Sample Government Exams Question Papers For Government Jobs

The information below is intended to provide more insight to aspirants who would want to take up Jobs in Government sector, Public Sector Undertakings, Corporations, and so on. Information related to the Central Government Companies and State Owned PSU’s are also provided for the benefit of the applicants. In lay man’s expressions, a PSU is a state owned company wherein the stake can be partially owned or completely owned by the State Government. The following companies are examples of PSU’s in India

BHEL, BEL, BEML, HMT, ITI, HAL and many more.

Indian Telephone Industries

 Question papersThe significance of ITI being the fact that it is the oldest public sector to be set up in India. To a large extent, India’s spectacular growth and advancement in the Communication sector is due to ITI. It being the pioneer in the communication spectrum.  With more than 50% of the present national telecom network to be attributed to them.

The recruitment procedure is pretty simple. ITI comducts a written examination as their first round of selection process. The shortlisted candidates will then have to endure a round of personal interview with a panel of members. The written test will be an objective type test testing the aptitude skills, vocabulary skills, reasoning and quantitative skills of the candidates. The questions in the question papers will have multiple choices and candidates must choose the best suitable answer.

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

Leader in Designing, manufacturing and servicing of aircrafts and helicopters, it has a rich history of delivering various types of aircrafts and helicopters to the Defence services of the country. With more than forty years of hard core expertise in aircraft design, maintenance.

Types of Questions asked (in Written Tests while applying for HAL)

Generally, written tests are conducted only for freshers in their respective domains or area of specialization. And they follow a set pattern.

The number of questions asked would be around 160, with each question carrying one mark each. One more important aspect being no negative marking. Question paper comprises of 3 sections.

General Engineering- Which would comprise of 25 questions, roughly around 15 to 16% of the total). As the name itself suggests, this section would constitute general queries pertaining to engineering.

General Awareness- This section would contain questions related to general knowledge, current affairs, and so on.-15 questions, estimated to be about 10% of the total.

Questions related to Specific branch- This section would concentrate on problems focused on exact specialization of the course based on the specialization done by the applicants. It may relate to any stream of engineering such as Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, and Architecture and so on.

Bharat Electronics Limited

India’s principal defence electronics company, which is into manufacturing and production of various electronic equipments related to defence domain. The range of product includes radars, wireless communication systems, communication transmitters and receivers and so on. With over 50 years of experience in this domain, it has grown into a leading supplier of defence equipments for all the three defence sectors such as Air force, Army and Navy respectively.

Types of questions: -

Generally, there are two rounds in the recruitment.

The written test, would confine strictly to the applicants qualification. The test would be of objective type. The test is for 2.5 hours with 30 aptitude questions. The question papers consists of data interpretation, logical questionare and questions on General Knowledge.

The technical questions tests the candidates on several Electrical and Digital signal processing concepts. The math section tests in basic mathematical skills.

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Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML)

BEML is a Government of India Undertaking that manufactures several heavy equipments for various sectors like Mining, Power transmission, Cement manufacturing, Railways and many more.

The recruitment procedure comprises of a written test and then a personal interview.

The written test comprises of two parts- Technical and General awareness aptitute sections

The Technical paper will test the candidates in various Electrical concepts like Transformers, DC Machines, Networks and other basic concepts.

The Aptitude paper will be of objective type testing the reasoning, verbal and quantitative skills. This section will comprise passages, simple math questions like profit loss and more.

Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT)

Hindustan Machine Tools Limited (HMT) was incorporated in 1958 by the Government of India. HMT has extended its enterprise to several other fields like Watches, Tractor machinery, Die casting and many more.

Eligible candidates will be shortlisted based on a written test and then have to Question papers go through a personal interview. Group discussions will be conducted in the respective universities.

The written test will comprise sections like analytical reasoning, verbal abilities and quantitative anaylsis. The Verbal section will test basic English knowledge  like synonyms, antonyms and reading comprehension. The quantitaive section will comprise questions that test basic mathematical abilities.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is the largest government owned sector in India. It manufactures various Industrial products for various sectors like Energy, Power transmission, Railways and many more.

BHEL recruits candidates through GATE. Graduate Aptitude Test For Engineering is a technical test with multiple choice questions. The test syllabus differs for every Engineering stream.

GATE consists of multiple choice questions, linked questions that will use the same data for more than one question, numerical entry questions that will require the candidates to enter the result in the box provided.

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Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

Defense Research and Develpoment Organization (DRDO) is under the Republic on India responsible for develpoment of Defense strategies and weaponry. DRDO is responsible for the development in technology on various field like Aviation, Defense weaponry, Armamemts and many more.

DRDO fills up its vacancies recruiting eligible candidates through a tough written test after which the candidates will be out through Group discussions and Personal interview screening.

The DRDO entrance test is for about two hours. The test consists of nearly 150 multiple choice questions. The medium of examination will be English and Hindi. The test will have 50 questions on General awareness, aptitude and reasoning. The rest of the questions will be technical in nature. The syllabus is different for Engineering and Computer Science students.

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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is the largest Indian Cellular servoce provider having over a 90 million subscibers. It is the largest state ownled Telecommunication sector in India. It also is the largest Landline network provider in India.

The recruitment for BSNL is quite simple consisting of series of Written test and personal interviews.

The written test is for about 3 hours and has several sections. The test mainly consists of 3 sections- General ability, Basic Engineering and Specialization. There will be 20 questions in the General ability section followed by 90 questions each for the other 2 sections. On the total the test is for 200 marks.

The minimum pass percentage depends on the category of the candidates.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Indian Space Research Organisation is an independent agency under the Government of India established in 1969. ISRO is invloved in the research and development of vehicles for the exploration of space.

ISRO recruits eligible Engineers for its various departments through a gauntlet of written tests and personal interviews. The written test will be multiple choice questions with 4 options to choose from for each question. The test will have 80 technical questions, which is branch specific. The entire test will be timed for 90 minutes. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks with one mark deducted for each wrong response.

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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)

Oi and Natural Gas Corporation is a Fortune 500 company, that contributes nearly 77% of Crude oil and more than 81% of Natural Gas production in India.

ONGC fills up its vacancies through a process of written tests and personal interviews. The written test contains two papers.

  1. General Awareness-  It has 50 objective questions and 2 Descriptive questions.
  2. Specialization Subject paper- It has 75 objective questions and 2 descriptive questions.

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