Kerala Public Service Commission is going to conduct assistant information officer exam on 15.02.2021. In this article let’s discuss the Kerala PSC Assistant Information Officer 2021: Syllabus and Exam Pattern.
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Kerala PSC Assistant Information Officer Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021
Before applying to the post the candidates are supposed to check their eligibility in education and age limit. You can check out the eligibility on Kerala PSC Assistant Information Officer 2020. Start your exam preparation by understanding the exam pattern and syllabus of the examination which is organized by the Kerala PSC. The syllabus and exam pattern is almost same as the other Kerala PSC examinations.
Assistant Information Officer Exam Pattern 2021
The exam pattern of Assistant Information Officer 2020 is objective type or multiple choice questions or OMR, which will be conducted in an offline mode that is written examination.
- The examination will be carried for 100 marks.
- The total number of questions asked in the examination will be 100.
- For each right answer, one mark will be credited.
- 0.33 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
- The medium of examination will be English only.
|Part I – Quantitative Aptitude
Part II-Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning
Part III-General Science
Part IV-Current Affairs
Part V-Facts about India
Part VI-Renaissance of Kerala
Part VII-Constitution of India and Civil rights
Part VIII-General English
Part IX –Social welfare schemes and measures
Part X-Information Technology and Cyber Laws
|100||1 hour 15 minutes|
Assistant Information Officer Syllabus 2021
1. 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 on Age, etc.
2. Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning Calculation & Logic
Coding & Decoding- Classification-Synonym-Antonym-Letter & Number Series- Odd Man Out-Analogy- Common Sense Test- Alphabetical Arrangement of Words- Date and Calendar- Sense of Direction-Etc.
3. General Science
Common Scientific Facts- Important Scientific Phenomena- Other basic facts in the field of Science, etc.
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4. Current Affairs
Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature, etc.
5. 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.
6. Facts about Kerala
- Geographical Facts
Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc.
- Renaissance of Kerala
Important Events/ Movements/Leaders Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Etc.
7. 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- Etc. 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- Etc.
8. 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-Etc. Vocabulary- Gender- Singular and Plural- Synonyms- Antonyms- One word Substitutes Problem concerning words- Idioms and their meanings-Etc.
9. Social Welfare Schemes & Measures
Andyodaya Anna Yojana, Balika Samridhi Yojana, Bharat Nirman, Indira Awaas Yojana, Integrated Child Development Scheme, Jawahar Rozgar Yojana, Kudumbasree, Mahila Samridhi Yojana, National Food for Work Programme, NRDP, NREGP, Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana, Rural Development Pradhan Mantri Adharsh Gram Yojana, Samagra Awaas Yojana, Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana, Valmiki Ambedkar Awaas Yojana, Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme, etc.
10. Information Technology and Cyber Laws
Fundamentals of Computers- Internet Etc. – Cyber Laws, etc.
The post of Information officer is common at the various departments related to the Public Relation of Central Government and State Governments, at various government schemes and programs, at different universities and higher educational institutions, higher technical institutions, etc. within the country. This job role is a prestigious one for the aspirants.
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