Vizag Steel Plant latest notification on Instrumentation

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited – Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (RINL-VSP), a Navratna Company under the
Ministry of Steel, Government of India and India’s first shore-based integrated Steel Plant, invites
applications from qualified, young and competent Indian Nationals for the Posts of Junior Trainee of
Instrumentation Branch.

Vacancies in various categories in INSTRUMENTATION branch given below:

Post – Junior Trainee
General – 10
OBC – 5
SC – 3
ST – 1
Total – 19

PWD (OH) – 0
PWD (HH) – 0
PWD (VH) – 1
Ex Service Man-2
Disability Identified Suitable for VH(LV)

Reservations for Meritorious Sports Persons, Ex-Servicemen (including dependents of those killed in
action) and PWD will be given as per Rules and on Horizontal / Interlocking basis.

AGE: (As on 01.07.2017):

Age Limit – Maximum
UR – 27yrs
OBC – 30yrs
SC/ST – 32yrs

Persons with Disability – Relaxation of 10Years from the ages mentioned for respective categories(PWD)
Meritorious Sports Person- Relaxation of 5 Years from the age mentioned for respective categories(MSP)
Ex Servicemen – As per Rules
Minimum Age – 18

Note: Relaxation of 5 Years in upper age for domiciled in J&K State between 1.1.1980 & 31.12.1989 will be given.

QUALIFICATION (As on 01.07.2017):

SSC with full time ITI / Diploma in Engineering in the following Trades/ Disciplines (60% marks in
regular ITI / Diploma in Engineering for Gen/OBC candidates, 50% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates):

For Further Information About Qualifications,Click the link Given Below


* Preference will be given to Displaced Persons (DPs) of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP).
* Female candidates are also eligible to apply.

Guidelines for Ex-Servicemen:

* Upper Age will be relaxed for Ex-Servicemen as per Rules.
* An Ex-Servicemen who has once joined a Government job on civil side after availing of the
benefits given to him/her as an Ex-Servicemen for his/her re-employment, his/her Ex-Servicemen
status for the purpose of the re-employment in Government job ceases.
* Ex-Servicemen with equivalent qualifications are eligible. An Ex-Servicemen candidate has to
produce at the time of Certificate Verification a copy of the Service / Discharge Book along with
Pension Payment Order and civil equivalent certificate of his/her qualification with percentage of
marks issued by the Competent Authority and valid Employment Exchange Card with Registration
Number mentioned during online application.
* Those who are still in defence service should submit a certificate from a competent authority that
they will be relieved from defence services, on or before 01.07.2018. This certificate shall be
verified prior to medical examination along with other certificates/documents including valid
Employment Exchange Registration Card with Registration Number mentioned in the online
registration form.
* Reservations for Ex-Servicemen will be across the trades / disciplines on horizontal / interlocking
basis. If suitable Ex-Servicemen candidates are not available for filling up of posts reserved for
Ex-Servicemen, the same will be filled by candidates other than Ex-Servicemen.


* One post is reserved for PWD-Visually Handicapped (Low Vision) category as per existing
Government of India guidelines.
* Reservations for Persons with Disabilities are on horizontal / interlocking basis.
* Candidates having a minimum of 40% disability are only eligible to apply under PWD category.
* The Persons with Disability(PWD) candidates required to produce valid Disability Certificate with
a clear mention of Degree (percentage) of Disability issued by the Medical Board duly constituted
as per the State Govt. / Central Govt. as per the provisions of Persons with Disabilities (Equal
Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995.

Guidelines for Persons With Disabilities (VH-LV) candidates using a Scribe:

The visually handicapped candidates can take the help of a scribe during written examination. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:
* The candidate will have to arrange his / her own scribe at his/her own cost.
* The scribe should be from an academic stream different from that stipulated for the post, he should
possess less qualification than the candidate with not more than 60% of marks in his own academic
* Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the
scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material
facts, the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the Written test result.
* Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for an extra time of 20 minutes for every hour of
the examination or part thereof i.e. 40 minutes for 2 hours examination.
* The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the examination. If violation of
the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and the scribe
will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in the
examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any
subsequent request may not be favorably entertained.


* Candidates selected for the post will be required to undergo training for a period of twenty four (24)
months. During training period, candidates with ITI qualification have to undergo one year Skill
Development Course with certification from National Skill Development Corporation, which may be extended for cases where progress during training is found not satisfactory.
* During Training, candidates will be paid a monthly stipend of `10,700/- (consolidated) during the first year and a monthly stipend of `12,200/- (consolidated) during the remaining period of training.
* On satisfactory completion of training, candidates will be considered for appointment on probation to
regular post i.e. Technician, subject to availability of vacancies in any Operation / Maintenance /
Service / Mines area with a minimum Basic Pay of `16,800 in the pay scale of `16,800-3%-24,110/-
(S-3 Grade).

COST TO COMPANY (CTC) (After Training Period):

4.63 Lakhs per annum (approximately) for S-3 Grade (after successful completion of training period as Junior Trainee) which includes Pay and Dearness Allowance, Conveyance Allowance, Special Allowance, Annual Performance Reward, LTC/LTA, Leave and Encashment of Earned Leave, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity etc. It may be noted that the retirement benefits like CPF, Gratuity etc., are payable only on separation (resignation / termination not included) of the employee from the services of the Company. In addition to the above the Company offers free medical treatment for self, family and dependent parents and House Rent Allowance (HRA) in case the candidate is not provided with quarter in the Company’s Township.


Written Test will be conducted on General Aptitude (including knowledge in English and Telugu) and
Domain (Instrumentation). Test papers will be set in bilingual in English and Telugu. Candidates
shortlisted based on performance in written test will be called for Certificate Verification. Merit list will be prepared separately for each category and candidates will be selected as per the vacancies in each category.

* Selection will be through Written Test and Certificate Verification.
* Candidates will have to appear for the written test at their own cost. Written test will be conducted
test centre(s) in Andhra Pradesh.

Note : Likely date for Written Test is 20th August 2017 (Sunday)

APPLICATION FEE (for other than SC/ST/PWD candidates and Employment Exchange sponsored
candidates whose names are uploaded in RINL-VSP website):

* 300/- (Rupees Three Hundred only).
* Candidates have to bear the bank commission / charges in addition to the application fee
* Application fee must be deposited in “RINL Recruitment Account No. 30589461220” at any of the
core banking branches of State Bank of India in the prescribed Challan. No other form of
payment is accepted.
* Candidates must fill-up the SBI Branch name, Branch Code, candidate’s name and date of birth
carefully in the challan and sign at the place Deposited by ____________.
* Last date for deposit of application fee is 31.7.2017 (Monday).
* Candidates should mention in the appropriate column in the online Registration Form the details of
SBI Branch, Branch Code, City, Date of Deposit and the Journal Number.
* Candidates should submit original counterfoil of the Challan (VSP’s copy) along with his/her
Registration Slip at the time of Certificate Verification.
* Application fee once deposited into RINL’s account will not be refunded under any circumstances,
even if the candidate is rejected on scrutiny, internet failure etc.
* Candidates should retain a copy of the counterfoil of the Challan and Registration Slip for future


Physical Standards:

Field of vision should be normal and night blindness should not be there. Hearing should be normal
(Relaxable upto 30 db in speech frequency). The height and weight chart based on the Body Mass
Index(BMI) will be followed while considering the anthropometric measurements whenever necessary.
Candidate should be of sound physique, free from any defect. The above physical standards are only
indicative and not exhaustive. No relaxation in these standards will be made. It is in the interest of the candidates to ensure that they fulfill the above criteria.


Eligible and interested candidates only need to apply. Candidates should apply through Online only from
RINL-VSP’s website under the link “Careers”. No other means / mode of
application shall be accepted. The above posts belongs to Non-Executive cadre, hence candidates may
please note that furnishing of valid Employment Exchange Registration particulars at appropriate
column in the on-line registration form is mandatory. This is also applicable to those still in Defence
service. Only those who have registered themselves on or before 1.7.2017 in the Employment
Exchange are eligible to apply.

Starting date for Online Registration: 17th July 2017 (Monday)
Closing date for Online Registration : 17th July 2017 (Monday)


 Log on to and click on the link “Careers”

Read carefully all the instructions given on the website. Ensure that you are eligible for the post for
which you are applying in all respects.

Have the following readily available:

i) e-mail ID (which must be valid for minimum period of next 12 months). Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID alive for receiving advises viz. call letters etc.

ii) Latest passport size photograph in digital format (.jpg file of 200 KB to 500 KB size) and digital format of the signature (.jpg file of 30 KB to 100 KB size) for uploading with the application form. The recommended dimensions of the passport photograph are 150(W) X 200(H) pixels. The recommended dimensions of digital format of the signature is 150(W) X50(H) pixels.

iii) Candidates are advised not to do the online submission of application through mobile phone,
which may cause erroneous entry of data.


1. Only Indian Nationals need to apply.

2. Only Online applications through website will be accepted. No other form of
application will be accepted.

3. Incomplete/illegible/unsigned/multiple applications or applications not in prescribed format will be

4. Candidates possessing higher qualifications which are not permissible (as mentioned at
“Qualifications” column above) and suppress the same while applying will be rejected. If any of
the above shortcoming(s) is/are detected even after appointment, his/her services are liable to
be terminated without any notice.

5. The details entered by the candidate at the time of online registration are final and binding. While
applying the candidates should enter their full name as it appears in the SSC / Matriculation

6. All qualifications should be from a recognized Board/ University/ Institution in India. All certificates should be in English or Hindi. Candidates possessing the required qualification in their respective stream through Distance Mode / Correspondence Course / Off Campus are not eligible to apply.

7. For calculation of percentage of marks acquired by the candidate in ITI / Diploma in Engineering, the
percentage / marks considered by the Board / University / Institution for award of the Provisional
Certificate will be taken. In absence of the same, marks acquired and the total marks of all semesters /
years will be considered.

8. Depending on the requirement, the Company reserves the right to cancel / restrict / enlarge / curtail
the recruitment process as well as the number of positions in each branch or overall, keeping in view
the Plant’s needs, without any further notice and without assigning any reason thereof.

9. Candidates are advised to ensure while applying that they fulfill the eligibility criteria and other
requirements mentioned in this advertisement and that the particulars furnished by them are correct in
all respects. In case it is detected at any stage of recruitment process that the candidate does not
fulfill the eligibility criteria and/or does not comply with other requirements of this advertisement
and/or he/she has furnished any incorrect/false information or has suppressed any material fact(s),
his/her candidature is liable to be rejected. If any of the above shortcoming(s) is/are detected even
after appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated without any notice.

10. The final selection is subject to the candidates being found medically fit as per Company’s Medical

11. No travelling expense would be payable to candidates called for the written test. Candidates will
have to appear for the written test at their own cost. The date, time and venue of the Written Test
will be displayed on website

12. Candidates should produce the required certificates in Original in proof of Age, Caste,
Qualification, Employment Exchange Registration Card whose number entered online Registration,
NOC, Online Registration slip, counterfoil of the Challan of application fees etc., at the time of
Certificate Verification, failing which they will not be allowed for Medical Examination.

13. Candidates claiming benefit of reservation should submit Caste Certificates in the format for
appointment to posts under Govt. of India / Central Govt. / Public Sector Undertaking (Formats
available in our website ) issued by a Revenue Officer not below the Tahsildar.

14. Candidates working in Government / Semi-Government / Public Undertakings will have to
produce “No Objection Certificate(NOC)” from the present employer at the time of Certificate

15. Employees working in RINL-VSP should apply through proper channel failing which their
applications will be rejected. In case, during any stage of Recruitment process it is found that such
candidates have suppressed the information about their employment in RINL-VSP and have not
applied through proper channel, their candidature will be rejected.

16. Candidates should retain copies of the Registration slip and counterfoil of the Challan of application fees for future reference.

17. Candidates not depositing exact amount of application fees will be rejected.

18. In case of any overwriting or tampering of Registration Slip, the candidature of the candidate shall be rejected. If there is a mistake while registering on-line, the candidate has to register again before the last date. Latest registration only shall be considered.

19. Applications not in the prescribed format or without digital photograph and signature or fee payment
challan (not for SC/ST/PWD/ Employment Exchange Sponsored Candidates) will be rejected.

20. Candidates should visit our website regularly for list of eligible
candidates, date of written test, downloading of Admit cards, date of Certificate Verification

21. Based on performance in written test, candidates will be shortlisted for Certificate Verification.

22. RINL shall not be responsible for any loss of e-mail sent, due to invalid / wrong e-mail ID provided
by the candidate or for delay / non receipt of information if a candidate fails to access his / her e-mail / website in time or due to any network related data loss at any stage of the recruitment process. No request in this regard will be entertained.

23. Candidates found to be furnishing false declaration / certificate or indulging in malpractices or using of un-fair means or bringing influence during any stage of the selection process will be disqualified and also debarred from participating in future recruitments of RINL-VSP.

24. If the candidates do not fulfill any of the conditions given in the Recruitment Advertisement /
Employment Notification his / her candidature will be cancelled at any stage whenever the
discrepancy is noticed.

25. The decision of RINL-VSP in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance, rejection of the
application, issue of Admit Cards, Mode of Selection, conduct of written test, allotment of
examination centers, verification of certificates/testimonials and selection will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

26. The candidates’ admission at all stages of examination will be purely provisional, subject to their
satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If, on verification, at any stage of the selection
process, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the post will be cancelled forthwith.

27. Canvassing in any form shall disqualify the candidature.

28. In case of any dispute, the case shall be settled in the Courts of Visakhapatnam jurisdiction only.

29. Complaints, if any, regarding the above recruitment may be lodged on Vigilance Toll Free Number
1800 425 8878 and/or on our website under the link “Contact Us” – Vigilance.

30. Contact details are: Email id: and Telephone No. 0891-2740405
(between 9:00 am & 5:30 pm during working days only).


Starting date for Online Registration for External candidates : 17th July 2017 (Monday)
Closing date for Online Registration External candidates:31st July 2017 (Monday)
Issue of Admit Cards:14th August 2017 (Monday)

Name of the post : Junior Trainee
Date of Test : 20th August 2017(Sunday)
Reporting Time : 9.00 AM
Test Timings : 10.00 AM – 12.00 Noon

Release of Answer Key : 21st August 2017 (Monday)
Last date for receipt of objections, if any, to the Answer Key : 23rd August 2017 (Wednesday)
Release of Final Answer Key : 30th August 2017 (Wednesday)
Written Test Results : 2nd September 2017 (Saturday)
Certificate Verification & Medical Examination :11th September 2017 (Monday)

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