||Total Duration/ Timing for General Candidates
||Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped Candidates
|Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution
10.00 AM. to 12.00 Noon
or 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
||2 Hours 40 mins 10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM
or 2:00 PM to 4:40 PM
(i) Paper-I will consist of Objective Type – Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. The Commission reserves the right to set the questions additionally in regional languages subject to technical feasibility. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.
(ii) Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English or any one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.