West Bengal Postal Circle has released a notification from the eligible candidates for filling up of 439 posts of Postman / Mailguard in the Pay Band Rs. 5200-20200 with 2000 Grade Pay + other admissible allowances in different Postal / RMS Divisions in Department of Posts, West Bengal Circle. Interested candidates can read all the necessary information of WB Post Postman / Mailguard Recruitment 2016 such as application form, eligibility criteria, fee, admit card, exam schedule & pattern and selection process on this page.
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WB Post Postman / Mailguard Recruitment 2016
The Government of India, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, West Bengal Circle has announced a notification for filling up 439 posts of Postman Cadre & mailgaurd vacancies for the year 2015-16. Selection will be made on the basis on written test. The aspiring candidates are requested to read carefully all the details before submit the application form.
- Post Name: Postman / Mailguard (in West Bengal)
- No. of Posts: 439
- Pay Scale: Rs. 5200-20200 with 2000 Grade Pay + other admissible allowances
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Schedule for WB Post Postman / Mailguard Recruitment 2016 is given here.
|Online registration starts||29 Dec 2015|
|Last date for registration||27 Jan 2016|
|Admit card available from||18 May 2016|
|Date of examination||29 May 2016|
Question Paper & Answer Key
The question booklets of all 4 series along with its answer key have been uploaded on the official website under individual candidates’ login and password and the same can be viewed by the candidate for 15 days from 09.06.2016 to 23.06.2016 In case of any query, the candidate may forward his / her written representation with detailed explanation and relevant documents in support of his / her query. For this purpose, a processing fee of Rs. 500/- is to be deposited in any epayment post office and the receipt in original should be attached with the representation. The representation will not be processed without the receipt of having deposited the requisite fee. The last date for receipt of such representation is 23.06.2016 by Speed Post only in sealed cover.
- Login Here (For Question Booklet & Answer Key)
The aspiring candidates can fill the online application form from the official website at wbcircle.eadmissions.net or can apply online from the direct link, which is given below on or before the last date.
- Last date to apply online is over..
Educational Qualification: Matriculation from a recognized Board or University
Age Limit: 18-27 Years: For General Category (Unreserved Applicants). Age relaxation is provided to persons belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-Servicemen Candidates as per the extant orders.
The Admit card is the essential document to be carried at the time of examination. It will contain specifics such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre details. Admit card of WB Post Postman / Mailguard Recruitment exam 2016 is available for download. Candidates are requested to go through the link provided above.
The candidates shall be subjected to an Aptitude Test of the level of 10th class/matriculation covering the following subjects/topics.
Total Marks: 100 (No. of parts with their contents will be as follows)
Part A – General Knowledge (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each)
Topics: Geography, Indian History, freedom struggle, Culture & Sports, General Polity & Constitution of India, Economics, General Science, Current Affairs & Reasoning and analytical ability of 10th Standard.
Part B – Mathematics (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each)
Topics: Number Systems, Computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations, percentage, ratio & proportion, profit & Loss, simple interest, average, discount, partnership, time & work, time & distance, use of tables and graphs, mensuration.
Part C (i) – English (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each)
Topics: Articles, prepositions, conjunctions, tenses, verbs, synonyms & antonyms, vocabulary, sentences structure, proverbs, phrases, questions from a small unseen passage etc.
Part C (ii) – Regional Language (25 marks with 25 Question of one mark each)
Topics: (for hindi) Shabd pad, Kriyabhed, Mishr & Sanyukt Vakya, Vakyo Ka Rupantaran, Swarsandhi, Alankar, Samas, Muhavare & Lokoktiyan Ashudh Vakya Shodhan, Apathit, Gadyansh. These topics shall be replicated in Regional Languages (Bengali/Nepali).
- Examination will be conducted for 120 Minutes covering four parts in one day.
- Each part will be for 25 marks and duration of all the parts will be for 120 minutes.
- Selection is based on Divisional level merit from among the qualified candidates applied for the Division / Unit concerned.
Result of WB Post Postman / Mailguard Recruitment 2016 will be announced after the successful conduction of exam on the official website. Candidates will be able to check their result here when it will be announced by the department.
Selection is based on Divisional level merit from among the qualified candidates applied for the Division / Unit concerned. The minimum qualifying marks to be obtained in each part of the Aptitude Test is prescribed as under :-
- Unreserved candidates (OC) : 10 marks in each part and 40% in aggregate. The candidate has to qualify in each part i.e. part i.e. Part A, B, C(i) & C(ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks.
- OBC Candidates : 9 marks in each part and 37% in aggregate. The candidate has to qualify in each part i.e. Part A, B, C(i) & C(ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks.
- SC/ST Candidates : 8 marks in each part and 33% in aggregate. The candidate has to qualify in each part i.e. Part A, B, C(i) & C(ii) besides securing prescribed aggregate marks.
A common merit list for the respective Postal Division/Unit shall be prepared for Postman/Mailguard post. For the said purpose, the candidates shall indicate the name of only one Division / Unit in the online application. Thereafter, the candidates will be allotted to the division / unit as per their indication in the online application based on their position in the merit list and availability of vacancy.