Friday, 24 April 2020

JKSSB Panchayat Accounts Assistant Syllabus 2020 Out (Revised and Latest)


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Big News: JKSSB Panchayat Accounts Assistant Syllabus 2020 Announced. Here is the Latest and Revised Syllabus for PAA

Update: On 27th April 2020 JKSSB has uploaded the Revised Syllabus of Panchayat Accounts Assistant on this Official Website. Changes in the Syllabus are actually Minor (Only One Topic is Changed in J&K GK Section)

If you are an Accounts Assistant Aspirant in J&K then we have some Big News for you, the much-awaited JKSSB Accounts Assistant Syllabus has been released by JKSSB on 23rd April 2020. However, after some time, the Syllabus was removed from the JKSSB site and Today ie on 27th April 2020, JKSSB has uploaded the Revised Syllabus along with Revised Eligibility criteria for JKSSB Accounts Assistant Posts

This Syllabus of Panchayat Accounts Assistant looks balanced one, as there is Weightage for Subjects Like Accounting, Computers, Economics and Statistics. Though the Higher Weightage is given to Computer (30 Marks) and Accounting Subjects (30 Marks), While Economics (10 Marks) and Statistics (10 Marks) has comparatively Lower Weightage.

The Syllabus that is released by JKSSB Today is the same syllabus, then went viral on Social Media in August 2019. So, if you have been studying that Syllabus, then it is good news for you, that the Syllabus is now officially approved by JKSSB. So you can continue your preparation with this Official Syllabus. 

Applicants willing to apply for Panchayat Accounts Assistant Syllabus should read this post till the end as here we will discuss the Detailed Syllabus of Accounts Assistants. Applicants should note that this Syllabus is completely Revised and Latest as per the Official Notification.

JKSSB Accounts Assistant Syllabus 2020 Announced

How this Syllabus is Different from Previous Syllabus?

In 2016, when JKSSB conducted the Accounts Assistant Exam, a Common Syllabus for all Graduate Level Posts was prescribed, but this is not the case in 2019 as these Posts are exclusively for Panchayati Raj Department. 

So a change in the Syllabus was expected.

Moreover, Eligibility criteria for Accounts Assistants was also changed. In previous years Notifications, A Simple Graduate is eligible to apply for Account Assistant. But from now onwards, Only those who have a Degree in Management, Computers, Commerce and those having studied Maths, Economics and Statistics as Subjects in Degree can apply. For more details on Eligibility criteria, you can read our previous post on Who can apply for JKSSB Panchayat Accounts Assistant Exam 2019 ?

As the Qualification is changed, So is the Syllabus and Latest Syllabus has New Sections Like 

i) Accountancy and Book-Keeping (30 Marks)
ii) General Economics (10 Marks)
iii) Mathematics and Statistics (10 Marks)

Other Sections of the Syllabus are 

i) J&K General Knowledge (30 Marks)
ii) Computer Applications (30 Marks)
iii) General Science (Bio, Chemistry, Physics) : 10 Marks

First Look at the Syllabus suggests, it is more compatible to Commerce Students  as 50% of the Syllabus is Subject Specific and carved out from the Commerce Subjects, While the rest of the Syllabus is General Like J&K GK, Science and Computer, which you often find in Other JKSSB Exams 

What is Changed in the Syllabus?

As we have mentioned above, Changes in the Syllabus are very minor, But the major change is made in the Eligibility criteria for this post. Earlier the Qualification for Accounts Assistant Posts : B Com/M com,BBA/MBA, BCA/MCA or any other Degree with Maths, Economics and stats as one of the Subjects.

Now the Revised Criteria is "Degree in any discipline with 50% Marks"

As far as Changes in Syllabus is concerned. Only One Topic in J&K GK Section is Changed.

"J&K Constitution Topic is replaced with the India Constitution"

And this seems to be a Good Decision as Post Article 370 abrogation, "Constitution of J&K" does not exist. So asking questions on this topic is not wise enough.

So, that's a good decision. The Detailed JKSSB Accounts Assistant Syllabus is given below.

When the Accounts Assistant Posts will be Announced?

Short Answer: May, 2020

This is the one question, that every Accounts Assistant Aspirant wants to Know. As the Syllabus is announced, this means Notification can be announced any time.

Even JKSSB has clearly mentioned that Posts are already received by the JKSSB and now it is a matter of time when these posts will be announced. As the Domicile and Reservation Rules are announced, so there is every possibility that posts will be announced soon. We are expecting that JKSSB will announce the Panchayat Accounts Assistant Recruitment in May, 2020.

So gear up for the Upcoming Accounts Assistant Jobs and JKSSB Recruitment 2020 for 50,000 Jobs 

Topic Wise Syllabus for JKSSB Panchayat Accounts Assistant Exam 2020

(I) General Knowledge with special reference to J&K (30 Marks)

i) Popular names of personalities (Religion, Politics, Scientific discoveries Geographical, Sports, History) 

ii) Constitution of J&K- Formation, Fundamental rights, Constitution of India - Formation, Fundamental rights, Directive principles.

iii) Directive principles.

iv) 73 amendment of constitution of India.

v) Centrally Sponsored Schemes- Guidelines and objectives.

vi) History of J&K State- places and their importance.

vii) Sustainable Development Goal.

viii) Agriculture in economic development, industrialisation and economic development.

ix) Panchayati Raj Act, 1989(as amended upto October, 2018 and rules)

x)Climate and crops in State and India.

xi) Current events of State, National and International level.

xii) Important Tourist Destinations.

(II) Mathematics/ Statistics (10 Marks)

i)Theory of Probability.

ii)Tabulation and compilation of data.

iii) Methods of collecting primary and secondary data

iv) Theory of Attributes Base concept and their applications

v) Sampling and Non Sampling errors

v) Analysis of Time Series components

vii) Demography Census, its feature and functions

Viii) Vital Statistics Measures of fertility, Measures of Mortality, specific fertility rates.

ix) Matrices & Determinants, simultaneous Linear Equations

x) gross and net reproduction rates

xi) Set Theory. Basic Concepts and Applications

xii) Analytical Geometry

(III) Knowledge of Computer Applications (30 Marks)

i) Introduction and Objectives

ii) Basic Application of Computer and its components

iii) Bringing Computer to Life

iv) Fundamental of Computer Sciences

v) Hardware and Software, Concept of Open Source Technologies

vi)) Input and Output Devices

viii) Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, PDF Internet and E mail 

viii) Concept of Computer Virus and Latest Antivirus. 

ix) Terms and Abbreviation used in IT

(IV) Science (10 Marks)

1) Biology

i) Important Inventions and their Inventors
ii) Important and Interesting Facts about Human Body Parts
iii) Nutrition in Plants and Animals
iv) Diseases and their causes like Bacteria, Virus and Protozoa

2) Physics

i) Important Inventions and their Inventors
ii) SI Units, Sound, Motion, Light
iii) Wave, Energy, electricity.

3) Chemistry

i) Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses
ii) Chemical Names of Important Substances Like Plaster of Paris
iii) Chemical Change and Physical Change 
iv) Properties of Gases
v) Surface Chemistry
vi) Chemistry in Everyday Life.

(V) General Economics (10 Marks)

i) Introduction: Basic Concepts and Principles
ii) GDP and Budgeting including own resource generation and Budgeting for Panchayats
iii) Growth Fiscal Policy: Meaning, Scope and Methodology
iv) Production, Cost and Efficiency
v) Factors of Production and Laws
vi) Demand Analysis
vii) Pricing under various forms of Markets
viii) Theory of Consumers, using indifference curve technique
ix) Concept of Gram Panchayat Development Plan.

(VI) Accountancy and Book-Keeping (30 Marks)

i) Introduction to Financial Accounting and its Terms
ii) Accounting Equation and Journal
iii) Voucher Approach in Accounting
iv) Book reconciliation Statement
v) Financial Management / Statements
vi) Partnership Accounts
vii) Ledger Accounts
viii) Cash Book, Financial Audits
ix) Elements of Double Entry Book Keeping
x) Rules for Journalizing
xi) Trail Balance.
xii) Trading Account
xiii) Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet
xiii) Concept of Social Accounting, Social Audit and Cash-based Single Entry system
xiii) Public Financial Management system.

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We have made this page to provide updates on the JKSSB Accounts Assistant Syllabus. As the Offical Syllabus is announced now, so you can start your preparation right now.

Next, we will update this page, when the JKSSB Accounts Assistant Official Notification is announced.

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  1. Officially syllabous or not

    1. It is very good for mgt student becase they did not have any eligibilty in schools colleges etc.only art science are eligible there it is happen first time commerce student have eligiblity for this post.

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  2. In which date officially syllabous announce

  3. Complete syllabus to dikh Ni raha

  4. i didnt apply for this job yet, i was waiting for online applications

  5. Good to see the syllabus of accounts assisstant posts but why discrimination with statistics/economics/ Maths only 20 marks in 3 portions" Why 30 marks in each subject commerce/computer/ jk...Weightage should be given equally....

  6. Official syllabus, i.e.syllabus on jkssb site still not uploaded,,,this may or may not be syllabus

  7. Jkssb could not announce offical syllabus for this post may be onlyby inst. To start their batches for earning ..

  8. Plzzz tell student not having syllabus can apply 4 this?

  9. How to apply Ladies and Gentleman

  10. Immediately court stay discrimination against unemployed youth

  11. This syllabus is uploaded by coaching centers not confirmed by ssb

  12. this is not the syllabus of jkssb .... always the first topic of jkssb is English then other in this syllabus current affairs and general English are missing....

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