IB Security Assistant Recruitment 2018 – Apply Online – Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How to apply for the post?
The detailed advertisement and link for applying online is available on the website of MHA, viz., www.mha.gov.in under “What’s New” section or under the tab ‘Vacancies’. Please read the detailed advertisement and apply accordingly.
2. If the print out of the registration slip could not be taken at the time of registration, can it be taken out at a later date?
Yes. The print out of the registration slip can be taken at a later date.
3. Whether the registration number can be viewed again if the same has not been noted down at the time of submission of application.
Yes: The same can be retrieved from the website from the link mentioned in point 1 above by providing requisite information like name, date of birth, etc.
4. Whether educational and experience certificates are required to be attached along with registration slip?
No. Educational and experience certificates are not required to be attached along with registration slips. These certificates will be verified at the time of document verification in case you get shortlisted in Tier-I.
5. Is there any reservation for physically handicapped category?
There is no reservation for physically handicapped (HH, OH, VH & Autism) persons.
6. Can a candidate who is awaiting final result apply for the post?
A candidate must be Matriculate (10th class pass) or equivalent from a recognized Board of Education as on closing date otherwise he/she is not eligible. He must have knowledge of the local language/dialect, opted by the candidate at the time of online registration.
7. Whether NOC has to be obtained for applying by the applicants from PSUs / Govt. Departments?
Candidates from PSUs / Govt. Departments are required to obtain NOC for submitting their applications. NOC will be verified at the time of document verification.
8. Whether upper age limit is also relaxable for personnel working in PSUs, Autonomous/Statuary bodies, etc.?
Upper age limit is relaxable for departmental candidates up to 40 years of age who have rendered 3 years of regular & continuous service. This relaxation is applicable only to Central Govt. Civilian employees holding civil posts & not applicable to personnel working in PSUs, Autonomous/Statuary bodies, etc.
9. Whether the change of center for written examination is allowed after the submission of application.
10. Whether OBC certificate in the state government performa allowed?
No, OBC certificate should be in the format prescribed for employment under government of India and the same is given in the appendix II in the “Eligibility Criteria and Other Details” on the website.
11. What to do if photograph and signature are not getting uploaded?
Please check the size of photograph and signature combined (max 50 KB) and format of the files must be JPG or JPEG.
12. Can the photograph and signature be uploaded at the time of downloading admit card?
No, the photograph and signature are to be uploaded at the time of registration only.
13. What is the subject of Tier-I & II? Please give some selective book.
Tier-I will consist of multiple choice objective type questions while Tier II will be descriptive type consisting translation of a passage of 500 words from local language/dialect to English and vice versa. No specific book is recommended.
14. What is the syllabus like reasoning, Math, GK etc.?
Tier-I will focus on General Studies, Quantitative aptitude, Logical/analytical ability, English language and Tier-II will be designed to check the knowledge of any one of the local language/dialect.
15. What is the eyesight for the job? Can a colour blind candidate apply for the job?
As per the medical standard prescribed for the post, the candidate should possess normal colour vision and should be fit as per our medical standard.
16. Can an ex-serviceman get any age relaxation?
Yes, as per rules.
17. What is the validity for the challan?
The challan would be valid till two days after the closing date.
18. Where do we have to submit the hard copy of our certificates?
Not required. To be submitted at the time of document verification.
19. What if the photograph & signature are not appearing/visible in the registration slip even after uploading the same?
Please refresh/reload the webpage on your browser.
20. What if a candidate uploaded wrong photograph/signature while registering themselves?
The candidates are advised to bring original identity proof along with attested copy of the same to the examination hall. He/She may also bring his/her photograph to the examination hall and should give an undertaking that he/she has uploaded wrong photograph/signature while registering online.
21. Is there any negative marking?
There is negative marking in Tier-I; for every incorrect answer ¼ mark would be deducted. There is no negative marking in Tier-II.
22. What is the total number of vacancies?
Total number of vacancies is 1054, which is further distributed SIBx/Centre wise, as mentioned in advertisement.
23. Is there any age relaxation for State Govt. employees?
There is no age relaxation for State Govt. employees.
24. How to upload photo and signature?
Paste your recent passport size photograph on a plain paper. Append your signature under the photograph. Scan this sheet of paper; crop to select the photograph and signature together and ensure that the size of entire file is less than 50 KB. Save this file with a valid name and JPEG or JPG extension/format on the computer being used to apply online. At the time of uploading photograph and signature, upload this file.
25. How to pay the fees?
Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC category are required to pay the fee. All SC/ST, Ex-servicemen & female candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee. However, Ex-servicemen, who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Govt in Group ‘C’ posts on regular basis after availing benefits of reservation given to them, are required to pay the fee. The examination fee can be paid offline or online AFTER A GAP OF ONE WORKING DAY FROM THE DATE OF REGISTRATION. For offline payment, the applicant will be required to take a printout of Challan form & deposit the fee in cash in any branch of State Bank of India AFTER A GAP OF ONE WORKING DAY. The applicants having Internet Banking, ATM-Cum Debit Card and Credit Card of State Bank of India or any other bank including Rupay Photo Signature 1.5 cm abcd Card can pay the fees through ‘SBI Collect’ option. The candidates would be required to provide their registration number during the process of online payment. The fee could be paid online AFTER A GAP OF ONE WORKING DAY. Verification of fees deposited would be available on the application portal on T+2 basis. Online fees can’t be paid immediately after completing the applications.
26. What if a candidate has furnished incorrect information in the online application?
In case wrong date of birth or category or name has been entered and application finally submitted, it is advised to apply afresh and appear for the written examination with the admit card bearing correct details. In case there is minor correction like address, name misspelt, etc there is no need to apply again. In case the candidate is shortlisted in Tier-I, he/she can give an intimation for relevant correction at the time of document verification.
27. Whether the marks of Tier-II exam will be included in the final merit?
No, Tier-II examination will be of qualifying nature and to qualify in the same, the candidate would be required to obtain minimum 20/50 marks. All candidates appearing in Tier-II exam would be provisionally admitted in Tier-III exam. However, the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of combined performance in Tier-I & Tier-III exam, subject to qualify in Tier-II exam.
28. What is the cut off for Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III exams?
In order to achieve qualitative selection & recruit the best available talent, there would be minimum cut-off marks (out of 100) in Tier-I exam as under:
UR-35, OBC-34 & SC/ST-33 (all Ex-servicemen would be treated in their own category viz., UR/OBC/SC/ST)
However, candidates at 10 times of the number of vacancies will be called for Tier-II & Tier-III exam based on their performance in Tier-I exam. The cut-off in Tier-II is same for candidates of all categories. There is not cut-off for Tier-III exam.
29. Is it necessary to know to read, write and speak of the particular language, initially selected by the candidate at the time of online registration?
Yes. Reading and writing ability of the candidates will be assessed through Tier-II exam and spoken ability will be assessed at the time of Tier-III exam (Interview/ Personality test).