JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2020-21 – Exam details

For recruitment 2021, Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board has introduced librarian, election assistant and junior statistical assistant officer jobs. There are 91 JKSSB junior statistical assistant officer vacancies available for recruitment. Eligible candidates only have to clear a written examination. Keep reading further for detailed information on the written exam of JKSSB junior statistical assistant recruitment

Notification For JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Officer Recruitment 2020-21

You can find the official notification for the recruitment as JKSSB junior statistical officer 2021 on www.jkssb.nic.in. Interested applicants must visit the site and download the application form. The application form was available from 27th December 2020 to January 16, 2021. 

JKSSB Junior Statistical Officer Vacancy

There are a total of 91 vacancies available in JKSSB Junior statistical assistant jobs in different categories. Here is the break of all the different categories of positions open in Jammu and Kashmir.

No. of PostsOMSCSTOSCRBAALCEWSPSPTOTAL
Jammu25552525251
Kashmir19441424240

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Eligibility Criteria  for Junior Statistical Assistant Officer

Only the eligible candidates are allowed to write the exam for JKSSB jobs. The qualification for junior statistical officer are:

Age Limit

The minimum age requirement for a junior statistical officer is 19 years, and the maximum is 40 years. However, there are certain age relaxations in the upper limit for some categories of people.

Category of peopleUpper Age limit
SC43yrs
ST43yrs
ALC43yrs
Other social Caste(OCS)43yrs
Pahari speaking people (PCP)43yrs
Economically weaker section (EWS)43yrs
RBA43yrs
Physically Challenged42 yrs
Ex-servicemen48yrs

Nationality

One of the essential junior statistical officer eligibility requirements is the nationality of the candidate. The candidate must be a citizen of India and a domicile of the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Candidates must be prepared to provide the document proofs, certified by a competent authority if asked for such information in the future.

Educational Qualification

These qualifications are necessary so that the candidate understands his job position well and can do it efficiently. Following are the educational qualifications required for candidates applying for this position :

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Commerce/Economics from a recognised University is a must for every candidate.
  2. Either an elective course in technology or a 6 month certified computer applications course from a recognised university is required for a junior assistant job.
  3. A good typing speed.

How To Apply For JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Recruitment 2021?

  • All interested applicants must apply through the official JKSSB portal www.jkssb.nic.in. This website is the only mode of applying. 
  • The fees applicable for applying for this position is Rs 350/-. Candidates can pay the same online through debit card, credit card, Paytm, UPI or net banking.
  • When the candidates go on the official site, they need to go on the link for the registration of applicants.
  • As the link opens, the candidate has to enter the following information: his/her name, gender, email id and contact number. 
  • Make a strong password for future logins.
  • After this, click on the registration tab. The candidate will get an OTP number. Enter the same and verify your account. Only after you confirm the account, your registration gets completed.
  • Once the candidate logs in again with his registered email id and password, they will see the open job positions.
  • Choose the JKSSB junior statistical assistant option. Fill in the necessary personal and educational information. Upload the required documents to verify the same and click on the Save button.
  • After this, candidates need to scan and upload their signatures and a personal photograph of a minimum of 1 MB. The photo and signature should be in JPG format.
  • Recheck carefully all the information and documents uploaded and then submit the application form.
  • After submitting the form, candidates will be redirected to the application fee payment portal. Pay the fees in your preferred way.
  • Once the transaction is successful, take out a print of the application form.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Exam Pattern And Syllabus

  • The Junior statistical assistant examination is an objective exam type. In other words, questions will be in a multiple-choice format (MCQs).
  • It will be a 2-hour exam.
  • The maximum number of marks in this exam will be 120 marks.
  • Negative marking is there. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • Following are some of the important topics to be covered in the JKSSB junior statistical officer syllabus:

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  1. Current Affairs and General knowledge  – 15 marks 
  • Indian languages
  • International organisations
  • Indian history
  • Covid-19
  • Sports
  • Famous world awards
  • Political divisions in India
  • Famous rivers and lakes in India
  • Important Current and national events

2. J&K General knowledge  – 10 marks

  • Weather and climate
  • Famous lakes and rivers
  • Famous flowers and animals
  • Tourist spots
  • Famous personalities and their achievements and contributions
  • Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019

3. General Economics – 25 marks

  • Economic analysis
  • Meaning of utility, demand, supply
  • Theory of consumer demand
  • Money and inflation
  • Capital and money markets
  • Economic reforms in India
  • Banking policy
  • Laws of production
  • Foreign trade
  • Deficit financing 
  • Green revolution in India
  • Poverty

4. Statistics – Methods and application – 25 marks

  • Primary and secondary data – Meaning and method of collection
  • Probability theory
  • Correlation and regression – concepts and simple questions
  • Index numbers theory
  • Demography- census and features
  • Central tendency measures
  • Theory of attributes
  • Interpolation and Extrapolation

5. Computer Applications – 15 marks

  • Basics of computer science
  • Flow charts
  • Internet
  • MS office and all its applications
  • Hardware and software
  • Computer virus and recent anti-virus techniques
  • Database management

6. Information Technology– 15 marks

  • Information technology applications
  • Programming language classification
  • Basics of electronics- Amplifiers, semiconductors
  • Concept and representation of information
  • Computer appreciation

7. Mathematics – 15 marks 

  • Geometry
  • Differentiation
  • Differential equations
  • Matrices 
  • Integration

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam Date 2021

  • The JKSSB junior statistical assistant exam date was scheduled to be between 1st May 2021 to 15th May 2021. However, due to the current pandemic, these exam dates have been postponed for now. The tentative new date for conducting the examination is the first week of October 2021. Candidates are requested to be in touch with the official website for any further news.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Admit Card 2021

  • All candidates appearing for the JKSSb junior statistical assistant job should download their admit card from the official website. Take a print and carry it with you to the examination hall. No candidate will be allowed entry into the examination hall without the JKSSB junior statistical officer admit card. The link for downloading the same is activated by the JKSSB a minimum of 15 days before the examination date. It is expected to be released soon. Candidates are requested to keep checking the official website.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Result 2021

 After notification of result by JKSSB, candidates should follow the following steps

  1. Candidates have to go to the official website www.jkssb.nic.in.
  2. On the site, go to the section “selection list. “
  3. Now, check the exam type, i.e. JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam and click on the link.
  4. As you click on the link, you will need to type your roll no. and date of birth or other security details. Hence, keep this information ready.
  5. Once you submit all the required information, click submit. It will show your JKSSB junior statistical assistant result on the screen.
  6. Check your result and save it for future reference.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Salary

The Pay-scale of a JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant is Rs 25,500 – 81,000. You’ll also receive other benefits and allowances like:

  1. House Rent Allowance
  2. Dearness Allowance
  3. Travelling Allowance etc

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam Cutoff Marks

The JKSSB has not yet released the details of the cut off for 2021. However, it would be best if you kept checking the JKSSB website. The reason is that different factors affect the cut off marks.  

These factors include: –

  • The number of candidates: – When the number of candidates is high, the cut off marks will also be increased and vice-versa.
  • The number of vacancies: – When the number of vacancies is high, the cut off marks will be low and vice-versa.
  • Difficulty level: – When the difficulty level is high, the cut off marks will be low, and vice-versa.

How To Prepare For JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam 2021?

  • Candidates can get access to the previous year exam results through the official portal. This website will give them an idea of the current year cut off marks. Candidates need to clear the cut off marks to be eligible for recruitment.
  •  While studying for the exam, all candidates should refer to JKSSB junior statistical assistant previous years papers available online. You can also find the JKSSB junior statistical assistant previous year answer keys to the same for better preparation.
  • Make a study plan and stick to it.  Strategise the time allocation to each subject. 
  • Ensure that the books you are referring to cover every topic of the syllabus.

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Final words 

After reading the above article, you will have a fair understanding of the JKSSB junior statistical assistant recruitment procedure. For any clarifications or doubts, candidates can check the official portal of JKSSB, i.e. www.jkssb.nic.in. 

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam FAQs

Can I pay the fees offline for the JKSSB junior statistical assistant exam?

No, only an online mode of payment is accepted by JKSSB.

Can NRIs also apply for the position of JKSSB junior statistical assistant?

No, only citizens of India and domicile of the state of Jammu and Kashmir can apply for JKSSB junior statistical assistant position.

When are admit cards available for the junior statistical assistant exam?

JKSSB releases the admit cards 15 days before the commencement of the examination. Candidates can download the same from the official portal.

What are the fees for the general category of people applying for the junior statistical assistant exam?

The exam fees for the general category who apply for this exam is Rs. 350/-.

What is the selection criteria for JKSSB junior statistical assistant position?

The JKSSB junior statistical assistant selection list is based on the candidate’s merit in the written examination.


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