Kerala PSC Vocational Instructor in General Insurance Examination Detailed Syllabus

Detailed syllabus of Kerala PSC Vocational Instructor in General Insurance Examination with Category no. 599/2012 & 600/2012 on May 2014 published by Kerala public service commission.

Post Name: Vocational Instructor in General Insurance.
Category Number: 599/2012 & 600/2012.
Department: Vocational Higher Secondary Education.
Examination Date: 31/05/2014 Saturday 10.30 AM to 12.15 PM.

Exam Syllabus

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

Main Topics:

Part I: Business Insurance & Commerce.
Part II: Word Processing & Type writer mechanism.
Part III: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, India-National Movement and Renaissance in Kerala.

Detailed Syllabus

Part I: Business Insurance & Commerce

1. Business - Meaning- Characteristics- Branches of business - Industry- Commerce- Types of Industry -Commerce- Trade- Aids to trade Functions of Commerce.

2. Service Sectors in Business - Banks - Types of Banks - Functions of Commercial Bank- Types of Deposits - Types of lending agency Service, General utility service- New trends in banking sector - e-banking- ATM - Debit Card- Credit Card etc.,

3. Risk in business- Meaning- Types of risks - Causes of Risk - Insurable and non insurable - Different types of Insurance Policies.

4. Principles of Insurance - Insurable interest, utmost good faith, Indemnity, subrogation, Contributions.

5. Types of insurance- Motor- Life- Burglary- Motor- Marine Engineering - Rural etc,.

6. New trends in Commerce- Share, Debenture, Exchange rate, Reporate-Bull- Bear, Boom- Depression.

Part II: Word Processing & Type writer mechanism

1. Word Processing:- Classification of Computer Systems, Data Processing, System Input
Devices, Output Devices, Internet (Basic things).

2. Typewriter
Mechanism:- Types of Typewriter, Parts of Typewriter, Functions of Typewriter, Keyboard (Keys) Movements of Typewriter.

Part III: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, India-National Movement and Renaissance in Kerala.

General Knowledge
Geography of India- Physical Features- Climate- Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites –Etc Demography- Economic and Social Development-Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning-Etc. History of India-Period from 1857 to 1947 National Movement.

Current Affairs
Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature etc.

Facts-about Kerala
Geographical Facts- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc.

Renaissance of Kerala
Important Events/Movements/Leaders:- Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr Palpu. Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara Etc.

Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes.
Medium of Questions: English.

Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through their One Time Registration Profile in the Website from 12/05/2014.

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