SPMCIL Recruitment 2022: Notification Analysis and Syllabus

Published on Thursday, September 08, 2022
The Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL) is a government printing and minting agency. It is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. 

SPMCIL has released the recruitment notification for various professional vacancies having the potential to work in the domain of Marketing, Finance & Accounts, Legal, Human resources, Environment, Materials Management, and Civil and Information Technology in the Organization and accordingly, invites applications for the following posts:

Number of Vacancies

  • Assistant Manager (Marketing) Level - E-1:  16 Vacancies
  • Assistant Manager(Finance and Accounting) Level - E-1 : 10 Vacancies
  • Assistant Manager (Legal) Level - E-1 : 3 Vacancies
  • Assistant Manager (Human Resource) Level - E-1 : 3 Vacancies

Important Dates

Particulars Date
Opening of website link for applying online application 03.09.2022
Closing date for applying online 03.10.2022
Payment of fees in the online mode 03.09.2022 to 03.10.2022
Online Examination The date shall be informed on the website.

Eligibility Criteria


  • 30 year, Computation of age, minimum post-qualification experience, and Qualification shall be as on 03.10.2022.

Examination Fees And Intimation Charges:

  • Rs. 600/- (Non-Refundable) for candidates belonging to General, EWS, and OBC Categories (including Ex-Servicemen) Intimation charges of Rs. 200/- (Non-Refundable) for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwBD Categories)

Selection Procedure

  • The selection process for the posts will comprise of an online test (75% weightage) and Interview (25% weightage). The candidates will be shortlisted in the order of merit in the respective category in the ratio of 1:4 for the Interview.


Assistant manager (Marketing):

  • 1 st class full-time Master’s degree in Marketing Management/MBA with Marketing elective from a recognized University/Management Institute.

Assistant Manager (Finance & Accounts):

  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree along with CA/ICWA

Assistant Manager (Legal)

  • Essential Qualification: 1st class degree in Law (Regular course) from Govt. a recognized University/Institute.
  • Desirable: Law degree from a National Law School/ Law Faculty of Delhi University

Assistant Manager (HR)

  • 1st class full-time Master’s Degree in PM & IR/MSW/MBA with HR elective from recognized University / Management Institute or 1st class two years full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Management with HR elective claiming to be equivalent to MBA from recognized University/ Management Institute.

Exam Pattern

Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time
Professional Knowledge 60 90 Composite time of 120 Minutes
General Awareness 15 15
English Language 15 15
Logical Reasoning 15 15
Quantitative Aptitude 15 15
Total 120 150

Common Syllabus

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Error Spotting
  • Double Fillers
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Vocabulary Based Questions

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Boats and Streams
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Partnership
  • Mixtures and Alligation
  • Ages and Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage and Interest
  • Problems on Trains
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Area and Volume
  • Number Series
  • Linear equations
  • Quadratic equations
  • Data sufficiency

Logical Reasoning Ability

  • Machine Input Output
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Order and Ranking
  • Inequalities
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Cause and Effect
  • Statement and Argument
  • Venn Diagram/Syllogism
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction and Distance

General Awareness

  • Regulatory Bodies in India- NABARD, SEBI etc.
  • Latest circulars of RBI and SEBI
  • Latest Updates in Financial & Capital Markets
  • Commercial Banks, NBFCs, HFC - Latest news
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Companies
  • Complete List of Obituaries 2020
  • Recently Appointed Brand Ambassadors List
  • Monthly GK Digest
  • Ministry of Cabinet Ministers
  • Renamed Govt. Schemes, Cities, Airports & Railway Stations
  • Indian Financial System
  • Financial market instruments
  • International reports and indices
  • Important committees
  • Foreign investment and trade
  • Growth numbers by various organizations
  • Union budget
  • Latest mergers and MOUs of banks and financial institutions
  • Heads of various financial organizations
  • Regulatory organizations: SEBI/NABARD/RBI
  • Joint Military Exercises of India
  • List of Summits and Conferences
  • India's Rankings in Different Indices
  • List of Appointments in 2020
  • List of Important Days With Themes
  • List of MoUs signed by India in 2020
  • Upcoming Sports Event From 2017-2023
  • List of Sports Events & Winners – 2020
  • Awards and Honours 2020

Professional Knowledge(Finance & Accounts)


  • Fundamentals of Accounting with a focus on data entry and basic accounting laws
  • Fundamentals of Business Law/ Corporate Law
  • Income Tax Act 1961 with a focus on the latest Budget Amendments
  • Indirect Taxation with focus on CGST Act, 2017
  • Investment Operations with a focus on Fundamentals, knowledge of workings of BSE, NSE commodities exchange
  • Fundamentals of Auditing with focus on Auditing and Assurance Standards as issued by ICAI
  • Fundamentals of Cost Accounting with a focus on Budgeting
  • Banking services fundamentals with a focus on LC, bank operations
  • Basic Accounting concepts include the preparation of books of accounts and Accounting Standards.
  • Financial Management: Analysis of Financial statement; Budgeting & Budgetary control; Working Capital Management; Capital Budgeting & Ratio Analysis.
  • Taxation: Income Tax including filing of the return, TDS, Advance Tax, etc; Goods & Services Tax.
  • Auditing: Auditing Concepts and Methods; Internal & External Audit of Companies.
  • Commercial Laws: Contract Act; Companies Act; Sales of Goods Act; Negotiable Instrument Act; Consumer Protection Act; RTI Act.


Regulatory compliance
  • RBI and SEBI circulars
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2018
  • Companies act, 2013
  • Negotiable instruments act, 1881
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Banking regulation act, 1949
  • SARFAESI act
  • Foreign exchange management act, 1999
  • Depositories Act, 1996
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
  • Transfer of property act, 1882
  • BASEL Norms
Risk management
  • Risk management - Concept, types, and sources of risk
  • Risk management process
  • Duration
  • Derivatives
  • Options
  • Option strategies
  • Portfolio management
  • Principles of insurance
Ratio analysis
  • Cash flow statement
  • Bond valuation
  • Capital budgeting
  • Cost of capital
  • Time value of money
  • Leverage

Professional Knowledge (Legal)

  • Constitution of India
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • IPC, 1860
  • CrPC, 1973
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • CPC, 1908
  • Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  • Important Latin terms and maxims
  • Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Companies Act, 2013
  • Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
  • SEBI Act, 1992
  • SC(R) Act, 1956
  • Depositories Act, 1996
  • Taxation law
  • Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  • Law of Trusts – Parties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees
  • Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
  • Negotiable Instruments Act 1881
  • Foreign Exchange Management Act,1999
  • The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
  • Information Technology Act, 2000
  • Limitation Act, 1993
  • Banker’s Books Evidence Act, 1891
  • The Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions (DRT) Act,1993
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006
  • Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest (SARFAESI) Act, 2002
  • The Right to Information Act, 2005
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Banking Regulation Act, 1949
  • Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited, 2000

Professional Knowledge (Human Resource)

Principles and Practices of Management:
  • Development of Management Thought, Contributions of Taylor, Fayol, Mayo, C.I. Barnard. Behavioral Approach, Systems Approach, Quantitative Approach and Contingency Approach.
  • Function of Management: Planning and Decision Making, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, Coordinating.
Human Resource Management:
  • Conceptual framework, Human Resource Planning, Job Analysis, Recruitment, Selection, Placement, Induction, Training and Development, Performance Management, Job Evaluation, Compensation Management, Employee Benefits and Incentives, Managing Career.
  • New Trends in HRM: Changing environment of HRM and contemporary challenges
Human Resource Development:
  • Concepts, Assumptions, Values, HRD Mechanisms, Action – research Model, HRD Culture and Climate, HRD Interventions, HR Accounting and Audit, Consultant – client relationship, Knowledge Management, Human Resource Information System.
  • International Human Resource Management (IHRM): Organizational context of IHRM, IHRM and Sustainable Business, Functions of IHRM, Cross – Cultural Studies, Cultural Diversity, Transnational Organizations, IHRM models.
Organizational Behaviour:

  • Concept, Scope, Nature of human behavior, Personality, Perception, Learning, Attitude, Motivation, Interpersonal Behaviour, Group Dynamics, Leadership, Communication, Power and Authority, Stress, Organizational Change and Development.

Industrial Realations:
  • Concept, Scope, Evolution, Approaches, Actors and Models, Conflict and cooperation, Bi-partitism, Tri-partitism, Collective Bargaining, Workers’ Participation in Management, Grievance Handling and Disciplinary Action, Code of Conduct, Industrial Relations in changing scenario, Employers’ organisations.
  • Trade Unions: Concepts, Evolution, Problems of trade unions in India, Recognition, The Trade Unions Act, 1926. Emerging role of trade unions in India.
Industrial Disputes:
  • Factors, Forms, Trends, Prevention and Settlement, Role of State and Central Labour Administration, Strikes and Lockouts. The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946. The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
Labour Legislation:
  • Objectives, Principles, Classification and Evolution. International Labour Organisation, Social Justice and Labour Legislation, Indian Constitution and Labour Laws.
  • The Factories Act, 1948.
  • The Mines Act, 1952.
  • The Inter-state Migrant Workmen (Regulation of employment and conditions of service) Act, 1979.
  • The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970.
  • The Building and other Construction workers (Regulation of employment and conditions of service) Act, 1996.
  • The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
  • Concept, Types, Factors influencing wages, Wage Theories and Wage Differentials
  • The Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936.
  • The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965.
  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976.
  • The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.
  • The Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
Labour Welfare:
  • Labour Welfare: Concept, Scope, Types, Theories and Principles, Industrial Health and Hygiene, Industrial Accidents and safety, Occupational Diseases Social Security: Concept and Scope, Social Assistance and Social assurance.
Labour Market:
  • Features, Demand and Supply of Labour, Nature and Composition of Indian Labour Force, Unemployment and Underemployment, Types of Labour Market,
  • Characteristics of Indian Labour Market, New Dynamics of Labour Market in India, Economic Systems and Labor Market, Problems of Labour in India.

Marketing Management

1. Concepts of Marketing Management
  • 4P and 5C of marketing
  • Porter model
  • Strategic planning process
  • SWOT analysis
  • Value chain
  • Core Competencies
2. Marketing Environment
  • Marketing Environment
  • Factors Influencing Consumer Buyer Behavior
  • The Marketing Research Process
3. Analysing the market
  • Motivation theories: Freud, Maslow, Herzberg
  • Buying Decision Process
  • Market research
4. Connecting with customers
  • Databases, Data Warehousing, Data Mining and Database marketing
  • Marketing-Mix
  • Marketing Funnel
  • Customer Relationship Management
5. Developing marketing strategies
  • Positioning and Differentiation
  • Product Mix
  • Market leadership strategies
  • Product Life Cycle
  • Brand Positioning
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Identifying Market Segments and Targets
6. Communication with customers
  • Market Communication
  • Process for Effective Communication; Advertising
  • Different Advertising Media
  • Communicating the value
7. Branding
  • Brand equity – Role, scope and models
  • Brand positioning
  • Differentiation Strategies
  • Competitive Strategies for Market Leaders
  • Product Life-Cycle Marketing
  • Pricing strategy

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