BSNL is taking the online exam of Junior Engineer (earlier called TTA). This time, around 2700 vacancies are notif,ied so it is a golden opportunity for all eligible Diploma Engg/B. Tech/BE holders to qualify in this exam. Now, this time, it is going to be a very tough competition.
So special preparation is required keeping in mind its syllabus and previous trends. It is expected that this time, questions standard will be a little bit high.
Tips to crack Junior Engineer Exam
BSNL Junoir Engineer Syllabus contains following subjects
- General Ability: 20 Questions
- Basic Engineering: 90 Questions
- Specialization : 90 Questions
It will be having the sectional cut-off for each section. Generally, it is seen that aspirants ignore General Ability paper and couldn’t qualify its cut-off, so all effort in other section will not be counted. Let us see all section one by one
Sectional cut off for this section is 6 marks for OC candidates. So candidates can set the target of 10 marks in this section. It can be easily achieved by studying General Knowledge books & English book of competitive exams.
Sectional cut off for this section is 27 marks for OC candidates. This is most scoring part of the whole syllabus. Candidates should try for at least 75 marks in the Basic engineering section. All topics specified in this section are common for all eligible engineering or diploma streams. Topics are very simple and scoring, so candidates should not leave anything Basic engineering topics.
This is last and toughest section to check the candidate’s professional expertise of Diploma in Engineering. The cut off marks for the specialization is 27. If you go through the BSNL TTA syllabus, you will find there are seven topics to prepare.
Here you can keep your target for 40 marks. It means the average 12 or 13 marks will be exam from each topic. It is most tough section mainly for Computer, IT, BSc MSc etc in the entire syllabus. Candidates must prepare at least three topics thoroughly so that they can clear the sectional cut-off marks. From remaining topics reading only basics things would be sufficient.
Now if you add target marks of all three sections, the total set by a candidate would be around 125 marks out of 200. As it is a BSNL’s first all India exam for the post of Junior Engineer the 125 marks (62.5%) are enough for the selection in the examination.