- State PSC
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BE COMPLIED BY THE CANDIDATES IN THE WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS.
1. On behalf of FCI, SSC will conduct an All India Open Examination for recruitment to Class III posts in the Food Corporation of India. Staff Selection Commission is holding the Examination for FCI as a special dispensation given by the Government. Candidates may note that candidates selected through this recruitment will not have the status of Central Government civilian employees and, therefore, will not enjoy any benefit available to Central Government civilian employees.
The selection process will comprise of a Written Examination followed by Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for General, Depot, Accounts and Technical Cadres. CPT will be of qualifying nature.
2. FCI does not seek documentary evidence in proof of E.Q., age, category, and will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, the candidature is accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible before applying. Copies of supporting documents will be sought from those candidates who qualify in all stages of examination. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and such decision shall be final. Candidates are specifically advised to see the Essential Qualifications prescribed for the post. Staff Selection Commission is not responsible in any way for determining the eligibility of candidates and their reservation. No representations in this regard will be entertained by the Commission.
3. A candidate must select only one of the centre for the examination.
4. All candidates who apply in response to the advertisement by the CLOSING DATE will be assigned Roll numbers. These will be communicated to them or placed on the website of the concerned Regional Office at least two weeks before the date of the examination.
5. No change of Centre of Examination will be allowed under any circumstances. Hence, the candidates should select the centres carefully and indicate the same correctly in their applications.
6. The Commission reserves the right to cancel any Centre and ask the candidates of that centre to appear from another centre. Commission also reserves the right to divert candidates of any centre to some other Centre to take the examination.
7. Candidates are not permitted to bring or use Mobile Phone, Calculators or any other electronic / electrical device for answering any paper (Test Booklets). Candidates must not, therefore, bring Mobile Phone, Calculators or any other electronic / electrical device inside the Examination premises. Possession of these items, whether in use or not, will be considered as use of unfair means in the Examination and his/her candidature shall be cancelled forthwith.
8. All papers in the examination will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions. Candidates must write the papers/indicate the answers in their own hand. For objective type multiple choice question paper, OMR Answer sheets will be provided by the Commission. Part A & B of OMR Answer Sheet to be filled in black/blue Ball Point Pen only as per instructions given in OMR Sheet. Candidates are required to mark their Name, Roll Number, Ticket Number and Test Form Number of question booklet correctly on the OMR Answer sheets by darkening the appropriate ovals. Candidates are also required to sign their name in running hand and affix left hand thumb impression on the answer sheets. Answer Sheets not bearing the candidate‗s Name, Roll Number, Ticket Number, Signature, LTI etc. in the space meant for the purpose will not be evaluated and awarded Zero mark. If any candidate belonging to reserved category does not write and code their category properly in the OMR Answer Sheet, they will be treated as belonging to UR category. OMR answer sheets are read by machine and, therefore, failure to comply with any of the instructions will result in award of Zero marks. Candidates in their own interest should strictly follow the Instructions given on the question booklet/ OMR Answer sheet. No representation regarding non-compliance of instructions will be entertained by the Commission.
9. Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets except as specified in the Notice. They should not, therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Premises / Venue.
10. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in all Objective Type Multiple Choice Question Papers. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
11. Discrepancies in question paper should be brought to the notice of the Commission in writing within fifteen days of holding the examination. Representation submitted thereafter will not be entertained.
12. RESOLUTION OF TIE CASES: If candidates for a particular post have the same aggregate marks in both Paper-I and Paper-II/Paper-III of the Examination then the tie will be resolved by referring to the total marks of Paper-II/Paper-III of the examination i.e. a candidate having more marks in Paper-II/Paper-III will be given preference, wherever such papers are prescribed. If the tie still persists then the total marks in Paper-I of the examination will be referred to i.e. a candidate having more marks in this Paper will be given preference. This procedure will be followed by Date of Birth, i.e., the candidate older in age will get preference. Lastly, if the tie still persists, the tie will be finally resolved by referring to the alphabetical order of names, i.e., a candidate whose name begins with the alphabet which comes first in the alphabetical order will get preference
13. Final results will be declared by the Food Corporation of India after receiving merit list (Zone wise, Post wise, Category wise) from SSC.
14. Admission Certificates (ACs) for the Examination indicating the time table and also venues of examination for each candidate will be issued to all applicants about two weeks before the date of examination by the respective regional office of SSC. IF ANY CANDIDATE DOES NOT RECEIVE ADMISSION CERTIFICATE FOR THE EXAMINATION ONE WEEK BEFORE THE DATE OF EXAMINATION, HE/SHE MUST IMMEDIATELY CONTACT THE CONCERNED REGIONAL/SUB REGIONAL OFFICE (S) OF THE COMMISSION WITH PROOF OF HAVING SUBMITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DEPRIVE HIM/HER OF ANY CLAIM FOR CONSIDERATION. CANDIDATES ALSO HAVE THE OPTION TO DOWNLOAD THE ADMISSION CERTIFICATES FROM THE CONCERNED SSC REGIONAL/SUB REGIONAL OFFICES WEBSITE. SUCH FACILITY WILL BE AVAILABLE ABOUT TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE EXAMINATION.
15. Candidates who are unable to download their Admission Certificates or do not receive their Admission Certificates at least one week before the date of the examination should contact the concerned Regional Office with details such as Registration ID, Transaction ID for obtaining the Admission Certificates. Details of deficiency, rendering the applications ineligible, if any, may also be placed on the Commission‗s website ((http://ssc.nic.in) about two weeks before the examination.
16. The decision of the Commission/ FCI in all matters relating to the conduct of examination and preparation of merit list will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
17. SSC is undertaking the recruitment on consultancy basis and, therefore, any dispute regarding the recruitment, RTI applications etc. should be addressed to the FCI.