Kerala PSC Recruitment 2021 Notification OUT : Tahsildar/Senior Superintendent (Special Recruitment from SC/ST & from ST only) (Land Revenue)

CATEGORY NO: 566/2021

Applications are invited from qualified Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates of Kerala State for selection to the following post. Applications must be submitted online through the official website of the Commission after One Time Registration. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.

1Name of DepartmentLand Revenue
2Name of postTahsildar/Senior Superintendent(Special
Recruitment from SC/ST & from ST only)
3Scale of pay₹51400-110300
4No. of VacancyST-03(Three)

Note:- The above vacancies are now in existence. The Ranked list of selected candidates published by the Commission shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of three years, provided that the said list will not continue to be in force if a new list after the expiry of the minimum period of one year is published. Recruitment will be made for the above vacancy and also for the vacancies reported for Special Recruitment from Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe during the pendency of the list. Candidates against vacancies exclusively reported for Scheduled Tribes will also be advised from this list and only in the absence of Scheduled Tribe candidates in this list , fresh notification for Scheduled Tribes for vacancies reserved exclusively for them shall be issued.

Method of Appointment

Direct Recruitment (Special Recruitment from Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes & from Scheduled Tribes only).

Note: Applications received from candidates other than Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates will be rejected. Individual communications regarding the rejection of their applications for the above reason will not be issued.


18-41 (Only Candidates born between 02.01.1980 and 01.01.2003 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post).

Note:- In the absence of qualified candidates within the age limit the upper age limit shall be relaxed up to 50years. But in no case the maximum age limit shall exceed 50 (Fifty ) years.


Graduation in any subject from a UGC recognised University or National Institute established by Govt. of India or Institute established by the Govt. Of Kerala.


1)Rule 10 (a) (ii) of Part II KS&SSR is applicable for this selection.
2) Those candidates who have claimed equivalency for qualifications should produce the Government order proving the same at the time of certificate verification in order to consider as equivalent.
3) If the caste of candidates is wrongly mentioned in their SSLC book, they should claim their original caste in their applications and should produce community certificate issued from concerned revenue authority and the Gazette
Notification for the same at the time of certificate Verification.


Every person appointed as Tahalsidar shall undergo Magisterial training for a period of eight weeks(Six weeks in the police Department and two weeks in the Judicial Department) before declaration of completion of his probation successfully


Every person appointed under these rules, shall from the date of his/her joining training for the post,be on probation for a total period of 2years on duty within a continuous period of 3 years.

Tests to be qualified within the probation period

Every person appointed under these rules shall within the prescribed period of probation pass the following departmental tests,if he/she has not already passed the same:-
a)Criminal Judicial Test(Any person who possesses Graduation in Law is
exempted from passing the test)
b)Account Test (Lower)
c)Revenue Test
d)Survey Test (Higher)(Chain Survey-Practical Test)

Mode of Submitting application

(a) Candidates must register as per “ONE TIME REGISTRATION” system on the official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission ‘’ before applying for the post. Candidates who have registered can apply by logging on to their profile using their User-ID and password. Candidates must click on the ‘Apply Now’ button of the
respective posts in the Notification Link to apply for the post. The Photograph uploaded should be the one taken after 31.12.2011. Name of the candidate and the date of taking photograph should be printed at the bottom portion. The photograph once uploaded meeting all requirements shall be valid for 10 years from the date of uploading. There is no change in other instructions regarding the uploading of photographs. No application fee is required. Candidates are responsible for the correctness of the personal information and secrecy of password. Before the final submission of the application on the profile, candidates must ensure correctness of the information on their profile. They must quote User-ID for further communication with the Commission. Application submitted is provisional and cannot be deleted or altered after submission. Candidates are advised to keep a printout or soft copy of the online application for future reference. Candidates can take the printout of the application by clicking on the link ‘My applications’ in their profile. All correspondences with the Commission, regarding the application should be accompanied with the print out of the application. The applications will be summarily rejected if noncompliance with the notification is found in due course of processing. Original documents to prove qualification, Experience, Community, Age etc. have to be produced as and when called for.

(b)Those who have Aadhaar Card should add Aadhaar Card as ID Proof in their profile.

(c) If written/OMR/Online Test is conducted as part of this selection, candidates shall submit a confirmation for writing the examination through their One Time Registration profile. Such candidates alone can generate and download the Admission Tickets in the last 15 days till the date of Test. The applications of candidates who do not submit confirmation within the stipulated period, will be rejected absolutely. The periods regarding the submission of confirmation and the availability of Admission Tickets will be published in the Examination Calendar itself. Information in this regard will be given to the candidates in their respective profiles and in the mobile phone number registered in it.
(d) Appropriate disciplinary action as per KPSC Rules of Procedure (1976) Rule 22 shall be initiated against those candidates who submit applications with bogus claims of qualification regarding education, experience etc. and
submit confirmation for writing the examination, irrespective of whether they are present or absent for the examination.

  • Last Date for receipt of applications : 05.01.2022 Wednesday upto 12 Midnight.
  • Website Address :
  • Paragraphs two, three and twenty five (except the conditions laid down in the Rule 3 (C) of Part II of the kerala State and Subordinate Service Rules) are not applicable to this selection.
  • 15. Appointment are made on the basis of the rank secured in the ranked list of candidates prepared in pursuance of this notification subject to the conditions laid down in G.O.(MS) No.142/72/PD dated 13.04.1972, G.O. (MS) No. 309/73/PD dated 29.11.1973, G.O.(P) No. 21/76/PD dated, 17.01.1976 and G.O.(P) No.25/94/GAD dated, 22.01.1994 allowing special reservations to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in accordance with the procedures made for this purpose from time to time and subject to the rules under sections 3(c), 17(a), 17(b) of Part II of Kerala State and Subordinate Service Rules, 1958.

(For details including photo and ID card , Experience Certificate etc. refer to the General Conditions at the end of the notification).