CISF Head Constable Syllabus | Exam Pattern 2016

Central Industrial Security Force, Head Constable Exam, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

CISF Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2016


Every year, the Central Industrial Security Force releases recruitment notifications or filling different jobs. The Central Industrial Security Force has released the CISF Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2016 for the candidates who are going to attend the exam. The candidates can download the syllabus from the official website.

The Central Industrial Security Force was recognized in 1969 and is a certified company working under Central Government of India. This is the largest Industrial Security Force in the world giving security to various industries.

The CISF Head Constable Exam consists of the following subjects:

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • General Knowledge and General Awareness
  • English/Hindi

Exam Pattern

Subject Marks Duration
General Intelligence 25 2 Hours
General Studies/Elementary Science 25
Arithmetic Ability 25
General English/ Hindi 25
Total 100


General Intelligence & Reasoning:

  • Analogies
  • similarities and differences
  • spatial visualization
  • spatial orientation
  • visual memory
  • discrimination
  • observation
  • relationship concepts
  • arithmetical reasoning
  • figural classification
  • arithmetic number series
  • non-verbal series
  • Coding and decoding, etc.

Elementary Mathematics:

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work, etc.

General Knowledge and General Awareness:

  • Knowledge of current events about the history of the India
  • Geography and economy of India.
  • neighboring countries
  • History
  • Culture
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research etc


  • Ability to understand Basic English/ Hindi
  • Basic comprehension
  • Writing ability

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