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Employment News 27 May 2017 to 2 June 2017

JOB HIGHLIGHTS - 27.05.2017 to 02.06.2017
Name Of Post : Civil Judges Regular and Ad-hoc
No.of Vacancies : 129
Last Date :22.06.2017

Name Of Post : Sub Staff
No.of Vacancies : 450
Last Date :05.06.2017
Name Of Post : Technician B Mechanic, Electrician, Fitter, Machinist etc
No.of Vacancies : 74
Last Date :10.06.2017
Name Of Post : Assistant Photographer, Fertilizer Inspector, Farm Assistant, Deputy Ranger etc
No.of Vacancies : 28
Last Date :07.06.2017
Name Of Post : Senior Scientist, Technical Officer, Technical Assistant etc
No.of Vacancies : 19
Last Date :05.06.2017

Employment News for the week 20-May-2017 to 26-May-2017


Name Of Post : Technician B Mechanic, Electrician, Fitter, Machinist etc
No.of Vacancies : 74
Last Date :10.06.2017

Name Of Post : Assistant Photographer, Fertilizer Inspector, Farm Assistant, Deputy Ranger etc
No.of Vacancies : 28
Last Date :07.06.2017
Name Of Post : Group ‘C’ Civilian Posts
No.of Vacancies : 174
Last Date :30 days after publication
Name Of Post : Senior Scientist, Technical Officer, Technical Assistant etc
No.of Vacancies : 19
Last Date :05.06.2017
Name Of Post : Supervisors in Various Disciplines
No.of Vacancies : 43
Last Date :31.05.2017

General Knowledge for Competitive Examination

1. Who authored the book ‘The Science of Bharat Natyam’?
(a) Saroja Vaidyanathan (b) Yamini Krishnamurthi ( c) J. Sushila (d) None of these
Answer a
2.International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed on:
(a) 9th August (b) 13th October (c) 24th November (d) 11th December
Answer- b
3. Tianhe 1A, the world’s fastest supercomputer is made by
(a) United States (b) Japan (c) China (d) None of these
Answer : c
4. Which is India’s first ever Pollution Control Warship?
(a) Samudra Prahari (b) Nischaya (c) Varuna (d) None of these
Answer: a
5. Who became India’s youngest grandmaster?
(a) Parimarjan Negi (b) Dronavali Harika (c) Praveen Thipse (d) S P Sethuraman
Answer: d
6. K C Kulich International Award is associated with:
(a) Medicine (b) Economics (c) Journalism (d) Sports
Answer: c
7. ‘Open’ is the autobiography of which sports personality?
(a) Adam Gilchrest b) Glenn Merges (c) Andre Agassiz (d) None of these
8. World Cup Football in 2022 is to be held at:
(a) Qatar (b) UK (c) Spain (d) France
Answer: a
9. Who is the first head of UN WOMEN?
(a) Laura Chinchilla (b) Julia Gillard (c) Mitchell blachettt (d) None of these
Answer: c
10.Which of the following committee is related to Corporatisation of Stock Exchanges?
(a) Bimal Jalan Committee (b) V Achuthan Committee (c) P M Nair Committee (d) None of these
11. Which is India’s newest stock exchange for currency derivatives?
(a) BSE (b) NSE (c) United Stock Exchange (USE) (d) None of these
Answer : c
12. Jeevan Reddy Committee is related to
(a)Illegal mining (b) Armed Forces Special Power Act (c) Environmental Impact Assessment (d) None of these
13. Which of the following scheme is related with social security for unorganised sector?
(a) Swabhiman (b) Sabla (c) Swavalamban (d) None of these
14. Polavaram Project is located in which state?
(a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Maharashtra (c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Karnataka
Answer: a
15. David Perlman Award is given in which field?
(a) Sports (b) Music (c) Photography (d) Journalism
Ans- d
16.Which of the following committee has redefined the definition of Slums?
(a) Pranab Sen Committee(b) Arjun Sen gupta committee (c) C Ibrahim Committee (d) None of these
17. Arrow-III is an anti missile system of
(a) France (b) Pakistan (c) Israel (d) UK
18. India’s first jail BPO is going to came up at:
(a) Bangalore (b) Pune (c) Chennai (d) Hyderabad
Answer: a
19.World’s first aviation university coming up at:
(a) Bangalore (b) Nice (c) Glasgow (d) Venice
Answer: a
20. Khoj lab has been launched by which group?
(a) Future Group (b) dell (c) IBM d) Times group
Answer: a
21.Which of the following became the first smoke Free State in India?
(a) Sikkim (b) Himachal Pradesh (c) Uttarakhand (d) None of these
22. Lightest element:- Hydrogen
Only Metal liquid at room temperature:- Hg Mercury
Tungsten symbol –W
Tin –Sn
Element with maximum number of compounds –Carbon (due to catenation)
22. Which of the following became the Ist Asian Country to sign Free Trade Agreement with European Union?
(a) South Korea (b) China (c) India (d) None of these
23. The Emissary’ is the book authored by:
(a) Tarun Tejpal b) Vinod Mehta (c) Aniruddh Bahl (d) None of these
24. Who is the new PM of Netherlands?
(a) Mark Ruttea (b) Bill Carey (c) Thakshin Sinawatra (d) None of these
25. Who is the new PM of Kosovo?
(a) Hashim Taci (b) N K Name Krumoh (c) Jose Borosso d) None of these
26. Who is the chairman of National Democratic Front of Bodoland?
(a) Paresh Barna (b) Aravind Rajakhowa (c) Ranjan Daimary (d) None of these
27. With which of the following countries India has not signed civil nuclear agreement?
(a) Namibia (b) Sweden c) Mongolia (d) Argentina
28. Who is the PM of Sweden?
(a) Fredrick Rainfeldt (b) Silvio Berlusconi (c) Garry Wanders (d) None of these
29. APEC Summit in November 2010 was held at :
(a) Yokohama (b) Sydney (c) Singapore (d) Busan
Answer a;
30. Which public sector bank was the banking partner in Commonwealth Games 2010?
(a) Central Bank of India (b) State Bank of India (c) Bank of Baroda (d) None of these
31. Who is the new vice chief of army staff?
(a) V.K. Singh (b) A.S. Lamba (c) C. Shekhawat (d) None of these
Answer : b
32. Who has become the vice president of ICC?
(a) Ehsaan Mani (b) John Mulford (c) Alan Isaac (d) Molcom Speed
Answer: c
33. Who is the Director General of National Investigation Agency ?
(a) R.V. Raju (b) Ved Marwah (c) K.F. Rustomji (d) Sharad Chandra Sinha
Answer: d
34. Who is the Director of National Security Guard?
(a) R.K. Medhekar (b) J.K Dutt (c) B.K. Banerjee (d) None of these
Answer: a
35. Who of the following Indian got the Australia Day achievement medal 2010?
(a) V.P. Unnikrishnan (b) Sandeep Pandey (c) Vandana Shiva (d) None of these
Answer: a
36. Which of the following country became the 187th member of IMF?
(a) Marshall Islands (b) Tuvalu (c) Fiji (d) None of these
Answer: b
37. India’s second National Institute of Design will come up at which of the following
(a) Amethi (b) Jorahat (c) Aizowl (d) Itanagar
Ans- b
38. Benghazi is a port of:
(a) Libya (b) Yemen (c) Egypt (d) None of these
Answer: a
39. Jakhol Sankri Hydro Electric Project has been commissioned at
(a) Uttarakhand (b) Himachal Pradesh (c) J&K (d) Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: a
40. ‘Home Boy’ is a novel written by
(a) H M Naqvi (b) H S Narula (c) Anand Sarkar d) Stephen Lipsettan
Ans A
41. Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in 2011 was held at:
(a) Jaipur (b) New Delhi (c) Ujjain (d) Varanasi
Answer : b
42. 98th Indian Science Congress in January 2011 was held at:
(a) Chennai (b) Kharagpur (c) Kanpur (d) Delhi
Ans - a
43. Who of the following is the present Lokayukta of Karnataka:
(a) N Vittal (b) Santosh Hegde (c) Yashwant Sonawane(d) None of these
44. Georgia’s capital is to be shifted from Tbilisi to:
(a) Akhan (b) Yeren (c) Kutaisi (d) Chisinau
45. Which country topped the Terrorism Risk Index in 2010:
(a) Somalia b) Samoa (c) Jamaica (d) Iraq
46. Which district is going to be named after Indira Gandhi? 
(a) Medak (b) Rai Bareli (c) Chikmaglur (d) Bellary
Ans: a
47. Who received the Elis Island Medal of Honour in 2010?
(a) Dalai Lama (b) Zinedine Zidene (c) Rao Anumlu (d) B K Varghese
Answer: c
48. Enam Securities is to be purchased by:
(a) Union Bank of India (b) BNP Paribas (c) ANZ Grindlays (d) Axis Bank
Answer: d
49. Which famous personality bagged the Man of Peace Award in 2010?
(a) Roberto Baggio (b) Diegs Maradona (c) Pope John Paul II (d) None of these
Answer: a
50. Who is the new National Security Advisor of United States?
(c) W Singham (d) Thomas Donilon
(a) Colin Powell (b) Larry Page
51. Who is the new president of UN General Assembly?
(a) Joseph Deiss (b) Hans Rasmus Sen (c) Leon Panetta (d) None of these
52. Luka and Fire of Life is the latest book by:
(a) Arun Som (b) Salman Rushdie (c) Vikram Seth (d) None of these
53. What is the name of India’s latest and Seventh Super Computer?
(a) Annapurna (b) Param (c) Pinak (d) None of these
54. Tembli became the first village in India to get UID. In which state it is located?
(a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Chattisgarh (c) Maharashtra (d) None of these
55.Who has been declared the ‘Business Leader of the year’ in Economic Times Corporate Excellence Awards 2010?
(a) Aditya Puri (b) N Nrayanmurthy (c) Azim Premji (d) Mukesh Ambani
56. What is the mascot of 2011 cricket world cup?
(a) Hoho (b) Cobe (c) Stumpy (d) None of these
57. SAF (South Asian Federation) games in 2012 will be held at
(a) Kathmandu (b) Delhi (c) Bangalore (d) None of these
58. Agni III was launched from which of the following places:
(a) Wheeler Island (b) Sriharikota (c) Bikaner (d) None of these
 Ans : a
59. Who of the following is the Chairperson of National Green Tribunal?
(a) Lokeshwar Singh Parata (b) Anil Pandey (c) K Vijay Kumar (d) None of these
60. Which Indian Company is slated to buy the English football club Blackburn?
(a) U B groups (b) RPG (c) Videocon (d) Vicky
Answer : d
61. Who is the Union Minister of Corporate Affairs?
(a) Murali Deora (b) Jaipal Reddy (c) C P Joshi (d) M S Gill
Answer: a
62. Who is the new President Elect of BCCI?
(a) Chirayu Amin (b) Jyotiraditya Schindia (c) Shashank manohar (d) Jagmohan Dalmia
Answer: c
63. Karrar is the unmaned bomber aircraft of which country?
 (a) Iran (b) Syria(c) Israel (d) None of these
64. Who is the CMD of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited?
(a) S K Jain (b) Harsh Marital (c) Oskar Singh (d) None of these
Answer: a
65. Who is the Director of Intelligence Bureau?
(a) Rajeev Mathur (b) Nehchal Sandhu (c) Saikat Dutta (d) None of these
Answer: b
66. Ramagundanar thermal power project is in which state?
a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Kerala (d) Karnataka
Ans- a
67. Project Big Green has been initiated by which company?
(a) Microsoft (b) Apple (c) Infosys (d) IBM
68. Vansadhara River dispute is between which states?
(a) Orissa and Andhra Pradesh (b) Karnataka and Tamil Nadu (c) Kerala and Tamil Nadu (d) None of these
Answer: a
69. Who is the Chairperson of National Housing Board?
(a) B N Kapoor (b) Mata Prasad (c) R B Verma (d) None of these
Ans- c
70. Who is India’s permanent representative to United Nations? 
(a) Hardeep Singh Puri (b) M.K. Agnihotri (c) Vijay Pasricha (d) None of these
Ans; a
71. Who is the principal scientific advisor to Government of India?
(a) R. Chidambaram (b) V.K. Saraswat (c) T.K. Thomas (d) None of these
Ans - a
72. Who is the Chairman of Central Water Commission?
(a) Balraj Madhok (b) A.K. Bajaj (c) Shivran Puri (d) None of these
Ans - b
73. Who is the Deputy National Security Advisor?
(a) Shiv Shankar Menon (b) M.K. Narayanan (c) Shekhar Dutt (d) None of these
Answer: c
74. Aligarh Muslim University is going to set its new campus at:
(a) Saharanpur (b) Meerut (c) Murshidabad (d) Azamgarh
75. Who is the new Chairperson of National Commission for Backward classes?
(a) M.N. Rao (b) T.K. Maken (c) Ram Singh Senbar (d) None of these
Ans- a
76. Who is the Chairperson of 19th Law Commission?
(a) P.V. Reddy (b) A.K. Lakshmanan (c) K.R. Kurup (d) None of these
Ans- a
77. Who is the Chairman of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights?
(a) Buta Singh (b) M.K. Kurup (c) Shanta Sinha (d) Dheeraj Rohatgi
Answer: c
78. Mini Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas in October 2010 was held at:
(a) Cape Town (b) Durban (c) Johannesburg (d) None of these
Answer: b
79. G-8 summit in June 2010 was held at:
(a) Ontario (b) Vancouver (c) Huntsville (d) Quebec
80. Who is the CEO of Twitter?
(a) Dick Costello (b) Jorma Olila (c) Allan Bolt (d) None of these
81. Which country topped the Global Peace Index Report in 2010? 
(a) New Zealand (b) Iceland (c) Denmark (d) Sweden
Ans : a
82. Who of the following is the recipient of Turner Prize 2010?
(a) Alex Rodriques (b) Sergie Bryan (c) Susan Philipsz (d) None of these
83. Who is the Chairperson of Railway Board?
(a) Vivek Sahay (b) J P Batra (c) D P Aggarwal (d) None of these
84. Who of the following is the recipient of Cervantes Prize 2010?
(a) John Stocker (b) Ana Maria (c) C Andrew Stephen (d) None of these
85. Who founded the Telangana Praja Front in October 2010?
(a) G V Rao (b) K Chandrashekhar Rao (c) N Srinivas (d) None of these
86. M. B. Shah Commission is related to:
(a) Illegal mining (b) Agricultural Statistics (c) Microfinance Institutions (d) None of these
87. Who is the secretary General of Rajya Sabha?
(a) T.K. Vishwanathan (b) Vivek Agnihotri (c) V.K. Gupta (d) None of these

Department has announced cancellation postman exam

TN Circle - Postman/Mailguard Direct Recruitment Examination for the vacancy year 2015-16 held on 11.12.2016
This is for information of all concerned that the Competent Authority has cancelled the Postman/Mailguard Direct Recruitment Examination for the vacancy year 2015-16 held on 11.12.2016
Tamilnadu Circle is one among the 23 Postal Circles in the country. The Circle manages the day-to-day functioning of various Head Post Offices, Sub-Post Offices and Branch Post Offices through their Regional and Divisional level arrangements. Tamilnadu Circle is divided into 4 regions. Under each region there are Postal/RMS Divisions headed by divisional Superintendents. Each region is headed by a Postmaster General. Tamilnadu Circle is headed by the Chief Postmaster General who is the overall in-charge of the circle to ensure smooth operation and maintenance of postal services.

SSC CGL - Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2017 - Recruitment notification issued, check it here

SSC CGL 2017 Overview

·         Organization’s Name: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
·         Examination’s Name:  Combined Graduate Level Examination(CGLE)
·         The Application form will be available from: 16th MayF 2017
·         Mode of Apply: Online Mode and Offline Mode
·         Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test (CBT)
SSC CGL 2017 Notification
  •  SSC CGL 2017 Application Process has started from 16th May 2017.  Official notice has released now, candidates may apply for the same. 
  •  Age of the candidates will now be calculated as on 1st August instead of 1stJanuary of the examination year.

SSC CGL 2017 Notification- Download PDF- Click here
SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates (Revised)
SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination
1st August to 20th August 2017 (CBE)
SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination
10th November to 11th November 2017
SSC CGL Tier 3 Examination
21st January 2018
Important Dates- Revised 
Application form will be available from
16th May 2017
Last date to apply
16th June 2017
Admit card will be available for SSC CGL Tier-1
July 2017
SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam
1st Aug to 20th Aug 2017
Result declaration for Tier-1
September  2017
Admit card will be available for SSC CGL Tier-2
September 2017
SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam
10th to 11th Nov 2017
Result declaration for CGL Tier-2
December 2017
SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam
 21st January 2018
Interview/Skill Test/Computer Skill Test
February 2018
SSC CGL 2017 Application form
The application forms can be obtained from the official website or The application forms have to be submitted only through online mode. The applicants are required to fill all the details as asked in the application form. They are advised to keep the print out of duly filled application form for future reference.
SSC CGL 2017 Online Application Procedure-
Eligibility Criteria
·         Education: Candidate must have done Graduation in any stream from a recognized university.
·         Age Limit – Candidate’s age must be between 18 to 27 years old to be eligible for this examination.
Age Relaxation
Age Relaxation
3 yrs
5 yrs
Gen +PH
10 yrs
13 yrs
15 yrs
Ex-Servicemen (Gen)
3 yrs
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)
6 yrs
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)
8 yrs
SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Exam Scheme of SSC CGLE (Tier I)
The Commission has decided to reduce the number of questions from 200 to 100 in CGLE Tier-I which would continue to carry 200 marks. The duration of Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes.
Mode of Exam
Scheme of Exam
(Computer Based)
A.    General Intelligence & Reasoning: 25 Questions
B.    General Awareness: 25 Questions
C.     Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions
D.    English Comprehension: 25 Questions

60 Minutes

for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes
SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Updated Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern
·         The examination will be MCQ type and will be conducted through online mode.
·         The question paper will be divided into 4 sections- General intelligence & reasoning, General Awareness/GK, Quantitative aptitude & English comprehension.
·         There will be total 100 questions for 200 marks & the duration of the examination will be 75 minutes.
·         There will be a penalty of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer.
SSC CGL Tier II Exam Pattern
·         Examination will be MCQ type and will be conducted through online mode.
·         Question paper will be divided into 4 sections- Quantitative ability (Paper I), English language & Comprehension (Paper II), Statistics (Paper III) & General studies (Paper IV Finance & Economics).
·         The paper I & II are compulsory for all the posts & paper II is only for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr. II & Compiler & Paper IV will only be for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.
·         There will be total 200 marks & the duration of the examination will be 2 hours.
·         There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer in paper II.
SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern
·         The examination will be of descriptive type & will be conducted only through offline mode.
·         The applicants have to write essay/prĂ©cis/letter/application etc.
·         The examination will be of total 100 marks & the duration will be of 60 minutes. The duration of the examination will be 80 minutes for VH & Cerebral Palsy applicants.
SSC CGL 2017 Selection Procedure
SSC CGL Selection procedure contains the four stages. All the candidates need to success in all the stages and will be selected on the basis their performance in all the Tiers. CGL Examination will be conducted in four tiers as given
·         Tier -I:  Written Examination (Multiple Choice- Computer Based Test)
·         Tier -II:  Written Examination (Multiple Choice- Computer Based Test)
·         Tier -III:  Descriptive Test (Pen and Paper Mode)
·         Tier -IV:  Data Entry Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test(wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

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SBI Probationary Officers (PO) Result Out 2017 (Detailed Marks)

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the online PO prelims examination result 2017, which was held on 29th April, 30th April, 06th May and 07th May 2017, The successful candidates will have to appear for the main exam that will be held on June 4. The call letter for the online main exam will be released on May 22 and the results will be announced by June 19. Those who clear both prelims and mains exam, will be called for the group discussion and interview on July 10. The final result will be announced on August 5. Check below for more details.

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Probationary Officer (PO) is one of the most popular jobs among candidates who wish to make a career in the banking sector. The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts the recruitment exam for this post every year and thousands of candidates appear for the exam.

A PO holds the position of an Assistant Manager (AM) on probation and is part of the junior management, (sometimes referred to as the Scale 1 Officer).

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level Examination 2017

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has published Advertisement for below mentioned Posts 2017. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee and how to apply are given below.
Exam Name: Combined Graduate Level Examination 2017
Educational Qualification:
i) Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer: a) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute b) Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters I Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.
NOTE: During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify the “Subordinate Audit Service Examination” in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

ii) Junior Statistical Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognised University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level: OR Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

iii) All other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent. The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however, they must possess Essential qualification on or before 1st August 2017.

Application Fee & Mode of Payment: Rs. 100 (One hundred only)
Candidate may note that only online applications will be accepted at

All Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee, as per extant government orders.
Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based Tier -I -- Computer Based Examination,
Tier -II -- Computer Based Examination, Tier -III -- Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper),
Tier-IV -- Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
How to Apply: Interested Candidates may Apply Online Through official Website.
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Important Dates:

  • Starting Date for Online Applications : 16th May 2017
  • Last Date for Online Applications : 16th June 2017
  • Date of Tier I Online Exam : 1st August 2017 to 20th August 2017
  • Date of Tier II Exam : 10th November 2017 to 11th November 2017
  • Date of Tier III (Descriptive) : 21st January 2018
  • Date of Tier IV (Skill Test) : February 2018
* For Offline mode.