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How to Process DA Arrear in SPARK

Friday, June 22, 2018 / 1 Comment
The Finance Department has decided to sanction one term DA to all govt employees, teachers and pensioners. It will be disbursed in June as cash. Now the arrear is for the two terms and it is 11 month arrear for 1% DA and 6 month arrear for 2% DA. From this, 11 months arrear will be given along with salary for the month of July.
How to process DA arrear sanctioned to us as per G.O (P) No.84/2018 Fin date 07/06/2018 is given here in detail.
Since the DA arrear is disbursed as cash amount, it should be included in the salary for the month of June. After that Salary should be processed.
Step 1: 
Select Salary Matters - Processing - Arrear- DA- D.A Arrear

Step 2:
Salary matters -> Processing -> Arrear -> DA -> Select DA Arrear, DDO code, Bill Type, Order number (84/2018) etc. To process DA arrear bill click ‘Select employee’ and mark tick in the check box against the employees and submit it.

Step 3:
After processing, DA Arrear bill can be generated thus- Salary Matters -> Bills and Schedules -> Arrear -> DA Arrear -> DA Arrear Bill. Check it and confirm it before printing inner bill. 
Step 4:
Then give Salary Matters -> Arrear -> Merge arrear with salary. For this DDO code, processed month in Arrear , Processed year be given. Give the month of salary with which arrear is to be merged in ‘Arrear to be merged with the salary for the year’. Then select the button - Payment along with the Salary bill. Click tick mark in the right side of the box while selecting ‘Processed Year’ and click ‘Proceed’ after this.

Step 5:
Once the merging process is over, you will get a message regarding this. Then click Salary matters -> change in the month -> Present Salary. Confirm whether the amount is added. 
Step 6:
Then the usual procedure for salary processing can be done by selecting Salary Matters ->Salary -> Monthly Salary Processing

Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam Question Paper and Answer Key June 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018 / 1 Comment
The SAY/Improvement Improvement exam for the second year students ended on 20th of June 2018. The students who appeared for the board examination conducted in March 2018 and qualified the same were given a chance to improve their score in any one of their subjects only. Likewise, the students who couldn't qualify the exam could appear for the subjects they failed.

The valuation of the SAY / Improvement exam would commence from 25th June 2018 and the results are likely to be published in the month of July.

The question papers and answer key for the Higher Secondary Second year SAY / Improvement exam conducted in 2018 June are available in PDF format from the link below (Answer keys will be updated on receipt).
Second Year(XII) SAY/IMP July 2018 Question Paper & Answer Key
Political Science Question Paper | Answer Key
Mathematics(Science) Question Paper | Answer Key
Mathematics(Commerce) Question Paper | Answer Key
Economics Question Paper | Answer Key
Chemistry Question Paper | Answer Key
Accountancy-CA Question Paper | Answer Key
Accountancy-AFS Question Paper | Answer Key
History Question Paper | Answer Key
Physics Question Paper | Answer Key
Computer Application(Commerce) Question Paper | Answer Key
Computer Application(Humanities) Question Paper | Answer Key
Computer Science Question Paper | Answer Key
Biology Question Paper | Answer Key(Botany) | Answer Key(Zoology)
Sociology Question Paper | Answer Key
Business Studies Question Paper | Answer Key
English Question Paper | Answer Key
Malayalam Question Paper | Answer Key
Hindi Question Paper | Answer Key
Geography Question Paper | Answer Key
Arabic Question Paper | Answer Key

Kerala Engineering KEAM Score & Rank List

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 / 4 Comments
KEAM (Kerala Engineering/Pharmacy entrance examination) also known as CEE(Combined Entrance Exam), is conducted in Kerala State for students seeking admission to various professional courses like Engineering and Pharmacy degree.

KEAM 2018 Rank list Published


The Rank obtained in the KEAM 2018 entrance examination are published. The scores are available in the official portal of the commissioner of entrance examinations Kerala. Students can now login to the official portal through the link KEAM 2018 Rank List. To download KEAM 2018 Rank, Application Number and Date of Birth are needed.


Scores obtained in KEAM exam of 2018 and the marks scored in Plus Two will be equally considered for the preparation of the KEAM Engineering Rank list 2018. The students who are not able to produce Plus Two mark list will not be included in the rank list of KEAM 2018.

The option registration will be open to the candidates soon after the publication of the rank list. The first allotment for the same is expected to be published on or before 30th June 2018.

After the official announcement of the Kerala Engineering KEAM 2018 Rank List, links will be made available here. 

Higher Secondary Plus One Single Window Admission

Monday, June 11, 2018 / 52 Comments

Single Window School/Combination Transfer Allotment

Update: Notification,vacancy and application form for Higher secondary single window plus one School/Combination Transfer allotment are published.
Single Window School/Combination Transfer
Single Window School/Combination Transfer-Instructions
Single Window School/Combination Transfer-Application Form
Single Window School/Combination Vacancy
Single Window Supplementary Allotment
Single Window Supplementary Allotment(Wait for updates)
Single Window Admission Portal
HSCAP Portal

Higher Secondary First year admission process starts soon after the publication of SSLC results. Admission to Plus One classes in govt / aided/ unaided Higher Secondary schools in Kerala is done through Single Window System. This Higher Secondary admission process has been followed for the past few years in an easy and effective manner.
Single Window Admission Downloads
No need of undertaking for CBSE 2018 pass students. Circular dtd 30.05.2018
Higher Secondary Plus One Single Window Admission-Revised Schedule published on 19.05.2018
Higher Secondary Plus One Admission Single Window Prospectus 2018-19
How to Apply Online ? (Help File)
Instructions to Single Window Applicants by DHSE
Documents to be submitted along with the Single window application form
Higher Secondary Single Window Admission Portal HSCAP (Apply Online)
Single Window Sports Quota Admission
Higher Secondary Plus One Sports Quota Admission 2018-19
Related Downloads
Single Window Admission- Frequently Asked Questions
Sample Worksheet for Option Entry
Higher Secondary Subject Combinations and Codes
Single Window Admission Tools
View Last Rank & WGPA Calculator : Online Software | Help File
Offline WGPA Calculator(MsExcel)
Focus Point (Single Window Admission Assistant-MsAccess)
Undertaking to be submitted by CBSE applicants(No need of undertaking for CBSE 2018 pass students): CBSE Bond Printer(MsExcel) Software | PDF

When to apply for Plus One admission?


Update: Online Submission of Applications For Plus One Admission in Merit Quota (Single Window System) commences on 9th May 2018.

As soon as the results of 10th std students studying in State syllabus are published, the admission process would begin. A prospectus recognized by the govt would be published for this. Generally, it is done every year in the month of May.

Single Window Admission System(Ekajalakam)


Admission to Plus one classes in Govt and aided Higher Secondary Schools is done through Centralised Allotment Process called Single Window Admission(Ekajalakam). This allotment Process starts immediately after the publication of SSLC/10th standard results. Admission through this system is to procure the merit seats in Govt and aided Higher secondary schools. This is an endeavor to clear the doubts regarding plus one admission that are likely to arise among the students and parents.

How to submit application for Single Window Admission?


Applications should be submitted online for admission to Plus One in Higher Secondary schools in Kerala. The HSCAP portal is exclusively for this purpose. While applying online, the scores obtained in SSLC exam, Date of Birth, details of participation in club activities and other such data should be entered for availing of eligible grace marks.

The students should submit their Single Window Application online through Akshaya centres or Computer system with internet connection or govt or aided Higher Secondary schools in the state. The print out of the application generated after online submission of application along with Rs.25/-should be handed over for verification to any of the govt or aided Higher Secondary schools in the district concerned. If a student claims any other considerations not mentioned in the mark sheet, self attested copies of such certificates should be submitted along with the application. On receipt of application, an acknowledgement slip will be issued and it should be kept safely for further use/reference.

Is one application sufficient for all districts in Kerala?


It is sufficient to submit one application for schools in one district, whereas for admission to schools in other districts, a separate application to each district has to be given. Such applicants can either send their application by post to the principal of the school selected by them or hand over in person. List of district centres is given here. Application fee can be remitted by DD or in person. Go through the prospectus before submitting application. Things to be remembered at the time of online submission of application are clearly mentioned here.

Can corrections be done in online submitted applications?


Yes. Corrections are possible. If the details given in the application are found to be unjust, the application will stand cancelled. Hence, the applicants had better confirm the details in the application in HSCAP admission portal. Click here to know how to check application details. If corrections are to be done, necessary changes in written form must be submitted to the principal of school where the print out of application has already been given.

What is the eligibility criteria for plus one admission through Single Window System?


Students who have passed S.S.L.C or Equivalency Exam conducted by other Boards can apply for Single Window Admission. Students studied under CBSE syllabus must have gone through the CBSE Board exam.

What is school code?


The code number given to govt/aided/unaided Higher Secondary schools is of much significance in the admission process. To find out the code number of Higher Secondary schools in each district, see the Annexure: 10  in the prospectus.

Combination Code


There are 45 subject combinations available in Higher Secondary course. They are clubbed differently as Science, Humanities and Commerce groups. The groups with subject combinations, their code, weightage given to all subjects in SSLC while choosing each combination for admission to Plus One, are given below. Refer the Annexure 10 in the prospectus to know the subject combination sanctioned to each school district wise. Download Higher Secondary Subject combinations and codes.

How to give options?


At the time of online submission of application for Higher Secondary admission, meticulous care is needed for the entry of options. Applicant’s priority may vary as some would focus on school while others on subject combination. There is no limit to set options. Make a list of the schools of your preference and those have with transportation facility also. A sample form is given below to prepare a list of your options before entering online. Entry of options be done only after checking the names of institutions.  Download Sample Worksheet for Option Entry.

What is the criteria for Plus One Admission?


Eligibility of each student for admission is determined by WGPA (Weightage Grade Point Average). Weightage will be given to certain subjects of the qualifying examination according to the subject combination selected by the student.

To know how WGPA is calculated click the link. Online WGPA Calculator.
To know the last rank details in 2017 admissions, click here.

How the bonus points, if any, are granted in rank list preparation for admission?


Bonus points are granted as per the list given below.

Main Allotment


Allotment list would be published in the Admission portal after preparing a rank list on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam. There would be two allotments in the first round. In accordance with the availability of seats, Supplementary allotment may follow this.

Permanent Admission and Temporary Admission


Students who get first option allotment must pay their fee and take permanent admission within the time allotted. If the first option is not allotted in the first allotment, but expecting higher options in the next allotment, such students can take temporary admission and continue as such till the completion of main allotments.

Supplementary Allotment Process


Closure of the main allotment process is followed by supplementary allotment and school combination transfer allotment. Students are advised to check the admission portal regularly to alert themselves of the notifications, and latest info related to admission etc.

Higher Secondary Single Window Admission 2018


To have a clear understanding of the Single Window Admission procedure for admission to Higher Secondary course, First year, read the prospectus and annexures published by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education. After the publication of the prospectus, it can be downloaded from the link given here.

Single Window Help Desk


Single Window Help Desk will be functioning in govt and aided Higher Secondary schools to guide and help the students to know more about the procedure and to submit Single window application. The students and parents can make use of this free service.

Single Window Admission Schedule 2018


The Single Window Admission schedule for the academic year 2018-19 and updates would be made available here, as and when it is published. Use this desk to share and clear your doubts.

Commencement of online submission of Applications: 09-05-2018
Closing of Online Submission of Application: 31-05-2018
Publication of Trial Allotment: 05-06-2018
Publication of First Allotment: 12-06-2018
Publication of Second Allotment: 18-06-2018
Commencement of Classes: 21-06-2018

GPF Credit Card and Annual Account Statements for Govt Employees

Saturday, June 9, 2018 / 8 Comments
General Provident Fund (GPF) annual accounts statements and credit cards showing the opening balance as on the 1st April of the year, the total amount deposited and withdrawn during the year, amount of interest credited as on 31st March of the year and the closing balance on that date , for the year 2017-18 of Government employees have been hosted on Accountant General's website.

GPF Credit Card and Annual Account Statement 2017-18

To download GPF account statement for the year 2017-18, Department code, GPF Account number, and PIN number are needed. After entering these details , click the submit button.

GPF Subscribers have to satisfy themselves as to the correctness of the Credit Cards and errors should be brought to the notice of the Accountant General within three months of receipt of the same.

GPF PIN Number Finder

You are automatically given a default PIN when you join General Provident Fund. If you're new to GPF portal or don't remember changing your default PIN , use our 'Default PIN Finder' Program and then try to sign in. Click the below link for details.

Downloads
GPF Credit Card & Annual Statement 2017-18 Portal(AG Kerala)
Default PIN Finder Software

First Year Plus One Improvement Examination and Revaluation

Friday, June 8, 2018 / 27 Comments

Higher Secondary First Year Improvement Exam June/July 2018


Update: Higher Secondary first year plus one improvement exam will begin on 24th of July 2018 and end on 31st July 2018. Download Time Table.

The improvement exam for the first year(Plus One) students will be held in July 2018. Regular Students who have appeared for all the six subjects at the First Year Higher Secondary Examination, March 2018 can register in this examination for upto three subjects for improving scores in those subjects. A Student who was absent for all six subjects at the plus one examination march 2018 can register for all six subjects. The Examination Notification includes guidelines for Regular, Lateral Entry, Re-admitted and compartmental candidates.

Compartmental candidates can register for the First year Improvement examination July 2018 in a particular subject and for the Second year March 2019 examination in the same subject at a stretch. Fee should be paid for the subjects they wish to appear in First year exam July 2018 and second year exam March 2019.

Fee for Regular,Lateral Entry and Re-admitted Candidates

Fee for Improvement Examination: 175/Paper
Fee for Certificate Rs.40.
Last date for submission of application form: 25-06-2018

Fee for Compartmental Candidates

(One Time Registration fee for First Year Improvement exam June/July 2018 and Second Year March 2019 Exam)
Fee for Examination: 225/Paper 
Fee for Certificate Rs.80.
Last date for submission of application form: 28-06-2018

Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny of answer scripts of Plus One Exam March 2018


Candidates who desire to apply for Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny of answer scripts of Plus One March 2018 examination can apply on or before 14th June 2018. 

Fee for Revaluation : Rs.500/- per Subject.
Fee for Photocopy: Rs. 300/- per subject
Fee for Scrutiny Rs 100/- per subject

Guidelines for Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny.(Click the image to enlarge)

The fee for the Revaluation/Photocopy/Scrutiny of answer scripts should be remitted in the Government Treasury under the Head of Account ‘0202-01-102-97 (03)’ Other Receipts.

Click the below link for Higher Secondary First Year (Plus One) Improvement Exam June/July 2018 Notification, Revaluation Circular, Time Table, Scheme, Previous Question Papers etc:-
First Year(Plus One) Improvement Exam June/July 2018
First Year Plus One Improvement Examination July 2018-Time Table
First Year Plus One Improvement Examination June/July 2018-Notifications
First Year Plus One Improvement Exam-last date for application submission extended
First Year(Plus One) March 2018-Revaluation
First Year(Plus One) March 2018 Exam-Revaluation Notification
First Year(Plus One) March 2018 Revaluation-Last date extended.Circular dtd 05.06.2018
Application Forms
Improvement Exam Application Form
Revaluation Application Form
Photocopy Application Form
Scrutiny Application Form
Related Downloads
Previous Question Papers and Study Notes for First Year Plus One Improvement Examination
First Year Plus One March 2018 Result

Higher Secondary Physics Lab Manual

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 / No Comments
As per the objectives of curriculum, students studying Physics at the Higher Secondary level have to study the practical part (Experimental Physics) along with the theory part. The details on the experiments to be completed for the first year and the second year are clearly mentioned in the syllabus.

The first year students are directed to undergo internal exam. It is conducted for 20 marks/1½ hour duration. The score obtained here can be considered as CCE of the second year.

As part of board exam, practical exam is conducted for the second year students. Maximum of 40 marks is awarded for the 3 hours duration test. There would be usually two questions for practical exam. Of these two questions, one will be from the first year experiment and the other one from the second year experiment.

Higher Secondary Physics Practical Log Book


To record the experiments that the students do at the Physics lab, Physics Practical Log Book should be used. The aim, principle, procedure, tabular column of each experiment must be entered in to log book. The second year students appearing for Practical board exam, should submit the log book certified by the teacher. The students should keep a separate log book for first year and second year.

Higher Secondary Physics Lab Manual


Higher Secondary Physics Lab Manual is now made available for the Higher Secondary students. The Higher Secondary Physics lab Manual in PDF form, prepared by Sri.Sreejith P.S. HSST Physics, GHSS, Ezhikkara, Ernakulam can be downloaded from the link below.

The students can get the aim, principle, theory, tabular column and result of each experiment from the lab manual given here.

First Year(Plus One) Physics Lab Manual
Common Balance
Helical Spring Load Extension
Helical Spring Oscillation
Moment Bar
Newtons Law of Cooling
Parallelogram-Relative Density
Parallelogram-Weight of the body
Resonance Column-Comparison of frequencies
Resonance Column-velocity of sound
Screw Gauge
Simple Pendulum
Sonometer-unknown frequencies
Sonometer-unknown mass
Vernier Calipers
Second Year(Plus Two) Physics Lab Manual
Concave Lens
Concave Mirror
Convex Lens
Forward Diode Characteristics
Liquid Lens
Metre Bridge-Comparison of Resistors
Metre Bridge-Resistivity
Ohms Law-Resistivity
Ohms Law-Combination of resistances
Potentiometer-Comparison of emf
Potentiometer-internal resistance
Refraction through a Prism
Refractive Index-Glass Slab
Zener Diode
Related Downloads
Higher Secondary Practical Exam Previous Questions

Android APP for Physics Lab Manual

Aiming at the easy and optimum preparation of students, Sri.Sreejith P.S has prepared the Physics Lab Manual in Android application format. Android app can be downloaded from the link below and saved in mobile for further use. The latest updates in lab manual also would be available in Android App.

The Physics Lab Manual prepared by Sri.Sreejith P.S can be downloaded free for study purpose by the students. Linking this with other sites except Hsslive.in and commercial use of this are strictly prohibited. Prior permission has to be sought from Sri.Sreejith P.S for such things.