Kolkata, West Bengal, India


Staff Selection Commission, Eastern Region Recruitment 2018-2019 (SSCER Recruitment 2018-2019) Notification: Staff Selection Commission, Eastern Region (SSCER), Kolkata, West Bengal has invited applications for the post of Research Associate for Linguistics. The total number of open positions are 2. The eligible candidates can apply for the post through the prescribed format till 2017-09-24. Detailed information related to the position and important dates are as follows:


  • Type


Total Vacancies


Educational Qualifications

  • Education Essential

    1. Master’s degree in Linguistics or Comparative Philology of a recognized University or equivalent
  • Education Desirable

    1. Practical training and research experience in Linguistics
Please check the job post for complete educational requirements for this job.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age

    18 years
  • Maximum Age

    • General: 30 years
    • SC: 35 years
    • SC: 35 years
    • OBC: 33 years
    • Disabled: 40 years
    • Ex-servicemen: 33 years
Age criteria may be relaxed for certain category of applications. Please check the job post for complete details.

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Payment/Application Fee

  • General: ₹100
  • OBC: ₹100
The application fee may be relaxed for certain category of applications. Please check the job post for complete details.


  • General: 2
Please check the job post for complete details of the category-wise breakdown of vacancies.

Job Responsibility

  1. To conduct Linguistics Research and analysis of data and preparation of reports;
  2. To assist the Sectional Heads as and when required
Please check the job post for complete details of the responsibilities for this job.

How to Apply

Application Procedure

  1. Candidates will have to apply for each category of post separately and pay fee for each category.
  2. Candidate may note that only online applications will be accepted at Applications received through any other mode would be summarily rejected.
  3. Candidates should apply only once for any post. In case of multiple applications for any post all the applications will be rejected summarily.
  4. After filling up the Application Form Online and after making payment of Examination Fee, candidate should take a print out of the Application Form, sign the same, affix a copy of the same photograph used for filling up online application and attach self-attested copies of Certificates/documents in support of age, Essential Qualifications, Experience, where it is prescribed as Essential Qualification, proof of Caste/Category [SC/ST/OBC/PH(PWD)/EXS – in the format as given in the Notice] issued by the Competent Authority and send the same to the Regional Director at the address mentioned below so as to reach the Regional Office.

Application Guidelines

  1. Candidates will be shortlisted for Computer Based Examination based on the percentage of marks in Essential Qualifications as indicated by them in their application. Candidates will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:50, i.e. 50 candidates for every vacancy, subject to availability of sufficient number of eligible candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted by applying suitable cut off in the percentage of marks, in multiples of five. The number of candidates shortlisted may be slightly more or less due to the criteria of applying cut off in multiples of five.
  2. The signature and photograph must be uploaded in jpg format. The digital size of the signature file must be more than 1 KB and less than 12 KB. The digital size of the file of the photographs must be more than 4 KB and less than 20 KB.
  3. The Registration becomes complete only after the photograph and signature are uploaded by the candidate.
  4. After completion of the Registration Part the candidates should proceed to fill up the Online Application Form.
  5. Candidates already registered can directly log into the system and proceed to fill up the Application Form.
  6. Candidates should read the instructions in the Notice carefully before filling up the Online Application Form.
Please check the job post for complete details on how to apply for this position.

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