Advertisement No. NPSC-3/2018 dt. 31.08.2018 (NCS, NPS, NSS & Allied Services Examination 2018)

Published on : 31-08-2018 09:57 am



NO.NPSC/ADVT/NON-TECH/8/2018 Dated, Kohima, the 31 August, 2018 


                        Applications are invited for filling up the following vacancies under the Government of Nagaland in the manner prescribed below: 

Item No. 1:      15 (Fifteen) posts of Extra Assistant Commissioner (Class-I Gazetted, Junior Grade) under Personnel & Administrative Reforms, Department.

Item No. 2:      1 (One) post of Employment Officer (Class-II Gazetted) under Labour & Employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Department.

Item No. 3: 1(One) post of Assistant Public Relation Officer (Class-II Gazetted) under Information & Public Relation, Department.

Item No. 4:   4 (Four) posts of Excise Inspector (Class-II Gazetted) under Excise Department.

Item No. 5:      40 (Forty) posts of Secretariat Assistant (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under Personnel & Administrative Reforms, Department.

Item No. 6:      1 (One) post of Information Assistant (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under Information & Public Relation, Department.




Item No. 1 to 6: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline, including Divinity, from a Recognized University.


   (a) Candidates who have appeared Bachelor’s Degree final exam and awaiting result are also

eligible to apply for the Preliminary Examination.

                          (b) A candidate should be in possession of all required documents in original which must be produced as and when called for, failing which his/her candidature will be automatically rejected. 


Item No: 1                :     Pay Level - 13 of Pay Matrix

Item No: 2                :     Pay Level - 12 of Pay Matrix

Item No: 3 & 4         :     Pay Level - 11 of Pay Matrix

Item No: 5                :     Pay Level - 10 of Pay Matrix

Item No: 6                :     Pay Level - 08 of Pay Matrix


AGE AS ON 01-01-2018:                          Minimum                   Maximum

                                                                       21 yrs.                           30 yrs.


1.        The upper age is relaxable by:

(a)      5 (Five) years for SC/ST Candidates.

(b)      Age relaxation for serving Government Employees shall be allowed equal to the number of years they are in service, subject to a maximum of 5 (Five) years.

2.        Implementation of reservation policy for Indigenous Inhabitants of the State of Nagaland and Backward Tribes including Sumis of Kiphire District shall be made in accordance with the terms of the existing reservation policy of the government of Nagaland issued vide notification No.RCBT-5/87(Pt.-II) Dated 14-04-2011, 15-06-2012 and 04-09-2015.

3.        Reservation for Physically Challenged Candidates, wherever applicable, shall be as per Government Notification NO.AR/Gen-9/97 dated 16-01-08.

4.        For the Preliminary Examination, there will be one common paper of General Studies only. Syllabus and Pattern of Examination can be downloaded from the Commission’s website at

5.        Candidates who possess degree qualification in any discipline (including Divinity) or awaiting Bachelor’s degree final result at the time of applying shall be eligible to take the test.

6.        For prelims, other documents (Mark Sheets, Pass Certificates etc) are not required. However, candidates must completely fill in the form by providing accurate information in all matters (Date of Birth, etc). IN CASE IT IS DETECTED AT ANY STAGE OF RECRUITMENT THAT A CANIDATE DOES NOT FULFIL THE ELIGIBILITY NORMS AND/OR THAT HE/SHE HAS FURNISHED INCORRECT OR FALSE INFORMATION OR HAS SUPPRESSED ANY MATERIAL FACT(S), HIS/HER CANDIDATURE SHALL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED.

7.        Immediately on declaration of Mains result, candidates selected for the Interview must submit attested Photo copies of the following documents to the Commission:

(a)      HSLC/ Matriculation/ Equivalent Admit Card for proof of Date of Birth. No other Certificate will be accepted for age proof.

(b)      Mark Sheets from HSLC/Equivalent onwards till requisite qualification.

(c)      Pass Certificate/ Provisional Pass Certificate of HSLC, HSSLC & Degree issued by Board/ Institute/ University. If for any reason Pass Certificate/ Provisional Pass Certificate is not issued by the Board/ Institute/ University a letter/certificate to that effect from the Board/ Institute/ University must be submitted.

(d)      For physically handicapped candidate, certificate from competent medical authority.

(e)      Indigenous Inhabitant Certificate (I.I.C.), S.C./S.T. & B.T. (if applicable) certificate. Indigenous Inhabitant Certificate, S.C./S.T. & B.T. certificates should be signed only by District Authority not below the rank of Additional Deputy Commissioner strictly as per latest formats.

(f)       For candidates who are Government Employees “NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE” should be produced duly signed by the Head of the Department, with Name and Office Seal, along with date of appointment.

(g)      Candidates selected for Interview must bring the originals of Mark sheets and Pass Certificates of all educational qualifications from matriculation onwards till requisite qualification together with HSLC Admit Card for proof of age and all other relevant documents like S.T./I.I./B.T. Certificates etc. Failure to bring original documents will disqualify the candidate from appearing the interview.

(h) Candidates who wish to be considered against reserved vacancies/ Backward reservation and / or to seek age relaxation, must Submit relevant certificates (ST/ BT/ PH/ IIC/ Educational/ Experience etc.) issued by the competent/ notified authority on or before the last date of submission otherwise their claim for any category will not be entertained and their application will be considered against un-reserved (UR) category vacancies, if eligible otherwise.

(i) Provision to exercise Post preference will be given after declaration of Mains Written Examination. 

8.        Only online applications shall be accepted.

9.        Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability/failure to log on to the website on account of heavy load on internet or website jam.

10.      Examination fee (for online applications only) has been enhanced from Rs.300 (Rupees Three Hundred only) to Rs.310 (Rupees Three Hundred and Ten only) in compliance to Dept. of IT&C letter No.NSeGS/CSC-22/2015/1139 dt. 15.06.2017 for convenience fee of Rs.10 (Rupees Ten only) and as approved by the Commission vide Notification No. NPSC/EXAM-1/2011 dt. 27.07.2017.



1.  Candidates can apply Online through the Nagaland State Portal at or through any NagalandOne Common Service Center (CSC). Details of the Online Application Form (eForm), instructions to the candidates and list of operational CSCs are available on the Commission’s website at

2.  All fields marked as * on the eForm are mandatory.

3.  Instructions for uploading photograph and signature:

a.        Candidate must upload clear scanned images of their photograph and signature.

b.        Size of photograph should be 200 pixels width x 250 pixels height.

c.        Size of signature should be 250 pixels width x 120 pixels height.

4.        Instructions for making online payment for examination fee (Rs.310):

a.        After submitting the eForm, candidate shall click on the Preview Button and review all the details for correctness in the submitted eForm.

b.        If any information is incorrect or photograph/signature has not been correctly uploaded, candidate may submit a new application.

c.        After candidate is satisfied that all information is correct and photograph & signature have been correctly uploaded, proceed to make online payment.

d.        Page will be re-directed to NDML payment page.

e.        Candidate will select payment option: Debit Card, Internet Banking, Credit Card.

f.        Candidate will select the bank and be re-directed to the bank payment page.

g.        Fill in the required details and proceed to make payment.

h.        After making payment, page will be re-directed to the State Portal payment confirmation page. Only then, the candidate’s online application form shall be routed to the Commission.

i.         Candidates are advised to check the payment status in their State Portal inbox. If the payment status shows “Completed”, the form has been successfully submitted. If the payment status shows “Pending” the candidate must make payment again by clicking “Pending”. If more than one payment is made for the same application the excess amount will be refunded.

5.        Candidates who apply from any CSC may make payment by cash a sum of Rs.350 (Rupees three hundred and fifty only) of which Rs.310 (Rupees Three Hundred and Ten only) is for examination & convenience fee and additional Rs. 40 (Rupees Forty only) for CSC service charge which includes scanning, filling up of eForm and transaction fee.

6.        Candidates should note down the Transaction ID of their eForm which will be required later for downloading Admission Certificate and for future reference.

7.        Candidates requiring assistance can call up the helpdesk numbers (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) on working days:

           NPSC Office Helpdesk                                                :    +91 8794508362

           For technical queries, Dept. of IT&C Office Helpdesk    :       +91 8794730015


8.        Any issue/complaints must be settled on or before the last date of submission of application form. No complaints will be entertained thereafter.

9.        The Online Application Form shall be available from 10-09-2018, 10:00 A.  to 10-10-2018 12:00 Noon.

10.  Preliminary Examination is scheduled to be held on 10-11-2018, candidates can download their Admission Certificate from w.e.f. 01-11-2018. 




Nagaland Public Service Commission,