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India Post Office Syllabus 2022 Detailed Exam Pattern For Various Post

India Post Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022: To clear any exam, the most important thing which matters is having knowledge of the syllabus & exam pattern. India post is going to fill various posts for which examination will be conducted & in order to clear the exam, it is very necessary to have an understanding of India post syllabus 2022. Aspirants must go through all the topics which are given in the official India post syllabus 2022.  In this article, we have covered the India post syllabus & exam pattern 2022.

India Post Exam Pattern 2022

It is very crucial to be aware of the India Post exam pattern 2022 as it gives us the glimpse of number of sections, number of questions, time allotted to solve the paper and maximum marks. The India post exam pattern 2022 for paper 1,2,3 & 4 is given below. Along with the India post syllabus 2022, candidates must familiarize themselves with exam pattern as well so keep reading this post.

India Post Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022 in Hindi

India Post Paper 1: MTS/Postman/Mail Guard

The 1st paper of India post consists of two parts. Part A includes Post Office Guide Part 1 & Post Manual Volume V  & Part B incudes general awareness & basic arithmetic. Paper 1 will be conducted for all three posts i.e. MTS, Postman & Mail Guard.

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of the exam- 60 minutes
  • Total questions (Part A + Part B)- 50
  • Maximum Marks- 100
Name Of The Paper Sub Section Number Of Questions Maximum Marks
Basic Postal Knowledge &
General Awareness
Post Office Guide Part 1 23 46
Post Manual Volume V 7 14
General Awareness/Knowledge 10 20
Basic Arithmetic 10 20
Overall 50 100

India Post Paper 2: Postman/ Mail Guard

The 2nd paper i.e. Knowledge of postal operations will be conducted for the post of Postman & Mail Guard only. This paper will be merit forming therefore candidates must try to score as much as they can.

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of the exam- 30 minutes
  • Number of questions- 25
  • Maximum marks- 50
Name Of The Paper Sub Section Number Of Questions Maximum Marks
Knowledge of Postal Operations Post Office Guide Part 1 5 10
Postal Manual Volume VI- Part III 10 20
Postal Manual Vol. VII 10 20
Overall 25 50

India Post Paper 3: MTS/Postman/Mail Guard

The third paper will be of knowledge of local language. This paper will have to be given by candidates applying for any of the post of MTS, Postman, Mail Guard. The 3rd paper will be qualifying in nature. The paper 3 exam pattern given below is for all circles excluding the Postal/RMS Divisions covering Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Meghalaya of North-East Circle

  • Multiple choice questions and subjective
  • Number of questions- 32
  • Maximum marks- 50
Name Of The Paper Sub Section Number Of Questions Maximum Marks
Knowledge Of Local Language Translation of Words From English To Local Language 15 15
Translation of Words From Local Language To English 15 15
Letter Writing in Local Language 1 10
Paragraph/Short Essay in Local Language 1 10
Overall 32 50

India Post Paper 3

The exam pattern of 3rd paper of India post given below is for postal divisions of north east circle i.e. Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Meghalaya.

Name Of The Paper Sub Section Number Of Questions Maximum Marks
Knowledge Of Local Language Comprehension Passage In English With MCQ 10 20
Letter writing in English (1 question to be attempted out of 3 options) 1 15
Paragraph / short essay in local language (1 question to be attempted out of 3 options) 1 10
Overall 12 45

India Post Paper 4: Postman/Mail Guard

The 4th paper of India post is Data entry skill test. The skill test will be conducted only for the post of Postman & Mail Guard. Skill test of data entry will be of 15 minutes on computer [Data entry of 600 key depressions]

Name Of The Paper  Maximum Marks Duration
Data Entry Skill Test 25 15 minutes

India Post Syllabus 2022 Paper 1: Basic Postal Knowledge & General Awareness

Here we are providing below the India Post Syllabus 2022 for paper 1 which consists of part A & B. Candidates applying for the post of MTS/Mail Guard/Post Man must check all the topics which are required to be prepared in order to clear the India post 2022 exam.

Post Office Guide Part 1

  • Organization of the department
  • Type of post offices
  • Business hours
  • Payment of postage, stamps & stationery
  • General rules as to packing, sealing and posting, manner of affixing postage stamps
  • Methods of address
  • Post boxes and Post bags
  •  Duties of Letter Box peon
  •  Official postal articles
  • Prohibited postal articles
  •  Products and Services: Mails, Banking & Remittances, Insurance, Stamps and Business

Postal Manual Volume V

Definitions

General Awareness/Knowledge

  • Indian Geography
  •  Civic
  •  General knowledge
  •  Indian culture & freedom struggle
  •  Ethics and morale study

Basic Arithmetic

  • BODMAS (brackets, orders, division, multiplication,
    addition, subtraction)
  •  Percentage
  •  Profit and loss
  • Simple interest
  •  Average
  • Time and work
  • Time and distance
  • Unitary method

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India Post Syllabus 2022 Paper 2: Knowledge of Postal Operations

Paper 1 & 2 are merit forming papers therefore candidates must prepare these 2 papers very deeply. Here we are providing below all the topics which candidates needed to prepare for Paper 2.

Post Office Guide Part I

  • Delivery of mails
  • Refusal of article
  • Payment of e money order
  • Redirection
  • Instruction regarding address change
  • Articles addressed to deceased person
  • Liability to detention to certain mails
  • Facilities provided by postmen in rural areas

Postal Manual Volume VI- Part III

  • Head postman
  • Knowledge of postal business
  • Supply of forms to be carried out
  • Sale of stamps
  • Postman’s book
  • Address to be noted on Postal Articles
  • Damaged articles to be noticed
  • Receipt of articles issued for delivery
  • Book of receipts for intimations & notices delivery
  • Instruction for delivery
  • Realization of postage before delivery
  • Receipts of addresses for registered
  • Delivery to illiterate addresses, pardanashin women
  • Delivery of insured articles addresses to minors
  • Payment of e-money orders
  • e-money orders addressed to minors
  • Payment of e-MO and delivery of registered letters to lunatics
  • Duties of village postman

Postal Manual Vol VII

  • Stamps & seals
  • Portfolio & its contents
  • Stationery
  • Preparation of daily report
  • Mail abstract
  • Exchange of mails
  • Cage TB
  • Disposal of mails addressed to a section or mail office
  • Closing of transit bags
  • Duties & responsibilities of Mail Guard/Agent
  • Final duties before quitting van/office
  • Order A & B

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FAQs: India Post Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022

Q.1 What is India Post Syllabus 2022?
Ans The India Post syllabus 2022 is given in the article above

Q.2 Will all the four papers happen on different days?
Ans No, Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III will be held in one sitting of 2.5 hours duration and Paper-IV [Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)] will be held separately at a later date.

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