Nayab Subba Na Su Syllabus of Lok sewa aayog Nepal

PAPER I: -General Knowledge &General Mental Ability Test


1.General Knowledge -
60 Marks
    1.1 General information about the universe.
            1.1.1The solar system: sun, planets, satellites,asteroids, meteors, comets
            1.1.2The earth: introduction, origin and motion of the earth.
    1.2 Geography of World -continent, ocean, pole, latitude,                                                                longitude,international date line, time, distance, mountains,deserts,                           earthquake, volcano, rivers, glaciers, lakes, climate,trade winds,                                monsoon.
    1.3 Geography of Nepal
            1.3.1 Types and characteristics of physical features.
            1.3.2 Natural resources: types, achievement and existing scenario.             1.3.3 Diversified geographical features and life.
            1.3.4 Types and characteristics climate of Nepal. Socio-economic activities                            and diversity in livelihood due to diversified climate.
    1.4 History of the World -Magna Carta, Industrial revolution, French                                         revolution, American war of independence, Russian/October revolution,              First and Second World wars and Indian movement for independence;              events, causes and effects.
    1.5 History of Nepal (From ancient period till now)
            1.5.1 Social, economic and political conditions of Kiranti Period, Lichhavi             Period and Malla Period.
            1.5.2Modern history of Nepal notable political events, causes and             consequences.
    1.6 Social and cultural aspects of Nepal
             1.6.1Customs, traditions, norms, values, religions, ethnicity, languages,              cultures,arts, literature, music
             1.6.2Type, characteristics and importance of cultural heritages.                             1.7 Economic status of Nepal: Infrastructures of development (agriculture,              industry, trade, tourism, transportation, communication,health, electricity)              and development planning
    1.8 Health, science and technology: General information about
             1.8.1 Direct impact of science and technology development inhuman life.
            1.8.2 Alternative energy, information communication technology and             biotechnology.
            1.8.3Evolution and heredity, health, diseases,vaccines, food, nutrition and             sanitation.
            1.8.4Materials used in daily life including soap, plastics, fiber, glass,             fertilizers,insecticides / pesticides.
    1.9 Ecosystem and environment
             1.9.1Introduction and type of ecosystem, and bio-geochemical cycle.
             1.9.2Sustainable development, bio-diversity, rare flora and fauna, global               warming, climate change, green house effect, depletion of ozone,                             environment, pollution, population, urbanization,settlement (migration).
    1.10 International affairs and institutions
                1.10.1 Relationsof Nepal with neighboring countries and other countries                 including Britain, America, Japan, etc.
                1.10.2 United Nations: bodies, specialized agencies and activities of the                 UNO.
                1.10.3 Regional organizations:the SAARC, BIMSTEC, ASEAN, EU.
    1.11 Information on current affairs and events including political, social, economic,scientific, cultural, sports, books, prizes, arts, literature,                 music of national and international importance, and noted personalities and thinkers.


2.General Mental Ability Test(GMAT)-40 Marks


    2.1 Verbal reasoning test:
            Comprehension, vocabulary, series, analogy,classification, coding-decoding, insert the missing character, direction and distance sense test, logical reasoning, ranking order, assertion and reason, induction, deduction, courses of action.


    2.2 Quantitative (Numerical) reasoning test:
        Series/sequence, analogy, classification, coding, insert the missing character, common property, matrices, data interpretation, data checking, arithmetical reasoning /operation,percentage, fraction, decimal, ratio, average, loss,profit, date/calendar, time and work.


    2.3 Non-verbal reasoning test:
        Series, analogy, symmetry, classification, analytical reasoning,Venn diagrams, figure matrix, construction of squares and triangles, figure formation and analysis, dot situation, water images, mirror images, embedded figures, transposition of figures.