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RESEARCH OFFICER-ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS

 Gazette Date: 31/07/2013
 Last Date: 04/09/2013
 Category No: 208/2013
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 : Economics and Statistics
2. Name of Post : Research Officer
3. Scale of pay : 19240-34500
4. No. of vacancies : 4 (Anticipated vacancies)

Note:- Three percentage of the vacancies are reserved for physically handicapped candidates as per
G.O(P) No.61/2012/SWD dated 17/10/2012. PH belonging to the category of Loco motor disability /
cerebral palsy, Hearing impairment, Low vision alone are eligible to apply under three percent
reservation to PH candidates.
The above vacancies are 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 the vacancies that may be reported
to the Commission in writing, during the period of currency of the list.
5. Method of
appointment
: By Direct Recruitment
6. Age Limit : 20-36. Only candidates born between 02/01/1977
and 01/01/1993 (both dates includes) are eligible to
apply for the post with usual relaxation to Scheduled
Caste/ Scheduled Tribe and other backward
communities. (For other conditions regarding the
age relaxation please see Para 2, of the general
conditions.)
7. Qualifications : A first class or second class Post Graduate degree in
Economics or Mathematics (with statistics as a
subject of study at least in the Bachelor Degree
level) or statistics from a recognised university or
institution.
Probation : Every person appointed to this post shall from the
date on which he join duty, be on probation for a
total period of two years on duty with in a
continuous period of three years.
Every person appointed by direct recruitment shall
during the period of probation undergo 6 months
field duty in the district officers (Economics and
Statistics).The provision of this rule shall not be
applicable to the persons who are appointed on or
before the date of commencement of these rules.Tests : Every probationer shall, with in the period of
probation pass the Account Test for Executive
Officers or Account Test (Lower or Higher), if he
has not already passed the test.
8. Mode of submitting Applications :
Before applying for the post, candidates should register as per “ONE TIME
REGISTRATION” Scheme through the Official website of Kerala Public Service Commission
www.keralapsc.gov.in. Those who have already registered can apply by logging in to their profile
using his/her User-ID and Password. No application fee is required. Candidates can view, rectify
defects and print the details in the registration card by clicking the link Registration Card after
entering the home page. Candidate are responsible to ensure correctness of the personal information
and secrecy of password and they shall keep in mind the user ID for further communication with the
Commission. Applications which are submitted not in accordance with the instructions given in the
website will be summarily rejected. Documents to prove qualification, age, community etc have to be
produced as and when called for.
9. Last date for receipt of applications: 04/09/2013Wednesdayupto
12.00 at Mid Night.
10. Website Address : www.keralapsc.gov.in
(For details including Photo, ID card etc. refer the General Condition given in Part II of the
Notification)