Scheme of the examination

The written examination will consist of,

  • (Paper-I) objective type 
  • (Paper-II) descriptive type

The scheme of both the exams is given below:


Subject No. of questions Max. Marks Exam duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 2 Hours
Numerical aptitude 25 25
General English 50 50
General Awareness 50 50


Subject Max. Marks Exam Duration

Short Essay/Letter in English or any language

included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution 

50 30 Min

Important points to be noted:

  1. Paper-I will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. The Commission reserves the right to set the questions additionally in regional languages subject to technical feasibility.
  2. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
  3. Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
  4. Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.
  5. Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories. The date and time of the Paper will be communicated to shortlisted candidates in due course. Commission reserves the right to set separate qualifying standard in any Part of Paper-I.

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