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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission – TNPSC Examination 2008

(B) Educational Qualifications for TNPSC Exam 2008 :

Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification on the date of viz. 21-08-2007:

(i) Must possess a degree in Arts, Science or Commerce of any University recognized by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its grant or B.O.L of Annamalai University, B.B.A of Madurai Kamaraj University, B. Litt of Madras University, B.B.M. or B. Litt of Bharathiar University. AND

(ii) A degree in Law of a University recognized by the University Grants Commission for the purpose of its grant. Provided, that other things being equal, preference will be given to the employees of Religious Institutions (other than Government Servants) who have put in not less than 5 years of Service

Provided, that other things being equal, preference shall be given to persons who hold a Diploma in Epigraphy and Archaeology awarded by the Institute of Epigraphy in Tamil Nadu.

7. TNPSC Scheme of Written Examination (Objective Type) And Oral Test:-

Directorate of Naval Education Integrated HQ,
Ministry of Defence West Block 5,
2nd Floor Wing - 2 R.K. Puram,
New Delhi - 110 066,
Phone No : 011 - 26194686, 26105067.
HQ. Western Naval Command,
Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg,
Mumbai - 400 023,
Phone No : 022 - 22752245, 22665458.
HQ, Eastern Naval,
Commandvisakhapatnam - 530 014,
Phone No : 0891 - 2812284, 2515834.
Naval Base HQ,
Southern Naval Commandkochi - 682 004,
Phone No : 0484 - 2662515, 2872148, 2661007.


(i) In respect of Paper-I (i.e. General Knowledge + General Tamil / General English) Two Types of question papers will be set. One type of question paper will contain questions on General Knowledge (100 items) and General English (100 items). The other will contain questions on General Knowledge (100 items) and General Tamil (100 items). Candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the second 100 items apart from answering the first 100 items on General Knowledge. Candidates should mention in column 22 of the OMR application form under the heading compulsory subject, the subject i.e. General Tamil or General English chosen by them, failing which they will be penalised.

(ii) The questions on General Knowledge, Hindu Religion and Law will be set both in English and in Tamil and the questions on General Tamil / General English will be set in the respective languages.

(iii) The Syllabi for the said subjects have been published in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Bulletin as follows:

Diploma in Engineering
Admission toEligibility CriteriaDuration
1st Year10th pass or equivalent with minimum 50% aggregate3 Years
Lateral Entry10+2 Years ITI Certificate in Engineering Trades or 10+2 Vocational (Engineering streams only) with minimum 50% aggregate2 Years

The Syllabi have also been made available in the Commission’s Website: www.tnpsc.gov.in

8. TNPSC Examination Centers:

Examination will be held at the following centres:

SI. No. Name of ProgramName of School
Professional Certificate Programs
1Special Education in Visual impairment, Hearing impairment, Mental RetardationNCDS
2Spoken English & Personality DevelopmentSOVET
Post Graduate Certificate Programs
3Cyber LawSOL
4Project Management (Online only)SOET
5Agriculture Policy (Online also www.ignouonline.ac.in/soa)SOA
6Bangla - Hindi TranslationSOTST
7Malyalam - Hindi TranslationSOTST
8Patent PracticeSOL


i. Candidates should choose any one of the above centres and appear for the examination at their own expenses.

ii. Request for change of centre will not be complied with.

iii. The Commission reserves the right to increase or decrease the number ofexamination centres and to re-allot the candidates.

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