FPSC online recruitment | Laptops for scholars
FPSC goes online for recruitments
Islamabad, March 02: Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has launched online
application system for all general recruitments which will be
operational from April 2013 and this fast tracking system will benefit
more one hundred thousand students apply for around 1000 seats annually.
The online system will also be adopted for the Central Superior
Services (CSS) from the next year.
usually took 10 to 12 months to complete the lengthy process and now
after installation of this new online system such a lengthy process
could be completed in simply three-month time.
release issued by the system says that all applications for general
recruitment in BS-16 and above shall only be invited online through
consolidated advertisement No.04/2013 (April, 2013) to be published in
newspapers on the first Sunday of April, 2013 i.e. 7.4.2013.
Applications on manual forms and hard copies of certificates, degrees
etc. will no longer be a requirement.
FPSC press release
reads, "Screening tests for general recruitment will now be conducted on
bi-monthly basis. To facilitate the candidates, admission certificates
for general recruitment cases shall be placed online on website of FPSC
www.fpsc.gov.pk after the provisional acceptance of their candidature
and candidates will be intimated about their written test through FPSC
website and SMS. Candidates are therefore, advised to visit FPSC website
frequently after having filed their online applications. FPSC has
further decided that after acceptance of their candidatures:
It will be mandatory for the candidates to bring original CNIC and down
loaded admission certificates as well as original treasury receipts at
the time of reporting for written test.
(ii) To determine
eligibility of the candidates for posts requiring experience, the
pre-selected candidates in the ratio of 1:5 for merit vacancies and 1:3
for provincial and regional quota's vacancies will be required to
furnish requisite documents within 15 days of the receipt of intimation
from the Commission.
(iii) Candidates called for interview
will bring their original documents as well as one set of attested
documents for scrutiny and record at the time of the interview.
"Candidates, whose documents are found deficient will be provisionally
interviewed but will be required to provide proof of their eligibility
within a period of 7 days without fail otherwise their candidature will
It further adds, "The online application
system will offer convenience to the applicants in general recruitment
cases. They will no longer be required to collect manual application
forms and deposit those in the FPSC Offices. They will also not be
required to furnish copies of documents at the time of online
applications, which may be done on 24/7 basis rather than just within
specific office timings. Online applications will have the facility of
receiving instant confirmation and will be able to receive SMS
intimations also. It may be pointed out that FPSC receives more than one
hundred thousand (100000) applications each year for over 1000
vacancies. The launching of online application system will streamline
the process, provide significant advantage and facility to the
applicants and will significantly reduce processing time of cases as
well". The news
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6,000 laptops given to PhD, M.Phil scholars
Lahore: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the
provision of resources for the improvement of education sector is not
expenditure but a useful investment and right of the youth which the
Punjab government has fulfilled efficiently.
The chief minister was speaking at a laptops distribution ceremony
among PhD and M.Phil scholars from all over Punjab at the Oval Ground of
Government College University on Friday. Laptops were given to 6,000
PhD and M.Phil scholars on merit.
Mr Shahbaz said that scholars should use the laptops to develop new
methods of generating energy through alternative sources, utilization of
natural resources, elimination of energy crisis and increase in
He said the Punjab government took revolutionary steps for the
welfare of male and female students and uplift of the education sector
during the last five years.
He said that laptops worth Rs8 billion were distributed among
university students and the Ujala Programme had been launched with an
amount of Rs2.5 billion to provide solar panels to talented students of
government schools on merit.
The chief minister said since Pakistan was far behind in the field of
science and technology there was a need for development in information
technology, science and research for putting the country and the nation
on the road to prosperity.
He said the process of distribution of laptops, started for creating
awareness among youth about information technology, would bring positive
results as students would have an access to modern knowledge and bring
the country on a par with the developed nations.
He said laptops could be helpful in the preparation of recommendations for improvement of economy.
Mr Shahbaz said that there was a lack of positive contacts between
the faculty and industry, trade and agriculture and called for improving
these contacts. Stating that if leadership was committed, the destiny
became easier, Mr Shahbaz said the resolution of country's problems was
difficult but not impossible.
He said the Punjab government created the Punjab Education Endowment
Fund having Rs10 billion reserves and added that over 40,000 male and
female students were getting education in local and foreign educational
institutions through this fund.
The chief minister said that Daanish schools, established in backward
areas, were better than Aitchison and Grammar schools. He said medical
colleges and women universities had also been set up.
The chief minister presented laptops to PhD and M.Phil scholars. GCU
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Kahleequr Rahman and Punjab Higher Education
secretary Dr Ijaz Munir also spoke. Dawn
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