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ECGC PO Exam Pattern

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ECGC PO Exam Pattern

ECGC PO Exam Pattern 2018

Understanding the ECGC PO exam pattern and syllabus will help the candidates in devising effective preparation strategies. Speed/Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam and hence, analysis of ECGC PO Exam Pattern and syllabus is very crucial to be able to complete the exams in the stipulated time.


Candidates shall be selected by ECGC through a selection process consisting of an Online Examination followed by Interview.

shape Pattern

Examination consist of Objective Test for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 40 marks which will be conducted online. This Objective Test would be of 140 Minutes duration consisting of 5 Sections and Descriptive Test would be of 40 Minutes duration consisting of 2 Sections as follows:

Online Examination:

Sl.No. Name of the Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 Minutes
2 English Language 40 40 30 Minutes
3 Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 Minutes
4 General Awareness 40 40 20 Minutes
5 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Minutes
Total 200 200 140 Minutes


Description Paper:

Sl.No. Type activity No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 Essay Writing One out of two given options 20 40 Minutes for both
questions together
2 Precise Writing One out of two together
given options
20


The Company has the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website. Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an information handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the Company’s website www.ecgc.in.

English Descriptive Paper marks will be reckoned for merit listing. It will only be evaluated for those candidates who qualify in the Objective type of tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in the objective test. The various qualifying cut off marks in each of the objective tests and the descriptive paper will be decided by ECGC. Descriptive test to the extent of 10 times of the number of vacancies will be evaluated.

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Online Examination will subsequently be called for an interview to be conducted by the Company at select Centre(s).

  • The total marks allotted for interview are 60. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40%(35% for SC/ST/OBC/ PWBD candidates).
  • The weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and interview will be 80:20 respectively.
  • The combined final score of the candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Examination and Interview.
  • Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.
  • A candidate should qualify both in the Online Examination and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for further selection process, details of which will be made available subsequently on the Company’s website.

ECGC PO – Related Information
ECGC PO 2018 – Exam Syllabus
ECGC PO 2018 – Official Notification