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Vacancy for the Post of Consultant level 'c'


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No. 181/1/2020(Office Assistant)(ASO)
Dated: 28.08.2020




              The Election Commission of India proposes to engage 20 Office Assistant (Level ‘C’ Consultant) at the level of Assistant Section Officer purely on contract basis initially for a period of 01 year from the date of engagement which may further extended upto 02 more years subject to satisfactory performance. Accordingly, applications are invited from retired Government employees who fulfil the following eligibility conditions:-

Eligibly criteria

i)                    Must have retired from Central Government service at the level of Section Officer/Assistant Section Officer or equivalent posts.

ii)                  The upper age limit should not exceed 65 years as on the last date of submission of application for the post.

iii)                Well acquainted with the functioning of Government offices.

iv)                Must be well aware of various service rules/regulations of Central Government, capable of handling administrative/establishment matters (including General Administration), framing of Rules, Regulations, Vigilance Matters, Court Cases, Parliament Questions and related matters, RTI, Public Grievances, Audit & Budget, Cash & Accounts, reservation, examination of financial proposals, election work etc. Preference would be given to persons having worked in Constitutional bodies, having studies law, political science and Information Technology as a subject at degree level.

v)                  Applicant must be resident of Delhi/NCR.

vi)                Must have working knowledge of computer.

2.           The engagements of Office Assistants shall be subject to the following Conditions:-

i)                    The Office Assistant will not be entitled for any kind of allowances and residential accommodation. They will also not be entitled to telephone facilities, CGHS, Medical reimbursement, transport facilities, staff car and residential accommodation from Central Government Pool.

ii)                  The engagement of the Office Assistant will be purely on contract basis.

iii)                The applicant would also be required to submit a self declaration that no criminal case is pending against them.

iv)                They would also be required to submit an Affidavit in non-judicial stamp paper about Non-Political Affiliation in case of their selection.

v)                  The candidate will be required to sign a non-disclosure undertaking.

vi)                The Headquarters of Office Assistnat will be at Delhi.

vii)               The Office Assistants shall have to work as per the working hours of the Commission. However, in exigencies of work they may be required to sit late and they may be called on Saturday/Sunday and other Gazetted holidays.

viii)             The services of Office Assistants may be terminated at any time without assigning any reason whatsoever. However, if the Office Assistant is not willing to continue for whatsoever reasons may be, he may give minimum one month’s notice to the office.

ix)                 Other terms and conditions contained in the Commission’s circular dt. 13.07.2018 would apply. 

3.           The consolidated consultancy fee to be paid would be Rs.39,000/- per month {Emoluments Rs. 30,000/- plus 9,000/- transport allowance}. No other allowance of any kind will be admissible.

4.           The persons who fulfil the eligibility criteria and are willing to offer their services as Office Assistants on contract basis, may submit their duly complete applications strictly in the prescribed proforma (enclosed) latest by  09.09.2020 to Sh. B. C. Patra, Secretary, Election Commission of India, on e-mail address bcpatra[@]eci[.]gov[.]in Incomplete applications shall be summarily rejected.

5.           The application so received will be shortlisted based on educational qualification and age, before calling for interview. In short listing process, higher educational qualification and recently retired persons would be given preference in addition to condition given on para 1 (v) above. Final selection of suitable candidates as Office Assistant shall be done on the basis of interaction/interview of the shortlisted candidates. Short listed candidates would be intimated regarding details of Interview through e-mail in due course.

6.           The Commission reserves the right to terminate the engagement process at any time without assigning any reason.


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