Tests for Pratham Sopan :
(I) LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF :
(a) Be able to tell correctly “your duties at home”.
(b) Be able to make your bed.
(c) Know the health rules regarding personal cleanliness.
(d) Learn B.P. Six exercises and Practice Yoga / Asanas / Surya Namaskar.
(e) Stitch a button
(f) Clean and polish canvas/ leather shoes.
(g) Make a personal First -Aid Kit and know its contents.
(II) DISCIPLINE :
(a) Learn about your Patrol, its Flag, Yell, Song,
Patrol Corner and Participate in a Patrol-in-
(b) Learn & practice Hand & Whistle Signals.
(c) Foot Drill: Savdhan, Vishram, Aram se, Dahiney, Bayen & Pichey Mur.
(d) Participate in a Company & Patrol game.
(e) Satisfy the Guide Captain that your behaviour at home and at school is good.
(III) ROPE WORK:
(a) Whip the ends of a rope.
(b) Tie & demonstrate the uses of the following knots: Reef knot, Sheet Bend, Clove Hitch, Bowline, Sheep Shank, Fisherman, Round Turn & Two Half Hitches.
(c) Tie and demonstrate Sheer Lashing Mark I and Mark II.
(d) Make a gadget or a handicraft useful at home.
(iv) SERVICE :
(a) Undertake a Company Service Project in your School or Guide Headquarters under the guidance of your Guide Captain.
(b) Should know the definition and Golden rules of
(c) Deal with simple cuts, burns & bleeding from
(d) Undertake household responsibilities like cooking, water storage, hospitality, cleanliness etc. with the help of parents for a week.
(e) Daily Good Turn at home and maintain a diary at least for a month.
(f) Participate in the following activities,
(i) Discuss with your Guide Captain and render some service involving any one of the points of Guide Law and submit a report to your Guide Captain within a week.
(ii) Undertake a nature study project in consultation with your Patrol Leader and submit the report within ten days.
Visit a village Panchayat Samiti/Block Development / Municipality / Municipal corporation office and learn about the services rendered by one such public organisation and submit a report to your Guide Captain within ten days.
(v) COMMUNICATION :
Be able to use the PCO & Mobile Phone and be acquainted with the facilities available on it.
(vi) OUT OF DOORS :
(a) Know the simple wood crafts signs & follow a trail with her patrol of not less than half a kilo meter.
(b) Know & Practice Road Safety Rules for pedestrians.
(c) Participate in a Nature Study Trail.
(vii) Serve as a Pravesh Guide for atleast six months.
SEA GUIDE :
In addition to the above tests, a Sea Guide will have to qualify for the following :
(a) Have a General Knowledge of Sea Guiding.
(b) Know about water safety precautions.
(c) Get over fear in water.
AIR GUIDE :
In addition to Pratham Sopan test, an Air Guide will have to qualify for the following :
(a) Have General knowledge of Air Guiding.
(b) Collect Photographs/Pictures of different types of Aircraft.
(c) Have General knowledge of our Badges and Flag.
(d) Recognise atleast ten types of Air Crafts used by the Air Force/Civil Aviations in the country.
(e) Prepare a log of the Aircrafts seen during the period fixed by the Guide Captain.
(i) On the successful completion of the Pratham Sopan tests, the Guide shall be issued the Pratham Sopan Badge by the Local or the District Association as the case may be, on the recommendation of the Guide Captain who acts as the examiner.
(ii) The Pratham Sopan Badge is a scroll with the words: “BE PREPARED” “TAYYAR” in devanagri script. It shall be worn below the Pravesh Badge
Tests for Pratham Sopan
Tests for Pratham Sopan :