Junior Assistant @ Deshbandhu College

Scheme of Examination for Direct Recruitment to the Post of Junior Assistant @ Deshbandhu College

The following shall be the scheme of Examination, components of written test and its syllabus for recruitment to the post of Junior Assistant and equivalent by direct recruitment

Scheme of the Examination:

Written Test
Type of Examination Time:* Max marks:
Paper-I MCQ Type 3 hours 200 (200 questions)
Paper-II Essay & Comprehension test 1 hour 100
Total 300

*15 minutes extra per hour would be given to Visually Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy candidates.

Test components:

DURATION: 3 hours

Paper I

(i) General awareness 50 50
(ii) Reasoning ability 50 50
(iii) Mathematical ability 50 50
(iv) Language English or Hindi 50 50
Total 200 200


DURATION: 1 hour
TEST COMPONENTS: Essay, comprehension & letter writing
MARKS: 100


TEST COMPONENTS: On spot typing test

Qualifying speed shall be at least 40 words per minute, which will be tested on a computer (PC). PwD candidates for whom complete exemption for type test is provided as per guidelines issued by Central Government, will be exempt from the skill test.


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 her 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:

Essay, comprehension & letter writing: This test is meant for testing the applicability and correct usage of the language, where the candidates would be assessed through essay writing, comprehension and letter writing, situation test analysis etc.

Skill Test:

The typing test shall be a skill test, which shall be qualifying in nature and no additional credits for the same shall be allocated.

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