The Kerala Public Service Commission will be announcing the dates for the Kerala PSC Departmental Test 2021 soon. The candidates can gear up for the exams now by preparing their best. Making good use of textbooks, reference books, video classes, and Kerala PSC Departmental Test previous question papers will help you ace the exams with flying colors.
Before we move on to the previous year’s questions let us look at a few instructions regarding the Kerala PSC Departmental Tests.
The details regarding the Kerala PSC Departmental Tests like eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc are given below. Read the whole article for proper understanding.
The departmental tests are conducted twice a year – in January and July. Those candidates interested in appearing for the Kerala PSC Departmental Test must satisfy all the conditions laid down in G.O. (P) No. 481/Public (Special) Department dated: 8/11/1963 the amendments issued therein.
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- Tests are Objective OMR-based online examinations.
- The Second Class Language Test is in Malayalam (Tamil/Kannada), Minority Language Test (Tamil/Kannada) is in the descriptive pattern.
- The maximum marks are 100 and the candidate should acquire a minimum of 40% for the pass.
- Each right answer is awarded one mark.
- And for each wrong answer, 1/3rd of the mark will be deducted.
- Department tests follow the “with books/without books” pattern.
|Subject||Max Marks||Min Marks||Duration|
1.Translation of English passage to Malayalam
|2.Translation of Malayalam passage to English||30||15||15 minutes|
|3.Dictation-Taking down a passage in Malayalam while dictated to him/her(50 words) familiar in day to day administration||30||15||15 minutes|
|ii. Part 2
1.Reading a manuscript in Malayalam and explaining it in English
|2. Answering questions in Malayalam put by the Examiners from the Malayalam passage given for translation.||30||15||5 minutes|
|3.Discussion with the members of the Board Examiners in Malayalam on any topic of general and current interest suggested by the Board of Examination||50||25||15 minutes|
|No.||Name of Departmental Test|
|1||Secretariat Manual Test (One Paper)|
|2||District Office Manual Test (One Paper)|
|3||Manual of Office Procedure Test (One Paper)|
|4||Departmental Test for the Staff of the Kerala Public Service Commission|
|5||KSRTC Manual Test|
|6||P W D Manual Test|
|7||Account Test (Lower) – (4 Papers)|
|8||Account Test (Lower) for the Ministerial and Executive Staff of the K S E Board – (4 Papers)|
|9||Account Test for Executive Officers (2 Papers)|
|10||Account Test (Higher) –( 4 Papers )|
|Account Test (Higher) – 5 papers for those working in P W D and Kerala State Electricity Board|
|11||Kerala P W D Test (2 Papers)|
|12||Departmental Test for the Ministerial Staff of the K S E Board (4 Papers)|
|13||Departmental Test for Executive Staff of K S E Board (3 Papers)|
|14||The Kerala Municipal Tests (3 Papers)|
|15||Municipal Department Test (One Paper)|
|16||Local Fund Audit Department Test (Higher) (3 Papers)|
|17||Local Fund Audit Department Test|
|18||Kerala State Probation Test (4 Papers) Part- I|
|19||Test on Kerala Police Manual|
|20||Test on Manual of Office Procedure (Police)|
|21||Departmental Test for the Ministerial Staff of the Vigilance Division (2 Papers)|
|22||Forest Test (For Executive and Controlling Staff) (3 papers)|
|23||Forest Test (for Clerical and Protective Staff) (2 papers)|
|24||Kerala Jail Officers Test (4 Papers)|
|25||Kerala Jail Subordinate Officers Test (2 papers)|
|26||Kerala Co-operative Test (2 Papers)|
|27||Canal Rules Test (One Paper)|
|28||Agricultural Income-tax and Sales-tax Test ( 3 papers)|
|29||Civil Judicial Test ( 2 Papers)Only Bare Acts will be allowed.|
|30||Criminal Judicial Test (2 Papers)Only Bare Acts will be allowed.|
|31||Panchayat Test (4 Papers)|
|32||Departmental Test on Employment Exchange Procedure (2 Papers)|
|33||Kerala Registration Test (4 Papers)|
|34||Departmental Test on Laws relating to Motor Vehicles for the Members of the Kerala Transport Subordinate Service and the Ministerial Staff of the Motor Vehicles Department (2 Papers).|
|35||Second Class Language Test in Malayalam for those who have not studied Malayalam for SSLC or its equivalent as a medium of language as a Subsidiary Language (for the members of the Kerala Transport Service and the Kerala Transport Subordinate Service).”|
|36||Departmental Test in Code of Criminal Procedure and the Kerala Manual of Office Procedure (for the Motor Vehicles Inspectors in the Kerala Transport Service).|
|37||Hand Book of SC Development Department Test (One Paper)|
|38||Test in Kerala Education Act and Rules (One Paper)|
|39||Labour Department Test (3 Paper)|
|40||Animal Husbandry Department Test (One paper)|
|41||Excise Test- Parts A & B (3 papers)|
|42||The Kerala Port Department Test (One paper-with book)|
|43||Second Class Language Test (in Malayalam)|
|44||Minority Language Test (in Tamil/ Kannada)|
|45||Test in Weights and Measures Act and Rules (One paper)|
|46||Departmental Test for Assistant Electrical Inspectors (2 papers)|
|47||Kerala State Housing Board Act and Rules (One paper Written test with books)|
|48||Departmental Test on Kerala Head Load Workers Rules (One Paper) (With books)|
|49||Revenue Test – I Paper|
|50||Revenue Test – II Paper|
|51||Revenue Test – III Paper|
|52||Revenue Test – IV Paper|
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Kerala PSC Departmental Test Previous Question Papers PDF
Attempting previous years’ question papers helps a candidate become more revised with the subjects. You can download the previous question papers from the links given below.
Acing the exam is easy when equipped with the right quality study materials and the willingness and determination to score well in it.Practising enough with the Kerala PSC departmental test previous year exam papers will pave your way to a complete revision. Happy learning folks!!
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