Ministry of Shipping recruits Navigational Assistant Grade II – August 28, 2014

Ministry of Shipping invites application for the recruitment of Navigational Assistant Grade II with Diploma holders

Company name : Ministry of Shipping
Posts : Navigational Assistant Grade II
Qualification : Diploma
Salary : Rs.5200 – 20200/- P.M.
No of Post : 31
Location : Kolkatta
Last date to apply : 15.09.2014

Details of Post :

Navigational Assistant Grade II

APPLICATIONS are invited in the prescribed format as enclosed (on a good quality A-4 size paper using one side only) from eligible Indian Nationals for the post of a) 31 posts of Navigational Assistant Grade II (Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted) (in the Directorate of Lighthouses & Lightships, Jamnagar, Mumbai, Cochin, Chennai, Kolkata & Port Blair)

Applications completed in all respect along with required enclosures should be sent only by Speed Post or Registered Post to “THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL, DIRECTORATE OF LIGHTHOUSES & LIGHTSHIPS, ‘DEEP BHAVAN’, D- 372/2,TARATALLA ROAD , KOLKATA -700088 (WEST BENGAL)” so as to reach on or before 08.09.2014 up to 17.00 Hrs. For candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep Island the closing date of receipt of application by post will be 15.09.2014 up to 17.00 Hrs. No application will be accepted after the due date. No further communication will be entertained in this regard.

  1. Name of the Post : Navigational Assistant Grade II
  2. No of Post : 31
  3. Qualification : (i) Diploma in Electronics or Telecommunication or Electronics & Communication or Electrical and Electronics from a institution recognized by Central Government or State Government (ii) One year’s practical experience in the field of wireless communication (including installation & maintenance of wireless transmitter & receivers) or Aids to Navigation (including Visual and Radio Aids to Navigation), automatic relay systems or Diesel generator sets.
  4. Age : The lower and upper age limit indicated will be reckoned as on 08.09.2014. The upper age limit is relaxable as under subject to submission of requisite certificate. The upper age limit relaxation for other categories like Ex-Servicemen, Physically Handicapped candidates etc. will be as per the admissible rule of Govt. of India for the recruitment to the post as on 08.09.2014. For Govt. Servants it is up to 40 years.
  5. Remuneration : 5200 – 20200 GP 2800


  1. The application format as per Annexure – 1 (which can be down loaded from the above site) should be filled by the  candidate in his/her own handwriting with blue or black ball point pen (not in pencil, fountain pen or gel pen) dated and  signed. Only international numerical i.e. 1, 2, 3 etc. should be used. The application form should be filled strictly  observing all the instructions given in the Centralized Employment Notice. The candidate should affix his/her normal  signature in the application form. Application signed in capital/spaced out letter will be treated as invalid.  The candidate’s Name, Address with Pin Code, Date of Birth, Father’s Name and nearest Railway Station should be  written legibly in English in bold capital letters.
  2. Photographs: One recent (not earlier than three months from the date of application) colour photograph of size 3.5 cm x  3.5 cm with clear visibility of face and a portion of shoulder should be pasted on the application form. The back ground  of the photo with white or light colour is more preferable. The face should be at the centre of the photography. The eyes  shall be clearly visible in photo. Photo with Cap /Hat and photos taken head covered with clothes (except which is  related to religious vow) and photos with goggles, and photos with partial visibility of face are not accepted. Those who  are using spectacles for vision correction should take the photo wearing the spectacles. Xerox copy of photograph is  not permitted. The candidate should sign in the space provided in the box below photograph. Candidate may note that  the Deputy Director General of Lighthouses & Lightships, Kolkata may reject at any stage for pasting old / unclear  photograph on the application or for any significant variations between photographs pasted in the application and the  actual physical appearance of the candidate.
  3. Applications which are not in prescribed format, more than one application, illegible, incomplete, unsigned, signed in  capital letters, without colour photo of candidate are liable to be rejected.
  4. The envelope containing the application should be clearly super-scribed “Application for the post of Navigational  Assistant Grade II”, Centralized Employment Notice No 10 &11/2014, Date of Advertisement : 23.08.2014, Community  (UR/SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-SM).
  5. Mobile number & e-mail address should be provided positively in prescribed Form (Annexure-1) for sending  alert massage /information for downloading admit card / venue.


  1. Before applying for the post, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfills all the eligibility conditions. The candidate should have the requisite Educational/Technical qualification from recognized University/Institute. The experience will  only be counted after attaining the essential qualification for the prescribed post.
  2. No extra weightage will be given to candidates possessing higher qualification.
  3. The candidates are required to sign in English or Hindi in the prescribed places provided in the application, Information  Sheet, Answer Sheet, Question Booklet and other places should be identical. The signature must be in running hand  and not in block capital or disjointed letters. Signature at the time of application, written examination and document  verification in different style or language may result in cancellation of candidature.
  4. Candidate should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Higher School Examination  Certificate or an equivalent Certificate as on the date of submission of application will only be accepted.
  5. Vacancies of Ex-Servicemen and Persons with Disability (PWD) given in the above table are not separate but included  in the total number of vacancies.
  6. The number of vacancies indicated in the Centralized Employment Notice is provisional and may increase or decrease  depend upon the actual needs of the administration. The administration also reserves the right to cancel the notified  vacancies at the discretion and such decision will be final and binding on all.
  7. Date of examination, venue of examination & call letters for written examination will be hosted on the website & at least one month prior to the written examination for the post. Candidates have to  download admit card from the website & Centre for Examination will be indicated on  the admit card. The Examination Centre will not be changed under any circumstances. The candidates are advised to  visit the website from time to time. NO HARD COPY OF THE ADMIT CARD WILL BE SENT TO ANY CANDIDATES.
  8. The candidates who are successful in the written examination will be called for the interview. No TA or other expenses  will be admissible to the candidates for appearing in the written examination. However only unemployed SC/ST &  Person with Disability candidates who will be called for interview will be reimbursed the fares as admissible under the  Rules.
  9. Emoluments on initial appointment will be minimum in the pay band plus grade pay plus other allowances as applicable  at that time.
  10. While all candidates irrespective of community may be considered against UR vacancies. However, against the  vacancies earmarked for specific community SC/ST/OBC, only candidates belonging to that community will be  considered. For this purpose, SC/ST/OBC candidates should furnish Caste Certificate from competent authorities per  the Format given at Annexure – 2 (for SC/St candidates) and Annexure – 3 (for OBC candidates) only. Further, in case  of OBC candidates, the certificates should specifically indicate that the candidate does not belong to the  Persons/Sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Col.3 of the Schedule of the Government of India, Department of  Personnel and Training per admissible rules . The OBC candidate should enclose self declaration of non-creamy layer  status in the Proforma in Annexure – 4.
  11. Candidate who wishes to be considered against vacancies reserved and / or seek age relaxation must submit requisite  certificate from the competent authority and self declaration of non-creamy layer status in case of OBCs in the  prescribed format along with the application form itself. Otherwise, their claim for reserved status will not be entertained  and the candidature / application of such candidate fulfilling all eligibility conditions for General (UR) category will be  considered under General (UR) category only.
  12. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC who fulfill required qualification/technical qualification can also apply against UR  vacancies. They will, however have to compete with the UR candidates. No age relaxation will be allowed to such SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against UR vacancies.
  13. The experience certificate should indicate a brief description of nature of duties performed by the candidate.
  14. Final selected candidates for the post Navigational Assistant Grade II are suppose to serve at any Light House station  including remote and island locations and liable to be transferred anywhere in India away from the headquarters. The  post is all India service liabilities.

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 15.09.2014

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