Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the
candidate's 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 everyday observation and experience in
their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test
will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries
especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic
scene, General polity, Indian Constitution, and scientific research etc.
These questions will be such that do not require a special study of any
Ability: This part will include questions on problems relating to
number system, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions,
relationships between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations,
percentage, ratio and proportion, averages , interest, profit and loss,
discount, use of table and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and
Questions in this component will be designed to test the
Candidate's understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be
based on error recognition, fill in the blanks (using verbs, preposition,
articles etc.), vocabulary, spellings, grammar, sentence structure,
synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, phrases and idiomatic use of words,
etc. There will be questions on close passage and comprehension of passages
also. The standard of questions will be only of the 10+2 level.
Conceptual framework, Income measurement, Final accounts,
Accounting for partnership firms, Hire-purchase accounting, Corporate
accounting (Issue, forfeiture and re-issue of shares), stock exchanges'
Organisation: Business objectives, Business environment, Business
entrepreneurship (including location, choice of form of business and growth
strategies), Business operations including finance, production, marketing
and human resource development.
Concept of management, Planning, Organising, Leading and
Controlling, Operational Research, marketing management.
Price-mechanism, Theory of consumer behaviour, Elasticity of
demand, Production function, Theory of costs, Market structures, Price
determination under perfect competition and monopoly.
Economics: Issues involved in planning for economic development,
Sectoral analysis of Indian economy including agriculture, industry and
Statistics: Analysis of univariate data involving measurement of
central tendency and dispersion, correlation and regression analysis, index
numbers, analysis of time-series, Theory of probability, Mathematical
Law: Indian Contract Act, 1872, Sale of Goods Act, 1930,
Partnership Act 1932 and Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, laws relating to
Banking & Insurance.
Law: Kinds of Companies, matters involving incorporation of a
company, shares and share capital and matters relating to issue and transfer
of shares, members of a Company, management of company, meetings and
resolutions, winding up of a company.
accounting: Procedures involved in cost accounting, marginal
costing, cost volume, profit analysis, Budgetary control, Standard costing.
Meaning and objects of auditing, types of audit, Audit process.
Tax: Basic concepts, Residence and tax liability, heads of Income.
Laws: Labour welfare laws including Payment of Minimum Wages Act,
Trade Union Act, Industrial Dispute Act etc.