Patwari exam to be held online in MP
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today decided to conduct online exam for selection of patwaris. At present, 2,790 posts of patwari are vacant. Exam and all other procedures for filling these posts will be conducted online. Its objective is to ensure total transparency in the recruitment process.
Revenue Department will organise this exam after entering into agreement with MP Online. Patwari is a district-level post and candidates must be domiciles of the district. Collector will head a district-level committee, which will comprise two Deputy Collectors and one representative of Deputy Collector rank belonging to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes. This committee will carry out the work of supervising online exam, verifying application forms and original documents, calculation of vacant posts of various categories as per reservation roster and publication of district-level final preference list.
Applications for patwari selection exam will be posted on the website through MP Online and exam fees can also be deposited through the kiosks of MP Online. The exam will be conducted at centres identified by MP Online on dates fixed by Commissioner Land Records. For this, exam centres have been identified in Bhopal, Jabalpur, Indore, Gwalior, Satna, Sagar and Ujjain districts. It may be mentioned that exams will be held on different dates.
An applicant can move online application for the exam by depositing the prescribed fees at a kiosk of MP Online. MP Online has fixed fees (service tax) of Rs. 593 for the exam. After the last date, applications received district-wise will be sent online to districts.
A committee will be constituted at the district level for tallying information given in the online application with original documents. The committee will tally online applications with original documents and fix eligibility of applicants on a particular date. After examination of documents, MP Online will take out admit card printout with photograph of the candidate. Admit card will be available online and can be downloaded by an applicant anywhere in the state.
On prescribed dates, eligible candidates can attempt the online exam at the exam centres decided by MP Online. Objective type question-banks consisting of two to three thousand questions will be prepared by Commissioner Land Records and Bandobast. Every candidate will be given separate questions to solve from this question-bank. After the written exam, candidates can see the results on the computer screen. But written exam’s printout will not be provided to the candidate. After the exam, every district will be provided selection list as per reservation roster according to which patwaris’ appointment can be made. Waiting list will be valid for next three years.
District-wise final preference list will be prepared, which will be displayed on the notice-board of district collector’s office as well as MP Online website. In the preparation of preference list weightage of 50 percent each will be given to a candidate on marks secured by him in higher secondary (10+2) exam and marks secured in the written exam.