Thursday, 30 September 2021

Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro) Recruitment



ADVT. NO.: MAHA-Metro/P/HR/06/2021 Date: 22/09/2021

Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro), a joint venture company with equal participation from the Govt. of India and the Govt. of Maharashtra is implementing Nagpur Metro Rail Project and Pune Metro Rail Project in the State of Maharashtra. To meet with the immediate requirement of experienced personnel for Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. for Pune Metro Rail Project, Maha Metro is inviting applications from experienced persons of Indian Nationality having experience in Metro Rail / Railways / Railway PSUs / Govt. Organizations / PSUs and Metro related Infrastructure Industries / Infrastructure Industries (wherever mentioned in the notification) for the following posts for Signal, Operation and Maintenance (O&M), Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP), Information Technology / Automated Fare Collection (IT / AFC) and Finance departments of Pune Metro Rail Project on contract / deputation basis. The details along with the required eligibility criteria is mentioned below against each post

Sunday, 19 September 2021

The New India Assurance Company Ltd selection procedure

Selection Procedure 


Preliminary Examination Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This would consist of 3 sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Candidates have to qualify in each test/section by securing passing marks to be decided by the Company. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Company (approximately 15 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination. 

Phase – II: Main Examination Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 30 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. (I) Objective Test: The Objective Test of 2.5 hours’ duration will be as follows. There will be separate timing for every section.

(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes’ duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing-10marks & Essay-20 marks). The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through on-line mode. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of objective test separately for short listing for the Descriptive test evaluation/Interview. Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only in respect of those candidates who qualify the objective test. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut offs will be decided for Descriptive paper evaluation. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum total score (to be decided by the Company according to number of vacancies) in the objective test (main examination) and qualify in the descriptive test for short listing for the Interview. Qualifying marks in the descriptive test shall be as follows: 15/30 (13.5/30 for SC, ST and PwBD).

A candidate shall be required to qualify in the descriptive test, but the marks in the descriptive test will not be counted towards short listing for interview or final selection. Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination) There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. The Company reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website. 

Phase – III: Interview Candidates who have been shortlisted at the end of Phase-II will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Company. Interview will be conducted at select centres. The weightage (ratio) of online Examination and Interview will be 75:25 respectively. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from company’s website. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However, the company reserves the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date / session / venue / centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any. Final selection Final selection would be based on consolidated marks of main examination (objective test) & Interview. The final merit list shall be prepared in descending order of the consolidated marks secured by the candidates. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment. The selected candidates may be appointed in more than one batch as per the discretion of the Management. The seniority of the selected candidates will be as per the merit / select list. A Waiting List of candidates not exceeding 50% of the number of vacancies may also be prepared and may be utilized in the event of non acceptance of employment offer by the candidates selected in the final merit list. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their being found medically fit as per the requirements of the Company. Such appointment will also be subject to the service and conduct rules of the Company. The candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfill the requirements of age and qualification (as on respective crucial dates mentioned earlier) before they apply. If a candidate is found ineligible, his/her candidature will be cancelled at any stage of recruitment. 

Appearing in the ONLINE EXAMINATION(S) & INTERVIEW will not automatically confer any right of being selected for the said post. Please note that candidates will not be permitted to appear for the online examination without the following documents: 

(1) Valid Call Letter for the respective date and session of Examination 

(2) Photo-identity proof (as specified) in original bearing the same name and other information as it appears on the call letter/ application form and 

(3) Photocopy of the above photo-identity proof (as detailed below*) 

*IDENTITY VERIFICATION In the examination hall as well as at the time of interview, the call letter along with the original and a photocopy of the candidate’s currently valid photo identity such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazzetted Officer on official letterhead/ Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead/ valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognized college/ university/ Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity card with photograph should be submitted to the invigilator and the original shall be produced for verification. The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination. Ration card and Learner’s Driving license are not valid id proof for this process. 

Note: Candidates have to produce, in original, the photo identity proof and submit photocopy of the same along with Examination call letter as well as the Interview Call Letter while attending the examination/ interview, without which they will not be allowed to appear for the examination/ interview. Candidates must note that the name as appearing on the call letter (provided during the process of registration) should exactly match the name as appearing on the photo identity proof. Female candidates who have changed first/last/middle name post marriage must take special note of this. If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in the Call Letter and Photo Identity Proof the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination. Candidates reporting late i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for Examination will not be permitted to take the examination. The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the start time of the test(s). Though the duration of the examination is 1 hour for Phase-I & 2 ½ hours for Phase-II, candidates may be required to be at the venue for a longer duration for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite data/documents, logging in, giving of instructions, etc. 

BIOMETRIC DATA – Capturing and Verification It has been decided to capture the biometric data (left thumb impression or otherwise) and the photograph of the candidates on the day of the Main Examination (Phase-II) for the candidates who qualify after the preliminary examinations (Phase-I) and appear for the main examination (Phase-II). The biometric data and photograph will be verified on two occasions - On the day of interview of qualifying candidates and at the time of joining of provisionally selected candidates. Decision of the Biometric data verification authority with regard to its status (matched or mismatched) shall be final and binding upon the candidates. 

Candidates are requested to take care of the following points in order to ensure a smooth process 

 If fingers are coated (stamped ink/mehndi/coloured...etc), ensure to thoroughly wash them so that coating is completely removed before the exam / interview / joining day 

 If fingers are dirty or dusty, ensure to wash them and dry them before the finger print (biometric) is captured 

 Ensure fingers of both hands are dry. If fingers are moist, wipe each finger to dry them 

 If the primary finger (left thumb) to be captured is injured /damaged, immediately notify the concerned authority in the test centre. In such cases impression of other fingers, toes etc may be captured 6 Social Distancing Mode conduct of Exam Related Instructions Different reporting times will be printed for different sets of candidates. 

Candidate must report much before the Reporting time to avoid crowding. 

1. Candidate is required to report at the exam venue strictly as per the time slot mentioned in the admit card AND/OR informed via SMS/Mail on their registered mobile number/mail prior to exam date. It is expected that candidate strictly adhere to this time slot – as entry into the exam venue will be provided based upon the individual’s time slot ONLY. Candidates should report at least 15 minutes before the Reporting time indicated on the call Letter. 

2. Mapping of ‘Candidate Roll Number and the Lab Number’ will NOT be displayed outside the exam venue, but the same will be intimated to the candidates individually at the time of entry of the candidate to the exam venue and post their Admit Card/ Call Letter and ID verification. 

3. Items permitted into the venue for Candidates Candidates will be permitted to carry only certain items with them into the venue. 


b) Gloves 

c) Personal transparent water bottle 

d) Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml) 

e) A simple pen 

f) Exam related documents (Call Letter/Admit Card, ID card in Original, Photocopy of ID Card, etc) 

g) Call Letter/Admit Card should be brought with the Photocopy of the Photo ID stapled with it. Original ID (same as Photocopy) is also to be brought for verification. The name on the ID and on the Call Letter/Admit Card should be exactly the same. 

h) In case of Scribe Candidates – Scribe form duly filled and signed with Photograph affixed. No other Items are permitted inside the venue.

 4. Candidate should not share any of their personal belonging/material with anyone 5. Candidate should maintain safe social distance with one another. 

6. Candidate should stand in the row as per the instructions provided at venue. 

7. If candidate is availing the scribe, then scribe also should bring their own Gloves, N95 Mask, sanitizer (50ml) and water bottle. Wearing a mask is compulsory. Both candidate and Scribe will require to be wearing N95 Mask. 

8. A Candidate must have Aarogya Setu App installed on his mobile phone. The Aarogya Setu status must show candidate’s risk factor. A candidate will have to display this status to the Security Guard at the entry into the exam venue. In case a candidate does not have a smart phone, he/she will have to bring in a signed declaration to this effect (self- declaration form provided in Annexure) and show the same to the Security Guard at the entry into the exam venue. Candidates with Moderate or High Risk Status on Aarogya Setu will not be allowed entry. In case any of the responses in declaration suggest COVID 19 infection/symptoms, the candidate will not be permitted inside the exam venue. [This instruction is also applicable to the scribe brought by the candidate] 

9. After Aarogya Setu status display at the entry gate, candidates will be required to switch off their mobile phones, and deposit it at the designated location, to be collected while exiting 

10. All candidates will be checked with Thermo-guns at the entry point for temperature. In case, any person is observed to be having above normal temperature (> 99.14° F) or displaying any symptoms of the virus, they will not be allowed entry into the venue 

11. Candidate registration: 

a. Candidate registration will be done through photo capture. 

b. Photograph will be taken while candidate is standing. 

c. Seat number will be given to the candidate. 

12. Rough sheet call letter and ID proof management 

 Rough sheet(s) kept at each candidate desk will be used by candidate. No additional sheets will be provided during the exam. 

 Candidate must follow the instructions related to dropping the call letter with the ID proof copy in the boxes provided at the exit of lab/venue while leaving or at the designated place. Those candidates who avail the services of Scribe should submit Scribe form also along with the Call Letter and ID proof copy 

 Candidate must drop the rough sheets in the boxes provided at the exit of lab/venue while leaving. The drop box for the rough sheets will be different from that of Call Letter box. Specific instructions will be displayed at the Venue. 

13. Post Examination Controls On completion of a shift, the candidates should move out in an orderly manner without crowding as instructed by the venue staff. (Some more instructions related to exam may be added or modified depending on the situation during the scheduled date of exam) 

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW (AS APPLICABLE): The following documents in original and self attested photocopies in support of the candidate’s eligibility and identity are to be invariably submitted at the time of interview failing which the candidate may not be permitted to appear for the interview. 

Non submission of requisite documents by the candidate at the time of interview will debar his candidature from further participation in the recruitment process.

 i) Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter

 ii) Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for the online examination 

iii) Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authorities or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB) 

iv) Photo Identify Proof as indicated in 

*IDENTITY VERIFICATION section of the advertisement 

v) Mark-sheets & certificates for Std X, XII, Graduation and Post-Graduation (if any) or equivalent qualification(s) etc. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 30.09.2021 has to be submitted. Where CGPA / OGPA are awarded, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms 

vi) Caste Certificate, along with caste validity certificate (wherever applicable), issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as 7 stipulated by Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates. In case of candidates belonging to OBC category, certificate should specifically contain a clause that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer section excluded from the benefits of reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil posts & services under Government of India. OBC caste certificate containing the Non-creamy layer clause should be valid as on the date of online registration as given in point no. 13(b) of this advertisement. Caste Name mentioned in certificate should tally letter by letter with Central Government list / notification. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer and/ or if their caste does not find place in the Central List are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as General in the online application form. 

vii) Disability certificate in prescribed format issued by the authorized certifying authority in case of Persons with Benchmark Disability category. Authorized certifying authority will be the Medical Board at the District level consisting of Chief Medical Officer, Sub-Divisional Medical Officer in the District and an Orthopaedic / Ophthalmic / ENT Surgeon or any person designated as certifying authority by appropriate government. If the candidate has used the services of a Scribe at the time of online examinations- the duly filled in details of the scribe in the prescribed format as available in our website. 

viii) An Ex-serviceman candidate has to produce a copy of the Service or Discharge book along with pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as acting) at the time of interview. Those who are still in defence service should submit a certificate from a competent authority that they will be relieved from defence services, on or before 31.03.2022.

 ix) Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the Authorities as notified by the Government of India in the prescribed format in the case of EWS category candidates. 

x) Candidates serving in Government / Quasi Govt. offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection certificate” from their employer at the time of interview, in the absence of which their candidature will not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid. 

xi) Experience certificates, if any 

xii) Persons falling in categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) of Nationality criteria should produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt. Of India 

xiii) Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility 

Note: Candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview if he/ she fails to produce the relevant eligibility documents as mentioned above 

9. Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Payable on-line from 01.09.2021 to 21.09.2021 (both dates inclusive) SC/ ST / PwBD Rs. 100/- (Intimation charge only) All candidates other than SC/ ST / PwBD Rs. 750/- (Application fee including intimation charges) 

*The transaction charge, if applicable, is to be borne by the candidate. Fee/ Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held reserve for any other examination or selection. 

10. (a) Examination Centers: 

 The examination will be conducted online in venues given in the respective call letters. 

 No request for change of centre/venue/date/session for Examination shall be entertained. 

 Company, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc. 

 Company also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for. 

 Candidate will appear for the examination(s) at Examination Centre(s) at his/her own risks and expenses and Company will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature. 

 Tentative lists of centres for Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) & Main Examination (Phase-II) are given below Centre and dates of Examinations are liable to be changed at the Company’s discretion. In the event of cancellation of Examinations at any centre, the Company may at its discretion allot an alternative centre to the candidates concerned. Separate call letters will be issued for Phase-I & Phase-II examinations and should be downloaded by the candidates from the link provided in the Company’s website i.e. www.newindia.co.in. at appropriate time. Candidates will not be admitted to the examinations without the Call Letters.

for more details visit the official website and notification 

The New India Assurance Company Ltd Recruitment of 300 Posts


(A Govt. of India Undertaking) 

Regd. & Head Office: New India Assurance Building, 87, M.G. Road, Fort, Mumbai- 400001 www.newindia.co.in 


All further announcements / updates pertaining to this process will only be published / provided in the Recruitment section of our website from time to time

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

SJVN LIMITED Recruitment


 (A Joint Venture of Govt. of India & Govt. of Himachal Pradesh) 

 An ISO 9001:2015 Company A Mini Ratna & Schedule ‘A’ PSU

Advt. No. 96/2021 Closing Date: 21ST September 2021( For online application) 

Sunday, 12 September 2021

Selection Process of PFRDA

 I. MODE OF SELECTION: Mode of selection shall be a three-stage process i.e. Phase I (on – line Screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each), Phase II (on – line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each) and Phase III (Interview). 

a. PHASE I ON-LINE EXAMINATION: An on – line screening examination consisting of two papers (Multiple Choice questions of 100 marks each) will be held on a date to be declared on the website of PFRDA, shortly. The exam will consist of:

i. There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for the Paper 1 and Paper 2 in Phase I. 

ii. Candidates would need to secure separate cut-offs in each paper as well as aggregate cut-off marks in Phase I to be shortlisted for Phase II. 

iii. The minimum aggregate cut-off marks for being shortlisted for Phase II will be decided by the Authority in relation to the number of vacancies.

iv. Marks obtained in Phase I shall be used only for shortlisting candidates for Phase II and will not be counted for final selection of the candidates. 

v. Qualified candidates will be intimated the date and time for Phase II by e- mail and/or call letter and list of such candidates will also be made available on the website of PFRDA. 

b. PHASE II ON-LINE EXAMINATION: An on – line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each will be held on a date to be declared

i. Candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be issued new call letter. 

ii. For candidates who have applied in multiple streams, Paper II will be conducted in various shifts, the timings of which will be intimated in the call letter. 

iii. There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for the Paper 2 in Phase II. 

iv. Candidates would need to secure separate cut-offs in each paper as well as aggregate cut-off marks in Phase II to be shortlisted for Phase III. 

v. The minimum aggregate cut-off marks for being shortlisted for Phase III will be decided by the Authority in relation to the number of vacancies. 

vi. Paper 2 will be evaluated only of such candidates who obtain minimum qualifying marks in Paper 1. 

vii. Qualified candidates will be intimated the date and time for Phase II by e- mail and/or call letter and list of such candidates will also be made available on the website of PFRDA. 

Note I: All question papers (in both the Phase I & Phase II, except the Test of English) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English. 

Note II: Syllabus for the papers in both the Phase I & Phase II is available in the Annexure to this Advertisement. c. PHASE III INTERVIEW: Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. Application-cum-intimation fee shall not be refunded to the candidates not shortlisted for Phase II on-line examination and Phase III Interview. Candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English.

Note: The marks obtained in Phase II On-line Examination will be allotted a weightage of 85%, while the marks obtained in Phase III Interview will be allotted a weightage of 15%. PFRDA reserves the right to modify the selection process at any stage, if deemed fit. 


a. Probation: The successful candidates recruited for the post of Officer Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager) shall undergo probation of one year. The candidates shall be confirmed in the services of PFRDA subject to their satisfactory performance during the probation period. 

b. Pay: The pay scale of Officers in Grade ‘A’ is Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600- EB1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years). Presently, the gross emolument includes PFRDA’s contribution towards National Pension System (NPS), Grade Allowance, Special Allowance, Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance and Housing Allowance. 

c. Benefits: Other benefits include viz., Leave Fare Concession, Medical Expenses (Hospitalisation and Non-Hospitalisation), Personal Accident Insurance, Eye Refraction/ Cost of Spectacles, Education Allowance, Financial Dailies, Book Grant, Briefcase, Conveyance Expenses, House Cleaning Allowance, Staff Furnishing Scheme, Scheme for Purchasing Computers and all other benefits as are admissible to an Officer Grade ‘A’ in PFRDA. Total CTC consisting of Pay and Benefits for the post of Officer Grade ‘A’ at the beginning of scale of pay would be approx. Rs. 18.00 Lacs per annum. 

d. Qualification Pay: In addition to pay and benefits, a candidate appointed as Officer Grade ‘A’ would also be eligible for qualification pay as under: Qualification Completion Level Qualification Allowance per month Actuarial Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) Rs. 80,000/- Pass or exemption in all Seven (07) ‘Core Principles’ subjects of the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) Examination. Rs. 15,000/- Finance & Accounts ACA / ACMA (erstwhile AICWA) / ACS/ CFA Rs. 3,500/- Information Technology Master’s Degree Rs. 3,500/- Economics / Statistics / Law / Finance Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Rs. 3,500/- e. Posting: The recruited officer may be transferred to any location in India where PFRDA has its Offices and posted to any department in PFRDA, irrespective of stream. 


a. The Phase I and Phase II on-line examination will be held at the following centers: East Zone West Zone North Zone South Zone Central Zone Kolkata Mumbai / Navi Mumbai / Thane Chandigarh / Mohali Chennai Bhopal Patna Ahmedabad / Gandhinagar Delhi / NCR Hyderabad Nagpur Guwahati Jaipur Lucknow Trivandrum Raipur Bhubaneshwar Bangalore Ranchi 

b. Candidates can provide their preference of upto three centers center for Phase I and one center for Phase II in the online application. Choice of center by candidates for Phase I and Phase II Examinations can be different and must be indicated in the online application. Candidates will appear for the online examination at an Examination Center, as mentioned in the call letter, irrespective of their choice, at their own risks and expenses. PFRDA does not make any arrangements for travelling/boarding/lodging of candidates. PFRDA will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature during the course of examination. 

c. Note: Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision, PFRDA reserves the right to change the center at its discretion. All the Examination Centers will cater to examination for Low Vision Candidates in their respective centers. Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the time table and place or places of examination. The candidates should note that no request for change of center will be entertained under any circumstances.

 d. Candidates applying for two streams should opt for the same centers for Phase I and Phase II at the time of applying. e. The venue for the Phase III Interview will be intimated to the shortlisted candidates in their interview call letter. 

IV. APPLICATION-Cum-INTIMATION FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE): Category of Applicant Amount of Fee (Non-Refundable) (in INR) Unreserved/GEN, EWS & OBC Rs. 800/- SC/ST/PwBD/Women Nil Important Note: Separate on-line applications for each stream will be required to be filled with payment of requisite fee to be paid for each such application. 

V. NOTE FOR PERSONS WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITIES: Definition of Person with Benchmark Disabilities Reservation has been provided to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as per Section 34 of “Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”. The disabilities specified in the Schedule of Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016 are as below: 

1. Physical Disability: A. Locomotor disability (a person's inability to execute distinctive activities associated with movement of self and objects resulting from affliction of musculoskeletal or nervous system or both), including: 

(a) "leprosy cured person" means a person who has been cured of leprosy but is suffering from: 

(i) loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation and paresis in the eye and eyelid but with no manifest deformity; 

(ii) manifest deformity and paresis but having sufficient mobility in their hands and feet to enable them to engage in normal economic activity; 

(iii) extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which prevents him/her from undertaking any gainful occupation, and the expression "leprosy cured" shall construed accordingly; 

(b) "cerebral palsy" means a Group of non-progressive neurological condition affecting body movements and muscle coordination, caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain, usually occurring before, during or shortly after birth; 

(c) "dwarfism" means a medical or genetic condition resulting in an adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147 centimeters) or less; 

(d) "muscular dystrophy" means a group of hereditary genetic muscle disease that weakens the muscles that move the human body and persons with multiple dystrophy have incorrect and missing information in their genes, which prevents them from making the proteins they need for healthy muscles. It is characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue; 

(e) "acid attack victims" means a person disfigured due to violent assaults by throwing of acid or similar corrosive substance. 

B. Visual impairment: (a) "blindness" means a condition where a person has any of the following conditions, after best correction: 

(i) total absence of sight; or 

(ii) visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction; or 

(iii) limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 10 degree. 

(b) "low-vision" means a condition where a person has any of the following conditions, namely: 

(i) visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 upto 3/60 or upto 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible corrections; or 

(ii) limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 40 degree up to 10 degree.

C. Hearing impairment: 

(a) "deaf" means persons having 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears; 

(b) "hard of hearing" means person having 60 DB to 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears; 2. Intellectual disability, a condition characterized by significant limitation both in intellectual functioning (reasoning, learning, problem solving) and in adaptive behavior which covers a range of every day, social and practical skills, including: 

(a) "specific learning disabilities" means a heterogeneous group of conditions wherein there is a deficit in processing language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself as a difficulty to comprehend, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations and includes such conditions as perceptual disabilities, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and developmental aphasia; 

(b) "autism spectrum disorder" means a neuro-developmental condition typically appearing in the first three years of life that significantly affects a person's ability to communicate, understand relationships and relate to others, and is frequently associated with unusal or stereotypical rituals or behaviours. 

(c) "mental illness" means a substantial disorder of thinking, mood, perception, orientation or memory that grossly impairs judgment, behaviour, capacity to recognize reality or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life, but does not include retardation which is a conditon of arrested or incomplete development of mind of a person, specially characterised by subnormality of intelligence. 

3. Multiple Disabilities (more than one of the above specified disabilities) including deaf blindness which means a condition in which a person may have combination of hearing and visual impairments causing severe communication, developmental, and educational problems. 

GUIDELINES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES USING A SCRIBE The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply: 

 Candidate should ensure that he/ she is eligible to use a scribe as per the Government of India rules governing the recruitment of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities. 

 The candidate will have to arrange his / her own scribe at his/her own cost. 

 The scribe should be from an academic stream different from that stipulated for the post. 

 Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking in the prescribed format with passport size photograph of the scribe along with call letter at the time of examination confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the online examination. Proforma of undertaking will be made available on PFRDA website on or before the Call Letters for the online examination are made available on the PFRDA website. 

 Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination or as otherwise advised. 

 A person acting as scribe for one candidate cannot be a scribe for another candidate. In addition the scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the same examination. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent request may not be favorably entertained. 

 Only candidates registered for compensatory time will be allowed such concessions since compensatory time given to candidates shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the test conducting agency to allow such time if he / she is not registered for the same. Candidates not registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such concessions. 

(i) Guidelines for Candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy: A compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40%impairment). 

(ii) Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates: Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination. Visually Impaired candidates under Low Vision, who use scribe, may skip the non-verbal questions, if any, in Test of Reasoning and questions on Table/Graph, if any, in Test of Quantitative Aptitude. The candidates will be awarded marks for such Section based on the overall average obtained in other Sections of the respective test. These guidelines are subject to change in terms of Government of India guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time. 


i. A compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment) and for Visually Impaired candidates under Low Vision (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability). 

ii. Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of examination. The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination. The scribe will be allowed to be used as per the guidelines issued vide Office Memorandum F.No.16- 110/2003- DDIII dated February 26, 2013 of Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs, New Delhi. The above guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time. 

for details visit the official website and notification 



Advt. no. 03/2021 13 August, 2021 



Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA/ Authority), is a statutory regulatory body in the financial sector established under PFRDA Act (23 of 2013) passed by the Parliament of India with the mandate to promote, develop and regulate the Pension Sector in India.

Applicants desirous of securing job at PFRDA are hereby cautioned not to fall prey to any unscrupulous elements who may try to deceive candidates/public by false promises of securing jobs in PFRDA. In case any candidate comes across such offer/ practice, the same may be immediately brought to the notice of PFRDA at recruitment.hr@pfrda.org.in, with full details, such as name and contact details, of the elements indulging in such practice. PFRDA invites applications from Indian citizens for filling up the posts of Officer Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager) for the General, Actuarial, Finance & Accounts, Information Technology, Official Language (Rajbhasha), Research (Economics) and Research (Statistics) Streams. PFRDA reserves the right to increase or decrease, fill up or not to fill up the posts or terminate this process at any stage and accordingly, the applicants shall have no right to participate further in the selection process. 

Abbreviations: SC: Scheduled Caste, ST: Scheduled Tribe, OBC: Other Backward Classes, EWS: Economically Weaker Sections UR/GEN: Unreserved/General, PwBD: Persons with Benchmark Disabilities. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the 'Creamy Layer' are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as '(UR/GEN)’. Candidates are expected to be computer literate and conversant with MS–Office (Word and Excel) applications. 

Note I: A Post Graduate Diploma in any discipline will be acceptable as educational requirement for General stream and a Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics / Economics / Commerce / Business Administration (Finance)/ Econometrics will be acceptable as educational requirement for Research Streams, provided the same is recognized as equivalent to a Master’ Degree in that discipline by Govt. of India. The onus to provide necessary document in this regard shall be on the candidates. 

Note II: Candidates are permitted to apply for maximum of 2 streams only for which he/she is eligible to apply, as per their educational qualifications. Separate on-line application for each stream will have to be submitted and requisite fees is to be paid for each application. In case a candidate applies more than once in a Single Stream and/ or applies for more than 2 Streams, only the latest applications shall be considered valid and the other applications shall be rejected. The officers recruited in any stream may be posted to any department of PFRDA, irrespective of their streams. 

Note III: The candidate must hold a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possessan equivalent qualification from a Foreign University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. 

Note IV: The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing. 

Note IV: Candidates who have appeared for the final examinations and waiting for the results are eligible to appear in selection process. However, the offer to join PFRDA to the selected candidates shall be subject to production of necessary documents evidencing successfully obtaining the requisite qualification. 

* Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD): 

a. The specified disabilities are: 

i. Blindness and Low Vision

 ii. Deaf and Hard of Hearing 

iii. Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victim and Muscular Dystrophy, 

iv. Autism, Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disability and Mental Illness, 

v. Multiple Disabilities and 

vi. Other Disabilities (as per Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016) 

b. The PwBD candidates may belong to any category (i.e. GEN/SC/ST/OBC/EWS) and they will be eligible for age relaxations. Reservation for PwBD is horizontal and within the overall vacancies for the posts. 

c. PwBD means a person with not less than forty per cent of a specified benchmark disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and are eligible to apply in the GEN/SC/ ST/OBC/EWS category. They will be eligible for concession in applicable fee. # Reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) Reservation for candidates belonging to EWS shall be inter-alia subject to prevalent guidelines/ instructions/orders/clarification of/by Government of India from time-to-time, which at present, are as given under. Persons who are not covered under the scheme of reservations for SCs, STs and OBCs and whose family has gross annual income below Rs.8.00 lakh (Rupees eight lakh) and fulfilling Government of India criteria for EWSs, are to be identified as EWSs for benefit of reservation. Income shall also include income from all sources, i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession, etc. for the financial year prior to the year of application i.e. 2020-21. Also, persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWS, irrespective of the family income: 

i. 5 acres of agricultural land and above; 

ii. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above

iii. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities; 

iv. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities. # Reservations for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum No.36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India. Disclaimer: “EWSs vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of Government of India and outcome of any litigation on the subject. The appointment is provisional and is subject to the Income & Asset certificate being verified through proper channels”. Benefit of reservation under EWSs category can be availed upon production of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a Competent Authority on the format prescribed by Government of India. 

Note: The EWS candidates should note that in case they are not in possession of “Income & Assets Certificate” as per the extant DoPT guidelines on or before the closure of online application date, such EWS candidates should apply under “'General (GEN)’ category only. Age Limit (as on 31/07/2021): 

a. A candidate must not have exceeded the age of thirty (30) years as on July 31, 2021 i.e., candidate must have been born on or after August 01, 1991. 

b. The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable: 

i. up to a maximum of five years for candidates belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe if the posts are reserved for them; 

ii. up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates if the posts are reserved for them; c. Only those candidates belonging to 'Non-Creamy Layer' (NCL) are eligible to apply under OBC Category. The OBC candidates who belong to 'Creamy Layer' are not entitled to apply under OBC Category. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the 'Creamy Layer' are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘Unreserved’. Candidates belonging to the OBC (NCL) category should have a valid OBC (NCL) certificate issued on or after 01.08.2020 but earlier than due date (closing date) of application. d. Relaxation of 10 (ten) years for PwBD candidates shall be applicable whether the post is reserved or not. Relaxation of 13 (thirteen) years for PwBD (OBC) candidates where vacancies are reserved for OBC candidates. Relaxation of 15 (fifteen) years for PwBD (SC/ST) candidates where vacancies are reserved for SC/ST candidates. e. Relaxation of 5 (five) years for Ex-servicemen. Ex-servicemen include Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers, who have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released 

a) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from July 31, 2021) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or 

b) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or 

c) on invalidment. Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whoseassignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released on selection within three months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. f. Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under the category of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities and Exservicemen will be eligible for grant of cumulative age- relaxation. Where there is no vacancy reserved for OBC/SC/ST category candidates, such candidates can still apply. However, they will not be eligible for any relaxations. SC/ST/PwBD candidates are exempt from payment of application fee even in such case. OBC/PwBD/EWS candidates should possess a latest certificate to this effect issued by the Competent Authority in the Format prescribed by Government of India (formats are available on the PFRDA website).  

for more information visit official website and notification

Thursday, 9 September 2021

Documents/ Certificate for the recruitment of NID MP


Documents/ Certificate to be produced at the time of selection process: 

(1) Following documents/certificates, in original along with one set of photocopy, are required to be brought along with a printout of the Online Recruitment Application and receipt/proof of online Application Fee deposited in bank, at the time of appearing in the selection process, failing which the candidature will be summarily rejected and candidate will be debarred from participation in the further selection process: 

National Institute of Design MP Recruitment

 National Institute of Design, 

Madhya Pradesh Acharpura, Eint Khedi, Post Arwaliya, Bhopal M.P. 462038 

Recruitment to various Administrative Posts Notification No:- NIDMP/Rectt./Admin/2021/01 dated 23.08.2021

Note:- 1- @ The post at Sl no. 3 is reserved horizontally for the PwD Category applicant having benchmark disability of LV, D, HH. The functional requirements for the post are S, BN, MF, RW, SE and C. (Abbreviations are given below).