IGNOU JAT 2023 Overview
IGNOU has released the notification of JAT exam recently. It's a great opportunity for graduates who want to work as Jr. Assistant cum Typist in one of the largest open universities in India. You just need to fill an online application form and appear for a written test and an interview. The online application is active from 22nd March 2023 and the last date for application is 20th April 2023, so hurry up and don't miss this chance!
|Name of Organization||Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)|
|Name of Post||Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT)|
|Number of vacancies||200|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Last Date to Apply||20th April 2023|
|Pay Scale||Rs. 19900- 63200/-|
|Job Location||All India|
IGNOU JAT 2023 Important Dates
Here is a list of all the important dates. Ensure that you submit the application form well before the stipulated last date.
|Online Submission of Application Form||22 March 2023 (From 10:00 A.M)|
|Last Date of Successful Transaction of Fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking up to 11:59 pm||20/04/2023 (upto 23:50 hrs.)|
|Operationalization of Help Line/Call Centre||011-69227700 & 011-40759000|
IGNOU JAT 2023 Apply Online Link
With the release of IGNOU JAT notification, IGNOU has started accepting online applications for Jr. Assistant cum Typist vacancies. All government job aspirants can start applying for this post. We are providing you with the direct link to apply for IGNOU JAT vacancies. We strongly suggest that you apply on or before April 20, 2023.
Apply Online for IGNOU JAT Here
|Category||Application Fee (Rs.)||Remarks|
|Unreserved (UR), OBC (NCL) & EWS||Rs.1000/-||Processing charges & Goods and Service Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate to the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator, as applicable.|
|SC, ST, FEMALE etc.||Rs.600/-|
|Correction in Particulars of Application Form on website only||21/04/2023 to 22/04/2023 (upto 23:50 hrs)|
|Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website by the Candidates who have submitted Applications with successful payment of prescribed fee online through from the Portal (http://recruitment.nta.nic.in)/Issue of Hall Ticket/Admit Card.|
To be announced later through the Website
|Date of Examination||To be announced later through the Website|
|Duration of Examination||As mentioned in the "Scheme of Examination"|
|Timing of Examination||As indicated on Admit Card|
|Centre, Date and Shift of the Examination||As indicated on the Admit Card|
|Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys||To be announced later through the Website|
|Declaration of Result on NTA website||To be announced later through the Website|
Steps to Apply for IGNOU JAT 2023
- Visit ignou.ac.in or recruitment.nta.nic.in or directly click on the above link
- Search for Apply Online option which must be appearing below on the below right corner.
- A registration page will open.
- Fill in all the details properly.
- Upload all the mentioned documents in the registration form.
- Pay the non-refundable application fee.
- Submit the form before the last date.
IGNOU JAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria
10+2 With a Typing speed of 40 w.p.m. in English and 35 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer
18-27 years (As on 31-03-2023)
IGNOU JAT 2023 Vacancies
There are 200 vacancies in total. Below is the breakup.
|Vacancy Category-wise||Total No. of Posts|
| 83|| 29||12||55||21||200|
IGNOU JAT 2023 Selection Process
There will be Computer Based Test (CBT) to be conducted in bilingual (Hindi/English) form by NTA. On the basis of CBT, the merit list will be prepared keeping the number of candidates to be qualified as ten times the number of vacancies.
Tier I Exam Pattern
|(MCQ Type)||Test Components||Duration: 2 hours|
| || ||No. of Questions||Marks|
|(ii)||Reasoning and General Intelligence||30||30|
|(iv)||Hindi/English Language and Comprehension||30||30|
|(v)||Computer Knowledge Module||30||30|
|Note*- Extra time will be given to PwBD candidates as per GoI norms|
Tier II Exam Pattern
The candidates qualified in the CBT of Tier I, will have to undergo skill (Typing) test which will be of Hindi or English language and will be qualifying in nature subject to minimum qualifying speed as mentioned in the advertisement.
The detailed examination process and syllabus mentioned are given below:
|Tier-II||Skill Test/Typing Test||Qualifying in nature subject to minimum qualifying speed.|
IGNOU JAT 2023 Syllabus
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.
Statistics and Probability: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie- chart; Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation; calculation of simple probabilities.
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/Pattern- folding & 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.
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.
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.
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.