Job Openings in Coal Mines Provident Fund Organization- Jobs in India

“Coal Mines Provident Fund Organization” has called for online applications for  a total of 296 vacancies for the Posts of Provident Fund Inspector and Lower Division Clerks as detailed below:

Important Dates:

  • Last Date to apply online: 12 February 2013
  • Downloading call letters begins: From 1st week of March 2013.
  • Tentative date of On-Line Examination: 24 March 2013
Post S.No.1
Name of the Posts Vacant: Provident Fund Inspector
Group: Group-B(Non-Gazetted)
Number of Posts Vacant: 15
Age  : Minimum- 18 years  and Maximum- 32 years

Pay Scale: PB-2- Rs.9300- 34800 + GP of Rs.4200

Educational Qualification: Degree from a recognized University.
Application Fee :
  • Rs.500 for General/OBC candidates and
  • Rs.200 for SC/ST/PH/XS candidates.
Post S.No. 2
Name of the Posts Vacant: Lower Division Clerks
Group: Group- C
Number of Posts Vacant: 281
Age:  Minimum:18 years and  Maximum :27 years
Educational Qualification:
Intermediate or equivalent with  a speed of 35 wpm in English typing / 30 wpm in Hindi typing on Computer.
Application Fee :
  • Rs.300 for General /OBC candidates and
  • Rs.100 for SC / ST / PH / XS candidates.
Common For Both Post 1 and Post 2:
  • Desirable : Basic knowledge of Computer
  • Age will be reckoned as on 12 February 2013
  • Upper Age Limit relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates, by 3 years for OBC candidates
  • The Application Fee has to be deposited in any Branch of State Bank of India through a “Fee Payment Challan” available online, after Registration
  • The Application Fee will be accepted from the 2nd working day after Registration and can be made within 3  working days.
Selection Procedure:
Selection will be done on the basis candidates’ performance in written exam and Interview / Typing Test.
Written Examination will be of objective type and will be conducted on-line.
There will be Penalty for wrong answers.
For every wrong answer marked by the candidates, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

On the basis of their performance in the written exam, candidates will be shortlisted for typing test and interview for the post of LDC and Inspector respectively.

Interview for the post of Provident Fund Inspector:
Selected candidates as per the merit list of written examination will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 4 candidates per post. 
Typing Test for the post of Lower Division Clerks: 
Typing Test will be aimed at assessing candidates’ typing speed in English / Hindi on Computers. Candidates should have a typing speed of 35 words per minute in English typing OR 30 words per minute in Hindi typing on Computer.
Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the written test and typing test/interview taken together.
Selected candidates will be on probation for a period of two years.
Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared physically fit by medical Officer.
Attested copies of certificates will have to be submitted at the time of Interview/ Typing test. 
The candidates should also carry the original certificates for verification which will be returned to them on the date of Interview/Typing test.

How to Apply:

Candidates can apply online through the organization’s website using the following links:
The online application has two steps:
i. Registration, and
ii. Fee payment.
Interested candidates should get themselves registered by filling in the online application and submitting it.
On successful submission of the online data, a registration number and password will be generated by the system.
Candidates should note down these for future use.
Now, candidates should take a printout of the system generated fee payment challan and deposit the required fee at any branch of State Bank of India.
Fee will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can be made within three working days.
Once fee is paid, the registration process is completed. 
Candidate will receive a registration confirmation by SMS / e-mail after two working days from the date of payment of fees.
Candidates can reprint the submitted application containing fee details, after 3 days from the date of fee payment.
Candidates applying should have a valid e-mail id. that should remain active during the recruitment process as the call letters and other information shall also be given online only.
They should also have a valid active mobile, if possible, to receive advices / information related to call letter / Interview by SMS.


  • The pay and allowances will be as admissible to the posts.
  • Only those candidates who are willing to serve anywhere in India need apply.
  • All candidates will have to appear for the examination(s) at their own cost.
  • Candidates can apply for either of the post or both subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
Examination Centre:
Written examination will be held at the following centers and  A candidate can choose any three examination centers in order of choice from the following list of Examination Centres in Various States:-
Name of the State   /    Examination Centre
Andhra Pradesh /Hyderabad and Vishakhapatnam
Assam /Guwahati; Kokrajhar
Bihar/    Patna; Muzaffarpur,  Bhagalpur and Purnea
Chhatishgarh /Bilaspur, Raipur and  Bhilai
Delhi/    Delhi (Including NCR cities)
Gujrat /Ahmedabad
Himachal Pradesh/    Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir/    Jammu
Jharkhand /Ranchi, Dhanbad and Jamshedpur
Maharashtra/Mumbai and  Nagpur
Madhya Pradesh /Bhopal and  Jabalpur
Odisha/Bhubneswar; Sambalpur
Rajasthan /Jaipur
Uttar Pradesh/Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanashi  and  Allahabad
Uttarakhand /Dehradun
West Bengal /Kolkata, Asansol, Siliguri and Durgapur

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