Details of BSNL TTA Exam


BSNL TTA Exam is conducted for selecting candidates to the post of Telecom Technical Assistant (TTA) in the various telecom circles. Those who possess technical degree or diploma are eligible to apply for this exam. Three papers are there in the exam i.e. General ability test, Basic Engineering and Specialization.  A candidate has to obtain minimum qualifying marks in each of these three papers to pass the test. Candidates can choose either online or offline application procedure for forwarding their application.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational requirements

Candidates having three year diploma in any of the following streams are eligible to appear for the TTA Exam

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Radio Engineering
  • Instruments Technology
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology

Those who possess M.Sc degree in Electronics can also apply for this exam. If the candidates have higher qualification in any stream specified above (masters level or more), then they can also write the exam.

Age requirements

Age limit specified to apply for TTA Exam is between 18 and 27 years. However, age relaxation will be given for those who belong to SC/ST/OBC and PH category.

OBC candidates can claim age relaxation of maximum 3 years while SC/ST candidates can claim up to 5 years. Relaxation of maximum 10 years will be given for Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates.

Exam Pattern

BSNL TTA Exam is a written exam having 200 multiple choice questions.

General ability test comprises of 20 questions having one mark each. Total 90 questions will be asked in both Basic Engineering and Specialization papers with one mark each. All the three papers should be answered within a stipulated time period of 3 hours.

General Ability Test will include questions from antonyms and synonyms, general knowledge and quantitative aptitude while Basic Engineering section will have questions from basic engineering subjects like Applied Mathematics, Digital Techniques etc.

Specialization paper will include the following sections.

  • Section A: Electrical
  • Section B: Communication
  • Section C: Networks, Filters and Transmission Lines
  • Section D: Instruments and Measurements
  • Section E: Control Systems
  • Section F: Microprocessors
  • Section G: Computers

Candidates need to attempt only 2 sections from this according to their specialization.

Application Procedure

Online Application Procedure

Candidates should first of all download the application form from the official website of BSNL along with the Information Brochure. Then they should fill up each column in accordance with the instructions given in the brochure. Duly filled forms should be sent to BSNL office with necessary documents. Applicants should send an application fee of Rs. 500/- (No fee for SC/ST/OBC candidates) along with the application in the form of demand draft.

Offline Application Procedure

Candidates can purchase the application forms from BSNL office in person after paying an amount of Rs. 500/-. If the candidates prefer to receive the forms through post, then they should send a request letter to the Account Officer of BSNL along with a demand draft of Rs. 500/-.  Duly filled forms should be sent to the BSNL office through registered or speed post.



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14 Responses to “Details of BSNL TTA Exam”

  1. 14
    Fena Parmar:

    pls send me the bsnl’s last exam answer shit……………

  2. 13

    Hello sir/madam!
    Can you please give me the link of online application form for TTA entrance exam which are going to held in the month of august 2013????
    Thanking You!

  3. 12
    raj kishor verma:

    sir in Specialization paper we attempt only 1 section or fulfill all section can u send me model paper of tta exam

  4. 11
    darshit savaliya:

    hello teacher,
    1- can you just inform me about what is matter in to the specialisationpart of the bsnl tta paper? is there any choice to select only two section according to our subject of branch or we have attempt all section?

    2- I kindly request you To send me last year’s tta paper with answerkey.

    thank you.

  5. 10
    kamaljeet kaur:

    when bsnl tta exam is held and how I get my call latter and when?

  6. 9

    could you please give me some clarification about specialization part

  7. 8

    Can you give me a clear idea about the specialization paper…?
    What I have to prepare out of all categories so that it is known that the student has to choose any two of all..?
    I am an electrical and electronics student…
    Please sir/madam give me a clear idea about this..
    Thank you.

  8. 7
    pari r.patel:

    answers of tta exam papers

  9. 6
    vikas mahajan:

    sir/mam just tell me last date of tta exam for punjab student .and my is over in june 2013 .m i illigible for this exam please email me.your faithfully vikas mahajan

  10. 5

    bsnl announced any tta requirement in Nov/Dec 12 for diploma engineers please clear my doubt….

  11. 4

    sir ,
    I completed Diploma In Computer Engineering … will I get last five years TTA solved question paper .Kindly mail me the details ….

  12. 3
    bala krishna:

    when will be the next exam of TTA bsnl in ap ?

  13. 2

    can u please tell me wen is 2012 TTA exam is going to be?

  14. 1

    iam a divorced women of age 33 can i apply for bsnl tta exam