India nationals: Geo Hydrological/ Geological Asst via Indeed

West Bengal Public Service Commission

WB, India 🇮🇳

Advertisement No. 16/2020

Online applications are hereby invited from Indian Citizens and such other nationals declared eligible by

Government of India for recruitment to the under mentioned post(s) which is/are temporary but likely to be

permanent.

N.B.: ABILITY TO READ, WRITE AND SPEAK IN BENGALI IS AN ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENT BUT

SUCH KNOWLEDGE IS NOT MANDATORY FOR CANDIDATES WHOSE MOTHER TONGUE IS

NEPALI, UNLESS SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED. SUCH ABILITY WILL BE TESTED AT THE TIME OF

INTERVIEW.

NAME OF THE POST GEO-HYDROLOGICAL/GEOLOGICAL ASSISTANT

SERVICE/ CADRE

DEPARTMENT WATER RESOURCES INVESTIGATION AND DEVELOPMENT, GOVT. OF

W.B.

DIRECTORATE STATE WATER INVESTIGATION

PAY: Rs. 33,400 – 86,100 (Level – 11) and other allowances

VACANCIES 7 (SEVEN)

RESERVATION 1 each reserved for OBC-A (Non Creamy Layer), OBC-B (Non Creamy Layer) &

S.C. and 2 for S.T.

QUALIFICATIONS
A 2nd class Honours Degree or Master’s Degree in Geology or Applied

Essential:
Geology from a recognised University or its equivalent.

AGE: Not more than 39 years on 01.01.2020.

FEE: Rs. 160/- (Rupees one hundred sixty) only.

Candidates may in addition have to bear the following charges:

For online payment through Convenience fee @ 1% of the examination fee subject to a minimum of

debit/credit cards: Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five) only plus 18% G.S.T. on such convenience fee.

For online payment using net Convenience fee of Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five) only plus 18% G.S.T. on such

banking facility: convenience fee.

For offline payment through Service Charge of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty) only.

Bank Counter:

Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes recognized in West Bengal and Persons

with Disabilities (P.W.D.) having physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee. OBC

candidates of West Bengal are, however, required to pay usual fee as aforesaid. NO EXEMPTION OF FEE IS

AVAILABLE TO S.C./S.T. CANDIDATES OF OTHER STATES. No claim for refund of the fee will be

entertained nor will it be held in reserve for any other examination.

Online applications are to be submitted at https://wbpsc.gov.in according to the following schedule:

Commencement of online applications : 16th December, 2020

Closing date for receipt of online application : 5th January, 2021

Last date of payment of fees : 5th January, 2021

Last date for payment of fees Offline in Branches of UBI : 6th January, 2021

Last date for Generation of Payment Challans by Branches of UBI : 5th January, 2021

INFORMATION

1. SUBMISSION OF MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.

CANDIDATURE OF ANY CANDIDATE WHO SUBMITS MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION

WILL BE SUMMARILY CANCELLED.

2. The qualifications prescribed in the advertisement are as per the notified recruitment rules issued by

Government.

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3. All the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates mentioned in the advertisement must have been obtained only

from Universities/ Institutions duly recognized by the competent authorities.

4. The prescribed ‘essential qualifications’ are the bare minimum and mere possession of the same does

not entitle applicants to be called for the interview. Where the number of applications received in

response to an advertisement is large and it is not conveniently possible to interview all the

applicants, the Commission may restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a

reasonable limit on the basis of either higher qualification /higher marks/ grade obtained in the

essential qualifications or on the basis of a Preliminary Screening Test (PST).

NOTE: Commission has fixed the following Category wise qualifying marks in Interview/

Personality Test and candidates unable to secure such qualifying marks would not be considered

for the Post, irrespective of their academic qualification and/or marks obtained in Preliminary

Screening Test.

Category Qualifying Marks

General 40%

O.B.C. 38%

S.C. 35%

S.T. 30%

The Commission may further lower the qualifying level categoriwise as and when necessary in the

event of non-availability of candidates for filling up vacancies in a particular category.

CANDIDATES SUFFERING FROM BLINDNESS OR LOW VISION AND LOCO-MOTOR

DISABILITY OR CEREBRAL PALSY WITH WRITING EXTREMITY MAY BE ALLOWED THE HELP

OF A SCRIBE IN THE PRELIMINARY SCREENING TEST, IF REQUIRED. THE SCRIBE SHOULD

NOT POSSESS EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION HIGHER THAN THE REQUISITE

QUALIFICATION FOR THE POST.

5. Where experience of a number of years is prescribed as an item of qualification this would mean only

work / research experience gained in full time employment/ research in the relevant field within the

closing date of receipt of applications.

[Certificate(s) from the Head(s) of the Organization(s)/ Department(s) or the Competent Authority for

the entire experience claimed, clearly mentioning the duration of employment (date, month and year)

and field of experience, and indicating basic pay and consolidated pay etc must be obtained. The

certificate(s) should also mention the nature of duties performed/experience obtained in the post(s)

with duration(s)].

6. The benefits of reservation of vacancies and relaxation of upper age limit up to 5 years are admissible

only to S.C. and S.T. candidates of West Bengal. Relaxation up to 3 years may be allowed to O.B.C.

(’A’ & ‘B’- Both Non Creamy Layer) candidates of West Bengal. S.C., S.T. and O.B.C. candidates of

other States may apply against unreserved vacancies only as general candidates. Such benefits are

also available up to the age of 45 years for Persons with disabilities.

(a) A candidate claiming to be S.C., S.T., O.B.C. (Non Creamy Layer) and persons with disabilities

(40% and above) must have a certificate issued by a competent authority as specified below on or

before the closing date of submission of online application, in support of his/her claim:

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For S.C., S.T. and O.B.C. (Non Creamy Layer) candidates:

(i) In the district, the Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division concerned, and

(ii) In Kolkata, the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas or such Additional District Magistrate,

South 24-Parganas, as may be authorized by the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas, on

behalf and the District Welfare Officer, Kolkata and Ex-officio Joint Director, Backward Classes

Welfare. [vide the W.B.S.Cs. & S.T.s. (Identification) Act, 1994 and S.C. & S.T. Welfare Deptt.

Order No. 261-TW/EC/MR-103/94 dated 6.4.95 read with B.C.W. Deptt. Order no. 6320-

BCW/MR-84/10 dated 24.9.2010 and No. BCW/MR-61/2012 (Pt.) dated 12.7.2013 and relevant

amendments thereto.]

(iii) O.B.C. (Non Creamy Layer) candidates must renew/revalidate their O.B.C. (Non Creamy

Layer) certificates in due time as per extant rules i.e. applicable as on the closing date of receipt

of the application.

For Persons with Disabilities:

(a) A Medical Board constituted at Government Medical College Hospitals in Kolkata, District

Hospitals and Sub-Divisional Hospitals.[vide West Bengal Persons with Disabilities (Equal

Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Rules, 1999]

(b) The Public Service Commission may require such further proof of particulars from the

candidates as it may consider necessary and may make enquiries about their character and other

particulars regarding suitability and eligibility.

7. CANDIDATES MUST FULFIL THE ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS BY THE CLOSING DATE.

8. All requisite certificates regarding educational qualifications, proof of age, other relevant

experience certificates and other requisite documents must be furnished as and when required

by the Commission.

9. If at any stage even after issue of a letter of recommendation for appointment a candidate is found

ineligible in terms of the advertisement his/her candidature will be cancelled without further

reference to him/her.

10. CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL DISQUALIFY THE CANDIDATE.

11. ALL INFORMATION REGARDING RECRUITMENT TO THE POST WILL BE AVAILABLE,

FROM TIME TO TIME, IN THE COMMISSION’S WEBSITE AT https://wbpsc.gov.in.

Mobile Phones, Bluetooth or any other communication device are not allowed inside the premises

of any examination hall. Any infringement of this instruction shall entail disciplinary action

including ban from future examinations


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