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II Grade Overseer/Draftsman (Civil) Recruitment 2024

The Kerala Public Service Commission has announced an exciting opportunity for qualified candidates. Applications are now open for the post of II Grade Overseer/Draftsman (Civil) in the Public Works/Irrigation Department (Category No: 008/2024). This is a golden chance for those who have been waiting for a government job in Kerala.

  • The selected candidates will be offered a pay scale of ₹ 31100 – 66800/-.


The number of vacancies is anticipated and will be announced later.


Candidates must possess any of the following qualifications:

  1. Group Certificates under K.G.T.E or equivalent Examination. The Group Certificates will include all the four groups viz. Building Drawing, Building Construction, Survey, and Irrigation.


  1. A pass in eight subjects, namely Surveying and Levelling (Higher), Applied Mechanics (Higher), Building Material and Construction (Higher), Hydraulics and Irrigation (Higher), Building Drawing and Estimating (Higher), Earth Work and Road Making (Higher), Geometrical Drawing (Lower) or Practical Plane and Solid Geometry(Lower), and Mensuration (Lower).


  1. Diploma in Craftsmanship in the trade of ‘Draftsman (Civil)’ or ‘Surveyor’ obtained after 18 months course (followed by 6 months practical training) at the Industrial Training Institutes/Centres conducted by the Government of India, Ministry of Labour.

Note: Candidates who have successfully completed the Industrial Training of 18 months will also be treated as qualified even if they have not completed the period of practical training. But their appointments will be treated as provisional and will be regularised only after the completion of six months practical training.


  1. Diploma in Civil Engineering (2 years course) of the Women’s Polytechnics of the State.

Equivalent Qualifications

Please note that equivalent qualifications will also be considered. 


Qualification (as per Special Rule)

Equivalent/Higher Qualifications accepted in the previous selections of this Post


KGTE (Group Certificate in Building Drawing Building Construction Survey and Irrigation)

  • VHSE (Civil Construction and Maintenance) 
  • Provisional National Apprenticeship Certificate (Civil – Draughtsman) 
  • SCVT (Civil – Draughtsman) 
  • SCVT (Draughtsman (Civil)) 5 BTech(Honours) (Civil Engineering) MTech (Civil Engineering) 
  • MTech (Structural Engineering) 
  • MTech (Geotechnical Engineering) 
  • MTech (Computer Aided Structural Engineering)  
  • MTech (Construction Engineering and Management) 
  • ME (Structural Engineering)


Diploma in Craftsmanship (Civil / Surveyor) (null)

  • ITI/ITC (Civil – Draughtsman) 
  • NTC (Surveyor) 
  • BTech (Civil Engineering) 
  • BE (Civil Engineering) 
  • MTech (Water Resources and Hydro Informatics ) 
  • MTech (Industrial Safety Engineering)


Diploma in Draftsman(Civil) (null)

  • KGCE (Civil Engineering) 
  • Polytechnic Diploma (Civil Engineering) 
  • Polytechnic Diploma (Quantity Surveying and Construction Management) 
  • Diploma in Civil Engg. from The Institute of Civil Engineers
  • NCVT Certificate (Draughtsman (Civil)) 6 Diploma (Civil Engineering) 
  • MTech (Environmental Engineering/Technology) 
  • MTech (Water Resources Engineering)
  • MTech (Transportation Engineering and Management)
  • MTech (Structural Engineering (Civil Engineering)) 
  • MTech (Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)) 
  • ME (Structural Engineering (Civil Engineering)) 
  • AMIE Sections A and B (Civil Engineering



This is a fantastic opportunity for those who meet the qualifications. Don’t miss out on this chance to secure a government job in Kerala. Apply today!