West Bengal SSC Lower Division Clerk / Assistant Recruitment Exam 2015
West Bengal Staff Selection Commission,
Kolkata – 700 091.
Lower Division Assistant / Lower Division Clerk Recruitment – 2015
Examination Code : LDA 15.
Online Applications / Applications through Tathya Mitra Kendras are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for recruitment to the post of Lower Division Assistant ( LDA ) / Lower Division Clerk ( LDC ) in Secretariat Offices, Directorates and District Offices 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. Details of vacancies are as the following :
Table I – Department wise Vacancies :
|Sl. No.||Name of the Department||No of Vacancies||Vacancies at the offices of|
|Department ( Secretariat )||Directorate||District|
|1||Personnel & Administrative Reforms||300||✓|
|5.||Irrigation & Waterways||100||✓|
|6.||Irrigation & Waterways||10||✓|
|8.||Finance ( Revenue )||07||✓|
|9.||Food Processing Industries & Horticulture||04||✓|
|10.||Food Processing Industries & Horticulture||26||✓|
Total vacancies as stated above is purely provisional and subject to change. Conditions of recruitment will be guided by the provisions of the West Bengal Services ( Appointment, Probation and Absorption of Group ‘C’ Employees ) Rules, 2013 issued under Finance Department Notification No. 1832 – F (P) date 01st March, 2013.
Note : Vacancies shown at Table – I bears the following meaning :
|Heading shown at the Table||Meaning|
|Vacancies at the offices of Department ( Secretariat )||It means that candidates to be selected against these vacancies will be posted at the Secretariat offices ( presently in and around Kolkata and in Siliguri ) of various departments of West Bengal under direct supervision and control of the Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department. Candidates may be transferred from one department to another in the Secretariat.|
|Vacancies at the offices of Directorate||It means that candidates to be selected against these vacancies will be posted at the Directorate offices under various departments spread throughout the state of West Bengal including Kolkata. Candidates may be transferred from one office to another under same Directorate.|
|Vacancies at the offices of District||Candidates selected against these vacancies will be posted at the District mentioned against respective vacancies and the candidates are generally not transferred anywhere beyond the particular district.|
Table II – Category wise break up of vacancies :
|Name of the Department||Total No of Vacancies||UR||LV||HI||LM or CP||SC||SC ( ESM )||ST||BC - A||BC - B|
|Personnel & Administrative Reforms||300||156||03||03||03||66||18||30||21|
|Irrigation & Waterways||100||Break up of vacancies not yet reported by the department|
|Irrigation & Waterways||10|
|Finance ( Revenue )||07||04||01||02|
|Food Processing Industries & Horticulture||04||02||01||01|
|Food Processing Industries & Horticulture||26||13||06||02||03||02|
|Higher Education||20||Break up of vacancies not yet reported by the department|
CP – Loco – Motor Disability or Cerebral Palsy, SC – Scheduled Caste, SC ( ESM ) – Scheduled Caste ( Ex – Servicemen ), ST – Scheduled Tribe, BC : A – Backward Classes : A, BC : B – Backward Classes : B.
Table III : District wise break up of district level vacancies :
|Name of the District||Department wise vacancies|
|School Education||Fisheries||Irrigation & Waterways||Finance ( Revenue )||Food Processing & Horticulture||Higher Education|
|Bankura||06||District wise Break up of vacancies|
not yet reported by the department
|District wise Break up of vacancies|
not yet reported by the department
|South 24 Parganas||04||01||01|
|North 24 Parganas||04||02||01|
Scale of Pay :
Pay Band – 2 5,400 – 25,200; Initial Pay in the Pay Band – 6,240; Grade Pay : 2,600;
N.B. : Drawal of salary during the period of probation ( for a period of three years ) – only the entry point pay i.e. Basic Pay plus Grade Pay of the concerned Group C posts or service or cadre or category shall be allowed with annual increment @ 3% per annum and medical allowance, if any.
Option for Posting :
Candidates shall be required to indicate any two options from the following three available choices, for posting, in order of their preference :
A. Vacancies in the Department
B. Vacancies in the Directorate
C. Vacancies in the Districts ( Any one District )
Vacancies shall be filled up from the merit list prepared by the Commission according to the merit position vis – a – vis the option exercised by the candidates.
However, a candidate will be considered for posing against other available vacancies too, if he / she fails to secure a place against the vacancies opted for by him / her, depending on his / her position in the merit list.
Decision of the commission regarding nomination of candidates to the department / directorates / districts is final.