SAIL operator attendant technician exam details paper

SAIL recruitment details

SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited) has come up with notification for recruitment of operator cum technician and attendant cum technician in Bhilai steel plant.SAIL is a Maharatna company.SAIL operator cum technician,attendant cum technician is excellent career option for ITI and Diploma holdersImportant dates related to SAIL operator cum technician and attendant cum technician exam are

  • You can apply online from 10th August 2015
  • Last date for online application 9th September 2015
  • Last date of entering fee payment 9th September 2015
  • Written test date is not yet announced

SAIL recruitment eligibility criteria

The educational eligibility criteria is different for different posts.I have outlined the educational eligibility criteria below

Attendant cum Technician

For Attendant cum operator post the minimum educational requirement is Matriculation with ITI/NCVT in below trades as per streams applied for.Fitter for ACT(T)-Fitter,Electrician for ACT(T)-Electrician,Welder for ACT(T)-Welder,Instrument Mechanic for ACT(T)-Instrument Mechanic,Diesel Mechanic for ACT(T)-Diesel Mechanic, Turner/Machinist for ACT(T)-Turner/Machinist, Mason for ACT(T)-Mason, Draftsman for ACT(T)-Draftsman.For HVD – Matriculation with Heavy Vehicle Driver (HVD) License having one year experience in operation of any Heavy Vehicle as on 09.09.2015.

Operator cum Technician

You should be Diploma holder in Engineering with minimum 50% marks.Metallurgy for OCT(T)- Metallurgy, Electrical for OCT(T)-Electrical, Mechanical for OCT(T)-Mechanical, Electronics & Instrumentation or Electronics & Communication or
Electronics or Instrumentation for OCT(T) – Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics/ Instrumentation and Civil for OCT(T) – Civil.

Operator cum Technician

For this post along with above educational qualification you should have First class or Second class certificate of Boiler Attendant competency as on 09.09.2015.

The minimum and maximum age limit are same for all the posts mentioned above.The minimum age limit and maximum age limit as of 9th September 2015 is 18 years and 28 years.The upper age limit is relax-able by 5 years for SC and ST and 3 years for OBC.

For reserved candidates the minimum marks is 40% for all the posts.Note if you are OBC candidate but does not fulfill non creamy layer clause then you should apply as General candidate.

Sail selection process

The selection process of above post consist of written test and interview.For LVD posts practical driving test will also be conducted after written test.The written test and interview marks will be considere din ratio 80:20 in merit list preparation.For HVD post the marks will be in order 75:10:15 (written test,driving test,interview).

SAIL has not said anything about written test syllabus or format.But written test will consist of Numeric Ability,Reasoning ,Professional knowledge and English.The test will be objective type.The minimum cutoff marks in written test for General candidates will be 50%.For reserved candidates the minimum qualifying marks will be 40%.

If you are preparing for other exams exams then there is no need of additional preparation for Numeric Ability and Reasoning.But you will have to focus on Professional knowledge section.Most exams do not test your professional knowledge.By professional knowledge I mean the technical knowledge.

You can read basic of your subjects in Diploma for preparation of this section.Covering basics of sections important for SAIL post will help you great deal.In fact you should focus more on chapters or subjects which will be needed for SAIL post (technical ones related to you).

Sail preparation materials

For other parts of written test except technical you can install my mobiles apps or download the papers from below links.Mobile apps have all the questions fully solved and will help you in all competitive exam.

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The preparation material also contains Interview tips and Interview questions as well.In case you prefer to use book instead of soft copies then you can buy below books as per the post you are appearing for

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SAIL (Steel Authority of India) is one of the leading Government of India owned company.Being part of it is excellent career opportunity.You can follow the resources mentioned above for better preparation of the exam.In case you have any doubts or questions feel free to share your thoughts.

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