Gazette Date: 15/03/2013
Last Date: 17/04/2013
Category No: 27/2013
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
1 Department : Kerala Higher Secondary Education
2 Name of post : Higher Secondary School Teacher
3 Scale of pay : ` 16180 - 29180
4 No. of vacancies : 1 (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
6 Age : 20 – 45.
Only Candidates born between 02.01.1968 and 01.01.1993
(both dates included) are eligible to apply)
Note:- (1) Relaxation in upper age limit up to 42 years as on the 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
(2)In the absence of qualified candidates within the age limit, the upper age limit shall be
relaxed upto 50 years. But in no case the maximum age limit shall exceed 50 (Fifty) years.
I. Master's Degree in the concerned subject with not less than 50% marks from any of the
Universities in Kerala or a qualification recognised 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 recognised 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) and (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 recognised as equivalent thereto by
any of the Universities in Kerala. OR
Msc.Ed in the concerned Subject with not less than 50% marks form any of the Regional
Institute of Education Sponsored by the National Council for Education Research and
Persons who have acquired M.Ed. in the subject concerned recognised by any
University in Kerala are exempted from B.Ed. qualification.
Must have passed the State Eligibility Test for the post of Higher Secondary School
Teachers conducted by the Government of Kerala or by the Agency authorized by the
Exemptions for the post
1 Those persons who have passed the State Level Eligibility Test for the post of College
Lecturers conducted by Government of Kerala are exempted from passing the State Eligibility
Test for Higher Secondary School Teacher.
2 Those persons who have passed the National Eligibility Test / Junior Research Fellowship shall
be exempted from passing the State Eligibility Test.
3 Persons 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 thereto by any of the Universities in Kerala.
4 The teachers who have completed 10 (Ten) 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.
1. Higher Secondary School Teacher Junior means Part-time post of Higher Secondary
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 the above vacancy and also for the
vacancies reported for special recruitment for ST only.
8 Mode of sending the application :
Candidates shall register as per 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION ' system on the Official
Website of Kerala Public Service Commission 'www.keralapsc.gov.in' for applying for the post.
Candidates who have registered shall apply by logging in to their profile using their User- ID
and password. Candidates must exclusively 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 theconditions of the notification will be summarily rejected. Documents to prove Qualification,
experience, community, age etc. have to be produced as and when called for .
9 Last date for receipt of applications : 17.04.2013 Wednesday upto 12.00
10 Address to which applications are to be sent: www.keralapsc.gov.in.
11 Paragraphs two, three and twenty five (except the conditions laid down in the Rule 3 (C) of Part
II of the kerala State and Subordinate Service Rules) of the general conditions are not applicable
to this selection.
12 Appointment are made subject to the rank secured in the Ranked List of candidates prepared in
pursuance of this notification subject to the conditions laid down in G.O.(P) No. 21/76/PD dated,
17.01.1976 and G.O.(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 Admission Tickets as per the instructions on the
(For details including Photo, ID card etc. refer to the General Conditions at the end of the notification)