Junior Clerk Recruitment in Lok Sabha Secretariat - Notification | Exam Pattern

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Online applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens for filling up 31 vacancies (01 SC, 05 ST, 09 OBC and 16 UR) (26 in English stream and 05 in Hindi/bilingual stream) for the post of Junior Clerk on Direct Recruitment basis in Lok Sabha Secretariat which is a level 4 post in the Pay Matrix (Provisional) [in the Pay Band of Rs. 5200-20200 (PB-1)+Grade Pay:Rs. 2400 (pre-revised)].

The online application can be filled up from 10.07.2017 to 09.08.2017 till 05:00 p.m. after which the link will be disabled.


Bachelor‟s degree in any discipline from a recognised university and a minimum typing speed of 40 words per minute in English/Hindi stream. Preference will be given to persons having typing speed of 40 words per minute both in English and Hindi.

Desirable : Certificate in computer course recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)/Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Courses (DOEACC) or courses equivalent to 'O' Level in terms of syllabus and duration of course as prescribed by DOEACC.

UPPER AGE LIMIT : 27 years.

AGE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Age and qualifications will be reckoned as on 09.08.2017.


Eligible candidates will be required to appear in the examination as per the following scheme:

I. Preliminary Examination:

  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs - 50
  • General English - 50

(50 Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions in each part)

The Preliminary Examination will be a qualifying examination. Only those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in each component and aggregate in the Preliminary Examination will be called for the Main Examination. The marks secured by the candidates in the Preliminary Examination will not be counted while preparing the final selection list.

II. Main Examination: 

I Essay, Letter and Grammar* 100 marks - 2 hours
II Typing test at 40 w.p.m. in English/Hindi  - 100 marks - 10 mins

*Descriptive Type Paper: Essay (50 Marks), Letter (35 Marks) and Grammar (15 Marks)

A candidate will be considered for appointment against the vacancies in that stream i.e. English/Hindi only in which he qualifies Paper-I (Essay, Letter and Grammar) and Paper-II (Typing Test). The candidates will have to qualify Papers-I and II in the same stream. However, the candidate qualifying the Typing Test in both English and Hindi streams, will be given preference in appointment against the vacancies in that stream in which he qualifies the Paper-I. A candidate qualifying Papers I and II in both the streams will be given preference in appointment against the vacancies in that stream in which he gets higher marks.

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