Deshbandhu College Senior Technical Assistant Syllabus
Deshbandhu College Senior Technical Assistant Syllabus

Scheme of Examination for Direct Recruitment for the post of SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

The following shall be the scheme of examination, components of the written test, and its syllabus for the post of Senior Technical Assistant at Deshbandhu College.

Scheme of Examination:

Paper -I (MCQ)Test of General Computer Science and awareness (Level-Post graduate)Time: 2 hrs.*Max. Marks: 300 marks (150 questions)
Paper – IISubject specific Computer laboratory-based practical questionsTime: 3 hrs.*Max. Marks: 150 marks
Skill TestSkills pertaining to the subject matter of the concerned post would be assessed through a skill test to be conducted by the concerned department under the direct supervision of the HOD/Dean of concerned Faculty/Principal of the College. The skill test shall be conducted in a manner that will elicit the ability of the candidate in handling various scientific/ humanities experiments/tests, as the case may be in a typical laboratory setup of the concerned department. This skill test is aimed to check the practical knowledge of the candidate in terms of various Dos and Don’ts in a laboratory related to various hazards, precautions, etc.Time: 1 hrThe test will be 50 marks. To qualify, the candidate should obtain 30 marks. This will, however, be only qualifying in nature.

Total Marks (300+150) 450 marks

*15 minutes extra per hour would be given to Visually Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy candidates.

Paper – I

DURATION: 2 hours

Paper – ITEST COMPONENTSNO. OF QUESTIONSMARKS
(i)General Computer science#60120
(ii)General Awareness2040
(iii)Reasoning Ability2040
(iv)Mathematical ability3060
(v)Test of Language English or Hindi2040
TOTAL150300

Detailed Syllabus for Paper I:

(i) General Computer science: Questions will be designed to test the knowledge of Computer science, laboratory equipment, and lab practice. The questions may be from all the spheres of science, however, the emphasis would be on the field of science pertaining to the department for which the candidate is being assessed. In case of appointment in departments under the Faculty of Arts/Social Sciences/Mathematical Sciences questions pertaining to the subject matter of the concerned department may also be included. (#The candidate has to secure 50% marks in section (i) of this paper, 5% relaxation will be provided for SC/ST/OBC/PwD)

(ii) 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 her neighboring countries, especially pertaining to History, Indian Polity & Constitution, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Policy, Science & Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions, events, etc.

(iii) Reasoning ability: The syllabus of General Intelligence 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.

(iv) Mathematical ability: The test of Arithmetical and Numerical Ability will cover a number of systems 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.

(v) Test of Language English or Test of Language 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:

Subject-specific laboratory-based practical questions. The paper will cover the following areas:

Section 1 – MCQ: 100 marks (50 questions)
Subject-specific laboratory-based  practical questions

Section 2 – Descriptive: 50 marks (5 questions)
Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of word processing, data analysis packages

Skill Test:

The skill test shall be qualifying in nature and no additional credits for the same shall be allocated. This skill test is aimed to check the practical knowledge of the candidate in terms of various Do’s and Don’ts in a laboratory related to various hazards, precautions, etc.

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