Assistant Surgeon in Health Services

Gazette Date: 19/11/2012
Last Date: 03/12/2012
Category No: 567/2012
Applications are invited through ONLINE ONLY from qualified candidates of Kerala for selection to the
under mentioned post in Kerala Government Service.
This notification is published for emergency recruitment of Assistant Surgeon as ordered by the
Government in the G O (Ms) No. 387/12/H&FWD Dated: 16.11.2012.
1. Department : Health Services
2. Name of Post : Assistant Surgeon
3. Scale of Pay : R 24040 - 38840
4. Number of vacancies : Anticipated vacancies
5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment

The list of selected candidates published by the Commission in response to this notification shall remain in force
for a minimum period of one year provided 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 from the said list against the vacancies noted above and that may be reported to the
Commission in writing during the period of currency of the list.
A unified rank list will be prepared for the post in pursuance of this notification, by conducting an
interview alone. The interview will be held from 18.12.2012 to 22.12.2012, the date of interview will be
intimated to candidates through Email/SMS.
Note:- Those who are appointed in the post should serve for four (4) years during the first ten years of their service
(including the period of training) anywhere in India or any other Foreign Country under defence Service or
services connected with defence , if required. Those who have completed 45 years of age are exempted
from the above Compulsory Military Service .
6. Age limit : 18-42, only candidates born between 02/01/1970 and 01/01/1994(both dates
included) are eligible to apply for this post with usual relaxation to Schedule
Caste, Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Communities .
(For conditions regarding other age relaxation please See Para 2 of the General
7. Qualifications:-
1. Degree in Modern Medicine (MBBS) or equivalent qualification
2. Permanent Registration in Class A of Modern Medicine with Travancore Cochin Medical Council
1. Persons who have registered themselves with other State/Central Medical Council may also apply.
But they will have to get themselves registered under Travancore Cochin Medical Practitioner’s
Act before they join duty.
2 For persons who were in defence service, the first one year of their service will be treated as House
3 Personnel working in various departments of Government and acquired MBBS qualification while
in service will be given exemption, from upper age limit to the extent necessary for Direct
Recruitment. The maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50 years.
8. Mode of submitting Application:-
Applications with photo uploaded should be submitted through Online only provided in the kerala public
service commission website viz The photographs uploaded should be taken within six
months and name of the candidates and date of taking photographs should be printed at the bottom of the
photographs. Detailed instructions regarding the submission of application are available in the website. No
application fee is required. The barcode number in the application form shall be quoted in all further enquires /
correspondence. Documents to prove qualification, Experience, Community, age etc have to be produced as and
when called for. The application will be summarily rejected if noncompliance with the notification is found in
due course of processing. The candidates must enter their email address and mobile number in the application.
9. Last date for receipt of application:- 03.12.2012, Monday upto 12.00 Midnight.
10. Name of Website to which applications are to be sent :
(Please also see the General Conditions given)