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Higher Secondary School Teacher in Kerala Higher Secondary Education

Gazette Date: 31/07/2012
Last Date: 05/09/2012
Category Nos: 441/2012 - 444/2012
Applications must be submitted online through the official
website of the Commission after 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION' .Candidates who have already
registered can apply through their profile.
1.Department : Kerala Higher Secondary Education
2.Name of Post and No. of
vacancies
: Higher Secondary School Teacher - (in the following subjects)
SR FOR ST ONLY
SL.
NO.
CATEGORY NO. NAME OF SUBJECTS NO.OF VACANCIES FOR
SCHEDULED TRIBE
CANDIDATES ONLY
1. 441/12 English 12(Twelve)
2. 442/12 Physics 3(Three)
3. 443/12 Mathematics 3(Three)
4. 444/12 Chemistry 1(One)

Note: The above vacancies are now in existence. The Ranked list of selected candidates published
by the Commission shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year and a maximum
period of three years provided that the said list will not continue to be in force if a new list
after the expiry of the minimum period of one year is published. Recruitment will be made
for the above vacancies and also for the vacancies reported for special Recruitment(for ST
only) during the pendency of the list.
3.Scale of pay : `11070 – 18450/-(P.R)
4.Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment
(Special Recruitment from among Scheduled
Tribes only)
Note:- Applications received from candidates other that those Scheduled Tribes candidates will be
rejected. Individual communications regarding the rejection of their applications for the above
reason will not be issued.
5. Age : 20 – 45
Only candidates born between 02.01.1967 and 01.01.1992 including both the dates are
eligible to apply for this post. (No other age relaxation will be allowed).
Note:- (1) In the absence of qualified candidates with in the age limit the upper age limit shall be
relaxed upto 50 years. But in no case the maximum age limit shall exceed 50(fifty) years.
(2) Relaxation in upper age limit up to 47(Forty seven) years as on First day of January,
2012 shall be allowed to the qualified ministerial staff under Higher Secondary Education
Department for direct recruitment.
6.Qualifications :
Group I (Sl. No.1)
(1)ENGLISH
I. Master’s Degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks from any
of the Universities in Kerala or a qualification recognized as equivalent there to in the
respective subject by any University in Kerala.
II. (1) B. Ed. in the concerned subject acquired after a regular course of study from any of the
Universities in Kerala or qualification recognized as equivalent thereto by any University
in Kerala.
(2) In the absence of persons with B. Ed degree in the concerned subject, B. Ed.
Degree acquired in the concerned faculty as specified in the Acts and Statutes of
any of the Universities in Kerala.
(3)In the absence of persons with B. Ed. Degree as specified in items (1) & (2) above, persons
with B. Ed Degree in any subject acquired after a regular course of study from any of the
Universities in Kerala or a qualification recognized as equivalent there to by any of the
Universities in Kerala.
III. Must have passed the State Eligibility Test for the post of Higher Secondary School
Teacher conducted by the Government of Kerala or by the agency authorized by the State
Government.
Note:- (1) In the absence of B.Ed. Degree holders , candidates having Master’s Degree with not
less than 50% marks and who have passed State Eligibility Test will be considered.
Preference will be given to those who have acquired Ph.D. Degree or M.Phil Degree or
qualified at Junior Research Fellowship/ National Eligibility Test. The Teachers
appointed under this provision will have to acquire B.Ed Degree at their own expense
within 5years from the date of entry in service.
(2) Those who have passed Language Teacher Training Course are exempted from
acquiring B.Ed. qualification.
(3) Persons who have acquired M.Ed. in the subject concerned recognized by any
University in Kerala are exempted from B.Ed. qualification.
Group II(Sl. No.2 to 4)
(2)Physics
(3)Mathematics
(4)Chemistry
I. Master’s Degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks from any of the
Universities in Kerala or a qualification recognized as equivalent there to in the
respective subject by any University in Kerala.
II. (1) B. Ed. in the concerned subject acquired after a regular course of study from any of
the Universities in Kerala or a qualification recognized as equivalent thereto by a
Universities in Kerala.
(2) In the absence of persons with B. Ed. degree in the concerned subject, B. Ed. Degree
acquired in the concerned faculty as specified in the Acts and Statutes of any of the
Universities in Kerala.
(3) In the absence of persons with B. Ed Degree as specified in items(1) &(2) above, persons
with B. Ed. Degree in any subject acquired after a regular course of study from any of
the Universities in Kerala or a qualification recognized as equivalent there to by any of
the Universities in Kerala.
OR
M.Sc. Ed. in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks from any of the Regional
Institutes of Education sponsored by the National Council for Education Research and
Training(NCERT)
III. Must have passed the State Eligibility Test for the post of Higher Secondary School
Teachers conducted by the Government of Kerala or by the Agency authorized by the State
Government.
Note:- Persons who have acquired M.Ed. in the subject concerned recognized by
any University in Kerala are exempted from B.Ed. qualification.
EXEMPTIONS FOR POSTS 1 to 4
(1) Those persons who have passed the State Level Eligibility Test for the post of College
Lecturers conducted by Government of Kerala are exempted from passing the State
Eligibility Test for Higher Secondary School Teachers.
(2) Those persons who have passed the National Eligibility Test/Junior Research Fellowship
shall be exempted from passing the State Eligibility Test.
(3) Persons with Ph.D/M.phil/M.Ed degree shall be exempted from passing the State
Eligibility Test provided the M.Phil in the concerned subject should be one awarded by
any of the Universities in Kerala or recognized as equivalent thereto by any of the
Universities in Kerala.
(4) The teachers who have completed Ten(10) years of approved teaching service at the High
School level in the General Education Subordinate service shall be exempted from passing
the State Eligibility Test for Higher Secondary School Teacher.
Note:-(1) Name of post with name of subject and category number to which application is sent
should be clearly noted in the application form.
(2) Higher Secondary School Teacher means Full-Time post of Higher Secondary school
Teacher.
(3) Separate Ranked List will be prepared and published for each subject.
7.Mode of submitting the application:
Candidates shall register as per 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION ' system on the Official Website of
Kerala Public Service Commission 'www.keralapsc.org' for applying for the post. Candidates who
have registered shall apply by logging in to their profile using their User- ID and password.
Candidates must exclusively click on the 'Apply Now' button of the respective posts in the Notification
link for applying for a post. No application fee is required. Candidates can view and have a print-out
of the details in the profile by clicking the link Registration Card, if required. Candidates are
responsible for the correctness of the personal information and secrecy of password. Before applying
for a post, candidates must ensure correctness of the information in their profile. They must quote the
User- ID for further communication with the Commission. Applications once submitted will be
received as provisional and particulars shall not be deleted or altered after submission. Applications
will be summarily rejected if non compliance with the notification in due course of processing.
Documents to prove Qualification, experience , community, age etc. have to be produced as and
when called for
8. Last date for receipt of applications : 05/09/2012 Wednesday up to 12.00 midnight.
9. On-line Address to which applications are to be sent : www. keralapsc.org.
10. Paragraphs two, three and twenty five(except the conditions laid down in the Rule 3(C) of
Part II of the Kerala State and Subordinate Services Rules)are not applicable to this selection.
11. Appointments are made subject to the rank secured in the Ranked list of candidates prepared
in pursuance of this notification subject to the conditions laid down in GO(P)No.21/76/PD
dated,17.01.1976 and G.O.(P).No.25/94/GAD dated 22.01.1994 allowing special reservations
to Scheduled Tribes in accordance with the procedures made for this purpose
from time to time and subject to the rules under sections 3(c),17(a),17(b) of part II of Kerala
State and Subordinate Service Rules,1958.
12. If a written Test/OMR Test is conducted as part of the Selection, Hall Ticket of eligible
candidates will be made available in the website of the Kerala Public Service Commission,
Candidates are instructed to download their Hall Ticket as per the instructions in the website.