ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

I. Details of the Posts

A. Current Vacancies :

Sl. No. Name of the Post No. of vacancies Age limit as on 06/11/2019
SC ST OBC UR EWS Total
1. Nurse/A Female - - 1 1 - 2 18 - 30 years
Male - - - 2 - 2
2. Pathology Lab Technician (Scientific Assistant/B) - - 1 - - 1
3. Pharmacist/B - - - 4 - 4 18 - 25 years
4. X–Ray Technician (Technician/C) - - 1 - - 1
5. Operation Theatre Assistant (Technician/B) - - - 1 - 1
6. Assistant Grade - 1 (HR) 1 1 2 4 - 8 21 - 28 years
7. Assistant Grade - 1 (F & A) 1 1 1 7 1 11
8. Assistant Grade - 1 (C & MM) 2 1 2 5 1 11
9. Steno Gr.1 3 2 5 12 2 24
10. Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman/A (DPOF) 2 - 2 4 - 8 18 - 25 years

Abbreviation : SC - Scheduled Caste, ST - Scheduled Tribe, OBC - Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer), PwBD - Persons With Benchmark Disability, EWS – Economically Weaker Section, UR - Unreserved, HR - Human Resources, F & A - Finance & Accounts, C & MM - Contracts & Materials Management.

B. Backlog Vacancies :

Sl. No. Name of the Post No. of vacancies Age limit as on 06/11/2019
SC ST OBC PwBD Total
1. Nurse/A Female - 1 - - 1 18 - 30 years
Male - - - - -
2. Pathology Lab Technician (Scientific Assistant/B) - - - - -
3. Pharmacist/B - - - - - 18 - 25 years
4. X–Ray Technician (Technician/C) - - - - -
5. Operation Theatre Assistant (Technician/B) - - - - -
6. Assistant Grade - 1 (HR) - 4 1 1(HH) 6 21 - 28 years
7. Assistant Grade - 1 (F & A) 3 3 1 7(VH-3,HH-2,OH-2) 14
8. Assistant Grade - 1 (C & MM) 3 1 1 3(HH-2,OH-1) 8
9. Steno Gr.1 - 1 4 - 5
10. Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman/A (DPOF) - - - - - 18 - 25 years

Abbreviation : SC - Scheduled Caste, ST - Scheduled Tribe, OBC - Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer), PwBD - Persons With Benchmark Disability, EWS – Economically Weaker Section, UR - Unreserved, HR - Human Resources, F & A - Finance & Accounts, C & MM - Contracts & Materials Management.
* The posts are reserved for the disabled categories as indicated in the column. However, if suitable candidates with the said disabled categories are not found available after the selection process, it may be filled by interchanging among the identified categories of disabilities. Hence, candidates with identified disabilities may also apply.

II. Relaxation in Maximum Age Limit

Sl. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes 5 Years
2. Other Backward Class (Non Creamy Layer) 3 Years
3. Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBDs) 10 Years * subject to the condition that maximum age of the applicant on the last date of submission of application shall not exceed 56 years.
PwBDs - Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes 15 Years
PwBDs - Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy layer) 13 Years
4. Ex-Serviceman candidates (Applicable for Group-C posts at Sl. Nos. 3 to 10) Period of Military Service + 3 years
Ex-Serviceman candidates (Applicable for Group-B posts at Sl. Nos. 1 & 2) 5 years
5. Concession for J&K Candidates: who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989. Any applicant intending to avail the relaxation under this Category shall have to submit a certificate from the District Magistrate in Kashmir Division within whose jurisdiction he/she had ordinarily resided or any other authority designated in this behalf by the Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir to the effect that he/she had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989. 5 years
6. Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married. (Applicable for Group-C posts at Sl. Nos. 3 to 10) Upto the age of 35 years (upto 40 years for members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) but no relaxation of educational qualification or method of recruitment.
Note :
Additional relaxation in prescribed age limit commensurate with experience of working with NPCIL on Contract and who are possessing experience of working with NPCIL, subject to maximum of 5 years.

Upper age limit as prescribed in the advertisement shall not be applicable to regular employees already serving in NPCIL.

Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman/A – Maximum 5 years relaxation in upper age limit will be allowed in the case of candidates with longer experience and outstanding merit. Five years experience in Fire Fighting field is required for getting the advantage of 5 years relaxation in upper age.

III. Identified Posts for PwBDs : Percentage of Disability should be 40% or more

Group Name of the Post Disablement category suitable for appointment to the post
B Nurse – A (Female / Male) OL (One Leg)
Pathology Lab Technician (SA/B) OL (One Leg), HH (Hearing Impaired)
C Pharmacist/B OL (One Leg), BL (Both Legs)
X-Ray Technician (Technician/C) OL (One Leg), HH (Hearing Impaired)
Assistant Grade - 1 (HR) OA (One Arm), OL (One Leg), OA (One Arm) & OL (One Leg), BL (Both Legs), B (Blind), LV (Low Vision), HH (Hearing Impaired)
Assistant Grade - 1 (F & A) OL (One Leg), BL (Both Legs), MW (Muscular Weakness), LV (Low Vision), HH (Hearing Impaired)
Assistant Grade - 1 (C & MM) OA (One Arm), OL (One Leg), HH (Hearing Impaired)
Steno Gr.1 OA (One Arm), OL (One Leg), OA (One Arm) & OL (One Leg), BL (Both Legs), B (Blind), LV (Low Vision)

IV. Essential Qualifications & Experience

Sl. No. Name of Post Essential qualification & Experience
1 Nurse – A (Female / Male)
  1. XII Standard & Diploma in Nursing & Mid-wifery (3 years course) + valid registration as Nurse from Central / State Nursing Council in India; OR
  2. B.Sc.(Nursing); OR
  3. Nursing “A” Certificate with 3 years experience in Hospital; OR
  4. Nursing Assistant Class III & above from the Armed forces
Note : Candidates possessing Degree in Nursing qualification may be considered for awarding of two additional increments.
2 Pathology Lab Technician (Scientific Assistant/B) B.Sc. with minimum 50% marks + One year Diploma in Medical Lab Technology (D.M.L.T.) with 60% marks; OR
B.Sc. in Medical Lab Technology (M.L.T.) with 60% marks.
3 Pharmacist/B H.S.C. (10+2) + 2 years Diploma in Pharmacy + 6 months Training in Pharmacy + Registration as a Pharmacist with Central or State Pharmacy Council.
4 X-Ray Technician (Technician/C) H.S.C. (10+2) in Science with minimum 60% marks + One year medical Radiography / X-Ray Technique Trade Certificate.
Experience : 2 years of relevant experience after obtaining the requisite qualification.
5 Operation Theatre Assistant (Technician/B) H.S.C. (10+2) in Science with minimum 60% marks + One year Certificate Course of Operation Theatre Assistant.
6 Assistant Grade - 1 (HR) A Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Commerce or Arts with minimum 50% marks.
Please refer to the list below for details of acceptable Bachelor Degree.
Essential requirements for Skill Test (for posts at Sl.No. 6 to 8)

Typewriting Test
30 words per Minute typing speed in English on PC.

Computer Proficiency Test
Should have passed a Certificate Course of duration of not less than 6 months on MS - Windows Operating System and Desktop Applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point), e-mail Management and Internet Surfing.
However, this will not apply to the candidates who have studied computer science / computer applications as one of the subject in their school or college curriculum.
7. Assistant Grade - 1 (F & A) A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce with minimum 50% marks.
Please refer to the list below for details of acceptable Bachelor Degree.
8. Assistant Grade - 1 (C & MM) A Bachelor’s Degree in Science (with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) OR Commerce with minimum 50% marks
Please refer to the list below for details of acceptable Bachelor Degree.
9. Steno Grade - 1 A Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with minimum 50% marks.
Please refer to the list below for details of acceptable Bachelor Degree.
Essential requirements for Skill Test
  1. A speed of 80 w.p.m. in English Stenography.
  2. A speed of 40 w.p.m. in English typing on PC.
Preference will be given to those candidates who possess knowledge of Hindi typing / Hindi Stenography

Computer Proficiency Test
Should have passed a Certificate Course of duration of not less than 6 months on MS - Windows Operating System and Desktop Applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point), e-mail Management and Internet Surfing.
However, this will not apply to the candidates who have studied computer science / computer applications as one of the subject in their school or college curriculum.
10 Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman-A H.S.C.(10+2) (Science with Chemistry) or equivalent with minimum 50% of marks + valid Heavy Vehicle Driving License with minimum one year driving experience + Certificate Course in Fire Fighting equipment such as Fire Extinguisher etc. from the State Fire Training Centres. Physical Standard Test
No deformity
Height :165 cms. (minimum)
Weight :50 Kgs (minimum)
Chest :81 cms. (normal)
Chest :86 cms. (expansion)
Vision : 6/6 without wearing glasses or any other aid. Night blindness / Colour blindness shall be a disqualification.
Those who clears the above Physical Standard and Assessment Test / Driving Test shall be allowed for appearing for the Stage-1 (Preliminary Test) and Stage-2(Advance Test).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR POSTS AT SR.NO. 06 to 08 :

  1. Physically disabled persons who are otherwise qualified to hold clerical post and who are certified, as being unable to type, by the Medical Board attached to Special Employment Exchanges for the disabled (or by a Civil Surgeon where there is no such board) may be exempted from passing the typing test.
  2. The term ‘physically disabled persons’ does not cover those who are visually disabled or who are hearing impaired but cover only those whose physical disability permanently prevents them from typing.

V. List of acceptable Bachelor Degrees for the post of Assistant Grade - 1 (HR) & Steno Grade - 1

  1. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – [B.A. in Hindi / Eng. / Pol. Sci. / Economics / Sociology / Geography / Public Administration / Public Relation / History]
  2. Bachelor of Arts – Honours (B.A. Hons) – [on the above mentioned subjects]
  3. Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  4. Bachelor of Arts – Literature (B. Lit)
  5. Bachelor of Rural Studies (BRS)
  6. Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.Sc.)
  7. Bachelor of Arts – Social Science [BA (Social Science)]
  8. Bachelor of Social Studies (BSS)
  9. Bachelor of Arts - Social Studies [BA (Social Studies)]
  10. Bachelor of Arts – Journalism [BA (Journalism)]
  11. Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC)
  12. Bachelor of Multimedia (BMM)
  13. Bachelor of Arts (Multimedia) [BA-(Multimedia)]
  14. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  15. Bachelor of Commerce - Honours (B.Com - Hons)
  16. Bachelor of Business administration (BBA)
  17. Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
  18. Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)
  19. Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)
  20. Bachelor of Business Economic (BBE)
  21. Bachelor of International Business & Finance (BIBF)
  22. BBA / B.Com (International Business & Finance) [(BBA(IBF)/B.Com(IBF)]
  23. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) – B.Sc. in Physics / Chemistry / Maths / Botany / Zoology / Geology
  24. Bachelor of Science- Honours (B.Sc. Hons)
  25. Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
  26. Bachelor of Statistics (B. Stat.)
  27. Bachelor of Hotel management (BHM)
  28. Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT)
  29. Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management (BTTM)
  30. Bachelor of Business Administration – Tourism & Travel [BBA- (Tourism & Travel]
  31. Bachelor of Financial Management (BFM)

VI. List of acceptable Bachelor Degrees for the post of Assistant Grade - 1 (F & A)

  1. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
  2. Bachelor of Commerce – Honours (B.Com - Hons)
  3. Bachelor of International Business & Finance (BIBF)
  4. BBA / B.Com (International Business & Finance) [BBA(IBF) / B.Com(IBF)]
  5. Bachelor of Financial Management (BFM)

VII. List of acceptable Bachelor Degrees for the post of Assistant Grade - 1 (CMM)

  1. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) – B.Sc. in Physics / Chemistry / Maths
  2. Bachelor of Science - Honours (B.Sc - Hons.)
  3. Bachelor of Statistics (B. Stat.)
  4. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
  5. Bachelor of Commerce – Honours (B.Com - Hons)
  6. Bachelor of International Business & Finance (BIBF)
  7. BBA / B.Com (International Business & Finance) [BBA(IBF) / B.Com(IBF)]


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