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IGNOU JAT Notification 2024

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IGNOU JAT 2024 Overview

IGNOU will release the notification of JAT exam recently.  It's a great opportunity for graduates who want to work as Jr. Assistant cum Typist in one of the largest open universities in India. You just need to fill an online application form and appear for a written test and an interview. 

Name of OrganizationIndira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Name of PostJr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT)
Number of vacanciesTo be notified
CategoryGovt Jobs
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Last Date to ApplyTo be notified
Pay ScaleRs. 19900- 63200/-
Job LocationAll India

IGNOU JAT 2024 Important Dates

Here is a list of all the important dates. Ensure that you submit the application form well before the stipulated last date.

Online Submission of Application FormTo be notified
Last Date of Successful Transaction of Fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking up to 11:59 pmTo be notified
Operationalization of Help Line/Call Centre011-69227700 & 011-40759000

IGNOU JAT 2024 Apply Online Link

With the release of IGNOU JAT notification, IGNOU has been started accepting online applications for Jr. Assistant cum Typist vacancies. All government job aspirants can start applying for this post. We are providing you with the direct link to apply for IGNOU JAT vacancies. We strongly suggest that you apply on the official website.

IGNOU JAT 2024 Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee (Rs.)Remarks
Unreserved (UR), OBC (NCL) & EWSRs.1000/-Processing charges & Goods and Service Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate to the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator, as applicable.
SC, ST, FEMALE etc.Rs.600/-
Correction in Particulars of Application Form on website only21/04/2023 to 22/04/2023 (upto 23:50 hrs)
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website by the Candidates who have submitted Applications with successful payment of prescribed fee online through from the Portal ( of Hall Ticket/Admit Card.


To be announced later through the Website

Date of ExaminationTo be announced later through the Website
Duration of ExaminationAs mentioned in the "Scheme of Examination"
Timing of ExaminationAs indicated on Admit Card
Centre, Date and Shift of the ExaminationAs indicated on the Admit Card
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer KeysTo be announced later through the Website
Declaration of Result on NTA websiteTo be announced later through the Website

Steps to Apply for IGNOU JAT 2024

  • Visit or or directly click on the above link
  • Search for Apply Online option which must be appearing below on the below right corner.
  • A registration page will open.
  • Fill in all the details properly.
  • Upload all the mentioned documents in the registration form.
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit the form before the last date.

IGNOU JAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

10+2 With a Typing speed of 40 w.p.m. in English and 35 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer

Age Limit

18-27 years 

IGNOU JAT 2023 Vacancies

There are 200 vacancies in total. Below is the breakup.

Vacancy Category-wiseTotal No. of Posts
 83 29125521200

IGNOU JAT 2024 Selection Process

There will be Computer Based Test (CBT) to be conducted in bilingual (Hindi/English) form by NTA. On the basis of CBT, the merit list will be prepared keeping the number of candidates to be qualified as ten times the number of vacancies.

Tier I Exam Pattern

(MCQ Type)Test ComponentsDuration: 2 hours
  No. of QuestionsMarks
(i)General Awareness3030
(ii)Reasoning and General Intelligence3030
(iii)Mathematical Abilities3030
(iv)Hindi/English Language and Comprehension3030
(v)Computer Knowledge Module3030
Note*- Extra time will be given to PwBD candidates as per GoI norms

Tier II Exam Pattern

The candidates qualified in the CBT of Tier I, will have to undergo skill (Typing) test which will be of Hindi or English language and will be qualifying in nature subject to minimum qualifying speed as mentioned in the advertisement.

The detailed examination process and syllabus mentioned are given below:

Tier-IISkill Test/Typing TestQualifying in nature subject to minimum qualifying speed.

IGNOU JAT 2024 Syllabus

Mathematical Abilities

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.

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.

Reasoning and General Intelligence

Questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. 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.

English Language and Comprehension

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.

General Awareness

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.

Computer Knowledge Module

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.

Exam Date

To be notified

Total Vacancies

To be notified

Pricing Plan

Flexible pricing options for all the aspirants


Is there an interview in IGNOU JAT recruitment process?

No, there is no interview. You just need to clear the exams & the typing test.

What are the details of the typing test? +

The candidates qualified in the CBT of Tier I, will have to undergo skill (Typing) test which will be of Hindi or English language and will be qualifying in nature. Typing speed of 40 w.p.m. in English and 35 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer is required.

What is the basic pay of IGNOU Jr. Assistant cum Typist? +

The pay matrix is (19900-63200) which is Level 02 of 7th CPC. The gross salary will be approximately Rs 32,600.

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