- Is the post of Marketing Representative Executive Level post?
Reply : No, This is a Group 'C' Non – Executive level (Workers category) posts operated at W-5 level.
- How can I submit my application?
Reply : Candidates needs to apply online. No manual or any other mode would be entertained.
- Can I modify/alter the details filled in online application form?
Reply : Yes, the details in online application form can be edited / modified before submission of application
fee or final submission of online form and details once finally submitted cannot be changed under
any circumstances. Hence, candidates are strictly advised to ensure that they have filled in the
correct particulars & details in online application form.
- Is there any application fee?
Reply : Yes, INR 200/- for General and OBC category candidates. Application Fee needs to be paid online using
netbanking, credit/debit card. No other payment mode is acceptable. Application fee is non refundable. Failed Transaction amount will be automatically refunded to same A/c from which
payment was originally made, within 15 working days. SC/ST/PwBD/ExSM candidates are exempted
from payment of application fee.
- How can I apply online?
Eligible and interested candidates are required to apply online from 10:00AM onwards
19.03.2019 upto 18.04.2019 upto 5:30PM
on NFL's' website: www.nationalfertilizers.com
Careers => Recruitment in NFL =>Recruitment of Marketing Representative -2019. They should
have valid E-Mail ID, which should remain valid for at least one & a half year; latest passport size
photograph (jpg or jpeg file only upto 50 Kb) as well as photograph of signatures in digital format
(jpg or jpeg file only upto 20 kb) for uploading with the application form; Supporting documents for
qualification, caste/PwBD certificate and identity proof for uploading (pdf/jpeg/jpg file only upto
01MB each); Provision to pay examination fee of ₹200/- for General and OBC Candidates.
Candidates who are registered with Local Employment Exchange(s)/ District Sainik Resettlement
Board and meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria, whose names are sponsored to
Bathinda/Panipat/Vijaipur/Corporate Office/Marketing Units against this advertisement, are advised
to apply Online, failing which their candidature will not be considered.
Online registration involves following steps:
- Step 1: Filling up of Application - Go to NFL's' website www.nationalfertilizers.com =>Careers
=> Recruitment in NFL=> Recruitment of Marketing Representative -2019.
- Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility.
- Click on the link “Apply Online”.
- Fill up all the required fields.
- Ensure the information provided is correct and then submit.
- Step 2: Making Payment
- Click on “Make payment” which will take you to Payment Gateway, which has been
authorized to collect the application fee /processing charges on behalf of NFL
- Step 3: Final Registration & Printing of Provisional Registration Slip.
Once the payment is made, candidates should download and retain a photocopy of their e-receipt
and Registration Slip as they would be asked to produce them for reference to produce it at the
document verification or at any stage of selection process. Candidates are not required to send any
document to NFL
- In my diploma course, only GPA/CGPA/OGPA/DGPA/SGPA or letter grade has been awarded in
place of percentage of marks. Can I enter the grade in my application?
Reply : Candidates who have been awarded GPA/CGPA/OGPA/DGPA/SGPA or letter grade should convert it
into percentage and provide only the equivalent percentage of marks in the online application form.
Where no norms have been specified, the CGPA/OGPA will be presumed to have been provided on
a 10 point scale. Candidates would be required to provide CGPA to Percentage conversion formula
of their Institute/University at the time of document verification, if shortlisted.
- What is the cut-off date of ascertaining eligibility for age, qualification etc.?
Reply : The cut-off date for meeting age criterion and possession of minimum educational qualification shall
be 28.02.2019 and will remain unchanged irrespective of any reason whatsoever. Further, the
date of declaration of result/issuance of final marks-sheet or passing Certificate, whichever is
earlier, shall be deemed to be the date of acquiring minimum educational qualification and there
shall be no relaxation on this account.
- I am SC/ST/OBC candidate but don’t have a caste certificate, can I apply as a General
Reply : If you so desire, you may apply as “General” candidate (if eligible for General category) giving your
category as “General”. In such an event, your candidature will be considered as “General” and no
change in category shall be allowed at a later date.
- I am a Hearing Impaired (HH) PwBD candidate. Can I bring my own scribe?
Reply : No. Only those candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason
may use services of their own scribe at their cost during the online examination.
- I am an OBC candidate. What are the prerequisites for OBC caste certificate?
Reply : Only those communities that are mentioned in the common list of OBC notified by Government of
India shall be treated as OBC for the purpose of reservation for employment under Central
Government. Relevant list can be viewed at http://www.ncbc.nic.in. Candidates belonging to OBC
category but falling in creamy layer are not entitled to OBC reservation benefits. Accordingly, for
claiming the benefit of OBC (NCL) category, candidate should submit & shall subsequently produce
his latest caste certificate in the proforma prescribed by Government of India, applicable for
purpose of reservation in appointment to posts under Govt. of India/Central Government /Public
Sector Undertaking, as contained in DOPT Memo No.36036/2/2013-Estt/(Res.) dated 30.05.2014
from a Competent Authority issued in the year 2018/2019. Such certificate should specifically
state the candidate does not belong to the persons/sections (creamy layer) as mentioned in column
3 of the schedule to the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India OM No.
36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08.09.1993 and modifications issued vide OM No. 36033/1/2013-
Estt.(Res.) dated 13.09.2017. Further the OBC (NCL) candidates will have to give a self-declaration,
at the time of documents verification indicating that they belong to OBC (NCL).
- Will any TA/DA be paid for attending online test?
Reply : No. Candidates have to make their own arrangement for travelling, lodging and boarding for
appearing in online test and no TA/DA will be paid in this regard.
- What is the structure of online test?
Reply : The online test will have two parts, Discipline related and Aptitude related. Medium of Test will be
in Rajbhasha (Hindi) and English. Duration of test will be 02 hours (120 minutes). The total number
of questions will be 150, of one mark each, out of which 100 questions would be from mix of
course curriculum of qualifying Course i.e B.Sc. (Agriculture) and 50 questions from General
English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning & General Knowledge / Awareness. There will be no
negative marking for wrong answer. The examination level of the domain subject will be of
minimum prescribed educational qualification i.e B.Sc. (Agriculture).
- Briefly explain selection procedure?
Reply : Candidates need to appear in online computer based examination on the day, date and venue as
mentioned in their admit card. No request for change in day, date and venue would be considered.
There will be no interview and selection of the candidates for appointment shall be made purely on
the basis of marks obtained in online test and subject to verification of certificates/testimonials etc.
Candidates would be required to score minimum 50% marks i.e. 75 or more marks in
online test and all such candidates would be empanelled Unit-Category wise in order of
- Where will be the posting of selected candidates?
Reply : Selected candidates will be initially posted in different offices of NFL, however, they can be posted
in any of the other Units/Offices/Joint Venture(s) of NFL depending upon the administrative
requirements of Organization at any point of time.
- Are selected candidates required to work in shifts?
Reply : No, candidates would be required to work in general shift.
- I am working in Govt./PSU/Autonomous Bodies. Do I need to give No Objection Certificate?
Reply : Candidates employed in Central/State Government/Quasi-Government/Public Sector Undertakings/
Autonomous Bodies as on 28.02.2019 shall be required to produce „Permission letter / No Objection
Certificate‟ at the time of document verification from their employer indicating permission from the
Management for them to apply for the post of Marketing Representative in NFL. Such candidates, if
offered appointment, shall be required to submit proper & unconditional “Relieving
Memo./Discharge Order/Release Order” from their employer at the time of joining, without which
they will not be allowed to join.
- How will I be receiving communication from NFL in future?
Reply : Candidates are advised to keep the E-mail ID as well as Mobile Number, as filled-in in their online
application form, active for at least one & a half year from cut-off date i.e. 28.02.2019. No change
in the E-mail ID will be allowed once submitted. All future information/communication
regarding participating in the selection process shall be provided through e-mail/SMS
to the candidates, found prima-facie eligible, based on the information submitted by
them in their online application data. Responsibility of receiving and downloading of
information/communications, etc. will be of the candidate. NFL will not be responsible for any delay
in communication/inactiveness of the E-mail ID, loss of email sent due to invalid/wrong E-mail ID
submitted by the candidate in online application form and no correspondence in this regard shall be
- If I have any queries whom should I contact?
Candidates should first read out the advertisement carefully. It is the responsibility of the candidates
to ascertain his/her eligibility for the post by himself/herself. However, in case of any technical
queries or difficulty in applying online candidates are advised to contact at
or on Helpline No. +91- 9870389444 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
only on working days.