Detailed Exam Syllabus of Kerala PSC Welfare Officer Examination with Category no. 80/2012 on April 2015 published by Kerala public service commission.

Post Name: Welfare Officer.
Category Number: 80/2012.
Department: Plantation Corporation Of Kerala Ltd.
Examination Date: 09/04/2015 Thursday 10.30 AM* to 12.15 PM.

Kerala PSC Welfare Officer Exam Syllabus

Mode of Examination:
An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.

Exam Syllabus


I. General Knowledge, Current Affairs & Renaissance in Kerala.

II. Basic Comprehension of English - assessing the person's understanding about a passage in English and grammar.

III. Basic Comprehension of Malayalam - assessing the person's understanding about a passage in Malayalam and grammar.

IV. Concept: Administration, Organisation, Management, Administrative Process : Planning-Organising-Staffing-Directing-Co-ordinating-Reporting and Budgeting.

V. Sociology of Indian society: unity in diversity, linguistic and religious differences in India - Caste in India : characteristics, emerging changes in caste system in modern society - Caste and politics - Family : joint, nuclear - Marriage in India: religious variations, changing trends, family court, divorce, domestic violence - Contemporary issues in Indian society : communalism, regionalism, terrorism, corruption, violence against women.

VI. Concept of Welfare, Welfare State - Social Welfare, Social Security, Social Insurance, Social Assistance - meaning and purpose, social security measures for workers – The Plantation Labour Act, 1951.

VII. The Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 - The Workmen's Compensation Act 1923 - The Minimum Wages Act 1948-Payment of Wages Act, 1936 - The Payment of Bonus Act 1965-Trade Union Act,1926-Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1960

VIII. Office Management : Principles and Practices, Maintenance of files, records, Data banks- Management Information Systems (MIS) - Basics of materials management like purchase procedure, inventory control - recording of procedures

IX. Communication - concepts and process - communication skills - principles of effective communication - Oral communication: essentials, meetings and conferences, group communications - inter personal communication - telephone talk - interviews - ethics of communication - Written communication : features, objectives, importance, structure of business letters - business enquiry - execution of orders - report writing - electronic media on communication - importance of media in communication.


Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.
Medium of Questions: English.

Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through their One Time Registration Profile in the Website www.keralapsc.gov.in from 26/03/2015.







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