PSTCL LDC Recruitment 2021

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PSTCL LDC Result Out! The exam took place on 3rd, 4th and 6th August 2021. The Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited had released the PSTCL LDC Recruitment 2021 on the official website. A total of 180 vacancies were released for the PSTCL Lower Division Clerk recruitment 2021.

  • The PSTCL LDC Application process was started on 26h April 2021 and was open till 17th May 2021.
  • The PSTC LDC Selection Process comprises a written test followed by a document verification round.
  • Once recruited for the Lower Division Clerk candidates will be offered a great pay scale.
  • Candidates who wish to read more about the PSTCL LDC Recruitment 2021 can follow this article for in-depth details.

PSTCL LDC Latest Updates

04th October 2021: PSTCL LDC Result Out!

The PSTCL LDC Result has been declared on the official website. The direct link to download the answer key and raise objections is provided below.

Direct Link to Download PSTCL LDC Result

10th August 2021: PSTCL LDC Answer Key Released!

The PSTCL LDC Answer Key has been released on the official website. The direct link to download the answer key and raise objections is provided below.

Direct Link to Download PSTCL LDC Answer Key

12th July 2021: PSTCL LDC Admit Card Out

The PSTCL LDC Admit Card has been released for the exam taking place on 3rd, 4th and 6th August 2021. 

Download PSTCL LDC Admit Card

PSTCL LDC Recruitment Overview 2021

Name of Organization

Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited

Official Website

PSTCL Official Website

Exam Conducting Body


Post Name

Lower Division Clerk

Total Vacancy


Notification Release Date

02nd March 2021

Application Start Date

26th April 2021

Late Date to Apply

17th May 2021


Punjab Government Jobs


Graduates Government Jobs

Download PSTCL LDC Recruitment 2021 Official Notification PDF

PSTCL LDC Vacancy 2021

The PSTCL has released a total of 180 vacancies for the post of LDC. Check the detailed vacancy information given below

Name of the Post

No. of Posts

Lower Division Clerk/ Typist


Lower Division Clerk/ Accounts




PSTCL LDC Apply Online 2021

The application dates and application form have not been released by the board yet. Below, we have provided the steps on how to apply for the recruitment. Follow the instructions carefully.

Note: Link Inactive!

Step 1: Go through the direct link mentioned above

Step 2: Fill in all the fields in the application form.

Step 3: Attach the required documents and recent passport size photograph in the prescribed format. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Reize Tool to prepare their copies.

Step 4: Verify the details and in the application form and click on the submit button.

Step 5: Download and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Step 6: Alternatively, candidates can visit the official website and click on the relevant link. Then follow steps 2 to 5.

Application Fees


Total Application Fees with GST


All except EWS, SC & Person with Disability

1416+ Bank Charges



566+ Bank Charges


Person with Disability

708+ Bank Charges



566+ Bank Charges

PSTCL LDC Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates who wish to apply for the recruitment process must ensure that they meet the required eligibility criterion. The details are as follows.

PSTCL LDC Age Criteria

  • Minimum Age Limit – 18 years
  • Maximum Age Limit – 37 years

Age Relaxations

Board has provided Age relaxation to various posts advertised in the notification.


Age Relaxation

SC/ST/Backward Classes

5 years


10 years

Female Candidates who are Widows,Women who are legally separated, Wives of Military personals, Women who have been deserted by their husbands and living separately from their husbands

Upper age limit – 40 years

PSTCL LDC Educational Qualification Criteria

Candidates must possess a Full-Time Graduation Degree with a minimum of 50% marks & Certificate with 120 hours of computer course & Punjabi passed up to Matric Standard.

PSTCL LDC Nationality Criteria

  • The candidates applying for the recruitment must be Indian Nationals.

PSTCL LDC Selection Process 2021

The PSTCL LDC comprises the selection process as stated below

Written Test – The PSTCL LDC Written test is the first stage of the selection process, the test will be conducted for a total of 100 marks 

Document Verification – candidates who will clear the written test will be next called for the document verification round

  • The merit list shall be prepared only on the basis of scores obtained in this test.
  • In the case of a tie, the candidate who has scored more marks in the subject-related section of the test shall be preferred.
  • In case of same marks in this section as well as, seniority in age shall be preferred.
  • The final stage shall be the verification of documents.

PSTCL LDC Exam Pattern 2021

The PSTCL LDC exam pattern is available in the official notification provided by the Corporation for the exam. As stated above, the online test has five sections. The marks distribution among these sections is detailed in the following table.



Number of Questions



Static + Current affairs and general knowledge 


2 Hours



Basic computer knowledge



Logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude



Numerical aptitude



General English


  Total 100 Marks
  • All questions will be multiple choice based.
  • One will have to select the correct option from the four options provided.
  • Negative marking of o.25 marks for every wrong question attempted.
  • The maximum marks are 100.
  • The time duration is 2 Hours.
  • Check the details in the table below.

PSTCL LDC Syllabus 2021

The PSTCL LDC syllabus has been detailed in the table below. Candidates can refer to the complete syllabus while preparing for the exam. The online test has five sections, each dealing with a different subject. 





Static + Current affairs and general knowledge 

  • Indian history
  • Books and authors
  • National Affairs
  • Countries and their capitals
  • Awards
  • Budget and survey
  • Indian polity
  • Current affairs
  • Indian economy
  • Sports
  • Abbreviations 


Basic computer knowledge

  • Basics of Computer
  • Operating system
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheet
  • Internet, WWW, and web browsers
  • Emails and basics of document collaboration


Logical reasoning 

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


Numerical aptitude

  • Number series
  • Alphanumeric series
  • LCM and HCF
  • Factoring
  • Area and Volume
  • SImple and compound interest
  • Series completion


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 PSTCL LDC Syllabus as PDF

PSTCL LDC Important Dates

Check the important dates for the recruitment process as given in the table below.



Notification Release Date

02nd March 2021

Application Start Date

26th April 2021

Late Date to Apply

17th May 2021

Last Date to Pay Application Fee

19th May 2021

Exam Date 

3rd, 4th, 6th August 2021

Result Date

04th October 2021

PSTCL LDC Salary 2021

Selected candidates will be paid as per the 7th pay commission which includes a Pay Band, Grade-Pay, Level, and Allowances as per the norms set by the government.

Post Name

Grade pay

Pay Scale

Lower Division Clerk(LDC)

Rs. 3400

Rs. 6400 – 20200

Additional Perks and Benefits

  • Dearness Allowance
  •  Employee Provident Fund
  • Subsidized Bills: 
  • Provident Fund:
  •  Convenience Facility

PSTCL LDC Cut Off Marks 2021

The Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited will release the PSTCL LDC Cut Off Marks once the written test is over. The cut-off marks are actually the benchmarks of marks set by the authority that a candidate must score to get selected for the post. The cut-off marks will be declared 20 to 30 days post examination.

PSTCL LDC Qualifying Marks

Candidates can have a look at the qualifying marks for the categories mentioned below.


Qualifying Marks





PSTCL LDC Answer Key 2021

The PSTCL has released the answer key. Aspirants can go through the answer key and calculate their scores. The direct link to download the official answer key will be available here. 

Direct Link to Download PSTCL LDC Answer Key

Step 1: Click the official website to download the answer key as a PDF.
Step 2: Match with your ticked responses and estimate your scores.
Step 3: Download the answer key and save it on your computer

PSTCL LDC 2021 Preparation Tips and Strategies

PSTCL is one of the best organizations to start their career but to crack the written test candidates need the right guidance and approach. You can have a look at tips and tricks from the experts to know how important to ace the exam with flying colors.

  •  Candidates must have concrete knowledge of the PSTCL LDC Syllabus and Exam Pattern before they start their preparation for the exam.
  • Take proper rest and break and rest in between to calm your mind before the exam. A calm and relaxed mind can work effectively during exams.
  • Once you are acquainted with the syllabus and exam pattern start practicing the PrepForSure test series for best preparation. 
  • Revise as many times as possible before the exam.

What are the Best Books to Refer for PSTCL LDC Exam 2021?

Candidates can have a look at the table below. We have provided some important books recommended by the experts for your reference. 





Lucent’s General English



We have enlisted some best books for mastering the syllabus of PSTCL Exam 2021. These books comprise a list of important questions and a set of questions papers that have similar types of questions that are asked in the exam

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude

R S Aggarwal

Lucent’s General Knowledge

General Knowledge


How To Download The PSTCL LDC Result 2021

The PSTCL LDC Result 2021 has been released on the official PSTCL website. The candidates can check and download their results from there. There might be some confusion regarding how to download the result. Follow the below-mentioned steps and download the PSTCL LDC Exam Result 2021. 

Direct Lik to Download PSTCL LDC Result

Step 1. Visit the PSTCL Official Website.

Step 2. Once you go on the website, you will be directed to its homepage.

Step 3. On the home page click the link which states “PSTCL LDC Result 2022” on the homepage itself and click on it. 

Step 4. The results document will be displayed on the screen. Download it in PDF format. 

Step 5. Check your result properly and take a print of it as you might need it later on. 

We hope that you found this article on the PSTCL LDC informative and useful. We have provided the candidates with all the information required regarding the recruitment process. You can also reach out to us in case of any doubts or queries. Candidates can also start preparing for all types of Government exams and learn more with the help of our PrepForSure Application.