UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021- Re-opened! 363 Posts | Important Details

UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021- 363 Posts, Eligibility, Selection Process, Educational Qualification and Notification details. UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC) invites applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Principal in the Directorate of Education, Education Department, Government of NCT of Delhi. Candidates who are eligible and interested to apply may read the official notification before applying.

Summary UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021

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    Full Notification UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021363 Posts

    Vacancy No.21040701324
    No. of Posts363 [Male:208 and Female:155]
    SC- 57 (31 Male & 26 Female),
    ST-26 (13 Male & 13 Female),
    OBC-
    106 (65 Male & 41 Female),
    EWS-34 (18 Male & 16 Female),
    UR- 140 (81 Male & 59 Female)
    Out of 363 vacancies, fifteen (08 Male & 07 Female) vacancies are reserved for PwBD candidates
    Recruiting AgencyUNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC)
    Recruiting forDirectorate of Education, Education Department, Government of NCT of Delhi
    Pay ScaleLevel-12 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC, General Central Service, Group ‘A’
    Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.
    UPSC Principal Eligibility Criteria(A) EDUCATIONAL:
    i) Master’s Degree from a recognized University/Institute;
    ii) Bachelor of Education from a recognized university/institute; and

    (B) EXPERIENCE:
    Ten years experience of teaching (Vice Principal / Post Graduate Teacher / Trained Graduate Teacher) in a recognized High School / Higher Secondary School / Senior Secondary School / Intermediate College.

    (C) DESIRABLE:
    i) Holding Doctorate Degree from a Recognized University / Institute.
    ii) Experience of Administrative charge of a Recognized High School / Higher Secondary
    School / Intermediate College.
    Head QuarterDirectorate of Education,
    GNCT of Delhi, Old Secretariat, Delhi-54.
    Age50 Years
    DutiesAdministrative, Academic and Financial jobs in school. To ensure quality education in school and ensure safety, security, punctuality, regularity & proper discipline among the students and the staff. To ensure
    that the Financial Rules are followed for all financial transactions.

    Reservation under OBC Category will be provided only to those candidates who submit OBC certificates issued by Govt. of NCT of Delhi. Candidates who submit OBC certificates issued by other States/UTs will be considered as General/Unreserved candidates against General/Unreserved vacancies.

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    AGE LIMIT for UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021

    a. The age limit shown against all items is the normal age limit and the age is relaxable for SC/ST candidates up to 5 years and up to 3 years for OBC candidates in respect of vacancies reserved for them. SC/ST/OBC candidates have to produce a caste certificate in the prescribed proforma. For age concession applicable to other categories of applicants please see relevant paras of the “Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for Recruitment by Selection”.

    b. A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate indicates in his/her application form that he/she belongs to SC/ST/OBC/General category but subsequently writes to the Commission to change his/her category, such request shall not be entertained by the Commission.

    c) Physically Handicapped (PH) Persons or Persons with disabilities, as indicated against the various item(s) in the VACANCY DETAILS, can apply to the respective posts even if the post is not reserved for them but has been identified as Suitable. However, such candidates will be considered for selection for such posts by general standard of merit. Persons suffering from not less than 40% of relevant disability shall alone be eligible for the benefit of reservation and other relaxations as permissible under the rules. Thus, Physically Handicapped (PH) persons can avail the benefit of:
    i) Reservation and other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only when the degree of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are reserved for PH candidates.
    ii) Other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only when the degree of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are suitable for PH candidates.

    Application Fees for UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021

    • Rs. 25/- (Rupees Twenty five)
    • Fees can be paid in any branch of the SBI by cash or by using net banking facility.
    • NIL for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community.
    • Applications without the prescribed fee would not be considered and summarily rejected.
    • Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstance.

    HOW TO APPLY for UPSC Principal Recruitment 2021

    • Candidates may apply only Online at the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
    • Candidates must upload the documents/certificates in support of all the claims made by them in the application. like, Date of Birth, Experience (preferably in prescribed format), Desirable Qualification(s) etc. or any other information, separately against each claim in pdf file in such a way that the file size does not exceed 1 MB for the respective aforesaid modules and 2 MB for the “UPLOAD OTHER DOCUMENT” module and is legible when a printout taken. For that purpose, the applicant may scan the documents/certificates in 200 dpi grey scale. Documents like Pay Slip, Resume, Appointment Letter, Relieving Letter, Un-signed Experience Certificate etc. must not be uploaded in the Document Upload Module:-
      • Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent certificate indicating date of birth, or mark sheet of Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent issued by Central/State Board indicating Date of Birth in support of claim of age. Where date of birth is not available in certificate/mark sheets, issued by concerned Educational Boards, School leaving certificate indicating Date of Birth (in case of Tamil Nadu& Kerala).
      • Degree/Diploma certificate as proof of educational qualification claimed. In the absence of Degree/Diploma certificate, provisional certificate along with mark sheets pertaining to all the academic years.
      • Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement.
      • Certificate(s) in the prescribed proforma from the Head(s) of Organization(s)/Department(s) for the entire experience claimed, clearly mentioning the duration of employment (date, month & year) indicating the basic pay and consolidated pay. The certificate(s) should also mention the nature of duties performed/experience obtained in the post(s) with duration(s). Experience Certificate should be issued in prescribed format relevant to the post. Experience certificate not in prescribed proforma but containing all the details as mentioned above would be considered on merits by the Commission.
      • Caste certificate by candidate seeking reservation as SC/ ST/ OBC, in the prescribed proforma from the competent authority indicating clearly the candidate’s Caste, the Act/ Order under which the Caste is recognized as SC/ ST/ OBC and the village/ town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of.
      • A declaration in the prescribed format by candidate seeking reservation as OBC, that he/she does not belong to the creamy layer on the crucial date, in addition to the community certificate (OBC). Unless specified otherwise, the prescribed closing date for receipt of Online Recruitment Application for the post is to be treated as crucial date.
      • Physically Handicapped certificate in prescribed proforma issued by the competent authority by Physically Handicapped persons eligible for appointment to the post on the basis of prescribed standards of Medical Fitness. The Competent Authority to issue Physically Handicapped certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or a State Government. The Central/ State Government may constitute Medical Board(s) consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing Locomotor/ Cerebral / Visual / Hearing disability, as the case may be.
      • Documentary support for any other claim(s) made.

    Documents/Certificates to be produced at the time of the interview

    The printout of the online application and the following Original Documents/Certificates along with self-attested copies and other items specified in the Summon Letter for interview are to be produced at the time of the interview, failing which the candidate would not be allowed to appear in the Interview in which case such candidate will not be entitled to receive the Commission’s contribution towards travelling expenses:-

    • Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent certificate indicating date of birth, or mark sheet of Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent issued by Central/State Board indicating Date of Birth in support of their claim of age. Where date of birth is not available in certificate/mark sheets, issued by concerned Educational Boards, School leaving certificate indicating Date of Birth will be considered (in case of Tamil Nadu & Kerala).
    • Degree/Diploma certificate along with marksheets pertaining to all the academic years as proof of educational qualification claimed. In the absence of Degree/Diploma certificate, provisional certificate along with mark sheets pertaining to all the academic years will be accepted.
    • Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement.
    • Certificate(s) in the prescribed proforma from the Head(s) of Organization(s)/Department(s) for the entire experience claimed, clearly mentioning the duration of employment (date, month & year) indicating the basic pay and consolidated pay. The certificate(s) should also mention the nature of duties performed/experience obtained in the post(s) with duration(s). Experience Certificate should be issued in prescribed format relevant to the post. Experience certificate not in prescribed proforma but containing all the details as mentioned above would be considered on merits by the Commission.
    • Caste certificate by candidate seeking reservation as SC/ ST/ OBC, in the prescribed proforma from the competent authority indicating clearly the candidate’s Caste, the Act/ Order under which the Caste is recognized as SC/ ST/ OBC and the village/ town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of.
    • A declaration in the prescribed format by candidate seeking reservation as OBC, that he/she does not belong to the creamy layer on the crucial date, in addition to the community certificate (OBC). Unless specified otherwise, the prescribed closing date for receipt of Online Recruitment Application for the post is to be treated as crucial date.
    • Physically Handicapped certificate in prescribed proforma issued by the competent authority by Physically Handicapped persons eligible for appointment to the post on the basis of prescribed standards of Medical Fitness. The Competent Authority to issue Physically Handicapped certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or a State Government. The Central/ State Government may constitute Medical Board(s) consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing Locomotor/ Cerebral / Visual / Hearing disability, as the case may be.
    • A candidate who claims change in name after matriculation on marriage or remarriage or divorce etc. the following documents shall be submitted:-
      • In case of marriage of women – Photocopy of Husband’s passport showing names of spouses or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from husband and wife along with a joint photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner;
      • In case of re-marriage of women – Divorce Deed/Death certificate as the case may be in respect of first spouse; and photocopy of present husband’s passport showing names of spouse or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from the husband and wife along with joint photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner
      • In case of divorce of women – Certified copy of Divorce Decree and Deed Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner.
      • In other circumstances for change of name for both male and female – Deed Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner and paper cuttings of two leading daily newspaper in original (One daily newspaper should be of the area of applicants permanent and present address or nearby area) and Gazette Notification.
      • Certificate/ Document in respect of Age relaxation for:
        • Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs in prescribed proforma from the competent authority.
        • Central/UT Government Employees/Servants in prescribed proforma from competent authority issued after the date of advertisement.
        • Persons seeking age relaxation under special provision/ order.
        • Persons already in Regular Government service, whether in permanent or temporary capacity other than casual/Adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis are however required to submit a declaration that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the selection.
        • Certificate(s) in respect of claim regarding Professional Registration, Language, Publications, NET, GATE, Conference, Internship.
        • Documentary support for any other claim(s) made.
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