Gazette Date: 11/11/2016

Last Date: 14/12/2016

Category No: 343/2016 To 346/2016

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

2. Name of post : Tradesman
3. Scale of pay : `. 19,000-43,600/-
4. Number of Vacancies : District wise
Category No Post/Trade Number of vacancies (District wise)

1. 343/16 Computer Engineering Idukki -05 (Five)

2. 344/16 Automobile Thiruvananthapuram – 01 (One)

3. 345/16 Electronics Kannur -03 (Three)

4. 346/16 Chemical Kozhikkode -01 (One)
Note :

(i) Conventional type applications for the post will be summarily rejected. Candidates shall apply only through online facility available at the Kerala Public Service Commission website

(ii) Separate Ranked lists will be prepared for the above districts for each category in pursuance of this notification. The Ranked list thus prepared and published by the Commission, shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year subject to the condition 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 3 years whichever is earlier. Candidates will be advised for appointment against aforesaid vacancies and also against the vacancies, if any, reported during the currency of the lists.

(iii) Eligible candidates should submit applications to the concerned district for the

respective category according to their qualification. Qualified candidates can also submit application for various trades under different categories. Candidates should note the name of the concerned District against the relevant

column of the online application.

(iv) The selection in pursuance of the 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/she completes five 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 02.1.1961. 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 : Direct Recruitment.
6. Age Limit : 18-36 Only candidates born between
02.01.1980 and 01.01.1998 (both dates
included) are eligible to apply for this post.
Other Backward Communities and SC/ST candidates are eligible for usual age relaxation.


(i) For concessions allowed in upper age limit, subject to the condition that the maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50 years, please see Para (2) of the General Conditions under part II of this notification.

(ii) Age relaxation will be allowed for officers of Technical Education Department to the extent of their service in the Department, subject to a maximum period of ten years apart from the relaxation in age, if any, allowed under general rules. In such cases, the maximum age shall not exceed 50 (fifty) years.

7. Qualifications:-

1. A pass in Technical High School Leaving Certificate Examination (THSLC) with specialization in the appropriate trade.


2. (i) Pass in Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (SSLC) or equivalent.

(ii) National Trade Certificate (NTC) in the appropriate trade/Pass in Kerala Government Certificate in Engineering Examination (KGCE) in the appropriate trade/Pass in Vocational Higher Secondary Certificate Course (VHSE) in the appropriate trade.

Note:- 1) Candidates must specify the name of the trade/branch also along with the qualification in the online application.

Note: 2) Rule 10 a (ii) of Part II KS&SSR will be applicable for this post.

8. Mode of submitting applications:-


Candidates must register as per “ ONE TIME REGISTRATION” with the Official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission ‘’ before applying for the post. Candidates who have registered can apply by logging in 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 the correctness of the information on their profile. They must quote their 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 for receipt of Applications : 14.12.2016, Wednesday upto 12 Midnight.

10. Address to which applications are to be sent :-

11.If a Written Test/OMR/Online Test is conducted as a 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.

(For details including photo uploading, ID card for examination, etc please see the General Conditions given below as Part II of this notification) .