It would include questions of both verbal and non -verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern -folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern - folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates 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 every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.

The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage.

Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

Candidates ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10 th standard level.

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate's understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.

for Investigator Grade-II, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation & Compiler in RGI.

**Collection Classification and
Presentation of Statistical Data ** Primary and
Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of
data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic
presentation of frequency distributions.

**Measures of Central Tendency**-
Common measures of central tendency - mean median and mode;
Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.

**Measures of Dispersion**-
Common measures dispersion - range, quartile deviations, mean**
**deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative
dispersion.

**Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
** Different types of moments and their
relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different
measures of skewness and kurtosis.

**Correlation and Regression
**- Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient;
simple regression lines; Spearman's rank correlation;
Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression;
Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).

**Probability Theory **
- Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability;
Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent
events; Bayes' theorem.

**Random Variable and Probability
Distributions ** Random variable; Probability
functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable;
Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal
and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random
variable (discrete).

**Sampling Theory **
Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic,
Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and
non-probability sampling techniques(simple random sampling,
stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling,
cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling,
convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling
distribution(statement only); Sample size decisions.

** Statistical Inference - **Point estimation and interval estimation,
Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments
method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of
hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample
tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence
intervals.

**Analysis of Variance - **
Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.

** Time Series Analysis - **Components of time series, Determinations
of trend component by different methods, Measurement of
seasonal variation by different methods.

**Index Numbers - **Meaning
of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index
numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and
splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index
Numbers.

**1. Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting**

**Financial Accounting : **
Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic
concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

**Basic concepts of accounting **: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry,
Bank Reconciliation, Journal, ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors,
Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet
Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting,
Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments
and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.

2. **Comptroller & Auditor General of India **- Constitutional provisions, Role and
responsibility

3. **Finance Commission** - Role and functions

4. **Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics**
Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central
problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve

5. **Theory of Demand and Supply**
Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand,
Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer’s behaviour-Marshallian
approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply,
Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.

6. **Theory of Production and cost**
Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions
and Laws of returns to scale.

7.** Forms of Market and price determination in different markets**
Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition
and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets

8. **Indian Economy**
Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors-Role of Agriculture, Industry
and Services-their problems and growth;
National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of
measuring national income
Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth
Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and
incidence of unemployment
Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication

9. **Economic Reforms in India**
Economic reforms sice 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and
Disinvestment

10. **Money and Banking**
Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of
commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks
Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments
Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003

11. **Role of Information Technology **in Governance