University Assistant Examination

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.

Kerala PSC Examination Syllabus

Some of the model questions prepared for the coming University Assistant examination based on the syllabus and repeated questions are:

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.

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.