Statistical Investigator Exam (Grade IV) - Educational Qualifications

Statistical Investigator Grade IV Examination 2008 Educational Qualifications

As on 29.02.2008 i.e. Normal Closing Date

  • Bachelor's Degree with Statistics as one of the main subjects, or

  • Bachelor's Degree with Mathematics (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/ two years/ all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects, or

  • Bachelor's Degree with Economics (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/ two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects, or

  • Bachelor's Degree with Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/ two years/ all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.

Note-I: Candidates, who are not Graduate as on the stipulated date, are not eligible and need not apply for the post.

Note-II: All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the Interview will be required to produce proof of passing the requisite Examination as a 'result of which the candidate has claimed to be educationally qualified on the date mentioned above, at the time of Interview, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission.

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 visual disabilities 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 Statistical Investigator Grade IV 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-IX 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 Statistical Investigator Grade IV 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 Statistical Investigators Grade VI Examination, 2008. A Scribe will be provided by the Commission on receipt of prior request from the candidates. The Question Paper of Arithmetic for VH candidates will not have any component of Map/Graphs/ Statistical Data Or Diagrams /Figures/ Geometrical 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 and 40 minutes extra time for the Paper-ll.

Provision for one eyed candidates and visually handicapped candidates using Magnifying Glass whose visual Degree of Disability is less than forty percent

One eyed candidates and visually handicapped candidates whose visual Degree of 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 write/indicate the answer with the help of 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 for the Visually Handicapped candidates including blind and partially blind candidates whose visual Degree of 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.

No person:

  1. who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having spouse living; or

  2. Who having a spouse living has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, shall be eligible for appointment to service

Provided that Central government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

A candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient discharge of his duties as an officer of the service. A candidate, who after such -medical examination as may be prescribed by the competent authority, is found not to satisfy these requirements, will not be appointed.

Only such candidates as are likely to be considered for appointment will be medically examined.

Note: In the case of the disabled Ex-Defence Services personnel, a certificate of fitness granted by the Demobilisation Medical Board of the Defence Service will be considered adequate for the purpose of appointment.

The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the examination shall be final.

No candidate will be admitted to the examination unless he/she holds a certificate of admission (AC) from the Commission.

Candidates (except ex-servicemen released from the Armed Forces and those who are granted remission of fee vide Commission's advertisement) must pay the fee prescribed therein.

Any attempt on the part of a candidate to obtain support for his/her candidature by any means may disqualify him for admission.

Action against candidates found guilty of misconduct:

Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false or suppress any material information while filling in the application form.

Candidates are also warned that they should in no case attempt to alter or otherwise tamper with any entry in a document or the attested certified copy submitted by them nor should they submit a tampered/fabricated document.

If there is any inaccuracy or any discrepancy, an explanation regarding this discrepancy should be submitted.

A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of :-

  • Obtaining support for his candidature by any means, or

  • Impersonating, or

  • Procuring impersonation by any person, or

  • Submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with, or

  • Making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information, or

  • Resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature for the examination, or

  • Writing irrelevant matters including obscene languages or pornographic matter in the script, or

  • Misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall, or

  • Using unfair means in the examination hall, or

  • Possessing Mobile Phones/Cellular Phones/ Pagers/ communication devices or any other unauthorized electronic gadget inside the Examination premises/Venue, whether in use or not (Candidates by mere possession of any of these items will be deemed to have been using unfair means and would accordingly be liable to disciplinary action as deemed fit, including ban from future examination conducted by S.S.C), or

  • Taking away the Question Booklet/Answer Sheet with him/her from the examination hall, or passing it on to unauthorised persons during the conduct of the examination, or

  • Harassing or causing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of these examination, or

  • Violation of any of the instructions issued to candidates alongwith their Admission Certificates (AC) permitting them to take examination, or

  • Attempting to commit, or as the case may be, abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in "the foregoing clauses, may, in addition to rendering himself/ herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable:-

    • to be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which he/she is a candidate as also from any other examination/selection of the Commission in which he/she might have appeared but the final result/selection has not yet been declared/made, and/or

    • to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period which may extend upto 10 years:-

      • by the Commission from any examination or selection held by them;

      • by the Central Government from any employment under them; and

    • to disciplinary action under appropriate rules if he/she is already in service under Government, or

    • to any other appropriate legal action.

A. Fee Payable: Rs.80/-(Rupees Eighty only).

No fee for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Physically Handicapped/Ex-Servicemen.

Fee concession is not admissible to sons and daughters of ExS or to persons belonging to Other Backward Classes. Service clerks in the last year of their colour service are not exempted from payment of fee.

Ex-Servicemen who have already taken up a Government job shall be considered against General vacancies and, hence, shall not be entitled for fee concession [see Note-I of Para 4(C)].

B. Mode of Payment: The candidates should pay the fee by means of "Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS)". These stamps are available at the counter of all departmental post offices of the country. These Recruitment Fee Stamps may be pasted in the space earmarked for the purpose in the Application form.

These Recruitment Stamps must be got cancelled from the Counter Clerks of any Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing Office in such a manner that the impression or the cancellation stamps partially overflows on the Application Form itself, taking care at the same time that the impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and post office of issue at any subsequent stage.

After getting the Recruitment Fee Stamps cancelled from the Post Office, the candidate may submit their application to the concerned Regional Office of the Commission in the usual manner after completing other formalities.

Note I: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Note II: Fee paid by modes other than CRFS will not be accepted and the applications of such candidates will be rejected forthwith and the payment made shall stand forfeited.

Statistical Investigator Grade IV Examination 2008 Educational Qualifications