancies of the post of Senior Grade of Indian Information Service, Ministry of
Information and Broadcasting is Language based and the language wise beak-up of
vacancies areas under:-.
Sl.No. Language Number of Vacancies
1 Hindi 19
2 English 21
3 Marathi 03
4 Gujrathi 02
5 Bengali 03
6 Oriya 02
7 Tamil 04
8 Malayalam 02
9 Telugu 04
10 Kannada 02
11 Urdu 04
12 Assamese 02
13 Punjabi 02
14 Kashmiri 01
15 Manipuri 01
QUALIFICATIONS: ESSENTIAL: (A) EDUCATIONAL: (i) Degree of a recognized
University or Institute; (ii) Diploma/Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism/ Mass
Communication from a recognized University/Institution. OR Degree in Journalism and
Mass Communication from a recognized University/Institute. The Candidates must
have studied concerned Indian language upto 10th Class.
(B) EXPERIENCE: Two years experience of journalistic, publicity or public relation work in Government Department/Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Organisation/News agency/
Newspaper registered with the Registrar of News papers of India (RNI) / any other
Listed Private Organization.
NOTE: The qualification regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the Commission in case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes if at any stage of selection, the Commission for reasons to be recorded in writing, is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies reserved for them. DUTIES: The officers are required to prepare
press notes, publicity materials, editorial material and analysis of Press Comments on
current topics, compilation of news bulletins and reporting of news for broadcasting,
monitoring of news bulletins by foreign broadcasting stations. Organising Exhibitions,
writing scripts/captions, maintenance of Register on newspapers in India. Preparation of
research/reference paper and background note in the field of history, economic and
current events for use of press, radio, writers etc. HQ: New Delhi (but Incumbents
recruited are liable to serve anywhere in India). The posts are located in different Media
Units of the Ministry all over the country.
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA)
THROUGH ORA WEBSITE IS 23:59 HRS ON 29.06.2017.
THE LAST DATE FOR PRINTING OF COMPLETELY SUBMITTED ONLINE
APPLICATION IS UPTO 23:59 HRS ON 30.06.2017.