Gazette Date: 30/03/2013
 Last Date: 02/05/2013
 Category No: 62/2013
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. Department : Agriculture
2. Name of Post : Agricultural Officer
 (SR for SC/ST)
3. Scale of Pay : 20740-36140/-
4. No. of vacancy : 1 (one)

Note: The Ranked List of selected candidates published by the commission 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 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 from SC/ST and ST only during the
pendency of the list. Candidates against vacancies exclusively reported for
Scheduled Tribes will also be advised from this list and only in the absence of
Scheduled Tribe candidates in this list that fresh notification for Scheduled
Tribes for vacancies reserved exclusively for them will be issued.
5. Method of appointment: Direct Recruitment (Special Recruitment
from among Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes
Note: Applications received from candidates other than Scheduled
Castes/Scheduled Tribe candidates will be rejected. Individual
communications regarding the rejection of their applications for the above
reason will not be issued.
6. Age : 18-42 Only Candidates born between 02.01.1971 and 01.01.1995
(including both the dates) are eligible to apply for this post .
(No other age relaxation will be allowed)
Note: 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: B.Sc Degree in Agriculture or Horticulture awarded by
the Kerala Agricultural University or Degree in
Agriculture or Horticulture from any other University
recognised by the Indian Council of Agricultural
Research. List of such Universities is available in G.O
(MS)No. 73/05/AD dated 28.04.2005 and G.O.(MS)
No. 101/08/AD dated 20.06.2008.
Note: 1. Candidates with Post Graduate Degree in Agriculture who do not
possess a basic degree in Agriculture will not be eligible to apply for
this post.
2. The Degree awarded by the colleges or Universities should be after
the course of study having 10+2+4 pattern prescribed by the Indian
Council of Agricultural Research ( I.C.A.R.)
8. Method 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 on 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 the password. Before applying
for a post, candidates must ensure the correctness of the information on their profile. They
shall 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: 02.05.2013 Wednesday upto
 12 midnight
10. On-line Address to which applications are to be sent:
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 Services
Rules) are not applicable to this selection.
12. Appointments 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 in the Website of Kerala
Public Service Commission. Candidate are instructed to download their
Admission Tickets as per the instructions in the Website.
(For details including Photo and ID refer to the General Conditions)