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Water Supply and Sanitation Department Punjab Recruitment 2018 – 210 PBDWSS Junior Engineer Vacancies(CIVIL/MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL)


Punjab JE Recruitment 2018 Notification is released recently. Refer the full details of Water Supply and Sanitation Department Punjab Recruitment 2018 such as Age Limit, Educational Qualification, recruitment 2018 Important Dates & Links, Application Process, Fee, Selection Criteria, Salary, etc. Eligible & Interested candidates can apply for PBDWSS Recruitment 2018 on or before the last date ie., 12th July 2018.
Online applications are invited for Recruitment through written test to fill following posts in the Department of Water Supply & Sanitation, Punjab. The detailed information regarding number and type of posts, reservation chart, qualifications, and other terms and conditions etc. is given below: -


1.1 Name of the post : Junior Engineer (Civil)

Scale of Pay (Rs.) : 10300-34800+4800 Grade Pay

Total Number of Posts: 199

 1.2 Name of the post : Junior Engineer (Mechanical / Electrical)

Scale of Pay (Rs.) : 10300-34800+4800 Grade Pay

Total Number of Posts: 11


1. Schedule Caste (SC)/Schedule Tribes (ST)/PwD (Persons with disabilities)/Backward Class(BC)

Rs.500/- (Five hundred only)

2. Other Categories

Rs.1000/- (One thousand only


3.1 Candidates should not be below 18 years and above 37years of age as on 1-1-2018.

3.2 The upper age limit is relaxed up to 45 years for Punjab Government and its Board/Corporation/Commission and Authorities employees, all States/Centre Government employees

3.3 The upper age limit is relaxed up to 42 years for Schedule Castes and Backward Classes of Punjab.

3.4 Ex-serviceman of Punjab domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the armed forces of union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the service rules concerned by more than 3 years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding the age limit.

3.5 Upper age limit is also relaxed up to 42 years for Widows/Divorcees and certain other category of women.

3.6 Upper age limit is also relaxed up to 47 years for PwD (People with disabilities) for Punjab.


1. Junior Engineer (Civil)

Should possess three years* Diploma in Civil Engineering or its equivalent/ higher qualification from a recognized university or institution or any other equivalent or higher qualification recognized by the government.

2. Junior Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical)

Should possess three years* Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering or its equivalent/ higher qualification from a recognized university or institution or any other equivalent or higher qualification recognized by the government.

4.1 *Candidates who have completed Diploma in 2 years with admission through Lateral Entry are eligible to apply. As per Punjab Government Notification no. 8/10/2018-1TE2/1175988/1 dated 28.02.2018, eligibility for "Lateral Entry" means candidates who have passed 10+2 Science from a board recognized or established by Central/ State Government with Vocational/ Technical Subjects or 10th from a board recognized or established by Central/ State Government with 2 years ITI with appropriate specialization on that order shall be eligible for admission to second year Diploma courses of appropriate program.

4.2 Candidates who have obtained Diplomas or Degrees through Distance Education Mode after the academic year 2005 to onwards, shall not be eligible to apply but those candidates who were enrolled during the academic years 2001-2005 and have obtained Diplomas and Degrees through Distance Education Mode shall be eligible to apply subject, however, to their clearing/passing the forthcoming test to be conducted by AICTE in May-June 2018 or on such dates as AICTE may determine, within stipulated time as per the direction issued by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in its judgment dated 03.11.2017 in CA No. 17869-17870 of 2017. If they clear/pass the test so conducted by AICTE, then they shall be considered for appointment to the post of JE’s otherwise, if they are not able to clear/pass the above mentioned test, their candidature shall be rejected.

4.3 No person shall be appointed to any post in any service by direct appointment unless he has passed Matriculation examination with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects or any other equivalent examination in Punjabi language, which may be specified by the Government from time to time.

4.4 Provided further that where a War Hero, who has been discharged from defence services or paramilitary forces on account of disability suffered by him or his widow or dependent member of his family, is appointed under the instructions issued in this behalf by the Government, the person so appointed will not be required to possess aforesaid knowledge of Punjabi language.

4.5 Provided further that where a ward of Defence Service Personnel, who is a bona fide resident of Punjab State, is appointed by direct appointment, he shall have to pass an examination of Punjabi language equivalent to Matriculation Standard or shall have to qualify a test conducted by the Language Wing of the Department of Education of Punjab Government within a period of two years from the date of appointment.

4.6 Candidate himself/herself will be responsible for his/her eligibility in accordance with the minimum qualifications provided above.


The emoluments, as per Government Instructions issued vide Notification No. 7/204/2012-4 FPI/66 dated 15-01-2015 Govt. of Punjab Deptt. of Finance (Finance Personnel-I Branch) Chandigarh and notification No. 1/62016-4P.P.1/834680/1 dated 07-09-2016 Govt. of Punjab Deptt. of Personnel (Personnel Policies-1 Branch) Chandigarh, as amended from time to time, payable for the new recruitments and other conditions are as under:

5.1 On direct recruitment during probation period of three years including extended probation period, if any, an employee shall be paid fixed emoluments, which shall be equal to the minimum of the pay band of the new post and during probation period he/she shall not be entitled to any grade pay, annual increment or any other allowance except travelling allowance.

5.2 On successful completion of probation period, pay of an employee shall be fixed at minimum of the pay band of the post including grade pay. All other allowance admissible to the post shall be payable thereafter.

5.3 The period of probation including the extended period, if any, shall not be counted for the grant of time scale.

5.4 If candidate is working in the Punjab Government office and he/she had lien on some post, then during the probation period of his/her new post, he/she shall be paid the pay which he/she was drawing on the post on which he/she had the lien.

5.5 The employee shall however during the probation period be covered under New Defined Contributory Pension Scheme and government matching share will also be provided.

5.6 In case of consolidated pay is less than the prevailing DC rates then only selected candidates will be paid emoluments as per prevailing DC rates at that time.


6.1 Selection will be based purely on the merit in the written test except Sports person category which shall be determined as per Sports Gradation Policy No. 47/26/83- 5Edu./2036 dated 10.12.1997) subject to fulfilling the minimum marks criteria in written test and other eligibility conditions.

6.2 In case of a tie of marks in the written test, the merit in that case shall be determined on the basis of date of birth. Candidate senior in age shall rank higher in order of merit. In the case of a tie in age also, a candidate getting higher percentage of marks secured at matriculation level shall be ranked higher in order of merit.

6.3 Written test will contain 100 multiple choice questions, with single correct answer, of one mark each. The paperwill be of 120 minutes’ duration and total of 100 marks.

6.4 There will be negative marking (1/4th marks shall be deducted for every wrong answer).

6.5 Minimum qualifying marks for SC/ST, Ex-servicemen SC and Sports Person SC categories will be 25 and for all other categories will be 30.

6.6 Kindly visit website for more details regarding pattern and syllabus, and marking related details.

6.7 The recruitment SHALL BE MADE SUBJECT TO 100% VERIFICATION of ALL CERTIFICATES within six months of joining the service and SHALL BE LIABLE TO BE DECLARED NULL AND VOID ABINITIO WITHOUT ANY NOTICE WHATSOEVER IN CASE ANY DOCUMENT IS FOUND FAKE OR FORGED. The department shall also without fail launch against such candidates, suitable criminal proceedings besides civil proceedings to make recoveries of salary and other emoluments paid to such candidates.

6.8 The selection will be subject to any notification /amendments issued by Punjab Government from time to time.

6.9 Waiting list of the candidates will be prepared and shall be valid for one year from the date of publication of result.


The following conditions, among others, may render the candidate ineligible:

i. Incomplete application and Insufficient application fee.

ii. Submission of form by any means other than ONLINE at the portal

iii.Wrong/incomplete information given in the application form.

iv. Candidates debarred by Service Selection Boards/Service Commissions etc.

v. Non-fulfillment of any of the eligibility conditions, including those of age and educational qualification.

vi. Any candidate found indulging in unfair practices during the conduct of exam.


8.1 Application Form and other details will be available at the website:-

8.2 Candidate should fill only one form and clearly mention the category. He/She can fill sub-category also e.g. if a candidate belongs to SC (Mazhbi & Balmiki) category and is also an Ex-Serviceman, he/she should fill his/her category as SC (Mazhbi & Balmiki) and should select Ex-Serviceman status in Sub-category. In this case the candidate, will be considered for selection against both the categories i.e. SC (Mazhbi & Balmiki) and Ex-Serviceman – SC.

8.3 Number of posts advertised or the reservation there of etc., can be increased or decreased without assigning any reason and in this regard, the decision of Punjab Govt. shall be final.

8.4 Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD (Persons with Disabilities)/BC categories of Punjab are required to deposit fee of Rs. 500/- only. All others are required to deposit fee of Rs. 1000/- only through online mode or in cash through bank challan generated on submission of online application.

8.5 Applications without fees or incomplete application will be rejected without intimation.

8.6 Admit cards can be downloaded from the website. The candidates are further advised to keep checking the above referred website for updates, if any.

8.7 The written test will be held, tentatively, on 29-07-2018. However, the exact schedule of the test will be displayed on the website.

8.8 No TA/DA will be given for appearing in the test.

8.9 It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that he/she has verified in-time that the University/Institution from which he/she has acquired the academic qualification is duly approved by the competent authority in the said stream on the date he/she has acquired the qualification. Candidate must also be conscious about the legal aspects involved here.

8.10 In the event that the department seeks any additional information with regards to eligibility and the applicant is not able to produce the specified documents within specified time, his/her candidature shall be rejected without granting any further opportunity. Such applicants may however be allowed to appear in the written test subject to the grant of Provisional Admit Card and the entire risk shall be borne by the Candidate.

8.11 No extra weightage shall be admissible to the applicants possessing higher qualification or experience.

8.12 Mere issuance of Admit Card and appearing in the written test will not make a candidate eligible for selection. After publication of the final merit list, department will conduct verification of requisite documents and eligibility conditions. Any violation or supply of wrong information or failure to produce the original documents/certificates regarding qualification, category etc. at the time of document checking will lead to disqualification of candidature.In that case the candidate next in the merit list shall be considered for selection. No claim whatsoever on this account shall be entertained.

8.13 Punjab Civil Services (General and Common Conditions of Service) Rules,1994 and Punjab Water Supply and Sanitation, Junior Engineers (Group B) Service Rules, 2017 as amended from time to time will apply in this recruitment.

8.14 All candidates are required to visit the website regularly and also check their registered email accounts (inbox as well as spam box) for updates and important information. All contents detailed here on website shall prevail. All subsequent Notices shall also be displayed ONLY on this website. If the Candidate misses any important notice, then it will be entirely his/her personal responsibility. Unnecessary correspondence with Department should be avoided.

8.15 If after appointment, any information/certificates/documents are found false at any stage, the selected candidate shall be liable for disqualification/dismissal from services and prosecution in accordance with the provisions of law.

8.16 The Department of Water Supply & Sanitation, Punjab reserves the right to modify, alter or withdraw this recruitment process at any point of time and without assigning any reason.

Date of availability of online form
Last date for applying online

Last date for payment of application fee
Start date of downloading the admit card
Date of Written Examination
Uploading of question paper and answer key
Window for filling objections
30.07.2018 to 03.08.2018
Result of Written Examination


9.1 Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully before filling up Online Application Form. The candidate will have the facility to change/modify the particulars filled in the application form till the last date of filling the application. No request for change/modification shall be entertained under any circumstance after the closing of date of receipt of applications. The Department shall not be responsible for any consequences arising out of incorrect filling up of Application Form.

9.2 Candidate should fill only one form and clearly mention the category. He/She can fill sub-category also e.g. if a candidate belongs to SC (Mazhbi & Balmiki) category and is also an Ex-Serviceman, he/she should fill his/her category as SC (Mazhbi & Balmiki) and should select Ex-Serviceman status in Sub-category. In this case the candidate, will be considered for selection against both the categories i.e. SC (Mazhbi & Balmiki) and Ex-Serviceman – SC.

9.3 Each candidate shall fill particulars like name of the candidate, father’s name and date of birth etc. as given in the matriculation or equivalent certificate.

9.4 Any person trying to upload pseudo application/photographs or any other such material would be proceeded against as per law. IP address of the computer system accessing the Online Application Form shall be noted for security purposes.

9.5 The candidates can apply ONLY by filling Online Application Form, a link of which is available on the website No other means/mode of application (through post, email, fax, submission of Curriculum Vitae etc.) shall be accepted.

9.6 Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply using Online Application Form much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid congestion on web server on account of heavy load on Internet/Website. No request on this ground shall be entertained for extension in last date for submission of application.

9.7 The candidate must have the following before attempting to fill Online Application


i. A valid email account which has not been used for filling Online Application Form by any other candidate applying for this Examination. In case, a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, he/she should create his/her new email ID before applying online. Two or more candidates CANNOT share the same email ID. All future correspondence with the candidate will be made through the registered email ID.

ii. The candidate may register any mobile number for communication. More than one candidate may register the same mobile, however, information given on that mobile number shall be deemed to have been delivered to all such candidates.

iii. Scanned copy of a recent passport size photograph (jpg/jpeg format) as per specifications given below:

a. Photograph must be a recent passport size colour photograph with light background.

b. While taking photograph please look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.

c. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.

d. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face in a manner that it obscures the features.

e. Size of file (jpg/jpeg format) should not exceed 50 KB.

f. Photograph not uploaded as per above details can lead to cancellation of candidature.

iv. Scanned copy of the signature of the candidate (jpg/jpeg format), as per specification given below:

a. The Candidate has to sign on white paper with black/blue ink/ball pen.

b. The Candidate must sign clearly so that the scanned image is clear because the same shall be used for verification at the time of the examination. Candidates are warned against making someone else sign on their behalf as it would be viewed as an attempt to Impersonate, which may lead to rejection of the candidate's candidature and may result in legal action against such a candidate.

c. The scanned image of the candidate's signature will be used for comparison at all stages of examination and Document Checking. The candidate must maintain uniformity in the format of signatures affixed at various stages of selection process. The signature should be of the usual kind which the candidate uses for official purposes. Any attempt to modify or using confusing signature shall be taken as an effort on the part of the candidate to impersonate or of using some other ill intent. If at any stage scanned signature of the candidate does not match with the signature on any other document, where he/she is required to sign,

then the candidature of the Candidate may be rejected without any further enquiry or opportunity being given to the Candidate.

d. Size of file (jpg/jpeg format) should not exceed 20 KB.

e. Signatures not uploaded as per above details can lead to cancellation of candidature.

Note: Candidate must keep following details ready with them before clicking on the registration button for starting their online application process :

a. Personal demographic details including Date of Birth and Nationality.

b. Mobile Number

c. Personal Email ID

d. Reservation category details

e. Qualification certificate as per eligibility.

f. Proof of passing of Punjabi

g. Soft Copies of Scanned Photograph and Signatures.

9.8 Steps to apply for exam

i. Candidate can apply online at from anywhere at home, at any place where there is an access to the Internet.

ii. Complete form is available on the site Every successful registration will be allotted the Login id and password.

iii. You will be shown links to upload your photograph and signature. After uploading the Photograph and Signature you can find the link to view the application form.

iv. Application fee can be paid either online or through Bank challan in any of the State Bank of India branch till next day of filling application.

v. Candidates are not required to send the hard copy of the application form.

vi. Incomplete form or forms filled with wrong information the candidature shall stand automatically cancelled / rejected and shall not be considered for further processing.

vii. For any difficulty in (i) Understanding the instructions as above, (ii) Filling the Application Form, (iii) Downloading the Admit Card, and (iv) Any subsequent instructions displayed on Website etc., immediate timely reference should be made to the following during working hours from 9.00 A.M to 5.00 P.M. on all working days i.e. Monday to Friday.:
Dr. S S Bhatia, Dean of Academic Affairs,

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.

Mobile No.- 8557882876 or 8557884676


viii. Only Online registered application forms shall be entertained.
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