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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    CSIR JSA Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online
  • Exam Duration
    Paper 1: 90 minutes Paper 2: 60 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    www.csir.res.in
  • Total Marks
    Paper 1: 200 Paper 2: 300
  • Total No. of Questions
    Paper 1: 100 Paper 2: 100
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi and English
  • Marking Scheme
    Paper 1: 2 marks each for the correct answer 0 mark for incorrect answer marked Paper 2: 3 marks each for a correct answer 1 mark for incorrect answer marked
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    January 14, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    January 14, 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    February 14, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    to be notified
  • Exam Date
    to be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

CSIR JSA Educational Qualifications

To apply for CSIR JSA Recruitment 2022 process, candidates must meet the minimum educational qualification as per the notification released by the concerned authority. In the below table, post-wise educational qualifications are given.

Posts Academic Qualification Mandatory Professional Qualification
Junior Secretariat Assistant (G) 10+2 or Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Proficient in Computer with the typing speed of 35 WPM
Junior Secretariat Assistant (F&A) 10+2 or Equivalent Degree with the subject Accountancy as compulsory Proficient in Computer with the typing speed of 35 WPM
Junior Secretariat Assistant (S&P) 10+2 or Equivalent Degree Proficient in Computer with the typing speed of 35 WPM

CSIR JSA Age Criteria

Before appearing in CSIR JSA Exam 2022, candidates must check and meet the minimum age criteria. In the below section, category-wise age criteria for CSIR JSA Recruitment 2022 process are given in a table.

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes 3 years
PWD

  • SC/ST
  • OBC
  • General
  • 15 years
  • 13 years
  • 10 years
Widows, Divorced women

  • General
  • SC/ST
  • OBC
  • 35 years
  • 40 years
  • 38 years

CSIR JSA Overall Eligibility Criteria 2022

Apart from the academic qualification and the age criteria, candidates can check some other important details for CSIR JSA Recruitment 2022 process from the below table.

Particulars Details
Nationality Indian
Domicile Any
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Important Points Candidates can appear in the exam more than one time if he/she is not satisfied with the score.
Exam Pattern
Particulars Paper 1 Details Paper 2 Details
Mode of Exam Online Online
Number of Sections 1 2
Name of Sections
  • Mental Ability Test
  • General Awareness
  • English Language
Questions in each section
  • 100 questions in each section.
  • 50 questions in the section General Awareness.
  • 50 questions in the English language section.
Duration of the Examination 90 minutes 60 minutes
Maximum number of questions 100 100
Type of Questions (MCQ) Multiple Choice Questions or Objective-based (MCQ) Multiple Choice Questions or Objective-based
Maximum number of marks 200 300 (150 + 150)
Marking Scheme
  • 2 marks each for the correct answer
  • 0 mark for incorrect answer marked
  • 3 marks each for a correct answer
  • 1 mark for incorrect answer marked
Language of Paper Hindi and English Hindi and English
Syllabus

CSIR JSA Syllabus: Paper-I

In Paper-I of the CSIR JSA Syllabus, candidates will get one section that will contain two chapters. In the below table, section-wise important topics of the paper- I are given.

Sections Sub Sections Topics
Mental Ability Test General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Verbal Logic
  • Syllogisms
  • Visual & Critical Reasoning
  • Series
  • Decision Making
  • Data Structures
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Alphabetical Series
  • Statement & Conclusion
  • Problem Solving
  • Partnership
  • Blood Relations
  • Linear & Matrix Arrangements
  • Circular Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Input & Output
  • Family Tree Problem
  • Situational Judgement
  • Bar Graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Tables
  • Caselets
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Percentages
  • Venn Diagram
  • HCF & LCM
  • Number System
  • Arithmetic Progression
  • BODMAS
  • Binomial Expansion
  • Simple Interest
  • Ratios
  • Median
  • Compound interest
  • Vectors
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Arithmetic Mean
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Harmonic Mean
  • Set Theory
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Mode
  • Instalments/ payments
  • Linear Equations Algebra
  • Probability
  • Geometry
  • Work & Time
  • Time, Speed, Distance
  • Ratios & Proportions
  • Probability
  • Clocks
  • Geometric Progression
  • Logarithm
  • In- equations Quadratic
  • Averages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Calendar
  • Geometric Mean

CSIR JSA Syllabus 2022: Paper-II

Paper-II of CSIR JSA Syllabus 2022 contains two sections. In the below table, section-wise all the important topics are given.

Sections Topics
English Language
  • Vocabulary
  • Analogies
  • Spelling Mistakes
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Rearrangement of Words in Sentence
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • English Proficiency
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Preposition
  • Odd Word Out
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Paragraph Formation
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Sentence Formation
  • Sentence Reconstruction
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Error Spotting
  • Word Meaning Match
  • Sentence Correction
General Awareness
  • Politics
  • Business
  • Society
  • Geography
  • Industry
  • Awards & Awardees
  • Sports
  • Mythology
  • General Science
  • Economics
  • International Affairs
  • History
  • Banking Current Affairs
  • Films
  • Literature
  • Entertainment

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