Syllabus for Recruitment to the post

of Junior Parliamentary Interpreter (Regional Language)

 

Syllabus:

 

The syllabus of the Written Test for recruitment to the post of Junior Parliamentary Interpreter (Regional Language) 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

 

Questions in this component are designed to test the candidate's understanding, correct usage and knowledge of English Language 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.

 

Regional Language

 

Questions in this component are designed to test the candidate's understanding, correct usage and knowledge of the particular regional language based on error recognition, vocabulary, spellings, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, phrases and idioms etc. The paper shall also test the candidate's knowledge of history and classical literature of the regional language.

 

Paper - II

 

Translation (Regional Language to English)

 

This paper will contain passages for translation from Regional Language to English. The other questions in the paper shall test the candidate's translation skills, his/her knowledge of the Regional Language, 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 regional language correctly, precisely and effectively.