Indian Army GD Syllabus 2021 – Exam Pattern, Subjects

Indian Army GD Syllabus 2021 – Exam Pattern, Subjects: The selection process of Indian Army GD including the common entrance examination is conducted under all zones & states scheduled by the Indian army. In this article, we are going to discuss the Indian Army GD syllabus 2021 & its exam pattern, subjects that might help you for the preparation of the Indian Army GD recruitment.

Now, the Indian Army has done changes in the recruitment for the soldier i.e. The Common Entrance Examination (CEE) is going to be conducted before the physical test. Candidates who are ready to serve the Indian Army will have to pass the entrance exam first after that they will be forwarded to the other examinations like physical, medical, & written.

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Indian Army GD Syllabus 2021 – Exam Pattern, Subjects

In Indian Army GD, the CEE (Common Entrance Examination) is comprised of 100 marks with including a total of  50 questions from mathematics, General Knowledge, General Science, & Logical Reasoning. In other words, All the questions in the examination are objective type it means multiple choice question (MCQ).

There is some percentage of marking according to the subject given under in a table:

Subjects Percentage of questions
General Knowledge (G.K) 30%
General Science (G.S) 40%
Mathematics 20%
Logical Reasoning 10%

Exam Pattern

The question paper of Indian Army GD consists of a total of 50 questions & all the questions carry 2 marks. For qualification, you have to score at least 32 marks out of 100. But, if you have the NCC ‘C’ certificate then as a result do not need to give the entrance exam.

Here is the table by which you can completely understand the exam pattern of the Indian Army GD:

Subjects Number Of Questions Marks
General Knowledge (G.K) 15 30
General Science (G.S) 15 30
Mathematics 15 30
Logical Reasoning 05 10
Total 50 100
Qualifying Marks 32

Marking Pattern

There is a marking system for every question you attempt or leave i.e.:

  1. For every right answer, you will be awarded by 02 marks.
  2. There is a penalty for every wrong answer you tick of 0.5 marks or 1/2 marks.
  3. For every question, you left blank there is no penalty on that.

Indian Army GD syllabus

So, if you think yourself a true patriot, then Join the Indian Army GD. Apply for the recruitment issued and go for the Written Exam. Here, you will get all kinds of help about the Syllabus, & the Exam pattern of the Written Exam. We are helping you to become a soldier because it’s a proud opportunity for us too.

Most importantly, there is no alternative to practice, just do it as much as you can. In other words, practice like a champion who doesn’t want to quit. We have given the table below according to the subject wise, You can also download the official pdf provided by the Indian Army

1. General Knowledge (G.K)

This subject holds 30% of the syllabus of the Indian Army GD, In other words, 30% of questions in CEE are from the General Knowledge (G.K), so, prepare accordingly for this subject. We have also given the full table of the G.K syllabus below read the table carefully.

S.No. Topics Questions come from
1 Sports National and International Sports.
2 Abbreviations National and International.
3 History Important dates & battles in Indian and World History and Landmarks of Indian History, national movement.
4 Terminology Geographical terms, Economic terms, Astronomical terms, Legal terms, and Misc terms.
5 Geography Solar System, Space exploration, The Earth, Principal Peaks, Deserts, Rivers, Lakes and famous Waterfalls, Geographical Tallest, Biggest, and Longest, etc.
6 Awards & Prizes National awards, Gallantry awards, Nobel prizes.
7 Other Topics UNO, Indian Armed Forces, Indian Towns, States, and UTs, Institutions and research stations, International space stations and festivals of India and world, Indian News Agencies and Dailies, Continents and Sub Continent, 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”.

2. General Science (G.S)

This subject holds 40% of the syllabus of the Indian Army GD, In other words, 40% of questions in CEE are from the General Science (G.S), so, prepare accordingly for this subject. We have also given the full table of the G.S syllabus below understand the table carefully.

S.No. Topics Questions come from
1 Scientific Terms Commonly used scientific terms in daily life also include Research Institutes in India.
2 Physics General Questions are related to day to day activities.
3 Chemistry General Questions are related to day to day activities.
4 Biology General Questions are related to day to day activities.
5 Human Body Food & Nutrition, Disease & Prevention, Vitamins & their uses.

3. Mathematics

This subject holds 20% of the syllabus of the Indian Army GD, In other words, 20% of questions in CEE are from Mathematics. We have also given the full table of the Mathematics syllabus below so, understand the table carefully.

S.No. Topics Questions come from
1 Algebra Basic operations and factorization, HCF and LCM, quadratic equations.
2 Arithmetic Unitary method, time, work and distance, simple interest, numbers, HCF, LCF, Decimal, fraction, square roots, percentage, average, ratio and proportion, partnership, profit, and loss.
3 Geometry Lines and angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, and parallelograms and circles.
4 Mensuration Area and perimeters of squares, rectangles, parallelograms and circles, volume and surface area of cube, cuboids, cone, cylinders, and sphere.

4. Logical Reasoning

This subject holds 10% of the syllabus of the Indian Army GD, In other words, 10% of the questions in CEE are from this subject. This is a very easy subject to gain more marks in the CEE. The questions will be based on the logical ability of the candidates of the age group ranging between 16 to 20 years.

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Bouns Marks for special categories

Category Marks
Sons of Servicemen(SOS) / Son of Ex-Servicemen (SOEX)/ Son of War Widows(SOWW) / Son of Widows of Ex-Servicemen. 20
NCC ‘A’ Certificate holder 5
NCC ‘B’ Certificate holder 10
NCC ‘C’ Certificate holder Exempted from CEE

Sports Certificate Holders

Category Marks
Represented India at the International Level 20
Represented State at the Senior/Junior National level and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the 8th position in Team event 15
  1. Represented College/ University in Inter-University Championship and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the 6th position in the team event
  2. Represented State at National Level in Khelo India Games and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the 6th position in the team event
10
Represented District at the State Level and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the 4th position in the Team event 05
Represented the State school team in the event org by All India School Games Federation, and have won any medal in an individual event or up to 6th position in the Team event 05
Indian Amry may soon introduce the online mode of common entrance examination (CEE), stay connected for the latest updates of Indian Army GD updates, So, if any update was given by the Indian Army then the related information updated on this page as well. In other words, it is possible maybe the offline mode of exam will convert into online mode.

Hopefully, this article helps you understand the exam pattern & syllabus of the Indian Army GD, If you have any doubt feel free to ask in the comment section.

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