Gazette Date: 15/02/2013
Last Date: 20/03/2013
Category No: 19/2013
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 concern : District Co-operative Bank
2. Name of Post : Public Relations Officer
3. Scale of Pay : ` 13075-31300/-
4. Number of Vacancies : (50% of the vacancies in the post shall be
filled up from this category)

NOTE:- 1. The selection in pursuance of this notification will be made on district wise basis. The Ranked
List prepared and published by the Commission shall remain in force for a minimum period of one
year subject to the condition 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 for appointment against the 50% vacancies noted
above and also against 50% vacancies that may be reported to the Commission in writing during the
period of the currency of the list.
2. Candidates should apply for the post in the concerned District Co-Operative Bank only to which
his/her member society/primary Co-operative society is having affiliation and should forward the
application to the concerned District Officer of the commission and should note the name of that
District against the relevant column in the application.
5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment from eligible employees of Member Societies/ Primary
Co-operative Societies affiliated to the District Co- operative banks
- Kollam, Thrissur, Kannur.
6. Age Limit : 18-50. Only candidates born in between 02.01.1963 and
01.01.1995(both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post.
7. Qualifications:
1) A Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Public Releations/Journalism from a recognised University with not
less than 50% marks.
A Master's Degree in English/ Malayalam Literature from a recognized University with not less than
50% marks and Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations/
Journalism from a recognized University/Institute.
2) Experience- Minimum three years experience in the field.
3) Must be a regular employee with not less than 3 years regular service in any of the cadre in the
member society/primary Co-operative Society affiliated to the respective District Co-Operative Banks and
continuing in service.
(The experience prescribed as qualification shall be one gained by the candidate after acquiring the basic
qualifications prescribed for the post and should be received before the last date fixed for the receipt of
NOTE: The experience certificate shall be counter signed by the concerned Controlling Officer noted below.
A. Co-operative Institution : Joint Registrar of Co-operative Societies in the respective
B. Companies/Corporation : Officer not below the rank of General Manager of the concerned
C. News Paper Firms : Officer not below the rank of Editor/General Manager.
Certificate mentioned in B and C above should be countersigned by the Officer of the concerned Government
Department not below the rank of the District level Officer.
D. Scheduled Banks : Officer not below the rank of Regional Manager of the concerned
E. Government : District level Officer of the concerned department
F. Quasi Government Institution /
public Limited Companies.
: District Officer (concerned) of the Industries/Department /
Labour Department.
The genuineness of the Experience Certificate shall be examined and action as per rules will be taken against
those who issue bogus certificate and those candidates who produce such certificate.
The certificate to be produced in proof of experience shall contain the following details
(i) Name of the firm/
Department/ Co-operative
institution (Reg. No. and date of
Registration etc.)
(ii) Name and address of the
employee :
(iii) Designation (Please specify the
post held and nature of
assignment ie. Paid / unpaid.
Apprentice/Regular Worker or
Temporary worker.)
(iv) Scale of pay :
(v) Duration of experience from....... ....
.......... To...........................
(vi) Signature, Name and Designation
of the issuing authority :
Date: (Office seal)
(Counter signature) (Office seal)
(1) Separate Ranked lists will be prepared for General Open Market candidates and employees of
Member/Primary Co-operative Societies. Candidates will be advised alternatively from the Ranked
List of General Open Market candidates and the ranked list of employees of Member /Primary
Societies respectively with the first position going to the General Open Market candidates. As in the
case of all advices of the Kerala Public Service Commission for recruitment against the vacancies of
Government Departments, Public Sector under takings etc. the rotation will be a continuous one. If
there is shortage of candidates in the ranked list of employees of Primary Co-operative Societies, the
vacancies will be filled up from the ranked list of General Open Market candidates. Such passed
over vacancies will not be compensated later. The rules of reservation as laid down in the General
Rules 14-17 of the KS&SSR will be followed for appointment from both the lists.
(2) The eligible employees of affiliated Member Societies/Primary Co-operative Societies who apply for
the above post should obtain the Service Certificate from the Assistant Registrar (General) showing
the details of service of the applicant which render them eligible to apply for the post and shall be
produced when required by the Commission. The Service Certificate should contain the following
1. Name of the candidate :
2. Name of the post/posts held by the
Applicant with scale of pay of the post
and the post now held and pay now
drawn by the applicant and the period
of regular service in each post
3. Name of affiliated Member
Society/Primary Co-operative Society
in which the applicant is employed and
the date of affiliation with the DCB.
4. Date of commencement of regular
Service in the society and the post in
which the applicant is now working
Certified that the above details in respect of Sri/Smt…………………….. who is a regular employee in
the affiliated Member Society /Primary Co-operative Society have been verified by me with the service
particulars of the candidates and that they are found correct.
Place Signature and Name of the Assistant Registrar (General)
Date Taluk co-operative Department
(Office Seal)
An employee in a Member/Primary Co-operative Society applying for the post in the concerned District
Co-operative Bank to which his/her society is affiliated shall obtain a certificate from the appointing authority
of the society in the following form at the time of applying for the post. (The certificate should be obtained and
kept at the time of applying for the post but to be produced when called for. The application submitted by the
candidate without the permission of the appointing authority will be summarily rejected.)
(To be obtained from the appointing authority)
Certified that a copy of application dated …………….. for selection to the post
of…………………………on Rs…………….in the ………………..(here enter the name of the Co-operative
Institution) notified in the Gazette dated…………………..has been received by me from………….(here enter
the name of the applicant and the post held by him/her) and that objections if any to the entertainment of the
applications will be communicated to the District Office of the Kerala Public Service Commission with in one
month from the last date fixed for receipt of applications
Place Name and Designation
Date of the Appointing Authority
(Office Seal )
8. Last Date of receipt of applications : 20.03.2013 Wednesday upto 12 midnight
9. 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 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
10. Address to which applications are to be sent : www.keralapsc .
11. Para 2 and 7 of the general conditions are not applicable to this post.
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.
(For details,Photo,ID Card please see the general conditions given)