As per the amendments made in the Boilers Act, 1923 by the Indian Boilers (Amendment) Act, 2007 and in the Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950 vide Notification No. G.S.R. 821 (E) dated 7th October, 2010. a provision has been made for inspection and certification of boilers and boiler components during manufacture, erection & use by “Competent Persons” recognized by the Central Boilers Board(CBB). As per these amendments, a third party “Inspecting Authority” in India is required to engage Competent Persons to undertake inspection and certification of boilers and boiler components during manufacture, erection & use. Central Boilers Board, Government of India has authorized National Productivity Council (NPC) to conduct the second examination for Competent Persons.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING FOR COMPETENT PERSONS EXAMINATION :
(a) Must be a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
(b) Minimum five years experience singly or cumulatively in the following fields related to boilers subject to the condition that minimum two years shall be in Operation & Maintenance of boilers. .*
(i) Design (ii) Manufacture (iii) Commissioning (iv) Operation and Maintenance (v) Inspection and Certification during manufacture or operation and maintenance (vi) High Pressure Welding-Inspection
(c) Level-ll NDT Certificates from ISNT or any other professional body recognized by ISNT’in Non Destructive methods of testing in radiography and ultrasonic testing.
(1) Age: Maximum age for the applicants is 65 years as on 31st July, 2012 provided the person is medically fit.
(2) Applicants employed in Central Govt.lState Govt.lPSUs have to inform their employer in writing before applying.
(3) Training period will not be considered as experience.
(4) Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria need only apply.
Rs. 13500/- (inclusive of service tax) (Thirteen thousand five hundred only) for General Category candidates and Rs. 10200/-(inclusive of service tax) (Rupees ten thousand two hundred only) for SC/ST candidates. The fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances.
Examination Date: 19th August 2012 (Sunday)
Proposed Examination Centers: Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi
Prospectus & Registration
Prospectus and application form can be downloaded from www.aipnpc.com or www.npcindia.gov.in The candidates should register by sending the filled in application along with the Examination fee by Demand Draft in favour of National Productivity Council payable at Chennai to:
The Director & Head,
Regional Professional Management Group
National Productivity Council
6, SIDCO Industrial Estate,
Ambattur. Chennai-600 098
Tel: (044) 2625 2467
Fax:044 2625 3122