Staff Selection Commission SSC Deputy Field Officers ( Tele ) Examination, 2007 – Eligibility | Payment | Exam Scheme | Syllabus I | Syllabus II | Syllabus III | Application Form | Application Last Date
1. Staff Selection Commission will hold on Sunday, the 25th November, 2007 an open competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Deputy Field Officers ( Tele ) , a Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted, Ministerial post in the pay-scale of Rs.5500-9000 for filling up vacancies in Cabinet Secretariat. Apart from allowances like HRA, CCA, the post also carries a special allowance of 15% of basic pay.
2. SSC Deputy Field Officers ( Tele ) Examination Vacancies / Reservations :
Approximately 50 vacancies. Vacancies are liable to increase or decrease. There is no reservation for any categories of persons viz. Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Other Backward Classes / Ex-Servicemen as post of Deputy Field Officer ( Tele ) in the Cabinet Secretariat is exempted from the provisions of reservation. Note-I : Physically Handicapped ( OH / HH / VH ) are not eligible for the post as the post of Deputy Field Officer( Tele ) in Cabinet Secretariat is not identified suitable for persons with disabilities ( OH / HH / VH ) Note-II : The post carries All-India Service Liability ( AISL ). Thus, the candidates selected for appointment are liable to serve anywhere in India.
3. Nationality / Citizenship :
A candidate must be either :
( a ) a citizen of India, or
( b ) a subject of Nepal, or
( c ) a subject of Bhutan, or
( d ) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962,with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
( e ) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka,East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories ( b ),( c ),( d ) and ( e ) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
4( A ). Age Limit for SSC Deputy Field Officers Exam 2007 : 20-28 years as on 1st August,2007 ( i.e. not born earlier than 02.08.1979 and not later than 01.08.1987 ).
Note : Candidates should note that only the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary examination certificate or an equivalent certificate on the date of submission of application will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.
4( B ). The Upper age limit as prescribed in Para 4( A ) above will be further relaxable :
( i ) Upto a maximum of 5 years to candidates of Jammu and Kashmir who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1.11980 to 31.12.1989. Any person intending to avail of the aforesaid relaxation shall submit the certificate from either District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction he had ordinarily resided or any other authority so designated in this behalf by the Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir to the effect that he had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
( ii ) Upto a maximum of 5 years to Ex-Servicemen & Commissioned Officers including ECOs / SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years Military Service as on 01.08.2007 and have been released -
( i ) on completion of assignment ( including those whose assignment is due to be completed within six months ) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or
( ii ) on account of physical disability attributable to military service; or
( iii ) on invalidment and in whose case Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and will be released on 3 months’ notice on selection from date of receipt of offer of appointment. Explanation : An ex-serviceman means a person who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant in the Regular Army, Navy, Air Force of the Indian Union and
( i ) who retired from such service after earning his / her pension. This would also include persons who are released/retired at their own request but after having earned their pension; or
( ii ) who has been released from such service on medical grounds attributable to . military service / circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
( iii )who has been released, otherwise than on his own request from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; or
( iv ) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagements, 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 of the following categories, namely :-
( a ) Pension holders for continuous embodied service,
( b ) Persons with disability attributable to military service; and .
( c ) Gallantry award winners.
Note-I : Ex-servicemen, who have already joined government job in civil side after availing of the benefits given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment, are also eligible for the age concession. However, such candidates will Not be eligible for the benefit of fee concession.
Note-II : 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 Para – 4( B )( ii ) above and Note-III below.
Note-III : For any serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as Ex-Serviceman for the purpose of availing of the benefits of age relaxation, he must have already acquired, at the relevant time of submitting his application for the Post/Service, the status of ex-serviceman and/or is in a position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from the competent authority that he would complete specified term of engagement from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date ( i.e.31.08.2007 ).
Explanation : The persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement from service, would come under the category of ‘ex-serviceman’, may be permitted to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specified terms of engagements and avail themselves of all concessions available to ex-servicemen but shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specified term of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union.
Note-IV : The format of certificate / undertaking to be submitted by the candidates in this connection is given in Appendix III & IV.
Note-V : Age Concession is not Admissible to the Sons, Daughters and Dependents of Ex-Servicemen.
4 ( C ). Age Relaxation for Central Government Civilian Employees
The Upper age limit is also relaxable upto 33 years to the Central Government Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years continuous service on regular basis ( and not on ad-hoc basis ) as on 01.08.2007.
Note :Here ‘Central Govt. Civilian Employee’ means any person to whom the Central Civil Service( Conduct ) Rules 1964, apply.
4( D ). Process of Certification and Format of Certificates :
Candidates who wish to be considered for age-relaxation / fee exemption, must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority along with their application for the examination, otherwise, their claim for age-relaxation status / fee exemption will not be entertained and their applications will be considered as if same are from General ( UR ) category candidates.
The nature & format of certificate is as under :
( i ) Annexure II for Central Govt. Civilian Employees
( ii ) Annexure III / IV for ExS category candidates;
( iii ) Annexure VI for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes category candidates; ( only for fee exemption purpose )
Note : Candidates are warned that they may be permanently debarred for the examination conducted by the Commission in case candidates fraudulently claim SC / ST / ExS for age relaxation / fee exemption.
Save as Provided Above, The Limits Prescribed Above, Shall in no Case be Relaxed.