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IPO Exam (Inspector Posts) 2024 Syllabus, Eligibility, Exam Pattern & Strategy by Post@pex Academy

Inspector Post (IPO) Exam 2024 Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Strategy.


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Basic Details of Inspector of Posts (LDCE for Inspector of Posts)

• Classification: General Central Service, Group B, Non Gazetted

• Pay Level: Level-7

• Basic Pay: Rs 44900 to Rs 142400

 

Topics to be discussed

1. Method of Recruitment

2. Eligibility Condition

3. Schedule of Upcoming Exam

4. Examination Pattern

5. Syllabus of Exam

6. Strategy to achieve goal

 

1. Method of Recruitment

• Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE) 66.66%

• Direct Recruitment through SSC  33.34%

 

Eligibility Condition

• Age Limit on Crucial Date – Direct Recruitment: 30 Years – LDCE: 45 years

• Qualifying Service on Crucial Date: – 8 years of qualifying service including services in various grades vig. Level-4, Level-5 or Level-6.

 

Schedule of Upcoming Exam Vacancy Year-2024

• Date of Notification: 24.07.2024

• Last Date of Application: 16.08.2024

• Date of Examination: 21.09.2024 & 22.09.2024

• Time Slot: 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm

 

IPO Examination Pattern

• Examination consists of Four Papers

• Each paper shall carry 300 marks

• Total Marks: 300x4= 1200

• 150 Questions of MCQ type for Paper I, Paper II and Paper III

• 125 Questions of MCQ type for Paper IV and Noting and

Drafting for 50 Marks

 

Examination Pattern

Qualifying Marks

• Each Paper 40% for General, 33% for SC/ST

• 120 for General, 99 for SC/ST in Each Paper

• Overall minimum 45% for General, 38% for

SC/ST

• Minimum 540 for General, 456 for SC/ST

 

What to read?

• In all cases circulars, orders and guidelines issued upto 31st

December of the year preceding the year of examination will

be part of the syllabus

• Annual Report and Book of information  latest report and information available or published in DoP website will be taken.

 

Inspector Post (IPO) Paper-I

 

1st Paper: Acts

• a) Indian Post Office Act, 1898

• b) Government Savings Bank Act, 1873

• c) Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 and its

Amendments (Necessary on account of AML/CFT Norms)

• d) Consumer Protection Act, 2019

• e) Information Technology Act, 2000

 

1st Paper: Rules

• a) IPO Rules, 1933

• b) Government Savings promotion General Rules, 2018

• c) Post Office Savings Account Scheme, 2019

• d) National Savings Recurring Deposit Scheme, 2019

• e) National Savings Time Deposit Scheme, 2019

• f) National Savings (Monthly Income Account) Scheme, 2019

• g) Senior Citizens' Savings Scheme, 2019

 

1st Paper: Rules

• h) National Savings Certificate (VIII Issue) Scheme, 2019

• I) Kishan Vikas Patra Scheme, 2019

• j) Public Provident Fund Scheme, 2019

• k) Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme, 2019

• l) Post Office Life Insurance, 2011 and its amendments,

• m) Book of BO Rules

• n) Jansuraksha Scheme – (i) Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) – (ii) Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) – (iii) Atal Pension Yojana (APY)

Guidelines/Instructions relating to

Inland/Foreign Post

• a) Post Office Guide Part - I

• b) Post Office Guide Part - II, except Section VII & VIII

• c) Domestic/foreign Post guidelines issued by the Directorate

 

Mail Operations and Money Remittances

• a) Postal Manual Volume V, except Appendix - I

• b) Postal Manual Volume VI, Part - I, Chapter - I

• c) Postal Manual Volume VI, Part - II, except Telegraphic Money Orders,

British & Irish Postal Orders

• d) Postal Manual Volume VI, Part - III, except Appendices

• e) Postal Manual Volume VII

• f) MNOP and PNOP

• g) Guidelines issued by Directorate on eMO, iMO, IMTS, MMTS and

IFS MO

 

Savings Bank and Savings Certificate

• CBS Manual

• SB orders

 

Postal Life Insurance and Rural Postal Life Insurance

• Guidelines issued by Directorate from time to time on PLI/RPLI and Core Insurance Solution

 

Information Technology

• a) IT Modernisation Project 2012 and its update

• b) Working knowledge of Core Banking Solutions, PLI-CIS, CSI and DARPAN.

 

Others

• India Post Payments Bank

• Preservation and disposal of Postal Records

• Swachha Bharat

• Annual Reports and Book of Information of Department of Posts

 

LDCE IP Exam Paper-II

 

Paper-II

• 1) Chapter 2 and 6 of General Financial Rules, 2017

• 2) CVC guidelines on Public procurement, guidelines and instructions on e[1]Procurement in the Government of India

• 3) Manual on policies and procedures for the purchase of goods and services

available on the website of the Ministry of Finance

• 4) Schedule of Financial Powers of Divisional Heads, Heads of Circle

• 5) Welfare measures available to Departmental Employees and GDS

• 6) RTI Act,2005 and RTI Rules,2012

 

Paper-II

• 7) Fundamental Rules (FR) and Supplementary Rules (SR)

• 8) P&T FHB Volume I and Postal FHB Volume II

• 9) Children Education allowance

• 10) CGEGIS Rules, 1980

• 11) CCS(GPF) Rules, 1961

• 12)Central Services (Medical Attendance) Rules, 1944 and CGHS Guidelines issued by Directorate

• 13)New Pension Scheme, 2004 and amendments

 

Paper-II

• 14)CCS Pension Rules, 2021

• 15)CCS Commutation of Pension Rules, 1981

• l6) Postal Manual Volume II, except; – Chapter III – Chapter IV – Chapter V – Chapter VII

• 17) Postal Manual Volume IV Leave, Pension, Gratuities, Dealings on Examination, Recruitment rules of all Cadres and Establishment norms

• 18) Service Discharge Benefit Scheme, 2010

 

Inspector Post Paper-III

• 1) Postal Manual Volume II: – a) Chapter III - Appeals and Petitions – b) Chapter IV - Personal matters – c) Chapter V - Security Deposits – d) Chapter VII - Forged Counterfeit stamps, defaced postage stamps, coins and currency notes

• 2) Postal Manual Volume III

• 3) Postal Manual Volume VIII

 

Paper-III

• 4) CCS (Conduct Rules), 1964

• 5) CCS(CCA) Rules, 1965

• 6) CCS(Temporary Service) Rules, 1965

• 7) GDS (Conduct and Engagement) Rules, 2020

• 8) Brochure on Casual Labourers and instructions issued by

DoP&T time to time

• 9) Constitution of India

 

Paper-III

• 10) The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – a) Section 1 - Short Title, extent and commencement – b) Section 2 - Definitions

• 11) The code of criminal Procedure, 1973 – a) Section 1 - Short Title, extent and commencement – b) Section 2 - Definitions – c) Section 82: Proclamation of person absconding – d) Section 83: Attachment of property of person absconding – e) Section 84: Claims and objections to attachments – f) Section 85: Release, sale and restoration of attached property

 

Paper-III

• 12) The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 – a) Section 1- Short title, extent and commencement – b) Section 5: Evidence may be given of facts in issue and relevant

facts – c) Section 6: Relevancy of facts forming part of same transaction – d) Section 7: Facts which are the occasion, cause or effect of facts

in issue – e) Section 8: Motive, preparation and previous or subsequent

conduct – f) Chapter III (Sections 56 to 58): Facts which need not be proved – g) Chapter IV (Sections 59 to 60): Of oral evidence – h) Chapter V (Sections 6l to 73A): of documentary evidence

 

Paper-III

• 13) The Indian Penal Code, 1860 – a) Chapter II: General Explanation – b) Chapter III: Of Punishments – c) Chapter IX: Of Offences by or relating to Public Servant – d) Chapter X: Of Contempts of the Lawful Authority of Public

Servant – e) Chapter XIX: Of the Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service

 

Paper-III

• 14) Instructions issued by Directorate and DoP&T on

maintenance of APAR

• 15) Central Administrative Tribunal Act, 1985

• 16) Revenue Recovery Act, 1890

• 17) Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention,

Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

• 18) Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

 

IPO Exam Paper-IV

 

Paper-IV

• 1) 25 Questions on English language

• 2) 50 questions on Current Affairs – Indian Economy – Indian Polity – Sports – Culture – Science

• 3) 50 questions on Reasoning, Interpersonal Skills, Mental

Aptitude, Intelligence and Ethics

• 4) Noting (approx. 200 words) and Drafting (approx. 200 words) on a given topic

 

Inspector Post (IPO) Exam Strategy

• Desire for Success, Dedication

• Self Motivation

• Study Material from trusted source vig. India Post Website,

Books of Swami Publication, Renowned Coaching Institute

• Group Study

• Complete the syllabus well before the exam

• Revise, Revise and Revise

• Regular Mock Test

 

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