Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the conduct of Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations (LDCEs)/Competitive Examination: Department of Posts Order dated 11.08.2022
F.No. A-3401 2/02/2022-DE
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
All Heads of Circles
Subject: Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the conduct of Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations (LDCEs)/ Competitive Examinations.
I am directed to refer to this office letter of even No. dated 17.06.2022 on the above subject. The comments/inputs received from the Circles in respect of the Draft SOP have been examined and incorporated wherever considered necessary.
2. A copy of the approved SOP is forwarded herewith for further necessary action and implementation forthwith.
3. This issues with the approval of the Director General Postal Services.
Encl: As above
(L R Giri)
Assistant Director General (DE)
1.Director, RAKNPA, Ghaziabad -201002
2.GM, CEPT, Mysuru.
3. All PTCs
4. SPN/SPG Section Dak Bhavan
Table of contents
|1||Introduction||2||8(a)||Paper setting for Centralized Examination||8|
|2||Background||2||8(b)||Paper setting for De- centralized Examination||8|
|3||Type of Examinations||3||9||Actual conduct of Examinations||9|
|3.1||Centralized Examinations||3||10||Instructions for Centre Supervisors/Invigilators||9-14|
|3.2||De-centralized Examinations||3||11(i)-(x)||Post Examination Activities||14-16|
|4||Mode of conducting the Examinations||4||12||Persons with Bench Mark Disabilities||16|
|5||General Instructions||4||13||Control room||16|
|6||Examination Process||4||14||Publication of Provisional Answer Keys||17|
|7.1||Pre-Examination Activities||4||15||Moderation Committee||17|
|7.1(a)||Issuance of Notification/Submission of Applications/Withdrawal of Candidature etc.||4||16||High Level Committee||18|
|7.1(b)||Hall Permits/Admit Cards||5||17||Deletion of Questions & Award of Marks||18|
|7.1(c)||Fixation of Venues/Examination Centres||6||18 (i) –(xxi)||Evaluation of Answer sheets||18-21|
|7.1(d)||Printing of OMR Sheets||6||19||Preparation/Declaration of Results||21|
|7.1(e)||Selection of Centre Supervisors/Observers & Controllers||6||20||Provisional Candidature||21-22|
|7.1(f)||Setting of Question Papers||7||21||Preservation of Result||22|
|7.2||Level of Question Paper setters||8||21||Preservation of Result Sheets||22|
Source: Department of Posts