UPSC Recruitment 2018: Get Complete Details on CBRT

The Union Public Service Commission had released a recruitment notification and invited applications for the Posts of Administrative Officer in Geological Survey of India.

The Commission has decided to conduct a Computer Based Recruitment Test (CBRT) for short-listing the candidates for the posts on September 23, 2018 (Sunday) from 2 PM to 4 PM at their respective centers.

Note: Candidate’s reporting time at the Exam Centre is 12.30 PM.

Only such candidates who are shortlisted after CBRT would be asked to submit documents in support of their claim for the posts. Their documents will be scrutinized and those candidates who fulfill all the eligibility conditions of the posts shall be called for interview

Details of the Examination:

(a) The test will be of two hours duration.
(b) All questions will carry equal marks.
(c) The test will be objective type questions with multiple choices of answer.
(d) The questions in Part A of the syllabus will be set in English only and the questions in Part B of the syllabus will be set both in English and Hindi.
(e) There will be penalty for wrong answers. Every wrong answer will carry deduction of one-third of the marks assigned to that question. If no answer is marked for a question, there will be no penalty for that question.
(f) The test will carry a maximum of 300 marks.

Syllabus of the Test:

PART A: General English: To test the candidates’ understanding of English Language and workmanlike use of words.

PART B: General Ability: To test the General awareness of the candidates about:
1. Indian Union and International Affairs including Current Affairs
2. Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
3. General Mental Ability
4. General Science
5. Computer Awareness & Basic knowledge of office automation software such as WORD/EXCEL
6. Office Management and Procedure

Note: CBRT and the Interview shall carry a 75:25 weightage for those candidates shortlisted out of the computer based recruitment test and those who qualify in the interview.

Note: No request for change of test centre will be entertained.