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University Assistant Examination 2019 Notification by Kerala PSC

Kerala PSC has published the latest University Assistant exam notification. Public Service Commission has invited applications from eligible candidates to the post of Assistant in various Universities in Kerala. It is statewide direct recruitment, and the minimum educational qualification required is a Degree from any UGC recognized University. This article explains the mode of recruitment, expected cut off marks, the number of reported vacancies, starting monthly salary, expected questions with solved previous year question papers, etc..

The selected candidates shall be on probation for a period of two years on duty within a continuous period of three years during which they should pass the Secretariat Manual and Accounts test. The below chart shows the Kerala State University Assistant exam notification details.

Notification NumberName of The PostLast Date to Apply
215/2018University Assistant19.12.2018

How to Apply For University Assistant Examination
To apply for the vacancies of Assistant 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 215/2018. Click Apply

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 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 University Assistant post is 18-36. For OBC and SC/ST candidates can avail usual upper age relaxation.

How to Prepare For University Assistant Examination
We recommend you to 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 examinations.

For the latest University Assistant examination syllabus, visit the link below.
Kerala PSC Examination Syllabus

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

    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

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

Notification Number 215/2018
Name of The PostAssistant
Department Universities in Kerala
Number of University Assistant Vacancies Anticipated
University Assistant Exam Date
Cut Off Mark of University Assistant Exam
University Assistant Scale of Pay 13900-24040/- Indian Rupees
Date of Publishing Rank List

Will there be Separate Rank List of Different Universities?
The Only one ranked list will be published by Kerala PSC and candidates will be advised from that list against all the vacancies reported for the post 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

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


Anupama Thomas said…
Hello Sir,

When is the exam date?
Alex George said…
@ Anupama

PSC has not published the exam date yet.
Abdulla Shamim said…
Hello Sir, can Engineers apply for University Assistant post?
Alex George said…
@ Abdulla Shamim

Yes, Engineers can apply.
fab said…
I am bcom final year student. Can i apply for university assistant exam ?
Alex George said…
@ Fab

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 PSC helpdesk - 0471-2448165
Subin Phillip said…
Sir I am pursuing LLB 3 year course. Can I apply?
Alex George said…
@ Subin Phillip

Yes, you can apply.
Ajay said…
Sir, Is there any Interview before appointment?
Alex George said…
@ Ajay

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