Gazette Date: 31/01/2013
Last Date: 06/03/2013
Category No: 8/2013
Applications are invited through 'One Time Registration' facility exclusively from qualified
Departmental candidates of Animal Husbandry Department for appointment in the under mentioned post.
1. Name of Department : Animal Husbandry
2. Name of Post : Livestock Inspector Gr-II/ Poultry Assistant/ Milk Recorder/ Store-
Keeper/ Enumerator
3. Scale of Pay : ` 10,480 - 18,300/-
4. Method of appointment : Recruitment by transfer from Departmental candidates.

5. No. of Vacancy : District wise
No. Category Name of District Number of Vacancies
1. Thiruvananthapuram 14
2. Kollam Not estimated
3. Pathanamthitta 2
4. Alappuzha 5
5. Kottayam 6
6 Idukki 3
7. Ernakulam 5
8. Thrissur 5
9. Palakkad 8
10. Malappuram
11. Kozhikode Not estimated
12. Wayanad
13. Kannur 3
14. Kasaragod 1
Note : - i. 15% of the total vacancies will be filled up by transfer from any other category in
the subordinate service/ministerial/ Last Grade Service of the Animal Husbandry
ii.The notification published in the Gazette dated 27.03.2008 as category No.133/08 for
appointment from Departmental Candidates for this post stands cancelled due to the amendment
of qualification Vide G.O(P)No.262/2011/AD dated, 06.12.11 came into force with effect from
iii. Departmental Candidates should produce Service Certificates and self attested
true copies of the same containing full particulars of their service as officers in
Animal Husbandry Department as and when the commission called for.
iv. If sufficient number of eligible candidates are not available in the Departmental
Quota the vacancies earmarked for the above category will be allotted to the open
v. Separate Ranked lists will be prepared from each category in each district in
pursuance of this notification. The Ranked list thus prepared and published by
the Commission, shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year subject
to the condition that the said lists will continue to be in force till the publication of
new Ranked 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 for
appointment against the aforesaid vacancies and also against the vacancies if any,
reported during the currency of the lists.
vi. Applications should not be submitted to more than one district. If applications are
sent contrary to the above direction, and if he/she is selected his/her name will be
removed from the Ranked lists and disciplinary action will be taken against
him/her. Candidate should note the name of the concerned District against the
relevant column of the online application.
Vii. The selection in pursuance of this notification will be made on Revenue District
basis, subject to the special condition 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 unless
he/she completes 5 years continuous service from the date of commencement of
service in the former District. Even if transfer is allowed after 5 years, it will be
subject to the rules G.O.(MS) 4/61/PD., dated 21.01.1961. But as per G.O. (P)
12/96/P&ARD, dated 16.3.1996, the condition of 5 year service is not applicable
for the transfer to the districts of Idukki, Wayanad and Kasaragod. This concession will be
available only for getting transfer into these Districts, but not
for getting transfer out of these District. And, this concession will be granted
only once in the career of a government Servant. 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.
6. Age limit:- Upper age limit Not applicable
7. Qualifications:-
(i) A pass in VHSE in Livestock Management.
(ii) In the absence of persons possessing qualification in items (1) above , A pass in SSLC or
Note :- (1) Physically Handicapped persons are not eligible for appointment to the post.
(2) Documents to prove qualification, age, community etc. have to be
produced as and when called for by the Commission. No documents
should be attached with the application.
8. Method of appointment:
(i) Candidates recruited by the Commission shall be appointed to the service provisionally and
they shall undergo the Stockman training course/Livestock Inspector training course. After the
successful completion of training, their provisional appointment will be regularized from the
date of first appointment treating their training period as regular service. Those who do not
complete the course successfully in the first attempt shall be allowed three (3) more chances to
complete the course successfully. In the case of candidates who fail to complete the course
successfully even in the fourth attempt, their provisional appointment shall be terminated and
they shall be discharged from service. There shall be no re-ranking of candidates based on the
marks secured by them during the training.
(ii) Candidate selected will have to execute a bond in the prescribed form to serve the Government of
Kerala for a minimum period of 5 years after the regular appointment. Those who leave the service
in between or during training are liable to pay for the damage if any fixed by the Government.
(iii) Each trainee will have to produce a certificate (in original) of physical fitness from Medical Officer
not below the rank of Assistant Surgeon. This certificate need be produced at the time of interview.
9. Last date of receipt of Applications : 06.03.2013 Wednesday upto 12 Midnight
10 Mode of submitting 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 posts in the Notification link for applying for a post. No application fee is required.
Candidates can view and have a print-out ofthe 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. 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 tickets as per the instructions given in the
12. Address to which applications are to be sent:
(For instructions/details including photo, ID Card etc please see the General Conditions given below as
Part II of this Notification).