Around 15 Lakh Candidates
Online Objective Exam
Quant / Maths (25 Questions)
English (25 Questions)
Reasoning (25 Questions)
GK (25 Questions)
Total Marks: 200
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Bachelor’s degree (graduation) from a recognized university or an equivalent qualification.
For most vacancies, the age criterion is 18 to 27 years. However, for certain vacancies the age limit can go up to 30 or even 32 years.
There is no percentage criterion related to the essential qualification required to appear in the exam.
The exam is conducted in 2 stages. The preliminary exam (Tier-I) is followed by the main exam (Tier-II). Both are online objective exams. There are 4 sections in the Tier-I exam: Maths, English, Reasoning and GK. The Tier-II exam consists of 2 papers: Maths & English.
Those candidates who clear the Tier-II exam have to appear in a descriptive test that comprises essay and letter writing. This test is only qualifying in nature.
However, a skill test or computer proficiency test may be conducted for certain positions.
The combined graduate level exam is conducted for filling up the following vacancies: I. Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)
II. Assistant (Intelligence Bureau)
III. Assistant (Ministry of Railway)
IV. Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs)
V. Assistant (Armed Forces Head Quarters)
VI. Assistant (Departments / Other Ministries / Organizations)
VII. Assistant Section Officer (CSS)
VIII. Income Tax Inspector (CBDT)
IX. Excise Inspector (CBEC)
X. Inspector Preventive Officer (CBEC)
XI. Inspector Examiner (CBEC)
XII. Assistant Enforcement Officer (Enforcement Directorate / Department of Revenue)
XIII. Sub Inspector (CBI)
XIV. Inspector of Posts (Dept. of Posts)
XV. Divisional Accountant (Under CAG)
XVI. Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
XVII. Statistical Investigator Grade-II (Statistics & Program Implementation)
XVIII. Sub Inspector (NIA)
XIX. Asst. Audit Officer (Indian Audit & Accounts Dept. under CAG)
XX. Auditor / Accountant / Junior Accountant / Tax Asst. / Compiler (In Various Departments)
The ideal time to start preparing is right now. Considering the stiff competition that is there, it is best that you start preparing for the exam as soon as possible.
There is no upper limit on the number of times a candidate can apply for this exam.
The time required to prepare for the exam will be different for different candidates considering that everyone’s learning ability is different. However, a candidate devoting 4 to 6 hours of preparation daily should be well prepared to tackle the exam in 3 months.