Kerala Public Service Commission is planning to release the recruitment notification of Block Development Officer (BDO) 2020. The notification was planned to release by the end of March 2020. But the outburst of Novel Corona Virus 2019, all the scheduled exams and announcements were terminated to some time. Those who were awaited for the notification of BDO and all the interested candidates can prepare for the examination. The candidates can apply for the post through the online medium only that is the official portal of Kerala PSC Thulasi Login. Once the applicant created a profile page through ‘One Time Registration’ page can check the list of jobs that are available to them on the basis of their eligibility. In this article you can check out the details of Kerala PSC Block Development Officer (BDO) 2020: Eligibility.
Kerala PSC Block Development Officer (BDO) 2020: Eligibility
The eligibility criteria for the post of Kerala PSC Block Development Officer is:
- Age Limit:18- 36 years. Relaxation in upper age limit will be available for eligible candidates.
- Educational Qualification: Candidate must have a degree.
The candidate can have graduation in Arts, Science or Commerce from any of the recognized university.
The post of Block Development Officer is also known as Block Panchayat Secretary. The job position has good status, a gazette level job. This is a golden opportunity for the interested candidates. This is a post that can be achieved easily in the Kerala State Government Service. The Block Panchayat secretary is the authority of a Block assigned to him. And those who worked as a BDO will get many chances of promotions in different government sector.
The examination conducted for the selection of candidates to the post will be based on the degree level syllabus. There will be 100 questions and for each right answer 100 marks will be credited to the candidate. The exam pattern will be Objective type multiple choice questions. The examination can be in Offline or Online mode.
The questions will be asked from the major sections like:
- General knowledge: 50 marks
- Mental ability: 20
- General English and Computer knowledge: 20
- Malayalam: 10
Have a glance on to the syllabus of BDO 2020. Click on the link for the detailed description on the syllabus and exam pattern of Kerala PSC Block Development Officer 2020.
- 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- 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
KPSC has decided to organize the BDO examination in the month of July or August 2020. But due to the effect of lockdown situation, there will be a change in the date of examination. The vacancies for the post is not yet announced. This is a post which has high level competition. Because it is one of the recruitment to the post of Officer level with high salary and you will be uplifted to the gazetted rank too. And the examination will be conducted in the Group B level. The last recruitment notification to the post of BDO was announced in 2014 and the examination was conducted in the year 2015. The general cut off of the examination was 77%.
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