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Saturday, September 3, 2011


The Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Lower Grade Assistant
Translator (Urdu) under Home (Political) Department, Govt. of West Bengal in two successive stages, viz, (1)
Written Examination and (2) Viva voce test.
1. The qualification prescribed in the advertisement are as per the notified recruitment rules issued by Govt.
2. (a) A candidate claiming to be SC, ST or BC must have a certificate in the prescribed format in support
of his/her claim from a competent authority of West Bengal as specified below:-
i) In the District, the Sub-Divisional Officer of the Sub-Division concerned and
ii) In Kolkata, the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas or such Additional District Magistrate,
South 24-Parganas, as may be authorized by the District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas in
this behalf.

(b) For Persons with Disabilities (vide West Bengal Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities,
Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Rules, 1999.]
Certificate issued by a Medical Board constituted at Govt. Medical College Hospitals, District
Hospitals, Sub-Divisional Hospitals and Block Level Hospitals.
3. Candidates in service of Govt., a local or Statutory Body must submit their applications in prescribed form
with the requisite documents direct to the Commission’s Office within the closing date. They are required
to submit an undertaking (as in the declaration printed in the Application Form) to the effect that they
have informed, in writing, their Head of Office/Department as to their applying for the examination.
4. PAY : (PB-3) Rs.7,100-37,600/- + Grade Pay of Rs.3,900/-.
Gross emoluments at the entry level : Rs.12,270/- per month. Besides D.A., M.A. and H.R.A. admissible
as per rules.
5. VACANCY : 1 [ unreserved ].
A) Academic & Experience ––
(i) Essential : (i) Honours or Post Graduate Degree in ‘Urdu’
Honours or Post Graduate Degree in ‘English’ with
‘Urdu’ as a subject at Bachelor’s Degree level of a
recognized University.
(ii) Sufficient command of ‘English’ and ‘Urdu’ languages.
(iii) Ability of a high order to make reliable translation
from Urdu to English and vice versa.
(iv) Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (Not
required in the case of Nepali speaking candidates
from the Hill areas of District of Darjeeling).
7. AGE :
Not more than 32 years as on 01.01.2011 (i.e. born not earlier than the 2nd January, 1979).
The benefits of reservation of vacancies and upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC and ST
candidates of West Bengal and by 3 years for BC candidates of West Bengal and upto 45 years of age for
persons with disabilities having disability of 40% and above as per Govt. Rules. SC, ST and BC candidates
of other States may apply for unreserved vacancies as General candidates. Proof of belonging to a SC or
ST or BC or persons with disabilities must be submitted along with the application form and no claim in
this regard will be entertained afterwards.
8. Candidates suffering from blindness or low vision will be allowed the help of a Scribe, if required.
9. Completed application must be submitted along with the photocopies of the documents regarding
citizenship (by registration), age, qualification and experience either self-attested or attested by
competent authority.
10. Application Forms, not properly filled in or incomplete in any respect or without requisite documents would
be summarily rejected. Wilful suppression of any material fact will also be similarly dealt with.
11. One copy of candidates’ recent passport size photograph duly signed by him/her (an identical copy of the
photograph will be required for pasting on the Attendance Sheet to be sent by this office along with the
Admit Card to eligible candidates.) must be pasted on the application form.
12. FEE :
Candidates must enclose with their applications a fee of Rs.160/- (Rupees One Hundred and
Sixty) only by Indian Postal Order which must be purchased on a date after publication of this
advertisement and crossed and endorsed to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, West
Bengal or by a receipted challan from a Govt. Treasury in West Bengal or the Reserve Bank of
India, Kolkata under the head “0051-00-105-State PSC Examination fees-001-Examination
fees-16 other fees”. The Postal Orders should be made payable at G.P.O., Kolkata. Money
Order, Cheque, Bank Draft, Cash etc. will not be accepted. No application will be considered
unless accompanied with the requisite application fees.
SC/ST candidates of West Bengal and Persons with Disabilities (40% and above) are not
required to pay any fee. No fee exemption is, however, available to BC candidates. No claim
for refund of the fee will be entertained nor will it be held in reserve for any other examination.
13. The Public Service Commission, West Bengal may make enquiries about the integrity of the candidates
and other particulars regarding suitability and eligibility. If any candidate fails to furnish any relevant
certificate or other documents or information relating to his/her candidature within the time specified by
the Commission, his/her claim for allotment may be passed over without further reference to him/her.
14. A candidate should note that his/her admission to the examination will be deemed provisional subject to
determination of his/her eligibility in all respects.
15. A candidate must abide by the instructions as may be given by Supervisor/Invigilator of the Examination.
If the candidate fails to do so or indulges in disorderly or improper conduct he/she will render
himself/herself liable to expulsion from the Examination Hall and/or such other punishment as the
Commission may deem fit to impose.
A candidate who has been reported against by the Supervisor of the Examination Centre for violating any
of the instructions will be punished with cancellation of candidature and also debarment from future
examinations and selections as may be decided by the Commission according to the circumstances of the case.
16. Candidates must fulfil the essential qualifications by the closing date.
17. Canvassing in any from will disqualify the candidate.Applications along with (i) I.P.O./Treasury Challan, in original, for Rs.160/- only (for candidates other
than SC/ST of West Bengal and for candidates having physical disabilities of 40% and above), (ii) One copy of
recent passport size photograph signed by the candidate and pasted on the application (An identical copy of the
photograph will be required for pasting on the Attendance Sheet to be sent by this office along with
the Admit Card), (iii) Photocopies of certificates of age, prescribed educational qualification and other documents
in support of the claim for having SC/ST/BC and Persons with Disabilities (40% and above) status from competent
authority, if applicable, either attested by competent authority or self-attested and (iv) Two self-addressed
unstamped envelopes may be submitted either personally between 11-00 a.m. & 3-30 p.m. on all working days at
the Enquiry Counter of the Commission’s Office at 161-A, S.P. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata – 700 026 or strictly by
registered or speed post or under certificate of posting addressed to the Deputy Secretary (Examination), Public
Service Commission, West Bengal at the same address. The envelope containing application must be
superscribed with (i) advertisement no. and (ii) the name of the Examination. Applications received
after the closing date shall be rejected. The application form shall be filled in candidate’s own
handwriting in blue/black ink and signed by him/her.
Closing date for receipt of application : THE 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2011.
Get more info, scheme & syllabus and Application form here.

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