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JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2021

About JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam

J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) is a service recruiting board constituted by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir that conducts examinations for various departmental services or non gazetted posts in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. JKSSB has advertised junior statistical assistant posts for various Departments under provisions of the Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam 2021 - Notification

The J&K Services Selection Board invites online applications for the JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant posts to be recruited in District / Divisional / UT Cadre. JKSSB has announced a total of 91 vacancies for the JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Notification.  In this blog on JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Notification, we will be sharing with you the JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Important dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Apply Online, Vacancies, etc. 

Note: As per a notice released by JKSSB, All such candidates who have applied for the posts of JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant, are accordingly informed to participate in the CBT examination to be held from 08th of December 2021 onwards. However, the post wise schedule for conduct of the aforesaid CBT examination and downloading of Admit Cards shall be notified separately in due course.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam 2021 - Overview

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameJKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant
Conducting Bodyjkssb.nic.in
PostJunior Statistical Assistant
Number of Vacancies91
Junior Statistical Assistant Online registration starts27-12- 2020
Junior Statistical Assistant Online registration ends31st Jan 2021
Exam stages of Junior Statistical AssistantThe selection process for JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam will be conducted in one stage.
Junior Statistical Assistant Admit CardNot Announced Yet
Exam Date (CBT)8th December 2021 (Tentative)

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam 2021- Important Dates

Important timelines for the examination/test process will be as under:

Item(s) / ActivitiesTimeline (s)/ Remarks
Date of Commencement for submission of online applications27-12- 2020.
Last Date for submission of online applications31st Jan 2021
Opening date for availability of admit cards for downloading from the JKSSB websiteTo be notified.
Date for Examinationw.e.f. 8th December 2021

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JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Notification Vacancy

The JKSSB Junior Statistical Vacancy details are as follows:

PostCadre of the postOMSCSTOSCALC/IBRBAPSPEWSTotal
Junior Statistical AssistantDiv Kashmir19441242440
Junior Statistical AssistantDiv Jammu25552252551

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Eligibility Criteria

The JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant selection criteria will be as follows:

(i) Educational Qualifications
(ii) Age Limit

Educational Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Statistics/Mathematics/Commerce/ Computer Applications/Information Technology as one of the elective subjects.

Age limit: – (as on 01-01-2020)

The requirement of age for Open Merit & various Reserved Categories candidates is as follows:-

S.NoCategoryAge limitNot born beforeNot born After
(i)OM4001-01-198001-01-2002
(ii)SC4301-01-197701-01-2002
(iii)ST4301-01-197701-01-2002
(iv)RBA4301-01-197701-01-2002
(v)ALC/IB4301-01-197701-01-2002
(vi)EWS (Economically Weaker Section)4301-01-197701-01-2002
(vii)PSP (Pahari Speaking People)4301-01-197701-01-2002
(viii)OSC (Other Social Caste)4301-01-197701-01-2002
(ix)Physically Challenged Person4201-01-197801-01-2002
(x)Ex-Servicemen4801-01-197201-01-2002
(xi)Government Service/Contractual Employment4001-01-198001-01-2002

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2021- Exam Pattern

The selection process for JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Exam will be conducted in one stage consisting of 120 marks. The exam Pattern for Written test (Objective Type) for the post of Accounts Assistant is as follows:

SectionMarksDuration
General Knowledge & Current Affairs15
General Knowledge With Special Reference To UT of JK10
Statistical Methods & Applied Statistics25
General Economics25
Computer Applications15
Information Technology15
Mathematics15
Total1202hrs

Note: The selection for the posts shall be made on the basis of merit obtained in written examination only.

(I) The Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set in English only.

(II) There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

(III) Tentative Answer Keys, in due course after the Examination, will be placed on the website of the Board (www.jkssb.nic.in). Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Board at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized and the decision of the Board in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer keys shall be entertained, afterwards.

(IV) Marks scored by candidates in the written test will be normalized if required, to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Salary

The monthly salary of the Accounts Assistant (Finance) as per the official notification is Level 5 (29200-92300/-) + Other Perks.

Basic PayRs 29,200
DA17%
HRA8%
Gross monthly payRs 38,906
Net monthly in-hand salary (after 10% NPS deduction)Rs 35,490

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2021- Syllabus

The JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant have different exam pattern for different posts. The exam pattern for different posts are as follows:

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

(i) Indian History with special reference to the Freedom struggle
(ii) Languages & Culture
(iii) International Organisations- UNO, WHO, WTO, IMF, UNESCO, UNCTAD etc.
(iv) Important Regional Organizations and Blocs- BRICS, OPEC, ASEAN, SAARC, BIMSTEC, G-20, G-7 etc.,
(v) Sustainable Development Goals
(vi) Communicable Diseases- cure and prevention
(vii) NCDC- COVID-19 – SOPs, Advisories, Guidelines etc
(viii) World famous Awards
(ix) The world of Sports
(x) Climate & Crops in India
(xi) Political & Physical divisions of world & India
(xii) Important Rivers & Lakes in India
(xiii) Current Events of National and International importance

General Knowledge With Special Reference To UT of JK

(i) Popular names of personalities and their achievements/ Contribution (National and International).
(ii) Weather, Climate, Crops, Means of Transport.
(iii) J&K History, Economy and Culture
(iv) Flora and Fauna of J&K
(v) Rivers and Lakes.
(vi) Important Tourist Destinations.
(vii) J&K Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 (as amended upto December, 2020), 73rd & 74th Constitutional amendments.
(viii) J&K Reorganisation Act, 2019

Statistical Methods & Applied Statistics

(i) Primary and secondary data.
(ii) Methods of collecting Primary and Secondary Data
(iii) Preparation of questionnaires
(iv) Tabulation and compilation of Data
(v) Measures of Central Tendency
(vi) Theory of Probability
(vii) Correlation and regression- Concept and simple applications.
(viii) Theory of Attributes- Basic concepts and their applications.
(ix) Theory of Index Numbers: Tests of Index numbers- Wholesale and consumer price Index numbers.
(x) Demography-Census, its features and functions.
(xi) Vital Statistics- Measures of fertility, Crude fertility rates, specific fertility rates, gross and net reproduction rates., Measures of Mortality
(xii) Interpolation & Extrapolation.

General Economics

(i) Meaning and Scope of Economics; Methodology of Economic Analysis.
(ii) Utility, Supply, Demand and Elasticity of Demand, Commodity Value, Market.
(iii) Theory of Consumer Demand and Demand Analysis.
(iv) Factors of Production and Laws of Production.
(v) Pricing and Market Structures.
(vi) Production Theory and Costs.
(vii) Concept of Economic Growth of Development; Theories of Growth of Development.
(viii) Determination of National Income.
(ix) Public Finance; Revenue, Public Expenditure, Public Debt, Deficit Financing.
(x) Foreign Trade & Balance of payments.
(xi) Money & Inflation.
(xii) Banking and Monetary Policy.
(xiii) Money & Capital Markets.
(xiv) Agriculture & economic development; Industrialization and economic development.
(xv) Planning versus Market Economy.
(xvi) Green Revolution in India, Poverty/ Unemployment, Role of Agriculture.
(xvii) Economic Reforms in India.

Computer Applications

(i) Fundamentals of computer sciences,
(ii) Hardware & Software, Concept of Open Source Technologies
(iii) Input & Output Devices,
(iv) Flow Charts and Algorithms
(v) Operating System:- MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint ,PDF
(vi) Internet & E-mail
(vii) Concept of Computer Virus & latest Anti-Virus.
(viii) Data Communication and Networking
(ix) Introduction to Database Management

Information Technology

(i) Information concept & Processing
(ii) Computer Appreciation
(iii) Elements of Computers Processing System Hardware CPU, Peripherals, Storage Media, Software Definition, Role and Categories Firmware and Human-ware.
(iv) Computer & Communication.
(v) Programming Language Classification
(vi) Information Technology Applications of India
(vii) Representation of Information.
(viii) Basic Electronics- Semiconductor Diodes, Operational Amplifiers, Bipolar Junction Transistor etc

Mathematics

(i) Set Theory – Basic Concepts & Applications.
(ii) Matrices & Determinants, Simultaneous Linear Equations- Cramer’s Rule.
(iii) Analytical Geometry.
(iv) Differentiation- Basic Concepts (Addition, Product & Chain Rule)
(v) Integration-Reduction & Substitution Method.
(vi) Differential Equations.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant Notification 2021- Application Process

Prerequisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should,

  • Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given under “Guidelines for photograph & signature scan and upload”
  • Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. Bank shall send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID and mobile no. before applying online and must maintain that email account and mobile number.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

(I) Fee payable: Rs 350/- (Rs Three Hundred and Fifty only)

(II) Fee can be paid only online through Net Banking, Credit or Debit cards.

Steps to Apply for JKSSB Finance Account Assistant Exam Online

i. Candidates are required to apply online through JKSSB’s online Application  Portal-https://ssbjk.org. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.
ii. The Candidates who have not registered earlier on the portal are first required to go to the said Portal and register themselves by clicking on  “Candidate Registration” link.
iii. Candidates are required to have a valid Email ID and Mobile Number for registering and creating login credentials. The same shall be validated using OTP (One Time Password) based verification.
iv. After creating login credentials, candidates need to login with these credentials by clicking on “Candidate Login”. Candidate can update their information like mobile number, email id and password from time to time,  but cannot change their First Name, Last Name and Gender.
v. Once successful Login, the candidate can check under “Latest Openings”  for all available advertisements and click on “Apply Now” against  “Application Form for Appointment to the Post applied.”
vi. Candidate should carefully fill in all the information in various sections and click on “SAVE & CONTINUE”.
vii. The candidate is required to upload the images of recent photograph and signature.

  • Size of the photograph (passport size) (Max size–1 MB) (Ht. X Wd. =  4.5 X 3.5 Cms.).
  • Size of the signature (Max size–1 MB) (Ht. X Wd. = 4.5 X 3.5 Cms.).

viii. The candidate need to ensure that all the required fields are filled up with correct information. The system shall check that all required fields are filled up, before final submission of the application.
ix. Candidates cannot edit their Application form after submission. However,  candidate can cancel his/her application if wrongly filled, but the fee of such cancelled application will not be remitted. Candidate can then apply afresh and he/she will have to pay the fee again.
x. After successful completion of the form, the candidate shall be shown “Pay Now” link for making the online application fee payment. Once fees is successfully submitted, Application ID shall be generated.
xi. Candidates should not submit a printout of the application/fee payment receipt to JKSSB till it is actually sought for some verification/ clarification purpose.

JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistants Job Profile 

Immediately after clearing the exam, the selected candidates are directly posted as JSAs in one of the Jammu and Kashmir State Government offices. There is no initial training or apprentice period. The JKSSB Junior Statistical assistant job profile entails both office work and fieldwork.

Academic background in Statistics and Economics is the key eligibility criterion for the post of JSA. Some important aspects of the job are conducting surveys, formulating plans, and supervising surveys. 

The job responsibilities essentially include data management. The Junior Statistical Assistant is responsible for data collection and data compilation. They are required to summarize findings, maintain databases, and create reports. 

Promotions 

There is ample scope for professional growth in this career profile. For promotions, JSAs will have to appear for assessment tests. To prepare from the same a formal training is provided to the eligible candidates. The training includes theoretical training, practical training and preparation, submission of field reports, and viva. The job hierarchy is as shown below:

  • Junior Statistic Assistant
  • Statistical Assistant
  • Statistical Officer
  • Assistant Director
  • Deputy Director

Conclusion

The JKSSB Jr. Statistical Assistant job is a secure and lucrative career option. It allows you to have a prosperous career in the government sector, along with perks like health benefits, fixed working hours, retirement benefits, paid holidays, and, most importantly, various tax benefits. If your dream has been to serve the public and the country, this job profile is ideal for you. 

Exam Date

December 8th, 2021

Total Vacancies

91

FAQs

What is the salary of JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant?

The monthly salary of the Accounts Assistant (Finance) as per the official notification is Level 5 (₹29200-₹92300/-) + Other Perks.

What is the JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2021 Age Limit? +

The age limit for JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2021 is a minimum of 18 to maximum of 40 years of age.

What is the number of vacancy for JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2021? +

The total number of vacancies for JKSSB Junior Statistical Assistant 2021 is 91.

What is the time allotted for the exam? +

The time allotted for the exam is a maximum of 2 Hours.

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