CBSE Class 12 English Letter Writing – Letters Of Application for Jobs
Applications for jobs are written in a very formal, precise and to the point manner. In case the applicant has to focus on his qualifications and experience, a bio-data is enclosed. It includes important information regarding the candidate such as Name, Date of Birth, Contact Address, Educational Qualifications, Professional attainments, Experience, Hobbies, Marital Status, Salary Expected and the References. The forwarding letter has the same format as. an official letter. In case, the information about the applicant is not detailed one, it is included in the body of the letter itself.
The bio-data or curriculum vitae (C.V.) is written in a standardised format. The forwarding letter reflects the personality of the writer. It must be brief and polite. While stressing personal qualities such as habits, manners, health, physique etc., it should avoid the two extremes of bragging and ingratiating.
Study the following solved examples:
How to Write Leave Application
You are Anand/Arti of 14, Model Town, Delhi. You have seen an advertisement in The Hindu for the post of Chief Chef in a 5-Star Hotel. Apply for the job with complete biodata. Write in 125-150 words.
14, Model Town
May 25, 20XX
The Managing Director
The Radisson Hotel
Sub: Application for the post of Chief Chef
This is with reference to the advertisement published in the esteemed daily. The Hindu on May 20, 20XX. I am Anand. I have completed my MBA in hotel management
from Delhi University. I intend to apply for the post of chief chef in your esteemed organisation.
Please find enclosed my biodata for the said purpose. I am hard working, honest and punctual. I assure you that I shall work with full devotion and sincerity.
In anticipation of an early response.
BIO – DATA
|Name||: Anand Kumar|
|Father’s Name||: Kapil Kumar|
|Date of Birth||: 22 January, 1990|
|Contact No.||: 9350298679|
|Marital Status||: Unmarried|
|Educational Qualifications||• Master of Business Administration, A.K. College, Delhi (2013)-95% Marks.
• Graduation in Hotel Management, Satyawati College, (2011) -94% Marks
|Working Experience||: Trainee at the Taj Hotel, New Delhi. (May 2013-Dec. 2013)|
|Languages Known||: Hindi and English|
|References||1. A.K. Poddar Professor, Head of Dept. ABC College, Delhi
2. Ram Prakash Professor and Dean K.X. College, Delhi
You are Prem/Parul of 16, TT Nagar, Bhopal. You would like to apply for the post of Marketing Manager in a reputed firm in Mumbai. Write a letter to the Public Relations Officer, Chantac Enterprises, Mumbai, applying for the job. Write the letter in 125-150 words giving your biodata.
16, TT Nagar
April 26, 20XX
Public Relations Officer
Sub: Application for the post of Marketing Manager
In response to your advertisement published in The Hindustan Times dated April 23, 20XX, I wish to offer my services as one of the candidates.
I fulfil the conditions laid down in your advertisement. I have completed my MBA in Marketing Management from Poona University with 90% marks. I have also got one year working experience in XYZ Enterprises, Mumbai. Enclosed herewith the biodata, photographs, certificates and testimonials for your reference.
Hoping for a favourable response.
BIO – DATA
|Name||: Prem Kumar|
|Father’s Name||: Mr. K Kumar|
|Date of Birth||: 30.10.1990|
|Address||: 16, T.T. Nagar, Bhopal|
|Marital Status||: Unmarried|
|Educational Qualifications||: MBA in Marketing Management, Symbiosis Institute, Pune|
|Working Experience||: Manager at XYZ Enterprises, Mumbai, 20 January, 2013 to 30 January, 2014)|
|Skills||: Excellent communication skills, Diploma in computer with Java, C++.|
|References||1. A.K Puri Director, T.K. Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
2. R. Kumar
Draft an application for the post of an accountant in Pioneers (Pvt.) Ltd. Co. Hyderabad in response to their advertisement that appeared in The Times of India dated 1st August, 20XX. Prepare a biodata to be enclosed. You are Nipun/Aparna.
23 Raman Villa
Race Course Road
August 11, 20XX
The Personnel Manager
Pioneers (Pvt.) Ltd. Co.
Sub: Application for the post of Accountant
In response to your advertisement in The Times of India dated 1 August 20XX, I wish to be considered for the position mentioned above. I feel my qualifications and experience are good enough to enable me to discharge my duties. I attach herewith attested copies of my certificates and my bio-data. If given a chance, I may assure you, sir, that I shall spare no pains in the discharge of my duty honestly and devotedly. I will certainly win the confidence of my superiors.
BIO – DATA
|Name||: Nipun Verma|
|Father’s Name||: Sh. Mohan Lal Verma|
|Address||: 23, Raman Villa, Race Course Road, Bhopal|
|Date of Birth||: 15 September 1970|
|Educational Qualifications||(i) CBSE (10+2) 1987 83%
(ii) B.Com. (Hons) 1990 73%
(iii) CA .1994
(iv) ICWAI 1997
|Experience||: TISCO ‘Bhopal’ since Nov. 1997|
|Salary Expected||: ₹ 9000 p.m. + perks|
|Marital Status||: Unmarried|
|Languages known||: Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu|
|References||(i) Dr. V. Anand, H.O.D. Commerce, Holker University, Indore
(ii) Sh. R.K. Sareen, Financial Advisor GRASIM (India) Bangalore.
You are Chetan Sharma, a commerce graduate from Delhi University. You are seeking a suitable job. You came across an advertisement in The Times of India, inviting young and dynamic fresh graduates as sales assistants in a reputed company. Apply for the said job to Box No. 8365, C/o The Times of India, New Delhi.
C-40, Ashok Vihar
20 March, 20XX
Box No. 8365
C/o The Times of India
Sub: Application for the post of Sales Assistants
In response to your advertisement in The Times of India, dated 16 March 20XX requiring young and fresh graduates as sales assistants, I offer myself as a candidate for the same.
I have passed my B.Com. (Hons) from S.R.C.C. Delhi securing 75% marks. I am a young and dynamic student of 21 years. I enjoy a sound health and pleasing personality. I have a reasonable good command over Hindi and English and possess convincing power and fine communication skills.
I hope these factors make me a suitable candidate for the job. If selected, I shall certainly prove myself worthy of the post.
Yours faithfully Chetan Sharma
Pramod Suri, a resident of 245, Tilak Nagar, Delhi reads an advertisement for young school boys !girls to market the products of a renowned company in Delhi. He decides to apply for the same. Write Pramod’s application to the Personnel Manager, Harrison and Simpson Ltd. 237, Nehru Place, New Delhi.
245 Tilak Nagar
20 May, 20XX
The Personnel Manager
Harrison and Simpson Ltd
237 Nehru Place
Sub: Outdoor Marketing Assistants
In response to your advertisement in The Hindustan Times dated 17 May 20XX requiring young boys and girls for marketing your products in Delhi, I offer myself as one of the candidates.
I fulfil the conditions laid down in your advertisement. I have my own scooter. I enjoy sound health, good personality and pleasing manners. I have reasonably good command over Hindi and English. Although I am just 18 and have finished my schooling from the Summer Fields Public School just this year, I have heard a lot about your prestigious company and your products.
I think it will be an honour to me to get associated with your esteemed concern.
I do assure you of my dedicated service and wholehearted cooperation.
TEST YOUR SKILLS
- You are Ankit/Amrita, staying at 4 Pycrofts Road, Chennai. You have come across an advertisement in The Times of India for recruitment of computer engineer trainees by Shivam Software. Apply in response to this advertisement, giving your detailed bio-data (curriculum vitae). Invent all necessary details.
- You are Rohan Khanna of 149 Circular Road, Panipat. Write an application to the Manager, D.A.V. Senior Secondary School, Panipat in response to an advertisement for the post of a music teacher in that school.
- You are Barkha Madan of 37, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. Your telephone connection is not functioning properly. Write a letter to the General Manager, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam, New Delhi complaining about the unsatisfactory working of your telephone and the problems caused to you.
- You are Shilpa/Sameer living in Bangalore. You have just completed your studies and Eire looking for a job. While browsing through The HindustEin Times of 26.11.2014, you come across the following advertisement. Choose a post for which you think you are suitable. Send your application in response to this advertisement.
An upcoming food processing unit in Golagaon requires the following staff:
Food technologist: 2 yrs degree/diploma in food technology having 1-2 yrs lab experience.
Accountant: B. Com. with minimum experience of 4-5 years in a manufacturing concern and conversant with sales tax laws.
Receptionist: Young female candidates fluent in English with good communication skills and proficiency in computer/Net surfing with 2-3 years experience.
Please send your detailed resume within seven days to Manager, Fancy Foods, Sector 68, Golagaon.
PEN FRIEND: GIVING DIRECTIONS
Write a letter to your pen-friend who is coming to meet you for the first time—how he/she should recognise you. You will be waiting to receive him/her at the Railway Station.
27 Lawrence Road
19 September, 20XX
I am looking forward to your visit to the City of Joy, i.e., Kolkata. The city is connected to the railway station by means of a famous bridge known as HOWRA BRIDGE after the station. Since your train from Delhi arrives at 4.30 p.m., I shall reach platform no. 5 at 4.25 and wait near the Brooke Bond Tea Stall. Your coach M-5 will be just near that stall. In order to help you identify me I am sending my photograph in the get up I shall be putting on. I have chosen this multicoloured dress—white coat, grey trousers, red shirt and a bowler’s hat with a pink ribbon to help you recognise me at once.
In case your train should arrive before or if I am held up in traffic jam, please call me on my mobile phone number 9136875543.
I do hope you will experience no difficulty.
Hoping to see you soon
TRANSPLANT OF HUMAN ORGANS
You read in the newspaper about a woman who waited for six months for a kidney transplant but died on the day when she got a donor. You are very upset. Write a letter to your friend Shyam, Manipal University Hostel, Manipal expressing what is happening in the present day world viz., corruption, legislation on transplant of human organs.
24, Anna Road
6 October, 20XX
I would life to share my thoughts and feelings over a topic that has given a rude jolt to my conscience. I was shocked beyond belief when I read the news of a woman’s death on the day she got a kidney donor at Manipal. She had been waiting for the last six months for a kidney transplant.
The state has put a ban on the blanket donation of kidney. There are strict rules for the donors.
Even very close relatives can donate one of their kidneys and that too after rigorous examination by a team of experts. Thus, the state has good intentions in banning commercialisation of human organs by those who are poor and needy. The real implementation is shoddy and horrible.
The poor woman died because the hospital authorities took more than a month to allow the donor to donate his kidney. The rules are framed to save people and not to let them go into the jaws of death.
I do hope you will raise this issue at appropriate forum and initiate a public debate to remove hurdles in the speedy donation of kidneys by close relatives.
Please acquaint me with your reaction.
TEST YOUR SKILLS
- Your younger brother, Suresh, needs your advice for the preparation of his Secondary School Examination. Write $ letter to him giving some tips in brief. You are Ramesh/ Reena, staying at Kotagiri Public School Hostel Kotagiri.
- You could not visit your sister at Nepal due to certain unavoidable circumstances. Write a letter to your sister explaining and regretting your inability. You are Madhavan/ Madhavi of Kochi, Kerala.
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