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[intlink id=”tamil-nadu-public-service-commission-educational-qualification” type=”post”]Educational Qualifications for TNPSC Exam 2008[/intlink]  |   [intlink id=”tamil-nadu-public-service-commission-selection” type=”post”]Selection Procedure of TNPSC Exam 2008[/intlink]

Applications are invited upto 5.45 p.m on 26-09-2007 from candidates professing Hindu Religion only for direct recruitment to the vacancies for the year 2001 – 2006 in the following post included in Group-VII-A Service :-

SubjectDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks for selection
Paper – I General Knowledge (100 items) (SSLC Std.)+ General Tamil / General English (100 items) (SSLC Std.)3 Hours150 + 150 = 300204
Paper – II
1.Indhu madha inaippu viakkam3 Hours300
2.Saivamum vainavamum (200 items) (SSLC Std)
Interview and Records

2. TNPSC Important Dates:-

3. Scale of Pay: Rs. 6,500 – 200 – 10,500/-per mensem.

4. Distribution of Vacancies: –

The vacancies will be filled in as follows according to Rule of Reservation of appointments:

SubjectDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks for selection

Paper – I General Knowledge (100 items) (Degree Std.) General Tamil / General English (100 items) (SSLC Std.)

3 Hours150 + 150 = 300204

Paper – II Hindu Religion (100 items) (Degree Std.) + Law (100 items) (Degree Std.) (Subject Code. 145)

3 Hours300
Interview and Records--80

5. TNPSC General Information :-

A. The number of vacancies advertised is only approximate and is liable to modification with reference to vacancy position at any time before finalisation of selection for Oral Test or selection for appointment, as the case may be.

B. Only persons Professing the Hindu Religion as required by Section 10 of the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Act- 1959 (Tamil Nadu Act 22 of 1959) are eligible to apply.

C. If no qualified and suitable women candidates are available for selection against the vacancies reserved for them, those vacancies will be filled by male candidates belonging to the respective communal categories.

D. Certificate of Physical Fitness:-

Candidate selected for appointment to the post will be required to produce a certificate of physical fitness in the form prescribed for “Executive Posts”. The Standard of vision prescribed for the post is ‘Standard- III’ which is as follows:

Sl.NoName of the CentreCentre CodeSl.NoName of the CentreCentre Code
14.The Nilgiris(Udhagamandalam)01229.Villupuram028

E. All the three categories of Physically Handicapped persons are eligible for the 3% reservation of vacancies intended for Physically Handicapped persons. However, no reserved turn for Physically Handicapped candidates arises for this recruitment.

F. The Physically Handicapped persons should produce a certificate of physical fitness from the Medical Board before appointment to the effect that his / her handicap will not render him / her incapable of efficiently discharging the duties attached to the post to which he / she has been selected.

G. Reservation of appointment for “Destitute Widows” will not apply for this recruitment.


“Destitute Widow” means a widow whose total monthly income from all sources shall not be more than Rs. 4000/- (Rupees four thousand only) including any family pension or other receipts including income from private practice in the case of professionals. Such candidates should produce a certificate from the R.D.O. or the Assistant Collector or the Sub-Collector concerned in the format prescribed. Destitute Widow shall not include a divorcee.

“Destitute Widow” shall include a candidate born outside the State of Tamil Nadu and became a widow after her marriage to a person belonging to the State of Tamil Nadu and residing permanently in the State of Tamil Nadu and shall also include a candidate born in the State of Tamil Nadu and became a widow after her marriage to a person belonging to other State and settled permanently in the State of Tamil Nadu, but shall not include a candidate belonging to other State not covered under the above said categories.

H. A member of the Adi–Dravidar Castes on conversion to Sikhism or Buddhism will be entitled to the concessions admissible to Adi-Dravidar Castes (Hindus).

I. Any claim relating to the selection should be received within 90 days from the date of announcement of results and any claim received thereafter will receive no attention.

6. Qualifications: –

(A) AGE (as on 01.07.2007):

(i) Minimum Age Limit – Should have completed 30 years (for all candidates) (i.e. should have been born on or before 01.07. 77 )

(ii) Maximum Age Limit – Should not have completed 35 years No maximum age limit for SCs, STs, MBCs / DCs, BCs and Destitute Widows of all castes.



(1) Age relaxation of 5 years in the maximum age limit will be applicable to persons (viz., unemployed youth and those who are in Government Service) affected by the ban orders as per the orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.98, P&AR(S) Department dated 17.07.06 and G.O.Ms.No.152, P&AR(S) Department dated 18.09.06 respectively.

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

(3) The Technical and Non-technical staff of TANSI who are facing retrenchment and have not been absorbed in the Government Corporations / Undertakings may also apply (evidence to be produced), if they satisfy all the prescribed qualifications except age. The relevant age rule will be relaxed by the Government in their favour if they come up for selection. [Paragraph 4 of the ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates’ will not apply to this recruitment.]

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