Central Industrial Security Force or CISF Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has announced an announcement for the hiring of Tradesmen and Constables vacant positions. Anyone who is interested in applying and meets the requirements for eligibility can refer to the official notification of CISF Constable/Tradesmen recruitment and apply on the official website or through the provided link. 

According to the Notification, there are 914 positions are available for this selection process. Anyone who wants to be considered for the position of CISF Constable must be aware of the specific syllabus for the position. 

There were instances when candidates who were considered meritorious failed to pass the test due to the lack of understanding of the syllabus. This article CISF Constable Syllabus provides the entire syllabus for CISF Constables and Tradesmen. Candidates can download the Exam Syllabus together with the selection process and Exam Pattern.

CISF Exam Overview

Department NameCentral Industry Security Force (CISF)
Post NameHead Constable (Ministerial)
Total number of Vacancy429
Selection procedurePST/Documentation, OMR Based Written Exam, and Skill Test
Availability of Admit cardFew days before the examination
Location of JobIndia
Official websitehttps://www.cisf.gov.in/

CISF Head Constable Selection Process

Candidates who are eligible will be required to attend The Written Test in Hindi/English on the scheduled date. The time of the test will be 2 hours.

  • Written Examination
  • Personal Interview
  • Document confirmation
CISF Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

CISF Head Constable Exam Pattern 2021

Before we start our study of the CISF Exam for Head Constables, let’s first glance at the CISF Head Constable exam pattern to get a better understanding of the topic, marking distribution.

  • The test and CBT written will be multiple choice, objective type questions.
  • The exam will consist of 100 questions with equal marks.
  • The Paper will last for 120 minutes.
  • Each correct answer earns 1 point.
  • The paper that you will take to answer the questions can be written in two languages (English in addition to Hindi).
  • There will not be any negative marking.
  • The minimum qualifying scores for General category is 35%, and the SC/ST/OBC is 33%..
SubjectNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksExam Duration
General English/Hindi25252 Hours
General Knowledge2525
General Intelligence2525
Arithmetic2525
Total100100

Physical Standard Test (PST):

Requirements for Male Candidates –

CategoryHeight MeasurementChest Measurement
Scheduled Tribes162.5 cmsU – 76 cms, E – 81 cms
Non-Scheduled Tribes165 cmsU – 77 cms, E – 82 cms
Age Relaxation162.5 cmsU – 77cms, E – 82cms

Requirements for Female Candidates 

CategoryFemale Height Measurement
Scheduled Tribes150 cms
Non-Scheduled Tribes155 cms
Age Relaxation150 cms
  • The Chest Measurement for Female Candidates is not applicable
  • Here, U stands for Unexpanded and E stands for Expanded

CISF Head Constable Syllabus 2021

CAPF exam for the 2021 year of recruitment is expected to be held during August of 2021. Aspirants must begin studying for the exam, in the beginning, to be able to achieve higher marks. Because of the extensive CISF syllabus, students often struggle to master it. Proper allocation of the syllabus and revision time can help in scoring higher marks.

Based on the syllabus for 2021 According to the syllabus of 2021, the CISF test consists of two parts:

  • Paper-I General Ability and Intelligence and professional skills (Multiple type of questions)
  • Paper II: Essay Precis understanding and writing ( Type of descriptive)

The specific topics of the CISF syllabus are as follows:

CISF Head Constable Mathematics Syllabus

Time and WorkNumber Systems
Whole NumbersMensuration
DecimalsPercentages
Data InterpretationTime and Distance
Ratio and TimeProfit and Loss
Ratio and ProportionFractions
Arithmetical operationsMixtures & Allegations
DiscountAverages
InterestHCF & LCM

CISF Head Constable General Reasoning Syllabus


Verbal Reasoning
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Alphanumeric SeriesMirror Images
RankingCubes and Dice
DirectionGrouping Identical Figures
Blood RelationsEmbedded Figures
Problem on AgesNon-Verbal Series
Decision Making
Arithmetical Reasoning
Miscellaneous
Problem on Ages
Analogy

CISF Head Constable General Knowledge Syllabus

EconomyHistory
GeographyCurrent Events – National & International
General Science up to 10th StandardSports
Indian ConstitutionCulture
EnvironmentGeneral Polity
International and National OrganizationsAwards and Honors
Major Financial/Economic NewsFamous Personalities
Books and AuthorsImportant Days
Major Financial/Economic News

CISF Head Constable English Syllabus

Comprehension PassageDirect/Indirect Speech
Idioms & PhrasesCloze Test
Error spottingSynonyms/Antonyms
Active/Passive VoiceFill in the Blanks
Sentence ImprovementOne word substitution
Para jumbles

CISF Head Constable Hindi Syllabus

विलोमवचन
लिंगसमास
अलंकारसंधि-विच्छेद
गद्यांश आधारित प्रश्नवाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
पर्यायवाचीतत्सम-तध्दव
मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँशुद्ध -अशुद्ध वाक्य
अनेकार्थी वाक्य

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