Kerala PSC (Kerala Public Service Commission) Application and Registration 2021

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Jun 10, 2021

KPSC or Kerala Public Service Commission online platform is known as Thulasi (Tulasi). The Kerala Government introduced Kerala PSC registration in January 2012. The Kerala government has made it mandatory for all the aspirants of Kerala PSC to register first to Kerala PSC Thulasi.

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This KPSC Thulasi registration system helps all the job seekers to know about all the latest jobs released by the Kerala Government. The candidates will get job notifications on their registered mobile number. By this article, the candidates will get an idea about all the procedures needed for completing Kerala PSC registration in detail.

KPSC Highlights

Highlights of Kerala PSC 2021

Name of examination KPSC
Organization name Kerala public service commission
Post More than 62 posts in a government department
Mode of application 500
Mode of examination Online
Language of examination English and Malayalam
Selection process Phase 1: Preliminary examination (screening test) phase 2: Mains examination Phase 3: Interview
Job location State of Kerala
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Requirements for the Registration

Below are all the necessary details for registering on the Kerala PSC portal and obtaining the login access:

Scanned photograph

A recent photograph in digital form with the following specification is required for Kerala PSC Thulasi Login.

  1. Maximum size of the photograph: 30Kb
  2. Image dimension: 150W x 200H pixel
  3. Image format should be: JPG

The candidate’s name and date of photo clicked must be scripted in two lines in black colour text with white rectangular background at the bottom of the photograph.

Image of Signature

The signature of the candidate should be put on a good quality white paper with blue/black ink.

  1. Maximum size of the photograph: 30Kb
  2. Image dimension: 150W x 100H pixel
  3. Image format should be: JPG

ID proof

As per the official KPSC Thulasi website, the candidate may use their aadhar, an account number of any nationalized bank, driving license, voter ID, PAN Card, or passport for one-time registration.

Email & phone number

The email & phone number of candidates are essential. The phone number should be verified by OTP when the applicant signs up into KPSC Thulasi. The candidate will receive the exam alerts to this number only.


Kerala PSC 2021 One Time Registration

To apply for Kerala PSC, one-time registration login, the candidate must follow the below-listed guidelines.

Step 1: Firstly, open the Kerala public commission service official website.

Step 2: Click on the ‘One-time Registration’ tab visible in the middle of the home page.

Step 3: The candidate will be redirected to a new OTR portal.

Step 4: If you are a new user, click on the signup option below the login field on the right side.

Step 5: Enter all mandatory details, for example, Name, DOB, Gender, Father, and Mother’s Name.

Step 6: Provide the correct User ID and Password.

Step 7: When the declaration page opens, enter the captcha for verification and tick on the declaration. Once revise the details, carefully then click on the register button.

Step 8: Upload the photograph and signature in specified JPJ format & sizes and then register @ Kerala PSC.

Note: Always save the User ID and Password for any future reference. The candidate should never share the profile login details with anyone.

Updating Profile Information

The candidate has to log in again using their unique user name and password to reach the Kerala PSC one time registration account.

Before applying for a job, the candidate has to update their profile with details like educational qualifications, languages, etc., and then only they can apply a job with a specific qualification. Click on My profile tap on the home page, and enter all details.

Adding educational qualifications

Click link No. 1 in red colour on the home screen to add the qualifications. Candidates have to click on the Add button to add the educational qualification one by one, starting from 10th standard.

Add languages

Include the mother tongue and languages that the candidate knows by clicking the 2nd link on the homepage.

Give declaration

In this stage, the candidates have to enter the below-mentioned details.

  1. Present Employment: Presently, if the candidate is a central or state government employee
  2. Preferences: If the candidates have any choices, like, for example, categories such as physically handicapped, sportsmen, army quota, etc.
  3. Experience: If the candidate has any work experiences

Here the candidate will get questions with answers in yes, or no format. If the candidates are claiming anything in this declaration, then they have to provide details of that claim in the next step by going to the home page back.

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Kerala PSC 2021 Online Application Process

The candidates will be provided with a link to the “currently active notification” page when they login to Kerala PSC official website. They can directly go to the application form by putting the category code in the search box provided on the notification page. For instant, if the candidates are applying Health inspector recruitment, they would enter and search 259/2018 immediately, and they will be redirected to the appropriate page. If the category code is not available, the candidates have to browse through all available listing to find a particular vacancy.

Click on the blue button “apply now” button and continue just as they have instructed. There is a provision for the candidate to check their eligibility. The candidate will get an SMS notification from Kerala PSC confirming their application for the post.

Examination Fee

The examination fee prescribed is Rs. 160/- per paper vide GO(P) No 28/2019 Fin dated 08/03/2019, and Certificate Fee is Rs. 210/-.

Forgot User ID or Password

In case if the candidate forgets the user id or password to their KPSC account, the candidates can reset through the following modes given below.

  1. Send SMS to 166 / 51969 / 9223166166
  2. For knowing the user ID SMS: KL USR
  3. To reset the password, SMS: KL USR RST USER ID DATE_OF_BIRTH
  4. The candidate must send the SMS from their registered phone only.
  5. Example: To reset the password of candidate Amit with the date of birth 12/2/1993, the format will be “KL USR RST Amit 1221993. After a successful reset, the new password will be amit1221993. Do not forget to change the password on the first login after the reboot.
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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.