DU NTA Non-Teaching Exam Pattern 2021 with Selection Process

DU NTA Non-Teaching Exam Pattern 2021 with Selection Process

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Mar 23, 2021NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Date is postponed till further notice! Check out the NTA DU Recruitment 2021 details such as notification, exam date, syllabus, Vacancy for Non-Teaching Posts in Delhi University (DU)
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DU NTA Non-Teaching Exam Pattern 2021

NTA DU Non-Teaching Exam Pattern 2021: As you know that the Delhi University (DU) has released a DU NTA Non Teaching Recruitment 2021 for 1145 vacancies for a number of posts. The DU Non teaching exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Though NTA has not disclosed the DU Non Teaching exam date 2021 yet, however, the candidates who have applied for NTA DU non-teaching posts such as Junior Assistant, Assistant, Registrar and other posts must be well versed with the DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern. Know the NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern and Syllabus in detail for all the posts. 

Since a number of posts have been released for the DU Non teaching recruitment, therefore, it is important that you know the DU Non Teaching exam pattern in detail for the post you have applied for. Know the DU  Non teaching Exam Pattern for Senior Technical Assistant, Personal Assistant, Stenographer, Junior Assistant, Laboratory Attendant, Assistant, and other posts.

DU NTA Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Medical Officer

  • DU Non teaching exam pattern for Medical officer will comprise of two parts. 
  • Part I will be computer based paper while part II will be personality test. 
  • Paper I will cover the General Medicine and Paediatrics while Paper II will cover questions on Surgery and Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Preventive & Social Medicine.
  • All the questions in Paper I will be objective multiple-choice questions.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 mark per question.
  • Candidates who will qualify the online exam will be called to appear for the Personality Test or interview.



Part

Duration

Maximum Marks

Part – I Computer Based Examination in two papers (Paper I and Paper II)

2 hours each

500 Marks (250 Marks for each paper)

Part-II Personality Test

-

100 marks

Total Marks

 

600 Marks

Qualifying Marks for DU Medical Officer

Here is the category wise qualifying marks for the post of NTA DU Medical Officer. 

  • The qualifying marks for the DU Medical Officer is at least 50%.
  • The minimum qualifying marks for Part I, i.e. Paper I and Paper II taken separately shall be 45% for the unreserved posts and 40% for the posts reserved for OBC category and 35% for the posts reserved for SC/ST/ PwBD category. 
  • If the number of candidates qualifying is more than 30 times the advertised posts, the merit list would be restricted to 30 times the advertised posts for the purpose of shortlisting the candidates for interview.
  • The final Merit list shall be drawn only for candidates who qualify both the Papers I and II and Personality Test/Interview separately. 
  • The Merit list shall be drawn on the basis of combined scores of both the papers and interview. 

DU NTA Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Assistant Registrar

  • There shall be two parts for the NTA Non-Teaching post, Paper I and Paper II.
  • Paper I will have only multiple choice questions while Paper II will have descriptive questions that need to answered. 
  • Answer script of Paper II will be corrected only if a candidate qualifies NTA Assistant Registrar Paper I.
  • Further, candidates who will secure the cutoff marks in both Paper I and Paper II will be called to appear for the Personality Test.
  • One will have to score at least 50% in the Personality Test to be considered for drawing the final merit list.

Part

Duration

No. of questions

Maximum Marks

Paper I: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

2 Hours 

150

150 Marks

Paper II: Descriptive Type

2 Hours

 

150 Marks

Personality Test

-

-

 

Total 

  

300 Marks

Components of NTA Assistant Registrar Written Test

Given below are the topics for the NTA DU Assistant Registrar post for Paper I and Paper II..

Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

Test Of General Studies

150 questions

150

Paper II

Educational Administration And Management

150

Total

300

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Private Secretary, Security Officer, Yoga Organizer, Senior Personal Assistant, Nurse, Assistant Manager, Assistant Security Officer, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, Social Worker, Physiotherapist, X-Ray Technician, Horticulturist

The NTA DU Exam Pattern for the post of  Private Secretary, Security Officer, Yoga Organizer, Senior Personal Assistant, Nurse, Assistant Manager, Assistant Security Officer, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, Social Worker, Physiotherapist, X-Ray Technician, Horticulturist is common to all. Here is the exam pattern for the mentioned posts.

  • There are two papers for NTA DU posts as mentioned above. 
  • Apart from qualifying the papers, one will also have to appear for the skill test as required by each post. 

Papers

Type of questions

No. of questions

Duration

Marks

Paper-I

Multiple-Choice Questions

150

2 hours

300 marks

Paper-II

Descriptive Type 

 

3 hours

200 marks

Skill Test

As per the post

 

Time: 1/2 hrs.

The test will be of 50 marks. To qualify the candidate should obtain 25 marks. This will however only be qualifying in nature.

Total Marks

   

500 marks

Test Components for NTA DU  Private Secretary, Security Officer, Yoga Organizer, Senior Personal Assistant, Nurse, Assistant Manager, Assistant Security Officer, Hindi Translator, Personal Assistant, Social Worker, Physiotherapist, X-Ray Technician, Horticulturist

Here are the test components for the above mentioned posts for Paper I and Paper II. 

Paper

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

Questions Pertaining To Specific Area Of The Post Concerned

50

100

General Awareness

25

50

Reasoning Ability

25

50

Mathematical Ability

25

50

Test Of Language English Or Hindi

25

50

Paper II

Descriptive Paper

 

200 

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Senior Technical Assistant

The exam pattern for the NTA DU Non Teaching post for Senior Technical Assistant is as follows.

  • The Senior Technical Assistant post will have two papers, one having MCQs and the other with Subject specific laboratory based practical questions
  • The last stage will be a skill test, qualifying in nature.

Type of Examination

Type of questions

No. of questions

Duration

Marks

Paper-I:

Multiple Choice Questions

150

2 hours

300 marks 

Paper-II

MCQs and Descriptive

-

3 hours

200 marks

Skill Test

To be decided by the concerned department

-

1 hour

50 marks

Total Marks (300+200)

500 marks

Test components for DU Senior Technical Assistant

The test components for the DU Senior Technical Assistant post is as follows:

Paper

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

General science

60

120

General awareness

20

40

Reasoning ability

20

40

Mathematical ability

30

60

Test of Language English or Hindi

20

40

Paper II

Subject specific laboratory based practical questions

50 MCQs

100

Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of word processing, data analysis packages

5 Descriptive Questions

50 Marks 

NTA DU Junior Engineer Exam Pattern

The NTA DU Non Teaching Post Exam Pattern for the Junior Engineer Post in Civil and Electrical Engineering is as follows.

  • The NTA DU Junior Engineer Exam will have two papers. 
  • The level of questions in Paper I and Paper II will be of Diploma or equivalent level.
  • The Merit list of the candidates for the NTA DU JE for Civil and Electrical engineering will be on the basis of combined scores of the two papers

Paper

Type of Questions

Duration

Marks

Paper – I

MCQs

1 Hour

100

Paper II

Descriptive 

2 Hour

100

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Senior Assistant

The NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for the Senior Assistant post will have two papers, Paper I and Paper II. 

  • One paper will be MCQ type while the other will be descriptive type. 
  • The question paper would be bilingual i.e. English and Hindi.
  • The final selection will be made on the basis of the marks obtained by you in paper I and paper II. 

Type of Examination

Type of Questions

No. of questions

Duration

Marks

Paper-I

MCQs

150

2 hours

300 marks 

Paper-II

Descriptive Type

 

3 hours

200 marks

Total Marks

 

Test components of NTA DU Senior Assistant

Here is the test component for the DU Senior Assistant post for Paper I and Paper II. 

Paper

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

General awareness

30

60

Reasoning ability

40

80

Mathematical ability

40

80

Test of Language English or Hindi

40

80

Paper II

Descriptive Test

-

200

NTA DU Exam Pattern for Professional Assistant, Semi Professional Assistant

Here is the exam pattern for the post of NTA DU Professional Assistant and Semi Professional Assistant post.

  • There are three stages of the selection process for the post of NTA DU Professional Assistant and Semi Professional Assistant.
  • Paper I and Paper II are MCQ and Descriptive type while the Skill test is qualifying in nature. 

Type of Examination

Type of Questions

No. of questions

Max. marks:

Marks

Paper-I

MCQ type

150

2 hours

300 marks

Paper-II

Descriptive Paper

-

3 hours

150 marks

Skill Test

To be conducted by the concerned department/institution under the direct supervision of University Librarian. 

  

50 marks

Total Marks (300+150)

450

Test Components for DU Professional Assistant, Semi Professional Assistant

Paper

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

Library Aptitude

50

100

General Awareness

25

50

Reasoning Ability

25

50

Mathematical Ability

25

50

Test of Language English or Hindi

25

50

Paper II

Knowledge and application of Library and Information Science Procedures, rules & Regulations.  

  • Section 1 - 50
  • Section 2 – 5 

150

Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of Library Software Packages of Word Processing, Data Analysis Packages.

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern 2021 for Assistant Archivist, Sports Coach, Pharmacist, Technical Assistant (health Centre), Statistical Assistant

Paper 

Type of Questions

Questions

Duration

Marks

Paper I

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

150 questions

3 Hours

300 marks

Skill Test

To be decided by the concerned authority

 

½ Hours

50 marks

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Technical Assistant (departments) & Technical Assistant (computers) 

There are two papers for the NTA DU Technical Assistant (departments) and Technical Assistant (computers) post.

  • Paper I is objective in nature while paper II will have both objective and subjective questions.
  • Skill Test will check the practical knowledge of the candidate in terms of various Do‟s and Don’ts in a laboratory related to various hazards, precautions etc. and will be qualifying in nature.

Paper

Type of Questions

Duration

Marks

Questions

Paper I

MCQs

2 Hours

300 Marks

150 questions

Paper II

MCQ and Descriptive

3 Hours

150 Marks

 

Skill Test

 

1 Hour

50 Marks

 

Components for DU Technical Assistant (departments) And Technical Assistant (computers) 

The exam components for the DU Technical Assistant (departments) And Technical Assistant (computers)  is as follows:

Paper – I

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

General Science

60

120

General Awareness

20

40

Reasoning Ability

20

40

Arithmetical & Numerical Ability

30

60

Test of Language English or Hindi

20

40

Paper II

Subject-specific laboratory based practical questions  

  • Section 1 - 50 questions
  • Section 2 – Descriptive: 5 questions

100

Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of word processing, data analysis packages

50

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Sanitary Inspector, Stenographer, Works Assistant, Assistant (store), Salesman, DHMI

  • There will be an objective paper for the mentioned posts. 
  • The questions will be based up to class 12th standard. 
  • Skills pertaining to subject matter of the concerned post would be assessed. 
  • Skill Test will be qualifying in nature.

 

Paper

Duration

Marks

Questions

Objective Type (Paper I)

3 Hours

300 Marks

150 Questions

Skill Test

1 Hour

50 Marks

-

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Tabla Accompanists, Pakhawaj Player, Sarangi Accompanists, Violin Accompanists, Tanpura Accompanists, Mridangam Accompanists, Harmonium Accompanist

  • There will be two stages for the selection process for the NTA DU  Tabla Accompanists, Pakhawaj Player, Sarangi Accompanists, Violin Accompanists, Tanpura Accompanists, Mridangam Accompanists, Harmonium Accompanist posts.
  • A written exam will be conducted where there will be both Multiple Choice Questions and Descriptive Questions.
  • There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers. 
  • The Merit list shall be drawn on the basis of scores of Paper I. 

Paper

Type of Paper

Duration

No. of questions

Marks

Written Examination (Paper I) 

  • Section 1 - MCQ 50 questions
  • Section 2 – Descriptive questions, 5 questions

1.5 Hours

150 Questions

300 Marks

Skill Test

 

1/2 Hours

 

50 Marks

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern For Laboratory Assistant

  • The exam pattern for the post of NTA DU Laboratory Assistant comprises two papers. 
  • Paper I will have multiple-choice questions while paper II will have Subject specific laboratory based practical questions.
  • The last stage is the skill test, which is qualifying in nature.

Paper

Type of Paper

Duration

Marks

Paper – I

Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)

3 Hours

300 Marks

Paper – II

MCQ and Descriptive Paper

2 Hours

150 Marks

Skill Test 

 

1 Hour

50 Marks

Exam Components for DU Laboratory Assistant

Here are the exam components for the DU Laboratory Assistant Post for Paper I and Paper II.

Paper 

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

General Science

60

120

General Awareness

20

40

Reasoning Ability

20

40

Mathematical Ability

30

60

Test of Language English or Hindi

20

40

Paper II

  • Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of word processing, data analysis packages
  • Subject specific laboratory based practical questions 
  • Section 1 -MCQs, 50 questions

100 Marks

  • Section 2 – Descriptive, 5 questions

50 Marks

NTA DU Exam Pattern for Assistant

The NTA DU Assistant Exam Pattern will comprise of two papers as given below.

  • Paper I will have multiple choice questions while Paper II will be an entirely descriptive paper. 
  • A penalty of 0.25 will be imposed for every wrong answer in the MCQs in Paper I.

Paper

Type of Paper

Duration

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Paper-I

MCQ Type

2 Hours

150 Questions

300 Marks

Paper-II

Descriptive Paper

2 Hours

 

150 Marks

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Library Assistant

The exam pattern for the NTA DU Library Assistant will have two papers.

  • Paper I will have multiple choice questions while Paper II will be entirely descriptive paper. 
  • A penalty of 0.25 will be imposed for every wrong answer in the MCQs in Paper I.

Paper

Type of Paper

Duration

Total Marks

Paper-I

MCQ Type

2 Hours

300 Marks

Paper-II

Descriptive Paper

2 Hours

150 Marks

Test Components for DU Library Assistant

Paper 

Test Components

No. of questions

Marks

Paper I

Library Aptitude

50

100

General Awareness 

25

50

Reasoning Ability

25

50

Mathematical Ability

25

50

Test of Language English or Hindi

25

50

Paper II

  • Knowledge and application of Library and Information Science Procedures, rules & Regulations.  
  • Knowledge of Computers with special reference to knowledge of Library Software Packages of Word Processing, Data Analysis Packages.
  • Section 1 -MCQs, 50 questions

100

  • Section 2 – Descriptive, 5 questions

50

NTA Du Non Teaching Exam Pattern For Junior Assistant & Junior Assistant (Store) 

  • The NTA DU Non Teaching Exam for Junior Assistant will comprise two papers.
  • One paper will be MCQ while the other will be Essay & Comprehension test.
  • Paper II will be evaluated if you qualify Paper I.
  • Moreover, a penalty of 0.25 will be imposed for every incorrect answer by you in Paper I.
  • There will be 200 questions in Paper I.
  • There will also be a skill test that is qualifying in nature.

Paper

Type of Paper

Duration

Total Marks

Paper-I: MCQ Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 

2 Hours

200 Marks

Paper-II

Essay & Comprehension test

1.5 Hours

100 Marks

Skill Test

On spot typing test

  

Test Components for NTA DU Junior Assistant and Junior Assistant (Store)

Here is the test component for NTA DU Non Taeching post for Junior Assistant.

Paper 

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

General Awareness

50

50

Reasoning Ability

50

50

Mathematical Ability

50

50

Test of Language English or Hindi

50

50

Paper II

Essay & Comprehension test

-

100 Marks

NTA Du Non Teaching Exam Pattern For Telephone Operator, Junior Work Assistant (engineering Service) (relevant Trade - Wireman, Mason, Carpenter, etc.), Health Attendant And Engineering Attendant (electric Khalasi, Beldar) 

Here is the exam pattern for the post of Telephone Operator, Junior Work Assistant (engineering Service) (relevant Trade - Wireman, Mason, Carpenter, Etc.), Health Attendant And Engineering Attendant (electric Khalasi, Beldar) in Delhi University for the non teaching posts. 

  • A written exam will be conducted for the posts that have been mentioned here.
  • Candidates qualifying Paper I will be called to appear for the skill test which is qualifying in nature.
  • For every incorrect answer in Paper I, you will lose 0.25 mark.
  • Final Merit list will be prepared only for those who will pass both Paper I and skill test.

Paper 

Type of Questions

Questions

Duration

Marks

Paper I

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

150 questions

3 Hours

300 marks

Skill Test

To be decided by the concerned department

 

½ Hours

50 marks

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Library Attendant

Here is the exam pattern for the post of Library Attendant for the non-teaching post in Delhi University.

  • There shall be only one paper for the post of Library Attendant in the Delhi university.
  • For every incorrect answer in Paper I, you will lose 0.25 mark.
  • The questions in the written test will be of the level of degree/diploma/examination
  • The merit list will be drawn on the basis of the written test only.

Paper

Type of Questions

No. of questions

Duration

Marks

Paper I

Objective Type (MCQ)  

150

3 hours

300

Components of DU Library Attendant post

The following are the components of the Delhi University Library Attendant post.

Paper 

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

Library Aptitude

50

100

General Awareness

25

50

Reasoning Ability

25

50

Mathematical Ability

25

50

Test of Language English or Hindi

25

50

NTA DU Non Teaching Exam Pattern for Laboratory Attendant

Here is the exam pattern for the post of Laboratory Attendant for the non-teaching post in Delhi University.

  • There shall be only one paper for the post of Laboratory Attendant in the Delhi university.
  • For every incorrect answer in Paper I, you will lose 0.25 mark.
  • The questions in the written test will be of the level of degree/diploma/examination
  • The merit list will be drawn on the basis of the written test only.

Paper

Type of Questions

No. of questions

Duration

Marks

Paper I

Objective Type (MCQ)  

150

3 hours

300

Components of DU Laboratory Attendant post

Here is the paper wise test component for the Delhi University Non Teaching post recruitment 2021 for the Laboratory Attendant post.

Paper 

Test Components

No. Of Questions

Marks

Paper I

General Science

50

100

General Awareness

25

50

Reasoning Ability

25

50

Mathematical Ability

25

50

Test of Language English or Hindi

25

50

DU NTA Non Teaching Selection Process

The selection process for NTA DU Non Teaching Post comprises various stages for various posts. However, the selection process for each post is a two stage process that we have explained here in detail. Here is the basic DU NTA Non Teaching post selection process that varies as per the post for which you have applied for.

  • Online Test 
  • Personal Interview
  • Skill Test

Important Points to note for NTA DU Non-Teaching Exam Pattern 2021

Here are some of the very important points that you should know with regard to the DU Non-Teaching Post Exam pattern 2021.

  • The question paper shall be in English language only for the post of Medical Officer
  • For the other posts in the NTA DU non teaching posts, the paper will be bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • The skill test will be qualifying in nature for the posts for which the skill test is being conducted.
  • One must score at leaset 50% in the skill test or personality test to be eligible for consideration into the merit list.
  • 15 minutes extra per hour would be given to the candidates belonging to the Visually Handicapped, Cerebral Palsy candidates or similarly placed candidates from PwBD category
  • There shall be negative marking for wrong answers in Paper I to the tune of 1/4th of marks allocated per question in the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • For the posts where there are two papers, Paper II will be evaluated only if you qualify Paper I. 
  • The minimum overall qualifying marks for Paper I and Paper II shall be 45% for the unreserved posts and 40% for the posts reserved for OBC category and 35% for the posts reserved for SC/ST/ PwBD category 
  • For those posts in the NTA DU Non Teaching posts, where there is only one paper, the qualifying marks for the General category shall be 45%,  40% for the posts reserved for the OBC category and 35% for the posts reserved for SC/ST/ PwBD category 

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  • The selection process for the NTA DU Non-Teaching Recruitment 2021 will be made on the basis of the following stages depending upon the post for which one has applied for:

    • Online Test 
    • Personal Interview
    • Skill Test
  • The nature of the test depends on the post for which you have applied for the NTA DU Non-Teaching 2021 Recruitment. For some posts, there is a Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) test while for some, there is a descriptive paper as well. 

  • Yes, there is a penalty of 0.25 mark for every incorrect answer for MCQs marked by you in the NTA DU Non-Teaching Recruitment 2021. 

  • The medium of question paper is  bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi except for the Medical Officer post which is only English for the DU Non Teaching Recruitment 2021.

  • No, your paper will not be considered for further evaluation if you do not qualify paper I in the DU Non Teaching Recruitment 2021.

  • You must obtain at least 50% marks in the skill test for the NTA DU Non Teaching Recruitment.

  • Yes, the skill test for the NTA DU Non Teaching Recruitment is qualifying in nature. 

  • The qualifying marks for the General category shall be 45%,  40% for the posts reserved for OBC category and 35% for the posts reserved for SC/ST/ PwBD category in the NTA DU Non Teaching Recruitment 2021.

  • No, the skill test will be conducted only for those posts where it is required.

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