Departmental Test January 2015 Time Table

Kerala Public Service Commission

The Departmental Tests notified in extra ordinary Kerala Gazette No. 2711 dated 11.11.2014 will be held from 29.01.2015 to 19.02.2015. The tests will be objective type (OMR valuation) except the tests for the II nd class Language Test in Malayalam/Tamil/Kannada, Minority Language Test in Kannada and Tamil.
The detailed Time table can be downloaded from the below links.


Sanctioned 7% Dearness Allowance hike to Kerala Government Employees

                         Kerala Cabinet sanctioned an additional dearness allowance of 7 per cent to State government employees and pensioners today (15-01-2015). With this, the total dearness allowance will be 80 per cent of the basic pay.
                         Announcing this, Sri.K.M.Mani, Hon'ble Minister said that the decision would have retrospective effect from July 2014.  

                    The recommendation comes in the wake of a hike in the DA of central government employees. The cabinet has also decided to give the salary scale of secretariat staff to university employees. 

Salary : -
                    The rate of Dearness Allowance payable in respect of State Government Employees, Teachers, Staff of Aided Schools, Private Colleges and Polytechnics, Full time Employees borne on the contingent and work charged establishments and employees of Local Bodies will be enhanced from the existing rate of 73% to 80% w.e.f . 1.7.2014
                    The Dearness Allowance payable in respect of those employees continuing in the per-revised scale of G.O(P) No.145/2006/Fin dated 25.03.2006 will be enhanced from the existing rate of 191% to 203% w.e.f. 1.7.2014.
                    The increased dearness allowance  will be paid in salary for the month of March 2015. The arrears for the period from 01.07.2014 to 31.03.2015 will be drawn and credited to the Provident Fund Account of the employees.
Pension :-
                    The Dearness Relief payable to State Service Pensioners and Family Pensioners (whose pension/family pension has been revised as per G.O.(p) No.87/2011 fin, dated 28.02.2O11) will be enhanced from the existing rate of 73% to 80% with effect from 1.7.2014.
                    Arrears in Dearness relief will be paid in cash along the pension for the month of March 2015.

Kerala Engineering Agriculture Medical Entrance Examinations ( KEAM 2015 Admission)

                  Government have approved the Prospectus KEAM 2015 for Admission to Professional Degree Courses (Medical, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries, Engineering& Architecture Courses for the year 2015, vide G.O (Ms) No.941/14/ G.Edn, Dated 16.12.2014
                  As per G.O (P) No.1/2015/ BCDD, Dated 01.01.2015 for excluding Creamy Layer from the SEBC for reservation in admission to Professional Degree Courses based on the report of Kerala State Commission for Backward Classes. (For details download and read the GO)
For Online Submission of Application

KEAM 2015
KEAM 2015 - Prospectus
KEAM 2015 - Governmet Orders
KEAM 2015 - Examination Details
KEAM – 2015
1Sale of Security Cards along with Prospectus through selected Post Offices From 09.01.2015 (Friday)
2Online Application submissionFrom 10.01.2015 (Saturday)
3 Last date for sale of Security Cards03.02.2015 (Tuesday)
4Last date for submission of Online Application03.02.2015, 5 pm (Tuesday)
5Last date for receipt of Online Application Printout along with supporting documents 04.02.2015 (Wednesday)
6Downloading Online Admit CardsFrom 23.03.2015 (Monday)
7Date & Time of Entrance Examination: 
 Engineering : Physics & Chemistry (Paper-I)20.04.2015, 10 am to 12.30 pm
 Mathematics (Paper-II)21.04.2015, 10 am to 12.30 pm
 Medical : Chemistry & Physics (Paper-I)22.04.2015, 10 am to 12.30 pm
 Biology (Paper-II)23.04.2015, 10 am to 12.30 pm
8Declaration of Results: 
 MedicalOn or before 20.05.2015
 EngineeringOn or before 20.05.2015

Kerala PSC Last Grade Servants (567/2013) Kannur, Ernakulam Answer Key and Question Paper

Kerala PSC Last Grade Servants
Category Number: 567/2013
Kannur and Ernakulam 

Date of Examination : 20-12-2014 (Saturday
Answer Key and Question Paper
Click here to download QUESTION PAPER
Answer Key is given below
Courtesy : Brilliance college

NB: This is a provisional answer key. Wait for the official Key

Treasury department to audit the SPARK

                         The Government of Kerala have entrusted treasury department to audit the SPARK. The procedure for auditing SPARK as per circular No.78/14/Fin dated 07/08/2014.
                         Service and Payroll Administrative Repository for Kerala (SPAIN) is an integrated Personnel, Payroll and accounts system. 'This is a web based application designed to capture the service details of all employees in the state of Kerala. The SPARK is envisaged as a complete solution for the Human Resource Management of state government employees which includes all type of service related activities. The entire service records right from the entry into service have to be verified. Considering the future trend in the governance of paperless environment, the accuracy of the service records is very much essential as the physical service book may be dispersed off in the future.
                         Moreover the preparation of seniority list, transfer, promotion etc. have to become more transparent as these should also be done through the electronic system. In this context the accuracy of the service record is unavoidable. This includes details like leave account, various stages in the pay, disciplinary action if any, promotion and transfer.
                         There are around five lakh employees in the Kerala government service including employees of aided educational institution. These employees are spread over 26000 offices across the state. The service books of these employees are kept in their respective offices.

Kerala Government Employees ONAM BONUS and ADVANCE 2014 Order Issued

Adhoc Bonus and Special Festival Allowance 
 Onam Bonus- Rs.3500
Onam festival allowance-2200
Government have  sanctioned Adhoc Bonus  and Special Festival Allowance to State Government Employees and Pensioners for 2013-14.For details 

Onam Advance to Employees
Onam advance Rs10000
Government have  sanctioned 10,000/-  as   Onam Advance to all employees which will be recovered in five equal monthly installments.For details