Patwari is a government official who keeps records regarding the ownership of land in rural areas of the country. Patwari or Village accountant is known by different names as Talati, Patel, Karnam, Adhikari, Patnaik etc in different regions across the nation.
To become a Patwari, candidates need to have a bachelor degree in any discipline along with computer knowledge. Previously, the educational qualification to become a Patwari was Class 12 pass. It is compulsory to have CPCT Scorecard with Hindi typing and computer proficiency. If a candidate does not have CPCT scorecard, he/she can submit the same within 2 years of selection in the exam. The age limit of a candidate should be minimum 18 years of age and the maximum age limit is of 40 years.
The post of Patwari is of two types- Revenue Patwari and Chakbandi Patwari. The Grade pay of a patwari is Rs 2100/
To become a Patwari, candidates have to go through written examination and interview. The examination will be of 100 marks. Multiple choice questions will be asked and there will be a time limit of 90 minutes for the written examination. The written examination consists of five subjects – General knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, Hindi Language, Village Economy & Panchayat System and Computer. The candidates have to prepare for both written examination and interview as the selection and appointment for the post of Patwari is done on the basis of marks obtained in both the examinations, written and interview. Candidates who will score at least 80 marks in the 100 marks paper will be called for interview. Once the interview is over, qualified candidates will have to undergo training before final appointment. After the training process is completed, candidates will be posted to the Patwari post.
The selection list of Patwari Recruitment Examination is considered valid for a period of 3 years and all the candidates in the waiting list will be appointed time to time as per the availability of vacancies.