Frequently Ask Questions (FAQ's)
What is the minimum and maximum age limit for securing Registration?
Those who seek registration should have completed 18 years of age. Maximum age limit has not been prescribed.
Can a person seek registration in any Employment Exchange in the State?
No. A candidate can register his name only in the Employment Exchange, under the jurisdiction of which he normally resides.
Is there any fee for Registration?
No fee is levied for registration. The job seekers are provided with a printed form from the Employment Exchange free of cost. All the services rendered are free. The job seekers are given identity cards after registration.
How can I get my name registered at Employment Exchange?
The candidate can register his/her name in the concerned District Employment Exchange within whose jurisdiction, his/her place of residence is situated. Registration is done on all working days from Monday to Saturday (Except Second Saturday) with the following eligibility:
Eligibility: For registration of name at any Employment Exchange in Manipur, an applicant is required to possess any of the following documents to be produced at the time of registration.
1. Proof of Residence:
Photo Identity Card issued by the Election Commission, Manipur
Inclusion of name in the Electoral list of Manipur
Ration card issued at least one year ago by the Manipur Govt.
Valid passport issued by the Regional Passport Officer, Manipur, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India
Domicile Certificate of Manipur
Father/Husband is permanent resident of Manipur in case of female shifted to Manipur after marriage.
2. Certificates/mark-sheets of educational qualifications/ experience certificates issued from Manipur.
3. Certificate of Date of Birth.
4. Certificate of SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Servicemen, Physically Handicapped, Ex-Servicemen etc.
After registration an employment identity card which contains the registration no. and the NCO code will be issued to the candidate.
Bring this identity card with you whenever you come to the Exchange.
Quote your registration number and NCO number for any correspondence with Employment Exchange.
Registration can be made for a maximum 4 occupations with suitable qualifications and experience.
Can the registration be transferred if and when the candidate changes his residence?
Yes. The Employment officer is empowered to verify and effect the transfer. The candidate should submit a request specifying the reason for transfer along with the identity card and proof of the change of residence to the Employment officer of the exchange where he registered his name, if the transfer is with in the state. If the request is for transfer outside Manipur only an application is sufficient along with the surrender of registration identity card.
Which are the types of vacancies usually filled through Employment Exchanges?
Vacancies of Provisional nature in Government/ Quasi Government institutions are usually filled through Employment Exchanges.
Permanent vacancies of Government/Quasi/government institutions which do not come within the purview of Public Service commission are also filled through Employment Exchanges.
Private Employers if so desire can make use of the list of job seekers available with the Employment Exchanges to fill the vacancies in their firms.
When will I get the job after registration?
Employment Exchanges provide only employment assistance on the basis of qualification, experience, age etc. and sponsor the names of registered applicants in the ratio 1 : 20 against the vacancies notified by the Employer strictly in order of merit and seniority and as per reservations.
Which are the vocational courses after 10th?
After 10th class, applicant can undergo skill training in
ITI for Certificate Courses
Polytechnic for Diploma Courses
Certificate/Diploma Courses related to Hotel Industry, such as Diploma in Cookery, Bakery and Confectionary, House Keeping, Hotel Reception, Book-Keeping and Restaurant and Counter service.
What can I do after passing my 10+2 examination with Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Math (PCM &B)
Options are available in Medical as well as Engg. Fields.
Medical: MBBS, BAMS BUMS, BHMS, BDS, BVSc. Bachelor in Pharmacy, Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Degree and Diploma in Nursing, Speech and Hearing, Human Biology, Microbiology, Bio-Technology.
Para-Medical: MLT, Lab. Technician, X-Ray Technician, Radiographer, TB Health Visitor, dental Hygienist.
Engg: B.Arch., B.Tech/ B.E. in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics & Telecommunications, Production Engg. B.Sc. Agriculture Engg., Rubber Tech. Chemical, Printing Tech. Computer, Plastic Engg.
Diploma : Diploma in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Arch. Asstt. ship, Automobile Engg. Chemical, Plastic, Production, Electronics & Telecommunication Engg., Printing Tech., Textile Design, Tool and Die Making.
Others : Fashion Design, Garment Fabrication Tech., Beauty Culture etc.
Applicant can also seek admission in the following courses:- B.Sc. (H) in all science subjects, B.Sc. (G), B.A.Sc. in Food Technology, Instrumentation and Electronics, B.Sc. Bio-Technology, B.Sc. Physical Education, Health Education and Sports, B.Sc. Bio Sciences. Computer courses start from Dipoma such as O Level Course, Computer Operator Programming Assistant Course (COPA) from ITI, BCA and B.Sc. (H) Computer Science at Degree Level.
What can I do after passing my 10+2 from commerce stream?
The courses are :-
B.Com. (Pass), B.Com. (Hon.)
CA, CS and ICWA (First get admission in foundation course)
Dip. In Accountancy, Book-keeping and Accountancy Secretarial Practice.
What can I do after my 10+2 from Arts stream?
Applicant can join the following courses:-
BA (Pass) in any four subjects.
BA (Hons.) in Economics, Business Economics, History, Hindi, Functional Hindi, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, Social Work, Geography, Political science, Urdu, English, Fine Arts.
BA Vocational Studies
BA (P) with re-structured courses
BA (H) in Mass Media and Mass Communication
BA (H) in Journalism and Mass Communication
BA(H) in Foreign languages
BA LLB 5 years Integrated Course
I am 8th pass. I do not want to study further and I want to take up a job?
Applicant can get his/her name registered at the nearest Employment Exchange in whose jurisdiction he/she resides. Employment Exchange displays short-term vacancies on the Notice Board. Applicant may contact the Employment Exchange. His/Her name will be considered if he/she fulfils the essential qualification, prescribed for the post.
I am 10+2 and want to become a Typist/ Stenographer
Training in Stenography/Secretarial practice is available at
I am 10+2 and registered with Employment Exchange. Kindly suggest how can I get a job as early as possible?
Applicant can increase his/her employability by:-
Undergoing Tech./Professional training in case he/she has some work experience. Please get it added in his/her Employment Exchange record
Prepare and appear for competitive examination available after 10+2 such as Defence Services, Clerical Cadre jobs conducted by SSC, DSSSB, Banking Recruitment Services Board, Railway Board Etc.
What is the Procedure for adding additional qualifications?
A candidate can have his additional qualification incorporated in his existing registration, producing the original Certificate at the Employment Exchange concerned at any time without loosing the original seniority of his/her previously registered qualification.
What is the procedure of Re-Registration?
If the registration of a candidate is lapsed for want of timely renewal he/she can re-register for further employment assistance, forfeiting his old seniority. For re-registration a candidate should surrender his/her old Employment Identity card and he/she will be allotted a new identity card with seniority from the date of re-registration.
What is the Procedure for selection against vacancies in Employment Exchanges?
The Employment Exchange (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act 1959 stipulates that all Act Establishments should compulsorily notify vacancies to Employment Exchanges. By considering the seniority of Registration, Age, Qualifications, Community and other existing provisions, ‘selection and submission action’ will be taken against notified vacancies. Seniority lists maintained in the Employment Exchanges are made use of for making selection of candidates
What type of persons are considered for concessions envisaged for the Physically Handicapped through Employment Exchanges?
Persons having the following disability with the percentage specified are considered for concessions set apart for the Physically Handicapped.
1) Loco-motor/ Orthopedic Handicaps - Minimum 40% disability
2) Speech and Hearing / Deaf and dumb Handicaps - Minimum 40% disability
3) Visual Handicaps/Blind - - Minimum 40% disability
4) Mentally retarded disability - Minimum 40%
5) Speech disability only - Minimum 50%
6) Hearing disability only - Minimum 50%
Where can the Physically Handicapped certificate be obtained from?
Persons having disability should approach any one of the District Medical Board, Medical Board at Medical Colleges as the case may be. They will examine and issue Physically Handicapped Certificate
Who all should notify vacancies to Employment Exchanges?
a) All establishments in public sector
b) All establishments in the private sector where 25 or more persons are employed to work for remuneration. (Section 2 EE CNV Act ).
Who all should render Employment returns to Employment Exchanges?
a) All establishments in the public sector and
b) All establishments in the private sector where 25 or more persons employed for work for remuneration are to render quarterly employment returns (ER-I) and biennial occupational returns (ER-II) in the prescribed forms.
However all private establishments where 10- 24 persons are employed for work for remuneration may render the ER.II returns. (Section 5EE CNV Act ).