Security Printing Press, Hyderabad is one of the nine units of Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL), a Schedule “A” Mini-Ratna Category – I Central Public Sector Enterprise Company, wholly owned by Government of India. SPMCIL started functioning as a Corporatized entity with effect from 13th January, 2006 under the Company’s Act, 1956. The objective and the business of the Company is designing, manufacturing security papers, Printing Currency & Bank Notes, Passports, Non-Judicial Stamp Papers, Postage Stamps and Minting of the Coins. SPMCIL is under the administrative control of Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance with its registered corporate office at 16th floor, Jawahar Vyapar Bhawan, Janpath, New Delhi –110001.

The operational Units of the Company are strategically located across the Country having its four Mints at Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Noida, four Currency/Security presses at Nasik, Dewas and Hyderabad, a high quality Paper Manufacturing Mill at Narmadapuram and Company has recently commissioned CWBN paper Machine Project at SPM, Narmadapuram with a view to be self-sufficient in manufacturing of currency paper.

Security Printing Press, Hyderabad (T.S.) invites applications from eligible candidates for filling up following vacant posts at W-1 level, having all India transfer/posting liability.

The number of vacancies mentioned above is provisional and may slightly vary according to the actual requirement of the Company. 

Eligibility Criteria

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  1. Posts reserved for physically handicapped and Ex-Service man will be adjusted by  horizontal reservation i.e., the selected candidates will be adjusted against the categories of UR/EWS/SC/ST/OBC to which they belong. 
  2. Ex-Serviceman – Only those candidates shall be treated as Ex-Serviceman who  fulfils the revised definition as laid down in Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, 

Dept. of Personnel and Administrative Reforms notification No. 36034/5/85 Estt.(SCT),  dtd. 27-10-1986 as amended from time to time. 

(i) Note for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) candidates: (i) SPPH has identified the following post(s) as suitable for each category of PwBD  along with the Physical Requirements and Functional Classifications. Only following  categories of PwBD candidates are, therefore, eligible to apply for the posts. 


D=Deaf, HH= Hard of Hearing, OL=One Leg,,  Dw =Dwarfism, AAV=Acid Attack Victims, ASD= Autism Spectrum Disorder (M= Mild,  MoD= Moderate), ID= Intellectual Disability, SLD= Specific Learning Disability, MI=  Mental Illness, MD=Multiple Disabilities, S=Sitting, ST=Standing, W=Walking,  BN=Bending, L=Lifting, KC=Kneeling & Crouching, PP= Pulling & Pushing,  MF=Manipulation by Fingers, RW=Reading & Writing, SE=Seeing, H=Hearing. 

(ii) Persons with Benchmark Disability – Persons suffering from not less than 40 % of relevant disability shall be eligible for the benefit of Reservation as  permissible to the extent of Rules. 

You are advised to apply for the post most suitable to your qualification and experience. 


Only those candidates shall be treated as Ex-Serviceman who fulfils the revised  definition as laid down in Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Dept. of Personnel  and Administrative Reforms notification No. 36034/5/85 Estt.(SCT), dtd. 27-10-1986  as amended from time to time. 


10% of Vacancies are reserved for the EWS as per the directions of Government of  India instructions issued vide DoPT OM No. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31st January, 2019.  

Persons who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations to the Scheduled Castes, the Schedule Tribes and the Socially and Educationally Backward  Classes and whose family has gross annual income below Rs. 8.00 lakh are to be  identified as EWSs for the benefit of reservation. Family for this purpose will include  the person who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the  age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years. The  income shall include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business,  profession etc. and it will be income for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets  shall be excluded from being identified as EWSs, irrespective of the family income:  i. 5 acres of Agricultural Land and above;

  • Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above; 
  • Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities;
  • Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified  municipalities.
  • The income and assets of the families as mentioned in Para 2 would be required to  be certified by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar in the States/UTs. The  candidates shortlisted for document verification/interview shall be required to bring the requisite certificate as specified by the Government of India at the time of appearing  for the process of document verification/interview.  
  • The reservation of EWS shall be governed as per the instructions issued by the  Company in this regard from time to time. 

Eligibility Conditions

Nationality: a candidate must be either:- 

(a) a citizen of India, or 

(b) a subject of Nepal, or 

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or 

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the  intention of permanently settling in India, or 

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East  African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi,  Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. f) Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a  person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of  India. 

(g) A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to  the examination, but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary  eligibility certificate is issued to him/her by the Government of India.  


  • Applicants are advised to apply online in the proforma given in the  advertisement between 01.10.2022 to 31.10.2022 only through the Company’s website at: SPPH under the page “Discover SPMCIL” and  go to CAREERS page. Applicants may apply after carefully going through all the instructions given in this advertisement. No other means/mode of application will be accepted. 
  • Before applying applicants should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility criteria as  mentioned in the advertisement for the respective post. Company will take up verification of eligibility with reference to the original documents only after they have qualified their online examination. If the candidates are found ‘Not eligible’ during the document verification process, their candidature will be summarily rejected. Their admission to all the stages of the recruitment process will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility criteria mentioned in the advertisement.  Applicants who do not fulfil the eligibility criteria with regard to age and the minimum  educational qualification need not apply for the post. 


i) The candidates selected for Jr. Technician (Printing/Control) at W-1 level shall  be placed in any of the functional areas of Printing and Control departments in the Unit  as per discretion of the Management of Security Printing Press. 

ii) Candidates are advised to submit only single online application for each post;  however, if somehow, if he/she submits multiple Online Applications for one post, then  he/she must ensure that Online Application with the higher “Registration Number” is  complete in all respects including fee. The Candidates, who submit multiple Online Applications, should note that only the Online Application with higher “Registration Number” shall be entertained by the SPPH and fee paid against one “Registration Number” shall not be adjusted against any other “Registration Number”. Further it is  also informed that the fee once paid, including in case of multiple applications, shall  not be refunded in any circumstances.  

Important Dates

Upper Age Limit will be Relaxed as Under

Relaxation in the Upper age limit is not admissible to SC/ST/OBC candidates  applying for UR vacancies

Note I:- Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and  the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of above,  viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, Persons with Benchmark  Disabilities etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the  categories. 

For any other category, the age relaxation as per extant Govt. rules as promulgated  from time to time. 

Examination Fee

Rs.600/-(inclusive of GST) for candidates belonging to UR, EWS and OBC Categories. 

Candidates belonging to SC/ST and PWD are exempted from payment of application  fee. However the candidates belonging to SC/ST and PWD are required to pay only  Rs.200/- towards Intimation charges. 

The Examination fee of Rs.600/-(including GST) may be paid online as per the method  explained in para 14B. Transaction charge (if any) levied by the bank for the payment of above application fee is to be borne by the applicants. Payment in any other manner will not be accepted and the applicant will be considered not eligible. Fee once paid is not refundable. 

Probation: The selected candidates will be placed on probation for a period of one year. The period of probation may be extended by a further maximum period of one year at the discretion of the Company. If the performance of the candidate is  not found suitable during the extended period of probation, his service will be  terminated. 


i) Selection for the posts will be done through online examination which will be of  objective type. 

ii) The Objective type of online examination will consist of following tests for:  Technician (Printing/ Control/ Fitter/ Turner/ Welder/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Instrumentation) & Fireman. 

(*) Detailed Syllabus for the post wise is appended as Annexure-I to this Advertisement.

Annexure - I Syllabus




1) General Awareness: Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate‟s general  awareness around him and to test knowledge of current events and of such matters  of day to day importance. Questions relating to India pertaining to sports, History,  Culture, Geography, economy, Polity & Indian Constitution. These Questions will be  such that they do not require a special study. 

2) Arithmetic Ability: Questions on problems relating to Number Systems,  Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between  Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion,  Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance,  Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.  

3) Basic English Language Skills: Candidates‟ ability to understand Basic English  would be tested. 

4) General Intelligence and Reasoning: Questions of both verbal and non verbal type. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural  Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural  Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving,  Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations,  Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing  inferences, Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern-folding and  completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Small & Capital  letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical  thinking.

INDICATIVE SYLLABUS FOR PART-B(TECHNICAL SUBJECT) FOR THE POSTS OF  Jr. Technician(Printing) & Jr. Technician(Control) at W-1 Level  


1) Brief history of printing. Comparative analysis of different printing  process. Printing surfaces – outline of preparation for all processes. 

2) Types of offset printing Dry & Wet, Various types of Off-set Web perfector  multi colour machine Setting of electronic, computerized machine controls :  Electronic eye, for colour registration, Web detector, numbering, folding, trimming  etc. General care and maintenance of plate making and Off-set, Equipment and  materials used in retouching work, retouching desk, illuminating lighting and  viewing, factors affecting colour judgment. Printing surfaces- outline screen  printing processes, composing (DTP), stencils and designs. Photographic  materials, plates and films, emulsions, preparation, handling and care. Use of  screen sheets, tint laying and their maintenance. Equipment and materials used in  preparation of jigs and frames, bolting cloth, printing table, different adhesives  used, handling and care. Effect of humidity on the film coating, hardening of the  film, developing of the exposed film, transferring the stencil selection of mesh for  bolting cloth to be printed on different material. 

3) Pre-Press: Introduction to Desktop Publishing, its origin Components of  Desktop Publishing, traditional Publishing and Publishing under PC environment.  Concept of publishing, creating publishing page. System of page folding with  different options (single fold, double fold, reverse side fold), scanning photos &  images Computer application in pre – press work. Composing, scanning, colour  mixing, image processing etc. Equipment and materials used in retouching work,  retouching desk, illuminating lighting and viewing, factors affecting colour  judgment. Use of screen sheets, tint laying and their maintenance. 

4) Concept of publishing, creating publishing page. System of page folding with  different options (single fold, double fold, reverse side fold), scanning photos &  images. Color: Color theory & its Principles, theory of color separation, filter,  sequence of color printing, Black printer of reducer and drier General care and  maintenance of plate making equipment. Temperature and humidity controls,  Effects on plates. Light sources – kinds, exposure – printing – down frame use. 

5) Plate Making & Process: Plate making – surface and deepetch plates, Nyloprint  and dry offset plates, outline of chemicals and solutions used for plate making,  use of Whirler. Use of Tech Nova sheets. Photographic materials, plates and film,  emulsions, preparation. Equipment and material used for making various Off-set  plates, photo-chemical process for plate making for use in Off-set Machines.  Plates-metals used – aluminum, zinc, and copper, properties and use, per 

sensitized plates, Temperature and humidity controls, Effects on plates.

6) Printing Surfaces, Ink & Measuring Tools: Printing Ink, Component of different  types of inks, tints, shades, matching and mixing of ink; Tack, length, flow and  use Colour: Colour theory & its Principles, theory of colour separation, filter,  sequence of colour printing, Black printer of reducer and drier. Theory of dot  formation: Highlight and Shadow.  

7) Lithographic plate and printing machinery. Photomechanical process,  classification, equipment and materials used for plate making and offset printing.  Use of automatic plate processor, their care and handling. – Use of Step and  Repeat machine, their care and handling. Different type of plates: Study of  aluminum plates, photo polymer plates, multimeter plates. P.S. and wipe on plates  – their properties and use. Lining-up table, layout sheets, imposition, punch  register, use of step wedges, sensitivity guide, etc. – handling and use. 

8) Plate graining equipment and type of materials used – chemical, mechanical,  sand blast, electro grain, etc. – quality of the grain. Plate making – surface and  depth-etch plates, outline of chemical and solutions used for plate making, coating  of plate for light sensitivity – use of whirler – P.S. Plates, wipe on plates,  photopolymer plates, multi metallic plates, xerographic polyester plates. Light  source – kinds, exposure – printing – down frame and their effective uses. Use of  photo-integrator, inverse-square law, law of reciprocation. 

9) Measuring gauges, hydrometer, hygrometer, densitometer, room thermometer,  etc., their handling, care and use. Proof and transfer process by proofing – kinds,  mechanical and operational features, hand transferring of images. Printing  machines for litho-offset printing – kinds, mechanical and operational features,  inking and damping systems. Rollers – kinds, setting, cleaning, handling and  storage, nap roller – preparation and treatment. 

10) Paper – standard sizes, division and sub-division, kinds, qualities. Seasoning of  papers and paper calculation. Ink-kinds, qualities. Problems in plate  making/printing and their remedies.  

11) Post Press: Various book binding methods. Styles of binding. Material used in  Binding paper, board, book cloth leather, handling, care, sizing etc. Classification of  various book binding methods Hand sewn, Machinery sewn, section sewn. Direct  perfect binding, with or without side glue etc. Stitching & sewing, hand and  machine methods. End paper, kinds and purpose. Forwarding operations, Case  making and finishing Operation. Rounding and backing, tipping knocking and  counting backing, case making by hand, tools required. Tipping and pasting of  plates, maps etc.



1) Linear measurements – its units, dividers, calipers, hermaphrodite, centre  punch, dot punch, prick punch their description and uses of different types of  hammers. Description, use and care of „V‟ Blocks, marking off table. Measuring  standards (English, Metric Units), angular measurements.  

2) Bench vice construction, types, uses, care & maintenance, vice clamps,  hacksaw frames and blades, specification, description, types and their uses,  method of using hacksaws. Files – specifications, description, materials, grades,  cuts, file elements, uses. Types of files, care and maintenance of files. Measuring  standards (English, Metric Units), angular measurements. 

3) Marking off and layout tools, dividers, scribing block, – description,  classification, material, care & maintenance. Try square, ordinary depth gauge,  protractor – description, uses and cares. Uses, care & maintenance of cold chisels  – materials, types, cutting angles. Marking media, marking blue, Prussian blue,  red lead, chalk and their special application & Description. Power Saw, band saw,  Circular saw machines used for metal cutting. 

4) Micrometer– principle, parts graduation, reading, use and care. Micrometer  depth gauge, parts, graduation, reading, use and care. Digital micrometer. Vernier  calipers, principle, , graduations, reading, use and care. Vernier bevel protractor,  construction, graduations, reading, use and care, dial Vernier Caliper, Digital  Vernier caliper.. 

5) Drilling processes: common type (bench type, pillar type, radial type), gang  and multiple drilling machine. Marking and measuring tools, wing compass, tin  man‟s square tools, snips, types and uses. Tin man‟s hammers and mallets type sheet metal tools, types, specifications, uses. Trammel- description, parts, uses.  Hand grooves specifications and uses.  

6) Stakes-bench types, parts, their uses. Various types of metal joints, their  selection and application, tolerance for various joints, their selection& application.  Wired edges. Various rivets shape and form of heads, importance of correct head  size. Rivets-Tin man‟s rivets types, sizes, and selection for various works. Riveting  tools, dolly snaps description and uses. Method of riveting, The spacing of rivets.  Flash riveting, use of correct tools, compare hot and cold riveting.  

7) Counter sink, counter bore and spot facing-tools and nomenclature, Reamer  material, types (Hand and machine reamer), kinds, parts and their uses,  determining hole size (or reaming), Reaming procedure. Tap wrench: material,  parts, types (solid &adjustable types) and their uses removal of broken tap, studs  (tap stud extractor). Drill kinds: Fraction, metric, letters and numbers, grinding of  drill.

8) Grinding wheel: Abrasive, grade structures, bond, specification, use, mounting  and dressing. Selection of grinding wheels. Bench grinder parts and use. Gauges Introduction, necessity, types. Limit gauge: Ring gauge, snap gauge, plug gauge,  description and uses. 

9) Screws: material, designation, specifications, Property classes (e.g. 9.8 on  screw head), Tools for tightening/ loosening of screw or bolts, Torque wrench,  screw joint calculation uses. Power tools: its constructional features, uses &  maintenance. Locking device: Nuts- types (lock nut castle nut, slotted nuts, swam  nut, grooved nut) Description and use. Various types of keys, allowable clearances  & tapers, types, uses of key pullers. 

10) Special files: types (pillar, Dread naught, Barrow, warding) description & their  uses. Slip gauge: Necessity of using, classification & accuracy, set of blocks  (English and Metric). Details of slip gauge. Applications of Slip Guages. Application  of slip gauges for measuring, Sine Bar-Principle, application & specification.  

12) Lapping: Application of lapping, material for lapping tools, lapping abrasives,  charging of lapping tool. Surface finish importance, equipment for testing-terms  relation to surface finish. Equipment for tasting surfaces quality – dimensional  tolerances of surface finish. Honing: Application of honing, material for honing,  tools shapes, grades, honing abrasives. Frosting- its aim and the methods of  performance. 

13) Annealing and normalizing, Case hardening and carburising and its methods,  process of carburising (solid, liquid and gas). Tapers on keys and cotters  permissible by various standards. Gauges and types of gauge commonly used in  gauging finished product-Method of selective assembly „Go‟ system of gauges,  hole plug basis of standardization. Bearing-Introduction, classification (Journal and  Thrust), ball bearing: Single row, double row, description of each, and advantages  of double row. Roller and needle bearings: Types of roller bearing. Bearing metals  – types, composition and uses.  

14) Vee belts and their advantages and disadvantages, use of commercial belts,  dressing and resin creep and slipping, calculation. Power transmission scoupling  types-flange coupling,-Hooks coupling universal coupling and their different uses.  Pulleys-types-solid, split and „V‟ belt pulleys, standard calculation for determining  size crowning of faces -loose and fast pulleys -jockey pulley. Types of drives -open  and cross belt drives.


Jr. Technician (Turner) at W-1 Level  


1) Measurement, line standard and end standard, steel rule different types,  graduation and limitation. Hammer and chisel materials, types and uses. Prick  punch and scriber. Vice – types and uses, Files different types of uses, cut, grade,  shape, materials etc. Try square-different types, parts, material used etc. Calipers  types and uses (firm joint). Vee – block, scribing block, straight edge and its uses.  Hacksaw-their types & uses. Center punch- materials, construction & material  uses. Drill machine-different parts. Hacksaw blades- sizes, different Parts.  Hacksaw blades-sizes, different pitch for different materials. Nomenclature of drill.  

2) Surface plate its necessity and use. Tap – different types (Taper 2nd and  bottoming) care while tapping. Dies different types and uses. Lathe with its main  components, lever positions and various lubrication points as well. Definition of  machine & machine tool and its classification. Classification of lathe in Function  and construction of different parts of Lathe. Types of lathe drivers. Description in  details-head stock- cone pulley type- all geared type construction & function.  Tumbler gearset. Lathe cutting tool-different types, shapes and different angles  (clearances and rake), specification of lathe tools. 

3) Vernier caliper-its construction, principle graduation and reading, least count  etc. Digital vernier caliper. Outside micrometer –different parts, principle,  graduation, reading, construction. Digital micrometer. Cutting speed, feed depth  of cut, calculation involved-speed feed R.P.M. etc. recommended for different  materials. Different types of micrometer, Outside micrometer. Uses of digital  measuring instruments. 

4) Drills-different parts, types, size etc., different cutting angles, cutting speed for  different material. Boring tool. Counter – sinking and Counter boring. Letter and  number drill, core drill etc. Reamers-types and uses. Lubricant and coolant-types,  necessity, system of distribution. 

5) Knurling meaning, necessity, types, grade, cutting speed for knurling. Lathe  mandreldifferent types and their uses. Concept of interchangeability, Limit, Fit and  tolerance as per BIS: 919-unilateral and bilateral system of limit, Fits- different  types, symbols for holes and shafts. Hole basis & shaft basis etc.  

6) Driving plate. Face plate & fixed & traveling steadies construction and use.  Transfer caliper-its construction and uses. Lathe centers-types and their uses.  Lathe carrier function types & uses. Mandrel – Different types and its use.  Magnetic stand dial indicator, its used and care.  

7) Taper – different methods of expressing tapers, different standard tapers.  Method of taper turning, important dimensions of taper. Taper turning by  swiveling compound slide, its calculation. Bevel protector & Vernier bevel protractor-its function & reading. Method of taper angle measurement. Sine bar types and use. Slip gauges-types, uses and selection. 

8) Form tools-function-types and uses, Template-purpose & use. Dial test  indicator- construction & uses. Cutting tool material-H.C.S., HSS, Tungsten.  Carbide, Ceramic etc, – Constituents and their percentage. Tool life, quality of a  cutting material. Cutting speed, feed, turning time, depth of cut calculation,  cutting speed chart (tungsten carbide tool) etc. Basic classification of tungsten  carbide tips. 

9) Preventive maintenance, its necessity, frequency of lubrication. Preventive  maintenance schedule., TPM (Total Productive Maintenance), EHS (Environment,  health, Safety) Marking table-construction and function. Angle plate construction,  eccentricity checking. Different types of attachments used in lathe. Various  procedures of thread measurement thread screw pitch gauge. Screw thread  micrometer, microscope etc. 

10) CNC technology basics: Difference between CNC and conventional lathes.  Advantages and disadvantages of CNC machines over conventional machines.  Machine model, control system and specification. Axes convention of CNC machine  – Machine axes identification for CNC turn centre. Different types of programming  techniques of CNC machine. Tool Nose Radius Compensation (G41/42) and its  importance (TNRC). Cutting tool materials, cutting tool geometry – insert types,  holder types, insert cutting edge geometry. – Describe Tooling system for turning  – Setting work and tool offsets. – Describe the tooling systems for CNC TURNING  Centers. – Cutting tool materials for CNC Turning and its applications. Tool holders  and inserts for radial grooving, face grooving, threading, drilling.


Jr. Technician (Welder) at W-1 Level  


1) Introduction and definition of welding. – Arc and Gas Welding Equipments, tools  and accessories. – Various Welding Processes and its applications. – Arc and Gas  Welding terms and definitions. Different process of metal joining methods:  Bolting, riveting, soldering, brazing, seaming etc. – Types of welding joints and its  applications. Edge preparation and fit up for different thickness. – Surface  Cleaning. 

2) Basic electricity applicable to arc welding and related electrical terms  &definitions. – Heat and temperature and its terms related to welding – Principle of  arc welding. Common gases used for welding & cutting. – Types of oxy-acetylene  flames and uses. – Oxy-Acetylene Cutting Equipment principle, parameters and  application. Arc welding power sources: Transformer, Rectifier and Inverter type  welding machines and its care &maintenance.  

3) Welding positions as per EN & ASME: flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead  position. – Weld slope and rotation. Arc length – types – effects of arc length.  Polarity: Types and applications. – Weld quality inspection, common welding  mistakes and appearance of good and defective welds – Weld gauges &its uses.  Calcium carbide uses and hazard. Acetylene gas properties and flash back  arrestor. Oxygen gas and its properties, uses in welding. Oxy acetylene gas  welding Systems (Low pressure and High pressure). Difference between gas  welding blow pipe(LP &HP) and gas cutting blow pipe – Gas welding techniques.  Rightward and Leftward techniques. 

4) Specification of pipes, various types of pipe joints, pipe welding all positions,  and procedure. – Difference between pipe welding and plate welding.  

5) Gas welding filler rods, specifications and sizes. – Gas welding fluxes – types  and functions. Gas Brazing &Soldering : principles, types fluxes & uses – Gas  welding defects, causes and remedies Electrode : types, functions of flux, coating  factor, size specifications of electrode. – Effects of moisture pick up. – Storage and  baking of electrodes. 

6) Weldability of metals, importance of pre heating, post heating and maintenance  of inter pass temperature. Welding of low, medium and high carbon steel and  alloy steels. – Induction welding, brazing of copper tubes, Cast iron and its  properties types. Welding methods of cast iron. Aluminium properties and  weldability, Welding methods – Arc cutting & gouging. Safety precautions in Gas  Metal Arc Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc welding.  

7) Introduction to GMAW – equipment – accessories. – Various other names of the  process Advantages of GMAW welding over SMAW , limitations and applications – Process variables of GMAW. Wire feed system – types – care and maintenance. – Welding wires used in GMAW, standard diameter and codification as per AWS. 

8) Heat input and techniques of controlling heat input during welding. – Heat  distribution and effect of faster cooling. Pre heating & Post Weld Heat Treatment – Use of temperature indicating crayons. Submerged arc welding process – principles, equipment, advantages and limitations. Thermit welding process types,  principles, equipments, Thermit mixture types and applications. – Use of backing  strips and backing bars. Plasma Arc Welding (PAW) and cutting (PAC) process – equipments and principles of operation. 

9) Resistance welding process -types, principles, power sources and welding  parameters. – Applications and limitations. Metalizing – types of metalizing  principles. – Manual Oxy – acetylene powder coating processprinciples of operation  and applications.


(TECHNICAL SUBJECT) FOR THE POST OF  Jr. Technician (Electrical) at W-1 Level  


1) Fundamentals of electricity, definitions, units & effects of electric current.  Conductors and insulators. Conducting materials and their comparison. Joints in  electrical conductors. Techniques of soldering. Types of solders and flux. 

2) Underground cables: Description, types, various joints and testing procedure.  Cable insulation & voltage grades Precautions in using various types of cables.  

3) Ohm‟s Law; Simple electrical circuits and problems. Kirchoff‟s Laws and  applications. Series and parallel circuits. Open and short circuits in series and  parallel networks. Laws of Resistance and various types of resistors. Wheatstone  bridge; principle and its applications. Effect of variation of temperature on  resistance. Different methods of measuring the values of resistance. Series and  parallel combinations of resistors. 

4) Magnetic terms, magnetic materials and properties of magnet. Principles and  laws of electro-magnetism. Self and mutually induced EMFs. Electrostatics:  Capacitor Different types, functions, grouping and uses. Inductive and capacitive  reactance, their effect on AC circuit and related vector concepts. Comparison and  Advantages of DC and AC systems. Advantages of AC poly-phase system. Concept  of three-phase Star and Delta connection. Line and phase voltage, current and  power in a 3 phase circuits with balanced and unbalanced load.  

5) I.E. rules on electrical wiring. Types of domestic and industrial wirings. Study of  wiring accessories e.g. switches, fuses, relays, MCB, ELCB, MCCB etc. Grading of  cables and current ratings. Principle of laying out of domestic wiring. PVC conduit  and Casing capping wiring system. Different types of wiring – Power, control,  Communication and entertainment wiring. Inspection and testing of wiring  installations. Special wiring circuit e.g. godown, tunnel and Factory etc.  Importance of Earthing. Plate earthing and pipe earthing methods and IEE  regulations. Earth resistance and earth leakage circuit breaker. 

6) Working principles and circuits of common domestic equipment and appliances.  Concept of Neutral and Earth. Working principle, construction and classification of  transformer. Single phase and three phase transformers. Turn ratio and E.M.F.  equation. Series and parallel operation of transformer. Voltage Regulation and  efficiency.  

7) Study and understand Layout drawing of control cabinet, power and control  circuits. Various control elements: Isolators, pushbuttons, switches, indicators,  MCB, fuses, relays, timers and limit switches etc. Wiring accessories: Race ways/  cable channel, DIN rail, terminal connectors, thimbles, lugs, ferrules, cable  binding strap, buttons, cable ties, sleeves, gromats and clips etc. Testing of  various control elements and circuits. 

8) Basic concept, block diagram and working of voltage stabilizer, battery charger,  emergency light, inverter and UPS. Preventive and breakdown maintenance.  Transmission and distribution networks. Line insulators, overhead poles and  method of joining aluminum conductors.  

9) Safety precautions and IE rules pertaining to domestic service connections.  Various substations. Various terms like – maximum demand, average demand,  load factor, diversity factor, plant utility factor etc. Types of relays and its  operation. Types of circuit breakers, their applications and functioning. Production  of arc and quenching.


Jr. Technician (Electronics/Instrumentation) at W 1 Level  


1) Basic terms such as electric charges, Potential difference, Voltage, Current,  Resistance. Basics of AC & DC. Various terms such as +ve cycle, -ve cycle,  Frequency, Time period, RMS, Peak, Instantaneous value. Single phase and Three  phase supply. Terms like Line and Phase voltage/ currents. Insulators, conductors  and semiconductor properties. Different type of electrical cables and their  Specifications.  

2) Single range meters Introduction to electrical and electronic measuring  instruments. Basic principle and parts of simple meters. Specifications, symbols  used in dial and their meaning. Introduction to electrical measuring instruments.  Importance and classification of meters. MC and MI meters. Characteristics of  meters and errors in meters. Multi meter, use of meters in different circuits. Care  and maintenance of meters. Use of CRO/DSO, Function generator, LCR meter. 

3) Different types of soldering guns, related to Temperature and wattages, types  of tips. Solder materials and their grading. Use of flux and other materials.  Selection of soldering gun for specific requirement. Soldering and De-soldering  stations and their specifications. Different switches, their specification and usage.  

4) Ohm‟s law and Kirchhoff‟s Law. Resistors; types of resistors, their construction  & specific use, color-coding, power rating. Principles of induction, inductive  reactance. Types of inductors. Self and Mutual induction. Types of capacitors,  construction, specifications and applications. Dielectric constant. Significance of  Series parallel connection of capacitors.  

5) Semiconductor materials, components, PN Junction, Forward and Reverse  biasing of diodes. Forward current and Reverse voltage. Different diodes, Rectifier  configurations, their efficiencies. Working principles of Zener diode, varactor  diode, their specifications and applications. Working principle of a Transformer,  construction, Specifications and types of cores used. Step-up, Step down and  isolation transformers with applications.  

5) Construction, working of a PNP and NPN Transistors, purpose of E, B & C  Terminals. Transistor applications as switch and amplifier. Transistor input and  output characteristics. Transistor power ratings & packaging styles and use of  different heat sinks. Different types of biasing, various configurations of transistor  (C-B, C-E & C-C), their characteristics. 

6) Diode shunt clipper circuits, Clamping / limiting circuits and Zener diode as  peak clipper, uses their applications. Heat Sink- Uses & purpose. Suitability of FET  amplifiers in measuring device applications. Working of different power electronic  components such as SCR, TRIAC, DIAC and UJT. MOSFET, Power MOSFET and IGBT, their types, characteristics, switching speed, power ratings and protection  Flip-Flop: Basic RS Flip Flop, edge triggered D Flip Flop, JK Flip Flop, T Flip Flop.  Basic flip flop applications like data storage, data transfer and frequency division. 

7) Precision Measuring Instruments, gauge blocks, sine bar, dial indicators,  vernier callipers, micrometers, bevel protractor, thickness gauges. Types of tubes  used for instrumentation. Basics of electrical measuring instruments Types – absolute and secondary instruments. Types of secondary instruments, DC  instruments- working principle, method of working. 

8) Ohm meters- measuring electrical resistance. Basic construction of Ohm meter,  working method of ohmmeter. Types of Ohm meter – series and shunt type of  ohm meters. Megger/insulation tester, earth tester – construction working  advantages and disadvantages of various types of ohm meter. AC instruments – types of AC measuring instruments -MI, electro dynamometer type, Working  principle, advantages and disadvantages of MI instruments and electro  dynamometer instruments. Various applications. Induction type meters – working  principle construction and operation of induction type instruments. Construction  and Applications – single phase and three phase energy meter, watt meter. Walt  hour meter, Ampere Hour meter, power factor meter etc. Special instruments:  voltage tester, continuity tester, rotation test, phase sequence indicator,  synchronizing, the synchroscope, _ frequency meter. Thermocouple type  ammeters. 

11) Scope and necessity of instrumentation. Fundamentals of measurement  systems. Calibration and calibration standards– basic standards, secondary  standards, working standards. Fundamental units – The metric system, Base &  supplementary units, Derived Units, Multiplying factors and standards of length,  mass, time & frequency. Temperature & electrical units. Instrument characteristics  Static characteristics– accuracy, precision, sensitivity, resolution dead zone,  repeatability, reproducibility, drift, Dead band, backlash, hysteresis. Dynamic  characteristics– speed response, fidelity, lag. Error, Types of errors- systematic,  random& illegitimate error. Certainty/uncertainty, validity of result. Measuring  system Response. Introduction, amplitude responses, Phase response, Delay, rise  time &slew rate. Damping & its importanc. Stress &Strain Measurement.  Introduction to Strain gauges, types of strain gauges and differences. Applications  of strain gauges, load cells. LVDT, RVDT, advantages and limitations


FIREMAN at W-1 Level  


1) Basics of Physics & Chemistry related to Fire :Physical properties of matter,  Definition of Density, Relative density, Effects of density on behaviour of gases, Vapour density, Melting & Boiling point, introduction to Heat and Combustion,  Measurement of temp and conversion of their scales, Definition of Flammable  liquids, Gases & vapors, sp heat, latent heat.  

2) Anatomy of Fire : Definition of Combustion, Elements of Combustion, Products  of Combustion, Flash point, Fire point, Ignition temperature and spontaneous  combustion. 

3) Classification of Fires : Classification of Fire and types of extinguishers.  Techniques of fire extinction-Smothering cooling and starvation.  

4) Extinguishing Media and Foam Making Equipment : Water as an extinguishant its merits, demerits and modification. Introduction to all types of foam  concentrate, properties of foams and techniques of extinguishment by foam, types  of foams, Characteristics of good foam, foam making Equipment- Mechanical. Dry  Chemical Powder- Types and application. Carbon dioxide as extinguishant.  

5) Hose and Hose Fittings: Type of Suction & Delivery Hoses, Material used in  Construction. Hose-reel, and Causes of decay, Operational use of Hose, Storage,  Care & Maintenance.  

6) Hydraulics : Introduction & Units of measuring Length, Area and Volume of  regular and irregular shapes, Pressure & their conversion, Principal Characteristics  of pressure. 

7) Pump and Primers : Classification of common pumps in use in Fire Service and  its types, centrifugal pump, its parts, construction & their function, different types  of primers, Reciprocating and Gas Ejector primers, Care and Maintenance,  introduction to Cooling Systems. 

9) Fixed Installations: a. Water Based: Risers Mains- Wet riser, Dry riser, Hose  reel installation, use and maintenance, Introduction to hydrants. b. Non Water  Based : Foam Base- Foam pourer, DCP, CO2, Based installation use and  maintenance. 

10) Automatic Fire Detection cum Alarm System: Types of Detectors- Smoke,  Heat, Flame/Gas Detectors, Operating principles. 

11) Ladders: Introduction of Types of ladders, Extension Ladder, Hook Ladder,  Use, Care and maintenance of ladders, Pitching of Ladders, Parts and  Components. Small & Special Rescue Gears : Different types of small gears,  Fireman Axe, Ceiling Hook, Crowbar, Door breaker, Padlock removers, Spreader, Cutters, Lifting Equipment and different type of Saw used during fire fighting &  rescue techniques. 

12) Special Service: Introduction, Methods employed by fire Service to rescue  trapped persons in lifts, Sewer, Trapped under vehicle, Debris of Collapsed  building. Special reference to Industrial Units.


iii) The online test will be in bilingual form i.e. Hindi & English language except the English language section which will be available only in English and there is no  Interview for the selection of the posts. The selection will be on merit basis. There is  no Negative Marking.


  1. iv) In respect of Fireman, candidates shortlisted in the online test will have  to undergo essential qualifying physical test also. Candidature of those  candidates who do not meet the parameters as per the eligibility criteria, their candidature will be summarily rejected, and will not be considered for  further process of selection. 
  2. v) In the Selection process, an applicant has to obtain high marks in the test and rank  sufficiently higher to be allowed for next stage for further process of selection. The minimum marks will be decided by the Company based on the performance of the applicants in the online examination only. However, since the final selection would depend on the number of vacancies as also relative performance, merely qualifying in the online examination will not entitle an applicant for appointment in the Company. 

The final merit list will be drawn by the marks obtained in the online  examination. The minimum qualifying marks i.e., cut-off marks required to  consider on order of merit for different categories of candidates are as under: 

General / EWS Category  55%
OBC  50%
SC/ST Category  45%

vi) The online examination will be held tentatively in the month of Nov/Dec-2022. The exact date, session, reporting time of examination will be mentioned in the call letter. The examination will be conducted online in venues given in the respective call letters. The applicants will have to take the examination on the date and time as indicated in the call letter at their own cost. The applicants are requested to keep checking the Company’s website for any changes. 

vii) The online Examination will be conducted in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata  and New Delhi/NCR only. Applicants should select only one centre. Choice of centre  once exercised by the applicant will be final. No request for change of  centre/venue/date/session for online examination shall be entertained. If sufficient  number of applicants do not opt for a particular centre for Online examination OR if  the number of applicants is more than the capacity available for Online examination  for a centre the Company reserves the right to allot any other centre to those  applicants. The Company reserves the right to cancel any of the centres and/or add  some other centres at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative  feasibility etc. The Company also reserves the right to allot the applicants to any of the  centres other than the one he/she has opted for either within the state or outside the  state.  

viii) All applicants will have to appear for the online examination at their own risks and expenses. Company will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature. 

The Resolution of Tie (in order of preference) would be done by the following:

a) The candidate older in age will get preference. 

b) Alphabetical order of names. 

x) The Chief General Manager, SPPH reserves the right to make changes in the  Scheme/pattern of Examination if considered necessary at any stage of Recruitment  process. However, the same shall be notified in the website before the conduct of the  examination.

xi) Admission to the online examination will be purely provisional without verification of Age/qualification/category (SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PWD/Ex-SM) etc., of the applicants.  Each applicant should, therefore, ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria and that the particulars furnished in the application are complete and correct in all respects. In case it is found at any stage that, an applicant does not fulfil the eligibility criteria and/or has furnished incorrect/ false information or has suppressed  any material information, his/her candidature will be cancelled. If any of these short comings are detected after appointment his/her services will be summarily  terminated without giving any notice, or any compensation in lieu thereof. 

xii) Download of Call letter – Applicants who have registered Online will be allowed to download online call letters for the “Online” examination on the basis of the  information furnished in the online application. No detail scrutiny of application will be carried out at the time of issuing call letters Online. The call letters can be downloaded from the Company’s website Once the applicant clicks the relevant link, he/she can access the window for call letter  download. The applicant is required to use (I) Registration Number/Roll Number,(II)  Password/Date of Birth for downloading the call letter. Applicants are required to affix  recent recognizable photograph on the call letter preferably the same as provided during registration. Applicants have to appear at the examination centre with Original  Call Letter and Original Photo Identity Proof as specified and mentioned in call letter.  Applicants are also required to bring one photocopy of the original photo identity proof. Intimation for downloading call letter will also be sent through email/SMS to the email id and mobile number as given by them in the online application form. However, applicants should keep checking the above website for latest updates. 

xiii) Applicants reporting late for online examination: Applicants reporting late for online examination i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for Examination will not be permitted to take the examination. The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the Start time of the test. Though the duration of the examination is 120 minutes for above posts at (Sl.No. 1 to 7) applicants may be required to be present at the venue for about 3 hours including the time required  for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions for online test. 

xiv) The possibility of occurrence of some problem in administration of the examination cannot be ruled out completely which may impact test delivery and/or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include movement of candidates, delay in test. Conduct of a re exam is at the absolute discretion of test conducting body. Candidates will not have any claim for a re-test. Candidates not willing to move or not willing to participate in the delayed process of test delivery shall be summarily rejected from the process. 

xv) If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions. More than one session are required if the nodes capacity is less or some technical disruption takes place at any Centre or for any applicant. 

xiv) In order to overcome the possibility of applicants seeking help of other applicants  during the online examination, an analysis of the responses (answers) of individual applicants with those of other applicants in the online examination to detect patterns of similarity of right and wrong answers will be done. On the basis of such an analysis, it is inferred/concluded that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine/valid, the Company reserves the right to cancel the candidature of the concerned applicant and the result of such applicants (disqualified) will be withheld. Hence the applicants are advised in their own interests  not to indulge in any unfair practice/malpractice in the examination. 

xvi) Instances for providing incorrect Information and/or process violation by an applicant detected at any stage of the selection process will lead to disqualification of the applicant from the selection process and he/she will not be allowed to appear in any SPMCIL recruitment process in the future.  

If such instances go undetected during the current selection process but are detected subsequently, such disqualification will take place with retrospective effect. 

How to Apply 

Applicants are requested to follow the detailed procedures/guidelines as Indicated  below: 

  1. Application Registration Procedure 
  2. Payment of fee Procedure 
  3. Guidelines for Photograph & Signature Scan and Upload 
  4. Other Guidelines 

Applicants can apply online only from 01.10.2022 to 31.10.2022 and no other mode of application will be accepted


Before applying online, applicants should 

Scan their: 

  • Photograph (4.5 cm X 3.5 cm)  
  • Signature (with black ink) 
  • Left Thumb impression (on white paper with black/blue ink) 
  • File Type: jpg/jpeg, Dimensions: 3cm X 3cm,  
  • File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB.  
  • A Hand written declaration (on a white paper with black  
  • Ink and should not be written in CAPITAL LETTERS) 
  • (text given below) (10 cm X 5 cm)(50 KB – 100 KB) 

The applicant should ensure that the above scan documents adhere to the required  Specifications as given below: 

  • Signature in Capital will not be accepted. 
  • The left thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged. (If   a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his/her Right thumb for  applying). 
  • The text for hand written declaration is as follows: 
  • I,___________ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I  will present the supporting documents as and when required”. 
  • The above declaration has to be in the candidates hand writing and in English  only. If it is  written and uploaded by anybody else or in any other language, the application  will be considered as invalid. 
  • Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. Company may send intimation  to download call letters for examination etc., through the registered e-mail ID. In case an applicant does not have a valid personal e-mail id, he/she should create his/her new e-mail id and mobile no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number. Under no circumstances,  he/she should share/mention email id to/or of any other person.
  • PAYMENT OF FEE ON LINE: from 01.10.2022 to 31.10.2022 Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation  charges will have to be borne by the applicant. 

Application Registration Procedure

Applicants to visit Company’s website and open  the link for filling the Online Application Form, click on the option “APPLY ONLINE”  which will open a new screen. 

To register application, choose the tab “click here for New Registration and enter  Name, Contact details and Email id. a Provisional Registration Number and Password  will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Applicant should note  down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An E-mail & SMS indicating  the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent. 

In case the applicant is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab. Prior to submission of the online application, applicants are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. 

  1. Applicants are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the  COMPLETE REGISTRATION BUTTON. 
  2. The Name of the applicant or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt  correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets /Identity  proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature. 
  3. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the’Validate your  details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button. 
  4. Applicants can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed  under point – C. 
  5. Applicants can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form. 
  6. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before “COMPLETE REGISTRATION”. 
  7. Modify details, if required, and click on ‘ COMPLETE REGISTRATION’ ONLY after  verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details  filled are correct. 
  8. Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.  
  9. Click on ‘Submit’ button.

Payment of Fees procedure (Online Mode)

  1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment  process can be completed by following the Instructions. 
  2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/  MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile  Wallets. 
  3. After submitting your payment information in the online  application form, PLEASE WAIT FOR THE INTIMATION FROM THE SERVER. DO  NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE 
  4. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated. 
  5. Non-generation of ‘E-Receipt’ indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment,  Applicants are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number and Password and repeat the process of payment. 
  6. Applicants are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application  Form containing fee details. 
  • Please note that if the same cannot be generated online transaction may not have been successful
  • For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If a non-Indian credit card is used, the bankers will convert it to local currency based on prevailing  exchange rates. 
  • To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your  transaction is completed. 
  • There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of  fees. 
  • No other mode of payment of fees will be accepted. 


I. PHOTOGRAPH IMAGE: Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture. The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably white background.  Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face. If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not  squinting and there are no harsh shadows. 

If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “redeye”. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face. Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred). Size of file should be between 20kb-50kb, Ensure that the size of the scanned Image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more than 50KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.


The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen. The signature must be  signed only by the applicant and not by any other person. The Signature will be used  to put on the call letter and whenever necessary. The applicant‟s signature on the call letter and attendance sheet at the time of the examination should match the uploaded Signature. Incase of mismatch, the applicant may be disqualified. 


140 x 60 pixels (preferred). Size of file should be between 10kb -20kb. Ensure that the size of the scanned Image is not more than 20KB. 

III. Left thumb impression:  

The applicant has to put his/her left thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink.  

File type: jpg / jpeg  

Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 3  cm * 3 cm (Width * Height)  

File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB  

Hand-written Declaration 

Hand written declaration content is to be as expected.  

Hand written declaration should not be written in CAPITAL LETTERS. 

The applicant has to write the declaration in English clearly on a white paper  with black ink.  

The hand written declaration should be of the applicant and not by any other  person.  

Hand written Declaration  

File type: jpg / jpeg  

Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e. 10  cm * 5 cm (Width * Height)  

File Size: 50 KB – 100 KB  


Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch). Set Colour  to True Colour, File Size as specified above. 

Crop the Image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above). 

The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image 0l .jpg  or image 0l.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or  moving the mouse over the file image icon. Applicants using MS Windows/MS Office can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 5OKB&20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager, Scanned photograph and  signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 20KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option [Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also. If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.

While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to  upload his/her photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand written  declaration.  

Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature etc. 

There will be separate links for uploading Photograph, Signature, Left thumb  Impression and Hand Written Declaration. Click on the respective link “Upload  Photograph / Signature, Left thumb Impression and Hand Written Declaration”. Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo/ Signature file has been saved. Select the file by clicking on it. Click the ‘Upload’ button. 

An online application which is incomplete in any respect such as without photograph  and signature Left thumb Impression and Hand Written Declaration uploaded in the online application form/unsuccessful fee payment will not be considered as valid. 

Other Guidelines/Instructions

  1. Decision of SPP in all matters regarding eligibility of the candidate, the stages at  which such scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, the documents is to be produced  for the purpose of the conduct of online test, selection and any other matter relating to  recruitment will be final and binding on the candidate. Management reserves the right  to fix the standard and specifications for screening and calling the number of candidates  for online test. 
  2. Applicants are advised in their own interest to apply on-line much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection /inability/failure to log on to the Company’s website on account of heavy load on internet website jam. SPPH takes no responsibility for applicants not being able to submit their applications online within the last date on account of aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the SPPH.

III. Any information submitted by an applicant in his/her application shall be binding on the applicant personally and he/she shall be liable for prosecution / civil consequences in case the information /details furnished by him /her are found to be  false at a later stage. 

  1. SPPH shall not be responsible for any application made/wrong information  provided by an unauthorized person/institution. Applicants are advised not to  share/mention their application details with/to anyone. 
  2. Identity Verification -In the examination hall as well as at the time of verification of certificates & Medical Examination, the call letter along with original and a photocopy of the candidate’s currently valid photo identity such as PAN Card  /Passport/ Permanent Driving Licence/Voter’s Card/Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letter head/ Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letter head/ valid recent  Identity Card issued by a recognized College/University/Aadhar/E-Aadhar card with a  photograph/ Employee ID card. 

Identity Card with photograph should be submitted to the Invigilator for verification. The applicant’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted. If identity of the applicant is in doubt the applicant may not be allowed to appear for the Examination. 

Please note that Ration Card and Learner’s Driving License are not valid id proof for this recruitment exercise. 

Note: Applicants have to produce in original the photo identity proof and submit photocopy of the photo identity proof along with Examination call letter while attending the examination, without which they will not be allowed to take up the examination. Applicants must note that the name as appearing on the call letter (provided during the process of registration) should exactly match the name as appearing on the photo identity proof. Female applicants who have changed first/last middle name post marriage must take special note of this. 

If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in the Call Letter and Photo Identity Proof, the applicant will not be allowed to appear for the examination. In case of candidates who have changed their name, will be allowed only if they produce original Gazette notification/their original marriage certificate/affidavit in original. 

VI) Action Against Applicants Found Guilty of Misconduct Use of Unfair means 

Applicants are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered with or fabricated and should not suppress any material information while submitting online application. At the time of examination, verification of certificates or in a subsequent selection procedure, if an applicant is (or has been) found guilty of using unfair means or impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or misbehaving in the examination hall or disclosing,  publishing, reproducing, transmitting, storing or facilitating transmission and storage of contents of the test(s) or any information therein in whole or part thereof in any form or by any means, verbal or written, electronically or  mechanically for any purpose or resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature or obtaining support for his/her candidature by  unfair means, or carrying mobile phones or similar electronic devices of communication in the examination hall such a candidate may, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable: 

a) To be disqualified from the examination. 

b) To be debarred either permanently or for a specified period from any examination  conducted by SPMCIL. 

c) For termination of service, if he/ she has already joined SPMCIL. 

Applicants are advised to take a printout of the system generated application form, paste a photograph below the scanned photograph and sign across. Applicant  should also sign at appropriate places. Applicants are not required to send anything  through post only online mode is accepted. 

a) They should attach the following documents and keep ready with them at the time of documents verification. 

  • Self-attested copies of the certificates pertaining to age, educational qualification i.e. Copies of all the marks sheets of all semesters/ years. Self-attested copies of Caste for SC/ST/EWS/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) applicants. The certificates should have been issued by the Competent  Authority for claiming the benefits of reservation for these categories under the Government of India. 
  • A copy of the Disability Certificate issued by the Competent Authority as  prescribed by Government of India from PWD applicants. Candidates having  less than 40% disability are not eligible for concessions meant for PWD  candidates. 
  • Ex-Serviceman applicants should keep a copy of discharge certificate.  

b) Applicants in their own interest should keep all the above documents ready with them and should only be submitted at the time of verification or if advised to submit at any date after being shortlisted for further selection process on the basis of examination results. Any discrepancy in the online application and documents  submitted, if found at a later stage shall be liable for rejection of his/her candidature. The applicants should ensure that the signatures appended by them in all the places  viz. in online application, call letter, attendance sheet etc.and in all correspondences with the Company in future should be identical and there should be no variation of  any kind. 

c) Management reserves the right to call for any additional documentary evidence in  support of educational qualification & experience of the applicant. 

d) Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification. 

e) An ‘Information Hand-out’ booklet will be made available to the  applicants on the Company’s website, which may  be downloaded along with the call letter for online examination. 

The Applicants May Note the Following

  • In case of the applicants belonging to OBC Category, the Certificate to that effect should not have been obtained earlier than 02-07-2022, i.e.6 months. Candidates  should submit a photocopy of the certificate Issued by the Competent Authority in the  format prescribed for claiming benefits of reservations for Other Backward 
  • Classes under the Government of India at the time of certificates verification or on any date after being advised about the same. The certificate, inter alia, must specifically state that the applicant does not belong to the socially advanced sections/Creamy Layer. The certificate should have been obtained from the Competent Authority. The applicant should not belong to the socially advanced sections/Creamy  layer on the last date of application. The OBC applicants coming under ‘Creamy Layer’ will be treated as “GENERAL” category applicant and hence they should select their category in online application as ‘GENERAL’. It maybe noted that only the castes/sub castes figuring in the Central List (Govt. of India) will be considered accordingly OBC  caste/Sub-caste figuring in the concerned State list but not in Central List will not be  considered under OBC category. 
  • Community/EWS status as on the closing date for ONLINE Registration of  application for this Advertisement shall only be considered for availing reservation  benefits if eligible and any change in the community/EWS status of the candidate  thereafter shall not be entertained
  • Persons with Disability must produce a copy of the certificate of their disability  issued by authorities empowered to issue such certificates at the time of verification or  on any date after being advised about the same. 
  • Applicants already in service of Govt./Quasi Govt. Organisations. Public Sector Banks/Undertakings and Autonomous Bodies will have to keep a photocopy of the “No Objection Certificate” from their employer along with the print out of the application and submit the original for verification at the time of online Test.  
  • However, at the time of reporting for duty after selection, a proper and unconditional relieving order/discharge certificate from the previous employer will have to be produced by the applicant in absence of which he/she will not be allowed to join  the Company. 
  • Persons who have been dismissed from the service of any organisation need not apply. 
  • Candidates whose results are awaited as on 01-07-2022 need not apply. Applicant must have passed the essential qualification from Recognized  University/College/Institute. 
  • The decision of SPPH, in all matters relating to this recruitment will be final and binding on the applicants. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by SPPH in this regard. 
  • The Selected candidates will be initially posted at Security Printing Press, Hyderabad; however they are liable for transfer to any of the Units of SPMCIL as per  requirement of the Company. 
  • The seniority of the candidates on appointment will be as decided by the  Company. 
  • Record retention period for examination material (Attendance Sheet/any other  records / documents etc.) will be 6 months after the declaration of final result.  After that, no RTI shall be entertained by Company regarding this examination. 
  • In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation of clauses in any version of this advertisement other than English, the English version published in Employment  News and available on Company’s website shall prevail. Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the courts situated in Hyderabad. 
  • Appointments of selected candidates will be subject to his/her being declared medically fit by a Medical Officer in the rank of Civil Surgeon of a Government  Hospital, satisfactory report about his/her character and antecedents by the Police Authorities, satisfactory report from his/her previous employer and referees,  verification of caste and class certificate (for SC,ST,OBC and EWS category candidates) and completion of all other pre recruitment formalities to the complete  satisfaction of the Company. Further, such appointment shall also be subject to  Service rules and Standing orders of the Company. 
  • Canvassing in any form will be treated as a disqualification. 
  • No correspondence from applicants regarding their eligibility to apply for the  above posts will be entertained. 
  • No applicant is permitted to use or have possession of calculators, mobile phones, pagers or any other instrument/device in the examination hall. 
  • Please also refer to “How to apply” and “Frequently asked question (FAQs)” section on our website in case of any difficulty in applying online or register the problem online on 
  • Any corrigendum to this advertisement will be displayed only on the Company’s website Therefore, applicants are advised to keep  checking the Company’s website for any update. 
  • The Company reserves the right to cancel the Advertisement fully or partly on any grounds and such decision of the Company will be displayed only on the Company’s website It will not be intimated to the  applicants individually. However, in case of cancellation, examination fees (if any) paid by the applicants will be refunded to them. 

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