SYLLABUS OF WRITTEN EXAM FOR CAT. III
1 Aptitude Question Paper:
This question paper is to be attempted by all candidates. The question paper will consist of 100 objective type questions. All questions carry equal marks. The components of the question paper are as given below:
General Intelligence & Reasoning:
This sub-test is designed to test the candidate's inference and logic from the given information. It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, etc.
General Awareness and Current Affairs:
This sub-test is designed to test the candidate’s general knowledge and current affairs. Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and current events and apart from that general awareness about the concerned region/zone for which advertisement has been published for will also be tested. The test may also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Environment, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research, etc.
This sub-test is designed to test the quantitative ability of the candidates. The test consists of questions on Addition,Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percentage, Rate of Interest, Work and Task, Ratio and Proportion, Distance, Profit & Loss,Mensuration, Algebra and Geometry, etc.
Data Analysis and Sufficiency:
This sub test is designed to test the ability of candidate to interpret and analyse the information and the data provided in the form of table, line graph, bar graphs, pie charts or combination of them. It also includes questions to test the ability to find out the sufficiency of data to answer the questions.
This sub-test is aimed to test candidate’s ability to comprehend a situation from a given passage and testing the language ability of the candidates in day to day communication in English. It includes questions on synonyms, antonyms, words with corresponding meanings, singular, plural, one word substitutes, idioms and phrases, correct spellings, etc.
This sub-test is designed to test candidate’s knowledge of basic computer operations, MS Office including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access operations, emails, internet and websites, basic computer hardware and languages.
2. Technical Paper:
This additional component will have 30 objective type questions separately for accounts and quality control and this paper to be attempted in addition to Aptitude Paper by the candidates applying for the post of AG III (Accounts) and AG III (Quality Control) respectively. All questions carry equal marks. This subtest will include technical questions based on the broad job requirement and prescribed educational qualifications for the post of AG III (Accounts) and AG III (Quality Control). The above guidelines are informative and indicative for the candidates. The actual questions may vary in difficulty level and content dispersion.