respect of recruitment to societies covered by section 80B
of the Act, the following procedure shall be followed:-
Society shall report the vacancy to the Co-operative
Service Examination Board and the applications for
appointment shall be invited by the Co-operative Service
Examination Board and the application for appointment
shall be invited by the Co-operative Service Examination
Board, by notification in two vernacular dailies, having
wide circulation in the area. The notification shall
include the details of number of vacancies, qualifications
required for the post, age and reservation, if any, the
mode of application, method of appointment and other
required details. The Co-operative Service Examination
Board may collect application fee along with the
application at the rate fixed by the Registrar of
Co-operative Societies from time to time. The Examination
Board shall process the applications and prepare the list
of candidates to be called for the written test. One copy
of the prepared list shall be published in the notice
Board if the Examination Board and one copy shall be sent
to the society for publication in its notice board. The
Society shall publish it in the notice board and copies
thereof in the branch offices of the society. The
arrangements for the written test shall be made by the
Examination Board shall conduct the written examination of
the candidates and furnish a list of eligible candidates
to be interviewed to the committee of the society within a
period of three moths from the date of requisition by the
society. The list so furnished shall not contain the mark
secured by the candidates.
maximum marks for written examination shall be 80 and
those who secure 40% of the marks shall only be eligible
to be included in the list for interview.
that in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste or
Scheduled Tribe, those who secure 30% of marks and above
shall be included in the list.
maximum marks for interview shall be 15. The minimum marks
for interview shall be 3.
candidates belonging to the district or districts to which
the area of operation of the society extends shall be
awarded 5 marks over and above the marks for interview as
receipt of the list from the Examination Board, the
committee shall conduct interview of the candidates with
in two months from the date of such receipt and return the
list to the Examination Board noting the marks secured by
each candidates, in the interview within a period of two
receipt of the list from the society, the Examination
Board shall note down the marks secured by each of the
candidate in written examination and return consolidated
list with the total marks obtained by each candidate.
This shall be done within a period of one week.
basis of the consolidated list so received from the
Examination Board, the committee shall prepare the rank
list of candidates and publish the same in the notice
board of the society. The society shall send one copy of
the rank list so published to the Examination Board also.
The board shall examine the correctness of such rank list
and report to the Registrar, the irregularities, if any.
The list shall be valid for a period of two years from the
date of publication of the same by the society.
appointments to the vacancies shall be made by the
committee from the select list so published within one
moth from the date of such publication and shall be
reported to the Examination Board.
if any, incurred over and above the fees collected by the
Examination Board, shall be borne by the society
respect of societies and posts not covered by section 80
(3) (a) and section 80B of the Act, the appointments shall
be made by the committee after conduction the written
examination and interview as per the guideline issued by
cases of selection, except those in the executive and
supervisory cadres, physically handicapped candidates
shall be give grace marks subject to a maximum 10 per
The kerala Co-operative Societies Act, 1969(21 of 1969),
the Government of Kerala here by make the following rules
further to amend the Kerala Co-operative Societies Rules,
1969, published under Notification No.172/2010/Co-op dated
the 02nd November 2010, in Kerala Gazette Extraordinary
No.1005 dated the 02nd November 2010.
In rule 182,-
(a) in sub rule (1), after the existing proviso the
following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
“Provided further that while reckoning the financial
position for the purpose of classification of Societies,
position of 12 month’s average of the year, each month’s
position based on the last day of the month shall be
(b) in sub-rule (4)
(i) after the existing proviso to clause (iii), the
following proviso shall be inserted namely:-
“Provided further that the total number of candidates to
be called for the interview shall be ten times the number
of posts advertised to be filled up in each category, if
there are more candidates who secured not less than forty
percent marks in the written examination and if the
candidates who secured forty percent or above marks are
less than ten times as above, all of the candidates shall
be called for interview”.
(ii) in clause (vii), in the first sentence, after the
words “notice board of the society” the following words
shall be inserted, namely:-
“within a period of twenty days from the date of receipt
of such consolidated mark list”.
in rule 183, in sub-rule (1) for the figures and words “37
years” and for the word ‘April”, the words “forty years”
and the word “January of the calendar year” shall
respectively be substituted.