Central Silk Board: Exam Pattern and Syllabus Comprehensive Guide

Before starting to study for any test, it is important to know the syllabus inside and out. You can use the Central Silk Board’s curriculum to help you focus your studies and make a good study plan. If you study according to the curriculum, you are less likely to forget to cover an important subject. In this post, we’ll go over the Central Silk Board Exam’s format, including the kinds of questions that will be asked and the expected level of knowledge from candidates. You can check out the Central Silk Board official website also: Click here. Visit our Website for more informative Job Notifications and Updates.

Syllabus and Exam Pattern For Various Posts

Finance, accounting, and auditing are covered in this syllabus for the position of Assistant Director of Administration and Accounts.


The topics and format for the Common Computer-Based Test (CBT) that may be administered to select candidates for the position of Assistant Director are as follows:


Part Subjects and Topics  No. of Questions/

Max. Score



A General Knowledge and Current Affairs 10/10 10 Bilingual i.e… English and Hindi
B Communication in English & Vocabulary 10/10
C Cash Book & its Maintenance 10/10 10
D General Financial rules & its application 20/20
E Financial, Accts, Bills, Stores Maintenance

including construction, establishment/ Administration & Audit

50/50 40
Total 100/100 60


  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs


  1. Indian politics, global events, and international news
  2. Staff Administration and Labor Relations
  3. Mental Capacity/Quantitative Aptitude
  4. Critical Thinking
  5. Statistics and the interpretation of charts and tables
  6. Science in the Round/Common Knowledge
  7. Familiarity with computers and standard office automation programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and the Internet as well as the Tally accounting package and basic understanding of office management and procedure.
  8. Calculating simple and compound interest, together with other mathematical concepts like area, volume, annuity, etc.


  • The Implementation of General Financial Rules
    1. Forms like GREs, PVs, JV agreements, stock entry forms, etc.,
    2. A set of requirements must be met before the cost may be incurred.
    3. Approval processes for making breakthroughs
    4. Process for acquiring and providing supplies, including, in the case of civil construction, deciding who gets the contract
    5. Methodology for acquiring the physical assets
    6. What has to be done to begin major building projects
    7. Disposable of DSA and Assets Registers for Assets, Dead Stock, Perishables, etc.
    8. Utilizing outside resources such as a facility, employees, a car, etc.
    9. Consultancy


  • Finance, Accounts, Bills, Stores, Maintenance including construction, Establishment/Admn. & Audit
    1. Finance, Accounting, Depreciation, Provisions, and Reserves for Corporations Recording transactions in ledgers, preparing a trial balance, a balance sheet, an income statement, and an expense report, Expense Report, Balance Sheet, Profit/Loss Statement Management information systems, management by objectives, social responsibility accounting, royalty accounting, hire purchase and installment systems, ratio analysis, working capital, fund flow and cash flow, return on investment, foreign exchange management, and other related topics.
    2. Tax Administration, Indirect and Direct Income Tax, Sales Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Import Duty, Excise Duty, etc.
    3. Accounting for Costs and Profits, or Cost and Management Accounting


  • Communication in English and Vocabulary :
    1. Grammar
    2. Evaluate If You Can Identify the Mistake
    3. Antonyms
    4. Synonyms/Homonyms
    5. Structure of Sentences
    6. Spellings
    7. Detecting Spelling errors
    8. Modifications of a single word
    9. Phrases and idioms
    10. Improvement
    11. Passage
    12. Passages requiring verbal comprehension, etc.
    13. Verbs
    14. Adjectives
    15. Clauses


  • Cash Book & its Maintenance
    1. The upkeep of a cash book with two sets of entries.
    2. The process of closing the cash book
    3. Statement of Reconciliation for the Bank




The topics and the format of the Common Computer-Based Test (CBT) that might be administered to determine who would become a Computer Programmer are as follows:

Section Subject and Topics Max.

Score/ Questions Asked

Time (Minutes) Languages 
Section I Mental Ability and

Quantitative Aptitude

60 60 Bilingual i.e.English and Hindi
Section II Technical Test (Software


60 60
Total 120 120

Section I:


The test will contain questions on three abilities or skills


  1. Analytical Reasoning Skills
  2. Capabilities in mathematics, including arithmetic, elementary algebra, and notions of geometry
  3. Verbal Capabilities, Including Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, and Sentence Completion

Section II:


The test will contain questions on following concepts or skills

  • Digital Logic: Boolean algebra. Circuits that use combinations and sequences. Minimization. The representations of numbers and arithmetic done on computers (fixed and floating point).
  • Databases: ER‐model. Relational model: relational algebra, tuple calculus, SQL. Constraints on the integrity of the data, normal forms Organization of files and indexing (such as using B and B+ trees) Controlling transactions and several users simultaneously.
  • The idea of layering in relation to computer networks. LAN technologies (Ethernet). strategies for flow and error control as well as switching. IPv4/IPv6, routing techniques, and routers all come into play here (distance vector, link state). TCP/UDP, sockets, and congestion management are the topics covered here. Protocols used on the application layer (DNS, SMTP, POP, FTP, HTTP). An introduction to Wi-Fi. Authentication, the fundamentals of public key and private key cryptography, digital signatures and certificates, and firewalls are some of the components that make up network security.
  • The organization and architecture of computers, including different addressing modes and machine instructions. The control unit, the data route, and the ALU. The pipelining of instructions Cache, main memory, and secondary storage are the three levels of memory, and the I/O interface connects all three (interrupt and DMA mode).
  • Introduction to Programming and Data Structures Using the C Programming Language Recursion. Graphs, arrays, stacks, queues, trees, binary search trees, binary heaps, and linked lists. Arrays, stacks, and queues.
  • Searching, sorting, and hashing are examples of algorithms. Asymptotic worst-case scenario in terms of space and temporal complexity Techniques for the creation of algorithms include greedy, dynamic programming, and divide-and-conquer. Searching for graphs, trees with the fewest nodes, and routes with the fewest steps. 
  • Processes, threads, inter-process communication, concurrency, and synchronization are all terms that pertain to the operating system. Deadlock. CPU scheduling. Management of memory, as well as virtual memory File systems. UNIX, Linux, Windows XP.




It is possible to have a single Computer Based Test (CBT) for all of these positions, with questions covering the topics listed below.

Part Subject Max.

Score/ Questions Asked

Time (Minutes) Languages
A. General Intelligence &


30 30 Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
B. General Awareness 30 30
C. Numerical Aptitude 30 30
D. English Comprehension 30 30
Total 120 120


There will be a total of 120 questions, and the time allotment for finishing the computer-based test will be (2) two hours.




  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2. General Awareness: 
  3. Numerical Aptitude: (The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level).
  4. English Comprehension 

Depending on the number of available positions, candidates who score well enough on the CBT may be invited to take a computerized typing exam for the position of upper division clerk, or a stenography ability test for the positions of stenographer, grade I and stenographer, grade II.


S:No Name of the Post Pay Scale Level Skill Test Rules and Pattern
1 Stenographer (Grade-I) Level-6 The dictation speed for the allotted ten minutes is 120 words per minute. Time taken for 75 minutes of computerized transcription (English)

It takes 95 minutes to complete (Hindi)

All proficiency exams must be taken through computer

2. Upper Division Clerk Level-4 The minimum needed typing speed for a computer-based exam is 35 words per minute (WPM) in English or 30 words per minute (WPM) in Hindi (35 words per minute and 30 words per minute correspond to 10500 key depressions per hour or 9000 key depressions per hour on an average of five key depressions for each word).

(10 minutes is the maximum allotted time).

3. Stenographer (Grade-II) Level-4 Ten minutes of dictation at a pace of eighty words per minute.

Transcription (using a computer): 50 minutes (English), 65 minutes (Hindi). 

The Skill Test is only allowed to be done on a Computer.


Syllabus for Hiring Library and Information Assistants

There will be a total of 120 questions, and you will have a total of two hours to answer all of them in order to pass the computer-based exam.

Syllabus for Computer Based Model Examination (MCQ):

Paper Subject Max. Score/

Questions Asked



Paper I General Awareness 30 30 Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
English Language 30 30
Paper II Library Methods and


60 60
Total 120 120


Paper – I :


  • General Awareness
  • English Language 



  • Library Methods and Techniques: What is a library? What are the different kinds of libraries? What are the different library associations, library systems, and library programs? What was the Library Movement like in India? What is the library law? Library and information science organizations and institutions such as UNESCO, IFLA, FID, INIS, NISSAT, etc.


  • Bibliography and Reference Sources—Bibliography Types; Reference and Information Resources; Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Quick Reference Guides, etc.; Primary, secondary, tertiary, documentary, non-documentary, electronic documents, electronic books, electronic journals, etc.


  • Library Management: Collection development, which includes document types and selection principles, acquisition procedure, journal and periodical acquisition, and document preparation for use; Library staff and the Library Committee, as well as Library Rules and Regulations; Library costs and the budget, management principles, library structure, and hours of operation and maintenance;


  • Principles and Canons of Library Classification; DDC, CC, and UDC Library Classification Systems;


  • Canons and Principles of Library Cataloging; The CCC and AACR Library Cataloging Codes;


  • Abstracting and indexing services; computer-based CAS and SDI; the concept and need of information; different types of documents; the nature and structure of information services;
  • The Foundations of Modern Computing
  • Tutorial on How to Use a Computer; Automation of library operations and cataloging via the use of computers; National and international information systems (NISSAT, NASSDOC, INSDOC, DESIDOC, etc.); software and software packages; networks (DELNET, NICNET, etc.);




Scheme of Examination


The examination will be divided into two parts, which will be referred to as Paper-I and Paper-II respectively (Computer Based Examination). The following is an outline of the contents of these papers:


Paper Subject Max. Score/

Questions Asked



Paper I General Intelligence and


30 30 Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
General Awareness 30 30
Paper II General Engineering 60 60
Total 120 120




All of the questions in the Engineering section will be prepared at a level that is approximately similar to that of a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from an Institute, Board, or University that has been authorized by the All India Board of Technical Education. The International System of Units (SI) will be used for all measurements in this exam.



  1. General Intelligence
  2. General Reasoning
  3. General Awareness
  4. General Engineering (Electrical)




Scheme of Examination:


The examination will consist of two papers. Details of these papers are as follows:


Part Mode of Paper Subject Number of

Questions/ Scores



Paper- I (Objective Type) Computer Based Mode i) General Hindi 40 60
ii) General English 40
Paper – II Descriptive Translation

(Hindi to English and English to Hindi)

100 Marks 60


Paper-I will consist of Objective Type Multiple choice questions only.


General Hindi :

  • Grammar, Samas, Sandhi, Kriya, Visheshan, Vocabulary, Hindi Synonyms, Paragraphs, Proverbs, Antonyms, and Muhavare, Reading Comprehension, Hindi Phrases, and Vocabulary.


General English :

  • Spelling, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Structure, Sentence Completion, Correct Use of Words, Idioms, and Ill-Used Phrases and Expressions Fill in the Blanks Error Recognition Articles Verbs Prepositions


Paper-II Syllabus

  1. Two passages for translation one passage for translation from Hindi to English and one passage for translation from English to Hindi
  2. An Essay each in Hindi and English




The following topics may be included in a standardized computer-based test (CBT) for Field Assistant positions:-

Part Subject Max. Score/




A General  intelligence   &


25 30 Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
B General  Awareness 25 30
C Quantitative Aptitude 25 30
D English  Comprehension 25 30
Total 100 120


  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning: 
  2. Quantitative  Aptitude
  3. English Comprehension




Common Computer Based Test (CBT) may be conducted for Cook is as per the subjects given below:-


Part Subject Max.

Marks/ Questions

Duration (Minutes) Version
A General Intelligence & 25 30 Bilingual i.e.English and Hindi
B General Awareness 25 30
C General English 25 30
D Numerical Aptitude 25 30
Total 100 120


There will be both English and Hindi questions on the written test, and the test will be given in both languages. On the other hand, the section of the test devoted to the English Language will solely include questions written in English.


Syllabus for Examination:


  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2. General Awareness
  3. General English

Numerical Aptitude

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Where can I get information on the Central Silk Board Syllabus?

In the above post, candidates may get a comprehensive breakdown of the Central Silk Board Syllabus 2022 organized both topic- and section-wise.


  • Is the Central Silk Board Recruitment 2022 application now available?

The application process for the Central Silk Board Recruitment 2022 may now be found on the board’s official website.


  • In the Central Silk Board Exam 2022, would there be any kind of sectional timing?

Each section of the Central Silk Board Exam 2022 does, in fact, have its own set amount of time.