Kerala Public Service Commission Recruitment 2011 : Deputy Collector – Land Revenue
Kerala Public Service Commission issued notification for the Deputy Collector Recruitment as per the Gazette Date 31.12.2010 and Category no. 441/2010. last Date of Application is 09.02.2011.
Name Of Post : Deputy Collector
Department : Land Revenue
Scale of Pay : Rs. 12930-20250/-
Total Number of posts : 4
Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment
AGE: 20 to 35 years, Candidates should be born between 02.01.1975 and 01.01.1990(both dates are included)
1. Candidates must have obtained B.A., B.Sc. or B.Com. Degree or any equivalent or higher degree of any recognized University.
2. Must satisfy a medical Board as to his Physical Fitness and capacity for active outdoor work.
Valid candidates will be called for written examinations. Two type of examination will be held. First is Preliminary and second is Final Examinations. Candidates who passed the preliminary examination will be eligible for appearing final examination. Candidates who passed the final examination will be called for interview. After the interview KPSC put up a rank list in this regard and as per that list, KPSC will the advice memo.
Syllabus for Deputy collector Examination
1. Preliminary Examination
a) General Knowledge and Current Affairs - 50 marks
b) English Language – Vocabulary & Grammar - 25 marks
c) Test of Reasoning including quantitative SSLC Level Mathematics - 25 marks
Medium of Questions is English.
2. Final Examination
Final Examination consists of two papers.
Paper I – General Studies
Duration : 3 hours
This Paper will consists of 4 parts
1) Cultural Heritage of India with emphasis on 20th century.
2) Post Independent Indian Polity.
3) Social and Cultural Movements in Kerala
1) Present Indian economy in the Global Environment.
2) Development and Environmental Issues.
3) Kerala Economy
a) Kerala Model Development
b) Food Security
c) Group Initiatives
d) Role of Non Resident Indians
e) Role of Co-operatives
f) Women Empowernment.
Part 3 A
1) A General Overview of the Indian Constitution
2) 86th Amendment to the Constitution and Consequential Enactments.
3) Role of District Collectors in Administration – Situation Analysis.
Part 3 B
1) Recent Land Laws enacted in Kerala:-
2) Kerala Protection of River bank and Regulation of removal of sand Act, 2001
3) Ecological Fragile Land Act, 2005
4) Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wet Land Act,2008.
5) Decentralisation in Administration – Local Self Government.
1) Science and Technology – Information Communication Technology, Space Technology etc.
2) General Awareness of the modern trends in life sciences.
Paper II – Data Appreciation, Problem Solving and Essay Writing
Time :1 hour
Peper II having 3 parts.
Part I – Data Appreciation and Interpretation
In this part, candidates will be asked to draw their own conclusions from the data
presented in a tabular form or graphically or otherwise.
Part II – Problem solving
In this part, duly 'structured' situation will be presented to the candidates and asked to suggest their own solution to the problems arising out of the situation. Alternatively they maybe called upon to prove their understanding of the situation by answering certain searching questions based on the situation.
Part III – Essay Writing
In this part, the candidates will have to write a short essay which would not exceeding 500 words on a given specific topic.
Medium of Questions is English. Candidates can answer the questions either in English or in the Regional Languages Malayalam, Tamil or
Kannada. The same medium should be used throughout. But Part III should be answered in Malayalam or Tamil or Kannada.
Important Dates : Deputy Collector Examination by Kerala PSC
Last date for application : 9th February, 2011 Wednesday up to 5.00 pm
Date of Preliminary Examination : 09.04.2011
Date of Final Examination : 16.07.2011
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