The Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) recruits candidates for different civil service jobs in the State of Kerala based on the merits of the applicants, the eligibility criteria and the rules of reservation. It is necessary for all the aspiring candidates to know the recruitment process for the Kerala PSC which would help them to prepare accordingly for the qualifying examination.
|No of Vacancies||07 Posts|
|Department||Kerala General Service|
|Starting date to apply online||30-09-2021|
|Last date to apply online||03-11-2021|
|Official website for KPSC Jobs||https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/|
- Organization : Kerala Public Service Commission
- Post Name : Divisional Accountant
- Department : Kerala General Service
- Job Type : Kerala Govt
- Recruitment Type : Direct
- Category No : 392/2021
- Vacancies : 07
- Job Location : Kerala
- Salary : Rs.50,200 – Rs.1,05,300/-(Per Month)
- Mode of Application : Online
- Application Start : 30.09.2021
- Last Date : 03.11.2021
Here in this article we will discuss in detail about the recruitment process of the Kerala PSC divisional accountant post.
Kerala PSC Divisional Accountant Recruitment Process
The recruitment of a Divisional accountant is done by the Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) on the basis of eligibility criteria and the candidate’s merit. To understand the recruitment process, the aspiring candidates should know in detail about the eligibility criteria for Kerala PSC divisional accountant and the selection procedure.
What is the eligibility criteria for Kerala PSC Divisional Accountant?
The eligibility criteria for the Kerala PSC divisional accountant is set by the Kerala Public Service Commission and is based on some important points like the age limit, educational qualification and reservation. Knowing the eligibility criteria will help the candidates to understand the selection and recruitment process of the Kerala PSC divisional accountant and help them in their preparation.
The general age limit for the candidates applying for the Kerala PSC Divisional accountant is 18 to 36 years of age. That means the candidates born between 2.01.1985 and 1.01.2003 (both dates included) can apply for this post with usual relaxations to the candidates belonging to Scheduled castes, Scheduled tribes and other backward communities.
For the candidates to be eligible for applying for the Kerala PSC divisional accountant post, they need to have a graduate degree in M.Com from a recognised university or the candidate should have passed an interim exam of Chartered accountant or Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.
If a candidate holds an equivalent qualification other than the ones mentioned above, they need to produce the relevant government order to prove that the qualification is equivalent for the candidate to be eligible for the post of Kerala PSC division accountant.
All the certificates produced by the candidates are verified and if there are any changes in the caste or community detail claimed in the original application, the candidates need to produce a Gazette notification along with a non-creamy layer or community certificate.
The candidates that belong to the Ezhava, Muslim and OBC category are granted a relaxation of 3 years on the upper age limit. That means the candidates born between 02.01.1982 and 01.01.2003 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for the post of Kerala PSC divisional accountant.
For the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes a relaxation of 5 years is granted on the upper age limit. That means the candidates born between 02.01.1980 to 01.01.2003 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for the Kerala PSC divisional accountant.
As for the relaxations in educational qualifications, having a degree from a recognised university is sufficient for the candidates belonging to SC/ST communities to be eligible for the post of Kerala PSC divisional accountant.
The candidates applying for the post, need to fulfill the above eligibility criteria in order to get recruited.
What is the Selection Procedure for Kerala PSC Divisional Accountant?
The Public Selection Commission of Kerala conducts the selection for the post of divisional accountant in three stages— phase 1, phase 2 and phase 3. Phase 1 is the written examination, on clearing which the candidate becomes eligible for phase 2 which is the personal interview. After clearing the personal interview, the candidates have to go through the third phase of the selection process which is document verification. Only after undergoing all three phases of the selection process, the candidate gets recruited to the post of Divisional accountant under the Kerala PSC.
Divisional Accountant Syllabus
Syllabus of the Examination:
- General Knowledge: – The paper is intended to test the ability of the candidate to write in clear and simple English and would cover
questions on General Knowledge, Precis of a given passage and General English.
- Elementary Book – Keeping: – The paper in this subject will be of a fairly elementary nature. “ The Students Complete Commercial Book Keeping, Accounting and Banking” by Arthur Fieldhouse is prescribed as the text book for the paper on this subject. It should be supplemented by a knowledge of the following chapters in
“Advanced Accounts” by R.N. Carter (Latest Edition). When these chapters cover the same group as Fieldhouse, the questions will be prepared from Carter and not from Fieldhouse.
Chapter I Book Keeping up to Trial Balance
Chapter II Trading and Profit and Loss – Accounts and Balance sheet
Chapter V Depreciation, Sinking Fund, Reserves, Reserve Funds,
Chapter VI Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Cheques
Chapter VII Portion relating to Voyage Account.
Chapter IX Self Balancing Ledgers
Chapter X Capital and Revenue, Revenue Account, Receipts and
Payments Accounts, Income and Expenditure Account.
Chapter XVI Manufacturing and Working Accounts and Cost Book
Chapter XVII Cost Accounts.
Double Account system
Note : If there is any change in the subject of these chapters in the subsequent editions of “Carter”, candidates should read the corresponding chapters in the latest edition.
- Arithmetic and Mensuration: – The standard of this subject will be the same as that prescribed for the Matriculation or the School Leaving Certificate Examination. The Book “Mensuration for Indian Schools
and Colleges.” part I by Pierpoint is prescribed as representing the standard expected of the candidates on this subject.