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KMML 2020 Overview: Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

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Nov 19, 2020

Kerala Mineral and Metals Ltd., a government of Kerala Public Sector Undertaking has been a part of our lives in numerous ways, be it the dress we wear, the paints that we decorate our house with, the medicines we take. It is the sole indigenous manufacturer of the Rutile grade Titanium Dioxide pigment for various types of industries.

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KMML has invited applications from the eligible candidates for various positions that include – Junior Operator Trainee, Junior Technician, and many others. Interested candidates can apply for the KMML Recruitment 2020 through the prescribed format of the application form on or before the deadline.

KMML Highlights

Highlights of the KMML Recruitment

Job type Government Job
Job location Kerala
Application mode Offline
Offered Posts Junior Operator trainee/Junior Technician
KMML Dates

Important Dates

Application start date 3 November 2020
Application Close Date 19 November 2020
KMML Vacancy

Vacancies of KMML 2020 Recruitment

There are 51 vacancies in total for all the respective posts which are divided as:

Job Role Number of Vacancies
Junior Operator Trainee 34
Junior Boiler cum Utility Trainee 02
Junior Technician Welder Trainee 05
Junior Technician Machinist Trainee 02
Junior Technician Fitter Trainee 08
Total 51
KMML Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

  • Junior Operator Trainee: Diploma in Chemical Engg. /Degree in Chemistry with 60% marks from a recognized board/institute/University.
  • Junior Boiler cum Utility Trainee: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and First Class or Second Class Boiler Attendant Certificate of competency/SSLC from a recognized board with ITI in the trade of Fitter and first Class or Second Class Boiler Attendant Certificate of Proficiency.
  • Junior Welder Trainee: 12th pass from a recognized board with ITI certificate in the trade of welder from a recognized board/institute/University.
  • Junior Technician Machinist Trainee: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/SSLC with ITI in the trade of Turner/Machinist from a recognized board/institute/University.
  • Junior Fitter Trainee: SSLC with ITI in the trade of Fitter from a recognized board/institute/university.

Age Limit: Should not be more than 26 years of age as on 01.01.2020.

Relaxations are there in case of SC/ST/OBS as per the company’s norms.

In addition to the above relaxation criteria, for SC/ST, relaxation of 5 years is provided and in case of OBCs, relaxation of 3 years is provided. Candidates of the Preferential category will be provided with a relaxation of a maximum of 3 years as per Govt. norms.

KMML Application

Application Process of KMML Recruitment 2020

Interested candidates who are eligible for the recruitment can apply for KMML Recruitment 2020 through the application form prescribed in their official website on or before 19th November 2020.

Link for application:

After visiting the link, follow the procedure as CAREERs(to select the post you are willing to apply for) > MEDIA CENTRE > ADVERTISEMENTS > download the form and get a printout.

Step-wise procedure for applying to KMML Recruitment

Step 1: Visit the KMML official website:

Step 2: Visit the KMML Careers tab/Latest news tab.

Step 3: After visiting the careers tab, they will lead you to the Media Center tab.

Step 4: From the media, the centre tab selects the Advertisements option.

Step 5: Check for various roles of the trainee provided and download the form.

Step 6: Before filling the form, check your eligibility and verify if you satisfy the criteria.

Step 7: Take the print of the application form for the year 2020.

Step 8: Fill in the details appropriately and attach the photocopy the required documents.

Step 9: The documents along with the application form must be sent to the postal addressed mentioned before 19th November 2020.

Step 10: The envelope should be superscripted with the details of the role you are willing to apply.

Note: Candidates willing to apply for KMML recruitment will have to visit the website and download the application form, and after filling the form the hard copy of the same shall be sent to address mentioned below in the same format along with the required documents mentioned in the form.

The application form enclosed in the website requires certain particulars that should be kept handy while filling the application form. The particulars include:

  1. Name
  2. Age and Date of Birth
  3. Highest qualification with the class and total marks(%) obtained.
  4. Any previous experience’s details(if you have any)
  5. Relevant community certificate
  6. Affixing of the passport size photograph

The form should be dispatched at the address, “HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (P&A/L)’, The KMML, PB No.4, Sankaramangalam, Chavara, Kollam (Kerala)-691583 on or before 19 November 2020 superscribing the envelope”

Application fee/Examination fee

Candidates belonging to General/OBS category will have to pay a processing fee of INR Rs.300/-

Candidates belonging to SC/ST category will be exempted from the application fee/examination fee.

Exam Details

  • The written exam consists of different sections which may carry different weightage accordingly.
  • The test consists of MCQs only.
KMML Syllabus


The written exam consists of the following subjects:

  • English
  • General Knowledge/Awareness
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Mathematics
  • IT
  • Computer
  • Mechanical core subjects- Thermodynamics, Boiler knowledge
  • Electrical
  • Civil

From each of these subjects, there are various topics that have to be kept in consideration while preparing for the exams.

English- Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence formation, Active-Passive sentences, Error finding, Error corrections

General Awareness- Authors, General knowledge, History, Geography, Indian Economy, Budget

Mathematics- Time distance problems, Boats and streams problems, Areas, Averages, Compound interest, Profit loss Discount, Number and ages, Probability, P&C problem

KMML Selection

Selection Process

Applicants shall get shortlisted on the basis of their written examination, followed by an interview.

Candidates shortlisted after the interview will have to undergo the verification of the various documents that they have provided in the application.

Salary Details

The salary range for the shortlisted candidates: a pay scale ranging from 21,500 INR to 55,000 INR per month shall be offered to the candidate depending on the post. For further detailed salary information, kindly visit the official website. During training, a stipend of INR 10,000 Rs. approximately shall be provided.

However, the salary may vary depending on the factor whether or not the allowances are being considered.

KMML Training

Training Programs

Candidates that are engaged as trainees will have to undergo theoretical as well as on job training as and when prescribed by the company authorities.

General Instructions:

  • Some Universities/Institutes/Boards do not offer percentage (%) marks, instead, they provide with CGPA. In such cases, the conversion criteria mentioned by the University/Institute/Board has to be taken into consideration for converting CGPA into percentage marks. However, in any case, if the Criteria has not been specified, then the CGPA shall be multiplied by 9.5 to convert it to equivalent percentage marks and then the eligibility will be considered in accordance with the conversion of the marks done.
  • Since there might be rotations of shifts in working which might include NIGHT shift as well, only male candidates need to apply.
  • The candidates working in any Public Sector Undertakings, or in any autonomous bodies shall provide a NOC: No Objection Certificate from the concerned authorities and shall apply through a predefined channel.
  • For proof of experience of the candidates already working elsewhere shall provide the appointment letter/the offer letter provided by the employer and the last payslip as a proof of experience. The letter of experience shall describe the DATE of joining as well as the DATE of relieving from the particular body.
  • Caste certificates for the SC/ST shall be enclosed along with the application form during the time of submission.
  • SC/ST candidates will be allowed due relaxations in the age as well as experience and will be given due preference.
  • Candidates shall be able to speak, read and write MALAYALAM.
  • Fee payment for the General/OBC category students has to be made with a Demand Draft(DD) of INR Rs. 300/- in the name of The Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd. Payable at Chavara. The applicants who fail to provide a DD as mentioned shall be solely responsible for the cancellation of their application.
  • In due course of the selection process, if the candidature is found non-compliance, they stand solely responsible for their rejection.
  • Since the working conditions at the KMML comply the hazardous situations, handicapped candidates shall consider their compatibility with the same.
  • The Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd. (KMML) shall not be responsible for any delay in the postal transfer for the submission of the application after the specified time. Applications received after the specified time shall not be considered.
  • No original certificates shall be submitted along with the application form. KMML will not be responsible for the loss of any such certificates.
  • Candidates who obtained their Diploma through Lateral Entry after 31.01.2014 from the institution outside Kerala is not qualified as per G.O(MS) No.455/2014/H.Edn dated 09.07.2019 otherwise possessing equivalency certificate from Govt. of Kerala.
  • Candidates shall visit the webpage for the result, in case you don’t receive any notification.
KMML Result

Instructions to check the results post-exam

  1. Visit the official website:
  2. Find the latest result link on the home page.
  3. Select the link for the result for the year 2020.
  4. The result can be searched either centre wise or roll number wise.
  5. Check whether you are qualified or not by checking the cut off the current year.
  6. Click on send it and download the result if you are qualified for the further interview round.
KMML Contacts

Contact detail KMML(in case of any query)

  • Tel: +91 476 2686722 to 2686733
  • Fax: +91 476 2680101, 2686721
  • Email:
  • Gram: ‘TITANIUM’, Telex: 0886-359 KMML IN

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.