The examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination (Tier-I), Descriptive Paper
(Tier-II) and Typing Test/ Skill Test (Tier-III).
Computer Based Examination: Tier-I (Objective Type):
This examination tier 1 will consist of Objective Type – Multiple choice questions only. The
questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
Tier 1 – Syllabus :
General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type.
The test will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/
Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation ,Semantic Classification, Venn
Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification,
Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding , Semantic Series, Figural Pattern – folding and
completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem
Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding,
Other sub-topics, if any Numerical operations.
English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, 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,
Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship
Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots,
Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership
Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.
Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple
problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts:
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
Mensuration: 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.
Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and
distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2 + Cos2 =1 etc.,
Statistical Charts : Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar- diagram, Pie-chart.
General Awareness: Questions are designed to test 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 neighboring countries especially
pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific
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/ Quantitative Aptitude.
Tier 2 – Syllabus :
Tier-II Paper will be a descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in ‘Pen and Paper Mode The duration of the paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates mentioned in Para 7 above). This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words. The minimum qualifying marks in Tier-II would be 33 per cent. The performance in Tier II would be included for preparing merit. The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated.
Tier 3 :
Tier-III of the Examination would be the Skill Test/ Typing Test which would be of qualifying nature. Skill Test/ Typing Test would be in consonance with the provisions contained in para 12.2 and 12.3 given below. The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I and Tier-II.
Skill Test for Data Entry Operator:i. Data Entry Speed of 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depressions per hour on Computer. ii. For post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG):- A speed Test of not less than 15000 key depressions per hour for data entry work to be ascertained through speed test on Computer The ‘Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer. For the post of Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): The ‘speed of 15000 key depressions per hour on Computer’ will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/ key depressions as per the given passage. The duration of the Test will be 15 (Fifteen) minutes and printed matter in English containing containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the Computer.
Note – VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy) and OH with deformity in writing hand (with 40% disability and above) will be allowed 35 minutes including compensatory time 20 minutes for the Skill Test.
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