Step 1: Pay the exam fee by online
Exam fee is to be paid online through the NTRP portal BharatKosh. https://bharatkosh.gov.in/
Create an account if you don’t have one, and add the telecommunication department as your default payment department when prompted while registering or you could just edit it after login. Go to edit/view profile and set the ministry to Telecommunication
Now you should be able to see ‘Receipt for DOT’ under the tab ‘Make your payment’
Clicking the ‘Receipt for DOT ‘ will lead to another window as below, use the search option to select payment type.
Now select the Regional headquarters under which your monitoring station comes in, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mangalore, Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai comes under the DDO of TamilNadu.
Exam fee is ₹100 for restricted and ₹100 for general, and if you wish to appear for both ₹200 is the exam fee you have to pay.
Register in the Saral Sanchar website https://saralsanchar.gov.in/
Step 3: Download the Nationality certificate format.
Step 4: Get the following documents ready before applying online application
- Scanned coloured photograph and signature (both shall be in separate files in JPEG format and less than 50kb in size each).
- Scanned copy of proof of Date of Birth document(s) duly attested by Gazetted officer of Central or State Government (in PDF format 50kB).
- Scanned copy of proof of Address document(s) (copy of any one of Aadhar card/Election card/Driving License/Ration Card/ Electricity Bill/Bank Passbook/Telephone bill/ Rent agreement etc) document(s) duly attested by Gazetted officer of Central or State Government (in PDF format- 50kB ).
- Scanned copy of receipt of payment through NTRP Portal(Bharatkosh) (in PDF format)
- Scanned copy of the Nationality certificate, duly attested by a Gazetted officer or any other officer mentioned in the format ( in PDF 50kB)
Step 5: Login to the Saral Sanchar website again and finish the application form by uploading all the documents. Validate the form and submit it.
A detailed guide for using Saral sanchar website is here : Download