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Kerala PSC Notification 2021 For Assistant Prison Officer Post

Last Date : 2022 January 19

Kerala PSC Notification 2021 For Assistant Prison Officer Post : Kerala Public Service Commission has released a recruitment notification for the post of Assistant Prison Officer.

Interested and Eligible candidates may check the vacancy details and apply online from 15 December 2021 to 19 January 2022.

More details about Kerala PSC Notification 2021 , including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important dates, are given below ;

Job Summary
Department Prisons
Post Name Assistant Prison Officer
Category No 600/2021
Educational Qualification Pass in SSLC or its equivalent qualification
Scale of Pay Rs.20,000/- to Rs.45,800/-
Method of Recruitment Direct Recruitment
Age Limit 18 – 36 years
Last Date 19 January 2022
Job Location : Across Kerala

Educational Qualification

  • Pass in SSLC or its equivalent qualification


(a) Educational Qualifications

  • Pass in SSLC or its equivalent qualification
    [Rule 10(a)(ii) of Part II of the KS & SSR is applicable]

(b) Physical Fitness:

(i) Must have at least 165 cm height and must be minimum 81.3 cms round the chest on full exhalation and must have a chest expansion of 5 cms.

Note : A height of 160 cm will be sufficient for the candidates belonging to SC and ST. The above conditions regarding chest measurements will be applicable for SC/ST candidates also.

(ii) Eye sight:-

Must be certified to possess the visual standards specified below without glasses.

Vision Right Eye Left Eye
Distant Vision 6/6 Snellen 6/6 Snellen
Near Vision 0.5 Snellen 0.5 Snellen

(c) Each eye must have a full field of vision. Colour blindness, squint or any morbid conditions of the eye or lids of either eye will be deemed to be a disqualification.
(iii) 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.

(iv) Must qualify in any five events out of the eight events of the National Physical Efficiency One Star Standard Test, as specified below.

Sl.No. Events One Star Standards
1 100 Metres Run 14 seconds
2 High Jump 132.20 cms (4’ 6”)
3 Long Jump 457.20 cms (15’)
4 Putting the shot (weight of the shot 7264 gm) 609.60 cms (20’)
5 Throwing cricket ball 6096 cms (200’)
6 Rope Climbing (Using hands only) 365.80 cms (12’)
7 Pull-ups or Chinning 8 times
8 1500 metres run 5 min 44 seconds

Note: The physical measurement of candidates will be taken at the time of physical efficiency test and those who do not possess the prescribed physical measurement will not be admitted for the physical efficiency test. If accidents or injuries happen to a candidate while participating in the Physical
Efficiency Test, he will not be given further chance to participate in the test.

The candidates should produce at the time of Physical Efficiency Test a Medical Certificate in original in the form prescribed hereunder certifying to their physical fitness and eye sight without glasses. The Medical Certificate should be one obtained from a Medical Officer under the Government not below the rank of an Assistant Surgeon/Junior Consultant and the same shall be uploaded in the OTR Profile by the candidate at time of Certificate Verification.

Kerala PSC Notification 2021 For Assistant Prison Officer Post : How to Apply

  • Candidates need to register ONE TIME REGISTRATION before applying for this post.
  • Interested candidates need to submit their application for the post through the link given in the “Important Links” section below
  • Interested candidates click on the “Apply Now” button below to apply online.

Important Dates

Starting Date of Online Application 15 December 2021
Last Date of Online Application 19 January 2022

Important Links

Official Notification Click Here
Apply Link Click Here
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