Gazette Date: 31/07/2013
 Last Date: 04/09/2013
 Category No: 209/2013
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 : Archaeology
2 Name of the Post : Research Assistant (Folk-Lore)
3 Scale of pay : `14620-25280
4 Number of vacancy : 1 (One)

The above vacancy is now in existence. The list of selected candidates published by the
Commission in response to this notification shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year
provided 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 from the said list against the vacancies noted above and that may be reported to the
Commission in writing during the period of the currency of list.
5 Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment
6 Age limit : 18-36. Only candidates born between 02.01.1977
and 01.01.1995 (both dates included) with usual
relaxation to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes
and other Backward communities.(For conditions
regarding the age relaxation please see Para(2) of
the General Conditions)
7 Qualifications :
1) Post Graduate degree in Malayalam/Folk-Lore from a recognized University
2) 'Published' work in Folk-Lore /Folk-Arts of Kerala
8 Probation - Every person appointed to this post by direct recruitment shall be on probation
for a total period of two years on duty within a continuous period of three years.
9 Training - A person appointed by direct recruitment shall undergo such training as may be
prescribed form time to time.
10 Test - Every person appointed to this post shall within the period of probation pass either
the Account test for Executive Officers or the Account test (lower) if he has not already
passed the same..
11. 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 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 in 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.
12. Last date of receipt of applications :- 04/09/2013 Wednesday up to 12 midnight
13. Address to which applications are to be sent:-
(For details regarding photo, ID card etc. refer General Conditions at the end of the notification.)