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Kerala Civil Excise Officer Examination (Women & Men) Notification

Applications to the post Civil Excise Officer ( Trainee) in Kerala Excise Department are invited by Kerala Public Service Commission. It is a district level examination and those who have passed Plus Two or equivalent can apply to only one district. Kerala Excise Department collects Excise Revenue for the state and it is their duty to enforce various Excise Acts. Excise Department is a law enforcement agency and controls the manufacturing and distribution of alcohol and other Intoxicating Drugs. Civil Excise Officer is the new name given to Excise Guard and they are the lowest ranking enforcement officers in the department. Excise Guards ( older name of Civil Excise Officer ) are empowered with the power to arrest anyone who committed an offense in a public place against the Abkari Acts.
Notification NumberName of The PostLast Date to Apply
501/2017Women Civil Excise Officer03-Jan-2018
340/2016Civil Excise Officer14-Dec-2016
341/2016Civil Excise Officer (Transfer)14-Dec-2016

How to Become a Civil Excise Officer
To become a Civil Excise Officer in Kerala, you must pass one written examination ( OMR based ) and a physical efficiency test conducted by Kerala PSC. Once you are selected as Civil Excise Officer Trainee, you must go through a training and after the successful completion of it, you will be posted as Civil Excise Officer.
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How to Register
To register for Kerala Civil Excise Officer Trainee examination, you must log in to Kerala PSC official website and look for category number 340/2016 under notification. If you are already working in the Excise Department, choose the category number 341/2016. Link to log in to register for the exam is given below.

Civil Excise Officer Exam Syllabus and Study Materials

If you have time and budget, it is better to join a reputed PSC Coaching Center which offers Civil Excise Officer test training in your home town. If you don't have time, second best option by CoreNetworkZ team is to study yourself with study materials based on updated Civil Excise Officer examination syllabus.
Kerala PSC Examination Syllabus

It is also important to solve previous year question papers which are already available.
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Number of Vacancies & Salary of Civil Excise Officer
The number of district wise vacancies reported is updated below.
Districts Number of Vacancies Cut Off Marks
Thiruvananthapuram -- --

Salary of Civil Excise Officer is 20000 - 45800 Indian Rupees per month.


To attend Civil Excise Officer test, you must have following qualifications.

  1. Educational Qualification

    Candidate must have passed Plus Two or equivalent.

  2. Physical Qualification

    Must have minimum 165 cm height and 81 cm around the chest with a minimum expansion of 5 cm.

  3. Age Limit

    Must be born between (19 - 31 ) 02-01-1985 and 01-01-1997 ( both dates are included ).

Details at a Glance

Name of the post: Civil Excise Officer

Department: Excise

Gazette Category Number: 340 /2016 ( direct recruitment)

                               : 341 /2016 ( by transfer )

Scale of Pay: 20000 - 45800

Number of vacancies: Anticipated

Age Limit: 19 - 31 years

Last date to apply: 14-12-2016 ( night 12 am)

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