- State PSC
I. Eligible candidates have to apply in typewritten form for the above posts, either in English or in Hindi, strictly in the prescribed format. The format of the application can be downloaded from the website http://www.loksabha.nic.in under the link ‘Recruitment’.
II. Candidates desirous of applying for both the posts should submit separate application form for each post.
III. Applications which are illegible, not conforming to the prescribed application format and the instructions given in the Advertisement or received after the last date will be summarily rejected.
IV. Candidates in Government service should submit their application(s) through proper channel only. No such application will be accepted 7 days after 27.08.2012.
V. Applicants should affix two self-attested identical recent passport size photographs, one on the application form and the other on the attendance sheet.
VI. In case sufficient number of eligible candidates prefer to take examination in Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai, Joint Recruitment Cell may hold the preliminary examination for the post of Hindi Assistant in these cities also besides Delhi. In the eventuality of insufficient number of eligible candidates for this post opting for taking examination in any of these three cities, those candidates will have to take examination in Delhi. The choice once made by the applicant with regard to the examination centre shall be final. Joint Recruitment Cell will, however, have final discretion in the allotment of examination centre to the applicants on the basis of number of applications received in respect of a particular post for a particular centre.
VII. Canvassing in any manner would lead to summary rejection of application and candidature at any stage.
VIII. All particulars (except Residential Address) furnished by the applicant will be treated as final and no change will be allowed therein later on. The applications of the candidates who do not specify their category in sl. no.12 of the application, will be rejected.
IX. For candidates staying abroad and for those posting applications from Andaman & Nicobar Islands/ Lakshadweep/ Assam/ Meghalaya/ Arunachal Pradesh/ Mizoram/ Manipur/Nagaland/ Tripura/Sikkim/Jammu & Kashmir/Lahaul and Spiti districts and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, the last date for receipt of application by post only (not by Hand or by Courier) will be 7 days after 27.08.2012.
X. Candidates should send their application in an envelope superscribing clearly the name of the post applied for on the cover of the envelope.
XI. Applicants must fill up all the columns of application form properly. Applications complete in all respects should be sent to:-
THE JOINT RECRUITMENT CELL
ROOM NO.521, PARLIAMENT HOUSE ANNEXE,
Incomplete applications shall be summarily rejected.
XII. AGE/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Age/qualifications/experience will be reckoned as on 27.08.2012.
Applicants should attach self-attested copy of the matriculation or equivalent examination certificate as proof of date of birth. No other document will be accepted for this purpose.
XIII. CUT OFF PERCENTAGE OF MARKS: The minimum cut off percentages of marks in Written Test and Personal Interview in an examination is 50%, 40% and 45% for vacancies in Gen, SC/ST and OBC categories, respectively. The above percentages are relaxable by 5% in case of physically handicapped persons of relevant disability and category for appointment against the vacancies reserved for physically handicapped persons. These percentages are the minimum marks which a candidate is required to secure in each paper/component and aggregate in the written test and in aggregate in the personal interview. However, the cut-off percentages may be raised in individual component/paper/aggregate to arrive at reasonable vacancy : candidate ratio.
For the post of Parliamentary Interpreter Grade-II, in Oration Test and Simultaneous Interpretation Test, the candidates will be required to secure minimum 50% marks in each component /parameter.
XIV. EXPERIENCE: Wherever experience is prescribed for eligibility to a post, the term ‘experience’ means requisite experience gained/obtained from recognised institutions of the Central or State Government or State Legislature Secretariats or Central/State Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Bodies or Supreme Court of India or High Courts of States, Statutory Corporations of the Centre/States, Commissions, Tribunals and other institutions established by Law/Notifications of the Centre or State Governments. Experience certificates obtained from private institutions, etc., shall not be taken into consideration for grant of eligibility unless experience in private organization has been specifically permitted in the qualification and experience prescribed for the post.
XV. AGE RELAXATION: Relaxation in upper AGE LIMIT to Physically Handicapped Persons, Government Employees, ex-Servicemen and in-house candidates of Lok Sabha Secretariat will be as indicated hereunder:
(i) Physically Handicapped Persons: The upper age limit will be relaxable up to a maximum of 10 years in the case of physically handicapped persons having disabilities mentioned in this advertisement in respect of those grades in which posts have been reserved for them.
(ii) Government/Public Sector Undertaking employees: The upper age limit is further relaxable up to 5 years (depending upon the extent of their continuous service) to the SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates in Government Service/Public Sector Undertakings who have rendered not less than 3 years continuous service on regular basis as on 27.08.2012 and they should continue in their service till their final selection. Persons who are appointed on ad-hoc/daily wages/hourly paid/ contract basis are not eligible for age relaxation.
NOTE: Applicants in Government Service or in service in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats should have completed 3 years of continuous regular service in Government and/or in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats, for claiming age relaxation as Government servants as per provisions in para 6(XV) above.
(iii) Ex-Servicemen: Length of military service plus 3 years (up to the maximum of 45 years)
Ex-serviceman means a person who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant in the regular Army, Navy, Air Force of the Indian Union, and:
(a) who retired from such service after earning his/her pension. This would also include persons who are released/retired at their own request after having earned their pension; or
(b) who has been released, otherwise than on his own request from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; or
(c) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request or by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, and has been given a gratuity.
(iv) Employees of Lok Sabha Sectt.: No AGE LIMIT. However, the candidate must have completed three years’ continuous regular service in the Lok Sabha Secretariat.
XVI. OBC candidates: Other Backward Classes (OBC) means those communities as included and specified in the Central Government list of the backward classes. OBC certificate of a candidate must show that the caste the candidate belongs to is recognised as OBC under various Resolutions of the Ministry of Welfare, Government of India, and that the person does not belong to creamy layer section. The application of a candidate claiming to be belonging to OBC but not submitting OBC certificate which satisfies these two conditions shall be summarily rejected.
XVII. NUMBER OF VACANCIES: The number of vacancies specified in respect of the posts is subject to change.
Where specific category has been prescribed for vacancies in any post, there are chances of vacancies occurring in other categories also. Candidates belonging to other categories are also advised to apply.
XVIII. RIGHT TO CANCEL THE PROGRAMME OF RECRUITMENT FOR A POST OR POSTS: Lok Sabha Secretariat reserves the right to cancel the programme of recruitment to any post(s) at any stage without any prior notice and without assigning any reason therefor.
XIX. The last date for receipt of applications is 27.08.2012.
XX. Candidates should clearly note that the Joint Recruitment Cell will in no case be responsible for non-receipt of their applications or any delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever. They should, therefore, ensure that their applications reach the Joint Recruitment Cell on or before the expiry date.
XXI. Candidates can put their applications in the box kept for the purpose at the Reception Office, Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi. However, no acknowledgement will be issued for the same.
XXII. The advertisement can also be accessed through Lok Sabha website http://www.loksabha.nic.in under the link ‘Recruitment’.