CPRI recruitment of Accounts Officers

By | July 6, 2013

CPRICentral Power Research Institute
(A Govt. of India Society, Ministry of Power)
Post Box No.8066, Prof. Sir. C.V.Raman Road
Sadashivanagar Post Office, BANGALORE – 560 80


Advertisement No. CPRI/04/2013

LAST DATE: 05.08.2013

The Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) is a Premier Autonomous Institute under Ministry of Power, Government of India, promoting applied research in the field on power. It has several laboratories throughout India and state-of-the art facilities for evaluation of electrical materials and performance of power equipment. It also acts as the National Level Testing & Certification Authority and is the apex body for initiating and co-ordinating Research and Development in Power sector. The Institute is looking for dynamic and motivated persons for the post of Accounts Officer with following Qualification and Experience

Sl. No Details of the post Essential Education Qualification Experience Upper age limit
01 Accounts Officer In the Pay band of Rs.15600 – 39100 with Grade pay of Rs. 5400

2 Posts (UR 01 OBC 01)

1 for CPRI, Bhopal 1 for CPRI, Bangalore

A University Degree and preferably a professional qualification such as SAS, CA, CAW etc. 5 years’ experience at the supervisory level 40 years(for age
relaxation please see generalconditions)

Persons who applied against earlier advertisements need not apply. However, persons who were called and could not attend the interview may apply again.
1. General

a) Only Indian Nationals need apply.
b) The Appointing Authority may in exceptional cases relax any of the eligibility conditions.
c) The posts carry usual allowances as admissible to Central Government employees (as made applicable to CPRI employees) of the same pay and status.
d) Approximate total emoluments per month:

Initial pay: Rs.15600/-; Grade Pay – Rs.5400/- ; HRA – 30% of initial pay and grade pay; Transport allowance – Rs.3200; DA 80% of initial pay, grade pay & Transport allowance ie. approximate total emoluments = Rs. 49860/- including HRA at Bangalore. HRA is dependent on the place of posting and also availment of quarters in which case no HRA is payable but License Fee at the Govt. rates will be deducted. In addition, 10% of Basic pay, GP and DA will be contributed by the Institute towards New Pension Scheme.

e) Higher initial pay subject to a maximum of five increments on first appointment if so recommended by the selection committee may be granted to the candidates with exceptionally brilliant professional achievements and performance in the interview.
f) Employees are also eligible for attractive perks like Medical, subsidized canteen, Children Education Allowance, LTC, vacancy based promotion, Gratuity, Annual Leave encashment etc.
g) The posts are pensionable based on defined contribution under the New Pension Scheme, which has been in vogue with effect from 01.01.2004.
h) Institute reserves the right not to fill up the posts, if it so desires. Numbers of vacancies indicated are subject to change at the time of selection depending upon the circumstances and reservation may also vary.
i) The applicants should ensure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria. The prescribed essential qualifications are bare minimum and mere possession of same does not entitle candidates to be called for Written test/Interview. Where number of applications received in response to the advertisement is large, it will not be possible for CPRI to call all the candidates for Written test/Interview. CPRI may restrict the number of candidates for Written test/Interview to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications/ experience/ achievements/specialization higher than that of the minimum prescribed in the advertisement. The candidates should, therefore, mention all qualifications/ experience/ achievements/specialization etc., in relevant fields including those over and above the minimum qualification. After the interview, in accordance with the merit, the offer of appointment to the selected candidates will be issued, restricted to the number of vacancies as per approved rules & regulations of CPRI. The appointment, however, will be subject to the completion of formalities like medical examination prescribed for the posts of the Institute and character verification, besides production & verification of testimonials/certificates. Candidates with higher qualification and or with more experience will be given preference.
j) Employment in the Institute carries with it All- India transfer liability and presently CPRI has its Units at Bangalore, Bhopal, NOIDA, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Kolkata, Guwahati and NHPTL, Bina – Madhya Pradesh.
k) The selection process may involve Written Test and / or Interview. Such of those OUTSTATION candidates who are called to attend the Written test/Interview will be reimbursed to and fro second class sleeper train fare/ Bus fare (Non-AC) by the shortest direct route from their usual place of residence as indicated in the application on production of documentary proof.
l) Canvassing in any form/bringing in any influence politically or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification.

2. Age Relaxation

a) The date for determining the age limit/experience/qualification shall be the closing date prescribed for receipt of application, i.e., 05.08.2013. The upper age limit, however, may be relaxed upto 5 years for SC/ST and up to 03 years for OBC candidates as per Government orders in force only in those cases where the posts are reserved for respective categories.
b) SC/ST/OBC candidates are required to produce attested copy of cast/community certificate (in the format as prescribed by the Central Govt. and issued by the appropriate authorities) along with the Application Form.
c) Relaxation in the upper age limit for Physically Handicapped will be 5 years, over and above the relaxation provided for the SC/ST/OBC candidates as the case may be.
d) Candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC) must submit a photocopy of the latest certificate in the prescribed form issued by the specified competent authority (SDO/District Magistrate/Dy. Commissioner) along with the Application Form.
e) Relaxation in the upper age limit of 5 years applicable for the persons who were domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of J&K during the period of 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 subject to production of a certificate from the District Magistrate in the Kashmir Division within whose jurisdiction he/she had ordinarily resided OR from any other authority designated in this behalf by the Government of J&K State, to the effect that he/she had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of State of J&K during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
f) Relaxation in age limit for Ex-Servicemen will be as per Government of India Rules.

3. How to Apply & Application Fee

a) Candidates should download the prescribed application format from CPRI website http://www.cpri.in. They should neatly type the format and should fill in the application in all respects and attach attested copies of all certificates of educational qualifications, experience etc. together with the application fee (if applicable) of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five hundred only) in the form of crossed Demand Draft valid for at least 3 months, in favour of CPRI payable at Bangalore.
b) Completed application (with requisite attachments) should be sent in an envelope superscribing “Application for the post of “Accounts Officer” to the Chief Administrative Officer, Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Post Box No.8066, Prof. Sir. C V Raman Road, Bangalore – 560 080, so as to reach on or before 05.08.2013.
c) Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category, Women candidates and regular employees of CPRI are exempted from payment of application fee.
d) Applications from employees of Govt. Departments would be considered only if forwarded through proper channel, duly certified by the employer that the applicant would be relieved within one month of the receipt of the offer of appointment, if selected. Vigilance clearance in respect of the employee should also be recorded in the forwarding letter. However, candidates may submit an advance copy of the application before the closing date. Applications routed through proper channel should reach CPRI at the earliest.
e) Candidates should specifically note that the applications received after the closing date for any reason whatsoever (such as envelopes wrongly addressed, delivered elsewhere, postal delay etc.) will not be entertained by CPRI. Any enclosure received separately subsequent to the receipt of the application may not be connected therewith. No representation in this regard will be entertained.
f) Incomplete applications (i.e. without photograph, without attested copies of educational certificates/experience certificate(s), unsigned applications, applications without D D if applicable and applications with columns left blank) will not be entertained and will stand rejected.

Checklist: Following documents must be attached along with the application form.

a) Attested copies of Secondary School certificate showing Date of Birth
b) Attested copies of Senior Secondary Certificate and marks sheet
c) Attested copies of Degree/Post Degree/Professional Degree certificates and mark sheets (year/semester wise) in support of essential qualification and any higher qualification.
d) Attested copies of relevant experience certificate(s), if any (as claimed in the application)
e) Demand Draft of Rs.500/-, wherever applicable
f) Attested copy of Certificate of belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD category (in prescribed format and issued by appropriate authority)
g) No Objection Certificate (applicable to serving Govt./Public Sector employees).

Detailed notification along with application form can be downloaded in PDF form HERE:

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