Public Service Commission, West Bengal (WBPSC) is inviting application from the eligible candidates for 261 posts of Assistant Professor and Headmaster. Interested and eligible candidates may apply Online only through the official website of the Public Service Commission. West Bengal (WBPSC) (See URL below). Advt.No.8/2017. The vacancies in the post of Assistant Professor is on permanent basis and the post Headmaster is on temporary but likely to be permanent. Educational qualification required and other details, in brief, for informational purpose only in interest of job-seeker, are given below —
1. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FOR GENERAL DEGREE COLLEGES IN THE WEST BENGAL EDUCATION SERVICE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, Govt. OF WEST BENGAL
No. of Vacancies: 260 Nos.
Subject wise vacancies:
i) Anthropology: 03 posts (UR-01, ST-01, OBC-01)
ii) Bengali: 12 posts (UR-04, SC-02, ST-02, OBC-02, PWD-02)
iii) Botany: 16 posts (UR-05, SC-02, OBC-06, PWD-03)
iv) Chemistry: 18 posts (UR-03, SC-04, ST-04, OBC-05, PWD-02)
v) Commerce: 12 posts (UR-02, SC-04, ST-03, OBC-02, PWD-01)
vi) Computer Science: 04 posts (SC-02, ST-01, PWD-01)
vii) Conservation Biology: 04 posts (UR-02, SC-01, OBC-01)
viii) Economics: 06 posts (UR-01, SC-03, ST-01, OBC-01)
ix) Education: 02 posts (OBC-01, PWD-01)
x) English: 22 posts (UR-10, SC-04, ST-01, OBC-03, PWD-04)
xi) French: 01 post (OBC-01)
xii) Geography: 14 posts (UR-05, SC-04, OBC-04, PWD-01)
xiii) Geology: 02 posts (ST-01, PWD-01)
xiv) Hindi: 03 posts (UR-01, SC-01, OBC-01)
xv) History: 29 posts (UR-06, SC-09, ST-01, OBC-10, PWD-03)
xvi) Mathematics: 08 posts (UR-03, SC-02, OBC-01, PWD-02)
xvii) Microbiology: 08 posts (UR-02, SC-03, ST, -01 OBC-02)
xviii) Nepali: 02 posts (SC-02)
xix) Persian: 01 posts (UR-01)
xx) Philosophy: 05 posts (UR-01, SC-01, ST-01, OBC-01, PWD-01)
xxi) Physics: 14 posts (UR-01, SC-04, ST-04, OBC-02, PWD-03)
xxii) Physiology: 04 posts (ST-01, OBC-03)
xxiii) Political Science: 16 posts (UR-05, SC-01, ST-01, OBC-06, PWD-03)
xxiv) Psychology: 07 posts (UR-01, SC-03, ST-01, OBC-02)
xxv) Sanskrit: 02 posts (ST-01, PWD-01)
xxvi) Santhali: 08 posts (UR-01, SC-04, OBC-03)
xxvii) Sociology: 08 posts (UR-03, SC-01, OBC-02, PWD-01)
xxviii) Statistics: 09 posts (UR-01, SC-03, ST-02, OBC-03)
xxix) Urdu: 02 posts (SC-01, PWD-01)
xxx) Zoology: 18 posts (UR-05, SC-05, ST-03, OBC-03, PWD-02)
Educational Qualification: Good academic record with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade B in 7 point scale wherever grading system is followed) (50% marks in case of SC/ST, PwD) at the Master’s Degree level in a relevant subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent Degree from an accredited foreign University.
And should have appeared National Eligibility Test (NET) / State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) / State Eligibility Test (SET) except candidates who have been awarded a Ph.D Degree (See PDF file provided below)
National Eligibility Test (NET) / State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) / State Eligibility Test (SET) shall not be required for such Master’s Degree Programme in disciplines for which National Eligibility Test (NET) / State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) / State Eligibility Test (SET) accredited test is not conducted.
Candidates must have proficiency to communicate (spoken and written) effectively in Bengali & English.
Please see official notification for detailed eligibility criteria
Age Limit: Maximum-37 years as on 01.01.2017.
Pay Scale: Rs.15, 600 – Rs.42,000 plus Academic Grade Pay of Rs.6,000/-.
2. HEADMASTER (male), VICTORIA BOYS’ SCHOOL, KURSEONG IN WEST BENGAL SENIOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICE (MEN’S BRANCH) UNDER THE SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.
No. of Vacancies: 01 Nos.
Educational Qualification: (i) Second class Master’s Degree with Honours Degree of an Indian University or equivalent qualifications,
(ii) Five years’ teaching experience in a responsible post, preferably as the Head of a well-established modern residential Boys’ and/or Girls’ secondary school,
(iii) Proved capacity for development of corporate life and maintaining discipline in a secondary school &
(iv) Ability to teach in English medium.
Desirable: (i) B.T. and/or B.Ed. Degree of an Indian University,
(ii) Practical training in educational administration,
(iii) Knowledge of latest development of secondary education in India and abroad,
(iv) Knowledge of Bengali – spoken and written &
(v) Knowledge of Nepali – spoken and written
Age Limit: Maximum-45 years as on 01.01.2017.
Pay Scale: Rs.15, 600 – Rs.42, 000 plus Grade Pay of Rs.6,600/-.
NOTE: Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali is an essential (not required for candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali)
Candidates’ Selection: Selection of the candidates will be on the basis of a Screening Test/Written Test and Interview.
Exact Date, Time and Venue for examination/interview will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course as well as such information will be also available in the official website of Public Service Commission. West Bengal (WBPSC) — www.pscwbonline.gov.in.
Candidates belonging to a reserved category of States other than West Bengal will be treated as general candidates.
For more details regarding candidates’ selection norms and eligibility norms, go through the officially released advertisement (See URL/PDF below).
Application Fee: Candidates must pay Rs.210/- as Application Fee. Fee can be paid through Online mode during submission of online application form by using Debit/Credit card or Net banking OR can be paid through Bank by means of fee payment Challan. Fee Challan can be downloaded from the official website of Public Service Commission. West Bengal (WBPSC). See released advertisement for more details.
NO APPLICATION FEE REQUIRED IN CASE OF S.C./S.T. CANDIDATES OF WEST BENGAL AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (P.W.D.) CANDIDATES.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online only through the official website of Public Service Commission. West Bengal (WBPSC) — www.pscwbonline.gov.in. (See Application form’s link given below) from dated 11/04/2017 to
25/04/2017 EXTENDED TO 11/05/2017
Note: Candidates who wish to apply for more than one category of posts should submit separate Application along with requisite fees for each.
Candidates willing to apply online will have to register with the official website of West Bengal PSC by clicking “One Time Registration”. Candidates who have registered earlier may login to their dashboard in order to proceed the online application.
Upon successful payment of prescribed fee and submission of online application form, the system generated Registration/ Acknowledgement Slip with unique registration number will appear on the computer screen. Candidates must print-out it for future correspondence. DO NOT SEND ANY PRINT-OUT/HARD COPY OR DOCUMENTS TO ANYWHERE AT THIS STAGE. All the verification will be done in due course.
For detailed instruction on how to apply online, please go through the officially released advertisement (See below given link/ PDF file for more details)
Starting Date of Online Application: 05/04/2017
Closing Date of Online Application:
25/04/2017 EXTENDED TO 11/05/2017
Above given information are in brief. Before applying Online please go through the officially released Advertisement
Official website of Public Service Commission West Bengal — www.pscwbonline.gov.in.
For Advt., See following PDF file — Download PDF
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