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Govt Job! Crosscheck your OBC certificate

In 1995, I appeared in an interview test for Production Operator in the Guwahati Refinery (IOCL). Fortunately I cleared the written test and was ranked 3rd in the overall successful candidates for the personal interview. Next day was the personal interview and during scrutiny of my documents, the selection committee members told me that my OBC certificate was not in the prescribed format as required for any jobs in Central or PSU Company under Govt. of India. My OBC document was from All Assam Other Backward Classes Association. So they disqualified me as I had applied for the position under OBC quota even though they put me in the General Category list on the notice board.

I got so frustrated that I could not face my father for next few days and immediately got my OBC certificate done in the prescribed format.
(http://www.rrbbpl.nic.in/Download/obc_certi_format.pdf)

Fortunately I got another opportunity a year later and got employed in a NAVARATNA PSU but not in IOCL.

So that was the story of my ignorance and you can say complacency that I got all the documents ready.

But why I am sharing this story is another different story.

During my last visit to Guwahati, one young woman from our village at Patharkandi got selected as Asstt. Sub Inspector (Ministerial) in the CRPF. But she was asked to produce her OBC document in the said prescribed FORM OF CERTIFICATE [TO BE PRODUCED BY OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES APPLYING FOR APPOINTMENT TO POST UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA.] so that they could appoint her as soon as possible.

She showed me the OBC document issued to her by All Assam Other Backward Classes Association. Before that interview, she was also not aware of this OBC FORMAT which is mandatory for APPLYING / APPOINTMENT TO POST UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. I don't know whether she got her OBC certificate from DC office, Karimganj or not. God knows what happened to her dream as I couldn't contact her anymore.

So please dissipate the importance of OBC certificate (in the prescribed format) to our parents and students so that they can get the certificate issued from the concerned authority as soon as possible. It will definitely help them save from undue embarrassment at the last moment.

Here I am not encouraging you to seek opportunity under quota system if you have the talent. But it is up to an individual whether to avail the facility or not.

So be prepare with your documents and you can also get your all important documets cross checked by a senior person who knows about these things.

With best regards,

Pocha



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