31 May

UPSC CDS 2 2013 Notification, Paper Patter & Syllabus

UPSC CDS invites applications from the eligible aspirants of Indian army to join the armed forces. A Combined Defence Services Examination will be conducted by Union Public Service Commission on September 8, 2013. Find all the details such as admit card, notification, paper pattern, age limit, application form, application status, answer key, result and other details as below:

Total Number of Vacancies:

IMA, Dehradun – 250 vacancies

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 40 vacancies

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 vacancies

Officers Training Academy, 100th SSC Course – 175 vacancies

Officers Training Academy, 14th SSC Course – 12 vacancies

Important Dates:

Last Date To Apply: June 24, 2013

Date of Exam: Sept. 8, 2013

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

There is different educational qualification for each post, visit the notification(link given below) for details.

Application Fees and How To Apply:

Rs. 200 for General candidates. SC/ST are exempted from paying fees. To apply online, visit – www.upsconline.nic.in.

Syllabus of Examination:

1) English Language
2) General Knowledge(Current Affairs, History, Geography, etc.)
3) Elementary Mathematics(Upto Class 10th level)

See Also: Check out Best Books for CDS & NDA Exam 2013

There will be three tests of 100 marks of 2 hours. There is also a negative marking of 0.33 marks. More details can be read in the notification.

Download the CDS notification here.

31 May

Indian Navy 10+2 B.Tech Cadet Dec 2013 Officer Entry

Indian Navy invites applications from the eligible unmarried male candidates for the recruitment in the Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala. You can now become the permanent commissioned officer in 10+2(Technical) B.Tech Cadet via Entry scheme coursed starting in December 2013.

Important Dates:

Last date to apply online: June 20, 2013

Age Criteria: 17-19 & Half years(Students born between July 2, 1994 and January 1, 1997.

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

Senior Secondary Examination (Class 10+2) or its equivalent from recognized Board with more than 70% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) and at least 50% marks in English subject in any of the classes – class X or class XII.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

Height and Weight : Male Height – Minimum 157 cms, with correlated weight. Eye Sight – The minimum acceptable standard for distant vision 6/12, 6/12 correctable to 6/6 with glasses. No color or night blindness.

Pay Scale: Rs.15600-39100 with grade pay Rs.5400 plus MSP Rs.6000/-

How to Apply: You can apply Online at Nausena Bharti official website by clicking at Officer Entry button under the option Apply Online (bottom right sidebar) on or before 20/06/2013. Also, you have to send 2 photo copies of the submitted application form to : Post Bag No. 04, R. K. Puram (Main) P.O., New Delhi – 110066

For more details and application link, visit at http://www.nausena-bharti.nic.in.

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30 May

Best Books for GIC Assistants (National Insurance) Exam 2013

National Insurance Company Limited is conducting the recruitment exam for 2600 assistants in various GIC(General Insurance Companies) in 2013. The four GIC companies which are participating in this recruitment are as follows:


The selection procedure of this recruitment includes online objective test followed by an interview. The objective written exam would consist of 250 questions divided into five sections given below and total time would be of 120 minutes.

1) Reasoning
2) English
3) Numerical Ability
4) General Awareness
5) Computer Awareness

All the five sections would consist of 50 questions of 50 marks. So, time management would be crucial in the exam for you to succeed. Read more about paper pattern and GIC Assistant recruitment details here.

Check out the Best Books for GIC Assistants (National Insurance) Exam 2013:

1) National Insurance Company Assistant Recruitment Exam 2013 with Model Paper by Arihant Publications This book is available in both English and Hindi language. It consists of entire syllabus of GIC Assistants exam along with model sample papers.

2) GIC General Insurance Companies Assistants Class-III Cadre Exam Practice Work Book(English) by Kiran Prakashan: Another great book by Kiran Prakashan to prepare for GIC Assistants exam 2013.

See Also: Best Books for preparation of RBI Assistant Exam 2013

Apart from these books, if you want to study Maths, Reasoning, Computer and English from basic level, check out these books. For General awareness section, read current affairs of the last six months. You can find out that on our website. We also update current affairs on our Facebook page.

30 May

Best Books for RBI Assistant Recruitment Exam 2013

Reserve Bank of India is conducting the online recruitment exam for 525 vacancies of Assistant in RBI in 2013. The selection process of this recruitment includes an online objective written exam followed by an interview. Selection would be based on total marks of written exam and interview. You can read the entire job details of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2013 here.

The paper pattern of online objective written exam is as follows:

– Reasoning Ability
– English Language
– Numerical Ability(Maths)
– General Awareness
– Computer Knowledge

All the five sections would consist of 40 questions of 40 marks. There is also a negative marking of 1/4th marks.

See Also: Best Books for RBI Assistants Exam 2014

Check out the Best Books for RBI Assistant Recruitment Exam 2013:

1) RBI Reserve Bank of India Assistant Recruitment Exam with Solved Papers: This is a new publication by Arihant specially for RBI Assistant 2013 Exam. The book covers new syllabus & paper pattern with solved sample papers of last year RBI exam.

2) RBI Reserve Bank Of India Assistant Exam Practice Work Book 20 Sets by Kiran Publications: It covers the syllabus of RBI Assistant exam and there are 20 sample papers for you to practice for this exam.

3) Reserve Bank of India Assistant Recruitment Exam by Arihant Publications:

These are the three books focused entirely on RBI Assistant Exam. Apart from these books, check out the books here to prepare for various sections such as Maths, Reasoning, Computer and English.

See Also: Best Books for preparation of GIC(National Insurance) Assistant Exam 2013

RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2013 – Notification, Paper Pattern and Syllabus

For General Awareness section, you need to study monthly magazines for the last 6 months. You can also download monthly GK updates on our website here and we also update GK questions on our Facebook page.

29 May

Coal India Medical Officer, Specialist & Executive 317 Posts 2013 – Notification(www.coalindia.in)

Coal India Limited invites applications from the eligible Indian candidates for the posts of Sr. Medical Specialist, Medical Specialist and Medical officer, 2013.

Important Dates:

Last Date to Apply(For Application to reach Coal India Office by Post): July 1, 2013

Total Number of Vacancies and Pay Scale:

1) Sr.Medical Specialists in E4 Grade: Pay Scale of Rs. 29100 – 54500
2) Medical Specialists in E3 Grade: Pay Scale of Rs. 24900 – 50500
Total Number of Vacancies in Posts 1 and 2: 150 posts

3) Medical officer in E3 Grade: 167 vacacnies

Application Fees:

Rs. 500 for General candidates and no fees for SC/ST/PWD.

Selection Process:

Shortlisted candidates based on the application form would be called for interview.

How to Apply:

Download the application form and bank challan and send both in the prescribed format to General Manager (Personnel/ Recruitment), Coal India Limited, “Coal Bhawan”, 10, Netaji Subhas Road, Kolkata-700001 by July 1, 2013.

Click here to download Application form, bank challan and official notification for more details.
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29 May

Allahabad UP Gramin Bank Recruitment 2013 – 219 Officer & Assistant Posts(Notification)

Allahabad UP Gramin Bank invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of Officer in Junior Management & Office Assistant (Multipurpose) on the basis of CWE for RRBs(Regional Rural Banks) conducted by IBPS in September last year in 2012.

Important Dates:

Payment of Application Fees: May 30, 2013 – June 14, 2013
Opening Date of Registration: May 30, 2013
Last Date of Registration: June 14, 2013

Pay Scale of Allahabad UP Gramin Bank Recruitment 2013:

Officer in Junior Management (Scale-I) : Rs.14500–25700/-
Office Assistants(Multipurpose) : Rs.7200–19300/-

Total Number of Posts:

Officer in Junior Management (Scale-I) : 99 vacancies
Office Assistants(Multipurpose) : 120 vacancies

Reservation is as per government norms.

Application Fees:

Rs. 100 for General candidates and Rs.20/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS to be deposited in Allahabad bank or Allahabad UP Gramin Bank.

Selection Process:

Based on your score in IBPS RRB test of 2012, you will be called for interview and interview marks is 30. Local language proficiency is necessary. Check out the minimum score required in IBPS RRB 2012 here in the official notification.

How to Apply:

Apply online on Allahabad UP Gramin Bank website.

28 May

RBI Assistants 2013 Recruitment, Paper Pattern & Syllabus

The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from the eligible Indian citizens for the recruitment of Assistants in RBI 2013. There are total of 525 assistants vacancies in RBI to be filled via this recruitment process.

Important Dates:

Website Link Open: May 30, 2013 – June 20, 2013
Payment of Application Fees Online: May 30, 2013 – June 20, 2013
Payment of Application Fees Offline: May 30, 2013 – June 20, 2013
Online Test: July 20, July 21, July 27, July 28, 2013

Total Number of Posts:

Assistants in RBI: 525 Vacancies (Including reserved posts)

The number of vacancies are divided into various cities and states. Read that in notification given below. You can select only one state and your examination center will be only in that state.

Age Limit:

Between 18-28 years.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks(pass marks for SC/ST/PWD) and knowledge of word processing on computer are eligible for this post.

Total Monthly Salary:

Rs. 21, 419 per month (excluding perquisites). Cost to bank including perquisites(excluding housing) is approx. Rs. 2,90,000 per annum.

Selection Process:

Selection process for the recruitment of Assistants in RBI includes online written test of 200 marks followed by an Interview. The written consists of five sections:

– Reasoning (40 Questions, 40 marks)
– English Language (40 Questions, 40 marks)
– Numerical Ability (40 Questions, 40 marks)
– General Awareness (40 Questions, 40 marks)
– Computer Awareness (40 Questions, 40 marks)

The negative marking is also there of 0.25 marks.

There will be a sectional cutoff and overall cutoff. Final selection would be based on total marks of objective written test and interview.

See Also: Check out the Best Books for RBI Assistants Exam 2013

RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2013 – Notification, Paper Pattern and Syllabus

How to Apply and Notification:

Click here for Notification, online application link and other details available on RBI official website – www.rbi.org.in.

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27 May

UPSC IAS Prelims 2013 Answer Key, Cutoff, Analysis & Result (CSAT Civil Services)

UPSC(Union Public Service Commission) conducted the IAS Prelims Exam(CSAT Civil Services Paper 1) on May 26, 2013. The objective written exam was conducted successfully all over India. Lakhs of candidates have appeared for Preliminary Exam of IAS 2013.

UPSC IAS Prelims(CSP) 2013 Answer Key:

The official answer keys would be published very soon by on its official website www.upsc.gov.in. Till then check out the answer keys published by various coaching centres. We will publish more answer keys very soon. So, you are requested to bookmark this page and visit here again or like our Facebook page.

Click here to download answer keys by Career Launcher. You would need to register and login to download the UPSC Prelims 2013 answer keys.

Click here to check out the CSP(Civil Services Preliminary) 2013 answer keys by Sakshi Education.

Click here to download answer keys of Paper 1 by IAS Shankar Academy.

Click here to download answer keys of Paper 2 by IAS Shankar Academy.

Visit mrunal.org to download answer keys with explanations and references.

UPSC IAS Prelims(CSP-Civil Services Preliminary) 2013 Analysis:

The UPSC Prelims Paper I Exam 2013 was conducted from 9:30 to 11:30 AM on 26th May, 2013. The difficulty level of the paper was along expected lines. All the topics were fairly balanced and included around 20 questions from each of the main topics- History, Indian Economy, Geography , Indian Polity, & Science and Technology.

But questions were lengthy to read and took more time to read and understand. Around 80-90 marks is a good score in this exam.

A score of 80 to 90 in this section can be considered a good one.

Paper II of the UPSC Prelims Exam – CSAT – was conducted on May 26, 2013 from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. The difficulty level was like previous year. The main change was that there was a substantial increase in the number of questions from Quantitative Aptitude and decrease in the number of questions from Reading comprehension.
Around 120-130 marks is a good score in Paper 2.

UPSC IAS Prelims(CSP-Civil Services Preliminary) 2013 Cutoff:

The likely category wise cut off for CSP 2013 is as follows:

General: 200-210 marks out of 400
OBC: 180-190 marks out of 400
SC: 175-185 marks out of 400
ST: 172-181 marks out of 400

UPSC IAS Prelims(CSP) 2013 Results:

We will update the results as soon it is out. Till then you are advised to subscribe to our Email or like us on Facebook to get regular updates.

Result: IAS/IPS/Civil Service candidates: click here to see result (15000 selected)
Result: IFS candidates: click here to see result (1000 selected)

27 May

UIIC(United Insurance) AO 2013 Cutoff, Analysis & Result

United Insurance of India(UIIC) conducted the online objective written test for the selection of Administrative Officer on May 26, 2013. The exam was conducted online and thousands of candidates from over India has appeared in the examination.

The objective written exam was of two hours and consisted of four sections viz. English, Maths, Reasoning and General Awareness. All the four sections consisted of 50 questions of 50 marks.

UIIC AO 2013 Cutoff and Analysis:

As we have talked to many students, exam was relatively easy. Though little time consuming but with good strategy, you could score good marks.

As the number of seats are only 445, the cut off is expected to be more than 125-130 marks. Candidates, Six times the number of vacancies would be called for descriptive test now.

Update: UIIC has announced the result but cut off is not mentioned. Only the list of successful candidates.

See Also: United India Administrator Officer Recruitment 2014(323 vacancies)
Best Books for Assistants in United India Insurance Recruitment 2014

UIIC(United Insurance) AO 2014 Cutoff, Analysis & Result

UIIC AO 2013 Result:

As the written exam was conducted online, the result would be announced in 2-4 weeks. Next, there will be a descriptive test on English and six times the number of vacancies would be called for descriptive test. The descriptive test is only qualifying and its marks would not be counted for final selection.
After the descriptive test, the qualified candidates would be called for interview and final selection is based on marks of objective test and interview.

Update: Click here to check the result of UIIC(United Insurance) Result 2013

The tentative date for the qualifying Descriptive English test is June 23, 2013.

Check out this book for the preparation of English Descriptive Paper:

Also Check out: LIC AAO Result 2013

25 May

Best Books for SSC CGL Tier 2(Mains) Preparation 2013

Staff Selection Commission conducted the CGL Tier 1 exam on April 21 and May 19, 2013. You can check out SSC CGL 2013 Question papers, answer keys, cutoff and results here. There were mixed emotions from candidates about Tier 1 exam. Some felt April 21 exam was tough and some felt that there was not much difference among the both CGL Tier 1 exam.

Whatever it was, now it is time to start preparing for SSC CGL Tier 2(Mains) exam 2013. You can cover up all the marks you’ve lost in Tier 1 exam easily in Tier 2 exam.

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam was of 200 marks. Now the CGL Tier 2 exam would be of 400 marks. There would be only two sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Both the sections would be of 200 marks.

Here’s the paper pattern of SSC CGL Tier 2(Mains) Exam 2013:

1) Numerical/Quantitative Aptitude: 100 Questions, 200 Marks, 2 Hours
2) English Language: 200 Questions, 200 Marks, 2 Hours

In mathematics, the focus should on four sections viz. Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry and Mensuration. These four sections would carry maximum marks.

If you have opted for Statistical Investigator, there will be a Paper 3(Statistics) also.(200 Marks, 2 Hours)

Read more about SSC CGL 2013 Paper pattern here.

See Also: Best Books for SSC CGL 2014 (Tier 1 & Tier 2) – All Subjects

Check out the Best Books for SSC CGL Tier 2(Mains) Preparation 2013:

1) English Language and Comprehension: There will be 200 questions of English in Tier 2 exam. Best Books for English are:

a) English Language and Comprehension by Kiran Prakashan: It covers the entire syllabus of English language for SSC CGL exam preparation, including previous years’ solved papers and model practice sets.

b) Common Errors in English by Kiran Prakashan: There will be 10-20 questions of common errors in SSC CGL Tier 2 exam. This book would be really helpful.

c) Idioms and Phrases by Kiran Prakashan: More idioms and phrases to prepare to CGL Mains exam 2013.

d) Objective General English by SP Bakshi: Another great book to prepare for Objective English. All the topics are explained in a very structured and clear manner. You can even read reviews on Flipkart to confirm how good this book is.

If the book is not available on Flipkart, purchase on Amazon:

e) SSC English Language Chapterwise Solved Papers 1997-Till Date: More than 4500 questions of previous years conducted by SSC. Great book for practice.

2) Numerical/Quantitative Aptitude: There will be 100 questions of Numerical/Quantitative Aptitude in Tier 2 exam. Best Books for Numerical/Quantitative Aptitude are:

a) Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal One of the best book for basic Quantitative/Numerical Aptitude. It will help you cover all the basics of mathematics.

b) SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-II Exam, Arithmetical Ability Objective Type by Kiran Prakashan: Certainly, the best for SSC CGL Tier 2(Mains) preparation. This book is specially designed for SSC CGL Tier 2 exam with detailed explanation of topics according to the new syllabus and hundreds of previous years’ question papers. It also provides 20 model practice sets for you to practice and improve your speed.

c) How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma: If you don’t want to leave any stone unturned, and want to read and understand every topic in detail, check out this amazing book which is used by candidates to prepare for Common Admission Test(CAT).

d) Quantum CAT: Quantitative Aptitude Common Admission Test for Admission Into IIMs by Sarvesh K Verma(Arihant): Another great book.

e) Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant: This is great book for Mathematics to improve your speed and efficiency with thousands of shortcuts. It covers all the topics with so many formulas, concepts, shortcuts, examples and thousands of questions to practice.

If book is not available on Flipkart, buy it on Amazon:

f) SSC All Graduate Level Exams Solved Papers 1997 Upto Date: Great book to practice for Maths section. It contains solved questions from SSC exams from 1997 upto now.

3) SSC Statistics Practice Work Book, Tier – II (Paper – III):

So, these are some of the best books for SSC CGL Tier 2 preparation. Apart from these books, read newspaper everyday to improve you vocabulary and language. In mathematics, the more your practice, the faster you would be able to solve questions during two hours of exam time. There is still lots of time left for the CGL Tier 2 exam. So, start preparing now.
All the best.