Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020: Delhi Police has released a notice for the Constable post. Before applying to the post, it will be a good idea to go through the exam pattern and Syllabus of Delhi Police Constable. Check the Exam Pattern, Syllabus of Constable along with the physical standard and endurance. This will help candidates to get acquainted with the syllabus and strategies their preparation.

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Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020: Overview

Check the important points for the Delhi Police Constable 2020.

Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020
Organization Name Delhi Police (Home Ministry)
Post Name Constable
Category Exam Syllabus
Selection Process
  • Written Exam
  • Physical Standard
  • Endurance Test
Job Location Delhi
Official Site www.delhipolice.nic.in
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Delhi Police Constable Selection Process

The Recruitment of Delhi Police Constable consists of four steps. Candidates have to pass each stage to get appear for the next steps and complete the recruitment process. The Exam Pattern the Physical Standard and test is based on the notice released by the Delhi Police. The Delhi police Constable Selection process consist the following test held in given order.

  • Written Test (Computer Based)
  • Physical Test
  • Medical Test
  • Document Verification

Delhi Police Constable Notification 2020

Delhi Police Constable Exam Pattern

According to the notice released the written exam is of 100 marks, consists of 4 sections .i.e, Reasoning, G.K, maths, and Computer. The written exam is the first stage of the recruitment process. The test is of one and a half hours time. Check the marks distribution and number of questions of each section in the table below.

Subjects Total Questions Marks Test Duration
Reasoning 25 25 1 Hours 30 Minutes
GK/ Current Affairs 50 50
Numerical Ability 15 15
Computer Knowledge 10 10
Total 100 100
Important Points:
  • The written exam is an Objective Type test.
  • The exam will be a Computer Based Online paper.
  • There will be single paper consist of 100 Questions of 100 Marks.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer.
  • The Question Paper is bilingual i.e., Hindi and English Language.
  • The Written Exam paper is of 1 hour 30 minutes (90 Minutes) only

Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020

Here you can check the syllabus of each subject of Delhi Police Constable 2020 exam.

Delhi Police Constable Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Time And Distance, True Discount, Decimal Fractions, Mensuration, Percentage, Ratio And Proportion, Average, Heights and Distances, H.C.F. and L.C.M of Numbers, Triangle, Circle, Time And Work, Area, Problems On Ages, Problems On Trains, Regular Polygon, Sphere, Algebra, Banker’s Discount, Chain Rule, Statistical Charts, Profit And Loss, Use of Tables and Graphs, Simple Interest, Histogram, Boats And Streams, Problems On Numbers, Permutations And Combinations, Allegation Of Mixture, Trigonometry, Operations On Numbers, Simplification, Stock and Shares, Calendar, Number System, Clocks, Pipes And Cisterns, Partnership, Fundamental Arithmetic Operations, Logarithms, Compound Interest, Volume And Surface Area

Delhi Police Constable General Awareness Syllabus

Inventions, Famous Places in India, Technology, Days and Years, Indian Politics, Honors and Awards, General Science, Sports, Indian Economy, Indian Geography, Books and Authors. Basic General Knowledge, Physics, Famous Personalities, Indian History, World geography, World Organisations, Indian Culture, Current Affairs, Biology, History.

Delhi Police Constable Reasoning Syllabus

Logical Venn diagram, Puzzle test. Logical sequence test, Sitting arrangement, Blood relations, Data Sufficiency, Mathematical operations, Situation reaction test, Numbers, ranking & time sequence test, Syllogism, Inserting the missing characters, Alpha-numerical sequence puzzle, Direction sense test, Sequential output tracing, Number series, Eligibility test, Analogy, Assertion and reason, Coding-decoding, Alphabet test, Arithmetical operations, Machine input, Inequalities, Classifications

Delhi Police Constable Computer Knowledge Syllabus

MS Excel, Function and Formulas, Opening and Closing Documents, Elements of Word Processing, Communication,  Elements of Spread Sheet, Chats, Video conferencing, e-Banking, etc,  WWW and Web Browsers, Services on the Internet, Internet, Editing of Cells, Formatting the Text and its presentation features, Web sites, Blogs, Basics of E-mail, Web Browsing Software,  Sending/receiving of Emails and its related functions, Text Creation, Search Engines, URL, HTTP, FTP, Word Processing Basics.

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Physical Standard and Endurance Test

Check the Physical Standard and the endurance test for the Delhi Police Constable post.

Physical Standard

Male Candidates

Height 170 cms Categories other than given below.
165 cms For residents of Hill areas  i.e. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunanchal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya , Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Leh & Ladakh. and For ST candidates and sons of either serving, retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police.
Chest 81-85 (Minimum 4 cms expansion) 5 cms relaxation for residents of Hill areas as listed above, ST, and for sons of either serving, retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police.

For Female Candidates

Height 157 cms Categories other than given below.
155 cms For residents of Hill areas  i.e. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunanchal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya , Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Leh & Ladakh. and SC/ ST candidates.
152 cms Daughters of either serving, retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police.
Chest

Physical Endurance

For Male Candidates

Age Race 1600 Mtrs Long jump High jump
Up to 30 years 6 Minutes 14 Feet 3’9″
Above 30 to 40 years 7 Minutes 13 Feet 3’6″
Above 40 years 8 Minutes 12 Feet 3’3″

For Female Candidates

Age Race 1600 Mtrs Long jump High jump
Up to 30 years 8 Minutes 10 Feet 03 Feet
Above 30 to 40 years 9 Minutes 09 Feet 2’9″
Above 40 years 10 Minutes 08 Feet 2’6″

The changes in the exam pattern will be updated here. Till then you may check the other ongoing recruitment.

Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020 FAQ’s

Q 1. What is the selection process of Delhi Police Constable?

Ans. The candidates get selected on the basis of their performance in written, physical and medical and the scrutiny of their documents.

Q 2. What is the total marks of Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. The total marks of Delhi Police Constable exam is 100 marks.

Q 3. How many questions are there in Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. There are 100 questions in the Delhi Police Constable exam.

Q 4. How much time is given for Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. A total of 1 hours and 30 minutes (90 minutes) are given for Delhi Police Constable exam.

Q 5. How many sections are there in Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. There are Four (4) sections in Delhi Police Constable exam.

GATE 2021

GATE 2020 will be conducted on February 5-7 and February 12-13, 2021 for admission of candidates to postgraduate and doctoral programmes conducted by institutes across India. GATE 2021 will be conducted by IIT Bombay.GATE 2021 shall include more changes including the introduction of 2 new subjects and relaxation in GATE Eligibility Criteria.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or commonly known as GATE is a national level examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. By clearing the GATE Exam one can secure admission or financial assistance in the following:

(i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture
(ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Science, in the institutions supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies
(iii) Admission in colleges without MHRD scholarship/assistantship
(iv) To secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSU’s)

GATE 2021 will be conducted by IIT Bombay. GATE 2021 Registration Process will begin from 1st week of September 2020. Candidates can refer the article to check the details of GATE 2021, Important Dates, Previous Year Cut off.

GATE 2021: Overview

Particulars

Overview

Examination Name

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Commonly Known As

GATE

Conducting Institute

IIT Bombay

Administered By

Jointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs

Purpose of Examination

Qualifying Examination for M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment

Application Mode

Online

Mode of Examination

Computer-Based Mode

Examination Duration

180 Minutes (3 Hours)

Frequency of Examination

Annual

Total Number of Exam Cities

199

Number of GATE Papers

25 (Biomedical Engineering is introduced in 2020)

Number of Questions in Each Paper

65

Total Marks of Examination

100

Validity of Score/Grade

3 Years

GATE 2021 Exam Date

Candidates who will be appearing for GATE 2021 can refer to the tentative schedule given below. This schedule will help you with planning some preparation strategies for the exam.

GATE 2021 Events Date (Tentative)
GATE 2021 Registration open on September – October 2021
GATE Application Form Correction till Last week of October 2021
Last Date for Requesting Change of Examination City 3rd week of November 2021
Issue of GATE Admit card 1st week of January 2021
GATE 2021 Exam date (Released) February 5-7 & February 12-14, 2021
GATE 2021 Official Answer Key Release Date 10 days after the exam
GATE Result 1st or 2nd week of March 2021
GATE  Scorecard Release Date One week after the declaration of results
Start of counseling cum admission process April 2021

Download GATE Notification PDF: Previous Year

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2021

Before starting the application process, the candidate must ensure that he/she meets the educational eligibility criteria of GATE 2021, which are enumerated below:

Qualifying      Degree        Qualifying  Degree / Examination

Description 

B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm. Candidate must be a Bachelor in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering / Technology) Qualified or is in final year
B.Arch. Candidate must have completed Bachelor of Architecture (5 years course) Qualified or is in final year
B.Sc. (Research)/  B.S. Candidate need to have completed Bachelor of Science degree (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2) Qualified or is in final year
Pharm.D (after 10+2) Candidate must have completed 6 years programme having internship or             residency training during sixth year as part of it Qualified or is in 4th /5th or 6th year
M.Sc./ M.A./ MCA or   equivalent Candidates need to have Masters in Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Applications, or   equivalent Qualified or is in final year
Int. M.E./ M.Tech
(Post-B.Sc.)
Candidates should have done Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology (4 years programme)

Qualified or is currently in 2nd/3rd /4th  year

Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Candidates should have completed Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree in Engineering or Technology (5 years             programme) Qualified or is currently in    4th / 5th year

Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.

Candidates applying must have completed Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years             integrated B.S.-M.S. program

Qualified or is in final year

Professional     Society Examinations* (equivalent to B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch.)

Candidates need to have completed B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. Equivalent             examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by     MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of professional courses  Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)

Completed Section or equivalent professional course

GATE 2021: Application Fee

For Indian Exam Centres

Category

Fee

After Last Date

SC/ST

750 1250

Females

750

1250
General 1200

2000

For Exam Centers Outside India

Exam Centers

Fee

After Last Date

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu

US$ 50 US$ 70
Dubai and Singapore US$ 100

US$ 120

GATE 2021 Application Form Correction

All the applications submitted for GATE 2021 Exam will be scrutinized for the accuracy of
the data. If any defects in the application form are found, it will be marked and intimated to the candidate for rectification, which needs to be carried out within a stipulated time. The following changes in some particular areas are allowed. The details that can be corrected are-

  • Candidate’s name
  • Date of Birth
  • Name of Parent
  • Country
  • Parent’s Mobile Number
  • Correspondence Address
  • Qualifying Degree Details
  • Category/gender/PwD status/Dyslexia

There will be a certain amount charged for application form correction. The expected fee that could be charged for GATE 2021 Form Correction is given below:

For Candidates in India For Candidates Outside India
Changes Fee Changes Fee
Change request in exam city within India Rs. 400 Exam city request outside India Rs. 740
Change request in exam city outside India (Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu) Rs. 3550 Exam city change request from Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka & Kathmandu to Dubai or Singapore Rs. 4290
Change request in exam city outside India (Singapore and Dubai ) Rs. 7100

How To Apply For GATE 2021?

GATE 2021 application form will be available from 1st week of September 2020. The candidates must posses a valid email id and password for correspondences.

  1. Registration– Candidates have to register themselves through GATE Online Application Processing System or GOAPs by entering their name, email id, and mobile number after which an enrollment id will be generated. Candidates have to change the password for the future login purpose.
  2. Filling of Application Form– After registration, a complete application form will appear in which the candidates have to provide personal, academic, and qualification details. candidates will have to choose the preferred exam centers while filling the online application form.
  3. Uploading Images– Once the candidate has filled the application form, they have to upload the scanned copy of photograph, signature and category certificate (if applicable) as per the specifications of exam authority.

Guidelines For Uploading Images

Passport size photograph 2 kb -200 kb
Signature in running handwriting 2 kb-150 kb
Category Certificate (if applicable) 10 kb -300 kb
PwD Certificate (if applicable) 10 kb – 300 kb

4. Fee Payment– Candidates have to pay the application fee in online mode i.e. through net banking/debit card/credit card.

   5. Application Form Submission– After completing all the steps mentioned above, candidates have to submit the application form.

GATE 2021 Exam Centres

The candidates will have to choose an exam centre for GATE 2021 while filling the online application form. Allotment of GATE 2021 exam centres will be done as per preference and availability. There are eight zonal centres under which various cities are listed where the examination will be conducted.

Exam Centres For GATE 2021

Zone No.

Zonal GATE Office

List of Examination Cities/Town

1

IISc Bangalore

Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Ballari (Bellary), Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North, Bidar, Chikkamagaluru, Davanagere, Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, Port Blair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara

2

IIT Bombay (Conducting Authority)

Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai-Thane, Nagpur, Nandad, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Vadodara

3

IIT Delhi

Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu-Samba, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Rohtak, Sikar, Udaipur, Ujjain, Srinagar

4

IIT Guwahati

Agartala, Aizawl, Asansol-Durgapur, Bokaro Steel City, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur

5

IIT Kanpur

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi

6

IIT Kharagpur

Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly (WB), Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikaulam, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

7

IIT Madras

Alappuzha, Aluva-Ernakulam, Attingal, Chengannur, Chennai-South, Chennai-West, Chirala, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kollam, Kodad, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Namakkal, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal

8

IIT Roorkee

Ambala, Amritsar, Bathinda, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur-Una (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali-Chandigarh, Moradabad, Noida, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala-Sangrur, Roorkee, Shimla-Solan, Sonepat, Yamunanagar

9

Foreign Candidates

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore

GATE 2021 Paper

GATE will be conducted for 25 papers. As the candidates are permitted to appear
in ONLY ONE of the 25 papers of the GATE 2020, they should make their choice (of the paper),
with due care. Given below is the table displaying the subjects along with the code for which the exam will be conducted.

Paper Codes of GATE 2021

Paper

Code

Paper

Code

Architecture and Planning

AR

Aerospace Engineering

AE

Agricultural Engineering

AG

Biotechnology

BT

Chemical Engineering

CH

Civil Engineering

CE

Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

Electrical Engineering

EE

Ecology and Evolution

EY

Chemistry

CY

Geology and Geophysics

GG

Engineering Sciences

XE

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

Life Sciences

XL

Mathematics

MA

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

Mining Engineering

MN

Mechanical Engineering

ME

Physics

PE

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

Petroleum Engineering

PE

Statistics

ST

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

Biomedical Engineering

BM

GATE 2021 Paper Codes for XE and XL Papers

XE Paper Sections

Code

XL Paper Sections

Code

Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)

A

Chemistry (Compulsory)

P

Any two optional sections

Any two optional sections

Fluid Mechanics

B

Biochemistry

Q

Materials Science

C

Botany

R

Solid Mechanics

D

Microbiology

S

Thermodynamics

E

Zoology

T

Polymer Science and Engineering

F

Food Technology

U

Food Technology

G

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

H

Exam Pattern For GATE

Particulars

Details

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (Online)

Duration

3 Hours

Number of Papers in GATE 2021

25 Papers

Section

  • General Aptitude (GA)

  • Candidate Selected Subject

Type of Questions

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Design of Questions

The questions are designed to test the listed abilities

  • Application

  • Analysis

  • Comprehension

  • Recall

  • Synthesis

Number of Questions

65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude)

Distribution of Questions in all Papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL

Engineering Mathematics – 15 Marks

Technical Questions – 70 Marks

General Aptitude – 15 Marks

Distribution of Questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL

Questions from Subject Concerned – 85 Marks

General Aptitude – 15 Marks

Total Marks

100 Marks

Marking Scheme

All of the questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks

Marking Scheme For GATE

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in online (CBT) mode.
  • Papers: The exam will be conducted for 25 subjects (referred to as “papers”).
  • Type of Questions: The questions will of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Duration of Exam: The exam will be of total 3 hours.
  • Maximum marks: The question paper will be 100 marks.
  • No. of Questions: The question paper will consist of 65 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For MCQs and NATs, various questions will be of 1 or 2 marks. In MCQs of 1 mark, 1/3 marks will be deducted for wrong responses. For MCQs of 2 mark, 2/3 marks will be deducted for incorrect answers. There will be no negative marking for numerical type questions.

Detailed GATE 2021 Syllabus 

GATE 2021 Admit Card

After applying online for GATE 2021 successfully, the candidates will be issued admit card. The ADmit Card holds much importance. GATE Admit Card download will from the 1st week of January 2021 (tentative).

GATE Result 2021

GATE 2021 results are expected to be released by March 2022. The students can view their results from the GOAPS portal. The softcopy of the result can be downloaded from the official portal. Only the students who have acquired the qualification score will be able to download their scorecards.

GATE Scorecard

The GATE score card shows his/her performance in GATE 2021 Exam. The score is valid for 3years from the date of the announcement of the results.

The GATE 2021 scorecards can be downloaded between the third week of March to last week of May 2021.

The GATE scorecard will be printed with the photograph that the candidate has submitted at the time of filling the application form. GATE qualified candidates have to pay a fee of Rs. 500 those want to get a soft copy of his/her GATE Scorecard after the last week of May 2021.

GATE Cut-off

GATE Qualifying Cut Off: The minimum marks that candidate should score to qualify for the exam. This cut off will be different for different subjects. Also, it will vary based on the category of the candidates. GATE qualifying cut off will be released by the conducting body.

GATE Admission Cut Off: The minimum number of marks required to get admission in the college. This cut off is released by individual institutes and depends on the number of seats, number of applicants, category of applicants, etc.

The GATE Cut-off for 2020 is given below.

Paper of Examination General Candidates OBC Candidates SC/ST/PwD Candidates
Aerospace Engineering (AE) 33.5 30.2 22.3
Agricultural Engineering (AG) 28.3 25.5 18.9
Architecture and Planning (AR) 41 36.9 27.3
Biotechnology (BT) 35.9 32.3 23.9
Civil Engineering (CE) 28.2 25.4 18.8
Chemical Engineering (CH) 34.8 31.3 23.2
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) 29.5 26.6 19.7
Chemistry (CY) 32 28.8 21.3
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) 26.7 24 17.8
Electrical Engineering (EE) 39.6 35.6 26.4
Ecology and Evolution (EY) 37.1 33.4 24.7
Geology and Geophysics (GG) 44.5 40.1 29.7
Instrumentation Engineering (IN) 31.9 28.7 21.3
Mathematics (MA) 25 22.5 16.7
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 34.1 30.7 22.7
Mining Engineering (MN) 31.5 28.4 21
Metallurgical Engineering (MT) 53.5 48.1 35.7
Petroleum Engineering (PE) 49.9 44.9 33.3
Physics (PH) 25.2 22.7 16.8
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) 32.2 29 21.5
Statistics (ST) 32.5 29.2 21.7
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF) 40.1 36.1 26.7
Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) 26.7 24 17.8
Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U) 36.7 33 24.5

What after Clearing GATE ?

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to:

  • Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture.
  • Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process. (PSUs like BHEL, SAIL, IOCL, GAIL all are Maharatna PSUs) (BEL, Oil Indian Limited, Power Grid are Navratna PSUs) (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, PEC Limited, THDC India Limited are Mini-Ratna PSUs)
  • Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Science, in the institutions supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MHRD Scholarship/ Assistantship.

 

GATE Scores for PSU Recruitment:

Recruitment in the various PSUs is usually conducted on the basis of GATE scores. While all of the candidates are needed to have qualified GATE with the required cutoff, the specific scores for the recruitment will be announced by each company. For some PSU recruitment, only the present year score will be accepted while some recruitment also accept previous year scores. GATE scores are not valid for three years for PSU recruitment.

Some companies use the GATE scores as a direct means for recruitment. However, some companies use the scores for shortlisting after which an interview, test or group discussions may be held to make the final recruitment decision. For example, Haryana Power Utilities Recruitment does not conduct any interview and discussions, the recruitment is done solely based on GATE scores. Meanwhile, DRDO RAC Recruitment will shortlist candidates on the basis of their GATE scores for a descriptive examination after which a personal interview is also held.

 

IBPS Clerk Syllabus has been discussed here. The syllabus is an important part of knowing the exam, a candidate is appearing for. It is going to help candidates to prepare well for the upcoming Examination. To do well in the IBPS Clerk Exam, it is necessary to remain acquainted with the new IBPS Clerk Syllabus.

This article explains the IBPS Clerk Syllabus elaborately. Read on to know more.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020: Overview

Exam Conducting Body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, IBPS
Name of Exam IBPS Clerk 2020
Post Clerk
IBPS Clerk Notification  To Be Out In September 2020
Selection Process
  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
Marks Segregation
IBPS Clerk Exam
  1. Prelims: 100 Marks
  2. Mains: 200 Marks
Duration of Exam
  1. IBPS Clerk Prelims: 1 Hour
  2. IBPS Clerk Mains: 2 Hour 40 Minutes
Marking scheme 1 mark each for every correct answer in Online Test
Negative marking 1/4th of the marks assigned to the question in MCQ
Mode of Examination Online
Language of examination English OR  Hindi
English Language paper has to be attempted in English.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus And Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk exam is no different from any other bank exams. While IBPS issues only the broad subjects, they can be further sub-divided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years. The IBPS Clerk syllabus has twp papers. There is no interview for the IBPS Clerk Exam.
(i) IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Syllabus: This comprises of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

(ii) IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus: This comprises of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and an additional section of Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer in each test of IBPS Exam 2020.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern For Prelims

The IBPS Prelims Exam is of 100 marks of 1-hour duration with 20 minutes for each section. 

  • The Prelims Stage of IBPS PO will have three sections of a total duration of 1 Hour.
  • There will be a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Candidates will have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.
  • An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern For Mains

The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam has 190 questions that need to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.

  • THe IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will have a total of 190 question with a duration of 160 Minutes.
  • There will be four sections in the IBPS Clerk Exam for Mains with different sectional timings.
  • Earlier, the Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, as per the recent update by IBPS, both these sections have been amalgamated together constituting a total of 50 Marks.
S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
2 English Language 40 40 35 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
4 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Prelims Exam

The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam will have three sections.

Reasoning Ability English Language Quantitative Aptitude
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination

Apart from these common subjects asked for all the posts, candidates are required to have Professional Knowledge as well, which comes in the mains part of the exam

IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Mains Exam

The IBPS Clerk Syllabus will have an addition of an extra section called the General Awareness. This section will have questions based on financial awareness. Follow bankersadda to prepare for General Awareness.

Reasoning Ability English Language Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days

It is necessary for all the candidates applying for IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam to once go through the syllabus as mentioned in the IBPS Clerk 2020 notification released by IBPS to prepare judiciously for this exam.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: FAQ’s

Q. What is the process of selection into the IBPS Clerk Exam?
Ans. The candidates will be selected on the basis of two stages: Prelims and Mains Exams. However, the marks secured by the candidates in the Mains Exam will be taken for final selection.

Q. What will be the language of the question in IBPS Clerk?
Ans. The question paper will be bilingual, i.e. in English and Hindi. However, in the case of English Language Paper, the language will be only English.

Q. What is the marks distribution for IBPS Clerk Exam?
Ans. The IBPS Clerk Prelims will be of 100 marks of 1 hour and the IBPS Mains Exam will be of 200 marks of 2 hours 40 minutes.

Q. Will there be any negative marking in the exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer in the IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam.

J&K Bank Syllabus 2020:  Jammu & Kashmir Bank has released a notification for 1850 vacancies of Banking Associate and Probationary Associate (PO). Out of the total JK Bank Recruitment, 1500 vacancies are for the post of Bank Associate and 350 Bank PO.

After reading eligibility criteria, important information etc, what comes in mind is syllabus and exam pattern of the exam. Here, we have come up with the syllabus and exam pattern of Bank Associate and PO, it will help you to strategies your preparation for the exam.

Apply For J&K Bank PO & Bank Associates 2020: 2nd to 24th July 2020

J&K Bank Exam 2020: Overview

J&K Bank Exam 2020 
Name of the Bank Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank)
Post
  1. Banking Associate and
  2. Probationary Officer (PO)
Total Vacancies 1850 vacancies
Selection Process Written Online Test
Stages of Selection
  • 3 stages for Bank PO
  • 1 Stage for Bank Associate
Notification Click Here
(Short Notification)
Application Mode Online
Category Bank Jobs
Application Date 2nd to 24th July 2020
Job Location All Over India
Official Site  www.jkbank.com

J&K Bank Syllabus: PO Exam Pattern

J&K Bank Recruitment 2020 is going to be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO). The PO exam is conducted in three stages, prelims, mains and interview. Check exam pattern and syllabus below.
The recruitment process to select PO through J&K Bank PO exam 2020 is done in three phases:

  • Online Preliminary Exam,
  • Online Mains Exam and
  • Interview.

A candidate has to qualify each stage to get promoted for the next stage. The candidates selected after the interview round are given the appointment letter.

J&K Bank PO Exam Pattern

Candidates can check important points of the J&K PO Exam Pattern of Prelims & Mains.

  • The Prelims Exam of Probationary Officer has three sections, i.e., English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. The elaborated Prelims exam pattern is given in the table below.
  • The Mains Examination have one additional section, i.e., Current Affairs and Basic Computer Proficiency.
  • There will be negative marking in both stages. Which is equivalent to 1/4 of the marks of the questions.
  • There will be no negative marking for unattended questions.
  • The score of Preliminary Exam will not be included in merit list.
  • The cumulative score of Mains Exam and Interview process in the ratio of 80:20 is taken into consideration while preparing the merit list.

J&K Bank Prelims Exam Pattern For PO

Candidates can check the elobarated J&K Bank PO Prelims Exam Pattern in the below table:

Section Name Total Questions Total Marks Duration
English Language 30 questions 30 marks 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 questions 35 marks 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 questions 35 marks 20 minutes
Total 100 Questions 100 Marks 60 minutes

Note:- Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by J&K Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by J&K Bank depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

J&K Bank Mains Exam Pattern For PO

Candidates who qualify the J&K Bank prelims cut off are called for the J& K PO Mains exam, which is both qualifying as well as the scoring exam in nature. For the JK Bank PO Mains Exam, there will be 155 Questions of 200 Marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer.

Marks obtained in the JK Exam Mains will be considered for the shortlisting of candidates for the Interview and the Merit List. Candidates can check the J&K Bank Mains Exam Pattern in the table below:

S.No. Section  No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
2 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
3  Reasoning Ability &
Computer Aptitude
45 60 60 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours
5. English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 02 25 30 Minutes

J&K Bank PO Interview Process

Those candidates who qualify the J&K PO Mains exam, are called for Personal Interview. Personal Interview comprises a good value for the final selection of J&K PO. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter.

The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/Socially and educationally backward classes/PCP candidates). The weightage (ratio) of Online Mains Exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively. Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.

A candidate should qualify both in the Online Mains Exam and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for the subsequent provisional selection process.

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J&K Bank Syllabus: Clerk Exam Pattern

J&K Bank Banking Associate exam is conducted to recruit Banking Associate in the bank.  The recruitment process to select Banking Associate through J&K Banking Associate 2020 is done by single exam only. A candidate must qualify and score higher marks in the exam to get your name in the merit list.

J&K Bank Banking Associate Exam Pattern

The JK Banking Associate Exam will have only one single exam pattern. Candidates will have to score high marks to be eligible to be recruited as a Bank Associate or Clerk.

The JK Bank Associate will have three section of a total of 100 Marks comprising of 100 questions. The duration of the exam will be 60 Minutes.

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Important Points:-

  • Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks decided by J&K Bank.
  • There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.

J&K Bank PO Syllabus

There are broadly 4 subject asked in the J&K Bank PO exam. The prelims and mains exam have three common subject, where as the mains exam have one additional subject, i..e, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge, it is included to test the knowledge of candidates about the general happening in the world. Check the J&K Bank PO Syllabus in the table below.

Reasoning Ability English Language Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness and Computer Knowledge
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days
  • Basic Computer Knowledge

It is necessary for all the candidates applying for J&K Bank PO Exam to go through the syllabus as mentioned in the J&K Bank 2020 notification to prepare judiciously for this exam.

J&K Bank Clerk Syllabus

The J&K Bank Banking Associate exam have three sections. Check the syllabus of each section in the table below.

Reasoning Ability English Language Quantitative Aptitude
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination

Apart from these common subjects asked for all the posts, candidates are required to have Professional Knowledge as well, which comes in the mains part of the exam

J&K Bank Syllabus: FAQs

Q 1. How many sections are there in J&K Bank PO exam?
Ans. The J&K Bank PO Prelims Exam consists of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language whereas the Mains Exam has an addition of  General Awareness.

Q 2. How many stages are there in J&K PO Exam?
Ans. There are three stages in J&K PO Exam: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and an Interview.

Q 3. How many sections does J&K Bank Banking Associate Exam have?
Ans. There are three sections in J&K Bank Banking Associate exam.

Q 4. How many stages are there in J&K Bank Banking Associate exam have?
Ans. There is only one written exam in J&K Bank Banking Associate exam.

Q 5. Is there negative marking in J&K Bank exams?
Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in all objective exams in J&K Bank.

Know details of the SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020 to strategize your preparation. Candidates can check the Changes in Exam Pattern of SSC CPO in this article.

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SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Police Organization (CPO) Examination in Three Tiers namely Tier 1, PET/ PST, and Tier 2. While SSC CPO Tier 1 and Tier 2 are conducted in Online Mode on the other hand PET/PST is conducted in Physical mode. Candidates can go through this article for more information about the different tiers of SSC CPO. This article also explains each Tiers of SSC CPO.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020: Tiers of Exam

SSC CPO Comprises of Three Tiers. Exam Pattern of SSC CPO is explained below:

Tier Type of Examination Mode of examination
Tier 1 Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
PET/PST Physical Efficiency Test/Physical Standard Test Physical
Tier 2 Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020: Tier 1

SSC CPO Tier 1 comprises 200 questions in total with maximum marks of 200. SSC CPO Tier 1 is of 120 minutes. SSC CPO Tier I is divided into four sections with 50 questions each and maximum marks of 50. Normalization is done by SSC if an exam is conducted in multiple shifts.
The sections asked in SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam are:

  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Reasoning
  • English Comprehension

The Schema of Tier 1 is explained in Table given below:

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 A cumulative time of 120 minutes (160 minutes for disable/Physically handicapped Candidates)
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200

Note:- For every wrong question there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks also.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020: PET/PST

Candidates need to have these Physical Standard other wise they will be disqualified from the exam.

Category Height Chest (Normal in cms) Chest (Expanded in cms)
Male (General) 170 cms (5’7”) 80 cms 85 cms
Male (Hill area) 165 cms (5’5”) 80 cms 85 cms
Male (ST) 162.5 cms (5’4”) 77 cms 82 cms
Female (General) 157 cms (5’2”)
Female (Hill Area) 155 cms (5’1”)
Female (ST) 154 cms (5’0”)

Candidates have to complete Physical Test given in the table.
Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts) For Male Candidates.

Physical Endurance Test For Male Candidates
Race 100 meters race in 16 seconds
1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
Long Jump 3.65 metres in 3 chances
High Jump 1.2 metres in 3 chances
Shot put (16 Lbs) 4.5 metres in 3 chance

Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts) For Female Candidates

Physical Endurance Test For Female Candidates
Race 100 metres race in 18 seconds
800 metres race in 4 minutes
Long Jump 2.7 metres in 3 chances
High Jump 0.9 metres in 3 chances

Note:- Candidates have to qualify the PET/ PST exam to appear for the Mains/ Tier 2 exam.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020: Tier 2

SSC CPO Tier 2 exam will be conducted online comprising of single paper with 200 questions in English Language and with maximum marks of 200. Candidates have to complete Exam in 120 minutes. Normalization will be done by SSC if an exam is conducted in multiple shifts.
The questions asked in SSC CPO Tier 2 Exam is of English Language & Comprehension.

The schema of Tier 2 is explained in Table given below:

Section No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
English Language and Comprehension 200 200 120 minutes
(160 minutes for disable/Physically handicapped Candidates)

Note: For every wrong question there is negative marking of 0.25 marks.

SSC CPO Syllabus 2020

Candidates can check syllabus of SSC CPO for both tiers by click on the link provided below.

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SSC CPO Exam Pattern FAQ’s

Q 1. How many stages are there in SSC CPO exam?
Ans. There are three stages in SSC CPO exam i.e., Prelims, Mains and Physical.

Q 2. How many sections are there in SSC CPO Prelims?
Ans. There will be four sections, Reasoning, General Studies, Mathematics and English.

Q 3. Is there negative marking in SSC CPO Exam?
Ans. Yes. There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

Q 4. How many sections are there in SSC CPO Mains?
Ans. There is only one section i.e., English language and comprehension in SSC CPO Mains exam.

Q 5. What is the physical criteria for SSC CPO?
Ans. Candidates must have 170 cm height for general, 165 cm for hilly areas and 162.5 cm for ST candidates. The chest measurement is 80 cm for general and hilly candidates and 77 cms for St candidates. Check detailed physical criteria in the article.

Q 7. Is there interview in SSC CPO exam?
Ans. No, there is no interview in SSC CPO exam.

Staff Selection Commission has released the Exam Pattern and Syllabus along with the notification of the Stenographer. Here we present to all the SSC Stenographer aspirants the details of the whole syllabus as mentioned in the notification. SSC Stenographer is an All India Level Examination conducted annually. The minimum qualification for this post is 12th Pass.

Candidates shall go through the article to strategize your preparation for the exam. SSC Stenographer Syllabus for Tier I, CBT and Tier II Skill Test is given here. On this page, @adda247.com/jobs, you will get to know everything that you need to know about the SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2020.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2020: Highlights

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Stenographer (Steno) Examination in two Tiers namely Tier I and Tier II. While SSC Stenographer Tier I is conducted in Online Mode, on the other hand, Tier II is  Stenography Skill Test.

Candidates can go through this article for more information about the different tiers of SSC Stenographer. Before checking the Syllabus, it will be a good idea to check the Exam Pattern of the SSC Stenographer.

SSC Steno Syllabus

Details

Name of the Exam SSC Stenographer 
Mode of Exam
  1. CBT Exam
  2. Shorthand Skill Test
Language of CBT Bilingual except for English Language
Selection Process
  1. CBT
  2. Shorthand Skill Test
    (Qualifying in nature)
Nature of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

No. of Questions

  1. CBT Exam: 200

Maximum Marks

  1. CBT: 200 Marks

Marking Scheme

  1. Correct Answer: +1
  2. Incorrect Answer: –0.25

Duration of Test

  1. CBT: 2 Hours
  2. Skill Test Grade C: 40 Minutes
  3. Skill Test Grade D: 50 Minutes

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SSC Stenographer Syllabus: Exam Pattern

SSC Stenographer Comprises of Two Tiers. Exam Pattern of SSC Stenographer is explained below:

Tier Type of Examination Mode of examination
Tier-1 Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
Tier-2 Shorthand Skill Test Transcription is to be done on computer and shorthand notes to be taken in shorthand notepads.

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern For Tier I

SSC Stenographer Tier I comprises 200 questions in total with the maximum marks being 200. The duration of Tier I is 2 hours. SSC Stenographer Tier I is divided into three sections namely General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language.

Normalization will be done by SSC as the exam will be conducted in several shifts.

Mode of examination Online (Computer-based test)
Type of questions Multiple-choice Objective type questions
Number of sections 3
Total Marks 200
Number of Questions 200
SSC Stenographer Exam Duration 2 hours
Negative Marking Yes. 0.25 marks is deducted for every wrong answer

SSC Steno Exam Pattern

The sections asked in SSC Stenographer Tier I Exam are:

  • General Knowledge
  • General Reasoning & Intelligence
  • English Comprehension

The Scheme of SSC Stenographer Tier I is explained in Table given below:

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 A cumulative time of two hours (200 minutes for disable/Physically handicapped Candidates)
General Awareness 50 50
English Language 100 100
Total 200 200

Marking Scheme For SSC Stenographer Exam: CBT

  • The time duration for SSC Stenographer Exam is 2 hours.
  • All the questions will be Objective in nature.
  • The total no. of questions will be 200 of 200 marks.
  • 1 mark will be given for every correct answer.
  •  0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response by the candidate.
  • No marks will be awarded/deducted for unattempted questions.

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern For Tier II

SSC Stenographer Skill Test is done on both Paper and Computer.

  • The shorthand Test will have to be done on the Shorthand Notepad and the same has to be transcribed on a computer.
  • The skill test language can be either English or Hindi.
  • The language of the skill test has to be chosen by the candidates while filling up the form only.
  • But if the candidate does not choose any language, then the skill test will be done in English only.

The SSC Stenographer Tier-2 Exam Pattern is explained in the table below:

The candidates will be dictated a passage at the following speed.

  • For Stenographer Group ‘D’: 80 words per minute (w.p.m) for 8 Minutes
  • For Stenographer Group ‘C’: 100 words per minute (w.p.m) for 10 Minutes

After taking down the shorthand notes the candidates will have to transcribe the same on the computer. The Skill Test will be qualifying in nature.

Post Language of Skill Test Time Duration Time Duration for candidates
who are allowed the scribe
Stenographer Grade D English 50 Minutes 70 Minutes
Stenographer Grade C Hindi 65 Minutes 90 Minutes
Stenographer Grade C English 40 Minutes 55 Minutes
 Stenographer Grade D Hindi 55 Minutes 75 Minutes

Qualifying Criteria For SSC Stenographer Skill Test

The candidates will first have to secure a cut-off in SSC Stenographer CBT set by the SSC to qualify for the shorthand stage.

  1. The qualifying marks are different for the written test of Stenographer Grade C and  Grade D.
  2. The candidate securing higher marks will be selected to appear for the Grade C as well as Grade D Exam of the Skill Test, which will the Tier II Exam.
  3. The candidates qualifying the written test will be eligible to appear for the shorthand skill test.
  4. The shorthand skill test is qualifying in nature.
  5. The Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the written test.

The Qualifying criteria for the shorthand skill test is given below for SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D.

Permissible Mistake out of total words
Category  Grade C Grade D
General 5% 7%
OBC/SC/ST/Ex-servicemen 5% 10%

SSC Stenographer Syllabus For Tier I

The Topic-wise Syllabus of Tier I is given below:

SSC Stenographer General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Paper Folding Method
  • Matrix
  • Word Formation
  • Venn Diagram
  • Direction and Distance
  • Blood Relations
  • Series
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

SSC Stenographer General Awareness Syllabus

  • Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)
  • Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Schemes
  • Portfolios
  • People in News

SSC Stenographer English Comprehension Syllabus

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spellings
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • One word Substitution
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting
  • Spelling
  • Phase replacement

SSC Stenographer Syllabus For Skill Test: Tier II

The candidates qualifying the SSC Stenographer CBT will be eligible to appear for the Shorthand Skill Test. The Skill Test will be qualifying in nature. The candidates will be given a passage of 800 words and 1000 words for Grade D and Grade C respectively. The types of topics in English/Hind for the SSC Stenographer Skill Test can be as the following:

  • Speech given in the Parliament
  • President’s Speech
  • Budget Speech
  • Railway Speech
  • Employment/Unemployment in India
  • Topics of National interest
  • Topics on Science and Technology
  • Topics on Natural Calamities
  • Topics given in the Editorial Columns of Newspapers

Candidates who will be preparing for the SSC Stenographer shall prepare themselves by visiting SSC Adda. You will get to know the current affairs by visiting there. Do visit adda247 for mock tests, current affairs.

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SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2020 FAQ’s

Q 1. How many tiers of are there in SSC Stenographer exam.?
Ans. There are only two tiers in SSC Stenographer examination process.

Q 2. Is there negative marking in SSC Stenographer.?
Ans. Yes, there is negative marking of 1/4 of the marks assigned to that question.

Q 3. How many sections are there in SSC Stenographer Tier 1.?
Ans. There are three section in SSC Stenographer Prelims.

Q 4. How many questions are there in SSC Stenographer Tier 1.?
Ans. There are 200 questions in SSC Stenographer Tier 1.

Q 5. For how many marks SSC Stenographer exam is conducted.?
Ans. SSC Stenographer exam is conducted for 200 marks.

Q6. What is the criteria for the final selection?
Ans. The marks of the SSC Stenographer Tier 1 will be taken into consideration for the final selection.

Q7. Is the SSC Stenographer Skill Test qualifying in nature?
Ans. Yes, the SSC Stenographer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature.

UPSC NDA Syllabus 2020

NDA Syllabus 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the National Defence Academy (NDA) Exam. NDA is a national level exam which is conducted twice a year. It is held for the candidates who want to join the Indian Defence Forces of India. This is one of the most sought after defence jobs in India to join the Defence of India as an Officer by the male candidates.

The selection into NDA is on the basis of the written test followed by Personality Test. NDA examination is divided into two papers – Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT).

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NDA Syllabus 2020: Highlights

Name of the Exam National Defence Academy (NDA)
Conducting Body  Union Public Service Commission, UPSC.
Frequency Of Exam Twice in a Year
Selection Process
  1. Written Test consisting of Objective Type Questions
  2. Intelligence & Personality Test (SSB)
Mode of exam Offline
Papers in NDA Exam
  1. Mathematics
  2. General Ability Test
Marks Segregation
  1. Mathematics: 300 Marks
  2. GAT: 600 Marks
Total No. of Questions
  1. Mathematics: 120
  2. GAT: 150
Negative Marking
  1. Mathematics: -0.83
  2. GAT: -1.33 marks
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours For Each Paper
Language of Question Paper English & Hindi
English Language paper has to be attempted in English.

NDA NDA Exam Pattern 2020

Before getting into the NDA Syllabus let us have a look at the NDA Exam Pattern. The NDA Exam Pattern is different from that of the CDS Exam, which is also conducted by the UPSC for selecting meritorious candidates into the Defence Forces of India. The GAT will have English and GK Papers of 200 & 400 marks respectively.

Check out the table for the exam pattern that is given below.

NDA Mathematics Exam Pattern

Paper I- Mathematics
Total Marks 300 Marks
Total No. of Questions 120
Marks awarded for Correct answer 2.5 marks
Marks deducted for the wrong answer -0.83
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours

General Ability Test Exam Pattern

Paper II- General Ability Test
Total Marks 600 marks
Total No. of Questions 150
No. of questions in English Section 50
No. Of questions in General knowledge Section 100
Maximum Marks for English 200 marks
Maximum Marks for G.K. 400 marks
Marks for Correct Answer 4 marks in both sections
Marks for Incorrect Answer -1.33 marks in both sections
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours

NDA Syllabus 2020

After getting to know the NDA Exam Pattern it is important for the candidates to know the Syllabus of NDA Exam. The NDA Syllabus is discussed below.

NDA Paper I: Mathematics Syllabus

The chapters covered for NDA Maths Syllabus is given in the table below.

Algebra Matrices & Determinants Trigonometry
Differential Calculus Analytical Geometry 2D & 3D Integral Calculus
Differential Equations Vector Algebra Probability

Read the detailed syllabus for NDA Maths paper is discussed below here.

Algebra

Concept of set, operations on sets, Venn diagrams. De Morgan laws, Cartesian product, relation, equivalence relation. Representation of real numbers on a line. Complex numbers—basic properties, modulus, argument, cube roots of unity. Binary system of numbers. Conversion of a number in decimal system to binary system and vice-versa. Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions. Quadratic equations with real coefficients. Solution of linear inequations of two variables by graphs. Permutation and Combination. Binomial theorem and its applications. Logarithms and their applications.

Differential Calculus

Composite functions, one to one, onto and inverse functions, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative – applications, increasing and decreasing functions, Continuity of functions – examples, algebraic operations on continuous functions, Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima, Concept of a real valued function – domain, range and graph of a function, Notion of limit, Standard limits – examples, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative – applications, Derivative of a function at a point, Derivatives of sum, product and quotient of functions, derivative of a function with respect of another function, derivative of a composite function and Second order derivatives.

Vector Algebra

Vectors in two and three dimensions, scalar multiplication of vector, scalar product or dot product of two-vectors, Applications-work done by a force and moment of a force, and in geometrical problems, magnitude and direction of a vector, Unit and null vectors, addition of vectors, Vector product and cross product of two vectors.

Integral Calculus and Differential equations

Integration by substitution and by parts, trigonometric, Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples, exponential and hyperbolic functions, solution of first order and first degree differential equations of various types – examples, standard integrals involving algebraic expressions, Evaluation of definite integrals – determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves – applications, General and particular solution of a differential equation, Integration as inverse of differentiation, Application in problems of growth and decay.

Matrices and Determinants

Types of Matrices, Determinant of a matrix, adjoin and the inverse of a square matrix, operations on matrices, Applications – Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer’s rule and by Matrix Method, basic properties of determinant.

Analytical Geometry of two and three dimensions:

Distance formula, Equation of a circle in standard and in general form, Ellipse and hyperbola, Angle between two lines, Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system, Equation of a line in various forms, Standard forms of parabola, Distance of a point from a line, Eccentricity and axis of a conic.

The point in a three-dimensional space, distance between two points, Equation of a plane and a line in various forms, Equation of a sphere, Direction Cosines and direction ratios, the angle between two lines and the angle between two planes.

Statistics

Frequency distribution, Classification of data, cumulative frequency distribution – examples Graphical representation – Histogram, Measures of Central tendency – mean, median and mode, Pie Chart, Frequency Polygon – examples, Variance and standard deviation – determination and comparison, Correlation and regression.

Probability

Outcomes and associated sample space, Binomial distribution, Random experiment, examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution, events, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, Bayes’ theorem – simple problems, impossible and certain events, Complementary, elementary and composite events, Union and Intersection of events, Definition of probability – classical and statistical – examples, Conditional probability, Random variable as function on a sample space, Elementary theorems on probability – simple problems, Binomial distribution, examples of random experiments giving rise to Binominal distribution.

NDA Paper II: General Ability Test Syllabus

The General ability test comprises of two papers:
English: 200 Marks
General Knowledge: 400 Marks

English

The question paper in English will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of English and workman like use of words. The syllabus covers various aspects like as given below:

  • Grammar and usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension and cohesion
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement/Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Idioms and Proverbs

General Knowledge

Physics
Chemistry
General Science
History
Geography
Current Affairs

The topics for each of the subjects is given below.

Physics

Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer. The motion of objects, Velocity, and Acceleration, Newton’s
Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy. Effects of Heat, Measurement of Temperature and Heat, change of State and Latent Heat, Modes of transference of Heat. Sound waves and their properties, Simple musical instruments. Rectilinear propagation of Light, Reflection and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Human Eye. Natural and Artificial Magnets, Properties of a Magnet, Earth as a Magnet. Static and Current Electricity, conductors and Nonconductors, Ohm’s Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating, Lighting and Magnetic effects of Current, Measurement of Electrical Power, Primary and Secondary Cells, Use of X-Rays.
General Principles in the working of the following:
Simple Pendulum, Simple Pulleys, Siphon, Levers, Balloon, Pumps, Hydrometer, Pressure Cooker, Thermos Flask, Gramophone, Telegraphs, Telephone, Periscope, Telescope, Microscope, Mariner’s Compass; Lightening Conductors, Safety Fuses.

Chemistry

Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical
Equations, Law of Chemical Combination (excluding problems). Properties of Air and Water.
Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbondioxide, Oxidation and Reduction. Acids, bases and salts. Carbon—different forms. Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial. Material used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, Paper, Cement, Paints, Safety Matches and GunPowder. Elementary ideas about the structure of Atom, Atomic Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

General Science

Difference between the living and non-living. Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues. Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals. Elementary knowledge of Human Body and its important organs.
Common Epidemics, their causes and prevention.
Food
Source of Energy for man. Constituents of food, Balanced Diet.
The Solar System
Meteors and Comets, Eclipses. Achievements of Eminent Scientists.

History, Freedom Movement

A broad survey of Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation. Freedom Movement in India. Elementary study of Indian Constitution and Administration. Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India. Panchayati Raj, Co-operatives and Community Development. Bhoodan, Sarvodaya, National Integration and Welfare State, Basic Teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. Forces shaping the modern world; Renaissance, Exploration and Discovery; War of American Independence. French Revolution, Industrial Revolution and Russian Revolution. Impact of Science and Technology on Society. Concept of one World, United Nations,
Panchsheel, Democracy, Socialism and Communism. Role of India in the present world.

Geography

The Earth, its shape and size. Lattitudes and Longitudes, Concept of time. International Date Line. Movements of Earth and their effects. Origin of Earth. Rocks and their classification; Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Ocean Currents and Tides Atmosphere and its composition; Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, Cyclones and Anti-cyclones; Humidity; Condensation and Precipitation; Types of Climate, Major Natural regions of the World.
Regional Geography of India
Climate, Natural vegetation. Mineral and Power resources; location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities. Important Sea ports and main sea, land, and air routes of India. Main items of Imports and Exports of India.

Current Affairs

Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India in recent years. Current important world events. Prominent personalities—both Indian and International including those connected with cultural activities and sports. Award and Honors, Books and Authors, Important Dates, Scientific Research.

Intelligence and Personality Test

The SSB procedure consists of two stages: stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear the stage I
are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are:

NDA SSB Personality Test
Stage I
  • Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR)
  • Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT).
Stage II
    • Interview (IO)
    • Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO)
    • Psychology Tests (Psych)
    • Conference

The various tests of IO, GTO and Psych are designed to bring out the presence/absence of Officer Like Qualities and their trainability in a candidate. Accordingly, candidates are Recommended or Not Recommended at the SSB.

NDA Syllabus 2020: FAQs

Q. How many stages NDA Exam have?

Ans. There are only two stages, a written exam and a Personality Test or SSB.

Q. How many Papers will be there for NDA Exam 2020?

Ans. There will be two papers for the NDA Exam 2020: Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT).

Q. What is General Ability Test?

Ans. General Ability Test or GAT will test the aptitude of the candidates. It will have two papers: English and General Knowledge.

Q. What will be the total marks of the NDA Written Test?

Ans. The total marks of the NDA Written Test will be 900 Marks.

Q. What is the Marks Distribution for the NDA Written test?

Ans. The Mathematics Paper will be of  300 Marks and the GAT will be of 600 Marks.

Q. What is the Marking Scheme for the NDA Exam Written Test?

Ans. For every correct answer, in Mathematics, you get +2.5 marks and for every wrong answer, -0.83 are deducted. For GAT, you will get +4 marks for correct and for every wrong answer there is a negative marking of 1.33.

Q. Will the test be conducted online or Offline?

Ans. The NDA Written Test will be conducted offline i.e. Pen and Paper mode.

UPPSC Syllabus 2020:  The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) is the responsible body for conducting the Public Service Commission Examination (PSC). Through the UPPSC Exam Group A and Group B Officers are appointed in the administrative services of the state government. The syllabus is different for the UPPSC PCS prelims and main exam but the candidate should take an integrated approach to the UPPSC syllabus because most of the topics are common.

The UP Govt. has released the notification to appoint suitable candidates through the UPPSC PCS Exam 2020. The application will be made available online from 21st April to 18th May 2020. This year the total no. of vacancies is 200. But the vacancies will surely go up as the requisition from the various department is not received yet.

Here we are discussing the latest pattern of the UPPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern.

UPPSC PCS Syllabus 2020: UPPSC Exam Pattern

Before we discuss the UPPSC Syllabus let us first have an idea of the Exam Pattern. The UPPSC  PCS Exam comprises of three stages.

  1. Prelims – 2 papers – objective type questions (MCQs)
  2. Mains – 8 papers – essay/descriptive type
  3. Interview

The candidate will have to clear each of the rounds successfully to be appointed as UPPSC Officer.

Name of the Exam Type of the Exam/Time Marks
UPPSC Prelims
  • Paper 1 – General Studies I
  • Paper 2 – General Studies II (CSAT)
  • Paper 1: 150 questions
  • Paper 2: 100 questions
UPPSC Mains
  • General Hindi
  • Essay
  • General Studies I
  • General Studies II
  • General Studies III
  • General Studies IV
  • Optional Subject – Paper 1
  • Optional Subject – Paper 2
  • General Hindi – 150 marks
  • Essay – 150 marks
  • All General Studies papers and Optional subject papers will be of 200 marks each
  • Total – 1500 marks
UPPSC Interview
  • Personality Test/Interview
  • 100 marks

UPPSC Syllabus: UPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

The UPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern is given below. This is qualifying in nature used for the purpose of filtering out candidates to appear for the UPPSC Mains Exam. The UPPSC Prelims comprises of two papers: || Paper I Paper II ||. Both the papers will be of 200 marks each with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The duration of the exam would be 2 hours with both the papers being conducted on the same day.

Name of Exam UPPSC PCS Preliminary Exam
No. of Papers (2)
  1. Paper 1 – General Studies I
  2. Paper 2 – General Studies II (CSAT)
Duration of Exam  

  • Both papers conducted on the same day;
  • Paper 1 – 9.30 AM – 11.30 AM
  • Paper 2 – 2.30 PM – 4.30 PM
Maximum Marks
  • Both Papers will be of 200 marks each.
  • However, only Paper 1 will be considered for merit ranking
  • Paper 2 is a qualifying paper on the lines of IAS Prelims (33% qualifying criteria)
Number of Questions
  • Paper-I: 150 questions
  • Paper-II: 100 questions
Type of Exam Offline (Pen-paper) OMR sheets
Nature of Questions All questions will be of Objective type (MCQs)

Marking Scheme For UPPSC Prelims Exam

  • There will be a 0.33% negative marking for every incorrect answer.
  • For e.g., if the maximum marks allotted for a question is 2, then answering it incorrectly would incur a penalty of 0.66 marks
  • Filling multiple circles on the OMR sheet for the same question would be treated as an incorrect answer and it would lead to negative marking.
  • There is no negative marking for leaving a question blank.
  • Paper 2(CSAT) is a qualifying paper in UPPCS/ PCS Pre paper in which the candidates must obtain a minimum of 33% marks.
  • The selection from the UPPCS/ PCS Pre paper stage will be done on the basis of marks obtained in Paper 1.

UPPSC Syllabus For Prelims

The Syllabus for the UPPSC PCS Prelims is quite similar to that of IAS. As you know that the UPPSC Prelims comprises of two papers objective in nature, therefore the syllabus for both the papers is provided below.

UPPSC Prelims Syllabus For Paper I

  1. Current events of National & International importance
  2. Indian History: Ancient, Medieval, Modern
  3. National Movement
  4. Indian and World Geography – Socio-economic, Physical geography
  5. Indian Governance and Polity – Political System, Constitution, Public Policy, Panchayati Raj, Rights issues, etc.
  6. Social and Economic Development – Demographics, Sustainable Development, Poverty Inclusion, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  7. Environmental Ecology, Climate Change, and Biodiversity – general issues that do not require subject specialization.
  8. General Science

UPPSC Syllabus For Paper 2

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skills (including communication skills)
  3. Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning
  4. Problem Solving & Decision Making
  5. General Mental Ability
  6. Elementary Mathematics (class X level – Algebra, Statistics, Geometry and Arithmetic)
  7. General English (class X level)
  8. General Hindi (class X level)

UPPSC Syllabus: UPPSC Mains Exam Pattern

The UPPSC Mains Exam Pattern is given below. Thie marks obtained in this exam will be considered for the final selection of the candidates. The UPPSC Mains Exam comprises of eight papers descriptive in nature. The duration of the exam would be 3 hours for each paper. The UPPSC Mains Exam will be of a total of 1500 marks.  The papers will be conducted over a week’s duration.

Name of Exam UPPSC PCS Mains (Written) Examination
Number of Papers (8)
  1. General Hindi
  2. Essay
  3. General Studies I
  4. General Studies II
  5. General Studies III
  6. General Studies IV
  7. Optional Subject – Paper 1
  8. Optional Subject – Paper 2
Duration of Exam  

  • Papers will be conducted over a week’s duration;
  • Morning Session – 9.30 AM – 12.30 AM
  • Afternoon Session – 2 PM – 5 PM
Maximum Marks
  • General Hindi – 150 marks
  • Essay – 150 marks
  • All General Studies papers and Optional subject papers will be of 200 marks each
  • Total – 1500 marks
Type of Exam Offline (Pen-paper)
Nature of Questions Essay/descriptive type
Optional Subjects As per the new UPPSC exam pattern, candidates have to select only one optional subject (2 papers) now, from the list given.

UPPSC Syllabus For Mains

The UPPSC Mains Exam comprises of eight papers. The marks secured in the UPPSC PCS main exam are the deciding factor in the final selection. There are two major changes in the UPPSC main exam pattern.
Firstly, UPPSC does away with the objective type papers and re-introduced the descriptive type papers as in the past but with the increase in the number of papers.
Secondly, UPPSC introduced the ‘Ethics’ paper which was not there earlier.

Essay: Paper II

There will be three sections in the question paper of Candidates will have to select Essay. One topic from each section and they are required to write an essay in 700 words on each topic. In the three sections, topics of the essay will be based on the following sphere :
Section A: Literature and Culture, Social sphere, Political sphere.
Section B: Science, Environment and Technology, Economic Sphere Agriculture, Industry, and Trade.
Section C: National and International Events, Natural Calamities, Land slide, Earthquake, Deluge, Drought, etc. National Development programs and projects.

General Studies I: Paper III

1- History of Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and
Architecture from ancient to modern times.
2- Modern Indian history (from A.D.1757 to A.D. 1947): Significant events, personalities
and issues, etc.
3- The Freedom Struggle- its various stages and important contributors/contributions from
different parts of the country.
4- Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country (till 1965A.D.).
5- History of the world will include events from 18 century to middle of the 20 century such th th
as French revolution of 1789, industrial revolution, World Wars, redraw of national
boundaries, Socialism, Nazism, Fascism etc-their forms and effect on the society.
6- Salient features of Indian Society and culture.
7- Role of Women in society and women’s organization, population and associated issues,
poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
8- Meaning of liberalization, privatization and globalization and their effects on economy,
polity and social structure.
9- Social empowernment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
10- Distribution of major natural resources of World- Water, Soils, Forests in reference to
South and South-East Asia with special reference to India. Factors responsible for the
location of industries (with special reference to India).
11- Salient features of Physical Geography- Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic activity,
Cyclone, Ocean Currents, winds and glaciers.
12- Oceanic resources of India and their potential.
13- Human migration-refugee problem of the World with focus on India.
14- Frontiers and boundaries with reference to Indian sub-continent.
15- Population and Settlements- Types and Patterns, Urbanization, Smart Cities and
Smart Villages

General Studies II: Paper IV

  1.  Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basis structure, Role of Supreme Court in the evolution of basic provisions of Constitution.
  2. Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States: issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein .
  3. Role of Finance Commission in Centre- State financial relations.
  4. Separation of powers, dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Emergence and use of alternative dispute redressal mechanisms.
  5. Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other major democratic countries.
  6. Parliament and State legislatures- structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers and privileges and concerned issues.
  7. Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary: Ministries and Departments of the Government, Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. Public Interest Litigation (PIL).
  8. Salient features of the Reperesentation of People’sAct.
  9. Appointment to various Constitutional posts, Powers, functions and their responsibilities.
  10. Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies including NITI Aayog, their features and functioning.
  11. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design, implementation and Information Communication Technology (ICT).
  12. Development processes- the role of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  13. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes, mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  14. Issues relating to the development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  15. Issues relating to poverty and hunger, their implication on body politic.
  16. Important aspects of governance. Transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential, citizens, charters and institutional measures.
  17. Role of Civil Services in a democracy in the context of emerging trends.
  18. India and its relationship with neighbouring Countries.
  19. Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and/ or affecting India’s interest.
  20. Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s
    interests- Indian diaspora.
  21. Important International Institutions, Agencies their structure, mandate and functioning.
  22.  Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh regarding Political, Administrative, Revenue and Judicial System.
  23.  Current affairs and events of Regional, State, National and International importance.

General Studies III: Paper V

  1. Economic planning in India, objectives and achievements. Role of NITI Aayog, Pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).
  2. Issues of Poverty, Unemployment, Social justice and inclusive growth.
  3. Components of Government Budgets and Financial System.
  4. Major Crops, Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce, e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  5. Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices, Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, Limitations, revamping, issues of buffer stocks and food security, Technology missions in agriculture.
  6. Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  7. Land reforms in India since independence.
  8. Effects of liberalization and globalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  9. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  10. Science and Technology-developments and applications in everyday life and in National Security, India’s Science and Technology policy.
  11. Achievements of Indians in science & technology, in digenization of technology. Developments of New technologies, transfer of technology, dual and critical use technologies.
  12. Awareness in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Space Technology, Computers, Energy resources, nano- technology, microbiology, bio-technology. Issues relating to intellectual property rights (IPR), and digital rights.
  13. Environmental security and Ecosystems, Conservation of Wild life, Biodiversity, Environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment,
  14. Disaster as a Non-traditional security and safety challenge, disaster mitigation and management.
  15. Challenges of International Security: Issues of Nuclear proliferation, Causes and spread of extremism, Communication networks, role of media and social networking, Basics of cyber security, money laundering and human trafficking.
  16. India’s internal security challenges: Terrorism, corruption, insurgency and organized crimes.
  17. Role, kind and mandate of security forces, Higher defense organizations in India18- Specific knowledge of Uttar Pradesh Economy:- Overview of UP Economy: State Budgets. Importance of Agriculture, Industry, Infrastructure and physical resources. Human Resources and Skill development. Government Programmes and Welfare Schemes.
  18. Issues in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry.
  19. Law and Order and Civil Defence with special reference to U.P.

General Studies Paper IV: Paper VI

  1. Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human action, dimensions of ethics, ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values-lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators, role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  2. Attitude: Content, structure, function, its influence and relation with thought and behavior, moral and political attitudes, social influence and persuasion.
  3. Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public services, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.
  4. Emotional Intelligence- concept and dimensions, its utility and application in administration and governance.
  5. Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
  6. Public/Civil Service values and ethics in Public Administration: status and problems, ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions, laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance, accountability and ethical governance, strengthening of moral values in governance, ethical issues in international relations and funding, corporate governance.
  7. Probity in Governance: concept of public service, philosophical basis of governance and probity, information sharing and transparency in government. Right to Information, codes of ethics, codes of conduct, citizen’s charter, work culture, quality of service delivery, utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  8. Case studies on above issues

Optional Paper For UPPSC PCS Mains Exam: Paper VII & VIII

The UPPSC PCS  Mains exam will consist of eight papers of which candidates will have to choose from a list of 34 subjects for the last two papers. Candidates will be able to select one optional subject as both the optional papers will constitute questions from the subject opted by candidates. The list of all the optional subjects has been provided below.

UPPSC PCS Syllabus: List Of Optional Subjects For Mains

Agriculture & Veterinary Science Arabic Lit. Zoology
Chemistry Hindi Lit. Statistics
Defence Studies Persian Lit. Physics
Management Sanskrit Lit. Mathematics
Political Science & International Relations Geology Commerce & Accountancy
Geography Psychology Economics
History Civil Engineering Public Administration
Social Work Medical Science Sociology
Agricultural Engineering Philosophy Anthropology
Mechanical Engineering Botany Electrical Engineering
Law English Lit. Animal Husbandry
Urdu Lit

UPPSC Interview

This is the final round of UPPSC Exam. Candidates qualifying the Prelims and the Mains exam will be called to appear for the Interview. The Interview will be of 100 Marks. The test will relate to the matter of general interest keeping the matter of academic interest in view and for general awareness, intelligence, character, expression power/personality and general suitability for the service.

UPPSC Syllabus 2020 FAQ’s

Q 1. How many papers are in UPPSC Prelims have.?

Ans. There are two papers in UPPSC Prelims: Paper-I (General Studies) and Paper-II (CSAT).

Q 2. How many papers are in UPPSC Mains exam.?

Ans. There are total eight (8) papers in the UPPSC Mains exam.

Q 3. Is knowledge of Hindi required for UPPSC.?

Ans. Yes, there is one whole paper of Hindi, which need to be qualified.

Q 4. Is there optional subjects in UPPSC mains exam.?

Ans. Yes, there is one optional subject in UPPSC Mains exam.

Q 5. Is there interview in UPPSC exam.?

Ans. Yes, there is interview in UPPSC exam.

The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) appoints candidates in the West Bengal Civil Services (WBCS). The WBCS is one of the major exams conducted by the West Bengal State Govt. The WBCS Exam is also known as the W.B.C.S.(Executive).

WBCS recruits eligible candidates in Group-‘A’, Group-‘B’, Group-‘C’ and Group-‘D’ Services. Every year candidates in large nos. apply for the WBCS Exam. In order to be eligible to work in WBCS, it is important to get enlightened with the syllabus and the exam pattern.  Therefore, for the convenience of the WBCS job aspirants, we have discussed in detail the syllabus as well as the exam pattern for WBCS Exam or WBCS Exec. 

WBCS Syllabus 2020

The WBCS Exam Pattern comprises of three stages:
|| Preliminary Exam|Mains Exam|Interview ||

  1. The WBCS Prelims consists of one paper only i.e., General Studies. There is no Aptitude Test, unlike various other state Public Service Commission Exams.
  2. The WBCS Mains Exam has six compulsory papers and one optional subject which comprises of two papers to be attempted by the candidates.
  3. Optional Subjects are taken by candidates who opt for “Group A and Group B Services”.

WBCS Exam Pattern

The WBCS Exam Pattern is given below. The WBCS Prelims is of  200 marks while the WBCS Mains is of 200 marks each for all the papers. The WBCS Exam Pattern is given below.

Stage  Name of the exam Type of exam Number of question papers Marks
I Preliminary Exam Objective General Studies 200
II Mains Objective+Conventional
  1. Paper-I (Conventional Type)
  2. Paper-II (Conventional)
  3. Paper-III (Objective)
  4. Paper-IV (Objective)
  5. Paper-V (Objective)
  6. Paper-VI
  7. Paper-VII & VIII (Optional)
200 (each) for Paper I to VI 400 for Paper VII and VIII
III Personality Test Interview 200

WBCS Prelims Exam Pattern

The WBCS Prelims Exam Pattern is given below. The WBCS Prelims Exam is of a total of 200 marks. GK Questions ranging from Science, History, Geography, Current Affairs, Polity, are asked. In this paper Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) are asked.

Subject  Marks No.of Questions Duration 
English Composition 25 25 2 Hours
General Science 25 25
Current events of National & International Importance 25 25
History of India 25 25
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal 25 25
Indian Polity and Economy 25 25
Indian National Movement 25 25
General Mental Ability 25 25
Total 200 200 2 Hours

WBCS Syllabus for Prelims Exam

The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a Screening Test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Main Examination. The marks obtained in this examination by the candidates will not be considered for final selection. The WBCS Prelims Exam consists of only one paper, i.e. “General Studies”.

WBCS Prelims Syllabus

The WBCS Prelims Syllabus comprises of eight subjects/ topics with 200 (MCQ’s) and the duration of the exam is 2 hours. The Prelims is only a screening test, and its marks are not considered for final selection. The  Prelims Exam tests the knowledge of the candidate. The WBCS Prelims Syllabus for eight (8) topics is discussed below.

Subject Topic
English Composition
  1. Synonyms and Antonyms
  2. Idioms and Phrases
  3. Vocabulary Test
  4. Phrasal Verbs
  5. Homophones
  6. Fill in the qualifying words
General Science
  1. General appreciation
  2. Understanding of science
  3. Matters of everyday observation
  4. Experience expected from an educated person not having made special studies of scientific disciplines.
Current events of National & International Importance
  1. Awards & Honours, Latest Appointments & Discoveries.
  2. Significant events affecting India and its relations with the world
History of India
  1. Emphasis will be on the broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects.
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
  1. Physical, Social and Economic Geography of the country.
  2. Main features of Indian Agricultural and Natural Resources with special reference to West Bengal
Indian Polity and Economy
  1. Knowledge of the country’s Political System, Panchayati Raj.
  2. Community Development
  3. Planning in India
Indian National Movement
  1. Nature and character of the Nineteenth Century Resurgence
  2. Growth of Nationalism
  3. Attainment of Independence.
General Mental Ability
  1. Logical perception & understanding.
  2. Common Aptitude
  3. Natural conclusion.

WBCS Mains Exam Pattern

There are six compulsory subjects in WBCS Mains Exam and one paper is optional. The optional paper comprises of two papers. The optional paper is to be chosen by the candidates who will be opting to join Group A and Group B services. Each of these papers will consist of 200 marks of 3 hours each. The WBCS Mains Exam Pattern is given below.

WBCS Mains Exam Paper Compulsory  Papers Marks
Group A Group B Group C Group D
Paper-I Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali 200 200 200 200
Paper-II English 200 200 200 200
Paper-III General Studies-I 200 200 200 200
Paper-IV General Studies-II 200 200 200 200
Paper-V The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India 200 200 200 200
Paper-VI Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning 200 200 200 200
Paper-VII Optional Subject – One subject to be chosen 400 400

WBCS Syllabus for Mains Exam

The Main Examination shall consist of six compulsory papers and one optional paper. The optional paper will have two papers to be chosen by the candidates. Out of six compulsory papers four papers i.e. (i) General Studies- I, (ii) General Studies- II, (iii) The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India and (iv) Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning will be of MCQ Type to be answered in OMR answer sheets and remaining two compulsory papers i.e. Paper – I and Paper – II will be of conventionally written exam.

For Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ Services & Posts: All 6 compulsory papers and one optional subject consisting of two papers.
For Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ Services & Posts: All 6 compulsory papers.

 

WBCS Mains Exam Syllabus

Paper I

Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali.

Paper II

English – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English

Paper III

General Studies-I : (i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement and (ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.

Paper IV

General Studies-II Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and
Current Affairs.

Paper V

The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India.

Paper VI

Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning. The Compulsory Mathematics paper will be of the standard of Madhyamik Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal.

Paper VII

Optional Paper: This will comprise of two papers. The list of optional papers that a candidate can choose is given below. The candidates can choose any one of the subjects given below.

Subject Code
Bengali 1
Hindi 2
Sanskrit 3
English 4
Pali 5
Arabic 6
Persian 7
French 8
Urdu 9
Santali 10
Comparative Literature 11
Agriculture 12
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science 13
Anthropology 14
Botany 15
Chemistry 16
Civil Engineering 17
Commerce and Accountancy 18
Computer Science 19
Economics 20
Electrical Engineering 21
Geography 22
Geology 23
History 24
Law 25
Mathematics 26
Management 27
Mechanical Engineering 28
Medical Science 29
Philosophy 30
Physiology 31
Physics 32
Political Science 33
Psychology 34
Sociology 35
Statistics 36
Zoology 37

Personality Test

The candidates selected in order of merit on the results of the Main Exam for all the services and posts included in Groups A, B, C and D shall have to appear at a Personality Test. Each candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The objective of the test will be to assess the candidate’s personal qualities e.g., alertness of mind, power of clear and logical exposition, intellectual and moral integrity, leadership and also the candidate’s range of interests.

Note: No separate Personality Test will be held for different groups viz. Group-‘A’, Group-‘B’, Group-‘C’ and Group-‘D’ in respect of a candidate. Marks will be awarded according to different services against allotted full marks for Personality Test.