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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    CBI Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
    Written Test/ Interview
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    February 10, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    February 10, 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    February 25, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    to be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

CBI Age Limit 2022

The officials have not disclosed the age limit to apply for the post of Consultant.

CBI Educational Qualifications 2022

Candidates who wish to become Consultants should have the following educational qualifications.

  • The applicant must be a retired officer of the Central/State Police Forces with the rank of Inspector or higher and at least ten years of experience in the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases in a court of law.
  • Candidates must be graduates of a recognized university.

CBI Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates can go through the other important eligibility information from the table below:

Particulars Details
Age Limit No age limit is prescribed by the recruitment board.
Nationality Indian
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Important Points
  • Must be a retired officer of the Central/State Police Forces with the rank of Inspector or higher and
  • At least ten years of experience in the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases in a court of law.
Exam Pattern
Subject No. of Question Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English 50 50
Total 200 200
Subject Syllabus
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal types.
  • This component may include questions on analogies,
  • similarities and differences,
  • space visualization, spatial orientation,
  • problem-solving, analysis,
  • judgment, decision making,
  • visual memory, discrimination,
  • observation, relationship concepts,
  • arithmetical reasoning, and figural classification,
  • arithmetic number series, non-verbal series,
  • coding and decoding, statement conclusion,
  • syllogistic reasoning, etc.
  • The topics are Semantic Analogy,
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy,
  • Figural Analogy,
  • Semantic Classification,
  • Symbolic/Number Classification,
  • Figural Classification,
  • Semantic Series, Number Series,
  • Figural Series,
  • Problem Solving,
  • Word Building,
  • Coding & de-coding,
  • Numerical Operations,
  • Symbolic Operations
General Awareness
  • The questions in this component will be designed to assess the candidate's general awareness of his surroundings and their application to society.
  • Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events as well as everyday observations and experiences in their scientific aspect that any educated person would expect.
  • The exam will also include questions about India and its neighbors, specifically about History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy, and Scientific Research.
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Decimals, fractions, and relationships between numbers, Percentage.
  • Ratio & Proportion, Square roots,
  • Averages, Interest,
  • Profit and Loss, Discount,
  • Partnership Business,
  • Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance,
  • Time & Work,
  • Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles,
  • tangents, common tangents to two or more circles,
  • Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons,
  • Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone,
  • Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres,
  • Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,
  • Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures,
  • Standard Identities, Complementary angles,
  • Heights and Distances, Histogram,
  • Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart
English Comprehension
  • Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, basic comprehension, and writing ability would be tested in this section.

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