Commissionerate of Labour Department, Assam Syllabus, Selection Procedure, CBT & Others

Recruitment for 5 Posts of Junior Assistant (HQ Level), 32 Posts of Junior Assistant (District Level), 2 Posts Computer (HQ Level) & 1 Post of Stenographer (Grade-III) (HQ Level) Under Commissionerate of Labour Department, Assam Selection Procedure, Computer Based Spelling Test and others.


There will be two Test i.e. (i) First Phase Test and (ii) Second Phase Test for all the above mentioned posts.

Candidates whose applications are found correct in all respects will be called for a Written Test i.e. FIRST PHASE TEST which will be conducted in the District Headquarters/Range (s) or any other convenient venue(s) depending upon the number of candidates. The candidates will have to appear for the First Phase Test at the venue mentioned in his/her call letter. However, the Chairman, SLPRB, Assam reserves the right to change the venue (s) of the test as per convenience and no representation etc. will be entertained in this regard. Before entering the examination center, biometrics of each candidate will be done. On arrival at the venue, the Admit card/Call letter of the candidates will be verified.

a) First Phase Test:

The written test will be the First Phase Test for all the above mentioned posts. The Written Test will be of 100 marks and will be completely OMR based. There will be 100 questions and each question will be of 1 (one) mark. There will be negative marking of ½ (half) mark for each wrong answer. The questions will be set in four parts (i) Logical reasoning, aptitude, (ii) Matters relating to History and Culture of Assam and India, (iii) Comprehension and (iv) General Knowledge. Candidates will have to use black ball pen to answer the OMR based answer sheet. Duration of the test will be of 2½ (two and half) hours.

b) Second Phase Test:

After completion of Written Test, a merit list will be prepared for each category of post for both male and female on the basis of total marks scored in Written Test. Candidates will be called for Second Phase Test in order of merit at the rate of 5 (five) times the number of posts allotted in respect of each cadre & category for both male and female. A list will be published in the SLPRB Website as well as in leading dailies of Assam. If there are candidates scoring the same marks in Written Test as the last candidate selected for Second Phase Test by the 5 times formula in a particular case, the candidates scoring the same marks but no other will also be called for Second Phase Test and therefore the number may exceed the 5 times to that extent for that particular case and category only.

i) Components of Second Phase Test/Practical Test for 50 marks are as under:

Components Marks Duration of Time

Duration of Time
Computer Based spelling test
10 minutes
Computer Based typing test
10 minutes
Computer Based MCQ test
10 minutes

Computer Based Spelling Test: Candidates will have to correct the spelling from a given paragraph. There will be 40 incorrect words in the paragraph. 0.5 marks will be awarded for correcting a word and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong word.

Computer Based Typing Test: Candidate will have to type a given paragraph containing 200 words. 0.1 marks for every correct word will be awarded.

Computer Based MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions related to Computer knowledge) Test:

There will be 20 questions for MCQ test.0.5 marks will be awarded for each correct answer. There will be no negative marking.

For Stenographer (Grade-III), the following will be additional test for 50 marks

Stenography Test
Speed Test in shorthand at a speed of 80 words per minute (Duration 5 minutes) (400 words) (Dictation)

Time to be given to the candidates for testing the computer
3 Minutes
Time for transcription for the dictated portion in computer
20 Minutes

Marks for Dictation and its transcription:

Candidate will have to transcribe the dictated paragraph of 400 words and 0.125 marks for every correct transcribed word will be awarded.

ii. Testimonials/Documents to be submitted when appearing in Practical Test:

The candidates should bring a set of attested photocopies along with the originals of the following documents for verification by the Selection Committee on the date of second phase of Practical Test. Candidates failing to bring the originals will not be considered for such qualifications as claimed by him/her and no further rectifications will be entertained after the test date.

i. Certificate of proof of age. (Admit card of H.S.L.C. or equivalent examination).

ii. Original Certificate & mark sheet of Graduation and Diploma in Computer certificate for Jr. Assistant (HQ and District Level) /Computer (HQ Level) and certificate of Stenography (in original) for Stenographers.

iii. Certificate of additional qualification such as Degree/Diploma Certificate from recognized / accredited institute etc. (pass certificate as well as marks sheet in original).

iv. Certificate of Caste from the competent authority in respect of the candidates belonging to OBC & MOBC/SC/ST (P)/ST (H).

v. EWS Certificate from Competent Authority, if any.

vi. 2 (two) copies of recent passport size photographs which was uploaded in the online application.


All the original documents along with a set of photostat copies of the documents will be checked before the qualified candidate is allowed to appear in the Practical Test. Submission of any incorrect information or forged document at any stage will lead to disqualification of the candidate and may also render him/her liable to criminal prosecution. Original documents of a candidate may be put to check at any later stage of the recruitment process. All the Photostat copies submitted by the candidates will have to be duly self attested by the candidate.


Based on the aggregate performance of the candidates in the Written Test & Practical Test for Junior Assistant (HQ/District Level)/Computer and Written Test, Practical Test & Stenography Test for Stenographer, the Final Merit List will be prepared category wise as under:

Junior Assistants (both cadres)/Computer

1) Written Test - 100 marks
2) Practical Test - 50 marks
Total - 150 marks

Stenographer (Grade-III)

1) Written Test - 100 marks
2) Practical Test - 50 marks
3) Stenography Test - 50 marks
Total - 200 marks.

There will be only ONE merit list for each category i.e. Unreserved, OBC/MOBC, SC, ST(P), ST(H) & EWS separately for male and female for the entire State as shown in the advertisement.


(i) 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 percentage of marks in graduation.

(ii) In case, posts reserved for EWS are not filled up by candidates belonging to EWS category due to shortage of the eligible candidates, the posts will be filled up from the candidate of unreserved category
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