HSA (Social Studies) (Tamil medium) in Education

Gazette Date: 15.12.2012
Last Date: 16.01.2013
Category No: 638-639/2012
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 : Education
2. Name of Post : HSA(Social Studies)-Tamil Medium
3. Scale of pay : ` 14,620 - 25,280/-

4. No. of vacancies : District wise
2 (Two)
1 (One)
Note:- (i) Conventional type applications will be summarily rejected. Candidates
shall apply online only to
(ii) Applications submitted by candidates belonging to the communities other
than those notified will be summarily rejected. No rejection memo will
be issued.
(iii) A Ranked list will be prepared for Idukki district in pursuance of this
notification. Ranked List thus prepared and published as per this
notification shall remain in force until candidates are advised and
appointed against the vacancies earmarked for the above communities,
but remain unfilled due to paucity of candidates during the currency of
the Ranked List published for the post in the following district.
Name of District Date of publication of
Ranked List
Category No.
Idukki 24/10/11 86/06
(iv) The selection in pursuance of the 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. Even if transfer is allowed after
five years, it will be subject to the rules in G.O(MS) No.4/61/PD dated,
02.01.1961. 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 (from candidates belonging to
Ezhava, Muslim Community only).
6. Age Limit : 18-43. Only candidates born between 02.01.1969
and 01.01.1994 (Both dates included) are eligible to
apply for this post . [Including the relaxation as per
Para 2(i) of General Conditions].
Note:- For conditions regarding other age relaxation please see para 2 of the general
conditions, except para 2(i)
7. Qualifications:
A Degree in the concerned subject and B.Ed/BT/LT in the concerned
subject conferred or recognized by the Universities in Kerala. (Concerned
subjects are specified in Note 3 (a) below)
Note:- 1
Diploma in Rural Service awarded by the National Council for Rural
Higher Education will be treated as equivalent to Degree for the above
If there is a written test the question paper for the written test will be in
Tamil, candidates should answer the questions in Tamil, Knowledge in
Tamil will also be tested at the time of interview.
3(a) The applicants should have taken History or Economics or Geography or
Politics or Commerce or Philosophy or Music or Sociology or Psychology
as main subject for Graduation.
(b) Graduates in Hindi and Arabic who have taken History as subsidiary for
degree and English and Social Studies for B.Ed are eligible to apply.
Graduates in Kannada who have taken English and Social Studies as
optional for B.Ed Course from Karnataka University are also eligible to
apply for the post.
(c) B.A Degree with Islamic History Main, General Economics and Political
Science (Subsidiaries) and B.Ed in History is also acceptable for the
above post (as per GO (MS) No. 21/94 G.Edn.dated 21.2.1994)
(d) Graduates in Islamic History and Arabic main who have taken Social
Studies for B.Ed OR Graduates in Islamic History (Main) and Indian
History and political Science as subsidiary and B.Ed with History OR
Graduates in Islamic History (Main) and Political Science and General
Economics as subsidiaries and B.Ed with Social Studies are also eligible
to apply for the post as per G.O. (MS) No. 161/88/G.Edn dated
Graduates in Islamic History and Urdu double main and B.Ed in Social
Studies OR Graduation in Islamic History Main, General Economics and
Indian History (Subsidiaries) and B.Ed in HistoryOR Graduation in
Islamic History and Arabic Main and B.Ed in History are also eligible to
apply for the post (as per GO (MS) No. 254/90/G Edn dated 5.12.1990)
Post Graduates in concerned subject with B.Ed/BT/LT in the concerned
subject are also eligible to apply for the post.
(i) Preference will be given as laid down in G.O.(MS) No.50/70/PD dated
12.2.70 and G.O.(MS)No.9/78/G.Edn.dated 21.1.78 to the wives of Jawans
in the matter of recruitment as Teachers, if they possess the prescribed
qualifications. Soldiers in active service and those working in Base
establishment are included under the terms of Jawans, Wives of Jawans must
select “Are you entitled to any priority” as “Yes” on on-line application and
give the details in the following space. Such candidates should obtain
proper certificates from the Officer commanding stating the name, Military
rank and Military address of their husbands and produce the same as and
when required by the Commission (G.O.(MS) No. 509/64/Edn. Dated
19.9.1964, G.O.(MS) No. 614/65/Edn. Dated 09.11.65 and G.O.(MS)
No.243/ 66/Edn. Dated 27.5.66).
(ii) First Class Scouts and Guides will be given preference in the matter of
appointment as Teachers (G.O.(MS) No.122/75/G.Edn. dated 27.05.1975
and GO(MS) No. 50/70/PD dated 12/02/1970)
(iii) Teachers of the Government Primary and Nursery Schools who are
graduates and are otherwise qualified will be exempted from upper age limit.
[G.O (Ms) No. 185/70/Edn. Dated 18/04/1970 and G.O (Ms) No.
466/70/Edn. Dated 11/11/1970]. They should produce proper certificates
from authorities concerned as and when required by the commission.
Note:- The candidates who claim concessions on the basis of any of the reason
mentioned in para 2 of the general conditions should state “Are you eligible for
age relaxation” as “yes” on the online application and give details in the space
following. Otherwise the applications are liable to be rejected presuming that
they are averaged candidates.
9. Last date for receipt of applications : 16/01/2013 Wednesday upto 12 midnight
10. Mode of submitting application :-
Candidates shall register as per 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION ' system on the
Official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission '' for applying
for the post. Candidates who have registered shall apply by logging in to their profile
using their User- ID and password. Candidates shall 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 submitted not in accordance with the conditions of the
notification will be summarily rejected. Documents to prove Qualification, experience ,
community, age etc. have to be produced as and when called for .
11. Address to which applications are to be sent :
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.