UPSC Recruitment 2014 for Shipping Department

upsc recruitment for shipping

Union Public Service commission (UPSC) offers  four Engineer & Ship Surveyor cum Deputy Director General (Technical) in Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping. Of the four posts, one post is reserved for Scheduled Tribes Candidates, two posts are reserved for Other Backward Classes Candidates and remaining one post is Unreserved.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A. EDUCATIONAL:

Certificate of competency of marine Engineer Officer Class-I (Steam and Motor or Combined Steam and Motor) as  specified in section 78 of the Merchant Shipping Act-1958 (44 of 1958) or equivalent as specified in section 86 of the said Act.

B. EXPERIENCE:

Five year’s service at sea of which one year service as Chief Engineer or Second Engineer. NOTE: Certificate of competency is required to be valid as on closing date for submission of online application.

DESIRABLE:

One year experience in survey and inspection of merchant ship and one year experience in survey inspection and examination of merchant ship. DUTIES: Work in connection with Survey and Inspection of Machinery boiler and other mechanized equipments, testing of materials used in ships, construction, repairs and inspection, examination of  Engineers & Engine Driver, performance of other statutory duties under M.S Act, 1958 and Indian Steam Vessels Act, 1917.

HQ:

D.G. Shipping, Mumbai/Mercantile Marine Departments, but liable to be posted anywhere in India.

PROBATION:

One year

NATURE OF POST:

Posts are permanent.

PAY SCALE & CLASSIFICATION:

(Figures in bracket at the end of the pay scale indicate the approx Total Emoluments (per month) (T.E.) . Rs.15,600-39,100 (PB-3) + Rs.7,600 ( Grade pay) (T.E. Rs. 44,080/-),+ TA and HRA as admissible,  General Central Service, Group ‘A’, Gazetted, Non-Ministerial, for the above posts.

AGE LIMIT AS ON CLOSING DATE:

Not exceeding 50 years for the posts mentioned above.

The age limit shown above is the normal age limit and the age is relaxable for SC/ST/PH candidates upto 5 years and upto 3 years for OBC candidates in respect of vacancies reserved for them. SC/ST/OBC Candidates have to produce a caste certificate in prescribed proforma. For age concession applicable to other categories of applicants please see relevant paras of the “Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection”.

A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate indicates in his/her application form that he/she belongs to SC/ST/OBC/General category but subsequently writes to the Commission to change his/her category, such request shall not be entertained by the Commission.

Physically Handicapped (PH) Persons or Persons with disabilities, as indicated against various item(s) in the VACANCY DETAILS, can apply to therespective posts even if the post is not reserved for them but has been identified as Suitable.
However, such candidates will be considered for selection to such post by general standard of merit. Persons suffering from not less than 40% of relevant disability shall alone be eligible for the benefit of reservation and other relaxations as
permissible under the rules. Thus, Physically Handicapped (PH) persons can avail benefit of :

Reservation and other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only when degree of physical disability is 40% or more and theposts are reserved for PH candidates.

Other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only when degree of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are suitable for PH candidates.

HEADQUARTERS:

At places specifically stated against certain posts, otherwise anywhere in India.

NOTE:

INSTRUCTIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES FOR RECRUITMENT BY SELECTION & PRESCRIBED PROFORMAE ARE SAME AS PUBLISHED UNDER ADVT.NO.01/2014 IN THE
SAME EDITION OF EMPLOYMENT NEWS AT PAGE NOs. 49 to 55.
davp 55104/14/0057/1314

Important Dates:

Closing  date  for  submission  of  online  recruitment application (ora) through ora website is 23:59 hrs on 11.03.2014

The last date for printing of completely submitted online application is upto 23 :59 hrs on 12.03.2014

Website:

http://www.upsc.gov.in/recruitment/advt/2014/Advt.51_2014_eng.pdf

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