Statistical Investigator Exam (Grade IV) - Exam Schedule

Statistical Investigator Grade IV Examination 2008

Staff Selection Commission Statistical Investigators Grade IV Examination 2008

Staff Selection Commission will hold on Sunday, the 29.03.2009 (Subject to availability of confirmed number of vacancies from the Indenting Department) an open competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Statistical Investigator Grade IV of Subordinate Statistical Service (SSS), a Group'C non-Gazetted non-Ministerial post in the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation in the pay scale of Rs.5000-8000, all over the country.

Exam Date of Statistical Investigator: 29.03.2009

2 (a) Vacancies:

Firm number of vacancies to be determined in due course as the same is awaited from the Indenting Department.

Category-wise reservation of vacancies among SC/ST/OBC/PH etc. are applicable as per extant Government Orders.


Note-I: Other Backward Class (OBC) for the purpose of Age Relaxation and Reservation will mean "Persons of OBC category not belonging to the Creamy Layer" as defined in Department of Personnel and Training Office Memorandum No.36012/ 22/93-Estt(SCT) dated 8.9.1993 and modified vide Govt, of India Department of Personnel and Training OM No. 36033/3/2004 - Estt (Res) dated 09.03.2004.

Note-II: Candidates selected for appointment are liable to serve anywhere in India i.e. All India Service Liabilities (AISL).

2 (b) Reservations

Three percent reservation for the Visual impaired/Hearing impaired/and person with locomotive disability (1% in each category) is available for this post. Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH)/ Hearing Handicapped (HH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates with the Lower limit of disability for the purpose of reservation as per "Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 is forty percent. There is, however, no upper limit.

As per clarification received from the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, Physically Handicapped (OH/HH/VH) with the following level of impairment are eligible for the post-of Statistical Investigator Grade IV of SSS.

CategoryCategory of disability suitable for the post.Minimum percentage of disability to get reservation/age relaxation.
OHOne Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL)Lower limit of disability 40 percent. No Upper Limit.
HHAll Hearing Handicapped.Lower limit of disability 40 percent. No Upper Limit.
VHBlind, Low Vision.Lower limit of disability 40 percent. No Upper Limit

Note-I: The work is normally inside in well lighted rooms. However, the candidate selected under the Physically Handicapped category (OH/HHA/H) may have to visit fields for collecting information. Worker usually works alone. It does not involve any hazards. During discussion and presentation bilateral communication is required. The incumbent needs to be considered with aids and appliances.

Note-II: There will be no provision of Braille script in respect of Question Papers & Answer Book /sheet for VH candidates. However, there is provision for Scribe for VH candidates with visual disability of 40% and above. The Scribe will be provided by the Commission on receipt of request from the Visually Handicapped candidates in writing and well in advance.

Note-III: VH candidates with disability upto 40%, who wish to use Magnifying Glass for reading Question Papers and for writing/indicating Answer, shall be allowed to use the Magnifying Glass in-the Examination Hall. However, such candidates will have to bring their own Magnifying Glass in the examination hall.