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CPF Exam Syllabus

General Ability and Intellegence

Essay,Precis and Comprehension

General Ability and Intelligence

The paper will broadly cover the following areas:

General Mental Ability:

The questions will be designed to test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude including numerical ability, and data interpretation.

General Science:

The questions will be set to test general awareness, scientific temper, comprehension and appreciation of scientific phenomena of everyday observation including new areas of importance like Information Technology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science.

Current Events of National and International Importance:

The questions will test the candidates’ awareness of current events of national and international importance in the broad areas of culture, music, arts, literature, sports, governance, societal and developmental issues, industry, business, globalisation, and interplay among nations.

Indian Polity and Economy:

The questions shall aim to test candidates’ knowledge of the Country’s political system and the Constitution of India, social systemsand public administration, economic development in India , including its indicators.

History of India:

The questions will broadly cover the subject in its social, economic and political aspects.  This shall also include the areas of growth of nationalism and freedom movement.

Indian and World Geography:

The questions shall cover the physical, social and economic aspects of geography pertaining to India and the World.

Essay, Precis Writing and Comprehension

This paper shall test candidates’ ability to bring to fore his/her ideas on the given essay topic, arrange them in a coherent, orderly, concise, understandable and lucid manner in effective and grammatically correct language free from spelling errors.

Further, this shall test candidates’ ability to understand the given passages for précis writing and comprehension and their skills to summarise the précis passage and reply to the short-answered questions on the comprehension passage.