Assam Direct Recruitment Examination (ADRE) : Exam Details, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pay Scale2024-01-18T18:20:50+00:00

Assam Direct Recruitment (ADRE) 2024

Aspiring to secure a stable, rewarding career in the vibrant state of Assam? Look no further than the Assam Direct Recruitment Examination (ADRE)! This competitive exam opens doors to thousands of Grade III and Grade IV vacancies across various government departments, offering job security, excellent benefits, and the pride of serving your community.

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Exam Details :

Conducting BodyState Level Recruitment Commission (SLRC) Assam
Exam FrequencyAnnual (applications typically open in November)
VacanciesOver 12,600 across various departments (2024 notification)
Grade LevelsGrade III and Grade IV
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Difference Between Grade III and Grade IV Levels

Grade III and Grade IV in the ADRE represent different levels of positions within the Assam government hierarchy. They differ in terms of:

  • Educational Qualifications:

    • Grade III: Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • Grade IV: Requires a minimum of Matriculation (10th Class) or equivalent.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Grade III: Typically involves supervisory, managerial, or technical roles requiring higher levels of expertise and knowledge. Examples include Field Officer, Assistant Engineer, Inspector, Block Development Officer, etc.
    • Grade IV: Often consists of clerical, assistant, or operational positions with more specific tasks and less complex skills required. Examples include Data Entry Operator, Lab Technician, Driver, Security Guard, etc.
  • Pay Scale:
    • Grade III: Offers a higher starting salary, currently around INR 35,400 (subject to revision).
    • Grade IV: Starts at a lower salary, with a current starting level of approximately INR 19,500 (subject to revision).
  • Promotion Opportunities:
    • Grade III: Generally provides better prospects for career advancement and promotions to higher grades within the government structure.
    • Grade IV: Advancement opportunities may be more limited but may involve specialized skill development or other career paths.

Exam Pattern :

Exam FeatureGrade IIIGrade IV
Mode of ExamOnline Written ExamOnline Written Exam
Type of QuestionsObjective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Questions200150
Total Marks200150
Negative MarkingUsually no negative markingUsually no negative marking
Duration180 Minutes (3 Hours)120 Minutes (2 Hours)
Sections1. General Awareness/General Knowledge and Current Affairs1. General Awareness/General Knowledge and Current Affairs
2. Reasoning Ability2. Reasoning Ability
3. English Language3. Quantitative Aptitude/Mental Ability and Logical Reasoning
4. Quantitative Aptitude/Mental Ability and Logical Reasoning (for some posts)

Syllabus for ADRE 2024 :

1. General Awareness/General Knowledge and Current Affairs

    • National and international current affairs
    • Indian History, Geography, Politics & Economy
    • Assam’s History, Geography, Politics & Economy
    • General Science and Technology
    • Static GK (Awards, Important days, National symbols, etc.) |
    • National and regional current affairs
    • Basic Indian History, Geography, Politics & Economy
    • General Science and Technology
    • Static GK (Awards, Important days, National symbols, etc.)

2. Reasoning Ability

    • Verbal Reasoning (Analogy, Synonyms/Antonyms, Sentence Completion, etc.)
    • Non-Verbal Reasoning (Spatial Reasoning, Pattern Recognition, etc.)
    • Logical Reasoning (Syllogisms, Critical Reasoning, Assumptions, etc.) |
    • Basic Verbal Reasoning (Synonyms/Antonyms, Sentence Completion)
    • Basic Non-Verbal Reasoning (Spatial Reasoning, Pattern Recognition)
    • Basic Logical Reasoning (Syllogisms, Assumptions)

3. English Language

    • Comprehension (Reading Passages, Cloze Test)
    • Grammar and Vocabulary (Tenses, Parts of Speech, Idioms, Synonyms/Antonyms)
    • Writing Skills (Essay Writing, Precis Writing, etc.) |
    • Basic Comprehension (Reading Passages, Simple Cloze Test)
    • Basic Grammar and Vocabulary (Tenses, Parts of Speech, Common Idioms)
    • Basic Writing Skills (Essay Writing, Simple Letter Writing)

4. Quantitative Aptitude/Mental Ability and Logical Reasoning (for some posts)

    • Arithmetic (Number System, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, etc.)
    • Algebra (Equations, Inequalities, Functions, etc.)
    • Geometry (Mensuration, Triangles, Circles, etc.)
    • Data Interpretation (Graphs, Charts, Tables)
    • Logical Reasoning (Number Series, Coding-Decoding, etc.)
    • Basic Arithmetic (Number System, Percentage, Simple calculations)
    • Basic Algebra (Simple Equations)
    • Basic Geometry (Area & Perimeter)
    • Basic Data Interpretation (Simple Graphs & Charts)
    • Basic Logical Reasoning (Number Series, Simple Analogies)

Additional Notes:

  • Grade III may have additional sections specific to certain posts, like Computer Knowledge for IT-related positions.
  • The level of difficulty and complexity of the topics will generally be higher for Grade III compared to Grade IV.
  • Always refer to the official syllabus and notification for complete and accurate information.

Roadmap for Cracking ADRE 2024

  • Start Early: Familiarize yourself with the exam pattern, syllabus, and previous year’s papers months in advance.

  • Strategic Study: Invest in quality study materials and consider coaching classes (optional). Focus on understanding concepts, not just memorization.

  • Mock Test Masterclass: Regularly practice with mock tests to build speed, accuracy, and test-taking strategies.

  • Stay Updated: Keep yourself abreast of current affairs and Assam-specific topics relevant to the exam.

  • Time Management Guru: Develop a study plan and stick to it, allocating sufficient time for each subject.

  • Positivity is Power: Maintain a positive attitude and manage stress effectively. Regular breaks and self-care are crucial for success.

Bonus Tip :

  • Sharpen your English language skills as it plays a significant role.
  • Hone your reasoning and problem-solving abilities through practice exercises.
  • Join online forums and communities to connect with other ADRE aspirants and share strategies.
  • Remember, consistency and belief in your ability are key to cracking the ADRE!
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