Kerala PSC

KERALA PSC Exam 2024: Key Dates, Latest News, Eligibility, Application Process, Salary, & More

May 30, 2024

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Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) or Kerala PSC Thulasi is organizing the recruitment process for various positions at the tenth, twelfth, and degree levels. The selection of candidates for government appointments in Kerala is determined by the Kerala PSC, which assesses merit and eligibility criteria. To secure a government job in Kerala, interested candidates should apply for the Kerala PSC Exams based on their eligibility. Explore the following information to gain insights into the Kerala PSC Recruitment 2024.

KERALA PSC

The Kerala PSC recruitment process comprises an examination, a physical/skills test, a medical examination, and an interview. The number of stages and the exam format may vary depending on the position being sought. While the mains exam pattern differs for each post, the Kerala PSC Prelims exam remains the same across all positions. Candidates have the opportunity to apply for Kerala PSC positions based on their preferences and eligibility. This article provides detailed information about the selection procedure, eligibility requirements, age limit, and upcoming exams conducted by Kerala PSC.

Latest Updates from Kerala PSC

  • The Kerala PSC LDC 2024 Exam is to be held on 27th July 2024
  • The degree-level PSC exam is to be held in April 2024.
  • The Kerala PSC has released the exam schedule for the April and May 2024 exams.
  • Kerala PSC SI Recruitment 2024 was launched on keralapsc.gov.in, the official Kerala PSC website, by KPSC. Based on their performance in the preliminary exam, main exam, physical fitness test, and interview process, candidates will be chosen for the Kerala PSC SI Recruitment.
  • 30th January 2024 is the deadline for applications for the Kerala PSC SI Recruitment 2024.

Kerala PSC Notification 2024

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Kerala PSC LDC Highlights

HighlightsDetails
Name of the ExamA bachelor’s degree in any discipline
Conducting AuthorityKerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC)
Exam LevelState-level examination
Mode of ExamOffline (Pen and paper-based)
Posts OfferedA bachelor’s degree in any discipline
Selection ProcessCompetitive Test of the SSLC Standard
Language of the ExamMalayalam and English
Age Limit             21-30 years (Age relaxation is there for reserved category candidates)
Educational QualificationSSLC Pass
NationalityIndian
Mode of Application         Online
Frequency   Annually
Official Website   https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/home-2

Kerala PSC Exam Calander

SLTitleDetails
1Exams scheduled in April 2024Download– Confirmed dates
2Exams scheduled in May 2024Download– Confirmed dates
3Exams scheduled in June 2024Download– Tentative dates

Kerala PSC LDC Important Dates

EventsKerala PSC Exam Date
Release of Kerala PSC LDC 2024-25 official notification30th November 2023
Kerala PSC 2024 LDC online application form start date30th November 2023
Kerala PSC 2024 LDC application form submission last date3rd January 2024
Date of Issuance Kerala PSC 2024 Prelims admit cardApril 2024
Kerala PSC LDC 2024 Prelims exam dateApril 2024
Kerala PSC LDC 2024 Prelims resultsTo be announced soon
Kerala PSC LDC 2024 Mains exam date27th July 2024
Kerala PSC LDC 2024 Mains resultsTo be announced soon

Kerala PSC SI Exam dates

EventsKerala PSC Exam Date
Release of Kerala PSC 2023-24 official notification29th December 2023
Kerala PSC SI 2024 online application form start date29th December 2023
Kerala PSC SI 2024 application form submission last date30th January 2024
Date of Issuance Kerala PSC SI 2024 Prelims admit cardTo be announced soon
Kerala PSC SI 2024 Prelims exam dateTo be announced soon
Kerala PSC SI 2024 Prelims resultsTo be announced soon
Kerala PSC SI 2024 Mains exam dateTo be announced soon
Kerala PSC SI 2024 Mains resultsTo be announced soon

Kerala PSC Eligibility

To be considered for selection in the Kerala PSC exam, candidates must satisfy certain requirements set by the exam organizing authorities. The eligibility criteria for the Kerala PSC exam consist of three primary factors that applicants must fulfil:

  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Educational Qualification

NATIONALITY ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to apply, candidates must satisfy the nationality requirements outlined in the Kerala PSC Eligibility Criteria. The following criteria must be fulfilled by the candidate about their nationality:

  • The candidate must hold Indian citizenship.
  • They should also be a resident of Kerala.

AGE LIMIT

The age limit for applicants in the Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) is determined based on the position they have applied for. The commission has set specific age limits for different posts, taking into consideration the requirements of the position and the educational level of the examination. The following table provides the Kerala PSC age limits for each position:

Kerala PSC Post NameKerala PSC Age Limit
Last Grade Servant (LGS)18 years to 36 years
Clerk Typist18 years to 41 years
Typist18 years to 36 years
Stenographer18 years to 36 years
Lower Division Clerk18 years to 39 years
Office Attendant, and Secretariat Office Attendant18 years to 36 years
Assistant Professor in Reproductive Medicine25 years to 45 years
Agronomist25 years to 50 years
Scientific Officer (Biology) (Physics) (Chemistry)20 years to 36 years
Fisheries Extension Officer18 years to 36 years
Administrative Officer – Society Category18 years to 50 years
Administrative Officer – General Category18 years to 45 years
Medical Social Worker21 years to 36 years
Regional Manager – Society Category18 years to 50 years
Regional Manager – General Category18 years to 45 years
Matron (Female) (Engineering/ Polytechnic Hostels)35 years to 50 years
Computer Assistant Grade-II18 years to 32 years
Fire and Rescue Officer18 years to 26 years
Overseer Grade 3/Work Superintendent Grade 218 years to 36 years
Sales Assistant18 years to 36 years
Statistical Assistant Grade 2/Statistical Investigator Grade 219 years to 36 years

Age Relaxation Policy

Applicants belonging to the reserved category will receive the relaxation in the upper age limit prescribed by the commission. The details of the age relaxation criteria are provided below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe5 years
OBCs (non-creamy layer)3 years
Widows5 years
Physically Disabled or Handicapped (P.H)10 years
Below Poverty Line3 years
Other PwBD Candidates5 years
Ex-ServicemenThe upper age limit will be extended by the combined duration of their service in the Defense Forces and the period of unemployment after discharge, not exceeding five years.

EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY

The educational background of candidates is a crucial factor for those aspiring to apply for the Kerala PSC exam. To provide a general understanding of the educational requirements outlined in the Kerala PSC Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria, please refer to the table below.

Post NameEducational Qualification
Last Grade Servant (LGS)Candidates should have completed the 7th grade from a recognized university or institution.
TypistThe candidate should have passed the S.S.L.C
Clerk TypistCandidates should have completed the SSLC or equivalent certification from a recognized board, and the following skills:
They should also have a Malayalam Typewriting Lower Grade Certificate.
When applying for the position, candidates should have a Lower Grade Certificate in KGTE Computer Processing & English Typewriting.
Lower Division ClerkCandidates should have completed the  SSLC or equivalent certification from a recognized board
StenographerCandidates must have completed the 10th grade or SSLC with the following skills:
When applying for the position, candidates should have a Higher Grade Certificate in KGTE Computer Processing & English Typewriting.
Lower Grade Certificate in Malayalam Typewriting from KGTEKGTE Short-Hand English (Lower) Certification  
Office Attendant, and Secretariat Office AttendantCandidates must have completed 10th grade, SSLC, or equivalent certification.
Assistant Professor in Reproductive MedicinePass the 12th grade or its equivalent. Possess Higher Grade Certificate in Computer Word Processing (or equivalent) and English Typewriting (KGTE)
AgronomistFive years of state-level agriculture planning experience    Agronomy Master’s Degree (First or Second Class)
Scientific Officer (Biology) (Physics) (Chemistry)Post Graduate Degree in the respective Subject
Fisheries Extension OfficerAn undergraduate degree in Fisheries Science from a reputable university OR a master’s degree in Industrial Fisheries, Fisheries Science,  Mariculture, or a related field.
Medical Social WorkerMSW or MA/MSc in Psychology from a UGC-recognized University/Institute established by the Government of Kerala/National Institutes established by the Government of India
Regional Manager – Society CategoryMBA (Finance) or Membership in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, with 3(three) years of experience in Managerial / Supervisory cadre in Scheduled Banks / Cooperative Institutions / Government OR Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/Science/Arts.
Matron (Female) (Engineering/ Polytechnic Hostels)S.S.L.C. Experience working as a female matron or housekeeper in a hostel or other institution
Computer Assistant Grade-IIThe candidate should have passed the S.S.L.C
Fire and Rescue OfficerCandidate should have completed the 12th grade or its equivalent examination.
A valid current driver’s license with an endorsement for driving a heavy passenger vehicle or a heavy goods vehicle along with a badge is required.
Should meet the commission’s physical qualifications
Overseer Grade 3/Work Superintendent Grade 2Candidate should have passed the S.S.L.C
Sales AssistantA degree from a reputable university
Ability to communicate in Hindi, English, and Malayalam
Statistical Assistant Grade 2/Statistical Investigator Grade 2You must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution or university in economics, statistics, mathematics, or commerce with statistics.
SICandidates should have completed the degree from a recognized university or institution

Candidates who are taking the Kerala PSC Exam are not required to have any previous work experience, except for an SSLC qualification.

The purpose of the Kerala PSC exam is to select candidates for a range of positions in the civil services, including Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner, Fire and Rescue Officer, Account Officer, Matron, Staff Nurse, Medical Officer, Assistant Professor, Computer Assistant Grade II, and numerous other roles. It is recommended that candidates devote themselves diligently to their preparations.

Kerala PSC Application Process

Required Documents for Kerala PSC Registration

Here are the essential documents needed to register on the Kerala PSC portal and obtain login access:

Scanned Photograph

To complete the Kerala PSC Thulasi Login process, you must provide a recent photograph in digital format, adhering to the following specifications:

  • Maximum photograph size: 30Kb
  • Image dimensions: 150W x 200H pixels
  • Image format: JPG

The photograph should include two lines of black-coloured text with the candidate’s name and the date the photo was taken. These lines of text should be placed at the bottom of the photograph, against a white rectangular background.

Signature Image

The candidate’s signature must be placed on high-quality white paper using blue or black ink.

  • Maximum signature size: 30Kb
  • Image dimensions: 150W x 100H pixels
  • Image format: JPG

Identity Proof

For one-time registration on the official KPSC Thulasi website, you can use any of the following as your ID proof: Aadhar card, account number of a nationalized bank, driver’s license, voter ID card, PAN card, or passport.

Email and Phone Number

Providing your email address and phone number is essential. During the KPSC Thulasi sign-up process, your phone number will be verified through OTP (One-Time Password). Exam alerts and notifications will be sent to this verified phone number.

Application Steps for OTP

  • Step 1: Begin by visiting the official website of the Kerala Public Service Commission.
  • Step 2: Locate and click on the ‘One-time Registration’ tab positioned in the middle of the homepage.
  • Step 3: The candidate then will be directed to a new portal specifically designed for the One-time Registration (OTR) process.
  • Step 4: If you are a new user, click on the signup option provided below the login field on the right side.
  • Step 5: Fill in all the mandatory details, including your Name, Date of Birth (DOB), Gender, Father’s Name, and Mother’s Name.
  • Step 6: Enter a unique User ID and Password that you can easily remember and keep secure.
  • Step 7: As the declaration page appears, complete the captcha verification and tick the declaration box. Before proceeding, double-check all the provided details and ensure their accuracy. Finally, click on the register button.
  • Step 8: Upload your photograph and signature in the specified JPEG format and recommended sizes. Once completed, finalize the registration process with Kerala PSC.

Note: It is crucial to save your User ID and Password for future reference. Under no circumstances should you share your profile login details with anyone else.

Profile Information Update

To access their Kerala PSC one-time registration account, the candidate needs to log in once more using their unique username and password.

Before applying for a job, the candidate must ensure that their profile is up to date, including information regarding educational qualifications, languages known, and more. Only after completing this profile update can they proceed to apply for a job that matches their specific qualifications. Simply click on the “My Profile” tab on the homepage and provide all the required details.

Adding Educational Qualifications

To add educational qualifications, the candidate should click on the first link highlighted in red on the home screen. By clicking on the “Add” button, they can input their educational qualifications one by one, starting from the 10th standard.

Adding Languages

To include the candidate’s mother tongue and other known languages, they should click on the second link on the homepage.

Declaration Submission

At this stage, the candidates are required to provide the following details:

  • Present Employment: Indicate whether the candidate is presently employed by the central or state government.
  • Preferences: Specify any preferences or choices the candidate may have, such as physically handicapped, sportsmen, army quota, etc.
  • Experience: If the candidate possesses any work experience they would have to update it in the application form.

In this section, candidates will be presented with questions that require “yes” or “no” answers. If the candidates make any claims in this declaration, they should provide the necessary details for those claims in the next step by returning to the homepage.

Application Process

Upon logging into the official website of Kerala PSC, candidates will be provided with a link to the “currently active notification” page. To access the application form directly, candidates can enter the category code in the search box on the notification page. For example, if they are applying for Health Inspector recruitment, they would immediately enter and search for code 259/2018, which will redirect them to the appropriate page. If the category code is not available, candidates will need to browse through the available listings to find the desired vacancy.

Application Fees

The prescribed examination fee is Rs. 160/- per paper, as per GO(P) No 28/2019 Fin dated 08/03/2019. Additionally, there is a certificate fee of Rs. 210/-.

Forgot User ID or Password

In case a candidate forgets their user ID or password for their KPSC account, they can reset it using the following methods:

  • Send an SMS to 166 / 51969 / 9223166166.
  • To know the user ID, send an SMS: KL USR.
  • To reset the password, send an SMS: KL USR RST USER ID DATE_OF_BIRTH.
  • The candidate must send the SMS from their registered phone number only.

Kerala PSC Admit Card

The Kerala PSC Admit Card for the year 2024 will soon be accessible on the official website of the Kerala Public Service Commission. To participate in the examination, candidates must have two copies of their admit card with them. It is crucial as, without a valid admit card, candidates won’t be allowed to take the exam. Furthermore, it is mandatory to bring a photo ID proof with the admit card to the examination centre.

Details on Kerala PSC Admit Card

The Kerala PSC Admit Card contains the following information about the candidate:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Exam Venue or Location
  • Date and Time of the Test
  • Gender of the Candidate
  • Candidate’s Roll Number
  • Registration Number
  • Candidate’s Date of Birth
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Exam Day Guidelines

Procedure to Download Kerala PSC Admit Card 2024

Following the steps mentioned below candidate can download the Admit Card for Kerala PSC 2024 :

  • Visit the official website of Kerala PSC or click on the direct link provided for Kerala PSC Hall Ticket.
  • Enter the required login information.
  • The Kerala PSC Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Verify the information provided on the admit card and proceed to download it.
  • Print the admit card and keep it for future reference.

Candidates should promptly notify the concerned authorities if they come across any discrepancies or errors in the data mentioned on the Kerala PSC admit card. Furthermore, it is crucial for applicants to thoroughly read and adhere to the guidelines provided on the admit card during the examination.

Kerala PSC Exam Pattern

The Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) conducts a two-tier examination process for candidate selection. To qualify, candidates must successfully pass both the Preliminary and Main examinations, followed by a clearing interview. Shortlisting for the Main exam is based on candidates who pass the Kerala PSC Preliminary exam, and the final selection is determined by the aggregate score obtained in the Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

PRELIMS EXAM PATTERN FOR KERALA PSC 2024

The Kerala PSC Prelims exam comprises two papers: General Studies Paper-I and General Studies Paper-II.

  • Each paper has a total duration of 90 minutes.
  • The exam will be conducted in English and Malayalam languages.
  • Multiple-choice type questions are asked in this exam.
PapersSectionsMaximum Marks
General Studies Paper IHistory, World History, Kerala Cultural Heritage, Political System, Geography, Reasoning, Simple Arithmetic, Mental Ability, Public Administration, Social Justice, Indian Constitution, Governance, and International Relations100
General Studies Paper-IIPart I: General Studies100
Part II: Language Proficiency Tamil/Kannada/Malayalam
Part III: English Language Proficiency

MAINS EXAM PATTERN FOR KERALA PSC 2024

Candidates who achieve scores above the cutoff marks in the Kerala PSC Prelims Exam are eligible to appear for the Main exam. The Kerala PSC Mains exam is a descriptive paper-based examination.

  • The Kerala PSC Mains exam consists of three papers.
  • Each paper has a total duration of 120 minutes.
  • The exam will be conducted in English, Malayalam, and optionally in Hindi.
PapersSectionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Studies Paper-IIndian and Kerala History, World History, and Kerala Cultural Heritage100120 Minutes
General Studies Paper-IIIndian Constitution, Polity, Public Administration, Science and Technology and Current Issues in given topics100120 Minutes
General Studies Paper-IIIGeography, Economics and Planning, and Current Issues in both Geography and Economics and Planning100120 Minutes
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Kerala PSC Syllabus

PRELIMS SYLLABUS FOR KERALA PSC

The syllabus for the Kerala PSC Prelims is as follows:

PaperSectionsImportant Topics
General Studies Paper IIndian and Kerala HistoryAncient India: Art, literature and architecture, Popular Dynasties, culture,  and their activities and movements
Kerala History: Kerala State Establishment, Kerala Social and political movements before Independence, Governments, Political parties with their movements, and Landmark policies and legislation
Industry: Industrial Policy, Small-Scale sector, SEZ and industrialization, e-commerce, Growth and pattern of industrialization, Productivity in the industrial sector, etc.
World HistoryIndustry: Industrial Policy, Small-Scale sector, SEZ and industrialization, e-commerce, Growth and pattern of industrialization, Productivity in the industrial sector, etc.
Public Administration, Social Justice, Indian Constitution, Governance, Political System, and International RelationsIndian Constitution and its salient features, Judiciary in India, Constitutional Authorities, Responsibilities and Functions of the Union and the Parliament, States and State Legislatures, Principles of Administrative Law, etc.
GeographySolar system, Earth Motion, Continental and Marine Resources,  Seasons, Atmosphere, Climate factors and elements, Geophysical phenomena, Continental and Marine Resources, Concept of time, and Hydrological Disasters, etc.
Reasoning, Mental Ability & Simple ArithmeticCoding-Decoding, Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability, Number series, Venn Diagram, Problems based on Calendar, Clock, and Age, Problems related to Shapes and their subsections and Relations, etc.
General Studies Paper IIGeneral Studies (Part I)Economy: Indian economy after the independence eve And after the reform movements
Agriculture: Pricing of agriculture inputs and outputs, Green Revolution, Irrigation, Issues in Public Distribution System and Food Security, etc.
Infrastructure: Water Supply and Sanitation, Meaning and significance of infrastructure, and Infrastructure in Indian Economy, etc.
Industry: Industrial Policy, Small-Scale sector, SEZ and industrialization, e-Commerce, Growth and pattern of industrialization, Productivity in the industrial sector, etc.
Finance: Indian Tax System, Centre-State financial relation, GST: Concept and Implications, Government Budgeting, Indian Public Finance, etc.
Population: Growth Trends and Patterns, Unemployment trends and their effects
Kerala: Economy and Developmental Model, etc.
Language Proficiency for all Languages (Part II and III)Synonyms, Antonyms, Tenses, Active Voice, Passive Voice, Adverbs, Adjectives, Punctuation, Prepositions, Pronouns, Error Correction, etc.

MAINS SYLLABUS FOR KERALA PSC 2024

Tabulated below is the exam syllabus for the Kerala PSC Mains exam:

SectionImportant Topics
Indian and Kerala HistoryArt Forms, sculpture, literature,  Pilgrimage, Theatre, architecture, society salient features, Tribal Culture, Folk Culture, and Evolution and History and literature of the Malayalam language, etc.
World HistoryTechnology in Space and defence, Environmental Science, Technology, Energy, and ICT, etc.
Kerala Cultural HeritageIndustrial Policy, Small-Scale sector, SEZ and industrialization, e-commerce, Growth and pattern of industrialization, Productivity in the industrial sector, etc.
Public Administration, Social Justice, Indian Constitution, Governance, Political System, and International RelationsIndian Constitution and its salient features, Judiciary in India, Constitutional Authorities, Responsibilities and Functions of the Union and the Parliament, States and State Legislatures,  Principles of Administrative Law, etc.
Science and TechnologyEconomic conditions in India on Independence Eve and after the reform movements
Current IssuesIt includes the current issues of all sections/topics in this paper.
GeographyEarth Motion, Seasons, Geophysical phenomena, Solar system, Atmosphere, Climate factors and elements, Continental and Marine Resources, Concept of time, and Hydrological Disasters, etc.
Economics and PlanningPricing of agriculture inputs and outputs, Green Revolution, Issues in Public Distribution System and, Irrigation, etc.
AgricultureWater Supply and Sanitation, Meaning and Significance of Infrastructure, and Infrastructure in Indian Economy, etc.
InfrastructureIndustrial Policy, Small-Scale sector, SEZ and industrialization, e-commerce, Growth and pattern of industrialization, Productivity in the industrial sector, etc.
IndustryIndustrial Policy, Small-Scale sector, SEZ and industrialization, e-Commerce, Growth and pattern of industrialization, Productivity in the industrial sector, etc.
FinanceIndian Tax System, Centre-State financial relation, GST: Concept and Implications, Government Budgeting, Indian Public Finance, etc.
Indian Foreign TradeComposition, Trend, direction, and Structure
PopulationGrowth Trends and Patterns, Unemployment trends and their effects, etc.
Kerala EconomyPopulation, Agriculture, Infrastructure, and service sectors, etc.
Kerala Development ModelPower Devolution, Planning, Tourism, Disaster Management, etc.
Current Issues in both Geography and Economics and PlanningIt includes the current issues of all topics/sections in this paper.

JOBWISE SYLLABUS FOR KERALA PSC 2024

Check the Kerala PSC job-wise syllabus 2024 below in the table:

PostSyllabus
Asst. Professor in Pulmonary MedicineBased on Educational Qualification(PG Level)
Asst. Editor (Archaeology)Based on Educational Qualification(PG Level)
ICDS SupervisorBased on Educational Qualifications
Lower Division ClerkGeneral Knowledge, General Knowledge, Simple Arithmetic and Mental Ability, Regional Language(Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada)
Computer AssistantGeneral Knowledge, Current Affairs & Renaissance of Kerala, Computer Word Processing, Typewriting, General English
Fireman Driver-Pump OperatorGeneral English, General Knowledge, Mental Ability, First Aid, HDV Driving Licence
Drudger CleanerBased on Educational Qualifications
Junior InstructorBased on Educational Qualifications
Training Instructor(Plumber)Based on Educational Qualifications

Kerala PSC Results

The Kerala Public Service Commission will announce the results for the Prelims and Mains exams separately. Once the Prelims test is cleared, applicants will be able to check their Prelims results upon release by the authorities. Similarly, the Kerala PSC Mains examination result will be made available after its completion. The results will be published in PDF format on the official website of the Kerala PSC.

How to Check Kerala PSC 2024 Results?

To check the results of Kerala PSC 2024, follow these steps:

  • Visit the official website of the Kerala Public Service Commission.
  • Locate and select the “Results” option at the top of the page.
  • Fill in the required details.
  • Click the “Submit” button.
  • If you wish to view the Rank List or Shortlists for your desired post, select the appropriate option.
  • After accessing the rank/shortlist, click the download option to view the list.
  • To find your name or register number, use the “Ctrl+F” function and enter the information.
  • If your name or register number appears, it indicates that you have been shortlisted or qualified for the applied position.
  • Candidates can download and save the PDF for future reference.

CUT OFF FOR KERALA PSC 2024

The official website of the Kerala PSC will provide the Kerala PSC cut-off marks for various positions. Candidates need to review the cutoff scores from previous years for their respective positions and prepare accordingly.

  • To check the Cut-Off, follow these steps:
  • Visit the official website of Kerala PSC Recruitment 2024.
  • On the homepage, locate and click on the “Results” tab.
  • Look for the “Kerala PSC Recruitment Cutoff 2024” option and click on it.
  • You will be redirected to the page containing the cutoff lists for all categories.
  • Click on the “Download” option to obtain the list.
  • The Kerala PSC Recruitment Cutoff 2024 in PDF format can now be easily downloaded for reference.

Determining Factors for Cut-Off Marks

The cut-off marks for Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) vary across different categories and are influenced by several factors. These factors include:

  • Number of Vacant Seats: The availability of vacant positions for a specific post plays a significant role in determining the cut-off marks.
  • Difficulty Level: The difficulty level of the question paper for a particular exam also affects the cut-off marks. If a paper is more challenging, it may result in a lower cut-off, whereas an easier paper may lead to a higher cut-off.
  • Total Number of Applicants: The overall number of applicants for a specific post impacts the cut-off marks. A higher number of applicants can result in a more competitive selection process and potentially higher cut-off marks.
  • Number of Qualifying Applicants: The total number of candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and qualify for consideration plays a crucial role in determining the cut-off marks. The higher the number of qualifying applicants, the more competitive the selection process becomes.

It is important to note that the cut-off marks for female and male applicants will be published separately for each category in Kerala PSC Recruitment.

Below are the anticipated cutoffs for the Kerala PSC 2024 examination:

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks
Unreserved (UR) (Male)794
Unreserved (UR) (Female)760
Other Backward Classes (OBC NCL) (Male)730
Other Backward Classes (OBC NCL) (Female)724
SC (Male)640
SC (Female)642
ST (Male)700
ST (Female)620

Kerala PSC Salary and Benefits

PostPay Scale
Draftsman Gr IINR 26,500 – INR 56,700
Assistant Engineer (Civil)INR 39,500 – INR 83,000
Assistant Professor in Business AdministrationUGC Scale
Assistant Professor (in various subjects)UGC Scale
AssistantINR 27,800 – INR 59,400
Data Entry OperatorINR 19,000 – INR 43,600
Theatre Mechanic Gr.IIINR 19,000 – INR 43,600
Manager Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan/Godown KeeperINR 13210 – INR 22360
Store KeeperINR 13,210 – INR 22,360
Junior Audit AssistantINR 12,070 – INR 32,830
TypistINR 11,825 – INR 18,575
Typist ClerkINR 8,820 – INR 15,180
Legal AssistantINR 7,480 – INR 11,910
Typist Clerk Gr.IIINR 4,920 – INR 6,642
High School Teacher (Mathematics) Malayalam MediumINR 29,200 – INR 62,400
Auxiliary Nurse MidwifeINR 22,200 – INR 48,000
Carpenter/Carpenter Cum PackerINR 17,500 – INR 39,500
Assistant ProfessorINR 15,600 – INR 39,100 with AGP 6,000
Woman Police Constable) (Woman Police Battalion)INR 22,200 – INR 48,000
Driver -Cum- Office AttendantINR 18,000 – INR 41,500
SeamanINR 17,500 – INR 39,500
Attender Grade IIINR 17,000 – INR 37,500
Lift OperatorINR 9,190- INR 15,780
Assistant Professor in ArabicUGC Scale
Assistant Professor in ArabicUGC Scale
Assistant Professor in ArabicUGC Scale
Veterinary Surgeon Gr.IIINR 39,500 – INR 83,000
Lecturer in ViolinINR 36,600 – INR 79,200
Lecturer in VeenaINR 36,600 – INR 79,200
Divisional AccountantINR 35,700 – INR 75,600
Caretaker (Female)INR 20,000 – INR 45,800
Junior Systems OfficerINR 18,810 – INR 37,970
Marketing OrganizerINR 6,520 – INR 11,745 (PR)
Assistant ProfessorAs Per UGC Norms
AgronomistINR 60,900 – INR 1,03,600
Scientific Officer (Biology) (Physics) (Chemistry)INR 36,600 – INR 79,200
Fisheries Extension OfficerINR 35,700 – INR 75,600
Administrative OfficerINR 29,780 – INR 80,230
Medical Social WorkerINR 26,500 – INR 56,700
Regional ManagerINR 25,780 – INR 76,305
Matron (Female) (Engineering/ Polytechnic Hostels)INR 20,000 – INR 45,800
Computer Assistant Grade-IIINR 20,000 – INR 45,800
Fire and Rescue Officer – Not EstimatedINR 20,000 – INR 45,800
Overseer Grade 3/Work Superintendent Grade 2INR 9,940 – INR 16,580
Sales AssistantINR 4,500 – INR 7,000
Statistical Assistant Grade 2/Statistical Investigator Grade 2INR 22,200 – INR 48,000
SIINR 45,600-95,600

Additionally, candidates who are successfully recruited by Kerala PSC can enjoy a range of perks and benefits in addition to their salary. These include competitive remuneration, job security, provisions for sick leaves and holidays, retirement benefits, medical coverage, and consistent working hours.

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FAQs

What is Kerala PSC?

Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) is a government organization responsible for conducting recruitment exams and selecting candidates for various government jobs in Kerala, India.

How can I apply for Kerala PSC exams?

To apply for Kerala PSC exams, you must visit the official website of Kerala PSC (https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/) and register as a new user. After registration, you can log in and fill out the application form for the desired exam.

What are the eligibility criteria for Kerala PSC exams?

The eligibility criteria for Kerala PSC exams vary depending on the specific job positions. Generally, candidates must have Indian citizenship and satisfy age limits, educational qualifications, and other criteria specified in the job notification. Detailed eligibility requirements are mentioned in the official notification for each exam.

How can I prepare for the Kerala PSC exams?

Here are some tips to help you prepare for Kerala PSC exams:
 
●     Understand the exam pattern and syllabus.
●     Create a study schedule and allocate time for each subject.
●     Collect and study relevant study materials and books.
●     Solve previous year’s question papers and take mock tests.
●     Stay updated with current affairs, especially related to Kerala.
●     Join coaching classes or online courses for guidance, if needed.
●     Practice time management during the exam.

What are the popular exams conducted by Kerala PSC?

Kerala PSC conducts a wide range of exams for various job positions. Some popular exams include:
 
●     Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Exam
●     LDC (Lower Division Clerk) Exam
●     Village Extension Officer (VEO) Exam
●     Police Constable Exam
●     Civil Excise Officer Exam
●     Assistant Engineer (AE) Exam
●     Sub Inspector (SI) Exam

What is the selection process for Kerala PSC exams?

The selection process for Kerala PSC exams typically involves a written test (OMR-based or online), followed by a physical efficiency test (if applicable) and a personal interview. The final selection is based on the candidate’s performance in these stages and their position in the merit list.

Is there any reservation policy for Kerala PSC exams?

Yes, Kerala PSC follows a reservation policy for various categories. Reservation is provided for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), and other eligible categories as per the government norms.