Punjab State Power Corporation Limited conducts the PSPCL examinations for recruitment and hiring in several categories of positions. Some of these positions are lower division clerk, junior engineer, internal auditor, steno-typist, accounts officer and others. The PSPCL Important Questions for every position are explained in the details below. 

  • PSPCL examinations are conducted for recruitment in various positions in the state government of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.
  • The PSPCL examination is a two-tier followed by an interview after which a candidate can get a job in Power State Power Corporation Limited.
  • There are three main segments in the PSPCL test, like English Language, Reasoning, and General Awareness.
  • Aspirants preparing for LDC and Steno-Typist positions need to focus on additional subjects like Numerical Ability/Maths, Computer Science, Static GK, and Current Affairs. 
  • Aspirants preparing for Accountant, Auditor, etc., positions need to focus on an additional subject of General Accounting.
  • Aspirants preparing for Junior Engineer positions need to focus on an additional subject of General Engineering.
  • The Tier 1 exam of PSPCL has an online multiple-choice question and answer format.
  • PSPCL General Awareness covers topics like Finance, Government Schemes, and Important Persons.
  • PSPCL Reasoning covers topics like Distance & Direction, Syllogism, and Inequality.
  • PSPCL English Language covers topics like Vocabulary, Spotting Errors, and Comprehension.
  • PSPCL Numerical Ability covers topics like Number System, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, and Interest & Discounts.
  • PSPCL Computer Science covers topics like MS Office, Internet, Hardware.
  • PSPCL exams also have other specialized disciplines like General Engineering and General Accounting that post specific. 
  • Aspirants preparing for the exams need to follow and practice the PSPCL Important Topics and Questions to get qualified.

PSPCL Important Questions for General English

The General English section is very scoring if aspirants focus on important topics like comprehension and grammatical aspects. We have provided below some of the Important Questions for English. 

Q. According to the last population ________, globally India has the largest number of illiterates?

Ans: Census.

Q. Find the error from the given parts of the sentence. 

A woman who always (a)/ connives on the mistakes (b)/ of her children is their worst enemy. (c)/ No error (d)

Ans: (b). 

Q. She told me that she _______ watching the web series.

Ans: Had finished.

Q. Find the antonym of the word ‘ PREVENT’?


Q. Amita ______ me of a girl, I used to know. 

Ans: Reminds. 

PSPCL Important Topics from General English

  • Antonyms.
  • Synonyms.
  • Adverb.
  • Verb.
  • Missing Verbs.
  • Meanings.
  • Adjectives.
  • Articles.
  • Phrase Replacement.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Reading Comprehension.
  • Cloze Test.
  • Sentence Corrections.
  • Word Formations.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Para Jumbles.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Error Spotting/Phrase Replacement.

PSPCL Important Questions for Reasoning

The Reasoning is mainly concerned with tricks and logics to improve the mental framework. Candidates need to practice more PSPCL Important Reasoning Questions to solve it quickly. 

Q. Four out of five are alike in a certain way and form a particular group. Find the odd one out that does not belong to the group? 

1) Tooth

2) Chin

3) Nose

4) Ear

5) Eye

Ans: Chin. 

Q. Pointing out to a woman, Meenakshi said, "She is the daughter-in-law of the grandmother of my father's only son." How is the woman related to Meenakshi?

Ans: Can’t be determined.

Q. Amnesia : Memory : : Paralysis : ? 

1) Movement

2) Limbs

3) Handicapped

4) Legs

Ans: Movement. 

Q. One morning after sunrise, Somesh was standing facing a light post. The shadow of the post fell exactly to his right. In which direction was he facing?

Ans: South. 

Q. Complete the following series.


Ans: QRN. 

PSPCL Important Topics from Reasoning

  • Input-Output.
  • Direction and Distance.
  • Similarities and Differences.
  • Syllogism. 
  • Analogy.
  • Space visualization / orientation.
  • Clock.
  • Inequality.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Seating Arrangements.
  • Calendar.
  • Word Building.
  • Blood Relation.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Statement Conclusion.
  • Figure Classification.
  • Decision making.
  • Visual memory.

PSPCL Important Questions for General Knowledge ( including Static GK + Current Affairs)

Aspirants need to keep themselves upgraded with the latest news events taking place in the world. Also knowing regarding different countries, culture, polity, geography, etc., can help them to score very good in this section. These are some of the PSPCL Important GK Questions. The Static GK and Current Affairs portions are interrelated and also included in this part.

Q. Geet Govind is a famous creation of which writer? 

Ans: Jayadev.

Q. Panchayati raj system comes under which government? 

Ans: State Government. 

Q. Who is appointed as the Secretary West in MEA?

Ans: Vikas Swarup.

Q. Where is Sariska Tiger Reserve located? 

Ans: Rajasthan. 

Q. From which date RBI launched 24x7 NEFT Transaction?

Ans: 16th December 2019.

PSPCL Important Topics from General Knowledge

  • Current Events.
  • History.
  • Scientific Research.
  • Current GK.
  • Famous Personalities.
  • States & Capitals.
  • Daily News.
  • National & International affairs.
  • Economic Scene.
  • Sports
  • Culture.
  • Art & Culture.
  • Geography.
  • Countries and Capitals.
  • Countries & Currencies.
  • Sports & Games.
  • General Polity including Indian Constitution.

PSPCL Important Topics from Static GK and Current Affairs

  • Financial.
  • Political.
  • Economy.
  • Legal.
  • Laws.
  • Latest Science.
  • Important Events.
  • Important Dams and Rivers.
  • Government Schemes.
  • Important Persons.
  • Important Dates and Days.
  • Countries and Currencies.
  • Inventions and Discoveries.

PSPCL Important Questions for Numerical Ability/Maths

This is a very challenging section for the candidates applying for LDC and Steno-Typist positions. Through routine practice, candidates can get hold on it. Here are some of the PSPCL Important Maths/Numerical Ability Questions. 

Q. X, Y and Z can do a piece of work in 20, 30 and 60 days respectively. In how many days can X finish the work if he is helped by Y and Z on every third day?

Ans: 15 days.

Q. There is a 60% increase in sum amount in 6 years at simple interest. Find out the compound interest of INR 12,000 after 3 years at the same rate?

Ans: INR 3,972.

Q. Two trains are travelling in opposite directions at the same speed. The length of each train is 120 meter. If they overpass each other in 12 seconds, the speed of each train (in km/hr) is?

Ans: 36 km/hr. 

Q. A boy multiplied 987 by a certain number and obtained 559981 as his answer. If in the answer both 98 are wrong and the other digits are correct, then the correct answer would be?

Ans: 555681.

Q. The average of 7 consecutive numbers is 20. The largest of these numbers are?

Ans: 23.

PSPCL Important Topics from Numerical Ability/Maths

  • Averages.
  • Percentages.
  • Decimals and Fractions.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Number Systems.
  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Ratio & Proportion.
  • Interest & Discount.
  • Time and Work.
  • The relationship between Numbers.
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Fundamental Arithmetical.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Use of Tables and Graphs Mensuration.

PSPCL Important Questions for Computer Science

This segment is again specific to posts like LDC and Steno Typist. Awareness regarding computer science is necessary since the post requires this particular educational criterion. PSPCL Important Questions for Computer Knowledge are given below. 

Q. The flow and timing of data to and from the microprocessor are regulated by? 

Ans: Control pins. 

Q. Which of the given statements is true about the Program Counter (PC)?

1) A cell in ROM.

2) Register.

3) It tallies the number of instructions executed in a program.

4) While executing the current instruction, its content changes.

Ans: Register. 

Q. Who is considered as the father of artificial intelligence? 

Ans: John McCarthy.

Q. The process by which the quality of a printer is measured?

Ans: Dots per inch.

Q. Which key quickly helps to rename a file or folder?

Ans: F2. 

PSPCL Important Topics from Computer Science

  • MS Word.
  • MS Excel.
  • MS Power-Point.
  • Computer Software.
  • Operating System.
  • Computer Hardware.
  • Internet Usage.

PSPCL Important Questions for General Accounting

PSPCL conducts examinations for various commerce-oriented posts like Revenue Accountant, Internal Auditor, Accounts Officers and others. Aspirants willing to apply for such positions need to prepare General Accounting topics. The weightage is given to this specific topic, and some important PSPCL General Accounting Questions are given below.

Q. A person who draws a bill of exchange is known as?

Ans: Drawer.

Q. Cash flow analysis is based on ____? 

Ans: Cash concepts of funds.

Q. What does the P/V ratio indicates? 

Ans: The rate of profit.

Q. The CVP analysis is essential for the determination of? 

Ans: Sales revenue necessary to equal fixed asset. 

Q. Production cost includes marginal cost includes?

Ans: Variable overhead and prime cost. 

PSPCL Important Topics from General Accounting

  • General Principles & Rules.
  • Accountancy and its Scope.
  • Book Keeping & Accountancy.
  • General Accounting Principles.
  • Auditing.
  • Theory and Practice of Auditing.
  • Cost Accounting.
  • Corporate Accounting.
  • Industrial Relations.
  • Labour Laws.
  • Financial Accounting.
  • Taxation Law and Practice.
  • Computer Application in Accounting.
  • Management Accounting.
  • Income Tax.
  • Purchase Regulations.
  • Cash Transactions and their record.
  • General System of Accounts & Financial Control.

PSPCL Important Questions for General Engineering

There are also several Junior Engineering positions available in PSPCL. Aspirants preparing this particular job post need to give more weightage to General Engineering. Maximum questions will be asked from this topic and here are some vital PSPCL Questions for General Engineering. 

Q. In DC generators, current to the external circuit from armature is given through?

Ans: Commutator. 

Q. The direction of the magnetic line of force is?

Ans: From the north pole to the south pole. 

Q. The period of the sine wave is ______ seconds? 

Ans: 50 Hz.

Q. The current velocity through a copper conductor is?

Ans: of the order of a few ^.s/m. 

Q. The speed range of commercial available medium-sized machine is?

Ans: 2000 to 2500 r.p.m. 

PSPCL Important Topics from General Engineering

  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Electro Magnetics
  • Electro-Magnetic Induction
  • Basic Electromagnetic Law
  • AC Circuits
  • DC Circuit
  • Network theorems
  • Classification of Materials
  • Electrical Circuits and Systems
  • Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws
  • Active and Passive Components
  • Transformers
  • AC and DC Machines
  • Semi-Conductor Diode
  • DC Machines.
  • Transistor
  • Power Supplies
  • Series and parallel combination of resistors
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Technology
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Induction Machines
  • Synchronous Machines
  • AC Fundamentals.
  • Electrical Machines.

There are different categories of examinations in PSPCL exams, and candidates need to prepare according to the positions they have applied. Practicing subject-wise question papers will help the aspirants to qualify the examinations.

PSPCL Exam Dates


When will the PSPCL Admit Card 2019 be Released?

The Admit Card for PSPCL is expected to be released in October 2019.

How Many Vacancies have been announced for PSPCL Recruitment 2019?

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has announced a total of 1798 vacancies for Recruitment 2019.

How do I prepare for the PSPCL Exam?

Follow these steps to prepare for the PSPCL Exam

  • Attempt Multiple Mock Tests
  • Go through the Previous Year Question Papers
  • Check our Best Books for PSPCL Exam Preparation
  • Practice the Important Topics thoroughly

What are the Best Books for PSPCL Preparation?

Go through the following PSPCL Exam Preparation Books

  • For PSPCL LDC/Typist - PSPCL Lower Division Clerks ( LDC ) & Typist Exam Books 2018  by V.V.Subburaj

Check the Subject-wise PSPCL Preparation Books given in this post.

What is the PSPCL LDC Exam Date 2019?

The PSPCL LDC Exam Date 2019 is December 23, 24, & 30, 2019.

Is the PSPCL Exam 2019 conducted in online mode?

Yes, the first stage of PSPCL Recruitment 2019 is conducted in online mode.

How many shifts are there for PSPCL Exam Dates 2019?

There are two shifts conducted on each day for PSPCL Exam Dates 2019.

What is the PSPCL Exam Timings 2019?

The PSPCL Exam Timings are shift 1= 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and Shift 2= 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM.

When will the PSPCL Result be declared?

The PSPCL Result 2019 will be released in the last week of January 2020.