ACC Examination Pattern

ACC written examination pattern on the bases of Section, Number of Questions, Marks. ACC exam paper is divided into four sections. Following is the information in detail.

  • Section 1 – General Mental Ability Test (GMAT)
  • Section 2 – Current & General Awareness Test (CGAT)
  • Section 3 – Interactive Communicative English (ICE)
  • Section 4 – Academic Content Test (ACT)

You can check the complete details below:

Subject No. of Question Total Marks Marks for Correct Answer
General Mental Ability 150 300 +2
Current General Awareness 150 300 +2
Interactive Communicative English 120 Objective Questions + 30 Descriptive Question 300 OTQ- +1

DQ- +6

Academic Content Test 150 300 +2


General Mental Ability test (GMAT) section aimed at testing the candidate’s intellectual ability. This paper have two types of questions – Argument and Data Sufficiency.

There will be 150 objective type questions of two marks each. The paper will consist of three sections:

Parts No. of Questions Total Marks
Reasoning Ability (Verbal) 75 Questions 150 Marks
Non – Verbal Reasoning 15 Questions 30 Marks
Numerical Ability 60 Questions 120 Marks


Questions in this component aimed at testing the candidate’s General Awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. The syllabus designed to include test of mental ability, current general situational and military awareness. This will consists of 150 objective type questions of two marks each.


Questions in this component aimed at testing the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English language in particular the communicative skill. There will be two sub-sections for Interactive Communicative English. Sun-section I will consists of 120 objective type questions of one mark each for duration of one hour. Sub-section II will consist of descriptive type questions for 180 marks for a duration of two hours.


There will be only one section covering Mathematics, General Science and Humanities. There will be total of 150 objective type questions of 3 marks each. Topics to be included in each paper and the distribution of marks will be as under:

Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Mathematics 50 Questions 100 Marks
General Science 50 Questions 100 Marks
Humanities 50 Questions 100 Marks