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Government of India

Ministry of Defence

181 Pet Pl ASC, C/o 56 APO

Recruitment Notice 01/ 2016

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Nationals to fill up following vacancies:

Group ‘C’ (Erstwhile Group ‘D’)

Ser. No. Name of Post Pay Scale of the post Essential Qualification Category
UR SC/ OBC Total
ST posts
1. Tradesman Mate Pay Band-1 Rs. 5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-(Minimum in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC) (a) 10th Standard pass from a recognized Board.
(b) Weightage for written test & practical test will be thereto 100 : Qualifying = 40% : Qualifying
01 01 02
2. Fireman (only for male candidates) Pay Band-1 Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs. 1900/-(Minimum in Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC) (a) 10th Standard pass under 10 + 2 system recognized by Central/State Government. (b) Physical fitness & capability to perform strenuous duties. (c) Preference will be given to candidates who have knowledge/experience of fire fighting. 04 01 01 06
Tota l 05 02 01 08

Abbreviations: UR- Unreserved, SC- Scheduled Caste, ST- Scheduled Tribes, OBC- Other Backward Classes.

Age Limit- 18 to 25 years for UR Candidates & 18 to 30 years for SC candidates (for para 1 above)

18 to 27 years for UR candidates (for para 2 above)

18 to 32 years for SC candidates (for para 2 above)

18 to 30 years for OBC candidates (for para 2 above)

(a) (Upper age limit relaxable by 5 years for Gen, 8 years for OBC & 10 years for SC/ST candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989 or as per Govt. Policy/Orders as applicable. Xerox copy of certificate to this effect issued either by concerned District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction the candidate is ordinarily residing or other authority designated in this behalf by the Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir be attached with Application and original one to be produced at the time of recruitment tests.

(b) No age relaxation is admissible to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved post.

2. The lower/upper age limits prescribed for the post i.e. cutoff date will be 21 days from the date of publication of this advertisement i.e. the last date of receipt of application by the appointing authority.


3. The post is temporary but likely to be permanent after a probation period of two years.

4. Candidate after selection will be subject to All India Service Liability Rule, Field Service Rules (All India Liability- candidates can be transferred to anywhere in India including field area transfer liability).

5. Selection will be subject to the performance of candidates in the under mentioned tests:-

(a) Test Paper, Stds and Marking System (For Tradesman Mate only)

The Board of Officers, so detailed, shall test the candidate appearing for following tests and mark the candidates as under:-

Ser. No. Test Timings/ Benchmark Weightage Weightage
(i) Physical Endurance Test (a) 1.6 Kms Run (b) Bent Knee Sit Ups (c) Chin Ups 6 minutes 20 Nos. 05 Nos. Qualifying Fail If any of these test not pass by candidate
(ii) Written Test 2 hours 100 Max marks 100/40


Ser No. Test Endurance test
(i) Physical Standard 1) Height (Without shoes) 165 cms 2) Chest (Un-expanded) 81.5 cms 3) Chest (On expansion) 86 cms. 4) Weight 50 Kgs (Minimum) (1) Carrying a man (Fireman Lift of 63.5 Kgs to a distance of 183 meters within 96 seconds) (2) Clearing 2.7 meters wide ditch landing on both feet (Long jump) (3) Climbing 3 meters vertical rope using hands & feet.
(ii) Written Test Timing 2 hrs Max Marks 100, Pass marks 40

6. Unit will not (WILL NOT) be responsible to pay for any damages in case of injury/ death to/ of any candidate during various tests & thereafter.

7. Physical Tests will be carried out as laid out above in sequence. Candidates will be disqualified immediately on failing to qualify any event given above and will not (WILL NOT) be permitted to appear in next event/subsequent tests. The candidate will be immediately escorted out of unit premises/test venue.

8. Written Test: The written test will comprise of four parts as per the details mentioned below and the Question-Paper-cum-Answer-Sheet of Written Test will be bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi. However, the questions on the portion of English language will be in English only.

(a) Syllabus: (Commensurate to Educational Standard of 10th Class or Equivalent)

(b) General Intelligence & Reasoning: The test will include questions on similarities and difference, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

(c) Numerical Aptitude: This paper will include question on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithemeticel operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work etc.

(d) General English: Candidates understanding the Basic of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/ her writing ability would also be tested.

(e) General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

NOTE -I Only those candidates who pass/qualify in the practical tests will be permitted to appear in written examination and the marks obtained will not be disclosed to them either.

9. Selection will also be subject to the following conditions:-

(a) Medical Fitness tests.

(b) Verification of Character and Antecedents.

(c) Verification of Education qualification certificates.

(d) Verification of all Certificates from Attesting Authority.

10. Verification of all documents mentioned at Para 9(b) to (d) are required to be verified within 90 days of initial dispatch of letters to various departments/agencies etc. for document verification. In case any/some/all such letters draw no response within this stipulated time the candidature of the candidate(s) will stands terminated. 90 days time is sufficient for dispatching reminders & leveraging, provisions of RTI Act 2005.

11. It may be noted that document verification is just another stage in the selection process. Merely being called for verification of documents does not indicate that his/her name will also appear in the final merit list. They may occur changes in the merit position including exclusion from the zone of consideration. Candidature of a candidate may be cancelled at any stage of the recruitment in case of violation of necessary instruction/conditions/eligibility.


12. Test will be held at 181 & 203 Pet PI ASC (Nearest Railway Station, Jalandhar Cantt, Punjab) or at a place decided and promulgated by Appointing Authority on dates mentioned in the Acknowledgement Card. Applicant should report to 181 & 203 Pet PI ASC or as directed on date and time of test as mentioned therein. No separate letter will be issued for the same Acknowledgement Card will be dispatched by Registered Post to only those applicants whose applications and all supporting documents are found complete and correct in terms of age, mandatory education qualification and other parameters as mentioned above.

Incomplete applications will be rejected and no correspondence will be made/ entertained in this regard. Candidates not in possession of same will stand automatically disqualified.

How to Apply

13. Candidates fulfilling the conditions can submit their application only by REGISTERED/ SPEED POST as per the format given at Appendix ‘A’ to ‘C’ in this advertisement and must attach photocopies of under mentioned documents from (a) to (f) as applicable duly attested. The photograph and documents should be attested by the same Serving Group A/B Gazetted Officer (as per DOPT’s Order No. S.O. 946(E) dated 09 Apr 2009) (www.persmin.nic./dopt.asp) alongwith the application. If applying for more than one post separate applications in separate envelopes should be sent for each post. Original certificate are not (NOT) to be dispatched with application form and should be brought in person on the day of the written test. Dispatch of original documents will entail outright rejection.

(a) Education Qualification Certificate

(b) Date of Birth Certificate

(c) Discharge Certificate where applicable (for Ex-serviceman)

(d) Domicile Certificate

(e) Original Stamped Call Letter/Acknowledgement Card (Both).

(f) Caste Certificate (For SC & OBC Candidates only).

14. Candidates will enclose two self addressed envelops affixing postal stamp of Rs. 25/-alongwith the application required for dispatch of Acknowledgement/Admit Card if screened successfully so as to reach Officer Commanding, 181 & 203 Pet PI ASC, PIN-905181, C/o 56 APO within 21 (TWENTY ONE) days from the date of publication of this advertisement. The candidates are required to superscribe on the top of envelop APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF “INDUSTRIAL MAZDOOR (TRADESMAN MATE)” OR FIREMAN (as applicable) ALONG WITH SELF & FATHER’S NAME.

Acknowledgement/Admit Card & Certificate from Attesting Authority to be typed on separate A4 size plain paper as per Appendix ‘B’ & ‘C’. Application will not (WILL NOT) be entertained without Appendix ‘B’ & ‘C’ or non receipt of separate envelope duly affixed with postal stamps of Rs. 25/- and after closing date i.e. 21 days from the date of publication of this advertisement notice in Employment News and/or other News Papers.

15. Individual who has furnished wrong information in the application form, false certificate to avail benefits/reservation, false/wrong information in the application form regarding relatives or who have fully or partially suppressed any material information shall be liable to cancellation of candidature at any stage of recruitment process and /or termination of service, if the candidate has been selected.


1. Before applying for the post, candidates should ensure that he fulfills the eligibility and others criteria. Recruitment authorities would be free to reject application not fulfilling the requisite criteria, at any stage of recruitment and if erroneously appointed, such candidates shall be liable to terminated from service.

2. No (NO) application will be accepted in person(s) by hand or through any representative. The application must be posted to the addressee only under REGISTERED/ SPEED POST. Application posted through Normal Post & Courier etc. will not (WILL NOT) be accepted. The unit will not (WILL NOT) be responsible for any kind of postal delay either in receipt of application or in dispatch of acknowledgement cards. Two applications will not (WILL NOT) be accepted in single envelope.

3. No (NO) travelling allowance will be admissible for the recruitment tests. Candidates will make their own boarding/lodging arrangement for recruitment tests. Unit 181 & 203 Pet PI ASC will not (WILL NOT) be responsible to pay for any damages in case of injury/death of candidate during various tests.

4. Date, time and place of tests will be mentioned in Acknowledgement Card. No separate letter except Acknowledgement Card will be issued. At the time of test, the candidate should be in possession of original stamped Acknowledgement/Admit Card sent by this unit. All ORIGINAL certificates in support of age, educational qualification, caste and registration certificate from their local Employment Exchange names already registered with them. Individuals who are not in possession of Acknowledgement / Admit Card or original certificates will not be entertained.

5. Application which is incomplete, incorrect, wrongly filled, without signature, without photograph, photo with wearing cap & goggles/coloured glasses or without enclosing attested copies of photograph/documents by same serving Group A/B Gazetted Officer or if applicant is found under/over age on last date of receipt of application will be rejected on the spot without any reasons/notice. Application can also be rejected by any other reason as observed by the Board of Officers.

6. Candidates living with more than one spouse or married another spouse while the first spouse is alive are not eligible to apply, if such case(s) comes to light at any stage of recruitment or post appointment stage the appointing authority will terminate the appointment.

7. Candidates already employed in Central/State Govt. Office/PSU should submit their application through proper channel duly submitting service certificate and ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer.

8. The number of candidates to be called for written test will be restricted to ten times of the number of vacancies. A bench mark percentage will be fixed for the same depending on the applicants. Since the applications may be shortlisted, mere fulfillment of essential qualifications and experience does not vest any right in a candidate for being called for Written or Physical test. All applications received will be scrutinized/ screened and Selection Board/ Board of Officer(s) so detailed will organize a written test and subsequently for practical test.

The Selection Board/Board of Officer(s) reserves the right to call for Test only screened-in candidates and will not entertain any correspondence in this regard.

9. A select panel equal to the number of vacancies notified and based on the performance of candidates in written test, practical test will be drawn up. All the candidates on the select panel will be offered an appointment subject to medical fitness test, Police verification, Education and Caste certificate verification before actual appointments. The reserve panel will be operated strictly as per merit only in case a candidate from the select panel refuses appointment or is disqualified. The reserve panel will not be operated for any subsequent recruitment i.e., additional vacancies in the same year or next year.

10. Candidates who apply against OBC category shall attach and produce “Other Backward Class” certificate applicable for Central Government service and not the “Backward Class” Certificate duly signed by the appropriate authority.

11. Officer Commanding 181 & 203 Pet Pl ASC reserves the right to withdraw the vacancies and terminate the appointment during the period of probation without assigning any reasons.

12. Medium of writing in application form and test etc. will be in Hindi/English only.

13. The date of publication will be the first day towards the accounting of number of days for submission of applications.

14. The recruitment process can be cancelled/suspended/postponed without assigning any specific reasons. The decision of Appointing Authority will be final and no (NO) appeal will be entertained. Recruitment will be carried out as per latest amendments and all prevailing Government Rules and Regulations.

15. All candidates considered for selection should have passed in each test. The candidates not passing in any test will not (WILL NOT) be permitted to appear in the subsequent test(s). The minimum standard for passing in each test will be as under:-

(a) Practical Test – Qualifying

(b) Written Test – Minimum 40% in each subject.

16. Any dispute with regards to the recruitment will be subject to jurisdiction of Jalandhar Civil Courts.

17. Candidates application will be rejected if “POST APPLIED FOR” & SELF & FATHER’S Name is left blank on the envelope.

18. SC/OBC candidates who apply against un-reserved post will not be given any age or other concession meant for SC/OBC quota.

19. Ex-Servicemen and Meritorious Sportsmen will be selected first and will occupy the slot of SC/OBC/UR i.e. from any category they belong to and will be adjusted horizontally against the particular category as per post based reservation roster. Reservation for rest of the category will be worked out after filling up vacancies for Ex-Serviceman and Meritorious sportsman.


20. All the candidates are warned to be careful from self styled agents/touts and also requested to report the same to the Officer Commanding 181 & 203 Pet PI ASC against any malpractice seen/observed by them.

21. Any mis-representation of facts or other details shall invite rejection of candidate and registration of criminal proceedings against such candidate(s).

File No.: 2119/ST-12(Civ)

(Piyush Jaiswal)

Lt Col

Officer Commanding

Appendix ‘C’


Certified that I have attested both photographs and documents in respect of Shri/Smt/Kumari _________________________ Son/daughter/wife of Shri _______________Resident of Vill ___________ Distt _____ State ____________ on ___________ being a Serving Group A/B Gazetted Officer with Grade Pay of Rs. ________ _____ pertaining to Central/State Govt. in terms of DOPTs Order dated 09 Apr 2009. My official address for re-verification is as under:-





Office Seal

Appendix ‘D’


1. This is to certify that Shri/Shrimati/Kumari ……………………… Son/Daughter of ………. of Village/Town ……………………. in District/Division ………………….. of the State/Union Territory ………………………… belongs to the ……………………….. Caste which is recognized as a Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes.

2. This certificate is issued on the basis of the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes certificate issued to Shri/Shrimati ……………………… Father/Mother of Shri/Shrimati/ Kumari ………………… of ………………… village/town ……………………….. in the District/ Division …………………………. of the State/Union Territory ……………………………………. who belongs to the Caste in the State/Union Territory ………… issued by the …………………Dated …………………

3. Shri/Shrimati/Kumari ………………….. and/or his/her family ordinarily reside(s) in village/town ………………… of …………………… District/Division of the State/Union Territory of………………

Please delete the words which are not applicable

Applicable in the case of SC/ST persons who have migrated from one State/UT


(G.I. Dept. of Per. & Trg. O.M No. 36012/6/88-Estt (SCT), (SRD III) dated 24-4-1990)

The under mentioned authorities have been empowered to issue Caste Certificates of verification:-

1. District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ Deputy Collector/1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ Sub Division Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner.

2. Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate.

3. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.

4. Sub Division Officer of the area where the candidate and /or his family normally resides.

Appendix ‘E’


G.I. Dept. of Per. & Trg. O.M No. 36033/28/94-Estt (Res) dated 02.07.1997)

This is to certify that ………… son of …………… of village/town ……………. District/ Division …………………… in the ………………… State/Union Territory ………………. belongs to the …………………… Community which is recognized as a Backward Class under

(i) Government of India, Ministry of Welfare, Resolution No. 12011/68/93-BCC(c), dated the 10th September 1993, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part-l, Section I, No. 186, dated the 13th September 1993.

(ii) Government of lndia, Ministry of Welfare, Resolution No. 12011/9/94-BCC dated 19th October 1994, published in Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part-l, Section I, No. 163 dated the 20th October 1994.

(iii) Government of India, Ministry of Welfare, Resolution No. 12011/7/95-BCC dated 24th May 1995, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-l, Section I, No. 88 dated 25th May 1995.

(iv) Government of India, Ministry of Welfare, Resolution No. 12011/44/96-BCC, dated the 6th December 1996, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-l, Section I, No. 210, dated the 11th December 1996.

Shri …………….. and /or his family ordinarily reside(s) in the ………….. District/Division of the ………………….. State. This is also to certify that he/she does not belong to the persons/ sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule to the Government of India, Department of Personnel and Training O.M. No. 36012/22/93-Estt, (SCT) dated 8-9-1993.

District Magistrate

Deputy Commissioner etc.

Dated :


Strike out whichever is not applicable.

N.B – (a) The term ‘Ordinarily’ used here will have the same meaning as Section 20 of the Representation of the People’s Act 1950.

(b) The authorities competent to issue caste certificates are indicated below:-

(i) District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/Deputy Collector, First Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner (Not below the rank of First Class Stipendiary Magistrate).

(ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate.

(iii) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and

(iv) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.

Appendix ‘F’

Extract of Dte General of Supply & Transport Quartermaster General’s Branch Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) Letter No 78855/DR/Q/ST-12(Civ) dt 10 Nov 2011.

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Notification of vacancies

9. Following the instructions issued by Department of Personnel and Training, vide their OM No. 14024/2/96-Estt(D) dated 18 May 1998, all vacancies to be filled on regular basis, except those which fall within the purview of UPSC/Staff Selection Commission, are to be notified to the local Employment Exchange. In addition, the vacancies are also required to be given wide publicity on an all India basis for which it is advised that the same may be published in the Employment News/Local Newspapers. Such recruitment notices are also to be displayed on the Notice Boards of the unit concerned. A specimen copy of advertisement is attached as Annexure 1.

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One Reply to “181 Pet Pl ASC, C/o 56 APO vacancy 2017 – Tradesman Mate and Fireman”

  1. Narain Ram says:

    WHERE IS THE APPENDIX A , AND B OF THE vacancy 2017 – Tradesman Mate and Fireman
    181 Pet Pl ASC, C/o 56 APO vacancy 2017 – Tradesman Mate and Fireman, if you have please send on my e mail address given below ,

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