Examination
General Intelligence & Reasoning :
It would include questions of both verbal and
non-verbal type.
This component may include questions on analogies,
similarities and differences, spatial 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.
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 neighbouring
countries especially pertaining to sports, History,
Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian
Constitution, scientific Research etc.
These Questions will be such that they do not require a
special study of any discipline.
C. Numerical 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 the computation of whole numbers,
decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers.
It will test sense of order among numbers,
ability to translate from one name to another, sense or
order of magnitude, estimation or prediction of
the outcome of computation, selection of an appropriate
operation for the solution of real life problems
and knowledge of alternative computation procedures to
find answers. The questions would also be
based on arithmetical concepts and relationship between
numbers and not on complicated arithmetical
computation (The standard of the questions will be of 10+2
level).
D. English Comprehension :
Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his
basic comprehension
and writing ability, etc. would be tested.
(The questions in the components A,B & D will be of a
level commensurate with the Essential
Qualification prescribed for the post viz; graduation).
SYLLABUS
TIER-II OF THE EXAMINATION :
Paper-I : Arithmetic Ability :
This paper will include questions on problems relating to
Number Systems,
Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and
relationship between Numbers,
Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentage, Ratio and
Proportion, Average, Interest, Profit and
Loss, Discount, Use of Table and Graphs, Mensuration, Time
and Distance, Ratio and Time etc.
Paper-II :
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, fill in the blanks (using verbs, preposition,
articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar,
Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence
Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of
Words, etc. There will be a question on passages and
comprehension of passages also. (The standard
of the questions will be of 10+2 level).
Paper-III :
Commerce/Mathematics/Statistics/Economics for Investigator
Grade-II, for Ministry of Statistics &
Programme Implementation and Compiler for Registrar
General of India, Ministry of Home Affairs.
A. STATISTICS
Probability, Probability Distributions, Binomial,
Poisson, Normal, Exponential.
Compilation, classification, tabulation of Statistical
Data, Graphical presentation of data.
Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion,
measures of association and contingency, scatter
diagram, correlation coefficient, rank correlation
coefficient and linear regression analysis ( for two or
more
variables ) excluding partial correlation coefficients.
Concept of Population, random sample, parameters,
statistics, sampling distribution of x properties of
estimators and estimation of confidence intervals.
Principles of sampling, simple random sampling, stratified
sampling, systematic sampling etc., Sampling and
non-sampling errors, type-I and type-II errors.
Concepts of Hypothesis – Null and alternate, Testing of
hypothesis for large samples as well as small
samples including Chi-square tests ( Z, t, F,
2 tests ).
Index Numbers, Time series analysis – components of
variation and their estimation.
B. ECONOMICS
GENERAL ECONOMICS
1. Demand and Supply Analysis, including Laws and
Interaction of Demand and Supply.
2. Production Function and Laws of Returns.
3. Commodity Pricing – Characteristics of various Market
Forms and Price Determination under such
Market Forms.
4. Theory of Factor Pricing – Rent, Wage, Interest and
Profit.
5. Theory of Employment – Classical and Neo-classical
Approach.
6. Keynesian Theory of Employment – Principles of
Effective Demand. Meaning and Importance of
Investment, Relation between Saving and Investment,
Multiplier Effect and the process of Income
Generation, Post Keynesian Development.
7. Nature and Functions of Money, Value of Money,
Fluctuations in the value of Money – Inflation and
Deflation, Monetary Policy, Index Number.
8. International Trade-Free Trade and Protection, Theories
of International Trade.
9. Foreign Exchange – Determination of the rate of
Exchange – Purchasing Power Parity theory and
Balance of Payment Theory.
10. Public Finance – Nature. Scope and importance of
Public Finance.
11. Taxation – Meaning, Classification and Principles of
Taxation, Incidence of Taxation.
12. Deficit Financing.
13. Fiscal Policy.
INDIAN ECONOMICS AND GENERAL STATISTICS
1. Statistical Investigation – Meaning and Planning of
Investigation.
2. Collection of data and editing of data.
3. Types of sampling.
4. Schedule and questionnaire.
5. Presentation of data – classification, tabulation, etc.
6. Measures of Central Tendency.
7. National Income and Accounting – Estimation of National
Income, Trends in National Income,
Structural changes in the Indian Economy as seen in
National Income Data.
8. Agricultural sector – Agricultural Development during
Plan Period, Rural Credit, Agricultural Price
Policy, Rural Development Co-operation and Panchayati Raj.
9. Industrial Policy and Industrial Development.
10. Problems of Economic Development – Indian Planning –
Objectives, Techniques and its evolution, Five
Year Plans and Role of National Development Council.
11. Profile of Human Resources – Population and Economic
Development, Demographic Profile of India,
Nature of Population Problem – Poverty, Inequality,
Unemployment Problem, Labour Problem,
Population Control and Government Policy.
12. New Economic Policy and Welfare Schemes.
13. Indian Public Finance – Indian Revenue, Foreign Aid.
14. Indian Banking and Currency system.
C. MATHEMATICS
Algebra: Algebra of sets, relations and functions, Inverse
of a function, equivalence relation.The system
of complex numbers, De Moivere’s Theorem and its simple
applications. Relation between roots and coefficients
of a polynomial equation – Evaluation of symmetric
function of roots of cubic and biquadratic equation.
Algebra of Matrices: Determinants, Simple properties of
determinants, Multiplication of determinants of orders
two and three, Singular and non-singular matrices. Inverse
of a matrix, Rank of a matrix and application of
matrices to the solution of linear equations ( in three
unknowns ).
Convergence of sequences, and series, tests of convergence
of series with positive terms,
Ratio, Root and Gauss tests.
Analytic Geometry: Straight lines, Circles, System of
circles, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola in standard form
and their elementary properties, Classification of curves
second degree.
Differential Equation: First order differential equation.
Solution of Second and higher order linear differential
equations with constant coefficients and simple
applications.
Differential and Integral Calculus: Limit, continuity and
differentiability of functions, successive
differentiation,
derivatives of standard functions, Rolle’s and Mean-value
Theorems, Maclaurins and Taylor’s series ( without
proof) and their applications, Maxima and Minima of
functions of one and two variables. Tangents and Normals,
Curvature, Partial differentiation, Euler’s theorem for
homogeneous function, Tracing of curves.
Standard methods of integration, Riemann’s definition of
definite integral, fundamental theorem of
integral calculus, quadrature, rectification, volumes and
surface area of solids of revolution.
Statistics: Frequency distributions, Measures of central
tendency, measures of dispersion, Skewness and
Kurtosis, Random variables and distribution function,
Discrete distributions, Binomial and Poisson distribution,
continuous distributions, Rectangular, Normal and
Exponential distributions, Principles of least squares,
correlation and regression, Random Sampling, random
numbers, Sampling of attributes, Large Sample tests for
mean and proportion, Tests of significance based on t, F
and Chi-square distributions.
D. COMMERCE
This paper will cover all the subjects of commerce
ordinarily taught at the B.Com. or similar degree courses
of
Indian Universities. Specifically, it will include the
following subjects:
Accountancy: Conceptual framework, Income measurement,
Final accounts, Accounting for partnership firms,
Hire-purchase accounting, Corporate accounting ( Issue,
forfeiture and re-issue of shares ).
Business Organisation: Business objectives, Business
environment, Business entrepreneurship ( including
location, choice of form of business and growth strategies
),
Business operations including finance, production,
marketing and human resource development.
Management: Concept of management, Planning, Organising,
Leading and Controlling.
Micro-economics: Price-mechanism, Theory of consumer
behaviour, Elasticity of demand, Production
function, Theory of costs, Market structures,
Price-determination under perfect competition and
monopoly.
Indian Economics: Issues involved in planning for economic
development, Sectoral analysis of Indian
economy including agriculture, industry and foreign trade.
Business Statistics: Analysis of Univariate data involving
measurement of Central tendency and
dispersion, correlation and regression analysis, index
numbers, analysis of time-series, Theory of probability.
Business Law: Indian Contract Act, 1872, Sale of Goods
Act, 1930, Partnership Act, 1932 and Negotiable
Instruments Act, 1881.
Company Law: Kinds of companies, matters involving
incorporation of company, shares and share capital and
matters relating to issue and transfers of shares, members
of a company, management of a company, meetings
and resolutions, winding up of a company.
Cost accounting: Procedures involved in cost accounting,
marginal costing, cost-volume profit analysis,
Budgetary control, Standard costing.
Auditing: Meaning and objects of auditing, Types of audit,
Audit process.
Income Tax: Basic concepts, Residence and tax liability,
heads of income. .