• Trivandrum
  • Kilimanoor
  • Peroorkada
  • Thodupuzha
  • Edappal

Clerk Typist

Clerk Typist - Syllabus 2020

Part- I : General Knowledge

A. Facts about India

  • Geography of India

  • Physical features – Climate – Soils – Rivers

  • Famous sites in India

  • Demography of India

  • Economic and social development

  • Poverty alleviation

  • Economy and planning

  • Five Year Plans

  • History of India – Period from 1857 to 1947 – National movement

B. Facts about Kerala

  • Geographical Facts

  • Physical features

  • Climate – Soils – Rivers

  • Famous sites

  • Economic and Social development

  • Historical importance

C. Renaissance in Kerala

  • Important Events/Movements/Leaders

 

  1. Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi

  2. Chattampi Swami

  3. Sree Narayana Guru

  4. Vagbhatananda

  5. Thycaud Ayya

  6. Ayya Vaikundar

  7. Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru)

  8. Ayyankali

  9. Pandit Karuppan

  10. Mannathu Padmanabhan

  11. V. T. Bhattathirippad

  12. Dr. Palpu

  13. Kumaranasan

  14. Vakkom Moulavi

  15. Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Etc.

D. Current Affairs

  1. Important World, National and Regional events related to the political and scientific fields.

  2. Sports

  3. Cinema

  4. Literature etc.

Part- II : (1). Computer Word Processing

A. Basics of Computer

  1. Input Devices,

  2. Output Devices

  3. Hardware

  4. Software

  5. Memory

  6. Storage Devices

  7. Latest Pheripherals

  8. E-mail

  9. Browsers

  10. Search Engine

  11. Social Networking

  12. Antivirus Softwares

  13. Unicode

  14. Websites

  15. Windows

B. MS Word -2007

  1. Introduction

  2. Word Window

  3. Title Bar, Ribbon, Status Bar, Toolbar

  4. Document - Create, Open, Save, Print, Close

  5. Font - Size, Style, Effects

  6. Formatting Paragraph - Bold, Italics, Underline, Justify, Bullets and Numbering

  7. Drop Cap

  8. Change Case

  9. Alignment

  10. Tab setting

  11. Line spacing

  12. Character spacing

  13. Styles and Editing

  14. Cut-Copy-Paste

  15. Shortcut Keys and Function Keys

  16. Insert - Tables, Pictures, Cliparts, Shapes, Page Number, Symbols, Links, Word Art

  17. Header and Footers

  18. Page Layout - Page Size, Margin, Line spacing, Orientation, Indentation

  19. Creation of Table of Contents, Index, Footnotes, and Endnotes

  20. Mail merge, Proof Reading, Add or remove comments

  21. Views - Different Page Views, Guides, rulers

C. MS Excel -2007

  1. Introduction of Excel

  2. Adding and Removing Workbook

  3. Rows and Columns

  4. Formatting a Cell

  5. Different functions in Excel

  6. Charts

  7. Pivot Table

  8. Sort

  9. Filter

  10. Conditional Formatting

  11. Creating Formulas

  12. Inserting Date and Time

  13. Data Validation

  14. Shortcut keys

D. Power Point

  1. Inserting and Deleting a Slide

  2. Views

  3. Inserting Chart, Diagram, Smart Art, Sound, Video, Slide Number, Links, Date and Time

  4. Page Setup

  5. Slide Orientation

  6. Slide Show

  7. Slide Layout

  8. Arrange Objects on the slide

Part II - (2). Typing & Document Formatting

  1. History of Typewriter

  2. Keys of Typewriter

  3. Parts of Typewriter

  4. Cleaning a Typewriter

  5. Rocker Mechanism

  6. Dog Block

  7. Movements of Typewriter

  8. Official Abbreviation

  9. Functions of Typewriter

  10. Symbols

Part- III : (1). General English

1. Comprehension Passage

  1. Synonyms and Antonyms from the passage

  2. Past Tense/Past participle of the Verb of given word from the passage

  3. Different aspects of grammatical usages from the passage

  4. One word 

1 (a). Editing

  1. Sentence correction from the passage

  2. Capitalization

  3. Punctuation eg. (exclamation marks, column)

  4. Sentence Correction

  5. Subject Verb Agreement

2. English usage in day to day affairs

  1. 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)

3. Idioms and Phrases​

4. Word Order and Sentence Order

  • Jumbled sentences can be given, A given sentence is inverted
    so that different options may be given for selecting the correct answer.

5. Basic Grammar

  1. Article

  2. Preposition

  3. Tenses

  4. Clauses

  5. Phrasal Verbs

  6. Voice : Active and Passive

  7. Reported Speech

  8. Spell Check (Hattric, Vaccum, Accommodation, Queue, Tuition, enmity)

    *It may be noted that apart from the topics detailed above, questions from other topics prescribed for
    the educational qualification of the post may also appear in the question paper. 
    There is no undertaking that all the topics above may be covered in the question paper.

Essential Books for Computer Assistant Examination

English : PSC Precise English Grammar by Renjith Radhakrishnan

General Knowledge : SCERT School Books (Std VII to X)

Renaissance in Kerala : Keralam Navothanavum Charithravum by Renjith Vellalloor

Computer Word Processing : Typist Computer Assistant Smart Guide by PRIME PSC

Typewriting : Typist Computer Assistant Smart Guide by PRIME PSC

Maximum Mark - 100 |    Time : 1 Hour 15 Minutes    |   Medium of Question : English