Assistant Engineer (Civil) – Public Works Department – 660/2022

Last Updated On: 26/01/2023

The Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) has announced that they are inviting applications for the post of Assistant Engineer (Civil) in Public Works Department exam on 30-12-2022 under category no 660/2022. Candidates who are interested in working as an Assistant Engineer (Civil) in the state of Kerala with a pay scale of ₹ 55200 – 115300/-, can now apply for the exam through the official KPSC website. The last date of application will be 01-02-2023.

Candidates are advised to apply before the deadline, as the application process will not be accepted after the last date. The number of vacancies and other details regarding qualifications and eligibility will be provided below.

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Category No 660/2022
Gazette Date 30-12-2022
Last Date 01-02-2023
Department Public Works Department
Name of Post Assistant Engineer (Civil)
Scale of pay ₹ 55200 – 115300/-
Number of vacancies

The Ranked 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 vacancies that may be reported to the Commission during the period of currency of the list.
Note:- 4% of the total vacancies reported shall be reserved for eligible Differently Abled Candidates
with disabilities as specified vide G.O.(P)No. 7/2022/SJD dated 28.10.2022. (Please click the
link to see the Government Order and Medical Certificate in this regard.)
(ii)Liability to serve in the Defence service : Persons appointed to the above post shall be
liable notwithstanding that at the time of requisition of their services they are holding higher
appointments, to serve for a minimum period of 4 years (including the period spent on
training) in the Defence Service or on assignment relating to Defence efforts
anywhere in India or abroad, if so required. The liability to serve in the Defence Services will
be limited to the first 10 years of service and will not ordinarily apply to Assistant Engineers
above 40 years of age.

Method of appointment

Direct Recruitment (G.O(P)No.41/94/PW&T dated 03.06.1994. )

Age Limit

21-40, only candidates born between 02/01/1982 and 01/01/2001
(both dates included) are eligible to apply for the post. Usual age
relaxation will be given to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and
Other Backward communities. (For other conditions regarding age
relaxation please see para (2) of the General Conditions under Part II
of this Notification)


(i) B Sc/B Tech Degree in Engineering (Civil) of the Kerala University or B.E
Degree (Civil) of the Madras University or any other qualification
recognized as equivalent thereto
(ii) Associate Membership of the Institution of engineers, India , in Civil
Engineering or any other Diploma recognized as equivalent thereto.
(iii)Pass in sections ‘A’ and ‘B’ of the Associate Membership Examinations of
the Institution of Engineers, India, in Civil Engineering
Note i) Rule 10 a (ii) of part II of KS&SSR is applicable.
ii)In addition to the qualifications prescribed in the notification, the
qualifications recognized by executive orders or standing orders of
Government as equivalent to the qualification specified for the post, in the
Special Rules or qualifications found acceptable by the Commission since
acceptance of equivalent qualification is provided for in the Rules and such
of those qualifications which pre-suppose the acquisition of the lower
qualification prescribed for the post, shall also be sufficient for the post.
The copy of the Government orders declaring equivalent / higher
qualifications shall be produced as and when required by the Commission.

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