Exam Pattern and Application Process for Prasar Bharati Recruitment 2013


Prasar Bharati has recently invited applications for Transmission/Programme Executive positions. The written exam conducted for recruitment comprises objective and descriptive model questions. The objective model test includes questions related to GK, general English, general intelligence, and reasoning. On the other hand, descriptive questions focus on Language and literature related topics. An online application format needs to be followed by candidates to apply for different posts in Prasar Bharati. The tentative date to submit online applications is 19th April, 2013.

Exam Pattern for Prasar Bharati Recruitment

The selection process for various posts in Prasar Bharati will include a written examination. The written examination will typically involve – Objective and descriptive type questions. The detailed information about the exam pattern for this exam is as follows –

Paper 1 – Objective Type questions – Total time – 2 hours (2 hours 40 minutes for V.H candidates) – Total marks – 200 marks

  • General Awareness – 100 questions
  • General English – 50 questions
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning – 50 questions

Paper 2 - Descriptive Type questions – Total time – 1 1/2 hours (2 hours for V.H candidates) – Total marks - 200 marks

  • Language and literature concerned

Those candidates who clear written exam need to attend Personal Interview conducted for a total of 100 marks.

Syllabus of Written examination

General Awareness

  • Tradition
  • Sports
  • Rural Development
  • Literature
  • Language
  • Culture
  • Agriculture

General English

  • Synonyms
  • Spot the error
  • Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words
  • Shuffling of sentences in a passage
  • Shuffling of sentence parts
  • Improvement of sentences
  • Idioms & phrases
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Conversion into direct/indirect narration
  • Cloze passage & comprehension passage
  • Antonyms
  • One word substitution
  • Active/passive voice of verbs

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Visual memory
  • Syllogistic reasoning
  • Statement conclusion
  • Spatial orientation
  • Space visualization
  • Problem solving
  • Figural Series
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Embedded Figures
  • Drawing inferences
  • Decision making
  • Coding and decoding
  • Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Address matching

Application Process for Prasar Bharati Recruitment

Candidates need to follow an online application procedure while applying for any of the specific posts in Prasar Bharati. It is essential to login in to the official website of SSC in order to fill in the online application form. It is only necessary to submit a single application even when multiple posts are applied. Before filling in the online application form, it is compulsory for candidates to deposit the required amount of fees. It amounts to Rs 200/- and can be transmitted through any of the branches of State Bank of India. Applicants can deposit the requisite fees either in the form of challan or through net banking. Those candidates who come under the category of SC/ST/OBS/PH etc are generally allotted fee exemption. Candidates need to fill all the specified columns in the application form correctly and submit online. Those who are short listed on the basis of application submitted will be sent call letters for written examination. It is compulsory for candidates to submit all original educational documents for verification at the time of interview, if qualified in written exam.



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