Recruitment of Junior Accounts Clerk and Assistant in the Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited

Bihar State Power (Holding) company issued the notification for the recruitment of Junior Accounts Clerk to work in the BSPHCL and it’s subsidiary companies whose details shown here

  • North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (NBPDCL),
  • South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd.(SBPDCL),
  • Bihar State Power Transmission Company Ltd. (BSPTCL) &
  • Bihar State Power Generation Company Limited (BSPGCL)



The details of Assistant Recruitment is given after the clerk post just below the horizontal line.

Hence the newly appointed Junior Clerk will work with one of these companies listed above. In this post, we will see the examination schedule, eligibility criteria, and selection procedure. Let’s check each one by one.

Total Number of Vacancy

This vacancy notification is floated for the recruitment of 350 Junior Account Clerk. The seats are reserved for the category wise and also for the women candidates in each category. The below-mentioned table displays the seat distribution among various categories.

 UureservedSCSTEBCBCFemale BC
General Seat1153534028
Reserved for Women60211231410

Minimum Qualification

The minimum education qualification for the Junior Accounts Clerk is Graduation in the Commerce subject from Government recognized University or Institute.


The final year appearing students are not eligible to apply for the post.

Age Limit

Age criteria are shown in the below-mentioned screenshot.

BSPHCL Junior Accounts Clerk Age limit criteria for category wise

The minimum age limit is 21 Years and the maximum is 37 years in the case of open category candidate. The date on 01/01/2018 has been taken as reference for the calculation of the age of the candidate.

Online Application Fee

The fee will be deposited through online mode only. The following table represents the online application fee details for applicants.

For Unreserved (UR) / Extremely
Backward Class (EBC)/ Backward
Class (BC) applicants and
Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled
Tribes (ST) applicants (non
domicile of Bihar)
Rs 1500/- Only
For Scheduled Caste (SC) /
Scheduled Tribes (ST) applicants
(domicile of Bihar only)
Rs 375/- Only
For Divyang applicants (in any
category)
Rs 375/- Only

Selection Procedure

A Computer-based online test will be conducted for the selection in the Junior Account Clerk cadre in the BSPHCL and subsidiaries.

If the number of applicants will be huge (more than 15000), a preliminary screening test will also be conducted to shortlist the candidates. And total 3500 candidates will be called for final computer-based main examination.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for examination

  • General: 40%
  • BC: 36.5%
  • EBC: 34%
  • SC/ST/Female: 32%

The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of main examination performance.


After selection, the candidate will be called for document verification process. Thereafter they will be appointed as Junior Accounts Clerk.

Examination Schedule

Online Registration start date11/05/2018
(from 11:00 AM)
Lats date for Online Registration31/05/2018
(till 6:00 PM)
Last date of online payment31/05/2018
(till 6:00 PM)
Tentative date of online examinationLast week of June 2018

Probation Period

The final selected candidates have to go through 2 years of probation period. On the basis of work performed during the probation, the candidate will be absorbed as a permanent employee of the company.

BSPHCL Junior Accounts Clerk Salary

During the probation period, the Junior Accounts clerk will be paid salary of Rupees 9200/ monthly. After the probation, they will be extended the pay scale of level 5 as per 7th CPC. The initial basic pay will be 29200. You can check the total salary of Clerk in from the below table

Pay Scale as per 6th CPCInitial Basic Pay as per 7th CPCGross Salary per month
5200-20200 GP 28002920035000-43000

Interested candidate can apply online through official website of BSPHCL and can download detailed advertisement from here.


The Bihar State Power holding Company also announced the recruitment of Assistant post in the BSPHCL, NBPDCL, SBPDCL, BSPTCL & BSPGCL.

Number of Post

The total number of vacancy for the Assistant post is 90. The vacancies are further distributed into categories. You can check the details in the following table

 UureservedSCSTEBCBCFemale BC
General Seat3091117
Reserved for Women1550543


Examination Schedule

  • Start date of Online Application: 08 May 2018
  • End date for submitting the Online form along with Payment: 29 May 2018
  • The tentative date for Online Computer Based Examination: Last week of June 2018

Minimum Education Criteria

The applicant must be a graduate from Government recognized university or college. The final year appearing students are not eligible for this recruitment process.

Age limit Criteria

The following table is representing the Age limit details for the BSPHCL Assistant post category wise.

Age LimitGeneral (UR)SCSTEBCBCFemale (UR)
Minimum (in Years)212121212121
Maximum (in Years)374242404040

Examination Fee

The interested candidate who is meeting the above-mentioned criteria can fill the online application. There is category wise examination fee which needs to be paid before the closing date of the registration process. Details are as follows

General / EBC/ BC and
SC/ ST applicants (non
domicile of Bihar)
Rs 1500/- Only (Rupees One thousand five
hundred)
For SC /
ST applicants
(domicile of Bihar only)
Rs 375/- Only (Rupees Three hundred
seventy five)
For Divyang applicants (in any
category)
Rs 375/- Only (Rupees Three hundred
seventy five)

Selection Procedure

The final selection for the Assistant post will be on the basis of marks obtained in the Computer-based online test. The merit list wise candidate in each category will be called for document verification process.


If the BSPHCL receives the huge number of application (More than 15000), a preliminary or screening test may be conducted to shortlist the candidate. Then around 1800 candidate will be called for main computer-based examination.

After the final selection in the Bihar State power holding Company limited, the candidate will be on probation for 2 years. During this period he will be assigned work by the company. On the basis of performance during this period he/she will be made permanent employee of the company and appointed as Assistant in the pay scale of level 6 with initial basic pay of 35400.

BSPHCL Assistant Salary

An assistant is a group C nonexecutive post in the company. The pre-revised 6th CPC scale of Assistant is 9300-34800 GP 4200. After 7th pay commission implementation, the revised basic pay is 35400. The pay is almost equivalent to Bihar Police Sub Inspector Salary. Here is the salary breakup of Assistant in the BSPHCL.

Pay Scale as per 6th CPCInitial Basic Pay as per 7th CPCGross Salary per month
9300-34800 GP 42003540043000-52000

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