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ECGC PO Exam Guide: All you need to know

Updated on 30 September 2020
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Updated on 30 September 2020

ECGC PO exam is held at ECGC (formerly known also as Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India) for the appointment of probationary officers. It was established in 1957 with the motive of promoting exports from the country. It is a 100 percent Enterprise-owned government of India, thus ECGC PO Exam is a wonderful opportunity for applicants to train for competitive exams to obtain a government job.

ECGG PO Exam Date:

The official exam dates for ECGC Exam will be soon released on the official portal of ECGC Ltd. The relevant dates of recruitment for ECGC PO 2020 are as shown below.



ECGC PO Exam Date

Notification Date


Start Date of Online Registration


Last Date of Application Form


End Date of Online Registration


End Date of Online Registration


Admit Card Download Date

To be updated soon

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for ECGC Exam depends on the Nationality and age of an individual.

A candidate should be a citizen of:

  1. India
  2. Nepal
  3. Bhutan
  4. A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st Jan 1962 with the intention to permanently settle in India.
  5. An individual of Indian origin who migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, Eastern African countries of Uganda, Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zaire, Zambia and Vietnam who has the intention to permanently settle in India.

The age limit of candidates applying for ECGC PO Exam should be:

  1. Minimum 20 years
  2. Maximum 30 years

Educational Qualification:



Minimum educational qualification


An associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (CA), Cost & Works Accountants Institute of India (ICWA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).


Bachelor of Law (LLB)/ Masters of Law (LLM)

Company Secretary

Associate person of the Indian Company Secretariats Institute (ACS).


Student member of India's Institute of Actuaries having cleared at least 3 papers such as CT-1, CT-2, and CT-3.


B Tech or BE in CS / IT or MCA with Cyber Security certificate course of at least 6 months period.


MA Economics of at least 55% for SC / ST and 60% for the others from an acknowledged University.


M. Com. With at least 55 percent for SC / ST and 60 percent for others from a recognized university.


Graduates from a recognized university in either stream with a minimum of 55 percent for SC / ST and 60 percent for others; OR Postgraduates with a minimum of 55 percent for SC / ST and 60 percent for others from a recognized University in any stream.


Total Vacancy:

The total number of vacancies for the exam will be released on the official portal of ECGC. Candidates should keep a check on the ECGC PO Exam Notification for the same. The expected vacancies for ECGC are around 25-35.

ECGC PO Exam Application Process:

The application process for the exam is held in an online mode. Before applying online, applicants must keep the following documents ready:

  1. Scanned photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
  2. Scanned signature (with black ink)
  3. Left thumb impression (black or blue inked on white paper)

Application Process:

Phase 1. Visit the official website of ECGC and go to Careers Page, then click on the link "Apply Online." 

Phase 2. Click on the button at the top right corner "Click here for New Registration." 

Phase 3. Proceed. It will guide you to a new tab. Properly read the instructions, and click on "Continue."

Phase 4. An application form will be presented. Fill out all your personal, technical, educational information here. Update Form and Save it. 

Phase 5. Upload Images and Signatures. 

Phase 6. Click Send and Make Payment.

Note that the application fees for SC/ST/PwD candidates is Rs. 100 while for others it is Rs. 600.

Admit Card:

The ECGC PO Online Examination admit card will be made accessible 10-15 days before the date of the exam. The admission card is available for download on the official site.

Salary Structure:

ECGC PO is regarded as a very valuable post, provided that it is the first step in the ladder to fulfill the tenure as an ECGC officer. The starting pay of an ECGC PO is Rs. 17240/- and can be up to Rs. 17240 – 38,500/- The final ECGC PO salary includes benefits like HRA, DA, etc. An ECGC PO also earns a 17-18 percent annual rise.

Selection Process:

Candidates for the ECGC PO 2020 recruitment will be chosen through an online evaluation (Objective + Descriptive) selection process accompanied by an interview. The ECGC PO Selection Process seeks to get candidates who are likely to excel in various positions inside the company. The effort is to select people who are vibrant, devoted, who have excellent communication skills (both oral and written), who can work effectively in teams, who are enthusiastic about their career aspirations, and who show integrity and a positive attitude.


ECGC PO Syllabus 2020:


Reasoning Section:

  1. Verbal Reasoning
  2. Syllogism
  3. Circular Seating Arrangement
  4. Linear Seating Arrangement
  5. Double Line-up
  6. Scheduling
  7. Input-Output
  8. Blood-Relations
  9. Directions and Distances
  10. Ordering and Ranking
  11. Data Sufficiency
  12. Coding and Decoding
  13. Coded Inequalities


English Section:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Para-jumbles
  4. Fill in the blanks
  5. Paragraph Completion
  6. Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
  7. Paragraph Completion
  8. Idioms and Phrases


Quantitative Aptitude Section:

  1. Simplification
  2. Average
  3. Percentage
  4. Ratio and Percentage
  5. Data Interpretation
  6. Mensuration and Geometry
  7. Quadratic Equation
  8. Interest
  9. Problems of Ages
  10. Profit and Loss
  11. Number Series
  12. Speed
  13. Distance and Time
  14. Time and Work
  15. Number System
  16. Data Sufficiency
  17. Linear Equation
  18. Permutation and Combination 
  19. Probability, Mixture, and Allegations

General Awareness Section:

  1. Banking Awareness (Banking Current Affairs, Mergers, Bank Taglines, Headquarters, etc.) 
  2. Financial awareness (Annual Budget, RBI monetary policy rates, Economy survey, All-New Schemes of Government, and Policies, etc.).
  3. Current Affairs (Last 6 months), 
  4. Static awareness (Awards, Significant Days, Books, Writers, etc.)

Computer Knowledge:

  1. History and Generation of Computers, 
  2. Introduction to Computer Organisation, 
  3. Computer Memory, 
  4. Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, 
  5. Computer Software, 
  6. Computer Languages, 
  7. Operating System, 
  8. Computer Network, 
  9. Internet, 
  10. MS Office Suite and Shortcut keys, 
  11. Basics of DBMS, 
  12. Number System and Conversions, 
  13. Computer and Network Security, etc.

Exam pattern of ECGC PO:

Knowing the pattern and syllabus of the ECGC PO exam can allow the applicants to devise successful training strategies. Speed/time management is vital to securing a higher score in any competitive examination and therefore, the analysis of the ECGC PO Exam Pattern and syllabus is very important to be able to complete the examinations within the specified time.

ECGC PO 2020 Online Test:



No. of questions

Maximum Marks


Reasoning Ability



40 Mins

English Language



30 Mins

Computer Knowledge



10 Mins

General Awareness



20 Mins

Quantitative Aptitude



40 Mins




140 Mins


 ECGC PO 2020 Descriptive Exam:



No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


Essay Writing

1 out of 2 given options


40 mins

Precise Writing

1 out of 2 given options




After completing this national-level exam, all candidates are on the update of the ECGC PO Result 2020 which will be published on the official website of the ECGC. Those with a strong interest in testing their status must be kept aware that the formal panel for recruitment and selection under the company is reviewing the contestants' attended tests and will shortly reach a definitive stage by the first week of March.

This was the complete ECGC PO Exam Guide. Candidates are advised to keep a check on the official ECGC PO Exam Notification. As this exam is attended by tons of candidates each year, you should prepare better for the exam and score good marks to get selected by the ECGC. Good luck to all the ECGC PO aspirants!






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