Syllabus for preliminary Examination
(i) English Composition [ Marks-25]
Questions on English Composition will cover Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Vocabulary test, Phrasal Verbs, the same words bearing more than one meaning, use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.
(ii) General Science [ Marks-25]
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 scientific discipline.
(iii) Current events of National & International Importance [Marks-25]
(iv) History of India [ Marks-25]
In History, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects.
(v) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal [ Marks-25]
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 with special reference to West Bengal.
(vi) Indian Polity and Economy [ Marks-25]
Questions of Indian Polity and Economy will test the knowledge of the country’s Political System, Panchayatee Raj, Community Development and Planning in India.
(vii) Indian National Movement [ Marks-25]
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.
(viii) General Mental Ability [ Marks-25]
General Mental Ability will relate to Logical perception, understanding and natural conclusion.