Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment 2023 – Admit Card , Exam Pattern, Important Dates

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Kerala PSC CDS notification Kerala PSC had released the notification to recruit candidates for the post of  LDC (Lower Division Clerk) in various departments of the Kerala Government. 

  • 860 vacancies have been announced.
  • The selection process includes written exam and document verification.
  • .The pay scale for the appointed candidates will be in the range of INR 9190 to INR 15750 per month.

Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment 2023 Important Dates


Name of the Organization

Kerala PSC


Kerala PSC Full Form

Kerala Public Service Commission


Exam Conducting Body

Kerala PSC


Post Name

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)


Total Vacancy


To be Announced

Notification Release Date

30th November 2021

To be Announced

Last Date to Apply

5th January 2022

To be Announced 

Admit Card Release Date

12th September 2022

To be Announced 

Exam Date

24th September 2022

To be Announced 

Result Date

To be announced

To be Announced 

Job Location

Across various districts of Kerala


Across various districts of Kerala


Download Kerala PSC LDC Notification 2022 PDF Here!

Kerala PSC LDC Updates

12th September 2022: Kerala PSC LDC Admit Card Out

The Kerala PSC has released the admit card for LDC Recruitment. The exam will be held on 24th September 2022. Candidates can download their admit card using the link given below.

Direct Link to Download Kerala PSC Admit Card

Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment Vacancy 2023

The Kerala PSC LDC posts will be allocated as per the vacancies released across various districts of Kerala under direct recruitment. However, the vacancy detailsfor Kerala PSC LDC 2023 are not disclosed.  Although, here is the list of districts under which Kerala PSC LDC recruitment will take place as per last recruitment pattern:

  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kollam
  • Pathanamthitta
  • Alappuzha
  • Kottayam
  • Idukki
  • Ernakulam
  • Thrissur
  • Palakkad
  • Malappuram
  • Kozhikode
  • Wayanad
  • Kannur
  • Kasaragod

How to Apply Online for Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment 2023?

It is extremely simple and easy to apply online for Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment 2022. Before filling the online application, make sure you have important documents with you. Keep a passport size colour photo, and signature to be scanned. Also, keep your credit or debit card for the payment of application fees. Here’s the process:

Step 1: Go to the Kerala PSC official website.

Step 2: Candidates should register as per 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION' system to apply online for the post.

Step 3: Once the Kerala PSC registration ID and password is made, the candidate should go to the Kerala PSC Thulasi website and log in using their ID and password.

Step 4: Find the Kerala PSC LDC notification and click on the Apply Online link next to it.

Step 5: While applying online, the photo attached should be recent. The name of the applicant and the date on which the photograph was taken should be printed legibly below the photograph for your Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment 2022 form.

Applicants will be liable for any incorrect information they provide. The applications submitted for Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment 2023 can not be altered or deleted after submission and will be summarily rejected if found in non-compliance with the notification. Applicants should note down their username that they get when they apply online. This username is to be used for further communication as they get a notification for various stages of the exam.

Kerala PSC LDC Application Fee 2023

The aspirants of the Kerala PSC Lower Division Clerk recruitment should note that there is no application fee required to be submitted along with the application form as per last recruitment pattern. Hence, there are no application fees for the Kerala PSC Lower Division Clerk Recruitment Exam 2023.

Kerala PSC LDC Selection Process 2023

The written test determined if the applying candidate had been shortlisted for Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment 2023. There was no interview involved. The candidates who passed the written/online test were called for document verification and then recruited as per last recruitment pattern.

Written Test

The written test for Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment comprised an extensive syllabus to adjudge the capabilities of the applicants. The paper of 100 marks had questions based on general knowledge, English language, reasoning, simple arithmetic, and numerical aptitude as per last recruitment pattern. The pattern for the latest notification will be out soon. Candidates had to score more than the cutoff to receive a call for the next stage of the Kerala PSC selection process.

One Time Verification of Certificates

Candidates are required to verify the necessary certificates before the final selection. Documents like educational certificates, caste certificates, no-objection certificates, etc. had to be presented as per the guidelines provided by the regulatory authorities as per the last recruitment pattern. If a candidate fails to satisfy this requirement, he/ she is not recruited.

Required Certificates for Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment Certification Verification

This was the list of required certificates for the Kerala PSC LDC recruitment verification process as per last recruitment pattern:

  • SSLC Certificate (Marksheet)
  • Transfer certificate if applicable
  • Service certificate (for typists)
  • Equivalency certificate if applicable
  • One ID Proof (Could be the Aadhar card/ driving license/ ration card/ Voter’s ID)
  • Caste certificate
  • Birth certificate

Kerala PSC LDC Eligibility Criteria 2023

The basic eligibility for the Kerala PSC LDC recruitment is to be SSLC passed. Along with that, the candidate had to be in the age group of 18 – 36 and had to possess the documents required for verification.

Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for the KPC LDC Recruitment Exam is 18 years as per last recruitment notification while the upper limit is variable for different categories.

Following are the relaxations for different categories as per last recruitment notification.

Category-wise Kerala PSC LDC Upper Age Limit


Upper age-limit*


36 Years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

39 Years

Scheduled Class/ Scheduled Tribe

41 Years

*Subject to the condition that the maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50 years as per last recruitment notification.

3% of the vacancies shall be reserved for appointment of Differently-abled persons, limited to the categories of Low Vision, Hearing Impairment, and Locomotor Disability/ Cerebral Palsy as per last recruitment notification. As per existing Acts and Rules, relaxation in age and award of Grace marks will be given to the Differently-abled candidates as per eligibility which is announced as per the last recruitment notification.

Educational Qualification

For appearing in the Kerala PSC LDC examination, the minimum qualification for a candidate is to have passed the class 10th examination. Candidates having higher education can also apply as per last recruitment pattern.

Other Eligibility Conditions

Any candidate working as a typist in Kerala PSC or any other department, and having a certificate of passing class 10th were eligible for the Kerala PSC LDC Exam. These candidates must have at least 4 years of experience in the service. Such candidates need to have a certificate proving their tenure in the organization, from the Head of the Department that they were working for. There is no reservation for such candidates but, the upper age limit for such candidates was 40 years. There was a relaxation of 5 years for SC/ ST and 3 years for OBC candidates in terms of the age limit as per the last recruitment pattern.

Kerala PSC LDC Salary

Depending upon the post and the ambit of duties, the Kerala PSC LDC Salary for candidates who get through the recruitment exam is somewhere between INR 9190 to INR 15750 per month. These are according to government norms and rules and are subject to change as per the general standards and protocols being variable.

Check the more information on Kerala PSC LDC Salary here.

Kerala PSC LDC Syllabus 2023

Kerala PSC LDC Syllabus 2023 will be released along with the official notification. We will inform you as soon as any information is released by the officials. Meanwhile here is the Syllabus as per last recruitment pattern for your reference.

The Kerala PSC LDC exam is based on basic knowledge of the applicants of the knowledge acquired till matriculation. The Kerala PSC LDC syllabus as per the last recruitment notification is as follows:

Kerala PSC LDC Syllabus – Simple Arithmetic and Mental Ability

  • Numbers – Test of Divisibility
  • C.F and L.C.M – Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentage and Interest
  • Time and Work – Time and Distance
  • Area, Volume (Mensuration)
  • Calendar, Clocks, Train related questions
  • Problems on Age
  • Calculation and Logic – Coding and Decoding
  • Classification
  • Letter and Number Series
  • Finding odd one
  • Alphabetical Arrangement of Words – Date and Calendar
  • Direction

Kerala PSC LDC Syllabus – General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honors
  • Current events
  • Books
  • General Politics
  • Current Affairs – National and International
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days
  • Important Financial and Economic News
  • Books and Authors
  • Science – Inventions and Discoveries
  • Sports
  • India And Its Neighboring Countries
  • Culture
  • Scientific Research, etc.
  • Geography of India
  • Physical Features
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Demography
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Economy and Planning
  • History of India
  • Facts about Kerala
  • Renaissance of Kerala
  • Indian Constitution and Politics
  • Social Welfare Schemes
  • Important World, National and Regional Events

Kerala PSC LDC Syllabus – Malayalam/ Tamil

  • Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives
  • Sentence and Word Correction
  • Idioms, One Word Substitution
  • Synonyms, Antonyms
  • Use of Punctuation marks
  • Literature
  • Translation, etc.

Kerala PSC LDC Syllabus – General English

  • Grammar – Agreement of Subject and Verb
  • Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Comparison of Adjectives
  • Articles and Prepositions
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Correction in Sentences
  • Vocabulary
  • Gender
  • Singular and Plural
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Substitutes Problem concerning words
  • Idioms and their meanings

Kerala PSC LDC Exam Pattern 2023

The Kerala PSC LDC Exam Pattern of the previous year included 4 sections that need to be well-prepared for. Each section had a certain number of marks allocated, and thus, the weightage varied. The latest exam pattern is expected to be the same as that of the previous year. Candidates should prepare well after having a look at the table below featuring the Exam Pattern as per the last recruitment pattern for candidates to know which topics to focus on more.




Total Duration


Simple Arithmetic and Mental Ability


1 hour and 15 mins


General Knowledge and Current Affairs



General English



Regional Language (Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada)


Total Marks


The Kerala PSC LDC exam can be attempted in English, Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada languages as per last recruitment notification.

Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment Exam Date 2023

The Kerala PSC LDC Exam Dates have been announced. Candidates are requested to check the official website of Kerala PSC regularly for any notification regarding the date.


Tentative Exam Date 2022

Exam Date 2023

Kerala PSC LDC Exam Date 2022

24th September 2022

To be Announced

Check the Kerala PSC LDC Exam Dates here.

Kerala PSC LDC Admit Card 2023

The Kerala PSC LDC Admit Card has been released on the KPSC website. The candidates must keep their ID and password ready to download the admit card, though the date of release is yet to be announced. The process to download the  Admit Card 2023 is as follows:

Step 1: Visit the official website of Kerala PSC

Step 2: Look for the link to download KPSC LDC Admit Card.

Step 3: Now enter your details like date of birth, Roll No., to download the hall ticket.

Step 4: Download and print your admit card.

Kerala PSC LDC Cut Off 2023

The Kerala PSC LDC Cut Off is based on the difficulty level of the exam and the number of students that appear in the exam. The Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment Cut Off 2022 are expected to be similar to the previous year’s district-wise cut off given below:


Previous Year’s Kerala PSC LDC Cut off























Kerala PSC LDC Answer Key

The Kerala PSC LDC Answer Key 2023 is yet to be released on the website of the Kerala PSC. PrepForSure will notify all the candidates once the answer key is released after the conduction of the Kerala PSC Lower Division Clerk Recruitment Exam. The provisional and final Kerala PSC LDC answer keys will be released on the official website before the final one. A candidate can raise doubts/ complaints based on the provisional answer key. The process to download the Kerala PSC LDC Answer Key 2023 is as follows:

Step 1: Open the official website of Kerala PSC

Step 2: Click on the ‘Answer key’ option and select this year’s provisional/ final answer key after the page opens. The link will be active within a couple of weeks from the exam date.

Step 3: Candidates can then view and download the answer key.

Kerala PSC LDC Result 2023

Once the exam is conducted, the results would be announced by the Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) on their official website. A candidate must keep an eye on the official website after attempting the written exam, for the results. Until then, below is the stepwise procedure to download Kerala PSC LDC Results 2023:

Step 1: Open the official website of Kerala PSC

Step 2: Click on the ‘Ranked list’ option and select this year’s ranked list after the page opens.

Step 3: Candidates can then view and download the result.

Step 4: Click on this year’s ranked list to obtain the result. Candidates can also download the PDF format of this list for future reference.

Preparation Tips for Kerala PSC LDC

The Kerala PSC LDC exam is one of the prestigious government examinations of the Kerala State. Through this exam, candidates are selected for various Lower Division Clerk posts. Qualifying this exam is not as easy as it seems because several candidates apply for this exam. Now the question is ‘How to prepare for this exam?’. In the answer to this question, candidates can refer to the preparation tips given below to know how they can start their preparation.

  • Understanding the comprehensive version of syllabus and exam pattern for Kerala LDC is a good start. Once candidates know what subjects and subtopics the exam covers, the structure of the exam, they can start their preparations.
  • Now that candidates know all the subjects and topics questions are asked from, they must seek proper guidance. Aspirants can reach out to coaching centres and online classes to study. Before joining any of these classes clear out the basics as it helps to understand the topics easily.
  • Self-study is the key that helps to crack any examination. Prepare a study plan covering all the related topics of the exam. Most importantly, time-bound the preparation. This means to limit a particular topic preparation to certain hours/ day.
  • Methodical and well-arranged time table chart is a must for preparing for the LDC exam. The maximum number of right answers in a limited time is the goal we have to set for preparing the exam. Because time management is the key to succeed in the LDC exam. Daily practice makes every aspirant one step closer to succeeding the exam.
  • Practicing and working out previous year question papers is always an added benefit because one will get an idea as to what all topics they usually cover and identify the most repeated questions.

Kerala PSC LDC Transfer and Appointments of the Candidate

As far as the Kerala PSC LDC Recruitment is concerned, the selection of the candidates is done district wise. Candidates who are to be appointed in one particular district on the basis of the prepared ranked list are not transferred to any other district for at least 05 years. After 05 years from the day of the regular commencement of the job, if a candidate is getting transferred then this transfer will be based upon the set rules and regulations.

Kerala PSC LDC Exam Centre

The selection test for Kerala PSC LDC is conducted in the different exam centres of the selected districts. Candidates have to select the examination centre while filling the application form online. After that, they have to ensure that they report to the examination centre assigned to them at least one hour before the exam starts. Candidates who do not follow the same will not be allowed to appear in the examination.

Conditions of completing the 05 years service are not applicable to the transfer in the Kasaragod, Wayanad and Idukki districts. This concession is given to the candidate just to get transfer in these districts but they cannot request to get the transfer out of the above-mentioned districts. Government servants can avail this concession just once in their career. Also, those government servants who are posted in one district on a particular post are not allowed to apply for that post in any other district.

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