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ECGC PO Eligibility

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ECGC PO Eligibility

ECGC PO Eligibility 2018

Prospective candidates of ECGC PO, should satisfy the ECGC PO Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualifications, Age Limit and Nationality to apply for the position of PO as indicated in the online application form.


Following are the required ECGC PO eligibility criteria:

Educational/Academic Qualifications Nationality Age Limit
1. Graduation degree from one of the disciplines(as mentioned in below section) from a recognized university or institution.

2. Candidates must have a valid marks sheet/degree they obtained in graduation while registation process.
Nationality / Citizenship: A candidate must either
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(formerly Tananyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam
with intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belong to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age (as on 01/01/2018)

Minimum: 20 years,
Maximum: 30 years

i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02/01/1988 and not later than 01/01/1998 (both the dates inclusive)


shape Eligibility

The ECGC PO eligibility criterion are described in detail in below sections:

Nationality / Citizenship: A candidate must either

    (i) a Citizen of India or
    (ii) a subject of Nepal or
    (iii) a subject of Bhutan or
    (iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
    (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(formerly Tananyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belong to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age (as on 01/01/2018): Minimum: 20 years, Maximum – 30 years, i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02/01/1988 and not later than, 01/01/1998 (both the dates inclusive)

✦ Refer to the table below for relaxation of upper age limit for certain categories.

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

S.No Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disabilities 10 years
4 Ex-servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers(ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last day of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 5 years
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Qualification (As on 15/01/2018) – All the educational/professional qualifications mentioned should be from a University /Institution/Board recognized by Government of India / approved by Government Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 15/01/2018.

✦ Proper document from the Board/University for having declared the result on or before 15/01/2018 has to be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute and web based certificate is issued then proper document/certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further process.

✦ Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in qualifying educational/professional examination calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating that the norms of the University/Institute regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/optional/additional/additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on the basis of honours marks only.

✦ The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e.59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99 will be treated as less than 55%.

Sl.No. Discipline Minimum Educational Qualification No of Posts
1 Accounts An Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (CA), Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) 5
2 Legal Bachelor of Law (LLB)/ Masters of Law (LLM) 5
3 Company
Secretary
An Associate member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ACS) 1
4 Actuary Student member of the Institute of Actuaries of India who has cleared atleast 3 papers including CT-1, CT-2 and CT-3. 2
5 IT B Tech or BE in CS / IT or MCA with certificate course on Cyber Security of duration of at least 6 months. 2
6 Economics MA Economics with minimum 55% for SC/ST and 60% for others from a recognized University. 2
7 Commerce M.Com. with minimum 55% for SC/ST and 60% for others from a recognized University. 3
8 Generalist Graduates in any stream with minimum 55%for SC/ST and 60% for others from a recognized University.
Or
Post Graduates in any stream with minimum 55% for SC/ST and 60% for others from a recognized University.
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Total 32

Under section 34 of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”, persons with benchmark disabilities are eligible for Reservation. The reserved categories of disabilities mentioned under this Act are namely:

    a. Blindness and low vision;
    b. Deaf and hard of hearing;
    c. Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy. Leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy;
    d. Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness;
    e. Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disabilities


Guidelines for Persons With Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) using a Scribe

The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:

  • The candidate will have to arrange his / her own scribe at his/her own cost.
  • The scribe should be from an academic stream different from that prescribed for the post. A person acting as a scribe for one candidate cannot be a scribe for another candidate.
  • Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfil any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result.
  • Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes or otherwise advised for every hour of the examination.
  • The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the online examination. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent request may not be favorably entertained.
  • Only candidates registered for compensatory time will be allowed such concessions since compensatory time given to candidates shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the test conducting agency to allow such time if he / she is not registered for the same. Candidates not registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such concessions.

Guidelines for candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy

  • A Compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment).


Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates

  • Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination.
  • The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination.


These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time.

ECGC PO – Related Information
ECGC PO – Exam Syllabus
ECGC PO 2018 – Official Notification