APSSB 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Personal Assistant - 81 Posts


Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. APSSB inviting applications for the positions of Personal Assistant. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 05th January, 2022.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Personal Assistant - 81 Posts

Job Location - Itanagar

Education Qualification :

The details of the vacancies provided by the indenting Offices are as follows:

1. Post Name: Personal Assistant (Stenographer Gr-lll)

2. No of Post: 81

3. Pay Scale: Level-5 29,200 - 92,300

4. Educational and other Qualifications: Graduation/ Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University

5. No. APSSB-13/69/2021


Between 8 to 32 years. Age relaxable for APST etc in accordance with the instructions/order issued by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh from time to time.

Application Fee:

A Non-Refundable Fee of 150 for APST candidates and 200 for UNRESERVED candidates (to be paid online only). Persons with Disabilities (PwD) are exempted from paying the fees.

Important Dates:

1. Opening Date of Application: 15.12.2021 (1000 hrs)

2. Closing Date of Application: 5.01.2022 (1500 hrs)

3. Date for Downloading of Admit Card: 21.01.2022 (1100 hrs)

4. Tentative date of Stenographer Proficiency Test: 29.01.2022 Onwards 

5. Tentative date of Written Examination for the shortlisted candidates after the Skill Test: 06.02.2022 (Sunday)

General Instructions to the candidates

A. The vacancies published are provisional and subject to change. In case the vacancy position is reduced to any number or even withdrawn by the user department, the Board shall not be liable to compensate the applicant for any consequential damage/loss.

B. The Board reserves the right to reject the candidature of any candidate at any stage of recruitment.

C. The Board reserves the right to cancel a part or entire process of examination or a part of it due to administrative reason(s) and in case of unfair means, cheating or other irregularities/malpractice noticed by the Board. The Board also reserves the right to cancel or setup a new examination centre and divert the candidates to appear at that examination centre, if required.

D. The Board reserves the right to cancel any centre of exam and ask the candidates of that centre to appear at another centre. The Board also reserves the right to direct the candidates of any centre to another centre to take the exam. No request for change in date, time and centre of exam will be accepted under any circumstances.

E. The Board reserves the right to change or make amendment in the examination scheme at any time before the examination, if so required.

F. The candidature of the candidate to the written examination is outcome of subject to the and provisional any direction/decision/order/pronouncement of any Court of Law and mere issue of Admit Card or appearance at the examination does not entitle him/her to any claim for the post.

G. Individual Admit Cards will not be sent to the candidates and have to be own oaded from the website www.apssb.nic.in.

H. No request or representations will be entertained for issuance of admit cards after closing date for download of admit cards.

l. The applicants are advised to fill up the application form carefully. They will not be allowed to edit/modify the details after the closing date. Application with incomplete or invalid details will be summarily rejected.

J. In case an applicant applies multiple forms for the same post, only the latest application form shall be considered by APSSB.

K. The Board reserves the right to cancel or modify the advertisement or part of it at any stage

L. Abbreviations used are denoted as under: APST - Arunachal Pradesh - Permanent Resident Certificate, UR Scheduled Tribe, PRC Unreserved. of Calculator, Laptop, Palmtop, other digital

M. Use instrument/Mobile/Cell Phone/Pager/Electronic Watches etc is/are not allowed. In case any candidate is caught / found in possession of any gadget/instrument, he/she would be debarred from the examination and legal proceedings shall also be initiated against the candidate.

N. Candidates are advised not to bring any of the above gadgets in the exam centre as no arrangements for keeping/security of these items would be available at the centre.

O. If any candidate uses offensive/abusive/foul language/obscene picture he/she will be liable for necessary penal action under relevant provision of the IT Act.

P. Candidates are advised to keep track of the Board website

Q. All concerned shall note that the Board has established series of checks to ensure that there is no impersonation and mischief. The selected candidates will be subjected to detailed scrutiny including document verification and biometrics.

i. Candidates may also note that their candidature is provisional and at any stage of examination if they are found involved either in violating any of the guidelines or found involved in any malpractices like impersonation, using unfair means etc. then strict action shall be taken against them which may include police action, lodging of FIR and debarment from all future examinations conducted by APSSB.


Government Of Arunachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board, C-sector, Itanagar

Selection Procedure :

1. The scheme of examination will consist of two stages, as indicated below:

2. Stage- 1 (Stenographer Proficiency Test): A Stenographer Proficiency Test of qualifying nature will be conducted as follows:

a. It will be conducted for 5 minutes @ 80 wpm.

b. There will be a trial passage and another test passage selected beforehand.

c. The trial passage will be dictated by the same person or through audio/video device.

3. The trial passage will be dictated twice at the same speed as for the test passage, with an interval of one minute in between.

4. The candidate shall have to get minimum 368 correct transcribed words against dictation of 5 minutes @ 80 words per minutes.

5. The minimum qualifying marks in the stenographer Proficiency Test shall be 40 marks.

6. For minimum correct transcribed words, the candidate shall be awarded 40 marks in the Stenography Test. For each additional correct transcribed word, another 2 marks shall be awarded in addition to 40 marks subject to maximum of 100 marks.

7. The total number of candidates shortlisted for Stage 2 (Objective type written test) will be in 1:3 ratio i.e. if total vacancies are 10 then 30 candidates will be shortlisted for Stage 2. However, in case there are more than 1 candidate with equal marks in the cut-off range for determining 1:3 ratio, then all such candidates with equal marks shall be eligible to be included for Stage 2 of the examination.

8. Stage- 2 (Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions) 100 Marks

A. The test will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions comprising of 100 questions as mentioned above. Each question will carry Ol(one) mark. The candidate will have to complete the test in 02(two) hours.

B. A candidate must secure a minimum of 33% marks in each subject and 45% marks out of aggregate total marks in the written examination paper. Candidates securing less than the prescribed marks shall be deemed not eligible for selection. There is no negative marking. 

D. Only the shortlisted candidates from Stage-I (Stenography Proficiency Test) as per the prescribed ratio will be allowed to appear for Stage-2, i.e. Written Test.

E. Stenography Proficiency Test will be of Qualifying nature only, the marks secured will not be counted for preparation of the final Merit.

F. The candidate must Qualify in Stage-I.

G. Other details, if any, of Stenography Proficiency Test will be informed through the official website.

H. The Final merit shall be prepared on the basis of marks secured in objective type written examination only.

How to Apply :

A. Candidate are required to apply online through the website www.apssb.nic.in

B. Scanned Copies Of Following Documents And Information Are To Be Attached/uploaded:

i. Scanned signature of the candidate on white paper with black ink pen (10-50 kb in jpg/jpeg/png format).

ii. Latest/recent passport size photo (50-100 kb in jpg/jpeg/png format). 11. The Shortlisted Candidates Will Have To Submit Copies Of The Following Documents/information To The Board During Document Verification.

A. Recent passport size Photograph.

B. Matriculation certificates issued by the Board/University for proof of date of birth.

C. Graduation certificate issued by the Assistant Registrar/Controller of Examination/ Vice Chancellor of the concerned University.

D. Graduation marksheet issued by the Assistant Registrar/Controller of Examination/ Vice Chancellor of the concerned University.

E. APST Certificate not older than 06 months (if applicable).

F. Permanent Resident Certificate not older than 06 months (if applicable).

G. Intimation letter to HOD for those who are in regular Govt. Service.

H. PwD certificate in case of vacancy under PwD quota. Any other document as may be relevant.

iii. Shortlisted candidates will have to produce the above-mentioned Certificates/ Documents and mark-sheet in original during document verification failing which his/her candidature will be summarily rejected.

Official Notification


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