On 19th Nov 2019, Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) had released notifications for the recruitment to the post of Lower Division Clerk (LDC) on its official website. The eligible candidates could apply online for the Kerala PSC LDC recruitment through the official website of Kerala PSC for the LDC exam, whose dates have not yet been confirmed. Here is an overview of the salary of the Kerala PSC LDC Salary Scale after the 10th Pay Commission had been introduced by the Kerala State Government of India.
Kerala PSC LDC Notification
PART I (DIRECT RECRUITMENT)
Lower Division Clerk – Various (CAT NO: 207/2019)Applications are invited online through ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION’ facility from qualified candidates for selection to the under mentioned post in Kerala Government Service. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.
PART II (BY TRANSFER RECRUITMENT)
Lower Division Clerk – By Transfer – Various (CAT NO : 208/2019) Applications are invited from low paid employees of the Kerala State Subordinate Service for appointment as Lower Division Clerk in the 10% (Ten percent) of vacancies arising in the cadre of Lower Division Clerk in the various Departments including LowerDivision Clerk/Village Assistants in Revenue Department reserved for persons holding
Kerala PSC LDC(Lower Division Clerk ): All about it
Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) conducts Lower Division Clerk Examination. which include the integrated post of Lower Division Clerk/ Village Assistant in the Revenue Department. Vacancies of Lower Division Clerk in Kerala Municipal Common Service will also be filled up through this examination.
Please Note: The recruitment process of Lower Division Clerk Vacancy in Kerala is done once in three years and not every year.
Kerala PSC LDC: Salary
Pay Scale(Group C )
Name of Posts
Pay Band 1
Lower Division Clerk (LDC)
The scale of pay: Rs. 9940-16580/-
Rs. 1900 (pre-revised)
Kerala PSC LDC Salary: Breakup
In Kerala, Pay Revisions are done every 5 years. An LD Clerk, with 10 years of service, and who has passed the departmental tests will be getting around Rs. 27800 as basic pay, plus 15% DA and in a Metro City Rs. 2400 as HRA and CCA. So Gross Salary will be Rs.34370. Deductions: Pension Contribution=Rs.3197, GPF (minimum)=Rs.1700, Compulsory state life insurance and group insurance =600, professional tax =208 (collected as two instalments of Rs. 1250). There can be further deductions if advances from GPF or Festival/House Building advance have been taken by the individual.
Income Tax will depend upon the investment pattern of the individual, and if correctly planned, will be nil.
So the Net Take home salary will be around Rs. 28500. If no leave is taken except casual leave during the year, the employee can encash one month’s leave every year, which will be the Gross amount without any deductions.
Kerala PSC LDC: Allowances
Apart from the Basic Pay, an LDC is entitled to several other benefits and allowances. These allowances will vary as per the various official rules of the respective Government Departments where the candidates are posted. Some of these allowances are:
1. Dearness Allowance
2. House Rent Allowance
3. Transport Allowance
4. Other Special Allowance
Kerala PSC LDC: Job Profile
JOB PROFILE: The work responsibilities of a Lower Division Clerk (LDC) involves daily office tasks, for example, to maintain the data, files, and documents of the office in a systematic manner. LDCs are generally the first level of clerks in any Government Organization. Below are the major roles and responsibilities performed by a Lower Division Clerk (LDC) in different government departments:
- Dealing with the Entire Clerical Work and Maintaining the Work Flow in Office
- Registration of Mails
- Entering Data on Computer
- Indexing, Registering and Maintaining File Registers in an efficient manner.
- Receiving Documents and Maintaining the Record of the same.
- Getting the Important Files and Documents for their Seniors.
- Typing Official Letters, Notices, Notifications, and other official documents
- Preparation of Simple Drafts and Statements.
- Making Salary Slips of the Staff.
- Fetching up the important data from the library of information and bring them for the seniors.
- Supervision of Correction of Reference Books.
Kerala PSC LDC: Promotion Policy
A lower-division might get promoted to UDC (Upper Division Clerk) after his/ her completion of year tenure in a particular department. After then, to get the promotion, the candidate has to pass a UDC exam conducted by SSC. Furthermore, with this experience, the candidate can become the Section officer which is a Gazetted Post.
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