GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
DEPARTMENT OF SPACE
VIKRAM SARABHAI SPACE CENTRE
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM-695022

ADVERTISEMENT NO. VSSC-289 DATED 11.07.2015

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INVITES APPLICATION FOR THE FOLLOWING POSTS

     NAME OF POST & GRADE : DRAUGHTSMAN-B ( 5,200-20,200/- + Grade Pay 2,000/- )

Post No

No. of
posts

Reserved for

Requirements for the post

1270

01

SC-01

1. SSLC/SSC Pass.
2. ITI/NTC/NAC in Draughtsman (Mechanical) Trade.



     NAME OF POST & GRADE : HINDI TYPIST ( 5,200-20,200/- + Grade Pay 2,400/- )

Post No

No. of
posts

Reserved for

Requirements for the post

1271

01

UR-01

Essential:
1. Graduation in Arts/Science/Commerce/Management/
    Computer Applications with First Class as declared by the University.
    The candidate should have studied Hindi as one of the subjects at Matriculation/Degree
    level or passed either of these examinations in Hindi medium
2. Hindi Typewriting speed @25 words per minute on Computer
3. Knowledge in the use of computers.

Desirable:
1.Knowledge in English Typewriting



     NAME OF POST & GRADE : COOK ( 5,200-20,200/- + Grade Pay 1,900/- )

Post No

No. of
posts

Reserved for

Requirements for the post

1272

02

UR-02

1. SSLC/SSC Pass.
2. Five year experience in similar capacity (as Cook) in a well established Hotel/Canteen



     NAME OF POST & GRADE : FIREMAN-A ( 5,200-20,200/- + Grade Pay 1,900/- )

Post No

No. of
posts

Reserved for

Requirements for the post

1273

01

UR-01

1. SSLC/SSC Pass.
2. Should satisfy the prescribed Physical Fitness/Endurance Test standards.



     NAME OF POST & GRADE : CATERING ATTENDANT-A ( 5,200-20,200/- + Grade Pay 1,800/- )

Post No

No. of
posts

Reserved for

Requirements for the post

1274

01

UR-01

  SSLC/SSC Pass.



UR-Un-reserved, SC-Scheduled Caste

Note :  

  1. The above vacancies do not fall under the points reserved for Persons with Disability.

  2. "Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply".

Applications will be received on-line only and all further communications will be made to the applicants through e-mail/VSSC website only. Therefore, the applicants are advised to check their e-mail and visit the VSSC website from time to time . The application format for on-line registration is available in the website http://www.vssc.gov.in from 1000 hours on 15.07.2015 to 1700 hours on 31.07.2015

General conditions/Instructions:

  1. The posts are temporary, but likely to continue.

  2. THOSE WHO POSSESS THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AS ON THE LAST DATE OF APPLICATION ONLY NEED APPLY.

  3. Age limit : (as on 31.07.2015):
    1. For Draughtsman-B (Post No.1270), maximum age limit is 40 years (SC category).
    2. For Hindi Typist (Post No.1271), maximum age limit is 26 years (UR Category).
    3. For Cook (Post No.1272), maximum age limit is 35 years (UR Category).
    4. For Fireman-A (Post Nos.1273) & Catering Attendant-A (Post No.1274), maximum age limit is 25 years (UR Category).
    5. Ex-Servicemen, Meritorious Sportsperson, Persons With Disability (PWD), Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not remarried are eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India orders. Minimum age limit is 18 years for all posts.

  4. The prescribed Physical Fitness/Endurance Test standards for Fireman-A (Post No. 1273) is as follows;
       Physical Fitness Standards:
    1. No deformity (inter-alia, bow legs, knock knees or flat foot shall be a disqualification)
    2. Height    165 cm (minimum)
    3. Weight    50 kg (minimum)
    4. Chest    81 cm (minimum)
    5. Chest on expansion    86 cm
    6. Distant Vision    6/6 without glasses or any other aid
    7. Near Vision    Normal but for presbyopic correction for persons above 40 years.
    8. Night blindness is a disqualification
    9. Colour blindness is a disqualification
    10. Each eye must have full field of vision
    11. Squint or any other morbid condition of the eyes, or of the eyelids of either eye liable to the risk of aggravation or recurrence, shall be deemed to be a disqualification

       Endurance Test Standards:
          Out of the eight events shown below, candidates should select and qualify in atleast five.
    Sl No Events For candidates of age
    Below 40 years 40 years & above
    1 100 metres run 13 seconds 14 seconds
    2 High Jump 5 feet (152.40 cm) 4 feet 6 in (137.16 cm)
    3 Long Jump 17 feet (5.19 metres) 15 feet (4.57 metres)
    4 Putting the shot of 7.27 kg (16 lbds) 24 feet (7.32 metres) 20 feet (6.10 metres)
    5 Throwing the Cricket ball 225 feet (68.58 metres) 200 feet (60.96 metres)
    6 Rope climbing (only hands) 14 feet (4.27 metres) 12 feet (3.66 metres)
    7 Pull-ups 10 Nos. 08 Nos.
    8 1500 metres run 5 minutes 15 seconds 5 minutes 45 seconds

  5. Pay and Allowances: Approximate salary per month at the minimum of the Grade as on date is as follows:
    Post No. Name of Post Approximate minimum salary
    1270 Draughtsman-B ` 19,700
    1271 Hindi Typist ` 23,000
    1272 Cook ` 18,000
    1273 Fireman-A ` 18,000
    1274 Catering Attendant-A ` 16,300

  6. For the post of Draughtsman-B (Post No.1270) the Organisation has a progressive HRD policy and provides an excellent growth potential for the right individual through its periodical merit based performance review system (called Merit Promotion Scheme) de-linked from availability of vacancies at higher post, by which the staff are being evaluated for the advancement of their career in the Organisation.

  7. The Organisation provides medical facilities (Contributory Health Service Scheme) for self and dependants, free transport facilities/transport allowance, subsidised canteen facilities, housing accommodation subject to availability, in addition to the facilities available to the other Central Government Staff. The Centre has a well-maintained Central School and a well-stocked Library that provides an excellent opportunity for professional development.

  8. At present the place of posting is VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram, but the selected candidates are liable to be posted in any of the Units of the Indian Space Research Organisation/Department of Space situated anywhere in India as and when required.

  9. Candidates will have to produce proof of the details furnished in their applications submitted on-line as and when required.

  10. SC candidates have to submit self attested copy of SC certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the prescribed format applicable for reservation in jobs under Government of India.

  11. Based on the online application, written test will be conducted for shortlisting the candidates for further processing.For all posts except Post No.1265 (Hindi Typist), written test will be conducted only as a means of preliminary screening and written test score will not be considered for final selection process. Please note that the qualification prescribed above for the posts advertised is the minimum requirement and the same does not automatically make the candidates eligible for written test.The written test will be conducted on 19.09.2015 (Saturday) at Thiruvananthapuram. The call letters for the written test to the short-listed candidates will be sent only by e-mail during last week of August 2015. Based on the performance in the written test, candidates will be shortlisted for further selection process and the details will be notified in due course. Candidates called for Written Test will have the option to answer the questions in Hindi also. The selection process will be based on the following criteria.

  12. Post No. Name of Post Final Selection criteria
    1270 Draughtsman-B Interview + Trade test
    1271 Hindi Typist Written test + Skill test + Interview
    1272 Cook Interview + Skill test
    1273 Fireman-A Medical Examination + Practical Test + Endurance Test + interview
    1274 Catering Attendant-A Interview

  13. No TA will be paid for attending the written test. Outstation candidates belonging to SC/ST called for Interview will be paid to and fro Second Class Railway Fare by the shortest route including reservation/sleeper charges on production of proof of journey such as Railway Tickets/PNR Number or Bus tickets, etc. If the candidates travel in a higher class of accommodation than the one prescribed, only Second Class rail fare excluding the reservation charges/sleeper charges will be paid.

  14. The Centre reserves the right not to fill up any of the posts, if it so decides.

  15. Only Indian Nationals need apply.

  16. No interim correspondence will be entertained.

  17. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

HOW TO APPLY

Upon on-line registration, applicants will be provided with an on-line Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference. The candidates are also advised to take a printout of the online application for future reference.

The applicant need not send any documents such as printout of online applications, copies of certificates/marklists in proof of educational qualification, work experience, age etc.
Payment of Application fee : There will be a non-refundable application fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) for each application. Fee is to be paid online through Credit Card / Debit Card / Internet Banking or can be deposited in any State Bank of India branch (through SBI Collect facility). No other mode of payment will be acceptable and the fee will not be refundable under any circumstances.

Female/Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Ex-serviceman [EX] and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee subject to production of self attested copy of anyone of the following proof as mentioned against each category.

Sl No. Category Type of proof
1 Female Gender certificate issued by the educational institution last studied/PAN Card/Voter’s ID Card/
School/College ID Card/Passport/Driving Licence.
2 SC/ST Caste Certificate.
3 Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Physical Disability certificate issued by the Competent Medical Board.
4 Ex-servicemen Discharge certificate or NOC (if not retired).

The candidates have to send the self attested copy of the certificate shown against each category, as above, duly indicating the Post No. & Registration No. on the reverse to

Senior Administrative Officer,
Recruitment & Review Section,
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695022
by speed post superscribing “RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF ……………………….. (Post Name) […………………………….. (Post No.)]”
on the envelope within 07 days of submission of the online application and in any case not later than 07.08.2015. Applications of candidates claiming Female/SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen status and therefore exemption from payment of Application Fee will be considered only if the certificate, as stated above, is received within the stipulated date.

Please note that the applications of non exempted categories without Application Fee will not be considered.

Guidelines to Fill the Online Application

STEP 1:  REGISTRATION

You would require your e-mail ID to register. You can register only once using this e-mail ID. 

Click on the link "Apply ". Fill all the fields and click on the 'SUBMIT'  button. On successful registration, you will receive an e-mail with following details:

From : no-reply@vssc.gov.in 

Subject: Reg: Advt.No.RMT289 of VSSC RECRUITMENT

Then click on the link given in the e-mail to open your online application form. Check your SPAM/BULK MAIL folders if the mail is not seen in the INBOX.

STEP 2:  APPLICATION

Fill in all the information correctly and "SUBMIT". On Submission, you will have an opportunity to preview and confirm. Read all the details carefully. If any change is required, Click on "GO BACK". 

To finally submit your application, click on "CONFIRM" button. On successful application, your registration number will be displayed on screen and an e-mail will be sent to you. Note down your Registration Number and keep in a safe place. This would be required for checking the status of your application in future.

STEP 3:  APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT (for non exempted categories only)

After making payment at the SB Collect Link, update the SB Collect Reference number in this site by clicking on "Add Payment Details"  


Please note that the applications of non exempted categories without Application Fee will not be considered.

Click on the "PRINT APPLICATION SUMMARY FORM" button. This is for your future reference.

STEP 4: SEND PROOF for APPLICATION FEE EXEMPTION by SPEED POST (for Fee EXEMPTED candidates only )

This step is mandatory to complete the application procedure for Fee EXEMPTED Candidated. Without this, your application will not be considered.

Send Application exemption proof by speed post superscribing .RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF ........... (Post Name) [............. (Post No.)]. on the envelope within 07 days of submission of the online application and in any case not later than 07.08.2015.

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
RECRUITMENT & REVIEW SECTION
VIKRAM SARABHAI SPACE CENTRE
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM - 695022

 

Important Dates to Remember

1. Opening Date for Online Registration: 15.07.2015, 10:00 Hrs

2. Closing Date for Online Registration: 31.07.2015, 17:00 Hrs

3. Closing Date for Receiving Application Fee Exemption proof (only for FEE EXEMPTED CANDIDATES ) by speed-post: 07.08.2015, 17:00 Hrs