I wish to apply for the post of junior clerk, advertised in the “____________ (News Paper Name)” of ____________ (Date). I am ____________ (Years) old and have just passed the Government Commercial Diploma Examination of the Government of ____________ (Address). I have also taken a course in shorthand and held a “Pitman’s Shorthand Certificate” for ____________ No words a minute. My typing speed is No. ____________ words a minute. I enclose a copy of the Government Commercial Diploma from the principal, ____________ (College Name) of Commerce, ____________ (Place Name), relating to my character and proficiency in studies.
If I am appointed to the post, I assure you that I shall try my best to give you entire satisfaction.