Loksabha Interpreter Phase – 2 Exam – 2023 Paper Analysis

loksabha interpreter exam preparation

 The Phase – 2 Exam was held on September 16, 2023 after around 2 months of the Phase-1 Exam. The number of vacancies was 13 for both kinds of candidates – English/Hindi Stream Interpreters and Regional Language/Stream Interpreters as shown below:  

Phase – II Written Test Marks distribution:

For English/Hindi Interpreters:

Paper – 1 (English/Hindi Interpreters)

  • Questions asked in Current Affairs (Memory-based): –
  • What was the launch date of the Chandrayan-3 Mission?
  • Who is the new Railway Head?
  • Which state does Mary Kom belong to?

Questions asked in General Knowledge (Memory-based): –

  • Bhopal Gas Tragedy
  • Section 21A
  • All about Westerlies

Sections in English (Memory-based): –

  • Common Errors
  • Idioms and Phrases like ‘take a rain check’ etc.
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings like ‘elocution’ etc.
  • One-word Substitutions
  • Cloze Test
  • Passages

हिंदी खण्ड

  • सामान्य त्रुटियाँ
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • विलोम शब्द
  • मुहावरें जैसे दाँत खट्टे करना ईत्यादि
  • अलंकार
  • वर्णमाला
  • समास
  • संधि
  • अनुच्छेद……

Paper – II

English to Hindi Translation1 Long Passage on Philosophy100    120 Min.
Hindi to English TranslationTwo Passages on Gandhian Philosophy and the other80
Technical Terms (From Hindi to English)2020

20 पारिभाषिक शब्द पूछे गए थे, जिनमें कुछ है- (स्मृति पर आधारित)

1.    लेखापाल

2.    अनुमोदन

3.    निमित्त

4.    अनुस्मारक

5.    आरोप पात्र

6.    गोपनीय

7.    नौकरशाही….

Likely Cut-offs-

As mentioned in the notification, the candidates need to secure minimum qualifying marks in each component of Paper-I (GK & Current Affairs, English and Hindi). On the basis of it, the second Paper will be evaluated. As per the feedback from the examinees, the paper was moderate while a majority said that the papers were easily.

Considering these, the likely cut-off of the Paper – I would be between 85 and 95 out of 150. The cut-off for the Paper-II is likely to be between 100 and 110 out of 200.

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