PSPCL LDC Recruitment 2023: Check Eligibility Criteria & Application Process!

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The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is going to release the detailed PSPCL LDC Recruitment Notification 2023 for the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC). Candidates can check the PSPCL LDC notification to get the number of available vacancies. Along with this, the aspirants of the PSPCL LDC Recruitment Examination can also know more about the syllabus and the selection process followed by the Corporation to recruit deserving candidates.

  • The candidates must know both Punjabi and English before they apply for the PSPCL LDC Recruitment Examination.
  • It is expected that the selection process will involve online tests and document verification.
  • Candidates must pass Punjabi & English typing tests (as per PSPCL guidelines) during their probation period.
  • The PSPCL LDC Admit Card 2021 will be released at least a week before the exam. Bookmark this page to know the exact date of the same. 

Candidates aspiring to work with the PSPCL as a Lower Division Clerk should be well aware of all the details regarding the recruitment exam. For that, we have summed up this article of PSPCL LDC Recruitment 2023 covering all the important and updated information as per the official notification. 

PSPCL LDC Recruitment Examination – Important Information

Exam Conducting Authority

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL)

Name of the Post

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

Recruitment Cycle 2022 2023

Total Vacancies

549

To be announced

Notification Release Date

15th March 2021

To be announced

Application Release date

10th June 2021

To be announced

Last Date to Apply

28th July 2021

To be announced

Selection Process

Online Test

To be announced

Hall Ticket Release Date

1st November 2021

To be announced

Exam Date and Time

10th November to 17th November 2021

To be announced

Exam Center Location

Punjab

State

Punjab Government Jobs

Download the PSPCL LDC Detailed Notification 2021 Here

(PSPCL LDC 2023 notification is going to be released)

PSPCL LDC Updates

6th September 2022: PSPCL LDC Document Verification Schedule Out

The PSPCL has released the DV schedule for LDC Recruitment (CRA No. 293/19). The Document Verification will take place on 7th September 2022. Check details of the same through the PDF attached belwo.

Download PSPCL LDC DV Schedule (2019)

6th June 2022: PSPCL LDC Mains Result Out

The PSPCL LDC CBT exam took place on 22nd April 2022. All those who appeared for the exam can check the Provisional Merit List of the candidates who appeared in Main examination (Phase- II). Candidates can check their respective roll numbers from Mains Result provided below.

Direct Link To Check PSPCL LDC Mains Result 

22nd November 2021: PSPCL LDC Answer Key Out

The PSPCL LDC exam took place between 10th to 17th November 2021. All those who appeared for the exam can check the answer key. The objections against the mentioned answers can be submitted till 26th November 2021.

Direct Link To Check PSPCL LDC Answer Key 2021

1st November 2021: PSPCL LDC Admit Card Out!

The PSPCL LDC Admit Card has been released for the exam which is going to be conducted from 10th to 17th November 2021.

PSPCL LDC Vacancy 2023

The PSPCL LDC vacancy is divided among various categories as per the rules of reservation followed by the government of the state of Punjab. The official number of vacancies for PSPCL LDC 2023 is not yet released. The candidates who wish to apply for the post reserved under a particular category, one has to submit the required documents such as the Community Certificate during the application process. The Corporation has released a total of 549 vacancies for the PSPCL LDC Recruitment 2021. Check the table below to know the detailed vacancies for the previous recruitment cycle.

Category

Clerk

Total

Reserved for women

General

214

60

General (EWS)

55

18

SC (Mazhabi Balmiki)

55

21

SC (Mazhabi Balmiki- Ex-Serviceman- Self/ Dependant)

10

SC (Mazhabi Balmiki-Sportsperson)

03

SC (Others)

55

23

SC (Others- Ex-Serviceman- Self/ Dependant)

11

SC (Others Sportsperson)

03

BC

55

22

BC (Ex-Serviceman- Self/ Dependant)

11

Ex-Serviceman- Self/ Dependant

38

22

PWD (Visually Handicapped)

06

03

PWD (Hearing Handicapped)

06

03

PWD (Orthopedically Handicapped)

05

03

PWD (Mental Disability)

05

02

Sportsperson (General)

12

06

Freedom Fighter

05

03

Total

549

186

PSPCL LDC Recruitment Apply Online 2023

The candidates can apply for the PSPCL LDC examination 2023 by submitting an application process that will be made available on the Corporation’s website. 

  • Once the application process begins, one will be able to access the application form.
  • The applicants will have to register themselves in the Corporation’s database before applying. Have the scans of all the required documents and certificates ready with you before you begin to fill in the application process.
  • Also, make sure that the scanned copies satisfy the requirements of dimensions and size as specified on the PSPCL LDC application form.
  • One can use the free cropping and resizing tool available on PrepForSure’s website for this purpose. 

How to Apply for PSPCL LDC Recruitment?

The applicants should know the exact process to apply for the PSPCL LDC Recruitment Examination so that they can fill out the application form without making any mistakes. Make sure that the computer system has a stable internet connection before attempting to fill out the form.

Step 1: Go to the Corporation’s Official website and head to the Recruitment section. Register yourself by providing your email ID and mobile number along with other basic details. You will get a unique registration ID and password. Keep them safe. 

Step 2: Log in to the website with the Login ID and password that you received. Click on the Go To Application link and select the examination as PSPCL LDC Recruitment Examination 2023.

Step 3: Fill out the application form with all the required details. Avoid making any spelling mistakes. Make sure that you review all the details before submitting them.

Step 4: Upload all the documents in their respective columns. Make sure that the scans are legible and crystal clear.

Step 5: Preview the application form once before submitting it. Once you have made sure that all the details are satisfactory, press Submit.

Step 6: The link for the online payment will activate at least 24 hours after submitting the form. Pay the application fee by logging in to the website and entering your application number. 

Step 7: You can choose any option for online payment. Once paid, you can download and print the application form for your future reference. 

PSPCL LDC Application Fee 2023 (Expected)

After the submission of the PSPCL LDC application form, one has to pay the application fee to conclude the application process. The application fee that is to be paid by an applicant belonging to different categories is provided in the table below. One can pay the PSPCL LDC application fee with options such as online banking, credit card, or debit card.

Category 

Application Fee

All category except SC & PWD 

INR 800 + INR 144 (Bank Charges)

SC & PWD

INR 500 + INR 90 Bank Charges 

PSPCL LDC Selection Process 2023

It is expected that the PSPCL LDC Selection Process has an online test/written test and typing test. 

Online Test – The Online Test is the most important stage of the selection of applicants for the post of Lower Division Clerk.

Written Test- A written test for 100 marks will be conducted after which the candidates will be called for the next stage of the selection process.

After clearing the above-said process a document verification round will be conducted in which document security will be checked by the board members. After the document verification round, the points final list of selected candidates will be released.

Typing Test – After cleaning the selection process candidates will be next called for the typing test of 30. W.p.m within the probation period.

Certificates Required for Document Verification for PSPCL LDC Recruitment 

One has to submit the following documents during the document verification process. Candidates must make sure that they carry a set of copies along with the original documents. The following are the important documents for the PSPCL LDC document verification round:

  • Community, nativity, and Birth Certificate.
  • Declaration of Unemployment
  • School Certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • Creamy layer certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • No objection certificate

PSPCL LDC Eligibility Criteria 2023

The official notification regarding the PSPCL LDC Eligibility Criteria is not yet released. Go through the below points to know the expected eligibility criteria for PSPCL LDC 2023.

Age Limit

The minimum age of an applicant must be 18 years before the last date of the application process. The maximum age limit is 37 years. Though, the candidates that belong to the following categories are exempted from the upper age limit.

Category

Age Relaxation

SC, ST, BC

5 years

Ex-servicemen

Equal to the number of years in service

PwD

10 years

Widows, Divorced women, Women living separately from their husbands for more than 2 years, women whose husbands have remarried, wives of military personnel, and wives of those who were disabled during service

Up to 40years 

Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification needed for the PSPCL LDC Recruitment is a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in India. Furthermore, one should have completed at least 120 hours specializing in Personal Computer or Information Technology in Office productivity application or Desktop Publishing Application from a recognized institution. Or they should have an O-level certificate in Computer IT Course from the Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Courses. 

PSPCL LDC Syllabus 2023 (Expected)

The syllabus for the online test taken as per the PSPCL LDC Recruitment process has been provided in the table below. Refer to it during your preparation.

Section

Subject

Syllabus

1

Static + Current affairs and general knowledge 

  • Indian history
  • Books and authors
  • Important days 
  • Countries and their capitals
  • Awards
  • Budget and survey
  • Indian polity
  • Current affairs
  • Indian economy
  • International and national organizations
  • Science and technology
  • Sports
  • Abbreviations 

2

Basic computer knowledge

  • Knowing computers and their parts
  • Operating system
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheet
  • Internet, WWW, and web browsers
  • Making presentations
  • Emails and basics of document collaboration

3

Logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude

  • Verbal reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Theme detection
  • Cause and effect
  • Coding and decoding
  • Matching definitions
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Logical deduction
  • Statement and argument

4

Numerical aptitude

  • Number series
  • Alphanumeric series
  • LCM and HCF
  • Factoring
  • Area and Volume
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Series completion
  • Missing numbers
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Average
  • Time and work
  • Time and distance
  • Percentage
  • Profit and loss
  • Mensuration
  • Fractions

5

General English

  • Verbs
  • Tenses
  • Voice
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Articles
  • Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Adverbs
  • Error correction
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Unseen passages
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • Grammar
  • Idioms and phrases

Download PSPCL LDC Syllabus 2021 as PDF

(PSPCL LDC 2023 syllabus details to be out)

PSPCL LDC Exam Pattern 2023 (Expected)

The PSPCL LDC Exam Pattern for the online test is explained in the table below. 

  • All questions are multiple-choice based.
  • The time limit will be provided on the admit card.
  •  There is no set criterion for negative marking .

Section

Subject

No. of Questions

1

Static + Current affairs and General knowledge 

20

2

Basic computer knowledge

10

3

Logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude

25

4

Numerical aptitude

25

5

General English

20

Total

100

PSPCL LDC Exam Date 2023

The Corporation has not released the date of the online test held for the PSPCL LDC Recruitment 2021. Bookmark this page to know all the important PSPCL LDC exam dates as announced by the Commission. 

Important Events

Important dates

Application begins

To be announced

Last date to apply 

To be announced

Application Fees Last Dates

To be announced

Prelims Exam Dates 

To be announced

CBT Exam Date

To be announced

Result date

 To be announced

 PSPCL LDC Admit Card 2023

The Corporation releases the PSPCL LDC admit card a few days before the exam. One can download it from the official website of the Corporation with the help of your unique registration ID and password. Follow the steps below to get the hard copy of your PSPCL LDC Admit Card.

Direct Link to Check PSPCL LDC Admit Card

(Link is not yet active)
Or

Step 1: Log in to the Corporation’s website with your ID and password. 

Step 2: Go to the Admit Card section and select the examination as PSPCL LDC Recruitment Examination 2021.

Step 3: Once your admit card loads on your screen, download the PDF. Get multiple prints of the document and keep them safe.

PSPCL LDC Salary 2023

  • The candidate who will be selected for the post of PSPCL LDC, after completing the probation period will be having an expected annual package of INR ranging 3.5 – 4 Lakhs approximately.
  • Specific grade pay is also provided by the PSPCL along with the PSPCL LDC Salary which is expected to be INR 3400/-.
  • Candidates selected for this LDC post will be offered an expected pay scale of INR 6400 – 20200/- as per the 7th pay Commission.
  • PSPCL LDC will have an expected Grade Pay of Rs. 3400/-.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for PSPCL LDC exam

The PSPCL LDC minimum qualifying marks are the minimum scores that must be acquired by the candidates in the written test to be eligible to qualify through it. Applicants can check the expected minimum PSPCL LDC qualifying marks for all categories in the table given below.

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks

General

45%

ST, SC, PH, BC, Ex-Servicemen, Freedom Fighter, Sportsperson & Disabled Candidates

35%

PSPCL LDC Cut-Off 2023

The cut-off marks are the minimum marks required by a candidate to get into the merit list. One must score more than the PSPCL LDC cut-off marks to be selected for the next stage of the selection process. 

The Corporation decides the cut-off marks each year based on factors such as the number of applicants, vacancies, the difficulty level of the paper, and the average performance of the candidates. Get the expected PSPCL LDC cut-off marks in the table below. These are to be used only as a reference, and they may vary from the official cut-off marks. 

Category

Expected Cut Off

General

67-71 Marks

OBC

63-67 Marks

SC

56-60 Marks

ST

48-52 Marks

PSPCL LDC Answer Key 2023

It is expected that the Corporation will release the PSPCL LDC answer key at least a month after the exam date. The candidates can use the answer key to estimate their performance in the online test. One can download the PSPCL LDC answer key with the help of the steps provided below.

Step 1: Go to the Recruitment section and head to the recent notifications.

Step 2: Search for the link for PSPCL LDC Answer Key 2023 on the list. Click on the link once you find it.

Step 3: Download and print the answer key and use it for your reference.

How to Prepare for PSPCL LDC Exam 2023?

Candidates who are all set to appear for the upcoming PSPCL LDC Exam this year must check the below tips and tricks to ace the exam. These PSPCL LDC preparation tips have been recommended by our experts and merit-toppers: 

  • Before you start your preparation candidate must have good knowledge of the PSPCL LDC Syllabus and Exam Pattern or the preparation.
  • Go through and solve as many PSPCL LDC Previous Year Papers to get a knack for the exam pattern and the questions asked in the actual exam. 
  • To ace, the Current Affairs and General Knowledge section candidates must refer to the PrepForSure Current Affairs to get news at their fingertips.
  • Once you are acquainted with the syllabus and exam pattern start practising the PrepForSure test series for the best preparation. 

Recommended Books for PSPCL LDC 2023

Candidates should be prompted to get hold of the most relevant PSPCL LDC books for the exam. That is why we have summarised a list of the best and most trusted books for the PSPCL LDC Exam 2023 as below: 

Book

Subject

Publisher

Author

Objective General English

English

Arihant

SP Bakshi

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

Reasoning Ability

Arihant 

RS Aggarwal

Rapid General Knowledge for Competitive Exams

General Knowledge

Disha

Disha

PSPCL LDC Result 2023

The corporation will release the PSPCL LDC Result after the completion of the exam. It is expected that the Corporation provides the scorecard as well the merit list on the date of the release of the PSPCL LDC result. Refer to the steps provided below to download your scorecard.

Step 1: On the Corporation’s website, head to the Recruitment section.

Step 2: Click on the link for the PSPCL LDC Result 2023. Log in with your credentials when the login window appears.

Step 3: Once your result is displayed on your screen, download and print it. 

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