25 Feb

SSC Engineering Assistant and Technician Post Recruitment in Prasar Bharati Examination – 2013

SSC invites applications for the combined recruitment of Engineering Assistant and Technician Post Recruitment in Prasar Bharati Examination – 2013.

Important Dates:

Last Date Of Online/Offline Applications: 22/03/2013
Written Exam Date: 26/05/2013


Prasar Bharti Combined Recruitment 2013

Minimum Qualifications:

For Engineering Assistant-Post Code ‘A’

A) 1) (a) Three years Diploma in Radio /Telecommunication /Electrical /Electronics/Information Technology /Electronics and Communication Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

(b) One year experience in the related field


2) (a) Degree with Physics as one of the subjects from a recognized University.

(b) One year experience in the related field.


3) Degree in Telecommunication/Electronics/Electrical/Information Technology/ Electronics and Communication Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

(B) Desirable: Knowledge of Wireless Radio Engineering.

For Technician- Post Code ‘B’:

1) 10+2 pass from a recognized Board.

2) Diploma of at least 2 years duration in Electronics/Telecommunication Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

How To Apply:

Apply online at www.ssconline2.gov.in or download this form to apply offline. For more details about this recruitment, download the notice from SSC here.

Update: Check out the best books for SSC Prasar Bharati posts 2013.

Also check out the SSC Junior Engineers(JE) Exam 2013 notification.

25 Feb

SSC Junior Engineers(JE) Exam 2013 – Notification, Syllabus, Selection Process, etc.

Staff Selection Commission(SSC) invites applications from the eligible candidates for the Combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to the posts of JUNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL) and JUNIOR ENGINEER (ELECTRICAL) in Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and Department of Posts; JUNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL), JUNIOR ENGINEER(ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL), JUNIOR ENGINEER (Quantity Surveying and Contract) in Military Engineering Service (MES); JUNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL and MECHANICAL) in Central Water Commission (CWC) and Farakka Barrage, for which Degree or Diploma in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an institution recognized by Govt. of India or equivalent qualification is the
minimum qualification.

Important Dates:

Last Date of Part 1 Registration: 13/03/2013
Last Date of Part 2 Registration: 15/03/2013
Written Exam Date: 26/05/2013

Minimum Eligibility for SSC Junior Engineers(JE) Exam 2013

SSC Junior Engineers Minimum Qualififcation

Selection Process:

The selection process will comprise of a Written Examination(500 Marks) followed by Interview(100 Marks).

SSC Junior Engineers Recruitment 2013

Syllabus for SSC Junior Engineers(JE) Exam 2013:

Paper 1: It would comprise of General Intelligence and Reasoning(Verbal and Non-Verbal), General Awareness(Current Affairs, Science, Polity, Economics, etc.) and General Engineering (Civil and Structural, Electrical & Mechanical). For reasoning and current affairs, check out these books.

Paper 2: It would consists of General Engineering subjects in detail. For General Engineering, check out the syllabus below which would be helpful in both Paper 1 and Paper 2:

Civil Engineering:

Building Materials, Estimating, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Environmental Engineering.

Structural Engineering – Theory of Structures, RCC Design, Concrete Technology, Steel Design.

Electrical Engineering:

Basic concepts, Circuit law, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Estimation and Costing, Utilization and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics.

Mechanical Engineering

Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, Nozzles & Steam Turbines. Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure, Fluid kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal fluids, Measurement of Flow rate, basic principles, Hydraulic Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps, Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Classification of steels.

How To Apply:

Visit www.ssconline.nic.in and complete the Part 1 & 2 registration before the last dates. You are required to select your preferences of posts and states in which you want to get posted. You can download the information PDF here. Also, click here to download the application form if you want to apply offline.

Update: Also check the best books for SSC JE exam 2013.

If you have any queries, just ask in comments. You can also check out the Engineering Assistant and Technician Post Recruitment in Prasar Bharati Examination – 2013 here.

25 Feb

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2013

The Civil Services Examination for the recruitment of various civil job profiles in the Indian government such as Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Forest Service (IFS), Indian Ordinance Factories Service, and Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year.

The Civil Services Examination is one of the most toughest and a competitive exam in which candidates prepare very hard by studying rigorously. Check out the selection process of Civil Services Examination conducted by UPSC.

Stage 1- Preliminary Exam. This examination is also known as Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT). Candidates who will pass this examination will be eligible for the Civil Services Mains Examination.
CSAT has two papers – Paper 1 (General Studies & current affairs – 200 Marks). It is generally very tough.
Paper 2 (General Aptitude- 200 Marks). It is relatively easy. Both the papers are of 2 hours each and objective type. Generally, a combined score from both the papers of around 50% is good enough for general category candidates to qualify for the Mains Exam.

Stage 2- Civil Services Mains Examination. The candidates who clear the CSAT Exam are allowed to appear for the Mains Exam. In this examination, there are a total of 9 papers that you have to take! These papers include:
1 Essay type Indian Language Qualifying Paper [You have to select your preferred language out of 22 languages] (300 marks)
1 English Qualifying Paper (300 marks)
1 General Essay type paper [In the language medium you select] (200 marks)
2 General Studies papers (300 marks each)
4 Optional Subjects papers (300 marks each)[ 2 Optional subjects will be chosen by the candidate and each will two papers of 300 marks]
Total = 2,000 Marks

Visit www.upsc.gov.in to check out the result of Civil Services Mains Examination 2012 and interview schedule.

Stage 3– Interview(In the medium you opt for) and Personality test. (300 Marks)

Eligibility for Civil Services Examination 2013:

1) The candidate should be an Indian.
2) Age Limit:

General: 32 years

SC/ST: 35 years

Physically Handicapped: 40 years

3) Educational Qualification: A graduation degree from a recongnized Central, or state University.
4) Total Number of attempts allowed:

General – 6

OBC – 9

Physically Handicapped – 9

SC and ST – No limit on np. of attempts

Please note that even attending one paper of CSAT will be considered as one attempt but if you have applied for CSAT but not attended the exam, it will not be considered as an attempt.

Civil Services Exam 2013 Notification:

The Civil Services Examination 2013 was scheduled to be notified on February 2, 2013 but due to some unforeseen problems, it wasn’t notified on that date. The Revised Date of the exam will be announced at the appropriate time on our website.

Recently, UPSC also published online recruitment applications 2013. Check out here.

We have also decided to regularly publish the study material and collection of best books to prepare for CSAT Exam 2013. Keep visiting our website for more updates and like our FB page.

24 Feb

Canara Bank Specialist Officer(SO) Recruitment 2013[Technical, IT, Marketing, Law,etc.]

Canara Bank invites applications from the eligible candidates for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in Junior Management Grade Scale-1 , Middle Management Grade Scale-2 , Junior Management Grade Scale-1 and Middle Management Grade Scale-2.

Canara Bank is one of the leading public sector bank in India with more than 3500 branches.

Important Dates:

Payment of Application Fee/Intimation Charges: 25.02.2013 to 06.03.2013 [Both dates inclusive]
Opening Date for on-line registration: 25.02.2013
Closing Date for on-line registration: 06.03.2013

Details of Various Posts of Specialist Officer in Canara Bank:

A) Recruitment of Specialist Officers in JMGS-1 & MMGS-2:

Only those candidates who are possessing valid IBPS Score Card in appropriate professional subject stream in the Common Written Examination for Recruitment of Specialist Officers held on 11-03-2012 and who confirms to the eligibility criteria stipulated for these posts in this advertisement can apply to these posts.

Canara Bank Specialist Officer Recruitment

There is also a special Recruitment Drive for Scheduled Tribes as Specialist Officers(SO) in MMGS-2 and MMGS-3. For more details regarding that, visit the official website of Canara Bank.

Also, check out the minimum cut off for each stream in the selection process of Specialist Officers for Post codes – 1 to 8 in Canara Bank.

Canara Bank SO Vacancies

Salary and EMOLUMENTS for Specialist Officers:

JMGS-I: 14500 – 600/7 – 18700 – 700/2 – 20100 – 800/7 – 25700
MMGS-II: 19400 -700/1 – 20100 – 800/10 – 28100
MMGS-III: 25700 -800/5 – 29700 – 900/2 – 31500

Application Fees and Intimation Charges:

SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 20
All Others: Rs. 100

Selection Process:

The selection for Post Codes-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 is on the basis of Score obtained in IBPS-CWE-SPLST-2011-12 + Group Discussion + Interview. The weightage for the IBPS score is 50%, Group Discussion -20% and Interview -30%.

The selection process for all other posts is based on the group discussion and interview.

How To Apply Online:

First download the challan from the Canara Bank website, make the payment and then apply online on the Canara bank website. Read more about vacancies, eligibility criteria, how to apply and other information on the official website of Canara Bank here.

If you couldn’t clear the IBPS SO exam last year, you can do this time by studying very hard. We have prepared a list of best books for all streams for the IBPS Specialist Officer exam to be held in March, 2013. Check out here.

20 Feb

Best Books for SBI PO(Probationary Officer) Exam 2013

SBI recently published the recruitment of PO(Probationary Officer) 2013 in a public notice on its official website. State Bank of India invited the applications for the fulfillment of 1500 PO vacancies all over India. SBI is one of the most premier public sector bank in India. The first preference for most of the aspiring candidates of PO post is State Bank of India. But getting selected in SBI is no easy deal.
For starters, SBI test is not conducted by IBPS unlike other public sector banks. SBI conducts its own separate test for the recruitment of PO’s ad clerks. The level of difficulty is also more in SBI PO exam than IBPS PO exam. So, students need to work really hard. The SBI PO Exam 2013 will be conducted on April 28, 2013. Read more about vacancies, selection process and interview here.

SBI PO 2013 Written Test Format

The objective test will comprises of 200 question and a time of two hours. There will be 4 sections of 50 questions each:

a) English
b) Reasoning
c) Data Analysis & Interpretation
d) General Awareness, Marketing & Computers.

The objective written test will be followed by a descriptive English Language test of 1 hour.

Here is the list of Best Books (English, Reasoning, Data Analysis, Marketing, Computers, etc.) for SBI PO(Probationary Officer) Exam 2013:

1) English Language:(50 Objective Questions and a Descriptive Test)

a) English Language and Comprehension by Kiran Prakashan: Though this book is specially written for SSC Exam but it has covered all the concepts in detail for you to study and prepare for any other exam also.

b) General English by Lucent: Great book for all the competitive exams such as Banks, SSC, UPSC, etc. Covered all the concepts in both English and Hindi language.

c) IBPS Bank PO/MT Descriptive English: One of the best book for preparation of Descriptive English.

2) Reasoning: (50 Objective questions)

a) A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal: The wholesome book for verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Covered everything regarding reasoning.

b) How to Crack Test of Reasoning In All Competitive Exam: If you want an inexpensive alternative for the reasoning book, try this one.

3) Data Analysis & Interpretation: (50 Objective questions)

Both the books for ‘Data Analysis and interpretation’ given below are good. You can purchase any of these.

a) Data Analysis & Interpretation Data Sufficiency by Kiran Prakashan:

b) Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency MCQs 800+Q:

4) General Awareness, Marketing and Computers:(50 Objective questions)

a) Marketing Aptitude Test by BSC: The Best book available to prepare the marketing section for all competitive exams.

Try the link below if it is shown out of stock.

b) To prepare the computer section, buy “Lucent’s Computer” Book which has thoroughly covered the entire computer section for competitive exams. Also purchased the “Lucent’s Marketing, Economics and Banking” book which would also be helpful for SBI PO exam. Both the books are priced under Rs. 100 and are not available on Flipkart. So, you’d have to buy it from a local vendor.

c) For current affairs, visit our website regularly as we will updating it every month for updates regarding banking, economic and other related information for SBI PO exam 2013.

5) Combined Books: Check out the combined books of all sections for SBI PO Exam 2013.

a) State Bank of India (SBI) and State Bank Associates: Probationary Officer (PO) Exam Practice Work Book: This book is specially prepared for SBI PO Exam 2013. Covered all the sections in details(Even descriptive paper, group discussion and interview). It also provides model test papers and previous years’ question papers.

b) State Bank of India (SBI) and State Bank Associates: Probationary Officer (PO)Exam Solved Papers 2000 to 2011:: Solved previous years’ question papers.

c) How to Crack the SBI PO Exam: State Bank of India and Associates Probationary Officer Success Master: Another great book for SBI PO exam.

If you have any query, just ask in comments.

20 Feb

LIC ADO 2013 Exam Result Anouunced

LIC ADO 2013 Exam result have been announced. The LIC ADO recruitment exam which was held on February 2 and 3, 2013 is for the selection of Apprentice Development Officers(ADO) all over India. The online written test conducted comprised of 100 questions in two hours. It was one of the easiest test among all government jobs. Many students were happy with their attempts in the written test.

Check out LIC ADO Recruitment Notification 2015(North, South, East, West Zone)

LIC ADO 2013 Exam Result

The result of the ADO exam will be updated on the official website of LIC India. To check/download the results of LIC ADO exam, click on this link(will be updated). The result will be announced very soon. You are requested to bookmark this page as we’ll be the first to update about the result.

Update: According to LIC official website, Result of ADO On-line Examination (2012-13) declared – List of successful candidates displayed at respective LIC Divisional Offices. Read this notification on LIC India website – www.licindia.com.
To check the list of candidates got successful in New Delhi, Jaipur, Kharagpur, Lucknow, Jalpaigiri, Madurai, Aligarh, Gorakhpur, Begusarai, Raipur, Ahmedabad, Jalandhar and other regions – click here.
All the successful students are also updated via Email that they have cleared the written test. Interview details will be published very soon.

All the students are requested to share their result in the comments. The shortlisted candidates who will clear the written test would be called for interview before their final selection. Initially, they will be placed on probation for one year before giving permanent job as Apprentice Development Officers in Life Insurance Corporation of India.

In the related information, next month IBPS is conducting the Specialist Officers exam on March 16. If you’ve filled that form, here is the list of books you should buy to prepare for it.
Or if you are preparing for SBI PO, click here to buy best books for preparation.
For SSC CGL Examination, here is the best books collection.

All the best.

19 Feb

UGC NET Answer Key Announced

UGC(University Grants Commission) has announced the answer key of the NET(National Eligibility Test) held on December 30, 2012. This is the second time that the objective test was conducted for the NET/JRF.
UGC has explained on its official website that the question papers and answer keys for the UGC NET will be available between February 18 and February 26, 2012. You are required to download the PDF of your exam before that if you want to check your correct answers.

Download UGC NET Answer Key

To download the question papers of all subjects, click here.

To download the answer keys, click here.

If you think any answer is wrong in the answer keys, you can use online feedback system to inform UGC. Click here to visit online feedback system.
No grievance regarding the answer keys will be entertained after February 26, 2013.

The final result will be prepared on the basis of updated answer keys after going through all the grievances. The result would be announced very soon. Do note that this time, only top 15% candidates (for each subject & category), from the merit list, will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for lectureship only.
And a separate merit list will be prepared from amongst the NET qualified candidates for the award of JRF.
Read more about the new criteria here.

08 Feb

IBPS PO/MT Common Interview Result Announced

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) has announced the result of the common interview for Recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees (CWE-POs/MTs-II) held in the last month. This is the first time, IBPS has conducted a common interview for all the banks. It will save a lot of time for both banks and the candidates in the selection process.

IBPS PO/MT Common Interview Result

To check your result, click here. Just fill your registration number or roll no. and password or date of birth.

Congratulations to all the candidates who cleared and got good marks. In the related news, IBPS will now conduct Specialist Officer exam in the month of March, 2012. If you have filled that form, then we have prepared a list of books for all job profiles such as Marketing Officer, HR officer, Law officer, CA officer, etc. You can read that list here.

SBI has also announced the recruitment of Probationary Officers to fill 1500 vacancies. Read the SBI PO notification here.

Do share your IBPS common interview result in the comments.

08 Feb

SSC CGL 2012 Final Interview Result Announced

Staff Service Commission(SSC) has announced the final interview result of SSC CGL 2012 which was held in December 2012. Congratulation to the all the candidates who got selected in different interview and non-interview posts.
All the candidates were waiting patiently for the results for a long time. There were huge discussion among candidates on different groups and forums all over the internet.

SSC CGL 2012 Final Interview Result

Interview Posts: Click here
Stats Investigator: Click here
Non-Interview Posts: Click here
Non-Interview Posts(Reserve List): Click here
Withheld list: Click here
Marks: Click here
Write-up: Click here

If you’re not selected this time, don’t worry. SSC has also published the CGL recruitment notice for 2013. You can read it here.
If you are not sure how to prepare for SSC CGL exam, then we have prepared a list of best books for both Tier 1 and Tier 2 exams for all subjects. Read it here.
If you are not sure about which profile you should apply in SSC CGL exam, read this post.
Anyways, congratulations to all the candidates for their selection.
Do share in which post you got selected.

08 Feb

Current Affairs For November 2012 ( For SBI PO, IBPS, SSC, PSU, etc.)

As promised that we will be publishing study materials for upcoming exams, our first in the series of current affairs is for the month of November, 2012. In the coming days, we will be publishing current affairs for the month of December, January, February and so on.
State Bank of India PO exam is in the month of April. So, current affairs from the month of November, 2012 to March, 2013 would be really helpful to secure good marks. You can read the SBI recruitment notification here. And not just SBI PO, these current affairs would help you in almost all the competitive exams.
Apart from the current affairs, we would also be publishing study material for English, Maths, reasoning and General knowledge very soon. In the meantime, you can also download the SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude Question Paper with solutions.
If you are preparing for IBPS SO exam, we have compiled a list of Best Books for all subjects of SO exam.

Current Affairs – November 2012


Download the PDF here – Current Affairs November 2012 ( IBPS, SBI PO, etc. )
If you need the file in Word document format or any other format, just let us know in comments.