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After completing current instruction at location $1000$ the PC of a $16$-bit processor points to next instruction which is $JUMP \:\: 29$. If position independent addressing scheme is employed and all numbers shown are in hexadecimal format, the content  of PC (in octal) after executing this instruction is _________
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The address of current instruction is $1002_{16}$.
Thus PC contains $1004_{16}$ as the address of next instruction.
Thus the Effective address for JUMP is: $1004_{16}+29_{16}=102D_{16}=10055_8$
This will be the content of PC after executing this instruction.
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