Sikkim Junior Engineer application process
Government of Sikkim is hiring 104 Junior Engineer Civil candidates. The recruitment will be under Roads and Bridges department of Government of Sikkim.You have to download the application form from official website of Sikkim Public service commission (link to website)
Before proceeding with application download read the eligibility criteria and preparation tips in this post.You should take print out and fill up the form.After payment of exam fees the application form should be send with hand or post along with below mentioned documents.
(1) Attested copies of Class X Mark sheets/Certificate containing Date of Birth.
(2) Diploma Mark Sheet/ Diploma Certificate awarded by the Board/University
(3) Valid Local Employment Card issued by the appropriate authority of the Government of Sikkim
(4) Certificate of Identification/Sikkim Subject Certificate
(5) Category Certificate
(6) No Objection Certificate from the Appointing Authority/ Head of Department.
(7) Martial Status.
The application form should reach on or before 30th Sep 2016.The address to which you need to send the application form is Secretary, Sikkim Public Service Commission, Old Tourism Office, M.G.Marg, Gangtok.
Sikkim Junior Engineer eligibility criteria
Candidates should have diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized college.Candidates in final semester can also apply but they have to produce final year results before interview.
Candidates should have minimum age of 18 years and maximum age of 30 years as of 31st July 2016.The upper age limit is relaxed for candidates belonging to Bhutia – Lepcha,Scheduled caste , scheduled tribe and primitive tribe.The upper age limit for other backward classes is 34 years (Central list).For state list other backward classes it is 33 years.
(a) Candidate must be in possession of either Sikkim Subject Certificate or Identification Certificate issued by the Competent Authority under relevant orders of the State Government.
(b) Should have knowledge of any of the State Language viz. Nepali/Sikkimese/Bhutia/Lepcha/Limboo.
(c) Should have valid Local Employment Card.
(d) Should be conversant with the customs and usages of Sikkim.
Sikkim Junior Engineer exam pattern
Sikkim junior engineer selection process will consist of written test and interview.The written test will have two papers.Paper 1 will consist of General Knowledge and English while paper 2 will consist of Civil Engineering.
- General Knowledge – Total marks 50
- English – Total marks 50
- Paper 1 total marks is 100 and total time is 2 hours.
- Civil Engineering (objective) – Total marks 100
- Civil Engineering (subjective) – Total marks 200
- Paper 2 total marks is 100 and total time is 3 hours.
As you can see above focus is more on Civil Engineering. So you should dedicate more time on preparation of Civil Engineering questions.The syllabus mentioned by Sikkim public service commission for Civil Engineering paper is same as that of IES.
But the question complexity should not be same as IES. Candidates clearing written exams will be called for interview in ratio of 1:3 where 1 is number of vacancies.The written exam will not be online and there is no mention of negative marking.Though you can assume about negative marking.
Sikkim Junior Engineer exam preparation
Paper 1 written test
You can refer online tests on English and IES General Studies for preparation of Paper 1.Below are links to online test and Android mobile apps.These will help you immensely not only on this exam but others as well.
Paper 2 written test
I would recommend using below book for preparation of Paper 2.The syllabus is same as IES. But you should not use IES books for preparation.There are other books but this one is very well appreciated by students.
Interview may well comprise of question from Civil Engineering background.So if you have referred Civil Engineering book then it will not be a problem.There will also be non technical questions as well.For these type of questions you can download my free preparation material.Below is link of preparation material.
Sikkim Junior Engineer exam video
It is worth mentioning that only candidates of Sikkim state are eligible to apply for this job.So other candidates should not apply for it.You can also post your queries and questions about this exams.
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