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TNPSC Departmental Examinations 2021

Applications are invited from candidates for TNPSC 2021 examination to get posting in Tamil Nadu government.

TNPSC Examination 2021 Eligibility

An applicant must satisfy the Commission on the following aspects


  • A citizen of India; or
  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan; or
  • A Tibetian refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India; or
  • A person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan,Burma, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( formerly Tankanika and Zanzibar ) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • An applicant belonging to categories Tibetian refugee or  or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan should also obtain a certificate of eligibility given by the Government of Tamil Nadu.person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan,Burma, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( formerly Tankanika and Zanzibar ) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia
  • An applicant in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be admitted to an examination or interview and he will provisionally be appointed subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Character and Antecedents

  • That his character and antecedents are such as to qualify him for the appointment.


  • That he does not have more than one living wife or if such person is a woman, she is not married to any person who has a wife living.

Applicants in Union  / State Government Service

  • That on the date of notification for the purpose of direct recruitment he was not in the service of the Indian Union or of a State in India.

Medical Qualities

  • An applicant must satisfy the appointing authority that he is of sound mind, health, active habits and free from any bodily defect or infirmity unfitting him for the appointment.

Age Limit

  • Save or otherwise stated in the Commission’s Notification / Advertisement, no person shall be eligible for appointment to any service by direct recruitment including appointment on compassionate grounds, unless he has completed 18 years of age on the first day of July of the year in which the vacancy is notified.

Educational Qualifications

The minimum general educational qualification wherever referred to means the qualifications specified below

  • A pass in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination with eligibility for admission to College Course of Studies in the Universities in this State; or
  • A pass in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination of this State.

TNPSC Examination 2021 Application Forms

How to apply

  • The Application should be registered only through the Commission’s website www.tnpsc.gov.in.
  • Hall ticket can be downloaded from the Commission’s website from 18th May, 2021 to 31st May, 2021 by presenting the unique online Application Number and date of birth.

Application fee

  • The candidates should note that Registration fee of ₹300/- along with postal charge of ₹12/- also will have to be included to the total amount of examination fee of ₹200/- prescribed for each test applied for and should be paid through postal receipt only, except the candidates opting New Delhi centre.

TNPSC Examination Centers 2021

Name of CentreCode NoName of CentreCode NoName of CentreCode No
( Kanyakumari )
Madurai010Tiruppur032New Delhi175

TNPSC Examination Syllabus 2021

TNPSC Examination Important Dates 2021

S NoEventDate
1Date of Notification01st March, 2018
2Date of closing applications16th April, 2018
3Availability of Hall Tickets18th - 31st May, 2018
4Dates of Examination24th - 31st May, 2018

Examination Schedule

New Test CodeScheme of ExaminationDay of the ExaminationDate of the Examination
001 - 009
010 - 017
24th May, 2018 FN
24th May, 2018 AN
018 - 034
035 - 048
25th May, 2018 FN
25th May, 2018 AN
049 - 056
057 - 062
Combined pattern of Objective & DescriptiveSaturday
26th May, 2018 FN
26th May, 2018 AN
063 - 069
070 - 075
-- do --Sunday
27th May, 2018 FN
27th May, 2018 AN
101 - 111
112 - 123
-- do --Monday
28th May, 2018 FN
28th May, 2018 AN
124 - 134
135 - 149
-- do --Tuesday
29th May, 2018 FN
29th May, 2018 AN
150 - 156
157 - 163
-- do --Wednesday
30th May, 2018 FN
30th May, 2018 AN
164 - 171
-- do --Thursday
31st May, 2018 FN
31st May, 2018 AN
201 - 207Purely VIVA-VOCE – The date of Oral Test will be intimated to the candidates individually.

Contact Details

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
TNPSC Road,V.O.C.Nagar,Park Town,
Chennai-600003, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Phone : +91-44-25300300 (12 Lines),
Fax : +91-44-25300598,
E-mail : coetnpsc.tn@nic.in, contacttnpsc@gmail.com,

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.