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SSC MTS Preparation tips & Selection procedure

The SSC MTS Examination is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for appointing persons with disabilities to the post of Multi Tasking (Non Technical) Staff in different states and Union Territories. It is a special recruitment drive conducted for recruiting workforce in Pay Band-1( Rs. 5200-20200/-) + Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-, a General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non- Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States / Union Territories.

The candidates who are willing to appear for this examination must be aware of the examination pattern and syllabus to prepare efficiently for the examination. This article will provide you with all the necessary details and tips for SSC MTS Recruitment 2016.

Scheme of Examination

The SSC MTS Recruitment examination 2016 will consist of a written examination having two papers as follows:

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

Paper I

It will consist of four sections including General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. All questions in this paper will be of the level of matriculation.

Topic

No. of questions

Maximum marks

Total Duration of examination

Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

2 hours

2 hours 40 minutes

Numerical Aptitude

25

25

General English

50

50

General Awareness

50

50

Paper II

Paper II is conducted to test the elementary language skills of the candidate and is descriptive in nature. The candidate will have to write a short essay/ letter in English and any one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.

Topic

No. of questions

Maximum marks

Total Duration of examination

Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates

Short easy /Letter in English or Hindi

-

50

30 minutes

45 minutes

  • The Commission shall set up the cut-offs in Paper I and qualifying marks in Paper II which may be different for vacancies in each State/UT, and shall have the sole discretion to do so.

  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

  • Paper II will be descriptive and will only be of qualifying nature.

  • Those candidates who have qualified in the written examination will have to undergo the process of Documents verification.

Syllabus for written examination

Paper I will consist of questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’. All the questions will be simple and of the matriculate level. The detailed syllabus of the individual sections is as follows:

General Intelligence

This section will include questions of the non-verbal type. It will include questions on similarities and differences, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, relationship concepts, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

English Language 

This section will test the candidates' understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. Also, his/her writing ability and comprehension skills would be tested.

Numerical Aptitude

It will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

General Awareness

The questions in this section will be designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of his surroundings and to test his/ her knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

SSC MTS Preparation tips

The SSC MTS is an entrance examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff. Every year, many aspirants apply for this in the hope of securing lucrative government positions. The candidates must thus be well prepared from their side to tackle this competition. The following tips are suggested to be followed:

Solve previous year papers

  1. It is beneficial to solve previous year’s question paper since it gives insight into the pattern of examination, type of questions, marking scheme and level of questions.

  1. It also helps you in analyzing your performance by checking your speed and helps in development of effective time management skills.

  1. The previous year question papers can be accessed from various sources available online.

Read Magazines

  1. Various magazines are available for the candidates preparing for competitive examinations.

  1. These magazines cover all the topics related to current affairs, general knowledge etc and also provide model question papers and other important updates and notifications regarding the examination.

  1. The candidates should prescribe to such magazines which will them in their preparation for this examination.

Read Books and Newspapers

  1. Books for the preparation of SSC MTS examination are available in the market and online stores.

  1. The candidates are advised to purchase/ download any book which covers all the topics as per the syllabus and practice efficiently so as to increase their chances of clearing this examination.

  1. Reading newspapers daily is the best way to improve your general knowledge and also to remain updated with the happenings around the world. National Newspapers like The Hindu and The Economic Times are suggested to be read.

Manage time effectively

  1. Time management is the key to succeed in any entrance examination. It improves your speed and thereby helps you in attempting maximum number of questions.

  1.  The candidates must practice model question papers to become aware of the pattern of examination and save their time.

General Tips

  1. A good strategy always leads to a significant increase in your success rate of cracking any competitive examination. It helps in managing your time effectively and also enhances your confidence.

  1. In the General Awareness section, you either surely know the answer or don’t know it at all for there are no lucky guesses. Gambling with your options might make you lose precious marks and it is thus strongly unadvisable.

  1. Also, the English section consists of simple questions and is comparatively easier. The candidates who are confident of their English skills are advised to attempt this section in the beginning. Performing well in this section increases your chances of selection.

  1. ‘Health is wealth’ and no entrance examination is above your health. What good is a preparation which renders you ill just before the exam? Manage your time effectively to include cycles of rest and relaxation along with studies. Avoid unnecessary stresses and remain confident and positive.

Selection procedure

The SSC shall set up the cutoffs for Paper I for all the categories of all the states and Union Territories as per the vacancy. Those candidates who clear this cut off will have to appear for Paper II which will be of qualifying nature only.

A separate merit list will be prepared for the reserved categories and the reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates.

The candidates successful in the Written Examination are not guaranteed of appointment. The Commission shall recruit the candidate only after making sure that if he/ she is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.

Resolution of tie cases

In case of a tie, i.e. if more than one candidate secures equal aggregate marks, the tie shall be resolved by applying the following methods:

  1. By referring to the marks in Part III of the objective type paper.
  2. By referring to marks in Part II of the objective type paper.
  3. Date of birth i.e. the candidate older in age gets preference.
  4. By referring to the alphabetical order of the names taking first name into consideration.

The decisions regarding the examination shall be taken at the sole discretion of the Commission and any decision relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, conduct of examination(s) and interviews, allotment of examination centres, selection and allotment of posts/organizations to selected candidates will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/ correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

Physically disabled candidates are provided with good opportunities of appointment to government posts through the SSC MTS Examination 2016. The candidates appearing for the first time must have knowledge of the scheme of examination and the essential tips for effective preparation. Only with efficient practice and hard work, you can crack this examination.

The candidates are advised to stay tuned to the official website of the Staff Selection Commission (http://www.ssc.nic.in) to receive the latest updates and notifications.

All the best!

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How many numbers of candidates appear RRB NTPC exam every year?

Indian Railways is the country's largest public sector enterprise with more than 1.5 million employees. The job in Indian Railways in one of the prestigious job with good social status and lot of perks apart from salary. Recently NTPC exam was conducted by Railways for various posts in the non technical category like Assistant Station Master, Commercial Apprentice, Goods guard Reservation Clerk and Traffic Apprentice.

Indian railway networks comprises of 115,000 km of track over a route of 65,808 km and 7112 stations.

The exam was held in the month of March and April. It saw a huge number of Applicants. This shows the popularity of the exam. As per the data, around 1 crore candiates applied and nearly 92 lakh candidates appeared the exam for RRB NTPC this year.

This was the first time exam was conducted online. The response was overwhelming. Nobody expected such a huge number of applicants. As a consequence, the result of the RRB NTPC 2016 is taking some time to declare. The results are still under the processing stage.

There are 21 RRB boards and the data about number of candidates applying under each railway zone are indicated below:


 

Railway Zone

No. of Candidates Applied

RRB Ahmedabad

485139

RRB Ajmer

568465

RRB Allahabad

1484463

RRB Bangalore

371467

RRB Bhopal

575013

RRB Bhubaneswar

321846

RRB Bilaspur

192641

RRB Chandigarh

219480

RRB Chennai

315640

RRB Gorakhpur

198437

RRB Guwahati

205134

RRB Jammu-Srinagar

87342

RRB Kolkata

915648

RRB Malda

70000

RRB Mumbai

116594

RRB Muzaffarpur

112350

RRB Patna

206000

RRB Ranchi

165000

RRB Secunderabad

1297605

RRB Siliguri

107613

RRB Thiruvananthapuram

303659

This year RRB NTPC exam consisted of 100 MCQ of total 100 marks. There is negative marks of 1/3 for each wrong answer. The marks distribution is as follows:

Sections

Total Marks

General Knowledge

20

Arithmetic Ability

25

General Intelligence

25

General Science

30

Apart from non-technical departments, there are technical departments. The technical posts are filled by a separate exam which comprises of skill test apart from the above sections.

The RRB has notified that the exam pattern of Non technical posts - NTPC will be changed in the next year and it will be conducted in two phases namely - preliminary exam and mains exam.

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How many numbers of candidates appear RRB NTPC exam every year?

Indian Railways is the country's largest public sector enterprise with more than 1.5 million employees. The job in Indian Railways in one of the prestigious job with good social status and lot of perks apart from salary. Recently NTPC exam was conducted by Railways for various posts in the non technical category like Assistant Station Master, Commercial Apprentice, Goods guard Reservation Clerk and Traffic Apprentice.Indian railway networks comprises of 115,000 km of track over a route of 65,808 km and 7112 stations.

The exam was held in the month of March and April. It saw a huge number of Applicants. This shows the popularity of the exam. As per the data, around 1 crore candiates applied and nearly 90 lakh candidates appeared the exam for RRB NTPC this year.

This was the first time exam was conducted online. The response was overwhelming. Nobody expected such a huge number of applicants. As a consequence, the result of the RRB NTPC 2016 is taking some time to declare. The results are still under the processing stage.

There are 21 RRB boards and the data about number of candidates applying under each railway zone are indicated below:


 

Railway Zone

No. of Candidates Applied

RRB Ahmedabad

485139

RRB Ajmer

568465

RRB Allahabad

1484463

RRB Bangalore

371467

RRB Bhopal

575013

RRB Bhubaneswar

321846

RRB Bilaspur

192641

RRB Chandigarh

219480

RRB Chennai

315640

RRB Gorakhpur

198437

RRB Guwahati

205134

RRB Jammu-Srinagar

87342

RRB Kolkata

915648

RRB Malda

70000

RRB Mumbai

116594

RRB Muzaffarpur

112350

RRB Patna

206000

RRB Ranchi

165000

RRB Secunderabad

1297605

RRB Siliguri

107613

RRB Thiruvananthapuram

303659

This year RRB NTPC exam consisted of 100 MCQ of total 100 marks. There is negative marks of 1/3 for each wrong answer. The marks distribution is as follows:

Sections

Total Marks

General Knowledge

20

Arithmetic Ability

25

General Intelligence

25

General Science

30

Apart from non-technical departments, there are technical departments. The technical posts are filled by a separate exam which comprises of skill test apart from the above sections.

The RRB has notified that the exam pattern of Non technical posts - NTPC will be changed in the next year and it will be conducted in two phases namely - preliminary exam and mains exam.

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SSC MTS Recruitment 2016

The SSC MTS Recruitment is a special recruitment drive conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for appointing persons with disabilities to the post of Multi Tasking (Non Technical) Staff in different states and Union Territories. A common examination is conducted for recruiting workforce in Pay Band-1( Rs. 5200-20200/-) + Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-, a General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non- Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States / Union Territories. This article will provide you with all the necessary details regarding SSC MTS Recruitment 2016.

The interested candidates must stay updated with the latest updates on the official website for the commission shall release the official notification regarding the vacancies on 8th October, 2016.

Vacancy Details

The state wise vacancy details according to the previous notification of the SSC are as follows:

Region

State/UT

OH

HH

VH

Total

SSC(CR)

Uttar Pradesh

3

2

1

6

Bihar

2

0

0

2

SSC(NER)

Assam

0

2

0

2

Manipur

0

0

0

0

Meghalaya

3

0

0

3

Mizoram

1

0

0

1

Nagaland

0

0

0

0

Tripura

0

0

0

0

SSC(KKR)

Karnataka

4

4

2

10

Kerala

0

1

0

1

SSC(SR)

Tamil Nadu

1

2

0

3

Andhra Pradesh

1

1

1

3

SSC(MPR)

Madhya Pradesh

6

4

0

10

Chhattisgarh

0

0

0

0

SSC(WR)

Maharashtra

4

3

1

8

Gujarat

19

1

0

20

Goa

0

0

0

0

SSC(ER)

West Bengal

0

1

1

2

Odisha

2

1

0

3

Jharkhand

0

0

0

0

Sikkim

0

0

0

0

Andaman & Nicobar

0

0

0

0

SSC(NWR)

Chandigarh

1

0

0

1

Jammu & Kashmir

1

0

0

1

Haryana

0

0

0

0

Himachal Pradesh

2

2

0

4

Punjab

0

0

0

0

SSC(NR)

Delhi

8

18

11

37

Rajasthan

1

0

0

1

Uttarakhand

2

1

1

4

TOTAL

61

43

18

122

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

The candidates willing to give this examination must be either:

(a) A citizen of India, or

(b) A subject of Nepal, or

(c) A subject of Bhutan, or

(d) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

A certificate of eligibility will be issued by the Government of India for the candidates belonging to the categories (b), (c), (d) and (e). The offer of appointment will be given to such candidates only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to them by the Government of India.

Age Limit

The age limit for the candidates is 18-25 years as on the 1st of January of the year in which the examination will be conducted. The Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation or Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate available on the date of submission of application will only be accepted by the Commission. The age eligibility will be decided on the basis of this certificate only and no subsequent request for any changes shall be entertained.

There is a relaxation of age limit in case of Blind, Deaf-Mute and Orthopedically handicapped person as follows:

Category

Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit

PH

10 years

PH+ OBC

13 years

PH+ SC/ST

15 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 40 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 43 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 45 years of age

  • The candidates seeking age relaxation or reservation must submit the required SC/ST/OBC/disability certificate issued by the competent authority on or before the prescribed date, in the prescribed format to the Regional or Sub-Regional Office within the due date. In case of any delay in submission, the claim shall not be entertained.

  • If a Central Government Employee is entitled to age concession by virtue of being a person with disability, concession to him/her will be admissible either under PH category or under Central Government Employee, whichever is beneficial to him/her.

  • Relaxation of age limit is permissible only in case of candidates who have a minimum of 40% disability.

  • In case of a prior request made via the application form, Visually handicapped (VH) candidates with visual disabilities of forty percent and above and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy can avail the assistance of a scribe in the Written Examination. Question Papers and Answer Sheets will not be provided in Braille and no attendant for the Visually handicapped or Cerebral Palsy candidates will be allowed inside the examination premises.

  • Any person with a visual disability of less than forty percent will not be considered in the category of visually handicapped persons. Magnifying Glasses will be allowed to use the in the Examination Hall in case of one eyed and partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set for all the candidates with magnifying glasses. However, such candidates will not be entitled to a Scribe.

  • The candidates shall be permanently debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/PH status.

Educational Qualification

The following are the essential requirements regarding the educational qualifications of the candidates:

  • The candidate must have passed Matriculation Examination or any equivalent examination from a recognized Board.

  • The candidates who have not acquired the required educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of application will not be eligible for the examination and need not apply.

Scheme of Examination

The written examination of the SSC MTS Recruitment examination 2016 will consist of two papers as follows: 

  1. Paper I (objective type paper)
  2. Paper II (descriptive type paper)

Paper

Topic

No. of questions

Maximum marks

Total Duration

Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates

Paper I

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

2 hours

2 hours 40 minutes

Numerical Aptitude

25

25

General English

50

50

General Awareness

50

50

Paper II

Short easy /Letter in English or Hindi

-

50

30 minutes

45 minutes

  • Paper I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The question paper will be set bilingually in both English and Hindi.

  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

  • Paper II will be descriptive and will only be of qualifying nature.

Mode of Selection

The Commission shall set up cut offs for all the categories including reserved categories for all states and Union Territories. Only those candidates who clear this cut off will be eligible for the final selection.

Success in the written examination does not automatically guarantee appointment. The candidate shall be appointed by the Commission only if he/ she is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.

Resolution of tie cases

If a tie arises, i.e. more than one candidate secure equal aggregate marks, the tie shall be resolved by the application of the following methods:

  1. By referring to the marks in Part III of the objective type paper.
  2. By referring to marks in Part II of the objective type paper.
  3. Date of birth i.e. the candidate older in age gets preference.
  4. By referring to the alphabetical order of the names taking first name into consideration.

All the decisions regarding the conduction of the examination shall be taken at the sole discretion of the Commission and any decision relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, conduct of examination(s) and interviews, allotment of examination centres, selection and allotment of posts/organizations to selected candidates will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry will be entertained in this regard.

Method of Application

Paper (offline) Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format as mentioned on the official website. Details relating to the Online Applications can also be found on the official website of the Commission.

Important Dates

The candidates interested in the SSC MTS Recruitment examination 2016 must be aware of the important dates of the examination. The tentative dates are as follows:

Procedure

Tentative Date

Starting date of Online registration for application form submission

8 October, 2016

Last date of submission of application form

7 November, 2016

Exam Date of SSC MTS 2016

8 January, 2017

22 January, 2017


The SSC MTS Recruitment examination 2016 provides good opportunities for physically disabled candidates and if you are willing to give this examination, it is essential to have a good knowledge of its proceedings. This article was aimed at providing the aspiring candidates with all the significant information regarding this examination.

Stay tuned to the official website of the State Selection Commission (http://www.ssc.nic.in) to receive the latest updates.

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SSC JE Cut off 2016 & Selection procedure

The SSC JE Exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract) in various government departments. Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for this examination in the hope of securing lucrative government positions. With the large amount of candidates, arises a strong competitive spirit and preparation is the only key with which you can tackle this competition effectively. The candidates must thus be aware of the procedural working of this examination to prepare effectively. This article will provide the candidates appearing this year with the necessary details regarding SSC JE Cut off 2016 & Selection procedure.

Read this article to gain significant knowledge regarding the Eligibility Criteria, Selection Procedure, Exam Pattern and cut offs of this examination.

Important tentative dates

Process

Expected Date

Issue of the notice & Application Form

20 August

Last Date of the Online Application Form Submission

16 September

Issue of e- Admit Cards

November

Date of Exam

11 December

Release of Official answer key

January

Result Declaration

May

All these dates are tentative and are subject to changes as per the official notifications of the Staff Selection Commission. The candidates can access the latest information through the official website of the commission.

Vacancy Details

The official notification by the Commission shall release the vacancies available for recruitment of candidates in the following posts:

  • Junior Engineer (Civil)
  • Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
  • Junior Engineer (Electrical)
  • Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)
  • Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying and Contract)

Eligibility Criteria

It is essential to know the eligibility criteria of the SSC JE Examination before applying for it.  The candidates must apply only if they fulfill all the eligibility requirements, lest their application shall be rejected.

Nationality

The candidate applying for this examination must be an Indian citizen or one of the following:

  1. Subject of Nepal
  2. Subject of Bhutan
  3. Tibetan refugee who arrived in India on 1 January 1962 to permanently settle in India
  4. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

Age

The age limit for the candidates is between 18 to 32 years. Age relaxation is provided in case of reserved categories and physically handicapped candidates. Also, this age limit is subject to changes in accordance with various government posts and departments as mentioned below:

  • 18-27 years for Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical) in CPWD and Department of Posts.

  • Not exceeding 30 years for Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) in MES.

  • Up to 32 years for Junior Engineers (Civil & Mechanical) in CWC and Farakka Barrage.

  • 18-27 Years for Junior Engineers (Quantity Surveying and Contract) in MES.
  • Not exceeding 30 years for Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical &Mechanical) in Border Roads Organization (BRO) of Ministry of Defence.


Educational Qualification

The candidates willing to appear for this examination should possess a degree or Diploma in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from any competent institution. The detailed requirements are as follows:

  • JE (Civil)/CPWD & Department of Posts – Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University or Institute.
  • JE (Electrical)/CPWD & Department of Posts – Three year Diploma in Electrical Engineering from recognized University or Institute.
  • JE (Civil)/MES – Degree in Civil Engineering or (i) Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University or Institute and (ii) Two years experience in Planning, Execution, and maintenance of Civil Engineering works.
  • JE (Electrical & Mechanical)/MES – Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or (i) Three years Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from recognized University or Institute and (ii) Two years experience in Planning, Execution, and maintenance of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering works.
  • JE (QS&C)/MES – Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University of Institute or Passed Intermediate exam in Building and Quantity Surveying sub divisional -II of the institute or Surveyors (India)

Application Form

It is essential to fill the SSC JE application form to appear for this examination. The tentative date of release of applications is 20 August, 2016. The candidates can apply only through the online mode and no offline Application Form will be accepted. The link for online application will be available on the official website of the commission. The Application Fee is Rs 100. As per rules/instructions of Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, women candidates and candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste, and Scheduled Tribes, Physically handicapped and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying the fees. The interested candidates are advised to submit their applications within the due date.

Examination Pattern

The candidates must have knowledge of the scheme of examination to prepare their strategy and study accordingly. The recruitment of Junior Engineers through this examination is a two stage process as follows:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Personal Interview

Written Examination

The Written Examination consists of two papers, Paper I and Paper II. Paper I will consist of Objective type questions with a total weightage of 200 marks and Paper II will have Conventional type questions for 300 marks. The time duration for each paper will be 2 hours (120 minutes). The details of the individual papers are as follows:

Paper I

It will consist of three sections including General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) OR Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical). All the questions will of the objective type and the total weightage of this paper is 200 marks.

Papers

Subject

Maximum Marks

Duration

Paper-I Objective type (OMR Answer Sheets will be provided for this Paper)

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2.  General Awareness
  3. Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) OR Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)

50

50

100

2 hours

Paper II

This is a conventional type paper consisting of Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or Part – B General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical).

Papers

Subject

Maximum Marks

Duration

Paper-II Conventional Type

Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

 OR

Part – B General Engineering (Electrical) OR

 Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)

300

2 hours

There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper I but there is no negative marking in Paper II. The Conventional type paper (Paper II) will be evaluated only for those candidates who have cleared to minimum cutoff of Paper I as set up by the commission.

All the questions will be approximately of the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical) from a recognized Institute, Board or University recognized by All India Board of Technical Education.

Personal Interview

Those candidates who have qualified this written stage of examination will have to appear for the second round of Personal interview which will comprise of 100 marks. The interview will be held in various places as per the decision of the Commission and TA will be paid to the SC/ ST candidates in accordance with the government norms.

 A final merit list will be taken out according to the scores of the candidates in Paper I, Paper II and the interview. The final recruitment is done in accordance with this merit list.

SSC JE Syllabus 2016

The syllabus of Paper I of the written examination is as follows:

General Intelligence & Reasoning

The General Intelligence and reasoning section will include questions of verbal and non verbal type. The exam will include questions on topics like analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, decision making, problem solving, discrimination, analysis, judgment, visual memory, relationship concepts, observation, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The exam will also include questions framed to test the candidate‘s abilities to deal with arithmetical computations and other analytical functions, abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships.

General Awareness

In this section, the candidates will be provided with questions relating to the current affairs and general knowledge to test his/ her awareness regarding the society we live in. This exam will include questions pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research etc relating to India and its neighbouring countries. These questions will be framed in such a manner that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

General Engineering

Part- A Civil Engineering & Structural Engineering

Civil Engineering: Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering.

Structural Engineering: Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design.

Part- B Electrical Engineering

Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Estimation and Costing, Utilization and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics.
 

Part- C Mechanical Engineering

Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines, Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure, Fluid kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal fluids, Measurement of Flow rate, basic principles, Hydraulic Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps, Classification of steels.

The full syllabus can be downloaded from the official website of SSC.

Selection Procedure

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the combined total of the written examination and personal interview. Only those candidates who qualify the written examination will be called for the personal interview round. After the final recruitment, the candidates will be on probation for a period of 2 years. They will have to give such examinations and tests during the probation period and once it is over, they will be confirmed to their post.

Tie resolution

In cases where more than one candidate secure the equal aggregates marks, the tie will be resolved by application of the following methods:

  1. Total marks in written examination
  2. Marks in Paper II
  3. Marks in Paper I
  4. Date of birth, with older candidates, placed higher
  5. Alphabetical order in the first names of the candidates appear

Use of cell phones or any other electronic/ electrical device other than those specifically permitted is strictly prohibited within the examination hall. Any candidates who do not adhere to the conduct of the examination and indulge in forgery of documents or any other unfair means shall be debarred from all the examinations conducted by the SSC in the future.

Other Important Information

Admit Cards

The Admit cards will be issued only to those candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria and will be released two weeks before the exam. The candidates will be required to enter their Roll number/Registration number/Date of Birth for downloading the Admit Card. Under no circumstances shall the admit card be delivered via post. In case you do not receive your admit card one week before the date of examination, immediately contact the concerned regional/sub-regional office of the commission.

Exam Centres

The candidates must clearly mention their choice of examination centres in their application forms and they must submit their applications only to the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Office of the Commission under whose jurisdiction the centre selected by his/her falls. Under no circumstance shall the examination centre be changed after the final allotment. However, the Commission reserves the right to cancel any centre and divert the candidates to a different centre.

Result Declaration

The SSC will upload the result in PDF format on its official website. The candidates can download this result and check their roll number in the list. All the candidates shall receive a mail informing them about the declaration of result.

Answer Key Display

The answer key of SSC JE Paper I examination will be made available by the Commission on its website after the examination. In case of any discrepancy in the answer keys, the candidates can make an appeal to the Commission. Any claim made will be examined by the Commission with the help of experts, as required. The decision of the Commission shall be final and binding upon all the candidates.

Sample Papers

The candidates will be provided with sample question papers to aid in preparation. This will help them understand the pattern of examination, the type of questions asked and the level of difficulty etc. The candidates can download the model test papers from the official website of the Commission.

SSC JE Cut off 2016

The cut off of SSC JE signifies the minimum qualifying marks which are required for clearing this examination. The Staff Selection Commission decides the cut off, taking into consideration the total number of candidates and their overall performance. The cut offs are declared on the official website and the decision of the Commission is final.

To predict this year’s expected cut off, we must analyze last year’s cut off. Here, we list the cut offs of the various rounds of the 2014 examination. The candidates can expect a maximum +(10-15) rise or fall in the cut offs this year according to the level of difficulty.

Paper II

Civil Engineering

SC

ST

OBC

OH

HH

UR

Total

SSC Junior Engineer Cut off for Paper I

75.75

70.00

82.00

69.00

40.00

93.75

--

No. of candidates

1622

724

4254

112

32

2108

8852

Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

SC

ST

OBC

OH

HH

UR

Total

SSC Junior Engineer Cut off for Paper I

102.50

93.75

109.50

93.00

69.00

117.50

--

No. of candidates

243

123

1068

27

25

649

2135

Paper II

Civil Engineering

SC

ST

OBC

OH

HH

UR

Total

SSC Junior Engineer Cut off in Paper-II

80

79.00

100.00

77.00

30.00

136

No. of candidates

742

311

1818

47

19

630

3567

Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

SC

ST

OBC

OH

HH

UR

Total

SSC Junior Engineer Cut off in Paper-II

149

126

180

124

64

215

No. of candidates

108

55

471

16

10

190

850

Different cut offs are fixed by the Commission for the various reserved categories. Important factors like number of candidates, number of posts, marking scheme, reservation norms, and exam difficulty level also determine the cut off set up by SSC.

Cut offs are applied at individual levels after which the cumulative cut offs are used for the final short listing of candidates. The category wise cumulative cut offs, taking into account the marks of the Written Examination & Personal Interview (Out of 600 marks) are as follows:

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Range of Cut Off Marks

446.75 to 285

445.25 to 287.75

397 to 265.25

348.75 to 250

Lakhs of aspirants apply for the SSC JE Examination every year. Thus, the candidates appearing for this examination should be aware of all the necessary details regarding its procedure to prepare efficiently and increase their chances of selection. This article was aimed at providing you with the important details of SSC JE Examination 2016.

Stay tuned to the official website of the Staff Selection Commission (http://ssc.nic.in) for the latest updates and notifications regarding SSC JE 2016.

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UP Police 2016 requires 600 women for the post of Sub-Inspector: Online registration ends on 24th july 2016.

Uttar Pradesh Plice Reqruitment and Promotion Board 2016 requires 600 women for the post of Sub-Inspector. Online registration ends on 24th july 2016.

Name of the Post: Sub Inspector(SI)

No. of Post: 600

Age: 21 to 28 years

Salary: Rs. 9300/- to 34800/- + Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-

Application Fee: Rs.400/-

Educational Qualification: Degree in any Descipline

Opening Date of Registration: 26 june 2016

Closing Date of Registration: 24  july 2016

Date of Exam: to be announced

Mode of Registration: Online

Mode of Examination: Online

Nationality: Indian

Online Exam Pattern:

Sr.No.

              Subjects

                  Maximum Marks

001.

Hindi

100

002.

GK

100

003.

Quantitative Aptitude

100

004.

Logical Reasoning

100

How to Apply Online: go throuh-http://prpb.gov.in/

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2707 Vacancies in UP Police 2016: Registration starts from 30 june 2016

Uttar Pradesh Plice Reqruitment and Promotion Board 2016 requires 2707 vacancies for various posts. Online registration ends on 29th july 2016.

Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post No. of Post Age(in years) Salary Application Fee
Sub Inspector(SI) 2400 21 to 28 Rs. 9300/- to 34800/- + Grade Pay Rs. 4200/- Rs. 400
Platoon Commander,PAC 210 21 to 28 Rs. 9300/- to 34800/- + Grade Pay Rs. 4200/- Rs. 400
Fire Officer 97 21 to 28 Rs. 9300/- to 34800/- + Grade Pay Rs. 4200/- Rs. 400
Total=2707

Educational Qualification: Degree in any Descipline

Opening Date of Registration: 30 june 2016

Closing Date of Registration: 29  july 2016

Date of Exam: to be announced

Mode of Registration: Online

Mode of Examination: Online

Nationality: Indian

Online Exam Pattern:

Sr.No.               Subjects                   Maximum Marks
001. Hindi 100
002. GK 100
003. Quantitative Aptitude 100
004. Logical Reasoning 100

How to Apply Online: go throuh-http://prpb.gov.in/

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NSIC Reqruitment 2016 Invites Applications for 71 Posts: Apply Before 11 july 2016

National Small Industries Corporation 2016 invites applications for the various posts. Last date of  online registration ends on 11 july 2016.

Job Details:

Sr. No. Name of the Post No. of Post Qualification Salary Per Annum Maximum Age
001 General Manager 11 MBA/B-Tech/B.E/CA 10 lakhs 50 years
002 Chief Manager 05 B-Tech 10 lakhs 42 years
003 Deputy Manager 25 MBA/B-Tech/B.E/CA 6.60 lakhs 35 years
004 Assistant Manager 30 MBA/B-Tech/B.E/CA 5.07 lakhs 30 years
Total=71

Last Date of Online Registration: 11 july 2016

Date of Exam: Shall be intimated shortly

Nationality: Indian

Job Location: All India

Application Fee: Rs.500/-(For General Manager), Rs.400/-(For Chief Manager/ Deputy Manager/ Assistant Manager)

How to Apply: candidates are required to apply in the prescribed application format (A-4 Size). The candidate should paste the recent passport size colour photograph in the space provided in the Application Form. The duly filled in Application Form along with the necessary documents and Application fee (Demand Draft) has to be sent by Ordinary Post / Registered Post / Speed Post / Courier / By Hand to Deputy General Manager - Human Resources The National Small Industries Corporation "NSIC Bhawan" Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi - 110020 on or before 11/07/2016 up to 6:00 PM. 

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How many numbers of candidates give UPSC/IAS exam every year?

UPSC civil services exam is one of the most reputed exam in the country and the toughest exam to crack covering a wide range of syllabus.

Let us see what educational qualification is required to sit in the civil service exam:

Any degree (graduation).
From the following:

  1. any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India.

  2. other Educational institutions established by an Act of  Parliament.

  3. declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

  4. possess an equivalent qualification.

Note: Final year students can also apply.

How many attempts are allowed for UPSC Civil Services Exam?

A general category candidate has an age-limit of 32 years, but that doesn’t mean that he can write this exam as many times as he wish. There are some restrictions on the number of times this exam can be taken, which again is different for different categories.

  1. Number of attempts for IAS exam : General Category :6 attempts till 32 years of age.

  2. Number of attempts for IAS exam :OBC :9 attempts till 35 years of age.

  3. Number of attempts for IAS exam :SC/ST :unlimited attempts till 37 years of age.

NB: Physically Handicapped /disabled candidates belonging to General category will get the benefit of 9attempts till the age prescribed by UPSC – 42 years.

Number of students appearing in UPSC Civil services exam:

As many as by 452,334 candidates appeared for the examination on August 24. Of these, 16,933 candidates have qualified to appear in civil services (main) examination This year the civil services examination was conducted at 2,137 venues across 59 cities in the country. Every year number of students appearing the exam is increasing. On an average, there was about 40% increase in the number of candidates who appeared for the exam than previous year. Hence, the competition is also tough.

Selection of optionals in UPSC/IAS exam:

Beginners and most candidates prefer subjects which is easy to score. Some of the optionals that are considered scoring are Public Administration and Geography. Other popular subjects are History, Sociology and Language optionals like Hindi literature, Tamil literature etc. You should choose the optional in which you have knowledge and which interests you.

Success Rate in UPSC/IAS exam:

The examination is conducted in three stages - preliminary, main and interview - to select candidates for prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.

As per the study, majority of candidates are rejected for inappropriate application while others do not qualify for the mains. Even if you qualify for mains, you need to crack the interview for final selection. So, if 5 candidates appear for the interview , it may happen than 2 of them are finally selected.

A proper UPSC/ IAS preparation strategy will help you achieve your dream for the examination.


 

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BSF 2016 Recruitment for 1183 Vacancies

Recently, Ministry of Home Affairs Directorate General Border Security Force came out with a mega recruitment drive of filling 1183 vacancies that was announced through an official advertisement regarding BSF Recruitment 2016 for the selection of eligible candidates.

The pay band offered is Rs.5200-20200/- with different grade pay with admissible allowances.

If you are willing to join Indian defence, then do not miss this golden opportunity. The chances of getting selected under BSF 2016 Recruitment for 1183 Vacancies are really high as this is a mega recruitment drive.

This article is to assist you well about the BSF 2016 Recruitment for 1183 Vacancies so that you apply as prescribed in the official notification.

The table below shows the complete details about BSF recruitment 2016 drive:

Asst Sub Inspector (RM): 152 Posts

The posts available under it category-wise are:

*      UR: 76

*      OBC: 41

*      SC: 23

*      ST: 12

Head Constable (Radio Operator): 470 Posts

The posts available under it category-wise are:

*      UR: 353

*      OBC: 30

*      SC: 52

*      ST: 65

Constable (Tradesmen) (Male)

The posts available under it category-wise are:

*      Cobbler: 67

*      Tailor: 28

*      Carpenter: 02

*      Draughtsmen: 01

*      Painter: 05

*      Cook: 140

*      Water Carrier: 49

*      Washer Man: 49

*      Barber: 42

*      Sweeper: 147

*      Waiter: 24

*      Mali: 01

*      Khoji: 06

Educational Qualifications needed for the BSF 2016 Recruitment for 1183 Vacancies

Name of the Post

Educational Qualifications required

Age Criteria

ASI (RM)

Matric with 3 Years Diploma in Radio and TV Technology or Electronics or Telecommunication or Computer or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Domestic Appliances.

For General Category: 18-25 Years

For OBC Category: 18-28 Years

For SC & ST Category: 18-30 Years

HC (RO)

Matriculation or equivalent and two year Industrial Training institute Certificate in Radio and TV or Electronics or Intermediate or 10+2 or equivalent with physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Constable (Tradesmen)

Matriculation or equivalent with relevant experience.

Between 18-23 Years as on 01st August, 2016

Important Dates for the BSF 2016 Recruitment for 1183 Vacancies

For ASI/HC Posts:

  • Apply from 16-06-2016 to 15-07-201.
  • OMR Based Screening Test: 25-09-2016
  • Written Exam: 18-12-2016
  • PST, PET, Documentation & Final Medical: 20-03-2017 On wards

For BSF Constables Posts:

Apply within 30 days from the publication of advertisement in employment news. 

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