Detailed Syllabus MAY 2014 – Vocational Instructor in General Insurance
Kerala PSC detailed syllabus of Vocational Instructor in General Insurance (Vocational Higher Secondary Education) (Category No. 599/2012 & 600/2012).
Part I : Business Insurance & Commerce
1. Business – Meaning- Characteristics- Branches of business – Industry-Commerce- Types of Industry -Commerce- Trade- Aids to trade Functions of Commerce.
2. Service Sectors in Business – Banks – Types of Banks – Functions of Commercial Bank- Types of Deposits – Types of lending agency Service, General utility service- New trends in banking sector – e-banking- ATM – Debit Card- Credit Card etc.,
3. Risk in business- Meaning- Types of risks – Causes of Risk – Insurable and non insurable – Different types of Insurance Policies.
4. Principles of Insurance – Insurable interest, utmost good faith, Indemnity, subrogation, Contributions.
5. Types of insurance- Motor- Life- Burglary- Motor- Marine Engineering – Rural etc..
6. New trends in Commerce- Share, Debenture, Exchange rate, Reporate-Bull-Bear, Boom- Depression.
Part II : Word Processing & Type writer mechanism
1. Word Processing:- Classification of Computer Systems, Data Processing, System Input Devices, Output Devices, Internet (Basic things).
2. Typewriter Mechanism:- Types of Typewriter, Parts of Typewriter, Functions of Typewriter, Keyboard (Keys) Movements of Typewriter.
Part III : General Knowledge , Current Affairs, India-National Movement and Renaissance in Kerala
Geography of India- Physical Features- Climate- Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites -Etc Demography- Economic and Social Development-Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning-Etc History of India-Period from 1857 to 1947 National Movement-
Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature etc.
Geographical Facts- Physical Features- Climate-Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites – Etc.
Renaissance of Kerala
Important Events/Movements/Leaders:- Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr Palpu. Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara Etc.