Fire and Rescue Officer (Driver) (Trainee) – Fire and Rescue Services – 615/2022

Last Updated On: 26/01/2023

The Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) has announced that they are inviting applications for the post of Fire and Rescue Officer (Driver) (Trainee) in Fire and Rescue Services exam on 30-12-2022 under category no 615/2022. Candidates who are interested in working as an Fire and Rescue Officer (Driver) (Trainee) in the state of Kerala with a pay scale of ₹ 27,900 – 63,700/-, 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 615/2022
Gazette Date 30-12-2022
Last Date 01-02-2023
Department Fire and Rescue Services
Name of Post Fire and Rescue Officer (Driver) (Trainee)
Scale of pay ₹ 27,900 – 63,700/-
Number of vacancies

Scheduled Tribe : 4 (Four Only)

Method of appointment

Direct Recruitment (from candidates belonging
to the Scheduled Tribe community only).
Note: Application submitted by candidates not
belonging to the above mentioned reservation
community will be summarily rejected and
individual rejection memo will not be sent to
such candidates.
Note: Differently abled and female candidates
are not eligible to apply for this post

Age Limit

18-31. Candidates born between 02.01.1991
and 01.01.2004 (both dates included) are eligible
to apply for this post. (Including the relaxation
as provided under Sub rule(c) of the Rule 10 of
the general rules. Other conditions regarding age
relaxation are not applicable to these posts)


(a) Must have passed Plus Two or its equivalent examination.

Note: KS & SSR Part II Rule 10(a)(ii) is applicable.

ii) Must possess valid current Motor Driving Licence with endorsement for driving heavy goods
vehicle or heavy passenger vehicle with badge.
Note: Candidates shall possess a current valid Driving Licence throughout all the stages of
selection process, ie as on the last date of application, OMR Test, Practical Test, Physical
Efficiency Test and Interview etc.

Preferential: Diploma in Computer Application
(i) In addition to the qualification specified in the Notification, the qualification declared by
Government through executive orders or standing orders, as equivalent to the prescribed
educational qualification and the higher qualifications of the notified and prescribed basic
qualifications shall be accepted. The Government Order regarding the equivalent
qualification/higher qualification shall be produced as and when called for by the Commission.

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