Military Engineer Services (MES) Pathankot (Punjab)
Last Date to Apply: June 15, 2009 (June 22 for Remote Areas)
Chief Engineer (Pathankot Zone) invites applications for the following posts
Lower Division Clerk (LDC):
Number of Posts: 169 (GEN: 85, SC: 25, ST: 13, OBC:46)
Pay Scale: Rs.5200-20200/- (PB-1)
Grade Pay: Rs.1900
Age Limit: 18-27 years (as on May 11, 09)
- Matriculation or equivalent Examination of recognized University/ Board
- Typing speed 30 Words per minute in English or 25 words per minute in Hindi on typewriter
Syllabus and Pattern Lower Division Clerk (LDC) Written Exam
General English: In addition to the testing of candidates understanding of the English language and its correct usage, their writing ability would also be tested. Questions on Paragraph Writing/Report, Writing/Letter, Writings etc may be included.
General Studies: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries specially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity including the Constitution of India, scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
Arithmetic: Questions in this component will cover number system including questions on simplification, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit and Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound interest, Mensuration, Time and Work, Ratio and Time, Time and Distance, Tables and Graphs etc.
Note: Knowledge of Computer and MS Office will be preferred.