Executive/Legislative/Committee/Protocol Assistant in Lok Sabha Secretariat Last Date - 01.12.2016 Online applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens for filling up 35 vacancies
PARLIAMENT OF INDIA (JOINT RECRUITMENT CELL)
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)].
QUALIFICATION & AGE
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
Eligible candidates will be required to appear in the examination as per the following scheme :
I. Preliminary Examination :
Subject Marks Time - 50 Minutes each Part
Part-A - General Knowledge & Current Affairs 50 marks
Part-B - General English (50 Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions in each part) 50 marks
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 :
I English Essay, Precis, Comprehension and Grammar - 150 Marks - 3 hours
II Constitution of India - 100 Marks - 3 hours
In paper-I, English Essay, Precis, Comprehension and Grammar will be of 60 marks, 40 marks, 25 marks and 25 marks, respectively.
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.
The Paper-II on 'Constitution of India' will be descriptive type.
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 for whom the post has been identified suitable. -3- (ii) Government/Public
RIGHT TO CANCEL THE PROGRAMME OF RECRUITMENT:
Mere submission 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.
HOW TO APPLY ONLINE
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.
GUIDELINES FOR SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE
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.
(I) PHOTOGRAPH IMAGE :
- 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.
(II) SIGNATURE IMAGE:
- 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 behalf. _ 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
(III) SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE:
- 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 prescribed.