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Kerala Public Service Commission has released a notification for the prestigious exam of Kerala PSC- Secretariat Assistant 2022. The exam is a much-awaited exam and will now be held along with the Combined Degree-level examinations. The candidates who have submitted the application should give confirmation from 23 June to 12 July 2021. The candidates who submit confirmation during this window will only be allowed to attend the examination. The Degree level Prelims exam will be tentatively held in September 2021.
The notification Secretariat Assistant was released on 3rd April and the last date to apply for the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Notification 2022 was before 05th May 2021. The application for the direct recruitment/ by transfer can only be submitted online through the One Time Registration- Thulasi.
Secretariat Assistant Notification 2022: Important Dates
|Name of post
|Assistant / Auditor
|Government Secretariat/Kerala Public Service Commission/ Advocate General’s Office (Ernakulam)/ Local Fund Audit Department Office of the vigilance Tribunal /Special Judge and Enquiry Commissioner office
|Date of Notification
|03 April 2021
|Number of vacancies
|Scale of pay
|Method of Recruitment
|By Transfer from Low Paid Employees
|Written OMR/ Online Exam, Interview
Persons holding low paid post included in any of the Subordinate Service under the State Government (Except the posts of Lower Division Clerks, Typists, and similar posts) can submit an application in response to this notification for appointment as Assistant/ Auditor against 2 % vacancies of the total no. of vacancies reported. Candidates holding low-paid posts should have 2 years aggregate service in their respective category of post and must have the minimum educational qualification prescribed for an appointment for the post of Assistant through Direct Recruitment.
The Ranked list of selected candidates published by the Commission in response to this notification shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year provided that the said list will continue to be in force till the publication of a new list after the expiry of the minimum period of one year or till the expiry of three years whichever is earlier.
Secretariat Assistant Notification 2022: Eligibility Requirements
The candidate should have a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 36 years. Only candidates born between 02.01.1985 and 01.01.2003 (Both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post.
Upper age relaxation can be availed by the eligible candidates.
A Degree in any faculty from a recognized University or its equivalent.
Secretariat Assistant Vacancy and Salary
Secretariat Assistant vacancy list is yet to be released for both General and By-transfer posts.
The pay-scale for the Secretariat Assistant post under various government department is Rs. 27800-59400/-.
Secretariat Assistant Selection Procedure 2022
Selection will be based on the Written/ OMR/ Online Objective examination. As per the new scheme Commission may conduct a combined exam based on the educational qualification having Prelims Mains and Interview. Candidates should submit a confirmation for writing the examination through their One Time Registration profile. Such candidates alone can generate and download the Admission Tickets in the last 15 days till the date of the Test. The applications of candidates who do not submit confirmation within the stipulated period will be rejected absolutely.
A common OMR test will be conducted by transfer category along with the candidates for direct recruitment.
The selected candidates will be shortlisted and called for Interview/ Document Verification and the Final rank list will then be prepared from the qualified candidates.
Download the Notification for Secretariat Assistant:
Secretariat Assistant 2022 Apply Online
- Candidates can Only Apply Online.
- Register themselves with the OTR profile Thulasi.
- Candidates who have registered can apply by logging on to their profile using their User-ID and Password.
- Then, click on the Apply Now button of the respective posts in the Notification Link to apply for a post.
- No application fee is required.
- Candidates are advised to keep a printout or soft copy of the online application for future reference.
Candidates can take the printout of the application by clicking on the link ‘My Applications’ in their profile. All correspondences with the Commission, regarding the application, should be accompanied by the printout of the application.
The last date for receipt of applications: 05th May 2021 Wednesday up to 12.00 Midnight.
Secretariat Assistant Exam Pattern 2022
The Secretariat Assistant is a degree-level examination. Candidates can expect the question of a higher level. The exam will be OMR based objective exam for 75 minutes for 100 marks. The subject-wise mark distribution will be as follows:
|Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks
|Current Affairs/ General Science
|Facts about India
|Facts about Kerala
|Constitution of India and Civil Rights
|Quantitative Aptitude & Mental Ability
|Information Technology and Cyber Laws
|Social Welfare Schemes and Measures
Secretariat Assistant Syllabus 2022
If Kerala PSC is to conduct the recruitment with Common Preliminary Exam for Degree Level candidates can expect the syllabus as follows:
History (Including Current Affairs)
Kerala – Arrival of Europeans-Contributions of Europeans- History of Travancore from Marthanda Varma to Sree Chithirathirunnal- Social and Religious Reform movement- National movement in Kerala- Literary Sources of Kerala History- United Kerala Movement- Political and Social History of Kerala after 1956.
India – Medieval India – Political History-Administrative reforms- Contributions – Establishment of the British- First War of Independence – Formation of INC- Swadeshi Movement- Social Reform movement- Newspapers – Literature and Art during the freedom struggle –Independent Movement & Mahathma Gandhi Extremist Movement in India – India’s independent- Post independent period-State reorganization – Development in Science, Education, and Technology – Foreign policy- Political History after 1951.
World – Great revolution in England- American War of Independence – French revolution- Russian Revolution – Chinese revolution- Political History after second World war. UNO and other International Organization
Constituent Assembly – Preamble – Fundamental Rights – Directive principles – Fundamental Duties – Citizenship – Constitutional Amendments – Panchayati Raj – Constitutional Institutions and their Functions – Emergency- Union List- State List – Concurrent List.
Word Purity / Correct Word- Correct Sentence- Translation- One Word / Single Word / One Word- Substitution- Synonyms, Antonyms- Idioms and Proverbs- Equivalent Word-Join the Word-Feminine Gender, Masculine Gender-Number-Sort, and Write-Grammar.
|Basics of Computer
|Simple Arithmetic & Numerical Ability
Cyber Crimes and Cyber Laws
Numbers and Basic Operations
Fraction and Decimal Numbers)
Profit and Loss)
Simple and Compound Interest
Ratio and Proportion
Time and Distance
Time and Work
Laws of Exponents
|Series, Problems on Mathematical signs, Analogy) – Word Analogy, Alphabet Analogy, Number Analogy
Odd man out
Coding and Decoding
Sense of Direction
Time and Angle
Time in a clock and its reflection
Date and Calendar
|Types of Sentences and Interchange of Sentences
Different Parts of Speech
Agreement of Verb and Subject
Confusion of Adjectives and Adverbs
Comparison of Adjectives
Adverbs and Position of adverbs
Articles – The Definite and the Indefinite Articles
Uses of Primary and Model Auxiliary Verbs
Infinitive and Gerunds
Tenses in Conditional Sentences
The Use of Correlatives
Direct and Indirect Speech
Active and Passive voice
Correction of Sentences
Idioms and their Meanings
Translation of a sentence/proverb into Malayalam
Secretariat Assistant Previous Cut-Off Marks
|Cut off Marks
|General / Main List
Secretariat Assistant FAQ’s
What are the Eligibility Criteria for Secretariat Assistant Post?
Candidate should have Graduation in any subject from a recognized University or its equivalent.
To which all Govt. Departments the Selection is made?
The current selection is to Government Secretariat/Kerala Public Service Commission/ Advocate General’s Office (Ernakulam)/ Local Fund Audit Department Office of the vigilance Tribunal /Special Judge and Enquiry Commissioner office.
When will be OMR exam conducted for Secretariat Assistant 2021?
Kerala PSC will be conducting Secretariat Assistant exam along with Degree Level Exam, tentatively in September 2021. You can find the updates regarding the exam on Entri page.
How to apply for the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant 2021?
Candidates should apply through the OTR portal -Thulasi. Check detailed steps from the article.
What is the exam pattern for Secretariat Assistant 2021?
Usually, the Secretariat Assistant exam will be held for 100 marks with 100 questions. The time duration will be 75 minutes.
What all subjects are to be covered for upcoming Secretariat Assistant Exam 2021?
Current Affairs, General Science, Facts about India, Facts about Kerala, Constitution of India and Civil Rights, Quantitative Aptitude & Mental Ability, Information Technology and Cyber Laws, Social Welfare Schemes and Measures, Malayalam, English
Is mock tests available for the Degree level Secretariat Assistant Exam 2021?
Yes. Download Entri and subscribe to the Entri Secretariat Assistant course and avail latest mock test series.
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