TNPSC Group 1 Exam 2019 -139 Posts Notification

TNPSC Recruitment :

TNPSC Recruitment 2019 – TNPSC invites Online Applications for recruitment of 139 Deputy Collector, Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, District Registrar, Assistant Director of Rural Development & DEO Posts. The applicants are requested to apply online only through Official Website on or before 31.01.2019. Interested candidates are requested to peruse the advertisement regarding the process of Examinations and Interview, Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, How to Apply, Pattern of Examination, Syllabus, Question Paper, Admit Date, Exam Date, Result Date etc,. Refer thoroughly before applying.

Name of The Organization
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Name Of the Posts Group I Exam Posts
No of Posts 139
Job Category Tamil Nadu Govt Jobs
Application Mode Online Process
Job Location Tamil Nadu
Starting Date 03.01.2019
Last Date 31.01.2019
Official Website

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

  • TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts
SI No Name of Post Name of the Service and Code No. (001) No. of Post
1 Deputy Collector (Post Code: 1001) Tamil Nadu Civil Service 27 Posts
2 Deputy Superintendent of Police (Category-I) (Post Code : 1002) Tamil Nadu Police Service 56 Posts
3 Assistant Commissioner (C.T.) (Post Code: 1003) Tamil Nadu Commercial Taxes Service 11 Posts
4 Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies (Post Code : 1004) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Service 13 Posts
5 District Registrar (Post Code: 1005) Tamil Nadu Registration Service 07 Posts
6 Assistant Director of Rural Development (Post Code: 1006) Tamil Nadu Panchayat Development Service 15 Posts
7 District Employment Officer (Post Code: 1007) Tamil Nadu General Service 08 Posts
8 District Officer (Fire and Rescue Services) (Post Code: 1008) Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services 02 Posts
Total 139 Posts

Eligibility Criteria 

Educational Qualification: (As on 01.01.2019)

Applicants should possess the following or its equivalent qualification:-

Qualification 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 an 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 posses thequalification mentioned against each of the following posts:-

SI No Name of Post 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

Note (i) The qualification prescribed for these posts should have been obtained by passing the requiredqualification in the order of studies, viz., 10th + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. Degree from the recognised Institutions as required under Section 25 of Tamil Nadu Government Servants (Conditionsof Service) Act, 2016.

(ii) The applicants, who have written the final year degree examination, may also apply for thePreliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Group 1 Services, subject to thecondition that they should produce proof for having passed the degree examination while uploading the original documents through internet for the main written examination (last date for this activity would be announced later) failing which they will not be admitted to the Main Written Examination.

(iii) The applicants, who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S or any other Medical Examination, but have not completed the internship, may also apply to the Preliminary Examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in Group 1 Services subject to the condition that they should submit when admitted to the main written examination a copy of certificate from the concerned authority of the University/Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional medical examination. In such cases, the applicants will be required to produce at the time of their certificate verification for oral test, original degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University/ Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of internship) for the award of the degree.

(iv) Applicants claiming equivalence of qualification to the prescribed qualification should upload and submit evidence for the equivalence of qualification in the form of G.O. issued prior to the date of this notification when called for, failing which, their application will be summarily rejected. The G.Os issued regarding equivalence of prescribed qualification after the date of this notification will not be accepted.

Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2019)

Name of the Post Minimum Age (should have completed as on 01.07.2019) Maximum Age (should not have completed as on 01.07.2019 )
SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories “Others” i.e applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories
1. For all the posts except the post of Assistant Commissioner (C.T) 21Years 37 Years 32 Years
2. Assistant Commissioner (C.T.)
(i) For applicants possessing any degree 21Years 37 Years 32 Years
(ii) For applicants possessing B.L. degree of any University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission. 21Years 37 Years 32 Years

Age Concession

(i) For Differently Abled Persons Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed above.

(ii) For Ex-Servicemen (a) The maximum age limit is 53 years for the applicants who belong to SCs, SCs(A), STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs. (b) The maximum age limit is 48 years for “Others” (i.e.) applicants not belonging to any of the above said categories. (c) The above mentioned age concession will not apply to the Ex-Servicemen applicants those who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.


(i) “Others” [i.e., applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] who have put in 5 years and more of service in the State / Central Government are not eligible to apply even if they are within the age limit.

(ii) Instructions given with regard to maximum age limit under para 5 of the “Instructions to Applicants” will not apply to this recruitment.

Salary Details:

SI No Name of Post Pay scale
1. For All Posts Level 22 Rs.56100-177500 (Revised Scale)

Selection Procedure:

  • TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.
1. Preliminary Examination for selection of applicants for admission to the Main Written Examination
2. Main Written Examination and
3. Oral Test in the form of an Interview.

Application Fee/Exam Fee: 

a) Registration Fee For One-Time Registration (Revised with effect from 01.03.2017 vide G.O.(Ms).No.32, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 01.03.2017)


 (i) Applicants who have already registered in One-Time Registration system within the validity period of 5 years are exempted.

(ii) Those who have registered in One-Time Registration system and paid the Registration fee i.e., Rs.150/-, it is enough to pay the examination fee alone.

b) Preliminary Examination Fee


The Preliminary Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting the online application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the fee concession noted below.

c) Main Written Examination Fee


The Main Written Examination fee should be paid later only by those applicants who are admitted to the Main Written Examination based on the result of Preliminary Examination and on receipt of intimation from Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, if they are not eligible for fee concession.


How to apply ?  

  • Candidates satisfying the above eligibility conditions Use Following Procedure Given Below to Apply Online:

Step 1: Log on to TNPSC Careers Page at official website to

Step 2: Eligible candidates are advised to open Notification

Step 3: Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility

Step 4: Click on “Click here for New Registration”, if you are a new user.

Step 5: Fill your Academic Qualification & Other Related Information as per the instructions

Step 6: Ensure the information provided is correct

Step 7: Complete the Registration & Click on “Submit” & Make Payments

Step 8: Take a print out of online application for future use.

Important Dates : 

Starting Date for Submission of Application 03.01.2019
Last date for Submission of Application 31.01.2019
Last Date for Payment of Application Fees 02.02.2019
Date of Preliminary Examination 03.03.2019 FN 10.00 A.M to 1.00 P.M
Date of Main Written Examination Will be announced later

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