Government of West Bengal
Backward Classes Welfare Department
Administrative Buildings, Bidhannagar, Kolkata-700 091
No. 1846-BCW/5E-53/2013 dated the 23rd June, 2014
In exercise of the power conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution of India, and in supersession of this Department’s Notification No. 699-BCW, dated the 13th February, 2001, the Governor is pleased hereby to make the following rules regulating recruitment to the posts of Inspector, Backward Classes Welfare, under the Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal:-
1. Short title and commencement:
(a) These rules may be called the West Bengal (Recruitment to the post of Inspector, Backward Classes Welfare) Rules, 2014.
(b) They shall come into force at once.
These rules shall apply to recruitment to the posts of Inspector, Backward Classes Welfare under Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal.
3. Qualifications etc. for recruitment:
The method of, and qualifications required for, recruitment to the posts of Inspector, Backward Classes Welfare, under the Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal, shall be as detailed below:-
A. Method of recruitment:
(i) by direct recruitment on the basis of the results of the Examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission, West Bengal, and
(ii) by promotion of Social Workers Grade I under the Backward Classes Welfare Department who have passed at least Madhyamik Examination or equivalent Examination, and members of the clerical staff belonging to Group-B Service excluding Typists of Backward Classes Welfare Directorate under Backward Classes Welfare Department, and the Upper Division Clerks or Upper Division Assistants of the offices sub-ordinate to the said Directorate. In all cases at least 5 years’ continuous service in the concerned post is essential;
Provided that for promotion to the posts of Inspector, Backward Classes Welfare consultation with the Staff Selection Commission, West Bengal shall not be necessary.
Provided further that Direct Recruitment and Promotion shall be in the ratio of 70: 30 of the total posts in the Cadre (Permanent and temporary taken together).
B. Qualification for direct recruitment:
(i) Must be a citizen of India.
(ii) Must possess a degree of a recognized University or its equivalent.
(iii) Must have the ability to read, write and speak Bengali (not required in case of Nepali speaking candidates from hill areas of the District of Darjeeling).
C. Age for Direct Recruitment:
Not below 20 years and not more than 32 years as on the 1st January of the year of advertisement. Upper age limit is relaxable to the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Handicapped as per existing provision of the State Government.
D. Appointing Authority:
The appointing authority for the posts of Inspector, Backward Classes Welfare shall be the Commissioner, Backward Classes Welfare, Government of West Bengal.
By order of the Governor
Sd/- Pr. Secy. to the
Govt. of West Bengal