West Bengal SSC Recruitment 2014 for Fire Engine Operator – WBSSC Fire Engine Operator Job Application
West Bengal Staff Selection Commission,
Kolkata – 700 091,
West Bengal SSC Applications in prescribed format are invited from Indian Citizens or such other nationals as are declared eligible by the Govt. of India for recruitment to the following post under Government of West Bengal, selection of which will be made by the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission in terms of section 6 ( 1 ) of the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission Act, 2011 :
|Name of the Post ||Post Code||Name of the Department ||No. of Posts||Scale of pay|
|Fire Engine Operator – Cum – Driver||195||Fire & Emergency Services ||185||Pay Band - 3 ( 7,100/- – 37,600/- ) Grade Pay - 3,200/-.|
Reservation of West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Vacancies 2014 :
|Category ( Sub Category )||No. of Vacancies|
|Backward Class : A||19|
|Backward Class : B||13|
Note – I : Total vacancies as stated above is purely provisional and subject to change.
West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Eligibility Criteria / Qualifications 2014 :
West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Minimum Qualification 2014 :
- Must have passed class VIIIth Standard examination from any recognised educational institution.
- Must have a professional heavy vehicle license with 05 ( five ) year’s experience. and
must have the following Physical Measurements :
Height : Not less than 5 feet 2½ inches.
Chest : Un-inflated – Not less than 32 inches Inflated – Not less than 34 inches.
Note : The above noted qualifications must be possessed by the Candidate on or before the date of publication of the advertisement.
If it is found during verification of testimonials at any stage that the candidate has acquired qualification as stated above at any date after the date of publication of this advertisement, his / her candidature will be summarily rejected.
Age : The age of the candidate shall be not less than 18 years and not more than 32 years on the 1st day of January, 2014.
Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC and ST candidates of West Bengal, by 3 years for BC – A and BC – B candidates of West Bengal and by 2 years for candidates who have been in Government service continuously for at least two years. Age relaxation for the Ex-Servicemen candidates will be as per rules calculated on the basis of the tenure of service rendered ( Finance Deptt. Notification No. 6249-F dated 13/06/1982 ).
The claim of a candidate for relaxation of age as a Government employee should be proved by a certificate from the appointing authority showing the period of his / her continuous service under Government and the same should be produced by the successful candidates for verification before Interview, failing which candidature will be cancelled and submission of such false declaration will attract penal measures.
West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Scheme of Examination 2014 :
Detailed scheme of examination will be finalized by the Commission depending on the number of applicants. If the number of applicants is less, then there will be a Driving Test followed by Interview.
If number of applicants is more, then there will be a West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Written Test for screening purpose. Only those candidates selected in the written test will be allowed to appear in the Driving Test. Candidates passed in the driving test will finally be allowed to appear in the West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Interview.
Recruitment will be made on the basis of a written test followed by test of Driving and Interview to be conducted by the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in the written test will only be called for the driving test and interview to be held on the same day. Only those candidates qualified in the driving test will be allowed to appear in the interview.
WBSSC Fire Engine Operator Written Test : West Bengal Staff Selection Commission will hold a written test tentatively on 01.03.2015 ( Sunday ).
Full Marks : 75.
Type of Test : Multiple Choice Questions ( MCQ ).
Time Allotted : 1 hour.
Test of Driving & Interview : Date and time of Test of Driving and Interview will be notified in due course.
- Test of Driving : Full marks : 25 ( Minimum Qualifying Marks : 15 ).
- Interview : Full marks : 10.
Final selection for WBSSC Fire Engine Operator shall be made on the basis of marks obtained in the written test, test of driving and interview ( i.e. out of full marks of 110 ).
West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Written Exam Syllabus 2014 :
- There will be a written test on General Studies to be conducted on 1st March, 2015 ( Sunday ).
- There will be 75 Multiple Type Questions, each carrying 1 mark.
- There will be negative marks of 0.25 for each wrong answer.
- Duration of the examination will be of 1 hour.
- General standard of questions will be of class VIII or equivalent.
- Subject wise distribution of marks will be as follows :
Subject No. of Questions 1. Arithmetic
10 2. General Knowledge
20 3. Test of Reasoning
10 4. Traffic Rules
35 Grand Total
Period of West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Application 2014 :
West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Applications may be submitted either online or offline with effect from the date of advertisement in newspaper & commission’s website www.wbssc.gov.in so as to reach the office of the west bengal staff selection commission latest by 19th december, 2014 ( 4.00 p.m. ). No application shall be received after the last date and time of submission of applications.
Commission will not take any responsibility for any kind of postal delays / applications lost in transit. Hence, candidates should ensure that their West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator applications must reach commission’s office within the last date and time of receiving of West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator applications.
Offline candidates must keep a photocopy of the West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator application form after proper filling up and affixing the postal e–payment receipt for future reference with the commission, if any. No communication without the photocopy as stated shall be entertained from the end of the commission.
West Bengal SSC Fire Engine Operator Examination Fees & Processing Fees 2014 :
The following Examination Fees and / or Processing Fees have been fixed by the Commission for this Examination :
|Sl. No.||Category||Examination Fee||Processing Fee||Total Amount Payable|
|1.||All categories except Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe||200/-||20/-||220/-|
All categories of candidates except Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe shall pay Examination fees of 200/- and Processing fees of 20/- ( Total amount – 220/- ) only.
Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe shall pay Processing fees of 20/- only as they are exempted from paying any Examination fees. However, shortlisted candidates are required to produce their SC / ST Certificates issued by the competent authority at the time of verification.
If any shortlisted candidate fails to submit the documents as Stated above, his / her candidature shall be rejected summarily without any further communication to him / her.