CISF Head Constable Syllabus
CISF Head Constable Syllabus


CISF Syllabus for Tradesman and CISF HC Syllabus:

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General Intelligence & Reasoning:

Topics covered in Syllabus for CISF are as follows: In this sections, students have to face the questions which will be based on:

  • 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.

General Knowledge and General Awareness:

Topics covered in Syllabus for CISF are as follows: In this section, questions will be set to check the general awareness of the applicants. Questions will also be designed to test:

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

Elementary Mathematics:

Topics covered in CISF Syllabus are as follows: In this section, questions will be based on:

  • 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.


In this section ability of the Candidates to understand Basic English/ Hindi will be examined, also the basic comprehension and writing ability will be checked.


Topics covered in CISF Syllabus are as follows:

  • Tenses
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Comprehension Passage
  • Error Detection
  • Noun Forms
  • Grammar
  • Verbs & Adverbs
  • Vocabulary
  • One Word Substitution

General Hindi:

Topics covered in CISF Syllabus are as follows:

  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
  • वाक्य संशोधन
  • रस, विलोम
  • लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे
  • अलंकार
  • समास
  • तत्सम एवं तदभव
  • कारक, पर्यायवाची
  • त्रुटि से सम्बंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द
  • वचन, सन्धियां

CISF Head Constable Exam Pattern

Section NameSubjects DetailsMax MarksDuration
AGeneral Intelligence25
BGeneral Studies/Elementary Science25
CArithmetic Ability2502 Hours
DGeneral English/ Hindi25

Physical Standard Test (PST):

For General, SC & OBC candidates170 cms80-85 cms
Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to the States of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir and Leh & Ladhakh regions of J & K165 cms78-83 cms
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes.162.5 cms76-81 cms

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

  • Candidates who qualify PET will be put through Physical measurement and detailed verification of eligibility standards/ documentation.
  • Those who fail in PET/ PST/ detailed verification of eligibility standard will be eliminated at that stage itself and will not be allowed to appear in further tests.

Medical Examination:

Eye Sight: Minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of the two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing glasses. The candidate should not have Colour Blindness.
Candidates should not have knock-knee, flat foot, bow legs, squint eyes, inability to close that left eye, inability to flex the fingers often, varicose veins and any other obvious deformities and should bear good mental health.
Medical standard shall be as per uniform guidelines issued by MHA vide UO.A-VI-I/2014-Rectt (SSB) dated 20.05.2015.

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