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Kerala PSC University Assistant 2019 Exam Notification and Mark Tips

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..

Submit your Confirmation
KPSC wants the candidates to submit their University Assistant exam confirmation from 23-03-2019 onwards.

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

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 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. 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 Number215/2018
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 Scale of Pay13900-24040/- Indian Rupees
Date of Publishing Rank List

Will there be a 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.
Unknown said…
Sir, any good study materials you recommend?
Alex George said…
You should start your study with Rank files based the latest syllabus. Do not forget to solve previous year PSC degree level question papers. Update your GK with the last two year events.
Unknown said…
sir,assistance provided for physically handicaped candidates attending psc tests
harikrishna said…
sir can you please tell me the university assistant exam date
Alex George said…
@ 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.
Unknown said…
I just want to know about confirmation.. Iam updated my number 2 days back.. Is university assitant confirmation over?
Alex George said…
No, it is not.
Unknown said…
Plz mention the cut off mark for dfrnt category
Alex George said…
PSC will publish the cut off mark for the main list and supplementary list when they publish the exam result.
Unknown said…
Sir i am an mba graduate.. can i apply for university assistant? Is there any job in psc for mba graduates???
Unknown said…
Sir i am an mba graduate. Can i apply for university assistant? Is there any job in kerala psc for mba graduate?
Alex George said…
@ 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.
Unknown said…
Which all universities are recruiting for
this post??
Alex George said…
@ 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.
Swathy J R said…
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.
Alex George said…
@ 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.
Unknown said…
Sir university assistant confirmation cheyan patiyilla.ini Confirm cheyan patille?
Alex George said…
@ 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.
Unknown said…
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
Unknown said…
Sir njan examin apply cheythilla. Confirmationnum chethilla. Paksha exam azhuthan aagraham und. Eni njan anth cheyyum
Alex George said…
@ 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.
Unknown said…
sir conform chaeyyan pattiyittu illengil hall ticket download cheyyan pattumo?ennu muthal anu hall ticket kittuka?
Alex George said…
If you didn't give confirmation, PSC will not generate hall ticket for that examination.
Krishna tulasi said…
How many vaccancies for University exams?

Alex George said…
PSC has not updated the number of reported vacancies yet.
Anonymous said…
I cannot give confirmation to university assistant exam what can I do pls give a solution
abraham said…
Sir,Is Karunya University,Coimbatore recognised by psc?
ashanarayanan said…
Sir, when will psc declare the univ asst shortlist?

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