SELECTION PROCESS

Sl. No. Name of the Post Selection Procedure
1. Stipendiary Trainee Operator (10+2) (Technician) (Category-II) Written Examination (Preliminary Test + Advance Test)
2. Stipendiary Trainee Maintainer (ITI) (Technician) (Category-II) Written Examination (Preliminary Test + Advance Test) and Skill Test.
NOTE : A CANDIDATE HAS TO QUALIFY AT EACH STAGE OF PRESCRIBED SELECTION PROCESS FOR FINAL EMPANELMENT

I. Selection Process for Stipendiary Trainee Operator

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 : It will be a screening examination to be held to shortlist candidates. The format of screening examination shall be common for all disciplines and will be in following format:
  1. Examination will comprise 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 / ST / OBC – 30% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 40% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC with < 30% marks will be screened out for Stage-2.

Stage-2 – Advanced Test [Test will be of 02 (two) hours duration]
  1. All candidates screened in Stage-1 to undertake an advanced test in their respective trade.
  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.
  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 / ST / OBC – 20% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 30% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC with < 20% marks will be screened out.
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.

II. Selection Process for Stipendiary Trainee Maintainer

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 : It will be a screening examination to be held to shortlist candidates. The format of screening examination shall be common for all disciplines and will be in following format:
  1. Examination will comprise 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 / ST / OBC – 30% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 40% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC with < 30% marks will be screened out for Stage-2.

Stage-2 – Advanced Test [Test will be of 02 (two) hours duration]
  1. All candidates screened in Stage-1 to undertake an advanced test in their respective trade.
  2. The Test will be of 02 (two) hours duration.
  3. The level of questions for Category-II Trainees (SSC + ITI) will be based on 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) mark to be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  5. Qualifying Standards : The qualifying standards shall be as follows:
    General Category (UR) – 30% marks, SC / ST / OBC – 20% marks.
Accordingly, the General Candidates < 30% marks and the candidates belonging to SC / ST / 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.

II.2 Trade / Skill Test (Stage-3)

1. Based upon the merit list prepared after Stage-2, candidates in each trade to be shortlisted for Skill Test.
2. The skill test will be of qualifying nature on Go / No Go basis.
3. The number of candidates shortlisted for Skill Test will depend upon the number of candidates qualifying for Stage-2 but will not exceed 5 times the number of vacancies for each post.
4. Candidates clearing the Skill Test will be shortlisted and empanelled in order of merit based on marks secured in Stage-2. The select list will not exceed the number of vacancies advertised.
5. Notification for date of Skill Test will be communicated later on in due course of time.


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

Important

Admit Card for written examination / skill test will be available in the NPCIL Recruitment Website
Email / SMS will be sent to shortlisted candidates