All India Competency Assessment Test (AICAT) Centres
Written Test + Personal Interview Centres
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This section provides important details for applying to the PMRD Fellows Scheme 2014.
Applications are sought through an open advertisement across the country. All candidates fulfilling the criteria shall appear for an online test scheduled on Sunday, 15th December 2013 from any of the 40 centres across the country. Those wishing to apply should fill an online form with an application processing fee of Rs. 750. Candidates from SC and ST categories with income below the level stipulated by the GoI are required to pay Rs. 250.
The eligibility criteria for selection as a PMRD Fellow shall be the following:Essential criteria:
Three stage assessment process includes:
AICAT is an assessment of their understanding and orientation, and problem-solving abilities in a positive manner. Applicants will be shortlisted based on their performance in the AICAT.
Shortlisted candidates will be tested using tools like essay writing & interview to ascertain their motivation, leadership, professional skills and pro-poor orientation.
Refer to the details on the left, for location of available assessment centres.
Merit list will be prepared on the basis of weighted performance in All India Competency Assessment Test, final round written test, and Personal Interview. Final Merit List will be based on weighted total score in three assessment instruments
I] All India Competency Assessment Test (AICAT) online.
Based on AICAT cut-off specific to GN, SC, ST groups, 1000 candidates will be called for next stage of selection:
|Final assessment stage|
|II] Written Test (Issue/ Social and economic issue based)||40||0.2|
|III] Personal Interview||60||0.3|
|6th Nov, 2013||Announcement Inviting Applications Online Application process opens|
|17th Dec, 2013||Last date of submission of completed application|
|20th Dec, 2013||Last date of submission of completed application for candidates who are interested to be engaged as fellows in J&K.|
|28th Dec, 2013||All India Competency Assessment Test (Online)|
|31st Dec, 2013||Announcement of merit list based on the All India Competency Assessment Test (AICAT) separately for GN, SC, ST groups for progression to final stage of selection. Short-listed candidates must indicate preferred location from the list - Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Cochin, Bhopal, Raipur, Allahabad, Guwahati - for appearing in the final stage of selection.|
|16th & 17th Jan, 2014||Final Stage of Selection:
Written test (issues focused) followed by Personal Interview
|28th Jan, 2014||
Publication of 1st Merit list of 140 candidates (merit list as per reservation norms)
|17th Feb, 2014||
2nd merit list activated to fill vacant positions.
To plan ahead, please look through the training schedule.