Kerala PSC will release the official recruitment notification for the post of Block Development Officer (BDO) 2020 very soon. Delay in the release of notification is due to the COVID –19 pandemic shutdown across world. The last recruitment was conducted in the year of 2016. Most of the graduates are awaiting for the release of this notification. One of the major duty to be performed by the BDO is to carry out developmental programmes in the block are. BDO post is a double achievement to the applicant, because it is a gazetted rank with good scale of pay and good status in Government job. In this article we will discuss about the Best Books for Kerala PSC BDO 2020 Exam.
Best Books for Kerala PSC BDO 2020 Exam
The candidates should give special attention to the selection of books for the preparation of each examination in accordance with the syllabus of the exam and exam pattern.
Facts of Kerala
- Kerala Navodhanam by Talent Academy.
- Kerala History / Kerala Charithramby Prof.A.Sreedhara Menon.
- A Survey of Kerala History (a book on Kerala geography)
Facts of India
- Indian Polity by Lakshmikanth.
- Certificate Physical and Human Geography by Gochelong.
- SCERT & NCERT textbooks from 6th-12th standard cover basic concepts of almost all the topics.
- Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra.
- Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Agarwal.
- Fast Track Objective Arithmetic (Arihant) Rajesh Verma.
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by S.Chand, R.S.Agarwal.
- Advance Maths for General Competitions.
- Data Interpretation Magical Book Series.
- High school grammar by Wren and Martin’s English Grammar and Composition.
- Word Power Made Easy by Norman lewis.
- Objective General English by R. S. Agarwal and Vikas Agarwal.
- Descriptive General English by S P Bakshi and Richa Sharma.
- Modern Approach to verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal.
- A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal (Arihant) by BS Sijwali.
- A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning (S.Chand) by R.S.Agarwal.
- Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey.
- Computer by Rani Ahilya Lucent.
- Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness for General Competitions by Arihant.
The candidates can refer all the year books, magazines, newspapers published, like Malayala Manorama Year Book, Reader’s Digest, Tell Me Why, Outlook, etc.
Check out the link for detailed syllabus and exam pattern of Kerala PSC Block Development Officer 2020. Rough sketch of syllabus and exam pattern of BDO 2020.
- Part I- Quantitative Aptitude
- Part II- Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning
- Part III- General Science
- Part IV- Current Affairs and Malayalam
- Part V- Facts about India
- Part VI- Facts about Kerala – 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
The exam will be conducted with 100 questions. The objective type multiple choice questions will be asked for 100 marks. One mark will be credited to each right answer and 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. The examination will be conducted for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The candidates will be selected for the post through the written examination and personal interview. Candidates are short listed for the interview on the basis of their performance in the written examination. Learn with Entri to achieve your position as a BDO. Entri provides you with preparation materials for the examination in the form of Online classes, video classes, mock tests, doubt clearing sessions, etc. The aspirants can easily access Entri app by just installing the application on your smart phones or PC. Practice daily quizzes and understand your weaker sections and focus more on that area to expertise yourself. Entri wishes all the aspirants good luck for their upcoming exams.