CISF HCM Head Constable Ministerial Syllabus Exam Pattern 2023

CISF HCM Syllabus 2023

The candidates who are preparing for the CISF Head Constable Ministerial Recruitment 2023 must be aware of the detailed CISF Syllabus and CISF Exam pattern. Those who have not yet applied for the CISF HC posts can click on the button below to apply online for various Central Industrial Police Force Stenographer and ASI vacancies. The candidates can also know other details like eligibility from the notification itself.

CISF Head Constable Ministerial Syllabus 2023 – Overview

Conducted by Central Industrial Security Force [CISF]
Post name Head Constable
Total Vacancy 249
CISF HCM Salary Rs. 25,000/- to Rs. 81,100/- per month
CISF HCM Subjects The reasoning or General Intelligence, General English/ Hindi, Arithmetic Ability and General Awareness
Total Marks 100
Time Duration 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
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CISF Head Constable Ministerial Selection Process 2023

The Central Industrial Security Force head constable ministerial selection process is divided into 4 stages. the five stages are explained in detail below:

  • PST (Physical Standarad Test)
  • PFT (Physical Fitness Test)
  • Written Examination/ CBT (Computer-Based Test)
  • Document Verification
  • Detailed Medical Examination

CISF Head Constable Exam Pattern 2023

The following exam pattern will be followed for the CISF Head Constable Ministerial Recruitment 2023

  • All questions in the exam will be of multiple choice type.
  • 25 questions will be given per section.
  • A total of 100 questions will be given in your exam.
  • 1 mark will be given for each question.
  • A total of 2 hours will be given for the exam.
  • A total of 4 sections will be given in this exam.
Exam Pattern
Sr.No. Subject Total Ques Total Marks Time Duration
1. The reasoning or General Intelligence 25 25 2 Hr
2. General English/ Hindi 25 25
3. Arithmetic Ability 25 25
4. General Awareness 25 25
Total 100 100 2 hr

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CISF Head Constable Syllabus 2023

The CISF Syllabus for the posts of Ministerial Head Constable is provided with the help of the table below:

CISF HCM Syllabus 2023
Subject name Topics


General Intelligence



  • Analogies
  • Directions
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Pattern
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Relationship
  • Number Series
  • Syllogism
General English









General Hindi

1. Ability to understand correct English
2. Basic comprehension and writing ability
3. error recognition
4. fill in the blanks
5. Vocabulary
6. Spellings
7. Grammar
8. Sentence Structure
9. Synonyms
10. Antonyms
11. Sentence Completion
12. Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, etc.

  • समास
  • लिंग
  • वचन
  • विलोम
  • गद्यांश आधारित प्रश्न
  • तत्सम-तध्दव
  • पर्यायवाची
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
  • शुद्ध -अशुद्ध वाक्य
  • संधि-विच्छेद
  • अलंकार
  • अनेकार्थी वाक्य
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
Arithmetic Ability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Distance
  • Mensuration
  • Interest
  • Time and Work
  • HCF and LCM
  • Number System
  • Miscellaneous
  • Averages
  • Simplification
  • Simple and Compound
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
General Awareness/

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • History
  • Geography
  • Capitals & Currencies
  • Important Days
  • Awards and Prizes
  • Inventions & Discoveries
  • Books and Authors
  • Polity
  • Economy

Physical Standard Test (PST)

Category Height (Male) Height (Female) Chest (Male)
Candidates except for Scheduled Tribes Candidates 165 cms 155 cms 77-82 cms
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe categories 162.5 cms  150 cms 76-81 cms
Garhwalis, Kumaoni, Gorkhas, Dogras, and Marathas and candidates belonging to the states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir 162.5 cms 150 cms 77-82 cms

Computer Skill Test

Other Essential Qualifications Skill Test Norms on Computer
For Assistant Sub Inspector (Stenographer) Dictation:-10 minutes @ 80 words per minute.
Transcription time:- 50 minutes in English or 65 minutes in Hindi on a computer.
For Head Constable (Ministerial) English Typing with a minimum speed of 35 wpm on a Computer (Or)
Hindi Typing with a minimum speed of 30 WPM on the Computer.
(35 w.p.m. in English and 30 w.p.m in Hindi corresponding to 10500 KDPH (Key Depressions Per Hour) in English/9000 KDPH (Key Depressions Per Hour) in Hindi with an average of 5 key depressions for each word on the computer)

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