ECGC PO Recruitment Notification 2018-19 FAQ

Dear Readers,

ECGC, a premier Export Credit Insurance Organisation, has finally released the notification for recruitment of Probationary Officer. Candidates shall be selected through a selection process consisting of the online test followed by Personal Interview.

☛ What are the posts available under this recruitment project for freshers?
The post which will be available in this recruitment project is of Probationary Officers.

☛ When will the exam be conducted?
ECGC's recruitment of Probationary Officers will be conducted in the month of February 2018 (tentative).

☛ How many vacancies are there?
The number of vacancies are 32 for ECGC's Probationary Officers post.

☛ The exam will be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Common Written Exam for ECGC's Probationary Officers will be conducted online.

☛ What is the Structure of Examination?
The structure of the examination which will be conducted online is as follows

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Sr. 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

Descriptive Paper

S. No. Type activity No. of questions Marks Time allotted
1. Essay Writing One out of two
given options
20 40 minutes for
both questions together
2. Precise Writing One out of two given options 20

  • English Descriptive Paper marks will be reckoned for merit listing.

☛ Will there be an interview after the written examination?
Yes, there will be interview for the recruitment process of Probationary Officers. The successful candidates in the On-line test would be called for a Personal Interview round.
The final merit list for selection will be based on your performance in the Online Test and Interview.

☛ What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?
Age (as on 01/01/2018) Minimum 20 years - Maximum 30 years, i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02/01/1988 and not later than 01/01/1998 (both the dates inclusive)

☛ What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?

Discipline Minimum Educational Qualification No of
1 Accounts An Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of
India (CA), Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India
(ICWA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
2 Legal Bachelor of Law (LLB)/ Masters of Law (LLM) 5
3 Company
An Associate member of Institute of Company Secretaries of
India (ACS)
4 Actuary Student member of the Institute of Actuaries of India who has
cleared atleast 3 papers including CT-1, CT-2 and CT-3.
5 IT B Tech or BE in CS / IT or MCA with certificate course on Cyber
Security of duration of at least 6 months.
6 Economics MA Economics with minimum 55% for SC/ST and 60% for
others from a recognized University.
7 Commerce M.Com. with minimum 55% for SC/ST and 60% for others from
a recognized University.
8 Generalist Graduates in any stream with minimum 55%for SC/ST and 60%
for others from a recognized University.
OR 12
Post Graduates in any stream with minimum 55% for SC/ST and
60% for others from a recognized University.
Total 32

☛ What is the Application Fee?
Application Fees/ Intimation Charges shall be as follows –
- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
- Rs. 600 /- for all others.

☛ When will the registration start?
Registration will start from 01/01/2018 to 15/01/2018.

☛ What is the cut-off for being recruited?
There is no fixed cut-off. It depends on the performance of the candidates. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each section of Online Examination and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process.

☛ Is there a criterion for negative marking?
There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.

☛ What will be the salary of an ECGC PO?
The pay scale mentioned in the official notification is- 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315.


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