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NPSC Combined Technical Services

NPSC Combined Technical Services Exam

Stage-I            Written (Main) Examination

This stage has three papers General English, General Knowledge, & General Studies (Combined paper), and Optional Paper I & II (MCQ)

The Examination Pattern is as follows:

 

Paper

Maximum Marks

Duration

i)

(a) General English General Knowledge(Combined) 

200

3 hours

ii)

Technical Subject - Paper I

200

3 hours

iii)

Technical Subject – Paper II

200

3 hours    

 

Total

600

9 hours

The components of the combined paper on General English and General Knowledge are as follows:

Pattern of General English Paper

Sl.

No

Component

Marks.

i)

Essay

40

ii)

Precise writing

2x10 = 20

iii)

Amplification

2x10 = 20

iv)

Construction of sentences &Grammar

20

(v)

General Knowledge, comprising of current Events, general science, mental ability, Indian History, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Geography, With combination of objective type and short Descriptive answers

100

 

 Total

200

For Technical (Subject) paper I & paper II, the examination is MCQ type. There are 200 questions in each paper with 1 mark for each question, with negative marking of half mark for each wrong answer.

Stage-II-Interview: The Interview carries 100 marks.

        Preparation of Merit List

The marks in the Interview shall be added to the marks obtained in the written Main Examination for preparing the merit list.

 (a) Short-listing is done in order of marks scored by the candidates in the written exam, and according to the following table( For Technical Services):

Number of Posts Notified

Upper Limit of Number of Short-listed Candidates

1 to 100

3 times number of posts

More than 100

2 times number of post

but not less than 300

(b) In the above short listing process, separate short listing will be done in respect of B.T. candidates, based on the number of vacancies reserved for them as per the roster system.