HOW TO PREPARE FOR LDC MAINS EXAM 2021 – Blog | Talent Academy, Kerala



Kerala PSC has released the syllabus for the most-awaited LD Clerk main exam and it’s time to accelerate your preparation. We have been eagerly waiting for this since the 10th level common preliminary exam was over and now, we have a proper direction to follow. Now we should not waste our time thinking about the exam date, but focus more on our studies.

LDC examination is one of the most popular exams conducted by the Kerala PSC in terms of participation and total number of appointments. This is mainly because, the candidates who have cleared the 10th standard onwards are eligible for appearing in this exam (Provided they have reached the minimum required age limit). Other attractions are a greater number of vacancies and proximity to the home place with regard to the posting.

The quest for a government job is ever increasing these days due to many factors such as job security, decent pay-scale, social status, opportunity to serve the people etc. So does the competition. Without a proper strategy it’s not possible to clear such exams. Let’s discuss some of the main points one should understand for developing a better strategy.

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What is the exam pattern for LD Clerk Main Exam 2021?

The exam will be held for 100 marks and it includes 100 multiple-choice questions. Each right answer will give you one mark where a wrong answer will lead to a penalty of 1/3 marks. Total duration of the exam is 75 minutes.

Now we can discuss the preparation strategy in detail.

Always Follow the Syllabus:

This is the first step one should follow, when preparing for any competitive exam. This is more relevant under the current scenario as there are too many resources/study materials available online these days, one may easily get confused, what to learn and what not to learn. To overcome this situation, you should have a thorough understanding of the syllabus. You should thoroughly analyse and follow the syllabus. Always keep the syllabus with you and stick to the syllabus when you study. This will help you to identify what is relevant from the exam point of view and you can easily save your precious time from learning unwanted/unrelated things. You can download the LDC Main Exam 2021 syllabus from the link given below:

Click here for syllabus.  

Also, it’s important to spend time for each subject based on the weightage of mark given to that particular subject. For your reference the subject wise mark distribution table is given below:

i. History5
ii. Geography5
iii. Economics5
iv. Indian Constitution5
v. Kerala – Governance & System of Administration5
vi. Life Science & Public Health6
vii. Physics3
viii. Chemistry3
ix. Arts, Literature, Culture, Sports5
x. Basic of Computer3
xi. Important Acts5
5REGIONAL LANGUAGE(Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil)10
  • Analyse previous year question papers:

Though this is the first time a main exam is introduced for LDC, analysing previous years’ LDC question papers will help you a lot. This is as important as analysing the syllabus. Previous year question papers will help you to understand the nature of the questions asked, exam pattern etc. Once you are thorough with the syllabus and previous year question papers, you will have a fair idea of what is required for clearing this exam. The moment you read some materials or attend classes, you will be able to correlate things such as which part of the syllabus it comes, the type of questions asked from those area in the previous years and based on that what type of questions one can expect in upcoming exam etc. Talent Academy’s LD Clerk Previous Questions & Explanation will be your perfect companion in this regard. It not only provides previous year questions & answers with explanation, but included the connected facts as well. So, this will save a lot of time for you from doing the research work for finding connected/related facts. You can buy this book from the following link.

BUY Online (LD Clerk Previous Questions & Explanations).

  • Select one Best LD Clerk Rank File for your preparation.

Selecting the best study material is the starting point of your journey to success. Rank File is a must for your immediate success as most of the aspirants follow rank files as the basic material for their preparation you don’t avoid it. As everyone knows most of the candidates (from a beginner to the veteran) follow Talent Rank Files. Talent Academy’s Rank File is prepared with the utmost care, cater to the needs of the students. It’s strictly as per the syllabus and with no mistakes. It covers everything which is relevant for the exam and thus make sure that no stones are left unturned in your journey to success. Its available in all popular bookstalls across Kerala. Also, you can buy it online from the following link.

BUY Online (LDC MAINS SCERT PLUS – Vol 1 & 2)

  • Read newspapers daily:

Current Affairs plays a crucial role in most of the competitive exams and Kerala PSC Exams are no exemption. It is important that one should have the basic idea about what is happening around and form one’s own opinion about the same for being successful in exam as well as life/career. Many students consider current affairs as a tough row to hoe. If you read a newspaper every day and note down the points, you can crack it with ease. In addition to this, you can use the Current Affairs Books published by Talent Academy, which covers all the important current affairs relevant from the exam point of view. The Daily Current Affairs classes provided in Talent Academy’s YouTube Channel is very much useful for those who are preparing for Kerala PSC Exams. (Remember, PSC has already started to weigh more on current affairs nowadays, as a part of the new approach. If you refer the mark distribution table you can see 20 marks out of 100 coming from current affairs). You can buy the current affairs book from the following link.

BUY Now (Current Affairs- Latest).

Talent Academy YouTube channel updates Current Affairs Classes daily basis.

Subscribe now for Daily Current Affairs YOUTUBE Channel  

Read the Daily Current Affairs by visiting our website LINK

  • Practise Mock Tests:

Mock Test will make sure that your preparation is in the right direction. It’s important to identify your weak areas and strengthen it before the actual exam and mock tests will help you in this regard. Try to solve at least one Mock Test, a day. Never hesitate to do this. Practising mock Tests will help you to plan your studies and to acquire the time management skill which is very important in every exam. Spend more time on your weak areas and make sure that, you are not repeating the same mistakes in the actual exam. You can also use previous year’s question booklet for practice.

Practise Mock Tests Link Neyyar App

  • Join A Coaching Institute:

As you know everyone is realised the importance of the Government Jobs which leads to the one stop solution that is joining a good coaching centre which can help you to achieve your dream job within a short span of time. If you seriously think of achieving the post of LD Clerk this time, you needn’t worry about other things… You just JOIN Now…

You can join to the group of ambitious students and Future Officers with the Kerala Government from Talent Academy. Talent Academy provides different modes of Coaching for LDC Exam.

  1. LDC Main Online Live Classes, (LINK for Joining)
  2. LDC Main Online Recorded Classes. (LINK For Joining)
  3. LDC Main Offline Classes (Now Online Live mode and it will Restart immediately after Govt Permission. If you join make use of this facility you can convert it to Offline at any of our coaching centres)
    (LINK For Joining)

A consistent and dedicated preparation will help you to clear the examination with a good rank. Your aim should not just to pass the cut-off but to achieve the job at the earliest. So, live every bit of your life with this dream till you reach there and stay away from distractions. All the best for your promising journey. We also welcome you to join the group of our highly motivated students and let the Talent Academy be the Partner for your SUCCESS….


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