Preliminary Objective Type The Preliminary Examination Consists of Two Papers Paper-I General Studies 200 Marks Paper-II Appitude Test 200 Marks Total 400 Marks Any one subject to be selected from the list of optional subjects given below Few Important Points About Exam 1. Both the question papers are of multiple choice type. 2. The question papers are set both in Hindi and English. Each paper is of two hours duration. 3. The examination is meant to serve as a Screening Test only: 4. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination are not counted for determining the final order of merit. 5 .The number of candidates to be admitted to the Mains Examination will be about twelve to thirteen times the approximate total number of vacancies to be filled in the year. 6.There is a negative marking. for every three questions wrong . marks of one question are declared.