Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020: The application process for Kerala PSC LDC is over. Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Lower Division Clerk (LDC) recruitment 2019 notification (category no. 207/2019) is published at keralapsc.gov.in to fill said posts in various departments of the government. Candidates must regularly visit the official website of the PSC Thulasi portal (thulasi.psckerala.gov.in) to get regular update. Vacancies are district wise. Candidates have to clear the class 10th level competitive exam for the posts advertised in Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020. Read the complete article to know all the important details related to the eligibility criteria, application form, syllabus and other important information.
Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020
Last time 17.94 lakh candidates had applied for the lower division clerk recruitment. This year, an even higher number, of around 18 lakh are anticipated to apply. Important dates and all other information related to Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 are as follows:
|Extra ordinary gazette date||15 Nov 2019|
|Kerala PSC LDC (category number: 207/2019) notification||15 Nov 2019|
|One time registration at Kerala PSC Thulasi||Open throughout the year|
|Kerala PSC LDC online application |
form 2019 starts on
|15 Nov 2019|
|Last date to apply||18 Dec 2019|
Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 Vacancies
KPSC will declare the vacancies for Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 district wise. Districts that aretentatively covered are as follows:
Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Exam pattern and syllabus for Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 shall be as per the gazette notification. Last time, the pattern and syllabus were as follows:
Kerala PSC LDC Simple Arithmetic and Mental Ability Syllabus:
- Numbers -Test of Divisibility
- C.F& L.C.M – Simplification
- Ratio & Proportions
- Percentage and Interest
- Time& Work – Time & Distance
- Area, Volume (Mensuration)
- Calendar, Clocks, Train related questions
- Problems on Age
- Calculation & Logic -Coding & Decoding
- Letter & Number Series
- Finding odd one
- Alphabetical Arrangement of Words- Date and Calendar
KPSC Lower Division Clerk English Syllabus:
- Grammar – Agreement of Subject and Verb
- Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs
- Comparison of Adjectives
- Articles and Prepositions
- Direct and Indirect Speech
- Active and Passive Voice
- Correction in Sentences
- Singular and Plural
- Synonyms and Antonyms
- Substitutes Problem concerning words
- Idioms and their meanings
Kerala PSC Reasoning Syllabus:
- Similarities & Differences
- Space visualization
- Decision making
- Visual memory
- Relationship concepts
- Arithmetical reasoning
- Verbal and Figure Classification
- Arithmetical Number Series
- Non-verbal series etc
Kerala PSC LDC General Knowledge syllabus:
- Awards and Honors.
- Current events.
- General Politics.
- Current Affairs – National & International.
- Important Days.
- Important Financial & Economic News.
- Books and Authors.
- Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
- India And Its Neighboring Countries.
- Scientific Research etc.
- Geography of India
- Physical Features
- Economic and Social Development
- Poverty Alleviation
- Economy and Planning
- History of India
- Facts about Kerala
- Renaissance of Kerala
- Indian Constitution and Politics
- Social Welfare Schemes
- Important World, National and Regional Events
KPSC Lower Division Clerk Numerical Aptitude Syllabus:
- Time & work.
- Profit and Loss.
- Data Interpretation.
- Numerical ability.
- Time and distance.
- Simple & Compound Interest.
- Ratio and Proportion etc.
|Total No. of Questions||100|
|Duration of the Exam||01 hour 15 min|
Subject wise division of Marks
|General Knowledge & Current Affairs||50|
|Simple Arithmetic and Mental Ability||20|
|General Knowledge (Regional Language)||10|
Preparation Tips for Kerala PSC LDC
The Kerala PSC LDC exam is one of the prestigious government examinations of Kerala State. Through this exam, candidates are selected for various Lower Division Clerk posts. Qualifying this exam is not as easy as it seems because several candidates apply for this exam. Now the question is ‘How to prepare for this exam?’. In the answer to this question, candidates can refer to the preparation tips given below to know how they can start their preparation.
Tip #1 Understanding the syllabus and exam pattern for Kerala LDC is a good start. Once candidates know what topics the exam covers, the structure of the exam, they can start their preparations.
Tip #2 Now that candidates know what topics questions are asked from, they must seek proper guidance. Aspirants can reach out to coaching centres and online classes to study. Before joining any of these classes clear out the basics as it helps to understand the topics easily.
Tip #3 Self-study is the key which helps to crack any examination. Prepare a study plan covering all the related topics of the exam. Most importantly, time bound the preparation. This means to limit a particular topic preparation to certain hours/day.
Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 Admit Card
If the commission decides to conduct the examination through an online test, written test or OMR sheets then the admit card for Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 is uploaded on the candidate’s profile, created through one time registration. Examination calendar, that the conducting body releases a few days before the exam, show the download date of the admit card. Once the date is out, candidates can download the admit card for next 15 days. Only the Candidates who have the admission ticket are allowed in the examination hall, without admit card no one is allowed to sit in the exam.
Transfer and Appointments of the Candidate
Selection of the candidates is done district wise. Candidate who is advised to be appointed in one particular district on the basis of the prepared ranked list is not transferred to any other district for at least 05 years. After 05 years from the day of the regular commencement of the job, if a candidate is getting transferred then this tranfer will be based upon the set rules and regulations.
Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 Exam Centre
Selection test for Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 is conducted in the different exam centre of the selected districts. Candidates have to select the examination centre while filling the application form online. After that, they have to ensure that they report to the examination centre assigned to them at least one hour before the exam starts. Candidates who do not follow the same will not be allowed to appear in the examination.
Conditions of completing the 05 years service are not applicable to the transfer in the Kasaragod, Wayanad and Idukki districts. This concession is given to the candidate to just to get transfer in these districts but hey cannot request to get the transfer out of the above-mentioned districts. Government servant can avail this concession just once in their career. Also, those government servants who are posted in one district on a particular post are not allowed to apply for that post in any other district.
Kerala PSC LDC Result 2020
The conducting body declares the result for Kerala PSC LDC exam a few days after the examination. Candidates have to visit the official website of the commission (keralapsc.gov.in) to check their results. Kerala PSC releases result in rank list form. Contenders securing high marks are placed higher in the rank list.
|Post||Scale of Pay|
|Lower Division Clerk||Rs. 19000-43600/-|
Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility criteria for Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 is as follows:
Educational Qualification: Candidates applying for Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 should have the passing certificate of class 10th.
Age Limit: Age of the candidates applying for the job should remain between 18-36 years. There is a provision of age relaxation for the candidates who belong to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward classes.
Who Else Can Apply
Those who are working as typists with Kerala Public Service Commission and other departments and have the passing certificate of class 10th are also eligible to apply for the job. It is mandatory for such candidates to hold at least four years of experience in the service while applying. Age limit for such candidate is 40 years and relaxation of 05 years is given to SC/St candidates and relaxation of 03 years is given to OBC candidates.
No seats are reserved for such candidates and candidates applying under this criteria should get the certificate proving their tenure in the organisation, from the Head of the Department.
Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 Application Form
Application for Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 is filled online by doing one-time registration on KPSC’s official website, which is keralapsc.gov.in. A candidate who have registered themselves already, just have to add their user ID and password to login. No application fee has to be paid by the candidate. While filling the application form, candidates have to ensure that they fill each and every information carefully, without making a single mistake. Once the application form is filled, the candidate is not allowed to make any changes in it.
If the application form is not submitted as per the given instructions, then it gets rejected. Candidates should ensure that they keep all the important documents ready, such as age and community proof, qualification certificates ready with them. All these things are required further in the recruitment process.
About Kerala Public Service Commission
Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) is the government body formed by Constitution of India in order to recruit the eligible candidates for various civil services in Kerala state. Selection of such candidates will be done on the basis of the rule of reservation and their merit. Head office of Kerala Public Service Commission is located at Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram, which is the state capital. KPSC has 14 district offices and 03 regional offices. KPSC advise the government on the suitability for the promotion and appointment of the candidates as well as for the transfer-on-deputation.
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Kerala PSC LDC 2019-2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Candidate should be minimum 18 years of age and maximum of 36 years, as well as she/he should have a passing certificate of class 10th.
Ans : Applications are filed online by doing one-time registration on the PSC Thulasi portal (thulasi.psckerala.gov.in).
Ans : Information regarding the admit card release date will be updated in the examination calendar? Candidates are advised to regularly check the official website.