SSC Tax Assistant Examination - Age Relaxation

SSC Tax Assistant Examination 2008 Age Relaxation

(D). Age Relaxation for Central Government Civilian Employees:

The Upper age limit is also relaxable upto 40 years (45 years for SC/ST candidates and 43 years for OBC candidates) to the Central Government Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years continuous service on regular basis (and not on ad-hoc basis) as on 11.09.2008.

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

Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved for age-relaxation, must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority alongwith their application for the examination, otherwise, their claim for reservation/age-relaxation status will not be entertained, and their applications will be considered as if same are from General(UR) category candidates.

The nature & format of certificate is as under:

  1. Annexure-IV for Central Goverment Civilian Employees;
  2. Annexure-V/VI for Ex-Servicemen category candidates;
  3. Annexure-VII for SC/ST category candidates;
  4. Annexure-VIII for OBC category candidates;
  5. Annexure-IX for PH category candidates.
  6. Annexure-X for requisition for engaging Scribes by VH candidates.

Note-I: Candidates are warned that they may be permanently debarred for the examination conducted by the Commission in case candidates fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH(OH/HH/VH) status.

Note-II: 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/visual including low vision / 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’.

(F). Conditions regarding engaging of Scribe for visually handicapped candidates with visual disability of forty percent and above

Visually handicapped (VH) candidates including Blind and partially blind persons with visualdisabilities not less than forty percent can avail the assistance of a SCRIBE for writing replies on their behalf as the question papers for the examination will be set only in Hindi and English.

Such visually handicapped candidates will have to appear for the tax assistant examination,2008 at any one of the specified centres viz. new delhi, kolkata, mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Guwahati, Allahabad Chandigarh and Raipur at their own risk and expense.

They will also have to indicate/state the medium(Hindi or English) in which the Scribe would be required to write the replies of the questions set in the examination on his/her behalf.

Relevant information, including the Degree of Disability in order to authenticate their status as Visually Handicapped candidates, will have to be furnished in the prescribed requisition form as per Annexure-X to the concerned Regional/Sub-Regional Offices by the Visually Handicapped(with visual disability of forty percent and above and opting for engaging SCRIBE) alongwith the application form for the tax assistant examination,2008, failing which the commission will not entertain any subsequent request for providing Scribe to the candidate in the examination.

The Commission will not make available the Question Papers of the examination meant for visually handicapped candidates at Examination Centres other than the above nine Centres designated for such candidates and the facility of engaging SCRIBE will not be available at other examination centres.

Candidates will not be allowed to bring their own scribe in the tax assistant examination,2008. a scribe will be provided by the commission on receipt of prior request from the candidates.

The questions Paper of Arithmentic for VH candidates will not have any component of Map/Graphs/Statistical Data Or Diagrams/Figuras/ Geomatical Problems ETC.

The visually handicapped, including blind and partially blind candidates with visual disability of forty percent or above will be allowed to bring their own Tailor Frame And Braille Slate with Paper for solving Arithmetical problems.

No Attendant with VH candidates shall be allowed inside the examination premises.

All the visually handicapped candidates opting for scribe will most likely be accommodated at one examination venue of the designated examination centre.

Provision of Extra Time

Visually Handicapped candidates will be allowed an Extra Time of 20 minutes for Paper-I(General English & General Awareness) and 40 minutes extra time for the Paper-II (Arithmetic).

Provision for one eyed candidates and visually handicapped candidates using Magnifying Glass whose Degree of visual Disability is less than forty percent one eyed candidates and visually handicapped candidates whose Degree of visual disability is less than forty percent will not be considered as visually handicapped persons.

Further, partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set for all the candidates with or without magnifying glass and who wish to use Magnifying Glass will be allowed to use the magnifying glass, in the examination hall and will not be provided with a scribe.

However, such candidates will have to bring their own magnifying glass in the examination Hall.

Further, such candidates may opt for any of the Examination Centre as mentioned in the Commission’s Notice including the nine Examination Centres designated forthe Visually Handicapped candidates including blind and partially blind candidates whose degree of visual Disability is more than forty percent.

Further, such candidates will not be provided with the question paper set meant for visually handicapped candidates Who require the assistance of a scribe.

Save as provided above, the limits prescribed above, shall in no

Case Be Relaxed.