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1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography, 71

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions, Square Root, and the use of Logarithms), 74-77

3. English Composition, 67

4. Précis (involving the preparation and digest of tabular statements), 72

5. Geography, 39

6. History of England, 45
7. Latin, 10I

8. French, or another Modern
Language, 100

II. OFFICE - KEEPER, MESSEnger, AND PORTER.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography, 71

2. Arithmetic (elementary), 76

I. CLERKS.

Colonial Office.

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:1. Exercises designed to test

* In examinations which are not competitive the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

Handwriting and Orthography, 71

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions), 74-77

3. Précis or Abstract of Official Papers, 72

4. Geography, 39

5. Translation from one of the

following Languages,-
Greek, Latin, French, Ger-
man, Spanish, Italian,—
the selection being left to
the Candidate,* 100

FINAL EXAMINATION:-
1. Languages and Literature
of Greece and Rome, III
2. Languages and Literature
of France, Germany, and
Italy, 112

3. Modern History, including
that of the British Colonies
and Possessions, 50-Ex-
ercises in English Compo-
sition, designed to test
purity and accuracy of
style, 67

4. Elements of Constitutional and International Law, 85 -Elements of Political Economy, 87

5. Pure and mixed Mathematics, not including the highest branches, 88-Accounts and Book-keeping,† 61

II. WRITERS IN CEYLON. PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography, 71

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions), 74-77

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4. Geography, particularly that of British India and its Dependencies, 54

5. Translation

from either

Greek, Latin, French, German, Spanish, or Italian -at the option of the Candidate,* 100

FINAL EXAMINATION:

1. Languages and Literature of
Greece and Rome, 111
2. Modern History, including
that of the British Colonies
& Possessions, 50-Exer-
cises in English Composi-
tion designed to test purity
and accuracy of style, 67
3. Elements of Constitutional
and International Law, 85
-Elements of Political
Economy, 87

4. Pure and mixed Mathema-
ties, not including the
highest branches, 88-Ac-
and Book-keep-

counts

ing, 61

5. Geology, Chemistry, & Civil Engineering,† 94-98

Colonial Land and Emigration
Office.

I. PERMANENT CLERKS.
1. Writing.

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar & Decimal Fractions), 74-77 3. Précis, 72

II. TEMPORARY CLERKS.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography, 71

Candidates failing to satisfy the Civil Service Commissioners upon each of these subjects will not be permitted to proceed further with the examination.

Of the five classes of subjects thus defined, Candidates are at liberty to select any

number not exceeding three in which they desire to be examined.

Gentlemen appointed to Writerships are required, after their arrival at Ceylon, to pass an examination in the Cingalese and Tamul languages before being appointed on the Civil Establishment of the Island; and a further examination, proving a thorough knowledge of those languages, is required for promotion.

2. Elementary Arithmetic, 76 3. Correspondence, 67

Commander-in-Chief's Office.

I. PERMANENT CLERKS.

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography, 71

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar & Decimal Fractions), 74-77

3. English Composition, 67 4. Précis, 72

5. Geography, 39

6. Latin, or one Foreign Lan-
guage,* 100

II. SUPERNUMERARY CLERKS.
1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (elementary), 76
3. Correspondence, 67
III. CLERK TO THE COUNCIL
MILITARY EDUCATION.

1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (elementary), 76

Committee of Council for
Education.+

ASSISTANT CLERKS.

OF

1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography, 71

2. Making fair copies from rough notes, 67

3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
& Decimal Fractions), 74-77
4. Calculation of percentages, 81
5. Book-keeping, 55

6. Précis and digest of forms into
summaries, 72
See also pages 42 and

CLERKS.

Commons, House of.

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1. Exercises designed to test

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In examinations which are not competitive the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

+ In competitions there is a further examination, the above being then merely preliminary. The subjects which may be taken in the second examination are (1) English Composition; (2) Geography; (3) Modern History; (4) Mathematics; (5) Natural Science; (6) Languages.

The examination for Inspectorships of schools is confined to the single point of physical competence.

4. Geography, 37

5. English History, 45

6. Latin,* 101

II. OTHER CLERKS; EXTRA CLERKS;
LANDING WAITERS; COAST
OFFICERS; GAUGERS.

1. Exercises designed to test
Handwriting and Ortho-
graphy, 71

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar
& Decimal Fractions), 74-77
3. English Composition, 67
4. Geography, 37

5. English History (except for
Coast Officers), 45

III. TIDEWAITERS AND WEIGHERS.
1. Writing from Dictation, 69
2. Arithmetic (first four rules,
and the different Weights
and Measures), 75-81

IV. HOUSEKEEPERS AND MESSEN-
GERS.

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* In examinations which are not competitive the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation.

+ All Candidates for the Office of Landing Waiter will be required to exhibit somewhat greater proficiency in the above subjects than that which will be deemed sufficient in the case of Clerks, Extra Clerks, &c. ; and those nominated to the office of Landing Waiter at Newhaven, Dover, and Folkestone, must show some proficiency in French.

Any vacancy which may hereafter occur in this office will be filled up by competition. When two or more candidates have severally displayed sufficient ability in the subjects above mentioned, they will each be examined in German also.

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* Candidates must be able to ride, and competent to perform journeys on horseback. + In examinations which are not competitive the exercises in Languagos are restricted to translation.

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