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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Once again India . Thanks to Virat Kohli

India defeated Pakistan by 8 wickets .Easy win for India. And a victory with 3 overs to spare. Not only do they stay alive in the tournament, but also boost their net run-rate. A superb knock from Kohli once again 78 (61).

A Quiz on Mahathma Gandhiji compiled on the eve of Gandhi jayanthi.

Questions and answers related to Gandhiji in malayalam.

Q? : “The True Democracy is what promotes the welfare of the society”. Who said it ?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

Q? : Who was the founder of All India Harijan Sabha ?
Answer: Mahathma Gandhi



Answer: M.K Gandhi

Answer: Richard Attenborough

Q? : Who gave the title ‘‘Mahatma’’ to Gandhiji 
Answer: Rabindranath Tagore

Answer: 1930

Q? : Which was the only session of Indian National Congress (INC) presided over by Mahatma Gandhi ? 
Answer: Belgaum (1924)

Q? : Which stamp is called 'Mourning stamp ofindia'
Answer: Stamp of Mahatma Gandhi issued on 1948

Answer: Gandhi Nagar

Q? : Where was the first Gandhi stamp printed
Answer: Switzerland

Q? : Where in Delhi was M.K Gandhi assassinated ? 
Answer: Birla House

Q? : When was the Non-violent Non-cooperation Movement started and by whom?-3 
Answer: In 1919 by Mahatma Gandhi

Related Questions >>

Personnel profile of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi taken from wikipedia , the online encyclopedia
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
The face of Gandhi in old age—smiling, wearing glasses, and with a white sash over his right shoulder
Born2 October 1869
PorbandarKathiawar Agency,British Indian Empire[1]
Died30 January 1948 (aged 78)
New DelhiDominion of India
Cause of deathAssassination by shooting
Resting placeCremated at RajghatDelhi.
28.6415°N 77.2483°E
Other namesMahatma Gandhi, Bapu, Gandhiji
Alma materAlfred High School, Rajkot,
Samaldas College, Bhavnagar,
Inner TempleLondon
Known forProminent figure of Indian independence movement,
propounding the philosophy ofSatyagraha and Ahimsa
advocating non-violence,
SpouseKasturba Gandhi
ParentsPutlibai Gandhi (Mother)
Karamchand Gandhi (Father)

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Army Dental Corps Entry

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Army Dental Corps.
  • SSC Officer Dental Corps : 36 posts, Pay Scale : PB-3 Rs.15600-39100 grade pay Rs.6100 MSP Rs.6000/- plus NPA @25% , Qualification :  Candidate must be BDS (with min. 55%) marks in final year/ MDS from a recognised College/University. (ii) Should have completed one year rotary internship, Age :  45 years
How to Apply :  Candidates should apply to the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS/ DENTAL), Room No. 12, 'L' Block, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi -110001, on a plain paper giving particulars in the prescribed application form so as to reach by 31/10/2012. 

Please view  for details and application form.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Kill two birds with one stone


Like Public Sector Banks, who have decided to recruit candidates for their requirements through the CWE examination of IBPS, Public Sector Companies also have decided to select Engineers for their requirement through GATE which is the common examination for the selection for the candidates to Post Graduate courses in Engineering and various Science subjects.  Therefore, this year most of the major public sector companies (PSU) bringing advertisement for recruitment of Engineers in their organisations. 

Wednesday, September 26, 2012


16/11/2012 - Friday
08.00 AM  to 09.15 AM
Syllabus:  An Objective Type Test  (OMR Valuation)  based on the qualification prescribed for the post.
Main Topics:-
Part I     -General Knowledge including Renaissance in  Kerala and
                Current Affairs
 Part II    -Questions based on Library Science Certificate Course
(Maximum Marks : 100)
(Duration: 1.15 Hours)
( Medium of Questions: English)
Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through the Website from 27/10/2012 onwards.

Single Window Operator A (Clerk) : 2985 posts in various states : Punjab National Bank (PNB)

Punjab National Bank (PNB) invites online applications for following Clerical post from Indian citizens who have taken the Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruitment in Clerical cadre conducted by IBPS in Nov-Dec 2011:
  • Single Window Operator A (Clerk)  : 2985 posts in various states (UR-1611 ,SC-695, ST-166, OBC-513) (PH-90, Ex.SM-420), Pay Scale : Rs.7200-19300/-, Age : 20-25 years,, relaxation in age as per rules.
    Application Fee : Rs.100/- (Rs.20/- for SC/ST/PC/EXSM candidates) to be deposited any Branch of PNB through a voucher challan which is available on PNB website.

    How to Apply : Apply Online only at Punjab National Bank website from 26/09/2012 to 10/10/2012

    Kindly visit for Detailed information and link to online submission of Application from as well as payment voucher.

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012

    Lecturer in Electronics and Instrumentation (polytechnics)

    Gazette Date: 15/09/2012
    Last Date: 17/10/2012
    Category No: 472/2012

    Applications must be submitted online through  the official website of the Commission after 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION' .Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.
    1. Department : Technical Education Department
    2. Name of Post : Lecturer in Electronics  and  Instrumentation (polytechnics)
    3. Scale of pay : ` (20,740-36,140)
    4. No.of vacancies : 6 ( Six)
    5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment
    6. Age Limit : 20-39.  Only  candidates  born  between  2.1.1973  and1.1.1992 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post.  Other  Backward  Communities  Scheduled  Castes, Scheduled Tribes are eligible for usual age relaxations.  .
    7.    Qualifications:
    First Class  Bachelor's  Degree in  Electronics   and  instrumentation  Engineering/ technology
    from a recognised University after undergoing a regular course of study.
    Note:Basic  qualification for the post in the order of preference.
    (1)  B.Tech/BE Degree in electronics  and   instrumentation
    (2)  B.Tech/BE  Degree in applied  electronics ote:-     percentage  of marks obtained for the above mentioned examination   and   name of the branch of the
    course  should also be furnished in the column  prescribed  for noting the qualification for the post in the
    application form.
    9.  Last date for receipt of applications:   17.10.2012  Wednesday upto midnight 12 P.M
    10.  Address to which applications are to be sent :

    HSST computer science/application 2012 :Provisional answer key published.

    Kerala PSC published provisional answer key of HSST computer science/application 2012


    See what is your score and what will be the cut off mark for this examination. Please post your comment here.


    Saturday, September 22, 2012

    HSST Computer Application / Computer Science Aug 19 / 2012 : Possible Answer key published

    See the likely answer keys of  HSST Computer Application / Computer Science 2012 published in my computer science blog . If any errors / suggestion please inform me by posting your comment here.

    Download / View the Keys 

    Friday, September 21, 2012

    Recruitment of Data Entry Operators

    Applications are invited through Online for appointment on vacant posts of  Data Entry Operators  in The Power Sector Companies of Rajasthan State engaged in Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Electricity :
    • Data Entry Operators  : 807  posts in various power companies, Pay Scale : Rs. 5200- 20200
      Grade Pay Rs.1900, Age : 18-33 years, Relaxation in age as per rules. 
    Application Fee : Rs.500/- (Rs.300/- for OBC and Rs.200/- for SC/ ST/ PH) to be paid in any branch of State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur.

     How to Apply
     : Apply Online upto 05/10/2012 at power discom websites only.

    Please visit  for all the detailed information and a link to apply online.

    Sunday, September 16, 2012


    Entrance examination will be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance 
    Examinations for the selection of candidates for admission to MCA Course. All 
    candidates who are eligible for admission and whose application have been 
    accepted will be allowed to appear for the Entrance Examination. The Entrance 
    Examination will be of two hours duration and will be conducted at selected venues 
    in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode. 12 

    a) The questions for the Entrance Examination will cover Mathematics, 
    Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, General Knowledge, General English and 
    Fundamentals of Computer Awareness at Graduate level.  The number of 
    questions from each of the above area will be 20, except the last. For 
    fundamentals of Computer Awareness, there will be 30 questions. 

    b) Answer sheets (OMR Answer sheets) will be given to mark the answers.  All 
    entries in the OMR Answer sheet including the filling of bubbles should be 
    done by using ball point pen (blue or black ink) only. 
    c) All questions will be of objective type and will be given in the form of a 
    Question Booklet. Each answer with correct response shall be awarded three 
    marks.  One mark will be deducted for each incorrect response and zero mark 
    for the questions not answered.  More than one answer indicated against a 
    question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be given negative 
    d) The Question Booklets can be taken by the candidates at the end of the 
    e) In the case of tie in the total marks in the Entrance Examination, the 
    candidates scoring higher marks in the section 'Fundamentals of Computer 
    Awareness' in the Entrance Examination will be placed higher in the rank.  If 
    the tie still exists, the candidate having higher age will be given preference. 
    f) Publication of Results-  The rank list for admission to the course will be 
    published on the basis of the total marks secured by the candidates for the 
    Entrance Examination.  
    g) Publication of Category Lists- Separate category–wise lists will be published 
    for SEBC/SC/ST reservation, forward community BPL reservation and for 
    persons with disability. Candidates are advised to verify the category list 
    published by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations and satisfy 
    themselves regarding their position in the list. If candidates have any 
    complaint in this regard he/she may approach the Office of the 
    Commissioner for Entrance Examinations within the notified time after 
    publication of the category list, for  necessary action. Complaints received 
    thereafter will not be entertained.
    All Candidates applied for MCA Course are directed to send printout of application form along with supporting documents on or before 25/09/2012.


    Online coaching for Kerala MCA Entrance Examination available at

    Young Professional Programme (UN Civil Services) : last date extended

    The United Nations (UN) in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is conducting the the Young Professional Programme (UN Civil Services) Examination 2012, a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination.

    The examination is open to Indian Nationals for the first time after many years (It is a great opportunity for Indian Job Seekers). For young, high-calibre professionals, the programme is a plateform for launching a career at the United Nations.  Applications from women are strongly encouraged.

    Qualification :
    • 32 years as on 31/12/2012
    • Bachelor's or Master's University Degree in the subject related to the job family that you are applying to 
    •  Fluent in English or French
    This year the examination is offered to candidates with academic background in : 
    1. Architecture
    2. Economic Affairs
    3. Information System and Technology
    4. Political Affairs
    5. Radio Producer (Kiswahili/ Portuguese)
    6. Social Affairs
    The YPP Examination will be held on 05/12/2012 in New Delhi

    How to Apply : Apply Online at UN Career website on or before 12/09/2012 19/09/2012only.

    Please visit website for all the details and to apply Online.

    Friday, September 14, 2012

    DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR ASSISTANT/AUDITOR It will held in 5th January 2013, 2Pm to 3.15Pm.

    Just facing 100 objective type questions successfully, you get the opportunity to win a wonderful job 
    with Kerala Government. The topics included in the syllabus are shown below. There will be 100
     questions for 100 marks. There will be negative marks as well. For each wrong answer, one third 
    mark will be deducted, ie .33 mark. The duration of the exam is 75 minutes. 
    It will held in 5th January 2013, 2Pm to 3.15Pm.

    1. Quantitative Aptitude

    Numbers-Test of Divisibility- H.C.F & L.C.M- Simplification - Ratio & Proportions- 
    Percentage-Interest-Time& Work- Time& Distance- Area- Volume- Calendar – Clocks – 
    Trains - Problems on Age - Etc.

    2.Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning

    Calculation & Logic -Coding & Decoding- Classification-
    Synonym-Antonym-Letter & Number Series- Odd Man Out-Analogy- 
    Common Sense Test- Alphabetical Arrangement of Words- Date and Calendar- Sense of Direction-Etc.

    3.General Science

    Common Scientific Facts- Important Scientific Phenomena- Other basic facts in the field of Science.- Etc

    4.Current Affairs

    Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, 
    Cinema and Literature etc.

    5.Facts about India

    Geography of India- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc Demography- 
    Economic and Social Development-Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning-Etc History of India-
     Period from 1857 to 1947- National Movement- Etc.

    6.Facts about Kerala

    Geographical Facts- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc

    Renaissance of Kerala

    Important Events/ Movements/Leaders
    Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, 

    Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, 
    Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, 
    Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Etc...

    7. Constitution of India and Civil Rights

    Basic Facts-Features-Citizenship- Fundamental Rights & Duties- Directive Principle- 
    Union Government- Legislature- State Executive - Union Territories- Apex Courts- 
    Comptroller and Auditor General- Public Service Commissions and Other Important Offices- 
    Important Amendments- Etc. Rights- Right to Education- Human Rights- Human Rights Commission- 
    Right to Information- Information Commission- Social Audit- Lokayukta- Ombudsman- 
    Women Empowerment- Women’s Commission- Legislation against Child Labour and Atrocities
     against women and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes- Etc.

    8. General English

    Grammar- Agreement of Subject and Verb- Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs-
    Comparison of Adjectives- Correct usage of Articles- Prepositions- Direct and Indirect
    Speech- Active and Passive Voice- Correction in Sentences-Etc
    Vocabulary- Gender- Singular and Plural- Synonyms- Antonyms- One word Substitutes-
    Problem concerning words- Idioms and their meanings-Etc

    9.മലയാളം (ഭരണ ഭാഷാ പരിചയം)

    വ്യാകരണം - ഭാഷയിലെ ശരിയായ പ്രയോഗം - ശരിയായ പദം - ശൈലി - അര്‍ത്ഥം- 
    അര്‍ത്ഥവ്യത്യാസം - വിപരീതപദം- പദസംയോഗം - തുടങ്ങിയവ.

    10. Information Technology and Cyber Laws

    Fundamentals of Computers- Internet Etc, Cyber Laws.

    Vocational Instructor in computer application solved paper 2012

    VHSE computer science instructor 2012 exam question paper.

    Please upload the question paper to get solved it. Any body have the question paper please send the scanned copy to

    VHSE computer science instructorAnswer key will be published soon

    voccational instructor in computer application 95/2011 answer key.

    Thursday, September 13, 2012

    PSC Computer Science Examination Guide

    We are compiling a new computer science guide for preparing various PSC examination. Please download the guide at for beta review. Your suggestions are most welcome.

    This book can be used for preparing the following exams.

    HSST Computer Science guide
    VHSE Computer Instructor guide
    Computer Operator guide
    Computer Programmer guide

    The download available for limited users. Please register to download 

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012

    Recruitment of Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) and Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical/ Mechanical) through GATE-2013

    Delhi Development Authority (DDA) invites bright and dynamic Graduate Engineers Civil, Electrical and Mechanical disciplines to DDA through GATE-2013 :
    • Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) : Recruitment trough GATE-2013, Age : 21-30 years as on 01/01/2013, Pay Scale : Rs. 15600-39100  Grade Pay Rs. 5400/- 
     GATE : Candidates need to apply for GATE-2013 and get GATE registration number from 01/09/2012 to 30/09/2012. The GATE will be conducted on 10/02/2013 in offline mode and on 20/01/2013 online.   For more information and online submission of GATE application, please visit and websites.

    How to Apply :  Apply Online at DDA Website from24/12/2012 to 14/02/2013 only.

    Monday, September 10, 2012

    Hot Jobs for Science Graduates of 2012 @ Wipro

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    Sunday, September 9, 2012

    Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien

    Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien passed away in Nadiad , Gujarat. 

    Kurien was responsible for the creation and success of Amul brand of dairy products. A key achievement at Amul was the invention of milk powder processed from buffalo's milk (abundant in India), as opposed to that made from cow-milk.Verghese Kurien was born on 26 November 1921 in Calicut.

    Saturday, September 8, 2012

    Research Assistant (Sociology) : KPSC Notifications

    Gazette Date: 16/08/2012
    Last Date:19/09/2012
    Category No: 458/2012

    Applications must be submitted online through the Official website of the commission after “ONE

    TIME REGISTRATION”. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.

    1 Department : Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development

    Studies of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (KIRTADS)

    2 Name of post : Research Assistant (Sociology)

    3 Scale of pay : ` 14,620-25,280/-

    4 No. of vacancies : 2 (Two)

    Last Date for receipt of applications : 19/09/2012. Wednesday up to 12.00 midnight


    06/10/2012 Saturday
    08.00 AM 
    09.15 AM
    Syllabus:  An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on
    the qualification prescribed for the post
    Main Topics:-
    Part I     -General Knowledge including Renaissance in  Kerala
     Part II    -General Science
     Part III   -Simple Arithmetic
    (Maximum Marks : 100)
    (Duration: 1.15 Hours)
    ( Medium of Questions: Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada)
    Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through the Website from 15/09/2012

    Thursday, September 6, 2012

    Recruitment of Havildar Education in the Army Educational Corps in Group 'X' and 'Y'

    Havildar Education in Group 'X' and 'Y' are to be recruited for the army Education corps to impart education to troops.  Applications are invited from male candidates for recruitment as Havildar (Education) in Group 'X' and 'Y' in the Army Educational Corps of Indian Army : 
    • Havildar Education Corps in Group X and Y : 92 posts (Science- 69, Arts - 23), Age : 20 to 25 , Educational : Group X - BA, B.Ed. or B.Sc. B.Ed. or BCA/B.Sc.(IT), B.Ed. or MA or M.Sc or MCA. from any recognised university. Group Y - BA or B.Sc.or BCA/B.Sc.(IT)  from any recognised university. The candidates should have working knowledge of either english or Hindi or both. Also in the graduation at least two of the following subjects should be at the graduation level : B.Sc. / BCA - Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biology, Electronics, Computer Science, BA - English Literature, Hindi Literature, Urdu Literature, History, Geography, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Mathematics, Sociology, Pay Scale : PB-1 Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay Rs.2800 plus Millitary Service Pay Rs.2000 + X Group pay Rs.1400/-
    • Selection Procedure : first there will a screening of the candiddates for (i) Physical fitness Test and (ii) Medical Standards and (iii) those candidates selected in the screening and are medically fit will be permitted to apear in the written examination which will be conducted on at HQ Recruiting Zone/ IRO Delhi Cantt on 25/11/2012. After this written examination those who will be declared successfull in the written exam will called for interview and training aptitude test at Panchmarhi (MP)
    Candidates are required to submit their duly filled application Form along with all required documents as per he format duly suprscribed " APPLICATION FOR HAVILDAR EDUCATION" on the top outer cover of the envelope to the Headquater Recruitment Zone/ IRO Delhi Cantt of which the individual is domicile of and that he has to appear for written examination from same HQ Recruitment Zone only.

    Candidates are advised to contact te nearest Recruitment Zone for further details. the list of the Zonal Recruitment Center is this:
    1. HQ Rtg Zone, Shastri Nagar, Post Box 35, Jaipur (Raj.) - 302016 (For Rajasthan)
    2. HQ Rtg Zone, Chandrashekhar Marg, Ambala Cantt - 133001(For Haryana and Himachal Pradesh)
    3. HQ Rtg Zone, 148, Fd. Marshal KM Cariapa Road, Bangalore - 560025 (For Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep)
    4. HQ Rtg Zone, 1, Gokhle Road, Kolkata - 700020 (For W. Bengal, Orrisa, & Sikkim)
    5. HQ Rtg Zone, Danapur Cantt - 801503 (For Bihar and Jharkhand)
    6. HQ Rtg Zone, T- 23, Ridge Road, Jabalpur - 482001(For Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh)
    7. HQ Rtg Zone, 236, MG Road, Lucknow Cantt - 226002 (For UP & Uttaranchal )
    8. HQ Rtg Zone, Fort Saint george, Chennia - 600009 (For Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Pondichery and AN Islands)
    9. HQ Rtg Zone, No. 3, Rajinder Sinhiji Road, Pune - 410001(For Maharashtra, Gujraat and Goa and UT of Diu & Daman)
    10. HQ Rtg Zone, Shilong - 793001 (For NE States)
    11. HQ Rtg Zone, Jalandhar Cantt - 144005 (For Punjab and J&K)
    12. Independent Rect Officer, Delhi - 110010 (For Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad & Mewat Dist of Haryana)
    Last date of receipt of application : 05/10/2012

    sarkaari jobs 

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012

    Exam Alert : PSC Junior Instructor

    17/10/2012 : Wednesday
    08.00 AM 
    09.15 AM
    Syllabus:  An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on
    the qualification prescribed for the post.
    (Maximum Marks : 100)
    (Duration: 1.15 Hours)
    ( Medium of Questions: English )
    Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through the Website
    from 26/09/2012

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012

    Probationary Officers (PO) : 400 posts @ Andhra Bank

    Andhra Bank, A Leading Public Sector Bank invites applications for the post of Probationary Officer/ Specialist Officer from Indian citizens who have taken the Common Written Examination for Probationary Officer cadre conducted by IBPS in September / November 2011/ for Specialist Officers on 11/03/2012
    and have a valid Score card issued by IBPS : 
      • Probationary Officers (PO) : 400 posts in JMGS-I scale Rs.14500-25700/-
      • Information Technology (IT) Officers : 40 posts in JMGS-I scale Rs.14500-25700/-
      • Rajbhasha (Hindi) Officers : 07 posts in JMGS-I scale Rs.14500-25700/-
      • HR Officers : 08 posts in JMGS-I scale Rs.14500-25700/-
      • Law Officers : 15 posts in MMGS-II scale Rs.19400 – Rs.28100/-
      Application Fee : The fees Rs.100/- (Rs.20/- for SC/ST/PWD/Ex.SM)  to be deposited at CBS at any of the Branches of Andhra Bank, by means of a Payment challan OR (ii) Through NEFT at any Bank branch.

      How to Apply : Apply Online at Andhra Bank website from01/09/2012 to  15/09/2012 only. 

      All other details along with online application format is available at

      Sunday, September 2, 2012


      The Union Public Service commission will hold the Indian Economic Service (IES)/ Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Examination commencing from 01st December 2012 for recruitment to Grade IV of the Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS). The examination will be held at various centers across the country.

      Conditions of Eligibility :  60 posts (Indian Economic Service - 31, Indian Statistical Service - 29)

      (A) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:
      • Age Limit : Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2012. Relaxation in the upper age limit as per Govt. of India rules.
      •  Educational Qualifications: A candidate for the Indian Economic Service (IES) must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree in Economics/ Applied Economis/ Business Economics/ Econometrics and candidate for the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics / Applied Statistics from a recognised University.
        (C) Physical Standards: candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for Indian Economic Service / Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2012 as prescribed in the detailed advertisement.
        Fee : Rs. 200/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card. SC/ ST/ PH/ Female candidates are exempted from payment of fee.

        How to Apply : Candidates need to apply Online only at UPSC website   from 01/09/2012 to  to  01/10/2012 till 11.59 pm.

        Saturday, September 1, 2012

        Time is running out ! 3 Weeks for HSST Computer Science Exam.

        HSST Examination 2011 Expected Answer Key(Category No:111/2010)
        Exam held on 01/09/2011

        Correct Answers 

        Unsure answers.

        In C language an user defined header is identified by the inclusion :
        (A) # include "test.h"
        (B) # include < test.h >
        (C) include "test.h"
        (D)None of these

        2. Number of locations that could be addressed by a microprocessor with 12
        address lines is :
        (B) 64K
        (C) 4096
        (D) 2048

        3. Number of bit width of any memory chip is :
        (A) 16
        (B) 64
        (C) 32
        (D) 8

        4. The command that lists the last few lines from a file name "file"
        (A) tail file
        (B) end file
        (C) grep file
        (D) cat file -last25
        5. The percentage of time that a computer system is not available for use is :
        (A) Down Time
        (B) Seek Time
        (C) Delay Time
        (D) Access Time

        6. By the thread of the same process, sharing is not allowed in :
        (A) queue
        (B) message
        (C) stack
        (D) address space

        7. How to declare an interface class in C++ ?
        (A) by declare all methods pure virtual in a class
        (B) make all metods abstract in a class
        (C) declare the class as interface
        (D) none of the above

        8. Which device translates between data formats ?
        (A) Hub
        (B) Switch
        (C) Bridge
        (D) Gateways

        9. In a relation is in BCNF then it is in :
        (A) 2NF
        (B) 3NF
        (C) 1NF
        (D) 1NF and 2NF

        10. Minimum Hamming distance method is used for correction of :
        (A)syntactic error
        (B) semantic errors
        (C) algorithm errors
        (D) programming errors.
        11. Full Binary tree with n leaves contain
        (A)n nodes
        (B)2n-1 nodes
        (C)n-1 nodes
        (D)log n nodes

        12. What is not possible in a thread?

        13. The margin of a word document can be displayed on the horizontal or
        vertical ruler with the mouse and the:
        (A)FONT SIZE button
        (B)ALT Key
        (C)DELETE Key
        (D)CTRL Key

        14. The 2's complement of the binary value 10 is
        15. The property that OOPs will permit the same operation to be carried out
        differently, based on the object
        (C)function overloading
        (D)data abstraction

        16. The IP address is named as
        (A)Loopback address
        (B)IP address in a standard network
        (C)LAN server address
        (D)Default router address
        17. The Virtual Memory is located logically:
        (A) in the CPU
        (B) in main Memory
        (C) in between CPU and primary memory
        (D) in the Hard disk

        18. The Banker's algorithm in resource allocation deals with':
        (A) Dead lock prevention
        (B) Dead lock recovery
        (C) Dead lock avoidance
        (D) Mutual exclusion
        Ref: P-256, Operating System Concepts,Silberschatz-Galvin-Gagne

        19. Thrashing occurs in:
        (A) large computers
        (B) a natural consequence of the virtual memory system
        (C) can always be avoided by swapping
        (D) poor paging algorithm 
        Ref: P-348, Operating System Concepts,Silberschatz-Galvin-Gagne
        20. Compilers can identify:
        (A) syntax errors
        (B) semantic errors
        (C) logical errors
        (D) mathematical errors

        21. What was the first Scientific Computer Programming Language?
        (A) COBOL
        (B) LISP
        (C) ADA

        22. Which is the first Object Oriented Language?
        (A) ADA
        (B) COBOL
        (C) LISP
        (D) FORTRAN
        Really Simula is considered as the first Object Oriented Language .Ref:

        23. Producer consumer problem is example for application of:
        (A) Monitors
        (B) For Monitors, Semaphores and Event counters
        (C) Semaphores
        (D) Event counters

        24. What was the data transmission method in which bi-directional data flow
        is allowed?
        (A) Simplex
        (B) Duplex
        (C) Analog
        (D) Single side mode
        25. Yahoo was developed by :
        (A) Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson
        (B) Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn
        (C) David Filo and Jerry Yang
        (D) Steve Case and Jeff Bezos

        26.Resolution of Video display unit does not depend on:
        (A) Raster scan rate
        (B) Band width
        (C) Vertical and horizontal Scans
        (D) Screen size

        27.Resolution of Video display unit does not depend on:
        (A) Raster scan rate
        (B) Band width
        (C) Vertical and horizontal Scans
        (D) Screen size

        28. The true statement for parallel transmission is :
        (A) simultaneous transmission of all bits
        (B) speed is specified in bps
        (C) slower than serial
        (D) micro computers use this

        29. Gray code for the decimal number 7 is :
        (A) 0111
        (B) 0100
        (C) 0101

        30. Evaluate the pre-fix expression -*63-41 will result in :
        (A) 25
        (B) 23
        (C) 15
        (D) 12
        3l. Error correction in the data link layer is achieved by:
        (A) Equalization
        (B)Cyclic redundancy codes
        (C) Hamming codes
        (D) Bit stuffing
        Ref: Page-223, Computer Fundamentals,P.K. Sinha
        32. The system program that set up executable program in RAM, ready for
        execution is :
        (A) Loader 
        (B) Linker
        (C) Linkage editor
        (D) Compiler ,

        33. File transfer protocol that uses UDP is :
        (A) FTP
        (B) TFTP
        (C) TELNET
        (D) NFS
        Ref: P-505, Internet Working with TCP/IP, D. Comer

        34. To check the presence of a computer in the network,use the command:
        (A) ping
        (B) cmd
        (C) check
        (D) ipconfig
        Ref: P-133, Internet Working with TCP/IP, D. Comer

        35. In cryptology the code STUDYING is written as RUTEXJMH, then the
        code for OTHER is :
        (A) TOHRE
        (B) ROHTE
        (C) NUGFQ
        (D) MOTHR
        36. The Number of the equivalent relations of the set {1,2,3,4} is :
        (A) 4
        (B) 15
        (C) 16
        (D) 24

        37. Which of the sets are empty?
        (A) { x : x = / x}
        (B) {x:x=x}
        (D) {x:x =/ xx}
        (C) {x:x=/x2}

        38. In any undirected graph, the sum of the degrees of all nodes is :
        (A) must be even
        (B) is always ODD
        (C) need not be even
        (D) is twice number of edges
        Ref: Common sense. Twice indicate the number will even. But ‘0’ is an
        exception. Then choice (c) is true.

        39. An undirected graph is Eulerian if and only if all vertices of G are of the
        sum of the degrees of all nodes is :
        (A) Same degree
        (B) ODD degree
        (C) Need not be ODD
        (D) Is twice number of edges

        40. An undirected graph G has n vertices n - 1 edges then G is :
        (A) Cyclic
        (B) Addition of edge will make it cyclic
        (C) Eulerian
        (D) Is a Tree

        41.Graph having every pair of vertices connected is called :
        (A) Cycle graph
        (B) Complete graph
        (C) Peterson graph
        (D) Is a Tree
        42. The Eigen vectors of a real symmetric matrix corresponding to different
        Eigen values are:
        (A) Orthogonal matrix
        (B) Singular matrix
        (C) Non-singular matrix
        (D) Inverse matrix

        43. The system of equations 4x + 6y = 8, 3x + 2y = 1, 7x + 8y = 9 has:
        (A) only one solution
        (B) infinite solutions
        (C) two solutions
        (D) none of these

        44. The Eigen values of the square matrix are:
        (A) positive
        (B) imaginary
        (C) real
        (D) negative

        45. The Equations will have:
        (A) no unique solution
        (B) only one solution
        (C) has only two solutions
        (D) has infinite

        46.Which is fastest ?
        (A) DTL
        (B) TTL
        (C) ECL
        (D) CMOS

        47.Which is commutative but not associative?
        (A) NOT
        (B) NOR
        (C) XOR
        (D) NAND
        48. Which is Universal gate?
        (A) AND
        (B) NOR
        (C) XOR
        (D) NOT

        49. How many NAND gates are needed to perform X . Y ?
        (A) 3
        (B) 4
        (C) 2
        (D) 1

        50. Which is non-volatile?
        (A) RAM
        (B) PROM
        (C) EPROM
        (D) ROM

        51. Which is the access method to take data from tape memory?
        (A) Direct
        (B) Sequential
        (C) Parallel
        (D) Serial
        Ref: Page-84, Computer Fundamentals, P.K. Sinha.

        52. The cycle time for a memory system is :
        (A) access time
        (B) longer than access time
        (C) less than access time
        (D) sub multiple of access time
        53. How many RAM chips are needed to generate the (256K X 1 bit)?
        (A) 8
        (B) 12
        (C) 32
        (D) 64

        54. T flip-flops are generally used for:
        (A) counter
        (B) delay switch
        (C) counter and frequency divider
        (D) decoder

        55. Register used as working area in CPU is:
        (A) Program counter
        (B) Stack,
        (C) Instruction register
        (D) Accumulator 

        56. A microprocessor can be :
        (A) Programmable
        (B) Non Programmable
        (C) Micro programmable
        (D) All of the above

        57. Which is 16 bit microprocessor?
        (A) Z 80
        (B) Motorola 6800
        (C) Intel 8086
        (D) Intel 80486
        58. "n" flip-flops will divide the frequency into a factor of :
        (A) n
        (B) 1/n
        (C) 2 to the power of' n '
        (D) log(n)

        59. 8 2 4 1 is the :
        (A) BCD code
        (B) Gray code
        (C) Excess -3 code
        (D) ASCII code

        60. (1001000010011001) base 2; equivalent in base 16 is :
        (A) 9899
        (B) 9989
        (C) 8999
        (D) 9999

        61.Which is a programmable interval timer?
        (A) 8253
        (B) NE 555
        (C) 8275
        (D) 8251

        62. Negative number cannot be represented in:
        (A) Signed magnitude form
        (B) 1's complement form
        (C) 2's complement form
        (D) None of the above forms

        63.Which of the following interrupt is both level and edge sensitive?
        (A) RST 5.5
        (B) INTER
        (C) TRAP
        (D) RST 7.5
        64. What is a BUFFER?
        (A) Convert input data to output
        (B) CPU stores program counter
        (C) An Interphase between CPU and peripheral
        (D) Convert program to EXE form

        65. By default any real number in C is represented as :
        (A) a float
        (B) a double
        (C) a long double
        (D) long float

        66. Integer division in "C" program results in :
        (A) Truncation
        (B) Rounding
        (C) Overflow
        (D) None of above
        Ref: P-48,Programming in ANSI C, E. Balagurusamy.

        67.The function sprintf() works like printf(), but operates on:
        (A) data in a file
        (B) stderr
        (C) stdin
        (D) string 

        68. The function exit( ) causes an exit from:
        (A) from loop .
        (B) from the block
        (C) from the function
        (D) from program 
        Ref :
        69. The complexity of linear search algorithm of an array of n elements is :
        (A) 0 log(n)
        (B) 0 (n)
        (C) Onlog(n)
        (D) O(nXn)

        70. How many elements can array A (-1..m ,1..m) have?
        (A) mXm
        (B)(m + l)(m + 1)
        (C) mX(m-1)
        (D)((m - n)Xn)

        71. Which is useful to implement quick sort?
        (A) List
        (B) Set
        (C) Stack
        (D) Queue

        72. Recursively enumerable languages are closed under:
        (A) Union
        (B) Intersection
        (C) Complementation
        (D) Concatenation 

        73. The Grammar that produce more than one Parse tree for same sentence is :
        (A) Ambiguous
        (B) Unambiguous
        (C) Complementation
        (D) Concatenation Intersection

        74. The number of the external states of a Turing Machine should be at least:
        (A) 1
        (B) 2
        (C) 3
        (D) 4
        75. Give name of the database in the general model of a compiler:
        (A) Literal table
        (B) Terminal table
        (C) SYMTAB
        (D) Productions

        76. A file is :
        (A) an abstract data type
        (B) logical storage unit
        (C)usually non volatile
        (D) volatile

        77. What property of the files prevent sharing of files and directories?
        (A)Tree Structure
        (B) One level.structure
        (C) Two level structure
        (D) Length

        78. E-R modeling technique is :
        (A) Tree structure
        (B) Top-down method
        (C) Bottom-up method
        (D) Right-left approach

        79. Data items stored as grouped items is :
        (A) Record
        (B) List
        (C) Strings
        (D) Title list

        80. Data items are fragmented, replicated and propagated in :
        (A) DBMS
        (B) RDBMS
        (C) DDBMS
        (D) DML
        8l. In data manipulation the first element of T[5] is :
        (A) T[l]
        (B) T[O]
        (C) T[5]
        (D) T[3]

        82 . Processed data is called:
        (A) Data base
        (B) File
        (C) Information
        (D) Sample

        83 . Which factor of coding is most important?
        (A) Productivity
        (B) Cost
        (C) Readability
        (D) Less memory usage

        84. Main container for < TR > < TD > and < TH > is':
        (A)< TABLE >
        (B)< GROUP >
        (C)< DATA >
        (D)< CAPTION >

        85. Which of the following is the non-polling system?
        (A) Stop and wait
        (B) Daisy chain
        (C) DMA
        (D) TDMA

        86. What is the working Principle of a Digital Computer?
        (A) De Morgan's Principle
        (B) Len's Principle
        (C) Von Neumann's Principle
        (D) Euler's Principle
        87. Give the unique name of the combination of Analog and Digital
        (A) Cray XMP 120 Computer
        (B) Param 2000 Computer
        (C) IBM 320 Computer
        (D) Hybrid Computer
        Ref: Page-237, Computer Fundamentals, P.K. Sinha.

        88. Why RAM is kept near to the Processor in a Digital Computer?
        (A) Reduce the cost
        (B) Get maximum speed
        (C) To minimize memory access time
        (D) Increase frequency

        89. Who designed the First Digital computer using the Binary system?
        (A) Blaise Pascal
        (B) Agutha Ada
        (C) Isaac Newton
        (D) Dr. Sakunthala Devi

        90. Give the name of the first Operating system for Personal Computers:
        (B)Windows 3.2
        (C) CP/M 
        (D) Disk Operating System

        91. Which of the following preposition is a tautology?
        (A) pvq->p
        (B) p->(q->p)
        (C) pv(q->p )
        (D) None of these

        92. p -> q -> r is equivalent to :
        (A) p -> q -> r
        (B) p ->( q -> r)
        (C) pv(q-> r)
        (D) None of These
        93. Why do we go for Normalization of Data Bases?
        (A) To avoid the repetitions
        (B) To prevent fragmentation
        (C) Avoid redundancy
        (D) To prevent replication

        94. Name the component carrying the ALU and Control Unit in Digital
        (A) Microprocessors
        (B) Nano chips
        (C) MEMS
        (D) Hybrid Computer 

        95. Give the name of the Linear list in which elements can be added at ends
        but not in the /middle:
        (A) Array
        (B) Queue 
        (C) Tree
        (D) Circular Queue

        96.The switching sed in First generation computer were :
        (A) Transistors
        (B) SSI chips
        (C) VLSI Ghips
        (D) Vacuum Tubes

        97. The automaton accepting the regular expression of any number of a's is :
        (A) a* 
        (C) (a/b)*

        98.Flip-flop is the basic structure of the device
        (A) Hard disk
        (B) Memory
        (C) Cells
        (D) Speakers

        99. In C language data type of "3" is :
        (A) an integer
        (B) a word
        (C) a character
        (D) a digit

        100. If every node "a" in a graph G is adjacent to every node "b" in G, then
        the graph is ;
        (A) Isolated graph
        (B) Connected graph 
        (C) Eulerian graph
        (D) Complete graph 

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