Librarian Grade 4


Gazette Date: 31/12/2016

Last Date: 01/02/2017

Category No: 539/2016


Applications are invited online only by `One Time Registration’ 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.

1. Department : Panchayat
2. Name of Post : Librarian Grade IV
3. Scale of pay : ` 22,200 – 48,000/-
4. No. of vacancies : District wise
Palakkad – 01 (One)
Ernakulam Anticipated vacancies
Kannur Kasaragod

Notes : (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 viz
(ii) A Ranked List will be prepared for each District 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 three years whichever is earlier.

Candidates will be advised for appointment against the aforesaid vacancy and also against the vacancies, if any, reported during the currency of the list. In case no candidate is advised from the ranked list 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.

(iii) Candidates should submit the application for this post to the district office concerned and should note the name of that district against the relevant column in the application. Applications should not be submitted to more than one district in

response to this notification. If applications are submitted contrary to the above direction, and if he/she is selected, his/her name will be removed from the Ranked List and disciplinary action will be taken against him/her.
(iv) 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/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 2.1.1980 and 1.1.1998 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post. (Other backward Communities and SC/ST candidates 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, please see para (2) of the General Conditions under Part II of this Notification.

7. Qualifications :-
(1) SSLC or equivalent.
(2) A Certificate in Library Science issued by the Board of Public Examinations, Kerala or its equivalent.
(3) A Certificate in Library Science issued by the Kerala Grandhasala Sangham.

3% vacancies for the post are reserved for eligible Differently Abled candidates (candidates with Locomotor disability/cerebral Palsy, Hearing impairment) vide G.O (P) No 1/13/SJD dated 3.1.2013.
Note :- The clause under KS & SSR Part II Rule 10 a (ii) is applicable for selection to this post.
8. Mode of submitting applications:-
Candidates must register as per “ ONE TIME REGISTRATION” with the Official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission viz ‘’ before applying for the post. Candidates who have already registered shall 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 apply for a post. No application fee is required. Candidates can view and have a printout of the details on the registration card by clicking the link Registration Card after entering the home page. 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 non compliance 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. Candidates who have Aadhar Card should add Aadhar Card as I.D Proof in their profile.

9. Address to which applications are to be sent :

10. Last date of receipt of applications : 01.02.2017 Wednesday upto 12 midnight.

11. If a Written Test/OMR/Online 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.
(For details please see the General Conditions given below as Part II of this Notification).