HQ Eastern Command Recruitment 2023 for CSBO/Messenger | 25 Posts | Last Date: 19 June 2023

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HQ Eastern Command Recruitment 2023 notification announced for the posts of CSBO/Messenger/Washermen/Cook. There are 25 vacancies available for the posts. Candidates with the qualification of 12th pass are eligible to apply. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by postal. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

HQ Eastern Command RecruitmentHQ Eastern Command Recruitment 2023 for CSBO/Messenger/Washermen/Cook:

Job Role CSBO/Messenger/Washermen/Cook
Qualification 12th pass
Experience Freshers
Total Posts 25 Posts
Salary Pay Level 01 – 03
Job Location Kolkata
Last Date 19 June 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:


  • Essential: Matriculation passed or equivalent from a recognized board.
  • Desirable: Conversant with the duties of the respective trade with one year’s experience in the trade.

CSBO, Grade – II:

  • Essential: Matriculation passed or equivalent from a recognized board & Proficiency in handling Private Board Exchange (PBX). (Experience Certificate) (For the post of CSBO only).
  • Desirable: Fluency in spoken English and Hindi.

Age limit ( As on 20 June 23):

  • UR (Gen): 18 to 25 years
  • OBC: 18 to 28 years
  • SC/ST: 18 to 30 years
  • PHC: 18 to 35 years for UR, 18 to 38 years for OBC, 18 to 40 years for SC/ST
  • ESM: Service rendered + 3 years.

Age Relaxation: Age relaxation will be applied only in case the candidate produces a valid caste.


  • Messenger: Pay Level 01
  • Washerman: Pay Level 01
  • Cook: Pay Level 02
  • CSBO, Grade – II: Pay Level 03

No.of.Vacancies: 25 Posts

  • Messenger: 01 Post
  • Washerman: 01 Post
  • Cook: 02 Posts
  • CSBO, Grade – II: 21 Posts

Selection Process:

  • Merely fulfilling the basic selection criterion does not automatically entitle a person to be called for a written/skill test.
  • The question paper will be bilingual i.e. English and Hindi.
  • Only shortlisted candidates based on performance in the written exam (Ten or Twenty times the number of vacancies in each category will be called for a skill test by the selection board).
  • The date of the written test and skill test will be intimated to the eligible candidates only.
  • The selection will be made strictly on the basis of merit which will be decided as per marks obtained in written test comprising of 100 marks.
  • Applicants shortlisted for written test will also have to undergo a skill test which will be of qualifying in nature and carries no separated marks.
  • The written test will comprise four parts as given below
  • Paper – I – General Intelligence & Reasoning Objective Multiple Choice Type
  • Paper – II – General Awareness Objective Multiple Choice Type
  • Paper– III – General English Objective Multiple Choice Type
  • Paper– IV – Numerical Aptitude Objective Multiple Choice Type
  • Skill tests will be conducted to check the candidate’s proficiency for the post applied for and based on the handling of exchange operation (only for CSBO).
  • This will be conducted for qualifying purposes only.

How to apply for HQ Eastern Command Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job by sending the prescribed application form to the mentioned address latest by 19 June 2023.

For more details & Application Form: Click here


  • The appointment will be on probation for a period of two years followed by permanent absorption subject to found suitable during the probation period.
  • The application will be forwarded by Registered Post in an envelope endorsed with “Application for the post of ……………” (Post applied for ……, category ………… in top of the envelope.
  • Applications in the prescribed format are invited from the citizen of India on probation for a period of two years.

Required Documents:

  • Self-attested copies of Birth Certificate (Matriculation Certificate & Marks Sheet can be produced in lieu)
  • Certificate of Educational/Technical Qualifications.
  • Experience Certificate (For the post of CSBO only).
  • Residential Certificate.
  • Caste Certificate (For OBC/SC/ST only).
  • EWS Certificate (For EWS only).
  • Aadhaar Card.

Postal Address:

Officer-In Charge,
Eastern Command Signal Regiment,
Fort William,
Kolkata – 700 021.

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