West Bengal SSC, invites online applications from eligible and qualified candidates for recruitment of Lower Division Assistant (LDA)/ Lower Division Clerk (LDC) (Group-C) in Secretariat Offices, Directorates and District Offices under Government of West Bengal. The details of the vacancies and criteria for selection thereof are described as under: Advertisement Number 05/ WBSSC/ 2016
Earlier, commission has invited applications for filling up of 599 posts of LDC/LDA on 27-November-2015 for vacancies in Secretariat Offices, Directorates and District Offices. Government has now reported 534 more LDC/ LDA Posts for recruitment in the Secretariat Offices. Candidates who applied for LDC/ LDA 2015 need not apply again.
Details of the vacancies:
Lower Division Clerk/ Lower Division Assistant: 599 Positions + 534 Positions [Overall 1133 Vacancies]
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 02-March-2016
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 22-March-2016
Personnel & Administrative Reforms: 834 vacancies in Secretariat Offices
School Education: 36 vacancies in District Offices
Agricultural Marketing: 05 vacancies in Directorate Offices
Fisheries: 10 vacancies in District Offices
Irrigation & Waterways: 100 vacancies in District Offices
Irrigation & Waterways: 10 vacancies in Directorate Offices
Youth Services: 25 vacancies in Directorate Offices
Finance (Revenue): 07 vacancies in District Offices
Food Processing Industries & Horticulture: 04 vacancies in Directorate Offices
Food Processing Industries & Horticulture: 26 vacancies in District Offices
Social Welfare: 49 vacancies in Directorate Offices
Correctional Administration: 05 vacancies in Directorate Offices
Industrial Training: 02 vacancies in Directorate Offices
Higher Education: 20 vacancies in District Offices
Reservation Rule: The rules of reservation for SC, ST, BC, EBC, WBC candidates are applicable as per the normal recruitment norms.
Criteria for Education & Skills: The applicant must have passed Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent. The candidate must have typing speed of 20 words per minute in English and 10 words per minute in Bengali typing. Minimum basic knowledge of computers is mandatory for these posts. The computer application and typing knowledge should have been acquired from any recognized institution for a course not less than six months duration.
Criteria for Age: The candidates should have attained a minimum age of 18 years and should not have crossed the max age limit of 40 years as on 1-January-2016. Date of birth as recorded in Madhyamik or equivalent Admit Card/ Certificate will only be accepted. However, the age relaxation in upper age limit will be applicable for candidates belonging to respective identified categories (SC, ST, BC-A, BC-B, PWD, etc.)
Pay Scale: The candidates selected will be eligible to receive remuneration in the Pay Band-II in the scale of Rs.5400 – Rs.25200/- and Grade Pay of Rs.2600/- along with other perks and allowances.
For SC/ ST category candidates of West Bengal State: Rs. 20/- as Processing Fee Only
For All other category candidates: Rs. 200/- as Examination Fee plus Rs. 20/- as Processing Fee
In case of Online Submission of Application: Applicants are suggested to pay the examination fee and/ or Processing fees online through payment gateway using Debit Cards / Credits Cards / Net banking of any bank. Candidates also have to pay Rs. 5/- as Service Charge for availing Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking facility.
In case of Submission of Application Form Through Tathya Mitra Kendras: Applicants are suggested to pay the examination fee and/ or Processing fees through Tathya Mitra Kendras. Rs. 20/- only will be charged by the Tathya Mitra Kendra for filling up of the form and uploading the same along with Scanned Copies of Candidate’s Photograph and Signature and making online payment of Examination Fees and / or Processing Fees received from the applicant.
Selection Procedure: The selection will be made on the basis of performance in the Written Test and Personal Interview as per the discretion of the West Bengal SSC.
How to Apply: Apply Here
On successful submission of the online application an auto generated receipt with Registration Number will be generated. Please noted that for all future correspondences.
THROUGH Tathya Mitra Kendras: Government of West Bengal has set up more than 1800 Tathya Mitra Kendras up to the level of Gram Panchayats in the rural areas of West Bengal. Applicants may approach any of the Tathya Mitra Kendras, and so the staff of the Tathya Mitra Kendra will fill up the online application form on the basis of information provided by the applicant. Applicants are suggested to keep the printed receipt with registration number with them for future references.
For more detail on this recruitment such as relaxation in age limit, detail selection process, and other important guidelines please refer to official recruitment advertisement from West Bengal Staff Selection Commission here, www.wbssc.gov.in/notice/LDC16_DetailedAdvertisement.pdf