Kerala PSC (public service commission) is a constitutional body which works for recruiting personnel in government offices and company corporations. PSC has released many notification recently and one of them was the most awaited- VEO exam grade II. Kerala PSC has scheduled its VEO (Village Extension Officer) exam starting from month of November 2019. VEO exam was called for 10th pass candidates. Higher qualification candidates could also apply. Recruitment is a district wise category. Here we are going to talk about the post’s career growth, promotion, VEO salary, duties and responsibilities.
A village extension officer has good salary scale and promotion. The pay scale of a VEO is Rs 20,000 – Rs 45,800/-. More details about educational qualification and age criteria is as below
- The applicant who passed SSLC examination with 40% or with equivalent can apply
- Age limit for applying the post is from 19 to 36 for general category. Age relaxations are for OBC and SC/ST applicants as per PSC norms.
Kerala PSC VEO Promotion Details
VEO grade II post is promoted to block development officer. For aspirants who are going to write the exam, there is much glorious career ahead. As it is a district wise exam, there will be separate question paper for each district. Candidate should give the confirmation of their candidature in the profile. Confirmation link has been notified for five districts- Kozhikode, Kottayam, Idukki, Kannur and Trivandrum. Last date for giving the confirmation for Kerala PSC VEO GRADE II EXAM is August 11, 2019. As per notification, exam date for Trivandrum and Kozhikode is October 12 2019, Saturday and exam for Kollam, idukki and Kannur has been scheduled on October 26, 2019, Saturday. Dates for other district are not yet notified. Candidates who not yet give their confirmation can submit it through their one time registration profile. Read below for VEO salary, duties and responsibilities.
Exam pattern for Kerala PSC VEO exam 2019
The examination is of OMR model and total duration is 1 hour 15 minutes. Maximum mark is 100. The medium of question include Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada for part 1, 2, 4 and English for part 3.
Exam Syllabus Kerala PSC VEO exam 2019
Syllabus includes four parts as shown below
- Simple Arithmetic & Mental Ability
- GK & Current Affairs
- General English
- Regional Languages (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada)
VEO Salary, Duties and Responsibilities
VEO duties and responsibility includes to gather the information regarding the various schemes of government and give the awareness and information regarding that to the common people. The pay scale for the Village Extension Officer ranges from Rs 20,000 to Rs.45,800/-
Kerala PSC VEO Grade II 2019 vacancies
The exam is a district wise exam that a candidate can only apply to one district. The vacancies under this post are not yet estimated. Based on the appointment details as per 2014 VEO list, most number of appointments was in the district of Malappuram and minimum number of appointments was in Wayanad. Those who opted for Malappuram have more chance to get the job as per the previous appointment details. Preparing for the exam consistently can help you to crack the exam.
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