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Delhi University Senior Assistant Syllabus for Written Exam

Delhi University Senior Assistant Syllabus 2021. Check DU Sr Assistant Post Code P0605 Written exam syllabus, Paper Pattern, and Exam Scheme.

Delhi University will conduct the written test for the selection of Non-Teaching Staff. The syllabus has been released for all posts under postcodes. Here in this article, we are providing Syllabus for Senior Assistant Posts.

Exam Scheme and Paper Pattern

  • Paper 1 – MCQ Type – 150 Questions (300 Marks) – 2 Hours time
  • Paper 2 – Descriptive Type – 200 Marks – 2 Hours Time
Paper 1 No of Questions (2 Hours Time) Marks
General Awareness 30 60
Reasoning Ability 40 80
Maths 40 80
Hindi/ English Language 40 80
Total 150 300

Syllabus

Paper – I:

(i) General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate‟s General Awareness of the environment and its relevance to society. The questions will also be designed to test knowledge of the current events and of such matters of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries, especially pertaining to History, Indian Polity & Constitution, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Policy, Science & Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions, events etc.

(ii) Reasoning Ability: The syllabus includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination,
observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc.

(iii) Mathematical Ability: The test will cover Number System including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc.

(iv) Test of English or Hindi: In addition to the testing of the candidate‟s understanding of the English or Hindi Languages, its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. would also be tested.

Paper-II:

Descriptive Type: The questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate‟s knowledge and awareness about the subjects detailed below:

Topic Marks
Basic knowledge of the Constitution of India and working of its political system 30 marks (3 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words
Basic knowledge of the administration in institutions of Higher Education 20 marks (2 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words
Knowledge and application of Office Procedures, Rules & Regulations 30 marks (3 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words
English/Hindi with special reference to skill in noting/drafting 20 marks (2 questions x 10 marks) Each question to be answered in 100 words
Situation Test essay, where the candidate’s reaction would be sought on a given situation test case 25 marks (200 words)
Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of word processing, data analysis packages 25 marks
Essay  50 marks (500 words)

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