Online application invited for recruitment of Junior Engineer exam 2016 by West Bengal Public Service Commission(WPPSC). The Public Service Commission, West Bengal will hold a Combined Competitive Examination for recruitment to the posts of Junior Engineers (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical) in West Bengal Sub-ordinate Service of Engineers (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical) under the various Departments, Directorates, other offices and establishments of Government of West Bengal. The relevant rules and necessary particulars are stated in the following paragraphs.
The examination will be held in the following branches of Engineering – i) Civil Engineering (ii) Mechanical Engineering (iii) Electrical Engineering. The Examination will be held in two successive parts, viz., (i) Written Examination (Multiple choice objective type questions) and (ii) Personality Test. The Written Examination will be held in Kolkata centre and in Burdwan, Medinipur, Malda and Siliguri centres sometimes in the month of June, 2016 or thereabout followed by the Personality Test. The Personality Test of the candidates selected on the basis of the results of the written examination will be held at the Commission’s office in Kolkata.
N.B. : Candidates offering Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering subject at the examination will be considered for appointment to the posts of Junior Engineer in the respective branch as well as for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical).
PAY SCAL : (PB-4) Rs.9,000-40,500/- + Grade Pay of Rs.4,400/- besides D.A., M.A. & H.R.A. admissible as per rules.
LIST OF EXAMINATION CENTRES AND CODE NO. : 01–Kolkata, 02–Burdwan, 03–Medinipur, 04–Malda and 05–Siliguri.
VACANCIES : The no. of vacancies in different services and posts to be filled on the results of the examination will be announced later. All appointments will initially be made on a temporary basis. The benefits of reservation of vacancies for SC, ST & BC candidates are admissible only to SC, ST & BC candidates of West Bengal. Some vacancies may be reserved for Persons with Disabilities provided they are otherwise suitable and possess the capacity to perform the duties attached to the post. SC, ST & BC candidates not belonging to the state of West Bengal shall be treated as General candidates.
QUALIFICATION : i) Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering from State Council for Engineering and Technical Education, West Bengal or its equivalent. Departmental candidates will also be eligible to apply provided they possess the requisite educational qualifications.
ii) Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for recruitment in the case of Nepali speaking candidates from the three hill sub divisions of Darjeeling District, viz. Darjeeling Sadar, Kalimpong and Kurseong).
iii) The candidate must be a citizen of India.
iv) Good health and character suitability in all respects for appointment to Government Service.
Diploma in the following disciplines, interalia are not equivalent to the Diploma in Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering:-
Architecture, Survey Engineering, Structural Fabrication, Drafting & Design, Automobile Engineering, Production Engineering, Leather Technology, Instrumentation Technology, Electronics, Tool & Die making, Technician, Engine Room Artificer, Construction Technology, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (Combined).
AGE : Not more than 32 years on the 1st January, 2016 (i.e. born not earlier than the 2nd January, 1984). The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC and ST candidates of West Bengal and by 3 years for BC candidates of West Bengal and upto 45 years for persons with disabilities having physical disability of 40% and above as per Govt. Rules.
The upper age limit is also relaxable in case of a candidate who has been in the employment of the Central Government or the State Government or Government Undertaking or Statutory Body, recognized for the purpose by the State Government and is not out of such employment for more than a year on the date of advertisement, to the extent of actual period spent continuously in such employment subject to a maximum of 5 (five) years.
SC, ST and BC candidates of other States may apply for unreserved vacancies as General candidates.
CANDIDATES SUFFERING FROM BLINDNESS OR LOW VISION, CANDIDATES WITH LOCOMOTOR DISABILITY / CEREBRAL PALSY WILL BE ALLOWED COMPENSATORY TIME OF 20 MINUTES PER HOUR. HOWEVER, CANDIDATES SUFFERING FROM BLINDNESS OR LOW VISION WILL BE ALLOWED THE HELP OF A SCRIBE, IF REQUIRED.
FEE : Rs.160/- (Rupees one hundred sixty) only + Service Charge 1% of Examination Fee subject to a minimum of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for online payment through debit/credit card plus 12.36% of service charge as Govt. Duty or Service Charge of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for Net Banking or Service Charge of Rs.20/- (Rupees Twenty) only for payment through Bank Counter (off-line payment).
SC/ST candidates of West Bengal and Persons with disabilities (PWD) having physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee. BC candidates of West Bengal are, however, required to pay usual fee as aforesaid. NO EXEMPTION OF FEE IS AVAILABLE TO SC/ST/BC CANDIDATES OF OTHER STATES. No claim for refund of the fee will be entertained nor will it be held in reserve for any other examination.
APPLICATION : Applications can be submitted through online only.
DOWNLOAD DETAIL NOTIFICATION PDF FILE – INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES_JE RECRUITMENT 2016
HOW TO APPLY ONLINE :
Candidates have to first go for “One Time Registration” (link available on top of the left panel in home page of the website www.pscwbonline.gov.in) and fill up all the required data and uploading scanned photo and signature to get User ID and Password. The process of one time registration is mentioned in details in right panel of the home page of the website www.pscwbonline.gov.in , in “Instruction to Candidate” link under Candidate’s Corner. However, those candidates who have earlier registered themselves with PSC, West Bengal need not register once again. They can use their previous User Id and Password for login into their respective Dashboards.
With the User ID and Password, as provided to the candidate, they need to login to their Dashboard through the link “Login to your Account” which is available in right panel of the home page of the website under Candidate’s Corner.
Candidates who forget their password can reset the password for which the link is available in the Candidate’s Login Page which can be opened through the link “Login to your Account”. For resetting the password, click on the “Reset Your Password” link. Then after, candidates have to provide User ID, Mother’s Maiden Surname, Last School Attended and Grandfather’s Name. Mother’s Maiden Surname, Last School Attended and Grandfather’s Name should match exactly the one given during One Time Registration. If all the data matches correctly, candidates will get the new password. Candidates are advised to note down the new password for future reference.
After login into the Dashboard, candidates will find the name of the Examination with Apply Now link. Click on the link and the application form will be opened.
Candidates are advised to read thoroughly and cautiously the documents available in the link Information to Candidates and Scheme and Syllabus present in the top of the application form before filling the application. Application once submitted shall be treated as final. No request for change in application form will be entertained after the submission of application. The candidates are advised to check the entries made against each column thoroughly before submission of application.
The Photo and Signature of the candidate, as uploaded by them during One Time Registration, are displayed. Candidate may change the photo and/or signature, if required, by clicking the respective Edit Button/s.
Commencement of submission of online application : The 7 th March, 2016 from 11:30 a.m.
Closing date for submission of online application : The 27th March, 2016 (upto 12-00 midnight)
Closing date for submission of fees through online : The 27th March, 2016 (upto 12-00 midnight)
Closing date for submission of fees through offline : The 28th March, 2016.*
For further details and assistance the candidates may contact the following numbers on any working day from 11-00 a.m. to 4-00 p.m. (033) 2262-4181 & 8420629605 [Related to Offline Payment] (033) 4003-5104 [Related to Online Payment] (033) 2419-8187 [For general information]