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Friday, July 22, 2011

LGO Examination on 4th September, 2011

The next Departmental Examination for promotion of Lower Grade Officials to the cadre of PAs/SAs in subordinate offices will be held on 4th September 2011 according to the revised pattern and syllabus. The time table of the examination is given below:-

Paper No

Subject

Day and date

Time

I

General English/ Hindi & grammar, Arithmetic & Tabulation (without aid of books)

4.09.2011

(Sunday)

10.00AM to11.00AM

II

For Postal Assistants

Part A: Knowledge of Postal/mail Office operations with reference to Post Office Guides (without aid of books)

For Sorting Assistants

Part B : Postal Manual Volume VII (without aid of books)

4.09.2011

(Sunday)

12 PM to 01.00 PM

02.. All departmental lower grade officials below the grade of PAs/ SAs who are permanent and who have rendered not less than three years of regular satisfactory service in the lower grade as on 29.7.2011 are eligible to appear for the examination

03. The examination is for the vacancies of the year 2011 and will be conducted in all the divisions even if there is no vacancy in a particular Division.

04 Minimum qualifying marks are 40% in each paper for all candidates excluding SC/ST to whom minimum qualifying marks are 33%. The examination will be of objective type Multiple choice questions (MCQ) and with the use of carbonless(duplicate) Optical Mark Reader(OMR) answer sheets.

05. The question paper for the said examination (other than the general English/ Hindi & Grammar, Arithmetic & Tabulation ) will be set within the ambit of the various Postal Manuals which are made available on the India Post web site/various instructions issued by the Department from time to time/ approved reference books notified in the modified syllabus. HOWEVER THE EXAMINATION WILL BE HELD WITHOUT THE AID OF BOOKS.

06. The number of chances for departmental candidates for appearing in the above exam is 6(Six) only.

07. The Application form kit will contain application OMR form( Magenta Colour), instruction sheet. Acknowledgement card and envelope for mailing the application for CMC Ltd

08. If sufficient numbers of candidates do not qualify to take all the vacancies earmarked for lower grade officials (Departmental quota), the resultant unfilled vacancies will be offered first to the Gramin Dak Sevaks of the recruiting divisions/units who possess the requisite qualification and are within the prescribed age limit. The vacancies that still remain unfilled will be taken to the direct recruitment quota as per provisions in the recruitment rules.

VACANCY POSITION 2011 (Kerala Circle)

A. POSTAL ASSISTANTS.

Sl No

Name of Division

Vacancy Position

SC

ST

PH

UR

Total

1

TVPM South

-

01

-

02

03

2

TVPM North

03

02

-

05

10

3

Kollam

01

01

-

02

04

4

Pathanamthitta

-

-

-

04

04

5

Tiruvalla

-

02

-

02

04

6

Mavelikara

01

01

-

03

05

7

Alappuzha

01

-

-

02

03

8

Changanassery

-

-

-

01

01

9

Kottayam

01

01

-

03

05

10

Idukki

-

-

-

01

01

11

Ernakulam

01

02

-

03

06

12

Lakshadweep

-

-

-

-

-

13

Aluva

-

01

-

02

03

14

Irinjalakuda

-

01

01(OH)

03

04

15

Thrissur

-

03

-

04

07

16

Palakkad

01

01

-

03

05

17

Ottapalam

-

-

-

01

01

18

Manjeri

-

-

01(VH)

04

04

19

Tirur

-

-

-

02

02

20

Calicut

01

-

-

04

05

21

Vadakara

-

01

-

02

03

22

Thalassery

-

-

-

03

03

23

Kannur

01

02

-

03

06

24

Kasaragod

-

-

-

01

01

TOTAL

11

19

02

58

90

(B). SORTING ASSISTANTS

Sl No

Name of Division

Vacancy Position

SC

ST

PH

UR

Total

1

RMS ‘TV’

02

02

01(OH)

08

13

2

RMS ‘EK’

-

-

01(HH)

19

20

3

RMS ‘CT’

-

01

-

08

09

TOTAL

02

03

02

35

42

(C). TOTAL VACANCIES UNDER DEPARTMENTAL QUOTA FOR THE YEAR 2010

Category

SC

ST

PH

UR

Total

Postal Assistants

11

19

01(OH)

01(VH)

58

90

Sorting Assistants

02

03

01(OH)

01(HH)

35

42

Total

13

22

04

93

132


REVISED PATTERN AND SYLLABUS FOR EXAMINATION OF LOWER GRADE OFFICIAL (LGO) TO POSTAL ASSISTANTS/ SORTING ASSISTANT

Sl

No

Item

Revised pattern and syllabus

01

Number of papers

02

02

Syllabus

Paper I

General English/ Hindi & Grammar, Arithmetic and Tabulation

Paper II

For Postal Assistants

Part A :- Knowledge of Postal/Mail Office operations with reference to Post Office guides.

For Sorting Assistants

Part B: Postal Manual Volume VII

03

Marks

Each paper contains 100 marks

04

Duration

Duration of each paper will be 1 hour

05

No of questions

50 multiple choice questions (MCQ) in each paper.

Paper I to be of 10th standard.

06

Qualifying marks

40% marks in each paper for general category and 33% marks in each paper for SC/ST