|West Bengal Public Service Commission will conduct the Junior Engineers ( Civil / Mechanical / Electrical ) Recruitment Examination, 2016 on Sunday, the 19th June, 2016. The e-Admit Cards for the examination will be uploaded by the Commission on its website http://www.pscwbonline.gov.in by 07th June, 2016 for the convenience of the admitted candidates. The candidates are advised to download their e-Admit Cards for the examination and take a printout thereof on and from 07th June, 2016. The admitted candidates shall have to produce the printout of their e-Admit Cards at the allotted venue for appearing at the specified examination. In case the photograph is not visible or available on the e-Admit Cards, candidates are directed to carry identical photographs along with proof of identity such as Madhyamik or equivalent examination pass certificate / admit card which bears photograph of its rightful owner or Passport or pan Card or UID No. Card ( AADHAAR ) or EPIC ( Voter Identity Card ) or Driving Licence and the printout of e-Admit Card at the venue of the Examination. No paper Admit Card will be issued for this examination by the Commission and no such card will be sent to the candidates by post or will be available from the Commission’s office.|
West Bengal PSC Junior Engineers Recruitment Examination 2016 :: WBPSC Junior Engineers Recruitment Exam 2016 Syllabus & Scheme
WBPSC Junior Engineers ( Civil / Mechanical / Electrical ) Recruitment Examination 2016
West Bengal Public Service Commission, 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.
West Bengal PSC Junior Engineers examination will be held in the following branches of Engineering :-
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering.
WBPSC Junior Engineers Recruitment Examination will be held in two successive parts, viz.,
- West Bengal PSC Junior Engineers Written Examination ( Multiple choice objective type questions ) and
- Personality Test.
West Bengal PSC Junior Engineers Written Examination will be held in Kolkata centre and in Burdwan, Medinipur, Malda and Siliguri centres in the month of 19th 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 Scale for WBPSC Junior Engineers Recruitment Exam 2016 : (PB-4) 9,000-40,500/- + Grade Pay of 4,400/- besides D.A., M.A. & H.R.A. admissible as per rules.
WBPSC Junior Engineers 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.
List of WBPSC Junior Engineers Examination Centres with Code No.
West Bengal PSC Recruitment Examination 2016 Qualification
- 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.
- 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 ).
- The candidate must be a citizen of India.
- 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 ).
WBPSC Junior Engineers Recruitment Age Limit : 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 Government Rules.
West Bengal PSC Recruitment 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.
WBPSC Junior Engineers Examination Fee 2016
160/- ( Rupees one hundred sixty ) only + Service Charge 1% of Examination Fee subject to a minimum of 5/- (Rupees Five) only for online payment through debit / credit card plus 12.36% of service charge as Government Duty or Service Charge of 5/- ( Rupees Five ) only for Net Banking or Service Charge of 20/- ( Rupees Twenty ) only for payment through Bank Counter ( offline 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.
West Bengal PSC Recruitment Exam 2016 Application : Applications can be submitted through online only.
How to Apply for Online WBPSC Junior Engineers Recruitment Examination 2016
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.
West Bengal PSC Junior Engineers Qualification Details
- WBPSC Educational Qualification – Candidates have to provide the details of their educational qualifications in the respective columns available in this section.
- Professional Qualification
- Specialized Field of Qualification ( Optional ) – Data preloaded from One Time Registration. Not editable.
- Additional Qualification ( Optional ) – Data preloaded from One Time Registration. Not editable.
- Professional Experience ( Optional ) – Data preloaded from One Time Registration. Not editable.
- If candidates have any time been employed, they have to give the details in the respective columns in chronological order, starting from the present job.
West Bengal PSC Junior Engineers Examination Details
- If the candidate is presently engaged in any Government / Government Undertaking / PSU / Constitutional / Statutory / Autonomous body, then they have to accept the declaration that they have informed their head office in writing that they are applying for the examination. Otherwise this option can be left untouched.
- Lastly candidates have to accept the declaration that they have provided correct information. This section is mandatory.
- Finally candidates have to click on the Submit button.
SC, ST Candidates of West Bengal and PWD Candidates ( Handicapped Candidates ) of any State are exempted from paying fees. Their application submission status will be completed soon after submission. For rest of the candidates, they will be forwarded to Payment Module, where they need to pay the required Examination Fees with Service Charge and/or Service Tax as applicable to complete the application submission process.
There are two payment methodologies – Online Payment and Offline Payment.
WBPSC Offline Payment Mode, Candidates will get a Challan of United Bank of India ( UBI ) in their dashboard. On selecting the Offline Payment mode, candidates will be forwarded to their respective Dashboard from where they have to download the Challan by clicking the Challan button. Candidates can go to nearest UBI next working day 11:00 AM onwards and within closing hours of the bank to deposit the requisite fees. Initially, the application submission status in the dashboard of the candidate will be shown as Submitted. After depositing the fees in the bank, on next working day or two, candidate will find their application submitted status as Completed.
WBPSC Online Payment mode, there will be three options of payment, viz., Credit Card, Debit Card and Net Banking. Soon after selecting the Online Payment option, candidates will be forwarded to Payment Gateway for making the payment. After successfully making the payment, candidates will be redirected to their respective Dashboard, where they will find their application submission status as Completed.
In case, the payment process failed due to any technical snag, candidate will get the option to try for payment again either in Online Mode or Offline Mode. However, in Offline Mode, Challan can be generated only once.
Candidates can also download their Application Form ( in PDF format ) by clicking the Application Button in their Dashboard.
Particulars and Certificates required :
(a) A candidate claiming to be S.C., S.T., B.C. or Persons with Disabilities (40% and above) must have a certificate in support of his / her claim from a competent authority of West Bengal as specified below :
For S.C., S.T. & B.C. Candidates :-
- In the district, the Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division concerned, and
- In Kolkata, the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas or such Additional District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas, as may be authorized by the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas, in this behalf and the District Welfare Officer, Kolkata and Ex-officio Joint Director, Backward Classes Welfare.
[ vide the W.B.S.C. & S.T. ( Identification ) Act, 1994 and S.C. & ST. Welfare Department Order No. 261-TW/EC/MR-103/94 dated 6.4.95 read with B.C.W. Deptt. Order No.6320-BCH/MR-84/10, dated 24.09.2010 and No.2420- BCW/MR-61/2012 (Pt.), dated 12.07.2013 ]
For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) :-
A Medical Board constituted at Government Medical College Hospitals in Kolkata, District Hospitals and Subdivisional Hospitals.
[ vide West Bengal Persons with Disabilities ( Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation ) Rules, 1999 ]
(b) West Bengal Public Service Commission may require such further proof or particulars from the candidates as it may consider necessary and may make enquiries about their character and other particulars regarding suitability and eligibility.
Original Certificates and photocopies of certificates duly self-attested relating to citizenship ( by registration ), age, qualifications, caste ( SC/ST/BC ), Physical disability ( 40% and above ) and previous employment will have to be submitted when the Commission asks for them. If any candidate fails to furnish any certificate or any other relevant document or information relating to his/her candidature within the time specified by the Commission, his/her claim for allotment may be passed over without further reference to him/her.
No claim for being a member of the SC, ST and BC or a Person with Disability will be entertained after submission of the application.
WBPSC Medical Examination : Candidates who will be selected for appointment will be required to appear before a Medical Board for certificates of their fitness for Government service in the form prescribed for the purpose.
Canvassing : Any attempt on the part of a candidate to enlist support for his/her application through persons, officials of Government, or agencies will disqualify him/her for appointment. Spontaneous recommendations from persons interested in the candidates, or otherwise known to them, will be disregarded and will render the candidates ineligible.
Results of WBPSC Junior Engineers Recruitment Examination : The names of the candidates called to Personality Test and those recommended for appointment will be published provisionally subject to determination of eligibility of the candidates in all respects and verification of original certificates etc. If at any stage of such verification any candidate is found ineligible, his/her candidature / allotment will be cancelled.
- Commencement of submission of online application : The 7th 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.*
* However, the Challan must be generated by the 27th March, 2016 positively.