What is UDC ? UDC Job Description, UDC Pay, Upper Division Clerk MCQs, Test Clearing Tips
UDC is the abbreviation of Upper Division Clerk. Generally 2 types of clerks are recruited in Pakistan i.e UDC and LDC. UDC clerks are superior to LDC clerks. They perform different kinds of clerical jobs in all departments of government and armed forces like PAF, Pak Army, Pakistan Navy, FIA, Ministry of Defence, FBR, Privatization Commission, Nust, Ministry of Housing etc. Yes, Pak army, Pak navy and even PAF recruit UDC as civilian staff. Now as days UDC generally perform his work on computer, so if you are going to apply for UDC jobs then your typing speed and IT skills should be excellent. You must learn MS office and try to get certificate in it from a public sector institution specially from NITB.
Lot of UDC jobs are advertised in newspaper almost in every week, so if you want to become a Upper Division Clerk then do read daily newspapers and never miss a single opportunity to become a UDC.
UDC Jobs 2023 in Pakistan, Upper Division Clerk Job Description, Salary, Tips, UDC MCQs
Upper Division Clerk Job Description & Duties:
UDC generally provides assistance to his senior officers. He proof reads the work of his junior staff i.e LDC. Upper Division Clerk write letters and emails as per the instructions of his seniors. He read emails and reply them accordingly. His primary duty is the maintain necessary date and excel sheets. He keeps the record of his office updated. He present record and data analytics on demand to seniors. He maintain the salaries record of his office. He also records the attendance of employees. He coordinates with head office and other departments. He performs all the office tasks handed over to him by seniors. UDC nature of work changes from organization to organization.
UDC Eligibility Criteria:
Generally eligibility criteria of Upper Division Clerk is minimum Inter. FSc/I.Com/ICS passed candidates are usually are preferred. Now some organizations are just recruiting bachelor candidates on UDC posts. Minimum required age of candidates is 18 years. Upper age limit is 25 years, but in some organizations and departments it is 30 years. Upper age limit for retired army personals is 45 years.
Usually five years general age relaxation is also granted in special cases. Candidates should have command over MS word, power point and excel. Minimum required typing speed is 30 wpm. Some departments demand 45 wpm typing speed and even prior experience. You should also be able to use internet.
Pay of Upper Division Clerk (UDC)
Earlier UDC was awarded BPS 9, but now upper division clerk is given BPS 11. His salary starts from 20k and reaches up to 36k rupees.
UDC Test Details:
For the post of UDC you will have to clear typing test, written test and interview. For UDC jobs in federal government departments you will have to clear NITB training of three weeks after recruitment during probation period. In written test MCQs are asked on following topics;
GK (General Knowledge)
Job Related MCQs
Try to improve your knowledge about all above mentioned topics and subjects. For preparation of written test for Upper Division Clerk you may visit our GK & MCQs category for reading UDC MCQs on all above mentioned topics. Image of recommended book has also been given on this page.
Difference Between UDC & LDC
UDC is given 11th scale while LDC is given 9th scale. For post of upper division clerk intermediate is minimum required qualification whereas matriculation is minimum eligibility requirement for post of lower division clerk.
UDC is a very good post in the initial stage of your career. Try to learn shorthand for getting stenographer post in near future. You should also try to get ADP or BS degree form AIOU for getting more higher job in future. In short UDC should not be your ultimate goal in life. Get this job in the start of your professional career for experience and improve your skills and qualification for better future.