The Official Website of the Employment Department, Govt. of Kerala


The National Employment Service Department was under the control of the Government of India till 31.10.1956.The administrative control of the department was transferred to the State Government with effect from 01.01.1956.

To ensure the uniformity in the functioning of the Employment Exchanges all over India., the policies and procedure to be adopted in the functional activities of the Employment Exchanges are prescribed at the national level.

The Employment Service is now the joint concern of the Central and State Governments. National Employment Service (Kerala) is under the Administrative control of the Labour Department, Government of Kerala.  Director of Employment, the Head of the Department, has his Head Quarters at Trivandrum.

There are 103 entities under the department

No Office Nos.

Directorate of Employment, Thiruvananthapuram


Offices of Regional Deputy Director of Employment

(Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikkode)


Professional & Executive Employment Exchanges

(Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikkode)

4 Special Employment Exchanges for Physically Handicapped 6
5 Coaching-cum-Guidance Centres for SC/ST 2
6 District Employment Exchanges 14
7 Town Employment Exchanges 60

Rural Employment Exchange

(Kazhakkuttam, Thiruvananthapuram)

9 University Employment Information & Guidance Bureaus. 7
10 Employment Information Assistance Bureaus 6
Total 103


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