Syllabus for Recruitment to the post

of Junior Parliamentary Interpreter (English/Hindi)





The syllabus of the Written Test for recruitment to the post of Junior Parliamentary Interpreter (English/Hindi) in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat is as under:


Paper I


General Intelligence


Questions shall be both verbal and non-verbal types.Test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, coding & decoding, etc.


General Awareness


Questions shall aim at testing the candidate's awareness of current events and environment around him, besides testing the knowledge of Everyday Science, Scientific Research, Sports, Indian Culture, Indian History, Indian Geography, Economics, Indian Polity, Indian Constitution, etc.


English Language and Hindi Language


Questions in this component are designed to test the candidate's understanding, correct usage and knowledge of English and Hindi Languages and will be based on error recognition, fill in the blanks (using Verbs, Prepositions, etc.), vocabulary, spellings, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, phrases and idioms, etc.


Paper - II


Translation in English and Hindi


This paper will contain passages for translation- one passage for translation from Hindi to English and one passage for translation from English to Hindi.The other questions in the paper shall test the candidate's translation skills, his/her knowledge of the Hindi & English languages, including familiarity with Parliamentary expressions, language used in Parliamentary debates and discussions and his/her knowledge of the general phrases/terminologies etc. The paper shall also test his/her ability to write the two languages correctly, precisely and effectively.