Syllabus

1. General Intelligence and Reasoning: It would

include questions of both verbal and non-verbal

type. This component may include questions on

analogies, similarities and differences, space

visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving,

analysis, judgement, decision making, visual

memory, discrimination, observation, relationship

concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural

classification, arithmetic number series, non-

verbal series, coding and decoding, statement

conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics

are, 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 & de-coding, Numerical Operations,

symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation,

Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing

inferences, Punched hole/pattern -folding & un-

folding, Figural Pattern - folding and completion,

Indexing, Address matching, Date & city

matching, Classification of centre codes/roll

numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding,

decoding and classification, Embedded Figures,

Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social

Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

2. General Awareness: Questions in this

component will be aimed at testing the

candidates general awareness of the environment

around him and its application to society.

Questions will also be designed to test knowledge

of current events and of such matters of every

day observations and experience in their scientific

aspect as may be expected of any educated

person. The test will also include questions

relating to India and its neighbouring countries

especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography,

Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific

Research.

3. Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be

designed to test the ability of appropriate use of

numbers and number sense of the candidate. The

scope of the test will be computation of whole

numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships

between numbers, Percentage. Ratio &

Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit

and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture

and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work,

Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra &

Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations,

Triangle and its various kinds of centres,

Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and

its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords

of a circle, common tangents to two or more

circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular

Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular

Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere,

Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular

Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,

Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures,

Standard Identities, Complementary angles,

Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency

polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

4. English Comprehension: Candidates' ability to

understand correct English, his/her basic

comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be

tested.