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TN PSC Recruitment: Applications are invited only through online mode up to 31.01.2019 for direct recruitment to the 139 vacancies in the following posts included in CCS-I Examination (Group-I Services)

The application can only be submitted online through the official website / . No other mode of submission of application is available or acceptable.

Applicants should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil.

TN PSC Important Dates

Activity Dates
Starting Date for Submission Of Online Application 01.01.2019
Last Date for Submission Of Online Application 31.01.2019 | 11.59 P.M
Last date for payment of Preliminary Examination Fee 02.02.2019
Date of Preliminary Examination 03.03.2019 | 10.00 A.M to 1.00 P.M
Publication of Preliminary Examination Results March 2019
Main Written Examination Last week of May 2019
Publication of Main Written Examination Results October 2019
Date of Oral Test
Final Selection List

TN PSC Vacancy Details

S.No Position Service Vacancies (Approximate) Payscale
1 Deputy Collector
(Post Code: 1001)
Tamil Nadu Civil Service 27 Rs.56100-177500 (Revised Scale)
2 Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I)
(Post Code : 1002)
Tamil Nadu Police Service 56
3 Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(Post Code: 1003)
Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service 11
4 Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
(Post Code : 1004)
Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service 13
5 District Registrar
(Post Code: 1005)
Tamil Nadu Registration Service 07
6 Assistant Director of Rural Development
(Post Code: 1006)
Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service 15
7 District Employment Officer
(Post Code: 1007)
Tamil Nadu General Service 08
8 District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services)
(Post Code: 1008)
Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services 02
Total 139

TN PSC Eligibility

Age (As of 01.07.2019)
S.No Position Minimum Age Maximum Age
1. For all the posts except the post of Assistant Commissioner (C.T) 21 Years 32-37 Years
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(i) For applicants possessing any degree 21 Years 32-37 Years
(ii) For applicants possessing B.L. degree 21 Years 33-38 Years

* For details on age concessions please see the detailed notification on the website.

Educational Qualifications: (As on 01.01.2019)

Applicants 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.

Provided that, other things being equal, preference will be given to the applicants, who possess the qualification mentioned against each of the following posts:-
S.No Position Preferential Qualification
1. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Cat.I) Preference shall be given to candidates 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.
3. Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies
First Preference M.A. ( Co-operation ) Degree
Second Preference M.Com. Degree with Co-operation as a subject.
Third Preference B.A. (Co-operation) Degree
4. District Employment Officer Graduate in Economics / Education / Sociology / Statistics or Psychology and to those with Post Graduate Diploma in Social Science and Experience in Industrial / Personnel Management / Labour Welfare.
5. Assistant Director of Rural Development Department i.  Post Graduate Degree in Rural Service of the Gandhigram Rural Institute, Madurai District.
ii.  Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Extension.
iii. Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sociology.

TN PSC Exam Structure


Subject Questions Duration Maximum Marks
General Studies
(Degree Standard)
150 Questions 3 Hours 300
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test
(SSLC Standard)
50 Questions


Subject Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I 3 Hours 250
Paper-II 3 Hours 250
Paper-III 3 Hours 250
Interview & Records 100
Total 850

Important: (For both Preliminary and Main Written Examination)

1. The questions on General Studies will be set in both Tamil and English.
2. The Scheme of Examination and Syllabus for the Preliminary Examination are available in the Commission’s Website at ‘’

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Medical examination will be conducted as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable.


1 Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Websites / /

2 One-Time Registration (OTR) and applicant Dashboard are mandatory before applying for any post. Applicant should register only once in the One-Time Registration by paying Rs.150/- as registration fee. Successfully registered One-Time Registration is valid for 5 years from the date of Registration. All the applications should be submitted using the One-Time Registration ID and password registered by the applicant.

3 For applying in One-Time Registration, the applicants should have scanned image of their photograph, certificate wherever insisted and signature in CD/DVD/Pen Drive to upload the photo, certificate and signature.

4 Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration on or before 29.09.2015 shall use their existing user ID and Password to create applicants Dashboard in the new One-Time Registration system. No applicant is permitted to create more than one registration ID in One-Time Registration.

5 Enter the Unique ID and password to view the already available information and update them.

6 One-Time Registration is not an application for any post. It is just a collection of information from the applicants and giving a separate dashboard to each applicant to facilitate them to maintain their own profile. Applicants who wish to apply for this recruitment shall click “Apply” against the recruitment notified in the Commission’s Website and use the same USER ID and PASSWORD given for ONE-TIME REGISTRATION.

7 Select the name of the post or service for which the applicant wishes to apply.

8 An Online application uploaded without the photograph, specified documents and signature will be rejected.

9 After submitting the application, applicants can print/save their application in PDF format.


a) Registration Fee Rs.150/-
b) Preliminary Examination Fee Rs.100/-
c) Main Written Examination Fee Rs.200/-

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