Kerala High Court Assistant – Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Applications are invited by the High Court of Kerala for recruitment to the post of High Court Assistant. Qualified Indian citizens can apply online through the recruitment portal of Kerala High Court. (

This is a wonderful opportunity for those candidates who are aspiring to work with the High Court of Kerala. To secure the job here, it is of utmost importance that the candidate has prepared systematically and thoroughly as per the syllabus. Entri provides you with the detailed syllabus and proper exam pattern of the High Court Assistant Exam.

Exam Pattern:

The mode of selection for the High Court Assistant Post includes a written test and an interview. The written test shall comprise of an objective type test and a descriptive test.

Objective Test:

The objective test consists of 100 questions to be answered in 75 minutes. Each correct answer carries 1 mark and for every wrong answer, there shall be a deduction of .33 mark.

The OMR answer sheet comprises of 3 sections with marks shown against each section. The three sections are

  1. General English – 30 marks
  2. General Knowledge – 50 marks
  3. Basic Mathematics – 20 marks

A detailed study covering all topics coming under the syllabus ensures high score in the objective test. Various topics covered under each section is given below.

General English: 30 Questions

Questions from the following topics are expected.

  • Active voice and Passive voice
  • Reported Speech
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Spotting Errors
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Prepositions
  • Para Completion
  • Sentence arrangement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Substitution
  • Passage Completion
Basic Mathematics: 20 questions

It may cover the following topics :

  • Probability
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Allegation or Mixture
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Simplification
  • Decimal and Fraction
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Problems on HCF and LCM
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on Ages
  • Races and Games
  • Partnership
 General Knowledge: 50 questions

It covers questions from the following topics:

  • Geography
  • Rivers, Lakes and Seas
  • Literature
  • Heritage
  • Civics
  • Famous Places in India
  • General Science
  • Indian Politics
  • Tourism
  • Indian History
  • Sports
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Famous Books and Authors
  • Indian Parliament
  • Artists
  • Environment Issues
  • Famous Days and Dates
  • Biology
  • Indian Economy
  • Current Affairs
Descriptive Test :

The descriptive test shall be administered immediately after the objective type test. It shall be a test for 40 marks to be completed in 30 minutes. Separate answer sheets will be provided and questions include precis, letter writing and essays.

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