Combined Recruitment for Programme Executive and Transmission Executive in Prasar Bharati Examination – 2013

Prasar Bharati is going to recruit young and skilled personnel for manning the posts of Programme Executive, Transmission Executive and Production Assistant in offices spread all over the country. Applications are invited from Indian Nationals who fulfill the prescribed qualifications and age etc. for these posts. Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Government of India, will make recruitment to these posts on behalf of the Prasar Bharati under special dispensation given by the Government. The candidates selected through this recruitment for posts in PB will NOT, however, have the status of Central Government Civilian Employees. As such they will not be eligible for benefit of age relaxation etc. admissible to Central Government civilian employees in recruitments made by the Staff Selection Commission for Ministries/ Departments/ Attached and Subordinate Offices under Government of India and will not be entitled to claim parity with Central Government Civilian Employees in any matter whatsoever.

Result | Answer Key of Programme Executives & Transmission Executives in Prasar Bharati Exam - 2013


Start Date for Online Application: March 23, 2013
Last Date for Online Application:April 19, 2013
Examination Date: June 2, 2013

Age Limit: 30 yrs (Relaxation as par govt. rule)

Application Fee: Rs. 200/-

Mode of Payment: Through State Bank India (SBI) either in the form of Challan or Net Banking


Only online application will be accepted at Candidates are advised to make sure that they are eligible in all respects before applying for the posts. Candidates are required to submit only one application irrespective of the number of posts for which option is exercised by them.



Selection for the posts will be based on a Written Examination which will be followed by interview.


Selection for the posts will be based on a Written Examination which will be conducted by Staff Selection Commission. The examination will consist of two papers for all Posts, as detailed below:

Paper – I (ObjectiveType)
(a)General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 questions) 50 marks
(b)General English (50 questions) 50 marks
(c)General Awareness (100 questions) 50 marks

Paper-II (Descriptive Type-if required)*
Language and literature concerned 200 marks (1 ½ hrs)

Interview 100 Marks


Paper – I:
General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.
General Awareness : General Awareness will predominantly includes questions on Rural Development, Language, Agriculture, Sports, Culture, Tradition, Literature etc.
General English: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.

Paper – II : Language and literature in concerned language if held.


The Prasar Bharati (PB) is a statutory autonomous body established under the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act 1990. It is India’s largest broadcaster and comprises Doordarshan & All India Radio.

Result | Answer Key of Programme Executives & Transmission Executives in Prasar Bharati Exam - 2013

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