Tests for Tritiya Sopan

Tests for Tritiya Sopan

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  • a) Tie & know the use of the following: Fireman’s Chair Knot, Man Harness Knot, Bowline on a bite, Draw Hitch.
  • b) Tie & demonstrate the use of Diagonal Lashing
  • c) Use another method of whipping other than the one used in Pratham Sopan.
  • d) Make a Flag Mast of at least three staves with your Patrol and demonstrate Flag Break.
  • e) Make a temporary shelter for yourself f) Know any one method of Splicing: Eye/ Back/ Short


  • (a) Swim fifty metres.
  • (b) Know the safety rules of swimming and
  • (c) Know how to deal with cramps.


(II) Earn any one of the following Proficiency Badges:

  • (i) Athlete
  • (ii) Camel man
  • (iii) Climber
  • (iv) Gymnast
  • (v) Hiker
  • (vi) Games Leader
  • (vii) Yoga
  • (viii) Cyclist

3. ESTIMATION : Be able to estimate height, depth, widths, numbers & weights using recognized methods of estimation.

4. FIRST – AID :

  • a) Know how to deal with emergency situations such as Drowning, Electric Shock, General Shock, Automobile Accidents and Human Being caught in fire.
  • b) Treat Choking.
  • c) Deal with simple fracture of collar Bone, Upper arm, Fore arm, Hip & Lower leg.
  • d) Treat for Heat Stroke and Sun Stroke
  • e) Demonstrate CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation).
  • f) Place an unconscious victim in the Recovery position.
  • g) Transportation of victim – One Rescuer & two Rescuers

5. MAPPING : Be able to access a GPS Map & use it to follow a given route. or Draw a map of the area using Triangulation method with the help of compass or Plane Table method. or Sketch a map of the route undertaken for at least four kms by using Road Traverse method or Gilwell sketch

6. TALK : During the Troop Meeting give a talk for about five minutes on any one of the following subjects :

  • a) National Integration,
  • b) Child Abuse,
  • c) Substance Abuse,
  • d) Your future Scout Training,
  • e) Gender Equality,
  • f) Child Education, Child Health, Child Social Security & Child Labour,
  • g) Free Being Me.


  • a) Plan an overnight Patrol camp.
  • b) Undertake a day hike of ten kms on foot with Patrol/Troop members. Prepare meals & Tea. Make a report & submit it within a week after the hike is over. The hike route is to be given by the examiner.
  • c) Participate in a Night Game.

8. COOKING : Cook food for your patrol by using Backwoodsman method

9. SIGNALLING : Learn Morse Signaling and be able to send and receive simple messages of ten words

10. PROFICIENCY BADGES : Qualify for any two of the following Proficiency Badges one from each group

Group A –

  • (i) Civil Defence,
  • (ii) Community Worker,
  • (iii) Ecologist,
  • (iv) Oarsman
  • (v) Pioneer
  • (vi) World Conservation
  • (vii) Safety Knowledge
  • (viii) Self Defense.

Group B –

  • (i) Citizen
  • (ii) Book Binder
  • (iii) Naturalist
  • (iv) Path finder
  • (v) Aids Awareness,
  • (vi) Healthy Man,
  • (vii) Drug Awareness,
  • (viii) Boatman
  • (ix) Computer Awareness

11. Knowledge :

  • (a) Knowledge of Scouting in India and WOSM (World Organisation of Scout Movement)
  • (b) Know and understand the safety measures while using ATM card and Mobile Phone. or Using basic electrical / electronic devices, making out gadgets useful at home, under supervision of a trained Adult

12. Fire : Complete any three of the following:

  • a) Safety precautions with regards to Fire.
  • b) Demonstrate Bucket Chain method of Putting off fire
  • c) How to tackle Dry Grass Fire
  • d) Types of fire extinguisher and use thereof.

13 Service :- Know and Understand the disease tuberculosis-its symptoms, treatment and precautionary measures to be preventing the disease, knowledge about Directly Observed Treatments (DOTS).

Sea Scout
In addition to Tritiya Sopan tests given above, a Sea Scout will

  • (1) Swim thirty metres :
  • (2) Learn to dive.
  • (3) Have knowledge of different types of boats, oars and sails and anchors.
  • (4) Learn signaling by Semaphore method.
  • (5) Know any three constellations to find directions.

Air Scout
In addition to Tritiya Sopan tests, an Air Scout will know:-

  • (1) History of flying.
  • (2) Theory of flight.
  • (3) About flight Safety Procedures.
  • (4) In General knowledge about Civil Aviation National and International Airways/Airlines.

Note :

(i) On the successful completion of the tests for the Tritiya Sopan Badge to the satisfaction of independent examiners arranged by Training Counsellor and appointed by the Local or District Association, as the case may be, on the basis of the Certificates issued by the examiners, the Scout shall be issued the Tritiya Sopan Badge.

(ii) Tritiya Sopan Badge consists of the emblem and the scroll as for Dwitiya Sopan Badge surrounded by a laurel. (iii) Tritiya Sopan Badge shall be worn on the left arm in the place of the Dwitiya Sopan Badge.


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