ECGC PO Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme 2023

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Jan 06, 2023

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ECGC PO Exam Pattern 2023

 ECGC PO Exam 2022

ECGC offers great opportunities for career growth and thus ECGC PO 2023 exam cannot be taken lightly. Therefore, it is advisable to be aware of the exam pattern of  ECGC PO 2023 to avoid any errors later. The ECGC PO exam pattern consists of 2 phases.

  • Phase 1 - Multiple Choice Objective Test + Descriptive Test
  • Phase 2 - Interview

You need to score minimum qualifying marks in individual tests as well as overall to be eligible for the ECGC PO interview. The marks obtained in the ECGC PO 2023 online exam and interview will be taken together to decide the final merit in the ECGC PO recruitment 2023.

ECGC PO Online Exam Pattern 2023

The ECGC PO exam pattern 2023 for objective type online test consists of five sections - Reasoning Ability, English Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude. Each section comprises of a different number of questions. The composite time limit for the ECGC PO exam 2023 is 140 minutes with each section having a separate time limit. For a detailed ECGC PO 2023 exam pattern, refer to the table below.

Objective Type Test (Multiple Choice Questions)

Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
Total 200 200 2 hours 20 minutes

ECGC PO Descriptive Exam Pattern 2023

Soon after you finish your ECGC PO online exam, you need to attempt the Descriptive paper. The ECGC PO 2023 Descriptive paper consists of two questions. The overall time limit is 40 minutes. The detailed ECGC PO exam pattern 2023 for the Descriptive paper is given below.

Descriptive Paper (Test of English Language)

Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Essay Writing One out of two given options 20 40 minutes for both questions together
Precis Writing 20

Note: ECGC PO Descriptive paper of those candidates will be evaluated who have scored the minimum qualifying marks in the objective online test as decided by the ECGC. Descriptive Paper marks will be reckoned for interview merit listing. 

ECGC PO Marking Scheme

For each wrong answer, 1/4th of marks or 0.25 marks will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at the corrected score in the ECGC PO 2023 exam. If a question is left blank, no marks will be given for the same. Further details on the table below.

ECGC PO Marking Scheme

ECGC PO 2023 Marking SchemeConsidered Marks (Objective Test)
For correct answers 1 mark
For wrong answers -0.25 or 1/4th marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

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FAQs

Yes, you will be eligible for a compensatory time of 20 minutes.
Yes, marks of Descriptive Paper will be reckoned for preparing the ECGC PO merit list.
Yes, each candidate needs to obtain a minimum score in ECGC PO online examination as decided by ECGC to be shortlisted for an interview.
Yes, there is a sectional time limit for every section covered under the ECGC PO 2023 recruitment exam.

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