Applications are invited online only by One Time Registration system exclusively from qualified candidates belonging to reservation group of communities of Kerala State viz. Other Christians (OX) for NCA vacancy for selection to the post mentioned below.

1. Department : Jail
2. Name of post : Assistant Prison Officer (Male)
3. Scale of pay : O 20,000 – 45800/-
4. Number of vacancies : Unit wise
Thrissur Unit-OX-1 (One)

(This Unit includes Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam and Thrissur Districts)

Note: Differently abled candidates and women candidates are not eligible to apply for this post.
(i) Conventional type applications will be summarily rejected. Candidates shall apply only through online facility available at the Kerala Public Service Commission website viz .

(ii) Applications submitted by candidates belonging to the communities other than those notified will be summarily rejected. No rejection memo will be issued to these candidates.

(iii Ranked list will be prepared for Thrissur unit in pursuance of this notification.
) Ranked List thus prepared and published by the Commission shall remain in force until candidates are advised and appointed against the vacancies earmarked for the above community, but remain unfilled due to paucity of candidates during the currency of the Ranked List published for the post in the following dates in the following unit as detailed below.

Name of Unit Ranked List Number Category No.
and Date of publication
of Ranked List
Thrissur 318/15/DOR dated 268/2013

(iv) The selection in pursuance of the notification will be made on a unit basis, subject to the special conditions laid down in G.O. (MS) No 92/80/Home dated, 24.09.1980. A candidate advised for appointment in one unit from the Ranked List prepared is not eligible for transfer to another unit unless he completes five years continuous service from the date of commencement of service in the former unit. 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 unit are prohibited from applying again for this post, but they can apply to higher posts when notified.

(v) The recruitment of Assistant Prison Officer in the Jail Department is being done on unit wise, a candidates thus appointed in Thrissur Unit is bound to serve in any of the institutions under the jurisdiction of Thrissur unit which includes
Kottayam, Idukki,Ernakulam and Thrissur Districts.
5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment (Only from
candidates belonging to OX
6. Age : 18-39. Candidates born between
2.1.1977 and 1.1.1998 (both dates
included) are eligible to apply for this
post. (Including the relaxation as per
Para 2(i) of the general conditions)
Note: Candidates born between
02.01.1975 and 01.01.1998 (both dates
included) are eligible to apply for this post in case of OX candidates who have converted to Christianity from SC Communities after attaining 18 years and children of such parents.



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 except 2(i) under Part II of this Notification.

7. Qualifications:

(1) Pass in SSLC or its equivalent examination.

Rule 10 (a) (ii) of KS & SSR Part II is applicable.
(2) Physical fitness as specified below:-
(a) Must have at least 165 cm height and

(b) Must be 81.3 cms round the chest on full exhalation and must have chest expansion of at least 5 cms.

(3) Eye Sight:- Must be certified to possess the visual standards specified below without glasses (Medical Certificate from a Medical Officer not below the Rank of an Assistant Surgeon/Junior Consultant should be produced when called for)


Right Eye Left Eye

(a) Distant Vision 6/6 Snellen 6/6 Snellen

(b) Near Vision 0.5 Snellen 0.5 Snellen

(c) Each eye must have full field of vision, Colour blindness, squint or any other morbid condition of the eyes or lids or either eye will be deemed to be a disqualification
(4) Must be free from apparent physical defects like knock knee, flat foot, varicose veins, bow legs, deformed limbs, irregular and protruding teeth, defective speech and hearing.

(5) Physical Efficiency Test :-

Must qualify in any five events out of eight events specified below of the National Physical Efficiency Test (One Star Standard Test)
Serial. Events One Star Standard

1 100 Meters Race 14 Sec

2 High Jump 132.20 cm

3 Long Jump 457.20 cm

4 Putting the shot (7264 gm) 609.60 cm

5 Throwing the Cricket ball 6096 cm

6 Rope climbing (Hands only) 365.80 cm

7 Pull up or Chinning 8 times

8 1500 meter Race 5 Minutes 44 sec.
Note: The Physical measurement of candidates will be taken at the time of physical efficiency test and those who do not possess the prescribed physical measurement will not be admitted for the physical efficiency test. If accidents or injuries happened to a candidate while participating in the Physical Efficiency Test, he will not be given further chance to participate in the test. The candidates should produce at the time of Physical Efficiency Test, a Medical Certificate in original in the form prescribed hereunder certifying to their physical fitness and eye sight without glasses. The Medical Certificate should be one obtained from a Medical Officer under the Government not below the rank of an Assistant Surgeon/Junior Consultant and the same shall be uploaded in the OTR Profile by the candidate at time of Certificate Verification.

I have this day medically examined Sri………………………………………………. (address) and found that he has no disease or infirmity, which would render him unsuitable for

Government Service. His age according to his own statement is …………………………….. and

by appearance is ……………………….. and his standards of vision is as follows.
Standards of Vision
(without glasses)
Right Eye Left Eye
i) Distant Vision ………….Snellen ………… Snellen
ii) Near Vision ………….Snellen ………… Snellen
iii) Field of Vision …………………

(Specify whether field of vision is full or not. Entries such as Normal, Good etc are inappropriate here)

iv) Colour Blindness …………………………..

v) Squint…………………………..
vi) Any morbid condition of the eyes or lids of either eye ………………………….
He is Physically fit for the post of Male Warder/Assistant Prison Officer in the Prisons Department.

Place: Signature
Date : Name and Designation of the Medical Officer

(Office Seal)

Note: Details regarding standards of vision should be clearly stated in the Certificate as given above and vague statement such as Vision Normal/good will not be accepted. Specification for each eye should be stated separately. If the specification are not as indicated above, the officer issuing the Certificate should certify whether the candidate has got better standards of vision or worse standards of vision as the case may be, otherwise the Certificate will not be accepted.

8. Mode of submitting application:-
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 ‘Applications’ 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 for receipt of : 14.12.2016, Wednesday upto 12 Midnight.
10. 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 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.