Beat Forest Officer Syllabus, Salary 2018

Kerala PSC will conduct examination for the post of Beat Forest officer in 2018.

Category No: 258/2017

Department: Forest
(Differently Abled candidates are not eligible to apply for the post)

Scale of Pay : Rs.20,000-45,800/-

Age limit: 19-30 , Candidates born between 02.01.1987 and 01.01.1998 (both dates included)

Educational Qualification: Plus Two


1. General Knowledge – 60 Marks

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
Facts about India
Geography of India- Physical Features- Climate-Soil – 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- Etc.
Constitution of India
Basic Facts-Features-Citizenship- Fundamental Rights & Duties- Directive Principle- Union Government- Legislature- State Executive – Union Territories- Apex Courts- Comptroller and Auditor General- Public Service Commissions and Other Important Offices- Important Amendments- Etc.
Rights – Right to Education – Human Rights – Human Rights Commission – Rights to Information – – Information Commission – Social Audit – Lokayukta – Ombudsman – Women Empowerment – Women’s Commission – Legislation against Child Labour and Atrocities against women and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes – Etc
General Science
Common Scientific Facts – Important Scientific Phenomena – Other basic facts in the field of Science – Etc
Current Affairs
Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature

2. Arithmetic And Reasoning Ability – 20 Marks

Numbers – Test of Divisibility – H.C.F & L.C.M – Simplification – Ratio & Proportions – Percentage – Interest – Time & Work – Time & Distance – Area – Volume – Calendar – Clocks – Trains – Problems on Age – Etc
Calculations & Logic – Coding & Decoding – Classification – Synonym – AntonymLetter & Number Series – Odd Man Out – AnalogyCommon Sense Test – Alphabetical Arrangement of Words – Date and Calendar – Sense of Direction – Etc

3. General English  – 20 Marks

Grammar- Agreement of Subject and Verb- Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs- Comparison of Adjectives- Correct usage of Articles – Prepositions- Direct and Indirect Speech- Active and Passive Voice- Correction in Sentences-Etc. Vocabulary- Gender- Singular and Plural- Synonyms- Antonyms- One-word Substitutes- Problem concerning words- Idioms and their meanings-Etc