Gazette Date: 31/08/2013
 Last Date: 03/10/2013
 Category No: 268/2013
 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 : Jail
2. Name of Post : Male Warder
3. Scale of Pay : R 10,480-18,300/-

4. Number of vacancies : Unit wise:-
(1) Thrissur Unit – 79 (Seventy Nine)
 (This Unit includes Kottayam, Idukki,
 Ernakulam and Thrissur Districts)
(2) Kannur Unit – 49 (Forty Nine)
 (This Unit includes Kasaragod, Kannur,
 Kozhikode, Wayanad, Malappuram
 Palakkad Districts)
Note:- (i) Separate Ranked List will be prepared for Thrissur and
Kannur Units in pursuance of this notification. The Ranked
List thus prepared and published by the Commission, shall
remain in force for a minimum period of one year, subject to
the condition that the said list will continue to be in force till
the publication of 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 for appointment
against the aforesaid vacancies and also against the
vacancies, if any, reported during the currency of the lists.
In case no candidate is advised from the ranked list till the
expiry of the period of three years, the duration of the
ranked list shall be extended for a further period of one year
or till at least one candidate is advised from the list
whichever is earlier.
(ii) Candidates should note the name of the concerned Unit
against the relevant column of the online application.(iii
The selection in pursuance of the notification will be made
on a Unit basis subject to the special conditions laid down in
G.O (Ms)No.92/80/Home dated 24.09.1980. A candidate
advised for appointment in one unit from the Ranked List
prepared is not eligible for transfer to another unit unless
he/she completes five years continuous service from the
date of commencement of service in the former unit. Even
if transfer is allowed after five years, it will be subject to the
rules in G.O (Ms)No.4/61/PD, dated 02.01.1961. Candidates
already in Government service holding this post in anyone
unit are prohibited from applying again for this post, but
they can apply to higher posts when notified.
The recruitment of Male Warder in the Jail Department is
being done on Unit wise, a candidate thus appointed in
Thrissur/Kannur unit is bound to serve in any of the
institutions under the jurisdiction of Thrissur/Kannur units.
5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment
6. Age limit : 18-39 i.e. candidates born between
02.01.1974 and 01.01.1995 (Both dates
included) only are eligible to apply for
the post. Other Backward Communities
and SC/ST candidates are eligible for
usual age relaxation.
For concessions allowed in upper age limit, subject to the
condition that the maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50
years of age, please see para (2) of the General Conditions under
Part II of this Notification.
7. Quali
Pass in SSLC or its equivalent qualification.
2) Physical fitness as specified below:
(a) Must be at least 165 cm height and
(b) Must be 81.3 cms round the chest on full
expiration and must have chest expansion of
at least 5 cms.
Note:- Height of 160 cms will be sufficient for
 SC/ST candidates.3) Should qualify in at least five out of the following eight
(a) 100 Metres Run : 14 seconds
(b) High Jump : 132.20 cms (4’ 6”)
(c) Long Jump : 457.20 cms (15’)
(d) Putting the shot-7264 gm : 609.60 cms (20’)
(e) Throwing cricket ball : 6096 cms (200’)
(f) Rope Climbing : 365.80 cms (12’)
(g) Pull ups or chinning : 8 times
(h) 1500 metres run : 5 minutes &
 44 seconds
4) Eye sight:- Must be certified to possess the Visual
standards specified below without glasses (Medical
Certificate from a Medical Officer not below the rank
of an Assistant Surgeon should be produced when
called for).
Right Eye Left Eye
a) Distant Vision 6/6 Snellen 6/6 Snellen
b) Near Vision 0.5 Snellen 0.5 Snellen
c) Each Eye must have full field of vision. Colour
blindness, squint or any other morbid
condition of the eyes or lids of either eye will
be deemed to be a disqualification.
5) Must be free from apparent physical defects like
knock knee, flat foot, varicose veins, bow legs,
deformed limbs, irregular and protruding teeth,
defective speech and hearing.
Note:- Physically Handicapped candidates and women are not
eligible to apply for the post.
8. Mode of sending application:-
Before applying for the post, candidates should register as per “ONE
TIME REGISTRATION” Scheme through the Official website of Kerala
Public Service Commission Those who have
already registered can apply by logging into 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. Candidates 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
: 03/10/2013 Thursday
upto 12 Midnight.
Address to which
applications are to be
If a Written Test/OMR Test is conducted as part of the selection, Hall
Ticket of eligible candidates will be made available in the website of
the Kerala Public Service Commission. Candidates are instructed to
download their Hall Tickets as per the instructions in the website.
(For details, please see the General Conditions given below as Part II of this