Advertisement issued by Prasar Bharati Secretariat in regard to Special Recruitment Drive for filling up of MTS post for Persons with Disabilities


Special Recruitment Drive for Persons with Disabilities to the post of Multi-Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) in Prasar Bharati

Advertisement Notice No. 01/2017

Dated: 09.12.2016

(Prasar Bharati Website:

The Prasar Bharati (PB), a statutory autonomous body established under the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act 1990, comprising of All India Radio & Doordarshan, invites applications from Indian Nationals for Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) (Non-Technical) under Special Recruitment Drive for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) for Doordarshan Kendras. The candidates selected through this recruitment will be employees of Prasar Bharati under Section 11(5) of the Prasar Bharati Act, 1990, as amended from time to time, and thus will not have the status of Central Government Civilian Employees.

Recruitment will be made to the Multi Tasking Staff under the following categories:-


Name of Post Scale of Pay Category of Disability No. of Post Suitability for Persons with Disability (VH/HH/OH)
(VH) (HH) (OH)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) PB-1 Rs.5200-20,200/- + GP Rs.1800/- (Pre-revised) Group ‘C’ 11 11 11 33 OA, OL, OAL, B, LV, H & C

NB: Prasar Bharati reserves the right to fill up all the posts or alter the number of posts or even to cancel the whole process of recruitment without assigning any reason. Abbreviations: VH: Visually Handicapped; HH: Hearing Impaired; OH: Orthopedically Handicapped; OA: One Arm; OL: One Leg; OAL: One Arm & One Leg; B : Blind; LV: Low Vision; H: Hearing and C: Communication.

The minimum disability for PWD candidates is 40%. Sub-category of disability, i.e. Visually Handicapped (VH), Hearing Impaired (HH) and Orthopedically Handicapped (OH) is to be indicated.

1.2. Definition of Disabilities (As per DOPT OM No. 36035/3/2004-Estt. (Res) dated 29th December, 2005).

VH : Visually Handicapped
Blindness: “Blindness” refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions, namely:

(i) Total absence of sight; or
(ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses; or
(iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse;

Low Vision: “Person with Low Vision” means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of the tasking with appropriate assistive device.
HH : Hearing Impaired – (Persons suffering from Hearing Impairment). “Hearing Impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

OH : Orthopedically Handicapped: “Locomotor disability” means disability of the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy.

NOTE: Candidates would produce valid original medical certificate of disability issued on or before 23.01.2017 from Medical Board duly constituted by central or state Government at the time of joining.

1.3. Distribution of vacancies:

Post Code Doordarshan Kendra No. of Post
01 Delhi 1
02 Lucknow 1
03 Jaipur 1
04 Raipur 1
05 Bhopal 1
06 Patna 1
07 Bhawanipatna 1
08 Sambalpur 1
09 Kolkata 1
10 Ranchi 1
11 Guwahati 1
12 Agartala 1
13 Aizawl 1
14 Kohima 1
15 Imphal 1
16 Shillong 1
17 Gangtok 1
18 Silchar 1
19 Chandigarh 1
20 Jalandhar 1
21 Shimla 1
22 Jammu 1
23 Srinagar 1
24 Thiruvananthapuram 1
25 Chennai 1
26 Bengaluru 1
27 Hyderabad 1
28 Puducherry 1
29 Ahmedabad 1
30 Mumbai 1
31 Nagpur 1
32 Rajkot 1
33 Panaji 1

While applying candidate has to select only ONE Doordarshan Kendra for which he/she wants his/her candidature to be considered.

Note: Candidate will be eligible for chosen Doordarshan Kendra ONLY and will not be considered for the other Doordarshan Kendra. For example, if a candidate chooses Doordarshan Kendra “Delhi”, he/she will not be selected for Doordarshan Kendra Shimla even if he/she is above in merit from the candidate who has chosen Doordarshan Kendra Shimla.


2.1 Written examination will be held at DELHI, CHENNAI, KOLKATA, MUMBAI, and GUWAHATI on 05th March, 2017 (Sunday).

2.2 Examination will consist of two papers as detailed below.

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