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ASSISTANT INFORMATION OFFIER - INFORMATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

 Gazette Date: 29/06/2013
 Last Date: 31/07/2013
 Category No: 174/2013
FIRST NCA NOTIFICATION
 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 : Information and Public Relations
2 Name of post : Assistant Information Officer
3 Scale of pay : ` 14620-25280
4 No. of vacancy : LC/AI -1 (One)

The above vacancy is now in existence. The Ranked list published as per this notification will
be valid till candidates are advised and appointed against the above vacancy earmarked for LC/AI
community but remain unfilled due to the paucity of candidates during the currency of the ranked list
published on 09-11-2011 for the post.
5 Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment (from candidates of LC/AI Community)
Note: Applications submitted by candidates other than those belonging to LC/AI Community will be
summarily rejected. Individual communications regarding the rejection of their application
will not be issued.
6 Age Limit : Age 19-42. Only candidates born between 02-01-1971 and 01-01-1994 (both
dates included) are eligible to apply for the post. [Including relaxation in para 2 (i)
of the General Conditions]
 [For conditions regarding age relaxation , please see para 2 (except 2(i)] of part II
General conditions ]
7 Qualifications
1) B.A., B.Sc., or B.Com. Degree of any recognised University.
2) Two years experience in a Government publicity Organisation or publicity department of
a private organization or firm or the editorial section of a daily newspaper or news
agency.
3) Ability to prepare press Bulletin and press publicity handouts.2
 The aptitude for publicity work and ability to prepare press Bulletin and publicity handouts
being assessed on the basis of rank in a common written test to be conducted by the Public Service
Commission.
Desirable:- Publication of works in English or Malayalam on Literature, Art, Culture, Economics or
Politics and/or experience in editorial work in an English or Malayalam Newspaper.
Experience Certificate:- The candidate should produce experience certificate in the form
given below:
CERTIFICATE OF EXPERIENCE
Name of the Institution (Company/ :
 Corporation/Govt. Dept/Co – operative
 Institutions etc)
 Registration Number with date of Registration :
 (SSI Registration or any other Registration)
 Authority from where registration obtained :
Issued to Sri...............................................................................(here enter name and address of
the candidate). This is to certify that the above mentioned person has worked/is working in the
Institution as.................................................................................................(here enter the name of post
hold or held) as Regular worker/ Temporary worker/Apprentice/Trainee/casual Labourer (Strike off
whichever is not applicable)on Rs..............................................per day/per mensem for a period
of.....................................................Years.................................months.......................................days
from.............................to...................................................................He has got …....years........months
…...............................days experience in editorial work in this institution.
 Dated Signature, Name and
 Designation of the issuing Authority
 With name of institution.
Place :
Date:
 (Office seal)DECLARATION
Certified that Sri.................................mentioned in the above Experience Certificate has
worked/is working as........................................(specify the name of post held and nature of
employment) in the above institution during the period mentioned therein as per the entry
in................register (Name of the register to be specified) maintained by the employer as per the
provision of the ….......................................Act (Name of Act/Rules to be specified)
Also certified that I am the authorized officer to inspect the registers kept by the employer as
per the provisions of the..................................Act/Rules of the State/Central Government.
Place: Dated Signature, Name of
Date: Attesting Officer with designation
 and Name of office, who is the
 notified Enforcement Officer as per the Act / Rules.
 (Office Seal)
Note:- 1. Proof reading and similar items of work in a Newspaper office not involving original
writing will not be considered as journalistic experience.
 2. The veracity of the experience certificate will be subjected to scrutiny and legal action will
be initiated against those who issue and candidates who produce bogus certificate. The experience
certificate should be got attested by an authorized officer of the State/Central Government.
 8 Mode of submitting application:-
Candidates shall register as per 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION ' system on the Official Website
of Kerala Public Service Commission 'www.keralapsc.gov.in before applying for the post. Candidates
who have registered shall apply by logging into 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 password. And they shall keep in mind the
User-ID for further communication Before applying for a post, candidates must ensure correctness of
the information in their profile. The candidate can make any correction on their profile. But the
corrections which had made before the last date fixed for the receipt of application alone will be
available in the application of each post. 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.
 9 Last date for receipt of Applications :31.07. 2013 Wednesday up to 12 midnight
 10 Address to which applications are to be sent : www.keralapsc.gov.in
 (For instructions on Photo,ID Card etc please also see part II of the General Conditions)