ITBP Constable Tradesman Answer Key 2021: 19 March Paper Analysis, Asked Questions & Review

ITBP on Friday, March 19 conducts Computer Based Test for Constable Tradesman. The examination is reportedly held successfully on 19th March at designated centres. An analysis of the ITBP CT 19th March exam is shared below.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Mar 19, 2021 14:00 IST
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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Friday conducted Constable Tradesman (CT) Computer-based test. After the examination, ITBP shall publish the official answer key at itbpolice.nic.in. Ahead of the official publication of the answer key, an analysis of the 19th March held Constable Tradesman examination is hereby shared. 

All candidates who appeared in Constable Tradesman 19th March 2021 written test are informed that the ‘Answer Key’ of all series of question paper of written examination shall be uploaded on ITBP recruitment website shortly. The official Answer key will be displayed likely within 7 days of the examination at ITBP Careers portal.

ITBP Constable Tradesman 19 March Paper Analysis:

The written test for Constable Tradesman is conducted in Computer-based mode. The written test for 50 marks contained 50 questions, objective-type multiple-choice questions. The question paper was set bilingually in Hindi and English. The duration of the examination was 1 hour (60 minutes).

General Awareness/ General knowledge- A total 15 questions in MCQ format were asked containing 15 marks as maximum. A total 10 questions were asked to test the knowledge of elementary Mathematic, 15 questions to test Analytical aptitude followed by 10 questions on language English/Hindi.

The cut-off percentage of marks for qualifying in written exam are-

General and Ex-Servicemen- 35%

SC, ST & OBC- 33%

Earlier, for the recruitment of Constable (Tradesman) posts the recruitment advertisement was released in the employment newspaper from 29 July 2017 to 4 August 2017. The examination is conducted in the computer-based mode for the eligible candidates who had applied for the Constable Tradesman vacancies. CT (Tradesman)-2017 in ITBP which was to be held in 2020 was postponed due to the spread of COVID-19 and later finalized on March 19, 2021.

Merit list in each category namely UR, SC, ST, OBC and Ex-servicemen will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the professional trade test and written test. The selected candidates will be recruited against the posts- i) Tailor ii) Gardener iii) Cobbler iv) Water Carrier v) Safai Karamchari vi) Cook vii) Washerman and viii) Barber.