All you need to know about LP/UP Assistant Exam 2020? (Exclusive Tips)

All your common doubts regarding the LP/UP Assistant Exam and Notification will be cleared once you go through this article.

Look at these category codes 516/2019 and 517/2019 from Kerala PSC’s Notification which was recently published by Kerala Public Service Commission.

Yes, these are the category nos of LP Assistant and UP Assistant Recruitment Exam to be conducted by Kerala PSC in the year 2020.

The category no for LP Assistant is 516/2019 and for UP Assistant it is 517/2019.

Hope everyone who is looking forward to a government job had applied for the post in the initial days of the notification itself.

5 Good Books You Must Read : Recommendations for LP/UP Assistant Exam Preparation 2020

After applying for the post there were lots of doubts in the minds of aspirants regarding things like

In this blog post we are trying to clear the common doubts regarding LP/UP Assistant Exam Notification.

First of all we are going to discuss some the basic facts associated with LP/UP Assistant Notification and here are they,

  • Department: Education
  • Name of Post: LP School Teacher & UP School Teacher (Malayalam Medium)
  • The scale of Pay / LP School Teacher & UP School Teacher Salary Range – INR 25200 – 54000.
  • The no of vacancies for this post is calculated district wise

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Why LP/UP Assistant?

The expected salary range of LP/UP Assistant is mentioned above but don’t expect to receive a salary of INR 54000 in the first month, your first monthly salary will be

within a range of INR 25200 – 28000.

The factor which makes this job absolutely priceless and unique is you will be getting an initial and guarantee salary of 25200 per month and your regular office

commute will be less ie there is a chance that you can expect to get an appointment in a school nearby your home itself.

Moreover once you join as LP/UP Assistant you can avail paid leaves during Onam Holidays, Christmas Holidays, during Summer Vacation and all public holidays.

This is one of the best posts to apply for women in Kerala and 70% of applicants are always women for this post and the interesting facts associated with LP UP Assistant Exam is jaw-dropping, it is one of the easiest job to get the Government of Kerala via tests conducted by Kerala Public Service Commission.

Rather we would say that it is one of the most women-friendly jobs in the Kerala Government notified by Kerala Public Service Commission.

Where should you apply?

A list for LP/UP Assistant for the previously held exam is currently active and new appointments are taking place from that list.

If you go through that particular list you will be able to understand the district wise cut-offs and appointments made to date by Kerala Public Service Commission.

You can get more details about the cut-offs and appointment from PSC’s Official Website. which can be downloaded as pdf.

As mentioned earlier, one of the main highlights of LP/UP Assistant Job is that you can work in a Government School nearby.

But don’t always expect that, do consider the job vacancies in your native district if there were fewer appointments taken place from the previous list and the no of

candidates who got included in the list are very few do apply in some other districts.

Start your preparation in an aggressive manner to achieve top rank in your district main list itself.

How to apply for LP/UP Assistant Exam?

In order to apply for the post you should be having a profile in the website
If you are already having an account you can directly start applying for the post by logging in to web application Kerala PSC Thulasi.
Do remember to keep a soft copy of your latest photo, signature & certificates in your desktop / laptop before applying, if you are a new applicant.

New applicants should go through these instructions and tips provided below before applying.
Instructions to Candidates –
Tips To Applicants
Common Doubts and Facts –
Procedures for Confirmation by Candidates –

There are chances that you somehow forgot the login details of the profile already created, don’t try to create a new profile because PSC might reject the later one.

Note: Do not try to create a new psc profile, try to recollect the login details of the account you have already created or else you can retrieve your login details by sending a message from your registered mobile no by clicking on Forgot Password and furnishing the required details.

If you are creating a new profile in PSC website ( ), keep the login details in google docs else you can also save the same in (Google Docs and Google Keep needs to have a google account)

Even though all these details regarding the registration and retrieval of lost login details are already available in the official website of Kerala PSC.

Ok let’s discuss lp up assistant notification 2019

What is the age limit to apply for LP/UP Assistant Exam?

Here is another important factor that makes LP/UP assistant job truly make it a gem of all Kerala PSC Notifications.

For all other Kerala PSC Notifications, only those within an age range of 18 to 36 can only apply but for LP/UP Assistant it is 40 Years and for OBC it is 43 Years for

SC/ST candidates the age limit is 45 Years.

No doubt, this is a golden opportunity for those who have already cleared KTET Exams.

Qualification to apply for LP/UP Assistant Exam

Here are the basic qualifications needed to apply for the next lp up assistant exam

For those who are applying for LP Assistant Examination, they should be having pass certificates of SSLC, Plus-Two/Pre-Degree and TTC Exam (conducted by Commissioner for Government Examinations, Kerala) Visit the official website

Apart from that he or she must have passed KTET Exam.

Those who are having CTET/NET/SET/M.Phil/M.Ed Qualification in the respective subjects are exempted from holding the certificate of KTET Exam.

Note: You should have passed TTC Exam in order to apply for LP Assistant Exam and those are only having B.Ed Qualification are ineligible to apply for the post.

Malayalam is a Must for LP/UP Assistant Exam

One of the other common questions that is being raised by LP/UP Aspirants is regarding the Malayalam language.

As an LP/UP aspirant you must had learned Malayalam Language or studied in malayalam medium till 10th standard.

In this blog post, we have tried to provide answers to some of the common questions regarding LP/UP Assistant Exam.

If you have any further questions regarding the topic then ask us as a comment below our experts will help you provide the solutions.

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