Thursday, September 12, 2013


Background: Aptitude Exam (Paper-1) for PA/SA vacancies 2011 & 2012 was held   during  April-May 2013 across India under various phases. Results of Aptitude test were declared  during  first week of August and for those who have qualified for Paper-II, Computer Typing/Data Entry Tests were conducted during August- September 2013. Now the whole exam process got over and every candidate is eagerly waiting for the final results so as to secure a job in Department of Posts, Government of India. 

About exam: As all are aware M/s CMC Ltd has conducted the examination and they will make available the final results to the respective Circles for later procedures. The final results is expected any time from now, though the Postal Department has so far not declared any exact date for declaration of results.

Final Procedure: Candidates numbering five times the vacancies were called for appearing Computer/Typing Test. Now the final merit list shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Aptitude Test subject to the condition that they have qualified the computer test. Visit— Which means, only one in 05 candidate appeared in Paper-II will only be getting placed in the final rank list. That too, the person who have obtained the highest mark in Paper-1. (Eg: In X Circle a total of 1000 candidates appeared for Paper-2, there were 234 vacancies in the Circle. So in final list only 234 candidates will be getting placed).

Allocation of the successful candidates: A common merit list for the whole circle shall be prepared. Candidates will be allocated the Division as per their preference marked by them while filling the application form based on their position in the merit list and availability of vacancy. Such candidates who are not able to get allocation in any of the Divisions of their preference because the candidates above them in the merit list had to be allocated the Division(s) preferred by them, such candidates might be allocated the Division where vacancies exists. (This is only for those candidates who have given an undertaking in the application form that in the vent of their not getting the post in the Division of their preference they are willing to accept the appointment in any Division). For candidates who have not indicated their preference it will be presumed that they will have equal preference for all the Divisions and may be allocated the Division where the vacancies exists.

Waiting List: A waiting list shall be prepared to the extent of vacancies announced in the relevant category. Candidates in the waiting list will only be considered if another selected candidate do not respond or refuse to accept the offer of appointment. Names of candidates in the waiting list shall not be announced. This list will be kept operative for a period of six months extendable by another six months or till the nextexamination is held, whichever is earlier.