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Indian Army Syllabus 2021

Indian Army Syllabus 2021 - Latest Soldier Exam Syllabus Download PDF

Indian Army Soldier syllabus is very generalized and vast. In this article, Students are provided with the latest written exam syllabus for the Indian Army 2021 exam.

The Indian Army Soldier is a computer-based test held every year. This test is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to select soldiers for their various GD, technical clerk, Nursing assistant, Tradesman, etc using the test.

The detailed weightage of the syllabus topics is given in detail below download PDF.

Indian Army Syllabus: Soldier General Duty
General Knowledge

Marks: 30 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

General Science

Marks: 30 Marks

The question of General Science will include topics related to Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. based on fundamentals and day to day activities( i.e, the difference between the living and non- living, basis of life - cells, protoplasms and tissues, growth and reproduction in plants and animals, elementary knowledge of the human body and its important organs, common epidemics, their causes, and prevention, etc).

Mathematics

Marks: 30 Marks

(i) Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers

(ii) Fundamental Arithmetical Operations: HCF, LCM, Decimal fraction, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Time and distance, Time and work.

(iii) Algebra: Basic algebraic problems.

(iv) Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts.

(v) Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, etc.

(vi) Trigonometry: Trigonometry, trigonometric ratios, complementary angles, height, and distances, etc.

Logical Reasoning

Marks: 10 Marks

The questions will be based on the logical ability of the candidates of the age group ranging between 16 to 20 years.

Indian Army Syllabus: Soldier Clerk
General Knowledge

Marks: 20 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

General Science

Marks: 20 Marks

The question of General Science will include topics related to Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. based on fundamentals and day to day activities( i.e, the difference between the living and non- living, basis of life - cells, protoplasms and tissues, growth and reproduction in plants and animals, elementary knowledge of the human body and its important organs, common epidemics, their causes, and prevention, etc).

Mathematics

Marks: 40 Marks

(i) Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers

(ii) Fundamental Arithmetical Operations: HCF, LCM, Decimal fraction, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Time and distance, Time and work.

(iii) Algebra: Basic algebraic problems.

(iv) Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts.

(v) Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, etc.

(vi) Trigonometry: Trigonometry, trigonometric ratios, complementary angles, height, and distances, etc.

Computer

Marks: 20 Marks

Computer System, Concept of Memory, Input / Output Devices, Basic concept of an Operating System and its functions, Introduction to Windows, MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel.

English

Marks: 100 Marks

(i) Comprehension

(ii) Parts of Speech: Article, Noun and Pronoun, Adjective, Preposition, Conjunction, and models.

(iii) Verbs

(iv) Tenses: Present/past forms, Simple/continuous form, Prefect forms, future time reference.

(v) Sentence Structure

(vi) Type of Sentences: Affirmative/interrogative sentences, Use of Phrases, Direct and Indirect speech, Active, and Passive Voice.

(vii) Other Areas: Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, One-word substitution

Indian Army Syllabus: Havaldar Education (Science)
General Knowledge

Marks: 25 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

English

Marks: 25 Marks

(i) Comprehension

(ii) Parts of Speech: Article, Noun and Pronoun, Adjective, Preposition, Conjunction, and models.

(iii) Verbs

(iv) Tenses: Present/past forms, Simple/continuous form, Prefect forms, future time reference.

(v) Sentence Structure

(vi) Type of Sentences: Affirmative/interrogative sentences, Use of Phrases, Direct and Indirect speech, Active, and Passive Voice.

(vii) Other Areas: Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, One-word substitution

Mathematics

Marks: 10 Marks

(i) Algebra.

(ii) Matrices & Determinants.

(iii) Analytical Geometry.

(iv) Trigonometry.

(v) Integral Calculus.

(vi) Differential Calculus.

(vii) Probability and Statistics.

(viii) Number Systems

(ix) Fundamental arithmetical operations

(x) Mensuration

(xi) Area, Volume and Surface Area

(xii) Vector Algebra

(xiii) Binomial theorem

(xiv) 3D Geometry

(xv) Sequence and series

(xvi) Permutation and Combination

(xvii) Complex numbers

Physics

Marks: 10 Marks

Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density, and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer, Motion of objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newtons Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy, Heat and its Effects, Sound waves and their properties, Reflection, and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Type and properties of the magnet, Static and Current Electricity, conductors and Non-conductors, Ohms Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating.

Chemistry

Marks: 10 Marks

Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination, Properties of Air and Water, Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction, Acids, bases and salts, Carbon and its forms, Natural and Artificial Fertilizers, Elementary ideas about the Structure of Atom, Atomic, Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

Biology

Marks: 10 Marks

Basic Biology, Life Process, Study of Birds, Human Beings, Uniqueness of the human body, Food, and Health, Necessity of a balanced diet, Wasteful Food Practices, Food Yield, Essentials for good health, Cycles of materials, Ecological balance, Living resources, Habitat and Organisms, Adaptation.

Computer

Marks: 10 Marks

Computer System, Concept of Memory, Input / Output Devices, Basic concept of an Operating System and its functions, Introduction to Windows, MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel.

Indian Army Syllabus: Havaldar Education (Arts)
General Knowledge

Marks: 25 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

English

Marks: 25 Marks

(i) Comprehension

(ii) Parts of Speech: Article, Noun and Pronoun, Adjective, Preposition, Conjunction, and models.

(iii) Verbs

(iv) Tenses: Present/past forms, Simple/continuous form, Prefect forms, future time reference.

(v) Sentence Structure

(vi) Type of Sentences: Affirmative/interrogative sentences, Use of Phrases, Direct and Indirect speech, Active, and Passive Voice.

(vii) Other Areas: Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, One-word substitution

Mathematics

Marks: 10 Marks

(i) Algebra.

(ii) Analytical Geometry.

(iii) Trigonometry.

(iv) Number Systems

(v) Fundamental arithmetical operations

(vi) Mensuration

(vii) Area, Volume and Surface Area

History

Marks: 10 Marks

All aspects of Indian History from Ancient to Modern, Indian Freedom Struggle, Post Independence issues of consolidation and reorganization of the nation, World History including World War–I, Industrial Revolution, Colonization, decolonization, and neo-colonization, World War–II, Economic depression, the emergence of new political philosophies – communism, capitalism, and socialism.

Geography

Marks: 10 Marks

Geomorphology, Climatology, Oceanography, Biogeography, Environmental Geography, Economic Geography, Population and Settlement Geography, Regional Planning Models, Theories and Laws in Human Geography, Geography of India: Physical Setting, Resources, Agriculture, Industry Transport, Communication and Trade, Cultural Setting, Contemporary Issues.

Political Science

Marks: 10 Marks

Political Theory and Thought, Indian Government and Politics, Public Administration, International Relations, Political Development and modernization, Power and Authority, Theory of International Relations, International Law and UN, Indian Foreign Policy, Ideology Power and Interest.

Economics

Marks: 10 Marks

Basic concepts of economics, macro, and microeconomic policy, micro-macro balance, the impact of economic policies, development versus growth, determinant of growth and development, India’s ranking in the various indices, poverty, and its eradication programs, All Demographics issues, and aspects, All aspects of Fiscal policy.

Indian Army Syllabus: Havaldar Surveyor Auto CARTO
Mathematics

Marks: 100 Marks

(i) Algebra, Vector Algebra & Trignometry

(ii) Matrices & Determinants.

(iii) Analytical & 3D Geometry.

(iv) Integral & Differential Calculus

(v) Probability and Statistics.

(vi) Number Systems & Complex numbers

(vii) Fundamental arithmetical operations & Mensuration

(viii) Area, Volume and Surface Area

(ix) Binomial theorem & Sequence and series

(x) Permutation and Combination

Physics

Marks: 50 Marks

Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density, and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer, Motion of objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newtons Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy, Heat and its Effects, Sound waves and their properties, Reflection, and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Type and properties of the magnet, Static and Current Electricity, conductors and Non-conductors, Ohms Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating.

Chemistry

Marks: 50 Marks

Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination, Properties of Air and Water, Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction, Acids, bases and salts, Carbon and its forms, Natural and Artificial Fertilizers, Elementary ideas about the Structure of Atom, Atomic, Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

Indian Army Syllabus: Soldier Technical SOL(TECH)
General Knowledge

Marks: 30 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

Logical Reasoning

Marks: 10 Marks

The questions will be based on the logical ability of the candidates of the age group ranging between 16 to 20 years.

Mathematics

Marks: 60 Marks

(i) Algebra.

(ii) Matrices & Determinants.

(iii) Analytical Geometry.

(iv) Trigonometry.

(v) Integral Calculus.

(vi) Differential Calculus.

(vii) Probability and Statistics.

(viii) Number Systems

(ix) Fundamental arithmetical operations

(x) Mensuration

(xi) Area, Volume and Surface Area

(xii) Vector Algebra

(xiii) Binomial theorem

(xiv) 3D Geometry

(xv) Sequence and series

(xvi) Permutation and Combination

(xvii) Complex numbers

Physics

Marks: 60 Marks

Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density, and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer, Motion of objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newtons Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy, Heat and its Effects, Sound waves and their properties, Reflection, and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Type and properties of the magnet, Static and Current Electricity, conductors and Non-conductors, Ohms Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating.

Chemistry

Marks: 40 Marks

Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination, Properties of Air and Water, Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction, Acids, bases and salts, Carbon and its forms, Natural and Artificial Fertilizers, Elementary ideas about the Structure of Atom, Atomic, Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

Indian Army Syllabus: Soldier Technical SOL(NA)
General Knowledge

Marks: 40 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

Mathematics

Marks: 20 Marks

(i) Algebra.

(ii) Matrices & Determinants.

(iii) Analytical Geometry.

(iv) Trigonometry.

(v) Integral Calculus.

(vi) Differential Calculus.

(vii) Probability and Statistics.

(viii) Number Systems

(ix) Fundamental arithmetical operations

(x) Mensuration

(xi) Area, Volume and Surface Area

(xii) Vector Algebra

(xiii) Binomial theorem

(xiv) 3D Geometry

(xv) Sequence and series

(xvi) Permutation and Combination

(xvii) Complex numbers

Physics

Marks: 20 Marks

Physical Properties and States of Matter, Mass, Weight, Volume, Density, and Specific Gravity, Principle of Archimedes, Pressure Barometer, Motion of objects, Velocity and Acceleration, Newtons Laws of Motion, Force and Momentum, Parallelogram of Forces, Stability and Equilibrium of bodies, Gravitation, elementary ideas of work, Power and Energy, Heat and its Effects, Sound waves and their properties, Reflection, and refraction. Spherical mirrors and Lenses, Type and properties of the magnet, Static and Current Electricity, conductors and Non-conductors, Ohms Law, Simple Electrical Circuits, Heating.

Chemistry

Marks: 60 Marks

Physical and Chemical changes. Elements, Mixtures and Compounds, Symbols, Formulae and simple Chemical Equations, Law of Chemical Combination, Properties of Air and Water, Preparation and Properties of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon dioxide, Oxidation and Reduction, Acids, bases and salts, Carbon and its forms, Natural and Artificial Fertilizers, Elementary ideas about the Structure of Atom, Atomic, Equivalent and Molecular Weights, Valency.

Biology

Marks: 60 Marks

Basic Biology, Life Process, Study of Birds, Human Beings, Uniqueness of the human body, Food, and Health, Necessity of a balanced diet, Wasteful Food Practices, Food Yield, Essentials for good health, Cycles of materials, Ecological balance, Living resources, Habitat and Organisms, Adaptation.

Indian Army Syllabus: SEPOY (PHARMA)
General Knowledge

Marks: 50 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

English

Marks: 50 Marks

(i) Comprehension

(ii) Parts of Speech: Article, Noun and Pronoun, Adjective, Preposition, Conjunction, and models.

(iii) Verbs

(iv) Tenses: Present/past forms, Simple/continuous form, Prefect forms, future time reference.

(v) Sentence Structure

(vi) Type of Sentences: Affirmative/interrogative sentences, Use of Phrases, Direct and Indirect speech, Active, and Passive Voice.

(vii) Other Areas: Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, One-word substitution

Pharmacy-I

Marks: 60 Marks

(i) Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

(ii) Bio Chemistry.

(iii) Human Anatomy.

(iv) Physical Health Education.

(v) Community Pharma.

Pharmacy-II

Marks: 40 Marks

(i) Pharmacology & Toxicology.

(ii) Pharma Jurisprudence.

(iii) Drugs store and inventory management.

(iv) Hospital and clinical pharmacy.

Indian Army Syllabus: Religious Teachers

Syllabus: Paper-1

General Knowledge

Marks: 100 Marks

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents, and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities, etc.

Syllabus: Paper-2

Knowledge of religious domain

Marks: 100 Marks

Pandit, Maulvi, Granthi, Padre, Monk : Rituals, Scriptures and Discourses of Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christianity and Buddhism, Motivational concepts.

Download Indian Army Soldier Syllabus PDF

Download PDF Indian Army Syllabus 2021, Latest syllabus for Indian army common entrance examination (CEE). The defense exams are conducted by Union Public Service Commission for Soldier GD, Soldier Technical, Sol Tech (Avn and Amn Examiner), Soldier Nursing Assistant (Sol NA), Soldier Clerk/SKT, Soldier Tradesmen (Sol Tdn 8th/10th Class), JCO RT, JCO Catering, Education Hav and Havildar Automated Cartographer. Download the official army syllabus in pdf and start your preparation.

Indian Army Soldier Exam Pattern 2021

Indian Army Soldier Exam Pattern 2021- The subjects, the number of the question asked in the examination of the Army, total marks with the passing mark, and the remarks below we have listed down the complete Indian Army exam pattern. Aspirant can check and note down the exam pattern for different Indian army soldier exam.

Indian Army 2021 Exam Pattern - General Duty
SOL(GD)/ SOL TDN(X)/ SOL TDN(VIII)
Subject
Questions
Max Marks
Pass Marks
Remarks
General Knowledge 15 Questions 30 Marks 35 Pass Marks NCC ‘C’ Cert holders are exempted
General Science 15 Questions 30 Marks
Maths 15 Questions 30 Marks
Logical Reasoning 05 Questions 10 Marks
Indian Army 2021 Exam Pattern - Soldier Clerk
CLERK/SKT
Subject
Questions
Max Marks
Min Pass Marks in each Part
Total aggregate pass marks
Remarks
General Knowledge 05 Questions 20 Marks 32 Pass Marks 80 Marks Candidate has to pass each part separately
General Science 05 Questions 20 Marks
Maths 10 Questions 40 Marks
Computer Science 05 Questions 20 Marks
General English 25 Questions 100 Marks
Indian Army 2021 Exam Pattern - Havaldar Education
Subject
Questions
Max Marks
Pass Marks
Remarks
Paper-1: General Knowledge & English 50 Questions 50 Marks 20 in each Paper Candidate has to pass each paper separately
Paper-2 Maths Physics Biology Chemistry Computer Science 50 Questions 50 Marks
Indian Army 2021 Exam Pattern - Havaldar Surveyor Auto CARTO
Subject
Questions
Max Marks
Pass Marks
Remarks
Part-I: Maths 50 Questions 100 Marks 100 Min 40 marks in Part-I and min 40 marks in Part-II
Part-II Physics Chemistry 50 Questions 100 Marks
Indian Army 2021 Exam Pattern - Havaldar Soldier Technical
Subject
Questions
Max Marks
Pass Marks
SOL(TECH)
General Knowledge & Reasoning 10 Questions 40 Marks 80 Marks
Maths 15 Questions 60 Marks
Physics 15 Questions 60 Marks
Chemistry 10 Questions 40 Marks
SOL(NA)
General Knowledge 10 Questions 40 Marks 80 Marks
Maths 05 Questions 20 Marks
Physics 05 Questions 20 Marks
Chemistry 15 Questions 60 Marks
Biology 15 Questions 60 Marks
Indian Army 2021 Exam Pattern - SEPOY (PHARMA)
Subject
Questions
Max Marks
Pass Marks
Part-I
General Knowledge 25 Questions 50 Marks 40 Marks
English 25 Questions 50 Marks
Part-II
Pharmacy-I 30 Questions 60 Marks 60 Marks
Pharmacy-II 20 Questions 40 Marks
Indian Army 2021 Exam Pattern - Religious Teachers
Subject
Questions
Max Marks
Pass Marks
Remarks
Paper-1: General Knowledge 50 Questions 100 Marks 40 Candidate has to pass each part separately
Paper-2: Knowledge of religious domain 50 Questions 100 Marks 40
Interview - 100 Marks 50 Only the candidates who clear the written exam will undergo interview

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: Where can I download the Indian Army Written Exam Syllabus PDF?

Answer:
1) Go to the official website - joinindianarmy.nic.in
2) At the bottom of the page click on the Downloads section
3) Now click on Downloads: JCO / OR Enrolment tab.
4) Scroll to the syllabus section now you can download the official Indian Army syllabus.
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Question: What is the syllabus for Indian Army GD 2021?

Answer: According to the official Indian Army General Duty syllabus 2021 -General Knowledge (30 Marks), General Science (30 Marks), Mathematics (30 Marks), and Logical Reasoning (10 Marks).

Question: How the Indian Army written exam is conducted?

Answer: Indian Army written exam is an online test computer-based. Where questions are in MCQ you would be given four options where one of the options would be correct. Written examination test for soldier GD, technical clerk, Nursing assistant, Tradesman, etc.

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