National Fire Service College All India Entrance Examination
Governmaent of India, Ministry of Home Affaris,
National Fire Service College,
35th Entrance Examination of Sub – Officers Course
Applications are invited from eligible candidates in the prescribed form furnished below for the 35th All India Entrance Examination for selection to Sub Officers Course to be conducted during the year 2008 and 2009 at National Fire Service College, Nagpur, or any of the Regional Training Centers identified by the college. The duration of each Sub – Officers course is 33 weeks out of which 21 weeks will be conducted at the college / RTC and 12 weeks practical attachment at major fire services in the country at the discretion of the college.
The entrance examination will be held on one day only on March, at the centers notified. The exact address of the examination center will be intimated individually to eligible candidates by post by the college. All the details such as eligibility, age, fees, examination etc. are given below.
Age : Candidates applying for the 35th All India Entrance Examination should be between 18 and 23 years as on 01.07.2008. Upper age limit is relax able by 5 years for SC/ST candidates & personnel serving on regular basis in the recognised fire services. Candidates will be required to produce relevant valid documents as proof of caste for obtaining age relaxation.
Educational Qualifications : Minimum HSSC / Intermediate ( 10+2 ) or its equivalent academic qualifications. Candidates must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend instructions, both in Hindi and English.
Physical Standards :
Height : Not less than 165 cms. (160 cms. for candidates belonging to hilly regions such as Gurkhas, Garhwalis, Assamese, Nagaland Tribes etc.
Weight : Not less than 50 Kgs.
Chest : Not less than 81 cms. Unexpanded and 86 cms. Expanded.
Vision : 6/6 no colour blindness.
Medical Examination : Candidates selected in the written examination will be called for the Medical checkup based on the overall merit list. All those found medically unfit will not be granted admission.
Height :157 cms
Weight :Not less than 46 Kgs
Vision :6/6 no colour blindness
Examination Fees : Fees in form of Indian Postal Order ONLY will be accepted along with the application form.
Fee for unreserved candidates = 100/-
Fee for SC / ST candidates = 25/-
Application form without fees or less fees will be rejected. Fees in form of Demand Draft will be rejected.
Written Examination : The examination will be conducted in 2 sessions on the same day. Question paper will be printed bilingually (Hindi & English) and the same can be answered by the candidate in either Hindi or English. The question paper will be objective type and of the level of intermediate ( 10 + 2 ).
First session: General English and General Knowledge.
Second Session : General Science and Mathematics.
Examination Centres : Written examination will be held at Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Nagpur ONLY. Call letters will be sent to ONLY eligible candidates by post. Candidates have to choose any one of the above centers. Center of examination may be changed at the discretion of the college.
Seats : There are a total of 90 seats ( 30 for each course including 5 seats for SC / ST and 2 seats reserved for the children of deceased / in – service employees of NFSC, Nagpur ). The course shall be conducted in three batches ( 30 each ). Change of session shall not be allowed under any circumstances.
Payment of TA / DA : Candidates are not eligible for any TA / DA from the college.
Grant of Admission : Admission will be granted to the candidates based on the overall order of merit on the basis of written examination and Medical fitness. Results will be communicated individually to the selected candidates only by post.
How To Apply : On Line Registration : Candidates can also register online. Log on to www.nfscadmission.com for complete details of how to apply.
Last Date for Receipt of Applications : Applications in the prescribed Performa only should reach this college. In service candidates should apply through proper channel. Applications received after this date will be rejected. Candidates serving in recognised Fire Services will have to undergo their training at their own expense, provided they are selected in all respects.