PARLIAMENT OF INDIA (JOINT RECRUITMENT CELL)
Applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens for filling up of the following vacancies for the post of Parliamentary Reporter Grade-II (Group ‘A’ Post) in Lok Sabha Secretariat on Direct Recruitment basis:-
* * 10 in English stream and 10 in Hindi stream.
It is a level 10 post in the Pay Matrix (provisional) [in the pay band of Rs. 15600-39100 (PB-3) + Grade Pay : Rs. 5400 (Pre-revised)]
The eligibility conditions for appointment to the post of Parliamentary Reporter Grade-II are as under :-
QUALIFICATION & AGE
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university and shorthand speed of 160 words per minute in English/Hindi.
Desirable: Certificate in computer course recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)/Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Courses (DOEACC) or courses equivalent to ‘O’ Level in terms of syllabus and duration of course as prescribed by DOEACC.
UPPER AGE LIMIT: 40 years. (as on 27.02.2017.)
HOW TO APPLY
I. Eligible candidates have to apply in typewritten form for the above post, either in English or in Hindi, strictly in the format prescribed in this Advertisement. The applicant may take a print out of the same. An applicant should submit only one application.
II. Applications which are illegible, not conforming to the prescribed application format and the instructions given in this Advertisement or received after the last date will be summarily rejected.
III. Candidates in Government service should submit their application(s) through proper channel only. (Otherwise no age relaxation will be given for the same.) No such application will be accepted 7 days after 27.02.2017.
IV. Applicants should affix two self-attested identical recent passport size photographs, one on the application form and the other on the attendance sheet.
V. Canvassing in any manner would lead to summary rejection of application and candidature at any stage.
VI. All particulars (except Residential Address) furnished by the applicant will be treated as final and no change will be allowed therein later on. The applications of the candidates who do not specify their category in column no.11 of the application, will be rejected.
VII. For candidates staying abroad and for those posting applications from Andaman & Nicobar Islands/ Lakshadweep/ Assam/ Meghalaya/ Arunachal Pradesh/ Mizoram/ Manipur/Nagaland/ Tripura/Sikkim/Jammu & Kashmir/Lahaul and Spiti districts and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, the last date for receipt of application by post only (not by Hand or by Courier) will be 7 days after 27.02.2017.
VIII. Candidates should send their application in an envelope superscribing clearly the name of the post applied for on the cover of the envelope.
IX. Applicants must fill up all the columns of application form properly. Applications complete in all respects should be sent to:-
THE JOINT RECRUITMENT CELL, ROOM NO. 521, PARLIAMENT HOUSE ANNEXE, NEW DELHI-110001.
Incomplete applications shall be summarily rejected.
3.1 Eligible candidates will have to appear in Stenography Test/Written Test/Personal Interview at Delhi/New Delhi only (exact venue will be indicated in the admit cards which will be issued to the eligible candidates) as per the following scheme : –
I. Stenography Test Stenography:
Test will be of 100 marks. Dictation in English/Hindi will be at the speed of :
(i) 160 w.p.m. of 10 minutes duration to be transcribed within 1 hour 30 minutes (which includes 10 minutes for reading of notes) in case of English Stenography Test and 1 hour 55 minutes (which includes 10 minutes for reading of notes) in case of Hindi Stenography Test.
(ii) 140 w.p.m. of 10 minutes duration to be transcribed within 1 hour 20 minutes (which includes 10 minutes for reading of notes) in case of English Stenography Test and 1 hour 45 minutes (which includes 10 minutes for reading of notes) in case of Hindi Stenography Test. A candidate will be considered for appointment against the vacancies in that stream (English/Hindi) only, in which he qualifies the Stenography Test. Not more than 5% errors will be allowed for passing the Stenography Test.
II. Written Test: Only those candidates who qualify the Stenography Test will be called for Written Test. The Scheme of Written Test will be as follows:-
[Note: Candidates are to qualify in each part at the requisite standard. The minimum cut off percentages of marks in Written Test in an examination is 50%, 45% and 40% for vacancies in UR, OBC and SC/ST categories, respectively, in each part and aggregate.]
The marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test will not be counted while preparing the final selection list. Subject Marks Time Part A Part B General Knowledge and Current Affairs General English (100 multiple choice objective type questions consisting of 50 questions in each part) 50 50 50 minutes
III. Personal Interview Only those candidates who secure the minimum prescribed marks in the Written Test* will be called for the Personal Interview. The Personal Interview will carry 10 marks. Candidates will have to secure the minimum qualifying marks in the Personal Interview i.e. 50%, 45% and 40% for vacancies in UR, OBC and SC/ST categories, respectively.