- State PSC
COMMON INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. Regional Offices of the Commission have advertised recruitment to Group ‘C’ posts of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) (NT)) for which Matriculation or equivalent is the minimum qualification, in different States / UTs.
2. The post of MTS(NT) was earlier known as Group-D posts such a Peon, Daftary, Jamadar, Junior Gestetner Operator, Farash, Chowkidar, Mali etc. Annexure-II to O.M. No. AB-14017/6/2009-Estt.(RR) of DOPT dated 30.04.2010, available on the website of the DOPT may be referred for description of duties of the post.
3. Regional Offices of the Commission 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 only from those candidates who qualify in the written test. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission’s decision shall be final.
4. CANDIDATES IN THEIR OWN INTEREST ARE ADVISED TO GO THROUGH DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS NOTICE WHICH ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITES OF THE COMMISSION http://ssc.nic.in, ssc-cr.org, sscer.org, sscner.org.in, sscwr.org, sscsr.gov.in, ssckkr.kar.nic.in, sscmpr.org, sscnwr.gov.in and sscnr.org, CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING.
5. Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ExS must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility prescribed in the Notice .They should also be in possession of the required certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim at the time of application.
6. Candidates with visual disability of 40% and more only would be considered as VISUALLY HANDICAPPED (VH) and entitled to reservation for VH.
7. Central Government civilian employees/servants claiming age relaxation should be in possession of a certificate in the prescribed format from their office in respect of length of continuous service which should be for not less than three years in the immediate period preceding the closing date for receipt of application. They should continue to have the status of Central Government civilian employees / servants till the time of appointment, in the event of their selection.
8. FEE: RUPEES ONE HUNDRED ONLY(100/-) for each Application.
Fee is exempted for all Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen, eligible for reservation.
9. CLOSING DATE: 07.12.2012 (upto 5 P.M.). For candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad – 14.12.2012 (upto 5.00 PM). APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LATE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED. For candidates availing extended closing date, the facility of online application will not be available.
10. Only a single application will be entertained for each State / UT. Candidature in respect of multiple applications in respect of same State / Union Territory will be summarily rejected. Candidates intending to apply for the post in more than one State/UT should submit separate applications for each State/UT to the Regional Office having jurisdiction over such State/UT.
11. CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND/SUBMIT APPLICATION IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT TO THE CONCERNED REGIONAL OFFICE OF SSC AS MENTIONED IN PARA-7 OF THE NOTICE OR APPLY ON LINE. CANDIDATES APPLYING ON-LINE SHOULD RETAIN THE REGISTRATION NUMBER ASSIGNED TO THEM FOR FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE COMMISSION. THEY SHOULD NOT SUBMIT PRINT OUTS OF THEIR APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSION.
12. MOBILES, OTHER ELECTRONIC GADGETS AND WIRELESS EQUIPMENTS ARE BANNED WITHIN THE PREMISES OF THE
EXAMINATION CENTRES. THEIR POSSESSION IN SWITCHED ON OR SWITCHED OFF MODE IS CONSIDERED BY THE COMMISSION AS A MANIPULATIVE PRACTICE AND WILL INVITE SUMMARY CANCELLATION OF CANDIDATURE, DEBARMENT FROM THE COMMISSION’S EXAMINATIONS AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
13. Candidates may contact following Regional Help Lines for clarifications, if any, in respect of filling/submitting applications :
(i) SSC(NR), New Delhi – 01164715222, 01165021888
(ii) SSC(CR), Allahabad – 05322250372, 05326541021
(iii) SSC(SR), Chennai – 09445195946, 04428251139
(iv) SSC(WR), Mumbai – 09869730700, 07738422705
(v) SSC(ER), Kolkata – 09477461228, 09477461229
(vi) SSC(MPR) Raipur – 09407921504, 09407921505
(vii) SSC(KKR), Bangalore – 08025502520, 09483862020
(viii) SSC(NWR), Chandigarh – 09915509204, 09915509331
(ix) SSC(NER), Guwahati, – 09207053500, 09707679564
14. Candidates must carry at least one photo bearing identification such as Driving Licence, Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, Identity Card issued by University/College, Income Tax PAN card in original to the examination centre, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the examination. F.No.3/7/2012P&P. The Regional Offices of Staff Selection Commission are making recruitment to the posts of Multi Tasking Staff in Pay Band-1( 5200-20200/-) + Grade Pay 1800/-, a General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States / Union Territories. The Commission proposes to hold a Common Examination for all applicants for posts in different States / UTs on 10.03.2013 & 17.03.2013 and if required on 24.03.2012, in a phased manner. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the examination will be required to appear for a descriptive type qualifying paper for testing basic language skills.
2. VACANCIES / RESERVATION : Vacancy position indicated by the Regional Offices of the Commission in different States / UTs is tentative. Firm number of vacancies for the post of Multi Tasking Staff, will be determined by them in due course.
Note-I :Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ExS etc. categories is available as per extant Govt. Orders.
Note-II : The Commission reserves the right to fill up analogous posts in other Ministries/Organizations under the Government from this recruitment.
Note-III : Separate applications will need to be made, if any candidate wants to apply for vacancies in more than one State/UT, to Regional Office(s), having jurisdiction over the State/UT.
3. NATIONALITY / CITIZENSHIP:
A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
4(A) AGE LIMIT: 18-25 years as on 01.01.2013 (i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1988 and not later than 01.01.1995)
Note I : Candidate should note that Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate available on the date of submission of application will only be accepted by the Commission for determining the Age- eligibility and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted .
4.(B) Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit prescribed under para 4(A) above :
Category-Codes for claiming Age Relaxation as on the date of reckoning :
NOTE-I : Ex-servicemen who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts on regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are NOT eligible for fee concession or for claiming benefits of reservation under EXS category. However, they are eligible for age relaxation only.
NOTE-II : The period of “Call up Service” of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for purpose of age relaxation.
NOTE-III : For any serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as Ex-Serviceman for the purpose of securing the benefits of reservation, he must have already acquired, at the relevant time of submitting his application for the Post / Service, the status of ex-serviceman and /or is in a position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from the competent authority that he would complete specified term of engagement from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the Closing Date .
EXPLANATION-I : An 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
(i) who retired from such service after earning his/her pension. This would also include persons who are retired/retire at their own request but after having earned their pension; or
(ii) who has been released from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service/circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
(iii) who has been released, otherwise than on his own request from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; or
(iv) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagements, 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; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army of the following categories, namely:-
(a) Pension holders for continuous embodied service,
(b) Persons with disability attributable to military service; and
(c) Gallantry award winners.
EXPLANATION-II : The persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement from service, would come under the category of “ex-serviceman” are permitted to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specified terms of engagement or within one year after the closing date whichever is earlier, and avail themselves of all concessions available to ex-servicemen but shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specified term of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union.
NOTE- IV: AGE CONCESSION IS NOT ADMISSIBLE TO SONS, DAUGHTERS AND DEPENDENTS OF EX-SERVICEMEN.
NOTE-V: Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces, i.e. those who are due for release from the Army during the period 08.12.2012-07.12.2013 are only eligible for age-relaxation. Such candidates are not entitled to any concession in fee. Such candidates will be eligible to compete only for vacancies in Armed Forces Headquarters and Inter-Service Organisation, which are not reserved for Ex-servicemen, in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies.
Note VI: As per Supreme Court direction dated 24.02.1995 in Appeal No.731-69 of 1994, Age relaxation will be available for the Group-‘C’ posts in the O/o RGI (Registrar General of India) for retrenched Census employees as under :
(i) Age relaxation by 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment ,
(ii) Weightage of past service.
4(C) : PROCESS OF CERTIFICATION AND FORMAT OF CERTIFICATES:
Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved or seek age-relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority issued on or before the prescribed date, in the prescribed format whenever such certificates are sought by the Regional/Sub-Regional Office . Otherwise, their claim for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ExS status will not be entertained and their candidature/applications will be considered under General (UR) category. The formats of the certificates are annexed. Candidates claiming OBC status may note that the certificate including certificate of creamy layer status should have been obtained within three years before the Closing date (i.e. 07.12.2012) or the date of Paper-II of the Written examination.
NOTE I: The Closing date (i.e. 07.12.2012) will be treated as the date of reckoning for OBC status, subject to 4(C) above.
NOTE II : Candidates are warned that they may be permanently debarred from the examination conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH status.
4(D) Visually handicapped (VH) candidates with visual disabilities of forty percent and above and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy can avail the assistance of a SCRIBE in the Written Examination subject to such requests being made in the application form. Question Papers and Answer Sheets will not be provided in BRAILLE.
No attendant will be allowed with VH/Cerebral Palsy candidates inside the examination premises.
NOTE: Persons with visual disability of less than forty percent will not be considered as visually handicapped persons. One eyed candidates and partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set for all the candidates with or without magnifying glass and who wish to write/indicate the answer with the help of Magnifying Glass will be allowed to use the Magnifying Glass in the Examination Hall and will not be entitled to a Scribe. Such candidates will have to bring their own Magnifying Glass to the Examination Hall.
5. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : ( As on 07.12.2012)
Must have passed Matriculation Examination OR equivalent from a recognized Board.
Note: Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of application will not be eligible and need not apply.
6. MODE OF PAYMENT: FEE PAYABLE 100/-(Rupees One Hundred only) for each application.
Fee is exempted for all Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation.
(i) For the candidates submitting the paper application:
The candidates submitting Paper application should pay the fee by means of “Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS)”only . CRFS are available at the counter of all Departmental Post Offices of the country. Recruitment Fee Stamps should be pasted on the application form in the space earmarked for the purpose and got cancelled from the Counter of Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing Post Office in such a manner that the impression or the cancellation stamp partially overflows on the Application Form itself, taking care at the same time that the impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage. After getting the Recruitment Fee Stamps cancelled from the Post Office, the candidates must submit their application to the Regional Office /Sub- Regional Office of the Commission.
(ii) For the candidates submitting their applications on-line:
The candidates submitting their applications on-line should pay the requisite fee only through State Bank of India in the form of challan or through State Bank of India net banking.
NOTE I: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
NOTE II: Fee paid by modes other than CRFS for off-line applications and SBI in case of online application will not be accepted and the applications of such candidates will be rejected forthright and the payment made shall stand forfeited. Candidates submitting their application online shall make their payment through the State Bank of India as per instructions (Annexure-II B).
NOTE III: Candidates may please note that non-cancellation of stamps from the concerned Post Office in the manner indicated above, will lead to outright rejection of his/her application form. Therefore, it is in the interest of candidates that they get the CRFS cancelled from the concerned Post Office.
7. CENTRES OF EXAMINATION
Candidates submitting paper application must indicate the centre of examination opted by him/her, in the Application Form in respect of the Examination. A candidate must submit his/her application only to the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Office of the Commission under whose jurisdiction the States/UTs in which the post applied for lies. Candidates may also note that they must choose a centre within such State/UT for which they are applying. Application received in any other Regional/Sub Regional Office of the Commission or for any other centre will be rejected summarily.
The applications should be addressed to the Regional / Sub-Regional Offices of the Commission as indicated in the table below:-
NOTE I: 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. In case of applications for different States, the candidates will need to appear for the Examination only once.
NOTE II: 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.
8. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
(A) SCHEME OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND SYLLABUS
The written examination will consist of (Paper-I) objective type paper and (Paper-II) descriptive type as shown below :
NOTE-I : Paper-I will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi, except Part III. The Commission reserves the right to set the questions additionally in regional languages subject to technical feasibility.
NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
NOTE-III: Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English and one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
NOTE-IV: Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.
NOTE-V: Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories. The date and time of the Paper will be communicated to shortlisted candidates in due course. Commission reserves the right to set separate qualifying standard in any Part of Paper-I.
Paper-I Questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’ will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard.
General Intelligence: It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
English Language : Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.
Numerical Aptitude: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBE there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.
Paper-II: The Paper will be set in English and Hindi to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/letter in English and Hindi each. Candidates can opt to write the essay/letter in any Indian language listed in 8th Schedule of the Constitution in lieu of Hindi.
9. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BE COMPLIED BY THE CANDIDATES IN THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION
(i) Candidates must write the papers/indicate the answers in their own hand.
(ii) In the question papers, wherever necessary, the Metric systems of weights and measures only will be used.
(iii) 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.
(iv) If any candidate is found to possess mobile phones or any other means of wireless communication in the working or switched off mode, his/her candidature shall be cancelled forthwith.
10. MODE OF SELECTION :
Candidates will be shortlisted for the Paper-II on the basis of their performance in Paper-I. Paper-II will only of qualifying nature. Candidates qualifying in Paper-II as per cut-off prescribed by the Commission taking into account the number of vacancies and availability of candidates. The cut-offs in Paper-I and qualifying marks in Paper-II may be different for vacancies in each State/UT will be fixed at the discretion of the Commission. Candidates for each State/UT will be finally selected based on their performance in Paper-I, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper-II.
Provided that SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, alongwith candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates will be accommodated against the general/unreserved vacancies as per their position in the overall Merit List. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates which will, thus, comprise of SC , ST, OBC and PH candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate in merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard.
Physically Handicapped (OH/VH) category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in written examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. is to be counted against reserved vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to fitness of such candidate for selection. Such candidates may also be recommended at relaxed standards to the extent of the number of vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit. In so far as cases of Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction of the military service rendered from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible against the reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age.
Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.
The Commission will maintain a reserve list for each State/UT valid for one year from the date of declaration of result or
publication of the Notice of the next recruitment whichever is earlier.
11. RESOLUTION OF TIE CASES
In cases where more than one candidate secure the equal aggregate marks, tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another :-
(1) By referring to the marks in Part-III of the objective type paper.
(2) By referring to marks in Part-II of the objective type paper.
(3) Date of birth i.e. the candidate older in age gets preference.
(4) By referring to the alphabetical order of the names taking first name into consideration.
12. HOW TO APPLY : Paper Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format (Annexure-I) , For detailed instructions relating to the application form and how the application is to be submitted, Annexure – II A or Annexure – II B, for postal applications and on-line applications respectively, may be referred to.
13. ADMISSION TO THE EXAMINATION:
All eligible candidates who apply in response to this 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. A candidate must write his/her Roll number along with his/her name, date of birth and name of the examination while addressing any communication to the Commission. Communication from the candidate not furnishing these particulars shall not be entertained.
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 three weeks before the date of examination. IF ANY CANDIDATE DOES NOT RECEIVE ADMISSION CERTIFICATE FOR THE EXAMINATION OR UNABLE TO DOWNLOAD FROM THE WEBSITE OF THE REGIONAL OFFICE 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. (In case of Applications submitted under Certificate of Posting, the Date-Stamp of the Post-Office concerned should be clearly legible). 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 REGIONAL/SUB REGIONAL OFFICES WEBSITE. SUCH FACILITY WILL BE AVAILABLE ATLEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION. Candidates who apply on-line but 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 of SBI, copy of challan, etc. for obtaining the Admission Certificates. Details of deficiency in online applications, if any, will also be placed on the Commission’s website ( http://ssc.nic.in ) about two weeks before the examination.
Note: The candidates must carry at least one photo bearing identity proof such as Driving License,Aadhaar Card, Voter Card, College/University ID Card, Income Tax PAN, while attending the examination, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the examination.
14. COMMISSION’S DECISION FINAL
The decision of the Commission in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, conduct of examination(s) and interviews, allotment of examination centres, selection and allotment of posts/organizations to selected candidates will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
15. COURTS JURISDICTION
Any dispute in regard to this recruitment will be subject to courts/tribunals having jurisdiction over the place of concerned Regional/Sub-Regional Office of the SSC where the candidate has submitted his/her application.