Village Field Assistant in Kerala Revenue (123/2017) Examination

PSC has notified examination for the post Village Field Assistant in Kerala Revenue Department. Category number of the notification is 123/2017. According to this notification, anyone who has passed 10th Standard and having cycling skill can apply. There is no ineligibility for those having higher education standards to apply for Village Field Assistant. So, those who passed HSS, Degree etc can apply. Village Field Assistant is the new name given to the post Village Man in Kerala Revenue Department and is one of the few posts where PSC conducts direct recruitment to Revenue department. Public Service Commission conducts different examinations for each districts and there will be different question papers and cut off marks. Anyone who apply for Village Field Assistant can apply to only one district. Right now, only anticipatory vacancies are reported. So we do not know the exact number of vacancies in each districts. According to High Court verdict in 2006, women too can apply to Village Field Assistant post. This article explains Kerala Village Field Assistant exam patterns and previous year question papers.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicant must have passed at least 10th Standard and must know cycling. His /her age must be between 18 and 36. That means the date of birth must be between 02-01-1981 and 01-01-1999 including both dates. For OBC , SC and ST categories, the upper age limit is 39 and 42 respectively. Both men and women are eligible to apply for Village Field Assistant. There is no restriction on those having higher education qualifications.

Syllabus and Exam Pattern
PSC conducts OMR based objective type examination for Village Field Assistant post. There will be 100 questions in the question booklet. Date of examination is not yet published. The department rank of Village Field Assistant is just above last grade services. So the exam syllabus of Village Filed Assistant is:

Examination Syllabus

Sample Questions
Some syllabus based model questions for Kerala Village Filed Assistant Examination.
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How to Apply
To apply for Village Field Assistant post, you must login to Kerala PSC official website and look for the category number 123/2017 under notification. If you see the alert 'You are Ineligible' when you click Apply button, choose the option to change qualification and select the one in your profile. It is a district wise selection and you can choose only one district. The direct link to login your PSC account:

District wise Vacancies
DistrictExamination Date Cut Off Mark Date Of Publishing of Rank list
Trivandrum --- --- ---
Kollam --- --- ---
Pathanamthitta --- --- ---
Alappuzha --- --- ---
Kottayam --- --- ---
Idukki --- --- ---
Ernakulam --- --- ---
Thrissur --- --- ---
Palakkad --- --- ---
Malappuram --- --- ---
Kozhikode --- --- ---
Wayanad --- --- ---
Kannur --- --- ---
Kasaragod --- --- ---

Details at a Glance
Name of the post                          : Village Field Assistant

Type of recruitment                       : Direct

Salary scale of Village Field Assistant   :  17500 - 37500 Indian Rupees

Last date of receipt of applications      :-05-07-2017 Wednesday upto 12 midnight

Number of vacancies                       : anticipated 

Examination date                          :

Date of publishing of rank list           :

Village Field Assistant Cut off mark      :

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Expected Questions

It is better you start studying for Village Field Assistant test as soon as possible using the sample questions and answers provided below.
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Kerala Beverages Corporation LD Clerk Examination 2016

After nearly two years waiting, PSC has announced the exam date for Lower Division Clerk in Kerala Beverages Corporation. It was in 2014, Kerala Public Service Commission invited applications for LDC in Kerala State Beverages (Manufacturing & Marketing) Corporation Limited. Application category number is 426/2014. PSC had conducted examination for Beverages Corporation Assistant Grade 2 ( Category number 426 / 2014 and 561/2014) before they announced the LDC exam date. Examination date for LD Clerk in Beverages Corporation is 22-October-2016. The medium of examination is Malayalam and for linguistic minorities, question paper will be in Tamil and Kannada. For those who have applied for this post can download their hall tickets from Kerala PSC official website from 07-10-2016 onward.

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Bevco LDC Exam Review

More than 4 lac applicants attended the exam and the over all review of LD Clerk in Beverage Corporation examination is:

Section Level of Toughness
English Simple-Average
Mathematics Simple
Reasoning Simple
Malayalam Average
GK Medium-Tough

Answer Key

Kerala PSC has uploaded provisional answer key for the Beverages Corporation LD Clerk Exam conducted on 22-Oct-2016. You can download the provisional answer key from Kerala PSC official website and inform PSC about any mistakes in key within 10 days.

Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Let us analyse Beverages Corporation LD Clerk examination syllabus and pattern. There will be 100 questions in the OMR based examination and you must complete it with in 75 minutes. The question paper will be in Malayalam. Correct answer will gain one mark and each wrong answer attract 0.33 negative marks. There is no negative mark for unattended questions in Kerala Bevco LD Clerk test. The above pattern was true for Assistant Grade 2 in Beverages Corporation but the medium of exam was English. Detailed Beverages Corporation LD Clerk exam syllabus and expected questions are updated below.
LDC Examination Syllabus

Number of Vacancies and Salary Structure
Kerala Public Service Commission has not published the exact number of LD Clerk vacancies in Beverages Corporation. Once PSC announced the actual number of LDC and Assistant Grade 2 post vacancies, we will update here. There is a difference in salary package of Assistant Grade 2 and LD Clerk in Kerala Beverages Corporation. Assistant Grade 2 in Bevco has the scale of pay 11620 - 20240. The salary scale of LDC in Bevco is 9190 - 15780.

Details at a Glance

Name Of the Post : LD Clerk

Category Number : 426/2014, 561/2014

Number of Vacancies: Anticipated

Salary Scale : 9190 - 15780 Indian Rupees

Exam Center: Will be Notified in hall ticket

Exam Date : October-22-2016 (1:30 pm to 3:15 pm)

Expected Cut off marks : will be updated

Date of publishing rank list :

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Vazhvanthol Waterfalls Near Trivandrum City

For those, who are looking for an adventurous trekking spot near Trivandrum city, Vazhvanthol Waterfalls is a good choice. Unlike most tourist spots in Thiruvananthapuram, Vazhvanthol is not popular yet and you can expect enough privacy there. Anyone who does not want to face a crowd in an adventurous trekking, I strongly recommend this place. One day trip to Vazhvanthol waterfalls through the reserve forest is more than enough to refresh your mind.

How to Reach Vazhvanthol Waterfalls
If you are searching for a tourist location with waterfalls very near to Trivandrum city, visit to Vazhvanthol is a must. It is nearly 45 KM journey from the heart of Trivandrum city to reach there.
Photos of Vazhvanthol Waterfalls
From Trivandrum central, you must go to Nedumangad and from there you must head to Vithura. Then take Bonacaud route till you reach Kanithadam. There is a forest check post at Kanithadam. You must pay entry fee at check post to get permission to enter the forest area. Exact fee for each person and vehicle is displayed at the counter.
Kanithadam Check post
Once you obtain permission from the check post, you can drive for nearly one Kilometer and from there you must start walking. The distance between Kanithadam check post and Vazhvanthol waterfalls is 2.2 KM.

Nearest Railway Station and Airport
Trivandrum Central is the nearest railway station and Thiruvananthapuram International Air port is the nearest airport.

Our Trip Experience

Before picking Vazhvanthol, we spent enough time to search for best wild life areas and waterfalls in Thiruvananthapuram. After considering the huge crowd, we strike out popular spots and chose the less explored Vazhvanthol waterfalls.
vazhvanthol waterfalls
We were a team of 15 members lead by Vino and Siju George Kureekkattu, who are experienced wild life tourists, started our journey from Trivandrum central at 11:30 AM.
Siju George Kureekkattu

We reached Kanithadam check post with in 90 minutes travel. We knew, it was a forest area and no shops and hotels available. So we had food and water as parcel. After spending a little time with local tribal people and visiting their worship place, we continued our walking through jungle to Vazhvanthol waterfalls.
As we expected the route is adventurous and took more time to cover 2.2 KM than usual.

  • Do not forget to bring Food and Water since there is no shops available

  • Do not carry plastic bags

  • Do not disturb wildlife