Principal Jobs in Patiala at PPSC

PPSC announced job notification for the post of Principal has been released officially. Any Masters Degree, M.Phil/Ph.D pass Can apply for this job openings. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria alone can apply on the official website The application process ends on 03.01.2022.

Qualification Details:

The Punjab Public Service Commission invites Online Application Forms from eligible candidates for recruitment to 12 posts of Principal (Group-A) in the Department of Higher Education , Government of Punjab.

1. Post Name: Principal

2. No of Post: 12

3. Pay Scale:

i. Rs. 1,18,500/- (Minimum of Pay Band)

ii. The minimum pay admissible for the ibid posts shall be as per Notification No. 7/204/2012-4FP1/66, Dated 15/01/2015 Government of Punjab, Department of Finance (Finance Personnel-I Branch) Chandigarh, and Notification No. 1/62016- 4P.P.1/834680/1 dated 07/09/2016 Government of Punjab Department of Personnel PP-I Branch Chandigarh, fixed emolument equal to Minimum Pay without any allowance will be paid during the probation period of 3 years.

4. Essential Qualifications:

i. A Master’s Degree with at least 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) by a recognized University

ii. A Ph.D. Degree in concerned / allied / relevant discipline(s) in the institution concerned with evidence of published work and research guidance

iii. Associate Professor / Professor with a total experience of fifteen years of Teaching / Research / Administration in Universities, Colleges and other institutions of higher education

iv. A minimum score as stipulated in the Academic Performance Indicator (API) based Performance Based Appraisal System (PBAS), as set out in this Regulation in Appendix – III of UGC Gazette Notification – 2010 for direct recruitment of Professors in Colleges.

v. Punjabi of Matric or its equivalent Standard.

vi. The candidates MUST possess the requisite qualification before or by 03/01/2022.

5. Advt. No. 202146


Candidates should not be below 21 years and above 45 years of age as on 01-01-2021.
Application Fee:
SC/ ST: 750/-, Ex-Serviceman of Punjab state only: 500/-, EWS/ PWD/ LDESM: 500/-, All Other Categories i.e., General, Sports Persons of Punjab and Wards of Freedom Fighters, Punjab: 1500/-

Documents Required:

i) Proof of Date of Birth: Certificate of Matriculation/Higher Secondary

ii) Proof of having passed Punjabi Language

iii) Relevant Degree and DMC Certificate

iv) Ph.D Degree

v) Reserve Category Certificate issued by the Competent Authority (If Applicable)

vi) PBAS Performa

vii) Experience certificate issued by Competent Authority

viii) If ESM, certificates/documents mentioning the following:-

a) Date of Enrolment

b) Date of Release/Discharge

c) Reason of Release/ Discharge

ix) Certificate as proof of age relaxation claim (If Applicable)

x) Certificate as proof of fee concession (If Applicable)

xi) Proof of being Government Employee

xii) Copy of Bank Challan (PPSC Copy only)


Panjab Public Service Commission, Baradari Garden, Patiala- 147001

Selection Procedure :

1. The procedure for selection of candidates for the post of Principal (Group-A) in the Department of Higher Education, Government of Punjab will consist of written examination and interview as per the following details:

i. Written Competitive Examination: 480 Marks
ii. Interview – 60 Marks
iii. Total Marks – 540 Marks

2. The written competitive examination for the post will be scheduled tentatively in February , 2022. The exact date of exam will be decided and intimated later keeping in view the public health safety issues.

3. The pattern for written competitive examination comprising of 120 questions (@ 4 marks for each question) is as follows: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)

I. Each question carries 4 marks and, for each correct answer candidate will get 4 (four) marks.

II. There will be Negative Marking (One Mark for each question) in the written examination for questions wrongly answered i.e. for each incorrect answer, 1 (One) mark will be deducted from the total score

III. To answer a question, the candidate has to find, for each question, the correct answer/ best option.

IV. Answer key will be uploaded on the PPSC website (after written examination), and the  candidates will be permitted to raise objections (if any). Candidates will be given four days to deliberate before putting up the objections.

V. Unanswered/Unattempted questions will be given no marks. In case, a question is withdrawn, all candidates will be given four (04) marks irrespective of the fact whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.

4. The examination is a pen & paper-based test, to be answered on the specially designed machine gradable OMR sheet using ball point pen

5. Interview:

i. Candidates not more than two times the number of posts (in their order of merit of written examination) who have scored a minimum of 45 percent marks in written examination (40% for candidates of Scheduled Castes of Punjab and Backward Classes Punjab) will be short-listed for appearing in the interview.

ii. However, this number shall be subject to variation if two or more candidates at the bottom of this list (the number at the end) get equal marks. In such case, then all of them will be considered for appearing in the Interview (subject to eligibility), warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio.

iii. No candidate shall be eligible to be shortlisted for interview unless he/she obtains 45% marks in the competitive examination (read 40% for the candidates belonging to Schedules Caste of Punjab and Backward Classes of Punjab) and no candidate shall be eligible to be appointed unless he/she obtains at least 45% marks in the aggregate i.e., competitive examination including interview (read 40% for the candidates belonging to Schedules Castes of Punjab and Backward Classes of Punjab)

iv. The aim of the Interview is to assess the candidate’s suitability for the job in terms of his personal qualities by a Panel Interview.

v. Final result shall be prepared on the basis of the grand total of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Competitive Examination and the Interview.

vi. The marks of written competitive examination obtained by the candidates or cut off marks for interview will not be disclosed at the time of short listing the candidates for interview, to avoid the same influencing the interview panel. However, the complete details of written marks and interview marks will be available on the website of the Commission after compiling the final result.

How to Apply :

1. The candidates can ONLY apply by filling Online Application Form, a link of which is available on the website of the Commission No other mode of application will be accepted.

2. To make new registration for applying for the post. (Step-1) 03/01/2022 By 11:59:00 PM

3. To deposit the Application fee and Examination fee by system generated Bank Challan Form. (Step-2) 11/01/2022 [ During Banking Hours]

4. Candidates are advised to fill their details in the online application form carefully e.g., Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Category, Aadhar Card number, Qualification, Experience, Photo & Signature, fee etc. After final submission of online application form by the candidate, no change will be allowed, and candidate will be responsible for any mistake in the data filled in the online application form.

5. Submission Of Printed Copy of The Application Form:- The candidates are NOT REQUIRED to send the Hard Copy of the Online Application Form to the Office of Punjab Public Service Commission.

6. However, the candidates are advised/ directed to take copy in soft form/print out of the Application Form at the time of applying, otherwise he/she will not be able to take out the copy at the later stage.

7. He/she must retain the hard/soft copy of online application form along with all eligibility documents ready to be sent at a short notice to PPSC whenever required by PPSC during short listing of candidates for the interview or earlier.

8. Also, persons with disabilities must submit the hardcopies of Online Application Form alongwith Disability Certificate and request for scribe, if any and other eligibility documents at the reception counter of PPSC by hand by 11/01/2022.

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