|BSNL JTO 2009|
About BSNL-JTO exam, Junior Telecom Officer
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. [BSNL] will recruit about 3945 [subject to variation depending on the availability of vacancies]
Junior Telecom Officers through an open competitive examination to be held on 21.06.2009 on All India basis, as per
the details given below:-.
3% of the total vacancy (1.5% for Locomotive and 1.5% for Hearing Impairment) will be reserved for PH quota.
Reservation as per Central Govt. guidelines will be applicable for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped [PH]. In respect of
Physically Handicapped persons, candidates with following physical disability will be permitted:
i.Hearing Impairment - Partially Deaf
ii.Locomotive Impairment - one arm or one leg or both legs affected
(The minimum degree of disability is 40% in order for a person to be eligible for any concession/benefits)
1. Scale of Pay
The post of J.T.O. is in the IDA pay-scale of Rs. 9850-250-14600.
The pay scale is likely to be revised upwards)
2. Selection for a Particular Circle & Service liability
The BSNL comprises a number of territorial Circles and functional Circles. The recruitment will be made centrally by BSNL and JTOs
so recruited will be allotted territorial/functional Circles depending on vacancies, their choice and merit. A list of the existing
territorial Circles, their respective headquarters etc., appears in Annexure ‘A’.
The Junior Telecom Officer is a Circle-based Cadre and the candidates would be selected against the vacancies in a particular Circle
and required to serve minimum of 5 years in that particular Circle only or until they are promoted to All India Cadre, whichever is
earlier. However, the officers are liable to be transferred anywhere in India in the interest of service. Applicants shall have the
option to be considered for a particular Circle [out of Annexure ‘A.’ Circles] of his/her choice in order of preference given by
him/her in the application for examination. Option once exercised shall be final. Change of Circle afterwards would not be allowed.
The applicants should exercise their option very carefully and indicate their choice of Circles in order of their preference.
Applicants may opt for 5 [Five] Circles in order of their preference from amongst the Circles at Annexure-‘A’. If applicants have
opted for 5 Circles in order of their preference then applicants shall give “Any where in India” as their sixth choice but if the
number of Circles opted in order of their preference is less than 5 then one of option shall be “Any where in India”. In case it is
not possible to accommodate them in any of the Circles of their choice, they shall be posted to any of the Circles where vacancies
A successful applicant will, however, get appointment in the Circle of choice strictly depending upon his/her position in the
merit-list drawn on the basis of his/her performance in the All India competitive examination and the number of vacancies available
in the Circles. In case an applicant does not indicate his/her preference of Circle, he/she will be allotted the Circle wherever the
vacancies remain unfilled irrespective of his/her position in the merit-list solely as per requirements of BSNL.
The above notwithstanding, BSNL has, however, the right to post any selected J.T.O. to any of the Circles either temporarily or on
permanent basis. The decision of BSNL in this regard shall be final and binding. The service conditions, seniority etc. of selected
candidates will be determined as per prevailing rules of the Corporation from time to time.
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