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University Assistant

University Assistant exam is conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission. Till 2016, each University in Kerala used to conduct their own University Assistant exam. But after the spotting of appointment frauds in  Assistant exams ,the government of Kerala decided to hand over the duty of recruitment to the Kerala Public Service Commission.

Kerala Public Service Commission conducted the examination of University Assistant in the year 2016 with the category code 42/2016.The exam was held on May 24th, 2016 and 17,000 candidates were selected in the main and supplementary list. The recruitment was held for the 13 universities in Kerala including Kerala University.

Kerala PSC University Assistant Notification

The notification of the University Assistant will be available in the official website of Kerala PSC . It will also be available in the new notifications list in the profile of the candidate registered with Kerala PSC.

Kerala PSC University Assistant Application

Applications are invited by Kerala Public Service Commission through online mode only. The aspirants of Kerala PSC University Assistant must first register themselves in the ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION TULASI website as per Official Kerala PSC website. After registration, log into your just made profile using the id and password used during registration. Find the post you want to apply and click on ‘Apply Now’. No application fee is charged for either registration or application.

Kerala PSC University Assistant Salary

The scale of pay notified in the notification of University Assistant ranges from Rs 13,900-24,040\-

Kerala PSC University Assistant Age limit

Candidates applying for the post of University Assistant must be above 18 yrs and below 36 yrs of age .Age relaxations will be provided to the candidates according to the rules of reservation.

Kerala PSC Age Relaxation


Age Relaxation






Kerala PSC University Assistant Educational Qualification

A degree in any faculty from a recognized university or its equivalent.

Kerala PSC University Assistant Exam Pattern

*Kerala PSC University Assistant exam is a objective multiple choice based exam .

*The exam consists of 100 objective type based question from various topics.

*The maximum marks of the exam is 100.

*The duration of the exam is 1 hr 15 mts.

*The medium is English.

*Each question carries one mark

* .33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Kerala PSC University Assistant Syllabus

Part I –Quantitative Aptitude

LCM-HCF-Test of Divisibility -Numbers-Simplification-Ratio and Proportion-Percentage-Interest-Time and work-Time and Distance-Area and Volume-Calendar-Clocks-Trains-Problems on Age etc.

Part II-Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning

Sense of direction-Date and Calendar-Alphabetical Arrangement of words-Odd man out-Analogy-Common sense test-Numbers series-Coding and Decoding-Calculation and Logic-Odd man out-Dates and Calendar-etc

Part III-General Science

Important scientific phenomena-Other basic facts in the field of Science- Common scientific facts - etc

Part IV-Current Affairs

National and regional events related to political and scientific fields-Sports-Cinema and literature etc

Part V-Facts about India

Physical features-Geographical facts-Climate-rivers-soils-famous sites-Demography-economic and social development –National Development –Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning- Period from 1857-1947-National Movement -etc

Part VI-Renaissance of Kerala

Brahmanada Swami Sivyogi-Chatampi Swami-Sreenarayana Guru-Vaghbhatanadha-Thycaud Ayya-Ayya Vaikundar-Poikayil Yohannan –Ayankali-Pandit Karuppa-Mannathu Padmanabhan-V T Bhatathripadu-Dr Palpu –Kumaranasan-Vaikom Maulavi-Blessed Kuriakose Alias Chavara-etc 

Part VII-Constitution of India and Civil rights

Directive Principles-Basic Features-Union Government-Legislature- Fundamental rights and duties-Directive principle -union government-State Executives-Union Territories-General public service commission and its appointments-Legislature-State executive-Human rights -Human Rights Commission–Women Empowerment-Women’s Commission-Right to Information-Information Commission- Apex courts-Atrocities against Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes-

Part VIII-General English

Grammar Agreement of Subject and Verb-Correct usage of articles-Direct and Indirect speech-Active and Passive voice-Singular and Plural-Synonyms and Antonyms-Prepositions-Adjectives-Correction in Sentences-Vocabulory-Gender-Idioms and their meanings-One word Substitutes-Antonyms-Synonyms-etc

Part IX –Social welfare schemes and measures

Antdyodaya Anna Yojana- Balika smridhi Yojana- Bharath Nirman- Indira Awaz Yojana-Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana-NREGA-Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana-Samgra Awaz Yojana-National Food For Work Programme-Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Program me- Integrated Child Development Scheme -etc

Part X-Information Technology and Cyber Laws

Fundamental of Computers-Cyber Laws-Internet-etc

To view the Kerala PSC 2016 University Assistant notification