Sunday, December 22, 2013


The preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper viz, General Studies - 300 marks and
will be of 3 (three) hours duration.
Note : The question paper will be set in English and will be objective type multiple-choice
The main Examination will consist of written examination and Interview/ Personality Test.
The written examination will consist of the following papers : -
1) PAPER{ (General English)(Qualifying) - 300 marks,
(2) PAPER- II (Essay) - 300 marks,
(3) PAPER-III & IV (General Studies) - 300 marks for each paper,
(4) PAPER -V, VI VII and VIII (any 2 subjects to be selected from the list of optional subjects) given below. Each subject will have 2 papers of 300 marks each.
Each paper will be of 3(three) hours duration.
List of Optional subiects for Main Examination :-
(1) Agriculture,
(2) Anthropology,
(3) Animal Husbandry & Vety. Science,
(4) Botany,
(5) Chemistry,
(6) Civil Engineering,
(7) Commerce & Accountancy,
(8) Computer Science,
(9) Economics,
(10) Education,
(11) Electrical Engineering,
(12) Geography,
(13) Geology,
(14) Indian History,
(15) Law,
(16) Management,
(17) Mathematics,
(18) Mechanical Engineering,
(19) Medical Science,
(20) Philosophy,
(21) Physics,
(22) Political Science,& International Relations,
(23) Psychology,
(24) Public Admin istration,
(25) Sociology,
(26) Statistics,
(27) Zoology,
(28) Literature of one of the following
languages: Manipuri, Hindi, and English,

Note : (i) The paper on General English will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard and will
be of qualifying nature. The marks obtained in this paper will not be counted for ranking.
(ii) The papers on Essay, General Studies and Optional subjects of only such candidates will be
evaluated as attained such minimum standard as may be fixed by the Commission in their
discretion for the qualifying papers i.e. General English.
(iii) For the literature papers of the Languages Viz. Hindi, Manipuri and English the scripts to be
used are Devanagari, Bengali and English respectively.
Note : (1) Candidates will not be allowed to offer the following combination of subjects :
(a) Political Science & International Relations and Public Administration,
(b) Commerce & Accountancy and management,
(c) Mathematics and Statistics,
(d) Anthropology & Sociology,
(e) Agriculture & Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science,
(f) Management & Public Administration,
(g) Of the Engineering Subjects viz . Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical
Engineering- not more than one subject,
(h) Animal Husbandry & Vety. Science and Medical Science,
(i) Education and Philosophy or Psychology or Sociology.
(ii) The question papers for the main Examination will be of conventional (Essay) type.
Question papers in all the subjects shall be answered in English except those in the literature

papers of the languages in which the answer should be in the script concerned.


General Science.
Current events of national and international importance
History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian and World Geography
Indian Polity and Economy
General Mental Ability

Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline. In current events, knowledge of significant national and international events will be tested. In History of India, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. Questions on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence. In Geography, emphasis will be on Geography of India. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to physical, social and economic Geography of the country, including the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources. Questions on Indian Polity and Economy will test knowledge of the country’s political system and Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj, Social Systems and economic developments in India. On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning and analytical abilities.

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