(Notification) Recruitment of Postman at India Post (Madhya
Pradesh Circle) - 2016
Post Name: Postman
Total No of Posts: 367
Matriculation or Equivalent from a recognized board or University
Probation Period: Two years
18 to 27 years for General candidates
Pattern and Syllabus for the examination:
The applicants shall be subjected to an Aptitude Test with a total 100
maximum marks covering the following subjects/ topics. Aptitude test will be
comprising four parts (Part A, B C(i) & C(ii) ). There is no negative marking
|A- General Knowledge (25 marks with 25 questions of 1 mark each)
||Topics: Geography, Indian History, Freedom Struggle,
Culture & Sports, General Policy & Constitution of India, Economics,
General Science, Current Affairs and Reasoning & Analytical ability
of 10th standard. (Examiner may set 2 to 3 questions from each
|B- Mathematics (25 marks with 25 questions of 1 mark each)
||Topics: Number systems, computation of whole Numbers,
Decimals & Fractions, Relationship between Numbers, Fundamental
arithmetical operations, percentages, Ration & Proportions, Profit &
Loss, Simple Interest, Average, Discount, Partnership, Time & Work,
Time & Distance, Use of Tables & Graphs, Mensuration. (Examiner may
set 1 to 2 questions from each topic)
|C (i)- English (25 marks with 25 questions of 1 mark each)
||Topics: Articles, Prepositions, Conjuctions, tenses,
verbs, synonyms & Antonyms, vocabulary, sentence structure,
Proverbs, Phrases, questions from small unseen passage. Etc.
(Examiner may set five questions from one unseen passage and 2 to 3
questions from remaining topics)
|C (ii)- Regional Language (25 marks with 25 questions of 1 mark
||Topics (for Hindi)- Shabd Pad, Kriya Bhed, Mishr &
Sanyukt Vakya, Vakyo ka Rupantaran, Swar Sandhi, Alankar, Samas,
Muhavare & Lokoktiyan, Ashudh Vakya Shodhan, Apathit Gadyansh.
(Examiner may set five questions from one Apathit Gadyansh and 2 to
3 questions from remaining topics)
a. The duration of the Aptitude Test will be for 2 hours (120 minutes)
b. The questions on General Knowledge and Mathematics will also be supplied in
the Regional Language i.e. Hindi in addition to English.
c. One blank page will be kept at the end of Question paper Booklet for rough
work by the candidates.
Qualifying Marks :
a. Parts A and B – Minimum 10 marks for OC , 8 marks for SC/ ST and 9 marks
for OBC candidates in each part.
b. Parts C (Two Segments)- Minimum 10 marks for OC, 8 marks for SC/ ST and 9
marks for OBC candidates in each segment.
c. 40 % marks for OC, 33 marks for SC/ ST and 37 marks for OBC candidates in
Examination Fee :
The Examination fee prescribed for all Male applicants in Un-Reserved and OBC
categories is Rs. 400/-. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled
Tribes/ Physically Handicapped/ Women are exempted from payment of Examination
How to Apply:
The applicant can apply for only one division either choosing Postman cadre
in Postal Division or Mail Guard cadre in Railway Mail Service Division. If an
applicant registers more than one application on-line, his/her candidature is
liable to be rejected without any communication.
Closing Date for Registration of Application: The registration of online
applications will commence on 10.04.2016 at 00.00 hrs and closes by 05.05.2016
at 23.59 hrs.
Courtesy: India Post