Sashastra Seema Bal – RECRUITMENT of 810 CONSTABLE (TRADESMEN) – 2013
Last date of receipt of application is 31.07.2013 and for far areas of India 07.08.2013*
Total Vacancies: 810
Age Limit:– 18 to 23* years
Applications are invited from eligible Male and Female Indian citizens for filling up the following Group ‘C’
Combatised, Non-Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) posts in Tradesmen Cadres in SSB for the year 2013 in the pay scale of
(Pay Band-I) Rs.5200-20200 + Grade Pay Rs.2000/- per month plus usual and admissible allowances to Central
Government employees including ration money, washing allowance, dearness allowance, transport allowance,
medical assistance, free uniform, free accommodation, free leave passes and any other allowance as
admissible in the Force from time to time under the Rules/ Instructions. The post is temporary but
likely to become permanent. The posts have all India transfer liability and selected candidates can be posted
anywhere in India and abroad. On appointment, the candidate shall be governed by SSB Act and Rules. These
posts will be covered under New Restructured Defined Contributory Pension Scheme. Last date of receipt of
application is 31.07.2013 for all states except for Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur,
Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub-
Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep for which the last
date is 07.08.2013.
1. Vacancies: Trade wise and category wise details of vacancies are as follows:-
Post Code Name of Post Category GEN SC ST OBC Total
01 CT(Cook) (Male and Female) 103 62 31 55 251
02 CT(Washerman) (Male and Female) 46 23 54 72 195
03 CT(Barber) (Male and Female) 22 07 23 12 64
04 CT(Safaiwala) (Male and Female) 57 17 37 30 141
05 CT(Water Carrier) (Male and Female) 44 13 08 24 89
06 CT(Waiter) (Male and Female) 02 02 01 01 06
07 CT(Carpenter) (Male and Female) 00 02 01 00 03
08 CT(Painter) (Male and Female) 13 02 00 01 16
09 CT (Tailor) (Male and Female) 07 02 03 02 14
10 CT (Cobbler) (Male and Female) 06 04 06 10 26
11 CT (Gardener) (Male and Female) 03 00 01 01 05
Grand Total 810
i) 10% of vacancies are reserved for Ex-Servicemen candidates. The vacancies reserved for Ex-servicemen
will be filled up by fresh candidates if sufficient numbers of Ex-Servicemen do not turn up.
ii) The number of vacancies are subject to change without any notice and may increase or decrease
depending upon the position at the time of final selection.
iii) The posts are temporary but likely to be permanent.
iv) The recruitment will be conducted on all India basis.
v) Selected candidates are liable to be posted any where within as well as outside the Territory of India
according to transfer policy of the force.
vi) In case, where no vacancy in the posts are reserved for SC/ST/OBC, the candidates of these reserved
categories may also apply for the post provided they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for General category.
2. Eligibility conditions:
The candidate must fulfill all eligibility conditions and should be in possession of all certificates as
on 31.07.2013. Candidates appearing in the examination/ awaiting result/educational certificates,
experience certificate need not apply.
a) Age Limit:– 18 to 23 years (The crucial date to determine the age will be 31.07.2013)
Note: Only Matriculation certificate will be accepted as a proof for establishing age of the
candidates and no other document will be accepted.
(i) There will be relaxation in age for SC/ST/OBC (i. e. 5 years for SC/ST & 3 years for OBC).
(ii) The upper age limit relaxable up to 5 years in case the candidate is already in
Government service. Government employees / servants’ claiming age relaxation should be in
possession of a certificate in prescribed format from their office in respect of the length of
continuous service which should not be less than 03 years in the immediate period preceding the
date of recruitment/ closing date of receipt of application. They should also continue to have the
status of Government servant/ employees till the time of appointment, in the event of their
selection. The candidate will have to produce NOC form his department at the time of applying for
the post/ recruitment. However, departmental candidate may forward their application through
proper channel from their head of the offices. This concession will be admissible only where a
Government employee has rendered not less than 3 (three) years’ Continuous service
in Govt. Department.
(iii) The Relaxation in upper age limit of 5 years shall also be admissible to all posts for
the candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the state of J&K during the period from
01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989. The candidate will have to produce a certificate from the
concerned District Collector to claim such relaxation in age.
(iv) Five years of age relaxation will also be granted to the children and dependent
family members of those killed in the 1984 riots and 2002 communal riots of Gujarat;
Children mean (a) Son (including adopted son): or (b) Daughter (including adopted daughter)
Dependent family members mean: (a) Spouse; or (b) Children; or Brother or Sister in
the case of unmarried Govt. servant who was wholly dependent on the Govt. servant at
the time of his killing in the riot. The candidate will have to produce a certificate to the effect,
issued by the concerned District Collector to claim relaxation in age. Children and
dependent family members of those killed in the riots (1984 riots and 2002
communal riots of Gujarat) will also produce a certificate from the concerned District
v) The above relaxation in age as mentioned in Para 4 (b) (ii) to (iv) is in addition to
relaxation to 5 years in age for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates as per
3. DEFINITIONS / RELAXATION AND SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR EX-SERVICEMEN:
i) Age : Relaxation to the extent of military service plus 3 years as provided in DOP&T Notification
No.39016/10179-Rectt© dated 15.12.1979.
ii) Every Ex-Serviceman who has put in not less than six months continuous
service in the Armed Forces of the Union, shall be allowed to deduct the period of such
service from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit
by more than three years he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.
However, break in service should not be more than two years.
iii) Ex-Servicemen holding the higher rank may also compete in this recruitment for
lower post provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria and also they furnish their willingness
in writing that in the event of their selection they will not claim the post equivalent to the
rank they were holding in the Defence Forces.
iv) Character certificate: Minimum requirement will be Exemplary/Very Good/Good
v) Medical Category: “A” (AYE)/SHAPE-ONE, at the time of discharge. They should
possess to pass the same medical standards prescribed for direct recruits.
vi) “Ex-servicemen” means a person who has served in any rank(whether as a combatant or as a noncombatant
) in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union but does not include a person who has
served in the Defence Security Corps, the General Reserve Engineering Force, the Lok Sahayak Sena and the
paramilitary forces; and
vii) Who has retired from such service after earning his/her pension; this would also include persons who
are released/retired at their own request but after having earned their pension or who has been released from such
service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical
or other disability pension or who has been released, otherwise than on his own request, from such service as a
result of reduction in establishment; or 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, and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, of the following categories,
namely:- Pension holders for continuous embodied services;
4. EDUCATIONAL & OTHER QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL POSTS:
(a) Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board with (i) two years work experience in
respective trades ; or (ii) One year certificate course from a recognized Industrial Training Institute
or Vocational Institute with at least one year experience in the Trade ; or ( iii)Two years Diploma
from recognized Industrial Training Institute in the trade or similar trade.
(b) Candidates must qualify the trade test for appointment as a Tradesman in SSB.
Note: i) Educational certificate other than State Board/Central Board should be accompanied with
Govt. of India notification declaring that such qualification is equivalent to Matriculation /
10th Class pass for service under Central Govt.
ii) Multi-skilled candidates will be given preference except for the post of CT (Painter) and
METHOD OF RECRUITMENT
The selection process shall consist of following stages:-
II) Physical Standard Test (PST)
III) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
IV) Written Test
V) Technical test (Trade Test)
VI) Final Medical Examination
VII) Review Medical Examination
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9. DOCUMENTATION (CHECKING OF ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS / CERTIFICATES FOR ELIGIBILITY
The candidates who report at the designated recruitment venue on the given date and time will be first
asked to submit their call letter/admit card and other documents all in original for verification of age, educational
qualification, Technical qualification, Experience, Caste/category etc., which will be returned on spot after
verification. Candidates must bring attested copies of all the documents and two attested photographs.
10 PHYSICAL STANDARD TEST (PST)
The candidates who are found eligible in documentation will be put through Physical measurement Test as
prescribed in the eligibility conditions i.e. para-5 above.
11. PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST (PET)
PET will be qualifying in nature and a candidate must qualify in all the above events as mentioned at
para-6 above. Failure to qualify in ANY of the events of PET will render the candidate disqualified to appear
in Written Examination. Ex-Servicemen are exempted for PST/ PET. However they will have to appear in
Technical / Trade Test, Written Examination and Final Medical Examination.
12. WRITTEN EXAMINATION
The candidates who qualify PST and PET will appear in written examination on OMR based Answer
Sheets which will comprise 100 multiple choice objective type questions of 100 marks with 2(two) hours
duration. The question paper will be set to assess the general awareness, general knowledge, elementary
mathematics, analytical aptitude and basic knowledge of the candidate in English/Hindi.
Minimum qualifying marks : 35% for General and Ex- Servicemen
33% for SC/ST/OBC
Note:- Candidates appearing in written test will not be allowed to carry electronic equipments like mobile
phone, calculator, pager, digital wrist watch having calculator etc. Any candidate found indulging in any
unfair practice will be summarily removed from the written test and will be debarred from further
recruitments in SSB.
13. PRACTICAL /TRADE TEST (75 MARKS):
Candidates who qualify the PST/PET and written examination will be put through Trade Test of 75 marks.
The Trade Test is purely qualifying in nature and candidates will have to secure minimum 50%
marks to qualify the Trade Test. These marks will not be added to the written examination marks for
preparation of final selection of the candidates for the posts.
NOTE:- The candidate shall bring their own tools/ material required for their Trade Test.