Kerala BEVCO App ‘BevQ’ Release Delayed: Update

Kerala BEVCO app ‘BevQ’ download: Kerala Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) will launch its drink app for generating the virtual queue token next week. According to the reports, Kerala State Beverages Corporation (KSBC) conducted the trial of its mobile app on earlier this week and is gearing for public launch on Thursday.

While the liquor shops in Kerala has been reopened today on May 20, the Kerala state government had since last week been working on to launch the BEVCO app to control crowd and ensure social distancing norms.

May 23 Update: BevQ app is ready but Google has raised security issues before its release on its ‘Play Store’. The officials on May 22nd said that the app will be ready to be launched on upcoming Monday or Tuesday.

 Kerala BEVCO drink app

What is Kerala BEVCO App

The new KSBC BEVCO drink app set to launch tomorrow has been developed by Faircode Technologies based in Kochi. The app will avail the facility of online booking for virtual queue token for the purchase of liquor in BEVCO owned shops in Kerala.

The Kerala Beverages Corporation has not provided the facility of home delivery of liquor, the app will facilitate generating the token to avoid long queues. You can book a particular time slot through this KSBC drink app and visit the shop to buy liquor.

BEVCO app download:

The Kerala Beverages ‘Faircode technologies’ drink app will be available to download from Google Play Store.

A link will be put on the official website of the Kerala Beverages Corporation website www.ksbc.kerala.gov.in. The link will be updated here on Thursday.

Online booking for virtual queue token to purchase liquor in Kerala:

  • First, download the app from Google Play store or from link given at KSBC website.
  • After installing the app, select the district and enter the PIN code of the area you are looking to purchase liquor in. If no shop is listed under the entered ZIP/PIN code, enter another area’s code.
  • After entering the district and area’s PIN Code, the app will display the list of Kerala Beverages shops and bars. Select whichever shop/bar is nearest to you.
  • Now, select the time slot to book virtual queue token.
  • Enter your basic details (name, address, ID details) etc.
  • After filling all the required details, a confirmation message will be sent to your registered mobile number with time slot and shop details.

Things you should know:

  • The people who don’t have smartphone to download the app, will be able to send a message to the prescribed number and get the token to buy liquor.
  • Only 1 toke a day can be generated using one mobile number.
  • Only people with age above 21 years are permitted to buy liquor in Kerala.

Kerala BEVCO Beverages Liquor Online Booking Website & App

Kerala BEVCO Liquor Beverages online booking app for virtual queue token: Kerala State Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) has announced to launch website and app for online booking and home delivery of liquor. Kerala government has allowed the opening of Liquor and local alcohol ‘Toddy’ shops to open again from May 20. The Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) Kerala is also considering to soon provide the online liquor booking facility and introducing a e-token system to avoid long queues at the wine shops.

Kerala State Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) is a state government owned company, having monopoly over sale of liquor in Kerala. There are nearly 300 BEVCO owned liquor shops in Kerala, apart from toddy shops.

May 20 Update:

Key points

  • Kerala government announced that a 10-35% special Corona fee will be applied to the liquor sale. Means, you will have to pay 10-35% extra on the MRP of your liquor. The new price list of Kerala BEVCO has not been uploaded online at ksbc.kerala.goc.in as of this update. We’ll inform once its live.
  • Kerala government has announced that bars and pubs will soon be able to sell liquor on BEVCO rates. The date has not been notified.

Kerala Toddy Shops News:

The toddy shops were opened in Kerala today but closed down soon facing the supply issues. There are nearly 3600 toddy shops in Kerala, most of them get their supply from Chittur in Palakkad. The lockdown has slowed down the production at only around 10,000 litres a day as compared to the daily demand of 3 lakh litres.

Kerala BEVCO online liquor toddy shops

The lack of liquor also caused the toddy/liquor shops in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Kannur to remain shut on May 13. The shops witnessed massive rush in the areas where they were opened but only to be run out of stock within 2-3 hours.

Kerala BEVCO Liquor Beverages Online Booking & Home Delivery:

The Kerala Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) has also announced that it is developing an mobile app and web portal link to provide the online booking of alcohol/liquor and home delivery of the same.

Several states including West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh have already allowed the online sale and delivery of liquor. Reports are that online sale and delivery of liquor will soon be a reality in Kerala too, and more so since the Supreme Court has also recommended the same.

Kerala BEVCO has approached the officials of ‘Kerala Startup Mission’ for the launch of website and app to facilitate the online booking and purchase of liquor in Kerala, mainly in cities with high demand such as Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Kollam, Thrissur and Kannur among others.

How to purchase Liquor and Order Online in Kerala:

Kerala BEVCO is currently finding a suitable IT partner for the development of mobile app and website to avail the online booking and purchase of liquor. More than 32 lakh people in Kerala consume alcohol, with nearly 5 lakh being daily consumers of local beverage ‘Toddy’ or ‘Liquor’.

The information regarding the online booking, home delivery and rules to be followed will be notified through the official website of the Kerala Beverages Corporation i.e., www.ksbc.kerala.gov.in.

  • BEVCO Kerala liquor online booking website link- www.ksbc.kerala.gov.in (to launch soon)
  • Kerala BEVCO app to order liquor online- to be launched on May 21

Kerala Liquor Queue Token System:

Before the launch of website and mobile app for online sale and delivery of liquor in Kerala, the Excise department and BEVCO have announced that they are going to launch a ‘queue token system’ to avoid rush at the toddy and wine shops. Delhi, Maharashtra and few other states have already availed this e-token system.

BEVCO app website online liquor booking home delivery

Kerala BEVCO official G. Sparjan Kumar said that “we are soon launching a virtual queue or token system after resumption of liquor sale through BEVCO retail shops’.

Kerala BEVCO App for queue token:

The people will have to download the app launched by Kerala State Beverages Corporation and enter their basic details such as name, mobile number, address and time slot etc. to book their place in the queue.

After entering the details, the customers will be sent a text message informing them of the time slot they can visit the nearby shop and buy the liquor.

Those without smartphones, will be able to send a SMS to the prescribed number and book their slot.

As per the officials, the queue token system will cover around 300 liquor shops in Kerala.

We’ll update the BEVCO app and website link here for ordering liquor in Kerala once its launched.

Kerala SSLC, Plus two new time table announced; exams from May 26

Kerala SSLC and Plus Two exam 2020 will be held from May 26 to May 30. The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, announced in a press brief today that the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) and the Plus two (class 12) or Higher Secondary (HS) examination 2020 will be conducted as per the scheduled notified earlier.

On May 14, the Kerala government had announced the rescheduled dates for the SSLC and Plus two exams.

  • According to the time table announced then, Maths exam will be held on May 26, Physics on May 27 and Chemistry paper on May 28, 2020 for SSLC students. These exams will be held in the afternoon sessions.

The Kerala Higher secondary (HS or Plus two) examinations will be held in both, morning and afternoon shifts between May 26 to May 30th, 2020.

  • May 26th, 2020 – Entrepreneurship Development, (VHSE);
  • May 27th, 2020 – Biology, Geology, Sanskrit Sastra, Electronics, Communicative English, Statistics, Part III Language;
  • May 28th, 2020 – Business Studies, Psychology, Electronic Service Technology (old), Electronic Systems;
  • May 29 – History, Islamic History & Culture, Computer Application, Home Science, Computer Science
  • May 30 – Mathematics, Political Science, Journalism.

Few media portal reported earlier today that the SSLC ans Plus two exam schedule has been deferred again but that’s not the case as the CM confirmed the news via his press meet.

The Minister also clarified few other details:

The evaluation of the answer sheets of the exams already conducted, will commence, and that the state will not hold any exams for class 8th and 9th.

More news here.

NORKA Registration (Interstate) Open at registernorkaroots.org for Migrant workers, Pravasi

NORKA Roots interstate registration for Keralites (migrant workers, Pravasi, students) in other states www.registernorkaroots.org: NORKA Roots has commenced registration for Keralites in other states wanting to return to Kerala during COVID 19 lockdown through registernorkaroots.org and norkaroots.org websites today. The Department of Non Resident Keralites Affairs, Kerala has started the registration for Non Resident Keralites Affairs (NORKA) for the expats (Pravasi) presently stranded in foreign countries due to the current COVID-19 pandemic crisis and who wish to return to the state. NORKA registration is being done through www.registernorkaroots.org, an official press note issued on department’s website (www.norkaroots.org) stated.

NORKA interstate registration (other state) inside India

Latest news:

  • NORKA registration (interstate) for Keralites in other states of India has begun now. Keralites can fill NORKA Roots registration form for interstate travel during COVID 19 lockdown from registernorkaroots.org “Inside India” section, available in Malyalam as well.
  • The registrations for Pravasi (expats) had commenced two days ago through registernorkaroots.org. More than 2 lakh Pravasi have registered so far to return.
NORKA Roots

NORKA Registration Interstate (Other States)

NORKA registration for Keralites in other states (interstate) has finally commenced today on April 29, 2020. NORKA Roots, the official site Department of Non Resident Keralites Affairs notified that interstate travel during lockdown to Kerala from other states can only be done after the persons complete their registration at norkaroots.org.

NORKA other state inside India registration www.registernorkaroots.org

The Keralites can register for NORKA interstate travel by visiting ‘Inside India‘ section at registernorkaroots.org website. On the next page (https://registernorkaroots.org/nrkindia/), the persons would be required the fill-in required details, such as:

  • Basic details (name, date of birth, Aadhaar/Voter etc any Identity card number).
  • Source Address (where you are now in other state)
  • Destination address (where you want to go in Kerala)

NORKA Roots Pravasi Registration

NORKA registration process has started from April 26, 2020 through registernorkaroots.org website. The details on how to register is given below.

According to the government officials, nearly 5.5 lakh (over half million) expats are expected to come back in the upcoming months. The state has made quarantine arrangements for around 2 lakh people but expects that 10,000-30,000 will have to be kept under surveillance even if they are COVID 19 negative. People with symptoms will be taken straight to the COVID centres or hospitals.

Rs 5000 benefit: Who is eligible?

NORKA Roots & Kerala Pravasi Welfare Fund has also announced to provide Rs 5000 (Indian rupees) to help those who returned to the state after January 1st, 2020 but could not go back (or visa expired) due to the lockdown amid Coronavirus crisis. This NORKA Pravasi 5000 rupees COVID help fund’s amount will be transferred to the bank account of the applicant (non-NRI bank account type). Read full details at norkaroots.org. The welfare fund also benefits a number of other registered members through pension and COVID help schemes. The full list is given at norkaroots.org.

The 5000 rupees benefit is only for such persons who returned to India after Jan 1st, 2020 and fall under the eligibility criteria as mentioned above. The benefit is not for all expats, especially those returning to India, just to make it clear.

How to Register

The registration process is fairly simple. You just need to the visit the official site registernorkaroots.org and fill-in the required details.

NORKA registration Pravasi

Following details are required to complete the NORKA registration.

  • Name (as in passport) and passport number
  • Personal details (age, date of birth etc.)
  • Permanent address in Kerala
  • Present address in residing country
  • Phone number, email, WhatsApp (if any)

Important points

  • NORKA Roots site clearly mentions that the registration is only for making quarantine arrangement and monitoring the persons. NORKA Roots will share the registration details with concerned governments/departments and that data privacy will be ensured.
  • Early registration does not mean you will be given travel priority.
  • Priority list– Senior citizens, pregnant women, persons affected with diseases other than COVID 19, persons whose visa expired, and persons who went to foreign countries on visiting visa and are stuck there. The priority list and guidelines have already been issued and can be read at NORKA Roots website.

NORKA helpline international toll free number is 0091-8802-012345.

The state government is arranging chartered flights to bring back the expats. More news here.

KUHS BDS Dental supplementary results 2020 declared today

Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) has declared the results of its Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) examinations today on April 17th, 2020. KUHS results 2020 have been uploaded on its official websites for BDS (Dental) 2nd & 3rd year supplementary exams of January 2020.

KUHS BDS Dental results 2020

KUHS result 2020:

Following KUHS BDS Dental results 2020 have been announced today:

  • BDS degree 2nd year results for the supplementary examinations (2010 & 2016 schemes) held during January 2020- notice
  • BDS degree 3rd year results for the supplementary examinations (2010 & 2016 schemes) held during January 2020- read notice

The students who wrote the supplementary examinations fin Jan 2020, may now visit the official website of the KUHS to check their dental exam result.

Check BDS 2nd year results here & 3rd year results here for supplementary exams.

The students would be required to enter their university exam registration number to check their results and download the preliminary marks sheet. The final marks sheets would be available with the students’ respective institutions once the academic activities are open.

Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), a medical state university in Kerala, had conducted the supplementary exams in January 2020 for lakhs of students in its 205 affiliated colleges. The university declares the results online through its websites www.kuhs.ac.in.

KUHS BDS/Dental results 2020 today have been uploaded at www2.kuhs.ac.in.

Retotaling & Photocopy applications

In addition to the declaration of BDS results, the Kerala University of Health Sciences also notified of the retotaling and photocopy details. Here are the details from the notice, that are same for both years’ students:

  • The applications for retotaling and photocopy of the answer scripts and marks sheets of the students can be submitted online only at www.kuhs.ac.in through the College principal.
  • Such applications can be submitted till April 28th, 2020.
  • Retotaling fees is Rs 210/- per question paper code.
  • Fees for photocopy of answer script for each QP code is Rs 525/-.
  • Fees for photocopy of marks sheet for each QP code is Rs 525/-.
  • Fees should be paid online only or through Institution’s head.

More results news here.

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan LSS USS hall ticket 2020 Out at bpekerala.in

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has released the hall ticket/admit card for the LSS USS scholarship February 2020 exam on bpekerala.in. Pareeksha Bhavan will conduct the LSS USS exam on February 29th, 2020 and the hall tickets have been issued to the students just five days prior the exam date. The hall ticket release date was earlier set as February 25, the same however, were issued today on February 24th, 2020.

The Office of the Commissioner for Government Examinations, Pareeksha Bhavan, Kerala conducts this Lower Secondary Scholarship (LSS) and Upper Secondary Scholarship (USS) examination each year for the 4th standard and 7th standard students. The meritorious students are then granted the scholarship.

Pareeksha Bhavan LSS USS hall ticket 2020 download bpekerala.in

Pareeksha Bhavan LSS USS Hall ticket Download

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan’s official website is bpekerala.in for all online facilities related to the LSS USS 2020 examination. LSS USS hall ticket 2020 has also been issued online through this website. Students may visit bpekerala.in/lss_uss_2020/ directly to download their admit cards.

Students have to login at bpekerala.in using their User ID and password details already registered with Pareeksha Bhavan (which was used at the time of application).

  • LSS USS Exam Date- February 29, 2020
  • Hall ticket downloading date- February 24-29, 2020

The hall ticket will have the student’s exam centre, exam timing and necessary instructions imprinted on it.

Download hall tickets- here

Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

Both LSS and USS exams will have two papers, and each paper will be of 1 hour.

LSS Paper 1 pattern

  • Part A- First Language (Malayalam / Kannada / Tamil) – 20 Marks
  • Part B – English – 10 Marks
  • Part C – General Knowledge – 10 Marks

LSS Paper 2 pattern

  • Part A – The atmosphere of Study – 20 Marks
  • Part B – Mathematics – 20 Marks

USS Paper 1 pattern (First language/Maths)

  • Part A – English / Kannada / Tamil / Arabic / Urdu /  Sanskrit
  • Part B – English / Kannada / Tamil
  • Part C – Mathematics

USS Paper 2 – (English, Social science)

  • Part A – English
  • Part B – Basics
  • Part C – Social Science

For USS scholarship, students are required to score at least 70% marks to be considered for the scholarship. Pareeksha Bhavan Kerala will release the merit list containing top 20 position holders from each sub-district for the scholarship grant.

Get more news here.

Cooperative Junior Inspector Exam Answer Key 2020 OUT: Brilliance College, Talent Academy, Kerala PSC

Cooperative Junior Inspector exam answer key 2020 by Brilliance College and Talent Academy is released here. Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) has conducted the written examination for the recruitment of Junior Inspector in Co-operative societies today on February 1st, 2020.

Kerala PSC Co-operative Junior Inspector answer key 2020 has been officially released. Kerala Public Service Commission has uploaded the question paper as well as the answer key of Junior Inspector of Co-operative Societies today (February 1st, 2020) as soon as the exam was completed.

Cooperative Inspector answer key released

Cooperative Inspector answer key 2020 is given below officially from Kerala PSC for Question Code : 008/2020.

Cooperative Junior inspector exam answer key 2020
Cooperative Junior inspector exam answer key 2020 part 2

View the answer key at official Kerala PSC website here.

We will upload the answer key for the rest of the question paper code/series here as soon Kerala PSC release the same.

Kerala PSC has also uploaded the question paper on its website and we have retrieved it for the convenience of the candidates.

View or download the Cooperative Junior inspector question paper at this direct link.

Apart from the Kerala PSC, Brilliance College and Talent Academy have also released the Junior inspector answer key 2020 for February 2nd exam. You can download them from the links given below.

Raise Objections against answer key

Kerala PSC has also notified that candidates can raise the objections/challenges against the official answer keys or questions.

Candidates can submit their complaints against the provisional answer keys within upto 5 days after the release. Candidates can submit the complaint through the OTR profile under the candidate’s login area.

The final answer key will be released after considering the complaints and making modifications if any claim is found true by the PSC Committee.

Kerala PSC has not confirmed the result date for Cooperative Junior Inspector exam 2020. But expect the result declaration within a month according to the sources.

Get more news for answer keys here.

KTET Pareeksha Bhavan ktet.kerala.gov.in Result 2019 November OUT

ktet.kerala.gov.in KTET Result 2019 November: Pareeksha Bhavan has declared the Kerala Teacher Ability test (KTET) result 2019 for category 1, 2, 3, & 4. KTET November exam was held on November 16th & 24th, 2019. The results have been declared for all four categories and candidates may view theirs at the official website- ktet.kerala.gov.in.

KTET is conducted to ensure that the teacher aspirants possess the necessary qualities to become a teacher in state government schools. KTET in itself is a eligibility exam and the candidates who pass the KTET are awarded the TET certificate. These qualified candidates then are eligible to apply and appear for the teachers recruitment in the state. Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan is the state governed body that oversees the conduct of Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) in the state.

KTET Result 2019 November

Name of The ExamResult StatusExam Date
Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test (KTET) November 2019DeclaredNovember 16th & 14th, 2019

KTET Result official website- ktet.kerala.gov.in & keralapareekshabhavan.in. KTET result November 2019 all category result Direct Link- Check Here. Or type this https://ktet.kerala.gov.in/result_nov_2019 in the browser to check KTET result.

ktet.kerala.gov.in result november 2019

KTET result November 2019 has been published on ktet.kerala.gov.in for the appeared candidates. Pareeksha Bhavan website is also displaying the link to check results.

Latest Update (8 PM): As of this update, official website ktet.kerala.gov.in & keralapareekshabhavan.in both are down and candidates are unable to check the results. This happens because as soon as the news spread, lakhs of candidates visited the website simultaneously to check their result which then crashed the site server. In such case, have patience and try after some time.

How else to check result: Unfortunately, Pareeksha Bhavan has not partnered with any third party website such as Indiaresults.com to host the KTET result. So, the only option is to check the result on ktet.kerala.gov.in or keralapareekshabhavan.in websites.

Candidates should know that they have to check their KTET result November 2019 according to the category exam they appeared for.

KTET result 2019 November Category 1, 2, 3 & 4 all have been published. You can check them at the given links.

Qualifying Marks

First, the candidates will be required to open the result link by choosing the category and then enter their roll number.

KTET Exam CategoryResult StatusQualifying Marks
Category 1 (Classes I to V)DeclaredUR-60%
OBC/SC/ST/PH- 55%
Category 2 (classes V to VIII)DeclaredUR-60%
OBC/SC/ST/PH- 55%
Category 3 (High School Classes )DeclaredUR-60%
OBC/SC/ST/PH- 55%
category 4 (Languages / upper primary level and specialist teachers / physical education teachers)DeclaredUR-60%
OBC/SC/ST/PH- 55%

Candidates may refer to the official notification for complete details on qualifying marks according to the reservation & quota rules.

Get more news here.

KTET rectified answer key November 2019 out| keralapareekshabhavan.in

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has released the KTET rectified answer key for November 2019 exam at www.keralapareekshabhavan.in. KTET (Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test) 2019 was held on November 16th, 17th & 24th and the preliminary answer keys were released shortly after. The KTET November 2019 was held for all four categories i.e., paper 1, 2, 3 & 4.

However, pertaining to the objections received against the preliminary answer key, Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has uploaded the rectified answer key for November 2019 exam yesterday on its website.

keralapareekshabhavan.in KTET rectified answer key November 2019

Here is a copy of the copy of the rectified answer key from the official website.

KTET rectified answer key November 2019 Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan.

Candidates may also check the answer key PDF here at the official website.

In the answer key, Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has cancelled 7 questions, and changed the correct answers for 7 questions. How this rectification in answer key will affect the candidate’s result, it is yet to be know as Pareeksha Bhavan has not release a detailed notice about it.

The KTET result of November 2019 exam is expected to be out in first fortnight of January 2020 now that the final and rectified answer keys are out.

We will update this when we have more news.