ACC Exam Syllabus

ACC stands for Army Cadet College , is an institution which selects and trains regular army soldiers to become an officer in Indian army.
The selection for admission to ACC is based on a written test and subsequent selection via service selection board. The nature of training at ACC is same as that of the NDA and ACC candidates complete there 3 years degree course while training.
ACC exam syllabus and paper is divided into four parts. Following is the information in detail.

The syllabus of the ACC exam is very vast. We have provided a detailed syllabus of ACC exam below:

ACC Exam Syllabus 
General Mental Ability Test
  1. Analogy
  2. Classification
  3. Series
  4. Coding-decoding
  5. Blood relation
  6. Direction sense
  7. Logical venn diagrams
  8. Alphabet test
  9. Seating arrangements
  10. Mathematical operations
  11. Arithmetical reasoning
  12. Number, ranking & time sequence
  13. Eligibility test
  14. Syllogism
  15. Statement and Arguments
  16. Statement and Conclusion
  17. Statement and Assumptions
  18. Statement and Courses of Action
  19. Deriving Conclusion
  20. Assertion and Reason
  21. Punch line
  22. Situation reaction test
  23. Cause and effect
  24. Analytical reasoning
Current and General Awareness test
  1. Latest Current affairs
  2. Indian constitution
  3. Indian history
  4. Indian economy
  5. Indian politics
  6. Geography
  7. Indian Navy & Military
  8. Religions
  9. Famous books & authors
  10. Sports
  11. Awards
  12. Science and Discoveries
  13. Indian culture
  14. Indian Agriculture
Interactive Communicative English
  1. Article
  2. Noun and Pronoun
  3. Adjective
  4. Preposition
  5. Conjunction and modals
  6. Verbs
  7. Tenses
  8. Types of sentences
  9. Idioms and Phrases
  10. Direct and indirect speech
  11. Active and passive voice
  12. Synonyms and antonyms
  13. One word substitution
  14. Spot the error
  15. Cloze test
  16. Para jumble
  17. Sentence jumble
  18. Reading Comprehension
  19. Sentence Improvement
Academic Content test
Class 12th level General Science, Maths
and Humanities

ACC Exam – Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern consists of a written test of 4 papers. A candidate has to pass all three papers to appear for the interview. Each paper has 150 objective questions.

Paper 1: General Mental Ability


Subject Number of questions Maximum marks
Verbal Reasoning 75 150
Non-verbal Reasoning 15 30
Numerical Ability 60 120

2 marks are awarded for every right answer.

Paper 2: Current General Awareness

This paper consists of the candidate’s general awareness. This section also has 150 objective-type questions. These are the umbrella topics that are covered.

  • Environment general awareness
  • Current affairs
  • National & International events
  • Military awareness
Paper 3: Interactive Communicative English


This paper is again divided into two papers. These two papers are based on Interactive and Communicative English.

Paper Number of questions Maximum marks Duration 
Paper I (Objective type) 120 120 1 hour
Paper II (Descriptive test) 90 180  2 hours

Paper I will have each question of 1 mark.
Paper II will have each question of 2 marks.

Paper 4: Academic Content test

This section again will have 150 questions of objective type. Each question will carry 2 marks. There will be only paper.

Subject Number of questions Maximum marks
Mathematics 50 100
General Science 50 100
Humanities 50 100