Fireman is a member of the Kerala Fire Force,Department of Fire and Rescue Services.The purpose of the fire force is to extinquish fires and to assist the state in other rescue missions

The exam of the fireman trainee is conducted by the Kerala Public Service Commission.Kerala PSC very often recruits candidates for the post of fireman trainee in the department of fire and safety.It issued its last notification for the post of fireman trainee on 12/05/2017

Kerala PSC Fireman notification

Kerala PSC often recruits candidates for the post of fireman trainee.It had issued its notifications in 2017 and also in 2015 with category no:169/2017 and category no:173/2015 respectively.

Kerala PSC Fireman Trainee notification will usually be available in the official website of Kerala PSC. If the candidate has registered his profile with the ‘’ ONE TIME REGISTRATION TULASI a s per Kerala PSC official website, then he will be able to view the notification within the profile.

Kerala PSC Fireman Trainee Application

All the aspirants of Kerala PSC Fireman trainee must first register in the ONE TIME REGISTRATION in the Kerala PSC Tulasi website. After the registration, with the help of given username and password, candidates must log in to the profile and apply for the desired post. No application fee is charged for either registration or application.

Women candidates and physically handicapped candidates are not allowed to apply for the job due to the nature of the post.

Kerala  PSC Fireman salary

The salary for Fireman trainee can vary from Rs 20,000-45,800.The 10th pay revision which has been accepted by the Kerala Cabinet will apply to the salary of all the government employees. After the application of 10th pay revision, the pay scales of fireman can go high.

 Kerala PSC Fireman Age limit

Candidates applying for the post of Fireman must be above 18 yrs and below 26 yrs of age. Age relaxations will be provided to the candidates according to the rules of reservation.

Kerala PSC Age Relaxation


Age Relaxation






Kerala PSC Fireman trainee Eligibility

1)      Must have passed Plus two or its equivalent examination.

2)      Candidate must meet respective physical standards

3)      Candidates must have proficiency in swimming

4)      Must be certified to possess visual standards

Kerala PSC Fireman Exam Pattern

Kerala PSC Fireman trainee is an objective type multiple choice based exam. The exam contains 100 questions for 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 75 minutes. The medium is English. Each question carries one mark and .33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Kerala PSC Fireman Syllabus

Part I –Quantitative Aptitude

LCM-HCF-Test of Divisibility -Numbers-Simplification-Ratio and Proportion-Percentage-Interest-Time and work-Time and Distance-Area and Volume-Calendar-Clocks-Trains-Problems on Age etc.

Part II-Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning

Sense of direction-Date and Calendar-Alphabetical Arrangement of words-Odd man out-Analogy-Common sense test-Numbers series-Coding and Decoding-Calculation and Logic-Odd man out-Dates and Calendar-etc

Part III-General Science

Important scientific phenomena-Other basic facts in the field of Science- Common scientific facts - etc

Part IV-Current Affairs

National and regional events related to political and scientific fields-Sports-Cinema and literature etc

Part V-Facts about India

Physical features-Geographical facts-Climate-rivers-soils-famous sites-Demography-economic and social development –National Development –Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning- Period from 1857-1947-National Movement -etc

Part VI-Renaissance of Kerala

Brahmanada Swami Sivyogi-Chatampi Swami-Sreenarayana Guru-Vaghbhatanadha-Thycaud Ayya-Ayya Vaikundar-Poikayil Yohannan –Ayankali-Pandit Karuppa-Mannathu Padmanabhan-V T Bhatathripadu-Dr Palpu –Kumaranasan-Vaikom Maulavi-Blessed Kuriakose Alias Chavara-etc 

Part VII-Constitution of India and Civil rights

Directive Principles-Basic Features-Union Government-Legislature- Fundamental rights and duties-Directive principle -union government-State Executives-Union Territories-General public service commission and its appointments-Legislature-State executive-Human rights -Human Rights Commission–Women Empowerment-Women’s Commission-Right to Information-Information Commission- Apex courts-Atrocities against Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes-

Part VIII-General English

Grammar Agreement of Subject and Verb-Correct usage of articles-Direct and Indirect speech-Active and Passive voice-Singular and Plural-Synonyms and Antonyms-Prepositions-Adjectives-Correction in Sentences-Vocabulory-Gender-Idioms and their meanings-One word Substitutes-Antonyms-Synonyms-etc

Part IX –Social welfare schemes and measures

Antdyodaya Anna Yojana- Balika smridhi Yojana- Bharath Nirman- Indira Awaz Yojana-Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana-NREGA-Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana-Samgra Awaz Yojana-National Food For Work Programme-Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Program me- Integrated Child Development Scheme -etc

Part X-Information Technology and Cyber Laws

Fundamental of Computers-Cyber Laws-Internet-etc

To view the 2017 notification of  Fireman trainee