Jobs in Kerala.

Recruitment of various post in THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA



Applications are invited from qualified Indian Citizens for appointment to the post of Confidential Assistant  Grade  II  in  the  High  Court  of  Kerala  against  NCA and  General vacancies as detailed below. Candidates shall apply online through the recruitment portal

( No other means/modes of application will be accepted.

1.Ranked Lists will be prepared for each recruitment number in pursuance of this notification. The ranked lists so prepared for NCA vacancies (Rec No.
17/2022), shall remain in force until candidates are advised and appointed against the vacancies earmarked for the respective communities.
2.The ranked lists prepared for general vacancies (Rec No. 18/2022) shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year from the date on which it is brought into force and shall continue to remain in force until the publication of a fresh list or till the expiry of two years, whichever is earlier. Vacancies that may  arise during the period of validity of the ranked list shall also be filled up from the list. 
4. Age Limit :
A)Candidates born between 02/01/1986 and 01/01/2004 (both days inclusive)
are eligible to apply.
B)Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes born between
C) Candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes born between 02/01/1983 and 01/01/2004 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.
D) A candidate who is an Ex-serviceman or Ex-general Reserve Engineer Force person or a disembodied Territorial Army person, in reckoning the age for his eligibility  for  appointment  can  exclude  the  period  of  his  service  in  the defence forces or in the General Reserve Engineer Force or in the Territorial Army, as the case may be, and the period of unemployment on discharge up to a maximum of five years provided he has not completed the age of 50 years.
E)  Age relaxation up to 15 years will be granted to the blind and the deaf and dumb candidates and 10 years to orthopaedically disabled candidates subject to the condition that in no case upper age limit shall exceed 50 years.
F)  Age  relaxation  up  to  5  years  will  be  granted  to  widows  subject  to  the condition that in no case upper age limit shall exceed 50 years.
5. Qualification :
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in any subject awarded or recognised by any of the Universities in Kerala.
2. K.G.T.E. (Higher) in Typewriting (English) and K.G.T.E. (Higher) in
Shorthand (English) or equivalent qualification.
Desirable: Certificate in Computer Word Processing or equivalent.
All the qualifications must have acquired before the date of closure of
Step II applications.
Those who claim equivalent qualification shall produce the respective Government Order to prove the claim as and when called for. Qualifications declared as equivalent by the Govt subsequent to the issuance  of  the  notification  shall  not  be  accepted  as  sufficient qualification to that particular selection.
Candidates must refer to Clause 15 of this notification for details regarding submission of documents towards proof of their qualifications claimed while applying for the post. 
6.Mode of Selection :
Selection will be on the basis of Dictation Test and Interview. The maximum marks for the Dictation Test and the Interview will be 100 and 10 respectively. In order to be considered suitable for appointment, the candidate concerned must  secure  at  least  50%  marks  in  the  dictation  test  and  the  interview separately.
The Dictation Test comprises Dictation of a passage (preferably a judgment) (about 1100-1200 words) for 10 minutes at varying speeds between 100 and
120 words per minute. The dictation should be transcribed using computer in
2½ hours. The Dictation Test and Interview will be common for the candidates who apply in response to Recruitment Nos. 17/2022 and 18/2022.
7. Application Fee:
Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Unemployed Differently abled candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. For payment of fee, candidates should either use system generated Fee Payment Challan or pay online through Debit Card/ Credit Card/Net Banking by following instructions on the screen. Bank Transaction charges for Payment of application fee, if applicable, will have to be borne by the candidate.
8.Candidates possessing degrees which are not awarded by the Universities in Kerala should obtain certificate of recognition of their degrees from any of the Universities in Kerala and keep it with them. The certificate of recognition of the degree should be produced as and when called for, failure of which will entail cancellation of candidature.
9.Documents in original to prove age, qualification, Community, Non Creamy Layer status, EWS status etc should be produced as and when called for, failure of which will entail cancellation of candidature. The differently abled candidates who claim age relaxation by virtue of their differently abled status will have to produce a certificate from the medical board as per G.O (P) No.39/2012/SWD dated 30/06/2012 as and when called for. (The format of certificates will be available in the link
‘Downloads’ in the recruitment portal.)
10. Candidates who are in the service of the Government of India or any of the State Governments,  while  applying  shall  furnish  the  fact  of  his  employment  in  the respective column of the application and shall produce a service certificate from the Head of office proving his employment at the time of certificate verification.
11. The candidate should ensure that the particulars furnished by him/her are correct in 
all respects. Anything not specifically claimed in the application against the appropriate field will not be considered at a later stage. In case it is detected at any stage of the recruitment that a candidate does not fulfil the eligibility norms and/or that he/she furnished any incorrect/false information or  has suppressed any material facts, his/her candidature will stand cancelled. If suppression of material facts or furnishing of any incorrect/false information is detected even after appointment, his/her service is liable to be terminated.
12. Canvassing in any form will entail cancellation of candidature.
13. Appointment  from  the  ranked  list  will  be  made  in  accordance  with  rules  of reservation  prescribed  in  the  Rules  14  to  17  of  Part II  of  the Kerala  State  and Subordinate Services Rules, 1958 and in accordance with the rules made for the purpose from time to time.
14. How to Apply:
a)  The online application process has two parts – Step-I and Step-II.  ‘Step-I/ New Applicant’ is the first part for registration of the applicants. ‘Step-II/ Registered Applicant’  is  the  second  part  of  the  process  for  those  applicants  who  had completed Step-I.  A candidate’s online application is complete only if he/she completes both the steps which include the submission of application by clicking the ‘FINAL SUBMISSION’ option available in Step –II process and payment of application fee (if applicable).
b)  Candidates are advised to have a  valid Mobile Number / valid personal e-mail ID. It should be kept active during the recruitment process. No request for change of Mobile Number/e-mail ID will be entertained. High Court will send various intimations relating to the recruitment as SMS/e-mail to this Mobile Number/e- mail ID.
c)  In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she may create his/her e-mail ID before applying online.
d)  If the candidate does not mention his/her Mobile Number/e-mail ID, no intimation relating to the recruitment will be sent to the candidate. Such candidates will have to visit the recruitment portal frequently for getting information about the recruitment.
e)  Before applying online, a candidate will be required to have a  scanned (digital)
image of his photograph and signature  as per the following specifications; 

f)For further details the candidates are advised to visit the link “Guidelines for
Photograph & Signature” available on the main page.  Candidates should take care  to  upload  good  quality  photograph.    Otherwise  it  would  be  difficult  to identify  the  candidate  from  the  photograph  on  the Admission  Ticket. If the candidate cannot be identified from the photograph printed on the Admission Ticket, he/she will not be allowed to write the examination.
g)  The candidate should also keep the particulars of educational qualifications and other personal details ready before applying as these details are required to be entered in the online Application Form. The detailed requirements are given in the link “Sample Application Form” available in the main page.
h) The online application form is common for the NCA Recruitment (Recruitment Nos. 17/2022) and General Recruitment (Recruitment No.18/2022). Candidates applying for more than one recruitment should not apply separately. While applying, in step I, they should select all the recruitment numbers for which they wish to apply.
i) To start the application process, the candidates should click the link ‘Step-I/ New Applicant’ in the web page or the ‘Apply online’ button available against the notification link. This will take the candidate to the next page where the options of
‘POSTS’ are displayed. The candidates can access the RECRUITMENT OF CONFIDENTIAL ASSISTANT GRADE II main page  (hereafter called the main page) by clicking the option ‘CONFIDENTIAL ASSISTANT GRADE II’ available there.  Before proceeding further, the candidate should read the detailed notification in the home page and How to Apply, Guidelines for Photograph & Signature, FAQ and Sample Application Form provided in the main page.
j)In Step-I (Registration for New Applicants), the candidate has to fill in basic information about him/her. The information provided during Step-I process cannot be modified after submission with key number.
k)  Towards the end of Step-I process, the candidate will be asked to generate a
Key Number. The Key Number should be  eight digit long and it should 
contain  at  least  one  upper  case  letter  (A,B,C,….),  one  lower  case  letter
The candidate is advised to note down the Key Number and to keep it securely till the selection process is over since it is required  to  be  entered  each  time  he/she  log  into  the  system.    Under no circumstances, he/she should share/mention Key Number with/to any other person.   Before proceeding with the completion of the Step-I (Registration) process, the candidate should ensure that the reservation category, Religion, Caste, and other entered details are shown correctly in the ‘confirmation screen’.
l) On completion of Step-I, the candidate will be assigned an Application Number which will be displayed on the screen and intimated to the candidates through SMS/e-mail. Candidate can continue the application filing process by clicking on the ‘Proceed’ button available in the above screen and complete the application filing process in one go, if he/she so desires, or exit the page.
m) If he/she opts to exit the page, he/she has to log into the system by clicking on the link “Step-II / Registered Applicant” and then entering the Application Number and Key Number. The candidate will then have access to the Step-II process.
n)  In Step-II/Registered Applicant, the link ‘Upload Photograph and Signature ‘will be available. Only after completion of uploading of photograph and signature, the link – ‘Application’ will be visible. The details furnished by the candidates during Step-II process can be modified till the Final Submission of online applications. However,  the photograph  and  signature once  uploaded  cannot be changed. Final Submission  link  will be available   only  if  all the required  details are furnished in the link ‘Application’ and its other dynamic sub links (Employment details, Service Particulars, Civil/Criminal cases etc.).The candidate should fill all the required information in these links.
o)  On  satisfying  that  the  information  furnished  are  correct  and  complete,  the candidate must finally submit the Application by clicking the link ‘Final Submission’, and furnishing the details required therein. The process of online filing of application will be complete only on successful Final Submission of application as stated above.  Once an online application is finally submitted, no further change can be made in Step-II. Therefore, the candidates are instructed to ensure the accuracy and correctness of details furnished before clicking the  ‘Final Submission’ button. 
p)  Payment of application fee is the last stage of the online application process .
After making  ‘Final Submission’ as indicated in clause (n) and (o) above, the candidate, if applicable, shall make the payment of application fee within the stipulated time. An application will be incomplete if application fee is not remitted and such applicants will not be considered for the selection process.
q)  The application fee can be paid through  online mode (Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking) or offline mode (Cash payment at the branches of the State  Bank  of  India  using  the  system  generated  fee  payment  challan). Payment of fee by Demand Draft/Cheque/Money Orders/Postal Orders etc. will not be accepted. Fee once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can  it  be  held  in  reserve  for any  other examination. The  candidates  are instructed to refer to the Terms & Conditions and policies with respect to payment, available in the payment page of the website. Fee payment by either mode can be made only after the final submission of application. The candidates should ensure that the web browser used by them is compatible with the same of Bank to make hassle free payment of application fee.
i) Online payment facility will be available from the date of commencement of Step I process. For making online payment of application fee, the candidate should click the link ‘Fee Payment’ available in the profile of the candidate and follow the instructions available on the screen.
ii)  Payment through offline mode can be made only after the last date fixed for closure of Step II process. The challan for offline mode of fee payment can be downloaded from fee payment page available in the profile of the candidate  only  till  the  date  fixed  for  closure  of  the  online  application process.
r)  The candidates who are exempted from fee payment and the candidates who wish to pay the fee through online mode (Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking) can complete the online  application filing process in one go, if they so desire. In case the candidates do not intend to complete the online application filing process in one go, he/she can login to STEP-II link available in the Home Page by providing Application Number and Key Number and continue the process.
s) The  successful  remittance  of  application  fee  marks  the  end  of  online application filing process.
t) The  candidates  should  take  printout  of  Application  and  keep  it  for  future 
15.Candidates  will  have  to  submit  the  self  attested  copies  of  their  (a)  Degree certificate and recognition certificate (if applicable) (b) self attested copies of certificates of K.G.T.E. (Higher) in Typewriting (English) and K.G.T.E. (Higher) in Shorthand (English) or equivalent qualification and Government Order to prove its equivalency, on or before the date mentioned in clause 18 of the notification. The envelope shall be superscribed “Confidential Assistant Grade II
(Recruitment), High Court of Kerala, Ernakulam, Kochi
16. Applications of candidates who do not submit documents as mentioned in Clause
15 above will be summarily rejected. After scrutiny of the documents, eligible candidates will be called for Dictation test.
17. Admission Tickets/Call Letters for Dictation Test/ Interview:
i. The candidates should download the Admission Tickets/Call Letters from the link “STEP-II” from the recruitment portal
ii. The Admission Tickets for Dictation test will be ready for download three weeks prior to the date of the Dictation test and the Call Letters for Interview will be ready for download two weeks prior to the Interview and the candidate will be intimated through SMS/e-mail. The candidates who have found place in  the  Short  List  can  download  and  take  printout  of  the  call  letters  for interview.
iii.If a candidate is unable to download his/her Admission Ticket/Call Letter, he/she should contact the High Court at 0484-2562235. In case no communication is received in the  office of the High Court from the candidate regarding non-receipt of his/her Admission Ticket/Call Letter at least one week before the Written Test/Interview, as the case may be, he/she himself/herself will be solely responsible for non-receipt of his/her Admission Ticket/Call Letter. The candidates are also advised to visit the recruitment portal of the High Court ( at least once in a week to know about the schedule of the written test/ Interview.
iv.The candidates should note that their admission to the Dictation test/ interview will be purely provisional based on the information given by them in the Online Application Form. This will be subject to verification of all the eligibility conditions by the High Court.
v. The mere fact that Admission Ticket/Call Letter has been issued to a candidate 
does  not  imply  that  his/her  candidature   has  been  finally  cleared  by  the  High Court  or that  entries  made  by the candidate  in his/her  application   for the post of  Confidential   Assistant   Grade  II have  been  accepted  by  the  High  Court  as true   and   correct.   The   High   Court   takes   up  the  verification    of  eligibility conditions  of a candidate,  with  reference  to original  documents,   only  after the
candidate  has qualified  for the interview.

19. Before   applying   online,  the  candidates   should  read  How  to  Apply,  Guidelines   for Photo  & Signature,  FAQ and  Sample  Application   Form  provided  in the Recruitment Portal (     of the High Court.
20. Applications    not   submitted    in  accordance    with   the   eligibility    and   other   norms mentioned  in this Notification   as well  as the instructions  published  in the Recruitment Portal will be summarily  rejected.
21. In   case   of   doubts,    candidate    may   contact    at   0484-2562235     (Recruitment     &
Examination   Cell, High Court)  on all working  days between  10 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. 

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