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Postal Assistant Written Test Syllabus & Exam Pattern

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Looking for Postal Assistant exam syllabus? Here we have given the complete Post Office employment exam pattern, syllabus and how to prepare for Post Office jobs for Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant exam.

Postal Assistant exam syllabus and pattern is here which helps you to be aware of the topics and subjects for Postal Assistant /Sorting Assistant recruitment exam conducted by Department of Posts. The Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant written test will be of objective type multiple choice questions on General Knowledge, Mathematics, English and Reasoning and Analytical Ability. The total marks for Postal /Sorting Assistant is 100.

The aptitude test paper of Postal Assistant comprises four parts A, B, C and D. Each part consists of 25 questions and carries 25 marks. The time duration given to complete Postal Assistant exam aptitude test paper will be 2hrs i.e. 120 minutes. Even you are not sure for correct answer, you can go ahead to make an attempt for all the questions for aptitude test paper as ther is no negative marking for postal assistant exam.

Here we have provided you with the detailed Postal Assistant exam syllabus which you will find helpful for your Post Office exam preparation for Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant.

Post Office employment exam syllabus for Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant

Postal Assistant exam syllabus for Part A General Knowledge: You will get 25 questions from topics on current events, sports, history, geography, basic economics, general polity, Indian constitution, science environment and so on. This
test paper is conducted to know about your knowledge on current affairs.

Postal Assistant exam syllabus Part B Mathematics: This test is conducted to test your numerical ability in doing calculations and your quickness in arriving at solutions. The postal assistant exam aptitude test paper on Mathematics consists of topics on number system, simplification, decimals, corrections, average, compound interest, time and work, profit and loss and so on.

Post Office Assistant exam syllabus for Part C English: The Postal assistant aptitude test for English is to test your language skills how well you are good in grammar and in forming sentences and the topics covers on antonyms / Synonyms, prepositions, adverbs, direct/indirect speech, singular & plural, tenses and so on.

Postal Assistant exam syllabus for Part D: This will have questions on Reasoning and analytical ability.

Postal Assistant exam Computer Typing Test Paper II: You will be asked to type one passage of 450 words in English or 375 words in Hindi which has to be typed with a minimum spped of 30/20 wpm and the time given to complete the typing test will be 15 minutes. The Data Entry will be on figures and letters carries equal marks which has to be finished within 15 minutes.

Minimum marks required in 10+2 examination for various categories is as follows to appear for aptitude test.
OC 60% and above
SC/ST 45% and above
OBC 55% and above

Postal Assistant exam cut-off marks: The minimum cut-off marks requrired from each part of aptitude test is as follows.
OC - 10 marks in each part and 40% in aggregate
SC/ST - 8 marks in each part and 33% in aggregate
OBC - 9 marks in each part and 38% in aggregate

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Responses to "Postal Assistant Written Test Syllabus & Exam Pattern"
Guest Author: Sathish kumar.P     12 Aug 2012
Sir/Madam, I got 942 marks in Higher Secondary and so can i apply for the post of Postal assistant and Sorting assistant

Guest Author: abhaykpandey39     13 Aug 2012
Best of to me

Guest Author: vaishnavi     14 Aug 2012
typing test will on typing machine or computer? plz tell me

Author: S. Sowmya    14 Aug 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
Ms.Vaishnavi typing test will be on Computer.

Guest Author: raj anant     16 Aug 2012
sir ,I have 57.7% marks in Isc but 58% in Bsc. can I apply this application form ?plz tell me .

Guest Author: S.Janani     16 Aug 2012
When will conduct this exam sir

Author: S. Sowmya    16 Aug 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
Mr.Raj Anant
I have updated the marks needed for various categories to be called for aptitude test in the article. I request you to go through once.

Author: S. Sowmya    16 Aug 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
The examination date for Postal Assistant recruitment 2012 will be announced later. We will update the examination date as soon as it was announced. So I request you to visit this page Postal Assistant recruitment 2012 details to know about this on a later date.

Guest Author: Manasa     17 Aug 2012
If we could not type 450 words in the specific time.. will it effect paper I and our final results?

Guest Author: Mahesh     17 Aug 2012
I got 848 marks in Intermidiate, I applied already this postal assistant job last 3 years, bt You don't send hall ticket atleast.

Author: Mallikarjun MB    18 Aug 2012Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0
Dear mem : how much % required to apply the application.
and in PUC or any degree please suggest for postal department application?

Guest Author: Kunal Das     18 Aug 2012
can you tell me the exact syllabus of maths and english??

Guest Author: sravan     22 Aug 2012
Is there any interview process after qualifying for written test
... madam@sowmya

Guest Author: V.Gopala krishna     29 Aug 2012
Madam, please inform no.of vacancies,fees particulars and exam date in notification not known some postal employes in post offices this information. so kindly inform that

Guest Author: dk     31 Aug 2012
dear sir/madam i am from maharashtra state so can i give this exam in karnataka?...plz tell me....

Guest Author: ruby     31 Aug 2012
hey i have filled the postal assistant OMR form where i have correctly darkened the circles but with blue ball pen instead of H.b. pencil, so plss tell me if it is ok or it will be rejected?

Guest Author: navya     01 Sep 2012
is there any interview conducted after qualifying the written exam??

Guest Author: nagaraju     03 Sep 2012
how many postal assistance jobs are available for the bc caste please give me the information

Guest Author: S naveen sagar     04 Sep 2012
Madam please send applicationform to

Guest Author: Balu     04 Sep 2012
My Name is Balu

In typing test is there any certificate is needed or can we show our speed in computer?

Question is in english r be in telugu language?

Author: S. Sowmya    05 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Mr. Gopala Krishna and Nagaraju, You need to see individual notification of Postal Assistant Jobs to know vacancy details. You can refer here for Postal Assistant Jobs in various States and know the vacancy details.

Author: S. Sowmya    05 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
DK, Yes you can apply but you need to have studied the local language of the State or should have studied Hindi as one of the subject at Matriculation level.

Author: S. Sowmya    05 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
Mr.Balu, Certificate in typing is not needed, but you need to type the given paragraph with the speed mentioned above in the article.

Guest Author: shankar     05 Sep 2012
how to get the material about postal assistants

Guest Author: Srinivas     05 Sep 2012

Please tell me the "URL" for how to appaly online related to this notification..pls reply me..

Guest Author: Pavani     08 Sep 2012
Hi sir/Madam,
In online i registered with my name,D.O.B and Email address(06-09-2012),but till i didnt get any application form and instructions paper to my mail.Please let me know where is the problem?

Guest Author: pradeep     08 Sep 2012
can anyone tell me,english and hindi both typing test will be taken or anyone of them is taken.

Guest Author: p.vijaya deepika     10 Sep 2012
please tell me what is the best book for postal assistants.Is Type exam will effects our final results or not?.

Guest Author: Arvind rafaliya     12 Sep 2012
I completed BCA in english medium.but in 10+2 English was not compulsary subject.can I apply for postal assistant exam?

Guest Author: pavan     12 Sep 2012
which one is the best book for this wxam

Guest Author: sualeha     13 Sep 2012
On which website i can get form online?

Author: S. Sowmya    14 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 2
Friends, those who have not applied for postal assistant exam can apply online now. Get in here to know how to register and apply online for postal assistant exam.

Those who have already applied online for postal assistant exam 2012 and have not yet received mail are requested to wait for some more time as India post will dispatch mails on priority basis.

Guest Author: somashekhar     15 Sep 2012
hello madam

please recommend the best books and method of preparation availbale for the preparation of the postal assistant examination please

Guest Author: JENIKA     16 Sep 2012
what and all enclosed with application form? educational or caste certificates xerox copy is needed?

Guest Author: ram     17 Sep 2012
can anyone send me Ap postel circle postel assistant Notification link.plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Guest Author: ankit singh     17 Sep 2012
dear mam
cn i get some paper of Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant
exam test....
ankit singh..

Author: S. Sowmya    17 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
Ms.Jenika you need to check for details on the instruction sheet which comes along with Postal Assistant application form.

Author: S. Sowmya    17 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
Here is the link for AP Postal Circle Recruitment 2012 notification.

Author: S. Sowmya    17 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Mr. Ankit Singh visit here for Postal assistant model mcq papers and take free practice test.

Author: S. Sowmya    18 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Mr.SomaShekar Here you can get the recommended books for Postal Assistant Exam preparation from leading publishers.

Guest Author: Sriniv@s..     19 Sep 2012

With help of omr number check in status it shows application is not receive.what will i do futhar..jst i fill in url of my name,dob n mail..

Please reply me.
Thanks n Regards,

Author: S. Sowmya    20 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Mr.Srinivas, first you need to fill the OMR application form, then pay the fees as mentioned and send the form to the address mentioned. Your application has to reach the office right. So after few days check the status of the application by entering your application number and know the status.

Guest Author: Piyush Atrey     20 Sep 2012
dear mam, i have applied for this exam but i don't know that when will its exam..??
plzz tell me date of this exam.. :-)

Guest Author: Krishnamurthy     20 Sep 2012
iam also fill and send to the oplication form but dont send the aplication resipt bacause reject my form? Plz replay me

Author: S. Sowmya    20 Sep 2012Member Level: Gold   Points : 0
Mr.Piyush Atrey the exam date for postal assistant has not yet officially announced. We will update the exam date once we get the information.

Guest Author: keerthi     21 Sep 2012
I want modal question paper for postal assistant

Guest Author: sathiya     22 Sep 2012
hello mam.i am apply this exam of postal .i dont know exam date..when will exam is know exam date...

Guest Author: priya     22 Sep 2012
can i get the ebooks for preparing postal assistant exam

Guest Author: priya     22 Sep 2012

Guest Author: vijay     29 Sep 2012
If we could not type 450 words in the specific time.. will it effect paper I and our final results?

Guest Author: C.Chandrahas     08 Oct 2012
hai mam,
when postal exam date is officially announced then please inform me by sending mail to
kindly inform me.

Guest Author: sharad     09 Oct 2012
can u give more preference to the 80 above % student????

Guest Author: karthick     10 Oct 2012
how can i find my application status,,,,

Guest Author: sravani     19 Oct 2012
when the postal assistant xam will be held?
plz reply

Guest Author: hari     27 Oct 2012
how can i find my application status,,,,

Guest Author: Arun     30 Oct 2012
When is the exam for postal assistant 2012 ? Which is top best book for the exam ?

Author: PRADEEP    01 Nov 2012Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0
Mam please call me on this number. this is pradeep from hyderabad. at any cost i have to crack the post. i need your help. 09391835064

Author: PRADEEP    01 Nov 2012Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1
arihant , upkar , kiran , r gupta is enough? or should i study other specific books for individual topics likesharma for resoning......... plese tell me. if you call me it will be very helpful for me. thank you very much... nine-zero-nine-three-eight-three-five-zero-six-four.

Guest Author: santhosh     03 Nov 2012
exam questios are english or telugu
plese reply

Guest Author: Yogesh Kumar     07 Nov 2012
dear mam, i have applied for this exam but i don't know that when will its exam..??
plzz tell me date of this exam.. :-)

Contact No :- 09466750849

Guest Author: karishma soni     10 Nov 2012
i have fill the form of this exam when this exam will be conducted
please tell me sir.

Guest Author: suneel     14 Nov 2012
plz tell me about exam date and typing.

Guest Author: sachin     14 Nov 2012
when was the exam of postal assistants 2012

Guest Author: sunil     20 Nov 2012
when will be the expected date of exam of postal assistant

Guest Author: Hemavathi N     21 Nov 2012
when is the postal assistant exam dat

Guest Author: Hemavathi N     21 Nov 2012
i have applyed at septmber for postal assistent exam. when is the exam. please send exam date to my emailid.

Guest Author: prakash     22 Nov 2012
when will postal assistant exam

Guest Author: sravani     03 Dec 2012
when will be the postal assistant exam date ???

Guest Author: C.DIVYAPRIYA     23 Dec 2012
hello sir i'am C.DIVYAPRIYA,I completed MCA now i want a central or state government job. so please request to send the notifications to my mail id.

Guest Author: DHIREN     03 Jan 2013
Sir/Mam i have checked my application status and my application is received but i am not sure whether my application is rejected.

Guest Author: reddyrani neella     08 Jan 2013
as per your information admit card download procedure given but we didnt get any download option in the official website of latest news. please inform me correct details to download admit card.

Guest Author: rekha rani     17 Jan 2013
please mentioned the date of exam of postal assistant in Uttarakhand state.

Guest Author: kalaiselvi     23 Jan 2013
can u tell me the exam date

Guest Author: BHERU LAL PRAJAPAT     24 Jan 2013
i feel the application form of postal assistant plz tell me exam date plz give me information

Guest Author: irfan munwar     24 Jan 2013
madem,im frm kashmir .tell me what will b date of exams. as my pg exam are going on

Guest Author: Anupam Singh Rana     30 Jan 2013
sir my english typing is 26 wpm but i know my hindi typing is weak...plz tell me solution

Guest Author: pavithra p r     02 Feb 2013
when will be the pa exams?is the paper easy?

Guest Author: anu     09 Feb 2013
Sir can we get previous paper of post office exams..

Guest Author: RAKESH REDDY     19 Mar 2013
Exam will be on 21st April 2013.. Go through

Guest Author: ANKIT PATHAK     20 Mar 2013

Guest Author: kavitha     04 Apr 2013
please tell me madam/sir which book i should refer for the post office examination

Guest Author: kavitha     04 Apr 2013
please tell me which book should i refer for post office examination.

Author: S. Sowmya    05 Apr 2013Member Level: Gold   Points : 3
Ms. Kavitha refer here for Postal Assistant exam Books and study materials and you can take up here free mock test on Postal assistant exam.

Guest Author: himanshu gupta     06 Apr 2013
is this is confirm that there is a chioice in typing in hindi or english. aisa to nahi ki dono karni ho, means jo kar sakte ho wo kare

Guest Author: sam     12 Apr 2013
whether the typing test will be in hindi or English or both??

Guest Author: devi     18 Apr 2013
will both computer typing and objective paper will on the same day or on different days pls clarify

Guest Author: ANKITMISHRA     18 Apr 2013

Guest Author: supraja     19 Apr 2013
Thanks alot

Guest Author: peehu     15 May 2013
what was the previous years cutoff for the postal pa exam and the expected cutoff for this year?

Guest Author: Debasish Roy     21 May 2013
Mam,i wanna know the date of result of postal pa exam in wb. Held on 5may13..plzz..

Author: BASKAR    21 May 2014Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0
Sir am a Physically challenged candidate. am write Postal assistant tamilnadu region. what is the my cut of mark and what is my 12th eligibility mark.

my category: PH-III (OBC)


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