SELECTION PROCESS

I. For the posts of Fire Personnel :-

(A) Deputy Chief Fire Officer/A (DCFO/A)

  1. Initial screening will be done based on the documents/certificates uploaded by the applicants in support of essential qualification, experience, as prescribed and valid heavy vehicle driving license. Only eligible ‘Screened In’ applicants fulfilling the prescribed qualification & experience criteria will be shortlisted for further stages of recruitment i.e. verification of physical standards followed by interview to be held at HQ, Mumbai.
  2. Candidates will be allowed to appear for Personal Interview if they meet the prescribed physical standards.
  3. Candidates will be selected for notified vacancies in the order of merit drawn purely on the basis of performance in Personal Interview.

(B) Station Officer/A

  1. Initial screening will be done based on the documents/certificates uploaded by the applicants in support of essential qualification, experience, as prescribed and valid heavy vehicle driving license. Only eligible ‘Screened In’ applicants fulfilling the prescribed qualification & experience criteria will be shortlisted for further stages of recruitment i.e. verification of Physical Standards, Physical Assessment & Command Test followed by interview to be held at HQ, Mumbai.
  2. Candidates will be allowed to appear for Physical Assessment & Command Test if they meet the prescribed Physical Standards.
  3. Criterion for Physical Assessment & Command Test for Station Officer/A is given below:
    Sl. No. Details of the Test Proposed as per the age of the candidate
    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 able to lay 4 length of hoses each 15 meters long from the appliance. 3-5 min. 4-6 min. 5-7 min.
    3. Should be able to climb on extension ladder of 10 mtrs length and come down twice in 2-4 min. 3-5 min. 4-6 min.
    4. Should be able to carry a person of approximately his own weight by the Fireman’s Lift Method over 25 mtrs 3-5 min. 4-6 min. 5-7 min.
    5. Should be able to do push ups 20 continuously 15 continuously 12 continuously
    6. Should be able to run 1.6 km 10-12 min. 12-14 min. 14-16 min.
    7. Rope / Vertical pipe climbing 2-3 meters NA NA
    Note:
    1. Qualifying in test at Sl.No. 1 is compulsory, failing which the candidates is unfit for recruitment and no further test will be carried out.
    2. In addition to the above, the candidate should be able to conduct Physical Training, Squad Drills, Fire Fighting Drills, Fire Fighting/Trailor Pump Operations, Driving Test, Operation of Fire Tenders and Generation of Foam using Foam Tenders.
    3. 3For candidates above 50 years of age, who are otherwise eligible, the criteria for Physical Assessment & Command Test will be as applicable for candidates in the age group of 45-50 years.
  4. Candidates qualifying in the Physical Assessment & Command Test will only be shortlisted for Personal Interview.
  5. Candidates will be selected for notified vacancies in the order of merit drawn purely on the basis of performance in Personal Interview.
  6. Final selection of Deputy Chief Fire Officer/A and Station Officer/A will be done on the basis of performance in the Personal Interview. The Personal Interview will consist of 100 Marks. The qualifying marks for interview are as follows :
    Unreserved - 70 %
    EWS/OBC – 60 %
  7. Tie-breaking principle :
    In case of candidates with equal interview marks, credit will be given to seniority in date of birth. Therefore, candidates scoring marks equal to cut off marks for interview, may not get selected owing to other candidates scoring same interview marks getting empanelled due to seniority in date of birth.

II. For the posts of Technical Officer/D, Medical Officer/D & Medical Officer/C :-

  1. Final selection of the applicants will be done solely on the basis of performance in the personal interview. The Personal Interview will consist of 100 Marks. The qualifying marks are as follows :
    Unreserved Category – 70%
    EWS/SC/ST/OBC/PwBD – 60%
  2. NPCIL reserves the right to shortlist applicants for personal interview by holding a written/online test depending upon number of application received.
  3. In case, written/online test is held, following criteria will be applicable:
    1. Written/Online test will be of total 300 marks. The question paper will consist of 100 questions to be attempted in two hours. Each correct answer will carry 3 marks and each wrong answer will attract one negative mark (-1 mark), while no marks will be allotted to questions which are not attempted.
    2. The qualifying marks (out of 300) for written/online test is 100 marks for UR category & 90 marks for reserved category (EWS/SC/ST/OBC/PwBD).
    3. Candidates qualifying in written/online test will only be considered for shortlisting for interview. Candidates will be shortlisted for interview in the ratio of 1:6.
    4. Other details viz. test centres, pattern of test, syllabus etc. will be communicated to candidates separately.
    5. PwBD candidates who are qualified in the written/online test, but, who are not getting shortlisted in their concerned category viz. UR/EWS/SC/ST/OBC will also be considered for shortlisting by applying 1:6 ratio for PwBD category. PwBDs shortlisted so will be in addition to PwBDs already getting shortlisted under reserved categories viz EWS/SC/ST/OBC.
  4. Written/online test, if conducted, shall be only for shortlisting candidates for interview and no weightage will be given for online/written test marks during the final selection.
  5. Tie-breaking principle :
    In the event of a tie in interview marks, following criteria shall be adopted in sequence for deciding position in merit list:
    1. In case of candidates with equal interview marks, candidate scoring higher marks in written/online test (if conducted) will be ranked higher.
    2. Wherever, written/online test is not held or both interview marks as well as written/online test scores are equal, candidate senior in age will be ranked higher.
    3. For the post of Technical Officer/D : In case, where date of births are also the same, the candidate who has completed the BE/B.Tech will be ranked higher
      For the post of Medical Officer/D & Medical Officer/C : In case, where date of births are also the same, the candidate who has completed the MS/MD/MDS examination first will be ranked higher for the post of MO/D and the candidate who has completed the MBBS examination first will be ranked higher for the post of MO/C.
  6. For the post of Technical Officer/D : Candidates with exceptional qualities may be given additional increments (maximum 5) at the time of appointment.
  7. For the post of Medical Officer/D & Medical Officer/C : Based on the experience and performance in interview, applicants may be considered for additional increments.

III. Preparation and operation of waitlist for all the advertised posts

Waitlist will be maintained discipline & category wise containing equal number of candidates as in the select main list, which will be valid for a period of one year.


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