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Assistant Prison Officer in Kerala For Male & Female Recruitment

Kerala PSC has issued two different notifications for Assistant Prison Officer recruitment. Category number 456/2016 is for male candidates and category number 457/2016 for female candidates. The salary scale of both male and female Assistant Prison Officer in Kerala is 20000 - 45800 Indian Rupees per month. It is a unit wise recruitment and the expected vacancies of Assistant Prison Officers in each units ( Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Kannur) is listed below. Both men and women candidates must have SSLC or equivalent to apply for Assistant Prison Officer. In addition to written test, they have to pass a physical efficiency test conducted by Public Service Commission.

Kerala PSC has announced the examination date for the post of Assistant Prison Officer (Men and Women). Examination date is 27-October-2018 ( 01.30 PM to 03.15PM). Public Service Commission wants all the candidates to generate their hall-ticket on or before 11-Aug-2018.


Syllabus & Previous Year Question Papers

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Latest Assistant Prison Officer Examination syllabus updated by Kerala PSC is given in the chart below. An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post. While preparing for this test, you must ensure that the study material is based on the syllabus provided below.

Part I : General Knowledge, Current Affairs & Renaissance in Kerala
Part II General English
Part III Simple Arithmetic&Mental Ability

Procedure to Apply

The procedure to become Assistant Prison Officer (both male and female) in Kerala, you should follow the steps below.

  1. login to official Kerala PSC website using the link below
    http://thulasi.keralapsc.gov.in/thulasi/

  2. Click on Notification

  3. Click on district wise direct recruitment

  4. Look for category number 456/2016 or 457/2016 and click Apply



Physical Requirements
  1. Physical Requirements of Male Assistant Prison Officer 

    1. 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


  2. Physical fitness of Female Assistant Prison Officer

    1. Must have at least 150 cm height





Number of Vacancies
Number of Assistant Prison Officer vacancies reported so far in each units:

Unit Number of Vacancies Cut Off Marks
Thiruvananthapuram Anticipated
Thrissur Anticipated
Kannur Anticipated

Details at a Glance
Name of the post             : Assistant Prison Officer

Department                   :  Jail

Category number              : 456/2016  and 457/2016

Pay of Scale                 : 20000 - 45800 Rupees

Last date to apply           : 01.02.2017 Wednesday up to midnight

Examination date             :27-October-2018 ( 01.30 PM to 03.15PM)

Date of Publishing rank list :

Cut off marks                :

Reported Vacancies           : Anticipated

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