Staff Selection Commission North Western Region recruits Zoological Assistant

Staff Selection Commission North Western Region invites application for the recruitment of Zoological Assistant with BSc(Zoology) holders

Company name : Staff Selection Commission North Western Region
Posts : Zoological Assistant
Qualification : BSc(Zoology)
Salary : Rs. 9300-34800/- p.m
No of Openings : 02
Location : Chandigarh
Last date to apply :  16 Aug 2014


Details of Post :

Zoological Assistant

  1. Pay Scale: Rs. 9300-34800/- with G.P. 4200/- (General Central Services, Group C Non Gazetted, Non-Ministerial)
  2. Vacancy: 02 (UR:-02) (Post is identified not suitable for PH candidates so they need not apply).
  3. Age: 18- 25 years. {Relaxable upto 35 years for Central Govt. Civilian Employees}.
  4. E.Q.: Second Class B.Sc. (Hons) or B.Sc. with Zoology with not less than 55% of marks in aggregate.
  5. D.Q.: (i) Experience in arranging zoological exhibits of a museum/experience in field collections of exhibits.(ii) Aptitude in systematic zoology.
  6. I.P:. High Altitude Regional Centre ZSI Solan, HP with All India Service Liability.
  7. J.R.:- Maintenance and development of collections; Field Surveys; Research work on problem assigned, sorting & identification of zoological specimens; Labeling and registration of identified specimens; Card cataloguing of collections; Preparation of sectional reports, attending to scientific enquiries relating to the sections; maintenance of sectional stores & stationary articles; Maintenance of record of incoming & outgoing specimens; Preparation of reference cards; Any other work assigned

FEE PAYABLE: Rs. 50/- (Rupees fifty only). No fee for SCs, STs, Female candidates, Physically Handicapped and Ex-Servicemen. However, such EXS candidates who have already secured employment under the Central Govt. in Civil side after availing the benefit given to them as EXS for their re-employment are eligible for age-relaxation only prescribed for EXS for securing another employment in a higher grade but will not be eligible for the benefit for reservation for EXS & would have to pay the requisite fee of Rs. 50/- for this recruitment.. Fee concession is not admissible to sons & daughters or dependents of EXS. Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service are also not exempted from payment of fee.

HOW TO APPLY:- Applications must be submitted in the form published along with the advertisement in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar of 19.07.2014. The applications may be typed out in double space or Computer printed or written in hand neatly, but format should be the same as published. Candidates may use a photocopy of the form published in the Employment News but should not use Employment News /Rozgar Samachar cuttings as Application forms.

Note: – Applications submitted on a format which is not exactly the same, as published in this Advertisement, are liable to be rejected summarily.The applications should be addressed to the Deputy Regional Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9 Chandigarh-160017. Fees should be paid only by way of CRFS.


  1. Central Recruitment fee stamps affixed and clearly cancelled by the issuing post office on the application form, so that the date of cancellation by the Post Office is clearly visible.
  2. One recent passport size photograph should be pasted (NOT STAPLED) on the space provided in application form. Another copy of the same photo should be retained by the candidate for use at the subsequent stage of recruitment. Candidates must sign in the box below the photograph (column 21 of the application form). They should invariably sign at the end of application form below the declaration part (column 22). The signature should be in running hand (Not in Capital Letters) and in the same style/language as in the space below the declaration.
  3. Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved or seek age relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format at the time of Skill Test/ Interview or whenever such certificates are sought by this Sub Regional Office. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ST/OBC/PH/EXS status will not be accepted and their candidature will be considered under GENERAL (UR) category. The formats of the certificates are annexed. The candidate should furnish the relevant OBC Certificate in the format prescribed for Central Government jobs as per Annexure-IV issued by the competent authority at the time of last tier of Examination i.e. Skill Test/Interview. Candidates claiming OBC status, the certificate on creamy layer status should been obtained within 3 years before the closing date i.e. 16.08.2014 in the prescribed format only. Certificate issued upto the last tier of examination i.e. Skill Test/Interview will also be accepted by the Commission.
  4. Attested copies of certificates showing age and educational qualifications.V. Documents in support of claim of age-relaxation for categories not covered in item III above).
  5.  Attested copies of experience certificates if required.
  6.  Candidates in Govt. service are to attach an undertaking that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Deptt. that they have applied for this selection process. Departmental/Central Govt. Civilian Employee claiming age relaxation, wherever applicable, must submit requisite certificate in the format given at Appendix-V. They are eligible for age relaxation if they have rendered 3 years regular and continuous service as on the closing date of receipt of application.

The application, complete in all respects, should reach the Deputy Regional Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9 Chandigarh-160017 by 16.08.2014. In the case of candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad, their closing date for receipt of application would be 23.08.2014. Application shall be rejected if received late and/or not complete in all respects as provided in the rules.


Important dates to remember : 

Last date to apply :  16 Aug 2014


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