Kerala PSC’s one of the district-wide exams is lower division clerk exam. LD clerk is the much-awaited exam as it covers the maximum number of posting. The post includes the job of lower division clerk, village assistant in the revenue department. It also includes various vacancies of LD clerk in municipal common service in Kerala. Candidates should pass higher secondary examination or equivalent for applying for the post. Here we provide you with the details regarding LD clerk exam includes how to apply, eligibility, syllabus and best books for PSC LDC exam preparation. To know more about best books for PSC LDC exam, read the passage below
How to apply for PSC LDC exam
Kerala PSC LDC exam can only be applied through one-time registration in the PSC website. For one time registration, you should enter all the details regarding your qualification and other personal aspects. Once enters all the details you will get a profile with a dated picture. Then, apply the respective post-exam by clicking apply now. Kerala PSC LDC exam 2019-2020 will be notified by the end of this year. Wide range of vacancies is anticipating this year. LDC aspirants should start their preparation as soon as possible to achieve a safe rank in the list.
Eligibility criteria for PSC LDC exam
LDC exam is the golden chance for 12th pass candidate to grab a government sector job. Candidates with higher qualification can also apply for the post. Equivalent qualification holder can also apply. Age should not be below 18 years and should not exceed 36 years for general category. Only candidates born between 02-01-1977 and 01-01-1995 (both dates included) can only apply for the exam. For Other Backward Cast (OBC), there is three years relaxation and for SC/ST there are five years age relaxation as per PSC norms. For more details regarding eligibility and age criteria check the Kerala PSC website.
Syllabus for PSC LDC exam
LD clerk exam is syllabus oriented. One who follows the correct syllabus and prepares accordingly can easily cross the cutoff mark. LDC clerk exam has district wise cutoff. As per 2017 LD clerk exam district wise cut off ranges from 50 to 76.33. The highest cut off came for Trivandrum district and lowest for Kannur. The syllabus includes four parts. Part 1 includes simple arithmetic and mental ability. Part includes general knowledge and current affairs. Part 3 includes general English. Part 4 includes questions based on regional language (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada).
Best Books for LD Clerk Exam Preparation
There are many ways to prepare for LDC exam. Some important ways one should follow is as follows:
- Reading newspaper is a must thing which helps to cover current affairs relating to regional, national and international.
- For static GK, follow any GK books available.
- Kerala history and Indian history is equally important. For these topics study SCERT and NCERT textbook from class 8 to 10. For more detail study, follow Kerala history and Indian history books by E. Sreedhara Menon.
- For Malayalam grammar and English grammar study with any book available in the market.
- For arithmetic, follow school textbooks that cover the topics in the LDC syllabus. Follow Malayalam medium textbooks.
- Follow PSC bulletin released by Kerala PSC for more
- Last, but not least is following a Year Book.
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