SELECTION PROCESS

Sl. No. Name of the Post Selection Procedure
1. Leading Fireman Physical Standard Tests + Physical Assessment Test / Physical Endurance Test + Written Examination + Driving Test
2. Driver Cum Pump Operator Cum Fireman
3. Assistant Grade - 1 (HR) Written Examination + Skill Test
4. Assistant Grade - 1 (F & A)
5. Assistant Grade - 1 (C & MM)
6. Steno Grade - 1

NOTE : A CANDIDATE HAS TO QUALIFY AT EACH STAGE OF PRESCRIBED SELECTION PROCESS FOR FINAL EMPANELMENT

I. Selection Process for Leading Fireman & Driver Cum Pump Operator Cum Fireman Posts

I.1 Physical Standard Tests, Physical Assessment Tests / Physical Endurance Tests:

Sl. No. Name of the Post Physical Standards
1. Leading Fireman 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 or Colour Blindness shall be disqualification.
2. Driver Cum Pump Operator Cum Fireman
Sl. No. Details of the Test Proposed as per the Employees of Age
Upto 40 years Between 40-45 years Between 45-50 years
1. Should be able to run 100 meters 25 seconds 28 seconds 30 seconds
2. Should be able to lay 4 lengths of hoses each 15 meters long from the appliance 3 minutes
Upto 3 Min. - 10 marks
Between 3-4 min. - 8 marks
Between 4-5 min. - 6 marks
More than 5 min. - No marks
4 minutes
Upto 4 Min. - 10 marks
Between 4-5 min. - 8 marks
Between 5-6 min. - 6 marks
More than 6 min. - No marks
5 minutes
Upto 5 Min. - 10 marks
Between 5-6 min. - 8 marks
Between 6-7 min. - 6 marks
More than 7 min. - No marks
3. Should be able to climb on extension ladder of 10 mtrs length and come down twice in 2 minutes
Upto 2 Min. - 10 marks
Between 2-3 min. - 8 marks
Between 3-4 min. - 6 marks
More than 4 min. - No marks
3 minutes
Upto 3 Min. - 10 marks
Between 3-4 min. - 8 marks
Between 4-5 min. - 6 marks
More than 5 min. - No marks
4 minutes
Upto 4 Min. - 10 marks
Between 4-5 min. - 8 marks
Between 5-6 min. - 6 marks
More than 6 min. - No marks
4. Should be able to carry a person of approximately his own weight by the fireman’s lift method over 25 mtrs 3 minutes
Upto 3 Min. - 10 marks
Between 3-4 min. - 8 marks
Between 4-5 min. - 6 marks
More than 5 min. - No marks
4 minutes
Upto 4 Min. - 10 marks
Between 4-5 min. - 8 marks
Between 5-6 min. - 6 marks
More than 6 min. - No marks
5 minutes
Upto 5 Min. - 10 marks
Between 5-6 min. - 8 marks
Between 6-7 min. - 6 marks
More than 7 min. - No marks
5. Should be able to do push ups 20 continuously – 10 marks
(Proportionate for less nos.)
15 continuously – 10 marks
(Proportionate for less nos.)
12 continuously – 10 marks
(Proportionate for less nos.)
6. Should be able to run 1.6 km in 10 minutes
Upto 10 Min. - 10 marks
Between 10-11min. - 8 marks
Between 11-12 min. - 6 marks
More than 12 min. - No marks
12 minutes
Upto 12 Min. - 10 marks
Between 12-13 min. - 8 marks
Between 13-14 min. - 6 marks
More than 14 min. - No marks
14 minutes
Upto 14 Min. - 10 marks
Between 14-15 min. - 8 marks
Between 15-16 min. - 6 marks
More than 16 min. - No marks
7. Rope / Vertical pipe climbing 3 meters . - 10 marks
Between 2.5-3 meters - 8 marks
Between 2-2.5 meters - 6 marks
Below 2 meters - No marks
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  1. Qualifying in test at Sr.No.1 is compulsory, failing which the candidate is unfit for recruitment and further tests need not be carried out.
  2. The qualifying percentage marks required for the tests from Sr.No.2 to Sr.No.7 (taking equal weightage) put together shall be 90% and above on an average.

I.2 The Written Examination will be in two stages:

  1. Stage-1 - Preliminary Test (1 Hour Duration)
  2. Stage-2 - Advanced Test (2 Hours Duration)
Stage-1 – Preliminary Test
It will be a screening examination to be held to shortlist candidates. The format of screening examination shall be common for all posts and will be in following format:
  1. Examination will consist 50 multiple choice questions (Choice of four answers) of 01 (one) hour duration in the following proportion:
  2. 1. Mathematics - 20 Questions
    2. Science - 20 Questions
    3. General Awareness - 10 Questions
  3. 03 (Three) marks to be awarded for each correct answer and 01 (one) mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  4. Tests may be conducted in single / multiple sessions depending upon logistics requirements.
  5. Qualifying Standards : The qualifying standards shall be as follows:
    General Category (UR) – 40% marks, SC / OBC – 30% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 40% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / OBC with < 30% marks will be screened out for Stage-2.

Stage-2 – Advanced Test
  1. All candidates screened in Stage-1 to undertake an advanced test in their respective trade / qualification.
  2. The Test will be of 02 (two) hours duration.
  3. The level of questions will be of their qualifying academic / professional / technical qualification.
  4. The Test will comprise 50 Multiple choice questions (Choice of four answers) with 03 (Three) marks to be awarded for each correct answer and 01 (one) mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  5. Qualifying Standards : The qualifying standards shall be as follows:
    General Category (UR) – 30% marks, SC / OBC – 20% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 30% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / OBC with < 20% marks will be screened out for Stage-3.
A merit list of candidates will be prepared after Stage-2 based upon scores obtained in Stage-2 only.
In the event of a tie, following criteria shall be adopted in sequence for deciding position in merit list:
  1. Candidates with lower negative marks in Stage-2 to be placed higher on the merit list.
  2. Candidates with higher marks in Stage-1 to be placed higher on the merit list.
  3. Candidates with lower negative marks in Stage-1 to be placed higher on the merit list.
  4. Candidates with higher positive marks in mathematics in Stage-1 is placed higher.
  5. Candidates with higher positive marks in Science in Stage-1 is placed higher.
Candidates to undertake the Preliminary and Advanced Test on the same day. Preliminary Test may be carried out in the morning session and the advanced test for candidates screened in for Stage-2 to be carried out in the afternoon / evening session. Quick assessment, which will be required, can be ensured by the use of OMR Sheets.

I.3 Driving Test (Qualifying only)


II. Selection Process for Non - Technical Posts :- Assistant Grade - 1 (HR), Assistant Grade - 1 (F&A), Assistant Grade - 1 (CMM), Steno Grade - 1

II.1 Written Examination

The Written Examination will be in two stages (Stage-1 & Stage-2)
  1. Stage-1 - Preliminary Test (1 Hour Duration)
  2. Stage-2 - Advanced Test (2 Hours Duration)
Stage-1 – Preliminary Test
  1. It will be a screening examination to be held to shortlist candidates. The format of screening examination shall be common for all the non-technical cadres in keeping with the minimum educational qualification of graduation as per the Recruitment Norms, the questions will be of Graduation level.
  2. Examination will comprise 50 multiple choice questions (Choice of four answers) of 01 (one) hour duration in the following proportion:
  3. 1. General Knowledge & Current Affairs - 25 Questions
    2. Computer Knowledge - 15 Questions
    3. English - 10 Questions
  4. The Test will be of 01 (one) hour duration for a maximum 150 marks.
  5. 03 (Three) marks to be awarded for each correct answer and 01 (one) mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  6. Tests may be conducted in single / multiple sessions depending upon logistics requirements.
  7. Qualifying Standards : The qualifying standards shall be as follows:
    General Category (UR) – 40% marks, SC / OBC / PwBD – 30% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 40% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / OBC / PwBD with < 30% marks will be screened out for Stage-2.

Stage-2 – Advanced Test
  1. All candidates screened in Stage-1 to undertake an advanced test.
  2. The Test will be of 02 (two) hours duration for a maximum of 150 marks.
  3. The test will comprise 50 Multiple choice questions (Choice of four answers) from the following syllabus:
    Quantitative Aptitude - 25 Questions
    Critical Reasoning - 25 Questions
  4. 03 (Three) marks to be awarded for each correct answer and 01 (one) mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  5. Qualifying Standards : The qualifying standards shall be as follows:
    General Category (UR) – 30%, SC / OBC / PwBD – 20% marks
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 30% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / OBC / PwBD with < 20% marks will be screened out for Stage-3
A merit list of candidates will be prepared after Stage-2 based upon scores obtained in Stage-2 only.
In the event of a tie, following criteria shall be adopted in sequence for deciding position in merit list:
  1. Candidates with lower negative marks in Stage-2 to be placed higher on the merit list.
  2. Candidates with higher marks in Stage-1 to be placed higher on the merit list.
  3. Candidates with lower negative marks in Stage-1 to be placed higher on the merit list.
  4. Date of birth of the candidates
Candidates to undertake the Preliminary and Advanced Test on the same day. Preliminary Test may be carried out in the morning session and the advanced test for candidates screened in for Stage-2 to be carried out in the afternoon / evening session.

II.2 Skill Test (Stage-3)

1. Based upon the merit list prepared after Stage-2, Candidates will be shortlisted for Skill Test.
2. The number of candidates shortlisted for Skill Test would depend upon the number of candidates qualifying for Stage-2 but should not exceed 5 times the number of vacancies for each post.
3. Skill test for Assistant Grade - 1
  1. Typewriting Test on Personal Computer (PC); and
  2. Computer Proficiency Test
4. Skill test for Steno Grade - 1
  1. Typewriting Test on Personal Computer (PC);
  2. Computer Proficiency test; and
  3. Stenography test
Preference will be given to those candidates who possess knowledge of Hindi Typing / Hindi Stenography .
The Skill tests will be of qualifying nature only on GO / No Go basis
5. Candidates clearing the Skill Test to be shortlisted and empanelled in order of merit based on marks secured in Stage-2.


For any discrepancy, the contents/provisions/conditions of detailed Advertisement will prevail.
 

Important

Admit Card for written examination and Call letter for interview will be available in the NPCIL Recruitment Website
Email / SMS will be sent to shortlisted candidates