SOLDIER CLERK / STORES KEEPER TECHNICAL (SKT)

 SYLLABUS FOR SOLDIER CLERK / STORE KEEPER

(TO BE ATTEMPTED IN HINDI & ENGLISH ONLY)

(MAX MARKS 100)

Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (SKT) paper will be of one hour duration of 100 Marks comprising of the following subjects :-

            (a)       English                                   -           40%

            (b)       Mathematics                          -           20%

            (c)        Computers Science              -           20%

            (d)       GK & General Science         -           20%

ENGLISH

Writing

1.         Express ideas in clear and grammatically correct English, using appropriate punctuation and cohesion devices.

 

2.         Plan, organize and present ideas coherently by introducing, developing and concluding a topic.

 

3.         Write a clear description (e.g  a place, a person, an object or a system).

 

4.         Use an appropriate style and format to write letters (formal and informal) postcards, messages, reports, articles.

 

5.         Summarise or make notes from a given text.

 

6.         Comprehension.

 

Grammar

 

1.         Parts of Speech.

 

(a)               Article.

(b)               Noun and Pronoun.

(c)               Adjective.

(d)               Preposition.

(e)               Conjunction and models.

 

2.         Verbs

 

3.         Tenses   :

 

            Present / Past Forms

            Simple/Continuous forms

            Perfect Forms

            Future time reference

 

4.         Sentence Structure.

 

            Affirmative/Interrogative Sentences

            Use of Phrases

            Direct and Indirect Speech

            Active and Passive Voice

 

5.         Other Areas.

 

(a)               Idioms and Phrases.

(b)               Synonyms and Antonyms

(c)               One Word Substitution

 

6.         Translation from Hindi to English

  

MATHEMATICS

 

Arithmetic

 

Natural numbers, integers, fractions, rational/irrational numbers, decimal fractions, HCF & LCM, square root, ratio and proportion, percentages, averages, profit & loss, simple and compound interest.

 

Algebra

 

Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of algebraic expressions, HCF & LCM factorization, simple equations, surds, indices, logarithms, Solution of linear equations of two and three variables, ratio and proportion, Meaning and standard form, roots and discriminant of a quadratic equation ax2 +bx+c = 0.

 

Mensuration.

 

Area and Volume

 

Area of four walls of a room, area of a circle, sector and segment of a circle, surface area and volume of cube, cuboid, cone, cylinder, sphere.

 

Trigonometry

 

Trigonometric ratios of an angle A of a right angle triangle, Simple applications of trigonometric ratios for solving problems of different types.  Simple identities based upon the above.

 

Heights and Distances

 

Solution of simple problems of height and distance using trigonometrical tables and logarithm tables.

 

Geometry

 

Lines and Angles

 

Different characteristics of lines and angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, insecting lines, some of angles and triangles, interior and exterior angles.

 

Triangles – properties, equality, congruency and similarly with respect to sides and angles.

 

Parallelogram – types and properties.

 

Circles -  Properties, arc, chords, tangents, secants and angles subtended by arcs.

 

Statistics.

 

Histograms with given intervals, classification of data, frequency, frequency polygons, ogives.  Mean, median and mode of grouped and ungrouped data, problems related to statistical techniques.

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

 Computer System

 

Characteristics of a computer, basic applications of a computer, components of a computer system – Central Processing Unit (CPU), Visual Display Unit (VDU), Keyboard.

 

Concept of Memory

 

Primary and Secondary Memory, RAM and ROM, Units of Memory Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte.

 

Input/OutPut Devices.

 

Mouse, Joy stick, Scanner, Microphone, OCR, MICR, Light pen, Bar Code Reader, Digital Camera, Printer, Speaker, Plotter.

 

Booting procedure and Storage Devices.

 

MS-Windows

 

Basic concept of an Operating System and its functions.

 

Introduction to Windows

 

            Using mouse and moving icons on the screen, My Computer, Recycle Bin, Task Bar, Start Menu and Menu selection, running and application, setting system date and time, Window Explorer to view files, folders and directories, creating and renaming of files and folders, Opening and Closing of Windows, Minimise, Restore and Maximise forms of windows, Basic components of a Window.  Desktop, Frame, Title Bar, menu bar, Status Bar, Scroll Bars (Horizontal and vertical) Using right button of the Mouse, Copying, Shortcut, Basic windows Accessories : Notepad, Paint, Calculator, Word Pad.

 

MSWord

 

Introduction to a Word Processor, Creating and Saving a document Editing and Formating a document.  Text Style (B.I.U), Font Type, Size, changing colour, alignment of text, Formating paragraphs with line or paragraph spacing adding headers and footers, numbering pages using grammar and spell check utilities, using subscript and superscript, inserting symbols, print preview, printing a document.  Inserting Word Art, Clipart and Picture, Pages Setting, Bullets and Numbering, Borders and Shading, Format Painter, Find and Replace, Inserting Tables : inserting, deleting-rows and columns, merging cells, splitting cells, using auto format.

 

MS Power Point.

 

Introduction to Presentation Graphics, Understanding the concept of Slide Shows, Basic documents of a slide, Different types of Slide Layouts, Creating and saving a Presentation, Different views of a slide.  Normal view, slide sorter view and slide show, Editing and Formating a slide Adding Titles, subtitles, Text, Background, Watermark, Headers and Footers, Numbering Slides.

 

MS Excel

 

Introduction to Spreadsheets, concept of Worksheets and workbooks, creating and Saving a worksheet, working with a spreadsheet : entering numbers, text date / time, series using Auto Fill, Editing and formatting a worksheet including changing colour, size, font, alignment of text, Inserting or Deleting cells, rows and columns.

  

GEN KNOWLEDGE & GENERAL SCIENCE

 GEN KNOWLEDGE

Abbreviations                        -           National and International

Sports                                     -           National and International

Awards & Prizes                   -           National awards, Gallantary awards, Nobel

                                                            Prizes

History.         Important dates & battles in Indian and world History and Land marks of Indian History, national movement.

Geography.      Solar System, Space Exploration, The Earth, Principal Peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and Famous Waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest and Longest etc.    

Terminology.           Geographical terms, Economic terms, Astronomical terms, Legal terms and Misc terms.

UNO

Indian Armed Forces.

Indian Towns, States and UTs.

Institutions and research stations, International space Stations and Festivals of Indian and World.

Indian News Agencies and Dailies.

Continents and Sub continents.

Inventions and Discoveries.

Environment.

The Constitution of India.

Religious Communities and Principal Languages.

National and International Days.

International Organizations.

Books and Authors.

The world of Plants and animals.

Current Affairs and “Who`s Who”.

 General Science

Human Body -  Food and nutrition, disease and prevention, vitamins and their uses.

Question of General Science consisting of topics related to Physics, Chemistry and Biology based on fundamentals and day to day activities.

Medical Terms

Scientific Terms

Scientific and Research Institutes in India

Note :  The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subject.  At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE / PUC / 10+2.

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