In a recent development, Kerala PSC has introduced a new method for conducting exams and will be held in 2 stages.
The first Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam will start in the month of December 2020.
Many had taken it as a suprised and bit confused but some are having an attitude that they had sensed about this update regarding Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam earlier.
Anyway the preliminary and main exam is now a reality.
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What is Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam?
Unlike earlier days, PSC has decided to conduct exam in 2 separate stages.
At first there will be screening test and it will be followed by the main test.
Final rank list will be published as per the marks you secure in the Main Test.
Moreover those clearing screening test will only be able to appear for Main Exam.
This is actually a recommended move by Kerala PSC to conduct prelimiary exam.
Apart from that the is preliminary exam will be easy to clear when compared to main exam.
Kerala PSC has published a very simple syllabus to prepare for Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam.
No need to get tensed!!!!
This can be cleared even by those who are average in their studies.
Best Book to Prepare Kerala PSC 10th Level Screening Test?
There are many publishers who are publishing books and publications to prepare for various Kerala PSC Examinations.
But currently, only one publisher has published the most comprehensive book to prepare for the exams as per the updated
It is now high time to prepare for the exam and here is the TOP and MOST RECOMMENDED BOOK FOR 10th LEVEL PRELIMS EXAM PREPARATION as per UPDATED SYLLABUS (2020).
More books and publications that are useful to prepare for this exam will be updated here.
Apart from that, you can also suggest other publications to prepare for this exam as a comment below, will definitely include in the list if it is a close match.
What Every Kerala PSC Aspirant Should Know?
- Preliminary Exam will be conducted only for those posts which are expected to have applicants in huge numbers.
- Separate screening tests for those posts having minimum qualification as SSLC, Plus 2, and Degree.
- It is expected that the second tier exam will be following a descriptive model.
- New improvements are based on the UPSC exam pattern.
- There will be no screening tests for posts that need technical qualifications, those posts with basic qualifications as medical and engineering degree, teaching posts, and for the recruitment of the post of Driver.
- Screening tests will be conducted in every 10 months based on Kerala PSC notifications.
- The preliminary Exam will follow OMR type questions.
- The second exam might be OMR/Descriptive/Online, which will be held as per the decision of the Kerala Public Service Commission.
- Screening Tests will be conducted for exams that are notified already, which are expected to be notified till September 2020, and for those posts for which Kerala psc has not taken any measures till now to conduct exams.
- Kerala PSC will follow the exam pattern as per Staff Selection Commission Exams.
- Screening Test will be conducted for upcoming exams like the Last Grade, LD Clerk, Secretariat / University / Company Board Assistant, Village Man, Village Assistant Exams.
Advantages for Kerala Public Service Commission
- It will help in selecting the best candidates which are an advantage for Kerala Public Service Commission.
- The screening test will help PSC to publish final rank lists earlier than expected.
- Comparatively less number of exam centers will be needed.
- More invigilators can be employed for supervision in all centers.
- Above all, it will help in eliminating malpractice during exams.
Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam Syllabus
The syllabus for Kerala PSC 10th Level Prelimiary Exam includes these topics liked
- General Knowledge
- Current Affairs
- Questions Based on Science and
- Maths & Reasoning
A peculiar fact to be noted is that English and Malayalam is not prescribed in the syllabus for the screening test.
Many people are afraid of maths topics but don’t panic, just because only simple topics are included for the Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam.
More tough topics will be covered in the Main Exam.
As you all know Kerala PSC conducts exams for 10th Level, 12th Level and Degree Level but currently, Kerala PSC has disclosed that the syllabus of Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam only, this was actually told by the Kerala PSC Chairmain in the recently held press conference in Trivandrum.
Even though the syllabus has been published but nothing has been revealed regarding LGS.
Other Preliminary Exams by Kerala PSC
The 10th level preliminary exam or the screening test will be held for applying for LGS (Last Grade Servants), Secretariat Office Attendant, Laskar, and LDC (Lower Division Clerk).
12th Level Preliminary Exam will be conducted for exams like Civil Police Office, Excise Officer, Fireman, Fireman Driver etc.
The 3rd category is of Degree Level Preliminary Exam for which screening test will be conducted for KAS (Kerala Administrative Service), Block Panchayath Secretary, Junior Employment Officer, Secretariat Assistant, Company Corporation Board Assistants & University Assistant.
As of now and information from sources it has to be noted that there will be no preliminary exam for LP/UP Assistant Exam 2020.
The official confirmation regarding the preliminary exam for LP/UP Assistant Exam is not yet confirmed by Kerala Public Service Commission.
Heres is the detailed syllabus for Kerala PSC 10th Level Preliminary Exam in Malayalam.
After analyzing the whole syllabus it has to be noted that for those who are already preparing for Kerala PSC Exams need not have to cover more topics and only the basic topics from each subject are included.
General Science is divided into 2 topics Natural Science and Physical Science.
The syllabus of Maths & Reasoning (Simple Arithmetic & Mental Ability) includes only simple topics.
Continue your studies as how you are preparing now for Kerala PSC Exams, there is no drastic change syllabus as published by Kerala Public Service Commission.
You can download the syllabus directly from the Kerala Public Service Commission website by visiting the page Recruitment > Postwise Syllabus https://keralapsc.gov.in/syllabus1 from there click on the PRELIMINARY SYLLABUS FOR 10TH LEVEL EXAMINATION to download the full syllabus directly in pdf format.
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