(Notification) Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2)
F.No. 3/4/2015-P&P-I. The Staff Selection Commission will
hold an examination for Recruitment of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants,
Data Entry Operators and Lower Divisional Clerks on Sundays 01.11.2015,
15.11.2015 and 22.11.2015, the details of which are as under:
Pay & Posts Details:
- Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant PB -1(Rs. 5200-20200) Grade Pay 2400
- Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 2400
- Data Entry Operator : Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900
- Lower Division Clerk: Pay Band -1 (Rs. 5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1900
Tentatively the vacancies for the post of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant,
LDC and DEO are 3523, 2049 and 1006 respectively.
Educational Qualification ( As on 01.08.2015)
Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized
Board or University.
As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification
No. 44 dated 01.03.1995 published in Gazette of India edition dated 08.04.1995,
the Degree obtained through open Universities/Distance Education Mode needs to
be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such
Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the
relevant qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational
18-27 years as on 01.08.2015 (Candidates born not before 02-08-1988 and not
later than 01-08-1997.
Scheme of Examination:
The examination will consist of a Written Examination and
Skill Test for the post of Data Entry Operator and Written Test and Typing Test
for the post of Postal Assistant & Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Lower Division
Clerk on Computer.
Written examination (Objective type):
|Date of Exam
||Total Duration /Timing
||Total Duration/Timing for Visually
Handicapped/Cerebra l Palsy candidates including compensatory time
||General Intelligence (50 questions)
10.00 A.M. to
|2 Hours 40 Minute
10.00 A.M. to 12.40
||English Language (Basic Knowledge) ( 50 questions )
||Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) (50 questions)
2:00 PM to 4:00
2:00 PM to 4:40 PM
||General Awareness (50 questions)
The Commission reserves the right to restrict entry to the examination
venue till 9.30 AM in the morning session and till 1.30 PM in the afternoon
The proposal for
online examination is under consideration of the Government of India and if
approved examination may be held on-line.
Written examination consists of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions
only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-I, III & IV.
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
The Commission reserves the right to introduce
additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if
Payment of application fee is exempted for all women candidates and
candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped
and Ex-servicemen eligible for reservation, as per Government orders.
The candidates submitting application offline (paper mode)
should pay the fee of Rs 100 (Rupees one hundred only) by means of "Central
Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS)"only. Recruitment Fee Stamps should be pasted on
the application form in the space earmarked for the purpose and got cancelled
from the Counter of Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing Post
Office in such a manner that the impression of the cancellation stamp partially
overflows on the Application Form itself, taking care at the same time that the
impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and
Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage. After getting the Recruitment Fee
Stamps cancelled from the Post Office, the candidate must submit their
application to the concerned Regional Office/Sub Regional Offices of the
Commission in the usual manner after completing other formalities. Application
with CRFS not cancelled by the post office will be rejected outright.
Skill test for Data Entry Operator:
Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on
The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will
be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per
the given passage and the duration of the said Test will be 15 (Fifteen)minutes
and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 strokes/key-depressions
would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
Visually handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed
35 minutes including compensatory time 20 minutes for the skill test.
The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test would be of qualifying
nature. Candidates allowed to take this test, will have to qualify the test at
the prescribed speed on Computer, to be provided by the Commission or the agency
authorized by the Commission to conduct such skill test at the Centre/venue so
Candidates will be required to indicate in the application form for the
Examination, the order of preference for the posts of Postal Assistant/Sorting
Assistant, Data Entry Operator and LDCs as under:
P: Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant in Grade Pay 2400 for Department of
D: Data Entry Operator in Grade Pay of Rs. 2400/-
E: Data Entry Operator in Grade Pay of Rs. 1900/-
L: Lower Division Clerk in Grade Pay of Rs. 1900/-
Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test/Typing Test
on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates who
qualify in the skill test/Typing Test will be recommended for appointment by the
Commission on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination.
Allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their
merit position and the option exercised by them.
How to apply:
Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format (Annexure-I)
On-line or by Post. Detailed instructions as in Annexure - II A or Annexure - II
B, may be referred to for postal applications and on-line applications
- Application Closing Date:13.07.2015
- Date of Examination: 01.11.2015, 15.11.2015, 22.11.2015