Army Ordnance Corps AOC Material Assistant Syllabus 2022

Army Ordnance Corps AOC Material Assistant Syllabus


1. Details of Physical Endurance/ Skill Tests

Documents Check and Biometric Registration. 

2. Details of Syllabus for Written Test

Subject No of  QuestionsMarks Duration of  Examination
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours (20  Minutes extra for  each hours for  visually  handicapped  candidates only)
Numeric Aptitude 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
English Language & Comprehension 50 50
Total 150 150

Note-I The paper will consist of objective type-multiple choice questions only.  The questions will be set both in English and Hindi, except General English, English  Language & Comprehension. 

Note-II Examination will be conducted in objective type questions and to be 

answered on Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) Sheets, the sample of which is given  

under ‘Candidates Corner’ on Web Apply

Note-III There will be provision of negative marking (0.25 marks for each  wrong answer) in written test for incorrect answers. 

Note-IV. Syllabus: – 

(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of both  verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies and  differences, space visualization, problem solving analysis, judgement, decision  making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship, concepts, verbal  and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test  will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with  abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other  analytical functions etc. 

(iv) Numerical Aptitude

The paper will include questions on problems  relating to Number systems, computation whole numbers, Decimals and Fractions  and relationship between numbers, fundamental arithmetical operations,  percentages, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of  tables and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ratio and time, time and work  etc.

(iii) General Awareness

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the  candidate’s general awareness of the environment around them and its applications  to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and  of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as  may be expected of educated personnel. The test will also include questions  relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports,  history, culture, geography, economic scene, general policy including Indian  constitution and scientific research etc. These questions will be such that they do  not require a special study of any discipline.  

(iv) English Language & Comprehension

Candidates understanding and  knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks,  synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting misspelled words, idioms & Phrases, one  word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs,  conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of  sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage. 

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