Directorate General of Lighthouses & Lightships DGLL Kolkata written examination for the post of Lighthouse Attendant is being organized so as to select best candidates. DGLL Kolkata Exam Syllabus & Pattern is being provided below so as to prepare for exam in best possible way. Knowing the exam syllabus, it is easier to study better for the competitive paper.
DGLL Kolkata Lighthouse Attendant Exam Pattern: The selection procedure of exam includes the written test and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Exam pattern for written test are-
Exam type- Objective Type
Exam Marks- 100 marks
Subjects Included- General Intelligence, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, General English, Elementary mathematics
In Physical Efficiency Test, following will be done-
- Climbing 30 mtr. High LH tower with a weight of 10 Kg (5 Kg in one hand)– Scored based on
- 3 minute-100% marks
- 3-4 minutes-75% marks
- 4-5 minutes-50% marks
- More than 5 minutes-0% marks
Relaxation- 1 minute for Female candidates
- 50 Squat ups– Scored Based on-
- In 80 seconds – 100% marks
- In 90 seconds – 75% marks
- In 100 seconds – 50% marks
- More than 120 seconds – 0% marks
The candidates are given scores as the selection criteria set by the team of officials.
- 20 Push-ups–
- In 40 seconds – 100% marks
- In 60 seconds – 75% marks
- In 80 seconds – 50% marks
- More than 80 seconds – 0% marks
DGLL Kolkata Lighthouse Attendant Written Exam Syllabus: Topic wise syllabus for examination is discussed below-
General Intelligence: The questions will be based on the basic topics which happen around the daily routine and some from- arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, verbal and figure classification, coding and decoding, syllogistic reasoning, Similarities & Differences, spatial visualization & orientation, judgment, decision making, Analogies, visual memory, relationship concepts, arithmetic reasoning, statement conclusion.
General Knowledge & Current Affairs: This includes the questions from History, Geography, Socio Economic development of India, Modern History (From 1857 onwards) period of India, Indian culture, Political World, Knowledge of current events of National and International importance, daily occurring things, news of various fields.
General English/ Hindi: Basic language knowledge is required in every candidate and the questions are asked from the topics- Subject verb agreement, Error Correction, tenses, sentences rearrangement, synonyms and antonyms usage, Verb, Preposition, Adverb, Vocabulary & grammar, Fill in the blanks with articles, Comprehension, Answering questions based on unseen passage
Elementary mathematics: Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Profit & Loss, Discount, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Simple & Compound Interest, Number Systems, Simplification, Mensuration, Time & Work.