New post and a unique opportunity for Kerala PSC Aspirants.
Secretariat Office Attendant is a glamorous one among LGS (Last Grade Servants) posts in Kerala Government Departments.
Recently Kerala PSC has published that long-awaited notification for the recruitment of Secretariat Office Attendants
As per the notification the last date to apply for the post via each individual’s PSC Profile is on 29th August 2019 and category no is 089/2019
Secretariat Office Attendant notification is a unique opportunity for those who are aspiring for a Government Job.
Those selected will be appointed as Last Grade Servants in offices like Government Secretariat / Kerala Public Service Commission/ Local
Fund Audit Department / Kerala Legislature Secretariat
Recently PSC has updated the Salary Scale and changed Secretariat Office Attendant as a special post.
Qualification & Age Limit
The basic qualification needed to apply for the post is SSLC and those who are having a graduation, as well as post-graduation can also apply.
The restriction to apply for other Last Grade Posts notification by Kerala PSC persists.
The age limit to apply for the post is 18-36 (other age relaxations applicable)
Vacancies & Salary
The Scale of pay of this post is Rs.16500-35700
Starting salary of this post comes around INR 25,000 – 30,000 which makes this notification more interesting and a motivational factor to start preparation.
According to the notification, there are 64 vacancies as of now, but the no of vacancies can be increased to 500 vacancies in coming 2 years that increases your chances for getting a Kerala Government Job.
Job & Promotion
Unlike other LGS posts those selected can reside in a good working environment and have a chance to associate with the decision-makers and talented minds in the Kerala Government.
Apart from that those appointed as SOA’s is not supposed to carry files from one desk or office to other like other LGS as the offices are fully computerized and the job includes file scanning, checking inward mails, mail dispatch, etc.
There is an immense opportunity for job promotion if you are joining as secretariat office attendant and the immediate opportunity will be to get promoted as Computer Assistant or Assistant/Auditor.
Those graduates who are completing 4 years of service as Secretariat Office Attendant will be promoted as Office Assistants.
Secretariat Office Atttendants can get promoted to the gazetted job position of Office Superintendent within a short period.
Those joining as Secretariat Office Attendants, who are in the age range of 25-30 has got chance to get promoted to a top position of Joint Secretary during his career.
Appointments across Kerala.
Another interesting fact is that even though one is getting appointed as SOA in offices like Government Secretariat / Kerala Public Service Commission/ Local Fund Audit Department / Kerala Legislature Secretariat, as these offices are having district offices there is a chance to get an appointment in other districts as well.
The Audit Department has got 60 offices in 14 districts and Kerala PSC has got 14 district offices across Kerala.
You can find more details about the notification from Kerala PSC by visiting the link https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/2019-07/cat-089-2019.pdf (pdf document)
Here is the link to the extraordinary gazette (Dated: 27/07/2019)
Secretariat Office Attendant Previous Questions
As Secretariat Office Attendant is a newly notified post there is no previous questions of the exam. You can refer the question papers of last grade exams as well as other Kerala PSC exams.
Secretariat Office Attendant Exam Syllabus and Study Kit
As those with higher educational qualification can also apply for the post you are supposed to gain comprehensive knowledge and exam syllabus will not be exactly same as that of Last Grade Servant examinations.
The topics you are supposed to cover for exam preparation includes,
- Numerical Aptitude
- General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- English Section
- Arithmetic and Mental Ability Section.
Talent Academy has introduced a Study Kit / Exam Preparation Kit, which is named as Secretariat Office Attendant Success Kit to help you to cover the right topics as per the exam syllabus and to secure a top position in the rank list.
The study kit includes
- Topic wise Books
- Latest Current Affairs Book
- Question Paper – Booklet
- OMR Sheets for Self Evaluation,
The study kit is useful to prepare for all Kerala PSC 10th Level / LGS (Last Grade Servant) Exams as well.
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