Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018

LAB ASSISTANT Higher Secondary Education Answer key & Expected Cut off 419/2017

LAB ASSISTANT Higher Secondary Education Answer key & Expected Cut off 419/2017

Kerala PSC has conducted LAB ASSISTANT in HIGHER SECONDARY EDUCATION exam for the districts Kollam, Kottayam, Palakkad and Kannur on September 15, 2018.
The exam recruits Lab Assistants to Higher Secondary Education department.

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Answer key of Higher Secondary Lab Assistant exam 419/2017 is given below.

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Expected cut off of Higher Secondary Lab Assistant exam (Kollam, Kottayam, Palakkad and Kannur) is between 80 to 84

Lab Assistant Higher Secondary Education- Solved Question Paper 419/2017

Lab Assistant Higher Secondary Education- Solved Question Paper 419/2017

Lab Assistant exam for Higher Secondary Education department was conducted on September 15, 2018 for Kollam, Kottayam, Palakkad and Kannur.
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The Solved Question Paper of Higher Secondary Lab Assistant exam 419/2017 is given below.
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Thursday, September 13, 2018

PSC Exam Calendar November 2018

PSC Exam Calendar November 2018


Kerala PSC has released Exam Calendar for the month of November 2018.
Important exams of November 2018 PSC schedule include:


  • MACHINIST in STATE WATER TRANSPORT
  • ATTENDER GRADE - II HOMOEOPATHY
  • FEMALE ASSISTANT PRISON OFFICER
  • LIGHT KEEPER AND SIGNALLER 278/2017
  • LABORATORY ATTENDER - INDIAN SYSTEM OF MEDICINE
  • LABORATORY ASSISTANT (SR FOR SC&ST ONLY) KERALA HIGHER SECONDARY EDUCATION
  • WOMEN POLICE CONSTABLE (ARMED POLICE BATTALION)

  • Download November 2018 PSC exam Calendar here

    Sunday, September 9, 2018

    Saturday, September 8, 2018

    Five Year Plans

    Five Year Plans

    Five Year Plans

    First five year plan ( 1951 - 1956 )


    • Presented by PM Nehru in 1951.
    • Harrod Domar Model.
    • Focus on agricultural development.
    • K N Raj (malayali) is the architect of preface.
    • Community Development Programme in 1952.
    • Family Planning in 1952.
    • UGC in 1953.
    • Bhakra Nangal , Hirakud , Damodar
    • AIIMS , Delhi
    • Target Growth - 2.1 %
    • Actual Growth - 3.6 %

    Second five year plan ( 1956 - 1961 )


    • Mahalanobis model
    • Focus industrial Development
    • Durgapur - West Bengal - Britain
    • Bhilai - Chhattisgarh - Russia
    • Rourkela - Odisha - Germany
    • Socialist Pattern of Society 1955 Avadi session
    • Aim - reduce unemployment , increase national income
    • Target Growth: 4.5%
    • Actual Growth: 4.2%

    Third five year plan ( 1961 - 1966 )


    • Agriculture and Industry
    • Primary school started in rural areas
    • Main goal - establish of self reliance and self generating economy.
    • Total failure due to wars
    • National Dairy Development Board 1965
    • Green revolution.
    • Target Growth: 5.6%
    • Actual Growth: 2.8%

    Plan holiday(1966-1969 )

    Forth five year plan ( 1969 - 1974 )


    • Gadgil model
    • Growth with Stability
    • Progressive achievement of  self reliance
    • Nationalised 14 banks in 1969
    • Pokhran test in 1974
    • Target Growth: 5.7%
    • Actual Growth: 3.3 %

    Fifth Five Year plan (1974- 1979)


    • Prepared by DD Dhar
    • Aim bring inflation under control
    • Aim achieve Stability in economic Situation
    • Aim removal of property and achievement of self reliance
    • Garibi Hatao20 points programme
    • Command area development Programme
    • Terminated in 1978
    • Target Growth: 4.4%
    • Actual Growth: 4.8 %

    Rolling Plan ( 1978- 1980)

    Sixth five year plan ( 1980-1985)


    • Beginning of economic liberalisation
    • Aim unemployment and poverty eradication
    • IRDP, NREP, RLEGP, TRYSEM, DWCRA IN 1882
    • Ration shop were closed
    • Price and cost of living increased
    • Great Success
    • Target Growth: 5.2%
    • Actual Growth: 5.7%

    Seventh five year plan( 1985 - 1990)


    • Rapid industrial growth through IT
    • Private sector was given importance
    • Stress on production of food grains
    • Generating employment opportunities
    • Success
    • Target Growth: 5 %
    • Growth: 6 %

    Annual Plans (1990-1992)

    Eight five year plan( 1992- 1997)


    • Manmohan Model
    • In this plan Narasimha Rao Govt. launched New Economic Policy of India
    • Modernisation of industries
    • Aim Human DevelopmentNew economic policy
    • Became member of WTOPMRY
    • Target Growth: 5.6%
    • Actual Growth: 6.8%

    Ninth Five year plan ( 1997-2002)


    • It was launched in the 50th year of independence of India.
    • Focus agriculture and rural development
    • Focus Growth with social Justice and Equality
    • Women empowerment
    • Special action Plans
    • SGRY , PMGSY, Kudumbasree
    • Operation Shakti
    • Target Growth: 6.5%
    • Actual Growth: 5.4%

    Tenth five year plan(2002-2007)


    • Aims to reduce the poverty ratio 15% by 2012.
    • Aims to double the per capita income of India in the next 10 years.SSANRHM, Bharat Nirman, JNNURM
    • Reduction of gender gap in literacy and wages.
    • Target Growth: 8%
    • Actual Growth: 7.2%

    Eleventh five year plan ( 2007- 2012)

    • Main theme is Faster, More Inclusive Growth
    • Prepared by the C. Rangarajan
    • Aadhar project
    • RGGVY , Rastriya vikas yochana
    • Target Growth :8.1%Actual 
    • Growth : 7.9%

    Twelfth five year plan (2012-2017)

    • Main theme is Faster,
    • More Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
    • Bring down poverty rate by 10 percentage
    • Seek 4 percent agricultural sector growth
    • Target Growth: 9%
    • Later reversed to : 8%

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    Friday, September 7, 2018

    Viceroys of India


    Viceroys of India

    Viceroys of India

    • 1856-62  -  Lord Canning 
    • 1862-63  -  Lord Elgin 
    • 1864-69  -  Sir John Lawrence 
    • 1869-72  -  Lord Mayo 
    • 1872-76  -  Lord North Brook 
    • 1876-80  -  Lord Lytton 
    • 1880-84  -  Lord Rippon 
    • 1884-88  -  Lord Dufferin 
    • 1888-94  -  Lord Lansdowne 
    • 1894-99  -  Lord ElginII 
    • 1899-1905 -  Lord Curzon 
    • 1905-10  -  Lord Minto 
    • 1910-16  -  Lord HardingeII 
    • 1916-21  -  Lord Chelmsford 
    • 1921-26  -  Lord Reading
    • 1926-31  -  Lord Irwin 
    • 1931-36  -  Lord Willington 
    • 1936-43  -  Lord Linlithgow 
    • 1943-47  -  Lord Wavell 
    • 1947-48  -  Lord MountBatten 
    • 1948-50  -  C.Rajagopalachari

    Lord Canning

    • Last Governor General of British India 
    • First Viceroy of British India 
    • The first Viceroy under Queen Victoria's proclaimation of 1858
    • Doctrine of Lapse was officially withdrawn in 1859
    • To protect the cultivators of Bengal from the oppression of the
    • landlords, Lord Canning introduced Rent Act (1859)
    • Archaeological Survey of India (1861) was established 
    • The Universities of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras (1857) were
    • established 
    • Income Tax in India was introduced
    • Portfolio system (1861) was Introduced
    • Enacted the Indian Penal code  (IPC) 
    • The Mughal Emperor who was sent to Rangoon (Burma) in 1858 Lord Canning - Bahadur Shah II
    • The British started tea and coffee plantations in India during the period of Lord Canning
    • Slave Trade in India was declared as illegal by Lord Canning
    • India's first Budget was presented by James Wilson (1860)
    • Indian Council Act of 1861 was passed 
    • The Viceroy during the period of Indigo revolt in Bengal (1859 - 1860)
    • Dinabandhu Mitra written 'Nil Darpon' during the period of Indigo revolt in Bengal (1859 - 1860) Lord Canning

      Lord Elgin 

      • The Viceroy who served for a shortest period in India 
      • The person known as the 'Governor General of the Province of Canada' 
      • The Viceroy who established Highcourts at Calcutta,Bombay and Madras in 1862 
      •  The 'Wahabis Movement ' was suppressed by Lord Elgin

      Sir John Lawrence

      • The Viceroy of India during the famine of Odisha 
      • The Indian Forest Department in 1867 was established by Sir John Lawrence
      • Known as 
      • The Saviour of India/ The Saviour of Punjab/ The Organizer of Victory
      • Established Scholarship scheme in 1868 
      • Established the Telegraph Communication between India and Europe 

      Lord Mayo

      • Wahabis and Kuka movements were active during his viceroyalty of Lord Mayo 
      • The Viceroy known as the father of financial decentralization of India 
      • The only Viceroy of India who was murdered. Lord Mayo was murdered bySher Ali at Andaman Nicobar on February 8,1872 
      • First Census in India was introduced by Lord Mayo (1872)  First regular Census was organised by Lord Ripon (1881)  First regular Census was conducted in independent India in 1951
      • During the period of Mayo, Statistical Survey of India was organised 
      • Department of Agriculture and Commerce was created 
      • Railway in Public Sector was started State railways was started 
      • First comprehensive census in India (1872) was conducted 
      • Sales department in India for the first time was introduced 
      • Financial decentralization in India (1870) was promulgated 
      • The Indian Evidence Act (1872) was passed 
      • The Rajkot College at Kathiawar and Mayo College at Ajmeer were established

      Lord North Brook

      • The Kuka revolt of Punjab broke out during the period of Lord North Brook 
      • The Viceroy who was the believer of free trade The Viceroy who lowered the import duty and abolished export duties on many commodities 
      • The Prince of Wales Edward VII visited India during the time of Lord North Brook

      Lord Lytton

      • The Viceroy known as 'Viceroy of Reverse Character' 
      • The Viceroy known by the pen name 'Owen Meredith' 
      • Second Anglo-Afghan war (1878) was held during the period of Lord Lytton
      • The Viceroy at the time of the formation of Indian Association 
      •  'Lucile' was a verse novel written by Lord Lytton
      • The Viceroy who organised a Royal Durbar in Delhi (1877) 
      • Uniform Salt Law was introduced 
      • The famine Commission under Richard Strachey was appointed 
      • Viceroy when the Mohammadan Anglo Oriental College at Aligarh was started 
      • The Viceroy who lowered the age limit (from 21 to 19 years) of Civil Service 
      • Civil Service Agitation (1877) was held duringtheperiod of Lord Lytton

      Lord Ripon

      • Introduced separate civil service exams for Indians 
      • Passed Royal titles act of 1876 
      • Passed Deccan Agriculturists Relief Act Of 1879 (DARA) 
      • Withdrawn Vernacular press act (1878) and Arms Act (1882) 
      • Organised the grand Durbar in 1877 
      • Queen Victoria give title of Kaiser-I-Hind' 
      • Started Statutory Civil Service 
      • The Viceroy considered the father of Local self Government in India 
      •  The bill which allowed Indian Judges to trial the British - Ilbert Bill 
      • The Viceroy who passed Ilbert Bill in 1883 
      • The Viceroy who resigned due to the Ilbert Bill controversy 
      • Vernacular Press Act was cancelled
      •  The act which restricted child labour - Factory Act (1881)
      •  The Viceroy known as 'The popular viceroy' 
      • TheViceroy who took great interest in the welfare of the peasants and workers
      • The period of Lord Ripon is known as Gladstonian Era
      •  Hunter Commission (Education Commission) was appointed
      • First official Census was conducted 
      • The age limit of Civil Service was,raised from 19 to 21 

      Lord Dufferin

      • To study Indian Civil Service Aitchison Commission (Public Service Commission) was appointed 
      •  Indian National Congress was formed (1885) during the period of Lord Dufferin 
      • The Secretary of State for India when Indian National Congress was formed - Lord Cross

      Lord Landsdowne

      • Durand Commission to define the line between British India and Afghanistan was appointed. Durand Commission was led by Mortimer Durand.
      • Second Indian Council Act of 1892 was passed during the period of Lord Lansdowne
      • The Viceroy who separated Indian Civil Service as imperial, Provincial and Subordinate

      Lord Elgin II

      • The Viceroy known as Lord Bruce Lord 
      • The Commission appointed to study the great famine of Rajasthan (1896-97) during the period of  Lord Elgin II -Lyall Commission 
      • The bubonic plague which was broken out in India(1896) during the period of Lord Elgin II

      Lord Curzon

      •  The Viceroy known as the Aurangazeb of British India 
      • First Viceroy of India to visit Travancore (1900) 
      • The Viceroy who described Alappuzha as the 'Venice of the East' 
      • Second Ezhava Memorial was submitted to Lord Curzon (1900)
      • The Viceroy when the Queen Victoria of Britain died (1901) 
      •  The Viceroy who appointed University Education Commission (1902)
      • To bring the Universities under control, Lord Curzon appointed Raleigh Commission. Lord Curzon appointed Raleigh Commission under the leadership of Sir Thomas Raliegh in 1902
      • Indian Universities Act (1904), Indian Coinage and Paper Currency Act were passed during the period of Lord Curzon 
      • Ancient Monument Act and Official Secrets Act were passed in 1904
      • Archaelogical Department was founded by Lord Curzon under the leadership of John Marshal
      • The Police Commission appointed by Lord Curzon to study the police administration of every province in India - Sir Andrew Frazer
      • Partition of Bengal was made in July 20,1905 
      • As part of Partition of Bengal, Bengal was divided into two namely Eastern Bengal and Assam and Rest of Bengal (Western Part)
      • The Viceroy who took action to renovate Taj Mahal 
      •  The author of the book 'Life of Lord Curzon' - Ronald Shay 
      • The Viceroy behind the partition of Bengal in 1905 
      • Partition of Bengal was cancelled in 1911 by  Lord Hardinge II 
      • During the period of Lord Curzon Railway Board was formed in 1904
      • Railways was separated from the Public Works Department by Lord Curzon
      •  The railway commission appointed by Lord Curzon under the Chairmanship of Sir Thomas Robertson 
      • PUSA Agricultural Institute was set up by Lord Curzon 
      • Criminal Investigation Department (CID) was formed 
      • Imperial Cadet Crops (1901) was set up by Lord Curzon
      •  "My ancestors conqured India with gun and sword. Using the both, I will rule this country"  "I came to India to help the peaceful death of congress"

      Lord Minto II

      •  The Viceroy when the Partition of Bengal came into force (October 16, 1905) 
      • Father of Community Constituencies in India
      • The Viceroy when Khudiram Bose was hanged to death 
      • Bal Gangadhar Tilak was exiled to Burma during the period of Lord Minto II
      • Indian councils Act of 1909, popularly known as Minto-Morley Reforms 
      • The Viceroy, who established Communal Reservation first in British India (Minto- Morley Reforms) 

      Lord Hardinge II

      • The Viceroy who repealed the Partition of Bengal 
      • The British Viceroy who shifted India's capital from Calcutta to Delhi (1911) 
      • George V visited India during the Lord Hardinge II 
      • The only Royal Durbar in which a Sovereign, George V attended  Ans : 3rd Royal Durbar  Third Royal Durbar was held in 911 
      •  Lord Hardinge II created a separate state of Bihar and Orissa from Bengal in 1911 
      • The Viceroy at the time of Delhi conspiracy case of 1912 
      • First World War was started in 1914

      Lord Chelmsford

      • The Viceroy who implemented diarchy in Indian Provinces 
      •  The Extremists and Moderates joined together at Lucknow INC Session (1916) during the period of Lord Chelmsford 
      • Govt of India Act of 1919 was passed 
      • Govt of India Act of 1919 was otherwise known as Montegu - Chelmsford Reforms. 
      • Jalianwalabagh Massacre was held on April 13,1919 
      • The commission appointed by Lord Chelmsford to investigate Jalianwalabagh Incident John Hunter Commission , Sadler Commission 
      • Women University at Poona and Banaras Hindu University in UP at Lucknow (1916) were established by Lord Chelmsford
      • Chamber of Princes was established by Lord ChelmsfordAugust Declaration of 1917 by Annie Besant was during the period of Lord Chelmsford 
      • Khilafat Movement was held in 1919 
      • Non-cooperation Movement was in 1920

      Lord Reading

      • The only Jewish Viceroy of India 
      • Devadasi System in India was abolished 
      • The Commission appointed by Lord Reading which led to the establishment of RBI - Hilton Young Commission
      • The Committee appointed by Lord Reading in 1921 which recommended the separation of Railway budget from General Budget - Acworth Committee
      • Rowlatt Act was repealed by Lord Reading (1922) 
      • Chauri-Chaura Incident of 1922 was held at Uttar Pradesh during the reign of Lord Reading 
      • The Inter University Board (IUB) of India was formed in 1925
      • Viceroy of India when the Moplah rebellion broken out in Malabar 
      • Foundation of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sang (RSS) was formed during the period of Lord Reading 
      • UPSC was set up during the Viceroyalty of Lord Reading

      Lord Irwin

      • The Viceroy popularly known as the Christian Viceroy 
      • The Viceroy also known as Holy Fox
      •  First occupant of Rashtrapati Bhavan 
      • Poorna swarajresolution was passed during the reign of Lord Irwin 
      • Gandhi-Irwin pact was in the year 1931 
      • The act which prohibited marriage of girls below 14 and boys below 18 years of age - Sarada Act. Sarada Act was passed in 1929 
      • The Viceroy who appointed Indian State Commission.  Indian States Commission was led by  Harcourt Butler
      • Simon commission arrived in Bombay in 1928 
      • Lahore Congress (1929 December 31) was held during the period of Lord Reading 
      • Declaration of Poorna Swaraj was during the period of Lord Irwin in 1929 
      • Meerut conspiracy case was in 1929 
      • Bhagath Singh, Raj Guru and Sukhdev were hanged to death on March 23,1931

      Lord Willington

      • The 2nd 3rd Round Table Conferences were held during the period of  Lord Willingdon 
      • Poona Pact was signed between Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and Gandhiji in 1932 during the period of Lord Willingdon
      • The Communal award was proclaimed by the British Prime Minister - Ramsay Macdonald
      • The Communal award was proclaimed on August 16,1932
      • Indian Military Academy at Dehradun, an Officer training Academy of Indian Army was established in 1932 by Lord Willingdon 
      • The Viceroy of India when All India Kisan Sabha was formed 
      • Govt of India Act of 1935 was passed by Lord Willingdon 
      • The Viceroy of India when RBI came into force
      • Quit India Movement was started in 1942 
      • Cripps Mission arrived in 1942 during the period of Lord Linlithgow 
      • The Viceroy of India when Congress came into power in provinces 

      Lord Wavell

      • The Viceroy of India when Clement Attlee proclaimed independence to India 
      • The Viceroy when Indian Independence Act was passed 
      • Simla conference was held on Wavell Plan in 1945 
      • Cabinet Mission arrived India in 1946 
      • The Viceroy during the formation of Constituent Assembly on December 6, 1946 
      • Formation of Interim Government on September 2,1946 
      • The President of Interim Government 
      • Royal Naval Mutiny was held in 1946 
      • The viceroy when the Muslim League celebrated Direct Action Day in August 16, 1946 

      Lord Mountbatten

      • Lord Mountbatten was known as  Dickie or Nickey 
      • The Last Viceroy of British India 
      • First Governor General of Free India 
      • Last Act prepared by the British Parliament for India - Indian Independence Act
      • The Indian Independence Act was prepared by Lord Mountbatten 
      • The plan which recommended the partition of India - June 3rd plan/Mountbatten plan 
      • The plan to make India free on August 15, 1947 - June 3rd plan/Mountbatten plan 
      • The partition of India and Pakistan is known as Balcon Plan or Dickie bird plan 
      • Mountbatten was assassinated by Irish Republican Army in 1979 
      • Lord Mount Batten called Gandhi as One Man Army

      C. Rajagopalachari

      • The only Indian Governor General of India 
      • The Second Governor General of Free India 
      • Last Governor General of India 
      • First Indian ruler who occupied the Vice Regal Palace 
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