2 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant Vacancy calculation.50% of Posts filled by direct recruitment50% of Posts filled through Departmental PromotionRevised only when posts are abolished or created
3 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant Vacancy calculation….Vacancies are worked out for each yearWhile working out vacancies, recruitment roster is referredDirect recruitment and Promotion quota get 50 % of the vacancy each
4 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant Vacancy calculation….Vacancies include the followingRetirement (Superannuation/voluntary/invalid)PromotionCreation of new postsOutward Rule – 38 transfersCaused due to death/resignationRepatriation to other Divisions/removal/dismissal etc.25% of total of (a to f) above
6 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant The procedure, scheme and syllabus for the examination to fill up the posts of PA/SA by direct recruitment is applicable for the following posts:PA in Post OfficesPA in SBCOPA in CO/ROPA in RLOPA in MMSPA in Foreign Post OrganizationSA in Railway Mail Services
7 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant The cost of Application Form Kit is Rs.25 and available through selected identified Post Offices.The examination fee is Rs.100. For candidates belonging to SC/ST, Physically handicapped and women category are exempted from examination fee.
8 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant At the time of sending application form documents in support of educational qualification, age etc need not be enclosed.If any information is found to be false/incorrect at any stage of recruitment procedure, the candidature will stand rejected.
9 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant After declaration of results and before issue of appointment letter the Circles will be required to call for the documents for verification and thereafter issue offer of appointment.In order to ensure transparency in selection process, at each stage the following is hosted in India post website by CMC Ltd.Marks obtained in 10+2 or 12th examinationMarks obtained in Aptitude testThe list of candidates selected for appointment
10 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant A waiting list will be prepared to the extent of vacancies announcedCandidates in the waiting list is considered in case of selected candidates do not respond or refuse the offer of appointmentThe names of candidates in the waiting list will not be announced.The list is valid for 6 months and extendable by another 6 months or till next examination which ever is earlier
11 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant The examination of GDS to fill up the vacancies, which remained unfilled after conduct of Departmental Examination, will also be held on the same date and time.Eligibility of GDS will be decided as per the provision made in this regard for them.The records received from M/S CMC shall be preserved by CO.
12 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant Eligibility.Age: OC 18 to 27 years( Relaxation of and 3 years for SC/ST and OBC respectively)Education: or 12th Std(excluding vocational streams) Min marks required 60% to OC, 45 % to SC/ST and 55% to OBC.Other: Studied local language of the Postal Circle or Hindi as a subject at least In Matriculation or equivalent.
14 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant Examination will be conducted by M/S CMC Ltd, in various centers through out the countryCandidates shall be subjected to an objective type Aptitude Test (Paper I) covering the topics detailed in the next slide.Those candidates who pass the Paper I are called for Paper II (Computer /Typing test)
15 Topics for Paper I Part A 25 marks General Knowledge Current events, Sports, History, geography, Basic economics, General polity, Indian, Constitution, Science environment etc.Part BMathematics of matriculation standardNumber system, simplification, decimals, fractions, simple and compound interest, percentage, average, profit and loss, discount, mensuration, time and work, time and distance etcPart CEnglishGrammer (Propositions, adverbs, conjunction, direct/indirect, Singular/plural, tense, anonyms/Synonyms etcPart DReasoning and Analytical Ability
16 Topics for Paper I…. Duration of the Aptitude test is two hours The candidates are required to obtain marks as under for being considered for further selection process:CategoryMinimum in each part Parts A/B/C/DMinimum aggregate marksOC10 marks each40 %ST/ST8 marks each33 %OBC9 marks each37 %
17 Paper IIDuration 30 minutes ( 15 minutes each for Typing and Data Entry)One passage of 450 words in English or 375 words in Hindi to be typed with a minimum speed of 30/25 words per minuteData entry of some figures and letters each carrying equal marksTest is qualifying nature with minimum of 40 % marks for OC, 33% for SC/ST and 37% for OBC
19 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant All candidates belonging to various categories who have obtained following minimum marks in or 12th class shall be called for the Aptitude test:OC 60 %OBC 55 %SC/ST 45 %No weightage of marks secured by the candidates in or 12th class will be given while preparing the merit list
20 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant Candidates numbering five times the number of vacancies in each category (OC, OBC, SC, ST) for each Circle shall be declared qualified for Computer Test based on the marks secured by them in the Aptitude test.The merit list shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Aptitude Test subject to the condition that they have qualified the Computer Test.
22 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant A common merit list for the whole circle is prepared.Therefore the Circles while notifying the vacancies will indicate the Division wise vacancies and the candidates to indicate their preference for allocation to one or more than one Division in OMR application form.
23 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant As per the merit list and availability of vacancy candidates will be allocated to Divisions.Those candidates who are not able to get the allocation as per their choice is allocated to the Divisions where the vacancies exist.
24 Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistant Therefore the candidates will have to give an undertaking that in the event of not getting the post as per their choice are willing to accept appointment in any Division.Those who have not given any preference, it will be presumed that they have equal preference for all the Divisions.Appointment order issued by the DivisionsDeputed for Training
25 PA – Deptl Promotion Examination is conducted for 50% of vacancies Before notifying vacancies, roster for PA-Deptl Promotion will be referredCircle office issue notification for conducting examinationApplication called for from eligible officials
26 PA – Deptl Promotion… Eligibility Age - No limit No. of attempts OC -8, SC/ST -10
27 PA – Deptl Promotion…Circle nodal officer has to cause supply of application form kit to the candidates through Divisional Office according their requirementsForms to departmental employees made available free of cost (only one)Circle Nodal Officer collects application forms from Divisions and forward it to out sourced agency after verification
28 PA – Deptl Promotion…Copy of list of application forwarded to out sourced agency is sent to DirectorateOut sourced agency to conduct exam and supply merit listSelection list will be announcedDeputed for trainingUnfilled vacancies will be notified to be filled from GDS
29 PA Recruitment from GDS Same procedure of Direct recruitment will be followed here also except the following:Age OC 30y, SC/ST 35y, OBC 33yEdn Qulfn 50% in 10+2 or 12th StandardService Min. 5 years as GDSIf the posts are not filled through GDS also, vacancies will be transferred for direct recruitment for the same year
30 Recruitment to Inspector Posts Direct recruitment through SSC (33 1/3rd %)Promotion from PA/SA cadre through DepartmentalCompetitive Exam ( 66 2/3rd %)
31 Direct Recruitment of IP through SSC Directorate intimate the vacancy to SSCSSC conducts examination and intimates theMerit list to DirectorateDirectorate issues circle-wise allotmentCircle office issues allotment order region-wiseRegions will issue appointment order & depute them for training.
34 Departmental Examination Limited departmental competitive examination for:PS Group ‘B’Inspector PostsSenior Postmaster ExaminationPostmaster Grade I ExaminationLimited Deptl Competitive Examination forPA/SA(LGO)All the above examinations are conducted through the Outsourced agency M/s CMC Ltd
35 Departmental Examination… Examinations conducted by Circles in decentralized manner in respect of following:Limited Departmental Competitive Examination(LGO) for promotion to MMS Assistants, Foreign Post Assistants, RLO Assistants, Stores Depot Assistants and PA CO/RO as per old syllabus & as per previous practicePromotion of LDCs to Junior Accountants in PAOsPostman examinationPO & RMS Accountant’s ExaminationConfirmation Examination of PAs/SAs and other clerical cadresMulti Tasking Staff Examination
37 Process for conducting DPC Vacancies assessed considering the cases of Retirement, Promotion, Resignation, Death etc.,Roster maintained for Promotion to be referredCalling for CR’s and Special Report
38 Process for conducting DPC Constituting DPC:ChairmanMember Depends on the cadre to which promotion is being madeMember( one member should be SC/ST)Issue region-wise allotmentIssue order of promotion
39 Process for conducting DPC… DPC will be conducted for the following cadreIP to ASPPM Grade II & IIILSG,HSG II & HSG ISBCO StaffAll Circle office staffAll MACP – Departmental screening committee
40 Rotational transfers of officials Postal Assistants, Postmasters, Inspectors, Assistant Superintendent of POs and Superintendent of POs are liable for rotational transfer once in four yearsPostmen and MTS will not, except for very special reasons be transferred from one place to another.
41 Rotational transfers of officials Postal Assistants and Postmasters are transferred by Divisional Superintendents.Rotational transfer orders of Inspector of Post Offices, Assistant Superintendents, Superintendents of Post Offices are issued by RO/CO.
42 Rotational transfers of officials General principles for rotational transferPlacing the officials in the choice stations may be considered in the overall context of administrative requirements and austerity measuresInter – station transfers should be restricted to minimum in view of the austerity measuresExtension of tenure by one year except in the case of single handed SPMs will be considered by COEmployees retiring within one year will be considered for retention.In respect of Group A officers proposal of extension will be referred to Directorate by CO
45 Reservations & Concessions Introduction: The words you should familiar with.WordDenotesPostAs per establish register the sanctioned strength of a cadreVacancyDifference between the sanctioned strength and working strengthPost based rosterA register maintained for watching the appointment of prescribed number of persons of a particular community.
46 Post-based roster -principles Effective fromReservation to the extent of percentageprescribedNumber of points shall be equal to number ofpostsAt the end of roster ‘squeezing’ is doneSeparate roster for each mode of recruitmentPoints in roster are expanded or contracted
47 Post-based roster -principles Reservation in a year not to exceed 50% exceptfor SC/ST/OBC backlogBacklog will lapse if combined representation byDR/DP achievedRoster to run on the principle of replacement(in an ideal situation)Excess/short adjusted in subsequentappointments
48 Post-based roster -principles Persons belonging to reserved categoryrecruited on merit adjusted against UR pointsDe-reservation allowed only in promotionExchange between SC/ST not allowedOfficials transferred under R 37 or 38 to beadjusted against roster pointsNo roster for ad-hoc appointmentRoster is not confidential
49 Percentage in reservation Direct Recruitment – All India basisBy open competitionSC - 15%ST – 7.5%OBC – 27%Otherwise than opencompetitionSC – 16.66%OBC – 25.84%
50 Regional Recruitment SC ST OBC Andra Pradesh 16 7 27 Karnataka Kerala 101Tamilnadu19PondicheryNIL
52 Percentage in reservation.. Reservation to Ex-servicemenGroup ‘C’ category – 10%MTS category -20%Reservation in Direct recruitment onlyReservation to vacancy & not to the postEx-servicemen selected under reservation Should be adjusted against respective communities in the rosterUnfilled vacancies are carried over
53 Percentage in reservation.. Meritorious Sports personsAppointment can be made for Gr’C’ & MTSAge relaxation 5 years & 10 years(SC/ST)5% of the vacancies in a yearPersons selected under reservation should be adjusted against respective communities in the rosterUnfilled vacancies are not carried over
54 Percentage in reservation.. Compassionate Appointment5% of vacancies in a yearPersons selected under reservation should be adjusted against respective communities in the rosterAppointment to Gr’C’ & MTSRelative merit points & procedure for selectionSelected persons to give undertaking that he will take care of the familyCheck list to be referred
55 Percentage in reservation.. Persons with DisabilitiesReservation to the extent of 1% of each of blindness, hearing impairment and locomotors disabilityPersons selected under reservation Should be adjusted against respective communities in the rosterTheir services can be utilized for the jobs suitable to their disabilityInter se exchange of vacancies permittedSeparate 100 point register to be maintainedI Block – point 1 – 33II Block – pointIII Block – point