Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) Recruitment-2023
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), a Statutory Organization under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, is responsible for carrying out the prevention and control of environmental pollution (like air pollution, water pollution, etc.) in different States of India. CPCB implements this with the respective State Pollution Control Board of each State. To carry out this function properly, CPCB is very quick in filling any vacancies if there exist. So, the notification has been released inviting applications from eligible candidates to fill 163 vacancies in various posts.
The recruitment is direct, and the nature of posts is on a regular basis. The mode of application is online; any other mode/method is not accepted. The receipt of the application commenced on 06-March-2023 and will end on 31-March-2023 at 11.59 p.m. So, be hurry, only a few days left!
All the candidates must read the Recruitment Notification carefully before applying. And the candidates should make sure they meet all the eligibility criteria outlined in the notification. The website link for the application is given under “Important Links” in the “Notification Summary” below.
Post, Number of Posts, Pay Scale
Upper Age Relaxation
Education and Experience
Post, Pay Scale, Number of Posts and Age in Detail
The crucial date for determining the age-limit for all posts shall be the prescribed closing date for receipt of applications.
|Name of Post, Pay Scale||Number of Posts||Upper Age Limit|
|Scientist ‘B’, (Rs. 56,100-1,77,500/-)||62||35 years|
|Assistant Law Officer, (Rs. 44,900-1,42,400/-)||06||30 years|
|Assistant Accounts Officer, (Rs. 44,900-1,42,400/-)||01||30 years|
|Senior Scientific Assistant, (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-)||16||30 years|
|Technical Supervisor, (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-)||01||30 years|
|Assistant, (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-)||03||30 years|
|Accounts Assistant, (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-)||02||30 years|
|Junior Technician, (Rs.25,500-81,100/-)||03||Between 18 and 27 years|
|Senior Laboratory Assistant, (Rs.25,500-81,100/-)||15||Between 18 and 27 years|
|Upper Division Clerk, (Rs.25,500-81,100/-)||16||Between 18 to 27 years|
|Data Entry Operator Grade-II, (Rs.25,500-81,100/-)||03||Between 18 and 27 years|
|Junior Laboratory Assistant, (Rs.19,900-63,200/-)||15||Between 18 and 27 years|
|Lower Division Clerk, (Rs.19,900-63,200/-)||05||Between 18 to 27 years|
|Field Attendant, (Rs.18,000-56,900/-)||08||Between 18 to 27 years|
|Multi-Tasking Staff, (Rs.18,000-56,900/-)||07||Between 18 and 27 years|
Post and Educational Qualification Required in Detail
|Name of Post||Education, Experience|
|Scientist ‘B’||Essential: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology from a recognized University or Institution in Civil/Chemical/Environmental Engineering – 34 posts, Computer Science/Information Technology – 04 posts.|
Preferential: Master’s Degree in Engineering / Technology
Essential: Master’s Degree in Chemistry (All Branches) / Environmental Sciences from a recognized University or Institution – 24 posts.
Preferential: NET Qualified / Ph.D.
|Assistant Law Officer||Essential:|
i. Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University or Institution; and
ii. Should have five years’ experience as an Officer of the State Judicial Service; or
iii. Should have five years’ experience in the Legal Department of a State; or
iv. Should be a Central Government servant, who has five years’ experience in legal affairs; or
v. Should be a qualified legal practitioner, who has practiced as such for five years.
Note: The advocacy period shall be computed with legal advice period for required experience of five years.
|Assistant Accounts Officer||Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from a recognized University or Institute with five years’ experience in a supervisory level or a Subordinate Audit / Account Services Examination accountant with five years’ experience in accounts, audit and related financial works in an organization or institution of repute.|
Desirable: Associated Member of Chartered Accounts of India or Institution of Costs and Works Accounts.
|Senior Scientific Assistant||Possessing Master’s degree in science from a recognized University or Institution with two years of experience in relevant field. Preferably in pollution control and related subjects in any organization or institution of repute.|
|Technical Supervisor||Degree in Instrumentation Engineering with three years experience in the relevant field.|
|Assistant||(a) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institution.|
(b) Shall pass the skill test on computer in English Typing @ 35 words per minute (10500 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word)/Hindi Typing @ 30 words per minute (9000KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word). Time allowed is ten minutes.
(i) Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from a recognized University or Institution.
(ii) With three years’ experience in accounts, audit, cash handling or any other related work in an organization or institution of repute.
|Junior Technician||(a) Diploma in Electronics from a recognized Institute.|
(b) One year of relevant experience in servicing laboratory machines in an organization or institution of repute.
|Senior Laboratory Assistant||12th standard passed in Science from a recognized Board or Institution with three year of experience in the relevant field.|
Desirable: Degree in science from a recognized University or Institution.
|Upper Division Clerk||(i) Degree of recognized university or equivalent.|
(ii) A typing speed of 35 wpm in English or 30 wpm in Hindi only on computer. Time allowed 10 minutes.
|Data Entry Operator Grade-II||Essential:|
(a) 12th standard passed from recognized Board or Institution.
(b) A speed test of not less than 8000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on computer.
|Junior Laboratory Assistant||Essential: 12th standard passed in science subject from a recognized Board.|
Desirable: Degree in Science from the recognized University or Institution.
|Lower Division Clerk||Essential:|
(a)12th standard passed or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board.
(b) A typing speed of 35 w.p.m. in English or 30 w.p.m. in Hindi on computer. Time allowed ten minutes.
Note: 35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 KDPH or 9000 KDPH on an average of five key depressions for each word.
|Field Attendant||Essential: 10th standard passed from a recognized Board.|
(i) 12th standard passed with Science from a recognized Board.
(ii) Robust health and ability to swim.
|Multi-Tasking Staff||10th standard passed from a recognized Board or Institution.|
Certificate from Industrial Training Institute in trade – Electrician (03 posts), Plumber (02 posts), Fire & Safety (01 post), Pump Operator (01 post).
- Applicants are required to apply online through CPCB’s official website. First register and then apply. For the direct link for registration and application, click here.
- Applicants are NOT required to upload the scanned copies of certificates and supporting documents with the application form. However, the same will be produced at the time of documents verification.
- Candidates must read the instructions and guidelines provided in the notification thoroughly before proceeding to apply.
The application fee structure is given below.
|Type||Exam fee||Fee for Test session||Total|
|Two hour exam||Rs. 750/-||Rs. 250/-||Rs. 1000/-|
|One hour exam||Rs. 350/-||Rs. 150/-||Rs. 500/-|
The SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-Servicemen (Ex-Serviceman one-hour test) and women are exempted from paying examination fee. However, all candidates are required to register and pay a test session charge of Rs. 250/- for two-hour test and Rs. 150/- for one-hour test at the time of registration.