Scheme of Examination for Direct Recruitment to the post of Assistant
The following shall be the scheme of Examination, components of written test and its syllabus for recruitment to the post of Assistant by direct recruitment.
Scheme of the Examination:
|Type of Examination||Time:||Max. marks allowed:|
|Paper-I||MCQ Type||2 hours*||300 marks (150 questions)|
|Paper-II||Descriptive Type||3 hours*||150|
* 15 minutes extra per hour would be given to Visually Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy candidates.
Paper-I: DURATION: 2 hours
|Paper-I||TEST COMPONENTS||NO. OF QUESTIONS||MARKS|
|(iv)||Test of Language English or Hindi||40||80|
Paper-II: DURATION: 2 hours
TEST COMPONENTS: Descriptive Type
TOTAL Marks: 150
Paper – I:
(i) General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s General Awareness of the environment and its relevance to the society. The questions will also be designed to test knowledge of the current events and of such matters of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries, especially pertaining to History, Indian Polity & Constitution, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Policy, Science & Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions, events etc.
(ii) Reasoning Ability: The syllabus includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. Test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc.
(iii) Mathematical Ability: The test will cover Number System including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc.
(iv) Test of English or Hindi: In addition to the testing of candidate’s understanding of the English or Hindi Languages, its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. would also be tested.
Paper – II:
Descriptive Type: The questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s knowledge and awareness about the subjects detailed below:
|Basic knowledge of the Constitution of India and working of its political system||30 marks (3 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words|
|Basic knowledge of the administration in institutions of Higher Education||20 marks (2 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words|
|Knowledge and application of Office Procedures, Rules & Regulations||30 marks (3 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words|
|English/Hindi with special reference to skill in noting/drafting||20 marks (2 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words|
|Situation Test essay, where the candidate’s reaction would be sought on a given situation test case||25 marks (200 words)|
|Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of word processing, data analysis Packages||25 marks|
Deshbandhu College, established in 1952, shares a building and some facilities with Ramanujan College as of 2016. Each is a separate constituent college of the University of Delhi in India, in Kalkaji, near Nehru Place, New Delhi.