University Assistant 2023 Exam Notification by Kerala PSC

Kerala PSC has published the latest University Assistant exam notification.

Public Service Commission has invited applications from eligible candidates for the Assistant post in various Universities in Kerala.

It is statewide direct recruitment, and the minimum educational qualification required is a Degree from any UGC-recognized Institution.

To study the solved previous year's University Assistant question papers, visit the link below.

This article explains the recruitment mode, expected cut-off marks, the number of reported vacancies, starting monthly salary, expected questions with solved previous year question papers, University Assistant job description, promotion chances, etc.

The Latest University Assistant Notification By Kerala PSC

Check the table below to view the latest University Assistant Recruitment notification by the Kerala PSC.

Notification NumberName of The PostLast Date to Apply
486/2022University Assistant04-01-2023
215/2018University Assistant19.12.2018

To check when Kerala PSC will conduct the next University Assistant examination, go to the table at the bottom of this page.

How to Apply For University Assistant Examination

To apply for the vacancies of Assistants in various Universities in Kerala, follow the steps below.

  1. Log into the official Kerala PSC website using the link below.

  2. Click on Notification.

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

  4. Now you need to Look for the notification for Assistant from the list, and the category number is 486/2022.

    Click Apply.

University Assistant Probation and Promotion Rules

The selected candidates shall be on probation for two years on duty, within (a continuous period of) three years, during which they should pass the Secretariat Manual and Accounts test.

Those who fail to complete the probation will not receive any promotion.

Kerala University Assistant Exam Confirmation Date

KPSC wants the candidates to submit their University Assistant exam confirmation before allotting the hall tickets.

Those who fail to submit the confirmation will not be able to attend the examination.

Am I Eligible to Apply for University Assistant Post?

Before applying for the Assistant post in Universities in Kerala, you must ensure that you have the prescribed eligibility. Check the minimum requirements to apply for the university Assistant recruitment test conducted by Kerala PSC.

  1. Educational Qualifications Required
    The candidate must have a degree from a recognized University.

  2. Age Limit to Apply
    For the general category, the age limit to apply for the University Assistant post is 18-36. OBC and SC/ST candidates can avail of usual upper-age relaxation.

How to Prepare For University Assistant Examination?

We recommend you follow a strict syllabus-based exam preparation to score higher marks in the examination conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission.

The University Assistant exam syllabus is the same syllabus followed by Kerala PSC for its degree-level test.

Prepare for both the prelim and main examinations. Those who score the minimum cut-off in the prelims will get selection for the University Assistant main examination.

For the latest University Assistant examination syllabus, visit the link below.

Some of the model questions prepared for the coming University Assistant examination based on the syllabus and repeated questions are:
  1. Previous Year Solved Question Papers
  2. Model General Knowledge Questions asked in Kerala University Assistant Examination
    1. Samadhi Sthal Of Popular Indian Leaders
    2. Diseases & Vaccines
    3. Medical Treatment Techniques

  3. Questions Asked in Logical and Numerical Analysis
    1. Questions in LCM & HCF
    2. Questions & Solutions on Time & Work

When will be the next university assistant exam?
Check the exam chart at the bottom of this page to check the next University Assistant examination date and time.

The below chart shows the University Assistant starting salary, number of reported vacancies, exam date, date of publishing rank list, etc.

Notification Number486/2022
Name of The PostAssistant
DepartmentUniversities in Kerala
Number of University Assistant VacanciesAnticipated
University Assistant Exam Date
Cut Off Mark of University Assistant Exam
University Assistant Pay Scale39300-83000/- Indian Rupees
Date of Publishing Rank List

Will there be a Separate Rank List of Different Universities?

Kerala PSC will publish only one rank list.

The candidates will get advice from that list against all the vacancies reported from all the Universities in Kerala.

  1. Recruitment For Welfare Officer Grade 2 in Kerala Jail Department
  2. Police Sub Inspector Recruitment by TNUSRB
  3. Government High School Teacher Appointment

How Much is the in-hand salary of a University Assistant?

The government of Kerala decides the salary of a University Assistant. As per the latest pay commission, a University Assistant will get basic pay 39300-83000 Inidan Rupees per month. They also get DA, TA, etc.

Can I Choose a Specific University For the Assistant Appointment?
No. Candidates have no right to claim an initial appointment at any particular university.


  1. Anupama Thomas9:57 AM

    Hello Sir,

    When is the exam date?

    1. @ Anupama

      PSC has not published the exam date yet.

  2. Abdulla Shamim7:09 PM

    Hello Sir, can Engineers apply for University Assistant post?

  3. I am bcom final year student. Can i apply for university assistant exam ?

    1. Generally, Kerala PSC allows only candidates with a degree at the time of degree-level exam notification. If you cannot obtain your degree at the time of exam notification, Kerala PSC may reject your application.

      For further inquiry, I suggest you contact the PSC helpdesk - 0471-2448165

  4. Subin Phillip11:02 AM

    Sir I am pursuing LLB 3 year course. Can I apply?

  5. @ Subin Phillip

    Yes, you can apply.

  6. Sir, Is there any Interview before appointment?

  7. @ Ajay

    KPSC will invite you for a document verification process before they publish the rank list. But it is not an interview.

  8. Sir, any good study materials you recommend?

    1. Start your study with Rank files based on the latest syllabus. Do not forget to solve the previous year's PSC degree-level question papers. Update your GK with the last two years' events.

  9. sir,assistance provided for physically handicaped candidates attending psc tests

  10. sir can you please tell me the university assistant exam date

  11. sir can you please tell me the university assistant exam date

  12. @ Unknown

    PSC provides some assistance to candidates with disabilities. You may read the article by visiting the link below.

    @ Hari Krishna

    PSC has not published the exam date yet.

  13. I just want to know about confirmation.. Iam updated my number 2 days back.. Is university assitant confirmation over?

  14. Plz mention the cut off mark for dfrnt category

  15. PSC will publish the cut off mark for the main list and supplementary list when they publish the exam result.

  16. Sir i am an mba graduate.. can i apply for university assistant? Is there any job in psc for mba graduates???

  17. Sir i am an mba graduate. Can i apply for university assistant? Is there any job in kerala psc for mba graduate?

  18. @ Shree Gk

    Yes, MBA graduates can apply for the University Assistant post.

    PSC occasionally calls MBA graduates for specific posts like Assistant Manager posts in Government-owned companies.

  19. Sir,
    Which all universities are recruiting for
    this post??

  20. @ Angel Joseph

    This recruitment is for all the universities mentioned in Rule 2a (i to xiii) of the Kerala Public Service Commission Act 2015.

    Any available Assistant vacancies in universities in Kerala will be filled from this rank list.

  21. sir,
    Is it mandatory to have a malayalam language certificate for university assistant exam 2019.
    I have not learned malayalam offically in school or college level ,but i know language.

  22. @ Swathy J R

    It is not mandatory. If you are a nonnative, PSC may want to you to pass a Malayalam exam within 2 years from your appointment.

  23. Sir university assistant confirmation cheyan patiyilla.ini Confirm cheyan patille?

  24. @ Unknown

    You should log in to your PSC profile through the official website and check whether the confirmation option available yet under the confirmation tab.

  25. Eppozhan university assistant examina kurich njan ariyunnath.ethvara phonil net ellayirunnu. Azhuthan aagraham und. Apply cheythittilla. Confirmationum cheythittilla. Eni njan anth cheyyum annariyathe erikkukayan. Njan orupad aagrahicha examayirunnu. Eni anikk anthenkilum cheyyan kazhiyumo

  26. Sir njan examin apply cheythilla. Confirmationnum chethilla. Paksha exam azhuthan aagraham und. Eni njan anth cheyyum

  27. @ Unknown

    PSC will not accept Application for university Assistant exam ( of current notification number 215/2018) anymore. You should wait for the next PSC job notification.

  28. sir conform chaeyyan pattiyittu illengil hall ticket download cheyyan pattumo?ennu muthal anu hall ticket kittuka?

  29. If you didn't give confirmation, PSC will not generate hall ticket for that examination.

  30. How many vaccancies for University exams?

    1. PSC has not updated the number of reported vacancies yet.

  31. Anonymous11:20 PM

    I cannot give confirmation to university assistant exam what can I do pls give a solution

  32. Sir,Is Karunya University,Coimbatore recognised by psc?

  33. #sir ini adutha UP school assistant exam eppozhanu

  34. Sir, when will psc declare the univ asst shortlist?


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