Syllabus

General Intelligence:

  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy
  • Figural Analogy
  • Semantic Classification
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Figural Classification
  • Semantic Series
  • Number Series
  • Figural Series
  • Problem Solving*
  • Word Building
  • Coding and de-coding
  • Numerical operations
  • Symbolic operations
  • Trends
  • Space Orientation
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  • Indexing
  • Address matching
  • Data and City matching
  • Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
  • Small & Capital Letters/number-coding, decoding and classification
  • Embedded figures
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Social Intelligence
  • Other sub-topics, if any

English Language :

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage

(* To be commensurate with the minimum prescribed educational qualifications (10th, 12th Graduate, Post-Graduate) for the post)

Numerical Aptitude

ARITHMATIC
C.1.1 Number Systems:
Computation of Whole Number
Decimal and Fractions
Relationship between numbers
C.1.2 Fundamental arithmetical operations:
Percentages
Ratio and Proportion
Square roots
Averages
Interest (Simple and Compound)
Profit and Loss
Discount
Partnership Business
Mixture and Alligation
Time and distance
Time and work

ALGEBRA:
C.2.1 Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra (and their simple applications) e.g. Formulas for (a+b)2,(a-b)2, (a+b)3 (a-b)3 , a3-b3, a3+b3, a2-b2; if a+b+c=0, then a3+b3+c3=3 abc etc. and Elementary surds (simple problems)
C.2.2 Graphs of Linear Equations.

C.3 GEOMETRY:
Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts:
C.3.1 Triangle and its various kinds of centres viz. Centroid, In-centre, Orthocentre, Circumcentre
C.3.2 Congruence and similarity of triangles
C.3.3 Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

C.4 MENSURATION:
C.4.1 Triangle, Quadrilaterals
C.4.2 Regular Polygons (sum of the internal angles of a polygon)
C.4.3 Circle
C.4.4 Right Prism
C.4.5 Right Circular Cone
C.4.6 Right Circular Cylinder
C.4.7 Sphere, Hemispheres
C.4.8 Rectangular Parallelepiped
C.4.9 Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base

C.5: TRIGONOMETRY:
C.5.1 Trigonometry (for acute angles 0 with 0≤0≤90)
Trigonometric ratios
Degree and Radian Measures
Standard Identities like sin20 + Cos20=1 etc.
C.5.2 Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances (simple problems only)

C.6 : STATISTICAL CHARTS :
Use of Tables and Graphs:
C.6.1 Histogram
C.6.2 Frequency polygen
C.6.3 Bar-diagram
C.6.4 Pic-chart

General Awareness:

Questions are designed to test the ability of the candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

NOTE-1: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBES there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.
NOTE-2: The questions will be of the level to commensurate with Educational Qualification prescribed for the posts.