DDA Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020 Download PDF

DDA Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020 Download PDF

DDA Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020: Delhi Development Authority Recruitment Cell is Going to Fill up Various Vacancy. DDA Recruitment 2020 online application Form Will be Available till 15th May 2020. And Now Applicants Can Get Full Detail About DDA Exam Pattern 2020 & DDA Syllabus 2020 With PDF From Here.

DDA Recruitment 2020

Job Recruitment BoardDelhi Development Authority Recruitment Cell
Notification No.01/2020/Rectt. Cell
PostVarious
Vacancies629
Job LocationDelhi
Job TypeState Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Last Date For Apply15-05-2020
Selection Process
Online Test & Interview
DDA Syllabus 2020
Available Here

DDA Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020

Check DDA Selection Process 2020 Details

An On-Line competitive examination for all categories of the post will be as per the following details:

Post CodePost NameSelection Process
01Deputy Director (Systems)Single Stage online examination followed by Interview of the shortlisted candidates
02Deputy Director (Planning)
03Assistant Director (Systems)
04Assistant Director (Planning)
05Assistant Accounts Officer
06Planning Assistant Single Stage online examination
07S.O.(Hort.)
08Architectural Assistant
09Surveyor
10Stenographer Grade ‘D’The single-stage online examination followed by skill test
11Patwari 2 stage of online examination
12Jr. Secretariat Assistant 2 stage of online examination followed by typing test of the shortlisted candidates
13Mali Single Stage Online examination followed by Trade Test/Practical Test

Post-Wise DDA Exam Pattern 2020

Deputy Director, Assistant Director, Assistant Accounts Officer

  • The Question Paper Will be Objective Type.
  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours Duration.
  • Question Paper of 120 Marks Consisting of 120 Questions of Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions) of the Respective Discipline as Well as Questions on a Test of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and English Language.
  • Interview Will be Conducted for Selected Candidates from Stage – I

Planning Assistant, S.O.(Hort.), Architectural Assistant, Surveyor

  • The Question Paper Will be Objective Type.
  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours Duration.
  • Question Paper of 120 Marks Consisting of 120 Questions of Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions) of the Respective Discipline as Well as Questions on a Test of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and English Language.

Stenographer Grade ‘D’

  • The Question Paper Will be Objective Type.
  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours Duration.
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 questions of 50 marks),
  • General Awareness (50 questions of 50 marks) and
  • English Language & Comprehension (100 questions of 100 marks) for

Skill Test:

  • The candidates will have to appear for the stenography test.
  • The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English / Hindi at the speed of 80 w.p.m.
  • The matter will have to be transcribed on the computer only.
  • The transcription time is as follows: – 50 minutes (English) 65 minutes (Hindi)

Patwari

Stage I (Preliminary)

  • The Question Paper Will be Objective Type.
  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours Duration.
  • Exam Will Consist of 120 questions/120 marks.
  • General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical & Numerical Ability, Hindi & English (Language & comprehension), and Basic Computer knowledge.

Stage II (Main)

  • The Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • Exam Will Consist of 200 questions/200 marks.
  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours Duration.
  • General Awareness (Special Emphasis on Delhi), General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical & Numerical Ability, English Language & comprehension, Hindi or Urdu language and comprehension, Basic Computer knowledge.

Jr. Secretariat Assistant

Stage I:

  • The Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • Exam Will Consist of 200 questions/200 marks.
  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours Duration.
  • General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical & Numerical Ability, English (Language & comprehension).

Stage II:

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT):

  • The question paper shall be of 50 minutes’ duration of 100 marks consisting of 50 questions of objective type (Multiple Choice Questions) as per detail given below:
    • Part-I: Computer Fundamental Section (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-II: Keyboard Shortcut key & Internet (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-III: MS Word (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-IV: MS Excel (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-V: MS PowerPoint (10 questions), 2 marks per question
  • Stage-II examination will be qualifying in nature.
  • There will not be any penalty for wrong answers (negative marking) in Stage-II (CPT).

Stage-III:

Typing Test:

  • Typing speed of 35 w.p.m. in English and 30 w.p.m. in Hindi on Computer (35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 KDPH/9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word.)

Mali

  • The Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • Exam Will Consist of 200 questions/200 marks.
  • The question paper shall be of 02 Hours Duration.
  • General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical & Numerical Ability, English (Language & comprehension) followed by trade test/ practical test of the shortlisted candidates which will be qualifying in nature.

Penalty for wrong answers:

  • Candidates should note that to discourage the guesswork, in all such cases where the question is of 01 marks, there will be a penalty of 0.33 (negative marking) for wrong answers / multiple answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers having four alternatives.
  • However, where the question is of 02 marks, there will be a penalty of 0.66 (negative marking).

DDA Syllabus 2020

DDA Deputy Director (System) Syllabus

  • Software Life Cycle Models, Software Project Planning, Size Estimation, Cost Estimation, Constructive Cost Models
  • Software Requirement Analysis, Requirement Documentation, Software Requirement Specifications(SRS), Organisation and Characteristics Of Good SRS, Software Risk Management.
  • Software Testing and Security Testing, SSL, Website Certifications and Compliances, Antivirus.
  • Overview and Practical Approach of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence in User Applications, Deep Learning Fundamentals.
  • Database Systems, Open Source Database and Open Source Front Ends, Open Source CAD and GIS Tools, Postgresql, Mysql, Redhat, Oracle Etc. , D2k, Visual Basic, Dotnet, Java
  • ISO And CMMi For Maturity and Quality, RFP Design and Drafting For ICT/IT Projects, Standard Meity RFP, Evaluations Of PQ, TQ, Financial Bids
  • Operating Systems-Unix, Windows, Android, Ios, Networking, and Network Programming.
  • Cloud Computing, Virtual Machines, E-Office, File Tracking, COTSand Work Engines.
  • Micro Processors, Server Types, Scanners, Printers.
  • Online Procurement, Cpp Portal and GEM, Tendering, and Contracting.

Deputy Director (Planning) and Assistant Director (Planning) Syllabus

Part-I

Basic concepts of urban planning and Architecture, Planning Legislation, and GIS.

Section 1:Architecture

  • Elements, construction, architectural styles and examples of different periods of Indian and Western History of Architecture; Oriental, Vernacular and Traditional architecture; Architectural developments since Industrial Revolution; Influence of modern art on architecture; Art nouveau, Eclecticism, International styles, Post Modernism, Deconstruction in architecture; Recent trends in Contemporary Architecture; Works of renowned national and international architects.

Section 2:Environmental Planning and Design

  • Ecosystem- natural and man-made ecosystems; Ecological principles Concepts of Environmental Impact Analysis; Environmental considerations in planning and design; database for the incorporation of environmental concerns in planning analysis, land suitability analysis, thermal comfort, ventilation, and air movement; Principles of lighting and illumination; Climate responsive design; Solar architecture; Principles of architectural acoustics; Green Building Concepts and Rating; ECBC; Building Performance Simulation and Evaluation; Environmental pollution- types, cause, controls, and abatement strategies.

Section 3:Urban Planning and Housing

  • Urban Planning and Housing Planning process; Types of plans – Master Plan, City Development Plan, Structure Plan, Zonal Plan, Action Area Plan, Town Planning Scheme, Regional Plan; Salient concepts, theories, and principles of urban planning; Sustainable urban development; Emerging concepts of cities – Eco-City, Smart City, Transit-Oriented Development (TOD), SEZ, SRZ NIMZ, Corridor planning prevailing at national level i.e. WDFC, EDFC, etc. Housing; Concepts, principles, and examples of
    the neighborhood; Housing typologies; Slums; Affordable Housing; Housing for special areas and needs; Residential densities; Standards for housing and community facilities; National Housing Policies, Programs, and Schemes.

Section 4:Planning Techniques and Management

  • Tools and techniques of Surveys – Physical, Topographical, Land use and Socioeconomic Surveys; Methods of non-spatial and spatial data analysis; Graphic presentation of spatial data; Application of G.I.S and Remote Sensing techniques in urban and regional planning; Decision support system and Land Information System.
    Urban Economics; Law of demand and supply of land and its use in planning; Social, Economical, and environmental cost-benefit analysis; Techniques of financial appraisal; Management of Infrastructure Projects; Development guidelines such as URDPFI.

Section 5:Services, Infrastructure, and Transportation

  • Urban infrastructure- Transportation, Water Supply, Sewerage, Drainage, Solid Waste Management, Electricity and Communications, Process and Principles of Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering; Road capacity; Traffic survey method; Traffic flow characteristics; Traffic analyses and design considerations; Travel demand forecasting; Land use transportation – urban from inter-relationships; Design of roads, intersections/ grade separates and parking areas, Hierarchy of roads and level of service; Traffic and transport management and control in urban areas; Mass transportation planning; Para-transits and other modes of transportations Pedestrian and slow-moving traffic planning; Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Section 6: Planning Legislation and GIS

  • Planning legislation will include acts and legislation related to development management and maintenance of Delhi and other towns of NCR, municipal corporation and local bodies, the Land Acquisition Act, PPP, etc. Local self- Governance.

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

DDA Assistant Director (System) Syllabus

Part-I

  • Computer Architecture, Computer Organization. Data Communication And Net-Working, Artificial Intelligence, Micro-Processors, Number Systems & Digital Logics, Peripherals, And Storage Devices.
  • Operating Systems: Windows, Unix, And Linux
  • Programming: – Programming In Asp.Net, Java And Android/ Mobile App Programming, Programming In D2k, Programming In Visual Basic, PL/SQL, HTML.
  • Cyber Security and compliances.
  • Database Management (DBMS):- Oracle 8i And Above, SQL server 2003 and above, Open Sources DBMS Sybase Ingress, etc.
  • Internet and Web Technologies

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

DDA Assistant Accounts Officer Syllabus

Part-I: Based on advance knowledge of Academic field on the following topics:

  1. Financial analysis of Balance Sheet and Income Statement
  2. Capital Budgeting decisions (Risk and Return analysis, Sensitivity analysis, Capital rationing, adjusted net Present value, Replacement decision, Impact of inflation on capital budgeting decision, etc.)
  3. The rebate, Relief, and refunds under provisions of Income Tax.

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

DDA Planning Assistant Syllabus

Part – I

Section 1:Architecture

  • Elements, construction, architectural styles and examples of different periods of Indian and Western History of Architecture; Oriental, Vernacular and Traditional architecture; Architectural developments since Industrial Revolution; Influence of modern art on architecture; Art nouveau, Eclecticism, International styles, Post Modernism, Deconstruction in architecture; Recent trends in Contemporary Architecture; Works of renowned national and international architects.

Section 2:Environmental Planning and Design

  • Ecosystem- natural and man-made ecosystems; Ecological principles Concepts of Environmental Impact Analysis; Environmental considerations in planning and design; database for the incorporation of environmental concerns in planning analysis, land suitability analysis, thermal comfort, ventilation, and air movement; Principles of lighting and illumination; Climate responsive design; Solar architecture; Principles of architectural acoustics; Green Building Concepts and Rating; ECBC; Building Performance Simulation and Evaluation; Environmental pollution- types, cause, controls, and abatement strategies.

Section 3: Services, Infrastructure, and Transportation

  • Urban infrastructure- Transportation, Water Supply, Sewerage, Drainage, Solid Waste Management, Electricity and Communications, Process and Principles of Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering; Road capacity; Traffic survey method; Traffic flow characteristics; Traffic analyses and design considerations; Travel demand forecasting; Land use transportation – urban from inter-relationships; Design of roads, intersections/ grade separates and parking areas, Hierarchy of roads and level of service; Traffic and transport management and control in urban areas; Mass transportation planning; Para-transits and other modes of transportations Pedestrian and slow-moving traffic planning; Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Section 4: Planning Legislation and GIS

  • Planning legislation will include acts and legislation related to development management and maintenance of Delhi and other towns of NCR, municipal corporation and local bodies, the Land Acquisition Act, PPP, etc. Local self- Governance.

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

DDA Sectional Officer (Horticulture) Syllabus

Part-I

  • Candidates must know – Horticulture, Styles of Gardening, Lawn Development, Roadside\plantation of trees/shrubs. Flowering shrubs, Hedges, Bonsai and its maintenance, Annual flowers, Topiary, Indoor, and outdoor potted plants, Propagation of roses, Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Bougainvillea, Hanging Basket, Cultivation of Cut flowers i.e. Roses, Gladiolus, Orchids, Tuberose, Lilium and Anthurium, Ground Covers, Medicinal Plants, Scented Shrubs/Trees, Propagation, Plant Protection, Nursery management, Routine Garden operations, Features of the garden, Flower shows and Garden Competitions, Floral ornaments, and Flower Arrangements.

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

DDA Architectural Assistant Syllabus

Part-I

1. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS

  • Basis components of “building”.
  • Role of Construction in Architecture.
  • Bricks as a building material.
  • Brick Masonry tools.
  • Brick walling and joints.
  • Brick jellies.
  • Brick Arches.
  • Stones as a building material
  • Stonemasonry Tools.

2. STRUCTURAL DESIGN

  • Forces in structures.
  • Moments in structures.
  • Loads in structures.
  • IS:875
  • Types of supports.
  • Shear Force, Bending Moment.
  • Center of Gravity, Moment of inertia.
  • Forces in a simple wooden truss.
  • Design of members of a wooden truss.

3. ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS

  • Acquaintance with the computer.
  • Introduction to drafting equipment/computer.
  • Drafting of lines, Orthographic projections, Representing simple solids, Lettering,
  • Architectural Graphic Symbols, Drawing Scales, measured drawing of a simple object/
  • Drawing, editing, modifying commands in 2-d using AutoCAD, Setting in plotting.
  • Drawings on standard formats.

4. HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

  • Indian Subcontinent
    • Indus valley civilization.
    • Aryan/Vedic civilization.
    • Buddhist and Jain civilization.
    • Indio Aryan Temple Architecture.
    • Early and late Chalukyan architecture.
    • Dravidian Temple Architecture.
  • WESTERN WORLD
    • Ancient civilization- Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Babylonian, Persian, Assyrian, Egyptian
      civilization.
    • Classical Greek Architecture.
    • Roman Architecture.
    • Early Christian Architecture.
    • Romanesque Architecture.
    • Early Gothic Architecture.

5. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN THEORY

  • Meaning of design.
  • Appreciation of beautiful objects.
  • Design in everyday life.
  • Logic in design.
  • Elements of design- line, form, color texture.
  • Principles of design – unity, variety, hierarchy.
  • Scale and proportions.
  • Balance, emphasis.
  • Focus, fashion, decoration.
  • The basic design and architectural design – Elemental Differentiation.
  • Perception and experience.
  • Tangible and intangible in architecture.
  • Function, structure, and form.
  • Space, space usage, and interrelationship of spaces.
  • Circulation within Spatial Units.
  • Horizontal Circulation.
  • Vertical Circulation.
  • Circulation and Spaces, between buildings.
  • Relationship of the plan, section, and elevation.
  • Architectural scale.
  • Programming in Architectural design.

6. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

  • Exercises in composing 3-dimensional objects and their representation in 2-D.
  • Exercise in the design of simple monocellular buildings like a guardhouse, flower kiosk, milk parlor, etc.

7. STRUCTURAL DESIGN

  • Timber as a structural material.
  • Design of simple timber beams.
  • Design of simple timber short and long columns.
  • Design of simple trusses and their members.
  • Brick as a structural material.
  • Design of load-bearing brick walls.
  • Design of brick wall footings.

8. BUILDING SERVICES-II (SEWERAGE AND WATER SUPPLY)

  • Sources of surface and groundwater, treatment of water, transportation, and distribution at the town level.
  • Water supply system: fittings, direct and indirect supply, layout and sizes of pipes, hot water supply, storage.
  • Sewerage system: systems, fitting and fixtures, sizes and layout, sewage collection, sewage treatment, and disposal at the town level.
  • Solid water management.
  • Rainwater drainage.

9. SURVEYING

  • Definition and concepts: Instruments used; acquaintance with electronic surveying instruments.
  • Principles of surveying, Unit of Measurements.
  • Chain surveying.
  • Compass Surveying.
  • Leveling.
  • Contouring: Topographic maps.
  • Plain tabling.
  • Marking foundations.
  • Measuring building under construction.

10. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

  • The multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies, Definition, scope, and importance.
  • Natural Recourses.
  • Renewable and non-renewable resources.
  • Natural resources and associated problems.
  • Ecosystems.
  • Biodiversity and its conservation.
  • Environmental pollution.
  • Social issues and the Environment.
  • Human population and the Environment.

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

Surveyor

  • Occupational safety & health, PPE, etc. Basic drawing (consisting of lettering, numbering, a geometrical figure, symbols & representations). Drawing of different scales, projections, perform a site survey, and prepare a site plan using chain/tape, prismatic compass, perform AutoCAD drawing. Observation of all safety aspects is mandatory. Safety components like OSH&E, PPE, Fire extinguisher, First Aid, etc. Knowledge of creating drawing using toolbars, commands, and menus. Plotting drawing from CAD.
  • Basic knowledge of Different site survey using a Plane table (radiation, intersection, traversing, determination of height), Theodolite (a measurement of angle, traversing, computation of area), tachometer (determination of horizontal and vertical distance, constants, etc.) Advance knowledge of site survey using leveling instrument (different leveling – differential, reciprocal, etc.) field book entry, plotting, mapping, calculation of area, preparing traverse drawing, simple building drawing using CAD.
  • Topographical map using Level instruments with contours (Interpolation of contour, preparation of section, computation of volume, the setting of the simple, compound, reverse, transition and vertical curve), performing survey using Total Station and preparation of map (a measurement of angle, coordinates, and heights, downloading survey data and plotting), making of a site plan by Cadastral survey (preparation of site plan, calculation of plot area, etc.), performing road project survey (location survey and preparation of route map, profile/longitudinal/cross-sectional leveling and plotting) and survey drawing using CAD.
  • Drawing of cartographic projection, setting, and application of GIS & GPS techniques in various fields, collection, and processing of data, performing hydrographic survey (determining hydrographic depth, measuring the velocity of flow, determining the cross-sectional area of the river, calculating the discharge of a river, etc.). Basic knowledge about performing transmission line site survey (making of alignment, conducting a detailed survey, final location survey, and making of tower foundation pit point), performing railway line site survey, drawing of building by CAD and preparation of estimation, etc.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of concept and principles of basic arithmetic, algebraic, trigonometric, statistics, coordinate system, and apply knowledge of the specific areas to perform practical operations.

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

DDA Stenographer Grade ‘D’ Syllabus 2020

General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal types. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, nonverbal series, etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions.

General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general
awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially about Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline. For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability /cerebral palsy affected candidates and opting for scribe there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.

English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidates’ understanding of the English, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability, would also be tested.

Skill test in Stenography: Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Written Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will only be called for the Skill Test. It may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of the Written Examination. THE SKILL TEST WILL BE QUALIFYING and the Commission will fix the qualifying standards in the skill test for different categories of candidates.

DDA Syllabus Patwari

i) General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. The questions will be designed to test knowledge of Current Events and such a matter of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to History, Polity, Constitution, Sports, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, Everyday Science, Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions, etc.

(ii) General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability: The syllabus of General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving,  analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, etc.

(iii) Arithmetical & Numerical Ability: The test of Arithmetical and Numerical Abilities will cover Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Menstruation, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc. of 10th level.

(iv) & (v) Hindi Language & Comprehension and English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidate’s understanding and comprehension of the English and Hindi Languages, questions on its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, and its correct usage, etc. would also be covered. Reasoning Ability

vi) The questions on basic computer knowledge in both stages will be from Characteristics of
Computers, Computer Organisation including RAM, ROM, File System, Input Devices, Computer Software-Relationship between Hardware and Software, Operating System, MS-Office (exposure of Word, Excel/spreadsheet, Powerpoint), Information Technology and Society-Indian IT Act, Digital Signatures, Application of information technology in Government for E-Governance, mobile/Smartphone’s, Information Kiosks.

DDA Junior Secretariat Assistant Syllabus

Stage-I

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language & Comprehension

Stage-II

  • The question paper shall be of 50 minutes’ duration of 100 marks consisting of 50 questions of objective type (Multiple Choice Questions) as per detail given below:
    • Part-I: Computer Fundamental Section (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-II: Keyboard Shortcut key & Internet (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-III: MS Word (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-IV: MS Excel (10 questions), 2 marks per question
    • Part-V: MS PowerPoint (10 questions), 2 marks per question

DDA Mali Syllabus 2020

General Aptitude in Agriculture/ Horticulture (Matriculation Level)

  • Kinds of Soil & Soil conservation
  • Intercultural Practices of garden
  • Water Harvesting
  • Climate Change
  • Classification of plants
  • Minerals and nutrition of the plants
  • Diseases: Bacteria/ Fungi/ Virus
  • Tree, shrubs Herbs and their parks & function
  • Weed control
  • Instant and paste control
  • Manure, fertilizer, vermicompost & its applications
  • Basic knowledge of vertical garden, floating garden
  • Preparation of plants in nursery/ Seedbed
  • How to reduce pollution from planting

Part-II To measure candidate’s reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and proficiency in English and General Awareness

  1. Test of Reasoning
  2. Test of Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Test of General Awareness and
  4. Test of English Language

Trade Test/ Practical Test (Qualifying in nature)

  • The operation, maintenance of tools & plants, weeding, hedges, pruning, planting, preparation of beds, identification of plants, and preparation of compost/ vertical compost.

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