A person who have completed 14 years of age may be registered their names in an Employment Exchange. Maximum age limit has not been prescribed.
A candidate can register his name only in the Employment Exchange, under the jurisdiction of which he normally resides.
Dual registration should be looked upon as a penal offence. The punishment will amount to cancellation of registration.
All original certificate should be produced at the time of Registration/Verification
The Professional and Executive Employment Exchanges are exclusively for registering the man power at the Professional and Executive levels. Persons possessing such qualifications can directly register their names in these Exchange
No fee is levied for registration. The Jobseekers are provided online registration at free of cost from 08.03.2017 onwards and the Jobseekers should report at the concerned Employment Exchange within 60 days with all original certificates for verification. An identity card is issued to the jobseekers after registration.
Renewal of Registration
The registration is valid for a period of 3 years.The registrants should renew their registration after 3 years from the date of registration and the due date of renewal is the month on which they have done first registration .They have got 2 months grace period from the due date of renewal .The Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates are given a grace period of one year from the due date of renewal.
The Physically Handicapped candidates shall be intimated of the date on which the registration lapses.
The candidates can renew their registration by appearing in person , by messenger, with the registration identity card or through online service at the due date of their renewal.
The candidates can renew the registration through post, for this they should send reply paid post card incorporating the details of registration in the card. They should not however send their original registration card by post.The renewal of registration is through online. www.employment.Kerala.gov.in
The registrants of Professional and Executive Employment Exchange, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulum and Kozhikode can renew their registration through internet in the website address www.employment.Kerala.gov.in
The candidate should submit a request specifying the reason for transfer along with the identity card and proof of the
change of residence to the Employment officer of the exchange where the registration transfered, if the transferis
with in the state. If the request is for transfer outside Kerala only an
application is sufficient along with the surrender of registration identity card to the Employment Officer of the exchange where he registered his name .
Vacancies of Provisional nature in Government/ Quasi Government institutions are usually filled through Employment Exchanges.
Permanent vacancies of Government / Quasi / government institutions which do not come within the purview of Public Service commission are also filled through Employment Exchanges.
Private Employers if so desire can make use of the list of job seekers available with the Employment Exchanges to fill the vacancies in their firms.
Registrants of Employment Exchanges are being considered for selection observing communal rotation roster. All the nominations given by the Employment Exchanges observe communal reservation.
The candidates are divided in to Priority and Non Priority groups.50% of the vacancies are reserved for Priority candidates under State Govt. vacancies.Priority Group
Those who served the Central / State Government/Quasi Government institutions for a period of not less than 90 days discharged of duties for no fault of their own provided the appointment was made through the Employment exchanges than 90 days discharged of duties for no fault of their own provided the appointment was made through the Employment exchanges
Physically handicapped with disabilities of 40% or above
Unmarried women aged 35 above
Wife of late
Wife of serving soldier possessing teachers training Certificate for teaching post.
Inmates / Ex inmates of Abala Mandir, After Care Homes, Orphanages, rescue homes run by Government or receiving grant from Government
Sports Person ( National/Inter National/ Inter University level)
Repatriate of Sri Lanka / Burma.
Procedureto add Discharge Certificate
A person relieved from a job should produce a Discharge Certificate in proper format within 90 days, from the date of discharge.Delay beyond 90 days in the production of this Certificate will forfeit the candidate’s seniority.
Adding additional qualifications
A candidate can have his additional qualification incorporated in his existing registration, producing the original Certificate at the Employment Exchange concerned at any time without loosing the original seniority of his/her previously registered qualification.
If the registration of a candidate is lapsed for want of timely renewal he/she can re-register for further employment assistance, forfeiting his old seniority.
For re-registration a candidate should surrender his/her old Employment Identity card and he/she will be allotted a new identity card with seniority from the date of re-registration
Procedure for selection
The Employment Exchange (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act 1959 stipulates that all Act Establishments should compulsorily notify vacancies to Employment Exchanges. By considering the seniority of Registration, Age, Qualifications, Community and other existing provisions, selection and submission action will be taken against notified vacancies. . Seniority lists maintained in the Employment Exchanges are made use of for making selection of candidates. Like Kerala Public Service Commission, Employment department also follows Communal Rotation Roster (CRR) system for placement activities.
A Vocational Guidance Unit is functioning in each District Employment Exchange for collection and dissemination of occupational information. They give proper guidance to students and job seekers. University Employment Information and Guidance Bureaus have been set up at University level, to impart career guidance and occupational information to the candidates. Collection and dissemination of occupational information on job opportunities, educational training facilities, job training facilities, scholarship and fellowship are major functions of University Employment Information and guidance Bureau. In order to increase the employability of the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates, and to equip them to attend competitive examinations conducted by various recruitment agencies, coaching classes are conducted in Coaching Cum Guidance Centre (C.G.C) for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribefunctioning at Ernakulam and Kozhikkode.
Employment Market Information Compulsory Notification of Vacancies Act1959,1960
All establishments in the public sector and All establishments in the private sector where 25 or more persons employed for work for remuneration are to render quarterly employment returns (ER-I) and biennial occupational returns (ER-II) in the prescribed forms. offence is punishable with fine up to Rs.500/- and for every subsequent offence with fine up to Rs 1000/.
The Department collects information about the number of jobseekers registered with the Employment Exchanges, number of Employees in the Public Sector and Private Sector establishments, details of vacancies occurred, notified, filled etc. and consolidate these data and publish statistics in specific intervals.The Governmental agencies and Non Governmental agencies make use of these statistics for various purposes.
UNEMPLOYMENT ALLOWANCE SCHEME
The dole paid to the unemployees who are registered in the Employment Exchange in Kerala is called unemployment allowance. The unemployment allowance schemes started in 1982 by the Government of Kerala vide G.O (P) No. 40/82/LBR dated 12.11.1982.
The UAS is being implemented through the department of National Employment Service (Kerala).
The educational qualification for general categories is SSLC pass
The annual family income limit for applying unemployment allowance scheme is fixed to as RS.12, 000/-
An applicant should have three years of continuous employment registration seniority after attaining the age of 18 years. The upper age limit is 35 years.
Students are not eligible for applying in this scheme . In the case of Scheduled caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates, if they have not passed SSLC examination they should at least attend the SSLC examination after regular schooling to apply for UAS.Physically handicapped candidates should have attended S.S.L.C examination after regular schooling and should have continuous registration seniority for 2 years after attaining 18 years of age. An eligible candidate can submit unemployment allowance application in the prescribed for at any time to the concerned local body .
The present monthly rate of unemployment allowance is Rs.120/- per month. But it is variable according to the decision of the Government of Kerala.The Local Bodies are authorised to disburse unemployment Allowance.
Self Employment schemes
KESRU(Kerala state self employment scheme for the registered unemployed)
Malty purpose Service Centers/Job Clubs
Kerala State Self Employment Scheme for the Registered Unemployed-1999 is called KESRU-99. It is a self Employment Scheme launched by the Kerala Government. All literates who are registered in any of the employment exchanges in Kerala are eligible.
Candidates within the age group of 21 to 50 years are eligible to apply under KESRU.
Annual family income limit of the applicant should not be above Rs.40, 000/- Monthly individual income of the applicant should be below Rs.500/-
An amount up to Rs.1, 00, 000/-(Rupees one lakh only) will be given as loan
Students are not eligible for applying under KESRU
20% of the loan amount is given as subsidy by the Government
The Nationalized / Scheduled Banks, State/District Co-operative Banks, Kerala State Financial Enterprises and other Public financial institutions/ Corporations functioning in the area of jurisdiction of each Employment Exchange in Kerala are the financial institutions providing
loans to the KESRU applicants.
On preliminary verification in the Employment Exchange the applications are forwarded to the District Employment Exchange concernedThe District Employment Officer places all these applications to the District level committee headed by the District Panchayath President for sanction. All the sanctioned applications are forwarded to the financial institutions for sanctioning loans. After sanctioning loans the financial institutions intimate the details to the District Employment Officer and the District Employment Officer will sanction subsidy amount.
Malty purpose Service Centers/Job Clubs is a self Employment Scheme launched by the Kerala Government.
All literates who are registered in any of the employment exchanges in Kerala are eligible.
Candidates within the age group of 21 to 40 years are eligible to apply Relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit is allowed to SC/ST/PH and 3 years foe OBC candidates
Annual family income limit of the applicant should not be
above Rs.50, 000/-
An amount up to Rs.10, 00, 000/
(Rupees Ten lakh only) will be given as loan.
Students are not eligible for applying under MPSC/JB
25% of the loan amount is given as subsidy ( maximum 2 lacks ) by the Government.
The Nationalized / Scheduled Banks, State/District Co-operative Banks, Kerala State Financial Enterprises and other Public financial institutions/Corporations functioning in the area of jurisdiction of each Employment Exchange in Kerala are the financial institutions providing loans to the KESRU applicants.Candidates can submit applications in the prescribed form to the Employment Exchange at any time where the candidate is registered.On preliminary verification in the Employment Exchange the applications are forwarded to the District Employment Exchange concernedThe District Employment Officer places all these applications to the District level committee headed by the District Panchayath President for sanction. All the sanctioned applications are forwarded to the financial institutions for sanctioning loans. After sanctioning loans the financial institutions intimate
the details to the District Employment Officer and the District Employment Officer will sanction subsidy amount
Saranya is a self Employment Scheme launched by the Kerala Government.
Wife of late , Divorced women , Unmarried women aged 30 above etc. are the beneficiary of the scheme
Annual family income limit of the applicant should not be Rs.100000/-
Upper age limit is 55 years
Loan amount Rs.50000/-
50% of the loan amount is given as subsidy
Re payment Rs.420/- per month
The District Employment Officer places all these applications to the District level committee headed by the District Collector for sanction
Kaivalya is an integrated scheme for labour and rehabilitation for the Registered unemployed Differently abled which is launched by Govt.of Kerala.
Under this scheme, the differently abled candidate is defined as those who registered the prescribed medical certificate.
There is a valid registration should be exist in the Employment Exchanges in Kerala State..Candidates must be within the age group of 21 to 55
The candidate should be a literate person
The annual family income of the applicant should not be above Rs.2 lakhs
Students are not eligible for applying under Kaivalya scheme
If the applicant’s disability is in a severe condition to run the scheme, the distant relative (mother/Father/Husband/Wife/Son/ Daughter) is allowed to manage the scheme.
A maximum amount of Rs. 50,000/- will be granted as Loan .On further scrutiny, it is found that the project submitted by the applicant needs more fund, the loan may be raised up to an amount of Rs. 1,00,000/-
50% of the loan amount is given as subsidy
The refund amount is Rs.420/- per month.
For the purpose of enhancing skills of the candidates ,the Govt.of Kerala started Employability Centers at District employment Exchanges from 2013 onwards. Through this Centers candidates were provided soft skill training, short term computer training developing skills to meet interviews, communication skills etc., These Centers also successfully conducting Job Drives and Mega Job fests by participating many reputed Private sector Firms & Companies.
For More Details Visit Our website www.employment.Kerala.gov.in