Panaji: Not a single candidate amongst 8000, who answered for the post of accountant (direct recruitment) , cleared the written examination held in January.
“I hereby declare that no candidate who appeared for the initial recruitment examination for the post of Accountant (direct recruits) held on January 7, 2018, has secured the minimum qualifying marks necessary for passing,” the notification issued by Director Accounts, read.
Directorate of Accounts had in October issued advertisement for the post of 80 accountants in the Common Account Cadre.
The duration of written examination was of five hours, which was divided into two parts- three hours for 100 marks paper on English and general knowledge with passing marks as 50.
The second part was 50 marks paper on mathematics, 20 marks on economics and 30 marks on bookkeeping and accounting. The passing marks here were 60.
The passing candidates were suppose to go through oral interview.