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HSST (Jr.) Geography in Higher Secondary Education

Gazette Date: 31/12/2012
Last Date: 06/02/2013
Category No: 679/2012
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.Name of Department Kerala Higher Secondary Education
2.Name of Post Higher Secondary School
Teacher(Junior)Geography
3.Scale of pay Rs.16180 – 29180
4.No. of vacancies 01(One) (ST only)

5.Method of appointment Direct Recruitment
(Special Recruitment from among Scheduled
Tribes only)
Note:- Applications received from candidates other than ST will be rejected.
Individual communications regarding the rejection of their applications for the above
reason will not be issued.
6. Age : 20 – 45 years (Only candidates born between 02.01.1967 and 01.01.1992
(both dates included) are eligible to apply.
Note:- Relaxation in upper age limit up to 42 years as on First day of January, 2012
shall be allowed to the qualified ministerial staff under Higher Secondary
Education Department for direct recruitment to the category of Higher Secondary
School Teacher mentioned above.
In the absence of qualified candidates within the age limit the upper age limit shall
be relaxed up to 50 years. But in no case the maximum age limit shall exceed
50(fifty) years.
7.Qualifications
(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 thereto
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 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.
OR
Msc.Ed in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks from any of
the Regional Institute of Education sponsered by the National Council for
Education Research and Training (NCERT)
(iii). Must have passed the State Eligibility Test (SET) for the post of Higher
Secondary School Teacher 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 the post:
1. Those persons who have passed the State Level Eligibility Test for the post of College
Lectures 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. Person 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 there to 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.Higher Secondary School Teacher Junior means Part-Time post of Higher Secondary school
Teacher.
2.The list of selected candidates published by the commission shall remain in force for a
minimum period of one year and a maximum period of 3 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 above vacancy and also for the vacancies
reported for special recruitment for ST only.
8. Mode of submitting 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 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, community, age etc. have to be produced as and when called for.
9. Last date for receipt of applications : 06.02.2013 Wednesday up to 12.00 midnight.
10. Address to which applications are to be sent : www.keralapsc.org
11. Paragraphs two, three and twenty five (except the conditions laid down in the Rule 3 ( c) of
of part II of the Kerala state and subordinate service rules) of the General Conditions
are not applicable to this selection.
12. Appointments are made on the basis of 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 GO(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.
13. If a written Test/OMR Test is conducted as part of the Selection, admission Ticket of
eligible candidates will be made available on the website of the Kerala Public Service
Commission, Candidates are instructed to download their admisson Ticket as per the
instructions on the website.
(For details including photo,ID card etc. refer to the General Conditions)