TNPSC Recruitment 2018 -30 Assistant Jailor Posts Notification

TNPSC Recruitment:

TNPSC Recruitment 2018 2019 | TNPSC invites Online Application for the post of 30 Assistant Jailor Posts. TNPSC Assistant Jailor Jobs Notification 2018 Released. TNPSC invites on-line applications for appointment in following Assistant Jailor post in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. Opening Date and time for Submission of Application is 08.10.2018 and end up by 07.11.2018. You can checkhere TNPSC Recruitment Eligibility Criteria, Pay Scale, Application Fee/Exam Fee, TNPSC Selection Process, How to apply, TNPSC Syllabus, TNPSC Question Paper, TNPSC Admit Date Release Date, TNPSC Exam Date, TNPSC Result Release Date & other rules are given below… Aspirants are requested to go through the latest TNPSC job recruitment 2018 fully, before applying to this job

Name of The Organization
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Name Of the Posts Assistant Jailor Posts
No of Posts 30
Job Category Tamil Nadu Govt Jobs
Application Mode Online Process
Job Location Tamil Nadu
Starting Date 08.10.2018
Last Date 07.11.2018
Official Website


Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

  • TNPSC Invites Applications for the Following Posts
SI No Name of Post No. of Post
Assistant Jailor in Prison Department (Post Code No: 2280)
1 Assistant Jailor (Men) 16 Posts
2 Assistant Jailor (Women) 14 Posts
Total 30 Posts


Eligibility Criteria :

  • As per the recent TNPSC notification 2018, the eligibility details like Educational Qualification & Age Limit for the Assistant Jailor job has given below.

Educational Qualification:

Qualification (As on 08.10.2018) A degree of any of the Universities recognized by the University Grants Commission

(i) The educational qualification prescribed for this post should have been obtained by passing the required qualification in the order of studies SSLC + HSC or its equivalent + U.G. degree (Results of the examination should have been declared on or before the date of Notification)

(ii) According to G.O.(Ms).No.139, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (M) Department, dated 07.10.2009 the applicants who possess the Professional degree or any degree are eligible to this recruitment. (For details refer Annexure-II of the Notification).


Age Limit: (As on 01.07.2018)

SI No Category of Applicants Minimum Age (should have completed) Maximum Age (should not have completed)
1 Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyar), Scheduled Tribes, Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes, Backward Classes (Muslim) and Destitute Widows of all categories 18 Years No maximum age limit
2 “Others” [ i.e Applicants not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all categories] 18 Years 30 years


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

Explanation: No maximum age limit shall mean that the applicants should not have completed 58 years of age either on the date of notification or at the time of selection / appointment to the post.

(i) Age Concession for Differently Abled Persons:

For “Others”, Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession upto 10 years over and above the maximum age limit prescribed above.

(ii) Age Concession for Ex-servicemen

(a) No maximum age limit for the applicants who belong to SCs, SCs(A), STs, MBC/DCs, BCs (Other than Muslims) 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 Ex-Servicemen applicants those who have already been recruited to any class or service or category.

Salary Details:

SI No Name of Post Pay scale
1. Assistant Jailor Rs.35,400 – 1,12,400/-

 Selection Procedure:

  • TNPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.
1. Written Examination
2. Oral Test in the shape 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).


 Applicants who have already registered in one time Registration system within the validity period of 5 years are exempted

b) Examination Fee:


The Examination fee should be paid at the time of submitting theonline application for this recruitment if they are not eligible for the fee concession noted below :-


Examination Fee Concession:

Category Concession Condition
(i) Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) and Scheduled Tribes Full Exemption
(ii) Differently Abled Persons, Destitute Widow of all communities Full Exemption (i) For Differently Abled Persons, the disability should be not less than 40%.

(ii) For DWs, the DW certificate should have been obtained from the RDO / Sub Collector / Assistant Collector

(iii) Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes (Other than Muslim), Backward Class (Muslim) Those who have not availed three free chances so far in the previous recruitments may avail exemption from payment of examination fee Should not have availed three free chances in the previous recruitments.
(iv) Ex-Servicemen Those who have not availed two free chances so far in the previous recruitments may avail exemption from payment of examination fee. (i) Should not have availed two free chances in the previous recruitments. (ii) Fee concession will not apply to those who have already been recruited to any class or service or category


(i) The three / two free chances referred to above are not for EACH POST but for ANY THREE / TWO APPLICATIONS ONLY. The claim for exemption from payment of examination fee made in any application, which has been rejected/admitted or withdrawn will be counted as free chance availed.

(ii) Failure to pay the prescribed Examination fee along with the application in time will be liable for rejection of application.

(iii) The number of free chances availed by the applicant means, the total number of free chances hitherto availed by the applicant in his/her earlier application submitted to the Commission for any post/recruitment.

(iv) If the Examination fee concession claimed in the application is found to exceed the admissible limits as announced above, the application will be rejected at any stage of selection. The Number of free chances availed by the applicants will be counted from all previous applications submitted through One Time Registration and / or submitted directly without One Time Registration

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 : 

Important Dates
Starting Date for Submission of Application 08.10.2018
Last date for Submission of Application 07.11.2018
Last Date for Payment of Application Fees 09.11.2018
Last Date of Receipt of the Printout of Online Applications Form 07.11.2018
Date of Examination 06.01.2019

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