30 Days Study Plan for ISRO Assistant Exam

Overview of the Exam:

  • The written test for the post of Assistants and Upper division Clerks of ISRO will be conducted on 15.10.2017 [Sunday] at nine venues viz., Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.
  • The call letters for written test to the short-listed candidates will be sent only by e-mail during the first week of October 2017. 
  • Based on the performance in the written test, candidates will be shortlisted for skill test, depending on the number of vacancies notified, the schedule and venue of which will be notified. 
  • Those who secure minimum 50% marks each in both objective and descriptive type questions in the written test will be considered for short-listing for ‘Skill Test(Computer Literacy Test)’. 
  • Marks obtained in the skill test shall not be considered for selection. The Skill Test shall be evaluated on a 100 points scale with minimum 60% for qualification. The final selection will be done amongst qualified candidates, purely on the scores obtained in the written test. From amongst candidates who qualify in the skill test with minimum 60% marks, empanelment shall be done in the order of marks obtained in the written test, subject to a number of vacancies notified. 

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The pattern of the Written examination:

Part Type of Question No. of questions Duration
General English 23 03 Hours
General Awareness 23
Arithmetic 23
General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability 13
Computer Literacy 08
Part-B Descriptive Questions 03


DAY 1  & DAY 2 Computer Literacy:
Basics of computing, Generations of computers, Keyboard shortcuts of MS Office and Windows, Common Abbreviations.
DAY 3  & DAY 4 Computer Literacy:
Basics of the Number system, HTML and types of software.
General English:
Jumbled Sentence arrangement,
Synonyms and Antonyms,
Idioms and Phrases
DAY 5  & DAY 6 Arithmetic:
Number Series, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Average, Approximation.
DAY 7  & DAY 8 Arithmetic:
Simple interest and Compound Interest,
HCF and LCM, Permutation and Combination.
DAY 9  & DAY 10 Arithmetic:
Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Partnership, Men and Work,
Squares and Cubes.
DAY 11  & DAY 12 Arithmetic:
Fractions and Decimals, Simplification, Discount, Problems on Ages, Problems on Trains, Pipes and Cisterns,
DAY 13  & DAY 14 Reasoning Ability:
Coding- Decoding, Direction, Ranking arrangement, Number puzzles, Word puzzles, Non-verbal puzzles
DAY 15  & DAY 16 Reasoning Ability:
Statement and Conclusion, Blood Relation, Arrangement puzzles.
General English:
Basics of English Grammar
DAY 17  & DAY 18 General Awareness:
Static: Common facts and Fundamental concepts in History, Geography, Polity and Economy.
DAY 19  & DAY 20 Descriptive Questions:
Read sample essays and letters.
Practise the previous year essays and expected essay questions. Practise previous year comprehension and letters.
DAY 21  & DAY 22 General Awareness:
General Science

Special Focus on:
ISRO's Space programmes
DAY 23  & DAY 24 Read Newspaper and follow the current affairs update in bankexamstoday.com throughout the study plan.
Utilize these two days to revise the current affairs.
DAY 25  & DAY 26 Revision of Descriptive Techniques and General Awareness(static)
DAY 27 & DAY 28 Revision of Reasoning and General English
DAY 29  & DAY 30 Revision of Computer Literacy and Arithmetic

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Practise all the papers in the specified time and evaluate your answers.

As the number of questions in Arithmetic and General awareness is the highest, focus more and spend more time on these two areas.

Best wishes!

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