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IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Apply for 102 JAT and Stenographer posts till Dec 21

IGNOU Recruitment 2023

IGNOU has released the official notification for IGNOU Recruitment 2023, aiming to fill 102 vacancies for Stenographer and Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT) positions. Interested candidates can apply online on the official website until 21st December 2023 (11:59 PM). For more details, refer to the official notification.

IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Overview

Organization Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Recruitment Name IGNOU Recruitment 2023
Post Names – Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT)
– Stenographer
Category Govt Jobs
Vacancies – Stenographer: 52
– Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT): 50
Salary/ Pay Scale – Stenographer: Rs. 25,500 – 81,100/-
– Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT): Rs. 19,900 – 63,200/-
Job Location All India
Mode of Application Online
Online Application Dates Till 21st December 2023
Official Website

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Apply Online & IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Important Dates

link will be active till 21st December 2023 and for any correction, candidates can login till 25th December 2023. Check all the important dates tabulated below.

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria… Read more at:

Activity Dates
Notification Release Date 01 December 2023
Application Begins 01 December 2023
Last Date of Application 21st December 2023 (11:59 PM)
Last Date to Pay Fee 21st December 2023 (11:59 PM)
Correction in Application Form 22 December 2023 to 25 December 2023
IGNOU Exam Date To be notified


IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Vacancy

Category 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 2023 Eligibility Criteria


  • A candidate must be either:
    • a citizen of India
    • a subject of Nepal
    • a subject of Bhutan
    • a Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanent settlement
    • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
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Age Limit:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years
  • Age will be calculated as of 21st December 2023.

Post-wise Age Limit:

  • For all positions, the age limit falls within the range of 18 to 30 years.

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Age Limit

Age Particular Stenographer JAT (Junior Assistant–cum Typist)
Minimum Age 18 years 18 years
Maximum Age 30 years 27 years

Age Relaxation

Category 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 Period of Military service plus 03 years
Disabled Defence Services personnel Up to 45 years of age
Disabled Defence Services personnel (SC/ST) Up to 50 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and not remarried Up to 35 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and not remarried (SC/ST) Up to 40 years of age
Meritorious Sportspersons 5 years
Meritorious Sportspersons (SC/ST) 10 years

These are the age relaxation provisions for various categories beyond the specified maximum age limit of 27 years for JAT (Junior Assistant–cum Typist) in IGNOU Recruitment 2023.

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Educational Qualification

IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Educational Qualification

  • Jr. Assistant cum Typist (JAT):
    • Qualification: 12th passed from a recognized board.
    • Typing Speed: 40 w.p.m. in English and 35 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer.
  • Stenographer:
    • Qualification: 12th passed from a recognized board.
    • Typing Speed: 40 w.p.m. in English and 35 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer.
    • Shorthand Test: @ 80 w.p.m.

IGNOU Apply Online Link

  • The IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Apply Online link is active until 21st December 2023.
  • Candidates are advised to apply online before the last date to avoid technical issues.
  • Use the provided direct link below to apply for the post of your choice.

IGNOU Apply Online Link (The actual link needs to be inserted if available)

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(Note: The apply online link has not been provided in the given information. Please check the official website for the correct link.)

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Application Fees

IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Application Fees

Category Fees
Gen/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 1000/-
SC/ ST/ Female Rs. 600/-
PwBD Rs. 0/-

Mode of Payment: Online

Candidates can make the payment using Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking as the preferred mode of online payment.

How to Apply Online for IGNOU Recruitment 2023?

IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Online Application Process

The online application process for IGNOU Recruitment 2023 involves the following stages:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit and select the recruitment University as IGNOU.

Step 2: Filling of Online Application Form

  • Complete the registration process by filling up all the required details.

Step 3: Uploading Scanned Images

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

Step 4: Payment of Fee

  • Pay the application fee using a suitable mode of payment as per the details provided in this section.

Step 5: Choice of Examination Centre

  • The City for the examination will be Delhi/NCR only. Choose your preferred examination center during the application process.

Ensure to follow each step carefully to successfully complete the IGNOU Recruitment 2023 online application process.

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Selection Process

Candidates applying for the post of Junior Assistant Cum Typist and Stenographer in IGNOU will undergo a two-tier selection process:

Tier 1: Computer Based Test

  • All eligible candidates will appear for a Computer Based Test (CBT). The details of the CBT will be provided in the official notification.

Tier 2: Skill Test/Typing Test

  • For Junior Assistant Cum Typist (JAT): Candidates will undergo a Typing Test.
  • For Stenographer: Candidates will undergo a Stenography & Typing Test.

Successful completion of both tiers is essential for final selection in IGNOU Recruitment 2023. Candidates are advised to prepare accordingly for the respective tests.

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IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern

IGNOU Recruitment 2023: Exam Pattern

Tier-I (Combined for both JAT & Stenographer)

Tier Section Topics No. of Ques. Marks
Tier-I (Combined) Section-1 General Awareness 30 30
Section-2 Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
Section-3 Mathematical Abilities 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 a minimum qualifying speed of 40 w.p.m in English or 35 w.p.m. in Hindi.

Tier-II (Stenographer)

  • Stenography Test: @ 80 w.p.m
  • Typing Test: Qualifying in nature, subject to a minimum qualifying speed of 40 w.p.m in English or 35 w.p.m. in Hindi.

NTA IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for NTA IGNOU recruitment 2023 is divided into five subjects such as General Awareness, Reasoning and General Intelligence, Mathematical Abilities, Hindi/English Language and Comprehension, Computer Knowledge Module. The candidates can check the syllabus for JAT and Stenographer in the notification PDF in detail

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Salary

IGNOU Recruitment 2023 Salary Details

Post Name Pay Level of 7th CPC Pay Matrix
Junior Assistant–cum Typist (JAT) Level 02 Rs. 19,900-63,200
Stenographer Level 04 Rs. 25,500-81,100

Candidates selected for the Junior Assistant–cum Typist (JAT) position will be placed in Level 02 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix with a salary range of Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 63,200.

For the Stenographer position, the selected candidates will be placed in Level 04 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix with a salary range of Rs. 25,500 to Rs. 81,100.



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