TNPSC 2008 Selection Procedure
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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Examination 2008
Omanthoorar Government Estate,
Chennai – 600 002
Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,
Written Examination and Oral Test in the shape of an interview. Final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates at the Written Examination and Oral Test taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments.
Candidate’s appearance both in the Written Examination and Oral Test is compulsory.
A candidate who has not appeared for the Oral Test will not be considered for selection, even if he/she secures qualifying marks in the Written Examination. (For further details please refer paragraph 22(b) of the ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates’).
Examination Fee: Rs.125/- (Rupees One hundred and twenty five only) Examination fee should be paid only through any one of the Head Post Officers or Selected Sub-Post Offices (236 Nos.) in Tamil Nadu / Puducherry (The list of Post Offices is available in the Commission’s Website: at www.tnpsc.gov.in and the Postal Receipt obtained for the payment of fee should be pasted in the space provided in the application. (For further details refer para 2 under part -III of Information Brochure and for Examination fee concessions, referpara 12 of the ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates’).
As per the orders issued in G.O.Ms.No.157, P & AR (M) Department, dated 26.08.08, Physically Handicapped persons are exempted from payment of examination feeirrespective of their family income.
All candidates should pay Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five only) as service charge to the Post Office, while obtaining the Postal Receipt.
Candidates (other than those who apply Online) should inform the OMR application Number to the Counter Clerk of the Post Office for obtaining the Postal Receipt.
Enclosures to be sent along with application:-
Candidates should enclose copies of all certificates as mentioned in para 15 of the Commission’s ‘Instructions, etc.
To candidates’ and item 25 under part-II of Information Brochure along with a Postal Receipt to the value of Rs.125/- (Rupees One hundred and twenty five only) pasted in the column provided in the application, unless exemption of fee is claimed.
Original Certificates should not be sent. Those applying Online please refer sub para D of Para 14 of this Notification/Advertisement.
Applications received without the attested copies of certificates as specified above will be rejected.
No Objection Certificate :
Candidates who are already in service (whether regular service or in temporary service) of the Indian Union or of a State in India or in the employment of Local Bodies or Universities or Quasi-Government Organisations or Government owned undertakings and similar Organisations, need not send their applications through the Head of the Department or employer.
Instead they may directly apply to the Commission duly informing their Employer in writing. However, they should produce a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer, at the time of Oral Test.
In case, any criminal /disciplinary action is taken or if any punishment is imposed against such persons after the production of “No Objection Certificate” and before actual appointment, such candidates should report this fact forthwith to the Commission indicating their Register Number pertaining to this recruitment.
Concessions in the matter of age and/or fees allowed to SCs., STs., MBCs/DCs., BCs.,BCCs, BCMs, Destitute Widows, Ex-Servicemen, Physically Handicapped persons, discharged and serving temporary State Government employees below 40 years of age, etc. are given in the Commission’s ‘Instructions, etc. to candidates’.