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The preliminary exam of the excise officer consists of a total of 100 marks. The time to complete the test will be 75 minutes. The syllabus for the first stage of the Kerala PSC women civil excise officer exam is as follows:

Syllabus For General English 

  •        Idioms and Phrases 
  •        Sentence Improvement  
  •        Spelling Test  
  •        Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)  
  •        Fill in the blanks   
  •        Antonyms     
  •        Spotting Errors  
  •        Para Completion  
  •        Joining Sentences  
  •        Error Correction (Underlined Part)  
  •        Prepositions 
  •        Sentence Completion
  •        Active and Passive Voice  
  •        General English 
  •        Synonyms  
  •        Passage Completion  
  •        Substitution  
  •        Sentence Arrangement  
  •        Transformation

Syllabus For Reasoning                                                                             

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning 
  •  Puzzles 
  •  Logical Reasoning  
  • Data Interpretation  
  • Verbal Reasoning  
  • Data Sufficiency  
  • Analytical Reasoning

Syllabus For Quantitative Aptitude

  • Time and Work Partnership  
  • Ratio and Proportion  
  • Boats and Streams  
  • Compound Interest  
  • Averages  
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F  
  • Time and Distance  
  • Simple Interest  
  • Mensuration  
  • Permutations and Combinations  
  • Probability  
  • Simplification and Approximation 
  •  Races and Games  
  • Numbers and Ages  
  • Mixtures and Allegations  
  • Problems on Trains  
  • Volumes
  • Profit and Loss  
  • Odd Man Out  
  • Simple Equations  
  • Quadratic Equations  
  • Indices and Surds  
  • Percentages  
  • Areas  
  • Pipes and Cisterns  
  • Problems on Numbers

 Syllabus For General Awareness 

  • History  
  • General Knowledge   
  • Geography  
  • Current Affairs  
  • International & National Organizations  
  • Awards  Abbreviations  
  • Environment 
  • Indian Economy  
  • Authors  
  • General Science 
  •  Budget

Exam Pattern of Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer

 Applicants will be going through a 3-tier selection process. Candidates must go through the Women Civil Excise Officer exam pattern. It will help in scoring better and preparing as per the section. 

Phase I -Prelims Exam

The total time allocated for the First Phase of the Exam will be 75 min. There is a negative marking system of 1/3rd for wrong answers.

SubjectMaximum Marks
General Awareness50
Simple Arithmetic and Logical Reasoning20
General English20
General Knowlege in Regional Languages10

Phase II- Mains Exam: The candidates who are shortlisted in Phase I will be eligible for Phase II.

Phase III- Interview: For the selected applicant must have to qualify the three stages. The final selection is based on the merit list of the interview round.

Exam Preparation Strategy of Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer 

Candidates must keep a handy strong preparation technique for Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer 2022. The Planning Strategy for Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer 2022 is given below to make your job easier here:

  • Candidates should be aware of the Exam Pattern and Syllabus well in advance to keep their preparation strategy intact accordingly.
  • Take more and more Mock tests, so that you have enough confidence about the Exam Pattern and the type of questions that can be asked.

Recommended Books for Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer

Given below are some of the recommended books by the experts for the exam. Applicants can buy these books from online sites or from the nearest market. These are some of the shortlisted books.

SubjectName Of BookAuthor/Publisher
General EnglishQuick learning Objective General EnglishRS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
General AwarenessGeneral KnowlegeArihant
Reasoning AbilityA Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal ReasoningRS Aggarwal 
Quantitative AptitudeQuantitative  Aptitude for Competitive Examinations PaperbackRS Aggarwal 

Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer FAQ

What is the Exam Pattern for Phase 1?

Phase 1 will consist of an online test, consisting of 100 Marks with a time duration of 75 minutes.

For how many marks Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Office Stage 1 will be conducted?

 Stage 1 will be conducted for 100 marks.

How many phases of the Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer recruitment?

 There are three phases of recruitment, prelims, mains exam, and Interview.

How is the marking system of the exam? Is there a negative marking in the Kerala PSC Women Civil Excise Officer first stage of the examination?

Yes. There is a negative marking system.

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