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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    NYKS Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
    Written exam, skill test, and Personal Interview
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours
  • Official Website
    www.nyks.nic.in
  • Total Marks
    District Youth Coordinator: 200 Lower Division Clerk/Accountant: 250 Multi-tasking Staff: 150 Junior Computer Programmer/Computer Operator: 200 Stenographer Grade-II: 250
  • Total No. of Questions
    District Youth Coordinator: 200 Lower Division Clerk/Accountant: 250 Multi-tasking Staff: 150 Junior Computer Programmer/Computer Operator: 200 Stenographer Grade-II: 250
  • Marking Scheme
    There will be a negative marking of 1/4 or 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    January 24th, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    February 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    February 2022
  • Exam Date
    March 2022
  • Result
    Last week of March 2022
Eligibilty Criteria
Eligibility Criteria Required Criteria
Nationality Indian
Educational Qualifications Completed schooling from a recognized board or graduated from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
Age limit 18-38

NYKS Recruitment 2022: Educational and Skill Requirements

Some of the position-centric educational requirements are mentioned below:

Positions Educational Requirements Skill/Basic Requirement
Director-General Post Graduation from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities Experience of over 10 years in the field of Youth Development
National Youth Volunteers Candidates must have completed their high school education None
Executive Director Post Graduation or Post Graduate Diploma in Sociology/Social Work from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities Experience of over 10 years in the field of Rural Development
Stenographer Grade-II Candidates should have passed their higher secondary examination from a recognized board
  • Adequate knowledge of Computer Fundamentals
  • Typing speed of 80-100 words per minute in English and Hindi
Junior Computer Programmer Post Graduation in Computer Science or Computer Application from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities Experience of over 3 years in the field of Development and Software Design
Assistant Post Graduation in any discipline from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Youth Development
  • Experience of over 3 years in the field of Administration and Accounts
  • Adequate knowledge of Computer Fundamentals
Computer Operator Candidates must have completed their graduation in any course from a recognized university Possess typing speed of 8000 words per hour.
Lower Division Clerk/Accountant Candidates should have passed their higher secondary examination from a recognized board Posses typing speed of 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi
Librarian Candidates must have completed their graduation/diploma in Library Science from a recognized university

Experience of 2 years working in a reputed library and knowledge of computers in maintaining Library Records

Multi-tasking Staff Completed their matriculation from a recognized board
  • Worked as NSV/RSY/NYC for a minimum period of one year
  • Completed the Training in Basic and Refresher course in Home Guard and Civil Defense
District Youth Coordinator Post Graduation from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities Experience of over 10 years in the field of Youth/Rural Development

NYKS Recruitment 2022: Age Limit

There are certain age limitations that are different for various positions. Some of which are mentioned below:

Position Maximum Age Allowed
Director-General 55 years
National Youth Volunteers 18-29 years
Executive Director 56 years
Stenographer Grade-II 18-27 years
Junior Computer Programmer 28 years or below
Assistant 28 years or below
Computer Operator 28 years or below
Lower Division Clerk/Accountant 28 years or below
Librarian 28 years or below
Multi-tasking Staff 18-25 years
District Youth Coordinator 28 years or below
Exam Pattern

The exam will be for two hours. There will be a negative marking of 1/4 or 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer. Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every correct answer. The Computer Based online test pattern is different for different positions. The exam pattern for some positions are discussed below:

NYKS Exam Pattern for District Youth Coordinator:

Sections Number of questions
General Awareness and Current affairs 40
General Intelligence and Reasoning 40
Mathematics 40
Indian Economy Politics, Socio-Cultural, Environment, Legal and Youth Development 40
English Grammar and Comprehension 40
Total Questions 200

NYKS Exam Pattern for Lower Division Clerk/Accountant:

Sections Number of questions
General Awareness and Current affairs 40
General Intelligence and Reasoning 40
Mathematics 40
Accounting/Computer Fundamentals 40
English Grammar and Comprehension 40
Total Questions 250

NYKS Exam Pattern for Multi-tasking Staff:

Sections Number of questions
General Awareness and Current affairs 50
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25
Mathematics 25
English Grammar and Comprehension 50
Total Questions 150

NYKS Exam Pattern for Junior Computer Programmer/Computer Operator:

Sections Number of questions
Basic Computer Fundamentals 40
General Intelligence and Reasoning 40
Mathematics 40
Accounting 40
English Grammar and Comprehension 40
Total Questions 200

NYKS Exam Pattern for Stenographer Grade-II:

Sections Number of questions
General Awareness and Current affairs 50
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50
Mathematics 50
Professional Knowledge 50
English Grammar and Comprehension 50
Total Questions 250
Syllabus
Sections Topics
General Awareness
  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Indian Geography
  • Politics and Indian Parliament
  • Sports
  • Zoology and Botany
  • History of Indian Financial System
  • History of India including Medieval and Modern
  • Important Days and dates
  • Recent and Popular Monetary policies and regulations
  • Indian polity, constitution, and economy
  • Indian Environment
  • Renowned Authors and books
  • Developments in the field of Science and Technology
  • Information Communication and Technology
General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Relationships
  • Puzzles
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Syllogism
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Letter and Symbol Series
  • Family Relationships
  • Making Judgements
  • Venn Diagrams and set theory
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Cause and Effect
  • Directions
  • Reason and Assertion
  • True and False
  • Statement-Arguments and Assumptions
Mathematics
  • Number Systems
  • BODMAS
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Upstream and Downstream
  • Train and Bridge distance
  • Races and Games
  • Probability
  • Square and Cube Roots
  • Linear and Quadratic Equations
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentage
  • Line charts, Tables and Graphs
  • Mensuration System
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
English Language
  • Antonyms, Homonyms, and synonyms
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Active and passive voice
  • Sentence correction and reconstruction
  • Theme detection
  • Vocabulary and Spelling Test
  • Spotting errors
  • Word Substitution
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Deriving conclusions from sentences
  • Sentence completion
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Types of sentences
  • Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Linkers
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Passage correction
  • Comprehension
Computer Fundamentals
  • Operating Computer using GUI Based Operating System
  • Introduction to Internet and web browsers
  • Understanding Microsoft Office and its tools
  • Computer Design
  • Digital and Analog Logic
  • Basic Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Databases
  • New Information Technology Rules and Regulation introduced by the Government of India
Finance
  • Accounting Principles, policies, and conventions
  • Rectification of errors
  • Difference between capital and revenue
  • Calculation of gaining ratio, sacrificing ratio or new ratio
  • Calculation and adjustment of goodwill
  • Demand and elasticity of supply
  • Metallic standard and paper currency standards
  • Methods of credit control by Reserve Bank of India
  • The merger of Banks and International Financial Organizations
  • Institutional bodies for the security market
  • New Financial Rules and Regulation introduced by the Government of India

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