KDRB Recruitment 2023 for Clerk/Peon | 445 Posts | Last Date: 09 November 2023

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KDRB Recruitment 2023 – Kerala Devaswom Recruitment Board has released the job notification for the post of Clerk/Peon/Others of 445 vacancies in the Travancore Devaswom Board. Candidates with the qualification of Any degree/MBBS/MD/PG Degree/Diploma/12th/SSLC/7th can apply for these jobs. Eligible candidates can apply for this post online on or before 09 November 2023.  Here we discussed the detailed eligibility and application process given below.

KDRB Recruitment

KDRB Recruitment 2023 for Clerk/Peon/Others:

Job Role Clerk/Peon/Others
Qualification Any degree/MBBS/MD/PG Degree/Diploma/12th/SSLC/7th
Total Vacancies 445 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Rs.11,500-115300/-
Job Location Thiruvananthapuram
Last Date 09 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility – KDRB Recruitment 2023:

Educational Qualification:

Part-Time Santhi:

  • SSLC or its equivalent (2) Eligibility certificate from Thanthra Vidya Peedham or any Thanthra Vidyalayam approved by Travancore Devaswom Board / Kerala Devaswom Recruitment Board. (3) Not less than one year experience in the relevant field (Santhi).
  • Notes:
    • Experience should be from temples where pooja is conducted thrice in a day.
    • Only male candidates are eligible to apply for this Post

Part-Time Tali: SSLC or its equivalent



Part-Time Kazhakam Cum Watcher:

  • SSLC or its equivalent
  • Notes:
    • Only male candidates are eligible to apply for this Post
    • Differently, abled candidates are not eligible to apply for this post

Nadaswaram Cum Watcher:

  • SSLC or its equivalent
  • Certificate in the relevant subject (Nadaswaram) from Kshetra Kalapeedham or any other institution approved by the Board.
  • Note: Only male candidates are eligible to apply for this Post

Thank Cum Watcher:

  • SSLC or its equivalent (2) Certificate in the relevant subject (Thakil) from Kshetra Kalapeedam or any other institution approved by the Board.
  • Note: Only male candidates are eligible to apply for this Post.

Part-Time Purohitan:

  • SSLC or its equivalent
  • Proficiency in conducting ‘Pithrukarma’
  • Note: Only male candidates are eligible to apply for this Post

Tutor (Takil): 

  • SSLC or its equivalent
  • First Class Certificate in relevant Subject ( Takil ) from Kshetra Kalapeedam.

Tutor ( Nadaswaram ):

  • SSLC or its equivalent
  • First Class Certificate in relevant Subject ( Nadaswaram ) from Kshetra Kalapeedam

Tutor (Panchavadyam):

  • SSLC or its equivalent
  • First Class Certificate in relevant Subject ( Panchavadyam ) from Kshetra Kalapeedam

Overseer Grade III (Civil): Diploma in Civil Engineering or its equivalent OR ITI (Civil) certficate or its equivalent

Public Relations Officer: 

  • Degree from any recognized University
  • PG Diploma in Public Relations or Journalism or its equivalent

Physician:

  • M.B.B.S
  • M.D in General Medicine or its equivalent,  Current permanent registration with Travancore Cochin Medical Council.

Temple Cook:

  • Ability to read and write Malayalam,
  • Must have good physical fitness,
  • Not less than three years experience in the relevant field (Temple Cook).
  • Notes: 
    • Only male candidates belonging to Brahmin community are eligible to apply for this Post
    • Differently abled candidates are not eligible to apply for this post

Clerk( Direct Recruitment ):

  • Plus Two or its equivalent,
  • D.C.A or its equivalent,

Clerk (By Transfer):

  • Plus Two or its equivalent,
  • D.C.A or its equivalent,
  • Must have completed ten (10) years regular service in temples under Malabar Devaswom Board.
  • Note: A service certificate in the prescribed format should be submitted to prove service details as and when directed by KDRB

Peon:

  • Pass in 7 th Standard,
  • Ability to ride bicycle,

Kazhakam:

  • Pass in 7 th Standard,
  • Experience in the relevant field (Kazhakam) from any Temple under Travancore/Cochin/Guruvayur Devaswom or Temples under Hindu Religious Charitable Endowment (Administration) Department
  • Notes:
    • The employee who joins in the post of Kazhakam has to do the work attached to the said post during ten malayalam months and in the other two malayalam months, ie (Makaram and Edavam) he has to do the work allotted by the Devaswom Administrator.
    • Certificate from temple authority to prove experience prescribed in
      qualification No. 2 should be submitted as and when directed by KDRB

Security Guard:

  • SSLC
  • Ability to ride a bicycle,
  • Notes:
    • Only Ex-Servicemen are eligible to apply for this Post
    • Women and Differently Abled Candidates are not eligible to apply for this post.

Keezhsanthi:

  • Namboothiris from kurumbranad desom who have done ” Samavarthaparyantha Kriyas” as per “ Swagriha Sooktha” in Koodalmanikyam temple and those who are proficient in following and doing routine rituals are only eligible to apply for this post
  • Notes:
  • In the absence of Namboothiris from Kurumbranad desom , Namboothiris from Peruvanam, Shukapuram gramams in Irinjalakkuda and its upagramams who are proficient in performing / doing “ Samavarthaparyantha Kriyas” and other routine rituals will be considered. Documents required to prove the same should be submitted as and when directed by the KDRB
  • Applicants should have good physique and knowledge in preparing “nivedyam”.

Clerk/ Clerk Cum Cashier: Degree from a recognised university with not less than 50% marks for science subjects and not less than 45% marks for arts & in other subjects.

Confidential Assistant:



  • Plus Two or its equivalent
  • Type writing English Lower (KGTE) and Computer word processing or its equivalent.
  • Type writing Malayalam Lower (KGTE) or its equivalent.
  • Short Hand English Lower (KGTE) or its equivalent.
  • Short Hand Malayalam Lower (KGTE) or its equivalent.

Office Attendant:

  • SSLC or its equivalent
  • Note: Candidate should not be a graduate

Clerk (from Viswakarma candidates only): 

  • Plus Two or its equivalent,
  • DCA or its equivalent

Age Limit: 

  • Part-Time Santhi: 18 – 36 Years
  • Part-Time Tali: 18 – 36 Years
  • Part-Time Kazhakam Cum Watcher: 18 – 36 Years
  • Nadaswaram Cum Watcher: 18 – 36 Years
  • Thank Cum Watcher: 18 – 36 Years
  • Part-Time Purohitan: 18 – 36 Years
  • Tutor (Takil): 18 – 36 Years
  • Tutor ( Nadaswaram ): 18 – 36 Years
  • Tutor (Panchavadyam): 18 – 36 Years
  • Overseer Grade III (Civil): 18 – 36 Years
  • Public Relations Officer: 18 – 36 Years
  • Physician: 25 – 40 Years
  • Temple Cook: 25 – 36 Years
  • Clerk( Direct Recruitment ): 18 – 35 Years
  • Clerk (By Transfer): 50 Years
  • Peon: 18 -40 Years
  • Kazhakam: 18 -40 Years
  • Security Guard: 18 -40 Years
  • Keezhsanthi: 25 – 40 Years
  • Clerk/ Clerk Cum Cashier: 18 – 38 Years
  • Confidential Assistant: 18 – 38 Years
  • Office Attendant: 18 – 38 Years
  • Clerk (from Viswakarma candidates only): 18 – 38 Years

Salary – KDRB Recruitment 2023: 

  • Part-Time Santhi: Rs. 14800 – 22970/-
  • Part-Time Tali: Rs. 11500 – 18940/-
  • Part-Time Kazhakam Cum Watcher: Rs. 11500 – 18940/-
  • Nadaswaram Cum Watcher: Rs. 23000 – 50200/-
  • Thank Cum Watcher: Rs. 23000 – 50200/-
  • Part-Time Purohitan: Rs. 11500 – 18940/-
  • Tutor: Rs. 19000 – 43600/-
  • Overseer Grade III (Civil): Rs. 26500 – 60700/-
  • Public Relations Officer: Rs. 55200 – 115300/-
  • Physician: Rs. 68700 – 110400/-
  • Temple Cook: Rs. 23000 – 50200/-
  • Clerk: Rs. 26500 – 60700/-
  • Peon: Rs. 16500 – 35700/-
  • Kazhakam: Rs. 11800 – 16180/-
  • Security Guard: Rs. 17500 – 39500/-
  • Keezhsanthi: Rs. 13190 – 20530/-
  • Clerk/ Clerk Cum Cashier: Rs 35600 – 75400/-
  • Confidential Assistant:  Rs. 27900 – 63700/-
  • Office Attendant: Rs. 23000 – 50200/-
  • Clerk (from Viswakarma candidates only): Rs. 26500 – 60700/-

No.of.Vacancies of KDRB Recruitment 2023: 445 Posts

  • Part-Time Santhi: 75 Posts
  • Part-Time Tali: 135 Posts
  • Part-Time Kazhakam Cum Watcher: 119 Posts
  • Nadaswaram Cum Watcher: 35 Posts
  • Thank Cum Watcher: 33 Posts
  • Part-Time Purohitan: 01 Post
  • Tutor (Takil): 01 Post
  • Tutor ( Nadaswaram ): 02 Posts
  • Tutor (Panchavadyam): 06 Posts
  • Overseer Grade III (Civil): 15 Posts
  • Public Relations Officer: 01 Post
  • Physician: 01 Post
  • Temple Cook: 01 Post
  • Clerk( Direct Recruitment ): 01 Post
  • Clerk (By Transfer): 06 Posts
  • Peon: 03 Posts
  • Kazhakam:  01 Post
  • Security Guard: 01 Post
  • Keezhsanthi: 03 Posts
  • Clerk/ Clerk Cum Cashier: 02 Posts
  • Confidential Assistant: 01 Post
  • Office Attendant: 01 Post
  • Clerk (from Viswakarma candidates only): 01 Post

Selection Process:

  • The selection process includes interviews.

Examination Fee :

  • Part-Time Santhi: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates) 
  • Part-Time Tali: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates) 
  • Part-Time Kazhakam Cum Watcher:  Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Nadaswaram Cum Watcher: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Thank Cum Watcher: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Part-Time Purohitan: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Tutor (Takil): Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Tutor ( Nadaswaram ): Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Tutor (Panchavadyam): Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Overseer Grade III (Civil): Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Public Relations Officer: Rs 500 ( 300/- For SC/ST Candidates ) 
  • Physician: Rs 1000/- (Rs. 750/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Temple Cook: Rs 300/-
  • Clerk( Direct Recruitment ): Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates) 
  • Clerk (By Transfer): Rs 300/-
  • Peon: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates) 
  • Kazhakam: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates) 
  • Security Guard: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates) 
  • Keezhsanthi:  Rs 300/-
  • Clerk/ Clerk Cum Cashier: Rs 750 ( 500/- For SC/ST Candidates )
  • Confidential Assistant: Rs 500/- (Rs. 300/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Office Attendant: Rs 300/- (Rs. 200/- For SC/ST Candidates)
  • Clerk (from Viswakarma candidates only): Rs 300/-

How to apply for KDRB Recruitment 2023?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online at the following link on or before 09 November 2023.

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