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Assam State Electricity Board (ASEB) has announced the recruitment notice for around 429 number of posts to be filled up for three different job positions which are Assistant Manager, Junior Manager and Assistant Accounts Officer respectively. A written test will be conducted for selection of the candidates and accordingly the syllabus and the important dates are notified to all the interested candidates vide an official advertisement. It is said that the selected candidates will be engaged in some of the successor companies under ASEB such as APDCL, AEGCL & APGCL and the remuneration package along with Grade Pay and Pay Bands will be based on the rules of the Company.

    1. Assistant Manager: Having a Grade Pay of Rs.5400/- and monthly remuneration of Rs.35000/-, the post of Assistant Manager under ASEB Assam is open for engineering candidates belonging to Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Instrumentation department. It generally requires a B.E. or B.Tech degree holder with 60% aggregate marks (reduced to 50% for SC/ST category). The number of posts available for each company under ASEB is mentioned below:-
    • Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd:
      i) Electrical - 60
      ii) Mechanical - 20
    • Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd.:
      i) Electrical - 10
    • Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd.:
      i) Electrical - 7
      ii) Mechanical - 7
      iii) Civil - 10
      iv) Instrumentation - 2
    There will be two papers in the written test where the second paper will have two parts. The first paper comprises of all the relevant subjects of the engineering degree level as applicable i.e. B.E./B.Tech. The first part of second paper will carry questions on General English whereas the second part will have General Knowledge questions. The total marks of this written examination to be conducted by ASEB is 250 where the first paper carries 150 marks and the second paper has 75 and 25 marks respectively.

    2. Assistant Accounts Officer: This position is meant for all the three general streams of study in graduation level which implies that candidates from Arts, Science and Commerce can apply for the job. In case of candidates coming from Commerce stream, the minimum marks requirement is 55% in either Major subject or aggregate which is also same for Arts and Science candidates but they need to have Mathematics or Statistics as a subject of study in their BA or B.Sc degree course. The distribution of posts among APDCL, AEGCL and APGCL are:-
    • Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd.: 86
    • Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd: 35
    • Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd.: 07
    The Grade Pay for the post of Assistant Accounts Officer is Rs.3300/- with P.B.= Rs.6380-23000/- which amounts to a monthly pay of approximately Rs.17,500. The selection test will be conducted for two papers where each of them carries 150 marks and is further divided into sub-papers. The First Paper contains General English and General Knowledge while the Second Paper would have questions relating to Mathematics and Accountancy or Statistics or Mathematics. There will be a computer practical test for those candidates who qualify in the written exam and therefore having computer diploma of minimum 3 months duration is set as a mandatory requirement.

    3. Junior Manager: To be eligible for the post of Jr.Manager, the candidates must possess educational qualification of a 3 year Engineering diploma in either Electrical, Mechanical or Civil department having a score of 60% marks in aggregate. The syllabus for the selection test is almost similar to that of the Assistant Manager post except that the first paper would carry questions from the relevant subjects in the diploma course studied. This position has a monthly pay of Rs.24,500 with G.P. of Rs.4300/- and P.B. of Rs 9500-35000/- plus allowances as per rules.
    • Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd:
      i) Electrical - 110
      ii) Mechanical - 10
    • Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd.:
      i) Electrical - 50
    • Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd.:
      i) Electrical - 6
      ii) Mechanical - 7
      iii) Civil - 12
    There will be a viva-voce exam which will be held for all those candidates who qualify in the written test and the same will be of 50 marks.

The age limit for all the three job entries above is set to be within the age group of 21-37 years as on 1st October 2011 and the same will be determined as per the date of birth reflected in the HSLC/HSSLC certificates. A non-refundable fee of Rs.100 will have to be paid (Rs.50/- in case of SC/ST) by Demand Draft or Bankers Cheque. The details about the application procedure and payment method can be found in the advertisement attachment whereas the download link of Application form is embedded herein in the form of PDF document.

Last date of submitting Application is 25th November 2011

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