RTI Appellate Authority in Higher Education Department, 2014

Designated Officers, Appellate Officers and Reviewing Officers are responsible to render the services under stipulated time limit under Section 3 of West Bengal Right to Public Services Act, 2013.

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
(ESTABLISHMENT BRANCH)
BIKASH BHABAN, SALT LAKE CITY
KOLKATA – 700 091

No. 1865-HE (Estt.)/1 ‘O’-30/13 Kolkata, the 30th October, 2014.

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of powers conferred by section 3 of the West Bengal Right to Public Services Act, 2013, and in cancellation of this Department’s Notification No. 39-HE (Estt.) dated 07.01.2014, the Governor is hereby pleased to notify the following services and the Designated Officers, the Appellate Officers and the Reviewing Officers responsible for providing such services, along with stipulated time limit for this purpose as follows:-

1. Directorate of State Archives:-

Sl. No.ServicesDesignated OfficerStipulated timeAppellate OfficerStipulated timeReviewing OfficerStipulated time
1Providing Certified CopyAssistant Director of State Archives30 daysDirector of State Archives15 daysJt. Secy, H.E. Dept10 days
2Providing Search CasesDirector of State Archives30 daysDirector of State Archives15 daysJt. Secy, H.E. Dept10 days

2. West Bengal State Council of Higher Education:-

Sl. No.ServicesDesignated OfficerStipulated TimeAppellate OfficerStipulated timeReviewing OfficerStipulated time
1.Conducting of inspection and submission of enquiry report in relation to introduction of new subjects/courses/ programme in under­graduate and post­graduate level.Joint Secretary, WBSCHEOne month from the date of receipt of proposal, complete in all respect.Member Secretary, WBSCHE15 daysVice Chairman/ Chairman, WBSCHE7 days
2.Nodal Centre for accreditation.Joint Secretary, WBSCHE3 months from the date of receipt of proposal, complete in all respect.Member Secretary, WBSCHE2 monthsVice Chairman/ Chairman, WBSCHEOne month
3.Academic audit for public awareness.Joint Secretary, WBSCHE3 months from the date of receipt of proposal, complete in all respect.Member Secretary, WBSCHE2 monthsVice Chairman/ Chairman, WBSCHEOne month

3. West Bengal College Service Commission:-

Sl. No.ServicesDesignated OfficerStipulated TimeAppellate OfficerStipulated timeReviewing OfficerStipulated time
1Recruitment/ Selection of Assistant Professors, Librarians.Assistant Secretary, WBCSCTwo years from the date of publication of the Advertise­ment.Secretary, WBCSC2 monthsChairman, WBCSCOne month
2Recruitment of Principals in Government aided Colleges.Assistant Secretary, WBCSCOne year from the date of publication of the Advertise­ment.Secretary, WBCSC2 monthsChairman, WBCSCOne month
3Conducting State Eligibility Test for intending Assistant Professors and Librarians.Assistant Secretary, WBCSCWithin one year from the last date of receipt of appli­cation in response to an adver­tisement, subject to the visit of UGC team for result publication.Secretary, WBCSC2 monthsChairman, WBCSCOne month
4Miscellaneous application.Assistant Secretary, WBCSCWithin four months from the last date of receipt of applicationSecretary, WBCSCOne monthChairman, WBCSC15 days

4. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board:-

Sl. No.ServicesDesignated OfficerStipulated TimeAppellate OfficerStipulated timeReviewing OfficerStipulated time
1Conducting examinations for admission to undergraduate/ Post-graduate level professional coursesController of examinations, WBJEEBFour months from the date of receipt of applicationVice­ chairman, WBJEEBTwo monthsChairman, WBJEEBOne month
2Publication of resultsController of examinations, WBJEEBTwo months from the date of exami­nationsVice­ chairman, WBJEEBOne monthChairman, WBJEEBFifteen days
3Publication of rank cardController of examinations, WBJEEBTwenty days from the date of publication of results.Vice­ chairman, WBJEEB15 daysChairman, WBJEEB7 days
4Issuance of duplicate rank card/ admit cardSection Officer, WBJEEBOne month from the date of application.Controller of Examinations, WBJEEB15 daysChairman, WBJEEB7 days
5Conducting Counselling for allotment of seats for admissionRegistrar, WBJEEBFour months from the date of publication of the resultsVice­ chairman, WBJEEBTwo monthsChairman, WBJEEBOne month
6Refund of fees to eligible candidatesAccounts officer, WBJEEBThree months from the closing date of CounsellingRegistrar, WBJEEB45 daysVice­ chairman, WBJEEB15 days

By order of the Governor,

Sd/- VIVEK KUMAR
Principal Secretary
Higher Education Department

No. 1865-HE dated 30.10.2014