(Syllabus) Recruitment of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs & Assistant Sub-Inspectors in CISF
The examination will consist of two papers. Paper-I will be held from
30.06.2017 to 07.07.2017 and Paper – II will be held on 08.10.2017. Detail of
these papers will be as follows:-
Date of Exam
Number of Questions
Duration/ Time Allowed
30.06.2017 to 07.07.2017
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Knowledge and General Awareness
Date of Examination
Duration and timing
English language & Comprehension
Question s in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts A, B and C of Paper I.
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I
&Paper-II. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while
answering the questions.
The Commission may at the discretion fix qualifying marks in Paper-II.
Canvassing in any form will disqualifying the candidates.
NOTE-I: The Commission reserves the right to add an additional Tier in the
scheme of examination.
:: Detailed Syllabus ::
A. General Intelligence & Reasoning
: It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal type. This
component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences,
space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment,
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 subtopics if any.
B. 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 neighboring countries especially pertaining to
History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian
Constitution, scientific Research etc.
C. 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 and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest,
Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and
distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and
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
D. English Comprehension :
Candidates's ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and
writing ability, etc. would be tested.
English Language & Comprehension :Questions
in this components will be designed to test the candidate‟s understanding and
knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling in
the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings,
Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases
and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.
NOTE – I: The Commission
shall have the discretion to fix different minimum qualifying standards in each
part of Paper I taking into consideration among others, category-wise vacancies
and category-wise number of candidates. Only those candidates, who have scored
above the cut off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper I would be required to
appear in the Physical Endurance Test/Medical examination.
NOTE- II: Marks received
in Paper-I will be used to screen the candidates for appearing for PET/Medical
Examination. Marks of such screened candidates in Paper I if they are successful
in PET/Medical Examination, will be taken into account along with marks in Paper
II for final ranking of candidates for selecting them for the interview and also
NOTE-III: The Commission
will be using a software to detect irregularities in an examination Hall /
Sub-Centre / Centre / State. The Candidates are advised to desist from use of
any unfair method in the examination hall which will render them ineligible for
further consideration for the examination and also lead to their debarment from
Commission's examinations in future beside inviting criminal prosecution
Courtesy: Staff Selection Commission