Government of India Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Government of India
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
National Sample Survey Office
(Field Operations Division)
Office of the Deputy Director General
Markanday Complex, Gayatri Mandir Road, Kankarbagh, Patna-8000 20
Applications are invited from Indian Citizens meeting the following conditions for
engagement of 03(Three) (number may vary), Field Investigators on purely contract basis
for specified purpose and be duly indicated in the contract to be entered on engagement
in the Regional Office of National Sample Survey Office (Field Operation Division),
Patna and its sub-regional office located at Bhagalpur for a maximum period of 12 months,
starting form 21.07.2014. The selected candidates will be responsible for conduct of field
Surveys of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) in Rural and Urban areas and would be
placed at Regional Office, Patna or it’s Sub Regional Office Bhagalpur of Field Operation
Division of National Sample Survey Office.
2. The prospective Candidates should meet the following conditions:(I) Essential Qualification:(a) Graduate Degree from a recognized University with Statistics/Economics/Mathematics
as one of the papers at Degree level.
(b) Knowledge of English and local language.
(c) Knowledge of Computer applications like MS office etc.
(II) Desirable qualification:- Experience in conducting field survey and field data collection
work in a Government Organization. Such Candidates would be given preference at the time
of assessing the suitability for the job.
(III) Age Limit:- Age of candidate should be 21 to 30 years as on 01.07.2014. Age
relaxation will be given to those candidates who have experience in conducting field survey
and field data collection work in a Government Organisation, for the number of years served
in it, as also to Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC Categories or Candidates with
disabilities as per the GOIs instructions in vogue.
(IV) Reservation/Relaxation:- In respect of SC/ST/OBC candidates according to Govt. of
India’s instructions in vogue.
(V) Nature of Duties:- The Field Investigators are required to do field surveys of NSSO to
be conducted in rural and urban areas. The duties involve extensive touring within the
assigned geographical areas.
(3) Remuneration:(I) Field Investigators will be paid a consolidated remuneration of Rs.16,500/-per month.
(II) While on tour TA/DA will be as follows:
(a) T.A.:- Sleeper class fare by ordinary/express train or bus fare for ordinary or express
bus or actual fare whichever is less.
(b) D.A:(i)
Ordinary:- Rs.150/(ii)
Hotel Stay:- Rs.350/(4) Selection Procedure:- Candidates meeting the conditions in Para-2 above shall be
Shortlisted, if required, and will be called for interview to make an Assessment for Selection.
The Communication shall be made on the postal address given in the application and/or
through e-mail ID given by the Candidates.
(5) Procedure to apply:- Interested candidates may send their application in the prescribed
format (To be downloaded from the website
along with Self
Addressed duly stamped envelope to the Regional Head, Shri A. K. Biswas Deputy
Director General, NSSO (FOD), Govt. of India, 2nd Floor, Markanday Complex,
Gayatri Mandir Road, Kankarbagh, Patna- 8000 20. Copies of application form can be
collected in person from the Regional Office of NSSO (FOD), Patna, free of cost. There is
no application fee.
Candidates are advised to apply in only one Regional Office. In case it is found that a
candidate has applied in more than one Regional Office his application will be rejected.
(6) Candidates may satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post before applying as
per the conditions given in Para-2 above. Receipt of an Interview letter from the Office
should not be taken as Organisation’s approval of their eligibility for the post.
(7) Last date for submitting Application:- The application must reach the Undersigned by
29.06.2014. Applications received after the last date shall not be entertained.
A.K. Biswas
Deputy Director General & Regional Head
Regional Office, NSSO(FOD), Govt. of India, 2nd Floor,
Markanday Complex, Gayatri Mandir Road, Kankarbagh, Patna 20.
Tel. No.-0612-2361287, 2351894
E-mail ID – [email protected]