Office Assistant

Senior Clerk

Minimum Any Graduate degree

Preferably minimum 2 years of experience required

The tasks an Office Assistant is expected to perform include:

Preparing notes, drafts memoranda and summarizing quoting precedents, references, rules, etc.

Drawing out reports, statements and attending to correspondence

Assisting superior in disposal of complicated or important cases

Making entries in register regarding nature and number of papers received for disposal

Studying letters, correspondence and links connected papers on subject

Preparing brief notes, reports or draft replies quoting precedent, rules, regulations and existing orders, if any, and giving them to superior for consideration

Keeping watch over movement of files

Supervising work of sub-ordinates and assisting them in disposal of case correctly and expeditiously

Handling cash and maintaining accounts

Preparing budget, bills and other statements

Ability to plan and prioritize work

Skilled in making notes and reports of different cases

Knowledge of all the administrational procedures

Ability to supervise and instruct the staff

Knowledge of current technology, computer systems, information technology, data handling and archiving

Skilled in written communication

Will be updated

Good communication skills


Good listener


Good interpersonal skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL) and Both eyes with Low Vision (BLV)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 9,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Industries in India

According to Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI), Indian economy is estimated to grow at 5% in 2012-13 as compared to the growth rate of 6.2% in 2011-12. These GDP figures are based at factor cost at constant (2004-05) prices for the year 2012-13. As per the given data Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at factor cost at constant (2004-05) prices in the year 2012-13 is likely to attain a level of US$ 1013.63 billion, as against the GDP estimates for the year 2011-12 of US$ 966.56 billion.

The sectors which registered growth rate of over 5 percent are construction, trade, hotels, transport and communication, financing, insurance, real estate and business services, and community, social and personal services. A plethora of job opportunities are available in public as well as in private sectors. Therefore, a career as an Office Assistant has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Public and private offices

Cities and towns across India