SAS Part-I Examination on Computer Based Test (CBT) 2023: Clarification regarding Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
OFFICE OF THE CGDA, CENTRAD, BRAR SQUARE, DELHI CANTT- 110010
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NO. AN /SAS/ 16200/ SAS-I/CBT / 2023/ PROG
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Sub: SAS Part-I Examination on Computer Based Test (CBT) 2023: Clarification regarding Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Ref: AN/ SAS/ 16200/SAS-I/CBT / 2023/ PROG dated 17.04.2023
As per HQrs Office Circular cited under reference, the l ink for registrations of candidates for SAS Part I Examination on Computer Based Test (CBT) has been activated . Since Compu ter Based Test has been newly introduced, HQrs office is receiving queries on registration /eligibility et.c. in a large number. On the basis of queries received, following general clarifications on FAQs are furnished :
|Particulars I Queries||Clarification|
|1.||Font for Hindi Typing of the Descriptive portion in Paper-III.||Hindi Phonetic Key Boards will be u sed. For installation of the key board for practice of Hindi typing, a run manual is enclosed as Annexure I. The candidates can go through the same and install the keyboard which will be provided for typing in Hindi at the time of examination for descriptive type.
Further the Phonetic Keyboards are available starting from Windows 10. The Mangal Font is to be used for typing in Hindi.
In order to enable the Phonetic keyboard, follow these steps:
See the right bottom of the screen – Select Language Preference – Preferred Language – Add a Language – Select Hindi – Click Next – Click Install – Hindi Language will be downloaded – Click Options – Add a Keyboard – Click on Hindi Phonetic.
Now the candidate can type m Hindi. He/ she, for example, will have to type the English Alphabet “BHARAT” lo fetch the result “भारत”.
|2.||USER ID & PASSWORD have been sent to registered Email id but the details are not received in the Mail
Wrong mention of Email ID while registration
|In case of such difficulty, the candidates may send their details along with contact number to E-Mail mentioned on the Registration Link. The technical person will contact and help in resolving the issue.|
|3.||Eligibility Criteria for appearing in SAS Examination||Please refer to the Para 8 of the Circular cited under reference|
|4.||If the candidate has used E Mail Address other than NIC Email during registration
Can a candidate use Email ID other than NIC Mail for registration
|Candidates can use any E-mail which is functional for registration. However, if a candidate has used NIC Email as per the earlier HQrs. Circular, there is no issue.|
|5.||Someone has registered in the portal but due to shut the down/ technical issue in PC, it shows that the “You have already registered with the same Aadhar, mail and mobile number.”||The candidates can again login through their USER ID and PASSWORD. In case problem still persists the candidate may send their details along with contact number to E-Mail mentioned on registration link. The technical person will contact and help in resolving the issue.|
|6.||As per Para 12 of the circular cited under reference “the questions and answers options shall be bilingual i.e. in Hindi & English.” In this connection, clarifications are sought whether questions will be shown in both languages or m a particular opted language.||In this connection it is clarified that while registration, the candidates have to select the language for each paper. The questions will be reflected in the opted language only which the candidate has selected during registration i.e. Hindi or English. Different language option may be exercised for each paper.|
|7.||In case the candidate has been relieved and has not joined the new office i.e. he/ she is availing joining time, to which PCDA/ CDA the application is to be submitted?||In such a scenario, he/ she should opt for the PCDA / CDA from which command he/ she has been relieved. The PCDA/ CDA concerned will recommend the candidature provisionally after scrutiny of the service records as the same are held with them. Detail of such cases may specifically be mentioned m the Board proceeding convened for screening of the candidature by the PCDA / CDA who have provisionally recommended. However, in such cases the candidates have to select the centres nearest to their New Duty Station as per Para 5 of the HQrs. Office Most Important Circular No. AN/ SAS/ 16200/SAS-1/ CBT/ 2023/ PROG dated 17.04.2023
In case he/ she has joined the new office on transfer, then the application for registration is to be submitted by the candidate to the new PCDA / CDA.
|8.||If a candidate has selected the wrong PCDA /CDJ\ (Say B) in the Registration Portal instead of his/ her own PCDJ\/CDJ\ (Say A), what he/ she should do?||The candidate should intimate concerned PCDA / CDA (Say A) through proper channel. The concerned PCDA / CDA (Say A) will intimate the other PCDA / CDA (Say B) along with the printed registration Form of the candidate. The PCDA / CDA (B) will provisionally approve the candidature online and intimate the HQrs Office for necessary correction.|
|9.||If any basic information is erroneously mentioned in the Registration Form and it has been submitted by the candidate, what he/ she should do?||The candidate should intimate this to HQrs. Office through proper channel and concerned PCDJ\ / CDA should also mention the discrepancy in the B.O.O. proceedings before forwarding to HQrs Office for correction.|
|10.||If the Candidates are not having the Departmental Identity Card||
The concerned PCDA / CDA will issue the provisional Identity Card in such cases.
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