Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern 2021 -  Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme for Prelims & Mains Exam

Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern 2021 - Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme for Prelims & Mains Exam

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Oct 25, 2021Kerala PSC has released the mains admit card for various posts under LGS exam, Check Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria, Preparation Tips, Question Papers, here.
Kerala PSC has released the mains admit card for various posts under LGS exam, Check Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria, Preparation Tips, Question Papers, here.
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Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern 2021

The Kerala Public Service Commission has released the new Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern on the official Kerala PSC website keralapsc.gov.in. All the aspirants who are interested in the examination and are going to apply online for the Kerala state government services must verify the latest exam pattern of the Kerala PSC LGS exam to begin their preparation. The Kerala Public Service Commission examines various Lower Grade Servants posts. The Kerala PSC LGS exam is one of the most important exams among job aspirants.

From 2021 onwards, The Kerala PSC LGS exam will be conducted in two stages; Preliminary exam and Mains exam. Both the exams are objective-type OMR-based tests. The time allotted for the examination is 1 hour 15 minutes ( 75 Minutes). The maximum mark of the Kerala PSC LGS exam is 100. Each question of the examination carries one mark, and there is a negative marking of 1/3 for every wrong answer.

Lakhs of aspirants waiting for this examination. Kerala PSC LGS examination is a district-wise examination, which means each district of Kerala conducts a separate examination for LGS posts. From 2021 onwards, Kerala PSC will make some changes in the exam pattern and syllabus of the Kerala PSC LGS examination. We have discussed the new Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern 2021. By going through this, candidates could get an idea about the exam pattern, syllabus, mark distribution of Kerala PSC LGS exam 2021.

Kerala PSC LGS Exam 2021 Highlights

The highlights of the Kerala PSC LGS exam pattern are described below. Check the important points here:

Kerala PSC LGS Exam 2021

Conducting Body

Kerala Public Services Commission (Kerala PSC)

Category

Exam Pattern


Exam Name

Kerala PSC Lower Grade Servants Examination 2021

Total Marks

  • Prelims: 100 marks
  • Mains: 100 marks

Time Duration

  • Prelims: 75 Minutes
  • Mains: 75 Minutes

Mains Exam Date

November 27, 2021

Official Website

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Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern 2021 - Selection Criteria

From the year 2021, the Kerala PSC LGS exam has two stages of the selection process. The Kerala PSC LGS Selection procedure starts with the online application through the official website. After successful submission of the Kerala PSC LGS online application, aspirants will be invited for the preliminary exam. Candidates who passed the preliminary exam will be called for the LGS Mains exam. The various steps of the Kerala PSC LGS selection process involve: 

  • Stage I: Prelims Exam
  • Stage II: Mains Exam

The final selection of the meritorious candidates will be made based on the marks secured on the Mains exam. The marks of the prelims exam are not taken for making the final list. It is only treated as a screening test.

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Kerala PSC LGS Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

The Kerala PSC LGS Prelims Exam has four sections of subjects. The sections are General English, Regional Language (Tamil/ Kannada/Malayalam), Simple Arithmetic & Mental Ability, and General Knowledge & Current Affairs. Check the detailed marks distribution described below.

Subjects

Marks Distribution

Time Duration

Kerala Facts

10

1 hour and 15 minutes

(75 Minutes)

India Facts

10

History of India

10

Constitution & related details

10

Natural Science: Biology

10

History of Kerala ( More weightage to Kerala Renaissance)

10

Physical Science (Chemistry and Physics)

10

Current Affairs ( between up to 2 years)

10

Quantitative Aptitude and Mental Ability

20

Total

100

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Kerala PSC LGS Mains Exam Pattern 2021

The Kerala PSC LGS Mains Exam has questions from four sections. They are General English, Regional Language (Tamil/ Kannada/Malayalam), Simple Arithmetic & Mental Ability, and General Knowledge & Current Affairs. Check the marks distribution in the tabular format.

For the LGS Mains examination, candidates must have cemented knowledge on topics that are mentioned in the syllabus.

Kerala LGS Mains Exam Pattern 2021

Subjects

Marks

Time duration

History ( Indian and Kerala)

5

1 hour 15 Minutes

(75 Minutes)

Kerala and Indian Geography

5

Basic Economics

5

Indian Constitution and related details

5

Kerala- Governance, and Administration

5

Public Health and social welfare policies

6

Sports, Literature, Arts, Culture

 5

General Science

6

Basics of Computer Science

3

Important Government Acts

5

Current Affairs (up to 2 years)

20

Quantitative Aptitude and Mental Ability

10

General English

10

Regional Languages (Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil)

10

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Kerala PSC LGS Exam Syllabus 2021

Having proper knowledge of the syllabus of Kerala PSC LGS examination 2021 gives the upper hand to the candidates who are preparing for the examination. The syllabus of both Kerala PSC LGS prelims and mains examination is the same.

General studies and Current Affairs

  • Geography of Kerala and India.
  • History of India & Kerala,
  • Polity
  • Administration and policies
  • Banking system,
  • Economics
  • Science
  • Literature
  • Environment
  • Books & Authors,
  • Awards and achievements
  • Sports
  • Kerala Renaissance

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  • Yes, there are some changes that occurred in the Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern. The major change is Kerala PSC LGS exam is conducted in two stages; Prelims and Mains.

  • General Studies has the highest mark weightage for the Kerala PSC LGS exam 2021

  • Yes, As per the new Kerala PSC LGS Exam Pattern current affairs has high importance in the exam.

  • Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada are the regional languages specified in the Kerala PSC LGS exam 2021.

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