Kerala Public Service Commission, KPSC, has invited applications from eligible candidates for the post of Fireman Trainee. The extraordinary gazette was released on 15th October 2019. The candidates who wish to serve society and also those who like adventurous profession can apply for this job. So, in this article, we are discussing the Kerala PSC Fireman Eligibility Criteria required for the post.
KPSC Fireman Notification Details
|Name of Organization||Kerala PSC|
|Department||Fire and Rescue Services|
|Name of post||Fireman (Trainee)|
|Last date for submitting the application||20/11/2019|
Kerala PSC Fireman Salary and Vacancy
The scale of pay for the fireman post is about Rs. 20,000 – 45,800 . However, the vacancies for the respective post have not estimated.
Kerala PSC Fireman Eligibility Criteria
The minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum limit is 26 years. Only candidates born between 02.01.1993 and 01.01.2001 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post. The age relaxation can be availed by the OBC, SC/ST candidates accordingly. No other relaxations apply to this post.
This direct recruitment notification invites applications from the aspirants who are having a recognized Plus -Two or its equivalent. A Diploma in Computer Application is Preferential.
This job profile suits for physically fit candidates. For the same, the candidates should meet the criteria prior to applying for the post. The Physical criteria will be checked before the test and the eligible candidates will only be permitted for appearing the Physical Efficiency Test.
|Criteria||General Candidates||SC/ST Candidates|
|Chest||81 Cms||76 Cms|
|Chest Expansion||5 Cms||5 Cms|
Physical Efficiency Test
Candidates must qualify in at least 5 out of 8 items in the physical efficiency test showing the minimum standards of efficiency.
|Events||One Star Standards|
|100 Meters Run||14 Seconds|
|High Jump||132.2 cm|
|Long Jump||457.2 cm|
|Putting the Shot (7264 grams)||609.6 cm|
|Throwing the cricket ball||6096 cm|
|Rope Climbing(only with hands)||365.80 cm|
|Pull-Ups or chinning||8 times|
|1500 Meter Run||5 minutes 44 Seconds|
Swimming proficiency is very much essential for the job. And the same will be tested by a practical test conducted by the commission. The criteria for the swimming test are:
- 50m swimming trial to be completed within two minutes.
- Two-minute floating ability at the deeper sides of the swimming pool.
- Candidate must qualify both the events to be considered as qualified in the swimming test.
|Criteria||Right Eye||Left Eye|
|Distant vision||6/6 Snellen||6/6 Snellen|
|Near vision||0.5 Snellen||0.5 Snellen|
|Field of Vision||Full||Full|
A medical certificate for the vision standards is to be produced with the specified criteria without glasses. Also, candidates should produce a Medical Certificate issued by a Medical Officer, not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon as to the candidates’ physique, fitness and capacity for rough outdoor work and also of the visual standards when the commission intimates.
The Home Guard Volunteers, who have completed a tenure of three years in that organization and who have satisfactorily undergone training in Fire Fighting during the period of tenure shall be treated as having preferential qualification for direct recruitment to this post.
Candidates possessing the above-mentioned eligibility criteria can apply through the One-Time Registration portal of KPSC. The candidates should register themselves with the portal before applying. Those who have already registered can log in and apply using their User-ID and Password.
Click on the “Apply Now” button and enter the required credentials. There are no application fees for the exam. All the details will be communicated through the portal. So, the candidates’ should remember the User ID and password. Applications once submitted are provisional and cannot be deleted or altered after submission. Applications will be summarily rejected if noncompliance with the notification is found in due course of processing. For attending the examination candidates should send the confirmation when intimated by the commission.
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