Friday, May 8, 2009

Kerala:- Municipal Secretary Gr.III. - Urban Affairs Department

GAZETTE DATE : 30.04.2009
LAST DATE : 03.06.2009
CATEGORY No : 102/2009 to 104/2009

1. Department : Urban Affairs Department.
2. Name of Post : Municipal Secretary Gr.III.
3. Scale of Pay : Rs. 11070 – 18450/-
4. Number of Vacancies : 5 (Open market)
Note:-3% vacancies of this post is reserved for eligible physically handicapped candidates as per rules.
5. No. of candidates likely to be included in the list : No. of candidates likely to be included in the
Mainlist/Supplimentarylist (Short list/Probability list) will be decided later in accordance with the availability of qualified candidates.

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 vacancy noted above and that may be reported to the commission in writing during the period of currency of the list.

For Open Market Candidates.
(i) Must have completed 20 years and must not have completed 35 years of age as on 01.01.2009 with usual relaxations to SC/ST, Other Backward candidates (for details see para (2) of the General Conditions).
(ii) For Direct recruitment from persons under the Municipal Common service, and the Department of Urban Affairs by the 2nd and 3rd method of appointment mentioned in para (6):- Must not have completed 45 years of age as on 01.01.2009. No relaxation in upper age limit as specified in General Rules 10c shall be allowed to candidates belonging to Municipal Common Service and the department of Urban Affairs for appointment as Municipal secretary Grade III.

8. Qualifications
I. By direct recruitment from open market candidates:-
Must be a graduate in Law of a recognized University.
II By direct recruitment from among the persons in the Department of Urban Affairs and Municipal Common Services.

(1) Pass in S.S.L.C.
(2) Must have passed Account Test (Lower)
Account Test for Subordinate Officers part I of Madras
Account Test prescribed for the Employees of Local Bodies (Madras)
Account Test for Executive Officer (Madras or Kerala)
The Cochin Municipal Account Test
The Kerala Municipal Test.

Reservation of appointment
Rules 14 to 17 of the Kerala State and Subordinate service Rules relating to reservation and appointments shall apply to the Ist Method of appointment of Municipal Secretary Gr.III.

Training and Probation.
(I) Every person recruited as Municipal Secretary Gr.III by the first method ofappointment shall be on training for a period of three months. During the period of training he/she shall be paid the minimum of the scale of pay of the post. But the period of training will not be counted for probation or for increment.

(II) Every person recruited as Municipal secretary Gr.III by the Second and third method of appointment shall be on training for a period of one month. During the period of training he/she shall be paid pay and allowance at the same rates at which he/she would have been paid, had he continued in the post from which he/she was recruited. But the period of training will not be
counted for probation or for increment to the category of Municipal Secretary Gr.III.

(III) A person recruited as Municipal Secretary Gr.III by second or third method of
appointment and who had already worked as Municipal Secretary Gr.III for a period of not less than one month, need not undergo the training.

9. Applications can be submitted only by online facility provided in the website of the Kerala Public Service Commission. Detailed instructions regarding the submission of applications are available in the website of the Kerala Public Service Commission Viz. No application fee is required. The barcode number in the application shall be quoted in all further
enquiries/correspondence.Documents to prove qualification, age and community have to be produced as and when called for. Applications which are not submitted in accordance with the instructions given in the website will be summarily rejected.

10. Last date of receipt of Applications: 03/06/2009 Wednesday up to 5.00 P.M.
(Please also see the general Conditions)
11. Address to which applications are to be sent:



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