Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman Syllabus 2016 Exam Pattern

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman Syllabus 2016 Exam Pattern. Tamil Nadu (TN) postal circle is one among 23 postal circles in India. For smooth functioning and maintenance of postal services, Chief Postmaster General will lead this circle. To fill the current/ backlog job openings in Postal/ Railway Mail Service divisions of this circle, some days before this organisation has spread out a recruitment notice. Young citizens with educational qualification of Matriculation are advised to respond for this advertisement, if interested. To check the aptitude skill of applicants, TN postal circle has decided to conduct a test. The exam pattern/ syllabus for this exam are given down.



Department Tamil Nadu Postal Circle
Exam Name  post Man Exam
Material Post Man Syllabus
Exam Type Objective


TN Postal Circle Job Details

This new direct recruitment has been planned due to lack of employees for the Postman/ Mail Guard positions in TN Postal Circle divisions. Physically challenged persons are also having special reservations under this enrollment. On seeing the notice, 304 posts are currently open under Postman category work (on Tiruppur, Vellore, Tambaram, Srirangam, etc.) and only 6 seats are left open under Mail Guard cadre (Chennai Sorting, RMS MA and RMS T). Only individuals who are within 18 to 27 years of age will be considered for this recruitment.

Citizens who had applied through proper mode for this enrollment (if found eligible as per standards set by management), will be subjected to Aptitude Test. Regarding this recruitment, Admit Card intimation would be sent to the valid email ID of applicant. Syllabus and pattern for this exam are given on next paragraphs.

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman Exam Pattern

The Aptitude exam going to be conducted by TN Postal Circle will comprise of multiple choice questions from General Knowledge, Mathematics, English and Tamil subjects. The questions from first two sections will be of bilingual type (English/ Tamil). From each part, 25 questions would be asked and the total mark for which examination is going to be conducted is 100. There is no negative valuation for wrong answers and only objective type questions would be asked.

No. Subjects/ Topics Questions Duration
1. General Knowledge 25 2 hours
2. Mathematics 25
3. English 25
4. Tamil 25
Total 100

Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman Syllabus 2016

Exam is for a duration of 120 minutes and centres will be in Chennai/ Coimbatore/ Madurai/ Tiruchirappalli. The TN Postal Circle Postman exam Syllabus is listed on below section, with an intention of helping applied candidates. Go through it to know about the sub topics.

No. Section Wise TN Postal Circle Syllabus for Postman/ Mail Guard Exam
1. Syllabus for General Knowledge
2. Syllabus for Mathematics
3. Syllabus for English
4. Syllabus for Tamil



General Knowledge Syllabus for Postman/ Mail Guard Exam

  • Geography
  • Indian History
  • Freedom Struggle
  • Culture & Sports
  • General Polity & Constitution of India
  • Economics
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Reasoning & Analytical Ability.

Postman/ Mail Guard Exam Mathematics Syllabus

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals & Fractions
  • Relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Average
  • Discount
  • Partnership
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance
  • Use of Tables & Graphs

TN Postal Circle Postman/ Mail Guard Syllabus for English Section

  • Articles
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Tenses
  • Verbs
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Structure
  • Proverbs
  • Phrases
  • Questions from small passage, etc.

Tamil Syllabus for Mail Guard/ Postman Jobs in TN Postal Circle

  • பெயர் மற்றும் வினைச் சொல் தொடர் அமைப்பு
  • வாக்கிய அமைப்பு
  • வாக்கிய மாற்றங்கள்
  • அணி மற்றும் புணர்ச்சி விதிகள்
  • வட்டாரப் பிழை நீக்குதல்
  • பழமொழிகள்
  • உரைநடை மற்றும் துணைப்பாடம்

To qualify in this Postman/ Mail Guard exam of TN Postal Circle, General category candidates must have to secure 40% marks, OBC aspirants must score 37% marks and SC/ ST community candidates should take 33% marks (minimum). But individuals who are securing leading marks in this exam will only get appointed in the reserved/ unreserved posts on the basis of merit, after original document verification. On successful completion of 3 years service in these respective positions, he/ she can write the departmental exams to get promoted as Postal/ Sorting Assistants.

To Download Official Exam Syllabus

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Examination Schedule

  • Date of publicising advertisement: 21-10-2016
  • Online registration has ended on this date: 15-11-2016
  • Aptitude examination date: 11-12-2016 (tentative).

Note: We have discussed about the Tamilnadu Postal Circle Postman syllabus or exam pattern on above paragraphs, with an intention of helping the contestants of this recruitment. Appointed persons are liable to serve in Army Postal Service on India or abroad and initially they will be in probation. More details are given in the pdf file linked on this section.

Updated: 10-12-2016 — 7:58 am

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