West Bengal SSC Lower Division Clerk / Assistant Recruitment Exam 2016
West Bengal Staff Selection Commission,
3rd Floor, Salt Lake,
Kolkata – 700 091.
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Lower Division Assistant / Lower Division Clerk Recruitment – 2016
Examination Code : LDA 15 – 16.
WBSSC Lower Division Assistant / Clerk Written Exam Part 1 will be held on 12th June 2016
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.
Commission had invited applications for filling up of 599 posts of LDC / LDA on 27.11.2015 for vacancies in Secretariat Offices, Directorates and District Offices. Government has now reported 534 more LDC / LDA posts for recruitment in the Secretariat Offices. In view of the considerable increase in number of vacancies, commission likes to give an opportunity to those who did not apply for LDA 15 to apply now. Applications against both advertisements will be combined.
Candidates who applied for LDA 15 need not apply again.
Details of vacancies including these 534 more vacancies in the Secretariat are as the following :
|Sl. No.||Name of the Department||No of Vacancies|
|Department ( Secretariat )||Directorate||District|
|1||Personnel & Administrative Reforms||300 ( LDA 15 )||✓|
|2.||Personnel & Administrative Reforms||534 ( new )||✓|
|Total in Secretariat ( LDA - 15 + New )||834||✓|
|Irrigation & Waterways||100||✓|
|Irrigation & Waterways||10||✓|
|Finance ( Revenue )||07||✓|
|Food Processing Industries & Horticulture||04||✓|
|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 ( LDA 15 )||156||03||03||03||66||18||30||21|
|Personnel & Administrative Reforms||534 ( new )||278||06||05||05||118||32||53||37|
|Secretariat ( Total )||834||434||09||08||08||184||50||83||58|
|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|
Abbreviations used in Table : II UR – Unreserved, LV – Low Vision, HI – Hearing Impaired, LM / 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 :
Advertised Ealier in LDA 15.
|Name of the District|
|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||01||02|
|South 24 Parganas||04||01||01|
|North 24 Parganas||04||02||01|
WBSSC LDC / LDA Pay Scale 2016 :
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 West Bengal Staff Selection 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 West Bengal Staff Selection Commission regarding nomination of candidates to the department / directorates / districts is final.