Ramakanta Biswas

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is inviting online applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to the non-teacning posts of Junior Assistant-cum-Typist (JAT)-2023 in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

The online submission of the application forms through the official website (https://recruitment.nta.nic.in/) has commenced on March 22, 2023. The last date for submission of applications and payment of fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI is April 20, 2023 (upto 23:50 hrs).

Tentative vacancies

UR- 83 posts

SC- 29 posts

ST- 12 posts

OBC- 55 posts

EWS- 21 posts

Total -200 posts

Essential Qualifications

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

Age Limit

The age limit of candidates should be 18-27. The cut-off date to determine eligibility in terms of age of candidates will be 31-03-2023. Relaxation will be given to reserved categories as per the rules.

Scheme of Examination

There will be a 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.

Application Fee Payable by Candidate


SC, ST, FEMALE etc- Rs.600

PwBD- Nil

Steps to Complete the Application Process

Registration for online application

Filling of Online Application Form.

Choice of Examination Centre.

Uploading scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph and Candidate’s Signature in JPG/JPEG format.

Payment of fee using suitable mode of payment as per details given in this section.

For more details, read the official advertisement HERE