SELECTION PROCESS

POST SL.NO.1) STIPENDIARY TRAINEES / TECHNICIAN- “B”

The selection process consists of tests in 3 stages. (Stage 1 & 2 – Written Tests and Stage 3 – Trade / Skill Test). There will be negative marking in the Written Tests for incorrect answers.

I. Stage 1 - Preliminary Test

It will be a Screening examination to be held to shortlist candidates for 2nd Stage Test. The format of the screening examination shall be common for all disciplines and will be in the following format:
  1. Examination will comprise 50 Multiple Choice Questions (Choice of four answers) of 01 (one) hour duration consisting of Mathematics, Science and General Awareness.
  2. 03 (Three) marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 01 (one) mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. Unattended 00 marks.
  3. Tests will be conducted in single/multiple sessions depending upon logistics requirements.
  4. Qualifying Standards : The qualifying standards shall be as follows: General Category (UR) – 40% marks; SC / OBC-30% marks. Accordingly, the General Candidates with less than 40% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / OBC with less than 30% marks will be disqualified for Stage-2.

II. Stage 2 - Advance Test

1. All qualified candidates in Stage-1 have to undergo for an advanced test in their respective discipline.
2. The Test will be of 02 (two) hours duration.
3. The level of questions for Operator Trainees (Category - II), will be based on the syllabus in HSC or ISC and for other Category –II Trainees (SSC + ITI), the same will be in their respective ITI Trade.
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) marks 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 with less than 30% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / OBC with less than 20% marks will be disqualified for Stage-3.
6. However all passed candidates will not be called for Stage -3 . Calling for Stage-3 depend upon the number of candidates qualifying in stage -2 but should not exceed five times the number of vacancies.
7. In the event of a tie, elimination parameters shall be followed for deciding position in merit list.
8. Candidates have to undergo the Preliminary and Advanced Test on the same day. Preliminary Test will be carried out in the morning session and the advance test for candidates screened in for Stage 2 will be carried out in the afternoon / evening session.
9. This arrangements may be changed according to logistics arrangements.

III. Stage 3 - Trade / Skill Test

1. Only for those candidates who have cleared the Stage-2 test and will be on go / no-go basis.
2. Based upon the merit list prepared after Stage-2, Candidates in each trade to be shortlisted for Skill Test.
3. The number of candidates shortlisted for Skill Test would depend upon the number of candidates qualifying in Stage-2 but should not exceed 5 times the number of vacancies in each trade.
4. The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature only on Go/No Go basis. However, there will not be any Skill Test for Category-II Operator Trainee for which the qualification prescribed is HSC / ISC.
5. Candidates clearing the Skill Test to be shortlisted and empanelled in order of merit based on marks secured in Stage-2.
6. A merit list will be prepared 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.
7. The Selection Committee decision is final.
8. A wait list containing equal number of candidates shall be prepared and the validity is for one year only after notifying select list.

IV. Verification of Certificates

The Certificate verification is vital in recruitment process. The credentials of the candidate shortlisted in Written Examination will be verified (all Education qualification certificates, SC / ST / OBC(NCL) / PwBDs / EWSs Certificates, Age and other original certificates) before allowing to the Trade / Skill Test.
All the shortlisted candidates will be allowed to Trade / Skill Test only after certificate verification of candidates. The candidates without original and Photo copies of certificates strictly shall not be allowed to next stage. For candidates whom Trade / Skill Test not applicable and not having original and Photo copy of certificate will be rejected outrightly. Hence, all candidates before applying may see that they are fulfilled all the eligibility criteria.

V. Travelling Allowance

No Travelling Allowance will be payable for attending the Written Examination. However Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates called for Written Examination from out station and those who are not employed in Central / State Govt. / Public Sector Organization / Corporation / Local Govt. / Panchayats will be paid to and fro Railway fare by Second class by the shortest route as per rules on production of original journey tickets along with copy of Community Certificate. However, the reimbursement will be restricted to the place in respect of balance distance exceeding 30 km both ways subject to production of tickets.

POST SL.NO.2) STIPENDIARY TRAINEES / SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT – “B”

1. The Selection will be based on Written Examination and Interview.
2. There will be 2 PARTS consists of 200 questions out of which PART-I - 100 questions will be from English, General Knowledge and quantitative aptitude and PART-II - 100 questions from respective disciplines.
3. The duration of Examination will be 3 hours.
4. 03 Marks to be awarded for each correct answer and 01 mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer. Unattended 00 marks.
5. Qualifying Standards : The cut of marks to pass the Written Examination shall be for General category (UR) is 40% and SC / ST / OBC is 30%. However all passed candidates will not be called for Interview. Calling for Interview depend upon the number of candidates qualifying in written examination but should not exceed 5 times the number of vacancies notified.
6. The Interview will be conducted for such shortlisted candidates only and not for all candidates who passed the Written Examination.
7. The final merit list will be prepared based on the scores obtained in Written Examination 50% and Interview 50%.
8. In the event of a tie, the following criteria shall be adopted in sequence for deciding position in Merit List:
  1. Candidates who scored higher marks in Written Examination to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  2. Candidates who scored lower negative marks in Written Examination to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  3. Candidates who scored higher marks in Technical Subjects (Part / section-2) to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  4. Candidates who scored higher in Part-1 to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  5. Finally, candidates whose Date of Birth is earlier to be placed higher on the Merit List.
9. The Selection Committee decision is final.
10. A wait list containing equal number of candidates shall be prepared and the validity is for one year only after notifying select list.

POST SL.NO.3) SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT / C (SAFETY SUPERVISOR)

Marks scored in written examination will be considered for short listing of candidates for personal interview.

Final selection will be based on personal interview.

The post is not identified for Persons With Benchmark Disability (PwBD).

I. Syllabus, Scheme of Marks

1. The Selection will be based on Written Examination and / or Interview.
2. There will be 2 PARTS consists of 200 questions out of which PART-I - 100 questions will be from English, General Knowledge and quantitative aptitude and PART-II - 100 questions from Technical Subjects.
3. The duration of Examination will be 3 hours.
4. 03 Marks to be awarded for each correct answer and 01 mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer. Unattended 00 marks.
5. Qualifying Standards : The cut of marks to pass the Written Examination shall be for General category (UR) is 40%. However, all passed candidates will not be called for Interview. Calling for Interview depend upon the number of candidates qualifying in written examination but should not exceed 5 times the number of vacancies.
6. The Interview will be conducted for such shortlisted candidates only and not for all candidates who passed the Written Examination.
7. In the event of a tie, the following criteria shall be adopted in sequence for deciding position in Merit List for Interview :
  1. Candidates who scored higher marks in Written Examination to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  2. Candidates who scored lower negative marks in Written Examination to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  3. Candidates who scored higher marks in Technical Subjects (Part/section-2) to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  4. Candidates who scored higher in Part-1 to be placed higher on the Merit List.
  5. Finally, candidates whose Date of Birth is earlier to be placed higher on the Merit List.
8. The Selection Committee decision is final.
9. A wait list containing equal number of candidates shall be prepared and the validity is for one year only after notifying select list.

II. Transfer

Candidates selected against this advertisement will be posted at Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited, Madras Atomic Power Station, Kalpakkam to fill its vacancies. However, they are liable to serve in any part of India and liable to transfer from one unit to another, as may be required in the interest of the Corporation.



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