Plan of Examination:
The examination shall consist of the following three stages:
Preliminary examination :- on General Awareness(s`1ngle sitting) for 100 marks of (One and half) hours duration.
Main (Written) Examination :- on three papers (i) Language Test (English & Odia) (2) General Knowledge (Objective) & (3) Mathematics(objective) and basic computer skills (Objective)
Practical Skill Test :- (Basic Computer Skills) The Commission may dispense with the Preliminary Examination in case large number of applications are not received for the selection of candidates for the post.
The Preliminary examination on General Awareness, the main written examination on General Knowledge, Mathematics and Basic Computer Skills will be done on OMR response sheet. While answering OMR Answer Sheet precise marking should be done by using Blue/Black ball point pen only. No erasing/correction fluid or over writing is allowed in the OMR Answer sheet. The candidates should not write their name or give any symbol or mark in any place or portion ofthe answer sheet other than the place specified for writing the name only in the answer sheet in respect of English and Odia (Language Test) .
Preliminary Examination Pattern :-
The questions shall be of objective type with multiple choice of answers to be answered in OMR Response Sheet. The question shall be of +2/equivalem standard. This is a screening test which will be category wise vacancies shall be called for appearing the main written examination. The marks obtained in this examination shall not be added t0 the marks secured in main(written) examination While preparing the ñnal select list.
Scheme and Subjects for the Main Written! Examination
The written test shall be of three papers as detailed below:
Papers Subjects Maximum Time marks WRITTEN TEST
Paper-I Language Test(Englìsh 100 2 hours & Odia)
Paper-II General 100 l hour Knowledge(0bjective)
Paper-III Mathematics (0bjective) 100 3 hours & Basic Computer Skill 100 Total 400 PRACTICAL SKILL TEST Basic Computer Skills 50 1 hour
(i) The standard ofexaminatîon shall be equivalent to that of Higher Secondary Examination.
(ii) Those who will qualify the written test Shall be called for the practical skill test. The candidates numbering about three times category wise vacancies shall be called for computer skill test.
(iii) The practical skill test shall be of qualifying
Nature. The candidates who secures minimum 30 marks in the computer skill test will qualify t0 be included in the merit list basing on the total marks secured in the main written examination.
S Y L L A B U S 0f Main (Written) Examination Pager-I
(a) Language Test(English and Odia)
English Language Test: ( 50 marks)
GRAMMAR( 20 marks)
Verbs, Tenses, Modal, Active and Passive Voice, Subject-verb concord, non-finite verb forms (infinitives and participles), Sentence Structure, Connectors, Types of sentences, Types of Phrases and Clause, Direct & Indirect speech, Comparison, Determiners, Pronouns, Prepositions.
(ii) Unseen passage(400450 words in length) with a variety
of comprehension questions including vocabulary (10 marks)
(iii) (l) Essay writing on familiar topics(within 250 words) (10 marks) (2) Letter writing(Personal letter, applications, Business and Official) (within 150 Words) l() marks
Odia Language Test: (50 marks)
Grammar (20 marks) (i) Transformation of sentences (02 marks)
a. Negative, Interrogatìve, Exclamatory b. Simple, Compound, Complex
(ii) Transformation ofwordsmoun to adjective and adjective to noun) (02 marks)
(iii) Sandhi(02 marks)
(iv) Samasawâ marks)
(v) Antonyms and Synonyms(02 marks)
(vi) Correction ofcommon errors in words(03 marks)
(vii) Idioms and Phrases(02 marks)
(viii) Taddhita and Krudanta(02 marks)
(ix) Punctuation marks(02 marks)
Composition ( 20 marks) Essay writing on familiar topics and personality(within 250 Words) (10 marks)
(i) Letter Writing(Personal letter, applications, Business and Offlcial within 15 Words (05 marks)
(05 marks) Five short questions to be asked.
(ii) Translation(one English passage of around 100 words Comprehension ofan unseen passage 10 marks)
In this category, there shall be a series of questions of different
Categories like :-
General Knowledge (100 marks)
Matching Historical events with dates, personalities and places, Geographical facts with places, States, countries and institutions with headquarters, Scientific facts and discoveries with dates, persons and uses, Current events with places and personalities and,
Matching questions of miscellaneous type.
Paper-Ill Mathematics (100 marks)
(i) Fractions end Decimals Percentage
(ii) Rates and Taxes, Insurance
(iii) Average (iv) Simple Interest and Compound Interest
(vi) Profit, Loss and Discount (vii) Mixtures
(ix) Problems on Time & Work be translated into Odia.
(x) Problems on Time and Distance
(xi) Ratio and Proportion
Under this, there will be a series of question in practical Mathematics required for day-to-day use. The questions would be such as to test candidate’s ability to work out with quickness and accuracy.
Basic Computer Skills ( 100 marks)
(a) MS Windows: Introduction of Windows
(b) MS Ofñce: MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel & MS Access
ll. Practical Skill Test : Topics for Practical test:
I. WINDOWS Operating system
To test some of the following basic system operations on ñle/folder(s): *Create, Rename, Copy/Cut/Paste, Delete, >I<Using Clipboard
II.MS Word. A Paragraph in MS Word incorporating some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination *Editing and Formatting text and paragraph *Page and Paragraph Setup
*Inserting pictures and WordArt
Ill. MS Power Point A Power Point presentation with 2/3 slides using some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination.
*Editing and formatting slides
IV. MS Excel
A problem in spreadsheet related to some of the tools given below to be œsted during the examination.
*Formatting cells and data *Functions and Formula (Relative, absolute and Mixed reference).