SSC Exam Syllabus: Recruitment of SI in Delhi Police, CAPF and ASI in CISF

The first part of getting recruited as a Sub Inspector of Assistant Sub Inspector in the Delhi Police, the CAPF or the CISF is to clear the written exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Here we discuss the syllabus for this written exam, in detail:

Paper I

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning

This section will include both verbal and non-verbal questions.
Some topics in this section are:

  • Analogies
  • Analysis
  • Coding and De-coding
  • Critical Thinking
  • Date and City Matching
  • Decision Making
  • Embedded Figures
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Figural Series
  • Number Series
  • Numerical Operations
  • Observation
  • Problem Solving
  • Punched hole/Pattern-folding and unfolding
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Social Intelligence
  • Space Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Syllogistic Reasoning
  • Trends
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Word Building

B. General Awareness

This section is aimed at testing your general awareness of the environment around you, and its application to society. Current events and everyday observations will also be tested on.

Questions about India and neighbouring countries regarding the following topics will also be present:

  • Culture
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Geography
  • History
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research

C. Quantitative Aptitude

Questions from this section will test your ability to use numbers and number sense appropriately. The questions will include the following topics:

  • Averages
  • Circle
  • Congruence of Triangles
  • Discount
  • Graphs and Linear Equations
  • Histograms
  • Interest
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Partnership Business
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square Roots
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Trignometric Ratio

D. English Comprehension

In this section, your understanding of English, ability to comprehend and write will be tested.

Paper II - English Language and Comprehension

In this section, you will be tested on your understanding and knowledge of English. Questions will include the topics of:

  • Antonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Error Recognition
  • Filling in the Blanks
  • Grammar
  • Idiomatic Use of Words
  • Phrases
  • Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Structure
  • Spellings
  • Synonyms
  • Vocabulary

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