(Notification) SSC-SR : Applications invited for the Post of Assistant Epigraphist and Scientific Assistant, Advt.No. KKR-1/2014


Staff Selection Commission (Karnataka- Kerala Region)

Advt. No. KKR-01/2014

Vacancy Details:

Name of Post:

(i) Assistant Epigraphist

(ii) Scientific Assistant

Total Post:

Post Vacancy
Assistant Epigraphist  01-UR
Scientific Assistant 03 – UR, 2 –SC

Pay Scale:

Post Pay Scale
Assistant Epigraphist Rs.9300-34800 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/
Scientific Assistant Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.2800/-


Post Age Limit
Assistant Epigraphist Up to 30 years
Scientific Assistant 18-25 years

Educational Qualification:

Post Educational Qualification Desired Qualification
Assistant Epigraphist
  • Master’s Degree in Tamil/Malayalam/Telugu/Kannada with Ancient Indian History as a subject at Bachelor’s degree level from a recognised university or equivalent; or
  • Master’s Degree in History with Ancient Indian History as a subject and Tamil/Malayalam/Telugu/Kannada as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s degree level from a recognised university or equivalent.
  • Post graduate Diploma in Archaeology / Epigraphy from the Institute of Archaeology,
  • Archaeological Survey of India or from a recognised university or equivalent
Scientific Assistant B.Sc., with Botany or Zoology OR B.Sc., in Agriculture.


Application Fee:

  • Rs.50/- (Rupees fifty only).

  • No fee for Woman candidates, Physically Handicapped, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and ExS

Mode of Selection:

Candidates fulfilling, the minimum prescribed qualifications will be shortlisted on the basis of their educational qualifications, academic records, percentage of marks etc, or through a screening test at the discretion of the Commission. Candidates, thus, selected may be required to undergo a written proficiency test wherever applicable/required or considered necessary by the Commission at its discretion.

The Commission holds the discretion to fix different qualifying standards for different categories in the proficiency test wherever applicable. Candidates qualified on the basis of merit of proficiency test if any held, would be  required to appear for Interview. Final select list would be prepared in order of merit as disclosed by the aggregate marks (marks of Proficiency Test wherever applicable and Interview/skill test as the case may be)finally awarded to each candidate taking into account the number of vacancies advertised and in that order  so many candidates as are found suitable by the Commission would be recommended.

Provided further that SC/ST and OBC candidates who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards along with candidates belonging to other communities will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies.

The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs and OBCs which will thus comprise SC, ST and OBC candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate on merit list
of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standards.

How To Apply:

Applications must be submitted in the format published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated 03.05.2014. Application form is available on the Regional Office’s website http://ssckkr.kar.nic.in. Applications should be submitted to the Regional Director as per the address given in the notice.

Important Date:

Completed application forms should be received latest by 30.05.2014

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Courtesy: sscsr.gov.in