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SYLLABUS FOR SOLDIER CLERK/SKT

SYLLABUS.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Abbreviations – National and International.
Sports – National and International.
Awards & Prizes – National awards, Gallantry awards, Nobel Prizes.
History – Important dates & battles in Indian and World
History and land marks of Indian History, national movement.
Geography – Solar System Space exploration, The earth
principal peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous
waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest
etc.
Terminology – Geographical terms, Economic terms,
Astronomical terms, Legal terms and Misc terms.
UNO
Indian Armed Forces.
Indian Towns, States and Uts.
Institutions and Research Stations, International space Stations and Festivals of
India and World.
Indian News Agencies and Dailies.
Continents and Sub Continents.
Inventions and Discoveries.

Environment.
The Constitution of India.
Religious communities and Principal Languages.
National and International Days.
International Organizations.
Books and Authors.
The world of Plants and animals.
Current Affairs and “Who’s Who”.
GENERAL SCIENCE
Human Body – Food and nutrition, diseases and prevention, vitamins and their uses.
Question of General Science consisting of topic related to Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
based on fundamentals and day to day activities.
Medical Terms.
Scientific Terms.
Scientific and Research Institutes in India.
IO/Numeral Ability
The questions will be based on the ability of the candidates of age group ranging
between 16 & 20 years.
Note The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the
subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely
within the syllabus of CBSE.
MATHS
Arithmetic
Natural numbers, integers, fractions, rational/irrational numbers, decimal fractions, HCF &
LCM, square root, ratio and proportion, percentages, averages, profit & loss, simple and
compound interest.
Algebra
Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of algebraic expressions, HCF & LCM,
factorisation, simple equations, surds, indices, logarithms, Solution of linear equations of
two and three variables.
Ratio and proportion meaning and standard form, roots and discriminant of a quadratic
equation ax2+ bx + c = 0;
Mensuration
Area and Volume
Area of four walls of a room, area of a circle, sector and segment of a circle; surface area
and volume of cube, cuboids cone, cylinder, sphere.
Trigonometry
Trigonometric ratios of an angle A of a right angle triangle, Simple applications of
trigonometric ratios for solving problems of different types, Simple identities based upon
the above.
Heights and Distances
Solution of simple problems of height and distance using trigonometrical tables and
logarithmic tables.
Geometry
Lines and Angles
Different characteristics of lines and angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, inserting
lines, some of angles and triangles, interior and exterior angles.
Triangles-properties, equality, congruency and similarity with respect to sides and angles.
Parallelogram-types and properties.
Circles – Properties, arc, chords, tangents, secants and angles subtended by arcs.
Statistics
Histograms with given intervals, classification of data, frequency, frequency polygons,
ogives. Mean, median and mode of grouped and ungrouped data, problems related to
statistical techniques.
Note : The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to
the subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but
definitely within the syllabus of CBSE.
COMPUTER
Computer System :
Characteristics of a computer, Basic applications of a computer, Components of a
computer system – Central Processing unit (CPU), Visual Display Unit (VDU), Keyboard.
Concept of Memory
Primary and Secondary Memory, RAM and ROM, Units of Memory – Byte, Kilobyte,
Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte.
Input / Output Devices
Mouse, Joy Stick, Scanner, Microphone, OCR, MICR, Light pen, Bar code Reader, Digital
Camera, Printer, Speaker, Plotter.
ENGLISH
COMPREHENSION
GRAMMAR
1. Parts of Speech.03
(a) Article
(b) Noun and Pronoun.
(c) Adjective.
(d) Preposition.
(e) Conjunction and modals.
2. Verbs
Tenses :
Present/past forms
Simple/continuous form
Prefect forms
future time reference
3. Sentence Structure
Type of Sentences
Affirmative/interrogative sentences.
Use of Phrases.
Direct and Indirect speech.
Active and Passive Voice
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4. Other Areas
(a) Idioms and Phrases.
(b) Synonyms and antonyms.
(c) One word substitution.
Note The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the
subject. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely
within the syllabus of CBSE.

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