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Paramedical & Nursing Admission 2020

Thursday, July 30, 2020 / No Comments
Admission to Paramedical and Nursing courses Applications are invited from the plus two passed out students for admission to Paramedical Degree courses in govt and self financing colleges in Kerala. 

The various courses under this stream are

1. B.Sc Nursing, 
2. B.Sc MLT(Medical Lab Technology), 
3. B.Sc Perfusion Technology, 
4. B.Sc MRT (Medical Radiological Technology), 
5. B.Sc Optometry, 
6. BPT Physiotherapy, 
7. BASLP (Audiology and Speech Language Pathology), 
8. BCVT (Cardio Vascular Technology) 
9. B.Sc Dialysis Technology. 

The admission to these courses will based on the score of the eligibility exam. So there would be a regularized criteria of marks of different streams like Kerala Higher Secondary, CBSE, CISCE, VHSE etc. There is no entrance exam. 

The applications should be submitted to the LBS centre of Technology, an LSGD of Kerala govt. Eligibility Admission is generally given to Keralites only. The applicants under PIO or OCI category also can apply. 

For Nursing, MLT, Optometry courses, the candidates should have obtained a 50% of total marks of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in their qualifying exam. 

For admission to BASLP, a total of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Maths or Computer Science or Statistics or Electronics or Psychology. 

For MRT and Dialysis courses, a total of 50% marks of Physics, Chemistry and Biology is necessary. 

In the case of OBC Non – creamy layer, 45% of marks in the above said criteria will do. Just qualifying the exam is enough for the SC & ST category students. The applicants should have completed 17 years of age on 31st December 2020. There is no upper age limit except for those under service quota. 

Seats available 

Government seats would be as of allotted by the director of the LBS. Govt quota is available at govt colleges, Self financing colleges of govt undertaking, Private self financing colleges that are in agreement with the government. 20% of the seats in Minority colleges would be filled by the applicants of the community concerned, under merit. Management seats are those except the govt seats. 

Duration and course fee 

* Four years is the normal duration of the course 
* Rs.20,000/ would be the yearly fee in govt colleges. 

Reservation Allotment 

Reservation would be given as per norms, for nominees of state govt, physically disabled (5% in state quota), ex-service men, soldiers, sports stars, NCC cadets, govt nurses etc. The criteria for community reservation will be followed in professional colleges. 

Application fee and Last date 

Rs. 600/ should be remitted online towards application fee. For SC & ST category, it is Rs.300/-. Fee can be remitted online till August 26th but for Federal Bank Chalan , August 25. 

Applications would be accepted from 27th of July 2020 to 26th of August. Even for applying to more than one course, the students need submit only one application or the name would be removed from the list. Under the prevailing pandemic situation, the applicants are advised not to handover the hard copy of the application to the LBS. For more details, visit the link following links.
Paramedical & Nursing Admission 2020-Notification
Paramedical & Nursing Admission 2020-Prospectus
Paramedical & Nursing Admission 2020-LBS Centre Admission Portal

How to Choose a Course After 12th Science/Commerce/Humanities

Sunday, July 26, 2020 / No Comments
The right choice at the right time will take us to reach our goal and to scale the heights of glory. After the completion of the Plus Two, the students are supposed to move in the proper direction so as to enable themselves to achieve their aim. Hence, a good knowledge of courses available up to one’s interest and aptitude as well as guidance is essential to the students at this stage. 

With this view, the Career Guidance and Adolescent Counselling cell of Trivandrum unit has prepared three separate videos for the Commerce, Humanities and Science batch students, on the directions and guidelines for Higher studies selection. 

The video will guide the students on how to choose a course after 12th standard, what are the courses available, the entrance exams to be appeared for joining selective courses etc. Click the link concerned to watch the video.

Courses after +2 Science 

This video talks about 
1. How to choose a course after 12th? 
2. Courses for Science students 
3. Entrance Exams for Science students 
4. What to do after +2 Science

Courses after +2 Commerce 

This video talks about 
1. How to choose a course after 12th? 
2. Courses for Commerce students 
3. Entrance Exams for Commerce students 
4. What to do after +2 Commerce

Courses after +2 Humanities 

This video talks about 
1. How to choose a course after 12th? 
2. Courses for Humanities students 
3. Entrance Exams for Humanities students 
4. What to do after +2 Humanities

How to e-file Income Tax Return 2020 Online?

Thursday, July 23, 2020 / No Comments

It is time to do efiling income tax of 2019-20 and the last date for e-filing has been extended from 31st July to November 30th 2020. Rs.5000 would be the late filing fee. After 31st December, it would be Rs.10,000/- The late filing fee will not be more than Rs.1000/- for those with the taxable income below Rs.5 lakh. 

E filing should be submitted by those upto 60 years of age with above 2.5 lakh of income before having deduction of Chapter VI A (amount after professional tax, housing loan and interest only deducted from total income) and those of above 60 years old and income of more than Rs.3 lakh. ITR -I can be used by those with salary income, income from house property, bank interest, income like family pension and agricultural income upto Rs.5000/- 

Things to Remember before e-filing of Income Tax 2019-20 

* If PAN number is not registered in efiling site, it should be registered. Click here for help file
* PAN card can be linked with Aadhaar. Click here for help file 
* If 10E Relief was availed as per Section 89 in 2019-20, 10E should be prepared and submitted before efiling. Click here for help file
* If TDS to be get back, then, the bank account details must be pre-validated in E-filing portal before efiling. Click here for help file
* The complete amount reduced as TDS can be checked with Form16 Part A, downloaded and signed by the head of the institution from TRACES. Click here for help file
* If any Fixed Deposit accounts are there with any bank or any such firms, 26AS must be verified and in the case of any other income, that also should be added for tax calculation and TDS deducted and the rest of the amount be remitted before efiling. Click here for help file

Entering into Income Tax e-filing Site 

To open the income tax e-filing site, enter
Click log in and enter used id (PAN No) and password, captcha code. 

If any changes are to be done, it can be edited in ‘Update Profile Details’. But, it would be changed only when the OTP number in mobile and mail id is entered. 
Then click ‘Income Tax Return’ in e-file page. 
Select the Assessment year 2020–21
Select ITR Form No– ITR I 
Select in Filing type – Original/Revised return
Select ‘Prepare and submit online’ in submission mode 
Account details can be seen below, in ‘Bank Account Details’. 
Click below ‘Select Account for Refund credit’ 
While the prefill consent box opens – click ‘I agree’ to reach efiling page. 

Various tabs in the Income Tax Portal

Tax details, 
Part A General Information, 
Computation of Income Tax, 
Tax details, 
Tax paid and Verification, 
Schedule D1, 
Schedule 80 D, 
Schedule 80 G,
80 GGA.

Remember to click ‘Save Draft’ to save while entering details. If revising it after filing it already, ‘139(5) Revised’ be selected. 
Select ‘No’ for the question that is seen now, Are you filing Returns under seventh proviso of section 139(1)

In ‘Computation of Income Tax’ page, the details can be entered from 2019–20 income tax statement. There are separate pages for deduction under 80G to CMDRF and Medical insurance as per 80 D. It should be done first. 

How to do the main entries in Income Tax Portal

Total salary income can be added in B1(a) salary as per section 17 (1) (If any income received which can be exempted as per various statements of section 10, it should be added and then select ‘Nature of Exempt allowance’ in B(ii) and add the amount 
Standard deductions Rs.50,000/- be added 
Professional tax should be added in u/s 16 

(ii) *B2-entries are for Housing loan and interest only. Select - ‘self occupied’ in ‘Type of House Property’ *Housing loan interest be added in ‘Interest paybale on Borrowed capital’. Don’t enter minus symbol. 

Other source income like – Bank interest, Family Pension etc be shown in B3 – Income from Other Sources 

In Part C- ‘Deductions and Taxable Total Income’, enter the deductions under 80C to 80U in relevant boxes. 

After entry of deductions, if there is any investment / deposit/ payments between 1st April and 30th June 2020. click ‘yes’ or ‘No’ whichever is apt. For deductions of such deposits, select ‘yes’ and add details in ‘Schedule D1’ page (column no.3) 

Relief under 10E be added in D6 Relief U/S 89 (1)
Even though there is deduction or not as per Section 80D, data be entered in the page – Schedule 80D

CMDRF Entry Details

Name of Donee – Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund 
Address _ Govt of Kerala 
City or Town or District – Thiruvananthapuram 
State code – Kerala 
Pincode – 695001 
PAN of Donee – AAAGD0584M 
Donations in cash – for donations done by cash only (upto Rs.2000) be done for deductions 
Donations done by other mode – Deductions from salary or other such 

In Tax paid and Verification page, entries in D12 & 14 can be verified and refund amount if any, also can be seen. Enter correctly the bank details. 

Click ‘Save Draft’ and check the entries made. Then add - Name and Father name in ‘Verification’ and select the suitable one in verification options 

'Submit’ button should be clicked only after confirming all entries. 

How to create, if password is forgotten? 

Click ‘forgot password’ in log in page and enter – User id (PAN no) and captcha code. Then select ‘Using OTP (PINS)’ in the next page click ‘continue’. Select the first option in the case of remembering registered mobile number and mail id else, select ‘New Email id and mobile number’ and enter the mobile number and mail id and select ‘26 AS TAN option’ to add TAN number and click ‘validate’. Now a new page would open. Create a new password and add in the two boxes. 

Revised Return After submission

If any corrections are to be done in the ‘Verified Returns’ , ‘Revised Return’ can be submitted in the same way. This can be done till 31st of July, before the completion of Income Tax Dept assessment. 

To remember - In the General Information page, select ‘IT Revised 139 (5) in A22- Return file * Add ‘Revised’ in whether ‘Original or Revised’ * Acknowledgement number of original return and date of filing original return be added in A25 – in under section 139 (5) Revised Return. 

Click the help file for more information .
E-filing Income Tax 2019-20. Help File Prepared by Sudheer Kumar T K
Registration of PAN in E Filing Portal
Linking Aadhar Number with PAN
Submission of Form 10 E before Efiling Income Tax Return
Pre-validation of Bank Account
How to Download Form 26AS
How to Download Form 16
EVC Generation for E Verification

Spark-How to upload Undertaking for Excess Payment Recovery

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 / No Comments
As per G.O No. G.O.(P) No.169/2019/fin dated 13/12/2019 of the Finance department, a directive has been issued for obtaining an undertaking statement from all govt employees. It should be pasted in the service book and the details also be entered accordingly so that if excess pay if any paid, can be recovered. 

It has also been directed to upload the same in Service and Payroll Administrative Repository for Kerala (SPARK) or the salary of the employees will be blocked at anytime after September 2020. 

As per G.O.(P) No. 70/2020/fin dated 02/06/2020, the date to complete the furnishing of the undertaking statement has been extended up to 30th of September 2020. It should be remembered that, the furnishing of 'Statement of Undertaking' is mandatory for processing increment, grade, pay revision, fixation on promotion. 

How to upload undertaking for excess payment recovery in SPARK?

1. Login SPARK
2. Click on Service Matters and then on Undertaking for excess payment recovery

3. Here you can select DDO code, Bill Type and Employee Name. Then enter date of undertaking. A scanned copy(PDF) of the undertaking also needs to be uploaded. 

Click the link below for downloading Statement of Undertaking, Govt order and help video.
Undertaking for Excess Payment Recovery(Form in PDF Format)
Undertaking agreeing to refund excess pay and allowances mistakenly paid to the employees.GO(P) No.169/2019/fin Dated 13-12-2019
Undertaking agreeing to refund excess pay and allowances mistakenly paid to the employees.Date extended. G.O.(P) No. 70/2020/fin dated 02/06/2020
How to upload Undertaking for Excess Payment Recovery-Training video by

Higher Secondary Second Year(Plus Two) SAY/Improvement Exam 2020

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 / 37 Comments
Update: Higher Secondary Second year SAY/Improvement Examination-Modified Govt Order GO(MS) No.131/2020/Gen.Edn dtd 27.07.2020. Download Now !

The SAY or Improvement exam for the Second year Higher Secondary exam of March 2020 is to be conducted after making certain changes in it. 

What is Plus Two SAY/Improvement exam? 

SAY exam is for the students who have failed in their second year exam to appear again in the subjects they have failed so that they would not lose a year. Improvement exam is conducted to improve the score in their subjects they have already passed. There is no restriction in the number of subjects one can appear for SAY exam. The students can write all the subjects they have failed whereas in the case of Improvement exam, the students can do for only one subjects

Even if the students can't get through the failed subject after writing SAY exam, such students will have to appear for the first year Improvement exam and the Second year exam after that, for the failed subjects.

Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam Fee 

The details of Second year Higher Secondary SAY and Improvement exam are given below:-

Plus Two SAY:
1.Subject without Practical: 150/Subject
2.Subject with Practical: 175/Subject

Plus Two Improvement:
Fee: 500/Subject
Fee for Certificate: 40

How to apply?

The application and fee for the second your Higher Secondary SAY and Improvement examination should be submitted to the principal of the same school where the students had written the March exam.
Wait for the publication of SAY/Improvement notification to get more information on the last date of submission of application, fee details, application form and revised guidelines. The details will be updated here.

When is SAY/Improvement second year exam? 

The right schedule of the SAY and Improvement examination for the second year Higher Secondary students is yet to be declared

The major advantage of this year's SAY/Improvement exam is, though a student has failed in any of their subjects, they can also appear for improvement exam in any three subject they have passed. Not like the previous years, the students are given chance from this year to appear for improvement exam in any three subjects. Click the link below to download the materials for preparation of SAY and Improvement exam.
Higher Secondary Second year SAY/Improvement Examination-Modified Govt Order GO(MS) No.131/2020/Gen.Edn dtd 27.07.2020.
Study Notes & Previous Question Papers for Plus Two SAY/Improvement Exam Preparation 2020

Kerala Higher Secondary Plus one Result March 2020

They results of the Kerala DHSE Plus one(first year) Higher Secondary exam conducted in March 2020 are expected to be published on 29th July 2020 at 11 AM. The valuation of answer scripts of the exam conducted in the second phase due to the spread of Covid 19 pandemic, were also done along with the second year valuation for the preparation of results.

In the Higher Secondary course, the scores of the first and the second year are added for grade calculation in each subject. Hence, the score of  first year(Plus one) examination has its due significance in the achievement of Higher secondary students. 

Revaluation/ Scrutiny/Photocopy 

As soon as the results are published the students can opt for Revaluation, Scrutiny, Photocopy etc if needed and the fee for each item is thus:- 

a) Revaluation - Rs. 500.00/- per paper, 
b) Scrutiny - Rs. 100.00/- per paper, 
c) Photocopy - Rs. 300.00/- per paper. 

Higher Secondary First Year(Plus One) Result 2020 -Revaluation, Scrutiny, Photocopy
HSE First year March 2020 Revaluation, Scrutiny, Photocopy-Notification 2020
Plus One March 2020-Application for Revaluation
Plus One March 2020-Application for Scrutiny
Plus One March 2020-Application for Photocopy
Refund of Revaluation fee-Guidelines

Candidates who desire to apply for revaluation/Scrutiny/Photocopy of answer scripts of their First year Higher Secondary Examination March 2020 can apply in the prescribed form before 3rd August 2020.

Higher Secondary First year Improvement exam 2020

Moreover, the students can improve their score in any 3 subjects. The notification regarding this can be expected immediately after the publication of Plus one(first year) results. 

The fee for improvement exam(regular candidate) is 175/Subject and Certificate Fee: 40

How to Check DHSE Plus one March 2020 exam results? 

Soon after the official declaration of the results by the Department of Higher Secondary Education(DHSE), the result link will be updated. The students should enter their register number and date of birth to view the results. To get the complete result of a school, the school code should be entered. Kerala Higher Secondary Plus one March 2020 results and notifications regarding this will be updated. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on HSE Plus one result 2020 are discussed here.
We collects data and news from multiple official portals,(,,,,  General Education Portal, Higher Secondary Education Portal & other media websites. Once released, candidates can check their results by visiting the official website.

Links will be active after the official declaration of DHSE First Year exam result March 2020
Higher Secondary First Year(Plus One) Result 2020 -Portal Links
HSE Plus one Result 2020-Individual(Link 1
HSE Plus one Result 2020-Schoolwise(Link 1
Higher Secondary Offline Result Analyser for Schools by Bibin C Jacob
HSE Plus One Offline Result Analyser: Window Version
CE Mark Extractor(iExam) for Windows Version
HSE Plus One Offline Result Analyser: Ubuntu Version
CE Mark Extractor(iExam) for Ubuntu Version
Higher Secondary Online Result Analyser for Schools
Acdatapro Online Result Anlayser
Higher Secondary School Codes

Frequently Asked Questions on Higher Secondary Plus Two Results

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 / 70 Comments

The general queries that usually arise among the students after the publication of Higher Secondary Second year exam results and clarifications of the same are published here. 

Qn. Is it possible to do revaluation of Higher Secondary March exam results?
Higher Secondary students (second year) are given a chance to revalue their subjects except Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. If there is difference in the score after revaluation, a new Score sheet will be granted on submission of the old Score sheet. Provided the change of marks after revaluation is 10% or more, the fee remitted towards revaluation, will be refunded

Application in the prescribed format shall be submitted to the Principals of the Examination centre where the candidate registered for the Examination. Application form can be downloaded from the following link
HSE March 2020-Revaluation
Plus Two March 2020-Revaluation Notification
Plus Two March 2020-Application for Revaluation
Plus Two March 2020-Application for Scrutiny
Plus Two March 2020-Application for Photocopy
Refund of Revaluation fee-Guidelines

Details of Fee:- 
a) Revaluation - Rs. 500.00/- per paper, 
b) Scrutiny - Rs. 100.00/- per paper, 
c) Photocopy - Rs. 300.00/- per paper. 

Candidates who desire to apply for revaluation/Scrutiny/Photocopy of answer scripts of their Higher Secondary Examination March can apply in the prescribed form before 28th July 2020. 

Qn. Supposing the student’s Revaluation score is less than the previous score, which would be considered?
The top score of the two will be considered. Though the score is less in revaluation, the higher marks scored in March exam will be considered. 

Qn. What should the student do if he fails in some subjects in Plus Two March exam?
The regular students who appear for plus two March exam can apply for SAY/Improvement exam  for the subjects they don’t qualify. Such students can write SAY exam for all the subjects they fail to qualify (subjects below D+ grade). It is now possible for the second year students to improve their score in three subjects apart from appearing for SAY exam.
Update: Higher Secondary Second year SAY/Improvement Examination-Modified Govt Order GO(MS) No.131/2020/Gen.Edn dtd 27.07.2020. Download Now !

Fee for SAY Examination : Rs.150/- per Subject. 
Fee for Practical Examination : Rs. 25/- per subject.
Fee for Certificate: Rs. 40/-. 

Qn. Are the ‘Registration Cancelled’(second year exam) students eligible to apply for SAY exam?
No. The students who have cancelled their second year exam reg. are not eligible to apply for SAY exam. 

Qn. Students passed all subjects in Plus Two March exam and they desire to upgrade their score in certain subjects. What should they do?
Regular students who scored D+ grade or above in all subjects in the Plus Two March exam can apply for SAY/Improvement exam to upgrade only one subject of their choice. 

Fee for Improvement Examination: Rs. 500/- per subject
Fee for Certificate: Rs. 40/-. 

Qn. Students write Improvement exam in to upgrade their score whereas they obtain less score than the previous one. Which score is considered in such cases?
The higher score is considered. Even if the score obtained in the Improvement exam is lesser than that of March exam, the higher score obtained in March will be considered. 

Qn. Will, the students appeared for Improvement exam, get one certificate combining the certificates of March exam and Improvement exam?
Yes. A certificate of combined score obtained in March exam and that they obtain in Improvement exam will be issued. 

Qn. What are the rules for awarding grace marks ?
The benefit of grace marks for achievements in the First Year Higher Secondary Course will be awarded to eligible candidates for the First year Higher secondary examination only and for achievements in the Second year course, for the Second year Higher secondary examination only. Grace marks for NCC, NSS, Scout & Guide and SPC shall be awarded at the Second year Higher secondary examination only. 

The preference will be for attaining minimum mark for becoming ‘Eligible’ i.e, grade D+. Second preference will be for lifting the lowest grade to the next higher grade and so on. When a student is eligible for grace marks for different items, the item with highest grace mark only will be considered.
Grace marks will be given to the candidates irrespective of whether they are eligible for higher studies or not in the examinations.
Qn. Students would like to get admission for higher studies outside Kerala State. Should they give a separate application for Migration Certificate?
All students appearing for Higher Secondary Second Year March exam will get their Migration Certificate when they become eligible for higher studies. They need not apply separately for this. 
Your doubts can be forwarded as comments.