IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment 2021

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TIndira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) has released a recruitment notification for the post of Work Assistant. A total of 20 vacancies have been released for the IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment 2021. The interested candidates were able to apply online for the said post on the IGCAR official website.

  • The IGCAR accepted online applications between 15th April to 31st July 2021.
  • The applicants will have to undergo a preliminary test and advanced test as a part of the selection process.
  • The finally selected candidates will be entitled to emoluments of Rs. 18000/- in Level 1 of pay matrix and DA and other allowances as admissible.

IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment Overview 2021

Name of Organization

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research

Post Name

Work Assistant

Total Vacancy


Notification Release Date

15th April 2021

Application Start Date

15th April 2021

Late Date to Apply

31st July 2021 (Extended)

Admit Card Release Date

To be Announced

Exam Date

To Be Announced

IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment 2021 Notification Download PDF

IGCAR Work Assistant Vacancy 2021

A total of 20 vacancies have been released for the IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment 2021. The candidates can check the category-wise distribution of vacancies as per the rules, in the table below.









IGCAR Work Assistant Apply Online 2021

The online applications were accepted by the IGCAR between 15th April to 31st July 2021. The steps to apply online for the IGCAR Work Assistant recruitment 2021 are as follows:

Step 1: Proceed to the above-provided application link. (link expired)

Step 2: Register by filling in all the mandatory fields like name, email, password, number, etc.

Step 3: Login and fill in all the details like category, address, educational details, etc.

Step 4: Upload the recent passport-size photograph and other required documents. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Resize Tool.

Step 5: Proceed to the payment of the required amount and click on the submit button.

Step 6: Download/print the application form for future reference.

Image Specifications

Photograph: Size of the image should be 165 x 125 pixels in jpg/jpeg format and should not exceed 50 KB with name and date at the bottom of the photograph.

Signature: Size of the signature image should be 80 x 125 pixels in jpg/jpeg format and should not exceed 20 KB.

IGCAR Work Assistant Application Fee

The candidates are required to pay the application fee during the online application process. The candidates can pay the application fee through internet banking, credit/debit card.


Application Fee



All Others

Rs. 100/-

IGCAR Work Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2021

The interested candidates need to satisfy the eligibility criteria in order to apply for the IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment. The eligibility criteria have been defined in terms of nationality, age limit, and educational qualification.

A. IGCAR Work Assistant Educational Qualification

The candidate must have passed in 10th Standard i.e. SSC. The interested candidates can check more such 10th Pass Govt Jobs

B. IGCAR Work Assistant Age Limit (As of 31st July, 2021)

The candidate must be aged between 18 to 27 years as of the last date of receipt of application. 

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 27 years

Age Relaxations

The upper age limit shall be relaxed for the following categories:


Age Relaxation


5 years


03 years


10 years


13 years


15 years

C. Nationality

The candidate must be a citizen of India.

IGCAR Work Assistant Selection Process 2021

The selection process will include preliminary tests and advanced tests. These tests will be conducted in a single session as Section A and Section B. The response sheet of the Advanced Test will be evaluated only if the candidate has qualified the Stage 1 Preliminary Test. Hence the selection stages consist of:

  1. Preliminary Test
  2. Advanced Test

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IGCAR Work Assistant Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment 2021 for both Preliminary and Advanced tests are mentioned below:

Basic English:

  • Sentence Improvement.
  • Prepositions.
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part).
  • Synonyms & Antonyms.
  • Idioms and Phrases.
  • Passage Completion.
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold).
  • Para Completion.
  • Joining Sentences.
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • One word Substitution.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Active Voice and Passive Voice.
  • Spotting Errors.
  • Sentence Arrangement.

General Awareness:

  • Important Days
  • Indian History
  • Politics
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honors
  • Geography
  • Capitals of India
  • Indian Economy
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Current Affairs – National and International
  • Indian National Movement
  • Sports
  • Abbreviations
  • General Policy
  • Countries and Capitals
  • International and National Organizations
  • Science and Technology
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries


  • Problems on H.C.F and L.C.M.
  • Permutation and Combination.
  • Number Systems
  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Time & Work
  • Time and Distance.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Area
  • profit & Loss
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Time & Speed
  • Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart, and Data Interpretation
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Stocks and Shares.
  • Partnership.
  • Chain Rule.
  • Surds and Indices.
  • Boats and Streams.
  • Decimal Fraction.
  • Pipes and Cistern.
  • Banker’s Discount.
  • Logarithm.
  • Square Root and Cube Root.
  • Problems on Ages.

Science (Till Std 10):

  • Chemical Compounds
  • Work, Energy, Power
  • Optics
  • Body Parts
  • Reproduction
  • PLant Kingdom
  • Matter
  • Periodic Table
  • Magnetism, etc. 

IGCAR Work Assistant Exam Pattern

The scheme of examination for both the above-discussed selection stages are as follows:

A. IGCAR Work Assistant Preliminary Test

  • A total of 50 questions will be asked for 150 marks.
  • For each correct answer, 03 marks will be awarded.
  • There shall be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer.
  • The minimum qualifying marks shall be 40%.








1 hour




General Awareness






B. IGCAR Work Assistant Advanced Test

  • There shall be a total of 50 questions asked for 150 marks.
  • The negative marking shall be 1 mark for every wrong answer.
  • Only the score of the Advanced test will be considered for preparing the merit list.








2 hours




General Awareness



Basic English






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IGCAR Work Assistant Exam Dates 2021

Important dates for the recruitment as per the IGCAR Work Assistant Notification are given below. Check the table below for important dates related to the Exam.


Exam Dates

Online Application Process Start Date

15th April 2021

Online Application Process End Date

31st July 2021

Preliminary Test Date

To be Announced

Result Date

To be Announced

Advanced Test Date

To be Announced

Final Merit List Date

To be Announced

IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment Admit Card 2021

IGCAR Work Assistant Admit Card 2021 will be released only on the official Website of IGCAR. Carrying the hard copy of the Admit Card along with a photo identity proof to the exam center is compulsory for all candidates to appear for the Online exam.

Candidates have to follow the below steps to download their IGCAR Work Assistant Call Letters for both Preliminary as well Advanced tests.

Step 1: Visit the official Website of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR).

Step 2: From the latest updates section on the homepage, search for the IGCAR Work Assistant Admit card 2021 link and Click on it.

Step 3: Fill out the login details such as Registration Number, Date of Birth, and Name in the space provided and click on submit.

Step 4: IGCAR Work Assistant Admit card will appear in front of you. Carefully cross-check all the details of the admit card before downloading.

Step 5: Download the Admit card 2021 in PDF format then and Take out Print as well as you need to carry the hard copy to the exam center.

IGCAR Work Assistant Test Centres

The online test for IGCAR Work Assistant and other group C posts will be conducted in the following centers:

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Kancheepuram
  • Madurai

IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment Salary Details

The finally selected candidates for the post of Work Assistant under IGCAR Recruitment will be entitled to emoluments of Rs. 18000/- in Level 1 of pay matrix plus DA and other allowances as admissible.

IGCAR Work Assistant Job Profile

  • Cosmetic maintenance of office buildings and laboratories and surrounding areas including toilets, providing clean, neat, and hygienic ambiance in the area, and miscellaneous office work.
  • Cleaning and decontamination of plants/machinery, assistance in plants/workshops/stores/ canteens, and other utility areas. The duties also involve working round-the-clock shifts.
  • Developing the gardens by digging soil and planting of different plants; maintenance of gardens by sweeping, weeding, watering, mowing, pruning, manuring, flower arrangements, etc. 
  • Miscellaneous office work etc.

IGCAR Work Assistant Cut Off 2021

The IGCAR Work Assistant cutoff is the minimum mark required by the candidates to qualify for the Advanced test of the selection process. Candidates scoring less than 40% of the marks in the preliminary stage will be screened out. Only the score of the Advanced test will be taken into consideration while generating the merit list.

IGCAR Work Assistant Answer Key 2021

The IGCAR will release the Answer Key for the Work Assistant Online exam on its official website for both the Prelims and Advanced rounds. The candidates should download the answer key of the Prelims round to check whether they scored above 40% and start preparing for the advanced tests. It will also help the candidates to estimate their score and have an idea about their rank in the merit list before the results are officially declared. Also, it is very important for the candidates to know the marking scheme properly to mark themselves correctly during the estimation.

IGCAR Work Assistant Preparation Tips 2021

  • Firstly get thorough with the syllabus & Exam pattern of both Prelims and Advanced test of the IGCAR Work Assistant exam and schedule your preparation plan accordingly.
  • Once you are aware of the syllabus and pattern of the exam, analyze the topics which you have higher weightage and the ones that need more attention. Prioritize and complete those topics first.
  • Get familiar with the exam scheme and type of questions asked in the actual examination by solving the IGCAR Work Assistant’s previous year papers.
  • Practice solving topic-wise and full-length mock tests to enhance your time management skills and get exposed to your weaknesses and thus work on their improvements.

IGCAR Work Assistant Best Books 2021

Below are the best books to prepare for the IGCAR Work Assistant written exam.

Sr. No.




General Awareness

  • Lucent’s General Knowledge by Binary Karn
  • General Knowledge by Arihant Publications


General Science

  • Encyclopedia of General Science for General Competitions by Arihant Experts
  • General Science by Ravi Bhushan, Lucent’s Publications


General Maths

  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal


General English

  • Perfect Competitive English by V.K.Sinha
  • Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi, Arihant Publication

IGCAR Work Assistant Result 2021

IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment Result will be released on the official site of IGCAR along with the merit list of selected candidates. Follow the steps given below to know how to download the Work Assistant merit list/ results.

Step 1: Visit the official web portal of IGCAR.

Step 2: Look for the IGCAR Work Assistant result link on the home page.

Step 3: Fill in the required details like ID & Password in the login setup. Then click on submit to view the result.

Step 4: Finally download the IGCAR result PDF which will be required further in the recruitment process.

Resolution of Tie Cases

In the event of a tie, the criteria given below shall be adopted in sequence for deciding the position of candidates in the merit list.

  1. Lower negative marks in Stage 2 will be placed higher on the merit list.
  2. Higher marks in Stage 1 shall be placed higher on the merit list.
  3. Lower negative Marks in Stage 1 shall be placed higher on the merit list.
  4. Higher marks (positive) in Mathematics in Stage 1 shall be placed higher.
  5. Candidates with higher positive marks in Science in Stage 1 shall be placed higher.

Hopefully, this article on the IGCAR Work Assistant Recruitment 2021 was informative for all the candidates. The interested candidates are advised to go through the official notification for more details. The readers can download the PrepForSure App to prepare for various such Govt job examinations.