Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Job Exam, Result, Salary

By | July 10, 2015

Secretariat Assistant is the highly lucrative job among the educated youths in Kerala. As thousands of young people compete for this post, Kerala Public service commission has a huge responsibility, when occasion for conducting the examination for this post comes. As the post offers really prestigious living after selection in the examination, it is a ‘dream job’ for most of the educated youths. The only exception is, advertisement for this post does not appear every year in the website of Kerala PSC, it comes once in the interval of 3-4 years.

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Job details

Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Job advertisement?

The candidates could log on to and find the advertisement in the notice board for fresh advertisements. However there is no such news for the job opening for the post of Secretariat Assistant as of now,we at Kerala PSC Login will keep you updating on latest news.  They could log in to their registered accounts and apply from there. Besides this, the advertisement also appears in most parts in media with all details;

  1. Date of the notification
  2. Qualification
  3. Date of written examination
  4. Other details

Necessary qualification for the post

  1. To participate in the written examination, the candidate needs to have completed graduation from a recognized university of Kerala.
  2. Any additional qualification needs to abide by the guidelines from Kerala PSC as it the ultimate authority to consider the legitimacy of the additional qualification.

Post Available under Secretariat Assistant 

There are total 7 post that comes under Secretariat Assistant job. Fresher will have to start his / her job from Assistant that will goes up to higher level post i.e Special Secretary and similarly salary will be increased based on promotion.

  1. Assistant
  2. Section Officer
  3. Under Secretary
  4. Deputy Secretary
  5. Joint Secretary
  6. Additional Secretary
  7. Special Secretary

Age Limit

There is age restriction for this job. Candidate applying for the job should have at least 18 year old and maximum 36 year old.However special age relaxation has been provided for OBC and SC/ST category.

  • General – 36 Years
  • OBC -38 Years
  • SC / ST – 40 Years

The process of application

  1. The candidates need to have completed registration of his/her personal details in the website of Kerala PSC.
  2. Then he or she could log in to his account to to click on ‘apply’ button of the post.
  3. He/she could take a print after submitting application for the post. It becomes helpful for reference in the future.

Does this examination need tough preparation?

As questions would appear from the core parts of subjects in degree- level study, the preparation for the examination requires really tough preparation from the candidates. The interested boys and girls could take coaching in different institutions across Kerala. They need to become thorough in the fundamentals of all the subjects.

Download the hall ticket

Once the candidates apply for the post, they could check into the website once again for downloading their hall tickets.  Unless they procure the hall tickets from the web-site, they would get admission in to the examination rooms. The candidates need to click on the link for hall ticket available in the website of Kerala PSC website.

Result of successful candidate and rank list

Before publishing the rank list, Kerala PSC also publishes a probability list. Those candidates, who have secured more marks than the cut-off marks given in the probability list, could expect selection in the examination.  After publishing the final rank list, Kerala PSC would send them appointment letters as per the available number of posts.


Pay Scale : Rs 13,900-24,040/  (applicable for Assistant post)

Question Paper

There will be 100 question asked during the examination. You just have to answer correct otherwise there is an option for negative marking ie 1/3 for every wrong answer.

4 thoughts on “Kerala PSC Secretariat Assistant Job Exam, Result, Salary

  1. Femina

    How many time taken to appoint the first person who get into the rank list in secretriat assistant


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