Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination are called for skill test. Skill Test is to test your data entry speed of 8000 (eight thousand) key depressions per hour on computer.

The speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on computer is adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the test is 15 minutes. You will be given printed matter in English containing about 2000 to 2200 strokes/key-depressions.

Visually handicapped candidates (with 40% disability and above) are allowed 35 minutes including compensatory time 20 minutes for the skill test.

The Data Entry Speed Skill Test is of qualifying nature. Only such candidates who qualify in the skill test at a speed of not less than 8000 key depressions per hour will be eligible for being recommended for appointment as per their position in the merit list.