SELECTION PROCESS

Sl. No. Name of the Post Selection Procedure
1. Assistant Grade - 1 (HR) Written Examination + Skill Test
2. Assistant Grade - 1 (F & A)
3. Assistant Grade - 1 (C & MM)
4. Steno Grade - 1

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

I.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, OBC / PwBD – 30% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 40% marks and the candidates belonging to 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%, OBC / PwBD – 20% marks
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 30% marks and the candidates belonging to 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 shall not exceed 5 times the number of vacancies for each post.
3. Skill test for Assistant Grade - 1
  1. Typewriting Test in English on Personal Computer (PC); and
  2. Computer Proficiency Test
4. Skill test for Steno Grade - 1
  1. Typewriting Test in English 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 will be available in the NPCIL Recruitment Website
Email / SMS will be sent to shortlisted candidates