Income Tax Dept Syllabus 2021, Exam Pattern & Previous Years Papers Download PDFs

Income Tax Dept Syllabus 2021 Download Previous Year Paper Sets of Tax Assistant, MTS, IT Officer, Executive Assistants, AO/ PS cadre & IT Inspector Exam Pattern available online at

Here we’re so excited to be sharing Income Tax Department Previous Papers with those candidates who are going to attend the examination in a short time. All candidates who are looking to download Income Tax Dept Syllabus 2021 of IT Officer, Inspector, Assistant, Steno, AO/ PS cadre and LDC can verify this whole article for useful details. Contestants can collect Income Tax Officer Old Question Papers and IT Inspector Exam Pattern from a direct link provided at the bottom. Applicants are requested to start their preparation by using study materials, relevant books and model papers as it will help in scoring some good marks.

The IT Department Officials have upload syllabus for Income Tax Inspector, MTS, Assistant, DPA, Stenographer and Officer Exam in pdf format only so that contenders can easily download it. Participants can visit the official website to know more information. We’re here to help applicants so please don’t hesitate to ask your query in a feedback box provided below. Candidates can check out IT Department exam pattern, previous year question papers, sample papers and other important details from this web page.

Income Tax Dept Syllabus 2021 Download | IT Department Exam Pattern, Previous Papers PDF

According to the reliable sources, the latest Income Tax Dept Recruitment is soon going to be released by the authority to appoint best & most eligible candidates. There are about 20750 vacancies would be announced to fill up through this recruitment process. All those contestants searching govt jobs after graduation can go for all these vacancies whenever declared. Here the board will recruit talented applicants through Written Test, Personal Interview, Skill Test, Computer Proficiency Test & Document Verification (DV). The higher authority will announce a date for written test in upcoming days by uploading at their primary portal. Interested contestants will have to pass all selection phases with the best performance.

Income Tax Dept Syllabus Exam Pattern

As we know, those well-qualified candidates who are going to apply for this recruitment will be finding Income Tax Inspector Syllabus and Model/ Previous Papers at the official website. We have provided syllabus and exam pattern for the sake of interested candidates so that they can get prepared in advance. The recruitment board will recommend the applicants in a Merit List based on their marks obtained from written exam and interview. We have attached a direct link to download IT Syllabus pdf file in below passages for all contestants.

Income Tax Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Exam Date 2021

Important Details ♦
Department Name: INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT (आयकर विभाग)
Kind of Page Details: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Previous Papers, Sample Papers, etc.
Availability Format: In PDF file
Total No. of Vacancies: Around 20750 (expected)
Name of the Posts: » Multi Tasking Staff (MTS)
» Tax Assistant (TA)
» Stenographer Grade-II
» IT Inspector
» Officer
» Group “C” Posts
» Notice Server
» Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
» Data Processing Assistant (DPA)
» Executive Assistants
» Driver Posts
» PS Cadre
» AO Cadre
Job Category: Central Govt Jobs
Job Location: All over India
Exam Type: Computer Based or OMR Based Test
Date of Examination: To be announced soon
Exam Pattern & Syllabus: Available below
Official Web Portal:

The IT Department Syllabus for Income Tax Officers Examination as per new De Rule-2 is briefly mentioned below by us. All those people who are preparing for IT Recruitment exam can get Previous Year Papers and Model Papers from this article. Check out further details from the below description.

Income Tax Assistant/ Officer Exam Pattern 2021

Income Tax Officer Examination Scheme 
Exam Type PART Subjects/ Topics Questions Marks Time Duration
Objective Type Paper I Income Tax Law & Allied Taxes 100 ques. 100 marks 02 hours
II Advance Accountancy 100 ques. 100 marks 02 hours
III Allied Laws 100 ques. 100 marks 02 hours
IV Office Procedure 100 ques. 100 marks 02 hours
Subjective Type Paper V Income-Tax & Accountancy 100 ques. 100 marks 03 hours
  • The examination will be of objective type (MCQs)
  • The question paper will consist of five parts carrying maximum 100 marks each.
  • The Paper-I, II, III & IV will consist of subjects like Income Tax Law & Taxes, Advance Accountancy, Book Keeping, Allied Laws and Office Procedure.
  • Paper-V will be of the Subjective type containing I.T. Act & Rules.
  • The Paper will be of Graduation Level/ Standard.
  • There will be 100 Multiple Choice Type Questions of one mark each in Paper I, Paper II, Paper III and Paper IV.
  • ¼ mark (i.e. 0.25 marks) will be deducted for every incorrect answer so be careful.
  • No marks will be deducted for all those questions that not answered in the paper.
  • The composite time duration for each Paper-I, II, III, and IV is 02 hours (120 minutes)
  • For Paper-V, the total time duration will be 03 hours (180 minutes).
  • Mock Test will be available for being familiar with the level of questions to be asked in the examination.
♦ Income Tax Assistant & MTS Examination Scheme 
Paper Exam Type Subjects/ Topics Questions Marks Time Duration
I Objective Type Paper General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 ques. 25 marks 90 minutes
Quantitative/ Numerical Aptitude 25 ques. 25 marks
General Awareness 25 ques. 25 marks
English Comprehension 25 ques. 25 marks
II Descriptive Type Paper Short Essay/ Letter 50 marks 30 minutes

Income Tax Department Recruitment Exam Syllabus

  1. General Knowledge: History of India, General Science, Cultural Heritage, Science & Technology, Indian Constitution, Current Events (National & International), International Issues, Tourism Spots, Sculptures, Important Dates, Handicrafts, Famous Places, Countries & Capitals, Music & Literature, Artists, Political Science, etc.
  2. Advance Accountancy:-
    • Accounting Cycle & Preparation of final accounts (manufacturing, trading, profit & loss accounts and balance sheet)
    • Depreciation Accounts (Straight-line Method and Written down Method)
    • Accounting Standards issued by the institute of Chartered Accounts of India
    • Company Accounts
    • Partnership Account
    • Hire Purchase Consignment Accounts
    • Joint Venture Accounts
    • Departmental or Branch Accounts
    • Basics of absorption, amalgamation and reconstruction
  3. Allied Laws:-
    • Indian Contract Act
    • Transfer of Property Act
    • Hindu Law
    • Companies Act
    • Indian Partnership Act, 1932
    • Civil Procedure Code
    • Information Technology Act, 2000
    • Right to Information Act
  4. General English: One Word Substitutions, Articles, Verbal Comprehension Passage, Verbs, Grammar, Fill in the Blanks, Antonyms, Synonyms, Clauses, Sentence Structure, Spellings, Error Correction, Active Voice, Passive Voice, Direct/ Indirect Speech, etc.
  5. Arithmetical Ability: Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Average Estimation, Rounding Numbers, Tables, Graphs, Menstruation, Time & Distance, Ratio & Time, etc.
  6. Computer Awareness: MS Office, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, Internet Usage, Windows, Computer Software & Hardware Knowledge, etc.

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About Income Tax Department

The Income Tax (IT) Department is a Government Agency formed in the year of 1922 exactly 94 years ago. IT Department is the biggest revenue mobilizer for the Government of India (GOI). It works under the control of the Revenue Department, Ministry of Finance. Right now, Arun Jaitley is a Finance Minister of India and a responsible minister of this organization. Mr Atulesh Jindal (IRS) is designated as an executive of this agency. It is also responsible for enforcing the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements and deals with various aspects of international taxation. The official website of Income Tax Department is from where they release all their circulars and notices. Its main vision is to partner in the nation-building process through progressive tax policy, efficient and effective administration and improved voluntary compliance. Their primary missions are (1) to make compliance easy, (2) to deliver quality services, (3) to enforce tax laws with fairness and (4) to formulate progressive tax policies. It is continuously looking to upgrade skilled professional and motivated workforce in their Organization.

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Income Tax Inspector Previous Question Papers PDF

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382 thoughts on “Income Tax Dept Syllabus 2021, Exam Pattern & Previous Years Papers Download PDFs”

    • These are departmental exams. Only already serving employees are eligible and these exams are for promotion. Don’t get cheated by applying for these exams.

  1. There has been 2 types of syllabus issued for inspector of income tax and for various posts kindly convey the correct syllabus

  2. Your website has published one syllabus and recruitment guru has published another syllabus kindly issue the correct syllabus

  3. Sir does Mechanical Engineering final year students eligible for inspector of income tax posts.if eligible what is the syllabus and plz give me the full details of the exam.does the exam have any optional subjects from engineering.

  4. It is very nice information and guidelines for the aspirants’ who would like to apply for the post of income tax officer.

  5. I am completed B. E in stream of electronics and communication engineering I am eligible to Assistant Tax officer

  6. Hello sir…i am M.B.A post degree am i eliable this do prepare this exam what type of question ask their…reply me sir…

    • These exams are only for departmental candidates who are already in service for their promotions. You are requested to apply through Staff Selection Commission.

  7. Sir please Convey or deliver syllabus of different post in particular ways ,it gives huge confusion about syllabus for single post for example:- for Income tax officer only Four subjects are necessary I.e Income tax act 1965,Advance accountantancy, Allied law and office procedure but You have given many subject which is not relevant for this post so it will be useless….

  8. Sir, I am in 11standard and I have choose Arts
    stream . Can I get a job in Income tax department ? Please inform me that
    I can become income tax officer by taking Arts Stram. Inform as soon as passible

  9. H.S.(SCIENCE) passed on 2001
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    Date of Birth :- 14/11/1982
    Experience :- 1 Year Computer Accountant,Reliance Head office of India at Navy
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  10. Sir i completed M.A ENGLISH LITERATURE can i apply for this exam if i can apply then tell me how i want to prepare for this exam, suggest the material. Then, I completed type writing course both higher Tamil and English and i completed computer office automation course.


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