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IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 | Notification, Salary, Exam Pattern

Robin Singh | Updated On - April, 25 2023

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IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Notification

Recently, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has released the IGNOU JAT 2023 or IGNOU Junior Assistant-cum-Typist 2023 notification. Eligible candidates can apply online from 22nd March to 20th April 2023. IGNOU was established to serve the Indian population through distance and open education, thereby providing quality higher education opportunities to all segments of society. It also aims to promote, coordinate, and establish standards for distance and open education in India, as well as to strengthen India's human resources through education. IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 detailed notification has been released. Read this article to find out about the IGNOU Junior Assistant exam pattern, syllabus, salary, selection process, exam date etc. We are attaching the short notification as well as detailed notification in the links below.

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Overview

The IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The Junior Assistant 2023 overview is provided in the table below:
Particulars Details
Recruitment Organization Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Exam conducting authority National Testing Agency
Post Name Junior Assistant-cum-Typist (JAT)
Advt No. IGNOU JAT 2023
Vacancies 200
Salary/ Pay Scale Rs.19900- 63200
Job Location All India
Last Date to Apply 20th April 2023
Mode of Apply Online
Official Website https://recruitment.nta.nic.in or nta.ac.in

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Application fee

The candidates have to pay the IGNOU Junior Assistant application fee before the last date of the application through the NTA website. The complete details of the IGNOU Application fee are given in the table below:
Category Application Fees
Gen/ OBC/ EWS Rs.1000
SC/ ST Rs.600
PH (Divyang) Rs.0
All category female Rs.600

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Important Dates

The IGNOU Junior Assistant-cum-Typist 2023 important dates are as follows:
Event Date
Apply Start 22nd March 2023
Last Date to Apply 20th April 2023
Correction in Application Form 21st to 22nd April 2023
Exam Date Notify Later

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Eligibility

The IGNOU Junior Assistant eligibility encompasses an age limit and educational qualifications which are provided below.

IGNOU Junior Assistant Age limit

  • Minimum age- 18 years
  • Maximum age- 27 years

IGNOU Junior Assistant Education Qualification

10+2 With a typing speed of 40 w.p.m. in English and 35 w.p.m. in Hindi on the computer.

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Vacancy

The detailed notification of IGNOU Junior Assistant or JAT 2023 is released. The IGNOU vacancies are 200 for the post of Junior Assistant. The category-wise vacancies are given below:
Post Name UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
Junior Assistant-cum-Typist 83 21 55 29 12 200

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Selection Process

The IGNOU JAT 2023 comprises the following selection stages:
  • Stage 1- Online exam (CBT mode)
  • Stage 2- Skill Test/ Type Test
  • Stage 3- Document Verification
  • Stage 4- Medical examination

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Exam Pattern

The IGNOU JAT 2023 exam pattern consists of five subjects which are General Awareness, Reasoning and General Intelligence, Mathematical Abilities, Hindi/English Language and Comprehension and Computer Knowledge Module. The exam pattern of Junior Assistant is given in the table below:
  • Exam mode- Online
  • Paper type- MCQ
  • Total time given- 2 hours
Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
General Awareness 30 30
Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
Mathematical Abilities 30 30
Hindi/English Language and Comprehension 30 30
Computer Knowledge Module 30 30
Total 150 150

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Syllabus

The IGNOU Junior Assistant syllabus 2023 has been updated in the table below:
Subjects Topics
General Awareness Questions are designed to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, Science, General Policy and Scientific Research.
Reasoning and General Intelligence Questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. These will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/Number Classification, Drawing Inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/Patternfolding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Numerical operations, Other subtopics, if any.
Mathematical Abilities Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers
Fundamental Arithmetical Operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square Roots, Averages Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation,Time and Distance, Time and Work.
Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations
Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2𝜃 + Cos2𝜃=1 etc.
Statistics and Probability: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Piechart; Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation; calculation of simple probabilities.
Hindi/English Language and Comprehension हिंदी भाषा एवं बोधगम्यता:
शब्दावली, व्याकरण, वाक्य संरचना, पर्यायवाची, विलोमार्थक शब्द एवं इनका सही प्रयोग; त्रुटि का पता लगाएं, रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति
कीजिए, पर्यायवाची/भिन्नार्थक शब्द, विलोमार्थक शब्द, वर्तनी / गलत वर्तनी वाले शब्दों का पता लगाना, मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ,
एकार्थी शब्द, वाक्यों में सुधार, क्रियाओं के कर्तृवाच्य / कर्मवाच्य, प्रत्यक्ष/अप्रत्यक्ष कथन में रूपांतरण, वाक्य को पढ़िए और इसके सभी
भागों को सही क्रम में कीजिए। किसी पाठांश के वाक्यों को सही क्रम में कीजिए। किसी पाठांश में अर्थग्रहण की दृष्टि से रिक्त स्थानों में
उपयुक्त शब्द भरना अपठित पाठांश, उपर्युक्त पाठांश का अर्थग्रहण कीजिए। अर्थग्रहण की दृष्टि से आपकी क्षमता का पता लगाने के
लिए आपको दो या अधिक अनुच्छेद दिए जाएंगे और इन पर आधारित प्रश्नों के उत्तर, आपको देने हैं। दिए गए अनुच्छेदों में से एक, मूल
रूप से पुस्तक या कहानी पर आधारित होना चाहिए, जबकि दूसरा अनुच्छेद किसी सामयिक विषय के संपादकीय विश्लेषण या किसी
रिपोर्ट पर आधारित होना चाहिए।
English Language and Comprehension:
Vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and their correct usage; Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage. To test comprehension, two or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other paragraph should be based on current affairs editorial or a report.
Computer Knowledge Module

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back-up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer, Keyboard shortcuts.
Software: Windows Operating System including basics of Microsoft Office like MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point etc.
Working with Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking.
Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Admit Card

The candidates will be able to download the IGNOU JAT admit card 2023 10 to 15 days from the exam date. The IGNOU Junior Assistant exam will be conducted by NTA.

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Result

NTA will release the result of IGNOU in 30 to 35 days after the completion of IGNOU JAT exam. IGNOU JAT is also known as IGNOU Junior Assistant-cum-Typist. Candidates will be able to download IGNOU JAT Result 2023 from the official website i.e @ nta.ac.in.

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 Best Books

Here, we are giving a list of recommended books for IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023:

IGNOU Junior Assistant General Awareness Book

IGNOU Junior Assistant Reasoning Book

IGNOU Junior Assistant Mathematical Abilities Book

IGNOU Junior Assistant Hindi Book

IGNOU Junior Assistant English Book

IGNOU Junior Assistant Computer Knowledge Book

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 | Quick Links

IGNOU JAT 2023 Short Notification Download Notification
Apply Online Click Here
IGNOU JAT 2023 Detailed Notification Download
NTA Official Website https://nta.ac.in/

IGNOU Junior Assistant 2023 | FAQs

Q1. Who conducts the IGNOU Junior Assistant exam?
Ans. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the main authority to conduct the IGNOU Junior Assistant or Typist exam across the nation.
Q2. What is the selection process for Junior Assistant or Typist in IGNOU?
Ans. The IGNOU Junior Assistant or Typist selection process encompasses four stages, which are: (1) Written exam, (2) Skill Test/ Type Test, (3) Document Verification and (4) Medical examination.
Q3. What is the last date for IGNOU JAT 2023?
Ans. The last date for apply online IGNOU Junior Assistant-cum-Typist is 20th April 2023.
Q4. Can I apply for IGNOU JAT if I have a bachelor's degree?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for IGNOU JAT 2023 if you have a bachelor's degree.
Q5. In which language the IGNOU JAT exam is conducted?
Ans. The IGNOU Jat CBT exam will be conducted in two languages, which are Hindi and English, meaning the IGNOU CBT exam will be bilingual.

21 comments to

    Pradeep Kumar / Reply

    Skill test kitna marks ka hai ignou jsa ma or kitna time ka hai

    Hitesh / Reply

    Typing m choice h ya donu complesory hh

    Hitesh / Reply

    Typing m choice h ya donu complesory hh

    Surbhi Jaiswal / Reply

    In IGNOU (junior assistant typist) exam there will be negative marking??

    Surbhi Jaiswal / Reply

    In IGNOU (junior assistant typist) exam there will be negative marking??

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