the object of seeking Employment and self Employment, the unemployed
Youths approach the Exchanges for assistance. After they report to
the Exchanges, the Youths are suitably guided to choose their
careers as per available tools in the Exchange. The pre-registration
guidance talks are delivered to the willing candidates for
registration. After this discussion with homogeneous groups of
applicants are held according to their education level &
experience for jobs under the leadership of Employment Officer (V.G).
A running record of group discussion is maintained in VG-64.
this way, other items of individual Information, Individual guidance
(Counseling), Counseling Interview, case studies as required are
carried out. Besides these career talks in Schools, Colleges are
delivered to disseminate Occupational information for which running
records in VG-66 is maintained. In this respect, State Vocational
Guidance Unit situated at the Directorate helps in getting the
dissemination of Information Publishing career Literature, pamphlets
Pre-registration and the Group discussion the willing candidates are
allotted specific standardized codes, commonly known as N.C.O.
(National Classification of Occupational based on their educational,
Training or experience certificated produced. During registration
individual Ration Card and age proof certificate of the candidate is
a must and the candidate must have to report in person. Then the
candidates are supplied with relevant Bio-data Forms (X-1) at the
concerned counter of the Exchange. The candidates fill up those
forms with the instructions of the Employment Officer or Supervisor instructed
with the Job. If the Bio-data filled in by the candidates
are found to be O.K. they are registered in the Exchange inserting Sl. No. (Registration Number) against a specific Code (N.C.O)
Identity Card (X-10B)
to them. There after the details of the registrations done every day
are written in a permanent Register called X-63 having all details
of the candidates with signature of the Employment Officers. After
this job all the Bio-data
of the candidates are properly filed/kept in a steel or Wooden
Cabinet as available.
the year 1959 COMPULSORY NOTIFICATION OF VACANCIES ACT (C.N.V. ACT)
was enacted by the parliament under which all Employers having total
No. of Employers of at least 25 No. in the Private Sector are
required to notify the vacancies in a standard format arising at
their establishments to the nearest employment exchange at least one
week before the recruitment. All establishments under the Public
sector are required to notify the vacancies (in a standard format)
to the Exchange.
receipt of the vacancies at the Exchange the same are entered into a
vacancies order register (X-64) as early as possible to take
submission action. After this the vacancy Officer (Employment
Officer dealing with the vacancy) selects from live
register/cabinet, suitable candidates on the basis of registration,
age, qualification, seniority of registration and as well as
maintaining the existing rules of submissions.
to requisition of the employer, the candidates are called up at the
Exchange to seek their willingness through X-43 forms. After taking
the candidates willingness, verifying valid renewal, age,
qualification etc. the list of such willing & suitable
candidates generally in the ratio 1 : 20 is sent to the Employer
within the schedule time as far as possible. In some cases the
candidates (selected) are also guided to appear before the selection
committee on a specific dates as desired by the Employer.
no reply is received from the Employer after a considerable time
from the date of sponsoring, the Employers are contacted over
telephone or by letter to get the result of selection as well as
seeking the duplicate list of submission to be sent back by them
after authentication. Those candidates who get Employment are
requested to report their respective office to struck off
forthwith their names and registration from the Live Register and a
placement report is sent to the Govt. accordingly.
of the candidates are renewed at the Exchange after they report with
the individual Ration Card & the Exchange Registration Card. At
present the validity of registration of any candidate is 10 years.
Any person on behalf of any candidate can renew the registration on
production of original Ration Card & the Exchange Identity Card
(X-10B) of the candidate. Renewal are also allowed on medical ground
and on production of medical certificate from the concerned
Employment Scheme for Registered Unemployed)
a view to assisting the registered candidates, Govt. of West Bengal
has introduced a self Employment scheme from 1985. There are some
eligibility criteria of the scheme. The usefulness of the scheme is
that there is no educational bar for seeking employment assistance
under the scheme as compared to all other self employment schemes
being utilized through other agencies in the State.
the project cost for SESRU is
Project cost for trade is
& Servicing is
are invited from the willing candidates once in a year giving wide
publicity through Panchayats, Municipality and BDO offices etc.
Market Information (EMI) Programme
enacting of Compulsory Notification of Vacancy Act 1959, the rules
for implementation of the Act is also known as CNV Rule 1960 was
passed by the Govt. of India.
The rule states that the concerned
employers have to notify the vacancy to their respective and nearest
Employment Exchanges. Besides they have to render returns regarding
their Employees details and any recruitment in a quarter-year made
by them in the form ER-I & ER-II within a schedule time.
return relates to the quarterly reports and ER-II reports bi-ennial
period (one year for public sector and two year for private sector)
order to enforce the implication of the Act the State Government in
West Bengal has earmarked more than 30 Employment Exchanges
throughout all over West Bengal called EMI (Employment Market
Information) unit who collect the information in ER-I and ER-II
forms. Barrackpore Employment Exchange is one of the 30 Employment
Exchanges who also serve the purpose of EMI unit in the district of
North 24 Pgs.
The Directorate of Employment compiles the information
of the State called SEMI (State Employment Market Information) units
and sends its report to the D.G.E.T (Director General of Employment
& Training) New Delhi.
Thereafter D.G.E.T compiles SEMI units
information received from all over States of India basis and sends
its report to the Planning Commission of India for publication. The
data of EMI such collected helps the Planning Commission of India
for allocating financial resources and as well as policy making in
the five year plans for the economic, social, cultural, educational,
employment generation and development of the whole country.
the Left Front Govt. came into power in the year 1977, this scheme
was introduced for the registered unemployed youths in the year
1978. There is some eligibility criteria under the such scheme
wherein each eligible unemployed youth registered his name with his
respective Employment Exchanges as unemployed are paid Rs. 1,800/-
in 3 years. Subsequently the scheme was postponed and revised in
1985 while it was decided to pay Rs 1,200/- to each eligible
candidate. Thereafter the scheme was again revised and it was
decided to pay Rs. 2,500/- as one time lump sump amount to each
eligible candidate. That revised scheme of Rs. 2,500/- was once paid
in 1999 and thereafter kept in abeyance as yet.
establishment of Sub-Regional Employment Exchange, Barrackpore has
been functioning in two different premises, one at Shantibazar (ph
no. 25920051) and the other at Mondalparab (ph no. 2592-0050) near
Shantibazar branch office work involves relating to candidates of
minimum Madhyamik Passed and above men and women registration,
renewal, enhancement of qualification up to Post-Graduate degrees,
name-sponsoring, unemployment assistant, self-employment loan.
Whereas Mondalpara branch office work involves relating to below
Madhyamik passed, technically qualified persons registration,
name-sponsoring, collection of employment market information
and employment exchange establishment sections.
Employment Exchange Barrackpore is not only one of the biggest
Employment Exchange in West Bengal but also all over India in
respect of its Live Register of Unemployed Youths seeking Jobs in
accordance with their qualification, age, seniority of registration
Jurisdiction of Sub-Regional Employment Exchanges Barrackpore
is as Follows
Halisaher, Naihatti, Bhatpara, Garulia, North Barrackpore,
Barrackpore, Titagarh, Khardah, Panihati, Kamarhati, New
Barrackpore, Barrackpore Cantonment.
Naihatti, Jagaddal, Nowapara, Barrackpore, Titagarh, Khardah,
I & II.
Un-Employed Position at SREE Barrackpore on November, 2004
Procedure Followed by Employment Exchanges in Sponsoring Candidates, Registration
Exchanges under Directorate of Employment of Labour Department,
Govt. of West Bengal are entrusted with the registration of job
seekers and sponsorship of names against notified vacancies along
with other work viz. Vocational Guidance, collection of Employment
Market Information, Self-Employment Programme. As per provision of
Employment Service Manual and also instructions issued by the Govt.
of West Bengal vacancies are notified to the Employment Exchanges
following the Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of
Vacancies) Act and Rules made there under.
per executive instruction of Govt. of West Bengal (circular no.
5120(60)-L.W. dated 17.10.77) issued by the Chief Secretary to the
Govt. of West Bengal all vacancies arising in the State Govt.
establishment, its undertakings and Local Bodies where recruitment
are not made through Public Service commission are by way of normal
promotion or by absorption of personnel declared surplus by
Government shall as a rule be filled up through Employment
Exchanges. Recruitment of teaching staff of Govt. aided Secondary
Schools including Junior High Schools and Madrasah are presently
made through School Service Commission by way of calling application
through Newspaper Advertisement, Holding Competitive examination and
Interview periodically every year.
School Teachers vacancies are presently also filled up through
District Primary School Councils calling candidates particulars
registered in the respective District Employment Exchanges having
minimum Madhyamik Passed or equivalent qualification along with
Junior Basic Trainings or its equivalent from a Govt. recognized
the vacancies of Sub-Inspector of Police and Sergeant particularly
in Kolkata Police are now filled up directly by the Police
Department Head Quarters giving vide publication in the daily
newspaper etc. holding examinations and Interview followed by
standard physical fitness criteria for Police personal recruitment
as per rule.
in Kolkata Constable Police, West Bengal Police (Constable) and
Armed/Unarmed police (Constable) are filled up by calling
particulars of suitable and willing candidates from respective areas
of Employment Exchanges subject to standard physical fitness and
measurement required for recruitment in Police force as per rule.
1. Names of unemployed
persons are forwarded to the employers by Employment Exchanges
generally in order of seniority of registration i.e. to say on the
basis of the length of the period of enrolment.
Idea is that where
other factors and requirement in respect of qualification are
identical priority in the matter of sponsoring is to be given to
those candidates who enroll their names earlier unless they are
already been given adequate chance of sponsorship or are already
employed in comparable scales.
In Case of Central Govt. Vacancies
Selection may be made
in accordance with minimum qualification as prescribed. Applicants
having higher qualification may also be considered on the basis of
common seniority of registration.
In case the employer
prescribed the desirable qualification for the post and indicated
clear preference for applicants possessing higher qualification or
experience of particular type only such applicant who possess
desirable qualification or experience,
as the case may be, should be sponsored.
In Case of State Govt. Vacancies
The selection process starts with minimum requirement. An applicant
having desirable requirement/qualification may be considered
only when he is within the zone of consideration on the basis of
concurrent seniority of registration.
Legality of sponsorship based on essential qualification has also been
upheld by the Hon’ble High Court in an order dt. 22.11.90
passed by His Lordship Hon’ble Mr. Justice Manoj Kumar
Mukherjee in C.O. No. 5412(W) of 1989 (Directorate of Emp. No. 1R-106/89/20498-605A
dt 09-09-1991). 1R-179/90
Candidates belonging to reserved categories may also be
sponsored against unreserved vacancies if they fall within the
purview of selection on the basis of their concurrent seniority
of Rotational Exclusion
While selecting candidates for sponsoring against
vacancies, a candidate has to be excluded from selection for a
period of one year/two years if he/she already gets sponsorship for
less than three times/more than three times respectively. This
principle of rotational exclusion is applicable only in case of
surplus category candidates that means where the number of suitable
candidates are large in the Live Register.
of Submission Against Notified Vacancies
Following procedure are observed:-
Against one vacancy names of 20 candidates are sponsored (Directorate
of Employment serialized Instruction No.2/90).
For every 20 names sponsored ratio between able-bodied candidates and
physically handicapped candidates should be 18:2 (Directorate of
Employment No.3E-3/Mid/94/10284-374A dt. 3.4.95).
For vacancies for Police constable (State Govt.) Names should be
sponsored at the ratio 1:15 (Directorate of Employment Serialized
Beneficiaries of any self-employment scheme launched by State Govt. or
Central Govt. should not be considered against any vacancy.
(Directorate of Employment Serialized Instruction no.4/85).
Date for Determining The Age of Candidates While Making Selection
The last date upto which employment exchange is asked to submit the
names in each case. (Employment Exchange Minutes 6/86).
The principle should be applicable in case of
Central Government Vacancies as well as vacancies circulated by
Central Employment Exchange.
case of vacancies under Govt. aided Private Schools, State
Govt., its undertakings and Local Bodies age should be
calculated as on the first date of the year of recruitment.
(Directorate of Employment Serialized Instruction No. 1/95).
Procedure for allowing original seniority of
registration in respect of alternative occupation
When an applicant originally registered at an
Employment Exchange is re-registered for another occupation on
acquiring additional qualification or experience, he/she is allotted
a new registration number retaining the previous occupation as an
alternative occupation with seniority from the date of original
Suppose a candidate registered himself/herself in
the year 1990 as M.A. passed when a registration No. of 1990 was
allotted to him/her. In the year 1995 he/she added his/her B.Ed.
qualification or other experience. Their he/she would be registered
in the year 1995 as B.Ed. passed candidate and he/she old
registration seniority of 1990 as M.A. passed candidate and benefit
of registration for M.A. qualification would be allowed to him/her
w.e.f. 1990.(Employment Exchange Minutes 3/83).