Jammu Kashmir Service Selection BoardJammu Kashmir Service Selection Board invites Application for the Statistical Assistant Examination – 2014. Here we discuss about the syllabus & Exam pattern of this examination.

Exam Pattern : The examination for Statistical Assistant in Jammu Kashmir Service Selection Board. Examination Comprises One Written Test from different subjects which discussed below :

  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge With Special Reference To J & K
  • Statistical Methods
  • Applied Statistics
  • General Economics
  • Computer Application
  • Principles Of Business Management
  • Mathematics

Marks : 150

Duration : 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Syllabus For the written test for Statistical Assistant Examination :

General Knowledge & Current Affairs :

  • Important dates in Indian History / Freedom struggle, different dates and events.
  • First in world (Adventure, Sports, Discoveries).
  • First in India (Adventure, Sports, Discoveries).
  • Popular names of Personalities (Religion, Politics, Scientific discoveries,
  • Geographical, Sports, History)
  • The Newspaper world – (Current Dailies & Weeklies of India).
  • Books & Authors – General
  • Languages.
  • Capitals & Currencies.
  • United Nations Organisations – Veto Powers
  • No. of Countries as its Members.
  • Principal organs and their functions.
  • Everyday Science
  • The world of Sports
  • Climate & Crops in India.
  • Democratic institutions
  • Forms of Government
  • Political & Physical divisiions of world & India
  • Important rivers & Lakes in India.
  • Current Events of Natioal and International Level.
  • Role of Mathematics in Economics
  • Indian Foreign Trade
  • New economic reforms and growth of foreign trade.
  • Inflation – Concept and types; Causes and consequences

General Knowledge With Special Reference To Jammu & Kashmir :

  • Abbrevations, Important dates, popular names of personalities and their achievements/Contribution (National and International).
  • Constitution of J&K – Formation, Fundamental rights, Directive Principles.
  • Weather, Climate, Crops, Means of Transport.
  • Important power projects and their impact on State Economy.
  • Rivers and Lakes.
  • Important Tourist Destinations.
  • History of J&K State.
  • Historical places of the State and their importance.
  • RTI Act.
  • Indus Water Treaty and its impact on State economy.

Statistical Methods :

  • Classification and Tabulation of Data
  • Measures of central Tendency and Dispersion their relative merits and demerits. Theory of Probability
  • Elementary Knowledge of Theoretical Distributions (Binomial, Poisson and
  • Normal).
  • Correlation and regression- Concept and definition and simple applications.
  • Theory of Attributes- Basic concepts and their applications,
  • Co-efficient and Association and Coefficient of Contingency.
  • Hypothesis Testing- Chi Square Test & T-Test.

Applied Statistics :

  • Sampling Techniques- Simple Radom Sampling with and without replacement,
  • Stratified Sampling,
  • Ratio and Regression estimates,
  • Cluster Sampling and Systematic Sampling,
  • Sampling and Non- Sampling errors
  • Analysis of Time Series components,
  • Measurement of Trend and Seasonal variation.
  • Theory of Index Numbers: Tests of Index numbers- Wholesale and consumer
  • price Index numbers.
  • Interpolation and Extrapolation.
  • Demography-Census, its features and functions.
  • Methods of Census taking.
  • Vital Statistics- Measures of fertility ,Crude fertility rates, specific fertility rates, gross and net reproduction rates., Measures of Mortality

General Economics :

  • Meaning, Scope and Methodology,
  • Theory of consumers demand using indifference curve technique.
  • Consumer Surplus-Basic concept & measurement.
  • Theory of distribution:- Marginal productivity Theory, Ricardian Theory of Rent,
  • Kenysian Theory of Interest.
  • Pricing under various forms of Market.
  • Theory of production:- Returns to Scale & Returns to Factor
  • Factors of production& Production functions.
  • Concept of Economic Growth and its measurement
  • Characteristics and problems of developing economy- Demography and
  • economic development.
  • Rationale of Planning in Developing Countries.
  • Poverty Concepts & Measurement.
  • Unemployment- Concept & Measurement.
  • Objectives & Strategies of Indian Planning.
  • Problems of resource mobilization- Successes & Failures.
  • Decentralization & Role of PRIs.
  • Planning for Inclusive Growth & Development Schemes.
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy.
  • Inflation & Deflation.
  • Concepts of National Income.
  • RBI and Developmental Banks.
  • SEBI, Foreign Trade, Balance of Payments
  • Deficit Financing.

Computer Application :

  • Fundamentals of computer sciences,
  • Hardware & Software, Concept of Open Source Technologies
  • Input & Output Devices,
  • Flow Charts and Algorithms
  • Operating System:- MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power-Pont ,PDF
  • Internet &E-mail
  • Concept of Computer Virus & latest Anti-Virus.
  • Terms and Abbreviations used in IT

Principles Of Business Management :

  • Nature Scope and Significance of Management and Administration.
  • The modern concept of Management.
  • The process of Management
  • Process of Control: Production Planning & Control, Quality Control, Inventory
  • Control, Budgetary Control and Cost Control. PERT, CPM and GNATT Charts.
  • Personnel Management : Definition, meaning and Scope, Performance appraisal,
  • Evaluation and Monitoring, Human Resource Planning.
  • Marketing Management : Definition, Meaning and Scope, Marketing Environment
  • in India, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Strategies, Challenges of Marketing In
  • India, Social Responsibilities & Marketing Ethics.
  • Financial Management : Definition, meaning and Scope, , Financial Statement
  • Analysis:, Income & Expenditure Statement, Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Ratio Analysis, Working Capital Analysis, Fund Flow Statement.
  • Income Tax : Calculation of Income Tax-Salary
  • Public Finance: Nature Scope and Importance of Public Finance.
  • Registration of Companies- Memorandum of Associations, Articles of
  • Associations, Mergers, Acquisition, Diversification, Expansion.
  • Zero Based Budgeting & Performance Budgeting.
  • Indian Financial System.

Mathematics :

  • Set Theory – Basic Concepts & Applications.
  • Matrices & Determinants, Simultaneous Linear Equations- Cramer’s Rule.
  • Analytical Geometry.
  • Differentiation- Basic Concepts (Addition, Product & Chain rule)
  • Optimization using Differential techniques.
  • Integration-Reduction & Substitution Method.
  • Linear Differential Equations.
  • Differential Equations Existence theorem for the solution of dy/dx = f(x,y).
  • Interpolation, Extrapolation & Inverse interpolation.