Kerala Public Service Commission invites application from eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of Computer Assistant, Grade II for filling up the vacancies in various Universities in Kerala. Interested candidates shall apply online through the official website of Kerala Public Service Commission after registering under the One Time Registration Scheme. The last date for submitting the application is 30th January 2019.
Syllabus of Kerala PSC Computer Assistant Grade II Examination
A written test shall be administered by the Kerala Public Service Commission for recruitment to the post of Computer Assistant of Grade II category, depending on the number of applicants for the post. The questions from the following three parts are expected.
Entri provides you with the detailed syllabus of the objective type examination for the post of Computer Assistant, Grade II, Kerala PSC.
PART I – GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, CURRENT AFFAIRS & RENAISSANCE IN KERALA
- General Knowledge
Facts about India: 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.
Facts about Kerala: Geographical Facts – Physical features – Climate – Soils – Rivers – Famous sites –etc.
- Renaissance in 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.
- Current Affairs
The important world, national and regional events related to the political and scientific
fields, sports, cinema and literature etc.
PART II: COMPUTER WORD PROCESSING, TYPING & DOCUMENT FORMATTING
A.Computer Word Processing
Introduction to windows platform – mouse operations – the concept of desktop, taskbar, Icons. Utilities – Paint, Word pad. Icons – changing size, moving, enlarging, copying. Files and Folders – creation, copying, deleting. Windows explorer, control panel. Zip & unzip files – rar files, virus scanning & removal
Using internet browser, e-mail, search engines, Instant messengers, download managers, proxy settings- setting up the Internet connection, browser plug-ins -using the webcam
3. Word processing
Introduction to office automation – advantages of office automation. Introduction – Word menu – Toolbar – Document – creation, editing, saving, opening. Text – editing, deleting, inserting, selection, moving, copying, converting case, doing/undoing edits. Formatting documents – paragraph formatting – applying styles, header and footer, line spacing, Page layout -numbering pages – inserting section break – spell check – newspaper columns. Tables – creation, editing, formatting, insertion, the document with tables, Mail
merge and template creation. Printing – print preview, Printer settings, printing multiple copies.
Electronic spreadsheet features – menu, cells workbook, worksheets. Entering data, text, functions – selecting the cell, ranges – saving worksheet – Editing worksheet data – copying, cut & paste, inserting, deleting rows, columns, cell ranges – find and replace data – spell check. Formatting worksheet – changing column width, row height, aligning data, controlling text within a cell, changing font size, style, applying the border, Pattern styles. charts – types, titles & legends, saving, moving and copying between sheets. Formulas, functions – Entering formulas, cell references, Date and time formulas, working with range names, entering functions. Printing – print preview, headers and footers -inserting, removing page break -working with data in a list – Adding and removing subtotals – sorting – hiding and displaying data.
5. Presentation software
Design – Create presentation with background, logo etc. – Insert _pictures and images – change position or layout of pictures – Omit background graphics from a slide – Apply 3D effects, shadows, background fill colours, textures and patterns – Crop, resize, rotate, flip an image – Convert an image to greyscale or black and white format. Slide Show Setup – Insert navigation to slides -presentations and URL ‘s – Apply and edit timings – Create a customized slide show.
B. TYPING & DOCUMENT FORMATTING
PART III: GENERAL ENGLISH
- English Grammar
1. Types of Sentences and Interchange of Sentences
2. Different Parts of Speech
3. Agreement of Verb and Subject
4. Confusion of Adjectives and Adverbs
5. Comparison of Adjectives
6. Adverbs and Position of adverbs
7. Articles – The Definite and the Indefinite Articles
8. Uses of Primary and Model Auxiliary Verbs
9. Tag Questions
10. Infinitive and Gerunds
12. Tenses in Conditional Sentences
14. The Use of Correlatives
15. Direct and Indirect Speech
16. Active and Passive voice
17. Correction of Sentences
1. Singular & Plural, Change of Gender, Collective Nouns
2. Word formation from other words and use of prefix or suffix
3. Compound words
6. Phrasal Verbs
7. Foreign Words and Phrases
8. One Word Substitutes
9. Words often confused
10. Spelling Test
11. Idioms and their Meanings
12. Translation of a sentence/proverb into Malayalam
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