Nursing Officer/ Staff Nurse Jobs- Govt of India

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Staff Selection Commission (Website:
Invites applications for the post of  Nursing Officer B
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Post: Nursing Officer B

No. of vacancies: 05

Pay Scale: Level-7 in the Pay Matrix

Age limit: As per Govt rules

Educational Qualifications: (i) Graduate in Nursing  Registration certificate from Nursing Council

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: (i) There will be three separate Computer Based Examinations consisting of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions, for the posts with minimum Educational Qualification of Matriculation, Higher Secondary and Graduation & above levels. The details of subjects, marks and number of questions subject-wise will be as given below:-

SELECTION PROCEDURE: a) Recruitment to Selection Posts will be made through Written Examination in Computer Based Mode consisting of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions. b) All candidates who register themselves in response to this advertisement by the closing date and time and whose applications are found to be in order and are provisionally accepted by the Commission as per the terms and conditions of this Notice of Examination, will be assigned Roll numbers and issued Admission Certificate (AC) for appearing in the Computer Based Examination. c) Applications which have blurred/ no photographs, blurred/ no signature/ fee not received/ incomplete application/ etc. will be rejected. d) Admission Certificates for all stages of examination will be issued online on the websites of concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Office of the Commission. Candidates are therefore advised to regularly visit the websites of the Commission Headquarters (i.e. and concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional office of the Commission under whose jurisdiction the examination centres opted by the candidate are located. e) Candidates who apply for more than one post in the same Region/ apply for different posts in different Regions/ apply for posts of different levels (Matriculation, Higher Secondary and Graduation and above) in the same or different Regions are „common candidates‟. Such „Common candidates‟ will be issued Admission Certificates for all posts by all Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices.

g) Common candidates must appear only once in the examination for one level of post, otherwise, their candidature shall be cancelled. If a candidate has applied for two levels of posts e.g. for Matriculation and Higher Secondary, he/ she will have to appear once for each level of examination (i.e. once for Matriculation level Post-categories and once for Higher Secondary level Post-categories). Marks obtained by such common candidates will be used by other Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices for preparing the Merit List for that level of post(s) in their respective Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices. h) Candidates scoring less than cut-off marks as given below will not be considered for the next stage of recruitment: 18 UR : 35% OBC/ EWS : 30% Other categories : 25% j) Depending on the number of vacancies of a particular category of post, candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage of scrutiny based on the score and merit of candidates in the Computer Based Examination in the following ratio: (a) In the ratio of 1:20, for up to 5 vacancies for any category of posts. (b) In the ratio of 1:10, for more than 5 vacancies for any category of posts, subject to minimum 100. k) The candidates who are shortlisted for the next stage of scrutiny will be required to submit self attested copies of all the supporting documents in respect of Educational Qualification (EQ), Experience, Category, Age, Age-relaxation, etc. (as applicable) in hard copy along with the print out of their online application form to the respective Regional/ Sub-Regional Office(s) to which the Post-Category belongs. l) Skill Test, wherever prescribed for any category of post will be conducted from amongst the candidates whose hard copies of documents are received and found in order at Scrutiny stage, by the Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices of the Commission. m) Regional Office will call the required number of candidates (in the ratio of 1:10) for Document Verification (DV) for a particular category of post subject to availability of eligible candidates. n) A single Document Verification will be done for a candidate who has applied for more than one post of one level (e.g. Matriculation) in the same recruitment Phase. Document Verification of such candidates will be conducted at the Regional/ Sub-Regional Office having jurisdiction over the Examination Centre from where the candidate has appeared for the Computer Based Examination. n) The information furnished by the candidates in their applications will be verified by the Commission with their original documents after the Computer Based Examination. During verification of documents, if it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in the application form is wrong, his/ her candidature will be rejected forthwith. No appeal or representation against such rejection of candidature will be entertained. The candidates should ensure that they have furnished correct information in the application form. o) Scores/ Marks of the candidates will only be disclosed/ made available on the website of the concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices at the time of declaration of Final Result for the particular Category of post.

p) SC, ST, OBC, ESM, EWS and PwD candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. Such candidates will be accommodated against the general/ unreserved vacancies in the post as per their position in the overall merit or vacancies earmarked for their category, whichever is advantageous to them. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SC, ST, OBC, ESM, EWS and PwD candidates. q) SC, ST, OBC, ESM, EWS and PwD candidates who qualify on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances, extended zone of consideration, etc., irrespective of his/ her merit position, is to be counted against reserved vacancies and not against un-reserved vacancies. Such candidates may also be recommended at the relaxed standards to the extent of number of vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit. In so far as cases of ex-serviceman are 19 concerned, deduction of the military service rendered from the age of ex-servicemen is permissible against the reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption will not be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age. Similarly for PwD candidates, relaxation of 10 years in upper age limit will not be termed as relaxed standards. r) A person with disability who is selected on his/ her own merit can be appointed against an unreserved vacancy provided the post is identified suitable for Persons with Disability of relevant category. s) Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless Government is satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service/ post. t) The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all stages of the examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If, on verification, at any time before or after the written examination, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled. u) Candidates selected for appointment are liable to serve anywhere in India i.e. all these posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL). v) Candidates on final selection may be allotted a State/ UT/ Zone by the concerned User Ministry/ Department/ Office. Such candidates may be required to acquire the proficiency in local language of the allotted State/ UT/ Zone for confirmation of the candidates to the allotted posts by the concerned User Ministry/ Department/ Office.

How to apply: (i) Candidates will have to apply for each category of post separately and also pay fee for each category. (ii) Applications must be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-IV and Annexure-V of this Notice. (iii) Last date for submission of online applications is 31-08-2019 (5.00 PM). (iv) Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days. (v) The Commission does not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any

Dates for submission of online applications: 06-08-2019 to 31-08-2019
Last date for receipt of application: 31-08-2019 (up to 5.00 P.M.)
Last date for making online fee payment: 02-09-2019 (5.00 PM)
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 02-09-2019 (5.00 PM)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 04-09-2019
Date of Computer Based Examination: 14-10-2019 to 18-10-2019


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