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984 graduates, five MPhil candidates apply for porters' posts!

It Was Shock For Maharashtra Government When It Received As Many As 984 Graduates And Five MPhil Degree Holders Application For The Five ‘hamal’ (porter) Posts. The Minimum Educational Qualification For The Post Is Just Fourth Standard Pass.

PTI | Updated on: 20 Jun 2016, 09:40:14 PM


It was shock for Maharashtra government when it received as many as 984 graduates and five MPhil degree holders application for the five ‘hamal’ (porter) posts.  The minimum educational qualification for the post is just fourth standard pass.

“We have received applications from 2,424 candidates for the five ‘hamal’ posts. They include 5 MPhil holder, 9 PG diploma holders, 109 diploma holders and 253 with PG degree,” Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) Secretary Rajendra Mangrulkar told PTI today.

The exam for the class D post is likely to be conducted in August, he said. Among the applicants,984 are graduates,605 HSC (class12), 282 SSC (class 10) pass candidates, and 177 below SSC.

MPSC had advertised for these posts in December 2015. The age limit for the posts is 18-33 years.

In the written test, candidates will be examined for their linguistic ability and basic maths skills.

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First Published : 20 Jun 2016, 09:33:00 PM