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GROUP 1 ELIGIBILITY DETAILS

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Eligibility Details: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)’s Group I Exam Eligibility details are given below…..

Eligibility Conditions:

I. Age Limit:


Name of the Post  Minimum Age
(should have
completed)
Maximum Age (should not have completed)
SC’s, SC(A)’s, ST’s,
MBC’s/DC’s, BC’s,
BCM’s and DW’s of
all castes
“Others” i.e., candidates
not belonging to SC’s,
SC(A)’s, ST’s, MBC’s/DC’s,
BC’s and BCM’s
1. For all the posts except the
post of Assistant
Commissioner (C.T).
21 Years 35 Years 30 Years
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(i) For candidates
possessing any degree
21 Years 35 Years 30 Years
(ii) For candidates possessing
B.L. degree of any
University or Institution
recognized by the
University Grants Commission.
21 Years 36 Years 31 Years

Note:
(i) “Others” (i.e.,) candidates not belonging to SC’s, SC(A’)s, ST’s, MBC’s/DC’s, BC’s and BCM’s who have put in 5 years and more of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible to apply even if they are within the age limit.

II. Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:-
1. Candidates should possess a Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or any other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Note:

(i).The qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies 10th + HSC (or its equivalent)+ U.G. degree. 

(ii). The candidates, who have written the final year degree examination, may also apply for the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Group-I Services.

2. Preference will be given to the candidates, who possess the qualification mentioned against each of the following posts:

Sl.
No
Name of the Post Qualification
1. Deputy Superintendent of
Police (Category – I)
A Degree or Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Science
and also to those who possess National Awards for Physical
Efficiency.
2.  Assistant Commissioner
(C.T.)
First Preference _ A Degree both in Commerce
and Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
Second Preference _ A Degree both in Commerce
and Law.
Third Preference _ A Degree either in Commerce
or Law together with a Diploma in Taxation laws.
Fourth Preference _ A Degree either in Commerce
or Law.

Physical Qualification:
Candidates applying for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) must possess the following Physical qualifications:

Name of the Post Physical Qualification
Deputy Superintendent of
Police (Category-I)
i. For Men: Must be not less than 165 cms in Height and not less than 86 cms round the chest on full inspiration and must have a chest expansion of not less than 5 cms on full inspiration.

 

ii. For Women: Must be not less than 155 cms in Height. The Chest measurement will not apply to
them.

Knowledge of Tamil: Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil.

 

GROUP 1 SELECTION PROCESS

TNPSC Group 1 Selection Process: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)’s Group 1 exam selection process details are given below….

Selection Procedure: The selection will be made in three successive stages, viz., (i) Preliminary Examination for selection of candidates for admission to the Main Written Examination and (ii) Main Written Examination and (iii) an Oral Test in the shape of an Interview.

A.Preliminary Examination: The examination consists of a single paper in General Studies having 150 items and Aptitude & Mental Ability Test having 50 items. Total marks are 300 in the duration of 3 Hours. The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Written Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

B. Main Written Examination: Candidates who qualified in preliminary examination can attend for main examination which consists of three papers viz., Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III. each paper carries 300 marks in the duration of 3 hours. The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Written Examination will be 50 times the number of candidates to be recruited having regard to the rule of reservation of appointments. However, in each reservation group, all the candidates who secure the same marks as that of cut off marks of their reservation groups shall also be admitted to the Main Written Examination, though the number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Written Examination may exceed 1:50 ratio.

C. Oral Test: The candidates who qualify in Main written examination will called for oral interview. Interview will be conducted for 120 Marks.

GROUP 2 ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

TNPSC Group 2 Eligibility Details: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts Combined Civil Services Examination-II (Non-Interview Posts) (Group-II A Services). The candidates who are applying must have the specified age and necessary educational qualification. The following are the eligibility details…

Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit:

Name of the Post Minimum
Age
(For all)
                     Maximum Age
“Others”
[i.e Candidates
not belonging to
SCs, SC(A)s,
STs, MBCs/DCs,
BCs and BCMs]
Scheduled Caste /
Scheduled Caste
(Arunthathiyars), Scheduled
Tribes, Most Backward
Classes / Denotified
Communities, Backward
Classes, Backward Classes
(Muslims) and Destitute
Widows of all castes
For all posts 18 Years 30 Years No Maximum age limit

Note: Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC (Arunthathiyars), STs, MBCs/ DCs, BCs, BCMs (i.e. others) who have put in five years and more of service in the State/ Central
Government are not eligible to apply, even though they are within the age limit.

Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification.

Sl.No Name of the Post Educational Qualification Technical Qualification
1. Personal Clerk in
Tamil Nadu Public
Service Commission
Bachelor’s
Degree
i. Must have passed the Government
Technical Examination in Typewriting:
both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English
and
ii. Must have passed the Government
Technical Examination in Shorthand:
both by Higher Grade in Tamil and English.

Sl. No Name of the Post Educational Qualification
1. Assistant in Commissioner of
Revenue Administration
A degree of
B.A./B.Sc./ B.B.M/ B.Com. of any
University/ B.O.L of Annamalai
University/ B.B.A of Madurai Kamarajar
University/ B.Litt. of Madras University/
Bharathiyar University.
2. Assistant in the
following departments
Civil Supplies and
Consumer Production,
Industries and Commerce, Land
Administration, Land
Reforms, Prison, Medical
and Rural Health Services,
Transport, Registration, Rural
Development and Panchayat Raj,
Backward Classes, Fisheries,
Technical Education, National
Cadet Corps, Public
Health and Preventive Medicine,
School Education, Vigilance and
Anti-Corruption, Survey
and Land Records, Urban
Land Ceiling and Urban Land Tax
Departments, Divisions of
Commercial Taxes and Tamil Nadu
Public Service Commission
Any Degree
3. Planning Junior Assistant,
Tamil Nadu State
Planning Commission
A degree of
B.A./ B.Sc./B.Com. of any University.
4. Assistant in Finance
Department in the
Tamil Nadu Secretariat
A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
or Economics or Statistics of any
University or Institution recognised
by the University Grants Commission
5. Lower Division Clerk in
Tamil Nadu Legislative
Assembly Secretariat
B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com. of any University
recognised by the University Grants
Commission.
6. Junior Co-operative Auditor A degree of
B.B.M. Degree or B.Com. Degree
or B.Com (Computer Application)
Degree or B.A. (Co-operation) Degree
or B.A. (Economics) Degree or B.A.
(Corporate Secretaryship) Degree or
B.B.E. Degree awarded by any University.

Note:
1. The said prescribed educational qualification for these posts should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies 10th, HSC, UG Degree and PG Degree.
2. Persons claiming equivalence of qualification should furnish the details of evidence for such claim when called for, failing which their application will be summarily rejected.

Knowledge of Tamil: Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil.

GROUP 2 EXAM SELECTION PROCEDURE

TNPSC Group 2 Selection Procedure Details: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission – TNPSC conducts Group 2 (Combined Subordinate Service Examination-II) Examination for the recruitment of various vacancies in Tamil Nadu State Government Departments. Selection process details are given below…

Selection Procedure: The selection of candidates for appointment to non interview posts included in the Group 2 (CSSE-II) Examination will be made on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination following the rule of reservation of appointments separately for each category of post.

Written Examination:
1. The written examination is of Objective Type, which consists General Studies, Aptitude and Mental Ability Test, General Tamil/ General English.
2. Two types of question papers will be set. One type of question paper will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General English (100 items). The other will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude and Mental Ability Test (25 items) and General Tamil (100 items). Candidates have the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first (75+25)100 items on General Studies.
3. The questions on General Studies will be set both in English and Tamil and the questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective languages.
4. Answer sheet answered in a subject other than the subject opted by the candidates in his application/ specified in the Hall Ticket will be invalidated.
5. Each one mark will be deducted for incorrect or absence of shading Register Number.

GROUP 4 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

TNPSC Group 4 Eligibility Criteria: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Group 4 Exam Eligibility Details are given below…

Eligibility Conditions:

I. Age Limit:

Sl.
No.
Category of Candidates  Minimum
Age
Maximum Age
1 Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Caste
(Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes and
Destitute Widows of all castes
18 Years 35 Years
2 Most Backward Classes / Denotified
Communities, Backward Classes and
Backward Classes (Muslims)
32 Years
3 “Others” [ i.e., Candidates not belonging to
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and
BCMs ]
30 Years
4 For the persons who are trained in Survey in
ITI in Tamil Nadu, in respect of posts of Field
Surveyor and Draftsman only
35 Years

Note:
(i). No maximum age limit for candidates belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all castes who possess a General Educational Qualification which is higher than the Minimum General Educational Qualification (i.e. who have passed P.U.C / H.S.C / Diploma /Degree).
(ii) “Others” [ i.e., Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] who have put in 5 years of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.

II. Educational Qualification (Common Qualification for all posts):

A. Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:

Must possess Minimum General Educational Qualification viz., Must have passed S.S.L.C Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies (or) to College Courses of studies.

Note:
The candidates who have not passed SSLC Examination or its equivalent are not eligible even if they possess a higher qualification.

B. Technical Qualification:

1. For Typist:
Must have passed the Government Technical Examination in Typewriting:-
(i) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
(ii) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English (or)
(iii) by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil.
2. For Steno-Typist, Grade III:
Must have passed the Government Technical Examination both in Typewriting and in Shorthand:-
(i) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and English (or)
(ii) by Higher / Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English (or)
(iii) by Higher / Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil.

Candidates who possess intermediate grade shall choose Junior Grade column, as the intermediate grade is not treated as equivalent to Senior Grade.

C. Computer Qualification (for Typist and Steno-Typist, Grade III): Candidates should have passed the “Certificate Course in Computer on Office Automation” awarded by the Technical Education Department.

Note:
Candidates who do not possess the said qualification (viz., Computer Qualification) conducted by the Technical Education Department may also apply. If selected, they should acquire such qualification within the period of their probation.

GROUP 4 EXAM SELECTION PROCESS

TNPSC Group 4 Exam Selection Process Details: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Group 4 exam Selection Process Details are given below…

Selection Procedure: Selection will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the Written Examination, post/Unit option exercised by the candidates following rule of reservation of appointments.

Written Examination: The written examination conducted by TNPSC consists of single paper. This exam comprising of General Knowledge (S.S.L.C Standard) & General Tamil / General English (S.S.L.C. Standard). The mode of written exam is of objective type contains 200 questions carries (150+150) 300 marks, 3 hours is the time duration for the examination. The minimum qualifying marks for selection is 90.

Candidates for both the posts i.e. Typist and Steno-Typist, Grade III Shall be selected in the following Order:-

a. Candidates with technical qualification of Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and English will be considered first for selection.

b. In case candidates with technical qualification of Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and English are not available, candidates with technical qualification of Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English will be considered for selection.

c. In case candidates with technical qualification Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and English , Higher/ Senior Grade in Tamil and Lower/ Junior Grade in English are not available, candidates with technical qualification of Higher/ Senior Grade in English and Lower/ Junior Grade in Tamil will be considered for selection.

Preference in Selection: 

In respect of post of Field Surveyor other things being equal preference shall be given to the candidates with ITI qualification in survey.