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PNRD Assam Syllabus 2020: Selection Process, Exam Pattern & Guide Books

PNRD Assam Syllabus 2020: The Syllabus and Selection Process of 1004 Vacancy of Panchayat and Rural Development (PNRD) Assam has been released along with the P&RD Advertisement 2020. Here we have discussed the PNRD Syllabus of written examination, Exam Pattern, Selection Process & Guide Books.

Panchayat and Rural Development (PNRD) Assam syllabus

Name of Post:

1. Assistant Block Development Officer (BDO) (Panchayat)
2. Assistant Block Development Officer (W&C)
3. Assistant Block Development Officer (Senior Gram Sevak)
4. Gaon Panchayat Secretary
5. Tax Collector Cum Road Mohrar
6. Junior Assistant

PNRD Assam Syllabus of Written Test:

There will be a common written examination except for the post of Gaon Panchayat Secretary. The written exam pattern and syllabus of PNRD Assam have been discussed below:

(a) The written test will be of 100 marks and will be completely OMR based.
(b) There will be 100 questions and each question will be of 1 (one) mark.
(c) There will be negative marking of 1/2% mark for each wrong answer.
(d) Candidates will use black ball pen to answer the OMR based answer sheet.
(e) Duration of the test will be of 2 (two) hours. 

The questions will be set in three parts:

(i) Logical reasoning and aptitude.
(ii) General knowledge with special emphasis on Assam
(iii) General English.

However, for the post of Gaon Panchayat Secretary, there will be additional part on Accountancy. 

(i) Aptitude:
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F.
  • Numbers and Ages.
  • Problems on Trains.
  • Compound Interest.
  • Pipes and Cisterns.
  • Time and Work.
  • Races and Games.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Indices and Surds.
  • Simplification and Approximation.
  • Odd Man Out.
  • Simple Interest.
  • Mixtures and Allegations.
  • Simple Equations.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Boats and Streams.
  • Permutations and Combinations.
  • Quadratic Equations.
  • Profit and Loss.
(ii) Logical Reasoning:
  • Logical Problems.
  • Theme Detection.
  • Statement and Argument.
  • Cause and Effect.
  • Logical Deduction.
  • Letter and Symbol Series.
  • Essential Part.
  • Number Series.
  • Verbal Classification.
  • Statement and Conclusion.
(iii) General English:
  • Sentence Arrangement.
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part).
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold).
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Spotting Errors.
  • Active and Passive Voice.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Passage Completion.
  • Sentence Improvement.
  • Spelling Test.
  • Para Completion.
  • Idioms and Phrases.
  • Joining Sentences.
(iv) General Knowledge
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • India and its neighboring countries.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • General Politics.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Scientific Research.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.

PNRD Assam Selection Process:

(a) The candidates whose applications are accepted will be required to appear in a written test which will be conducted in different centres of the State. There will be a common written examination except for the post of Gaon Panchayat Secretary. The Commissioner, P&RD reserves the right to change the examination venues of the test and no representation etc. will be entertained in this regard. 

(b) As there will be one written test for all the categories except Gaon Panchayat Secretary, candidates will have to indicate in order of preference of the advertised posts, the final merit list will be prepared. On the basis of mark obtained and in order of preference and selection will be made on merit and roster point of SC/ST/OBC(ST(H)/EwS and PH candidates.

(c) For the post of Gaon Panchayat Secretary, separate written test will be conducted and selection will be made on merit and roster point of SC/STP/ST(H)/OBC/EWS and PH candidates.

(d) In case of a tie in marks, the candidate older in age will be placed higher in the merit list. Further, candidates having same date of birth and have obtained equal marks, will be placed in the merit list according to higher education.

(e)  Based on the aggregate performance of the candidates in the Written Examination, merit list will be prepared. No waiting list will be maintained.

(f) The candidates who are employees of Govt. / PSUs Autonomous bodies must obtain necessary permission in writing from the Competent Authority Employer.

Work Experience: (Maximum 10 Marks):

Preferential treatment to the contractual employees/casual employees of the Panchayat & Rural Development Department. (Certificate from the CEO, ZP/PD, DRDA, MD, ASRLM & Director, SIRD is compulsory)

The following modalities have been adopted for giving preferential treatment to the trained contractual/casual employees of Panchayat & Rural Development Department in the recruitment process of the P&RD Department: 

(i) Five Percent (5%) additional mark up to 2 years Experience of contractual/ casual workers out of the total marks.
(ii) Six Percent (6%) additional mark above 2 to 4 years Experience of contractual/ /casual workers out of the total marks.
(iii) Seven Percent (7%) additional mark above 4 to 5 years Experience of contractual/casual workers out of the total marks.
(iv) Eight Percent (8%) additional mark above 5 to 7 years Experience of contractual/casual workers out of the total marks.
(v) Ten Percent (10%) additional mark for more than 7 years and above Experience of contractual /casual workers out of the total marks.

The trained contractual/casual workers of the Panchayat & Rural Development Department have been provided 10 years of age relaxation or Relaxation should commensurate with the years of service put in the Panchayat & Rural Development Department as contractual/casual employees, whichever is higher. 

Guide Books for PNRD Assam Recruitment 2020:

Here we have suggested a list of guide Books for preparing PNRD Assam Recruitment Examination 2020 subject wise. To get success in any government competitive exam, we must choose the right book. There are many books available in the market. But, We should read such guide books which clear the concept of any subject.

So, it is advisable to buy and read textbooks, carefully understand the concepts, and then solve question papers from previous years. One can buy these text books online or from any book shop.

Best Wishes !!

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