Assam CM announces major recruitment drive examinations in September and October


Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, in a Facebook live session on July 8 announced significant developments in the state’s recruitment and examination schedules.

Addressing the public, he detailed the schedule for the Assam Direct Recruitment Examination (ADRE) for Grade 3 and Grade 4 posts stating the timeline and stages involved.

For Grade 3 positions, the preliminary exams are set to commence on September 15, 22, and 29, followed by mains and viva rounds.

Meanwhile, Grade 4 exams will start with preliminaries on October 20 and 27, progressing through mains and viva assessments. The recruitment drive aims to fill approximately 7,500 Grade 3 and 4,500 Grade 4 vacancies across the state.

The Assam Police physical tests will commence on October 3, 2024, following the normalization of the flood situation. The state government has announced 6,434 vacancies in the Assam Police. The Chief Minister assured that the physical tests, written exams, and viva voce will be conducted simultaneously to expedite the recruitment process.

The state government is preparing to announce the recruitment of 5,550 teachers for the Elementary Education Department. Additionally, the recruitment of approximately 8,000 teachers for Secondary Education will be delayed by one to two months as the government plans to create new positions for Graduate Teachers specializing in Mathematics. About 2,000 of these positions will be created in the first phase, the chief minister announced.

Chief Minister Sarma revealed ambitious plans to complete the recruitment process for approximately 35,000 posts across various departments by March or April 2025. “This comprehensive recruitment drive aims to fill numerous vacancies and strengthen the workforce in Assam’s public sector,” added CM Sarma in the Live video session.