PSC CLERKSHIP EXAMINATION SYLLABUS PDF
Scheme of Examination :
The examination shall consist of two parts, viz., i) Part-I (Objective Type) (ii) Part-II (Conventional Type – Written).
Part-I Examination :
Part-I will carry 100 marks having 100 questions of 1 (one) mark each, comprising of multiple
choice, objective type question on English (30 marks), General Studies (40 marks) and Arithmetic (30 marks).
The duration of Part-I examination shall be 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Part-II Examination :
Part-II shall consist of conventional type questions on a) Group-A: English b) Group-B :
Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali carrying 50 marks each for Group-A and Group-B. The duration of PartII examination shall be 1 hour.
The elementary knowledge in Computer operation and ability of typing on Computer of the
candidates shall be judged only after they are found qualified in Part-I and Part-II.
Syllabus for the Examination :
Part -I :
Fundamentals of the English language such as vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure,
synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage etc.
General Studies :
Matters of everyday observation including everyday science, current events and problems with
special reference to India and elementary knowledge of Indian History and Indian Geography.
Divisibility, fractions, decimals, recurring decimals, simplification, HCF, LCM, Partnership, Average,
Ratio and proportions, percentage, simple interest, profit & loss, time & distance, area of rectangles
a) Drafting of a report in English from points or materials supplied ;
b) Condensing of a prose passage (Summary/Precis) ;
c) Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali, as the case may be, into English ;
Group-B: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali :
a) Drafting of a report from points or materials supplied ;
b) Condensing of a prose passage (summary or précis) ;
c) Translation from English into Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali, as the case may be