IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has recently announced a recruitment drive for 200 Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) posts. This recruitment presents a great opportunity for 12th pass candidates with typing skills to secure a job in a prestigious educational institution.


Department: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
Posts: Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT).
Total posts: 200 Posts.
Eligibility: 12th Pass + Typing Skill.
Age Limit: Between 18 to 27 years.
Apply Fee: Rs.600/- to 1000/-. (Details Below)
Last date: 20 April 2023.
Salary: Rs.19,900/- to 63,200/- per month.
Job Location: New Delhi.
Apply Mode: Online.
Official Website: http://www.ignou.ac.in/
Note: All Indian (Male & Female) candidates can apply.


IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Vacancy Details –

Total Vacancy: – 200 Posts.
Name of post: – Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT).

1) General – 83 Posts.
2) OBC – 55 Posts.
3) EWS – 21 Posts.
4) SC – 29 Posts.
5) ST – 12 Posts.

IGNOU Recruitment Eligibility Criteria: –

Qualification: – To be eligible for the Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) post, a candidate must have passed their 12th standard or an equivalent examination from a recognized board or university. Additionally, candidates must possess a typing speed of 40 words per minute in English or 35 words per minute in Hindi on computer.

Age Limit: – The age limit for the applicants is set between 18 to 27 years. The online application process for the JAT post will start on 22 March 2023, and candidates can apply online until 20 April 2023.

Age Relaxation: – Yes, age relaxation is provided to certain categories as per the government norms. The following age relaxation is applicable for the Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) post in IGNOU:

  • SC/ST category candidates: 5 years
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category candidates: 3 years
  • PwD category candidates: 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen category candidates: as per the government norms.

It is important to note that candidates seeking age relaxation must provide valid documents to support their claim at the time of the recruitment process.

IGNOU Recruitment Salary Details: –
The salary for the JAT post ranges from Rs.19,900/- to Rs.63,200/- per month. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment at IGNOU. The JAT role includes responsibilities such as typing, maintaining records, and providing administrative support to the department.

Application fee: – The application fee for the Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) post in IGNOU ranges from Rs.600/- to 1000/-, depending on the category of the candidate. The category-wise application fee details are as follows:

  • General/OBC category candidates: Rs.1000/-
  • SC/ST/PwD/Women category candidates: Rs.600/-
  • No fee for PwBD category candidates only.

The application fee can be paid online through various modes such as debit card, credit card, net banking, or UPI.

Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Selection Process: – The selection process for the Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) post in IGNOU consists of a Computer Based Test (CBT) and a Typing Test. The details of the selection process are as follows:

Tier-I : Computer Based Test (CBT)
The first stage of the selection process is the CBT, which will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in a Bilingual (Hindi/English) mode. The CBT will consist of objective-type questions and will assess the candidates’ knowledge in areas such as General Awareness, Reasoning Ability, Arithmetic, and General Hindi-English. The CBT is the primary stage of the selection process, and candidates who qualify based on their performance in the CBT will be called for the Typing Test.IGNOU Recruitment 2023

Tier-II : Typing Test:
Candidates who qualify for the CBT will be called for the Typing Test, which will be qualifying in nature. The Typing Test will assess the candidates’ typing speed and accuracy in English or Hindi, as per their choice. Candidates who have opted for the English typing test must have a typing speed of 30 words per minute, and those who have opted for the Hindi typing test must have a typing speed of 25 words per minute.

Final Selection: – The final selection of candidates will be based on their performance in the CBT. However, it is important to note that candidates must also qualify in the Typing Test to be considered for the post. The merit list of selected candidates will be prepared based on their performance in the CBT.

Note: – If you have any query regarding selection process then you must see the notification and read carefully.

How to apply: – The application process for the Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) post in IGNOU will be conducted online. The starting date for the online application process is 22 March 2023, and the last date to apply online is 20 April 2023. Candidates need to visit the official website (http://www.ignou.ac.in/) of IGNOU and fill out the online application form. The link to apply for the application is given at the end of this page.

Important dates for IGNOU Recruitment 2023: –

  • Starting date for online application – 22 March 2023.
  • Last date for online application – 20 April 2023.
  • Last date for payment of fee – 20 April 2023.

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Notification Link: –

Click here for Recruitment Notification. 
Click here for Online Application. 

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About Indira Gandhi National Open University.
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a distance learning national university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1985 and is named after the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi. The university was founded with the aim of providing higher education opportunities to all sections of society, especially those who could not access traditional universities due to various constraints.

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