(Age Limit) SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT EXAM

(Age Limit) SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT EXAM

(A). AGE LIMIT

Not exceeding 30 years as on 04.08.2017

Note: Candidate should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate will be accepted by the Commission for determining the Age eligibility and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

(B) Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit prescribed under para 4(A) above :

NOTE I: The period of "Call up Service" of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for purpose of age relaxation, as per rules.

NOTE II: The post of Scientific Assistant being a Group „B‟ post, there is no reservation for Ex-Servicemen category. However, benefit of age-relaxation will be admissible to Ex- Serviceman candidates, as per extant Govt. Orders.

NOTE III: Age concession is not admissible to sons, daughters and dependants of ExServicemen.Explanation: An 'ex-serviceman' means a person –

(i) who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or noncombatant in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union, and

(a) who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension; or
(b) who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
(c) who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; or

(ii) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely, pension holders for continuous embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service;

(iii) personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or

(iv) personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14th April, 1987; or

(v) gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army; or

(vi) ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension.

(C) :Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/or seek age-relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format when such certificates are sought at the time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for

SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-Serviceman status will not be entertained and their candidature/applications will be considered under General (UR) category. The formats of the certificates are available on our website. Certificates obtained in any other format will not be accepted.

A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he/she possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date. The crucial date for this purpose will be the closing date for receipt of applications i.e. on 04.08.2017. Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing Authority. Candidates are warned that they may be debarred from the examination conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/Ex-Serviceman/PH (PWD)
status. No attendant will be allowed with candidates inside the examination hall.

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