Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has released an official notification on 4 Sep 2017. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) recruitment notification 2017 notified the aspirants about the recruitment for the post of Junior Accounts Officer (JAO). BSNL JAO Recruitment 2017 will be done for 996 vacancies.

BSNL will conduct a competitive examination for the selection of best-suited candidates for the post of Junior Accounts Officer (JAO). The examination is scheduled on 5 Nov 2017. Eligible candidates can apply online on the website for online competitive examination for BSNL JAO 2017 from 11 Sep 2017. The last date for applying is 15 Oct 2017.

Detailed information about the BSNL JAO Eligibility Criteria 2017 is listed below.

BSNL JAO Eligibility Criteria 2017

Candidates who fulfill eligibility criteria of BSNL JAO recruitment can apply for the examination. The details about the eligibility criteria are listed below:

Nationality: Applicants interested in applying for BSNL JAO 2017 Recruitment must be an Indian national.

Educational qualification: Candidates applying for the post must possess M.COM / CA / ICWA / CS from a recognised institution / University (as on 1st Jan 2017).

Educational Certificate Number: Candidates while registering online for the BSNL recruitment for JAO must submit the number on their qualification certificates received from their prior institutes. Candidates should also mention the name of the institution/university by which the qualification was conferred to the candidate. The same documents shall be verified during the documents verification subsequently in the event of the selection of the candidate.

Age Limit: Candidate applying for the post should not be below 20 years of age and should not exceed 30 years of age as on 1st Jan 2017.

Age Verification Documents: Certificates issued by an authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate would be taken into consideration for age verification of the candidate no other document such as horoscopes, affidavit, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, Service records will be accepted

Relaxation: However, as per the standing instructions of Government of India the upper age limit relaxation is listed for the following categories:-

  • SC/ST candidates: Up to five (5) years
  • OBC candidates: Up to three (3) years
  • SC/ST-PWD candidates: Up to fifteen (15) years
  • OBC-PWD candidates: Up to thirteen(13) years
  • OC-PWD candidates: Up to ten (10) years
  • BSNL employees: Up to five (5) years
  • Ex-Servicemen: will get the benefit of age relaxation as per Central Govt. Rules.
  • For residents of J & K: relaxation shall be in accordance with DoP & T’s notification No. 15012/7/1991-Estt.(D) dated 07-12-2007, pertaining to “Residents of State of Jammu & Kashmir (Relaxation of upper age limit for recruitment to Central Civil Services & Posts) Rules-1997”.

Disability Certificate: Candidates would have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by a Competent Authority.

Disqualifications: No candidate shall be eligible for appointment if he/she has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse or a candidate who after having a living spouse has entered into or contracted marriage with any person.

BSNL JAO Recruitment 2017: Service Bond and Training:

Candidates selected shall execute a Bond in the format as specified by the Company to serve in BSNL for a period of 05 (five) years from the date of their appointment as JAO (JUNIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER) or a period as specified by BSNL for the post from time to time. The candidates selected shall have to successfully undergo training as per the training plan laid down by the Company. If the candidate does not qualify the pre-appointment training in 1st attempt, he/she will be given one more chance to qualify the pre-appointment training examination, failing to qualify the candidate will not be appointed as JAO (JUNIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER) and he/she has to appear afresh in the subsequent Direct Recruitment Examination. During the period of training, the Direct Recruited JAO (JUNIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER) will be entitled to Stipend (Training Allowance) as decided by the BSNL from time to time.

BSNL Recruitment Notification 2017: Important Details

Here is a table that would give vital information about Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) recruitment for JAO. This information would come really useful for the candidates interested in applying.

Name of the organization Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)
Job Profile Junior Accounts Officer (JAO).
No. of vacancies 996
Pay scale Rs. 16400 – 40500
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BSNL JAO Recruitment  2017: Timeline

The table listed below would give the candidates detailed information about the important dates for BSNL Junior Accounts Officer recruitment 2017. Candidates should not miss any of the important dates and events listed below:

Important Event Dates
Publication of BSNL JAO recruitment notification 4 Sep 2017
Indicative advertisement released by telecom circles 10 Sep 2017
Starting date for online application form submission 11 Sep 2017
Closing date for online application form submission and fee payment 15 Oct 2017
Date of exam 5 Nov 2017
Issue of official answer keys, and challenge of the same 3 days after exam


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