Balmer Lawrie Recruitment for Field Executive | Last Date-15/02/2018

Organization Name :

Balmer Lawrie  

Advertisement No :

Advertisement No: BL/TA/LS/FE(CC)/01

Name of the Post :

Field Executive (Customs Clearance)


[a] The consolidated stipend at all locations shall be paid at the rate of 70% of the Minimum Wages for Semi-skill category as notified by National
Capital Territory(NCT) of Delhi and shall be payable during the period of Apprenticeship Training (OJT), on the basis of actual attendance.

Age Limit :

21 Years  

Education / Qualification :

10+2 from a Central/State Education Board with minimum 50% aggregate marks

Selection Criteria :

Selection of the candidates shall be based on Written Test and Personal Interview. The weightage of written test and personal interview will be 80:20

b) The written test will be of 2 hours duration and will be MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) type with questions on general awareness/ reasoning etc. No
negative marking will be there.
c) A candidate will have to secure minimum 40% marks for qualifying the selection process.
d) Obtaining minimum qualifying marks in written test shall not confer any right or claim by the candidate for being shortlisted for personal interview or
the final selection, as the same is related to number of positions & relative performance for each category.
e) Shortlist of candidates for interview shall be drawn on the basis of marks obtained in the Written Test in the ratio 1:3 (subject to securing minimum
qualifying marks in the Written Test). Thus for 42 seats for the Trade of Field Executive (Customs Clearance), the short list will be a maximum of 126
candidates. They will be required to attend Personal Interview. Personal Interview will be conducted at Kolkata & Chennai.
f) In case of tie of marks in the written test for the last position on the Shortlist for Personal Interview, all such candidates shall be called for the Personal
Interview, even if the total number exceeds the prescribed ratio. If such a situation arises anywhere before the last position while drawing a list, the
last name/last few names, in proportion to the prescribed ratio, will get eliminated.
g) Merit list shall be drawn on the basis of marks obtained in the Written Test & Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:3, only for such candidates who qualify
in the Personal Interview.
h) In case of tie of marks for the last position on the Merit List, the candidate with the prior date of birth (senior by age) shall find a place in the merit list.
However, the name of the junior shall also be retained in the said Merit List, as the last name. If such a situation arises anywhere before the last position
while drawing a list, the last name/last few names, in proportion to the prescribed ratio, will get eliminated.
i) PwBD candidates will be considered against reserved/ identified position irrespective of their position in select list (in order of merit within the category)
on horizontal reservation policy.
j) Filling up of the seats is solely at the discretion of the Management based on suitability of candidates and no claim will arise for engagement, if some
of these seats are not filled due to unsuitability/ insufficient number of candidates. In case of non-availability of suitable candidates at any location,
Balmer Lawrie may decide not to conduct any Basic Training at either at Kolkata or at Chennai and communication of the same through BL web site
shall be considered sufficient and valid.
k) The decision of the Management will be final and binding on all candidates on all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the
applications, mode of selection, cancellation of the selection process etc. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
l) The selected candidates will have to undergo Basic Training of 3 months (390 hours of Professional Skills & Professional Knowledge and 110 hours of
Employability Skills), and thereafter On-the-Job Training (OJT) for a period of one year.

After successfully applying/ registering on-line applications or submission of application in hard copy, the candidates must take print out of the filled
in on-line application form/ confirmation mail/ filled in application form. A self-authenticated print out along with all supporting documents as
mentioned below shall be retained by the candidate and produced for verification at the time of

Personal Interview:

[i] Passport Photos [2 Nos.]
[ii] 10+2 Marks Sheet & Pass Certificate
[iii] Certificate – as may be relevant, if any.
[iv] Date of Birth Proof (High School or Higher Secondary or Secondary School Certificate or certified extracts from Birth Register)
[v] Caste / Class/ Disability Certificate pertaining to Reserved Categories i.e. ST/ SC/ OBC (Non- Creamy Layer)/ PwD as per format available on
the website.
[vii] Copy of Aadhar Card
[viii] Any other academic/ qualification certificate, if any.

Incomplete applications, Applications received after the due date SHALL BE REJECTED SUMMARILY.

About Organization : 

Balmer Lawrie, a public sector company under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, is a professionally managed, multi-location, diversified conglomerate having presence in manufacturing as well as service sectors, with a consistent track record of growth and profitability. High standards of customer service, innovative outlook and dedicated human resources have enabled the organization to achieve leadership position in many of its businesses.  

Job Location :

Kolkata and Chennai  


a) An apprentice is a person who has made contract of apprenticeship with Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. for Apprenticeship training and the same is registered under the Apprentices Act. Candidates who have completed their Apprenticeship Training under The Apprentices Act, 1961 are not eligible for this training.
b) The candidates should not have undergone any formal trade training (Fresher apprentices) earlier or pursing Apprenticeship Training as per the Apprentices Act, 1961 in any Government or Public Sector or Private Industrial Organization.
c) The candidates should fulfil all other requirements of Apprentices Act, 1961 and in terms of NAPS and only candidates whose registration is accepted under the Apprentices Act 1961 by the Apprenticeship Adviser shall be eligible for undergoing this Apprenticeship Training.
d) Each candidate must have an Aadhaar number.
e) Candidates shall be required to submit Medical Fitness Certificate obtained from a Doctor of a Government Hospital/Chief Medical Adviser [CMA] of the Company.
f) The Apprenticeship Training may be terminated if the Apprentice remains absent without approval for a period of seven (7) days in a month. The Basic Training shall be conducted for minimum 8 hours daily & 6 days a week.
g) Government of India guidelines for reservations as per Apprentices Act/NAPS shall be applicable.
h) The consolidated stipend at all locations shall be paid at the rate of 70% of the Minimum Wages for Semi-skill category as notified by National Capital Territory(NCT) of Delhi and shall be payable during the period of Apprenticeship Training (OJT) on the basis of actual attendance..
i) If an Apprentice is advised by the Company to undergo the training in a region other than his/her region of domicile, then he/she shall be provided 20%
of stipend towards accommodation payable in other than Metro Cities and 25% of stipend in Metro cities which shall be linked to their attendance.
Such apprentices shall not be entitled to any other benefits.
j) The Apprentice shall not be entitled to any other benefit / facilities / allowances apart from the consolidated stipend as per (h) & (i, if applicable) above.
The trainee is not eligible for any TA-DA/Boarding or Lodging expenses incurred during the period of training. Balmer Lawrie & Co Ltd will not provide
any assistance towards transportation.
k) During the period of Apprenticeship, the Apprentices shall be bound by the Standing Orders/Service Rules as applicable to employees/workmen of the Region.
l) Any canvassing directly or indirectly by the candidates will disqualify his/her candidature. Any dispute with regard to engagement against this
advertisement will be settled within the jurisdiction of appropriate Court at Kolkata only.
m) Candidates must provide his/her correct and updated e-mail id and mobile number. Please note that the intimation for the written test and personal interview, if shortlisted, will be sent through e-mail only.
n) The training description mentioned above is only indicative. It may change based on the training need and discretion of the management.
o) No Travel expenses shall be paid to any candidate for appearing in Written Test, other than those belonging to SC, ST and PwBD (Persons with
Benchmark Disability) categories. Reimbursement in case of these categories shall be limited to second class railway fare from the nearest railway
station of the mailing address to the place of the test/ interview and back by the shortest route on production of original journey tickets provided the
distance is not less than 30 kms. The Format for seeking reimbursement of TA for attending Written Test/ second level selection process shall be
communicated along with Call E-mail. All reimbursements shall be made through Bank Transfers only. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure
that all details pertaining to bank account are mentioned correctly in the TA Form. BALMER LAWRIE & CO LTD shall not be responsible/ liable for nonpayment
&/or non-receipt in case information furnished is incomplete or incorrect.
p) Examination Centres – Details to be communicated to shortlisted eligible candidates through e-mail subsequently.
q) The Company reserves the right to fill or not to fill all or any of the advertised seats without assigning any reason whatsoever.
r) At any stage of this selection process including after selection or engagement, in case it is found that the candidate has given incorrect information in
the application form or has indulged in any of the following or similar activity, the said applicant shall be liable to be disqualified, prosecuted and
debarred for all engagements/ training in BALMER LAWRIE & CO LTD and his/her application shall be rejected with no reimbursement of travel fare.
(i) Has provided wrong information or submitted false documents
(ii) Has Suppressed relevant information
(iii) Does not meet the eligibility criteria prescribed for the training
(iv) Has resorted to unfair means during the Written Test /selection process
(v) Is found guilty of impersonation
(vi) Has created disturbance affecting the smooth conduct of the Written Test at the test centre or at any other stage
(vii) Has uploaded non-human or irrelevant photograph.
s) Balmer Lawrie shall not be responsible for any loss of email communication sent, due to invalid/incorrect email id/wrong postal address/postal
delays/loss in transit etc. No request in this regard shall be entertained.
t) In case of any ambiguity / dispute arising on account of interpretation in versions other than English if any, the English version shall prevail.
u) No Correspondence shall be entertained by the Company with regard to selection process. The final selected list of Apprentices shall be uploaded on
the website.

***Important Dates :

Start Date : 31.01.2018 

Last date for submission of applications is 15.02.2018.


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