WCL Recruitment for the post of”Mining Sirdar

Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), a subsidiary company of Coal India Limited (a Maharatna Company of Govt. of India), is a major contributor to energy requirement of the Nation. We operate highly mechanized Open-Cast/Under Ground Coal Mines spread over in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. 

WCL invites application from Indian nationals possessing minimum qualifications required for regular appointment to the post of Mining Sirdar in T&S Grade-C & Surveyor (Mining) in T&S Grade-B in its Mining Areas of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. 

Impotant Dates For WCL Examination:-

Event Impotant Date
Start date of Online Application form submission 21/10/2021
Closing date for Online Application form submission 20/11/2021
Tentative date of downloading the admit card  To be notify latter
Tentative date of Test and mode of test     To be notify latter
nTentative  date of declaration of results       To be notify latter

Positions/ Minimum Qualification/ Vacancies: 

The Positions, Minimum Qualifications required and the Vacancy provided in Table

  Post Qulification UR  EWS  SC  ST  OBC  TOTAL 
 1  Mining Sirdar in T&S Grade-C   (a)Valid Mining Sirdar Certificate of Competency issued by DGMS. 

OR (i) Diploma in Mining & Mine Surveying (ii) Overman Competency Certificate issued by DGMS.
(b) Valid Gas Testing Certificate issued by DGMS. 
(c)Valid First Aid Certificate.
69   16  25  12  45  167
 2  Surveyor(Mining) in T&S Grade-B  (a) Matriculation and in T&S Grade-B
(b)Surveyor’s Certificate of 
Competency issued by DGMS 
(a)Diploma in Mining & Mine 
Surveying; and
(b) Surveyor’s Certificate of Competency issued by DGMS.
 18  04  07  03  12  44

Note:-Presidential Directives and Government guidelines on Reservation shall be followed. [UR = Unreserved, SC= Scheduled Caste, ST= Scheduled Tribe, OBC (NCL) = Other Backward Class (Non Creamy Layer), T&S Grade = Technical & Supervisory Grade, EWS=”Economically Weaker Section.] 


1. The No. of vacancies shown above are tentative and may increase or decrease at the discretion. 

of WCL management. 2. The horizontal reservation for Ex-Servicemen will be applicable as per the central government 

guidelines and rules issued from time to time in this regard. 3. The crucial date for determining the eligibility/suitability of a candidate for the post shall be the 

date of Notification i.e. 11.10.2021. 4. Candidates possessing higher qualification/higher statutory competency certificate are also eligible to apply. 


 Minimum & UpperAge Limit: 

i. The minimum age of the applicant should not be less than 18 years & the Upper-age Limit will be 

30 years as on the date of Notification i.e. 11.10.2021. 

ii. The Upper-age limit will be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) candidates. The Upper-age limit for candidates who had originally been domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 & For Ex Servicemen, age relaxation is applicable as prescribed by Government of India Order issued from time to time. No Upper-age limit is applicable for employees of WCL, CIL and other Subsidiaries of CIL. The Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ SSC/ High School/ Equivalent Examination certificates or Birth Certificate issued by State Authority only will be accepted. No subsequent request for change in Date of Birth will be entertained.

Selection process :-


 Eligible candidates meeting the age and the minimum eligibility criteria as on the date of 

Notification i.e. 11.10.2021 will be required to appear for Test. The selection will be based on a candidate’s relative performance in the test. The mode, venue and date of the test shall be communicated to the shortlisted candidates through email / WCL website. 


ii. Candidates will be allowed to appear in the test merely on the basis of their declaration regarding 

their eligibility as mentioned in the online application. Scrutiny/ Verification of the applications with original documents/certificates of candidates will be done post declaration of result of the test, only for those candidates who shall pass the test as per the laid down cut-off marks and called for document verification as per merit in respective categories. In the post-test scrutiny/verification of documents, if the particulars in the application regarding age, caste educational/technical qualification are found not in conformity with the eligibility criteria and parameters mentioned in this notification, the candidature of such applicants shall stand disqualified regardless of the marks scored in the written test. 

iii. The test will be of 100 questions, each question will carry 01 mark. Maximum 100 marks and the 

duration of the test shall be of 120 minutes. The test will comprise of multiple choice questions with four choices of answer and there will be no negative marking for any wrong answer. Question booklet (in Hindi/English) will be provided along with a separate OMR sheet, at the start of written examination if conducted in offline mode. Instructions (Bilingual) for candidates will be given on the question booklet. The written test will comprise of questions related to statutory provisions, other information relevant to the respective Competency certificate, general awareness, mental ability etc. In case the test will be conducted in online mode then the guidelines shall be communicated to the shortlisted candidates through email / WCL website.

iv. Selection of candidates in the merit panel will be subject to scoring of cut-off marks in the test for the post with respect to their category a


 How to Apply

Steps to Fill Registration Form Follow the steps as mentioned below to complete the Exam Registration process. Step 1: Visit the official website of WCL i.e. http://westerncoal.in/

Step 2: On the homepage, click on Recruitment >> Online Application For post of Mining Sirdar in T&S Grade C & Surveyor(Mining) in T&S Grade-B. Step 3: Click on “NEW REGISTRATIONStep 4: Enter your personnel Email ID and Mobile No. to register yourself. The Email ID will be the Username & Mobile No. will be the Password. Step 5: Login with username and password and fill in the requisite details in the application form. Step 6: Upload required scanned documents, coloured passport size photograph in “jpeg” format and scanned signature in “jpeg” format as required in the application form. Step 7: Check all the details and click on “Submit”. Step 8: Download a copy of the application form and uploaded documents for future reference/requirement and submission at the time of document verification along with all required documents. 

a) Candidates are advised to go through the complete advertisement carefully for assessing his/her 

eligibility in accordance with the qualifications and other norms of Age and caste/category etc. b) Candidates belonging to EWS/ SC/ST/ OBC/ Ex-Servicemen should submit self-attested copies of 

valid certificates issued by the Competent Authority to that effect along with the application. OBC candidates are required to submit latest Other Backward Class certificate (Non-Creamy Layer) in 

the format as applicable for Central Government posts. c) The candidate has to submit the downloaded copy of the application form and uploaded 

documents at the time of document verification along with all required documents as given 

below: a. Downloaded application form duly signed in original in which a self-attested latest passport size 

colour photograph duly affixed and all documents uploaded at the time of submission of 

application. b. Self-attested copy of Matriculation certificate in which the candidate’s Date of Birth is mentioned. C. Self-attested copy of Higher Secondary certificate (10+2). d. Self-attested copy of valid Mining Sirdar Competency Certificate/valid Gas testing certificate/valid First Aid certificate (For candidates applying for the post of Mining Sirdar) e. Self-attested copy of valid Surveyor Competency Certificate (For candidates applying for the post of Surveyor(Mining).


f. Self-attested copy of Diploma in Mining and Mine Surveying/Degree in Mining Engineering/other 

technical qualification if any. g. Self-attested copy of Marks sheet of Diploma / Degree. h. Self-attested copy of higher qualification, if any. i. Self-attested copy of valid Caste certificate. j. Self-attested copy of valid EWS / Ex-Servicemen certificate as applicable. k. NOC in case the candidate is employed in any other Government organization. 1. Self-attested copy of ID card issued by concerned Department in which NEIS No. is mentioned is 

required if candidate is already employed in CIL and any of its subsidiaries. 

Only those applications which are submitted through the recruitment portal shall only be considered. Applications submitted by hand / sent through post/ courier or any other mode will not be accepted. Incomplete applications or applications received after the due date/time (or) without the signature / without photograph will be rejected. 

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