LD Clerk Exam 2024: Kerala PSC LDC online application form

With over 15 lakh applications, KPSC’s LD Clerk (LDC) Exam is arguably the largest recruitment test for a government position in the State of Kerala. Held every two to three years, the Kerala PSC LD Clerk Exam is a starting point of entry for many government cadres (e.g., village assistant under the Revenue department), leading to even gazetted positions (e.g., Deputy Collector) through promotions. The good news is that Kerala PSC has begun collecting online applications for the LD Clerk Exam 2024. View the following sections to learn more about the LDC vacancy in detail, along with the online application procedure.

Apply online for KPSC LD Clerk Exam 2024

Applicants in the age group 18-36* may apply online for the LD Clerk Exam by visiting the PSC Thulasi website starting from November 30, 2023, till January 03-01-2024 midnight. Download and read the official Kerala PSC LDC notification 2024 (category number: 503/2023). After that, click the grey “Check Eligibility” button to begin the application process.

Click on the following image (GIF) to see the Kerala PSC LD Clerk application progress.

Over the past few years, the Kerala PSC has switched to an online application process. Consequently, those wishing to apply for the LD Clerk Exam or any other PSC recruitment must register with the Commission once through Thulasi portal.

  • First, time applicants need to sign-up for a user profile to the KPSC Thulasi website.
  • Next, login to PSC Tulasi profile, using the username and password.
  • In the homage, click on Notifications button, in second row.
  • Find the 4th link District-Wise Direct-General and click on to see the active notifications under this category.
  • Now move the cursor and find the LD Clerk Notification 2024 bearing a catory number [503/2023] towards end of the page.
  • Click on “Check Eligibility” to see whether you’re eligible to apply online for PSC LD Clerk Exam.
  • If it is saying that you’re not eligible, click on the “My Profile” link on the right side.
  • Then click on “Add/View” Profile details button. Finally, select to open the link “Educational qualifications.” Press the Add button and input the details of your 10th class certificate, which is the basic qualifications for LD Clerk Exam.
  • Check the eligibility again after furnishing the educational qualification.
  • Now you will find a Blue “Apply Now button.” activated on your profile. Press on that to start filling the LD Clerk application form.
  • You will see your photo and signature that you had uploaded during to the PSC one-time registration process. Input the Name and Date just as given the photo.
  • Tick the four boxes under ” I here by Declare that” and click next.
  • Finally, on the next page, enter your District and choose the examination center where you would like to attend the Kerala PSC LDC Exam in 2024.
    KPSC will accept the application form when you click the submit.
  • That’s it you have enrolled for KPSC LD Clerk recruitment process. You will get an SMS notification from PSC confirming your registration.
  • Optionally you may download the completed LDC registration form from the application menu in KPSC Thulasi home page.
Vacancy: LDC (Lower Division Clerk)Details from Notification
Job Category Clerk (to various Kerala Government departments including Revenue, Police, Local administration, Education, Judiciary, Agriculture, tax and others)
Category Code503/2023
Recruiting Agency Kerala PSC
Mode of ExamOffline
Official website https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/home-2
Application Page https://thulasi.psc.kerala.gov.in/thulasi/
Educational Qualification Class 10 Pass (degree holders eligible)
Age 18-36 yrs (relaxation applicable)
LDC Notification Download KPSC LD Clerk notification (dated 30-11-2023)
Last Date03-01-2024
Date of Examination May/June 2024*
Procedure of SelectionSingle OMR Exam> Short list> verification of certificates> Rank list > Advice.

Simple eligibility requirements are one of the reasons Kerala PSC’s LD Clerk and Last Grade Exams has such a high turnout. Currently, the Clerk positions requires passing Class 10. Raising the educational threshold to a + 12 is in discussion, but it has been met with opposition from applicants.

The age relaxation applies to the following groups: SC/ST (5 years), OBC (3 years), Ex-Service Men, Current State Employees, and Disabled, with a maximum higher age limit of 50 years.

Be it a Panchayat or Secretariat, a clerk is everywhere in the Kerala government system. They are in the Municipal Department, Corporations, Secretariat, Minister’s office, MVD, agriculture, revenue, sales tax, registration, accounts, fisheries, and all other State agencies. LDCs are the biggest workforce when you take any Govt. department in Kerala State except the home security. We can call the Clerks as the pillars of State machinery who helps it’s offices run smoothly and efficiently.

Kerala Government recently renamed the LD Clerk position as “Clerk” but still everywhere the job is known as “LDC.” KPSC runs the LD Clerk Recruitment in an interval of three years and prepares a list of winners. Usually, a PSC LD Clerk list is valid for three years, but sometimes the government extends the validity of the list. As per the latest figure, more than 4000 people have already got Clerk employment (advice) through the current PSC LD Clerk list (2022), and more will get placement from the same list until the results of the LD Clerk Exam 2024 comes into effective in the early months of 2025.

Right now, the Clerks in the Kerala Government falls in the salary scale ranging from 26500 to 60700. When you add the DA and other allowances, the LD Clerks selected the in 2024’s exam will take at least 31000 as the monthly salary when they get the appointment in 2025. Out of which around 5000-6000 INR will be deducted towards pension and insurance schemes. The LD Clerks have the best opportunity for promotions, and the type of the progression they get depends on the department where they get selected. Given below are the salary and designations of the most common LD Clerk grades in Kerala.

As we have mentioned earlier, the designation Clerk changes with the department where they are employed. For example, if you get selection in the revenue department you will be known as the village assistant. Later, through department tests, a Village Assistant may become Village officer, RDO or even deputy collector. Someone entering as a Clerk in Panchayat at a younger age has the prospect of becoming a Deputy Director; that is the beauty of LD Clerk opportunity.

LD Clerk Exam 2024 syllabus

This time, the Kerala PSC didn’t mention much about the LD Clerk Exam in the recruitment notification. As per the sources, the exams will be carried out in the first quarter of 2024. The test will be in the multi-choice format, without negative marking. Although we don’t have any word on the pattern of the exam, most of us believe that long followed the syllabus of the LD Clerk Exam would repeat.

Applicants may take the LD Clerk Exam Malayalam, Tamil or Kannada Language. Those who have applied for recruitment will get a hall ticket for their examinations, which will include the venue and date of the PSC exam. You may download the same by logging into the KPSC Thulasi website.

PSC’s LDC Examination dates 2024:

Kerala PSC gives at least 3-4 months for the applicants to prepare for the LD Clerk Exam. If they follow the previous patterns, the next LD Clerk Exam would in May or June 2024. Stay tuned to your KPSC Thulasi profile for updates on exam dates.

How to prepare for PSC LD Clerk Exam.

Someone who has appeared for the bank exams or any large scale recruitment would see the syllabus of the Kerala PSC LD Clerk Exam as easy. But syllabus is not what make this recruitment tight. When more 15 Lakh candidates, even postgraduates, are applying, each mark counts; your speed and memory power is the key to success in LD Clerk Exam.

A six-month preparation time is much less for the KPSC LDC exam. Attending a PSC coaching class is the best decision an applicant can take if he or she is serious about the recruitment. You may also download the previous year’s question papers from the Internet or get a book from your local store to start with your LD Clerk preparation.
If you have experience of purchasing online, we recommend Talent academy’s LD Clerk Rank File 2024 for preparing the upcoming LDC Exam; buy it from Amazon. This text is based on the latest syllabus of the LDC Exam and will definitely help you acquire the essential information.

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  1. Hello sir may I know where is the application form?

  2. Already registered in Kerala PSC, but forgot username and password, trying to recover by sending messages to the given number no results found and also tried many times in toll free number, but busy… What can I do? Please reply

    • Reset the username by sending an SMS “KL USR” (without quotes) to 51969. If you have username, then you may reset the password easily with the ID proof details.

  3. Hello, Sir, I am a Muslim women with age of 37. I am eligible for age relaxation as OBC. So do i need to submit any proof for that along with my application right now?

  4. Sir,
    njan psc thudangiyitte ullo. enikku ldc kittumo? athinu enthengilum suggestions tharan undo?

  5. Hello sir,
    I have a doubt about the exam center. I have applied for ldc exam for the post in Idukki District and opted examination center in Alappuzha. Is it possible for me to write the exam in Alapuzha(if available) for the post in Idukki?


  7. Hello sir, I registerd in psc. My caste is not correct. How can Iedit my personal details?

  8. dear sir, i came to know that LD clerk application date extended to march 15?? it is only for any reserved community? plz reply…waiting for a chance to apply.

  9. sir, i came to know that LD clerk application date extended to 15 march 2017.when I tried to apply its showing ineligibility because it is re-opened for reserved community. then why notification showing LD clerk-general.. I am very disappointed. please guide me.

    • As far as we know, it is extended to all the candidates. However, no one from the general community is able to apply for the LD Clerk Exam at the current setting. We will call Kerala PSC and update the same on this page.

  10. Sir by accident instead of kottayam i applied for kasargod as job location and kottayam as exam center .is it possibile change it to kottayam plz reply

  11. sir
    Now I am 18 .but my date of birth is 08/09/1998.an I apply for the exam. I qualified 12th

  12. Sir is it possible to change job location

    • It is not possible to change the job location through the website at this time. However, you may call Kerala PSC to make change, if possible. Then, if you get the job, you could also change the location through transfer exercise, after a few years.

  13. Reply
    Ranjith R Goutham March 5, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    Sir, I would like to know whether The PSc LD clerk application date is extended to march 15th. Also my date of birth is 26/2/1999, Am I eligible to apply.pls reply

  14. Dear sir, Thanks for your valuable reply.so I hope I can apply for LDC exam before 15 march,if PSC update the current setting.I am waiting for this golden opportunity to apply for LDC.

  15. sir,waiting for your reply please..can I apply for LDC exam before 15th march (extended date)..still iam trying ,its showing ineligible.notification.but it is district wise general…

  16. Reply
    SREEDEVI KRISHNA K March 8, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    sir, LDC now Apply cheyyan kazhiyumo(general)

  17. plzz answer…is this exam for position changing…..exam

  18. Dear sir,
    Is it extend the application last date on 15 march 2017

  19. I registered my profile ,but i cant apply for LD CLERK exam
    it displaying that you are ineligible
    i passed sslc,i clicked why i am ineligible,then this is opened for reservations/communities
    I am an obc girl

  20. who could apply for psc upto march 15 2017?reserved community?

  21. which communities can apply psc upto extended date march 15 2017?

  22. Helloo sir,
    I came to know LD clerk application date is extended in march 15.is it true?plz rply

  23. Sir, i have the qualification of sslc. Bt. It says iam ineligible for ldc exam.. is there any reservetion

  24. Respected sir,
    . I am a new registration in psc, pls register me in LD clerk pls sir.

  25. It is showing re opens for reserved category.tried alot
    I am obc category.showing ineligible.missed the chance

  26. I am a BE graduate.may i know where i have to apply for next LDC or PDC exam.since i am not registred yet…i wont be able to attend the upcoming exam in june.
    So please let me know how can i apply for next PSC exam and when that will be conducted approximately.

  27. Sir how can we generate admit card

    • When you login, you can see “admission ticket” link on right-hand side of the page. Click on that, and select 2017 to download your hall ticket.

  28. Is it necessary to generate admit card for LDC 2016

  29. When is the last date to generate admit card ???

  30. How can we generate admit card for attending LDC?

    • As soon as you login to your profile, you will see a notification, “admission ticket is available for the following posts.” Then the name of the post under that section. You will see this option only if PSC starts providing the hall ticket.

  31. Hello sir….
    May I know the last date for downloading the admission ticket for ldc 2017?
    Is it necessary to generate that before any particular date?

    • Examination starts only in June. So we expect the admission ticket in the month of May. Keep checking the PSC home page for updates. You will see a notification if the admission ticket is live for download.

  32. sir may i know the last date for applying ?

  33. sir, last date to generate Kerala ld clerk admit card…..

  34. Sir
    Now can i apply LDC exame .apply for this exame date is expired or not

  35. Sir next LD clerk Exam Date onnu parayuo?

  36. Sir. ..psc again extended LDC2017 application up-to june5th..but I couldnt register. Bcoz it’s showing that reopened only for reserved group. Is there any chance to reopen for obc /general? Exam is very near.. Want to apply for LDC. Plz plz reply.. Any possibility?

  37. Sir psc again extended LDC 2017 application up to june 5th .. but i couldnt register. bcoz it’s showing that reopened only for reserved group, Is there any chance to reopen for obc/general? exam is very near. want to apply for LDC. plz plz reply… Any possibility? plz plz sir help me

  38. Sir I am Plus two pass,CFA kazhinjirikkunnu ,sir enikku psc exam ezhuthanam ennundu sir athinte detailed pls onnu paranju tharumo

    • To write PSC exams, you have to do a one-time registration on Kerala PSC website. After this registration you will get a permanent user ID and password. Then login to your profile and locate the notifications section in Kerala PSC website. Now, go through all notifications, and a one you are eligible to apply. There will be a button to start registration.
      Ella links um engine psc examinu apply cheyanam enna video um ee page il koduthittundu https://www.smartin.app/kerala-psc-registration-kpsc-thulasi-login-notifications/. PSC apeksha xshanikumpol website il kayaril apply cheyam.. call letter oke pinnedu varum.

  39. sir, while i am checking for the admission ticket for LDC in my page, it is shown ‘admitted’ in the status in stead of ‘submitted’ in the ‘applications’ page.Why it’s like that? Is there any mistake?. the admission ticket is not available yet

  40. Its showing admitted against my psc registration,can I know why its showing like that.its already June and I haven’t got the admit card,so kindly reply to this as soon as possible.than you.

  41. Sir, I have applied for PSc LDC exam 2017.But I couldn’t download the admit card for the same.Could you please respond on what I should do further regarding this.

  42. sir I have applied for LDC with exam centre Kollam.even now hallticket is not available instead it is shown that admitted..what to do?

  43. I applied LDC exam scheduled on July 1 2017.but now it is shown that I am not applied..admit card is not found..why..

  44. I applied for LDC exam..but now hallticket is not available. Why

  45. i am need psc LDC EXAM to job government

  46. What was the last date to download the hall ticket for ldc 2017 ernakulam district

  47. Till how much age can we apply for LD clerk

  48. Any update

  49. Sir,
    My sslc name is Sulfeena A M aanu.But After marriage my adhar card ,Passport name is Sulfeena Azeez.In One time registration my certificate name itself.In one time registered I gave this adhar card as my id proof.So can I produce this adhar card as my id proof at the time of exam?Is there any problem regarding the name?
    Plz give reply sir.

  50. Hi
    I would like to know the examination date of LDC wayanad.
    I have applied for LDC 2017 on Jan 5, 2017 but in applications it is not shown. why is it so?

  51. Which is the date of psc examination in kottyam district?

    • Please tell me the date of examination of PSC examination in kottyam district .And I have not received any messages regarding the hall ticket please tell the reason

  52. Sr.
    I am need PSC LDC Exam to job governmet

  53. I can’t login into my psc profile using mobilephone.Always shows access code doesn’t match even though i put it correctly.what can i do.pls give me a reply

  54. I want this LD clerk job

  55. Exam cetres

  56. Sir I’m Ebrahim pp. I had completed PSC one-time registration for about 7 years ago. But now I have forgotten my user name and password what can i do now to apply online for PSC exam.

    • Do you access to the mobile phone number that was given you did PSC profile creation? Else, you need to contact a local PSC office for re-setting you password.

  57. Which is the date of psc examination in KOZHIKODE district

  58. Reply
    Reshma Elizabath Babu March 1, 2020 at 11:28 am

    When the exam conducting in the year of 2020 and when the application is starting

  59. Which is date of PSC examination

  60. I have opted Malappuram as the district for appointment, I want to change this to eranakulam , is there any possibility.. pls reply

  61. Sir ഞാൻ അനുജ ഇനിയും എന്നാണ് PSE application വരുന്നത്

  62. Exm dat ennane

  63. Which is date of PSC examination

  64. Sir I want spply for ldc exaam for this year but no exaam date is issued how can I apply for it sir
    2020 LCD xaam date is not published

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