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ECGC PO Syllabus 2021

The candidates applying for the ECGC PO Recruitment 2021 has to know the updated syllabus of ECGC PO 2021. Proper understanding of ECGC PO syllabus and Exam pattern will help them during preparation. Candidates can make a proper schedule to cover all the topics of ECGC PO Syllabus. The detailed ECGC PO Syllabus 2021 is mentioned here for your reference.

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ECGC PO Exam Pattern 2021

Here is the updated ECGC PO exam pattern 2021. The exam details such as syllabus and exam pattern and time duration are given below. The candidates have to know the exam pattern before starting the preparation. ECGC PO Examination has two stages.

  • Online test (Objective & Descriptive)
  • Interview


ECGC PO Online Test (Objective) Exam Pattern 2021

The online exam has five sections i.e. Reasoning, English, Computer, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude. Each section has a different weightage of marks and time duration.  The total time duration for the objective-based online test is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Name of the test No. of Questions Max.  Marks Time Allotted
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 200 200 140 minutes

ECGC PO Online Test (Descriptive)  Exam Pattern 2021

After completing the objective online test, descriptive exam starts. In this section, only two questions(essay and precise) are asked. The total marks and time duration for this section is mentioned below.

Question type Marks Time allotted
Essay Writing 20 40 minutes for both questions together
Precise Writing 20


Candidates those who are shortlisted in the Online test will be called for the interview at Mumbai. The total marks allotted for the Interview is 60 marks.

The minimum qualifying marks in the interview

For SC/ST/OBC/ PWBD candidates are not less than 35%.

For Other candidates not less than 40%

The weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and interview will be 80:20 respectively.


Detailed ECGC Probationary Officer (PO) Syllabus

ECGC PO Recruitment notification has been released recently. The candidates applying for the PO post has to read the instructions given in the ECGC PO notification pdf before starting the application process.

Download the Official Notification Pdf of ECGC PO 2021

Read the complete details given in the article and start the preparation. Make a daily plan to cover all the five sections and revise the GA topics regularly.  The detailed ECGC PO 2021 Syllabus is given below:

Section Syllabus
  • History of Computer and its fundamentals.
  • MS Excel.
  • Windows.
  • MS Office.
  • Computer Software & Hardware
  • Database Management System.
  • Computer Networks.
  • Networking & Internet.
  • Important Abbreviations and file extensions.
Reasoning Ability
  • Seating Arrangement.
  • Syllogism.
  • Directions
  • Blood relation.
  • Input – Output.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Inequality.
  • Puzzle.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • miscellaneous
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para Jumbles
  • Sentence Improvement/ Correction
  • Spotting Errors, cloze test
  • Sentence Formation
  • Match the column
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Phrase Replacement
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number Series (Missing+Wrong)
  • Data Interpretation (Tabular, Pie-chart, bar graph, line chart, mixed DI, radar-based DI)
  • Quantity based sums
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Application sums topics(Simple and Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Partnership, Ratio & Proportion, Problem on Ages, Probability, etc.)
General Awareness
  • Current Affairs (past 4-5 months)
  • Static G.K.topics
  • Latest Appointments, Obituaries, Awards and summits
  • News related to Export and Import sector
  • News related to export credit guarantee
  • History of ECGC
  • Working & functions of ECGC

ECGC PO 2021 Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  How many stages are there in the selection process of ECGC PO 2021?

A. The selection process has two stages. Online test (objective+Descriptive)

and interview

Q. What is the exam pattern of ECGC PO 2021 online descriptive paper?

A. The online descriptive paper of ECGC PO 2021 has 2 questions carrying 20 marks each.

Q. What is the time duration of Online test of ECGC PO 2021?

A. The time duration of the online objective paper is 2hours 20 minutes(140 minutes) and descriptive paper is 40 minutes.

Q.What is the total marks allotted in the interview stage?

A.The interview will be conducted for 60 marks.