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Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Answer Key: Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) will soon release the Secretariat Assistant recruitment notification. Later, when the exam has been conducted, the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Answer key will be out. You will be able to estimate your marks even before the results are announced. All the candidates must be aware of the marking scheme of the exam to calculate their marks with the answer key.

How to Download the KPSC Secretariat Assistant Answer Key?

Candidates can access the Kerala PSC secretariat assistant answer key from the official website of the Kerala PSC. You do not need to login into their account for downloading the answer key. Below are the steps to download the answer key:-

Step 1: Go to the official Kerala PSC website.

Step 2: In the ‘Downloads’ option click on ‘Answer Key’. On the next page, select the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Answer key 2020, click the link to view the document.

Step 3: A PDF will appear on the screen. Choose the download option.

Step 4: Print the answer key for your reference and calculate your marks.

Know how to download Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Result here

How to Calculate Marks For the KPSC Secretariat Assistant Exam?

The Kerala PSC conducts the Secretariat Assistant exam as an objective type exam for direct recruitment of the aspirants. The main exam carries a total of 100 marks of 100 questions each. Below you can check the marking scheme to get an idea about your performance so that you don’t confuse about the marking scheme.

  • The examination includes the following 9 sections: Quantitative Aptitude, Mental Ability, and Test of Reasoning, General Science, Current Affairs, Facts about India, Renaissance of Kerala, Constitution of India and Civil rights, General English, Social welfare schemes and measures, and Information Technology and Cyber Laws
  • Each correct answer is worth 1 mark.
  • A negative valuation of ⅓ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • The summation of this series will be your marks scored.

Step 1: Look for all the correct answers. Count these.

Step 2: Count all the incorrect answers. Multiply the sum by ⅓.

Step 3: Subtract the product obtained in Step 2 from the total in Step 1

Read here about the in-hand Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Salary

Secretariat Assistant Previous Cut-Off Marks

The Kerala PSC cut-offs will be available soon after the examination is conducted on the official website of the commission. This is an estimated cut-off for 2020 considering the previous year’s cut-off pattern and examination paper this year. The marks may differ from the final cut-off list. 

Candidates can refer to the expected cut-off mentioned in the table below:-

SubjectCut-off Marks
General / Main List75.33
Supplementary List74
Scheduled Caste68
Scheduled Tribe53.33
OBC73.67

Check and download the Latest Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Syllabus here!

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Answer Key FAQs

When will the Secretariat Assistant exam take place?

The notification for the Secretariat Assistant recruitment is not out yet.

Can I access previous years’ answer keys for preparing for the exam?

Yes, the previous year’s answer key is also available on the official website of Kerala PSC.

How can I challenge the Kerala PSC secretariat assistant answer key?

Kerala PSC releases a provisional answer key, the candidate can challenge the answer key with viable proof. Candidates must send their email to KPSC regarding this concern. 

Do I need my login credentials to download the KPSC answer key?

No, you do not need to login to download the KPSC answer key.

Are the answer keys released by unofficial websites and some of the coaching institutes reliable?

It is good to refer to the official website for checking the answers as these are verified by the Committee conducting the examination. The answers posted on unofficial websites can be misleading and might create panic among those who have appeared for the examination.

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