Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Recruitment 2021 Examination

Kerala PSC has invited applications for the post of Secretariat Assistant from qualified candidates.

The name of the vacancy is Assistant/ Auditor. The Public Service Commission will appoint candidates from the rank list in any one of the departments.
  1. Government Secretariat
  2. Kerala Public Service Commission
  3. Advocate General’s Office (Ernakulam)
  4. Local Fund Audit Department
  5. Office of the Vigilance Tribunal
  6. Special Judge
  7. Enquiry Commissioner Office

The age limit to apply for the vacancy of Secretariat Assistant in Kerala is 18 to 36 years. Both SC/ST and OBC candidates are eligible for upper age relaxation.

Starting monthly salary of Kerala Secretariat Assistant is 27800-59400/- Indian Rupees.

The educational qualification required to apply for the Kerala Secretariat Assistant examination is a degree from recognized Universities.
Notification NumberName of The PostLast Date to Apply

Secretariat Assistant 2021 Exam Syllabus & Study Materials
The key point to achieve a higher score in the PSC examinations is the syllabus-oriented preparation. You must choose study materials very carefully.

You must cross-check the study material with the latest Kerala Secretariat Assistant examination syllabus.

To get a detailed Kerala Secretariat Assistant examination syllabus and study materials based on it, follow this URL.
Kerala PSC Degree Level Examination Syllabus

Kerala Secretariat Assistant Repeated Questions
Let us check how to prepare for the latest Kerala Secretariat Assistant examination. PSC shows a tendency to repeat questions from its previous question papers.

To achieve a high rank in Kerala Secretariat Assistant 2021 examination, you should practice with the previous year's question papers.

You must give importance to certain question patterns.

While analyzing previous years' Secretariat Assistant question papers, we can see repeated question patterns.

You can check some of the questions asked in the previous year's question papers from the link list.

We will update links to download Kerala PSC's previous year's Secretariat Assistant question papers.
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How to Apply For Secretariat Assistant Examination
The public Service Commission will accept only the online mode of applications for the Kerala Secretariat Assistant vacancy. To apply online, follow the instructions below.
  1. The first step to applying for an Auditor post is to log in to the official Kerala PSC website using the link below

  2. Click on Notification

  3. Click on Click on Statewide - Direct - General Notifications

  4. Look for the notification for Assistant / Auditor from the list, and the category number is 57/2021. Click Apply
Minimum Eligibility to Apply for Secretariat Assistant Vacancy
  • The age limit to apply for Assistant /Auditor is 18 -36 years. Those who belong to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Communities will get the usual upper age relaxation.

  • The minimum educational qualification required to apply for the Assistant/ Auditor post is a Degree in any faculty from a recognized University or its equivalent.

Notification Number57/2021
Secretariat Assistant Scale of Pay27800-59400/- Indian Rupees
Number of Secretariat Assistant VacanciesAnticipated
Secretariat Assistant Exam Date
Cut Off Mark of Secretariat Assistant Exam
Date of Publishing Rank List

Career Growth & Promotion Chances of Secretariat Assistant
Compared to other posts in Kerala Government Service, Secretariat Assistant has better promotion chances.

The first promotion will be to the post of Senior Grade Assistant, and then he will be promoted as Assistant Section Officer.

Assistant Section Officers will get a promotion to the Section Officer post. Section Officer is a gazetted post.

The Section officer will get a promotion to the Under Secretary post. Under Secretary will be promoted to Deputy Secretary.

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant 2021 Exam Cut Off Mark
Public Service Commission prepares the rank list with everyone who scored equal or above the cut-off mark decided by them.

Cut Off mark of a PSC examination is decided based on the number of candidates PSC wants to put in a rank list.

CoreNetworkZ Team will update the possible cut-off mark of the Secretariat Assistant 2021 examination by consulting various candidates about the difficulty of the question paper.

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant 2021 Examination Date
Kerala PSC announced the examination date for the post of Assistant/Auditor {Govt. Secretariat/Kerala Public Service Commission/ Advocate General's Office(Ernakulam)/Local Fund Audit Department/Office of the Vigilance Tribunal/Special Judge and Enquiry Commissioner Office} category number 545/2017.

The examination date for category number 545/2017 was 13-October-2018 ( 01.30 PM to 03.15 PM). Public Service Commission wanted All the candidates to generate their hall ticket on or before 11-Aug-2018.


  1. Anoop S5:07 AM


    I have MA in History and looking for a respected post in Kerala Government Service. I want to know how to be selected as an Under Secretary in Secretariat Service. Is there any direct recruitment to Under Secretary post in Kerala Secretariat Service ? I have no reservation.

  2. @ Anoop

    If you are looking for direct entry to second gazetted post (like Under Secretary and Deputy Collector ) in Kerala Government Service, you should opt for Kerala Administrative Service. You can read more about it by following the link below.

  3. Which MBA have more vast opportunities?

  4. @ Arun Anand

    Can you explain your question a bit more?

  5. Hello Sir,I've an MBA degree and some experience and looking for a position in Kerala Government Service. But I'm having trouble figuring out what kind of position would be suitable with the kind of education and experience I'm used to.Can you kindly offer your input.

  6. @ Aparna

    You should try for degree level examinations conducted by Kerala PSC. For example Kerala Secretariat Assistant, Company Assistant, Municipal Secretary etc are good choices.

    Another golden opportunity is Kerala Administrative Service. Occasionally Kerala PSC invites applications from candidates who have MBA (with experience ) in certain subjects for senior posts in Government owned corporations. First step you have to do is to register on Kerala PSC official website and look for new exam notifications.

  7. Exam date of 547/2017

  8. Aparna Vinod9:31 AM


    Exam date for Secretariat Assistant Exam ? Which is the best PSC Coaching Institute I should go in Thiruvananthapuram ?

  9. @ Aparna

    PSC has not published the exam date.

  10. Sreekanth Nair7:01 AM

    Exam Date sir ?

  11. Hi, Alex George or some one Else...!

    Could you please tell me the how many years it will take us to reach the postion of section officer, how many years it will take for each promotion.?

  12. @ Praveendas

    It depends on your service record and the marks scored on the department tests.

  13. Hello Sir,
    Iam a Post Graduate in Nursing and can I able to write Secretariat Assistant exam for next time?

  14. Hello Sir,
    Iam a Post Graduate in Nursing and can I able to write Secretariat Assistant exam for next time?

  15. @ Hima Vijayan

    Since you have M.Sc nursing degree, you can apply for all degree level PSC examinations including Secretariat Assistant test.

  16. Sir,
    i got a message in my my mobile plz login &submit confirmation for writing the exam for cat.545/2017.. but when i checked it is there is no active confirmation in my site how can i confirm?

  17. Sir,please suggests a proper study material for degree level exams

  18. You need to confirm your willingness to write Secretariat Assistant examination on or before 11/Aug. PSC will activate the confirmation link by 23/July.

    You need to read current affairs booklets to score good marks. For general studies (mathematics, reasoning, English, Malayalam, Constitution, IT, etc.. ) I suggest rank files by popular PSC coaching institutes.

  19. Hi IAM preparing for Secretariat assistance exam but i have hearing impairment am I eligible for this post . Dis I have any reservations

  20. Hi , I'm preparing Secretariat Assistant exam but I have bsc nursing degree from Bangalore University is it acceptable??


  21. Candidates having the hearing impairment can apply for Secretariat Assistant Post. Kerala PSC gives 3% reservation for the physically handicapped in group C and D posts.

    Those having BSC Nursing can apply. Sometimes, PSC may ask you to produce an equivalency certificate from any Universities based on Kerala.

  22. Haai.. sir...
    What are the selection procedures.. is there any interviews for this exam????

  23. Hai Sir....
    what will be the selection procedure.. will be there any interviews for selection???

  24. I have a doubt is it a 2 level exam???I mean after objective test is there a descriptive test for the post.pls answer

  25. @ Varun C P

    You must appear for the OMR test. If you score more than cut off mark decided by PSC, they will put on the rank list according to the marks you scored. There is no interview, but the Public Service Commission will call you for a document verification process.

    It is not a 2 level exam as per the gazette notification number 545/2017. There is no descriptive examination for this time.

  26. Click here to download secretariat assistant previous year question papers and answers. href secretariat assistant previous solved question paper book pdf free download

  27. My friend who is a bank employee wish to write psc exams. Is NOC required for that?

  28. If he works for a Public Sector bank, he may need to obtain an NOC from his bank.

  29. I forgot to submit my confirmation to write secretariat assistant exam

  30. @ Rajesh R

    PSC will not generate hall-tickets for those who forgot to submit confirmation.

  31. What is the expected number of vacancies? Within how much rank would ensure the job for aspirants from general category?

  32. @ Google Looser

    The best way to predict the chances of getting selection is to analyze the previous rank list. You can see the total number of Secretariat Assistants selected from the current rank list by visiting the page.

  33. Sir passed B A English in a private collahe can i apply for secretariat assistant

  34. Sir i was pass out from a private college can i apply for secretariat assistant

  35. @ Unknown

    If the degree certificate issuing university has UGC recognition, you do not need to worry whether you studied in Private college or Government college.


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