SSC Prasar Bharati Executives Exam Syllabus & Pattern 2013

By | March 23, 2013

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will make recruitment to Programme Executive and Transmission Executive posts on behalf of the Prasar Bharati under special dispensation given by the Government.

Date of Examination: 02-06-2013

SSC Prasar Bharati Executives Exam Pattern 2013

Selection for the posts will be based on a Written Examination which will be conducted by Staff Selection Commission.  The examination will consist of two papers for all Posts, as detailed below:

Paper Subject Marks Duration & Timing
 Paper – I(Objective Type) (a)General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 questions) 50 10.00 AM to 12.00 Pm  (2 hrs)

10.00 AM to 12.40 PM for VH candidates

(b)General English (50 questions) 50
(c)General Awareness  (100 questions) 100
Paper-II (Descriptive Type)* Part A-English or Hindi

Part B- Any language listed.



2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (2 hrs)

2.00 PM to 4.40 PM for VH candidates

Interview 100
  Total 500  

* The Staff Selection Commission may at its discretion conduct a descriptive test as paper-II to check the knowledge of language and literature relevant to the post applied for.

NOTE I:  Individual cut off will be prescribed in Paper-I & Paper-II (if conducted). Paper-II (if conducted) of only those candidates will be evaluated who meet the cut off for   Paper-I. Only those candidates who meet the cut off in Paper-II (if conducted) as prescribed by the Commission will be called for Interview.

Allocation of candidates for the posts of Transmission Executive will be done on the basis of Merit –cum-option of Zone and there after for different places within the Zone. Seniority in these Grades will be maintained within the Zone.

SSC Prasar Bharati Executives Exam 2013 Syllabus

Paper I:  

General Intelligence & Reasoning:  It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type.  This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts,   arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other subtopics, if any.

General Awareness:  General Awareness will predominantly includes questions on Rural Development, Language, Agriculture, Sports, Culture, Tradition, Literature etc.

General English : Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on  spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.

Paper – II:

 Language and literature in concerned language if held.

NOTE: Questions in the two papers will be of a level commensurate with Qualifications prescribed for posts included in the examination.

7 thoughts on “SSC Prasar Bharati Executives Exam Syllabus & Pattern 2013

  1. uma

    plz tell me the exam sample for part 2 exam of transmission executive post

  2. priyanka

    hi sir , sir plz send me sample paper of transmission executive and programme executive part -1 and specially part -2

  3. jyotsana

    sir i want to known about 2nd paper that which type of question will come under paper 2nd. plz send me a sample.

  4. manali

    Dear Sir,
    plz send me program executive in prsar bharti sample paper……………


    Sir please send me sample paper of transmission executive in prasar bharti.

  6. arick

    Plz anybody suggest me about paper 2 which is descriptive type with A and B part pls tell what will be the questions pattern and how prepare for this type paper I have chose hindi language.and give ur tips for this exam. Thanks


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