Gazette Date: 31/01/2013
Last Date: 06/03/2013
Category No: 01/2013
Part 1 (General Category)
Applications must be submitted online through the official website of the Commission
after 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION' .Candidates who have already registered can apply through
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1 Name of concern : Kerala State Handloom Weaver's Co-operative Society
2 Name of post : Driver Gr II
3 Scale of Pay : `3050-5230
4 Number of Vacancies : 2 (Two)

Note:- (1) The above vacancies now in existence are obtained by apportioning the Three(3)
vacancies reported from the Kerala State Handloom Weaver's Co-operative
Limited in the ratio of 1:1 between General Category (Part I) and Society
Category (Part II) with the first turn going to General Category. Vacancies if any,
further reported will be filled by apportioning the same in the ratio of 1:1
between General Category (Part I) and Society Category (Part II) in continuation
of the division already made and candidates will be advised accordingly. The rules
of reservation as laid down in General Rules 14-17 of KS & SSR 1958 will be
followed for appointment from both the lists. Separate notification will be issued
under Part II for filling up the vacancies earmarked for society category.
(2) The ranked list prepared and published by the Commission for the post 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 is
published after the expiry of the minimum period of one year. Candidates will be
advised for appointment against the aforesaid vacancies earmarked for the General
Category during the period of currency of the list.
(3) The selection in pursuance of this notification will be made on a statewide basis.
(4) As per Rule 184 of KCS every person appointed to this post shall from the date on
which he /she joins duty be on probation for a period of two years on duty within a
continuous period of three years.
5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment
6. Age : 18-37, Only candidates born between 02.01.1976 and
01.01.1995 (Both dates included) are eligible to apply for
this post . Other Backward Communities and SC/ST
Candidates are eligible for usual relaxation.
(For conditions regarding the age relaxation Please see part 2 of the General Conditions)
For concession allowed in upper age limit subject to the condition that the maximum
age limit shall in no case exceed 50 years. Please see para (2) of the General Conditions under part
II of this Notification. Relaxation of age will be allowed to all provisional employees of the twenty
nine Co-operative institutions mentioned in G. O. (P) No. 41/98 dated 09.03.1998 (whether they
continue in service or relieved from service) who have been appointed through the Employment
Exchange to the extent of their provisional service provided they possess a minimum service of one
year in the provisional appointment. The maximum period of relaxation allowed to such persons
will be five years. Once they get appointment on regular basis, the concession will not be
available for further appointment to any other post. The candidates who are entitled to the above
concession shall note the details there of in the respective column of the application and submit
certificate (original) obtained from the Head of Office or Head of Department or Appointing
Authority of the Co-operative Institutions concerned, when the Commission calls for. The
certificate should contain all the relevant particulars such as the post in which the applicant has /had
provisional services, the scale of pay, name of the Co-operative Institution in which he/ she has/ had
worked, the date of commencement of provisional service and the date of termination of the
provisional service. It should also be noted in the certificate that the applicant is not holding regular
appointment under the Co-operative Institution. The original certificate thus produced will not be
returned to the candidate.
7. Qualifications:
1) Pass in Standard VII
2) Must possess Motor Driving Licence of atleast 3 years standing with endorsement
for driving Heavy Duty Vehicles and Drivers Badge. (The Driving Licence should be
current on the date of application, the last date for receipt of application, practical
test, interview, and on the date of appointment).
3) Proficiency in Driving heavy duty vehicles will be examined by the PSC through a
practical test.
Heavy Duty Driving Licence issued after 16.01.1979 must have
endorsement both for Heavy Goods/Heavy Passenger vehicles and license with only
one endorsement will be summarily rejected.
4. Medical Fitness
(i) Ear: Hearing should be perfect
(ii) Eye: Distant Vision : 6/6 Snellen
Near Vision : 0.5 Snellen
Colour Vision : Normal
Night Blindness : Nil
(iii) Muscles & Joints : No Paralysis and all joints with free movements
(iv) Nervous System : Perfectly Normal and
free from any infectious diseases
1) PH candidates are not eligible to apply for this post.
2) Candidates should produce a Medical Fitness Certificate (in original) from a Medical Officer not
below the rank of an Assistant Surgeon and a Medical Certificate (original) regarding the vision
obtained from an Ophthalmologist in Government Service (in the prescribed form) as and when
called for by the Commission. Form of Medical Certificate are given below.
Form of Medical fitness certificate
(To be filled up by a Medical Officer not below the rank of an Assistant Surgeon)
1 What is the applicant’s apparent age? :
2 Is the applicant to the best of your judgment, subject
to epilepsy, vertigo or any mental ailment likely to
affect his efficiency?
3 Does the applicant suffer from any heart or lungs
disorder which might interfere with the performance
of his duties as a Driver?
4 Does the applicant suffer from any degree of deafness,
which would prevent his hearing the ordinary sound
signals? Is his hearing perfect?
5 Has the applicant any deformity or loss of finger,
which would interfere with the efficient performance
of his duties as a driver?
6 State of Muscles and Joints (No paralysis and all
joints with free movements)
7 State of Nervous System (Perfectly normal and free
from any infectious diseases)
8 Does he show any evidence of being addicted to the
extensive use of alcohol, tobacco or drinks?
9 Marks of Identification :
He is physically fit for the post of ………………………… ………… ……. …….. …
I certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that the applicant Shri. ………………….
…………………… is the person herein above described and that the attached photograph has a reasonably
correct likeness.
(The signature of the Medical officer shall be affixed on the photograph.)
Place: Designation &
Date: Official Address
(office seal)
Passport size
Photograph of
the candidate
Form of Medical Certificate from Ophthalmologist regarding vision
(To be filled up by an Ophthalmologist in Government Service)
1 Is there any defect of vision?
If so, has it been corrected by suitable spectacles so
that the distant vision is 6/6 snellen and near vision
is 0.5 snellen.
2 Can the applicant readily distinguish the
pigmentary colours red and green?
3 Does the applicant suffer from any night blindness? :
I have this day medically examined Shri ………………………. and found that he has no defect of
vision which would render him unsuitable for the post of Driver Grade II (HDV) and his standards
of vision are as follows.
Standards of Vision
(Eye sight without glasses)
Right eye Left eye
1. Distant Vision ………….snellen ……………. snellen
2. Near Vision …………..snellen ………………...snellen
3 Field of vision .............................
(specify whether full or not, Entry ‘Normal’,
‘Good’ etc. will be inappropriate here)
4 Colour blindness :
5 Squint :
6 Any morbid conditions of the eyes or lids of
either eye.
His standards of vision are fit for the post of
Driver (HDV)
I certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that the applicant Shri ..……………
…………. ………….. ………….. …………….. is the person herein above described and that the
attached photograph has a reasonably correct likeness (The signature of the Opthalmologist shall be
affixed on the photograph leaving the face clear.)
Name :
Designation &
Official Address
Place :
Date: (Office seal)
Details regarding standards of vision should be clearly stated in the certificate, as given
above and vague statements such as vision Normal etc. will not be accepted. Specification for each
eye should be stated separately. Special attention should be directed to the distant vision. Required
standard of vision are as follows.
Right eye Left eye
(a) Distant vision 6/6 snellen 6/6 snellen
(b) Near vision 0.5 snellen 0.5 snellen
(c ) Each eye must have full field of
8. Mode of submitting the Applications:-
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
post 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 if required, by clicking
the link Registration Card. Candidates are responsible for the correctness of the personal
information and secrecy of password. Before applying for a post, candidates must ensure
the correctness of the information on 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 application : 06/03/2013 Wednesday up to 12 midnight
10. Address to which applications are to be sent:
11. Sub Paras v,viii,ix, x, xi, xii, xiii in Para 2 and Para 7 of General Conditions regarding
recruitment by KPSC are not applicable to this post.
(Please also see the General conditions given in Part II)