Common Combined Syllabus for any Preliminary Exam

Updated: Jun 27

Common Combined Syllabus :

Are you a job seeker? Preparing for Government Competitive Exams? Then you must know about the Common Combined Syllabus to Crack any Preliminary level exam like SSC (CHSL, CGL), RRB, IBPS, UPSC, PSC, MTS, CDS, State Police, Defence and other preliminary exams.

Yes there is a Common combined syllabus for all kind of preliminary exams (Primarily of above mentioned exams)!!

Common Combined Syllabus for any Preliminary Exam 2020

Common Combined Syllabus for any Preliminary Exam

Let’s understand how it Works -

Preliminary test of any Government Competitive Exam (Mainly above mentioned exams) has almost 75 – 90% Common Syllabus. Rest 10 – 25% syllabus is different based on the respective exam. So if you can complete the common combined Syllabus then you can easily attempt 75 – 90% Questions in any preliminary test of any Government Competitive Exam and it will increase the chance to score more and Rank in any preliminary exams or Tire – I exams.

The main point is – You don’t need to score 100% to rank in any competitive exam. You will see that the Candidates who rank in any preliminary test mostly score 60% - 75% depending on the Exam Category and competitiveness. So if you focus on the common combined syllabus and prepare based on it then you can easily target the 75 – 90% questions and you will able to score 60 – 75% in any preliminary exams.

Let’s see the details syllabus –

Any Preliminary exam is consist of four main subjects – Mathematics, General Intelligence, English & General Awareness


It’s one of the main subjects of any competitive exam. In any preliminary level exam the math problems are mostly came from class 9th an 10th standard. The chapters are –

Number system, Number Series, Simplification, HCF and LCM, Simple and decimal fractions, square root and cube root, Indices and surds, Percentage, Discount, Profit and Loss, Average, Simple interest, Compound interest, Ratio and Proportion, Mixture and Alligation, Partnership, Work and Time, Work and Wages, Age based problems, Pipe and Cistern, Speed-time and distance (Trains related problems, Boats & Streams), Probability, Area and perimeter, Volume and Surface area, Geometry, Basic Co-ordinate Geometry, Basic Trigonometry, Height & Distance, Data table, Bar chart and Pie Chart.

General Intelligence:

Like Mathematics General Intelligence is one of main subjects for any competitive exam. It’s the easiest subject to score but most of the candidate doesn’t know about the complete syllabus of GI to prepare. Let’s see the all chapters of GI for any Govt competitive Exam –

Number series, Letter series, Coding Decoding, direction test, number puzzle, Counting figures, number rank and sequence, mirror image, water image, blood relation, clocks, Calendar, analogy, logical venn diagram, syllogism, statement and conclusion, Alphabetical mixed series, puzzle test, non verbal series, statement of assumptions, Embedded figure, paper cutting, dice, assertion and reason, matrix and data sufficiency.


It’s the most common subject of any Government Competitive Exam. The basic and common topics of English are –

Fill in the blanks and sentence correction based on part of speech (noun, pronoun, adjective, verb, adverb, preposition, conjunction and interjection), Article, Tense, Collective nouns, gender and number. Cloze test, sequence of sentence, synonyms, antonyms, one word substitution, idiom and phrases, group verbs, voice change and narration change.

General Awareness:

The main focus of this section is to understand how much aware you are about your circumstances. It’s basically the applied version of General Knowledge.

General Awareness consists of a few important subjects those are –

Basic general knowledge (Sports, Movies, Music, Awards, Achievements, Important Personalities, National & International Organizations, About your Country, About your State & other Basic General Knowledge), History, Geography, Life science, Physical science, Indian polity, Indian Constitution, Economics, Environmental science and Current Affairs.

This is the Common combined Syllabus for any preliminary exam. By preparing based on this syllabus you will be able to cover almost 75 – 90% questions in any Preliminary test of any Government Competitive Exam.

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** The Syllabus or Information given here is general information purpose only, for the Candidates who are preparing for any govt Competitive Exam. Not any legal or official document. Candidates are advised to always visit the official website of the respective organization and go through the official Syllabus of the Respective Exam.


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