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.
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