Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment- Coming Soon



Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment- The Kerala Public Service Commission will soon be releasing notification for the 2022 recruitment of Secretariat Assistant. It will mention details like eligibility and vacancies. Interested candidates can download the notification from the Commission’s official website. Meanwhile, read this article to know what to expect for the recruitment.

  • The candidates can expect a written exam and an interview as part of the selection process
  • Last year, there were 2500 vacancies available for the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant post
  • The salary expectations can be in the range of Rs. 27,800 to Rs. 59,400/-
Recruiting bodyKerala Public Service Commission
Official websiteKPSC
PostSecretariat Assistant
VacancyTo be announced
Mode of selectionWritten testInterview
Age Limit18-36 years
Educational QualificationGraduation in Arts, Science or Commerce field
SalaryRs. 27,800 to Rs. 59,400/-

Download Previous Year Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Notification 

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Vacancy 

Given below are the vacancy details for previous year’s KPSC Secretary Assistant recruitment.

OC (Open Competition)152
E (Ezhavas)160
SCSL- 04
STSL- 04
LC/AI (Latin Catholics and Anglo-Indians)256
OBC 167
SIUC N (South India United Church Nadar)163
Hindu N (Nadar)Within OC
SCCC (Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity)910
D (Dheevaras)286
B/T (Thiyyas and Billavas)08
LV (Low Vision)02
HI (Hearing Impaired)03
Differently Abled-LD (Locomotor disability )/ CP (Cerebral Palsy)02

How to Apply for KPSC Secretary Assistant Recruitment?

The dates for registration will be out as soon as the Commission releases a notification. Candidates will be able to apply through the Commission’s official website. Read the steps given below to understand the process.

Step 1: Visit the official website of KPSC

Step 2: Go to the latest news section. Look for the link to apply for Secretary Assistant post.

Step 3: Register yourself. Login using these credentials.

Step 4: Fill in important details and upload relevant documents.

Step 5: Make the fee payment and submit the application.

Application Fee

No application fee has to be paid while submitting the application.

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria in terms of age limit, educational qualification, and nationality is given as follows.

Age Limit

The applicant must be at least 18 years old and no older than 36. To be eligible for this post, candidates must have been born between the dates of 02.01.1985 and 01.01.2003 (both dates included).

The increased age relaxation limit is available to eligible candidates.

Educational Qualifications:

A degree in any discipline, such as Arts, Science, or Commerce, from a registered and recognized university in India, is required for the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Job. To apply for this position, you only need a high school diploma.


An Indian citizen or a Nepalese or Bhutanese subject is required. Tibetans who came before January 1, 1962, in India are also welcome. Candidates of Indian ancestry who have permanently relocated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, or the United Tanzanian Republic are also eligible to appear for the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment Exam.

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Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Selection Procedure

The selection will be based on the written/ OMR/ Online Objective examination. According to the new concept, the Commission may conduct a combined exam based on educational requirements that includes Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Through their One Time Registration profile, candidates must confirm their intent to take the exam. Such candidates can print and download their own Admission Tickets in the final 15 days before the test. Applicants who do not confirm their applications within the stated time range will be automatically rejected.

A uniform OMR test will be administered to both direct recruitment and transfer candidates.

Candidates who have been shortlisted will be called for an interview and document review.

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KPSC Secretariat Assistant Salary

Candidates who make it through the selection process will get recruited as the Secretariat Assistant. Secretariat Assistants in various levels of government are paid around Rs. 27800 to Rs. 59400 per month.

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Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Exam Pattern (Expected)

The Secretariat Assistant exam is a bachelor’s degree-level examination. A higher-level question is expected of candidates. The exam will be a 1 hour and 15 minutes objective exam with a 100-point score. The subjects are as follows.

Quantitative Aptitude
General Science
Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning
Facts about India
Current Affairs
Facts about Kerala
General English
Civil Rights and the Constitution of India
Information Technology and Cyber Laws
Social welfare schemes and Measures
Total1001 hour and 15 minutes

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KPSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment Cut Off (Expected)

For each exam, the minimum score required to be included in the ranked list. Only those candidates whose roll numbers appear on the ranking list will be evaluated for the vacancy of Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant. Because the cut off for the year 2021 has yet to be released, applicants can utilise the table below to see expected cut off marks for the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment Exam 2021:

Category Expected Cut Off Marks
SC (Scheduled Caste)76.00
ST (Scheduled Tribe)69.21
Latin Catholics76.00
OBC (Other Backward Castes)76.00
SIUC (South India United Church) Nadar76.00
SC Converts to Christanity75.12
Hindu Nadar76.00
Differently Abled- Low Vision63.40
Differently Abled- Hearing Impairment69.10
Differently Abled-LD (Locomotor disability )/ CP (Cerebral Palsy)75.18

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment FAQs

What are the criteria for the Secretariat Assistant position?

An applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised university in any discipline.

When will the Secretariat Assistant OMR test be held?

The dates are not out yet.

Where can I get the Hall Ticket for the KPSC Exam?

Candidates can obtain the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant hall ticket from the Commission’s official website as soon as it becomes available.

Will I be alerted when the Kerala Public Service Commission Secretariat Assistant Hall Tickets are released?

Yes, by subscribing to the commission’s official website, applicants can be notified when the Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Hall Ticket becomes available.

For how many marks will the KPSC written exam take place?

The maximum marks for the written exam will be 100.