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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    KPSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
    Offline
  • Exam Duration
    1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/
  • Total Marks
    100
  • Total No. of Questions
    100
  • Marking Scheme
    There is a negative marking of 1/3 for every incorrect answer.
  • Exam Dates
    to be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    to be announced
  • Start of Registration Process
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Educational Qualifications

Candidates should meet the following educational criteria to be eligible for Secretariat Assistant.

  • Only Graduate candidates are eligible to apply for Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment 2022
  • Graduation of candidates can be in any field.
  • Candidates should have completed graduation with at least 60%.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST Categories are eligible for 5% relaxation in Graduation i.e., the minimum percentage in Graduation is 55%.

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Basic Eligibility Criteria

The below table provides basic eligibilities a person should have in order to be eligible for the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment. Candidates can check the age limit and other important eligibility information from the table below:

Particulars Details
Age Limit 18-36 Years
Nationality Indian
Number of Attempts Until a person attains the age of 36 years
Age Relaxation
  • SC/ST candidates – 5 years
  • OBC candidates – 3 years.
Exam Pattern

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Exam Pattern: Highlights

The below table provides the highlight of Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment 2022.

Examination Mode Online
Duration 1 Hour 15 Minutes (75 Minutes)
Sectional Time Limit None
Total Marks 100
Total Number of questions 100
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Marking Scheme 1 Mark
Negative Marking There is a negative marking of 1/3 for every incorrect answer.

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Section-wise Exam Pattern

The below table provides the exam pattern for Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment 2022.

Paper Marks Time
Quantitative Aptitude 100 1 Hour 15 mins.
Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning
General Science
Current Affairs
Facts about India
Facts about Kerala
Civil Rights and the Constitution of India
General English
Social welfare schemes and Measures
Information Technology and Cyber Laws

The subject-wise marks distribution for Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment 2022 is as follows:

Subject Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks
Current Affairs/ General Science 10/10
Facts about India 15/15
Facts about Kerala 10/10
Constitution of India and Civil Rights 10/10
Quantitative Aptitude & Mental Ability 20/20
Information Technology and Cyber Laws 5/5
Social Welfare Schemes and Measures 10/10
Malayalam 10/10
English 10/10
Syllabus
Subject Topics
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Numbers
  • Test of Divisibility
  • H.C.F & L.C.M
  • Simplification
  • Ratio & Proportions
  • Percentage
  • Interest
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Calendar
  • Clocks
  • Trains
  • Problems with Age.
Mental Ability & Test of Reasoning
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Classification
  • Synonym-Antonym
  • Letter & Number Series
  • Odd Man Out
  • Analogy
  • Common Sense Test
  • Alphabetical Arrangement of Words
  • Dated and Calendar
  • Sense of Direction
General Science
  • Common Scientific Facts
  • Important Scientific Phenomena
  • Other Basic Facts in the field of Science.
Current Affairs
  • Day to current activities in India and World.
Important World
  • National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific field, Sports, Cinema, Literature, etc.
Facts about India
  • Geography of India
  • Physical Features: Climate, Soils, Rivers, Famous sites, etc.
  • Demography
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Economy and Planning, etc.
  • History of India: Period from 1857 to 1947, National Movement, etc.
Facts about Kerala
  • Geographical Facts
  • Physical Features: Climate, Soils, Rivers, Famous sites, etc.
  • Renaissance of Kerala: Important Events/Movements/Leaders (Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Sree Narayana Guru, Ayya Vaikundar, Chattampi Swami, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Dr. Palpu, Vakkom Moulavi, etc.
Constitution of India and Civil Rights
  • Basic Facts
  • Features
  • Citizenship
  • Fundamental Rights & Duties
  • Directive Principle
  • Union Government
  • Legislature
  • State Executive
  • Union Territories
  • Apex Courts
  • Comptroller and Auditor General
  • Public Service Commissions and Other Important Offices
  • Important Amendments
  • Rights: Right to Education, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Right to Information.
  • Information Commission
  • Social Audit
  • Lokayukta
  • Ombudsman
  • Women Empowerment
  • Women's Commission
  • Legislation against Child Labour and Atrocities against women and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
General English
  • Grammar
  • Agreement of Subject and Verb
  • Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Comparison of Adjectives
  • Correct usage of Articles
  • Prepositions
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Correction in Sentences
  • Vocabulary
  • Gender
  • Singular and Plural
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • One Word Substitutes
  • Problem concerning words
  • Idioms and their meanings
Social Welfare Schemes & Measures
  • Bharat Nirman
  • India Awaas Yojana
  • Jawahar Rozgar Yojana
  • Integrated Child Development
  • Balika Samridhi Yojana
  • Mahila Samridhi Yojana
  • Prime Minister's Rozgar Yojana
  • Rural Development Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana
  • Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme.
  • Kudumbasree
  • NRDP
  • NREGP
Information Technology and Cyber Laws
  • Fundamentals of Computers
  • Internet
  • Cyber Laws

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