SSC - Junior Engineers Exam - Age Relaxation

Junior Engineers Civil & Electrical Exam 2009 Age Relaxation

4 (D) Age-Relaxation For Central Government Civilian Employees:

As per Recruitment Rules, the following age-relaxation is available to Central Government Civilian Employees:

  1. In CPWD: Not exceeding 35 years (40 years for SC/ST and 38 years for OBC).

  2. In MES: Not exceeding 32 years (37 years for SC/ST and 35 years for OBC)

Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks secured, keeping in view the eligibility in respect of age also.

Candidates falling in this category, are therefore advised to indicate eligibility in column 16(b) of Application Form keeping in view their eligibility in respect of age.


Note-1: The Central Government Civilian Employees should have rendered not less than 3 years continuous service on regular basis (and not on Ad-hoc basis) as on 30.01.2009 (closing date) and should remain in Central Government service holding civil post in various Department/Offices of the Goverment of India till the candidate receives Offer of Appointment from the Office/Department where the candidate gets finally recommended for appointment through the examination.

Note-2: Central Goverment Civilian Employees claiming the benefit of age-relaxation as Central Goverment Civilian employee, would be required to submit a Certificate (as per Annexure-III) by their Office/Department indicating length of service at the time of applying for the examination to enable the Commission to decide their eligibility.

They may send their applications directly to the Commission after intimating to their Head of Office/Department and need not send another copy through proper channel.

However, in case they decide to send Application through proper channel, they must ensure that the application complete in all respects should reach Staff Selection Commission by the Closing Date.

Applications shall be rejected if received late and/or not complete in all respects as provided in the rules. Save As Provided Above, the Limits Prescribed Above, Shall in no case be relaxed.

4 (E) Process of Certification and Format of Certificates:

The details of the categories of disabilities allowed/eligible for the posts in accordance with extant guidelines of M/Social Justice & Empowerment to be recruited through the instant examination are as follows:

Nature of physical Disabilities permissible for the post One Arm(OA), One Leg(OL), Both Legs(BL), Partially Deaf(PD), Deaf(D)

Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved/or seek age-relaxation, must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority alongwith their application for the examination, otherwise, their claim for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ExS status will not be entertained and their candidature/applications will be considered under General category (Unreserved)candidates.

The nature & format of Certificate are as under:

  1. Annexure III for Central Goverment Civilian Employees;

  2. Annexure IV/V for ExS category candidates;

  3. Annexure VI for SC/ST category candidates;

  4. Annexure VII for OBC category candidates;and

  5. Annexure VIII for PH category candidates

Note-I: Candidates claiming the benefit of reservation under OBC category not covered under the Creamy Layer must ensure that they furnish the OBC Certificate duly signed by the competent authority before or on the Closing Date in the Format prescribed by the Commission in the Notice as Annexure-VII.

Any deviation of the OBC Certificate from the present prescribed format will not be accepted by the Commission and will lead such applications to be treated under General (Unreserved) category.

Representations from candidates for reconsideration of their category at subsequent stages of the recruitment will not be entertained.

The Commission will however have the discretionary power to reduce/waive off any of the provisions in exceptional and deserving cases.

Note:II The closing date for receipt of application will be treated as the date of reckoning for considering the OBC status of the candidate and also, for assuming that the candidate does not fall in the creamy layer.

Note-III: Candidates are warned that they may be permanently debarred from the examination conducted by the Commission in case candidates fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH status.

4 (F) Important Requirement of PH Certificate

  1. According to the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Rules, 1996 notified on 31.12.1996 by the Central Government in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-Section (1) and (2) of Section 73 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996), authorities to give disability Certificate will be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central and the State Government. The State government may constitute a Medical Board consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing locomotor / hearing and speech disability, mental retardation and leprosy cured, as the case may be.

  2. The certificate would be valid for a period of 5 years for those whose disability is temporary. For those who acquired permanent disability, the validity can be shown as ‘permanent’.