(Notification) Upper Division Clerks Grade Limited
Departmental Competitive Examination, 2016
No. 3/8/2016-P&P-II - The Staff Selection Commission will
hold a Limited Departmental Competitive Examination on 03-12-2016 at DELHI,
ALLAHABAD, MUMBAI, BANGALORE, GUWAHATI, KOLKATA, CHENNAI, CHANDIGARH AND RAIPUR
for making additions to the Select List of Upper Division Grade of the following
Services/Cadres (subject to availability of confirmed number of vacancies):-
(i) Central Secretariat Clerical Service;
(ii) Armed Forces Headquarters Clerical Service;
(iii) Railway Board Secretariat Clerical Service;
(iv) Central Hindi Directorate, Ministry of Human Resource Development(Deptt.of
(v) Election Commission of India Clerical Service
(vi) Central Vigilance Commission
(vii) Ministry of External Affairs
(viii) Central Administrative Tribunal (PB)
(ix) Ministry of Environment and Forest
Conditions of Eligibility:
Any permanent, regular or temporary, regularly appointed
person of the Lower Division Grade of the Central Secretariat Clerical Service,
Armed Forces Headquarters Clerical Service, Railway Board Secretariat Clerical
Service, Election Commission of India Clerical Service and Central Hindi
Directorate, Central Vigilance Commission, Ministry of External Affairs and
Central Administrative Tribunal, Ministry of Environment and Forests who
satisfies on crucial date the following conditions shall be eligible to appear
at the examination.
Length of Service:-He/She should have on the crucial
date that is on 01.08.2015 rendered not less than 5 years approved and
continuous Service in the Lower Division Grade of the Central Secretariat
Clerical Service, Armed Forces Headquarters Clerical Service, Railway Board
Secretariat Clerical Service, and Central Hindi Directorate and not less than 3
years of approved and continuous service in the post of Lower Division Clerk in
Election Commission of India Clerical Service counted from the date of the
candidate ‘s appointment in the said grade.
Candidates should not be more than 50 years of age on 01.08.2016. This
provision is not applicable in case of LDCs belonging to Armed Forces
Headquarters Clerical Service
A. Part-1 (Computer Based/Written Examination)
Computer based / written examination carrying a maximum of
300 marks in the subject as shown at (B) below. There will be negative marking
of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in computer based examination in Paper-I.
The Commission, at its discretion may fix individual qualifying marks in any
paper or part thereof
Evaluation of record of service of such of the candidates who obtained
minimum standard in Part-I as may be fixed by the Commission in their
discretion, carrying a maximum of 100 marks.
(B) The subject of the Computer based/Written Examinnation in Part-I, the
maximum marks allotted to each paper and the time allowed will be as follows:
||Time for General Candidates
||Compensatory time for VH/Cerebral palsy Candidates
|Paper-I (Objective Type)
(a) General Awareness (100
(b) Comprehension and writing ability of English Language. (100
(Computer Based Examination)
||(10.00 AM to 12.00 AM) 2 hours
Note: Entry to the examination
venue will not be allowed after 9.30
AM in the morning shift.
|(10.00 AM to 12.40 Noon)
2 hours 40 minutes Note: Entry to the
will not be allowed after 9.30 AM in the morning shift.
|Paper-II (Conventional Type)
Noting, Drafting & Office Procedure)
||2.00 PM to 4.00 PM) 2 hours
Note: Entry to the examination
venue will not be allowed after 1.30 PM in the afternoon shift.
|2.00 PM to 4.40 PM) 2hours 40 minutes.
Note: Entry to the
examination venue will not be allowed after 1.30 AM in the afternoon
Paper-I will be of “Objective Multiple Choice Type” whereas Paper-II will be
of descriptive type.
How to Apply:
Candidates seeking admission to the examination must apply to
the Regional Director (Northern Region), Staff Selection Commission, Block
No.12, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504 through their cadre
controlling authorities. Applications must be submitted in the prescribed form.
The candidates may use the format of the application form typed neatly in double
space in A-4 size paper by downloading the same from the website of the
Commission i.e. http://ssc.nic.in.
- Last date for Apply: 31-10-2016
- Date of Computer based/written Exam: 3 rd December 2016