Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Pattern, Syllabus, Papers & Books

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 is going to be held very soon although the dates have not been declared at this notification stage. Many of you might have already submitted the online form and are now searching for prep materials to prepare for this exam. Therefore this blog post has been made to help you with the prep materials - the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Syllabus, Online Sample Papers and list of Prep Books, along with an analysis on the Exam Pattern.

Let me first tell you that the eligibility required for this exam is matriculation and hence the questions are also expected to be of matriculation standard only. The exam pattern is very similar to the Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) exam conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) except that in  Gujarat Postal Exam 2016, there is no test section on "General Intelligence & Reasoning" in place of which there is "Regional Language" paper on Gujrati language. Hence you can rely on the SSC MTS Exam prep materials to prepare for the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016.

With this, let us go for the subject matter of this article.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Pattern:

There are four test sections in this exam as you can see in the table depicting the Exam Pattern below. Each section has 25 questions of 1 mark each. Hence total marks in the exam is 100, which has to be answered in 2 hours. There is no negative marking in Gujarat Postal Exam for Postman and Mail Guard. So you should leave no questions un-answered.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Pattern

Of the above parts, GK and Maths paper would be held bilingual i.e. in English & Gujarati language.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Cut-Off Marks:

So what is the lowest mark you have to score in Gujarat Postal Exam to stay in the race to qualify?
The notification gives you the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Cut-Off Marks. These category-wise cut-off marks are represented in the table below.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Cut-Off Marks

As you can see, if you are an UR category, you have to score minimum 10 marks in each paper as well as 40 marks in aggregate. Similarly for OBC & SC/ST, the aggregate cut-off mark is 37 & 33 respectively.

But above marks are only the most minimum marks to stay in the race. You have to score such marks as to be within top 1242 candidates to be selected in the Gujarat Postal Exam 2016.

Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Syllabus

You can find the Syllabus of Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 as given in the notification below:

General knowledge
Geography, Indian History, Freedom Struggle & Sports General politics & Constitution of India Economics, General Science, Current Affairs and Reasoning & analytical ability of 10thstandard

Number systems, computation of whole numbers, Decimals & fractions, Relationship between numbers, Fundamental
arithmetical operations, percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & loss, Simple interest, Average, Discount, Partnership, Time & work, Time & Distance, Use of Tables & Graphs, Mensuration.

Articles, Prepositions, conjunctions, tenses, verbs, synonyms and antonyms, vocabulary, sentence structure, Proverbs, Phrases, Questions from a small unseen passage etc.

Regional Language (Gujarati)
Gujarat Postal Exam 2016 Syllabus

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