Gazette Date: 29/06/2013
 Last Date: 31/07/2013
 Category No: 167/2013
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 : Commercial Taxes
2 Name of post : Commercial Tax Officer
(Special Recruitment for Scheduled Tribes only)
3 Scale of pay : ` 20,740-36,140/-
4 No. of vacancies : 1 (one)

Note:- The above Vacancy is now in existence. 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 (for ST
only ) during the pendency of the list.
5 Method of Appointment : Direct Recruitment (Special Recruitment from among
Scheduled Tribes only).
Note:- Applications received from candidates other than Scheduled Tribe candidates will be
rejected. Individual communications regarding the rejection of their applications for the
above reason will not be issued.
6 Age : 18-41.
Only Candidates born between 02.01.1972 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 upto 50 years. But in no case the maximum age limit shall exceed 50 (Fifty) years.2
7 Qualifications:
 (a) Graduation with a degree in Law
(b) A pass in Chartered Accountant (Inter) as defined in the Chartered Accountants Act,
1949 (Central Act 38 of 1949)
(c) Master's Degree in Commerce
(d) Master's Degree in Business Administration (finance).
Training :- Every person appointed to this post shall from the date of his appointment, under go
such training as may be prescribed by the government from time to time and will commence probation
in the post only after successful completion of the training. Such person shall until he has completed
the training, be entitled only to such allowances as may be specified by Government from time to time.
The period of training shall not count for increment in the time scale of pay applicable to the post.
Probation : - Every person appointed to this post shall from the date on which he joins duty be on
probation for a total period of two years within a continuous period of three years.
A probationer shall pass the following tests within the period of probation if he has
not already passed them.
1. Account Test (Lower)- 4 papers
2. Agricultural Income Tax and Sales Tax Test (Part I,II & III)
8 Method of Submitting application:
Candidates shall register as per 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION ' 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 post 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, if
required, by clicking the link Registration Card. 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 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.3
9 Last Date for receipt of applications : 31.07.2013 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 Service Rules) 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 and ID card etc. refer to the General Conditions at the end of the