Lecturer In Microbiology


Gazette Date: 30/12/2016

Last Date: 01/02/2017

Category No: 428/2016

Applications are invited Online only through ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION’ from qualified candidates for appointment in the under mentioned post in Kerala Government Service.

1. Department : Collegiate Education
2. Name of post : Lecturer in Microbiology
3. Scale of pay : UGC Scale
4. Number of vacancies : 1 (One)

The above vacancy is now in existence. The list of selected candidates published by the Commission in response to this notification shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year provided that the said list will continue to be in force till the publication of a new list after the expiry of the minimum period of one year or till the expiry of three years whichever is earlier. Candidates will be advised from the said list, also against the vacancies that may be reported to the Commission in writing during the period of currency of the list.

Note: As per GO(P) No. 61/12/SWD dated 17.10.2012, 3% vacancies are reserved for differently abled candidates with Locomotor disability/Cerebral palsy , Blind, Low vision & Hearing impairment .

5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment
6. Age Limit : 22-40.
Only candidates born between 02.01.1976 and
01.01.1994 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for
this post with usual age relaxation to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Communities.(For other conditions regarding age relaxation see para 2 of the General Conditions)

7. Qualifications :
1. Masters Degree in the concerned subject (Microbiology) with at least 55% marks or its equivalent and good academic record .

2. Must have passed a Comprehensive Test in the concerned subject specifically conducted for the purpose by UGC or any agency duly constituted by the state government in this behalf. When qualifications are equal, preference shall be given to those candidates who possess adequate knowledge in Malayalam.


Note: (i) For SC/ST Candidates Minimum 50% marks for Masters Degree shall be sufficient.(G.O.(Ms.) No.2/07/H.Edn.dated 04-01-2007)

(ii) For ‘PhD’ holders who have passed Masters Degree prior to 19.09.1991, 50% marks for Masters Degree shall be sufficient.
(GO (MS) No 2/07/H.Edn Dated 04.01.2007)
(iii) Candidates who have obtained ‘Ph.D’ Degree in the concerned subject are exempted from passing the NET examination (G.O.(P)No.86/07/H.Edn dated 19.06.2007)
(iv) For recruitment to various posts under these rules, Degrees awarded by the Universities recognized by UGC alone shall be considered.

(v) The conditions laid down in KS & SSR Part II Rule 10 (a) ii are applicable.

8a) Mode of submitting Applications:-

Candidates must register as per ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION’ with the official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission www.keralapsc.gov.in before applying for the post. Candidates who have registered can apply by logging on to their profile using their User­ ID and password. Candidates must click on the ‘Apply Now’ button of the respective post in the Notification Link to apply for the post. The Photograph uploaded should be taken after 31/12/2010. Name of the candidate and the date of photograph taken should be printed legibly at the bottom portion. The photograph once uploaded meeting all requirements shall be valid for 10 years from the date of uploading. There is no change in other instructions regarding the uploading of photographs. No application fee is required. Candidates shall take a printout of the application by clicking the link Registration Card in their profile. Candidates are responsible for the correctness of the personal information and secrecy of password. Before the final submission of the application on the profile, candidates must ensure correctness of the information in their profile. They must quote the User­ID for further communication with the Commission. Application submitted is provisional and cannot be deleted or altered after submission. The application will be summarily rejected if noncompliance with the notification is found in due course of processing. Original documents to prove qualification, age, community etc have to be produced as and when called for.

b) Candidates who have AADHAAR card should add AADHAAR card as I.D. Proof in their profile.

9a) Last Date for receipt of applications: 01.02.2017 Wednesday up to 12.00 Midnight.


“If a Written/OMR Test is conducted as part of this selection, Admission Ticket for eligible candidates will be made available in their Profile for One Time Registration and the date of downloading will be included in the Examination Calendar. Candidates can download Admission Ticket for 15 days from this date. Candidates who have downloaded the Admission Ticket will alone be permitted to attend the examination.”

10. Address to which applications are to be sent: www.keralapsc.gov.in

(Candidates must see the General Conditions in Part II of the Gazette Notification for instructions regarding Photo, ID card etc.)