Kerala PSC Recruitment 2024 – Apply Online For Duffedar Posts

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The Kerala Public Service Commission invites online applications from qualified candidates for the post of Duffedar in the Enquiry Commissioner and Special Judge department. This is a golden opportunity to secure a government job with a promising career path. Read on for detailed information about the vacancies and how to apply.

Department: Enquiry Commissioner and Special Judge

Position: Duffedar

Scale of Pay: ₹ 23,700 – 52,600/-

Number of Vacancies: District-wise

  • Ernakulam: 1 (One)
  • Thrissur: 1 (One)
  • Kozhikode: 1 (One)

Important Notes:

  1. Selection and Ranked Lists:
    • Selection is subject to rules amended as per G.O(P) No. 12/2016/P & ARD dated 04.06.2016.
    • Separate Ranked Lists will be prepared for each district and will remain in force for a minimum period of one year or until the publication of a new list, up to a maximum of three years.
    • Candidates should apply to only one district and mention the district name in the relevant column of the online application. Multiple applications for different districts will lead to disqualification.
  2. Service Conditions:
    • Appointment is on a revenue district basis. Transfers to another district are not allowed unless the candidate completes five years of continuous service in the appointed district.
    • Government employees holding the Duffedar post in any district cannot reapply but can apply for higher posts.
  3. Reservation:
    • 4% of the vacancies are reserved for eligible Differently Abled candidates as per GO (P) No: 5/2023/SJD dated 01.10.2023 under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

Method of Appointment: Direct Recruitment

Age Limit:

  • General: 18-36 years (Candidates born between 02.01.1988 and 01.01.2006).
  • Relaxations: Available for SC/ST and Other Backward Communities as per government norms. Specific relaxations apply to family planning voluntary workers and Part Time Contingent employees.


  • Must have passed Standard VII.
  • Must not have acquired a graduation degree.

Application Process:

  • Registration: Candidates must register via the “ONE TIME REGISTRATION” on the official Kerala Public Service Commission website:
  • Application Submission: After registration, log in with the User-ID and password to apply for the post by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button.
  • Photograph: Upload a recent photograph (taken after 31.12.2014) with the candidate’s name and date of the photograph printed at the bottom. New profiles require a photograph taken within the last six months.
  • No Application Fee: There is no fee for submitting applications.
  • AADHAAR ID: Candidates with an AADHAAR card should add it as ID proof in their profile.

Last Date to Apply: 19.06.2024 (Wednesday) up to 12 midnight.

Examination Details:

  • Candidates will need to confirm their participation for any written test/OMR/Online Examination via their ‘One Time Registration’ profile.
  • Admission Tickets can be generated and downloaded in the last 15 days leading up to the examination date.

Additional Information:

  • Address for Applications: Submit applications online at
  • Important Instructions:
    • Candidates must read the detailed instructions in Part II, General Conditions of the notification before applying.
    • Disciplinary actions will be taken against candidates providing false claims of qualifications or experience.

Seize this opportunity to join the Kerala Government Service as a Duffedar. Ensure your application is submitted correctly and on time to avoid disqualification. Best of luck!

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