Assam Secretariat released a notification for the recruitment of 173 Junior Administrative Assistant (JAA) vacancies. In this article, we will discuss Assam Secretariat JAA syllabus, selection process, and guide books. In the end, we will also a few past years’ question papers.
Name of post: Junior Administrative Assistant
No of posts: 173
The applicants must be Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 45% marks, 40% for SC/ST candidates in their degree examination.
The candidates must possess a minimum 6 (six) months Diploma/Certificate in computer proficiency from a recognized institute. They must have a good working knowledge of office productivity software tools (independent of any operating system, r.e. MS Windows, Linux, MAC, etc.) such as Word Processor, Spread Sheet, presentation graphics, the concept of database, internet, and email.
Assam Secretariat Selection Process
There shall be two phases of the selection
Phase-I: The candidates whose applications are accepted will be required to appear in an objective type written test to be held in the District Headquarters of Assam. The syllabus of the Objective Type Written Test will be as follows.
|Sl. No.||Subject||Total Marks|
|1.||General English including General Knowledge and Quantitative Aptitude.||150|
|2.||Knowledge of Computer (Theory)||50|
|3.||Language Skills Test in Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo/ Alternative English||50|
Assam Secretariat Syllabus
Part A: General English
Part A includes questions from:
a) Meaning of idiom/phrase
b) Best substitute for the given words/sentences
c) Error in a sentence
e) Fill in the blank with one of the four alternatives
f) Jumbled sentence
Part B: General Knowledge
Part B includes questions from:
a) Indian Polity
b) General Science
e) Assam History
f) Modern Indian History
h) Books and Authors
i) Human Body
j) Computer Basics
Part C: Quantitative Aptitude
Part C includes a question from
a) Sets and Union
c) Number System
d) Simple division and share
f) Simple Interest
g) Profit, Loss, and Discount
j) Arithmetic mean
k) Divisibility Test
l) Upstream and Downstream
m) Quadratic equation
n) Permutation and Combination
o) Work, Man & Days
Phase-lI: Against each vacancy, three candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the marks obtained in the written test. After the written test, the shortlisted candidates will have to appear in a Computer Practical Test and Precis Writing test to be held centrally in Guwahati. Total marks for the Computer (Practical) Test will be 50 Marks and Precis Writing Test will be 50 Marks.
* They will have to bring all the original testimonials i.e. Age proof Certificate, Caste Certificate (in case of reserved category candidates), Educational Qualification Certificates
and Marksheet, Computer Proficiency Certificate, Income and Asset Certificate of the family issued by the competent authority (in case of candidates belonging to EWS), Employment Exchange Registration Certificate, Disability Certificate (in case of PwD candidates) and Declaration in Form-“A” as available in the website.