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Cantonment Board Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

Cantonment Board Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

All India Cantonment Boards have released the official notifications for the recruitment of various posts including the Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Peon, Safaikaramchari, Forest Guard, Sanitary Inspector, etc. Cantonment Board Recruitment 2023 notification has been out on their respective website.

Cantonment Boards Notification 2023

The Cantonment Board selection process of respective cantonment boards includes a Written Examination, a Skill Test and the last is Document Verification & Medical Test. For written examinations knowing the syllabus and exam pattern is very important. So let’s try to find out through this article in detail –


Cantonment Board Syllabus 2023

Cantonment Board conducts written examinations and a skill test to select suitable candidates from a huge number of applications as per the demand of the post. The written exam follows a particular syllabus which covers certain topics that are we going to tell you here in the form of a list. Make sure that you prepare well around these topics and score good marks in the written examination. The subject-wise topic list is as follows –

General Awareness

  • History
  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • Science
  • Scientific Inventions
  • Economic Science
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution

English Comprehension

  • Writing Ability
  • Usage of Words
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases


  • Improvement.
  • passage.
  • Verbal Comprehension passage.
  • Verbs.
  • Adjectives.
  • Clauses
  • Grammar. etc.
  • Sentence Structure.
  • Usage of Words
  • Synonyms & Antonyms.
  • Vocabulary.
  • One-word substitutions.
  • Idioms and phrases.


  • Tenses.
  • Adverb.
  • Articles.
  • Synonyms & Antonyms.
  • Reading Comprehension.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Theme Detection.
  • Unseen Passage.
  • Passage Completion.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Word Formation.
  • Grammar.
  • Conclusion.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Error Correction.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Verb.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Number Series
  • Distance and Direction sense Test
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test
  • Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit
  • Inserting Correct Mathematical sign
  • Human relation
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Odd man out
  • Mutual relation problems

Numerical Aptitude

  • Profit and Loss
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Percentage
  • Simplifications of Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Area of triangle, Square and Rectangle
  • Simple Trigonometry, etc.

Cantonment Board Exam Pattern 2023

Kn owing the exam pattern helps the aspirant to work on their strategy accordingly and score maximum marks. Make sure that you remember it well and rate your performance on the basis of different subjects so that you could improve on time and in the proper manner. Let’s look into the details of Cantonment Board Exam Pattern 2023 –

  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours duration of a total of 100 marks.
  • The question paper consists of 100 questions of multiple-choice objective-type questions
  • Each question will be of one mark.
  • Marks obtained in the written test will have 100% weightage in preparing the final merit list.
  • The written test will comprise Multiple Choice objective type questions and will be in English/ Hindi only.
  • Answers to the questions will have to be marked on the OMR Answer sheet.

Look at the exam pattern in the tabular form below –

Sr. No. Subject Language No. of Question Total Marks
01 Syllabus related to skill English/Hindi 60 60
02 General Intelligence & Reasoning 20 20
03 General knowledge/Awareness 20 20
Total 100 100


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Which type of questions will be asked in the Cantonment Board Exam?

Only Multiple Choice type of Questions will be asked in the Cantonment Board Exam.

What are the subjects for Cantonment Board Ambala Safaiwala Exam?

Subjects it will include are General English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General knowledge for Cantonment Board Safaiwala Exam.

How to apply for Cantonment Board Recruitment 2023?

Interested candidates can apply online/Offline from the official website of each Cantt which is mentioned in the article.

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