Assam PSC Syllabus 2024 Download Paper Wise Syllabus, Exam Pattern

The Assam PSC Syllabus 2024 for Tourism Development Officer (Grade II) includes Precis, Essay, Report Writing, and Grammar for General English in Paper I, while Paper II covers History, Culture, Travel & Tourism, Current Affairs, and Arithmetic.

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Updated May 16, 2024

Assam PSC Syllabus 2024 Download Paper Wise Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Assam PSC Syllabus 2024

The detailed syllabus for the recruitment examination to the post of Tourism Development Officer (Grade-II) under the Directorate of Tourism, Govt. of Assam, as per the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Syllabus 2024:

PAPER-I: General English (Descriptive Type)

  • Precis Writing
  • Essay Writing
  • Report Writing
  • Grammar

PAPER-II: GK & Arithmetic (Multiple Choice Question Type)

  • History (State & National)
  • Culture (State & National)
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Current Affairs
  • Arithmetic

Here is the Official PDF for the Assam PSC Syllabus.

Assam PSC Post 

The Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has announced vacancies for the position of Tourism Development Officer (Grade-II) under the Directorate of Tourism, Government of Assam.

Interested candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply online through the official website from March 8 to April 7, 2024, which is ended. The recruitment aims to fill 12 vacancies.

Exam Pattern





General English


(Précis, Report writing, Grammar)

150(3:00 hours)


GK & Arithmetic

Multiple Choice (MCQ)  

(History, Culture, Travel & Tourism, Current Affairs, Arithmetic)

150(2:00 hours)

Eligibility Criteria

Here are the eligibility criteria for the Tourism Development Officer (Grade-II) post in simple points:

Citizenship and Residence: 

  • Candidates must be Indian citizens as per the Constitution of India and permanent residents of Assam. They need to upload proof of residency, such as a valid Permanent Resident Certificate or Employment Exchange Registration Certificate.

Education Qualification:

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university in any stream.
  • Alternatively, a degree in Hospitality, Hotel, Travel and Tourism Management or Administration is acceptable.
  • They should also have at least 6 months of computer knowledge.

Age Limit:

Candidates should be between 21 and 38 years old as of January 1, 2024.

  • 5 years for SC/ST candidates (up to 43 years)
  • 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates (up to 41 years)
  • 10 years for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) irrespective of category.

Proof of Age: 

  • The age limit is determined based on the Class X/Class XII Examination Admit Card/Pass Certificate/Mark Sheet issued by a recognized Central/State Board/Council where the Date of Birth (DOB) is clearly reflected.

Reservation for PwBD Candidates:

  • Candidates with a Benchmark Disability of not less than 40% can apply.
  • They can avail of reservation benefits if the post is reserved for PwBD candidates or if the post is suitable, even if not reserved for them.

Declaration Regarding Small Family Norms: 

  • Candidates need to submit a declaration regarding "The Small Family Norms" in Form - -A at the time of applying for the post.

Application Fee

The application fee for the Tourism Development Officer (Grade-II) post varies based on the category of the candidate. General category candidates need to pay Rs 297.20, while SC/ST/OBC/MOBC category candidates need to pay Rs 197.20.

However, candidates belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category and Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) are charged only a processing fee of Rs 47.20. The processing fee is collected by CSC-SPV, a government-approved organization, as part of the online application process. Candidates seeking fee relaxation must provide a certificate issued by the competent authority. 

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