Selection is a process of choosing right person for the right job. The selection process consists of a series of steps as follows:
1.       Job Analysis: - The first steps in selection process are analyzing the job. Jon analysis consists of two parts; -
(a)     Job Description
(b)     Job Specification.
Proper job analysis helps to advertise the job properly. Accordingly, the right candidates may apply for the job, thus saving time and effort of the selectors.

2.       Advertising the Job: - The next step is to advertise the job. The job can be advertised through various media such as newspapers, internet, etc. the right details about the job and the candidate requirements must be given in the advertisement.

3.       Initial Screening: - The initial screening can be done of the applications and of the applicant. Usually, a junior executive does the screening work. The executive may check on the general personality, age, qualifications, family background of the candidate. The candidate may be informed of salary, working conditions, etc.

4.       Application Blank: -It is a standard format to obtain information about every candidate in respect of biographic, academic, references, work experience, etc, the application blank helps to-
·         Provide inputs for the interview
·         Provide the basis to reject candidates if they do not meet eligibility criteria.

5.       Tests: -Various tests are conducted to judge the ability and efficiency of the candidates. The type of tests depends upon the nature of job. An important advantage of tests large group of candidates can be tested at a time. The various tests are;
·         Personality test
·         Performance Test
·         Intelligence test
·         Stress test etc.

6.       Interview: -Is is face to face exchange of views, ideas and opinions between the candidates and interviewer(s). there are various types of interviews such as;
·         Panel (board) Interview
·         Individual Interview
·         Group Interview
·         Exit Interview, etc.

7.       Reference Check: -Candidates may be asked to provide references to confirm about the applicant’s past life, character and experience. Reference check helps to;
·         Know the character and other details of the candidates.
·         Cross check false information supplied by candidates, if any.

8.       Medical Check: -Medical Check of the candidates is undertaken to;
·         Physical fitness to undertake the job responsibilities.
·         Ensure the health and safety of other employees.

9.       Final Interview: -Before making a job offer, the candidates may be subjected to one more oral interview to find out their interest in the job and their expectations. At this stage, salary and other perks may be negotiated.(talk)

10.    Job Offer: - This is the most crucial and final step in selection process. A wrong selection of a candidate may make the company to suffer for a good number of years. Company should make a very important decision to offer right job to the right person.