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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Recruitment of Excise and Taxation Inspectors at Department of Excise and Taxation, Punjab

Recruitment of Excise and Taxation Inspectors

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the recruitment of 160 (one hundred and sixty) posts of Excise & Taxation Inspectors (Group C) in the Excise and Taxation Department, Punjab, as per the proforma appended below. The other details are given as under

1. Number of Posts : 160 (One hundred and sixty)

2. Scale of Pay :
The Scale of Pay will be Rs.5480-160-5800-200-7000-220-8100-275-8925 plus usual allowances.

3. Qualifications : (As on 15.09.2008)
a. Candidate should be a graduate from a recognized University or institution or its equivalent and should have passed Punjabi subject upto Matric standard.
However, in the case of Ex-servicemen, riot victims persons or member of a family of a person killed as a result of terrorist action in the State, the person if selected will have to pass Punjabi of Matriculation standard within six months from the date of joining the service, if they do not possess it already.

b. Candidate should possess atleast 120 hours course with working experience in the use of Personal Computers or Information Technology in Office Productivity applications or Desktop Publishing Applications from a Govt. recognized institution or a reputed institution which is ISO 9001 certified.
A computer Information Technology Course equivalent to ‘O’ level certificate of DOEACC of Govt. of India.

The candidate should possess the above-mentioned qualifications on or before the last date of receipt of applications. Candidates not possessing the essential qualification shall not be considered.

4. Age Limit :
Candidates should be between 18 to 35 years as on 1.1.2008. Upper age limit is relaxable to the extent of 5 years for Scheduled Castes/Tribes/ Backward Classes and upto 10 years for physically handicapped persons. An Ex-servicemen shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of the Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy according to Govt. instructions, by more than 3 years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit. Applicants in Govt. service shall be eligible upto 45 years of age.

Govt. servants must send advance copies of their applications in the prescribed form alongwith requisite fee and copies of certificates by the prescribed date. However, they will be considered for selection only if their applications through proper channel are received or “No Objection Certificate” from the department concerned is furnished at any time before the selection process.

5. Reservation :
Reservation shall be as per the policy/instructions of the Punjab Government.

6. Selection Procedure :
Selection will be based on written examination only. There will not be any interview. The merit will be prepared on the basis of this written examination only. The question paper will be provided in English and it will have 150 questions, each carrying one mark, as per the details given below:-
a. General English – 25 questions.
b. General Knowledge – 25 questions.
c. Mental Ability – 50 questions
d. Mathematical skills (with Matric as the difficulty level) – 50 questions.

7. Examination Centers :
The examination will be conducted in the following Cities :

i. Chandigarh iv. Patiala
ii. Ludhiana v. Jalandhar
iii. Bathinda vi. Amritsar

* A candidate can indicate two places of his/her choice in order of preference.
* The examination will be held tentatively in the month of November 2008.

8. Fee : (a) General Category : Rs. 500/-
(b) Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes : Rs. 250/-
(c) All the ex-servicemen of Punjab are exempted from the payment of fee.
The requisite fee should be in the shape of crossed bank draft/pay order/ bankers’ cheque/postal order in favour of Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Punjab, payable at Patiala. Candidate should write name and address on the back side of bank draft/pay order/bankers’ cheque/postal order.

9. How to Apply :
a. The completed application form should be sent by Registered post/courier/by hand to the Excise & Taxation Commissioner, Punjab, Bhupindra Road, Patiala – 147001. The last date for submission of application shall be 15th September, 2008 before 5.00 PM in the office of the Excise & Taxation Commissioner, Punjab, Patiala. No application shall be entertained after this date and time. On the top of the envelope, containing the application form, “Application for the post of Excise and Taxation Inspector” should be written in bold letters. The department will not be responsible for any postal delay.
b. Three recent (not earlier than three months from the date of application) colour passport size photographs with clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses should be sent alongwith the application form. Two photographs should be pasted on the application form in the space provided. Xerox copy of photographs is not permitted.
c. Handicapped persons who are suffering from less than 40% of disability shall not be eligible for the posts in handicapped category.

The candidates can send their applications either on a neatly typed proforma (as per specimen appended with this advertisement) or the proforma downloaded from the department’s website :

10. The Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Punjab reserves the right to modify or withdraw this recruitment notice, without assigning any reason.

11. No Travelling allowance would be admissible for appearing in the test.

12. Mere issue of admit card will not entitle the candidate to be eligible for appointment after the declaration of written examination.

13. Successful candidates in the written examination shall produce their original certificates / testimonials in person as and when required by the Excise and Taxation Department.

14. It is clarified that, if any information/certificates/documents is found false at any stage, the candidate shall be liable for disqualification and prosecution.

15. The incomplete application forms in any respect shall liable to be rejected.

16. The candidates can also log on to Department’s website for details.

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