STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LIMITED

ALLOY STEELS PLANT
DURGAPUR – 713208

Adv.No. ASP-PL-Rectt/1

Date: 13.01.2015

Steel Authority of India Limited, a Maharatna Company and a leading steel-making company in India with a
turnover of Rs. 51866 crore ( FY-2013-14), is in the process of modernizing and expanding its production units,
raw material resources and other facilities to maintain its dominant position in the Indian steel market.
Alloy Steels Plant, a Special Steels Plant of Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL), having facilities to produce
diverse product portfolio of over 400 grades of steel catering to critical end-use by strategic sectors like Defence,
Railways, Automobiles, Power Plants, Heavy Engineering & Manufacturing Industries, including Steel Plants,
invites applications from eligible candidates for the following posts. The details are as under:
1. Details of Posts
Post & Grade

Operator cum Technician
(Trainee)
S-3*
Total

No. of Posts

Civil (02)
Computer (02)
Electrical (06)
Instrumentation (02)
Mechanical (06)
18

UR
01
01
04
03
09

SC

ST

01
01
01
03

01
01

Reservation
OBC PwD**
01^
01
01
01
01
05

02^
02

ExSM**
02

02

*Grade on successful completion of 2 years of training
**Reservation for Persons with Disabilities and Ex-servicemen is on horizontal basis.
^ Backlog - 01 OBC & 02 PwD (01-OH ; 01-HH)

2. Eligibility: Essential Qualification & Age Criteria

Post
Operator cum Technician
(Trainee) - S-3*

Upper
age
Limit^
28 years

Essential Qualification
Matriculation and 3 years full time Diploma in Engineering from
Government recognized
Institute in the discipline of
Mechanical/Electrical/Civil/Computer/Instrumentation Engineering.

(Minimum age for the above posts is 18 years)
^age as on 1st January’2015.

3.

Physical Standard: Candidates will be required to meet following physical standard for being considered for
the above posts: Physical Standard
Male
Female
Height
155 cms
143 cms
Weight
45 Kgs
35 Kgs
Chest (Expanded)
79 cms
73 cms
Chest (Un-expanded)
75 cms
70 cms
Eye Sight
6/9 without glass, Power of glasses not to exceed (+,-) 02.5 D.
Colour Vision
Normal (Colour blindness will be a disqualification)
Candidates must ensure that they possess the above mentioned Physical Standard. Physical standards indicated
above are minimum pre-requisites. However, appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their
passing the Company’s Medical Examination as per standards laid down under SAIL’s Medical & Health
Policy.

4. Relaxation in Age: Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC (Non- creamy
layer) candidates with respect to posts reserved for them. Upper age is relaxable by 10 years for PwD (Persons
with Disabilities) candidates. Ex-servicemen candidates will be granted age relaxation as per Govt. directives.
5. Reservations: Reservation for SC/ ST/OBC will be provided as indicated in the “Details of the Posts”.
Reservation for PwD (Persons with Disability) and ESM (Ex- Serviceman) will be on Horizontal basis as per
prevailing rules.
OBC candidates who belong to “CREAMY LAYER” are not entitled for OBC concession and such candidates
have to indicate their category as “General”. The OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates are required to submit
requisite certificate in the prescribed format issued in the current financial year.
Caste Certificates should be submitted in the format for appointment to posts under Government of India/
Central Government/ Public Sector Undertaking (format available in our website www.sail.co.in) issued by a
Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.
Out of the 2 posts reserved for PWD, 1 post is reserved for Orthopedically handicapped and 1 post is reserved
for Hearing Handicapped (PD-Partially Deaf )candidates, having a minimum of 40 % disability. For claiming
the benefit admissible to PwDs under the Act, candidates are required to produce disability certificate (as per
format available in our website www.sail.co.in) issued by the Medical Board duly constituted by the State
Govt./Central Govt. as per the provisions of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of
Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995. They have to satisfy the relaxed Physical Standard required for the
posts. In case, the candidate fails to produce the certificate in the prescribed format issued by Competent
Authority, his/her candidature will not be considered. A copy of the Disability Certificate must be submitted at
the time of interview for consideration of their name under PwD category.
6. Selection Procedure:
Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a Written Test, information for which will be provided in the
Admit Card. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Written Test will be intimated to
appear in Interview. Weightage for written test and Interview will be 80:20 respectively. (Selection will be subject
to candidates being found medically fit by the Medical Officer of the Company as per prescribed rules of the company).

7. Training & probation:
Candidates selected as Operator-cum-Technician Trainee will be placed on training for a minimum period of 2
(two) years which can be extended by another two years as per requirement. The selected candidates will be paid
consolidated pay during training period as per rates given below:
Consolidated Pay (per month)
Post
1st year (Rs.)
2nd year (Rs.)
Operator-cum-Technician Trainee
10700/12200/During the period of 2 years training, trainees will also get medical facility for self, spouse and dependent
Children, Leave etc. will be as per the Rules of the Company.
On successful completion of training period, they shall be regularized in S-3 Grade in the pay scale of Rs. 16800/3%-24110/- (S-3). After successful completion of training, candidates shall be placed under probation for 1 year.
8. Emoluments & Other Benefits:
The emoluments for the above mentioned posts of non-executive category in the regular grade of S-3 will include
basic pay (in the scales of pay revised for non executives w.e.f. 1.1.12), industrial dearness allowance [AICPI198, Base 2001 = 100], reimbursement of local travelling expenses and other facilities such as medical facility for
self and family, provident fund, gratuity (as per ceiling prescribed under Payment of Gratuity Act,1972), LTC etc.
as per rules of the Company. In addition, House Rent Allowance will be paid only where Company
accommodation is not available.
9.

Application & Processing Fees :
Post

Category
Application & Processing Fee
General, OBC
Rs.250/Operator-cum-Technician (Trainee)
Departmental candidate,
Rs.50/- (only processing fee)
SC / ST / PwD candidates are exempted from payment of Application & Processing fees

10. How to apply:
Eligible and interested candidates would be required to apply online through SAIL’s website,
www.sail.co.in. No other means/mode of application will be accepted. Before registering their applications on
the website the candidates should possess the following:
 Valid e-mail ID, which should remain valid for at least one year.
 Candidates belonging to General & OBC category to possess Pay in Slip (SBI Challan) of Rs.250/- as
application and processing fee applying for the post of Operator-cum-Technician (Trainee).
SC/ST/PwD/candidates are exempted from payment of Application & Processing Fees. Pay in Slip is to be
downloaded from website after filling in the required details in case candidates opt for payment through challan.
 Candidates should have latest passport size photograph as well as photograph of signature in digital form (.jpg
or .jpeg format less than 500 kb size) for uploading with the application form.
 Candidates are advised to read carefully instructions for online submission of application. The same will be
available in the website itself. After applying online, candidate is required to download the system generated
Registration Slip with unique registration number and other relevant details.
After applying online, the candidate is required to download the system generated Registration Slip with unique
registration number and other essential details. After making payment as indicated below candidate must fill
payment details in the website after log in. Only after this application process is complete. The candidates must
print registration slip with payment details which will be submitted by the candidates at the time of interview.
Otherwise the application is incomplete and liable for rejection.
Mode of payment:
State Bank of India has been authorized to collect the application and processing fee, in a specially opened Power
Jyoti Current A/c No. 33267552330 at SBI, ASP Branch ( Branch code – 8001), Durgapur , on behalf of Alloy
Steels Plant, SAIL. Candidate has to approach the nearby SBI branch after one day of registration with a printout of
the “SBI Challan” which is available on the SAIL Website [Career link]. The SBI Challan printed from the Portal
only should be used for depositing the fee for proper crediting of amount in the allocated account. On receipt of the
money, the concerned branch of SBI will issue a unique Journal Number and a Branch Code of the branch
collecting the money. This Journal Number and the Branch Code are to be filled up by the candidate during online
registration. In case a candidate deposits the fee in a wrong account, or doesn’t finally submit the application form
with payment details, ASP will not be responsible. The application/ processing fee can also be paid by using Debit
Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking online through the payment gateway made available in the website. Please
note that Bank charges as well as transaction charges for online payment are payable extra by the candidate
in addition to the application/ processing fee. The SBI branches will accept the fee during banking hours up to
the closing date of submission of online application. The candidates will be provided opportunity to verify their
payment status after reconciliation on SAIL website and edit the payment details in case of wrong submission of
Journal No. or Branch Code. No request for editing of payment details and issue of Admit card after closure of edit
option will be entertained in wrong submission cases and candidature will stand rejected. Fee once paid will not be
refunded under any circumstances. Candidates are therefore requested to verify their eligibility before paying the
application/processing fee and to fill in the payment details carefully.
Important:
All correspondence with candidates shall be done through e-mail only. All information regarding examination
schedule/admit card/ interview call letters etc. shall be provided through email/uploading on SAIL website.
Responsibility of receiving, downloading and printing of admit card/interview call letter/ any other information
shall be of the candidate. ASP will not be responsible for any loss of email sent, due to invalid/wrong email ID
provided by the candidate or for delay/non-receipt of information if a candidate fails to access his/her email/website
in time. Candidates are not required to send any document to ASP at this stage. Candidates will be allowed to
appear in the Written Test only if they possess the valid Photo Admit Card which will be available for downloading
from the SAIL website as per schedule indicated below.
10. General Conditions:
a)

Candidate must be an Indian national possessing requisite qualification from an Institute recognised by State Govt.
/Central Govt.
b) Candidates are advised to go through eligibility criteria and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the concerned post
before applying. Candidates not satisfying the requisite eligibility criteria specified in this advertisement need not apply.
c) Candidates possessing the requisite qualification through Distance Mode/ Correspondence Course/ off Campus are not
eligible to apply.

d) Candidates are not required to send any document for appearing in the written test. All certificates and documents in
support of eligibility, qualification, age, caste etc. will be verified only during the interview and any candidate, who fails to
produce the same, will not be allowed to appear for interview.
e) Candidates should note that only the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate on
the date of submission of application shall be accepted and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or
granted.
f) Category (General/SC/ST/OBC Non Creamy layer/ESM) once submitted in the application cannot be changed and no
benefit of other category will be subsequently admissible.
g) Candidates will have to appear for the written test and medical examination at their own cost.
h) Candidates sponsored by the local Employment Exchanges for posts advertised by ASP will also have to apply online in
the prescribed application format along with the requisite fees as indicated in this advertisement, failing which they will
not be considered for the selection process.
i) The date, time and place of the selection process will be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course through
uploading on SAIL website.
j) Candidature of a registered candidate is liable to be rejected at any stage of the recruitment process or after recruitment or
joining, if any information provided by the candidate is found to be false or is not found in conformity with eligibility
criteria mentioned in the advertisement. Alloy Steels Plant reserves the right to reject the application and no
communication in this regard will be made with the applicant.
k) Vacancies shown are provisional and liable to be increased or decreased or may be reduced to nil; in which case Alloy
Steels Plant is not liable to compensate the applicant for the consequential damages.
l) Candidates working in Govt / Semi-Govt. / Public Undertakings will have to produce “No Objection Certificate” from the
present employer at the time of interview.
m) Ex-servicemen are required to produce civil equivalence certificate of his / her qualification from the competent authority
at the time of interview.
n) If the SC/ST/OBC/PwD certificate has been issued in a language other than English/Hindi, the candidates will be required
to submit a self-certified translated copy of the same either in English or Hindi.
o) Only out station SC/ST candidates called for interview will be reimbursed single to and fro 2 nd class sleeper rail
fare/ordinary bus fare from the normal place of correspondence to the place of interview by the shortest route on
production of proof of journey performed to the candidates appearing for interview provided the distance travelled is more
than 30 KM each way.
p) Candidates should give clear and complete postal address of correspondence, phone number and email address. Alloy
Steels Plant will not be responsible for any postal delay / wrong delivery/ non-delivery of any communication at any stage
of the recruitment process.
q) ASP reserves the right to cancel/restrict/enlarge/modify/alter the requirements advertised, if need so arise, without issuing
any further notice or assigning any reason thereto.
r) Bringing influence at any stage of the selection process will disqualify the candidate.
s) Laptops, mobiles, wrist watches, calculators, scales and other electronic gadgets will not be allowed within the premises of
examination centres.
t) Candidates are required to submit copy of Registration Slip and SAIL-ASP’s copy of challan with other documentary
proofs for age/qualification etc. at the time of the interview or else they will not be allowed to appear in the interview.
u) Advertisement is available at SAIL website www.sail.co.in. Any subsequent changes if made in the employment notice
shall be communicated through the website. Candidates are advised to keep themselves updated of the changes if any.
v) Court of jurisdiction for any dispute will be at Durgapur, District Burdwan (W.B).

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IMPORTANT DATES
Starting date for submitting applications through Website
Closing date for submitting applications through website
Availability of Payment Reconciliation Status with edit option
Closing of payment editing option
Display of final reconciliation status
Starting date for downloading of Admit Card from SAIL website
for written examination
Tentative Date of Written Test
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13.01.2015
02.02.2015
05.02.2015
07.02.2015
To be communicated
through SAIL-website.
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