Combined Graduate Level Exam

 

 

 

The Commission holds Combined Graduate Level Examination, for recruitment to different posts for which a Graduation from a recognized University is the minimum requirement. The Examination will comprise of two Tiers written Objective Type examination followed by Computer Proficiency Test/ Interview/Skill test, wherever applicable as per the Scheme of Examination notified.

 

The Combined Graduate Level Examination is the open competitive exam for recruitment for various posts in the Ministries and Departments of the Government of India.

 

 

 

 

Category of posts

 

 

Assistant (IB, Income Tax, Central Excise etc..

SI in CBI

Tax Assistant/ UDC

Inspector (Central Excise,

Preventive Officer, Examiner)

Statistical Investigator

Inspector of Posts/Divisional

Accountant

Inspector of Income Tax/
AEO in DoE

Auditor/Accountant/ 

Junior Accountant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scheme of Examination

 

 

Tier -I -- Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -II -- Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -III -- Personality Test /Interview/Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test

(wherever applicable).

 

TIER-I OF THE EXAMINATION :

 

Part

Subject

Max. Marks/ Questions

Total Duration/ Timing for General candidates

Total Duration/ Timing for visually Handicapped candidates

A

General Intelligence & Reasoning

50

2 Hours

2 Hours 40 mins

B

General Awareness

50

C

Quantitative Aptitude

50

D

English Comprehension

50

 

Syllabus

 

 

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning : It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space 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. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

 

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 History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

 

C. Quantitative 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 computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

 

D. English Comprehension : Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

 

 

 

TIER-II OF THE EXAMINATION :

 

 

Part

Subject/

Paper

Max. Marks

Number of Questions

Duration & Timings for General candidates

 

III

Statistics (only for Gr.II & Compiler)

200

200

2 Hours

2 Hours and 40 Min.

I

Quantitative Abilities

200

100

2 Hours 2 Hours and 40 Min.

II

English Language & Comprehension

200

200

2 Hours 2 Hours and 40 Min.

 

NOTE I: Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts .Paper-III is only for those candidates who apply for the posts of Statistical Investigators Gr.II & Compiler.

 

Syllabus

 

 

Paper-I : Quantitative Ability : 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 ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

 

Paper-II : English Language & Comprehsion :
Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.

 

Paper-III : Statistics
for Investigator Grade-II, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation & Compiler in RGI.


Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data – Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.


Measures of Central Tendency- Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.


Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.


Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.


Correlation and Regression – Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman’s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).


Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes’ theorem.


Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).


Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and non-probability sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution(statement only); Sample size decisions.


Statistical Inference - Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.


Analysis of Variance - Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.


Time Series Analysis - Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.


Index Numbers - Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.

 

 

 

Educational Qualifiacation

 

 

Graduation from a recognized University

 

1. Compiler:  Bachelor's Degree with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as   compulsory or Elective subject from any recognized University.

 

2. Statistical Investigator Grade – II Bachelor‟s Degree with Statistics as one of the main subjects.

                                                   Or
Bachelor's Degree with Mathematics( with Statistics as a papers studied in one year/two years/all three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Or
Bachelor's Degree with Economics ( with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Or
Bachelor's Degree with Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.

iii) All other Posts: Bachelor's Degree (Graduation Degree) from a recognized University or equivalent.

 

 

Physical standards for different posts.

 

 

FOR THE POST OF INSPECTOR  ( CENTRAL EXCISE/EXAMINER/PREVENTIVE OFFICER).

 

Male candidates

 

 

Physical Standards:

 

Height 157.5 cms.
Chest 81 cms. (fully expanded with a minimum expanses of 5 cms.)

Height relaxable by 5 cms. In the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

 

Physical Test:

 

Walking : 1600 metres in 15 minutes.
Cycling : 8 Kms. In 30 minutes.

 

Female candidate

 

 

Physical standards: (Minimum)

 

Height 152 cms.
Weight 48 Kgs.

Height relaxable by 2.5 cms.
Weight by 2 Kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and Members of Scheduled Tribes

 

Physical Test:

 

Walking : 1 Km. in 20 minutes.
Cycling : 3 Kms. in 25 minutes.

 

FOR THE POST OF SUB-INSPECTOR IN C.B.I. :

 

 

Height

For men - 165 cms.
For women - 150 cms.

Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms.

 

Chest :

76 cms. with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)

 

Vision

Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.