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Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017 Get Protocol Officer, Executive Exam Pattern Details

Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017: The recruitment Cell of Rajya Sabha Secretariat has updated a new employment notification in their authorized web portal. It insists about the conduct of Open Competitive exam for various posts, tentatively in the month of September or November. Those who applied for this exam can expect this exam very soon, as said. Regarding that, exams for all these designations will be differed, so the candidates have to prepare for the exam using exact syllabus. After the publication of the official notification, Rajya Sabha Secretariat has updated the syllabus in PDF files separately. For the convenience of those who are currently preparing or the exam, we place Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017 here with exam pattern.

Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017 – Highlights
Exam Name Rajya Sabha Secretariat Examination 2017 Exam Type Objective & Descriptive
Material Syllabus Download Exam Category Group I, II, III & IV posts
Exam Date Announced soon Exam Phase Prelims & Mains
Authority Rajya Sabha Secretariat Official Site www.rajyasabha.nic.in

 Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017

The Secretariat of Rajya Sabha was set up under the provisions contained in article 98 of the constitution. It functions under the overall guidance and control of the Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Only from the Indian citizens, Rajya Sabha Secretariat receives more number of e-applications to fill up vacant seats in different posts. The recruitment conducted for these posts in different category includes selection stages such as oration test, written examination (Mains & Prelims), simultaneous interpretation test, skill test and interview.

All these selection process are not common for all the posts; however it may vary in post wise. We provide Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017 for part of a selection process i.e. written examination. Syllabus is very important to prepare for the exam.

Main subjects: While preparing for the exam, candidates should have knowledge in the following main topics. But it’s not necessary to prepare all these things. To clear this, he/ she may refer the exam pattern for your chosen post.

  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence
  • English/ Hindi/ Regional Language
  • Constitution of India
  • Trnslation
  • Proof Reading

Rajya Sabha Secretariat Exam Pattern 2017

Candidates have to know about the importance of the exam pattern. On referring this section, aspirants came to an idea about exam type, number of papers, subject name, maximum marks, time duration etc. In posts, we had tabled exam pattern hereunder.

Parliamentary Interpreter (English/ Hindi/ Regional Language):

Oration Test:

Paper Maximum marks Time Duration
English 100 3 minutes

Written Examination:

Exam type Paper Subject Name Maximum marks Time Duration
Objective Type I General Awareness 40 2 hours 30 minutes
General Intelligence 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Descriptive II Translation (English to Hindi) 50 2 hours
Translation (Hindi to English) 50

Simultaneous Interpretation Test:

Paper Maximum marks Time Duration
Regional language to English 100 10 minutes

Assistant Legislative/ Committee/ Protocol/ Executive Officer/ Translator:

Preliminary Examination: For these particular posts, preliminary examination is conducted as screening test with objective multiple choice questions. It consists of only one paper of 180 marks. Other details of the exam  is tabled below

Paper Subject No of Questions Maximum marks Duration
Part-A General Intelligence 60 60 3 hours
Part-B General Awareness 60 60
Part-C English Language 60 60

Main Examination:

  1. Assistant Legislative/ Committee/ Protocol/ Executive Officer
Paper Subject Maximum marks Duration
Paper-I English Language 80 2 hours
Paper-II Constitution of India 100 3 hours
  1. Translator:
Paper Subject Maximum marks Duration
I English Language 100 3 hours
Hindi Language
II Translation (English to Hindi) 120 2 hours
Translation (Hindi to English)
  1. Security/ Secretariat Assistant (Grade-II):
Paper Subject Maximum marks Duration
I English/ Hindi/ Urdu Language 80 2 hours
  1. Proof Reader:
Paper Subject Maximum marks Duration
I English Language 100 3 hours
Hindi Language
II Proof Reading (English to Hindi) 120 1 hour 30 minutes
Proof Reading (Hindi to English)
  1. Secretariat Assistant (Skill test)
Paper Subject Maximum Marks Duration
I Typing Test at 40 words per minute in English/ Hindi/ Urdu 100 10 minutes

Subject Wise Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017

The syllabus of the written test to all the posts vacant in Rajya Sabha Secretariat is given below.

Common Topics:

  1. Syllabus for General Intelligence
  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship
  • Concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Coding & decoding, etc.
  1. General Awareness
  • Current events and environment around him
  • Knowledge of Everyday Science
  • Scientific Research
  • Sports, Indian Culture
  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography
  • Economics
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Constitution, etc.
  1. English/ Hindi/ Regional Language
  • Error recognition
  • Fill in the blanks (using Verbs, Prepositions, etc.),
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • Grammar
  • Sentence structure
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence completion,
  • Phrases and
  • Idioms, etc.


  1. Translation in English & Hindi

This paper will contain passages for translation. One passage for translation from English to Hindi and other passage are from translation of Hindi to English. This paper will also test his/ her ability to write the two languages correctly, precisely and effectively.

Main examination (Assistant Legislative/ Committee/ Protocol/ Executive Officer)


  • Essay Writing
  • Précis Writing
  • Comprehension
  • Drafting of letters/ notices/ other forms of communications in English


  • Indian Constitution and its working
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Fundamental Duties
  • Constitutional position and powers of President and Governor
  • Disqualification of Members, powers, privileges & immunities, legislative
  • Procedure
  • Supreme Court and High Courts-jurisdiction, powers
  • Separation of Powers
  • Distribution of Legislative and Administrative Powers between
  • Union and States
  • Elections; Emergency Provisions; Amendment of the Constitution
  • Tenth Schedule
  • Other related issues

Proof Reading (English & Hindi)

This paper will test the skills and abilities of the Candidate in English and Hindi Proof Reading and shall make proof for corrections. There may be questions on proof reading also.

Rajya Sabha Secretariat Exam 2017

A open competitive exam is planned for the posts such as Parliamentary Interpreter, Assistant legislative/ Committee/ Protocol/ Executive Officer, Stenographer, Security/ Secretariat Assistant, Translator and Proof Reader. Bachelors Degree is the basic qualification required to apply for these posts. Also, applicants should have resided between 18 to 35 years of age. Candidates selected through this recruitment will be placed in concerned Group I, II, III & IV posts.

  • Designation name – Security/ Secretariat Assistant & Other posts
  • No of Vacancies – 115
  • Educational Qualification – Bachelors Degree
  • Age Limit – 18 to 35 years
Reference Links
Download Officer, Executive, Assistant Exam Syllabus Click here

Dates to Remember

Rajya Sabha Secretariat Exam 2017 – Dates
Last date to apply online 18th August 2017
Date of examination Announced soon

Note: Candidates you may retrieve data about Rajya Sabha Secretariat Syllabus 2017 from the above sections.

Updated: 28th July 2017 — 1:09 pm

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