At present an Industries Extension Officer is not a Gazetted post in Kerala Government Service but receives the same scale of salary as that of a gazetted officer.An Industries Extension Officer is provided with a target regarding the number of projects. Few days are alloted to spend in the office the rest will be a field work getting .After undergoing a training for a few months the desired candidates are posted to a place where they can attain their tasks.
Candidates planning to apply for IEO(Industries extension officer) must first register through the official website of kerala Public Service Commission.Candidates after registeration can apply by logging in to their profile using their User-ID and password. Candidates have to click on the 'Apply Now' button of the respective post in the Notification Link to apply for the post. The Photograph uploaded must be the one taken after 31.12.2010. Name of the candidate and the date of taking photograph has to mentioned at the bottom portion in white background. The photograph once uploaded will be valid for 10 years from the date of uploading. No application fee is required .
In case of a written/OMR/Online Test , the Admission Ticket for the candidates will be made available
in their Profile for One Time Registration and the date of downloading will be mentioned in the
examination Calendar. Candidates may download Admission Ticket for 15 days from this date. Only the
candidates who have downloaded the Admission Ticket will alone be permitted to attend the examination
Candidates selected for appointment have to undergo a training of 4 1/2 months.They will be deemed to have joined the post from the date of joining the duty.Candidates who are appointed to the post will be on probation for 2 years with the continuos period of 3 years.If the candidate has not passed the account test then he/she must pass the test within the probation period.