The examination will consist of two parts, viz.
PART-I –Written Examination carrying 400 marks and
PART-II– Personality Test (Interview) carrying 100 Mark
Part-I: Written Examination
The Written Examination will consist of two papers.
The maximum marks allotted to each paper and the duration of each paper will be as under
Total Duration /Timing for General candidates
Total Duration/ Timing for
2 Hours 40
Translation & essay
2 Hours 40
Note-I :Paper-I will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. Paper-II shall be evaluated in respect of only those candidates, who attain the minimum qualifying standard in Paper-I or part thereof as may be fixed at the discretion of the Commission.
Note-II:Mobile Phones, Calculators or any other electronic / electrical device are strictly banned in the Examination Hall.
Note-III:There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
Note-IV:The Commission may at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in Paper-II.
PART-II: Personality Test/ Interview
Only those candidates, who secure the minimum qualifying marks in paper I and Paper II of the written examination as may be fixed by the commission at their discretion, will be eligible to appear at the interview. Interview will be conducted for 100 Marks.