Election Commission of India Recruitment 2022 Out – www.eci.gov.in

Election Commission of India (ECI) has released the recruitment notification for the  post of Assistant Section Officer. Total numbers of vacancies are 15. Candidates  who are wanted to apply for ECI Recruitment 2022 are advised to refer the Official  site and download the notification PDF then proceed to apply for ECI Recruitment  2022. 

About The Commision 

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is an autonomous body under the ownership  of Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India. It is established by the  Constitution of India directly to ensure free and fair elections in the country. Article  324 of the Constitution provides that the power of superintendence, direction, and  control of elections to parliament, state legislatures, the office of the president of  India, and the office of vice-president of India shall be vested in the election commission. Thus, the Election Commission is an all-India body in the sense that it  is common to both the Central government and the state governments. 

The body administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, State Legislative  Assemblies, State Legislative Councils and the offices of the President and Vice President of the country. The Election Commission operates under the authority of  Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People  Act. The commission has the powers under the Constitution, to act in an appropriate  manner when the enacted laws make insufficient provisions to deal with a given  situation in the conduct of an election. Being a constitutional authority, Election 

Election Commission Powers 

The powers of the Election Commission are defined in the following articles of the  Indian Constitution: 

∙ Article 324: Superintendence, control and direction of national and state-level  elections are to be directly handled by the ECI 

∙ Article 325: Inclusion and exclusion of names in electoral rolls are based  on Indian Citizenship. No citizen of India above the voting age should be 

excluded from the rolls or included in a special electoral roll based on any  criteria such as race, caste, religion or sex. 

∙ Article 326: Defines universal adult franchise as the basis for elections to all  levels of the elected government. 

∙ Article 327: Defines responsibilities of the ECI and parliament for the conduct  of national elections. 

∙ Article 328: Defines the role and responsibilities of the state legislatures with  respect to state-level elections. 

∙ Article 329: Prohibits court interference in matters related to elections unless  specifically asked to provide their views. 

The powers of the Election Commission can be studied under three headings  ∙ Administrative Powers 

∙ Advisory Powers 

∙ Quasi-Judicial Powers 

Administrative Powers of the Election Commission 

∙ The commission has been empowered to function in accordance with the  Delimitation Commission Act and define the territorial boundaries of electoral  constituencies for different elections. 

∙ It has been given powers to register and deregister any political party or  entity. 

∙ It is empowered to enforce the ‘Model Code of Conduct’ for election  campaigns and ensures its implementation. 

∙ It is empowered to keep a check on the election expenses of the political  parties. This ensures a level playing field for all the political parties  irrespective of their size and thus the capacity to spend.

∙ It has the power to appoint officers as election observers and expenditure  observers from different departments of the Civil Services. 


Candidate should holding analogous posts on regular basis or With five years  regular service in posts in Level 4 (Rs 25,500 – Rs 81,100/- ) of the Pay Matrix and  Having two years’ experience in establishment or election matters is mandatory. 


Shortlisted candidates are eligible to get a salary for Assistant Section Officer post is  Rs. 44900 to Rs. 1,42,400/- PM from the respective board. 


Selection will be based on qualifying in the Interview/Personal Talk conducted by the  Commission. The candidates selected will not be allowed to withdraw their  candidature subsequently. 

How to Apply for ECI Recruitment 2022 

∙ Go to the official site of ECI website – www.eci.gov.in 

∙ Select the required notification on the career section. 

∙ The notification contains application form also. 

∙ Fill the application form and send it to the belonging address. 

Click Here To Download Application Form and Notification for Election  Commission of India Recruitment 2022 

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