BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd) announced advertisement for the recruitment of total 996 job vacancies for Junior Accounts Officer (JAO), open market through online competitive examinations -2017. The online application starting from 10th September 2017 till 15th October 2017.

A. Examination Pattern

Candidates shortlisting based on GATE-2018 Scores in Mechanical Discipline

S NO Test Name Maximum Marks Duration
1 General English 100 Marks (Short Answer/Object Type) 3 Hours
2 General Aptitude/Awareness 50 Marks (Object Type) 3 Hours
3 Financial Management /Cost Accounting/ Tax and Commercial Laws 300 Marks (Object Type) 3 Hours

B. Fee Details

S NO Category Name Application Fee
1 OC/OBC candidates Rs. 1000/
2 SC/ST candidates Rs. 500/

C. Important Dates

S NO Name of Exams Dates
1 Application form will be available from 11-09-2017
2 Last date for registration 15-10-2017
3 Dates of online Examination 5th November 2017

D. Education Qualifications & Eligibility Criteria


Nationality: Only Indian Nationals would be eligible to apply.

Educational Qualifications as on 1st Jan 2017: Applicant must possess the educational qualification M.COM / CA / ICWA / CS from a recognised institution / University (as on 1st Jan 2017 as per Recruitment Rule of BSNL). The Candidates having qualification M.COM/CA/ICWA/CS from a recognise institution/University shall only be able to appear in the online examination.

Educational certificate No: During online registration of candidature in BSNL, the Candidates having aforesaid requisite qualification must submit the number appearing on the certificate & the name of the institution/university by which the qualification was conferred to the candidate. The same shall be verified during the documents verification subsequently in the event of the selection of the candidate, failing which the candidature shall be summarily rejected.

Age as on 1st Jan 2017:

Candidate shall not be below 20 years and shall not exceed 30 years as on 1st Jan 2017 (as per recruitment rule of BSNL) However, the upper age limit relaxation is as per the standing instructions of Government of India for the following categories:-
i. Upto five (5) years for SC/ST candidates
ii. Upto three (3) years for OBC candidates
iii. Upto fifteen (15) years for SC/ST-PWD candidates
iv. Upto thirteen(13) years for OBC-PWD candidates
v. Upto ten (10) years for OC-PWD candidates
vi. Upto five (5) years for BSNL employees
vii. Ex-Servicemen will get the benefit of age relaxation as per Central Govt. Rules.
viii. For residents of J & K, relaxation shall be in accordance with DoP & T’s notification No. 15012/7/1991-Estt.(D) dated 07-12-2007, pertaining to “Residents of State of Jammu & Kashmir (Relaxation of upper age limit for recruitment to Central Civil Services & Posts) Rules-1997”.

To read the Official Notification click the link given below:

Official Notification

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