Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India is inviting applications from the candidates who are domiciled in the North Eastern states of India for filling up of 29 vacancies in the post of Deputy Field Officer (GD). They will be selected on the basis of written exam, computer proficiency test, and interview.
The vacancies are distributed language wise among 15 languages. Candidates must know how to read and write in that language, to apply for vacancies against it. There is 1 vacancy each for Nagamese (Nocte), Nagamese (Tangsa), Nagamese (Wancho). Then there are 2 vacancies each for Burmese, Assamese, Nagamese (Main dialect), Nagamese (Konyak), Nagamese (Sema), Nagamese (Pangmi), Nagamese (Thangkhul), Mara, Arakanese, and Chin. For Garo, Bodo, there are 3 vacancies each.
Graduates not having exceeded 30 years of age as on 12.11.19 can apply. The upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC / ST, 3 years for OBC and Ex-servicemen. Interested candidates need to submit the application form, attached in the notification, through offline mode before November 12, 2019.
The eligible candidates will have to first download the format of the application form from employment news. Then they have to fill the form in a A-4 size paper with blue / black ink; all fields should be filled in capital letters in English. After filling the details, put all the hard copy of the form along with self-attested copies of all the relevant documents in an envelope, transcribed with the text “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF Deputy Field Officer (GD) (name of language (s))” Send it to Post Bag No. 001, Lodhi Road Head Post Office, New Delhi 110003 via ordinary post.
There will be two written examinations – Prelims and Mains. The prelims paper will be a an objective type exam worth 200 marks to be done in 2 hours. Comprising of english comprehension, general awareness, general intelligence / reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude. Each of 50 marks.
Whereas, the mains paper will be have conventional papers and objective type papers. Paper I will be conventional, with english essay of 25 marks, precis for 15, comprehension passage of 20 marks, and grammar of 25 marks. Thus paper I will be of 100 marks, to be done in 2 hours. Paper II will also be of 100 marks, for 2 hours, with objective type questions on quantitative abilities.
Negative marking applicable in prelims, and objective paper of mains will be 0.25 marks. The medium of the written exam will be in English.
After the written examination, candidates will have to go through computer proficiency test (CPT). There will be a single paper of 1 hour, 50 marks. It will have questions on MS-Office Word for 25 marks, MS-Excel for 15 marks, and MS Powerpoint for 10 marks.
Those who qualify CPT will be called for interview for 40 marks. After that, a merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained in both main examination and Interview. The CPT will be qualifying in nature.