Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Latest notification 2017: 720 Vacancies

Kerala Government will notify KAS (Kerala Administrative Service) test in 2017. Test will conduct by Kerala PSC. As per the government report, there are 720 vacancies to be filled through KAS. These KAS second gazett posts will fill through 3 ways.

  1. Direct Appointment
  2. Appointment for Government Employees
  3. Appointment for First Gazetted Government Officers.
1. Direct Appointment Through KAS:

From the total KAS vacancies, 1/3 will fill by direct appointment.

Qualification :- Minimum qualification to apply for KAS is bachelors degree (any graduation- B tech, MBBS, BHMS, BAMS etc....also be considered).

Age bar to apply :- 36 years for general category candidates. OBC and SC/ST candidates will get 3 and 5 years reservation respectively. According to previous government order the age bar for OC candidates 28 years. But now PSC and government decided to increase the age bar to 36 years because the age bar for deputy collector exam of KPSC is 36 years and it is for IAS is only 30.

2. For Government Employees:

1/3 vacancies are for government employees. By this way the employees of various Kerala government jobs and government undertaking companies/board/corporations, who were appointed through Kerala PSC tests, can apply for KAS examination.

Qualification :- Any graduation

Age bar :- 52 years

Appointment will be through PSC test.

3. For Kerala Government First Gazetted Staffs:

Next 1/3 part of KAS vacancies will fill with the candidates who are working as first gazetted officers of various Kerala departments. 

Qualification :- Graduates who are working as first gazetted officers in Kerala government sector. 

Age bar :- 52 years

Appointment will be through PSC department test. 

LD Clerk 2017 Examination Starts in June

Kerala PSC declared LD clerk 2017 examination time table. As per the latest information LDC exam will start in June, 2017 and ends in August. LDC exam will conduct by KPSC through 6 stages, including LD clerk by transfer appointment. Tests will be on Saturdays. Exam time is from 1.30 pm to 3.15 pm. Total number of applicants for 2017 LDC exam is 17.94 lakh. This is the last chance for the candidates who have only S.S.L.C qualification. So the number of applicants had increased.

  • Trivandrum, Malappuram - 17-06-2017
  • Kollam, Thrissur, Kasaragode - 01-07-2017
  • Ernakulam, Kannur - 15-07-2017
  • Alappuzha, Idukki, Kozhikode - 29-07-2017
  • Pathanamthitta, Palakkad - 19-08-2017
  • Kottayam, Wayanad - 26-08-2017
  • By transfer Appointment (14 Districts)- 05- 08-2017

UPSA Examination December 17, 2016: 1.40 Lakhs Applicants

UP School Assistant (UPSA) examination of Kerala PSC will be on December 17, 2016. There are 1,40,247 candidates applied for this test through one time registration profile. 

UPSA Exam Time:

1.30 PM to 3.15 PM.

KPSC UPSA Syllabus:

This syllabus contains 6 parts. They are,

  1. GK, Current affairs, Kerala Renaissance 
  2. General science
  3. Social science
  4. Simple arithmetic
  5. General English
  6. Educational child psychology 

1.15 hours for 100 questions. Question paper will be in Malayalam.

The UPSA notification was in 2014. More applicants are in Malappuram and less in Pathanamthitta.

Details of Advise Made from Previous UPSA Rank list:

Kerala PSC UPSA rank list is existing in 9 districts. From these 1590 appointments had been done. Within last two months 519 rank holders got advise memo. More appointments are in Malappuram - 456 candidates. 

UGC NET Examinations January 2017: Details for Candidates

Applications are invited for University Grants Commission organized Net/Junior research fellowship (JRF) examinations on humanities subjects ( Humanities, Social Science, Computer science and application, Electronic science, languages.....). Submit the application via online. Apply for lectureship and J.R.F or only for lectureship.


Economics, political science, philosophy, psychology, sociology, history, anthropology, commerce, education, social work, defense and strategic studies, home science, public administration, population studies, Hindustani music (vocal/instrumental), management, Mythili, Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Arabic, English, linguistics, Chinese, Dogri, Nepali, Manipuri, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, french, Spanish, Russian, Persian, Rajastani, German, Japaneses, adult education/continuing education/Andragogi/non formal education, physical education, Arab culture and Islamic studies, Indian culture, labor Welfare/personal management/industrial relations/labor social welfare/human resource management, law, library and information science, Buddhist jaina, Gandhian and piece studies, comparative study of religious, mass communication and journalism, dance, Musiology and conservation, archaeology, criminology, tribal and regional language/literature, folk literature, comparative literature, Sanskrit traditional subjects, woman studies, visual arts, Geography, social medicine and community health, forensic science, Pali, Kashmiri, Konkani, computer science and applications, electronic science, environmental science, international and Area studies, Prakrit, human rights and duties, tourism administration and management, Bodo, Santali, Carnatic music (vocal instrument, percussion), Rabindra Sangit, instruments, drama and theater, yoga.

Qualification for UGC NET Exam:

  • A Post Graduation degree in concerned subject with not less than 55 % marks. 
  • 50 % marks for OBC/SC/ST candidates.
  • Last year students can also apply. They must pass the PG course within 2 years after clearing the NET examination. 
  • 5% mark reservation for the PhD candidates who passed the Master's degree before 1991 September 19. 
  • The candidates can get exception from NET exam who had passed the UGC recognized SET exam ( not Kerala SET).
Age Bar for Applying for NET Exam of UGC:
  • There is no age limit for lectureship.
  • It is for the candidates who applied for JRF is 28 years.
  • Age will consider based on January 1, 2017. 
  • 5 Years reservation for women, SC/ST and OBC candidates. 
  • The candidates who have experience in research and those who passed LLM can get legal reservation on age to apply for JRF/ NET. 
Way of NET Examination and Exam time:
  • There are 3 papers.
  1. Examination Time:
  2. First paper- morning- 9.30- 10.45 am
  3. Second paper- 11.15- 12.30 
  4. Third paper- 2.00 pm- 4.30 pm.
  • Marks for each paper:
100 marks for first 2 papers and 150 for the third paper. 

There are 90 examination centers for Net exam. In Kerala those are in Trivandrum, Cochin and Calicut.

UGC NET Exam Fee:

600 Rs for General Candidates
300 for OBC candidates
150 Rs for SC/ ST candidates. 

Applicants can pay the fee in Canara bank/ Syndiacte bank/ ICICI/ HDFC through receipt or credit/ debit cards. 

How to apply for UGC NET/ JRF Exam:
  • Submit your application through online from October 17.
  • After it you can pay the fee. Details are in UGC official website. 
  • Last date to apply is November 16, 2016. 

KTET Latest Notification2016: Examination in November

Kerala Teachers Eligibility Test will conduct on November 5 and 19 of 2016. Applicants can send their application till September 9, 2016 through online- website is

KTET Examination Date 2016:

Kerala TET Category 1 and 2 on November 5.
Kerala TET Category 3 and 4 on November 19.

How to Apply for KTET Exam 2016:

Applicants should send their KTET application online through the website 

The examination fees should remitted through credit/debit card or net banking. The account Number is 67371493960 Kerala TET. Generate the receipt from the computer and pay the fee in selected SBT branch.

When KTET Admission Ticket can Download?

Kerala TET Hall ticket can download from the site from October 20. 

For Qualification details for each category of KTET examination can know from the official website.

KTET  2016 Important Dates:

Online Application Step 1- 24/8/16- 8/9/16
Online Application Step 2- 25/8/16- 9/9/16
Admission Ticket Downloading- 20/10/16
Examination- 5/11/16, 19/11/16

KTET Timetable 2016:

K TET 1- 5/11/16- 10 AM to 12.30 PM
K TET 2- 5/11/16- 2 PM to 4.30 PM
K TET 3- 19/11/16- 10 AM to 12.30 PM
K TET 4- 19/11/16- 2 PM to 4.30 PM

Kerala TET Syllabus 2016:

Examination will be objective. All the categories include questions for 150 marks.

Category 1 (LP)- 

  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Language 1- Malayalam/Tamil/ Kannada
  • Language 2 - English/ Arabic
Category 2 (UP)-
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Mathematics
  • Science/ Social Science
  • Language 1 - Malayalam/ Tamil/ Kannada
  • Language 2- Which is not in the group of language 1
Questions will be in both English and Malayalam.

Category 3 (HS)-
  • Adolescence Psychology
  • Theories of Learning Teaching Aptitude
  • Language- Malayalam/ English/ Tamil/ Kannada
  • Subject with Pedagogy
Category 4 (Language Teachers):
  • Child Development, Pedagogy and Teaching Aptitude
  • Language- Malayalam/ English/Tamil/ Kannada
  • Subject with Pedagogy.