Swami Shraddhanand College

(University of Delhi)


Written test notice for the post of Library Attendant 


  • Post Name                    Library Attendant 
  • Exam scheduled           on Sunday 27th November 2022 at 10.00 am  


 Scheme of Examination 

The following shall be the scheme of Examination, components of written test and its syllabus for recruitment to the post of Library Attendant by the direct recruitment:

A.        Scheme of Examination:

Written Test

Objective Type (MCQ)

Library Aptitude, General Awareness etc.

(150 questions)

Time: 3 hrs.*


Max. Marks: 300 marks

Total Marks

300 marks


*15 minutes extra per hour would be given to Visually Handicapped, Cerebral Palsy candidates or similarly placed candidates from PwBD category.


Objective Type



DURATION: 3 hours

NO.             OF




Library Aptitude




General Awareness




Reasoning Ability





Mathematical Ability





Test of Language English or Hindi








B.                              Detailed Syllabus:

(i)      Library Aptitude: Questions will be designed to test the knowledge and awareness on Library Information Science and recent development in the field of Library Science. The questions may be from all the spheres of library science.

(ii)    General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate's General Awareness of the environment and its relevance to the society. The questions will also be designed to test knowledge of the current events and of such matters of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will include questions relating to India and her neighboring countries, especially pertaining to History, Indian Polity & Constitution, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, General Policy, Science & Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions, events etc.

(iii) Reasoning Ability: The syllabus of General Intelligence includes questions of both verbal and non­verbal types. Test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc.

(iv) Mathematical Ability: The test of Arithmetical and Numerical Ability will cover Number System including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage,

Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc.

(v)    Test of Language English or Test of Language Ilindi: In addition to the testing of candidate's understanding of the English or I lindi Languages, its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. would also be tested.








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