|General Intelligence and Reasoning||This section is based on Questions from Series (number, figurative), similarities and differences, analogy, space visualization. Spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment. Decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation. Direction sense test, Blood relations, arithmetical reasoning, and figural classification.
Arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding, and decoding. Statement conclusion, syllogism in reasoning, etc. The topics are Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy. Figural Analogy, Ranking test, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification. Figural Classification, Input-Output questions, Problem Solving, Word Building, Seating arrangement, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations. Questions on Dies, Clock, Calender.
Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams. Drawing inferences, folding & unfolding of Punched hole/pattern. Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching. Date & city matching, Classification of center codes/roll numbers. Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding, and classification. Embedded Figures, Critical thinking. Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, etc.
|English Language||Questions on Fill in the Blanks, Idioms & Phrases, Jumbled sentences (ordering), One-word substitution. Synonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Common errors, sentence improvement, Passage, Cloze test are asked.|
|Quantitative Aptitude (Q.A.)||Divisions and Remainders, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers. Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangles (centers, congruence, similarity), In circles and circum-circle. Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons. Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone. Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelopiped.
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio. Degree and Radian Measures, Circle and its chords. tangents angles subtended by chords of a circle. common tangents to two or more circles, Standard Identities. Complementary angles, Heights and Distances. Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
|General Awareness (G.A.)||General Awareness will have questions on current events, India and its neighboring countries. Also questions from History. Geography, Economic Scene, Culture, General Policy & Scientific Research are asked. Scientific research includes physics, chemistry, and Biology. Current affairs of Last 6 months are asked.|
|Paper-1 (Quantitative Abilities)
|Same as in Tier 1|
Paper 2 (English Language & Comprehension)
|Same as in Tier 1 English syllabus plus Active Passive and cloze test|
|Paper 3 (Statistics)||Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion-Common measures dispersion
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
Correlation and Regression
Random Variable and Probability Distributions
Analysis of Variance
|Paper 4 (General Studies (Finance and Economics)||Finance and Accounts, Economics and Governance|
Precis Writing/Essay/Formal Letter/Informal Letter/Application/Passage Writing
DEST test requires 8000 key depressions per hour whereas CPT test requires computer knowledge
SSC IS AN EXAM
Graduation is egibility