Postman/ Mail Guard Exam Syllabus 2016

The West Bengal Postal Circle has issued Recruitment advt of 439 Postman/ Mail Guard in all district of West Bengal. In this article, we are providing the aptitude test  (written exam) syllabus for postman & mail guard post. The question paper is divided into 3 sections. The section A consists 25 GK question, section B consist of mathematics question and section C consist of question from English and regional language.

West Bengal Postman & Mail Guard Syllabus with Pattern.

The candidates shall be subjected to an Aptitude Test of the level of 10th class/matriculation covering the following subjects/topics.

Total Marks-100 (No. of PARTS with their contents will be as follows)

Part Syllabus
A. General Knowledge (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each) Topics:  Geography, Indian History, freedom struggle, Culture & Sports, General Polity & Constitution of India, Economics, General Science, Current Affairs & Reasoning and analytical ability of 10th Standard.
B. Mathematics (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each) Topics:- Number Systems, Computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentage, ratio & proportion, profit & Loss, simple interest, average, discount, partnership, time & work, time & distance, use of tables and graphs, mensuration.
C (i). English (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each) Topics:- Articles, prepositions, conjunctions, tenses, verbs, synonyms & antonyms, vocabulary, sentences structure, proverbs, phrases, questions from a small unseen passage etc.
C (ii). Regional Language (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each)

Topics: (for hindi) Shabd pad, Kriyabhed, mishr & sanyukt vakya, vakyo ka rupantaran, swarsandhi, alankar, samas, muhavare & lokoktiyan ashudh vakya shodhan, apathit, gadyansh.

These topics shall be replicated in Regional Languages (Bengali/Nepali).

  1. The duration of exam is of 2 hours.
  2. Each part will be for 25 marks and duration of all the parts will be for 120 minutes.
  3. Selection is based on Divisional level merit from among the qualified candidates applied for the Division / Unit concerned.
  4. All eligible Applicants belonging to various categories who have the educational qualification of Matriculation pass from a recognized university or Board condition in Para 9 above shall be invited for appearing in Aptitude test. No weightage for marks secured by the Applicants in Matriculation will be given while preparing the Merit Lists.

Minimum qualifying marks

Unreserved candidates (OC) 10 marks in each part and 40% in aggregate. The candidate has to qualify in each part i.e. part i.e. Part A, B, C(i) & C(ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks.
OBC 9 marks in each part and 37% in aggregate. The candidate has to qualify in each part i.e. Part A, B, C(i) & C(ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks.
SC/ST 8 marks in each part and 33% in aggregate. The candidate has to qualify in each part i.e. Part A, B, C(i) & C(ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks.

A common merit list for the respective Postal Division/Unit shall be prepared for Postman/Mailguard post. For the said purpose, the candidates shall indicate the name of only one Division / Unit in the online application. Thereafter, the candidates will be allotted to the division / unit as per their indication in the online application based on their position in the merit list and availability of vacancy.

The candidates who do not indicate the name of the Division / Unit applied for in the online application his candidature will be treated as cancelled.

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