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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    CWC Junior Superintendent Recruitment Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims: 1 hour Mains: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
  • Official Website
  • No. of Papers
  • Total Marks
    Prelims: 100 Mains: 200
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims: 100 Mains: 200
  • No. of Sections
    Prelims: 3 Mains: 4
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    +1 for every correct answer Negative marking 1/4
  • Exam Dates
    April/May 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

There are two major eligibility criteria to be noted before applying for the CWC Junior Superintendent examination, they are educational criteria and age limit.

Educational Criteria

Post name Educational requirement Experience
Junior Superintendent A Graduate in any field from a well-recognized institute None required

Age Limit and Relaxation

The organization has a maximum age limit of 30 years for the general category individuals, however, there is age relaxation for people belonging to different reserved categories.

Category Age Limit and relaxation
General 30 years
SC/ST 5 years relaxation
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years relaxation
Person with Disability 10 years relaxation
Ex-Serviceman for the postcode 1 to 6 5 years relaxation
Ex-Serviceman for the postcode 7 to 9 3 years relaxation
People having domicile of J&K during the period 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years relaxation
Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 (Dep 1984) 5 years relaxation
Exam Pattern

The selection of the eligible candidates occurs in three phases:

  1. Preliminary examination
  2. Main’s examination
  3. Document verification

The table below gives further details about exam pattern the topics included, the number of questions, and the time for the examination:

CWC Junior Superintendent Prelim Examination

S. No. Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour
CWC Junior Superintendent Mains Examination
S. No. Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
2. Data Analysis & Interpretation and Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3. English Language 50 50 30 minutes
4. General Awareness 50 50 30 minutes
Total 200 200 2 hours 30 minutes
Negative marking: -1/4

Documents Needed for verification

Once the candidate has been shortlisted after the prelims and the mains examination, they are called for document verification, the documents needed for verification are:

  1. Educational Qualification Certificates (10th, 12th, degree certificates from well-reputed University)
  2. Marksheets (10th, 12th, degree or equivalent)
  3. Date of Birth Proof of candidate (DOB)
  4. Aadhar Card proof of the applicant
  5. Category Certificates (if it is applicable)

The section gives a detailed list of topics commonly asked in the papers for both prelims and mains.

Main topics Subtopics
  • Quantitative Ability Topics:
Data interpretation, Mensuration (Cylinder), Cone, Sphere, Mixtures and Allegations, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Profit and Loss, Data Sufficiency, Number Systems, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Simplification, Time and Distance, Work and Time, Sequence and Series, Surds and Indices.
  • Reasoning Topics:
Alphanumeric Series, Blood Relations, Coded Inequalities, Coding-Decoding Topic, Input-Output, Logical Reasoning, Puzzles Topic, Ranking or Direction or Alphabet Test, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Tabulation.
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation and Quantitative Aptitude:
Probability, Average, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Interest, Linear Equation, Mensuration, Geometry, Number Series, Number System, Percentage, Permutation & Combination, Problems on Ages, Profit & Loss, Quadratic Equation, Ratio & Proportion, Simplification, Speed, Distance & Time, Time & Work, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Mixtures & Allegations.
  • General Awareness Topics:
Current Affairs, Financial Awareness, General Knowledge topic, Government Schemes, Important Appointments, Important People in News topic, Sports News, Basics of History, Geography, Science, Awards, Recognitions.
  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Topics:
Blood Relations, Circular Seating Arrangement, Code Inequalities, Coding & Decoding, Directions & Distances, Double Line-up, Input-Output, Linear Seating Arrangement, Ordering & Ranking, Scheduling, Syllogism, Flowchart, Resultant Numbers Topic
  • English Language Topics:
Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, Vocabulary, Multiple Meaning or Error Spotting, Paragraph Completion, Cloze Test, Paragraph jumbles.

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