a) The examination aims at a comprehensive assessment of knowledge of the candidates and has essentially to be in the nature of a rigorous test of their professional ability. The examination will consist of (i) a written examination of a substantially higher standard than that associated with normal selection for promotion to Class-II and (ii) Viva-voce. (b) The subjects for the written examination, and the marks to be allotted to each of the papers set for the written examination, viva-voce and record of service will be as under :-
(i) Written Examination
Paper-I General Knowledge 50 100
English Language 50
Paper-II(A) Professional subject 100
Paper-II(B) -do- 100
Paper-III General Financial and
Establishment Rules and Procedures 100
ii) Record of service 50
Marks for Record of Service will be given on the basis of the last confidential reports and relevant service records of the candidate.
Personality, Address Leadership and Academic/ 50
c) In order to qualify, a candidate must secure a minimum of 60% marks in each of the subjects of written examination, in the record of service, and in the viva-voce separately, and also in the aggregate.
d) There will be no grading of successful candidates, as 'Outstanding', 'Very Good', etc. Their names will be arranged in the order of merit on the basis of the total marks obtained by each of the candidates.
For more details refer manual for procedure and policy on Group ‘B’ selection.