Kerala PSC Recruitment: Assistant Prison Officer in Department of Prisons


Applications are invited online only through ONE TIME REGISTRATION from qualified candidates for selection to the post mentioned below. Candidates who have AADHAAR card should add AADHAAR card as I.D. Proof in their profile.

Vacancy Details:

Department    : Prisons
Name of Post : Assistant Prison Officer
(Note: Differently abled candidates and female candidates are not eligible to                           apply for the post.)

Gazette Date : 30/12/2016

Category No  : 456/2016
Scale of Pay  : R 20,000-45,800/-

Number of vacancies:


Number of vacancies

Thiruvananthapuram Unit (includes Thiruvananthapuram| Kollam|Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha Districts)

 Anticipated vacancies

Thrissur Unit (includes Kottayam|Idukki|Ernakulam and Thrissur Districts)

 Anticipated vacancies

Kannur Unit (includes Kasaragod|Kannur|Kozhikode| Wayanad|Malappuram and Palakkad Districts)

Anticipated vacancies

Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment (Unit wise)

Age limit :

18-36 i.e. candidates born between 02.01.1980 and 01.01.1998 (Both dates included) only are eligible to apply for the post. Other Backward Communities and SC/ST candidates are eligible for usual age relaxation.

Educational Qualifications:

Pass in SSLC or its equivalent qualification

Physical fitness:

Must have at least 165 cm height and must be minimum 81.3 cms round the chest on full
exhalation and must have a chest expansion of 5 cms Note: A height of 160 cm will be sufficient for the candidates belonging to SC and ST. The above conditions regarding chest measurements will be applicable for SC/ST candidates also.

other details like eye sight etc see the notification.

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 on to their profile using their User-ID and Password.

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