Syllabus of Income Tax / Central Excise Inspectors Examination

The syllabus of the written examination conducted to the candidates who appear in Income Tax / Central Excise Inspectors Examination is provided hereunder.

General Intelligence:

It would contain questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualisation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation related concepts, arithmetic reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc.

The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate's abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and their analytical functions.

General English:

Questions in this test will be designed to assess the knowledge of English language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms etc. There will also be a question on comprehension of a passage.

Arithmetical Ability:

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidates to perform fundamental arithmetical operations and his skill in working our problems relating to percentages, ratio and proportion, average estimation, rounding numbers, use of tables and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and time.