Assistant Surgeon/ Casualty Medical Officer – Health Services – 611/2022-612/2022

Last Updated On: 25/01/2023

The Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) has announced that they are inviting applications for the post of Assistant Surgeon/ Casualty Medical Officer in Health Services exam on 30-12-2022 under category no 611/2022-612/2022. Candidates who are interested in working as an Assistant Surgeon/ Casualty Medical Officer in the state of Kerala with a pay scale of ₹63700 - 123700/-, 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 611/2022-612/2022
Gazette Date 30-12-2022
Last Date 01-02-2023
Department Health Services
Name of Post Assistant Surgeon/ Casualty Medical Officer
Scale of pay ₹63700 - 123700/-
Number of vacancies

Muslim – 07 (Seven) (Category No. 611/2022)
SCCC -01(One) (Category No. 612/2022)
The above vacancies are now in existence. Separate Ranked Lists will be prepared for the above
communities. The Ranked lists prepared and published by the Commission as per the notification will be
valid until candidates, but remain unfilled due to the paucity of candidates during the currency of the Ranked
List published on 25.03.2013 for the post (Category Number : 567/2012, Gazette date: 19.11.2012)

Method of appointment

Direct Recruitment (from candidates belonging Muslim, SCCC
Community only)

Age Limit

18-44; Only candidates born between 02.01.1978 and 01.01.2004 (both
dates included) are only eligible to apply for the post.
(Including the relaxation as per Para 2(i) of the General conditions)
(For other conditions regarding age relaxation please see para 2 of the
general conditions except 2(i))


1) Degree in Modern Medicine (MBBS) or equivalent qualification.
2) Must possess valid Registration with Travancore Cochin Medical Council.
1) For persons who were in defence service , the first one year of their service will be treated as
House surgency.
2) Personnel working in various departments of Government and acquired MBBS qualification
while in service will be given exemption from upper age limit to the extend necessary for Direct
Recruitment. The maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50 years.
3. KS&SSR Part II Rule 10(a) (ii) is applicable. In addition to the qualifications prescribed in this
notification declared by the Government an equivalent to the prescribed educational
qualification through Executive Orders or Standing Orders, the qualifications fixed by the
Commission as equivalent to the qualification laid down in the Special Rules and the higher
qualifications for which the specified qualification is recognized on its basic qualification shall
be accepted. Government orders regarding the equivalent qualification /higher qualification
shall be produced as and when called for the same by the Commission.

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