How To Prepare For The 12th Level Main Exams? – Blog | Talent Academy, Kerala


Aspirants are eagerly waiting for the dates of the Kerala PSC 12th level main exams ever since the 12th level common preliminary exam was over. The Kerala Public Service Commission has already released the syllabus for the coming 12th level main exams and the dates for the same will be announced at any moment.  More youngsters are attracted to government services owing to job security and remuneration. 12th level main examinations are no exemption. The main exam is very crucial due to the high salary scale and number of vacancies. This exam is a window of opportunity for all the job aspirants who aim for government jobs. A candidate who has written the preliminary exam for the 12th level posts should not wait for the dates to come out, start your preparation as early as possible. 

Selection Process  

 As part of the newly revised exam pattern, PSC has included a 2 tier examination system for every 10th, 12th, and degree level exam. There is a common preliminary examination for all posts which requires the qualification of 12th standard. Aspirants should clear a cut-off in the preliminary exam to write the main exam and the cut-off changes depending on the number of applicants, level of the examination, vacancy, and other factors. The candidates clearing the prelims can write the main exam which is specific to each post.  

Exams Included In The 12th Level Main Exam List  

● Inspecting assistant
● Fireman/Firewomen
● Civil excise officer/Women civil excise officer
● Beat forest officer
● Computer assistant GR.II
● Civil police officer (APB)
● Women police constable 
● Armed Police Sub Inspector 
● Assistant Sub Inspector 
● Office superintendent 

Exam Pattern and Syllabus  

A written OMR examination is conducted separately for all the posts and it includes 100 questions. Each question carries one mark and a wrong answer gets a negative of ⅓ marks. The syllabus released by PSC is different for each post based on the job requirements. 

Check the Syllabus now. 

Below you can read the detailed preparation strategy for the main exam. 

How To Prepare For The 12th Level Main Exams  

 If you put enough effort and time into preparing for any competitive exam, a single attempt is enough to crack it. All you need to do is to be careful while selecting the materials and the study plan. There is no shortcut to success, but you can find the shortest way to achieve the job through proper and smart planning. The following passages explain the tips and tricks to crack the 12th level main exams even at the first attempt. 

Always Follow the Syllabus  

The syllabus is the blueprint on how you should prepare for the exams. The main problem faced by every candidate is information overflow. You will get a lot of materials and there are high chances of you getting confused about what to study. The only remedy to avoid this crisis is to keep a copy of the syllabus with you. Follow the syllabus thoroughly and make sure that all the areas mentioned in the syllabus are covered. Tick the subjects you covered and always practice cyclic revision based on the syllabus. 

Analyze Previous Years Question Paper

 When you have completed the syllabus analysis and collection of material for the preparation, you should go through the previous year’s question papers. Question papers are the best source to know about the question pattern and the mark distribution. Select the question papers based on the syllabus and give stress to the most asked area. Whenever you get any study material you can easily distinguish between the important and unimportant topics with the help of these previous questions. The book published by Talent Academy is the best companion for your preparation which includes 135 sets of question papers, answers, and related facts. You can save a lot of time in searching for question papers and related facts if you have this book with you. You can buy the book here

Attend Mock Tests 

Mock tests are helpful in the revision phase of your preparation since you can identify your weaker areas and work on them. Intensive training can increase your time management effectively in the exam hall by improving your speed and accuracy. It also helps in reinforcing the facts you have already studied. By regular training, you can avoid repeating the same mistakes in the actual exams. When you attend mock tests make sure that the test and answers are genuine and authentic. The mock tests prepared by Talent Academy are the best partner for your training. The mock tests are based on the current pattern and trends in PSC exams. 

Select The Best Rank File For Your Preparation 

As we suggested earlier your preparation should be based on the syllabus and a rank file is the best choice in this regard. If you keep a good and authentic rank file with you, you will not require searching for any other materials. The rank file published by Talent Academy is the most trusted book among the PSC aspirants. It includes every fact included in the syllabus and is made with at most care to avoid any errors. It’s available in all popular bookstalls across Kerala. Also, you can buy it online from the following link.

Read Newspaper Daily 

When observing the current trends in Kerala PSC exams you can see an increasing weightage for the current affairs. In most exams, current affairs serve as the rank-making topics. Newspapers are a great source for current affairs and help you build awareness of everything that happens around you. If you look carefully, you can see an immense influence of current affairs topics in the GK part. To get current affairs from an exam point of view, you can buy the current affairs special edition magazine book published by Talent Academy that includes the current affairs of 2019 to 2021. To get daily updates on current affairs, you can follow the Talent Academy’s YouTube channel and Website for exam preparation.  You can buy the current affairs 2019 – 21 using the link below.

Join a Coaching Institute 

Engaging in self-study is a fair method to follow, but most job seekers fail to keep up with consistency. You will need the best possible help and assistance to guide you with a proper study plan. Talent Academy is the number one educational institute for Kerala PSC preparation and trusted by thousands of aspirants for the past decades. The systematic study plan and the comprehensive materials will help you focus on the vital topics specific to each exam. We make sure to cover all the subjects and give extra time to intricate ones. Our excellent educators apply new teaching methods to confirm that the student understands and retains the facts based on the changing patterns of PSC exams. 

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