Typist is a clerical job who types documents using a typewriter. Now a days typewriter is replaced by computer in almost all places. LD Typist (Lower Division Typist) job require the qualification of SSLC or Plus 2 along with typing or computer experience. In this page we are providing the scanned copies of previous question papers and answers for LD Typist examination from Kerala PSC. We expect this will help the candidates who is preparing for the LD Typist and other various exams. Most of the papers are in Malayalam. You can refer it on the go from your mobile or from your PC.
Scale of Pay (As of October 2017): Rs.19000-43600/-
Age limit: 18-36 (Relaxation of 3 years for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST)
Kerala PSC Website: https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/
Pass in SSLC Examination or any other equivalent qualification (Higher level
posts require Plus 2 or Degree)
Lower Grade Certificate in Malayalam Typewriting (KGTE) or its equivalent.
Lower Grade Certificate in English Typewriting (KGTE) and Computer Word Processing or its equivalent. Those who have passed KGTE Typewriting English (Lower) before January 2002 should produce separate certificate in Computer Word Processing or its equivalent.
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
Five Year Plans
Geographical Facts - Physical features - Climate - Soils - Rivers - Famous sites - Economic and Social deve - Historical importance - etc.
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.
Important world, national and regional events related to the political and scientific fields, sports, cinema and literature etc.
Basics of Computer - Input devices, Output devices, Hardware, Software, Memory, Storage devices, Latest Pheripherals, E-mail, Browsers, Search Engine, Social Networking, Antivirus Softwares, Unicode, Websites, Windows.
Introduction, Word Window, Title bar, Ribbon, Status bar, Tool bar
Document - Create, Open, Save, Print, Close
Font - size, style, effects.
Formatting Paragraph - Bold, Italics, Underline, Justify, Bullets and Numbering,
Dropcap, Change case, Alignment, Tab setting, Line spacing, Character spacing,
Styles and Editing, Cut, Copy, Paste.
Shortcut keys & function keys
Insert- Tables, Pictures, Cliparts, Shapes, Page number, Headers and Footers,
Symbols, Links, word art.
Page layout- Page size, Margin, Line spacing, Orientation, Indentation
Creation of Table of contents, Index, Footnotes and endnotes
Mail merge, proof reading , add or remove comments
Views - different page views, guides, rulers
Adding and Removing Workbook, Rows and Columns
Formatting a Cell, Different functions in Excel, Charts, Pivot Table, Sort, Filter,
Conditional Formatting, Creating formulas, Inserting date and time, Data validation.Shortcut keys.
Inserting & Deleting a Slide, Views
Inserting chart, diagram, SmartArt, Sound, Video, Slide number, Links, Date and
Time, Page setup, Slide orientation, Slide show, Slide Layout , Arrange objects on the slide
History of Typewriter, Keys of Typewriter, Parts of Typewriter, Cleaning a Typewriter, Rocker Mechanism, Dog block, Movements of Typewriter, Officials abbreviation, Functions of Typewriter, Symbols.
Module 1 : Comprehension Passage
A comprehension Passage
A comprehension passage is useful (to test the accuracy and clarity) of the student.
- Synonyms and Antonyms can be asked from the passage.
- It can test the Past tense / Past participle of the Verb of given word from the
- Different aspects of grammatical usages can be tested
- To give one word answers
Module 2 : Editing
This module aims at sentence correction and the correction of a given
- Punctuation eg. (exclamation marks, column)
- Sentence Correction
- Subject verb agreement (eg. Police are looking for the thief)
Module 3 : English usage in day to day affairs.
Incomplete sentence in dialogues are asked to complete them using question tags /usages such as had better, not only - but also, if clause etc. conditional clauses (eg.Unless)
Module 4 : Idioms and Phrases
Idioms that are commonly use can be asked by giving options. eg: It is a red letter day for me.
Module 5 : Word order and sentence order
Jumbled sentences can be given, A given sentence is inverted so that
options may be given for selecting the correct answer.
Module 6 : Basic Grammar
e. Phrasal Verbs
Module 7 : Voice
Change of Voice : Active and Passive
Module 8 : Reported Speech
Module 9 : Spell Check
Hattric, vaccum, accommodation, queue, tuition, enmity
2)Correct Structure of Sentence
6)Antonyms / Opposite
7)Phrases and Proverbs
9)Join the Word
10) Gender Classification - Feminine, Masculine
11) Singular, Plural
13) Adding Phrases
LD Typist Exams, Sample Question Papers with Answers, LD Typist Question Papers, Lower Division Typist Exams, Sample Question Papers from previous exams with Answers to help the students who appears for Lower Division Typist Exams