Engineers Line Up For ‘Cycle Test’ To Become Peons In Kerala

Recently the news has come on the internet that numerous B.Tech graduates stood in the queue on Friday to apply for the job of ‘government office peon’ with an average salary of Rs 23,000 per month in Kerala’s Ernakulam district. Since the news has come on the internet and it has gone viral on social media platforms uncounted reactions started hitting the headlines on the internet. Now many people are super curious to know about the whole information about the news. Here we have more information about the news with you in this article. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.


The candidates calculated the different uses of government jobs, stating it does not have any risk and there has been no graveyard shift. It only needed Class 7 qualification and a “bicycle ride” test. Kochi Resident K Prasanth who has a diploma in banking and funds a cafe, stated that if firms KSEB (the state power utility) appoint the candidates standing in the queue, their salary will be over 30,000. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

He also added, ” I have been trying to get a certain job with a good income for the past few years”. The state Public Service Commission still demands cycling tests for peon jobs in public sector institutions like KSEB and KSFE (Kerala State Financial Enterprises), even though it has been a meaningless requirement. Officials beg for mercy, declaring that the state has not changed the last regulations. The cycle was the mode of transport for office associates earlier, but the government has not altered this rule despite advancements in the modes of transport. You are on the right page for more information about the news, so please read the complete article.

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As far as we know, the officers stated earlier, that the cycling tests were required for diverse job profiles under, ‘last grade servants’, but the government concluded this rule around 10 years ago and presently the test is mandatory only for office associate positions. “Woman and physically handicapped candidates are exempted from the test,”. Another B.Tech graduate Vivek from Kochi also turned up for the test and said that ensuring a government job with a lucrative salary became a challenge in the depressed job market. Here we shared all the information that we had. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

Gurleen Kaur

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