Name of the Post: Sub Divisional Engineer

Organisation: PPSC (Punjab Public Service Commission)

Last date for the Receipt of Application: 24-12-2008

Vacancies and Reservation

Total Number of vacancies: 50

Post 1:


Number for Posts:45

Category Wise Breakup:

General: 24

SC, Punjab: 4

SC ESM, Punjab: 1

B/M Sikh, Punjab: 4

B/M Sikh ESM, Punjab: 1

B/M Sikh Sports Person, Punjab: 1

BC, Punjab: 5

BC ESM, Punjab: 1

ESM, Punjab: 2

Physically Handicapped, Punjab: 1

Sports Person, Punjab: 1

Post 2:


Number of Posts: 05

Category Wise Breakup:

General: 2

B/M Sikh, Punjab: 1

BC, Punjab: 1

ESM, Punjab: 1

The Candidates should indicate in the Application Form, the reserve category for which they want to be considered. The number of vacancies and reservations of posts is liable to alteration without any notice.

Pay Scale:

7880-13500 (With Start of Rs. 8000/-)

Essential Qualifications:

(i) Should possess a degree in Engineering in Civil or Mechanical from a recognized university or institution.

(ii) Punjabi of Matric or its equivalent Standard. Qualification of Punjabi is essential for these posts (relaxable for Sikh Migrants upto the extent that they will have to acquire such qualification within two years after joining the service failing which their services shall liable to be terminated). For this purpose a Matriculation or its equivalent certificate for having passed Punjabi will be necessary.


(i) 18 to 35 years as on the January 01, 2008.

(ii) Upper age limit may be relaxed up to Forty Five years for all states/ Central Government employees.

(iii) The Upper age limit is relaxable upto five years for Scheduled Castes of all states and Backward Classes of Punjab only.

(iv) Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the Service Rules concerned by more than three years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.

(v) Upper age limit is also relaxable upto 40 years for Widows, Divorcees and certain other Categories of Women.

(vi) Upper age limit is also relaxable upto 45 years for Physically Handicapped of Punjab.

1. Prescribed Essential Qualifications are minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview. Where the number of applications received in response to the advertisement is large and if it will not be convenient or possible for the Commission to interview all the candidates, the Commission may restrict the number of candidates for interview to a reasonable limit on the basis of short listing them by order of their academic merit as per their qualification/ higher marks or by holding a Screening Test.

2. Candidates who download the Application Form from the Commission's website will have to pay the price of Application Form i.e. Rs. 25/- alongwith the requisite application fee.

Submission Of Applications:

a. Candidates are required to obtain Application Forms from the office of Punjab Public Service Commission, Patiala and submit to the Secretary, Punjab Public Service Commission, Baradari Gardens, Patiala.

b. Application Form must reach by 5.00 PM on 24-12-2008 along with prescribed

fee and documents.

c. Application Forms which are wrongly filled or incomplete or received late or not

accompanied by the requisite fee and attested copies of certificates regarding Date

of Birth, Degree, Experience and other requisite certificates, and three identical

recent passport size photographs shall be summarily rejected. The Commission's

decision in this regard will be final.


Cost of Application Form

a. At Counter (By Cash)      : Rs.25/-

b. By Post (Through Bank Draft)   : Rs.75/-

Application FEE

a. Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab

: Rs.50/-

b. Ex-Servicemen of Punjab: No Fee to be paid

c. All Others (including Lineal Descendent of Ex-servicemen, Punjab): Rs.200/-

The fee must be submitted alongwith the Application Form through a crossed Bank Draft, in original, drawn in favour of the Secretary, Punjab Public Service Commission, and payable at Patiala. Candidates must write their name and address in BLOCK LETTERS on the back side of the Bank Draft.

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