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Directorate of Higher Education, Assam Recruitment 2013 is announced for few posts in Grade III and Grade IV in its office at Kahilipara, Guwahati-781019 and it has published one advertisement with relevant job details. As such, application are invited from Indian citizens and the candidates having their name registered in employment exchange. The essential job details are discussed below:-

Name of the post Vacancy Salary
Peon (Grade IV) 02 Scale: Rs.4,560-15,000/-
Grade Pay: Rs.1,500/-
Driver (Grade IV) 01 Scale: Rs.5,200-20,200/-
Grade Pay: Rs.2,100/-
Jr Assistant (Grade III) 06 Scale: Rs.5,200-20,200/-
Grade Pay: Rs.2,400/-

Educational Qualification: For the post of Peon, applicants must be read upto Class VIII for being eligible in terms of educational qualification. The candidate for Drivers post must also have read upto Class VIII and must have a valid driving license. Finally, the Jr Assistant post in Grade III requires HS passed candidates having Diploma in English and Assamese typewriting with around 40 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. respectively. They must also hold a Diploma or Certificate in Computer typewriting with speed 40/30 w.p.m. in English/Assamese respectively.

Age Limit: The prescribed age limit for the above recruitment is 18-38 years as on 01-01-2013. The upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years in case of the reserved category candidates as mentioned in the official advertisement.

How to apply?


Candidates may apply in Standard form as available in Part IX of Assam Gazette and must submit along with it the attested copies of all the testimonials regarding qualification, age, caste, employment exchange registration card etc. along with three copies of recent passport size photograph duly signed so as to reach in the office of the Directorate of Higher Education, Assam, Kahilipara, Guwahati-781019 on or before the last date which is fixed on 6th September 2013.

An application fee amounting to Rs.50/- only by General category candidates and Rs.25/- only by all the other candidates is to be deposited by means of Treasury Challan under the Head of Account "0070-Other Administrative Services"

Other Terms & Conditions


Candidates for the post of Junior Assistant will have to appear in a written test of 50 marks and the duration of the exam will be 1.30 hours. In addition, a computer test/typing test will also be held as part of the selection process.

Only successful candidates of the written examination will be called for viva voce. The date of written examination will be mentioned in the call letters to be issued to the candidate. The appointment will abide by the Govt. New Pension Rules. The application should be addressed to the Director of Higher Education, Assam, Kahilipara, Guwahati-781019. A self-addressed envelope of dimension 10" x 4.5" affixing postal stamp of Rs.5/- must be enclosed with the application.

The application with other testimonials should be put inside an envelope and name of the post applied for shall be mentioned on top of the said envelope. For more details about this recruitment, read this official advertisement.

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