Applications are invited online only by `One Time Registration’ from qualified candidates for the post mentioned below. Candidates shall apply only through the online facility provided in the website of Kerala Public Service Commission viz,

1. Department : Forest
2. Name of Post : Reserve Watcher/ Depot Watcher/ Survey
Lascars/ TB Watchers/ Bunglow Watchers/ Depot
and Watch Station Watcher/ Plantation Watchers/
Maistries/ Timber Supervisors/ Tope Warden/
Thana Watcher/ Dispensary Attendant
Note: Women candidates and Differently abled candidates are not eligible to apply for the post
3. Scale of Pay : F 16,500 – 35,700/-
4. No of Vacancies : Districtwise

1. Thiruvananthapuram : 1
2. Kollam : Anticipated
3. Pathanamthitta : 4
4. Kottayam : Anticipated
5. Idukki : Anticipated
6. Ernakulam : 3
7. Thrissur : 2
8. Palakkad : 9
9. Malappuram : 1
10 Kozhikode : 1
. 3
11 Wayanad :
. Anticipated
12 Kannur
. 3
13 Kasaragod



A Ranked List will be prepared for each district in pursuance of this notification. 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 against the vacancy noted above and the vacancies that may be reported to the Commission in writing during the period of currency of the list.In case no candidate is advised from the ranked lists till the expiry of the period of three years the duration of the ranked list shall be extended for a further period of one year or till at least one candidate is advised from the list whichever is earlier.

The selection in pursuance of this notification will be made on a revenue district basis, subject to the special conditions laid down in G.O (Ms) No. 154/71/PD dated, 27.05.1971. A candidate advised for appointment in one revenue district from the Ranked List prepared is not eligible for transfer to another district unless he or she completes 5 years continuous service from the date of commencement of service in the former district. Even if transfer is allowed after five years, it will be subject to the rules in G.O(MS) No.4/61/PD dated, 02.01.1961. Candidates already in Government service holding this post in any one district are prohibited from applying again for this post, but they can apply to higher posts when notified.

5. Method of Appointment : By Direct Recruitment
6. Age limit: 18 – 36. Only candidates born between
02.01.1980 and 01.01.1998 (both dates included)
only are eligible to apply for this post.
Candidates belonging to Other Backward
Communities and SC/ST are eligible for usual
age relaxation.


Note: For concessions allowed in upper age limit, subject to the condition that the maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50 years of age, please see para (2) of the General Conditions under Part II of this Notification

7. Qualifications:
(1) Should have passed standard VII and should not have acquired graduation.

Note:- Rule 10(a)ii of KS & SSR is applicable.

(2) Physical fitness.

Height – minimum 163 cms. Chest (Normal) – minimum 79 cms

Minimum chest expansion – 5 cms

8. Mode of submitting applications:-

Candidates must register as per ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION’ with the official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission www.keralapsc. 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 posts in the Notification Link to applying for a post. The Photograph uploaded should be one taken on or after 31/12/2010. Name of the candidate and the date of taking photograph should be printed at the bottom portion. The photograph once uploaded meeting all requirements shall 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 on their profile. They must quote the User-ID 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. Documents to prove qualification, Experience, Community, age etc have to be produced as and when called for.

9. Last date of receipt of applications :14.12.2016, Wednesday upto 12 midnight

If Written Test/OMR Test is conducted as a part of the selection Admission Tickets for eligible candidates will be made available in their Profile created after One Time Registration and the date of downloading will be included in the Examination Calender. 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.