IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Exam Date, Check Details

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ignou exam date 2023

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has published an official notice stating IGNOU Exam Date 2024 on 17th January 2024 on the official website recruitment.nta.nic.in. IGNOU Exam Dates 2024 for the post of JAT and Stenographer is scheduled for 7th February 2024. Details regarding advance city opening of examination center will be made available soon on the official website. Candidates should keep themselves updated for the admit card details from the details given below.

IGNOU Notification 2024 PDF

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 notification PDF for 102 vacancies has been released on the official website i.e. recruitment.nta.nic.in. National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the IGNOU Stenographer and Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) recruitment process on the portal. The notification PDF contains all the necessary details like eligibility criteria, application fee, syllabus and others. Candidates can download IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF from the direct link given below.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024: Overview

Candidates should be aware of all the details related to NTA IGNOU Recruitment 2024. The application window under this recruitment drive has been closed on 21 December 2023. Details related to IGNOU Recruitment 2024 are tabulated below.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024: Overview
Name of organization Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Name of recruitment IGNOU Recruitment 2024
Post Name Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT) and Stenographer
Categories Govt Jobs
vacancies Stenographer-52
Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT) – 50
Salary / Pay Scale Stenographer- Rs.25500- 81100/-
Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT)- Rs. 19900- 63200/-
Job Location All India
Mode of application online
Last Date to Apply 21 December 2023
Official Website recruitment.nta.nic.in

IGNOU Recruitment 2024: Important dates

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 exam date for the post of Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) and Stenographer will be announced soon on the official website. Check below all the important dates related to IGNOU Recruitment.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024: Important Dates
Activity dates
Notification Release Date 1st December 2023
Application starts 1st December 2023
Last Date of application 21st December 2023(11:59 PM)
Last Date to Pay Fee 21st December 2023 (11:59 PM)
Correct in Application Form 22nd December 2023 to 25th December 2023
IGNOU Exam Date 2024 7th February 2024
IGNOU Admit Card 2024 5 days before the exam

IGNOU Admit Card 2024

IGNOU Admit Card 2024 contains information about exam date and time, exam center and starting city, and instructions will be released 5 days before the exam on the official website. As per the notice, it is expected that IGNOU Admit Card 2024 will be available from 2nd February 2024. We will update the direct link of admit card here.

Click here to download the IGNOU Admit Card 2024 (Link Inactive)

IGNOU Recruitment 2024: Vacancy

IGNOU has announced a total of 102 vacancies for the post of Stenographer and Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT). Category-wise and post-wise vacancy distribution of Stenographer and JAT is as follows:

IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Vacancy
Categories Junior Assistant-cum Typist (JAT) Stenographer
UR 19 23
SC 08 07
ST 04 03
OBC 14 14
EWS 05 05
total 50 52

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested in IGNOU Recruitment 2024 must meet and understand the eligibility criteria mentioned in the official notification PDF. Candidates should check the minimum eligibility criteria i.e. educational qualification and age limit.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Nationality

A candidate must either:

  • citizen of India or
  • a subject of nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Someone of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and various East African countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam for the purpose of establishing permanent residence in India.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Age Limit

Minimum age should be 18 years and maximum age should be 30 years. The age limit will be calculated from December 21, 2024. Post wise age limit is as follows:

Age Particular Stenographer JAT
Minimum Age 18 years 18 years
Maximum Age 30 years 27 years

age relaxation

Age relaxation for NTA IGNOU Recruitment 2024 is as follows:

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 – Age Relaxation (beyond 27 years)
Categories Age Relaxation
OBC (Non-creamy Layer) 3 years
ST/SC 5 years
PWBD 10 years
PWBD+OBC(NCL) 13 years
PWBD+SC/ST 15 years
Ex-servicemen and commissioned officers
including ECO/SSCOs
Period of Military service plus 03 years
Disabled Defense Services personnel Up to 45 years of age
Disabled Defense Services personnel (SC/ST) Up to 50 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried Up to 35 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST) Up to 40 years of age
Meritorious Sportspersons 5 years
Meritorious Sportspersons (SC/ST) 10 years

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for Junior Assistant cum Typist (JAT) post must have passed 12th from a recognized board and typing speed should be 40 words per minute. in English and 35 words per minute in Hindi on computer. For the post of Stenographer, candidates will also have to give shorthand test at the rate of 80 words per minute.

Name of the Post essential Qualifications
Junior Assistant – Typist (JAT)
  • 10+2 or equivalent
  • Typing test with a speed of 40 wpm in English or 35 wpm in Hindi on Computer
  • Desirable: A bachelor's degree from a recognized university.
Stenographer
  • 10+2 or equivalent
  • Typing test with a speed of 40 wpm in English or 35 wpm in Hindi on Computer and
  • Shorthand Test @ 80 wpm
  • Desirable: A bachelor's degree from a recognized university.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Online Application Link

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 online application link will be active till 21st December 2023. Candidates are suggested to apply online before the last date to avoid technical issues. Direct link of application is given below, click on the link and apply for the post of your choice.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

Candidates have to pay the application fee to complete the application process. Category-wise application fee is tabulated below. Candidates can pay the application fee through debit/credit card or net banking.

Categories fees
Gen/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST/Female Rs. 600/-
PwBD Rs. 0/-
Mode of Payment online

How to Apply Online for IGNOU Recruitment 2024?

The online application process of IGNOU Recruitment 2024 is based on the following steps:

Step 1: Register for online application by visiting curec.ntaonline.in. And select the recruitment university as IGNOU.

Step 2: Filling the online application form to complete the registration process by filling all the required details.
Step 3: Uploading of scanned image of candidate's photograph and candidate's signature in JPG/JPEG format.

Step 4: Pay the fee using the appropriate payment method as per the details given in this section.
Step 5: Selection of examination centre, city for examination will be Delhi/NCR only.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

Candidates have to go through the selection process to get final selection for the post of Junior Assistant cum Typist and Stenographer in IGNOU. The selection process for NTA IGNOU Recruitment 2024 is mentioned below:

Tier 1: computer based test

Tier 2: Skill Test/Typing Test for JAT and Stenography and Typing Test for Stenographer

Post Name Computer Based Test (Tier 1) Skill Test/Typing Test (Tier 2) Skill Stenography & Typing test (Tier 3)
Stenographer yes no yes
Junior Assistant Cum Typist yes yes no

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

Tier 1 examination will be a computer based examination and the examination will be conducted bilingual (English/Hindi). The tier is divided into 5 sections. The detailed exam pattern for Tier 1 and Tier 2 is given below.

tier section Topics No. of questions. Marks
Tier-I (Combined for both JAT &

Stenographer)

Section-1 General Awareness 30 30
Section-2 Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
Section-3 Mathematical Ability 30 30
Section- 4 Hindi/English Language and Comprehension 30 30
Section-5 Computer Knowledge Module 30 30
Tier-II (JAT) Skill Test/Typing Test Qualifying in nature subject to minimum qualifying speed of 40 wpm in English or 35 wpm in Hindi.
Tier – II (Stenographer) 1. Stenography Test @ 80 wpm

2. Typing Test Qualifying in nature subject to minimum qualifying speed of 40 wpm in

English or 35 wpm in Hindi

NTA IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of NTA IGNOU Recruitment 2023 is divided into five subjects like General Awareness, Reasoning & General Intelligence, Mathematical Ability, Hindi/English Language and Comprehension, Computer Knowledge Module. Candidates can check the syllabus for JAT and Stenographer in detail in the notification PDF.

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Salary

The salary of Junior Assistant-cum Typist (JAT) and Stenographer is different for both the posts. The pay matrix and level of both the posts is mentioned below:

IGNOU Recruitment 2024 Salary
Post Name Pay Level of 7th CPC Pay Matrix
Junior Assistant-cum Typist (JAT) Level 02 Rs. 19900-63200
Stenographer Level 04 Rs. 25500-81100

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