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IGNOU JAT Syllabus 2023: Check Exam Pattern

IGNOU JAT Syllabus 2023 PDF Download: Check Exam Pattern – Dear Students, The IGNOU JAT Exam Syllabus 2023 PDF has been released on the official website. So, all the candidates can download the IGNOU JAT Syllabus 2023 through the direct link attached. Besides, you will find the complete details of the IGNOU JAT Selection Process 2023 and the IGNOU JAT Exam Pattern 2023 in the below sections.

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IGNOU JAT Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023 – Overview

Board Name Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Post Name Junior Assistant – Typist (JAT)
Category Syllabus
Job Location India
Selection Process Preliminary Examination
Main Examination
Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test)
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IGNOU JAT Exam Pattern 2023

The IGNOU JAT question paper of the recruitment test will be 150 questions with a Maximum mark of 150 marks and All questions carry equal marks. The Exam duration of the IGNOU JAT paper will be 2 Hours. for each wrong answer, -0 marks will be deducted. Below the given table is for the IGNOU JAT Exam Pattern 2023.

  • Total Question – 150 Questions
  • Total Marks –  150 Marks
  • Exam Duration – 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • Language –
  • Mode of Exam – Hindi/ English
  • Negative Marking – No
General Awareness3030
Reasoning and General Intelligence3030
Mathematical Abilities3030
Hindi/ English Language and Comprehension3030
Computer Knowledge Module3030
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Subject Wise – IGNOU JAT Syllabus 2023

IGNOU JAT Mathematical Abilities 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 like sin2θ + Cos2θ=1 etc.
  • 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.

IGNOU JAT Reasoning and General Intelligence

Questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. 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.

IGNOU JAT Hindi Language Syllabus

IGNOU JAT English Language and Comprehension Syllabus

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.

IGNOU JAT General Awareness Syllabus

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.

IGNOU JAT Computer Knowledge Module Syllabus

  • 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.

IGNOU JAT Syllabus 2023 – Download Link

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IGNOU JAT Syllabus 2023 – FAQs

Q.1 For how many marks, IGNOU JAT Exam will be held?

IGNOU JAT Exam will be held for 150 Marks.

Q.2 Who is conducting the IGNOU JAT Exam?

The officials of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) are conducting the IGNOU JAT Exam.

Q.3 What is the Exam duration for IGNOU JAT Exam?

The Exam duration for IGNOU JAT Exam is 120 Minutes.

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